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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 369–371.
Published: 01 September 1964
... City University of New Zbrk (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1989
...WILLIAM DUNLOP Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 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...
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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. By...
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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
... 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. All of this...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 370–371.
Published: 01 September 1948
... dogma that the elect of God are chosen for stewardship and authority. The McGuffey Readers support the mid-nineteenth-century re- formist battle against intemperance and gambling. They also teach the Christian virtues of kindness, modesty, obedience, truthfulness, and justice. They...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 1951
... 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 Of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
... guides 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1975
... steps out from one of his dark corners to save Isabella from 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Unity of Montaigne in the ‘Essais’ on him was the influence they had on his book : 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 497–505.
Published: 01 December 1965
... result 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 (1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
... continuation 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 1942
... statement concerning the origin of Sidney’s definition, somewhat tentatively points to Minturno : [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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 September 1946
... him. Specifically, the debates of the National Convention in the autumn of 1792-the months just prior to Wordsworth’s return to England-were studded with analyses of public and private virtue in the Roman style as essential to the success of the French Republic. This is the general...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 485–486.
Published: 01 September 1942
... captured on the coast of Guinea and carried away as slaves to the West Indies. A vast litera- ture extols the virtues of these specimens of primitive perfection. Novelists, playwrights, and poets vied with each other in shedding tears over the misfortunes of captive Guinea kings. From the pub...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
... earthly learning, . . . virtuous action.”15 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 449–457.
Published: 01 December 1966
... inviting concept of the work’s theme: as the beheading game tests the virtues of the battlefield, the temptation episodes test the virtues of the bower. But Benson does not ARTHUR HEISERMAN -25 I sufficiently explore the conventions of fourteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 199–207.
Published: 01 June 1948
... purpose is virtue.* Seeing man always in the light of this purpose, he proceeds to distinguish within him three sources of action : ( 1) particular passions ; (2) general principles ; and (3) the moral faculty of conscience. Butler arranges these propensions in a hierarchy of three...