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South Atlantic Quarterly (1967) 66 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 January 1967
...Guy A. Cardwell Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 The Duel in the Old South: Crux of a Concept Guy A. Cardwell I The idea of the gentleman assumes the existence of class distinc­ tions and often assumes as well that gentlemen, men superior in courtesy and courage, are privileged...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1921) 20 (3): 201–212.
Published: 01 July 1921
...Thornton S. Graves Copyright © 1921 by Duke University Press 1921 The Stage Sword and Dagger Thornton S. Graves Trinity College When the modern play-goer who has had more or less ex­ perience in fencing beholds the ordinary stage duel with dagger or rapier or broadsword, he is likely to leave...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 589–607.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Peter Krapp 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Peter Krapp Unforgiven: Fausse Reconnaissance Gift and duel go unto death. —Jacques Derrida, Signéponge/Signsponge Global mass media focus increasingly...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1972) 71 (4): 480–487.
Published: 01 October 1972
...-92, treats seventeenth-century concern over judicial combat and the duel both as legal con­ cept and practical phenomenon. I have almost completed for publication a com­ prehensive study of the complex subject of honor as it is reflected in Samson Agonistes. Milton s True Knight 481 Treated here...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1970) 69 (3): 346–353.
Published: 01 July 1970
... of the novel. The duel between Clarissa s brother and Lovelace precipitated the pressure to get Clarissa married. The confessional letters family arguments, Lovelace s attempts to see Clarissa, her resistance to suitors introduced by her father such matters rolled on like the waves of an incoming tide. More...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1925) 24 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 January 1925
... and disenchantments, until the death of the poet Pushkin in a duel in 1837. Amid the excitement which this caused, Lermontov crashed into prominence with a poem denouncing in the most scathing terms the murderer, society, the world, And you, haughty descendants of sires renowned for unexampled baseness . . . you...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1963) 62 (2): 288–296.
Published: 01 April 1963
...? One more inquiry of Hamilton s ghost inevitably presents itself. If he had it to do again, would he decline Burr s challenge to the fatal duel of July, 1804? We must recall the circumstances of that most celebrated encounter. Hamilton had all along opposed Burr s pretensions to public office...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1953) 52 (3): 498–499.
Published: 01 July 1953
...James L. Godfrey 498 The South Atlantic Quarterly The rest was a sad anticlimax. Lee continued to seek vindication in the press and before Congress; he developed a persecution complex, fought a duel with John Laurens, undertook to horsewhip an editor, and was on the verge of several duels. He...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1944) 43 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 April 1944
... duel, with Maud s pining and subsequent death perhaps weaving the appropriately romantic last act in the hero s misfortune. But as the poem stands, the garden scene is merely the second turning point, the first being the hero s proposal and Maud s acceptance, with their significance for the inner...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1975) 74 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 1975
... of the Honorable Sergeant Prentiss of Mississippi makes the point clear: he bet thousands on the turn of a card, and witnessed the success or failure of the wager with the nonchalance of a Mexican monteplayer. 37 The ultimate gamble was the duel. Not unknown in the Co­ lonial period, stimulated by the example...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1979) 78 (2): 195–204.
Published: 01 April 1979
... that of the ordinary comedy of the Restora­ tion, for it is as full of thrust and riposte as the swordplay that Sabatini describes with such liveliness and authority. Because Andre-Louis, now a fencing master, has fought duels with aristocrats, the Marquis de La Tour d Azyr demands, Are the men who have opposed you...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1953) 52 (3): 496–498.
Published: 01 July 1953
... and character . . . contained little genius and was riddled with personal and factional strife. 498 The South Atlantic Quarterly The rest was a sad anticlimax. Lee continued to seek vindication in the press and before Congress; he developed a persecution complex, fought a duel with John Laurens, undertook...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1986) 85 (1): 40–55.
Published: 01 January 1986
... a moral crusader.30 If the Virginian has moved to a higher spiritual level, how does the climactic duel with Trampas relate to a Wagnerian or religious interpreta­ tion? Leslie Fiedler, in The Return of the Vanishing American, attacked Wister, stating that perhaps Christianity is the real, the final...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1912) 11 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 April 1912
... not lack interest but is more judicious and scrupulous as to exact facts. He makes what appears to be a j ust statement as to the peculiar circumstances ofJackson s marriage and as to his duels and quarrels. The verdict as to the killing of Charles Dick­ inson in a duel is that it was little less than...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2000) 99 (2-3): 371–376.
Published: 01 July 2000
...— is to enter at once into competition with Erich von Stroheim, and perhaps the final desperate duel to the death in Death Valley offers Bell’s own alle- gory of that struggle. Here Bell contends with innumerable film versions, under which...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1945) 44 (1): 100–109.
Published: 01 January 1945
... was not a cause sufficient to subordinate jealousy and ambition. Some of Lee s Lieutenants were jealous and some were stupid; some were self-seeking and many were vaingloriously ambitious. Quarrels and threatened duels between high-ranking officers were not uncommon. Stonewall Jackson had to arrest A. P. Hill...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1979) 78 (1): 46–56.
Published: 01 January 1979
... final moments in the play that ominous still­ ness that falls just before the duel with Laertes, and in particular his single line, You will lose this wager, my lord. We might note in passing that as his parting shot at setting Hamlet and Horatio apart Horatio Our Man in Elsinore 55 from Elsinore s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1975) 74 (3): 365–375.
Published: 01 July 1975
... grounds skinned Roxy s nose. These details are capped by Twain s report on the com­ munity s reaction to the duel: the people exalt the principals in the noble farce as heroes who have reached the summit of honour. Because of his subordinate role, Wilson, who earned misunderstand­ ing and ostracism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1930) 29 (2): 140–159.
Published: 01 April 1930
... midshipman, inhabiting a world apart and unreal, without restraints, hindrances or taboos, young Potter ceased to be a civilian and became a swash­ buckling sailor, a buccaneer, a near-pirate facing storms by sea and riots, routs and affrays by land without a tremor or a quiver. In one of the many duels...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 April 2005
... achievement what Schmitt terms the ‘‘bracketing’’ of war, its management and rationalization, such that ‘‘an international legal order’’ arose, ‘‘based on the liquidation of civil war and on the bracketing of war (in that it transformed war into a duel between European states which therefore ‘‘legitimated...