Kelly, Robert L.

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Qui plus fait, miex vault : evaluating combat in Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur 2006 2221 "I seek to correct a deficiency in Malory studies, the inadequate attention paid to the thematic implications of Malory's treatment of armor and various forms of combat. I explore three topics: Malory's changes to his source texts in his depiction o...
"Can such an eye judge of the stars" : a study of star imagery in William Blake's poetry 1981 434 Critical studies of Blake's poetry have, by and large, read the stars as images that belong to Urizen and that represent his world of destiny, mechanism, and tyranny. Although most critics would recognize that the stars are also the light of the Eter...
Drama in the life and works of Thomas More 1988 126 Whatever else Thomas More was--and he was many things in his busy life--he was a consummate actor who knew drama intimately. From childhood until his death he was exposed to drama. He acted in plays, wrote little pieces, studied classical examples, a...
Duke Vincentio of Shakespeare's Measure for measure : a review of the criticism from a dialogic viewpoint 1989 160 Since the neo-classical period, critics writing about Duke Vincentio have exhibited different forms of literary provincialism (generic, historical, New Critical, psychological, ideological, etc.), and recently these different provincial approaches ha...
Structure and meaning of the quest in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Malory's "Tale of Gareth" 1976 534 In his discussion of romance in Anatomy of Criticism, Northrop Frye identifies the quest as the plot of romance. He postulates a mythic pattern of structure with four stages: (1) the agon or conflict, (2) the pathos or death-struggle, (3) the sparagm...