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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1958) 19 (4): 354–355.
Published: 01 December 1958
...Maurice J. Quinlan Joyce Hemlow. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1958. Pp. xvi + 528. $8.50. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 The History of Fanny Burney. By JOYCE HEMLOW.Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1958. Pp. xvi + 528. $8.50. The members of the Burney...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1996) 57 (4): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 1996
... appropriations of chivalrous sentimentality for politically conservative purposes-the “family values” of another day-afFected the gender position of women writers. “As Wollstonecraft, Burney, and Radcliffe severally show, sentimental man, having taken over once-fem- inine attributes, leaves to women only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1947) 8 (3): 319–341.
Published: 01 September 1947
... should she reject the possibility that Burney, in 1707, made the mistake of thinking that Philip was the son of the long-dead Thomas, or, in mere inadvertence, of writing fiZius in place of frater? Thomas was doubtless known to Burney and to others as the author of his published books. It is true...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 March 1945
... friends. When we consider, however, that these included such men as Dr. Johnson, Dr. Burney, Sir William Jones, Dr. Priestley, John Adams, Ben- jamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson, to name only a few, we may agree that life for John Paradise was certainly not barren. His wife, Lucy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1971) 32 (4): 440–443.
Published: 01 December 1971
... discriminate the poet from his cousins, the lunatic and the lover” (p. 360). Burney’s History, in its need to satisfy every audience, “inevitably hearkens to common denominators” (p. 285). Thomas Warton “journeys along the road to Xanadu, not the road to Parnassus” (p. 364). HEKTKAND H. HKONSON...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 464–474.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Alice Stayert Brandenburg Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 THE THEME OF THE MYSTERIOUS MOTHER By ALICESTAYERT BRANDENBURG When Fanny Burney read a copy of Horace Walpole’s Th.e Myste- rious Mother, which she had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1964) 25 (2): 223–224.
Published: 01 June 1964
... and early nineteenth centuries. Although Crabb Robinson’s is the most frequently quoted, Fanney Burney’s and Joseph Farington’s personal records are, each within its own sphere, invaluable. (Unfortunately, the diary of William Godwin, owned by Lord Abinger, is still unpublished, although...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1947
... critical interpretation of Burns, and Lord David Cecil another on Fanny Burney’s novels. Though it includes some American contributions, the volume is obviously distinctly in the English tradition of literary studies. The study of the “history of ideas,” for instance, seems to have attracted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1971) 32 (4): 439–440.
Published: 01 December 1971
... lover” (p. 360). Burney’s History, in its need to satisfy every audience, “inevitably hearkens to common denominators” (p. 285). Thomas Warton “journeys along the road to Xanadu, not the road to Parnassus” (p. 364). ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1958) 19 (4): 355–356.
Published: 01 December 1958
... characteri- zations to an even more deadly degree. As a result she has few readers today. But no one should hesitate to read The History of Fartny Burney. It is a delight- ful and a distinguished work of scholarship. MAURICEJ. QUINLAN Boston...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
... shines in her chapters on the sentimental, gothic, and turn-of-the- century novels. She argues that phallic causality is threatened, on the one hand, by the rejection of structure in Sterne, Mackenzie, and Brooke and, on the other, by a movement toward “affiliation”in Burney (Evelznu) and Frances...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 December 1947
... were composed about the same time. The Christian Ethicks are probably late in their author’s life; since The DiaJogue is found only in the Burney MS, it may have been composed after the Dobell MS was written. A Contemplation is thought by Miss Wade to be an early work, on the ground that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1951
... inspiration of Richardson’s bourgeois realism, Goldsmith’s benevolence, Smollett’s quixotic zeal (Launcelot Greaves), Sterne’s eccentricity (so mad, so wise, so gay, as Diderot called it), Miss Burney’s manners transcript, Bage’s utopian amelioratives, Miss Radcliffe’s Udolphian horrors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 September 1951
... called it), Miss Burney’s manners transcript, Bage’s utopian amelioratives, Miss Radcliffe’s Udolphian horrors, Godwin’s political polemicism is Deism, only if we allow the new philosophy to be all of these things. Ostensibly, it is not. Professor Foster’s difficulties are conspicuously...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1958) 19 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1958
... Wife of Bath's Tole. Wexford, Ireland: John English 81 Co., 1957. Pp. 148. Hemlow, Joyce. The History of Fanny Burney. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1958. Pp. xvi + 528. $8.50. Houtchens, Carolyn Washburn, and Lawrence Huston Houtchens (editors). The English Romantic Poets and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 555–557.
Published: 01 December 1940
... form used more sparingly. Surprisingly, he finds relatively few of what he would call novels of manners in letters. Traces of Fanny Burney’s influence are found in some works, but Professor Black feels that sentimental distortion prevented the objective intellectual appraisal of society...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1968) 29 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 September 1968
... Voyagers. Madison, Mil- waukee, and London: University of Wisconsin Press, 1968. xxiii + 391 pp. $7.50. Bloom, Edward A. (editor). Frances Burney: “Evelina, or the History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World.” London, New York, Toronto: Oxford Univer- sity Press, Oxford English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2001) 62 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the early novel is being shaped by readings of Behn, Haywood, Lennox, Burney, and Inchbald, to name a few. Such changes are not merely local; they effect transformations throughout the system. For once basic value judgments are disputed, reflection begins to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1958) 19 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 June 1958
... Sterne earned some f700 by Tristram Shandy ( 1760-1767). These were highwater marks, how- ever, until the nineties, when Fanny Burney received f3,000 for her Camilla ( 17 which was published by subscription ;20 Mrs. Rad- cliffe, f900 for The Italian; and Mrs. Inchbald, f1,W to f1,500 for her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
...—Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson, and Fanny Burney—as by Jane Austen and the Brontës. Ever since graduate school my scholarship has regularly crisscrossed the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century divide. Back then, I blithely thought, inspired by Armstrong, that this was what everybody was going to do. I...