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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1978
... ends. KARL LROEBER Colitmbicc University Why the “Lyrical Ballads”? The Background, Writing, and Character of Wordsworth’s 1798 “Lyrical Ballads.” By JOHNE. JORDAN.Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1942
... the sea and the sober men of science, the mathematicians, astronomers, geographers, and car- tographers, that fair business was done, for here the more one gave the more one got. EDWARDGODFREY Cox University of Washington The Character of Hamlet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 318–319.
Published: 01 June 1942
... and in- vestigator, Otto Heller. A. B. FAUST Cornell University The Legendary Character of Kaiser Maximilian. By GLENNEL- WOOD WAAS.Columbia University Germanic Series, No. XIV. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. Pp. 227. It is always...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1942
... Professor Schrnz has well shown in Rousseau “un fCcond remueur d’idCes JEAN DAVID University of Washington The Jewish Character in the French Novel 1870-1914. By EARLE STANLEYRANDALL. Evanston, Illinois : Privately published. 1941. Pp. x...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Ray P. Bowen 152 Reviews Clothes and Character: The Function of Dress in Balzac. By HELEN T. GARRETT.Privately printed. Pp. 92. In her Introduction, Dr. Garrett says, “in his [Balzac’s] novels the whole history of fashion from 1798 to 1844 unfolds itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 274–288.
Published: 01 September 1968
... and characterization of The Double-Dealer remain within an essentially comic focus. Adultery, treated as a vice in Lady Touchwood, appears so absurd in Lady Plyant and so trivial in Lady Froth that even moralists like Aaron Hill were unoffended by it: “Their Characters are so drawn, that their Adultery...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1963
... faultless. HUNTERG. HANNUM University of California, Berkeley Heinrich vm Kleist: Studies in His Works and Literary Character. By WALTER SILZ.Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961. Pp. 313. $6.00. This collection of Kleist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1963
... of the most important literary development of our time. ROBERTD. SPECTOR Long Island University The Character Sketches in Pope’s Poems. By BENJAMINBOYCE. Durham : Duke University Press, 1962. Pp. 141. $5.00. Alexander Pope...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 475–485.
Published: 01 September 1941
...John Leon Lievsay Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 BRAGGADOCHIO : SPENSER’S LEGACY TO THE CHARACTER-WRITERS By JOHN LEONLIEVSAY It is not a little ironic that the most vital of Spenser’s charac- ters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 386–401.
Published: 01 September 1969
... 387 ing but figure. He has added nothing to our understanding of human character.3 About other aspects of characterization, the similar views of Eliot and James have been rightly construed as implied criticism of Dickens. Thus Eliot’s observation in Middlemarch that character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 366–367.
Published: 01 December 1956
... the nature of tragedy. It pleases Professor Stirling to enjoy “being a little old-fashioned in a concern for Shakespeare’s characters,” but he illuminates tlie characterizations in a way far from old-fashioned. His view of charactcrizatiori is not at all what Shaw called the “penny in the slot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Juliet McMaster EXPERIENCE TO EXPRESSION THEMATIC CHARACTER CONTRACTS IN TRISTRAM SHANDY By JULIET MCMASTER Tristram Shundy, a novel of which the subject is its own composition, is necessarily...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 September 1983
... REVIEWS character and methods of characterization in medieval narrative: first, liter- ary typology, based on patristic theories of scriptural interpretation, and sec- ond, the disputatio in utramque partem, the arguing of an issue from both sides, based on rhetorical instructions. The most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 1992
... into the feminist, Marxist, promodernist coffin. VINCENT P. PECORA University of Calijbrnia, Los Angeles Modernism and the Fate of Individuality: Character and NovelisticForm @om Conrad to Woo& By MICHAELLEVENSON. Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 212–214.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Alan Warren Friedman Martin Price. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983. xvii + 373 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 2 12 REVIEWS Forms of Life: Character and Moral Imapnation in the Novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Jjohn C. Blankenagel Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 JAKOB WASSERMANN’S CONCEPTION AND TREATMENT OF CHARACTER By JOHN C. BLANKENAGEL Jakob Wassermann has frequently been sharply criticized because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Clarence A. Manning Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 LERMONTOV AND THE CHARACTER OF PECHORIN By CLARENCEA. MANNING At the age of twenty-five, Mikhail Yurevich Lerniontov published in 1839 the first of the stories dealing with the character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 187.
Published: 01 June 1954
...John W. Bicknell Noel Gilroy Annan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952. Pp. 342. $5.00. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 John W.Bicknell 187 Leslie Stephen: His Thought and Character in Relation to His Time. By NOEL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1979
... traits. He concludes with a chapter titled “The Character of Kleist Criticism,” in which he dismisses as irrelevant or hopelessly abstruse most of what has been written on this, perhaps the most enigmatic of German “classics.” He also evinces a mild sense of disgust for more comprehen- sive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 323–332.
Published: 01 December 1952
... of characterization to find a correlative in action, but an outright disagreement between character and action : in short, the presence of an “objective anti-correlative.” The usual way out of such dualism is to reflect that Shakespeare throve on inconsistency, to look upon Hamlet as a great play...