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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
...J. L. Simmons Epigraphs from William Roper’s “Life of Sir Thomas More” represent rituals of familial blessing in transition from the feudal to the early modern. They exemplify Shakespeare’s complex employment of the ritual in Hamlet and throughout his plays from the farcical to the serene. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1953
... henceforward not to be neglected Biagio Schiavo (1675-1750). ELIOGIANTURCO Washington, D.C. ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE AND BRAN THE BLESSED It is not my practice to answer all criticisms of my books, but when a scholar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Richard Blessing Jay Parini. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1979. xi + 203 pp. $12.50. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 RICHARD BLESSING 30 1 Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic. By JAY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1975) 36 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Jarold Ramsey Allen Blessing Richard. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1974. x + 240 pp. $8.95 Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 2 1‘1 KEVIEWS Theodore Koethke’s Dynamic Vision. By KICHARDALLEN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 497–498.
Published: 01 December 1944
... to neglect the way in which worldly enterprise in return supported Protestant- ism or to infer a bottomless cynicism among traders who evoked God’s blessing upon their argosies and held ships’ chaplains to be as necessary as navigators. Louis B. Wright, in this admirable vol- ume of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1961) 22 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 1961
... is in the other side of his “disease,” in the psychical side, the seat of man’s person- ality, that the difference between Goethe and Mann’s previous artists lies. Speaking further in “Goethe und Tolstoi” of the genius blessed by nature and of his divergence from the norm, Mann...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1955) 16 (2): 171.
Published: 01 June 1955
... Poem on the Passion,” includes a genuinely lyric digression on the Blessed Virgin which makes it a valuable addition to the type. The Latin text and English rendering of “Cur Mundus Militat,” Nos. 14-15, supply useful material for the study of this popular version of the ubi sunt theme...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 December 1944
... supported Protestant- ism or to infer a bottomless cynicism among traders who evoked God’s blessing upon their argosies and held ships’ chaplains to be as necessary as navigators. Louis B. Wright, in this admirable vol- ume of lectures delivered in 1942 on the Walker-Ames Foundation at...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1946) 7 (1): 57–60.
Published: 01 March 1946
... sections not long before he wrote his lines. One couplet typical of the thought in the two sections noted reads : Death is the keye, which mlocks miserie, And lets the soule to blessed libertie (“Of Death This idea of the blessings of death as compared to the woes of life is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 December 1942
...; he next chanceth on the spirit of Reuenge : She perswades him blood and treacherie against all his enemies, as th’onlie means to remount to pristin blesse in despight of Fortune: But she likewise manifesting in the end the treason of her tale by a sudden whip away from his eye at the sight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1981) 42 (4): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 1981
... Self-Expression. By JOAN KEES. Cam- bridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. viii + 204 pp. $39.95. Joan Kees is not one of those critics blessed with the dubious gift of being able to understand an author without appreciating him. Her book provides a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1982) 43 (2): 174–176.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., scene 8 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream includes “Pyramus and Thisby” but not the final blessing of the marriages by Oberon and his troupe, who enter after the court and the mechanicals have exited and therefore constitute scene 9. The stage-clearing criterion, though apparently sensible, creates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1965) 26 (2): 338–339.
Published: 01 June 1965
... produce a reaction. E. D. Hirsch’s book is a salvo in the counterrevolution. His divisionist thesis, attractively presented, is that Blake radically changed his interpretation of reality at least three times. In the 1780’s Blake posited antithetical worlds: a bleakly natural one and a blessed one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 March 1941
...- gling with the Cynewulfian poems he found a blessed stay in Mr. Kennedy’s prose translations, which had then recently appeared (1910). Some years later came prose renderings of the Cadmonian poems (1916), equally spirited and useful, and after twenty years, his graceful translations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 March 1941
... Princeton University, New York : Oxford Uni- versity Press, 1940. Pp. lxv+121. $2.50. Professor Kennedy is a skillful and indefatigable translator of Old English verse. A generation ago when the reviewer was strug- gling with the Cynewulfian poems he found a blessed stay in Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 563–564.
Published: 01 December 1940
... ; though our forefathers, as Mr. Woolff makes clear, ex- ercised a nice discrimination. A solid and homogeneous culture made impossible the extravagances of present-day America, and a blessed illiteracy prevented fond parents and fonder daughters from perpetrating the fourth and fifth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1959) 20 (4): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 1959
... crude effects. But whether we consider the foreign invasion as a blessing or not, the German professionals had prepared the way. The little community of Wattens is an early station on this way. University of Texas ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 370–371.
Published: 01 September 1948
..., and that they are blessed in their riches in order to bestow greater charities on the poor. As pictured in the Readers, so we are told, good children are industrious and thrifty, whereas the bad children are idlers. In promoting this dogma the McGuffey Readers, it is claimed, played into the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1945
... in collecting and interpreting these documents should win him the blessing of many scholars. Especially valuable are his critical bibliographical notes. In his introduction (pp. 1-108) Professor Wolfe maintains a wise objectivity, reserving the damning or praising of Leveller...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1945
... articles on the Memoirs of Jefferson hold him up earnestly as an example to the youth of France. As to his criticism of Tocqueville’s first two volumes, it shows us Sainte-Beuve wondering whether Europeans will always have to emigrate in order to secure the blessings of tolerance and liberty...