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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the potentially global significance of local environmental change emerged in concert with the environmental philosophy of his era, specifically the “back to the land” movement and theories of climatic determinism, and was developed in a 1909 short story, “The Machine Stops,” that he wrote while beginning Howards...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... man, and remained in his service for some time. We do not know whether he died in Hrothgar’s service or whether he went back to the land of the Wylfings in due course. He lived to a ripe old age and won fame for himself as an ordfruma. Not all the items of this reconstruction can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 133–139.
Published: 01 March 1993
... describe, one that will soon be shattered. Thus it makes the lines proleptic of the different breaking of the spell that takes place in the ode in the movement of the speaker’s thought, as he is called back from the land of fairy to his sole self. Precisely its difference from our own makes Hunt’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 233–245.
Published: 01 September 1954
... collapse as the workers migrated back to the land whence they came, and where, he would have us know, they belong. Giono’s peacetime peasant revolution would, therefore, neutralize the power of the capitalist state without ushering in the communistic rule that he likewise abhors. Never...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 299–322.
Published: 01 September 2003
... a great storm when he attempted to bring his new queen, Anne of Denmark, back to Scot- land. In Scotland, unlike in England, suspected witches were interro- gated under torture, and the 1591 pamphlet News from Scotland gives a grim account of the hysteria at court and the torturing, questioning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 March 1997
.... Eliot, and Matthew Arnold Donald J. Childs Feminists have long celebrated Virginia Woolf‘s observation in A Room of One’s Own that “we think back through our mothers if we are women Woolf can thus be situated as a precursor to contempo- rary feminisms that seek...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 June 1947
... paradise or in some other place equally inaccessible to man and is frequently identified with the land of the departed.15 In a story from French Switzerland belonging to a well-known marchen type (Grimm, K.H.M., No. the “singing tree” and the “bird of truth” must be fetched from the glass...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 333–361.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and, above all, the physical in the human condition. Sweeney, a recurring character in Eliot’s poems, makes a cameo appearance in The Waste Land, a client arriving at Mrs. Porter’s brothel with mock fanfare: But at my back from time to time I hear The sound of horns and motors, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., 2004 the desti- nations envisioned for resettlement after Reconstruction shifted from foreign lands Knadler Back to “Oriental” Africa 53 In this essay I begin to trace the role of islamicism as it defined, influenced, and revised the self-­fashioning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 582–602.
Published: 01 December 1969
... parts. Thus we have three exactly equal sections. In the first of these, Gaspar I16m, the Indian cacique of the region of I16m, undergoes a struggle with his conscience (conceived as the lament of the land) over whether or not he should combat the invading com- mercial maize-growers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 297–306.
Published: 01 June 1942
... as Nottingham and while there dreaming over the bones of Byron, I got a telegram from my oldest and dearest friend who was with me in Nicaragua and also California; Col. James tho ma and so came back. I find your letter here and am pleased with its kind expressions more than I can say. I have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 339–355.
Published: 01 September 1940
... sjilfvaxinn vinvi6r ; svi voru bar lands- kostir gciBir. 6. Porbjorn var8 nzsta gla8r vi8 pessi tiBindi, ok vildi bangat halda. 111. 7. Litlu siBar mztti honus citoluligr 198r af Skraelingjum, ok lbtust vilja kaupskap hafa vi8 Porbjorn ok hans menn. 8. En bessir Skrzlingjar hof8u mesta s6kn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 329–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Gliding wrapt in a brown mantle, hooded I do not know whether a man or a woman —But who is that on the other side of you? —T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land (1922) Los descended to me And Los behind me stood, a terrible fl aming Sun, just close Behind my back. —William...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., how beautiful the Weald looked! The hills stood out above its radiance, as Fiesole stands above the Tuscan Plain, and the South Downs, if one chose, were the mountains of Carrara. She might be forgetting her Italy, but she was noticing more things in her Eng- land. One could...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 419–425.
Published: 01 December 1947
... accessible. D’Arbois de Jubain- ville translated a short section of it from the Book of Leinster, the oldest manuscript (ca. 1160),l but other texts and translations2 were based upon O’Clery’s seventeenth-century recension. No one could tell whether details given by O’Clery went back to the twelfth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 392–393.
Published: 01 December 1976
... Twain in the Holy Land. By FRANKLINWALKER. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1974. xii + 234 pp. $9.95. For most Americans of the nineteenth century as for most Englishmen, the European Grand Tour normally did not extend beyond Italy to the eastern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 33–70.
Published: 01 March 1998
... journeys from her exile in Wales to London; back to Wales; then to Ire- land, London, Ireland, the Scottish Highlands, London, Wales, and the Highlands; and, finally and triumphally, to Ireland. She circles dizzyingly through the Celtic periphery as well as through England’s national heart, where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 123–155.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., by contrast, turns on a murder 134 MLQ June 2012 and nishes with the land’s white inheritors moving from America back to England. Most important, the book grounds its ction of the memory and the promise of American violence in an explicit framework...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that Moore detected in Eliot’s poetry a sinister streak that could not simply be attributed to artistic daring. Elinor Wylie ( 1923 ), in a review of The Waste Land , looked back on Prufrock with less uncertainty about the “humiliation” Eliot had visited on the figure in “Portrait of a Lady”: “I felt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 154–168.
Published: 01 June 1978
... of a promised land; all send her out into the wide spaces and high mountains of the south- west United States and Mexico; and all test her possible salvation through the spirit of place she finds or through the ancient, pre-Chris- tian beliefs of the American and Mexican Indians she encounters...