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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 185-186.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Stewart C. Wilcox Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 HAZLITT ON SYSTEMATIC IN CONTRAST TO FAMILIAR COMPOSITION By STEWARTC. WILCOX In his essay “On Genius and Common Sense” William Hazlitt defends his method of setting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 534.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Kester Svendsen Allan H. Gilbert. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1947. Pp. x + 185. $3.50. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 534 Rm’ews On the Composition of Paradise Lost: A Study of the Ordering ad Insertion of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 204-215.
Published: 01 June 1951
...A. Lytton Sells Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 LA CHARTREUSE DE PARME: THE PROBLEM OF COMPOSITION By A. LYTTONSELLS I How has it come about that the Chartreuse de Parme, which was...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 238-241.
Published: 01 June 1995
... theory are relative latecomers to composition studies. Born in thc intersection of empirical education research, the waves of‘ arrivals of the unexpected (and often unwanted) other into the classroom, and the revival of classical rhetoric, composition studies initially dcvcloped a socially and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 168-178.
Published: 01 June 1976
...William F. Hall Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 THE MEANING OF THE SACRED FOUNT “ITS OWN LITTLE LAW OF COMPOSITION’’ By WILLIAMF. HALL The psychological interpretation of The Sacred Fount is still the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 333-334.
Published: 01 June 1941
... WAGENKN EC HT Uiziversity of Washington The Cyclical hIethod of Composition in Gottfried Kellef’s crSinnge- dicht.” By PRISCILLAM. GAMER.New York, 1939. Pp. vii + 3 18. Ottendorfer Memorial Fellowship Series of Germanic Monographs, No. 26. The problem Dr. Kranier has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 20-32.
Published: 01 March 1969
... equality. Two sections may be compositionally equal if they contain even numbers of lines which differ by two, or, to put it another way, are divisible by whole numbers which differ by one. If this is true, then it would be appropriate to speak of numerical composition in Part I. Part I1 can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 113-118.
Published: 01 June 1972
...George R. Havens Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 VOLTAIRE’S MICROM~GAS(1733-52) COMPOSITION AND PUBLICATION By GEORGER. HAVENS Micromigas, in basic conception at least, is the first composed among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 44-58.
Published: 01 March 1957
...W. T. H. Jackson Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 THE COMPOSITION OF MEIER HELMBRECHT By W. T. H. JACKSON Mekr Helmbrecht is one of the not inconsiderable number of inedi- eval works which, to judge by the critical comments made upon them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 204-207.
Published: 01 June 1979
.... DUSTINGKIFFIN New York University Blake’s Composite Art: A Study of the Illuminuted Poetry. By W. J. T. MI-KHELL. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. xix + 232 pp. 112 illus. $16.50. Landmark books that are also modest in appearance and tone occasionally appear; this is one of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495-525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the novel's date of composition, his ostentatious rejection of contemporary genres, and his later self-review of the novel effectively cleared Waverley of contemporary competitors and bolstered its claims to newness. It then turns to Scott's other strategy, that of looking beyond contemporary generic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385-405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... upgrade the romance with which he began to an epic poem, given that the differences between romance and epic that modern critics claim are at work in Orlando furioso did not come to the fore as issues in Italian poetics until about fifty years after the poem's first composition; and (2) the persistence of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 261-276.
Published: 01 June 2013
... music literature,” it implies that three domains are essential for it: first, creating a literary text; second, setting the text to music; and third, having access to both and enabling the composition to circulate within large networks and groups around the globe. Within this context Schiller’s text and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355-372.
Published: 01 December 2018
... doctrine, that meaning is an emanation of text, came tacitly to shape the theory and composition of profane poetry in the next century. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Thomas More polemic hermeneutics feeling early modern To mind words is to mind minds: the meanings of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509-531.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Katherine Elkins This essay explores a modernist revision of influence distinct from a Bloomsian model of struggle and misprision. Marcel Proust and Virginia Woolf articulate new representations of composite memory that suggest an alternative. When memories of past works collide with a changed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 121-141.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Simon Jarvis Abstract A superversive line is that line in a given poem which most eminently exploits the play between syntactic and metrical segmentation, between an ordinary and a special phonology; which peculiarizes verse as verse. A superversive poetics places composition and technique, not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13-40.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and Luna” as a poem about reading other poems about Pan, among them “A Musical Instrument,” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. In the composition and reception of her poem, we see how Victorian poetry foregrounds its multiple mediations, including the mediation of voice by meter as a musical instrument...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51-76.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alexander Pettit Abstract During an eleven-year period that began in 1913 with the composition of his first play, Eugene O’Neill repeatedly experimented with New Comic forms. His seven “metacomedies” from this period—most focally Bread and Butter , “Anna Christie,” and Desire under the Elms —render...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243-273.
Published: 01 June 2017
... journalistic articles, authors and studios alike reflected on the importance of preparing fiction for adaptation. The capacity of authors to imagine the afterlives of their prose works at the moment of composition may be called the “transmedial possibility” of fiction. Transmedial possibility, the theoretical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 371-373.
Published: 01 September 1944
... as published : . . . whatever its limitations and defects, it [the study of the actual process of composition] brings us much nearer to the poet and to a full and active understanding of the poem than we can get by attacking the problem from the point of view of critical and theoretical...