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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1943
... on Peregrine Pickle and Noyes’s edition of the letters, we have had a series of studies which greatly enlarge our understanding of his career. Yale is the center of this activity. Some of these contribu- tions are as yet unpublished or published only in part: Dr. Martz’s Alan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1947
... will be limited to the inner circle of eighteenth- century scholars. Probably Professor Jones has already had his atten- tion called to the misprint of Gowyer for Bowyer on page one. EDWARDG. Cox University of Washington The Dramatic Career of Arthur Murphy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Geoffrey Galt Harpham Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 MINORITY REPORT: TONO-BUNGAY AND THE SHAPE OF WELLS’S CAREER By GEOFFREYGALT HARPHAM Among the vast number of primary and secondary effects of Darwin’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1979
... Career. By JOHN M. ADEN.Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1978. xiv + 218 pp. $12.50. According to conventional wisdom, (1) the early Pope was not a satirist, (2) he was a nondoctrinaire Erasmian sort of Catholic, with broad rather than narrow religious sympathies, and (3) he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1953
.... JOHN C. LAPP Oberlin College Francis Carco: The Career of a Literary Bohenziatr. By SEYhcouR S. WEINER. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. Pp. xvi + 274. $4.00. Some high-minded censors have occasionally protested against the “personal heresy” in the study of literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 215–237.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to establish coherent protocols or boundaries for the emerging discipline. This article contests that view by examining synoptically the careers of several key players in the promotion and development of university English studies: John Churton Collins, W. P. Ker, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Walter Raleigh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Harris Feinsod Abstract This essay offers a philological career of the term world poetry as poets and scholars employed it and close cognates across the twentieth century (the century in which it first appeared). This career emphasizes trajectories in three of the West’s imperial language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 123–155.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of reading fiction that emerged in the context of modernism. The first relation exposes how and why Cooper’s fiction both matures and darkens between The Pioneers (1823) and The Ways of the Hour (1850). The second shows how the strange and arresting works that marked the thirty years of Cooper’s career...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 203–226.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is, however, an empty quantification of labor’s duration and the enforcement of its equivalence; it is not an extension of self into world. Across his novelistic career Hardy revises the tragic weight given in his early fiction to binding material attachments, so the later novels are, by contrast, tragedies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... period in her career spanning U.S. 1 (1938) and Elegies (1949), Rukeyser enthusiastically joined the efforts of radical poets to recover the legacy of the Spanish Civil War while modifying elegy and adapting popular genres such as the soldier’s letter to the struggles of the present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 69–72.
Published: 01 March 1989
... to the lives of the poets-the death of Tom Keats or Harriet Shelley, the love for Fanny Brawne or Mary Shelley. Because Sperry believes that the realization of irony combines experiences of life with those of the creative process, the notion of a poet’s career, which subsumes the two in their long...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 21–30.
Published: 01 March 1963
... of letters.”2 An inquiry into Milton’s deter- mination to be a great poet, the date of such decision, and, reciprocally, the date of his rejection of a clerical career should be made. It is the aim of this paper to determine the probable point of inflection, from which we may graph Milton’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1948
... Randel’s Edward Eggleston at last he has it. Further monographs there may well be on Eggleston’s intel- lectual and religious background, on his literary associations and influ- ences, or on his editorial and clerical career; but such investigations are not likely to alter the outlines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1984
... showed that “as he struggled to reach the visionary South that was to provide the climax of his career, he found that it was beyond his grasp. Sadly, Faulkner seemed dimly aware of what had happened” (p. 162). In his fiction the mature Faulkner, who wanted “to raise” his “voice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 501–502.
Published: 01 December 1947
..., for as the inan made no commotion among the living, so likewise he makes none among the dead. Yet he is not a person to be passed over as merely one to be remembered by an epitaph. For, as Professor Jones points out in his Introduction, the career of Isaac Reed as biographer, periodical writer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 433–448.
Published: 01 December 1972
... Greville’s career and its effect on his writing. For Greville was not only a philosopher-poet, he was also a politician. That being so, we must ask what effect his career at court (or away from it) had on his writings, remembering however to keep the priorities in their proper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 March 1987
... our picture of the life and career of John Webster and placed much that was formerly speculative onto a far firmer basis. In 1976 and 1977 important biographical discoveries by Mary Edmond and Mark Eccles provided the first reliable information about Webster’s family circle. At the same...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 362–377.
Published: 01 December 1988
..., The Older Hardy (London: Heinemann, 1978), p. 21 1; Michael Millgate, Thomas Hardy: A Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982), p. 571. 362 TIM ARMSTRONG 363 sees his or her career in organic terms, such a view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 362–377.
Published: 01 December 1988
..., The Older Hardy (London: Heinemann, 1978), p. 21 1; Michael Millgate, Thomas Hardy: A Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982), p. 571. 362 TIM ARMSTRONG 363 sees his or her career in organic terms, such a view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1995
... they divide cultures, classes, or past from pre- sent. Every “publishing poet,” Murphy argues, laying out a pattern followed in each chapter, tries “to find some way of using the contexts offered by lit- erary history to create an expressive and practical career” ( 134-5). Burns thus appears here...