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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Helen Andrews Kahin The Art and Life of William Shakespeare . By Hazelton Spencer. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1940. $2.25. Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 248 Reviews Marlowe’s independent genius achieved it at a blow and because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Catherine Nicholson Abstract Unlike the works of contemporaries like William Shakespeare and John Donne, Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene (1590 and 1596) is almost invariably reproduced by modern editors with its peculiar sixteenth-century spellings intact, on the grounds that orthographic...
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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 (1948) 9 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 March 1948
...) the signa- ture of William Shakespeare in a Folger copy of Lambard’s Archaio- nomia of 1568 (see J. Q. Adams, “A New Shakespeare Signature?” in The Bzdletin of the John Rylands Library [June, 19431, pp. 256-59) ; (2) the Longleat Manuscript of a passage of text from Titw Andronicus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2020
... , and The Song of the Earth , among other studies, evinces deep knowledge of the plays and poetry. His prose is fluid and accessible, burnished by public-facing work including The Genius of Shakespeare and Soul of the Age: A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare . Bate can write to a general audience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 1951
... letzter Hand,” though he did print it as the third member of a trilogy, paying tribute to the two para- mount influences of his life, Charlotte von Stein and William Shakespeare.6 He does not seem to have known (certainly he did not know up to 1820) that some five weeks after he had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 57–60.
Published: 01 March 1946
... (Manchester, 1875), 57 58 Hamlet’s Soliloq~y evidence for supposing that William Shakespeare looked into it, for in his address “To the Reader” Bodenham lists him among the authors from whom he has picked the flowers for his Garden. John Bodenham...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 196–198.
Published: 01 June 1954
... on John Milton and His Works. By Members of the South Atlantic Modern Language Associ- ation. Foreword by James Holly Hanford. Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 1953. Pp. xv + 197. $3.50. Sisson, Charles Jasper (editor). William Shakespeare : The Complete Works. Including...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 422–424.
Published: 01 December 1952
... University Press, 1952. Pp. 579-1292. $7.50. David, Richard (editor). Love’s Labour’s Lost. Based on the Edition of H. C. Hart. Arden Edition of the Works of William Shakespeare. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1951. Pp. lii + 1%. $3.25. Dadds, John W. The Age of Paradox...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 91–103.
Published: 01 March 1993
..., by William Shakespeare, ed. SamuelJohn- son and George Steevens (London, i793), 1 :vii-viii. See Jonathan Dollimore, “Transgression and Surveillance in Measure for Mea- sure,” in Political Shakespeare: New Essays in Cultural Materialism, ed. Jonathan Dol- limore and Alan Sinfield (Manchester...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 309–322.
Published: 01 December 1962
...; Chambers, “Jacobean Shakespeare pp. 178-79 ; and Virgil K. Whitaker, Shakespeare’s Use of Learning (San Marino, Calif., 1953), pp. 219-20. 14 See Knight, Wheel of Fire, pp. 97-98; Raleigh, Shakes eare, pp. 169-70; George Brandes, William Shakespeare (New York, 19&, pp. 401-403 Stoll...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 253–254.
Published: 01 June 1947
... was a Catholic, the religious training which William Shakespeare received at home would have been in the spirit of the Old Faith. What that Catholic training would have consisted of, how it might have contributed to the development of the young artist, and how it might have revealed itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
..., it was offered as “Written Orig- inally by Shakespear, who in the true and lively Character of Richard, has shewn his most Masterly Strokes of Nziture.”6 Cymbe- line, on September 24, 1702, and later, was listed as “Written by the famous Author William Shakespear,” a phrase paralleling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 504–515.
Published: 01 December 1964
... of World Literature Series, 1964. 192 pp. $3.95. Barish, Jonas A. (editor). William Shakespeare: All’s Well That Ends Well. Balti- more: Penguin Books, Pelican Shakespeare, AB 30, 1964. 143 pp. $0.65. Bentley, G. E., Jr., and Martin K. Nurmi (compilers). A Blake Bibliography: Annotated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 June 1941
... to the ra.velling out of weaved-up follies and the painstaking work evident in the excellent reproduction of the text insure the usefulness and desira.bility of the work for those for whom it is intended-“students of Shakespeare, Thomas Hey- wood, William Jaggard, and Elizabethan literature in general...
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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 (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and Jacobean ages blew the early English canon wide open: claims were made for Philip Sidney, Samuel Daniel, William Shakespeare, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, Michael Drayton, and Ben Jonson, among others. 2 “Not of an age, but for all time,” Jonson ( 1623 : A5) said, but Shakespeare was not always...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, and William Shakespeare looked to fifteenth-century literary culture for the plots, linguistic tone, and physical shape of their own works” (27). Recursive Origins does an impressive job of tracing in the smallest atom of meaning—E.K.’s Lydgatean word lodestar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 June 1943
... under the guidance of the De Duplici Copia, Verborurn ac Rerum of Erasmus. Our authors conclude as to Shakespeare, “We do not say, dog- matically, that William Shakespeare was not a lawyer, or that he had no legal education. . . . But on the basis of our comparative studies, we do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 June 1976
...: Clarendon Press, 1976. x + 301 pp. $23.75. Latham, Agnes (editor). As You Like It. London: Methuen, Arden Edition of the Works of William Shakespeare, 1975. xcv + 135 pp. g4.00; $14.00, cloth; $3.95, paper. Distributed in U.S.A. by Barnes 8c Noble. Levin, Harry. Shakespeare...