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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Just Beauty: Ovid and the Argument of Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn” Arnd Bohm hat happens to people when their gods die, when their belief and Wfaith are dismissed as mere superstitions? A poignant account from recent times is found in Michelle Z. Rosaldo’s report about her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 261–275.
Published: 01 September 1977
... to resolve these discrepancies by isolating an element that literally informs all three aspects of his work: speculation, faith, and style. The fact is that in Browne’s most personal essays-Religio Medici, Urn Burial, The Garden of Cyrus-the bulk of his tropes, for all their heterogeneity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 1985
... statements positing the nonexistence, the non-inner- extension (as discussed above), of their types or objects thus have a way of turning into statements that do seem to posit such an exten- sion. It is possible to read Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn” as meaning that the altar (line 32) and the little...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 227–235.
Published: 01 September 1956
..., “Erlkonigs Tochter” (since Loewe’s com- position known under the title “Herr Oluf one of the four Danish folksongs’ incorporated by Herder at Buckeburg in his translation into his Volkslieder (1778), and on the other, the verses incorporated in Goethe’s letter to Frau von Stein written “Urn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 1967
... Paradies, die Trauer urn die verlorene Welteinheit, den Ruf nach Liebesversijhnung der Welt, nach Gottesnahe und nicht zuletz t, immer wieder, Eros, sensualistisch und ins Religiose ausgreifend. Er zeichnet Else Lasker-Schiilers Verstehen der dichterischen Berufung aus der religiosen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... walks for ever more Happy quite Beaming bright In a happy happy light All alone. The double happy takes us back to another poem about watching art, “Ode on a Grecian Urn.” Here is the third stanza: Ah, happy, happy boughs! that cannot shed   Your leaves, nor ever bid the Spring adieu...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 207–214.
Published: 01 June 1940
... sich sonst vergebliche Muhe urn meinetwillen machen konnte. Ich habe hier viel gefunden, das ich nicht suchte und von allem, was ich suchte, fast nichts gefunden. Unter das gefundene gehort besonders LeBing. Ich naherte mich ihm anfangs mit etwas bangem Herzen : aber die kuhnste...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 253–257.
Published: 01 September 1953
... and god?s After Moneta has identified the temple and image of Saturn, she promises to show to the poet “the scenes / Still swooning vivid through my globed brain” (I, 244-45), that is, the war of the Titans and Sat- urn’s fall. Keats now addresses her as the “Shade of Memory” (I, 282...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 133–139.
Published: 01 March 1993
... is certainly not less than that of present-day critics, works instead toward picturing and narrativizing the images, toward completing them visually and placing them in a story. Hunt’s comments are interestingly similar, in some ways, to the response to the Grecian urn enacted in Keats’s famous ode...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 March 1947
... of . . . inner conflicts,” and of the Odes he says At first sight Keats’s theme in the Ode to a Nightingale and the Ode on a Grecian Urn . . . is the belief that whereas the momentary experience of beauty is fleeting, the ideal embodiment of that moment in art, in song, or in marble...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 317–327.
Published: 01 September 1946
... Fall der schlesischen Dich- tung-erzahlte einmal: Ich stieg in Neu-York in den Bus, sah die Gesichter um mich und dachte : Menschenskind was willst du eigent- lich? So viele Schicksale urn dich herum ! Warum nimmst du dich so wichtig? und dein bissel Schreiben so wichtig?-Ich denke das auch...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 49–56.
Published: 01 March 1959
... involved, Mallarm6 certainly wished to capitalize on the religious connotation of the adjective in support of the hieratic role of the poet indicated in the earlier verses. The religious motif is underscored again in the “cin6raire amphore” of verse 4. But the funerary urn is also a symbol...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 273–284.
Published: 01 September 1959
... this time, however, she had undergone an aesthetic transformation which, to a large extent, was derived from Goethe. vom ersten Anfang an.” Jonas-Dilthey, I, 344. For the Weimar point of view, I rely mainly on Wilhelm von Humboldt’s two essays in the Hmen of 1795. Wilhelm ‘urn Humboldis Werke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 472–486.
Published: 01 December 1947
...,/ bluhet ewig/ Ihnen der Geist” (Holderlin). Dabei ist wohl zu merken, da13 es sich hier nicht urn eine Ewigkeit nach sondern um eine Ewigkeit in der Existenz handelt. “Denn alle Lust will Ewigkeit, will tiefe, tiefe Ewigkeit” ( Nietzsche) . Oder, in den leidenschaftlichen Worten der Neunten...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 61–67.
Published: 01 March 1944
...” and was a “daintye tast for Ladyes food,” it is now a “p00r relique,” a “bone” ; so the lady’s beauty must come to be as the skull on the cherry. There is but a touch of this notion in the published poetry; the perjured man sees in the urn the dust of his rejected mistress and asks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 342–359.
Published: 01 September 1967
... that the poet finds the spectators far more repulsive: An dem Uberdrul3 urn ihren Mund hat man herumgewaschen: er ging nicht ab; er wurde nur ganz rein. Die Bate stehen, no& ein wenig harter, doch ordentlicher im Geschmack der...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 93–103.
Published: 01 March 1944
.... Er endet mit dem Tod des Meisters und dem Ver- sprechen, daB er, Nathanael, sich um Haus und Geschaft und urn Lotte, die Meisterstochter, kiimmern werde. Der dritte Teil berichtet dann iiber den Meister Nathanael, seine Leistungen in der Gemeinde, sein Leben als Gattc und...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2000
... polishing the rhyme scheme of his sestina is viewed as analogous to and even dependent on a society where some in turn have the obligation to polish well-wrought urns for minimal wages and others the leisure to admire them or the cul- tural capital to publish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 71–75.
Published: 01 March 1945
... einer neuen Ubersetzung sprechen kann, ist zwar urn 1475 von Zainer in Augsburg gedruckt, aber ein Nurnberger Druck folgt dem Zainers unmittelbar und unter weiterer Verwischung des Mundartlichen ; die neunte Deutsche Bibel endlich, die fast gleich- zeitig mit Zeningers Vocabularius...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 1945
... (Berlin 1900), S. 126. Hugo Bieber, Der Kumpf urn die Tradition (Stuttgart 1928), S. 133. 7 F. Kainz, “Das junge Deutschland” (in Merker-Stammler, Reallexikon der deutschen Literaturgeschichte [Berlin 1926-19281, 11, 43-44). 8 H. H. Houben, Jungdeutscher Sturm und Drang (Leipzig 1911), S...