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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1956) 17 (2): 111–117.
Published: 01 June 1956
...Raymond Carter Sutherland Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 DR. JOHNSON AND THE COLLECT By RAYMONDCARTER SUTHERLAND That Dr. Johnson did not use the Collect form may come as a sur- prise to the readers of his Prayers and Meditationd One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1948
... impressive Victorian curiosity. DOROTHYRICHARDSON Queens College Collected Poems of Herman Melville. Edited by HOWARDP. VIN- CENT. Chicago: Packard and Company, 1947. Pp. xxii + 502. $4.00. (Also as Vol. XIV of Complete Works of Herman Mel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 394–398.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Richard Block Museums of the Mind: German Modernity and the Dynamics of Collecting . By Peter M. McIsaac. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007. xiii + 322 pp. University of Washington 2009 Richard Block is associate professor of Germanics at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 260–261.
Published: 01 June 1943
...Lawrence M. Price Paul Ben Baginsky. New York: The New York Public Library, 1942. Pp. xv + 217. © 1943 University of Washington 1943 260 Reviews German Works Relating to America, 1493-1 800. A List Compiled from the Collections of the New York Public Library...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1969) 30 (4): 611–613.
Published: 01 December 1969
.... HEILMAN University of Washington Shakespeare’s Dramatic Heritage: Collected Studies in Mediaeval, Tudor and Shakespearean Drama. By GLY’NNEWICKHAM. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1969. xviii 4- 277 pp. $7.50. Many of these essays have been published before; unfortunately, Glynne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1959) 20 (2): 202–204.
Published: 01 June 1959
..., and, as the latest commentary, it replaces many of the previous works. LISELOTTEDIECKMANN Washington University German Baroque Literature: A Catalogue of the Collection in the Yale Univer- sity Library. By CURTVON FABERDU...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 411–412.
Published: 01 September 1949
.... Pp. 60. Byron at Southwell: The Making of a Poet, with New Poems and Letters from the Rare Books Collections of The University of Texas. By WILLISW. PRATT.Austin, Texas, 1948. Pp. xiv 4- 145. $3.50. These publications will interest all students of Byroniana. The manuscript...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1954) 15 (2): 189.
Published: 01 June 1954
... and admirably illustrated book should need a map, but Droplaugursona saga seems to demand it. R. GEORGETHOMAS Cardiff, Wales Southwest Goethe Festival: A Collection of Nine Papers. Edited by GILBERTJ. JORDAN. Dallas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 March 1941
... Connecticut College Incunabula in the Hanes Collection of the Library of the University of North Carolinu. Compiled by OLANV. COOK.Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1910. Pp. 125. There has recently been an awakened interest in fifteenth cen- tury printing in the libraries of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 291–317.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Aaron Kunin This essay defines character as a device that collects every example of a kind of person. This formalist definition derives from seventeenth-century books of characteristic writings. The essay tests this definition against the antiformalist one derived from the realist novel, in which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
...,” collections of songs from various locales in his native northeastern England. Lacking the explanatory prefaces and footnotes that might make meaning available to broader or later audiences, Ritson's garlands targeted a decidedly ephemeral local community in the present. In the face of dominant antiquarian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
... commission to write the Franciade , but also Joachim Du Bellay were exploring epic as a change from love poetry. Having formally renounced Petrarchist lyric, Du Bellay drew on his experience in the French diplomatic service in Rome to compose his most famous sonnet collection, the Regrets . Although a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
... on the original language of creation and scholarly expertise, the essay proposes a perspective on world literature that is based on borrowing privileges: through translation, reading, and collections in private and public libraries. Mani ends by discussing Hermann Hesse’s essay Eine Bibliothek der...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2014) 75 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2014
... appears as “The Century’s End 1899 1900”; in the periodical the Graphic , it is implicitly the issue’s date of publication, December 29, 1900; in Poems of the Past and the Present (1901), it is “December 1900”; and, finally, in The Collected Poems (1919), it takes its canonical form, “31 December 1900...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 511–539.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and delineates the links between Palestinian revolution and realism and between collective defeat and modernism. Ghassan Kanafani’s Returning to Haifa ( ‘A’id ila Haifa , 1969) and Jabra Ibrahim Jabra and Abdelrahman Munif’s untranslated World without Maps ( ‘Alam Bila Kharai’t , 1982), among other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
... arduous song. Monody was both a collective song, performed during work to relieve its strains, and an individual utterance. This form reasserts the labor idealized by pastoral as a spiritual necessity. The eighteenth-century reception of “Lycidas” reveals how the revolutionary potential of lyric was...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
... critical tendency has carried its own repressive effects, including wresting our attention from collectivities and solidarities. A reading of John Clare’s 1820 poem “The Harvest Morning” shows that repetition is crucial to the exercise of political and economic power and that poetic forms, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Esei Murakishi Abstract In A Dialogue concerning Heresies (1529) and The Confutation of Tyndale’s Answer (1532–33), Thomas More proffers an account of natural language: the writing, speaking collectivity determines the meanings of words, and words picture the contents of the individual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 December 2018
... nostalgic—as has often been argued—but can enable new forms of collective resistance and attachment. A list of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century French disgust scenes might include the following: the “pension smell” that opens Honoré de Balzac’s Père Goriot (1835), a nauseating atmosphere produced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Scott Hess Abstract This essay explores how genius in the nineteenth century simultaneously constituted both individual and collective national identity, helping to produce new forms of liberal democratic nationalist culture. It offers a Latourian interpretation of genius in terms of the kind of...