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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 September 1944
...W. K. Wimsatt, Jr. ONE RELATION OF RHYME TO REASON ALEXANDER POPE By W. K. WIMSATT,JR. I The view of rhyme which I wish to discuss in this essay has been formerly advanced but has never, I believe, been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 448–461.
Published: 01 December 1973
...U. C. Knoepflmacher Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 1 John E. Sitter. The Poetry of Pope's “Dunciad.” Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1971. 136 pp. $5.75. IMPERSONATIONS OF ALEXANDER POPE CURRENT VIEWS WITHIN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 210–212.
Published: 01 June 1983
... a very good job of printing and binding. The cost is high, but given the prices for quite small and ordinary university press books today, it is not unreasonable. DONALDC. BAKER Universily of Colorado, Boulder Alexander Pope...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 June 1951
...Daniel A. Fineman Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 THE CASE OF THE LADY “KILLED” BY ALEXANDER POPE By DANIELA. FINEMAN The charge that Alexander Pope murdered a lady has long been one of the unsolved mysteries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 290–293.
Published: 01 September 1987
... of genres. He should be con- gratulated for his insightful work that adds complexity and subtlety to our reading of the eighteenth-century English novel. SUSANJEFFORDS University of Washington The Imagznative World of Alexander Pope...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 261–286.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Joshua Branciforte Abstract Alexander Pope envisioned his poetry as conducive to a social order shaped and guided by taste. However, unlike later arbiters of taste who sought to project idealized norms, Pope used techniques that were oppositional, individualized, materialist, and perverse. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ashley Marshall Most modern scholars have taken for granted that Henry Fielding admired and sought to emulate the great “Scriblerian” satirists we consider the titans of their age. That Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, and John Gay exerted a major influence on his development is a critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas J. Otten Ekphrasis undergoes a decisive shift in Nathaniel Hawthorne and his contemporaries. Whereas Gotthold Ephraim Lessing and other seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writers (John Dryden, Alexander Pope) distinguished between verbal and visual arts through metaphors of realms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 255–267.
Published: 01 September 1971
... calls it an elegy (Lzfe cfl’oj~e,pp. 133, 139),and Johnson, in his“Life of Pope,” twice refers to the poem as “verses,” and not an elegy (Lives of the English Poets, ed. G. 13irkbeck Hill [Oxford, 19051, 111, 100,226). 5Geoffrey Tillotson, ed., Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock and Other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 395–406.
Published: 01 December 1968
... of Alexander Pope asserts that the mark of his Augus- tanism is “confidence in the power of the imagination to mediate be- tween the ideal and the real To associate Pope’s Augustanism with the role he assigns the imagination in life would seem. on first con- sideration a perversely unorthodox...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 509–512.
Published: 01 December 1951
... of Virginia, 1951. Pp. 251-340. ENGLISH Bateson, F. W. (editor). Epistles to Several Persons (Moral Essays). Twick- enham Edition of the Poems of Alexander Pope, Vol. 111, ii. London: Me- thuen & Co. Ltd.; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1951. Pp. liii + 190...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 March 1944
..., 1712-15. 2See George Sherburn, The Early Career of Alexander Pope (Oxford, 1934), ch. v; Arthur E. Case, “Pope, Addison, and the ‘Atticus’ lines,” MP, XXXIII (1935), 187-93; and Norman Ault, “Pope and Addison,” RES, XVII (1941), 428-51 (cf. Mr. Sherburn’s comment in PQ, XXI “421, 215-16...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 440–449.
Published: 01 December 1970
..., for an autobiographical replica of the man, Alexander Pope; yet he is perhaps too ready to discard the second of these agents from his discussion of mistaken readings of An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot when he says: “We may, however, dismiss the second, for though he is often a true adversa- rius-a friend calculated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 411–442.
Published: 01 December 2005
...), The Alexander Pope Encyclopedia (2004), and Pope and the Destiny of the Stuarts: History, Politics, and Mythology in the Age of Queen Anne (2005). His works in progress include Edmund Curll, Bookseller , with Paul Baines; The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope ; and Alexander Pope: A Political Biography...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 111–134.
Published: 01 March 1965
... mention George Sherburn’s Early Career of Alexander Pope (1934), which has been of such importance in the new appreciation of that poet, Lewis M. Knapp’s Smollett (1949), Ernest C. Mossner’s Hume (1954), Peter Smithers’ Addison (1954), R. W. Ketton-Cremer’s Gray (1955), Robert Halsband’s Lady...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 357–366.
Published: 01 December 1961
... Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE ITALIAN FAME OF ALEXANDER POPE By DONALDB. CLARK Giosu; Carducci grumbled, as poets are wont to do about the liter- ary tastes of their contemporaries and immediate predecessors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1963
... of the most important literary development of our time. ROBERTD. SPECTOR Long Island University The Character Sketches in Pope’s Poems. By BENJAMINBOYCE. Durham : Duke University Press, 1962. Pp. 141. $5.00. Alexander Pope...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- Century Novel, ed. John Richetti [Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996], 9–40). 3 See, e.g., Laura Brown, Alexander Pope (Oxford: Blackwell, 1985), esp. chap. 1, “Imperialism and Poetic Form.” I argue against that tendency in “Form as Meaning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1946
..., University of Texas, 1944. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1945. Pp. 297. Of the nine articles in this volume, dated in the bicentennial year 1944, six are appropriately concerned with Alexander Pope, and appropriately the leading article is by the devoted scholar whose hibliographical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 September 1990
... sympathy should locate itself. No single or clear view of the tale emerges. The un- certainties of scribes recur as do the uncertainties of readers. All this changes in 1’709, a year that is a largely unremarked watershed in criticism of the Merchant’s Tale. In that year Alexander Pope...