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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 303–319.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 UXOR AND ALISON NOAH’S WIFE IN THE FLOOD PLAYS AND CHAUCER’S WIFE OF BATH By MELVINSTORM As befits a character of her personality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 377–391.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Timothy D. O'Brien Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 TROUBLING WATERS: THE FEMININE AND THE WIFE OF BATH’S PERFORMANCE By TIMOTHYD. O’BRIEN Chaucer’s construction of the Wife of Bath’s performance depends...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 1982
.... HORNER AND HIS “WOMEN OF HONOUR” THE DINNER PARTY IN THE COUNTRY-WIFE * By HAROLDWEUER At the center of the controversy over Wycherley’s The Countq-Wff stands the ubiquitous Horner, the libertine-rake who has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 257–273.
Published: 01 September 1972
...Britton J. Harwood Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 THE WIFE OF BATH AND THE DREAM OF INNOCENCE By BRITTON J. HARWOOD The sad note some hear in the voice of the Wife of Bath ca be inte preted as “die...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 March 1959
...Bernard F. Huppé Sigmund Eisner. Wexford, Ireland: John English & Co., 1957. Pp. 148. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1959 REVIEWS A Tale of Wonder: A Source Study of “The Wife of Bath‘s Tale.” By SIGMUND EISNER.Wexford, Ireland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Arthur K. Moore Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 THE PARDONER’S INTERRUPTION OF THE WIFE OF BATH’S PROLOGUE By ARTHURK. MOORE The continuity of the Wifeof Bath‘s Prologue appears to be broken by the Pardoner’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Wife ), ideological argumentation ( The Country Gentleman ), and ambivalent or ironic presentation of conflicted or unstable values ( The Man of Mode ). London can be fun ( The Shoemaker’s Holiday ), glamorous ( The Lady of Pleasure ), wicked ( Friendship in Fashion ), low ( The Roaring Girl ), ugly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
... principally at issue are A Wife for a Life , The Movie Man , The Personal Equation , and The Straw . Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 Eugene O’Neill Desire under the Elms “Anna Christie,” Bread and Butter Desire under the Elms (1924) is not a comic play—or not quite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 281–313.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of Wagner’s poetry featuring Forman’s wife, Alma Murray. In making Wagner legible and audible for these societies, Forman aligned Wagner with contemporary radical poets and promoted the Ring as a political allegory. Forman’s translations, far from cranky or cultish, show how Victorian society culture affected...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 September 1981
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 ALISOUN’S EAR By MELVINSTORM Although the Wife of Bath may not have attracted the attentions of Chaucer’s Clerk to the degree some critics think she would have liked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 1993
..., and all the whole Isle is my lawfull Wife: I am the Head, and it is my Body. . . . I hope therefore no man will be so vnreasonable as to thinke that I that am a Christian King Modern Language Quarterly 54:3,September 1993.01993 University of Washington. 308...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 207–223.
Published: 01 September 1987
..., a threat that is made more real by his being endowed with virtues well known to the hero’s wife. Both Cassio and Polixenes possess known and demonstrable sex appeal that makes them appropriate figures in the fantasies of “The Patriarchal Bard: Feminist Criticism and Shakespeare: King Lear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 91–107.
Published: 01 June 1986
...: Johns Hopkins Press, 1935); and George Boas, Primitivism and Related Ideas in the MdleAges (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1948). THOMAS P. HENNINGS 93 shrewish wife and burdensome property, and he leaves the city and all its troublesome parasites...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 1957
... : ( 1) the develop- ment and amplification of the husband’s ambivalence toward his wife (whom he alludes to as “Madam”) in I-XXVI, (2) his attempt to find release in an affair with another woman (whom he alludes to as “Lady”) in XXVII-XXXIX, and (3) his final and ill-fated recon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 389–407.
Published: 01 September 1990
... will argue the Merchant’s Taledoes, that the young wife of the pear tree tale and her aging husband are both * “The blind man and his wife” in Bryan and Dempster, pp. 352-53. The class of the participants is not mentioned. The action takes place in a pear tree. The preface announces anti-feminist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
... themselves as antitheatri- cal writers who refused to fulfi ll audiences’ demands for conventional- ity. In A Mummer’s Wife (1885) George Moore used an actress’s deadly neglect of her child to challenge the theater’s realism, respectability, and encroachment on the domestic sphere while asserting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 1946
... in dramatic lyrics the tragedy of his first marriage. In speaking of these years his son William writes : Two highly strung temperaments-man and wife-each imaginative, emo- tional, quick to anger, cuttingly satirical in dispute, each an incomparable wielder of the rapier of ridicule, could...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 7–14.
Published: 01 March 1953
... of the terrible impartiality of Tamburlaine’s rage. A game of backgammon in Arden of Feversham (1585-1592) proves to be the ruse whereby another, a more credible and realistic, murder is effected after several failures by Arden’s unfaithful wife, her paramour (Mosliie) , and their subordinate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 193–198.
Published: 01 September 1956
... When the carpenter’s wife refuses Absolon’s advatices (A 3714- Maurice J. I‘ale~icy, Tlic Tro!p.dics of I-Ifrod and Marinnrte (New York, 1930). pp. 29-30; also sec I<. E. Parker, “Reputation of Herod in Early Eiiglish I .iterature,” SPccidzcirr. iTII I ( 1933), 59-67. Gayley, p. 107...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 321–332.
Published: 01 December 1959
... of honor and of feminine virtue are intertwined through- out the play. In the main plot, Mistress Frankford relinquishes both her honor as a wife and her virtue as a woman in yielding to Wendoll ; Wendoll, in destroying her virtue, behaves dishonorably toward a friend and benefactor; Nick...