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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 303–319.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 UXOR AND ALISON NOAH’S WIFE IN THE FLOOD PLAYS AND CHAUCER’S WIFE OF BATH By MELVINSTORM As befits a character of her personality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 259–277.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alison Wood “Cambridge English” and the uses of literature it implies proffer, still, an image central to our sense of the history of literary study. This essay explores the percolation of the discipline at a religiously reforming Cambridge. In the three decades before the inaugural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 377–391.
Published: 01 December 1992
... heavily on associations of water with women. Surprisingly, though, only Robertson and Weissman have attended to them meaningfully. Weiss- man’s discussion provides us with an indispensable view of the link between Alison and the baths of Bath, and it also encourages a sympa- thetic reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 204–205.
Published: 01 June 1977
... “The fullness of the imaginative process became more important to the sublime than visible size or the duplication of its emotional impact” (p. 97). Albrecht further argues that, historically, Archibald Alison’s Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste (1790) marks “the transition from the visible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 17–26.
Published: 01 March 1950
... of contemporary philosophers, and little of it has even in cursory fashion related the criticism to the aesthetics which Jeffrey adopted. His theory of beauty is, with a few minor exceptions, the same as Archibald Alison’s. Jeffrey’s Essay on Beauty, first written in his student days, is clearly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 312–317.
Published: 01 September 1979
... italics In this instance, attention due is not accorded. In another, that of Archibald Alison, attention accorded is by any standard excessive. Alison, says Jackson, was the first to formulate the idea that “a work of art is an arrangement ofaf- fective patterns which constitute the structure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 499–526.
Published: 01 December 2021
... , no. 1 : 44 – 53 . www.literarylondon.org/london-journal/spring2014/shaw.pdf . Shonkwiler Alison . 2017 . The Financial Imaginary: Economic Mystification and the Limits of Realist Fiction . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Warwick Research Collective ( Deckard Sharae...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 287–291.
Published: 01 September 1984
... and tonalities of life as background for the narrative. The field image in The Miller’s Tale depicts animals, plants, flowers, and trees as the setting for the seduction of Alison MARTIN STEVENS 2 89 through irreverent parody and iconic action...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 407–411.
Published: 01 December 1988
... of Dick Diver’s decline. Sometimes Gullette misreads the author’s attitude entirely, as in her conviction that both the carefully circumspect heroine of Alison Lurie’s Foreign Affairs and the anguished protagonist of Joseph Heller’s Something Happened are dominated by monotonous self-pity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 539–547.
Published: 01 December 2022
... . Kareem Sarah Tindal . 2014 . Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Loewenstein David , and Shell Alison . 2019 . “ Early Modern Literature and England’s Long Reformation .” Reformation 24 , no. 2 : 53 – 58 . Love...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 1983
... for joy, Drabble’s touch is less sure. She turns away from Alison Murray, who has committed perhaps the one irredeemable crime in the Drabble canon-the maternal crime of giving her life to one daughter, the retarded Molly, and denying her other, savable daughter, Jane- and who, as a result...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 473–475.
Published: 01 December 1973
... of Burke, Alison, the Scottish Realists, and theorists of tlie sublinie, the beauti- ful, and the picturesque. The Piclorial Mode draws freely on this earlier work and supplements it in valuable ways. Kinge is a perceptive reader of‘ Cooper, and some of the best passages iri the new book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1947
... influenced various aestheticians, essayists, and poets, such as Alison, Hazlitt, Coleridge, and Wordsworth; and more at length shows that Keats’s theory and practice of poetry were in some ways indebted to the widespread interest in the new ideas. Caldwell properly emphasizes the very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 215–216.
Published: 01 June 1961
... theme for a study of eighteenth-century aesthetic theory. To retain devotional terms : the author’s text is that romanticism arose out of Locke’s subjectivism; his sermon, an analytical discussion of the gospels of aesthetics from Addison to Alison. Un- fortunately, there are likely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the processes of dissemination, textuality, and plurivocality that characterize web-based communication.” References Jones Alison . 2015 . “ Nathaniel Mackey’s Long Song .” April 16 . today.duke.edu/showcase/mmedia/features/taking-note/nathaniel-mackey . Lagapa Jason . 2017...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 465–467.
Published: 01 December 1994
... of Archibald Alison’s Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste) was hardly a bow to diversity. Rather, much like his eighteenthcentury predecessors, Jeffrey inserted his own version of “taste”into his representation of public standards. Inspired by Woodmansee’s call for a new history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 1960
... for all the misfortunes of the world, casts anathema at the divine Malefactor, and predicts the collapse of his dominion. This possible influence was first pointed out by Bernits; and in the most recent and thorough study of Qain, Alison Fairlie concludes : In the face of such analogies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 September 1999
... he asks it to bear. The uncited coincidence of names certainly enriches the episode in an uncanny way, but even after Grossman has had done I see no compelling reason to think that if Elizabeth Boyle had been named Alison her husband would not have written book 6 in exactly the same way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1989
..., 1989. ix + 172 pp. $35.00. Sulloway, Alison G. Jane Austen and the Province of Womanhood. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989. xx + 237 pp. $32.95. Taylor, Karla. Chaucer Reads “TheDivine Comedy.” Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989. vi + 289 pp. $29.50. 208...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 446–449.
Published: 01 September 2014
... University Press . Landsberg Alison . 2004 . Prosthetic Memories: The Transformation of American Remembrance in the Age of Mass Culture . New York : Columbia University Press . Plotz John . 2008 . Portable Property: Victorian Culture on the Move . Princeton, NJ : Princeton...