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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Esei Murakishi Abstract In 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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 319–324.
Published: 01 December 1958
... 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 the veracity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 403–420.
Published: 01 September 1941
...; Ausge- wiihlte Werke, 1933. Besides the usual translations of the Praise of Folly, there has been a long-needed Erasmus on the Education of a Christian Prince, 1936, by Born. The third great Latin writer of the period is, of course, Sir Thomas More, now known mostly for his political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 1990
...- * I wish to 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1953
... of” Shakespeare’s hand in the 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 169–179.
Published: 01 June 2003
... be lively and exactly represented in ours. Will you have Plato s vein? Read Sir Thomas Smith. The Ionic? Sir Thomas More. Cicero s? Ascham. Varro? Chaucer. Demosthenes? Sir John Cheke. . . . Will you read Virgil? Take the earl of Surrey. Catullus? Shakespeare and Marlowe s fragment. Ovid? Daniel. Lucan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 September 2015
... instance is Raphael Hythloday in Thomas More’s Utopia , who yearns after the possibility that outer identity will be all that matters: Hythloday’s Utopia implies that the private self, if indeed such a thing exists, is utterly irrelevant to the creation of a just and ordered society. Fast-forward to Locke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 486–493.
Published: 01 September 1965
... More. Vol. 4: Utopia. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More, 1965. cxciv + 629 pp. $15.00. Swann, Thomas Burnett. The Ungirt Runner: Charles Hamilton Sorley, Poet of World War I. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1965. 154 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 648–650.
Published: 01 December 1941
... found Linacre and Grocyn there, and he praised their learning highly. Two pages on, Thompson says, “Thomas More had better luck than Erasmus with teachers. He learned Greek from two celebrated humanists, Thomas Linacre and . . . William Grocyn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
..., logic, rhetoric, poetry, and the Bible. In addition to these academic requirements the youth would learn music, drawing, carving, gymnastics, and archery.’l Sir Thomas More describes his Utopians as “unwearied pursuers of knowledge,” and then goes on to duplicate the humanistic program...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 190–192.
Published: 01 June 1962
..., 1962. Pp. 58. $2.50. 192 Books Received Sylvester, Richard S., and Davis P. Harting (editors). Two Early Tudor Lives: The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey by George Cavendish, The Life of Sir Thomas More by William Roper. New Haven: Yale University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 384–405.
Published: 01 December 1973
... demonstrated the remarkable parallelism in sequences of thought and imagery between the insurrection episode in Sir Thomas More, now accepted by many as Shakespeare’s, and episodes with a comparable element of revolt in the Shakespearean canon.’ The most noteworthy feature in Chambers’s detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 477–478.
Published: 01 September 1942
... is not to be comprehended merely by a study of sources. She is not “fool- ishness” nor “wisdom” nor the foolish wisdom of the world, though 1See The Translations of Lucian by Erasmus and St. Thomas More (Ithaca, N. Y.,1940), reviewed in Modern Language Quarterly, I1 (Decem- ber, 1941), 647-8. 478...