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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
...John Bowen Hamilton Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 RESTORATION OF “THE HAPPY WARRIOR” By JOHN BOWENHAMILTON Evidence has long been available, but hitherto overlooked, which may help restore an important poem by Wordsworth from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2008
... by earlier playwrights. Yet in spite of his pacific temper, Rowe's hero must go to war, and such necessity becomes an argument for William III's contemporary war with France. In fashioning a warrior who both hates and wages war, Rowe anticipated a number of eighteenth-century heroic figures. Tamerlane 's...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... charming than alarming. Inevitably, interrogations led to lessons in sociability and wit to derail some missions promoted by private and public Cold Warriors. Ethical quandaries would soon turn new North American lovers of Latin America toward ironies related to the metaphor of cannibalism that Brazil’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of how “exotic” details in Asian American fiction turn Asian American characters and people into objects of entertainment and edification for predominantly white readerships. Yet works of Asian American metafiction such as Maxine Hong Kingston’s Woman Warrior , Ruth Ozeki’s My Year of Meats , and Nam...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 131–141.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., in Martiis exercitiis, et belvina feritate : quasi vero literae militatem disciplinam removeant, animum generosum effeminent. . . .6 Boissard, then, goes on record as seeing no inevitable incompatibility between the life of the poet and that of the warrior. Although pri- marily contending...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1975
..., but it is also Troilus as warrior. In fact, it is the embodiment of the male as warrior. It is Troi- lus in battle as well as in love, and in addition it is the Greek army Cri- seyde so deeply fears. Its attack is in a very real sense the attack of war, but the attack of war metamorphosed by Criseyde...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 180–188.
Published: 01 June 1950
...’ most felicitous anecdotes-and it is forcefully rendered by Hoby’s trans- lation-serves as a reproof to the graceless warrior : For unto such may well be said, that a worthie gentle woman in a noble assemblie spake pleasantly unto one . . . whom she to shew him a good countc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 289–296.
Published: 01 September 1968
... motif or for the subjects of some of Rivas’ and Zonilla’s legends to trace the on ‘n of the stone warrior in “El beso.” The Cornendador de piedra theme, however, probabt inspired a scene toward the end of the story. Some popular traditions concerning miracles that were supposed to have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 419–425.
Published: 01 December 1947
...- vel” ( 11 1 5) . 9. The hero The story relates a fight Perceval fights and over- fights against against hostile warriors, but comes A n g u i n g u e r o n warriors com- differs by making them kill (2162) and Clamadeu ing from the the good king. “Mac Cuill, (2593...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 319–330.
Published: 01 September 1969
.... The rustic with his wooden club may frequently surpass the noble warrior in military prowess, but, being a plebeian, he cannot legitimately aspire to the badges of the knight-the sword and the lance. On the contrary, the adolescents are usually knights in the making, who resort to unorthodox...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 September 1965
... Marlowe conceived him, and such an action is central in Marlowe’s second play about Tamburlaine. Tamburlaine attained what is the ultimate power in terms of human life-the power of giving death, which is the essential power of the warrior-emperor, the cause and result of his position...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 298–299.
Published: 01 December 1955
... in Heorot (Beowulf, 1815) and that Grendel could not approach it (&if-stol, la),so it may be assumed that it was not destroyed in the battle. We also know that Beowulf laid the earm ond euxle under the spacious roof, that it was in a position to be examined by the warriors (984-86...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 129–159.
Published: 01 June 1999
.... Other words taken from the warrior culture, which in other Ger- manic languages or even in other Old English works assume Christian meanings, retain in Beowulftheir reciprocal meanings. In lhe Carolin- gian Lord, a study of the transformation of the so-called comitatus words into the language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 344–345.
Published: 01 June 1941
..., had already furnished ample precedent for this. ‘1. T. lvfacAllistrr 335 Among the work’s immediate defects must be considered its serious inconsistencies: how, for example, does such a type as Errico suddenly become an invincible warrior at the end...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 479–497.
Published: 01 December 1969
... and The Fight at Finnsburg, ed. Fr. Klaeber, 3rd ed. (Boston, 1950). MICHAEL D. CHERNISS 485 Satan is the foremost retainer in this angelic comitatus, holding a position analogous to that of Beowulf in Hygelac’s court. He is a mighty, courageous warrior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 225–230.
Published: 01 September 1958
... experiences of the speaker-a warrior who, sitting apart from his comrades, meditates philosophically upon the dis- crepancy between the seeming pleasures of youth and life and the inevitable destiny of old age and death. Then, just as Chaucer frames the dream vision of the Parlement of Foules...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 1964
... the King’s gleaming tent with its fine trappings, a warrior, and then the King himself. Finally, the description concludes with the garter wound around the King: A brighte belte of ble, broudirde with fewles, With drakes & with dukkes, daderande barn semede...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 345–347.
Published: 01 June 1941
... inconsistencies: how, for example, does such a type as Errico suddenly become an invincible warrior at the end? Why does Solimano at the same instant turn craven? Why do his sea-- soned, victorious warriors suddenly flee from the lone Errico? The rest of its many weaknesses are those conventional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 459–490.
Published: 01 December 1990
... of identity, and the invin- cible courage of the cannibal warrior is perhaps less marvelous when it and it alone defines who he is. Cannibal society thus appears intensely competitive: all the more so because there is but one focus of competition and because the cannibals are identical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., ideas, and events as types in the world.26 The project is not simply to abolish the racial ste- reotype with an empirical fact but also to examine the ground of what makes any type possible. I will focus here on two texts, Jade Snow Wong’s Fifth Chinese Daughter and Kingston’s Woman Warrior...