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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Richard L. Hoffman Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE BURNING OF “BOKE” IN PZERS PLOWMAN By RICHARDL. HOFFMAN In an admirably detailed analysis of the speech of “Boke” in Piers PZowman,l R. E. Kaske has sought to associate the last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 12–20.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Richard Morton Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 NARRATIVE IRONY IN ROBERT BURNS’S TAM 0’ SHANTER By RICHARDMORTON The critical problems presented by Robert Burns’s Tam 0’ Shunter generally arise from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew Wickman This essay addresses the relationship between shape and number that is implicit to the conversion of statistics into forms of visual display. It does so by way of the work and legacy of Robert Burns, particularly the well-known poems “To a Louse” and “To a Mouse.” Bearing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Patrick Caddeau Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan . By Susan L. Burns. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003. x + 282 pp. University of Washington 2006 Patrick Caddeau is director of studies at Forbes College, Princeton University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 500–501.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... Mary’s College, California Robert Burns: His Associates and Contemporaries. The Train, Grierson, Young, and Hope Manuscripts. Edited, with an Intro- duction by ROBERTT. FITZHUGH.With The Journal of the Bor- der Tozcr. Edited by DELANCEYFERGUSON. Chapel Hill : Univer- sity of North...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
...Lee Bliss Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 4 THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE finally, Beaumont blends satire and celebration and offers the the- ater’s defeat but also the triumph of the dramatic imagination. The satire is there, to be sure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 June 1951
...Wayne Burns Cyril Connolly. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. Pp. x + 265. $4.00. Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 Sophus Keith Winther 239 biography, and it is a view that needed the careful analysis given it. He was also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1952
...Harry H. Burns Richard Chase. New York: Macmillan Company, 1949. Pp. xiii + 305. $4.50. Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 218 Reviews At the same time, Dr. Albrecht stresses Hazlitt’s criticisms which are still pertinent, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Harry H. Burns Kenneth Walter Cameron. Raleigh, N. C.: The Thistle Press, 1941. pp. 144. $3.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 James Gordon Emerson 325 tive factors. Yet, as antecedent probability, they could have pro...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1986
...SANDRA IHLE BURNS E. JANE. Columbus: Ohio State University Press for Miami University, 1985. ix + 208 pp. $22.00. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 REVIEWS Arthurian Fictions: Rereading the Vulgate Cycle. By E. JANE BLIKIVS.Columbus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 403–404.
Published: 01 December 1962
...Robert B. Martin Wayne Burns. New York: Bookman Associates, 1961. Pp. 360. $6.00. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 S. K. Winther 403 In the Soliloquy Arnold deals with “the poignant sense of man’s imprisonment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 154–168.
Published: 01 June 1978
... the revisions: the following scene offers one clear illus- D. H.Lawrence and the New World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1969). 156 THE PLUMED SEIIPEA’T tration. Kate, whose surname in the first draft is Burns rather than Leslie, goes to visit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 28–32.
Published: 01 March 1958
... Demi, having started a fire on a flat stone, bids the children march three times around it to form a circle. The command executed, he burns in succession a small scrapbook, a toy boat, and a company of lead soldiers. Then he obliges Daisy to immolate a dozen paper dolls...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 402–403.
Published: 01 December 1962
... pretend to be competent in Victorian literature without some knowledge of Charles Reade? Wayne Burns has recognized the drawbacks in treating either Reade’s works, life, or place in literary history in a full book and has instead devised the subtitle of “A Study in Victorian Author- ship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 September 1943
...H. E. Briggs Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 KEATS’S “SICKLY IMAGINATION AND SICK PRIDE” By H. E. BRIGS One of the most important products of Keats’s walking tour of Scotland is his “Sonnet on Visiting the Tomb of Burns.” This, in recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1995
...-or even mildly different ones will not find them here. In this version of what is now being labeled the “new aestheticism,” the “successes”are Wordsworth and Burns, the “failures” are Macpherson and Hogg, and Scott straddles the border. Murphy’s purpose, it turns out, is not to rewrite what he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 March 1948
...! I, & tis Fitt ye world should know as well as I, wherefore I dye; from whence from whence that Flash of Lighteninge came, that turnde my wytherd hart into a Flame; I Burne! I Burne! Oh how I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 195–207.
Published: 01 September 1960
... walking tour in Scotland with Charles Brown in the summer of 1818. Moved by the mountains and lakes; curious about the primitive surroundings, the strangeness of speech and person; conscious of Burns in the landscape of both Scotland and his own mind; attentive to the ballads and the country...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 499–500.
Published: 01 December 1944
... bad a poet Blacklock may have been, this effort of Hume’s was not altogether wasted, for it was Blacklock who later prevented Burns from emigrating to the West Indies by en- couraging him to continue his writing. Another who was aided by Hume was his kinsman, John Hume, whose tragedy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Percy and his archrival, Joseph Ritson, but poet-collectors like Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, and Thomas Moore. Percy cast himself as one following in Shakespeare’s footsteps in his efforts to enrich poetry by incorporating old songs: one whole section of his work was devoted to popular songs quoted...