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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 March 1969
...EVERETT ZIMMERMAN Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 THE FUNCTION OF PARODY IN NORTHANGER ABBEY Most studies of Northanger Abbey have noted that the central prob- lem it poses for the critic is one of unity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 128–132.
Published: 01 June 1959
...J. Burke Severs Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 KEATS’S “MANSION OF MANY APARTMENTS,” SLEEP AND POETRY, AND TINTERN ABBEY By J. BURKESEVERS In a rambling letter to John Hamilton Reynolds...
Published: 01 June 2020
Figure 1. William Gilpin, Tintern Abbey on the Wye , 1782 ( O , plate 7). Aquatint, 10 × 17 cm. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Westminster Abbey and the capitol-like Whitehall—is revisited in Milton’s epic. God expels Adam and Eve from Eden and subsequently washes away the garden during the Flood to prevent it from turning into a temple-and-grove along the lines of Pandaemonium or a capital seat like Charles’s London, in either case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Austen, whose Northanger Abbey formulates one aspect of novelistic realism precisely through the avoidance of gothic temporality. Jesse Molesworth is assistant professor of English at Indiana University. His book Chance and the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Realism, Probability, Magic (2010...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10779255.
Published: 17 November 2023
... history and became a focal point for emerging ideas about authenticity and the educative impact of the replica in the Weimar Republic. Even as the intelligentsia were publicly quarreling over the epistemological stakes of the facsimile, four nuns at Eibingen Abbey were meticulously hand-copying the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1971
... be at myn.” (stanzas 389-91) This decorous behavior contrasts with that which we see prevailing in more legitimate communities. At St. Mary’s Abbey, York, dignitaries plot and quarrel, while guests are treated with insolence; the servants in the Sheriff...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 33–70.
Published: 01 March 1998
... century, Roche’s Children of the Abbey (1796) is now rarely read and still more rarely con- sidered alongside Owenson’s or Edgeworth’s novels in defining the Anglo-Irish national tale.8 The novel’s generic anonymity-its near dis- appearance from the literary history of the genre to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 607–609.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Austen’s religion much thought. “Remember that we are English, that we are Christians” (Austen 2002 : 195), says Henry Tilney near the close of Northanger Abbey , in what now seems like a reprimand to careless scholars. Jager, too, reminds us how, in Austen’s world, these always come together...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 June 1972
...” of grammar in order to use it; he will favor those forms of expression which can accommodate his bias. Because his “Tintern Abbey” is both early and representative of his better work, I shall use the following excerpts as a basis for my remarks: Five years have past; five summers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 260–280.
Published: 01 September 1976
... unity and unself-conscious repose and the burdens of fully self-conscious humanity; between the nonconceptual or “felt” experiences which nourish early childhood (and less frequently survive as the “sense sublime’’ [“Tintern Abbey,” 951 of one’s later years), and, 011 the contrary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 143–147.
Published: 01 June 1944
... But Plomer and Cross wonder how Bryskett could lease from White abbey lands that were then, through Spenser’s conveyance, in the possession of Synnot.6 Their explanation of this puzzle is surely wrong. White, they say, had forfeited this property; it was there- fore not White’s to lease...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 469–493.
Published: 01 December 1999
... a critical and moral sobriety, is precisely the narrative trope structuring one of the urtexts of high romanticism, Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey” ( 1798). Elfenbein, Byron and the Victorians (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ’995) 89. 3 Hulme, Speculations: Essays on Humanism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 257–271.
Published: 01 September 1974
... of Byron was the world of his childhood: the Scottish Highlands, Newstead Abbey, Harrow. In his earliest poems -most of them-in Hours of Idleness-he writes about these places fie- quently with nostalgia and yearning. The poems on the Scottish High- lands indicate the origin of his love...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 475–495.
Published: 01 December 1997
... familiar to modern readers, it is con- venient to start with her. The posthumous novel Northanger Abbey ( 18 18), initially titled Susan, was ready for publication in 1803and was mostly written in 1798 and 1799; it is, for practical Purposes, the first Austen novel. Its many references to other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 169–192.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Figure 1. William Gilpin, Tintern Abbey on the Wye , 1782 ( O , plate 7). Aquatint, 10 × 17 cm. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1972
... that “Tintern Abbey” shows “a man in his own mood on his own occasion” (p. 30), but it is simply not true. Much of the criticism in this section of the book is very good, but no one with an awareness of the literary scene could have written: The “Presence” spoken of in “Tintern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 393–396.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the Writing of History, 1670 Ð 1820. By Devoney Looser. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. 272 pp. The odds are good that even readers unacquainted with Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey will have encountered the description of historical study proffered by its heroine. Catherine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 381–385.
Published: 01 September 2023
... describes a lyricizing transformation of the inheritance of Miltonic description in Cowper’s Task , “Tintern Abbey,” and Smith’s Beachy Head . In this final phase, Menely argues, “the air itself” was felt to be changing (170), and the emergence of “lyric time” registers the insight that “mineral energy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., the jerboa, envisions being at rest in “a shining silver house // of sand,” the “burrow” in which the jerboa is “at home.” In “The Pangolin,” which she wrote in 1934, Moore turns her attention to the house of the Lord in the shape of Westminster Abbey, seen not in visionary light but as a structure...