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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1953
..., because Chambers sees More homesick for the Middle Ages. Citizen Thomus More and His Utopia has an introduction in which the author expounds his thesis in general terms; five chapters in which evidence in support of his thesis is set forth in classified detail; eight appendixes in which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 294–297.
Published: 01 September 1981
.... R. KNOTT,JR. Universily of Michigan JOHN John Webster: Citizen and Dramatist. By M. C. BRADBROOK.New York: Columbia University Press, 1980. xiii + 218 pp. $17.50. The latest of M. C. Bradbrook’s apparently ceaseless flow of books on Eliza- bethan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 363–384.
Published: 01 September 1998
... manuscript on paratexts in American avant-garde poetry after the Second World War. “Who Can Say Who Are Citizens?” Causal Mythology in Charles Olson’s Polis Susan Vanderborg By the time he was the featured first poet in Donald Allen’s land- mark 1960...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the reputation of Scotland’s national bard, a figure resolving a multiplicity of citizens into the image of unity, Burns’s poems nevertheless present complex, creaturely subjects that seemingly consist in more and less than themselves, in more and less than “one.” The poems thus make a narrow case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heather Love Abstract In recent debates about reading methods, in the field of microsociology, and in the history of the novel, small-scale observations of everyday life tend to be understood as conservative, reinforcing the status quo. Through a reading of Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., by the end of the seventeenth century the possibilities for political freedom depended on a set of global relations that included not only the citizen and the government but also its colonies and the markets they produce. Valerie Forman is associate professor at the Gallatin School of individualized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Simon Gikandi The argument of this essay is that colonized writers, always limited by their conditions of production as citizens and subjects, had no choice but to deploy inherited European forms in their own literary projects. Using the example of some foundational African novels, Gikandi contends...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... and critical self-display than the players’ and playwright’s art. 1 George suspects that any Blackfriars play called “The London Merchant” will offend him, but things are even worse than he fears. Through George and Nell, Beaumont wittily “girds at Citizens” even before “The London Merchant” begins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 June 1989
... (pp. 86-114); and Mark Hulliung, Citizen Machiavelli (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983), includes a chapter titled “Conversations with the Ancients” (pp. 130-67). Also of interest are Luigi Derla, “Ma- chiavelli moralista,” Italianistica, 9 (1980): 400; and Victoria Kahn, “Reduction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 1990
... property exist institutionally and legally. Private property is a civil right, not a natural right. If the primary goal of the state is the protection of private property, those who govern must refrain from self-seeking, safeguard the possessions of all, and furnish citizens...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 518–519.
Published: 01 September 1941
..., senza entrare altrimenti ne’ meriti di questa parte, perch& giudico che bastino a chi fusse necessitato imitargli. Agatocle Siciliano, non solo di privata, ma d’infima ed abietta fortuna, divenne Re di Siracusa. Professor Gilbert translates : But because a private citizen may...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 1970
... of pedagogues, dictating to the citizen what his ambitions and behavior must be. Public opinion is all but omnipotent, and Twain frequently presents “the town” as if it were a single persona. Not surprisingly, the narrator devotes six opening paragraphs to a description of Dawson’s Landing before...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 436–441.
Published: 01 December 1986
... this challenge in a thoughtful and provocative, if occasionally over- ingenious, fashion. The City Staged concentrates its main attention on the stock figures of city comedy, devoting a long chapter each to the merchant-citizen, the gentleman-gallant, and the women (wives, whores, widows, and chaste...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 June 1953
... of The Citizen of the World, but Smith considers it only from the standpoint of its influence on Gold- smith’s fiction.2 My point of view in examining the Letters from an Armenian is just the opposite, I wish to show here how this fiction is related to Montesquieu’s Lettres...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 1993
...,” archepatm‘k?, is “monarchical,” basilik?; whereas the “rule of the husband,” arch? gamikz, is “political”or “constitutional,”politike ( 1.5.1-2, 125ga-b, pp. 56-59). The configuration of authorities results in an enigma-that a free citizen is also a political subject-in which Aristotle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1990
... “The Devil in the Belfry,” who has no idea (and no intention) of “keeping time in his steps,” descends like a Byronic bandit from the hills on the peace- ful, time-honoring citizens of the ancient borough of Vondervotteimittiss and rudely routs passive, status-conscious con- formity with his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 248.
Published: 01 June 1950
... “durable bust” and the motto aut doce, aut disce, aid discede. We have here the curriculum, the textbooks, the authors for reading and imitation, the exercises for practice, which were designed to turn the sons of London citizens into the citizens of a Roman commonwealth. Though Milton did...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., the man was featured on Trewhella’s website as an example of how citizens should remind their elected officials to “interpose against the lawless and unconstitutional actions of federal and state government” (Trewhella 2021 ). While most such efforts fail, there is growing evidence that city, county...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 June 1943
... is that which portrays “personas graves, Res excellentes.” Con- tinuing, he lists gods, heroes, kings, generals and “great citizens”* among the eminent characters for which this style is to be used. Lnfe- rior characters, for which a lower style should be used, are sailors, merchants, tradesmen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... : Blackwell . Leggatt Alexander . 1973 . Citizen Comedy in the Age of Shakespeare . Toronto : University of Toronto Press . Loftis John . 1959 . Comedy and Society from Congreve to Fielding . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Middleton Thomas . 2007...