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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 437–445.
Published: 01 December 1951
...Tristram P. Coffin Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 COLERIDGE’S USE OF THE BALLAD STANZA IN “THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER” By TRISTRAMP. COFFIN In the telling of a supernatural story such as “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” it is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1977) 38 (4): 336–347.
Published: 01 December 1977
...JOHN D. NILES Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 ∗ An earlier version of this paper under the title “Tam Lin: A Ballad of Survival” was presented at the 1974 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society in Portland, Oregon. I would like to thank Peter Wortsman of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1969) 30 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 March 1969
... the present work. BLAKELEE SPAHR University of California, Berkeley A Literary History of the Popular Ballad. By DAVIDC. FOWLER.Durham: Duke University Press, 1968. 352 pp. $10.75. David Fowler’s Literary History of the Popular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1978) 39 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1978
... ends. KARL LROEBER Colitmbicc University Why the “Lyrical Ballads”? The Background, Writing, and Character of Wordsworth’s 1798 “Lyrical Ballads.” By JOHNE. JORDAN.Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Janet Sorensen In dominant accounts, the eighteenth-century “ballad revival” brought a dead form back to life by digging up old songs and restoring their force and meaning. It also brought “the people,” as producers or consumers of ballads, to a kind of national public life but relegated them to an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 381–387.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Robert J. Menner Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THREE FRAGMENTARY ENGLISH BALLADES IN THE MELLON CHANSONNIER By ROBERTJ. MENNER The beautiful Burgundian chansonnier now in the Yale University Library contains the music and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1965) 26 (4): 614–615.
Published: 01 December 1965
... congratu- lated on having given us what is so far the best comprehensive view of the poet at work. RICHARDHARRIER New York University Living with Ballads. By WILLAMUIR. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. 260 pp. $5.75. Willa...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 March 1940
...Leo Spitzer Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 1 Texte légèrment retouché d'une conférence faite à Bryn Mawr College en 1938. ETUDE AHISTORIQUE D’UN TEXTE : BALLADE DES DAMES DU TEMPS JADIS’ Par LEOSPITZER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 1945
...George W. Umphrey Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 SPANISH BALLADS IN ENGLISH PART I, HISTORICAL SURVEY By GEORGEW. UMPHREY The charm of the old popular ballads of Spain has been felt inore widely and deeply than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1946) 7 (1): 21–33.
Published: 01 March 1946
...George W. Umphrey Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 SPANISH BALLADS IN ENGLISH PART 11, VERSE TECHNIQUE By GE~RCEw. UMPJTREY One hundred and fifty years ago Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee, published his Essay on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Elizabeth Helsinger Abstract What is a song? As a literary term, song had acquired particular historical meanings for poets writing in English by the mid-nineteenth century. The ballad and song revival of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries reawakened interest not only in traditional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1940) 1 (3): 413–416.
Published: 01 September 1940
... cosmopolitan taste might expect to find him- self on more or less familiar ground; it is a comprehensive, com- parative study of all European balladries, in a score of languages and many dialects. Primarily a student of Spanish ballads, he looked to the recognized authorities in other ballad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 23–35.
Published: 01 March 1940
... number and nature of ballads common to both countries or with the inferences to be drawn from the agree- ments. Such a comparison proves to be very instructive. Similar comparisons, it need scarcely be said, may throw light on the tra- ditions of other pairs of countries, for example, on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1949) 10 (1): 61–67.
Published: 01 March 1949
... Champions of Christendom, appears on the title pages of two separate collections of ballads and miscellaneous poems published in the first quarter of the seventeenth century. The earlier of the two, A Crown Garland of Golden Roses, was printed in 1612 by G. Eld for John Wright, and reprinted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1940) 1 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 September 1940
... many dialects. Primarily a student of Spanish ballads, he looked to the recognized authorities in other ballad literatures for aid in the solution of certain problems pertaining to ballads in general ; but their inferences and theories were at such variance with each other and with those of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 June 2017
... most readily have been called a ballad. When they named poems “ballads,” Cohen argues, nineteenth-century Americans were not classifying literary works by their formal or aesthetic attributes; they were saying that such poems enjoyed a particular kind of social life, defined by its conditions of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1969) 30 (3): 340–355.
Published: 01 September 1969
... ballads along with his other trumpery-counterfeit stones, ribbon, glass, pomanders, shoe-ties. He sells his wares with songs sung over them as if “they were gods or goddesses” (IV.iv.210), and he sells his ballads as trinkets. The stom- achers, pins, and bracelets advertised as supplying “What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 March 1953
... English pens. Chaucer had written imperfect rondels and ballades, Wyatt rondeaus which an ignorant editor printed as defective sonnets,6 and Patrick Carey, in the seventeenth century, devotional triolets. But Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads of 1866, tours de force of verbal music and stanzaic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 195–207.
Published: 01 September 1960
... a lithograph, one might abstract from it various levels of line, shade, and coloring; and in the design, trace various other dimensions that set it in time and place. One of these levels is defined easily by calling the poem a ballad. But a ballad by Keats in the spring of 1819 is a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1963) 24 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 1963
... Elizabethan England the first reflection of a national mood in- evitably came from the journalists of the times, the broadside ballad- ers. We have no way of knowing exactly how many ballads the troubles of Antwerp inspired, but entered in the Stationers’ Register are three of them-none extant...