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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
... under study wrote in Galician, continued to identify with their homeland’s right of self-determination, and insisted on foregrounding its areas of socioeconomic exclusion and underdevelopment. This discussion centers on Manuel María’s use of his poetry to mobilize popular-democratic politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in a pointless epic adventure. At the same time, Du Bellay taunts Ronsard for being a poet in favor with the French court and thus one whose own aventure was an official success. Du Bellay's agon with Ronsard carves out, in effect, areas of empire-undermining and empire-glorifying epic. From Lyric to Epic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 June 1956
... of Washington Press, 1949). The maps of the linguistic atlas are not limited to the counties covered by the monograph, but illustrate the phonological and morphological variants throughout the Pennsylvania-German speech area. A more comprehensive treatment of the lexical variants than was possible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 66–78.
Published: 01 March 1963
... Franconian area. Initial, geminated, and postnasal and liquid WGmc t is affricated to z /ts/ in the entire High Franconian area, and also in Middle Franconian except in the one word thit “this.” Medial and final WGmc t is spirantized over the entire area except in Middle Franconian in the words...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
... Methodist pastorate; Mohalis, site of the state uni- versity; and Zenith. Lewis’s map shows Banjo Crossing in the north central area, while the other two places are located near the west central border of the state. Lewis’s map depicting a “35-Mile Radius of Zenith” (Plate VI) indi- cates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 181–182.
Published: 01 June 1956
... covered by the monograph, but illustrate the phonological and morphological variants throughout the Pennsylvania-German speech area. A more comprehensive treatment of the lexical variants than was possible in this atlas is contemplated for the future. The ninety-seven maps include one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 267–289.
Published: 01 September 1947
....* The secondary phonemes of Pennsylvania German consist in features of stress and pitch, as well as those of juncture. These may As spoken in Lehigh County and the western half of Berks Ccunty: evidence based upon responses of forty-two informants in these areas to the questionnaire prepared...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 June 1951
... which the cultural historians are likely to pose : What type of concept is missing in a certain language which must needs be borrowed from a foreign source? Can cultural fads and their importance in certain areas be measured in terms of the use of the foreign words they sweep with them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 274–283.
Published: 01 September 1953
... add -a and -ar fall together here for all practical purposes (Reed’s types 2 and 3). In certain mar- ginal areas (Wellesley), there are some speakers who actually pro- nounce an [r], as in tswai Jdigar “two pieces”, and thus show forms corresponding to Reed’s class 3. The third main...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 131–145.
Published: 01 June 1950
... “Mundart”-the fashion of the mouth-renders it exactly). A combination of elements of different dialects, which becomes used over more than a local area, is a common language (“Gemeinsprache”-it may be called, even more exactly, in relation to its wider use, “Umgangssprache”) . When...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 448–466.
Published: 01 December 1948
... in 1872. But none of the previous investigators had concerned themselves with the regional aspects with- in the areas occupied by speakers of Pennsylvania German, even though some of them recognized the need for such an approach to the problem.2 It has long been known that Pennsylvania...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 481–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
... with a sense of dynamic interactivity between the areas thus crossbred. It is when the so-called anomalous or unusual case study itself morphs into the yardstick that a productive mutuality becomes evi- dent. The rigidities of concepts such as East and West, self and other, begin to dissolve; hybridity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 322–342.
Published: 01 September 1948
... areas. Later studies will show that this mixture can be examined and interpreted on the basis of such evidence as is available from the present German dialects in south- western Germany. Carroll E. Reed 337 F. COMPARISONOF...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 184–202.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Bernard Weinberg Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 SCHOLARSHIP AND THE SOUTHERN RENAISSANCE A VICTORY FOR HISTORY By BERNARDWEINBERG Whether or not we have emerged from the nineteenth century, in areas of scholarship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 1961
... in the development of nationalism is slight. Some Gaelic poets, it is true, are nationalistic ; and some Lowland nationalists have supported the teaching of Gaelic in Gaelic-speaking areas or have praised and trans- lated Gaelic poetry; but no one has seriously suggested introducing Gaelic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 226–227.
Published: 01 June 1964
... far in the direction of “modernity” and “detachment”; the result is obvious in his conclusions regarding Clough’s poetic theory and practice and his basic view of life. In the former area, it leads Houghton to stress the “metaphysical” and “romantic” strains of Clough’s poetry and forces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 March 1959
... aspects of our language. For a long time H. L. Mencken’s highly eclectic, but infinitely fascinating work, The American Language, has offered a modest consolation in this area. Thomas Pyles’s spirited account of Words and Ways in American English (rev., MLQ, XV [1954], 278-79) provided us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 March 1959
... and descriptive aspects of our language. For a long time H. L. Mencken’s highly eclectic, but infinitely fascinating work, The American Language, has offered a modest consolation in this area. Thomas Pyles’s spirited account of Words and Ways in American English (rev., MLQ, XV [1954], 278-79...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 1943
... the changes are coming fast; in other areas they are coming gradually-but they are sure to win out in the end.” On these facts rest much of the timeliness and importance of this monograph. Yet oddly enough, Great Smokies speech, as the author points out, has never been sharply divergent...