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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
... The Jewish Character in the French Novel 1870-1914. By EARLE STANLEYRANDALL. Evanston, Illinois : Privately published. 1941. Pp. x + 213. $2.00. The problem of the Jew in a Gentile world seems perennial, but the past ten years have presented the question with renewed poign- ancy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Ray P. Bowen T. Garrett Helen. Privately printed. Pp. 92. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 152 Reviews Clothes and Character: The Function of Dress in Balzac. By HELEN T. GARRETT.Privately printed. Pp. 92. In her Introduction, Dr...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (1963) 24 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1963
... and Literary Character. By WALTER SILZ.Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961. Pp. 313. $6.00. This collection of Kleist studies is arranged in tripartite form: the first part deals with works Walter Silz appears to consider minor (Erdbeben; Bettelweib and Reiteranekdote...
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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 (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...
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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 (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 (1971) 32 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Juliet McMaster Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 EXPERIENCE TO EXPRESSION THEMATIC CHARACTER CONTRACTS IN TRISTRAM SHANDY By JULIET MCMASTER Tristram Shundy, a novel of which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 March 1972
...Richard Levin Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 THEMATIC UNITY AND THE HOMOGENIZATION OF CHARACTER By RICHARDLEVIN The most common method today for demonstrating the unity of an Elizabethan play...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 444–445.
Published: 01 December 1971
...Bertrand Evans Joseph W. Donohue, Jr. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970. xiii + 402 pp. $14.50. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 444 REVIEWS Dramatic Character in the English Romantic Age. By JOSEPH W...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1972
...Jonathan Wordsworth Richard J. Onorato. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. x + 435 pp. $12.50 Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 460 REVIEWS The Character of the Poet: Wordsworth in “The Prelude...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 406–416.
Published: 01 December 1973
...Robert W. Uphaus Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 SWIFT’S “WHOLE CHARACTER” THE DELANY POEMS AND “VERSES ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT” By ROBERTW. UPHAUS Prompted by Patrick...