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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 123.
Published: 01 March 1945
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... But this critical tendency has carried its own repressive effects, including wresting our attention from collectivities and solidarities. A reading of John Clare’s 1820 poem “The Harvest Morning” shows that repetition is crucial to the exercise of political and economic power and that poetic forms, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the Mediterranean in a campaign we would call today genocide. Rough estimates of the death toll place the number at 2–3 million. Under conditions that stagger the imagination, the survivors were taken to Rome as slaves, and some carried scarred bodies and scarred memories into the ludic sphere of the Roman theater...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... unchanged by their movement. The protagonists of the Japanese writer Kosugi Tengai's New Year's Finery and the American Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie (both 1900) show Zola's character reduced to a cluster of minimal qualities: performance, mobility, and contagion. Paradoxically, flattening the Nana...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Sanford Budick Abstract The poetic work of “The Ruined Cottage” is carried out by acts of the “meditative mind” that Armytage identifies early in the poem (l. 81). The history of interpretation of the poem has been sorely vexed by Armytage’s closing statement, “I turned away / And walked along my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
... a drama of the agents carrying out distinctive acts of self-interpretation: the fullness of love depends on hearing themselves speak and trying to imagine the objective difference that hearing is making in their behavior toward the other lover. Shakespeare’s sonnet 128 offers a mild, witty, but also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Chengzhou He Because the theories of Chinese modernity are mainly organized around a masculine norm and pay insufficient attention to the specificity of women's lives and experiences, it is of great significance to carry out research on women's complex and changing relationships to the political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 315.
Published: 01 September 1946
... of fiction. There are a number of marked similarities in Gissing’s treatment of Arthur Golding’s marriage to Carrie Mitchell, and Philip Carey’s association with Mildred Rogers. In each book, a sensitive and re- fined man is drawn against his better judgment into an alliance with an uneducated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 225–261.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Translation-literally a carrying or transporting away- is here carried well beyond both father tongue and the boundaries of Colet and Lilly’s prescribed system of control. Latin returns not to Latin, in a faithful and homogeneous rendering,g but rather escapes into meanings that betray their original...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 March 1957
...- umphant marginalia. As for me, I shall be among the first to buy a copy o€ the book which is to carry forward the account begun in The Itdim hflwercce in English Poetry from Ckoucn t.0 Sowtkwell. JOHN LEON LIE~SAY Uniwet-sity of Tennessee...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 507–515.
Published: 01 December 1942
..., thirteen shillings and four pence for carrying letters from Sir Henry Norrys, then Ambassador in France, to the Queen. If this is the poet, he began his public career while still an undergraduate. It is most likely some other Edmund Spenser. We cannot be sure, likewise, that Spenser’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 392–395.
Published: 01 December 1963
...), p. 1225. 3 John Henry Newman, Lectures on the Present Position of Catholics in Enqlund (London, 1908), p. 76 f. 394 “Kings of Modern Thought” the appreciation it received-to carry him too far. In the fifth lecture, he spent much of his time inveighing against...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 June 1964
... of the loveliest of Pope’s recurrent images is that of the chequered shade. It mottles the glassy streams of pastoral, reflects order in variety in “Windsor Forest,” and metamorphoses grotesquely in the “Dunciad,” carrying still, in memory, Pope’s ideal. “And you, my Critics! in the chequered shade...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 124.
Published: 01 March 1948
... with the flavor and point of the parody. The author is not so far carried away with enthusiasm for his subject as to overestimate the literary value of his specimens. He comes, in fact, to the realistic conclusion that the marionette parodies were concerned primarily with popular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 307.
Published: 01 September 1961
... plunder of those running hither and thither, / He carrying fights with him carrying, / And the empty calls to him empty, / Wishing to have a companion / Nor left with less nor equal” (351-55). The rescue of this awk- ward exercise from deserved oblivion appears to be a clear case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 435–438.
Published: 01 December 1944
..., of The / Poetical / Works / of / William Collins. 1 To which are added / Hammods Elegies. / Glasgow: / Printed by Robert & Andrew Foulis, / M.DCC.LXX1. This duodecimo carries on the flyleaf the inscription: “To Samuel Johnson LLD from his most affectionate and grateful friend James Boswell.”2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 51–52.
Published: 01 March 1945
... to avoid the riming couplet. The 1850 version of The Prelude has four couplets not in the 1805 version : once-eminence (V, 533-34), mockery-thee (VII, 301-OZ) , carried about me--integrity (IX, 333-34), which in 1805 51 52 Note on Revision...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 1947
... on their backs,” carried “burthens,” and went a long time without food, in the current dictionaries have humps, carry burdens, and go a long time without wuter, and within the limits of our knowl- edge of the animal still have to be defined in pretty much the same terms. In other words...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 December 2021
... radicalized Descartes’s notion that a person is a thinking thing, a res cogitans . For Traherne, Cartesian thought elevates experience as the goal of all life; the world proffers itself before us to be sensed and enjoyed. Human thoughts carry the additional feature of ekstasis ; they “always project one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 267–279.
Published: 01 September 1943
... carries it off when- ever it happens to see it; upon these occasions, the dragon coils itself about the wings of the bird in multiplied folds, until at last they fall to the earth together. Our theme survived into the middle ages and beyond. A curious variant occurs in a Russian...