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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1990) 51 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 1990
...William L. Tarvin Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 TRAGIC CLOSURE AND “TRAGIC CALM” By WILLIAML. TARVIN At the end of tragedy, whether measured formally, themati- cally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 December 1945
... Stmf ord University Shakespeare and the Tragic Theme. By ARTHURH. R. FAIRCHILD. Columbia : University of Missouri Studies, Vol. XIX, No. 2, 1944. Pp. 145. $1.50. The central issue in Shakespeare’s tragedy is that between passion and reason, or as restated by Professor Fairchild, an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1978) 39 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1978
... fact that, for all their skepticism regarding the writer’s task, they kept on writing and produced a literary corpus that is un- surpassed elsewhere in the twentieth century. THEODOREZIOLKOWSKI Princeton University Tragic Realism and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1942) 3 (2): 263–285.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Richard H. Perkinson Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 NATURE AND THE TRAGIC HERO IN CHAPMAN’S BUSSY PLAYS By RICHARDH. PERKINSON I Chapman’s tragedies have provided the material for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1965) 26 (2): 351–353.
Published: 01 June 1965
...Richard B. Sewall Griffith Clark. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. viii + 308 pp. $6.00. Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 RICHARD B. SEWALL 351 The Long Shadow: Emily Dickinson’s Tragic Poet y. By CLARKGRIFFITH...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1972) 33 (2): 156–171.
Published: 01 June 1972
...Charles Altieri Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 FROM A COMIC TO A TRAGIC SENSE OF LANGUAGE IN YEATS'S MATURE POETRY By CHARLESALTIERI Although critics of Yeats have shown corisiderable interest in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1972) 33 (4): 382–395.
Published: 01 December 1972
... respect force ne depouille les restes. (21-24) This opening speech contains in microcosm the tragic universe of Athalie: at the center is the rigorous division of grace and corruption; the center is surrounded by past and future; the present is heavy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1973) 34 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1973
...Frank J. Kearful Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 “ ’TIS PAST RECOVERY” TRAGIC CONSCIOUSNESS IN ALL FOR LOVE BY FRANKJ. KEARFUL The familiar case against Restoration attempts to “improve” Shake- speare was put most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1973) 34 (3): 247–271.
Published: 01 September 1973
... makes its impression. Shall I say it? ’Tis the Heart alone that reconciles Con- trarieties, and admits of things incompatible. (La Bru- yere, The Characters) “THE VISIONARY MAID” TRAGIC PASSION...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1973) 34 (4): 462–464.
Published: 01 December 1973
...Robert E. Knoll Charles G. Masinton. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1972. x + 168 pp. $8.00. Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 REVIEWS Christopher Marlowe’s Tragic Vision: A Study in Damnation. By CHARLES G. MASINTON.Athens: Ohio...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 352–363.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Robert P. Adams Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE LATE ELIZABETHAN TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFE NEW CRITICAL APPROACHES By ROBERTP. ADAMS My aim in this essay is to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1959) 20 (2): 167–172.
Published: 01 June 1959
...William H. Rey Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 A TRAGIC VIEW OF THOMAS MANN By WILLIAMH. REY Erich Heller made himself widely known as a challenging critic and a brilliant writer when in 1952 he published a collection of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1962) 23 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 1962
...Edward Engelberg Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 TRAGIC BLINDNESS IN THE CHANGELING AND WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN By EDWARDENCELRERG The theme of man’s tragic blindness pervades Western literature : blindness to the true...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1946) 7 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Lawrence Babb G. F. Sensabaugh. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1944. Pp. x + 196. $2.00. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 Lawrence Babb 115 The Tragic h4use of John Ford. By G. F. SENSABAUGH.Stanford: Stanford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1963) 24 (2): 218–220.
Published: 01 June 1963
...Karl S. Weimar Karl S. Weimar Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 218 Rm*ews Hsine, ‘Ihe Tragic Satirist. By S. S. PRAWER.Cambridge: At the University Press, 1961. Pp. x + 315. $6.50. Rilke, Europe, and the English-Speaking World. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1958) 19 (3): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 1958
...W. H. Rey Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 1 This article was read as a paper before the German Section of the Ninth Annual Northwest Conference of Foreign Language Teachers (April 10-12, 1958) at the University of Oregon. TRAGIC ASPECTS OF THE ARTIST...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... essay argues that the key to the Cornelian model of literary greatness is the degree to which Corneille identifies his own poetic inspiration with his tragic protagonists, and capitally with the first of them, the eponymous heroine of Médée . When set in dialogue with the ventriloquistic absence of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 291–317.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the job of a character is to individuate. The comic rather than tragic historiography of the formalist account makes it slightly preferable to the antiformalist one. The essay's archive is intended to be comprehensive and includes representative examples from poems, novels, plays, comic books, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2011) 72 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with the influence of empowered Ophelias who illustrate a less solipsistic version of melancholy. Thus both authors criticize the inertia that gripped their male counterparts directly after the French Revolution. Staël's novel ultimately follows a tragic pattern, while Owenson's gestures toward the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
... reconciliation of father and daughter, as, also tragically, does the final action between Gertrude and Hamlet when she wipes his forehead, fulfilling his promise that “when you are desirous to be blessed, / I’ll blessing beg of you.” The blessing of marriage between Hamlet and Ophelia exposes another abruption...