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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1943
... more than a brief review to challenge the substance of Mr. Clements’ conclusions, but it is our guess that it would stand up pretty well under fire. EDWARDF. MEYLAN University of Calif ornk Alfred de Vigny’s “Chatterton”: A Contribution to the Study...
Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2002
... , and Studies in Bibliography . “Everlastinge to Posterytie”: Chatterton’s Spirited Youth Margaret Russett and Joseph A. Dane It grows a hard case on our ancestors, who have every day bastards laid to them, ﬁve hundred or a thousand years after they are dead. Indeed [some...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 417–424.
Published: 01 December 1950
...Bertrand H. Bronson Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 CHATTERTONIANA By BERTRANDH. BRONSON In his very fine biography of Thomas Chatterton, E. H. W. Meyer- stein points out that the most formative and critical years of the poet’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 312–317.
Published: 01 September 1979
... of “general interpretation” that The Probable and the Mamelous repeatedly flounders. We are advised, for example, that twentieth- century criticism “has had little to say” about James Macpherson and Thomas Chatterton “for the very good reason that there is little to say” (p. 1). Donald S. Taylor’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 195–207.
Published: 01 September 1960
..., but of significance, too, in Chatterton and the Rowley poems, Burns, and the various poetic versions of the old themes. Hazlitt’s lectures on these subjects were accompanied by some practical evidences. At about the same time that the Champion called attention to Cromek’s Galloway songs, John Hamilton...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and Thomas Chatterton. One can credit Rawson with being explicit about the randomness of the last unit, though “occasional pieces” would not be an unfair description of much of the volume. Perhaps five of the chapters really deal with Swift; two are about Alexander Pope; three are about Samuel Johnson. All...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 June 1943
..., but it is our guess that it would stand up pretty well under fire. EDWARDF. MEYLAN University of Calif ornk Alfred de Vigny’s “Chatterton”: A Contribution to the Study of its Genesis and Sources. By C. WESLEYBIRD. Los Angeles: Lymanhouse, 1941. Pp...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 439–447.
Published: 01 December 1944
... the letter written the next day to Reynolds : I always somehow associate Chatterton with autumn. He is the purest writer in the English language. He has no French idiom, or particles like Chaucer- ’tis genuine English Idiom in English Words. We have seen, however, that while Keats...
Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1978
... in the eighteenth century, focusing primarily on the myth of Chatterton, Burns, and English Wertherism, and examining how “Coleridge and his friends regularly cast him in the role of a composite Otway-Chatterton-Werther figure who was doomed to early lit- erary extinction or actual death” (p. 31). Much...
Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 483–486.
Published: 01 December 1992
... focuses on the ballad, specifically on the range from assimilation to imitation to impersonation (Chatterton), to forgery (as when contemporary authors like Alan Ramsay or Lady Wardlaw printed as old ballads poems of their own composition),to collection from oral tradition, to the elaboration...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 193–200.
Published: 01 June 1944
... be mentioned, wme they less knom, or less lamented ( 1780), which contained some previously unpub- lished Chatterton letters, and to The Abbey of Kilkhampton, a fre- quently reprinted collection of epitaphs on well-known contem- p0raries.l The student of English literature may run into Croft...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 63–68.
Published: 01 March 1957
..., and then to evaluate, the nature and operations of this type. Certainly this is the most important objective of Chatterton, Stello, and Daphnk, of many of the Pokmes antiques et modernes, and above all of the masterpieces Servitude et grandeur mditaires and Les Destinkes. As one follows this endeavor...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 236–238.
Published: 01 June 1943
... not on the main theme-the sorrows of the Poet-but on the Kitty-Chatterton sub-plot. Furthermore, there is no real classical “struggle.” The Racinian play deals with the com- bat, within the soul of the individual, between desire and Fate. Its essence is high tragedy. Vigny describes the inability...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1950
..., Professor Brown is fiequently most interesting when he is most irrelevant-in sharply cut phrases that catch the traits of a poet; in his excellent and still-needed championing of the powerful and subtle irony of Churchill, that “Chatterton of neo-classic literature” ; or in his discussion...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2016
... surrounding literary originality and historical authenticity, “controversies in which no less was at stake than the shape of English literary tradition” (56). James Macpherson’s and Thomas Chatterton’s claims to have recovered, respectively, the poems of a third-century Celtic bard and of a fifteenth-century...
Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 92–96.
Published: 01 March 1979
..., 218, 1978. 171 pp. $9.50. Szarmach, Paul E., and Bernard F. Huppk (editors). The Old English Homily and Its Backgrounds. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1978. vi 4- 267 pp. $20.00. Taylor, Donald S. Thomas Chatterton’s Art: Experiments in Imagined History...
Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 1971
... Chatterton. Bicentenary Edition. Two volumes. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 197 1. $40.00, the set. ‘I’homson, A. W. (editor). Wordsworth’s Mind and Art. New York: Barnes XC Noble, Essays Old and New, Vol. 4, 1970. vii +235 pp. $7.50. Viljoen, Helen Gill (editor). The Braantwood Diary ofJohn...
Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 445–472.
Published: 01 December 2003
...). The rebellious extravagance of such authors as Savage, Chatterton, and all their Luci- ferian successors can look self-indulgent, but it needs also to be read as a strategy for keeping some part of the self intact in the face of what Goldsmith, another oddball and social outcast, recognized as the new...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 1963
... of Otway & Chatterton, & the phantasms of a Wife broken-hearted, & a hunger- bitten Baby !” 50 Coleridge’s ‘Dejection: An Ode’ between “outward forms” and an inner source of joy makes up a fourth of the poem. The personal lines on his afflictions and his turn to research...
Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 1968
..., Waller, Chatterton, Hopkins), (ii) the Protagonists of a New Style (Spenser, Dryden, Wordsworth, Eliot), (iii) the Assured Masters (Donne, Swift, Keats, Auden), (iv) the Polished Craftsmen (Herrick, Pope, Tennyson), (v) the Decadents, that is, men reduced to ‘stunts’ to get new...