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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 324–325.
Published: 01 September 1953
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509–531.
Published: 01 December 2008
... on Baudelaire, Proust, and Maryse Condé and has completed a book manuscript on modernism and memory. Memory and Material Significance: Composing Modernist Influence Katherine Elkins n an interview with Calvin Tomkins, Jasper Johns refuses to admit the Iorigin of a particular motif that appears...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Marc Bizer It had been the dream of the sixteenth-century Pléiade poets to glorify their country and literature by composing a “long French poem,” a term that designated a genre resembling epic but that also included romance. In the 1550s, not only Pierre de Ronsard, who had received an official...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Chekhov’s inconclusive, disjunctive manner in her meticulously composed, autobiographically candid novel bespeaks an unapologetic openness to authorial influence, made all the more provocative by the adoption of a foreign model whose merit was then still little recognized in English literary circles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2015
... are not composed but juxtaposed, as in Blanchot’s L’attente, l’oubli (1962) and Beckett’s Worstward Ho (1983). The Impossible Experience of Words: Blanchot, Beckett, and the Materiality of Language Gerald L. Bruns Abstract This essay attempts to situate Samuel Beckett’s fiction in the Parisian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wang Ning Although the term world literature encompasses texts composed in multiple languages, translation makes possible a body of literature from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds that circulates in international critical discourse and is broadly recognized as world literature. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to be framed as a choice between symbolic economy (Casanova's “universal” literary capital) and political economy (the focus of many Latin Americanist scholars on hegemonic constructions of modernity). Yet the unique circumstances of Mundial —published in Paris by Spanish America's most famous poet, composed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 129–161.
Published: 01 June 2011
... a mediating relay between world literature and world-systems but to see if a third analysis, focusing on the ontology of composed works, can bring “world” differently into the picture. The essay also investigates whether such a theory makes any difference to our understanding of world literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 269–278.
Published: 01 September 1946
... that it is probable that at one time the volume belonged to Rimbault, and that it came into the possession of the New York Public Library through the Drexel bequest in 1880.2 The collection includes songs composed by such leading musicians as Robert Johnson, Henry and William Lawes, John Gamble...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 246–251.
Published: 01 September 1956
... occupied the critics.’ The conclusions of these studies tend to group around two basic assertions: since Beyle recognized Haydn and Mozart as geniuses, he is a great music critic; and further, since he prefers Mozart and Cimarosa to the romantic composers, his taste in music must be considered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 412–424.
Published: 01 December 1964
..., dubious, and far from complete even by the end of Balzac’s life. If a few connoisseurs recognized the transcendent power of the composer’s symphonies, many more expressed dislike for them; and his chamber works, according to Romain Rolland, made no impact upon French musical consciousness until...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 June 1998
..., and they have acknowledged the concern in this writing with the laws of composing the various genres. But, with few exceptions, these schol- ars have not stressed the novelty of the phenomenon or explained its possible causes.’ One of the reasons that its newness has not been appreciated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 45–48.
Published: 01 March 1940
... different from that of Carlton. The verses and the music are in the hand of the famous Elizabethan composer Robert Jones, who at the bottom of the first page-containing the music-has affixed his signature. Since the stanzas follow the text as printed in A Poetical Rapsodie with exact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 299–304.
Published: 01 September 1952
... of Panurge to the tune of “Faulte d’argent,” a chanson sufirique set to music several times by sixteenth-century composers. (Panurge, one recalls, “estoit . . . subject de nature A une maladie qu’on appelloit en ce temps-li ‘Faulte d’argent, c’est douleur non pareille An especially amusing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 March 1948
... in Poems of Richard Lovelace, ed. C. H. Wilkinson, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1925), 11, 90-91. References to the MS version are to the text set to music by Henry Lawes as copied in the composer’s autographed volume, p. 334. A facsimile reproduction of the musical setting appears in Wilkinson’s edition, up...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 182.
Published: 01 June 1954
..., composed of three lectures delivered at the University of London in 1950, attempts to show what sort of audience the Beowulf poet was addressing and what effect he tried to achieve through his poem. The central points in the first lecture are that the poet “was composing for Christians, whose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in fourth-century Greece when poems were no longer composed to be sung on specific occasions. But when that happens, he suggests, the same kinds of poems often continue to be written, perhaps with a textual indication of the performative contexts to which they would once have been attached. Hellenistic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 June 1972
... ideas on the relative uniniportance of polemics in the dialogue, the function of satire (a “merveilleux truchement” for the po- lemics), and the compulsion Diderot felt to compose the work (“pour le simple plaisir d’krire ‘I‘aking issue with the assertion, “Qu’on l’appelle satire ou sotie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1941
...- tinents, Invites no one, promises nothing, sits in calmness and light, is positive and composed, knows no discouragement.10 All three of the poems from which the selections are taken ap- peared first in the 1856 edition, but the third example was not added 7 Whitman’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 September 1950
... in certain particular direc- tions. To do this we must decide whether we are dealing with a spoken or a written art. There seems to be general agreement that in all the older sagas the main events were taken from oral tradition, although many other sagas seem to have been composed...