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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1961) 22 (1): 32–36.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Walter R. Davis Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 A NOTE ON ACCENT AND QUANTITY IN A BOOKE OF AYRES By WALTERR. DAVIS Each time Campion’s “Turne backe you wanton flyer” (A Booke of Ayres, Part I, vii) has been edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Brian Lennon Brian Lennon is associate professor of English and comparative literature at Pennsylvania State University and author of In Babel’s Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States (2010). Accented America: The Cultural Politics of Multilingual Modernism . By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 1940
.... Thus, in early Old French, the Vulgar Latin open o (Q), under the accent in an open syllable, breaks to the diphthong t&. This shows for the 14 high back position of the tongue and for the a mid back position, while rounding of the lips or labialisation occurs for both. It is obvious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 87–91.
Published: 01 March 1943
... Motivvergleichung ergeben. Hartmann hat umgekehrt einen entsprechenden lateinischen Text, der bereits den stark moralisch-theologischen Einschlag hatte, als Quelle benutzt.” The chapter dealing with the meter keeps within traditional lines based on the assumption that the MHG word accent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1946
... problem to editors of old texts. Gillet adopts the modern system. This often requires an accent on a y, which presents a queer appearance, neither old nor new. I am puzzled by a form like dhndo’s. The accent is evidently due to the analogy to dhdose, but in the present case the meter clearly shows...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1967) 28 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 March 1967
... secondary accents, caesuras, ant1 occasional run-on lines, apparently implying that in some 0th author 102 THOMAS MONTGOMERY 103 the accents are all absolutely fixed. He insists, further, that the rhymes are not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 331–332.
Published: 01 June 1941
... to go up to Mary and take the knife out of her hand. With that act, and from that moment, he became the head of the house. In Death Cowes for the Archbishop, Miss Cather was telling us some years ago, she tried to write “something without accent.” Remembering that in old...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 June 1941
... out of her hand. With that act, and from that moment, he became the head of the house. In Death Cowes for the Archbishop, Miss Cather was telling us some years ago, she tried to write “something without accent.” Remembering that in old chronicles “the martyrdoms of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 December 1941
... before s and the fall of final -m as “probably connected with the stress- accent.” This may be so because even during the Classic Latin period, stress was probably not entirely lacking even though met- rics were based on quantity and pitch, but there are many lines of Virgil that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 June 1946
... applied only in dealing with Tinellaria and Aquilam, where sueltas enter into con- sideration. He wisely adopts the modern system of capitalization and punctuation. Accentuation offers more of a problem to editors of old texts. Gillet adopts the modern system. This often requires an accent on a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1967) 28 (4): 512–513.
Published: 01 December 1967
... states: “Gariano maintains that the rhythm of the poetry is not monotonous.. . implying that in some other author the accents are all abso- 512 CORRESPONDENCE 513 lutely fixed.” I was studying Berceo, and not other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1960) 21 (1): 87.
Published: 01 March 1960
... an editor of Accent, the excellent little magazine at the University of Illinois. He has recently published a book on the French origins of the modern avant-garde. Beautifully consistent. But what hermetic ambition, I wondered, had made him produce a new book on the relations of a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 405.
Published: 01 December 1961
... falls short of accuracy; besides the omission of Greek accent marks (pp. 143, 156, lSl), there are several typographical errors. The book contains an index, but no bibliography. JOHN M. STEADMAN Oxford, England 7he Evolution of IValt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 372.
Published: 01 December 1956
... brief for its radius and thus somewhat superficial, while Schneider’s is thorough to the point of pedantry. Schneider is also more objective and less chatty than Deneke, his accents are distributed with more equity, and, above all, his biographical account does not stop in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 372–372a.
Published: 01 December 1956
... thorough to the point of pedantry. Schneider is also more objective and less chatty than Deneke, his accents are distributed with more equity, and, above all, his biographical account does not stop in the middle. His book is thus the most detailed and well-reasoned Lichtenberg biography...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 June 1951
... was the most human, the most natural, the gentlest, and the most encompassing in his appeal, of all those who had stamped comedy with the manners of the age.” Still there are some things we wish Connely either had or had not done. The accent on mistresses is far too pronounced; the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1990) 51 (4): 562–564.
Published: 01 December 1990
... recompilation of the available material for a contemporary audience. As regards Goethe he does just this-with accuracy, sympathy, good sense, and just admiration without adulation. Every biographer will set the accents differently, but in this first half of Goethe's life even the accents are set in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 350–351.
Published: 01 December 1957
..., but the contented acceptance of a given condition freely expressed (p. 346). Although the accent is on the late and latest Rilke, illuminating reference is continually made to the earlier works or stages. The analysis of the concept of “survival” (Aushalten, Ertragen, Oberstehcn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1967) 28 (4): 405–412.
Published: 01 December 1967
... iamb is characterized most by its sense of “lift” or “rising,” caused by the location of the accent at the end, it seems reasonable to assume that when a reader cannot make a line of verse fit the iambic model, he will strive for an organization that comes as close as possible to, if not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1976) 37 (2): 196–198.
Published: 01 June 1976
... emotion” (p. 26), “vibrant im- agery” (p. 28), “the vibrating or cumulative movement characteristic of the work” (p. lS9), “heavy Latin accents” (p. 35), “heavily accented and alliter- ated English phrases” (p. 123), “the dramatic momentum gradually recedes as confession swells” (p. 13l), “the...