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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 319–341.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Allan H. Gilbert Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 ∗ Incidentally a review of Gladys I. Wade, Thomas Traherne , with a selected bibliography of criticism, by Robert Allerton Parker (Princeton, 1944), Pp. x, 269. THOMAS TRAHERNE AS ARTIST...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Allan H. Gilbert Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 THOMAS TRAHERNE AS ARTIST. PART TWO By ALLANH. GILBERT IV. THEART OF POETRY Traherne was aware of other arts than poetry. There are a few slight references...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 407–410.
Published: 01 December 1982
... University of Georgia The Shadow of Eternity: Belief and Structure in Herbert, Vaughan, and Traherne. By SHARONCADMAN SEELIG. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1981. 194 pp. $16.50. “Belief and Structure”: this phrase provides the basic motif for the four essays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 475–476.
Published: 01 December 1966
... than that in this day ot inflated books I can scarcely give. EDWARDPARTRIDGE T ti Inn e U n iversit y T/iowns Traherne, Mystic and Poet. By K. W. SALTER.New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. v -I- 142 pp. $5.00. This is one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 492–503.
Published: 01 December 1970
...Ben Drake Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 1 A. L. Clements. The Mystical Poetry of Thomas Traherne . Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1969. x + 232 pp. $7.00. THOMAS TRAHERNE’S SONGS OF INNOCENCE’ By BENDRAKE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 December 2021
... methodologically, as intellectual history, or as close reading of two important poets. Most will come to Coming To for John Milton but should stay for Thomas Traherne. Coming To argues that “the birth of consciousness as a concept was intimately and paradoxically grounded in the consciousness of birth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 472–475.
Published: 01 December 1966
... iversit y T/iowns Traherne, Mystic and Poet. By K. W. SALTER.New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. v -I- 142 pp. $5.00. This is one of the books that the British write for the “general reader,” a kind of book likely to receive a mildly favorable review in the TLS and to be treated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 586–600.
Published: 01 December 1965
... of meditations probably by Traherne, a manuscript called to the author’s attention “a few days before the galley-proofs of this book arrived.” The prefatory acknowledgments refer to a relevant book which appeared after the author had completed his own manu- script. Between these first and last pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 198–200.
Published: 01 June 1979
..., liturgical hymns, and literary conventions derived from these), Low offers a chapter each on Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Her- rick, Marvell, and Traherne; a brief conclusion restates the compromises that each poet makes, and claims again that recognition of the four basic modes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 410–412.
Published: 01 December 1982
...). Seelig’s aim is to show that individual poems often have shape and power, as with “Fullnesse,” which she calls “one of Traherne’s most finely constructed poems” and “almost a virtuoso display of the qualities of control and craftsmanship that Traherne is supposed to lack” (pp. 126, 128). But alas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 196–198.
Published: 01 June 1979
..., Marvell, and Traherne; a brief conclusion restates the compromises that each poet makes, and claims again that recognition of the four basic modes and their interrelationships can expand our sense of the achievement of seven- teen th-cen tury devotional verse. Poems held to illustrate more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 1970
... complexities that show up best in Herbert and Traherne. Privacy-Miner’s key characteristic-defines verse in which the speaker is closer to the world of the poem than to its audience: private poetry is “Our hands were firmely cimented / With a fast balme, which thence did spring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 276–277.
Published: 01 September 1962
... or Traherne and almost as frequently as Donne. This consideration of Vaughan’s poetry in the larger context of the later development of English poetry is not, of course, in- compatible with the study of Vaughan against the background of his own age. And Pettet is careful to disclaim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 277–278.
Published: 01 September 1962
..., much more frequently than Crashaw or Traherne and almost as frequently as Donne. This consideration of Vaughan’s poetry in the larger context of the later development of English poetry is not, of course, in- compatible with the study of Vaughan against the background of his own age...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 381–383.
Published: 01 September 1944
...: University of North Carolina Press, 1944. Pp. xli + 177. $3.50. Fairchild, Arthur H. R. Shakespeare and the Tragic Theme. Columbia: University of Missouri Studies, Vol. XXIX, No. 2, 1944. Pp. 145. $1.50. Wade, Gladys I. Thomas Traherne: A Critical Biography. [With a Selected...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 June 1976
... Message”; James L. Boren, “The Design of the Old English Deor”; Thomas D. Hill, “The Fall of Angels and Man in the Old English Genesis B”; Joseph B. Trahern, Jr., “More Scriptural Echoes in the Old English Exodus”; Robert E. Diamond, “The Diction of the Old English Christ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1982
... in Herbert, Vaughan, and Traherne. By SHARONCADMAN SEELIG. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1981. 194 pp. $16.50. “Belief and Structure”: this phrase provides the basic motif for the four essays that constitute Sharon Seelig’s book. Herbert’s belief that his salvation lies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 1968
...: (1) Rabelais’s Gargantua and Pantagruel (Books 1-111); (2) Love in the lyrics of Petrarch and Sidney; (3) Love in the lyrics of Donne; (4) The concept of infinity in Traherne; (5) Foreknowledge, eternity, and structure in Paradise Lost; (6) The theme of communication in Herben; (7...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 242–260.
Published: 01 September 1977
... of their Maker” [Browne, p. 211)-the humble bread and wine of the Eucharist become a microcosm embodying infinity. In his insatiable desire for the infinite, Thomas Traherne tells us that he once wondered why man was no bigger: “I would have had a Man as Big as a Giant, a Giant as big as a Castle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 1972
... solved; the clarities of Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, and Carew elude explana- tion and make mock of classifications. Crashaw remains an exotic in most readings, including Summers’s; Vaughan antl Traherne are remarkably open; Suckling’s life and death seem to belie his verse; Lovelace manages...