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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jasper Bernes The early poems of John Ashbery must be read, in part, as a meditation on the plight of labor, particularly white-collar labor, in the postwar United States. Beginning with a very early poem, “The Instruction Manual” (1956), and its exploration of the ambiguous class position of white...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 March 1998
... expansion of the white-collar workforce. Within this discourse, the plight of the white-collar worker, whose agency and autonomy is com- promised by his role in large organizations, becomes representative of the plight of modern man per se: “Estranged from community and society in a context...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1982. xiv + 225 pp. $17.50. Many Herbert scholars are already familiar with two of the most remark- able and innovative chapters of this book, the analyses of “Affliction (I)” and “The Collar” that appeared in ELH and PMLA. These chapters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of resisting song to poets’ interests in the metaphysical conceit, arguably the fullest means for poets to test what becomes thinkable in states of passionate self-conscious lyric discourse. This argument will proceed from Shakespeare to explore how George Herbert’s “The Collar” and John Donne’s “The Extasie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1954
... was not docile, as proved by the Peasants’ Rebellion; but he did not revolt similarly from the “collar” of Holy Church. The Age of the Reformation came long after Chaucer. What of the statement of the hero in Aucassin ef Nicolette that “into Hell would I go . . . [since] there go...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Although most Victorian writers traded on the vicissitudes of the financial system, generating a veritable “economic demonology” of white-collar crime,29 the stock market’s impact on the everyday by no 25  Barbara Weiss, The Hell of the English: Bankruptcy and the Victorian Novel (Lewis- burg...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 253–255.
Published: 01 September 1952
... the panniers clatter’d, the more they clatter’d the faster he ran.” But after laugh- ing, Newton turned serious, as was his way. “The close of the story made me serious. How many hundred miles has my Dear rid behind me in time past, without breaking a collar bone. Mercy guarded our steps.” Cowper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 March 1977
... ever smells anything in the novels, and “though we spend much time at the dinner table, no one ever seems to eat anything” (p. 113). Has he forgotten Becky and the chili-not to mention the Baroness Bernstein’s collared eels, Pen’s home- grilled chops, Sir Miles Warrington’s everlasting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 92–94.
Published: 01 March 1962
...) ; “a face as long as a fiddle” (p. 89) ; “with one’s shoulder to the collar” (p. 228; “wheel” is more familiar to me) ; “revolutions are not made with rose-water” (p. 208) ; “to lose on the swings what you make on the roundabouts” (p. 209) ; “to have an M under the girdle,” i.e., to use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 2022
... On “The Collar” (Herbert 1945 : 153–54) in this regard, see Strier 2014 . I am not sure why Kunin does not bring “The Collar” into his considerations. 14 In making this assertion about what “most students do,” I am relying on my own decades of teaching the poem. 15 Kunin is thinking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1983
.... Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1982. xiv + 225 pp. $17.50. Many Herbert scholars are already familiar with two of the most remark- able and innovative chapters of this book, the analyses of “Affliction (I)” and “The Collar” that appeared in ELH and PMLA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 141–146.
Published: 01 June 1958
... is occupied in billing and cooing, or working muslin collars in Russell Square”; the utter bankrupting of John Russell A. Fraser 145 Sedley, her luckless father. The “domestic comedy of Vanity Fair” which Thackeray engages to perform “would never have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 405–412.
Published: 01 December 1967
... of English nictrical verse. But other shapes can and do appear. For instance, in the line “Loose as the winde, as large as store” (“The Collar the expected iambic accentuation is clearly frustrated in the first two syllables, for to read the line “LGose 5s” would do violence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 163–179.
Published: 01 June 1952
...- Graal.” Abstract in BBSIA, 111 (1951), 100-101. . See also C. Foulon. 333 1. Fuhrer, Irmgard, and Wilhelm Kellerniann. “Allemagne : Bibliographie pour l’annke 1950.” BBSIA, 111 ( 1951), 11-16. 333 la. Garcia Gomez, Emilio. “Un Precedente y una Consecuencia del Collar de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1981
... Herbert’s ‘The Collar,’ ” PMLA, 93 (1978), 865-77. Though not belonging to the decon- structionist “school” in any formal sense, Fish was the first to turn Herbert criticism away from the views of Summers and Tuve. 227 228 GEORGE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 463–480.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., his Houshing [sic]-clothes of Purple, and a rich Collar of precious Stones which he wore for his Poictrell; he allow’d him a house very well furnish’d, and a Family to attend him, for no other end, but that such as were invited in his name, might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 June 1944
... was one of the tilters in 1587 and 1590. Two years later he conceived a grace- ful flattery: on the morning of the anniversary he appeared in “her majesty’s presence, in his collar of SS. a thing unwonted and so unlooked for, yet hereupon suddenly taken up, and used...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 June 1953
...’ in the Light of Medieval Art.” MLX, XLVII (1952), 52-55. 3476a. Garcia-Ghmez, Einilio (trans El Collar de la Pnlonza. Tra- tndo sobrs el mior y 10s amantes de Ibn Hasm de Ccirdoba. Traducido del drabe . . . con un prcilogo de Josk Orfega y Gasset. Madrid : Socie- clad de Estudios y Piiblicacioiies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 76–85.
Published: 01 March 1964
... the characters have taken their final bow, we can no longer focus on any- thing. Bertrand undoubtedly wishes such scenes to appear colorful. Still, he does not really display a rich, subtle, or varied palette. He draws our attention to objects that sparkle and shine: coins, eyes, collars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 295–307.
Published: 01 September 1964
... by Kit who asserted: “I don’t believe, mother, that harmless cheerful- ness and good humour are thought greater sins in heaven than shirt- collars are” (Old Curiosity Shop, Chap. XLI). Gloom, too, is the pre- dominant quality of the Murdstones: “The gloomy taint was in the Murdstone blood...