Hentea analyzes Eliot's own ambivalent treatment of Arnold as he explores the idea of the "classic" developed in critical essays by both authors, with emphasis on Eliot's "What is a Classic?
I am pleased to note, however, that new readings of individual Arnold poems appear from time to time, and I will discuss two recent ones: Peter Cook's "Scholarship and Integrity: Matthew Arnold's 'The Scholar Gipsy' and Anita Desai's 'Scholar and Gypsy'" (Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 29 [20091: 195-214) and Nils Clausson's "Pastoral Elegy into Romantic Lyric: Generic Transformation in Matthew Arnold's 'Thyrsis' (VP 48, no.
In her story about an American couple who come to India in the 1970s, David, the protagonist, is an intellectual who lacks integrity and learns nothing from his journey to the East, but in this negative example Cook finds an implicit plea for the kind of scholarly integrity that Arnold is searching for in his poem.
In the second trial following the largest notification by the Clark County Health Department that 50,000 residents of Nevada may be infected with hepatitis, plaintiff James Arnold took the stand today and described the first day he noticed his wife was sick following her colonoscopy treatment at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada.
In the complaint filed in Clark County District Court by Mainor Eglet Law Firm attorneys Robert Eglet, Robert Adams and Artemus Ham on behalf of plaintiffs Anne Arnold and spouse James Arnold the defendants -- Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.