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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of Modern Times: A New Reading of “Don Quijote” (2003). His essays “A Reconsideration of Montaigne's Des Cannibales ” and “Narrative Interlace and Narrative Genres in Don Quijote and the Orlando Furioso ” appeared in the December 1990 and September 1997 issues of MLQ . The Tragedy of Nobility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of amnesty and forgetting on the literature and culture of seventeenth-century France. French Tragedy and the Civil Wars Andrea Frisch Les moeurs d’une nation forment d’abord l’esprit de ses ouvrages drama- tiques. Bientôt ses ouvrages dramatiques forment son esprit. [At first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of those conventionally ascribed to him: the staging of the martyr drama’s soteriological lesson or, in more secular wise, a baroque celebration of theater’s demiurgical powers of illusion. Rotrou reflects instead on the motives behind period reluctance to stage tragedies that draw on recent events...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Andrea Frisch Passing Judgment: The Politics and Poetics of Sovereignty in French Tragedy from Hardy to Racine . By Bilis Hélène . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2016 . xx + 258 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Theatrical tragedy has long served...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 2018
...), and the presence of “reception” specialists in nearly every classics department across the United Kingdom and the United States. See Hardwick and Stray 2008. Ladies’ Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy . By Prins Yopie . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 . xviii + 297 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 417–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Kieran M. Murphy Abstract Contemporary actors and, later, historians and critics have long compared the Haitian Revolution to a tragic play. But the model of tragedy they invoke has changed over time. Today the best-known example comes from The Black Jacobins (1963), in which C. L. R. James...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Weineck brackets early in her introduction (6). How might The Tragedy of Fatherhood be brought into dialogue with Elissa Marder’s ( 2012 ) return to Freud—among many others—in her monograph on the maternal function, which Marder shows to be as irreducible to biological processes as Weineck exposes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1948
... and Heroic Tragedy. By TRUSTENWHEELER Rus- SELL. New York : Columbia University Press, 1946. Pp. viii + 178. $2.50. The belief that Voltaire’s dramas were influenced chiefly by Shake- speare is denied by this book, which attempts to prove that the connec- tions between Voltaire and Dryden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 204–205.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Robert W. Uphaus W. P. Albrecht. Lawrence, Manhattan, Wichita: University Press of Kansas, 1975. x + 205 pp. $10.50. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 204 KEVIEWS The Sublime Pleasures oj Tragedy: A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 323–335.
Published: 01 December 1977
... over a period of several years lie behind the paper. I can, however, see the influence of my colleague Lonnie J. Durham at several points; and I am indebted to Maynard Mack's essay “The Jacobean Shakespeare: Some Observations on the Construction of the Tragedies,” both for its specific ideas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1964
... Rutgers Uniuersity Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. By JOHN STEVENS.Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1963. xvii + 483 pp. $5.00. Music in Shakespearean Tragedy. By F. W. STERNFELD.London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; New York: Dover Publications, Inc., Studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1964
... portrait for the dust jacket and frontispiece, would no doubt have pleased his subject. JOHN R. CARY Haverford College The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy. By J. L. STYAN. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 334–338.
Published: 01 June 1965
..., of the peaceful succession under Constantine? Thomas Wright likewise, in “The Tale of King Arthur,” seems uncertain about Mal- ory’s tragic force. Surely the tragedy involves more than the realization by the actors of what they have lost, as Wright says. Is it not more important to consider what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 September 1966
...Ira Konigsberg Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE TRAGEDY OF CLARISSA By IRAKONIGSBERG Richardson generally thought of Clarissa (1747-48) as a tragedy, and he often defended the novel according to methods and rules...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 87–91.
Published: 01 March 1984
...William H. Matchett Stephen Booth. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983. xi + 183 pp. $16.95. Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 WILLIAM H. MATCHETT 87 “King Lear,” “Macbeth,” Indefinition, and Tragedy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 196–199.
Published: 01 June 1984
.... According to Frederick Kiefer, those critics who urge that Fortune came to be less important in the tragedies of the later sixteenth century have got EDWARD PECHTER 197 things backward: “Indeed, . . . Fortune gradually assumed not less but more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Gail Kern Paster McAlindon T.. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1986. xil + 269 pp. $24.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 REVIEWS English Renaissance Tragedy. By T. MCALINDON.Vancouver: University of British Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 396–401.
Published: 01 December 1987
... Faulknerian Tragedy. By WARWICKWADLINGTON. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1987. 259 pp. $24.95. These two studies of Faulkner are challenging, difficult, and important. They are products of a poststructuralist period of Faulkner criticism; but Warwick Wadlington defines his very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 236–247.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Alfred Schwarz AN EXAMPLE OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PATHETIC TRAGEDY: ROWE’S JANE SHORE By ALFREDSCHWARZ When Nicholas Rowe first came to the stage, in 1700, he stood vir- tually alone in the field of tragic dramaturgy. On May 1, 1700...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 323–330.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Robert J. Nelson MADAME BOVARY AS TRAGEDY By ROBERTJ. NELSON Whether we can assume that in this year of the centenary of Madame Bovary Flaubert continues to exert a shaping influence upon the modern sensibility is doubtful. For us moderns 1957...