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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 465–490.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in, dear boy, I’m visible now. Come and talk to me while I powder my nose” [Isherwood 2008 (1935–39): 98]) and the sexual practice of his masochism. Norris’s queerness is coupled with a tendency to duplicitous and amoral behavior: a combination that is, of course, anathema to any search for favorable...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 513–516.
Published: 01 December 1995
... acknowledges its limitations or works harder to remove them. Alexander Pettit, University of North Texas (;rndur in Ply on thr Shnkrs@wmn Stngr: Boy Hvroinrs and Frmnlr I’qrs. By Michael Shapiro. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994. viii t 282 PP. $34.50...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 404–416.
Published: 01 December 1950
..., who had died the previous year. In that letter occurs the following passage : When he [Marcolino di Forli] was quite broken down with age and infirmity he had a lad to wait upon him in his cell, from whom he could not hide the devo- tions which he practiced. The boy observed that he...
Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Richard C. Boys Margaret M. Fitzgerald. New York: King's Crown Press, 1947. Pp. x + 270. $3.00. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 116 Reviews Milton sees. One is, in fact, too often reminded of the sophomore who flaps his hand and inquires how...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 130–136.
Published: 01 June 1955
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1956
Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 409–424.
Published: 01 December 1971
.... 409 410 KOETHKE’S GKEEN HOUSE POEMS about a girl thrown by her horse, a small boy waltzed to giddy joy (or is it terror?) by his tipsy father. Above all, it is the so-called “greenhouse poems,” in which one finds the special Roethkean voice. These are the poems...
Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 64–80.
Published: 01 March 1985
... the elderly woman and the little boy. But Barbie recognizes the gulf between them. She has read of the attacks on Miss Crane and Daphne Manners. “She found it difficult to distinguish,” Scott writes, “between the teacher who died in the attack on Edwina and the Indian who was supposed to have had...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 508–522.
Published: 01 December 1969
... contained two curious poems related to Her- bert’s “Aethiopissa.” The first was called “A Blackmore Mayd wooing a faire Boy: sent to the Author by Mr. Hen. Rainolds.” The second was King’s own “The Boy’s answere to the Blackmore.” A Blackmore Mayd wooing a faire Boy Stay...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 1947
... the classics, boys learn history, politics, ethics, geography, and literary apprecia- tion, as well as the Latin and Greek languages.12 According to Beat- tie, the reading of the classics and the learning of grammar discipline and improve children’s minds, an argument that has been used even...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 370–385.
Published: 01 September 1969
... of association, the boy’s mind being passive: Wisdom and Spirit of the universe1 Thou Soul that art the Eternity of Thought! That giv’st to forms and images a breath And everlasting motionf not in vain, By day or star-light thus from...
Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . Dover Cedric . 1956 . “ Culture and Creativity .” Présence africaine , June–November , 287 , 295 . Du Bois W. E. B. 1928 . Dark Princess: A Romance . New York : Harcourt, Brace . Du Bois W. E...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 207–209.
Published: 01 June 1963
... difference between private- theater boys and the public boys who “were apprenticed in the normal way [sic but it is still a “most perplexing matter” how a boy “played a satisfac- tory Cleopatra to Burbage’s Anthony.” Caputi argues that since boys are not basically convincing in serious...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 1972
... of the poem- “So if all do their duty, they need not fear harm”-as a “misfortune” which “jars in the poem.”5 So, too, does Martin Nurmi propose that “Doing one’s duty here means primarily going up chimneys without having to be forced, and the ‘harm’ is the very real punishment given boys who...
Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 18–27.
Published: 01 March 1954
... a leader. He expresses his contempt for the dainty accomplishments of court, such as the music of the lute, the blandishments of love making, the caperings of the dance (lines 2598- 2603). When Zenocrate relates how she watched Celebinus, the youngest of the three boys, “trotting the ring...
Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
... indebted to a suggestion by Peter Hyland, who argues that the disguise is a dramatic device to let the heroine occupy “an area midway between actors and audience” in the role of her female persona, whence she can comment on herself as a boy and on the action The five plays using the heroine...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Clark Emery Dyer John. Edited with introduction and notes by C. Boys Richard. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Pp. xi + 114. $1.75. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Grongar Hill. By JOHN DYER. Edited with introduction and notes by RICHARDC. BOYS. Baltimore...
Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... to John Day’s Ile of Guls (1606), three gallants bewilder the boy Prologue by voicing contradictory demands-for satire, bawdry, and bombastic history-and one threatens to leave early. In another instance, because of the vociferous dissatisfaction of one of the auditors (who becomes the Prologue...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 254–262.
Published: 01 September 1962
... of Theodor Fischer, then the village and the two boy companions are as much his dream as is Philip Traum. Such is not the fact before the last chapter ; dream and physical fact are discriminated. For example, Satan tells the boys that he is not real (not material), but the gold ducats he makes...
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and acknowledged self-quotation. Such “African Americanization” thus repeats and revises an intrinsically Victorian practice. In these instances—notable also in the final chapter, on W. E. B. Du Bois—Hack’s attention to the “granularity” of African American writers’ specific and strategic Victorianisms (4...