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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1957) 18 (2): 100–106.
Published: 01 June 1957
...James H. Broderick; Hubert L. Dreyfus Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 CURDS AND LIONS IN DON QUIJOTE A STUDY OF CHAPTER 17, BOOK I1 By JAMES H. BRODERICKand HUBERTL. DREYFUS Chapter 17, Book 11, affords one kind of critic immediate, com...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 587–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Portrait Stories , is forthcoming. The Frankenstein of 1790 and Other Lost Chapters from Revolutionary France . By Douthwaite Julia V. . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 . xiii + 317 pp. © 2014 by University of Washington 2014 Ginsburg Review...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 393–396.
Published: 01 September 2015
... beautifully written and cogently argued chapters. Etymologically, se-cura means without care. But if security turns into carelessness, then one risks pain and “great loss,” while conversely the “cost” of guarding against all conceivable threats is to forfeit any peace of mind. “Without care no one can be...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 534.
Published: 01 December 1949
... composition. The book is sharply focused and concisely written. Chapter 1 reviews the evi- dence on Milton’s known habits of work, the previous theories of disjunctive composition, and the significance of the four drafts for a tragedy. Chapter 2 sets forth correspondences between these drafts...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1956) 17 (3): 274.
Published: 01 September 1956
... shows that this statement is morc than just a part of Swift’s pseudo-pessimism which so often has been mistakenly accepted at face value, that it is actually n considered evaluation of the state of tlie Church of Ireland. The first two chapters of the hook are biographical, dealing with...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 September 1954
... Tales. By WILLIAMWITHERLE LAWRENCE. New York: Columbia University Press, 1950. Pp. ix + 184. $2.50. Chapters on Chaucer. By KEMPMALONE. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1951. Pp. vii + 240. $3.50. In his introductory chapter Professor Lawrence tells us that “the object of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 1947
... the flesh of meaning on these tones and has added a needed chapter in the interpretation of a writer whose style has too frequently been admired in overly broad generalities. LAWRENCEJ. ZILLMAN University of ?Vashington IYdt Whitman Handbook. By GAY...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 102–111.
Published: 01 March 1953
... to state that apparently Flaubert had written the chapters of Bouvard et Pkcuchet in an order different from their arrangement in the novel, and that “ce serait seulement apr& coup qu’il se serait prioccup6 des transitions et de bitir un plan logique, la plupart de ces parties ayant...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1990) 51 (3): 281–317.
Published: 01 September 1990
... second major group, HB(K) form a subgroup against both M and the subgroup ADLRFJP, which has among other textual variants a different version of some twelve chapters in book 6.8 The following external features are taken into account in the table: A was apparently owned by Richard...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... permanent present of the era that no longer thinks historically” (5). In seven compact chapters Warley takes up key works of Renaissance poetry, prose, and drama to model a Marxian-formalist practice of “slow reading,” “a powerful way—perhaps the only way—to study class” (23). Throughout he scrupulously...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1963) 24 (3): 237–244.
Published: 01 September 1963
... the Corinthian shore hears both the Ionian and Aegean waves” (Chapter 92). Although the curious geography of Greece is fascinating, the allusion is trivial. The two seas are in no real opposition; the isthmian oddity adds nothing to the deeper meanings of the romance. The words “Corinthian...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1957) 18 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 March 1957
... Milt od~VErse ( 1954). Aside- from the first two (pp. 19-67) of its fourteen chapters, The Italian Influence in English Poetry is essentially a study of the sixteenth century. The first chapter, on Chaucer, is a competent survey of matters long familiar to students of that poet. The...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1943
.... It is not a formal history; rather it is a series of six essays on the main trends and movements of literature in Latin America, the social and politi- cal background of these movements, and their outstanding represen- tatives. Five of the chapters, or essays, have to do with Spanish...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1967) 28 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1967
... a collection of critical essays. He has tried to provide a new view of the development of the English novel before Dickens, as well as a new terminology for the discussion of fictional form, and in this larger enterprise he has, unfortunately, not been successful. The opening chapter...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1967) 28 (3): 378–379.
Published: 01 September 1967
...), may begin by appearing disarming; he very soon makes it clear that he would rather dis-arm as Beowulf dis-armed Grendel. Sisam wrestles with some success against Mullenhoff, Klaeber, and even Tolkien in the second chapter, which surveys general interpretations that have relevance to the...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... stated goal is to reinstate the importance of the fairy way of writing in the development of English literature. The result is a convincing presentation of the shifting status of the creative imagination in literary production from the Renaissance to the present day. The first two chapters...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1985) 46 (4): 450–452.
Published: 01 December 1985
... with the full spectrum of the predecessor’s writings. This approach works especially well in Donaldson’s first chapter, on the “Pyramus and Thisbe” play in A Midsum- mer Night’s Dream and The Tale ofsir Thopas, and in the last, on Falstaff and the Wife of Bath. Donaldson’s point is that not...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 535–536.
Published: 01 December 1949
... decades of research and reflection on the materials of his research are contained in his last book. It is unfortunate that he was not able to complete the manuscript; the book, as it now stands, consists of only three chapters and part of the fourth chapter, and represents less than a fourth...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1952
... Venezuela and to correct abuses therein; to justify certain expres- sions not accepted by the Academy; and to establish the peninsular origin of many expressions commonly attributed to New-World or Venezuelan origin. He hardly mentions pronunciation. In Chapter I, concerning “Prefijos y...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1952
...A. E. Creore Bernard Weinberg. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1950. Pp. xiv + 290. $5.00. Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 many expressions commonly attributed to New-World or Venezuelan origin. He hardly mentions pronunciation. In Chapter I...