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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 1955
.../ trovatorc, La fovsa del dcstifio, and Siritoiic Boccuizegra) come directly from Spanish plays, while three more (Ernczni, Don Carlos, and Al.zira) have Spanish themes. Verdi and his librettist Francesco Piave gave La forza dcl destino its world premi6re in 1862 at what is now Leningrad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 September 1944
... connections of Verdi’s opera “Un Ballo in Maschera.” Alrik Gustafson writes with authority (tinged somewhat by a crusading spirit) of English and American criticism of Strindbcrg up to 1912. One may perhaps be allowed the expression of an un- critical doubt as to whether Strindberg will ever...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 407–408.
Published: 01 December 1961
... to the layman. A few titles are missing, such as the German edition of Verdi in 1926. Some items in periodicals might well have been in- cluded, for these are much harder to locate and are often very illuminating. The bibliography would be more useful had it been organized differently : subsequent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 408–409.
Published: 01 December 1961
... McGowan’s bibliography of works published by Werfel between 1911 and 1950 is helpful to the layman. A few titles are missing, such as the German edition of Verdi in 1926. Some items in periodicals might well have been in- cluded, for these are much harder to locate and are often very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 167–168.
Published: 01 June 1956
... Espagnol de Musicologie “L‘Espagne du XVIe siGcle, source &inspiration du ghie heroique de Monte- verdi,” Suzanne Clercx, University of LiGge The scope of the subject matter treated in these papers is certainly broad; yet two fields of investigation seem to have been tacitly excluded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 475–477.
Published: 01 September 1965
..., or at the Court in Turin, but more often of the performances in Venice which ranged all the way from the popular commedia dell’arte to an opera by Monte- verdi. Such attractions as these did much to make Italy a paradise for English travelers. Unless Sells is saving this material for another...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 1981
... to Verdi-who, he felt, reached his fullest maturity as a creative artist late in life. In the same vein, Hardy pre- ferred late Wagner to early, late Turner to early. “When a man not contented with the grounds of his success goes on and on, and tries to achieve the impossi- ble, then he gets...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 1944
... of Verdi’s opera “Un Ballo in Maschera.” Alrik Gustafson writes with authority (tinged somewhat by a crusading spirit) of English and American criticism of Strindbcrg up to 1912. One may perhaps be allowed the expression of an un- critical doubt as to whether Strindberg will ever be made “palat...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 477–480.
Published: 01 September 1965
... of the performances in Venice which ranged all the way from the popular commedia dell’arte to an opera by Monte- verdi. Such attractions as these did much to make Italy a paradise for English travelers. Unless Sells is saving this material for another book, it is hard to see why he disregards so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 100–103.
Published: 01 March 1985
..., and (for Gilbert and Sullivan fans) Leo Sheffield. Lindenberger almost wholly neglects the singer as the creator of “opera [as] . . . an imitation of human willfulness” (Auden, quoted on p. 269). In his account of opera, Meyerbeer and Verdi appear as distinguished and distinguishable historical figures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 1958
.... And not only is he noncompetitive, he wants no help; he stays aloof from the civic-minded brotherhood of the Rutli. We might call hiin a “lonely hunter.” With astute perception, Schiller has bestowed on him the qualities of the mountaineer who likes to climb into the 28 Giuseppe Verdi, in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 421–426.
Published: 01 September 1999
... of an adolescent oriental girl-a victim who is, of course, and also as a necessary condition of its first performances, impersonated by a full-grown western woman?” ( 127),Whit- man finds that Bellini, Donizetti, and Verdi constitute “an eroticized zone, space, or scene, merely to enter which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 206–210.
Published: 01 September 1957
... David-Sauvageot, likewise impressed by Zola’s resemblance to Hugo, made the following comparisons : La maison de la rue de la Goutte-d’Or, d6bu6e par la pluie, verdie par la moi- sissure, emplie d’ombres et de rumeurs, pourrait rappeler peut-etre P quelque imagination...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1981
... writing. L. J. SWINGLE University of Kentucky Hardy’s Poetry, 1860-1928. By DENNISTAYLOR. New York: Columbia University Press, 198 1. xx + 204 pp. $20.00. Hardy was fond of comparing himself to Verdi-who, he felt, reached his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 385–410.
Published: 01 December 1946
..., measured by standards of human morals, are by no means necessarily evil-are Thamal in Spiegelmensch, Juvan in Der Bocks- gesang, Prokop in Das Reich Gottes in Bohrnen, Maximilian in Juarez und Maximilian, Wagner in Verdi, Weiss in Barbara, Placid0 in Die Geschwister von Neapel, Io-Do and Io-Joel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 1981
... of the work of Pierre Re- verdy , gives us not “une signification allegorique” or “philosophique,” 2 See “Corsons Inlet,” in Ammons’s Collected Poems, 1951-1971 (New York: Norton, 1972), p. 148. DAVID FITE 67 but rather a world of “phhomenes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 155–174.
Published: 01 June 1979
... Sie in mir beleidiget haben, Ihre begangene Niedertrachtigkeit ab. Ich habe sie Ihnen schon ver- geben, ohne mich zu bekummern, ob Sie diese Vergebung verdie- nen” (p. 109). The Magister explains why the judgment against Sieg- mund must be so harsh. When one vice is present, he claims...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 225–251.
Published: 01 June 2021
... a figure drawn from the heart of the European classical tradition for a post-Eurocentric project. The stages of this process can be seen in the revisions of a passage from his critique of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida that became the fourth section of the second chapter. 23 The passage comes at a pivot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and be of Irish ancestry, he does not take his identity to be compromised when he . . . eats Chinese, wears clothes made in Korea, listens to arias by Verdi sung by a Maori prin- cess on Japanese equipment, . . . and practices Buddhist meditation tech- niques. — Jeremy Waldron...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 399–426.
Published: 01 December 2003
... steal . . . grace from those who seem to him to have it” [E come la pecchia ne’ verdi prati sempre tra l’erbe va carpendo i fiori, così il nostro cortegiano averà da rubare questa grazzia da que’ che a lui parerà che la tenghino] (1.26).18 Alfonso apparently spares a lone opportunist to use him...