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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1987) 48 (4): 386–388.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Daniel G. Calder J. A. Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986. ix + 211 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 386 REVIEWS The Ages of Man: A Study in Medieval Writing and Thought. By J. A. BURROW. Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Gordon Braden Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp. $53.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Epic Romance: Homer to Milton. By Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp- $53.00. Burrow’s subtitle has an old-fashioned sound, though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1966) 27 (4): 449–457.
Published: 01 December 1966
... earlier oncs, that I very iiiuch wish I could agree with it. IVhile Benson argues analytically, J. A. Burrow insists that “;in iii- terpretation of Sir Gn-rminmust bind itself to the order of events in the Iiocrn” because romances are experienced line by line. The resultant “i-e;idirig” of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1987) 48 (4): 388–392.
Published: 01 December 1987
... instances, Burrow uses the literature as a quarry for examples of the topos. There is a certain preference for Dante which crops up now and again, and examples from medieval French texts are not rare. Occasionally there is the interesting insight which comes out of Burrow’s research. Chaucer makes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 458–461.
Published: 01 December 1994
... pamphlet on Ireland) indeed seem to criticize that propensity in Elizabeth; but it takes work to see them as attacking an excessive rather than defective exercise of her author- ity. Burrow comes closest to finding that link in a passage where Arthur offers mercy to the fallen Pyrochles at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 March 1942
... that they are placer deposits. . . .” No one can claim, he continues, that Harte’s observations “were rooted in an organized social or moral philosophy. His was too harassed, or too indolent, or too extroverted a spirit to burrow profoundly either into his own consciousness or into the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1979) 40 (4): 423–424.
Published: 01 December 1979
... like an onion from which we peel layer after layer, only to burrow into the very essence of onionness itself. Because this core cannot be defined precisely-its essence can only be ap- proximated, for verbal, mental constructs might pop us right off center- Wasiolek has set himself a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1971) 32 (4): 444–445.
Published: 01 December 1971
.... $6.95. Many recent “life and art’’ biographies manage to suggest that more defini- tive biographies may be possible and more exhaustive critical studies made, but unless you are a burrowing specialist, this one is all you really need. James Woodress’s Wills Cather: Her Life and Art is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1963) 24 (4): 333–341.
Published: 01 December 1963
...) suffers from extrapolation, from reading into the poem things which the poem does not realize and make the reader feel; the third essay (by John Burrow) suffers from a pars pro toto procedure, of stressing one important theme in the poem to the ex- clusion of the whole. For the most part, my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1954) 15 (4): 386–388.
Published: 01 December 1954
... Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1954. Pp. xi + 270. $4.50. Smith, Edwin Burrows. Jean-Sylvain Bailly, Astronomer, Mystic, Revolu- tionary, 1736-1793. Philadelphia : Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series, Vol. 44, Part 4, 1954. Pp. 427-538. $2.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1975) 36 (4): 426–428.
Published: 01 December 1975
.... Quotations from Old English verse are peppered with them, arid in one footnote alone (no. 25 on p. 135) I note the following 426 STANLEY B. GREENFIELD 427 errors: J. A. Burrow’s name as Barrow, the journal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 March 1942
... observations “were rooted in an organized social or moral philosophy. His was too harassed, or too indolent, or too extroverted a spirit to burrow profoundly either into his own consciousness or into the intellectual or social subsoil of his time.” In such evidences of saneness this valuable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1971) 32 (4): 445–447.
Published: 01 December 1971
.... $6.95. Many recent “life and art’’ biographies manage to suggest that more defini- tive biographies may be possible and more exhaustive critical studies made, but unless you are a burrowing specialist, this one is all you really need. James Woodress’s Wills Cather: Her Life and Art is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 393–396.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... 14) and Kafka’s “Der Bau” (“The Burrow”; chap. 3), but only if they know to look for them. The index helps, but you have to have the book in hand first, and it lacks the common amenity of an introductory overview. The book is divided into three parts, and the three chapters of part 1 model the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the last octave as to lead some readers to believe that the two poems 3  Sergio Zatti, Il “Furioso” fra epos e romanzo (Lucca: Pacini Fazzi, 1990), 29 – 30. 4  Colin Burrow is another influential critic who maintains that Ariosto makes the last part of his poem more Virgilian. “The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1992) 53 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 1992
... a matter of what John Burrow has referred to as “the real dis- covery of the individual . . . with the great writers of the Ricardian period and their successors in the fifteenth century” and as the “increasingly personal character in Middle English writing from the mid-fourteenth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1990) 51 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 December 1990
... frustration of his own alle- gory or his inability to sustain allegorical sequence (the principal critics to whom she responds are Carruthers, Middleton, Martin, Burrow, and Quilligan). Although Raabe is mo? impressed with the newer criticism, 555 556...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 268.
Published: 01 June 1970
.... $6.50. 13 r at1 b iir y , 1\/1;I Ico 1 in, ;I tic1 Dav icl 1% 1me r (genera1 ed i tors). Metap hy sica 1 Poe tiy . N e w York: St. Marlin’s Press, Stratforcl-upon-Avon Stuclies 1 1, 1970. 280 pp. $8.95. Burrow, J. A. (editor). Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Anthology. Baltimore: Penguin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1963) 24 (4): 415–418.
Published: 01 December 1963
... no dull burrowing job, but a fascinating study of Mann’s narrative technique. The remainder of the book is devoted to a careful discussion of major aspects of the novel, such as the “Montage-Technik,” “Thomas Mann und die deutsche Frage,” “Doktor Fautus als ‘historischer’ Roman” (a detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 263–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... said, I turned to the chapter on Whitman and Blake to see how Schmidgall would deal with Anne Burrows Gilchrist, the English intellectual who moved to Philadelphia in 1876 to be near the ailing poet, with whom she had fallen rapturously in love. Anne was the widow of the art critic Alexander Gilchrist...