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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 303–319.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 UXOR AND ALISON NOAH’S WIFE IN THE FLOOD PLAYS AND CHAUCER’S WIFE OF BATH By MELVINSTORM As befits a character of her personality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 257–273.
Published: 01 September 1972
...Britton J. Harwood Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 THE WIFE OF BATH AND THE DREAM OF INNOCENCE By BRITTON J. HARWOOD The sad note some hear in the voice of the Wife of Bath ca be inte preted as “die...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 March 1959
...: John English & Co., 1957. Pp. 148. “Why was it all necessary?” asks Sigmund Eisner, disarmingly, of his re-study of the sources of The Wife of Bath’s Tale (p. 141). He was not impelled to write a contribution to literary criticism of the tale, which seems to him, in modesty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 377–391.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Timothy D. O'Brien Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 TROUBLING WATERS: THE FEMININE AND THE WIFE OF BATH’S PERFORMANCE By TIMOTHYD. O’BRIEN Chaucer’s construction of the Wife of Bath’s performance depends...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Arthur K. Moore Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 THE PARDONER’S INTERRUPTION OF THE WIFE OF BATH’S PROLOGUE By ARTHURK. MOORE The continuity of the Wifeof Bath‘s Prologue appears to be broken by the Pardoner’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 September 1981
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 ALISOUN’S EAR By MELVINSTORM Although the Wife of Bath may not have attracted the attentions of Chaucer’s Clerk to the degree some critics think she would have liked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 37–40.
Published: 01 March 1952
... on what Keats wrote are subjects which still invite attention. A parallel between the opening of Lamia and the beginning of the Wifeof Bath’s Tale suggests one kind of pleasure Keats may have found in Chaucer’s poetry and a possible reminiscence from his reading of it. The parallel raises...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., The Man of Law’s Tale, the Prologue and Tale of the Wife of Bath, The Clerk’s Tale, and The Pardoner’s Tale, CHRISTINE M. ROSE 91 Dinshaw develops the notion that Chaucer’s poetics operates as a cri- tique of the patriarchal construct...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 475–495.
Published: 01 December 1997
... publications of the 1790s make it the most topical of her books, and its thick documentary description of Bath incidentally satirizes the lust for consumer durables among both wealthy landlords and would-be fashionables. The role of consumer goods in the novel was first noticed and eloquently appreci...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 368–377.
Published: 01 September 1967
...Martin C. Battestin Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 1 Benjamin Boyce. The Benevolent Man: A Life of Ralph Allen of Bath . Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. xiv + 304 pp. $7.95. Malvin R. Zirker, Jr. Fielding's Social Pamphlets: A Study of “An Enquiry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 450–452.
Published: 01 December 1985
... with the full spectrum of the predecessor’s writings. This approach works especially well in Donaldson’s first chapter, on the “Pyramus and Thisbe” play in A Midsum- mer Night’s Dream and The Tale ofsir Thopas, and in the last, on Falstaff and the Wife of Bath. Donaldson’s point is that not only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 451–477.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Music Compared, and Their Respective Effects,” in Anna Riggs Miller, Poetical Amusements at a Villa near Bath, 3 vols. (Bath, 1776 – 78), 3:18 – 19. 18  “An Ode to Mr. Handel, on His Playing on the Organ” (London, 1722). This poem was reprinted in 1781 and again in 1791, at the height...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 March 1969
... adventures. For example, when Catherine and Mrs. Allen travel to Bath, “Neither robbers nor tempests befriended them, nor one lucky overturn to introduce them to the hero” (p. 19).e After they arrive at Bath, Catherine has no acquaintance even in the midst of crowds (as Mrs. Allen repeatedly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 330–344.
Published: 01 September 1970
... of death” realized for a hapless eminent Augustan. Finally, there is the major crux. The work is attributed on the title page to a writer describ- ing himself as “Charles Wilson, Esq.” Elsewhere, the name becomes “Charles Wilson of Bath.” The identity of this man, otherwise unknown to history, has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 June 1949
..., 1817 ; originally published in parts). The “excursion to Oxford” (p. 83) was really a visit to Bath, and the “newspaper shop” (p. 83) was neither at Oxford nor at Bath but at Clifton (i.e., Bristol). “Hardy . . . gave up Sophocles and Aeschylus . . .” (p. 223). True, he gave up trying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 367–371.
Published: 01 September 1992
... beings from whose reported speech and actions the audience of the text identifies and interprets a living self in a social context” (p. 27; though this refers to Hansen’s treatment of the Wife of Bath’s Tale, it is generally applicable). On the other hand, Hansen adds that she reads this self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 292–294.
Published: 01 September 1988
... exploration of her thesis; the book in general is thin, playful, and suggestive rather than richly analytical. She spends more time in trying to establish the presence of a pun than in probing the exact nature of the rebelliousness of the Wife of Bath or the Pardoner. Particularly disappointing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
... that of his broth- er-in-law is exactly the opposite. The Bath offers the following humour-characters: Sir Oliver Oldgame, a dissenter and a hen- pecked husband ; his imperious wife Lydia ; Sir Carolus Codshead, nostalgic for the days of Henry VIII; Delia, a doting mother who regales her loutish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 389–407.
Published: 01 September 1990
... into a horned stag, is devoured by his own dogs. January’s “squire” Damyan further develops this image of January/Acteon when “toJanuarie he gooth as lowe / As ever did a dogge for the bowe” (4.2012-13). Referring to Chaucer’s Wife of Bath and Alison of the MiZZer’s Tale, Weissman suggests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of them especially memorable. In fact, it may come as a surprise that one of the first encounters made by Austen’s slow-­witted heroine, Catherine Morland, on her arrival in Bath is with a clock: “ ‘What a delightful place Bath is,’ said Mrs. Allen, as they sat down near the great clock, after...