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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1963) 24 (4): 410–413.
Published: 01 December 1963
... society, Reymes (except for some parliamentary notes and a diary of his journey to Tangier) only for his period of preparation. JAMES HOLLYHANPORD Princeton, New Jersey Piers Plowman as a Fourteenth-Century Apocalypse. By MORTONW. BLOOM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1985) 46 (4): 429–439.
Published: 01 December 1985
...Richard Kenneth Emmerson Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 1 Thomas j. j. Altizer. History as Apocalypse . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1985. 265 pp. $34.50; $10.95 paper. C. A. Patrides and Joseph Wittreich, eds. The Apocalypse in English Renaissance Thought and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... apocalypse as an anticlimactic avoidance of the bind of desire. If desire drives beyond any terms in which its target can be represented, what compels William Langland is finally the unrelenting character of the demands to which the subject can never be adequate. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
... beginning Howards End, a novel best read within its environmental history and contemporaneous reactions to environmental change and together with a work of speculative fiction that helps account for the aura of impending apocalypse that saturates it. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1963) 24 (4): 409–410.
Published: 01 December 1963
.... JAMES HOLLYHANPORD Princeton, New Jersey Piers Plowman as a Fourteenth-Century Apocalypse. By MORTONW. BLOOM- FIELD. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1962. Pp. xiv + 259. $7.50. The first chapter of Bloomfield’s Piers Plowman as a Fourtcenth-Century Apocalypse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1984) 45 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 September 1984
... short poetic drama apocalypse sounds ironically and “loudly in and through . . . false prophecy and [is] antiphonally played out in [allusions to] Milton” that contrast true and false glory (p. 109). Like “King Edward the Third,” “A War Song to Englishmen” is an apocalyptic “prophecy echoing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1988) 49 (2): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 1988
... Boitani (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983), pp. 118-25. John J. Collins, “To- wards the Morphology of a Genre,” Semeia, 14 (1979): 9, offers a definition of the genre of the apocalypse, within which Chaucer and Dante are working: “ ‘Apocalypse’ is a genre of revelatory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 278–279.
Published: 01 September 1955
... Philippson reviews the Norse myths of creation and apocalypse in the light of his three-level pattern, but finds them an overlaid mosaic of indigenous and borrowed elements which cannot be reasonably traced back further than the mythological stage, a mosaic which even defied the systematizing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1982) 43 (3): 310–312.
Published: 01 September 1982
..., paper. Elias, A. C., Jr. Swift at Moor Park: Problem in Biography and Criticism. Philadel- phia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. xiv + 339 pp. $35.00. Fitch, Raymond E. The Poison Sky: Myth and Apocalypse in Ruskin. Athens and Lon- don: Ohio University Press, 1982. xii + 722 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1984) 45 (4): 420–422.
Published: 01 December 1984
..., paper. Patai, Daphne. The Orwell Mystique: A Study in Male Ideology. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984. x + 334 pp. $30.00, cloth; $14.95, paper. Patrides, C. A., and Joseph Wittreich (editors). The Apocalypse in English Renais- sance Thought and Literature: Patterns...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1988) 49 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1988
... then asserts that the dream visions of fourteenth-century England are the “direct descendants” (p. 14) of Guillaume de Lorris’s Roman de la rose. Much awaits clarification at this point. In his first chapter, “Dream and Apocalypse,” Russell locates “the dream vision” in the “ontological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1987) 48 (3): 242–253.
Published: 01 September 1987
... knowledge, and it implicates the reader in the condition of ignorance and partial awareness that it portrays. If the “final Catastrophe” is to the novel as Apocalypse is to Creation, then like the Apocalypse it brings everyone to judgment, including the reader. Malinda Snow, “The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 119–136.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ryan Vu; Sharif Youssef Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The anticipation of apocalypse has become ubiquitous, represented in the form of natural catastrophes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 554–557.
Published: 01 December 2017
... directionless revision—a series of minor neural apocalypses that irretrievably alter the paths of thought—Skillman extracts from Lowell’s harrowing life and from his poetry an ethics for the brain age, a “philosophically exhausted, impassioned solidarity” with the mentally ill that puts “epistemological failure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1972) 33 (4): 467–471.
Published: 01 December 1972
... Southern Writing: Essays on the Literature of the American South. Athens: University ofGeorgia Press, 1972. xiii + 236 pp. $10.00. May, John R. Toward a New Earth: Apocalypse in the American Novel. Notre Dame and London: University of Notre Dame Press, 1972. ix + 254 pp. $8.75...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 279–281.
Published: 01 September 1955
... accepts (P. 63). At the end of the book Philippson reviews the Norse myths of creation and apocalypse in the light of his three-level pattern, but finds them an overlaid mosaic of indigenous and borrowed elements which cannot be reasonably traced back further than the mythological stage...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1979) 40 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 June 1979
...”; Joyce N. Megay, “Le Theme du voyage dans l’oeuvre de Marcel Proust”; Bruce Erlich, “Celine’s Last Voyage: Self and Mask in the Bourgeois Apocalypse”; Robert Y. Valentine, “Horacio’s Mental Journey in Ruyuelu”; Richard M. Chadbourne, “The Journey in Gabrielle Roy’s Novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1984) 45 (2): 221–224.
Published: 01 June 1984
.... $22.50. Hook, Andrew. American Literature in Context, 111: 2865-1900. London and New York: Methuen, 1983. 210 pp. $10.95, paper. Lewicki, Zbigniew. The Bang and the Whimper: Apocalypse and Entropy in American Literature. Westport, Conn., and London: Greenwood Press, Contributions in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
... anarchy of the last days. For much of the rest of his career, Wells proselytized for the New Republic, the Open Conspiracy, the Univer- sal Fifth Monarchy, the Modern Utopia-the Millennium. So con- vinced was he of the imminence of the apocalypse that he could greet World War I with a famous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1978) 39 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 June 1978
... invert the proposition: earlier ages, including the eighteenth century, would have found it difficult to understand the nonchalance with which, despite our perverted ingenuity and the types of apocalypse that it intermittently provides, we postpone the real thing to some remote collision...