1-20 of 1028 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Suzanne Conklin Akbari Babylon under Western Eyes: A Study of Allusion and Myth . By Scheil Andrew . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2016 . xvi + 343 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 This wide-ranging monograph centers on the idea of Babylon...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Florian Gargaillo Abstract This essay argues for the distinctive role of allusion in queer poetry of the pre-Stonewall era, using the work of Oscar Wilde, A. E. Housman, and Countee Cullen as case studies. Most allusions depend on implicit verbal echoes that can be identified by readers able...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 290–293.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Gregory Mechacek The Full-Knowing Reader: Allusion and the Power of the Reader in the Western Literary Tradition . By Joseph Pucci. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1998. xxii + 263 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.3-05 Reviews 7/12/01 1:22 PM Page 285...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 211–214.
Published: 01 September 1957
...Donald P. Inskip Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 JEAN GIRAUDOUX AND “LE MERITE DES FEMMES” AN INTERESTING ALLUSION IN SIEGFRIED By DONALDP. INSKIP In his penetrating study of Giraudoux’s style and manner, with special reference...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 21–22.
Published: 01 March 1952
...W. J. Olive A CHAUCER ALLUSION IN JONSON’S BARTHOLOMEW FAIR By W. J. OLIVE In ‘Ihe Mugrtetic Lady Jonson has an allusion to Chaucer’s Doctor of Physic which has been recognized by Birck,l Spurgeon,2 and the various editors...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 297–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
...THOMAS J. JAMBECK Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 THE “DAY STAR” ALLUSION IN THE SECUNDA PASTORUM By THOMASJ. JAMBECK Some years ago Edgar Schell and Miteal F. Vaughan laid to rest what for many readers...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 371–387.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Leland H. Chambers HENRY VAUGHAN’S ALLUSIVE TECHNIQUE BIBLICAL ALLUSIONS IN “THE NIGHT” By LELANDH. CHAMBERS Frank Kermode once suggested that “exegetical fallacies” had ob- scured “certain aspects” of Henry Vaughan’s poetry...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 237–244.
Published: 01 September 1963
...Allen Guttmann Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 FROM TYPEE TO MOBY-DICK MELVILLE’S ALLUSIVE ART By ALLEN GUTTMANN The complex allusiveness of T. S. Eliot and James Joyce has been the subject of much adverse criticism...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 309–312.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Austin C. Dobbins Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 CHAUCER ALLUSIONS : 1619-1732 By AUSTIN c. DOBBINS Eight of the following references to Chaucer point to the continua- tion into the seventeenth century...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 322–325.
Published: 01 June 1941
... reproductions of five contemporary pamphlets writ- ten in answer to Milton. By WILLIAMRILEY PARKER.Colum- bus, Ohio: The Ohio State University Press, 1940. Pp. ix + 299. The editor has assembled all the known contemporary printed allusions to Milton, one hundred and thirteen...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Eric Byville Despite its immense scope, Milton scholarship has rarely considered the influence of Senecan tragedy on Paradise Lost . This essay offers such a consideration by arguing for a specifically Senecan allusion in book 10, in which Milton describes “delusive” fruits that grow in hell...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of cruelty and nonsense.” Paradoxically, those twin nouns—“cruelty and nonsense”—have often been used to describe her own poetry. This essay examines Smith’s allusions to Eliot, Algernon Swinburne, and John Keats and demonstrates that such “past echoes” helped her weigh the risk of dwelling on cruelty...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 481–507.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of analyzing literary influence. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the test case for such adaptations. I examine two forms of influence: local allusion and global revision of thematic and narrative structures. The psychology of memory for language provides tools for distinguishing among allusions by stressing...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the Ancient Mariner,” as well as other literary texts, to transform the failure of his quest for a transantarctic crossing into a glorious triumph. Shackleton's allusions and structural borrowings substitute the truth of literature for the reality of the polar experience. While this substitution is typical...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 319–347.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Loren Cressler Abstract What are the consequences of reading Shakespeare’s allusions to classical heroes through vernacular adaptations rather than through classical texts? This essay reframes the debate about which classical sources Shakespeare consulted, arguing that he encountered Aeneas...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of modern life to modern readers, admiration for Browning was modeled on admiration for Shakespeare, which combined philological caretaking with idealizing investments. Browning’s poetry, because of its syntactical difficulty and dense allusions, in similar fashion merited patient study, and it attracted...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Christopher Braider This essay explores the origins of the modern French paradigm of literary genius in the dramatic works of Pierre Corneille. Guided by a critical suggestion inscribed in an often-noted allusion to Corneille's first tragedy, Médée , near the end of Jean Racine's Phèdre...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
... that overrides conditions imposed by broader historical or even literary change. The essay argues that Bloom's theory does in fact accommodate change just insofar as it belies his own claim that he is not interested in narrowly verbal allusion. It shows that even in Bloom's most broadly imaginative moments...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 583–604.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Photo Synthesis (1999), and of a forthcoming book,The Look of Reading, 1514-1990, about the evolution of the painted scene of reading. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Review Essay Metallusion: The Used, the Renewed, and the Novel Garrett Stewart Allusion to the Poets...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 1979
... of the hero’s tragic responsibil- i ty for his own destruction (pp. 79-80). This book’s most distinctive feature is the author’s use of allusions and in- tellectual contexts. Drawing in particular upon the Bible, Erasmus, and Hooker, she often enriches our understanding of passages and even...