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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 1974
...George T. Amis Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 THE STYLE OF THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES By GEORGET. AMIS The Vanity of Human Wishes is a poem of great power, but it has never been immediately obvious why this should...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 379–390.
Published: 01 September 1942
... province Nous avons plusieurs portraits de Max Buchon, que nous ont laissks ses amis Charles Thuriet, Charles Toubin, Max Claudet, Courbet et Champfleury. Courbet le fait figurer dans sa toile L’Atelier: de forte carrure, les yeux et les cheveux bruns, le front large et haut, la...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 88–98.
Published: 01 March 1963
..., amis, and amirtiet. Although derived respectively from Latin amare, amor, amicus, and amicitkz, the Old French words do not always imply the personal affection or emotional attachment usually suggested by their Latin sources and modern derivatives. To be sure, affection or inclin- ation may...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 415–422.
Published: 01 December 1968
... literary work, Le Petit Ami, and that the relationship continued until Schwob’s death in February, 1905.2 The letters, covering approx- imately this period of intimate association between the two men, date from mid-July, 1903, to the end of November, 1904. Ltautaud was thirty-one when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 215–241.
Published: 01 June 1940
... amis fussent ceux de sons fils, il hignore que je soix en comerce avec luy, leur caractair est si difCrend quil est tout simples qu’il ni est pas entre eux une grande hunion, ils ons tous les deux beaucoup desprit, de mkrite, et sont tres aimables, et tres sur, dans la societe, cest une grande...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1996
...” or ‘The Culture of Travesty: Sexuality and Masquerade in Eighteenth-Centur y England.” Castle’s methods work less effectivelywhen she turns to individual texts. The collection’s weakest link is “‘Amy, Who Knew My Disease’: A Psychosex- ual Pattern in Defoe’s Ruxana.” Beginning with the startling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 June 1957
... of melancholy. Amy Lowell finds in the sonnet a “vague fear,” one of Keats’s “usual attacks of hypochondrianism.” And R. W. Stallman discerns a Keats “obsessed” with the time con- flict and “making a stand against . . . destiny What I would like to do here is aamine the Keats sonnet, which, far...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 255–261.
Published: 01 September 1958
... d’un vCritable talent et que distingue un noble caractkre. Vous n’ignorez sans doute pas, Monsieur, que je suis loin d’itre un savant. Ce n’est donc pas par moi-mime que je puis apprCcier les Ctudes serieuses de Leconte de Lisle. Mais j’ai de doctes amis qui m’ont assurC ces Ctudes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 1944
... is compared to a fluttering pavilion. The nearest parallel I have observed among the various discussions of the passage containing the quoted lines is that adduced by C. L. Finney and Amy Lowell4 1In preparing this study I have used the 1747 edition, printed for R. Dodsley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1947
... vols., 280 francs. Ce tr6s beau livre d’un ami de la premike heure, d’un artiste et d’un grand esprit repond, A tout prendre, B l’attente du lecteur. I1 n’est peut-ttre pas la mise au point que l’on pourrait souhaiter, nkanmoins son auteur refute, avec succis croyons-nous, les thises...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 2023
... to white readers’ desire for and enjoyment of “authentic” discourse and details, capitalized on by publishers and some ethnic writers, as a form of Orientalism. Focusing on the blockbuster success of Amy Tan’s first novel, The Joy Luck Club (1989), and the slightly less sensational success of her second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 215–235.
Published: 01 June 1993
...~Poems (Edinburgh:W. Blackwood; London: T. Cadell). Mack, Rome, and Mannejc I Literary History 225 Hemans recurs to this fantastic scene again and again, in a rich. variety of poetical transformations. Speaking of another of those trans- formations, Kingsley Amis has described...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 37–40.
Published: 01 March 1952
..., p. 414. All references to the letters are to this edition. 0 Amy Lowell gives reasons for thinking Keats’s acquaintance with Chaucer came before the date set by Cowden Clarke, February, 1817. John Keuts (Boston and New York, 1925), I, 264-66. 7 Letter 61, pp. 151-52. The Short Title...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 372–383.
Published: 01 December 1973
... of love. But if the queen does not understand, if she is one of “them,” if she does not realize the difference between the shameful and the honorable as lovers do, then he is very much alone-and much more painfully isolated than before: “Ne sai se die ‘amie’ ou non...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 227–238.
Published: 01 September 1975
... the experience of passionate amor, while the other figures, including the worldly cynics Ami and La Vielle, and the alien but useful Faus Semblant, are drawn into the retinue of Amor and Venus to pursue a common goal which each understands according to his own allegorical “character” and which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 1950
... certaines soci6tCs comme la SociCtC des Amis du Pays.13 Notons encore qu’il Ptait alors de mode, chez les masoneria espaiiola confiesa que la expulsibn de 10s jesuitas fuC obra suya.” Historia de las sociedadw secretas antiguas y modem en Espaiia y especial- mente de la francmasoneria...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 473–477.
Published: 01 December 1967
.... Je partirai vers la c6te oh jamais un navire n’aborde; il s’en prdsentera un, un drapeau noir P l’arrihre. Les rochers s’tcar- teron t . Je monterai. Et dhs lors mes amis, du haut de leur observatoire, guetteront les faits et gestes des bandes de pavillons noirs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 275–278.
Published: 01 September 1955
... the story from grandmother ‘Amy,’ ” who “died in 1829.” Having glanced, out of curiosity, at the genealogical table in one of the appendixes, we have just happened to notice that Amy Williams Van Velsor died in 1826. We look at the notes again. No explanation. In an article which we have already...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Institute , edited by Jackson Virginia , 18 – 52 . Cambridge : English Institute in collaboration with the American Council of Learned Societies . Burges Joel , and Elias Amy J. 2016 . Introduction to Time: A Vocabulary of the Present , edited by Burges Joel and Elias...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 15–49.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Amy S. Wyngaard Most critical accounts of the history of pornography note that the term is traceable to Nicolas-Edme Rétif de la Bretonne's Pornographe , which they dismiss in the same breath because of its nonpornographic status. Although Rétif wrote only one pornographic novel, L'Anti-Justine...