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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michael B. Prince This essay reopens the case of two identically titled works that appeared within twelve months of each other, a preface and poem by John Dryden (1682) and a philosophical treatise by Charles Blount (1683). It argues that the latter was written before the former and not by Blount...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 295–307.
Published: 01 September 1964
...Trevor Blount Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE CHADBANDS AND DICKENS’ VIEW OF DISSENTERS By TREVORBLOUNT To realize the immensity of Dickens’ achievement in his novels, we must recognize the extent of his experimentation...
Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 294–297.
Published: 01 September 1981
... impetuous Earl of Essex, the adored “Stella” of Sidney’s influential sonnet sequence, and the lover of Charles Blount, whose several children she bore and with whom she cohabited openly until a divorce from Lord Rich (made possible by her confession of adultery) enabled her a month later to enter...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 1947
... to follow in much inter- esting detail the development of our English dictionary from Caw- drey’s little Table Alphabeticall through Bullokar, Cockeram, Blount, and various others to the more impressive works of Bailey, Kersey, and Dyce. On the whole, the numerous parallel lists of definitions...
Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 213–228.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of the old con- flict between the generations which Waugh had seen as the principal agent of his comedy in the earlier works. Charles and his father repre- sent a revival of the Alice-like relationship between Adam Symes and Colonel Blount of Vile Bodies (1930). Like Colonel Blount, Mr. Ryder...
Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 210–212.
Published: 01 June 1983
... satiric treatment of Wharton (p. 182), and he blurs important distinctions between Pope’s ideal woman, who “ne’er answers till a Husband cools” (To a Lady, 261), and the spinster Martha Blount. He gives rather darker readings of Fortescue and Arbuthnot, arguing that the poems are Horatian...
Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 247–271.
Published: 01 September 1973
... youngest son had drowned, Eloisa reacts to a sudden shock in discovering Abelard’s letter, and the violence of her reaction is, as with Parson Adams, high tribute to the powers of human affection. In one context Pope could exalt the temperance of Martha Blount, “Mistress of herself, tho’ China...
Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 300–303.
Published: 01 September 1981
... Blount a “rounded heroine.” Rather, she “possesses a central self that is known through, but is not reducible to, its attributes” (pp. 103-4). It is not fully clear how our knowledge of her is “substantial,” especially in the light of what Bogel calls the “self-mock- ing exhaustiveness...
Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., The Complete Poem of John Wil- mot, Earl of Rochester, ed. David M. Vieth (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1968), p. 99. 114 THE COUNTRY-WIFE plains to his friend Miss Blount, “Too much your Sex is by their Forms confin’d, / Severe to all, but most...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 155–162.
Published: 01 June 1944
... (London, 1687), but this work, which borrows much from the Theatrum Poetarum and which includes many obscure poets, totally ignores the earlier accounts of Vaughan. Plainly, the name of the poet meant nothing to Winstanley. And it seems to have meant nothing to Thomas Pope Blount, who...
Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 364–375.
Published: 01 December 1974
..., appeared in 1612. In 1646 Thonias Blount translated Estienne, providing a survey of various I talian opin- ions on the device. It should be noted that the 1648 edition of this work included an appendix listing the devices worn by members of both sides “in the late parliamentary wars.” Devices...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 1942
..., in considerable agitation, apparently resorted to a familiar defense: his betters had approved his course, or at least they had not found fault with it. Thus we have the notable letter from Daniel to Charles Blount, Earl of Devonshire, long since re- ferred to in the Dictionary of National Biography...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 504–515.
Published: 01 December 1964
... of Rejection. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1964. x + 258 pp. $6.00. Parks, Edd Winfield. Edgar Allan Poe as Literary Critic. Athens: University of Georgia Press, Eugenia Dorothy Blount Lamar Memorial Lectures, 1964. xii + 114 pp. $3.00. Parks, Edd Winfield. Henry Timrod...
Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 287–358.
Published: 01 June 2000
... seeker; to use a legal phrase mentioned above, he abjured the realm, passing over the Channel and into a wandering and uncertain exile. There are many memoirs of this extraordinary episode, ranging from Thomas Blount’s Boscobel (1660) to Samuel Pepys’s transcriptions...
Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 149–168.
Published: 01 June 1994
... power. 29 Alexander Pope to Martha Blount, c. 1724; William Shenstone, "Uncon- nected Thoughts on Gardening" (1764); and Thomas Whately, Observations on Mod- ern Cardening ( 1770) (quoted in The Genius of the Place: The EngZzsh Landscape Garda, 1620-1820, ed. John Dixon Hunt and Peter...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 March 1995
... catalog of pagan “wickedness” (20) has much in common with the Christian anticlassicism of Thomas Blount, John Milton, Alexan- der Pope, and others, though it employs a further layer of argumenta- tion.33 The ancient pagans’ immorality flows from their oral culture, and as Defoe equates...
Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 March 2006
... a contradiction within honour itself. For, as the leaders of a court faction, Southampton, Blount, Mountjoy, Essex himself were all inseparable from the court; their influence, their resources, their mode of wielding power, their capacity to translate aspiration...
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 September 1941
...- ceived considerable attention in recent years. Pierre Villey’s studies on his influence in England include L’lnfluence de Mon- taigne sur tes idkes pkdagogiques de Locke et de Rousseau (1911), Montaigne et Frangois Bacon (1913), Influence de Montaigne sur Charles Blount et les diistes...
Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 383–388.
Published: 01 September 2002
... collaborative activities of the company” (56). Brooks convincingly shows that only a coalescence of interests between playhouse and printing house could give rise to the extraordinary cooperation between John Heminge and Henry Condell and the King’s Men, on the one hand, and the publish- ers, Edward Blount...
Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 388–391.
Published: 01 September 2002
... cooperation between John Heminge and Henry Condell and the King’s Men, on the one hand, and the publish- ers, Edward Blount and Isaac Jaggard, and the printer, William Jaggard, on the other, that made the publication of the First Folio viable. According to Brooks, only in this way could Shakespeare...