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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 261–262.
Published: 01 September 1960
...: Princeton University Press, 1959. Pp. x i-137. $3.75. The Old English “Advent Lyrics” comprise the first 439 lines of a long poem, or collection of poems, dealing with the birth, ascension, and second coming of Christ, and therefore commonly known as the Christ. Although found in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the advent of a commercial modernity that renders judgment all but obsolete. Refusing the sentimental (Richardsonian) and aesthetic (Shaftesburian) responses to this social theory as also complicit in the elision of judgment, Fielding works to transform the emerging novel into a narrative and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 297–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
... celebrates. As the shepherds recover their sheep, once lost to Mak, so does Christ win from Satan what Adam had lost, the shepherds’ Schell, “Seeing Through a Glass Darkly: The Action Imitated by theSecundaPastorum,” MLQ, 37 (1976): 3-14; Vaughan, “The Three Advents in the Secunda Pastorum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1981) 42 (4): 391–392.
Published: 01 December 1981
...” (p. 167). More vividly than any critic so far, Calhoun dem- onstrates the problem of reference in Silex Scintillarzs-that one cannot with finality disentangle the poet’s medical complaints from his spiritual ailments or distinguish between a Pentecostal spirit and the advent of spring in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1984) 45 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 September 1984
... anticyclicism, these poems reject the time- bound cyclicism and spiritual error of this genre. Gleckner skillfully dem- onstrates how Blake alludes to the Song of Solomon, Spenser, and Milton in order to portray the advent of Love (Christ) in “‘ToSpring,” his “fervid car” of creation in “To Summer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 December 1941
... by the dia- gram on page 9, which students will find to be very handy. The significance of the social revolution in the Roman Empire brought about by the advent of Christianity is made clear without being overemphasized. On page 22, $ 30, Professor Pei mentions the fall of n...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1952) 13 (3): 256–258.
Published: 01 September 1952
... of Galatians Paul was concerned with explaining to a backsliding congregation that since the advent of Jesus the doctrine of works as exemplified by the Mosaic laws had been supplanted by the doctrine of faith. Knowing the extreme difficulty (even impossi- bility?) of obedience to every...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 247–248.
Published: 01 June 1943
... only the learned will get. “This was before the advent of Dame Grundy, but undoubtedly many of her ancestors were present-those from whom she inherited her talent for gossip” (p. 14). “Many years later . . . Punch was able to derive a compre- hensive formula-and it required no knowledge of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 2019
... advent of Christianity, such alliances promised a welcome fusion of cultures and ethnic groups. Northern European countries subsequently represent dynastic marriages as a form of Christian conversion, mirroring how accounts of those weddings themselves convert classical texts into allusions to the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 598–601.
Published: 01 December 2016
... wonder” (xx) from the early modern rise of cabinets of curiosity, their dismantling in the mid-eighteenth century at the advent of Enlightenment rationality when their collections were dispersed and sent to new specialized modern museums, and their contemporary historical reconstruction and revival...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1991) 52 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 1991
... exhausted, but there is no new model in sight. The eighties then see the advent of Haber- mas, on the one hand, who is really not very interested in aesthetic theory as such, and, on the other hand, a return to Adorno and Benjamin in the con- text of poststructuralism. What in the older model of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1998) 59 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 June 1998
... forerunners of the Christian faith whose advent was sup- posed at once to fulfill and cancel Jewish law. Hence the persistence of Judaism into the Christian era proved an embarrassment to the Christian scheme of history. The continued existence of unconverted or “obdurate” Jews illustrates the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1999) 60 (4): 530–533.
Published: 01 December 1999
... enthusiastic critics and editors, according to Strong. Like Argentine liter- ature in the 1920s~the post-World War I era in England “witnessed the increasing professionalization of writers, the establishment of institutions to support them, the advent of university scholarships in English studies, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1964) 25 (2): 228–231.
Published: 01 June 1964
... unequaled elsewhere. With the advent of the new century, Italy and France seemed to be invigorated with a new faith in youth and in adventurousness, in accepting the present and finding beauty in its brutality and mechanized jerkiness. The revulsion against the fin de sitcle spirit of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1959) 20 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 June 1959
.... Cameron, Kenneth. The Place-Names of Derbyshire. Part 111 : Appletree Hundred ; Repton and Gresley Hundred ; Analyses ; Index. Cambridge : At the University Press, English Place-Names Society, Vol. XXIX, 1959. Pp. viii + 515-829. $6.50. Campbell, Jackson J. (editor). The Advent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1959) 20 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 June 1959
... Hundred ; Repton and Gresley Hundred ; Analyses ; Index. Cambridge : At the University Press, English Place-Names Society, Vol. XXIX, 1959. Pp. viii + 515-829. $6.50. Campbell, Jackson J. (editor). The Advent Lyrics of the Exeter Book. Prince- ton: Princeton University Press, 1959. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1957) 18 (2): 166–168.
Published: 01 June 1957
... stepped up ; the composition, interests, and capacities of the reading public had changed; new ideas and values S. S. Wciner 167 were approaching ascendancy. The other questions posed stem from the prin- cipal one : the advent of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 1945
... separating the situation from its mystical meaning. He knows that the answer to the prayer will be the advent of Johannes (and Christ) ; hence the importance given the etymology of Johannes = gratia;, and so forth. Cf. Bede at this point: mysterium pandens Jesurn ostendit pon- tijicem esse verum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1981) 42 (2): 196–199.
Published: 01 June 1981
...” (p. 63). The originality of The Christian Year, Tennyson reminds us, results from Ke- ble’s embodiment of his theory of poetry in what is a companion to the Book of Common Prayer so that the order of services, beginning with the first Sunday of the liturgical year, Advent, is paralleled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2016
... advent of digital humanities is what impact its tools and findings will have on the temporal structure of literary study, known since the nineteenth century as “periods.” By posing that question, Ted Underwood’s book is more than just another entry in the persistent academic genre that has often gone by...