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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 397–400.
Published: 01 December 1980
... in Orlando, DiBattista’sbook leans somewhat too heavily on its fellows. JAMES GINDIN University of Michigan Attitudes to Cbs in the English Novel from Walter Scott to David Storey. By MARY EAGLETONand DAVIDPIERCE. London: Thames and Hudson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 446–449.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Bercovitch, vol. 1, 11 – 168. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DOI 10.1215/00267929-2690109 446 MLQ September 2014 The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move. MLQ  December 2011 By Ann Rigney. Oxford...
Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 10. L. Werner, Lord Byron and Sir Walter Scott at No. 50 Albemarle Street, 1815 , ca. 1850. The Murray Collection More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and that embed it in differing sites of authority. Moving from the Romantic period to the present, this article looks at the trajectories of Walter Scott as an earlier and Toni Morrison as a recent candidate for culturally relevant authorship. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 Toni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael Gamer This essay revisits the question of Walter Scott's innovation as a novelist, and Waverley 's status as the first historical novel, by showing the degree to which such markers of reputation were fictions of Scott's own making. The essay begins by examining how Scott's manipulation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Samuel Baker It is well known that Walter Scott adapted the forms of sentimental fiction for his initial trilogy of novels on Scottish manners and that he drew on philosophical theories of sympathy when conceiving of his characters and placing them in historical relation to one another and to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., mostly under the influence of German Romanticism, looked back to the northern Saxons as a mythical origin of American culture, while the southern states, spurred in part by Walter Scott’s popular reversal of the Norman-Saxon equation, followed a more cavalier mythology. As nineteenth-century historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060495.
Published: 12 February 2024
... stage in their history to recover their forgotten political significance. Working across four central cases (Samuel Richardson’s “man of feeling” Sir Charles Grandison, Charlotte Smith’s self-effacing protagonist Lionel Desmond, Walter Scott’s “mediocre heroes,” and Jane Austen’s “creepmouse” heroine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
... by his confessor] in Sir W. Scott’s work on DemonoZogy,l which she had lately read,” the unfor- tunate lady sat down on the apparition and thus dispelled it.2 But Sir Walter Scott had not always acted as comforter to the spectrally afflicted. In the days before he became President...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 403–413.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., Travel Writing, 1700–1830 (2005), and he has edited Walter Scott's Ivanhoe (1996) and Rob Roy (1998) and James Hogg's Winter Evening Tales (2002) and Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (forthcoming). His essay “ The Moonstone , the Victorian Novel, and Imperialist Panic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 327–328.
Published: 01 September 1945
...John D. Kern AN UNIDENTIFIED REVIEW, POSSIBLY BY SCOTT By JOHN D. KERN On December 3, 1810, Walter Scott remarked in a letter to John Murray, the London publisher : I have sent Gifford the Petrarch but with an earnest request it may not be used without...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Jackson-Houston, and to the generous com- munity of Scott scholars, to which I owe a great debt. I am also grateful for the help of Marshall Brown and my colleagues in the Montreal-Ottawa Romantics Group. 1  Walter Scott, The Heart of Midlothian, ed. Claire Lamont (Oxford: Oxford Uni- versity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 170–190.
Published: 01 June 1991
... precisely, the process by which a work that Sir Walter Scott greeted upon its publication in 1812 as “certainly the most origi- nal poem which we have had this many a day” passed into the culture at large.1 “I awoke one morning to find myself famous,” Byron said after the publication of the poem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 396–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
...) are theoretical. There are two substantial and meritorious chapters, one on Sir Walter Scott ( 13 –58) and the other on Romantic French historians ( 59 –98), and a weaker and perfunctory one on Thomas Carlyle ( 99 –120). 4 Mark Salber Phillips, Society and Sentiment: Genres of Historical Writing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1998
... Elsewhere, and more typically, Edgeworth analyzes Englishness as an answer to “the Irish question.” Similarly, Walter Scott, in his early histories, negotiates the relation of another Celtic fringe to English centrality. In Ivan- hoe (18 19) he adopts an English mask and describes the conversion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., here it involves the passive restraint, muteness, of the typical Waverley hero. And here, of course, Kenneth passes the test” (Secret Leaves: The Novels of Walter Scott [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985], 182). In her reading of The Talisman Wilt focuses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 1940
... other than Sir Walter Scott. Certain it is that no more magnificent display of pageantry and loyalty had for a hundred years before or after been enacted on British soil. Only the heavens were indifferent; they went about their business of raining as if nothing else mattered, even though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 517–539.
Published: 01 December 2007
... us more about them. But 1805 was the year not only of the Report and of Malcolm Laing’s skeptical two-volume annotated Ossian edition but also of The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Walter Scott’s debut as an author of modern antique poetry, and — if we believe his subsequent testimony...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 287–358.
Published: 01 June 2000
...), Louis XVII, and Anastasia Romanov. The novel’s affinity for pretenders seemingly begins with Walter Scott and repre- sents, in its later forms, a tribute to Waverley—in which Charles Edward famously seeks to reinstate the Stuart dynasty on the throne of Great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 316–320.
Published: 01 September 1963
..., Bernard (editor). Sir Walter Scott: The Life of John Dryden, The 1834 edition with notes by John Gibson Lockhart. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1963. Pp. xiii + 471. $5.00. Lindberg, Conrad (editor). MS. Bodley 959 : Genesis-Baruch 3.20 in the Earlier Version...