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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Günter Leypoldt leypoldt@as.uni-heidelberg.de The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature . By Beth Blum . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . xiv + 329 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Beth Blum’s illuminating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 337–356.
Published: 01 December 1989
...DAVE GRAY; JEANNE SHAMI Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 POLITICAL ADVICE IN DONNE’S DEVOTIONS NO MAN IS AN ISLAND By DAVEGRAY and JEANNE SHAMI Rooted in a providential view of history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 June 1995
....xii t 247 pp. $‘Lc We sometimes send students to Strunk and White’s I:’lumunts ofStyluas a crrra- live for writing problems. Miriam Brody’s Manly Wrzting should make us think again about the apparent neutrality or even the goodwill of that advice. As Brody asserts, ‘Towrite well in Western...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 523–535.
Published: 01 December 1965
.... Waller’s poem was greeted shortly after publication by the “Second Advice to a Painter,” a biting satire on the Duke of York and the court party. “Advices” and “Instructions,” attacking or defending one side or another, followed one another rapidly throughout the rest of the century. Most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
.... The advicc of composi- tion scholars came relatively late in the prodiiction of the book, if the pref- ace is any indication. Consequently, Brody manages to speak of the rhetoric of advice without reference to George Dillon’s IUwf(mcas Sond lmctpncttion and to speak of fcminist reinterpretations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 91–107.
Published: 01 June 1986
... into the parallel scene of Luciana’s advice to the wife, advice from the rule of nature that upholds among other things a paradigm of animal behavior as the model of human conduct (I 1.i. 15-25). Here Luciana mistakenly maintains a half truth, for like everyone else, with the exception of Aemelia, she too...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and rhymes, his following of writers like John Keats, Alfred Tennyson, and A. E. Housman.” Still, there are more specific connections to be found, particularly in those poems that urge a lad to submit to love. The advice poem has a long, rich tradition found in Shakespeare’s sonnets to a “fair youth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1944
..., particularly in the paragraphs on Barlow’s Advice to the Privileged Orders. Parrington has praised this essay as “a great document of the time . . . warm with humanitarian en- thusiasm,” and has reprinted it in his edition of The Connecticut Wits. Professor Howard grants Barlow’s “humanitarian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 December 1941
...-tempered. One night in a drunken fit of obstinacy he decided to go out to an oratorio, and when Lumisden and two other at- :endants refused to accompany him, he grew furious and dis- missed them.6 Later he invited them to return, but on the advice of his brother, Cardinal York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 12–20.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Scots miles, The mosses, waters, slaps and stiles, That lie between us and our hame. The storm without might rair and rustle, Tam did na mind the storm a whistle. It is a sermon against neglecting the advice of one’s wife : 0 Tam...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 March 1983
... Johnson analyzes the posture of “negligence and hurry” in writing as an affectation of superiority. Austen’s observations on giving and receiving advice also recollect Johnson. Elizabeth’s good-natured reception of Mrs. Gardiner’s ad- vice not to encourage Wickham is described as “a wonderful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of familiar texts by investigating scenes of household drudgery, scholastic clutter, and their attendant metaphorics. These readings are often punctuated with brief discussions of recipes, advice from dietaries, and examples from works aimed at instructing readers in husbandry, gardening, cooking, and other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 June 1968
... of experience” (p. 9); he relied on his “sense of the past” and “often assumed that history and Providence were one, that the institutions of his own society were divinely sanctioned” (Po 10). After following Guttmann’s advice, I would reply to him: “Readers hope that the book they read will have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of tracing Homeric parallels or poring over skeleton keys, we should, he suggests, approach Joyce’s text as nothing other than a “ ‘self-­help’ manual” (ibid.: 245). Ulysses, he explains, “is a book with much to teach us about the world — advice on how to cope with grief; how to be frank about death...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 535–541.
Published: 01 December 1942
.... The Author closes this passage with advice to the reader: Beare well in minde all that is past, the better shalt thou knoe. In that which rests for to be read, to rid thee from thy foe. (Ibid., Eii.) Then the Author, armed with the spear Regiment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 1963
... consists of the multitude of brief tracts more in the nature of timely broadsheets than extended political controversy. Of this kind are such works as Short Character of His Excellency Thomas Earl of Wharton (1711), Some Advice to the Members of the October Club (1712), Letter to a Whig Lord...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 June 1991
... am indebted to Patricia Bruckmann, Margaret Doody, F. T. Flahiff, Jill Hambly, and S. P. Zitner for their encouragement and advice in revising the article for publication. “OUR VlEWS MUST NOW BE DIFFERENT”: IMPRISONMENT AND FRIENDSHIP IN CWSM* By HELENM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 448–451.
Published: 01 September 1969
... and early Elizabethan plays under such headings as the royal divorce, suppression of the monasteries, the return to Catholicism, the Elizabethan settlement, advice on the succession, and obedience to a tyrant. The final third of the book treats a host of well-known, lesser known, and ALAN C...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1963
... instances, Corneille uses the word ‘‘m4rite” to formulate criteria of morality and good behavior. Maxims, lessons, advices, and disapprovals abound. The desire, almost obsession, to please and to flatter, is often combined with a serious judgment upon him who assumes the role of leader.2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 193–200.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., the year when Goethe became known to the English reading public through the French translation of Werther, Croft’s first publication, A Brother‘s Advice to His Sisters, appeared in two different German versions. In this essay, Croft calls himself “a bad writer on the side of goodness,” and even...