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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 435–438.
Published: 01 December 1944
...Philip B. Gove Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 JOHNSON’S COPY OF HAMMONlYS ELEGIES By PHILIPB. GOVE On May 27, 1775, Dr. Johnson wrote from London to Boswell in Edinburgh: “There are two little books published by the Foulis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Margaret Simon margaret_simon@ncsu.edu Cut/Copy/Paste: Fragments from the History of Bookwork . By Trettien Whitney . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2021 . 328 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 At once lively and deeply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 1952
.... GEORGEC. BUCK University of Washington 222 Reviews Jean Cartigny: Tlte U’andering Knight. Reprinted from the copy of the First English Edition in the Henry E. Huntington Library. With an Introduction and Notes by DOROTHYATKINSON EVANS. Seattle...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060415.
Published: 12 February 2024
...Michael C. Cohen cohenm@humnet.ucla.edu Fair Copy: Relational Poetics and Antebellum American Women’s Poetry . By Jennifer Putzi . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2021 . xii + 272 pp. Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Reviews Fair Copy...
Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 1. Notes on “Prufrock” in Jarrell’s copy of The Complete Poems and Plays . More
Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 3. The clipping that Jarrell kept in his copy of The Complete Poems and Plays . Time , November 26, 1956. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Angela Sorby Nineteenth-century reading practices (which involved the copying, memorizing, and unauthorized circulation of verses) blurred the line between readers and writers, vexing the very idea that a poem could have an owner. In 1867 a notorious attribution scandal pitted the established...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2023
... history and became a focal point for emerging ideas about authenticity and the educative impact of the replica in the Weimar Republic. Even as the intelligentsia were publicly quarreling over the epistemological stakes of the facsimile, four nuns at Eibingen Abbey were meticulously hand-copying the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 323–331.
Published: 01 September 1940
... observations concerning Volume I of the Lettres are based upon M. Tougard’s description of the two copies of unknown origin which he compared, upon two copies found in the Library of the University of Michigan, and upon those possessed by the University of Minnesota, the British Museum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 194–210.
Published: 01 June 1947
... (6790) is pasted on a fly-leaf, two others (6748, 6821) are copied on end-leaves. One volume and one packet of manuscripts require special men- tion. The Abbey of Newstede, referred to as MS 6531, is a large “association” volume of illustrations concerning the Byron family residence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 262–270.
Published: 01 September 1958
... mulieribus? Many manuscripts of these translations are extant in various European libraries, with a concentration in France; the vast number of copies available today bears witness to the popularity of Laurent’s rendi- tions. These manuscripts were often beautifully illustrated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 March 1945
..., a fact which implies that one step at least had been taken down the line of written transmission. Paris’ classification of the manuscripts* is well substantiated, but his identification of the archetype with the lost presentation copy is based on a series of assumptions which cannot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 March 1961
... among variant words in a single manuscript, the following would seem to be principles upon which the most satisfactory edition would be based : (1) When only one fair copy exists, it will naturally be reproduced as it is. If, however, there is a semi-final draft or a work sheet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 319–341.
Published: 01 September 1947
... relating to that work, rather than with other manuscripts of poems. Philip may for that reason have been for years unaware that it contained verses. If this slight evidence be interpreted to the utmbst, what does it suggest ? Since Thomas took a large blank book, he intended to copy many...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 253–286.
Published: 01 June 2000
... arly modern histories of learning and belles-lettres took authors, Eworks, and (sometimes) editions as their objects. By contrast, bib- liomaniacs craved objects that were far more particular: individual copies of books (or else specific manuscripts). My aim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Ernest A. Strathmann William Shakespeare. The Third Edition, 1612, Reproduced in Facsimile from the Copy in the Folger Shakespeare Library, with an Introduction by Hyder Edward Rollins. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, For the Trustees of Amherst College, 1940. Pp. xlii + 137...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... are early miniatures (those in MSS Had. 4866, Royal 17 D VI, and Cotton Otho A XVIII. 28). The third of these, Vertue thinks, is the source of Speed’s engraving of Chaucer, of the portrait on Chaucer’s monument at Westminster Abbey, and (apparently) of various “copies in oils It is therefore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., carefully written (and corrected) on parchment, does not change. Trouble is, readers of the meticulously created text have changed. Many harbor notions about these older texts that the original scribes of the sole exact copy never thought about. They were later, they had theories about meter, and they had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 49–68.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to indicate passages “VVritten by my Lord Duke” (fig. 1).2 There are six such slips in the Newberry Library copy, five in the Houghton Library copy; they appear in the Folger Library copy and in one of the two Huntington Library copies as well,3 and James Fitzmaurice and Sophie Tomlinson have noted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1946
... hundred items are listed, with copies located in eleven university libraries-University of California at Los Angeles, Yale, Chicago, Northwestern, Harvard, Williams, Michigan, Cornell, Princeton, Pennsylvania, and Texas-and the Library of Congress, the Folger, the Huntington, the Newberry...