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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 1951
...John W. Clark Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 ON CERTAIN “ALLITERATIVE” AND “POETIC” WORDS IN THE POEMS ATTRIBUTED TO “THE GAWAIN-POET” By JOHN W. CLARK Attempts to prove the common authorship of the four poems in MS Cotton Nero A. x...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 100–125.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Susanna Greer Fein Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 FORM AND CONTINUITY IN THE ALLITERATIVE TRADITION: CRUCIFORM DESIGN AND DOUBLE BIRTH IN TWO STANZAIC POEMS By SUSANNAGREER FEIN Motifs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Patricia Clare Ingham Alliterative Revivals . By Christine Chism. Philadelphia:University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. 327 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Patricia Clare Ingham is associate professor of English and medieval studies at Indiana University. She is author...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1987
... AND THE GHASTLY A MORAL AESTHETIC IN MIDDLE ENGLISH ALLITERATIVE VERSE* By SUSANNA6. FEIN In Middle English alliterative verse the ghoulish and the ghastly frequently appear as spectral visions to horrify the reader into a close...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 473–498.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., centered on alliterative verse, explore what is distinctive about the cultural work of early English poetics. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 alliterative verse Geoffrey Chaucer meter poetics prosody Since the sixteenth century, the history of English poetics has had two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 339–343.
Published: 01 December 1959
.... The procedure of the first argument is explicit. It assumes that the manuscript reading of an Old English text is to be accepted unless “a passage makes absolutely no sense,” or unless, in poetry, “at least one Occurrence of the alliterative stave in each half-line” is absent. Arguing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
... was associated with “the general neighbourhood of Louth” in eastern Lincolnshire, McIntosh sugges- ted a relationship between this book and an earlier stage of trans- mission of the alliterative Morte Arthure that he localized in the same vicinity on dialectal grounds. In a later note McIntosh cited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 115–128.
Published: 01 June 1985
... are composed of traditional alliterative collocations whose roots are in Old English poetry and prose, however, the central and controverted issue of the poem remains the evocative power of its language. Is this a song of “courtly clichk,” the cn’ du cam- of one spiritually dead, or the lament...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 307–308.
Published: 01 September 1963
... Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1962. Pp. xii + 295. $7.00. While Marie Boroff concentrates on Sir Cumin, her primary concerns are with diction and meter as related to the larger problems of vocabulary and metrics of the alliterative tradition-problems which have not been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 275–297.
Published: 01 September 1970
... for the inclusion of the Awntyrs; the omission is unfortunate, both because ‘A new edition by Robert J. Gates (Philadelphia, 1969) supersedcs the work of F. J. Amours in the STS volume, Scottish Alliterative Poem in Riming Stanurs (Edinburgh and London, 1897), pp. 116-71. Amours...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 259–262.
Published: 01 September 1968
...- giiru cyn, arguing that: (1) it fulfills alliterative need; (2) in context, wine-giira cyn refers to the Geats; and (3) the culprit guru arose because “In working with the hine-wine sequence, when the scribe was copying the i-n-e of hine, he apparently assumed that he had already completed hine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 281–313.
Published: 01 September 2021
... lured the spring ; the impossibility of finding an alliterative translation for Lenz , so that spring disappoints the ear; and the general problem of resounding Wagner’s short, accentual lines in English. It is easier to arrange unaccented words between accented words in German because of the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 March 1941
... on this book; it is a careful, com- petent piece of work. KEMPMALONE Johns Hopkins University Beowdf : the Oldest English Epic. Translated into Alliterative Verse by CHARLESW. KENNEDY,Murray Professor of English Literature in Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 389–393.
Published: 01 December 1948
... metrics than did Wheloc and Retchford. Instead of the unrhymed, four-stress, alliterative line, with media1 caesura, he writes iambic tetrameter couplets, with caesura only where the sense would demand it in contemporary English. Even so, his meter is rough : the accent is usually...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 229–235.
Published: 01 June 1944
...), 1-5. 2523. “The Esplumoir Merlin.” Speculzcm, XVIII ( 1943) ,69-79. 1377. Oakden, J. P. Alliterative Poetry, Vol. 11, pt. 1, was re- printed as The Poetry of the Alliterative Revivat. Manchester: Uni- versity Press, 1937. 2524. Park, Ralph Munroe. An Inquiry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
... is editor, with Martin L. Kreiswirth, of Constructive Criticism: The Human Sciences in the Age of Theory (1995) and, with Alison Lee, of Postmodern Times: A Critical Guide to the Contemporary (2000). Reviews Alliterative Revivals. By Christine Chism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of Colorado at Boulder. He is author of Music, Body, and Desire in Medieval Culture: Hildegard of Bingen to Chaucer (2001) and The Premodern Condition: Medievalism and the Making of Theory (2005). Reviews Alliterative Revivals. By Christine Chism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of Beneath the Fiction: The Contrary Worlds of Cervantes's “Novelas Ejemplares” (1997) and Language and Ideology in the Prose of Quevedo (1991). He is a charter member of the Cervantes Society of America and is now the book review editor of the society's journal. Reviews Alliterative Revivals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2005
... on a material history of reading and writing. Reviews Alliterative Revivals. By Christine Chism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. 327 pp. Contemporary medieval studies can take a certain amount of credit for the radical rethinking of historicism over the past thirty years...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and of women and gender studies at Washington University. Her most recent books are The Erotic Whitman (2000) and A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson (2004). A study of American women poets “reading” Dickinson is in progress. Reviews Alliterative Revivals. By Christine Chism. Philadelphia...