Rather, the main concern of this paper is to present the ways in which ideals associated with courtliness
and courtly love survived in the 19th-century novel.
In her discussion of Midsummer, she asserts that Bottom's inherent courtliness
challenges that of the nobles of Athens, urging that Bottom's behavior is "gentleman-like" and that "he conducts himself with impeccable manners" in his dealings with the fairies (112-13).
And a real concerto, Haydn's in D major for Cello, saw Schiff directing from the soloist's chair, and giving us an account which blended colour with courtliness
Willis hails from Arkansas, and the courtliness
of the southland never left him.
Michael St John, Chaucer's Dream Visions: Courtliness
and Individual Identity, Studies in European Cultural Transition 7 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000), viii + 226 pp.
In this case, then, the lady is not, or not entirely, an outsider to civilized courtliness
(as she was in CXVIII); rather, it is Cino who occupies the position of the alien, physically estranged from her in her gentile incarnation in the first quatrain, and emotionally from her fera persona in the second.
Comments like these abound in both of Hartmann's texts and enabled me to alert students to the importance not simply of women figures to the advance of the narrative, but also of a negative concept of femininity to the discursive constructions of masculinity represented as courtliness
and male virtue.
With his high-pitched voice, nervous courtliness
, and large Phi Beta Kappa key gleaming on the chain across a vested, roly-poly middle, he was the proper poet with proper credentials" (77).
Set vaguely at the turn of the century, Sock Monkey weaves courtliness
and sudden savagery seamlessly together in a manner at times evocative of Poe.
38) In the first book-length study of Lyly since the 1960s, Michael Pincombe argues that while Lyly complimented the Queen through his panegyical figure of "Eliza," he "became increasingly sceptical and hostile of courtliness
as he went on.
Although the concept of courtliness
underwent various modifications (Burnley 1998: 27), the virtue of prowess
Sebastien Marcovici stepped in for Boal in the Agon "Sarabande," realizing the brash courtliness
of that choreography with precision and wit.