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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1945
.... K. RAND Hnrvard University The Clue to Pascal. By EMILECAILLIET. Philadelphia: The West- minster Press, 1943. Pp. 187. $2.00. In a brief work, marked equally by scholarship and by piety, Pro- fessor Cailliet suggests that the clue to Pascal lies in the Bible. Chapter I11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... style. The simultaneity of modernism and postmodernism is a clue to the interpretation of Chinese fiction of the 1980s and 1990s. Postmodernist exuberant fabulation, partly inspired by Gabriel García Márquez and partly by traditional Chinese fiction, can be found in fiction by Mo Yan, Yu Hua, and Han...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 207–228.
Published: 01 March 2000
... they possess a “specific device” of exceptional visibility and appeal: clues.7 I brought to my graduate seminar about twenty detective stories of Conan Doyle’s times; we combed them for clues, and the results are 7 On the significance of clues see Victor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1958
... are references to Sadler on pp. 66, 67, and 174. 24 ‘The Perfect Politician’ and Its Author Cabinet Opened. It consists of prints of the King’s letters and papers captured by the parliamentary army during the battle of Naseby and offers a clue to the authorship of The Perfect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 519–520.
Published: 01 December 1943
.... FRENCH Cailliet, Emile. The Clue to Pascal. Philadelphia : The Westminster Press, 1943. Pp. 187. $2.00. Cohen, Gustave. La Grande Clart6 du Moyen-Age. New York: fiditions de La Maison Franqaise, Inc., 1943. Pp. 225. 519 520 Books...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1945
.... K. RAND Hnrvard University The Clue to Pascal. By EMILECAILLIET. Philadelphia: The West- minster Press, 1943. Pp. 187. $2.00. In a brief work, marked equally by scholarship and by piety, Pro- fessor Cailliet suggests that the clue to Pascal lies in the Bible. Chapter I11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1945
... religious thought. Finally, it must be said emphatically that there is no such thing as the clue to Pascal. There are several Pascals: the physicist, the in- ventor, the mystic, the man of the world, the mathematician, the literary artist, the fighting Pascal, the physically diseased Pascal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...? Moretti proposes that it was because Doyle developed the clue in its canonical form: a clue that could conceivably be decoded by the reader. There are several things to say here about Moretti’s approach—some of them made evident by his own admirable transparency about procedures and aims. Doyle is now...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 505.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... Secondly, this younger generation was pro- foundly influenced by Carlyle, who was its mentor and prophet, and was therefore inclined to regard the new realm of German literature through his eyes. In this twofold explanation, Mr. Brewer believes, may be found the clue to the warm reception given...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 307–308.
Published: 01 September 1961
... were not even known as Arnold’s until a few years ago, when Fraser Neiman showed how the itemized income in Arnold’s private account books pointed to his authorship of certain articles that became, with that clue, easily recognizable; Neiman thus added somewhat more than a dozen items to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 264–268.
Published: 01 September 1961
... of Lyrical Bdtuds (1800) and his subsequent addition of what is usually called the Motto from Thomas Burnet’s Archaeologiae Philosophicae Sive doctrina antquu de rerum originibus likewise give the reader of The Ancient Mariner illuminat- ing clues to its meaning. Of particular interest is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 March 1949
... sides of the arguments, that there was actually another person taking one of the sides in each dialogue. Since the manuscripts of these two book reviews are in Guichard’s possession,7 it must be that Renard left 110 obvious clue to indicate that another person’s opinions were represented in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 491–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
... evolutionary biology to conceive genres as coherent types that vie with one another in a bid for survival of the fittest. The template for this literary variation on social Darwinism is detective fiction. When Arthur Conan Doyle unwittingly invented the decodable clue, Moretti ( 2013 : 89) claims, he sired a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 420–422.
Published: 01 December 1979
... governess, and a+b+ those in which she offers her own opposing explanation of the goings-on at Bly (p. 13 1). By the same terms, the sequence of clues in The Sacred Fount is said to involve “a ‘suspended’a + ‘waiting for’ itsnegation (a-) or for its counterpart (b +) which will appear at a later...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 205–207.
Published: 01 June 1978
... patterns and details of characterization, he ignores most of the interpretive clues which Melville carefully wove into his texts-clues that help us to discover the author’s literary aims by ac- quainting us with those contexts within which he wrote and within which he intended us to read. In...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 December 1964
.... STEPHENORCEL University of California, Berkeley iMarlowe: A Critical Study. By J. B. STEANE.Cambridge: At the University Press, 1964. viii + 381 pp. $6.50. What do Marlowe’s plays really mean-as individual works of art and as clues to their author’s outlook on life? Until about thirty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 618–619.
Published: 01 December 1965
...Egon Schwarz Brian Coghlan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Melbourne University Press, 1964. xxi + 397 pp. $9.50. Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 618 REVIEWS role-taking is surely an essential clue to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1946
... is possible that those references about the author living in Virginia, sending his manuscript to a friend in England, and being in a poor state of health are designedly false clues. A brief check against the vocabulary and spelling of the Byrd I1 portion showed that Byrd I1 was not the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 September 1946
... merely suggestions, hints, pos- sible clues for a theory of Comedy which should possess the uni- versality necessary to embrace Shakespeare, but which Professor Gordon has failed to elaborate. ANGELOM. PELLEGRINI University of Washington Milton’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 June 1948
... petty and great disputes, and follow them with the interest with which he might pursue the plot of a detective story. At times he will be so impatient to follow clues that he will learn painlessly the aids provided by fine schol- arship as it is revealed in footnotes and cross-references. He...