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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 369–371.
Published: 01 September 1964
... (Queens) Poems on Affairs of State: Augustan Satirical Verse, 1660-1714. Vol. I: 1660-1678. Edited by GEORGEDEFOREST LORD. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Ivi + 506 pp. $10.00. The Dial of Virtue: A Study of Poems on Affairs of State in the Seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 1986
...JAMES DEAN SKLUTE LARRY. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1984. vii + 160 pp. $22.00, cloth; $10.95, paper. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 REVIEWS Virtue of Necessity: Inconclusiveness and Narratiue Form in Chaucer’s Poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1989
...WILLIAM DUNLOP THE VIRTUE OF THE RING By WILLIAMDUNLOP As is generally known, it was common custom in the nineteenth century to cut, in its entirety, Act V of The Merchant of Venice. The Jew, his bond, and his ultimate discomfiture were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 1981
...: Viking Press, 1972). I use the following abbreviations for the first four volumes: AWK, DDS, HD , and SPCM . ON THE VIRTUES OF MODESTY JOHN ASHBERY’S TACTICS AGAINST TRANSCENDENCE] By DAVIDFITE John...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., in particular the religious civil wars of the preceding century. Albeit in the discreetly displaced form of a martyr story set in imperial Rome, the play enacts the violent disorders associated with religion itself and so, by extension, the virtues of the new secular order that theater embodies. 10 See...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Dino Franco Felluga Abstract This essay examines the ways that Lord Byron’s Don Juan engages both the novel’s and the lyric’s claims to truth and virtue, thus setting up the maneuvers that would later be exploited by the Victorian verse novel. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 99–105.
Published: 01 March 1968
...). The distinction between moralization and true allegory underlies the motif of the “double chivalry” (the moral education of a knight or gentleman and the individual’s spiritual perfection as a “knight of Christ Christine de Pisan’s “imagery of the Knight battling for virtue, and the distinguishable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1975
... the cruel dilemma of having to sacrifice either her brother’s life or her virtue: “The trans- formation of mood and control proves so complete after the Duke re- duces Isabella’s dilemmas to such devices as substituting heads or vir- gins that we must recognize that ethical choices are no longer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
... for personal conduct are reason and virtue. 27-34 His public conduct is characterized by honesty and integrity, which he shows in the discharge of his office with a calm courage and inspiring leadership 48-56 retaining meanwhile his personal humility. 65-71 He is self-suf?kient...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 1951
... with the comment that virtue is wasted on those who live as if only vice were real, virtue imaginary. His concluding words are : I will preferre for knowledge, none, but such As rule their lives by it, and can becalme All sea of humour, with the marble trident...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 497–505.
Published: 01 December 1965
... of human agents, is similarly miserable, though like that of Faustus it is predes- tined by his capitulation to an indifferent and otherworldly power. For Marlowe’s Good and Bad Angels, Dekker substitutes Virtue and Vice, and, as alternatives to Andelocia, the virtuous brother Ampedo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 1942
... : [Poetry] is, in Sidney’s phrase (a phrase apparently borrowed from Minturno), “that feigning notable images of virtues, vices, or what else. . . .”e 4 G. G. Smith, op. cit., I, 160. 5By intention I have omitted from this list the invention and construc- tion of plots, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 1961
... : they were the material out of which it grew, but they are not its nucleus. In “De l’institution des enfants,” there is a famous passage, dating from the posthumous edition, which pictures virtue “logke dans une belle plaine fertile et fleurissante,” reached “par des routes om- brageuses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
... of, her earlier work on Renaissance deliberative rhetoric, which argues in utramquepartem, “on both sides” of a question; but this book goes beyond Rhetoric, Prudence, and Skepticism (1985) to see Machiavellian virtu as a revision of “the humanist concepts of imitation and prudential rhetoric” (11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 250–275.
Published: 01 September 1985
... Star- obinski), writing and virtue (Jacques Derrida). His blindness and insight have been revised (Paul de Man). On the other hand, Amer- ico Castro and Erich Auerbach are persuasive when they locate Rousseau’s fascination for us in his personal and political appropri- ation of the idyllic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
... Plato’s great concern had been with the education of men to virtue, and his Socrates had banished poetry from the Republic be- cause of its dubious moral effect. Sidney, while judging differently, uses the same test. The purpose of poetry, as of all knowledge, must be that liberation of the mind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 199–207.
Published: 01 June 1948
... sway over lords and commons. Butler arrives at a formal structure of human emotions and char- acteristics by a process of teleological reasoning. We cannot under- stand the constitution of man, he says, without beginning with the knowledge that his purpose is virtue.* Seeing man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 1943
... of Political Justice will fur- nish references to “abstract and immutable truth,” or “immortal and ever present tr~thOccasionally the author makes the distinction between absolute, abstract virtue, and relative, practical virtue ; be- tween the qualities of an action “absolutely considered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 321–332.
Published: 01 December 1959
... terms the apparent ease with which a virtu- ous woman is seduced and the apparent sentimentality of the deathbed scene. On the question of the possible justification of the subplot, there is the weak defense of Ward (“If the bye-plot of Heywood’s play is brought to a termination which cannot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 383–396.
Published: 01 December 1962
... of his time, but he rejects reason’s claim to supremacy in the realm of education. The emotional element shares the didactic burden with the rational; “Fuhlen” is the path to virtue, and to be virtuous is to be Christian. Thus, while remaining didactic, he frequently employs what he called...