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South Atlantic Quarterly (1968) 67 (4): 627–635.
Published: 01 October 1968
...Robert N. Shorter Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 Becket As Job: T. S. Eliot s Murder In The Cathedral Robert N. Shorter In The Three Voices of Poetry T. S. Eliot says that the plot of Murder in the Cathedral had the drawback of presenting only one dominant character...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (2): 180–190.
Published: 01 April 1971
...Lodwick Hartley Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 Yorick s Sentimental Journey Continued A Reconsideration of the Authorship Lodwick Hartley A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick came out under the imprint of T. Becket and P. A. DeHondt, in February 1768...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (3): 351–363.
Published: 01 July 1959
... because they have conditioned them­ selves not to see it, but from our coign of vantage outside the novel we see it in the person of Thomas a Becket Driscoll. Spawned at the very center of their legalized institution of slavery, he crosses the color line in a white disguise they themselves have given him...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1954) 53 (2): 285.
Published: 01 April 1954
... is clear and economical, his points are nice, his judgment independent. He is revisionist in a number of respects, which cannot be elucidated or argued here, but the following may be listed as samples: Becket is no hero of Poole s; John gets more credit in judicial development than Henry II...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1963) 62 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 January 1963
... for the reader, Mr. Lewis has assigned what he considers representative playwrights to various sections, such as The Middle Class Drama Ibsen, The Relativity of Truth Pirandello, The Theatre of the Absurd Becket, Ionesco, Genet. The chapter on Ibsen is typical of the method. A brief explanation of Ibsen s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (4): 610–611.
Published: 01 October 1948
... of the story, discussing the casket given by Henry, the ways in which he won or ab­ ducted Rosamond, the maze, the clue, and Elinor s part in the treatments. He describes fully Becket s entrance as a chief character, becoming im­ portant with Tennyson. Mr. Heltzel thinks the story might have been influenced...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1960) 59 (4): 500–509.
Published: 01 October 1960
... as, at once, an act of co-operation with, and emulous answer to, Hofmannsthal. So close does he approach to his model that his handling of Becket at the moment of crisis accepts a most difficult handicap intrinsic to the plot of the Grosse Welttheater. Hofmannsthal had confessed the problem candidly in his...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 April 1948
.... This is indeed forcing a thesis; and thus the long discussions of Sardanapalus, Manured, and Cain, of Becket, and of A Blot in the Scutcheon are invalidated by the author s unwillingness to admit that the problem of poetic drama in the nineteenth century is utterly different from his main problem, which...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (2): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 1948
... with drama than those which obtain in the lyric. This is indeed forcing a thesis; and thus the long discussions of Sardanapalus, Manured, and Cain, of Becket, and of A Blot in the Scutcheon are invalidated by the author s unwillingness to admit that the problem of poetic drama in the nineteenth century...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1954) 53 (2): 283–285.
Published: 01 April 1954
... points are nice, his judgment independent. He is revisionist in a number of respects, which cannot be elucidated or argued here, but the following may be listed as samples: Becket is no hero of Poole s; John gets more credit in judicial development than Henry II; the commutation of both feudal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1963) 62 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 January 1963
... Drama Ibsen, The Relativity of Truth Pirandello, The Theatre of the Absurd Becket, Ionesco, Genet. The chapter on Ibsen is typical of the method. A brief explanation of Ibsen s developing career and growing purpose in writing, as seen in such works as Brand, Peer Gynt, and Pillars of Society...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1950) 49 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 January 1950
... hear for the first time in print of Tennyson s attempt to interest Barrett in producing Becket. And so on, through numberless de­ tails quietly added to the long familiar facts. What emerges, then, is a generous full-length, almost life-size portrait. The general impression is not new...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1956) 55 (2): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 1956
... Pont-Ste.-Maxence in his Vie de Saint Thomas de Cantorbery (1174) states that Becket assumed the name of Chretien when he fled from England in 1164. It is quite probable that Chretien created the medieval romance as we know it. But he did not create it out of whole cloth, as Guyer would have it. His...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (4): 607–610.
Published: 01 October 1948
... part in the treatments. He describes fully Becket s entrance as a chief character, becoming im­ portant with Tennyson. Mr. Heltzel thinks the story might have been influenced by the tradition about Rosamonda, queen of the Lombards, who died of poison in the sixth century and had an epitaph on her tomb...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1983) 82 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 April 1983
... misstatement. All art, the critic replies, involves a distortion of the historical. It is only by imaginative alteration that St Joan or Henry V or Thomas a Becket enter the realm of art. 18 Misrepresentation, he continues, is a necessary part of the distancing of the ephemeral in art. But, it seems to me...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1954) 53 (1): 61–69.
Published: 01 January 1954
... the Church is confronted by Redshirts, Blackshirts, and Plutocrats with Auden s The Dance of Death or the scene in Murder in the Cathedral by Eliot in which the Four Assassins of Becket turn to the audience and justify their deed. Their speeches are parodies of modern genteel Englishmen of vaguely liberal...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1964) 63 (3): 398–405.
Published: 01 July 1964
... of the heavenly Jerusalem. And the way to the Jerusalem celestial is through caritas, the virtue taught in the Tale of Melibee. The Canterbury pilgrims are really pilgrims, seeking immediately the shrine of Thomas a Becket but ultimately the City of God. Not all the tales, as Chaucer s re­ traction recognizes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1975) 74 (3): 365–375.
Published: 01 July 1975
... York Driscoll of the gen­ erous hand and the kindly spirit sits in your midst. Valet de Chambre, negro and slave falsely called Thomas a Becket Driscoll make upon the window the finger-prints that will hang you! While Wilson is permitted to exploit swollen rhetoric to win the community s good...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1963) 62 (3): 335–346.
Published: 01 July 1963
... in his Judgements in which he chides Erasmus for reasons that make us think twice about the validity of Burckhardt as teacher: In reference to the luxurious tomb of Thomas it Becket and the marble splendour of the Certosa di Pavia, Erasmus preaches the most insipid charity, saying that the money ought...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1937) 36 (3): 348–360.
Published: 01 July 1937
... the epitome, is inherently dramatic. It is the century of the disastrous Second Crusade, of Henry Il s ascension to the English throne, of the tragedy of Thomas a Becket, of the glamorous adventures centering about Richard Coeurde-Lion. In most of its major events Eleanor occupies an important role. Her...