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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Nicholas Halmi The Story of Joy: From the Bible to Late Romanticism . By Adam Potkay. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiii + 304 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language. By John T. Hamilton. New York: Columbia University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 139–167.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Yosefa Raz Abstract Between 1741 and 1750 Robert Lowth, Oxford’s fifth chair of poetry, presented a series of groundbreaking lectures that reimagined the Hebrew Bible as literature, emphasizing its artful formal qualities. Today he is best known for rediscovering the parallelism of ancient Hebrew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 71–73.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Daniel G. Calder C. Fowler David. Seattle: University of Washington Press; London: Sheldon Press, 1976. x + 263 pp. $14.95. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 REVIEWS The Bible in Early English Literature. By DAVIDC. FOWLER.Seattle: Uni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 March 1981
..., this book demonstrates the inadequacy of the critic as would-be poet. HELENVENDLER Boston University The Sword of the Spirit: Puritan Responses to the Bible. By JOHN R. KNOTT, JR. Chi- cago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1980. ix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 June 1987
.... “SO“ QF MYSELF” AS WHITMAN’S AMERICAN BIBLE* By HERBERTJ. LEVINE While he was working toward a third edition of Leaves of Grass, during June 1857, Whitman wrote himself a note that is often quoted but rarely used as a guide to reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 378–385.
Published: 01 December 1987
...David C. Fowler Robert Alter and Frank Kermode. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1987. 678 pp. $29.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 REVIEWS The Literary Guide to the Bible. Edited by ROBERTALTER and FRANKKERMODE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1941
...Clarence Gohdes Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 A NOTE ON WHITMAN’S USE OF THE BIBLE AS A MODEL By CLARENCEGOHDES I Anyone who undertakes to make a general assertion about Walt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 214.
Published: 01 June 1961
... in the Trade of Book arid Bible Printing, Periodical Production, Jobbing. By P. M. HANDOVER.Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1960. Pp. 224. $4.75. The main title of this series of lectures is misleading, and the subtitle is not much more accurate. What we have is an elementary picture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and that deceive the fallen angels by turning to ash in their mouths. This episode has been the object of much critical discussion, and none of its identified sources, including the Bible, Lucan, and Spenser, provides a convincing model for Milton's depiction of the tantalizing food. I propose that Milton imitates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 395–410.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and the sea, or politics (fill in any major subject known to the Victorians you can think of and see if you have noticed, or can even imagine a likely trend toward, a comparable level of error and confusion in peer-reviewed, published scholarship). And it is important to keep in mind that the Bible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1945
.... $2.00. In a brief work, marked equally by scholarship and by piety, Pro- fessor Cailliet suggests that the clue to Pascal lies in the Bible. Chapter I11 examines connections between the Bible and the thought and personality of Pascal, while chapter IV propounds the author’s thesis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 239–242.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and manner of treatments of Shakespeare in forms of Christian belief, the new ways in which both the Bible and Shakespeare’s text have been explored, and the parallel growth of exegetical studies of the Bible and Shakespeare. In this LaPorte’s book is, to my knowledge, unique, bringing to light practices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 422–425.
Published: 01 December 1983
.... $37.50. In July 1547, just six months after the death of Henry VIII, Protector Somerset and his Council ordered the incumbent of every parish in the realm to place in his church two books, a complete English Bible and Erasmus’s Paraphrases, and to “exhort every person to read the same...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1945
... Lorris anticipated both Dante and Goethe. Two topics call for more generous treatment. One is Charlemagne, no “grand barbare germain” but a lover of Roman order and an- tiquity, an instinctive philologist, who desired corrected texts of the Bible, of important liturgical works, of the rule...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1945
... and coherence of doctrine in the Bible. Sometimes, again, he forgets that the Bible is the sort of book in which one may, if he will, find just about everything or anything. Also, he is too much inclined to refer to the Scriptures in a vaguely edifying manner-as when, in the incident of Pascal’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 510.
Published: 01 December 1945
.... As in his previous work, The Cluc to Pascal, the writer has em- phasized, unduly perhaps, the influence of the Bible in the shaping of Pascal’s life and thought. In the chapter, “A Lamp unto My Feet he says: “Alike in his life and in his work, the Bible came to hold such an important place...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., not (as common explications would have it) in the spoken Word of God, which is ultimately inaccessible, but in the Bible, the text in which the Word is manifested or immanent, in which it becomes words. Vision and Revision transforms Coleridge’s writings from the realm of personal utterance based...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 41–55.
Published: 01 March 1952
... by a jumble of biblical criticism, and it says things about the Bible and religion that must have been unpalatable to many of its readers. It says unorthodox things about the books of the Old Testament, about “modern Bibliolatry” ; it discusses the Koran and the Vedas, and modern literary works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 340–344.
Published: 01 June 1942
... of the Bible only after he had settled at Ferney. These last-mentioned results of Mr. Wade’s research achieve complete expression only in the later chapters of his work, but the arguments that will tend in this direction are apparent from the beginning. It is a reasonable statement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 509–510.
Published: 01 December 1945
... overlying so many seemingly baffling contradictions. As in his previous work, The Cluc to Pascal, the writer has em- phasized, unduly perhaps, the influence of the Bible in the shaping of Pascal’s life and thought. In the chapter, “A Lamp unto My Feet he says: “Alike in his life and in his...