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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 459–460.
Published: 01 December 1940
...William Nelson Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 THE FRIENDSHIP OF THOMAS MORE AND JOHN COL.ET : AN EARLY DOCUMENT By WIILIAMNELSON A great deal has been written about the friendship of Thomas iltore and John Colet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 647–648.
Published: 01 December 1941
...William Nelson C. R. Thompson. Privately printed, Ithaca, N. Y., 1940. Pp. 52. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 William Nelson 647 The Translations of Lucian by Erasmus and St. Thomas More. By C. R. THOMPSON.Privately printed, Ithaca, N. Y., 1940. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1953
...Akkeb R. Benham Russell Ames. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1949. Pp. viii + 230. $3.50. Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 REVIEWS Citi2en Thomas More and His Utopia By RUSSELLAMES. Princeton: Prince- ton University Press, 1949. Pp. viii + 230. $3.50. The thesis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Esei Murakishi AbstractIn A Dialogue concerning Heresies (1529) and The Confutation of Tyndale’s Answer (1532–33), Thomas More proffers an account of natural language: the writing, speaking collectivity determines the meanings of words, and words picture the contents of the individual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
...J. L. Simmons Epigraphs from William Roper’s “Life of Sir Thomas More” represent rituals of familial blessing in transition from the feudal to the early modern. They exemplify Shakespeare’s complex employment of the ritual in Hamlet and throughout his plays from the farcical to the serene. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 297–316.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Herbert F. Tucker Amid undeniable institutional pressures, one more strictly intellectual aspect of the chronic crisis in English studies is its perennial state of emergence toward a disciplinarity that, in Thomas S. Kuhn’s sense, it never achieves. Since its early nineteenth-century inception the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1958) 19 (4): 319–324.
Published: 01 December 1958
... was more safe and sound and active than ever. Therefore, let the doubting Thomases get the truth out of him or, if they like, dig it out of him by their questions.’ Let them but understand to hold More responsible only for the pains of composition (in setting down the narrative), not for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1950
... more competent job. Here rhyme and meter reflect more accurately Rilke’s art, and I have not noticed any important mistakes. In the “Birth of Christ” (p. 18) he seems to have misread MuBe for Mas!e, because he translates it as matter. There is a misprint in the German text on page 34; it...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1943) 4 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1943
...- stoy which contains a vehement attack on fascism, by more than a year. While the author deserves commendation for his sympathetic and intelligent treatment of his subject, a number of shortcomings must be touched upon by even a brief review. The spelling of many Ger- man titles and phrases...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1959) 20 (2): 167–172.
Published: 01 June 1959
... paradisian idyll by asking whether Erich Heller does not read a bit too much of Pascal into Thomas Mann. It does not matter in the end. From his point of view, after all, Joseph and His Brothers as well as The Beloved Returns (which is only briefly mentioned) are no more than passing episodes in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 285.
Published: 01 September 1954
... author and the publishers are to be congratulated for the tremendous labor of making available to English-speaking students, teachers, and lexicog- raphers this volume which under more than 700 English headings tries to pinpoint ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 343–353.
Published: 01 September 1948
.... And it is just as well. But it gnaws at me all the same. . . . And nearly always when Papa is listening to music he arouses in me the idea that he is more musical than most musicians taken together but that, had he chosen it or been chosen by it, he would have fallen into an abyss. Its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1961) 22 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 1961
... artist’s disease into a creative power which is com- pletely integrated in the ironic polarity of his personality. It was in accord with Thomas Mann’s new and wider interest in humanity after Der Zauberberg that Goethe should come more and more into his line of vision. It was not that his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1963) 24 (2): 144–150.
Published: 01 June 1963
...Rainer Pineas Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 MORE VERSUS TYNDALE A STUDY OF CONTROVERSIAL TECHNIQUE By RAINERPINEAS The dispute between Sir Thomas More and William Tyndale was the classic controversy of the English Reformation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Oskar Seidlin Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 LAURENCE STERNES TRISTRAM SHANDY AND THOMAS MANN’S JOSEPH THE PROVIDER By OSKARSEIDLIN At first glance, it may seem no more than a whim to bring into neighborly relationship two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 September 1949
... service to the “good duke of Norfolk.” J. M. Manly has suggested that this duke of Norfolk was “probably Thomas, second duke of the Howard House, who opposed Wolsey and Cromwell” ;* but a more fertile clue is offered by the striking similarity of Blague’s unsavory traits with like attributes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 1990
... thank Ellen Meiksins Wood for so helpfully commenting on a draft of this essay. I See C. J. Nederman, “Nature, Sin and the Origins of Society: The Ciceronian Tradition in Medieval Political Thought,” JHI, 49 (1988): 326; Quentin Skinner, “Sir Thomas More’s Utopia and the Language of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1953
... manuscript play of Sir Thomas More-confirms and fortifies the old. The second survey, James G. McManaway’s “Recent Studies in Shakespeare’s Chronology,” is a convenient and highly trustworthy play-by-play review of contributions since Chambers’ William Shakespeare: A Study of Facts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 December 1957
...., S. J. The Praise of Wisdom : A Commentary on the Religious and Moral Problems and Backgrounds of St. Thomas More’s Utopia. Chicago : Loyola University Press, Jesuit Studies, 1957. Pp. xii + 402. $4.00. Sutherland, James. On English Prose. Toronto : University of Toronto Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 1941
... participated in writing the much more famous Sir Thomas More in which Shakespeare may have had a hand. The Reverend Montague Summers names a manuscript play, Amalasont, Queen of the Goths, by John Hughes, which was for- merly in the possession of the Reverend John Duncombe. Profes- sor Mark...