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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1997
...Steven Dillon Eli Adams James. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995. x + 249 pp. $39.95 cloth $15.95 paper. Dillon I Review “9 Dandies and Desert Saints: Styles of Victm‘an Masculinity. By James Eli Adams. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 369–370.
Published: 01 December 1955
... sie der Klarung der ungelosten Probleme naher kommen zu konnen. (iv-v) A Personalnotis (xi-xii) gives a thumbnail sketch of Biichner’s all too short life and his literary output. The introductory chapter, “Der Dandysmus und der Dandy” (pp. 1-11), takes up a provocative subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... Garrett says, “in his [Balzac’s] novels the whole history of fashion from 1798 to 1844 unfolds itself,” and that “the descriptions of costume have two purposes-historical and artistic.” Chapter two notes Balzac’s fondness for fine clothes, but concludes that after all he failed to be a dandy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 535–566.
Published: 01 December 1993
... politicians. Their novels, particularly Bulwer-Lytton’s Pel- ham and Disraeli’s Vmetia, provided a forum through which they could articulate to their contemporaries how they would change from noto- rious Byronic dandies to convincing members of Parliament. Both wrote novels about characters who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 344–354.
Published: 01 December 1959
.... Certain passages of the Journuux Intimes, which were probably written at the time of his liaison with Mme Sabatier, typify his attitude : La femme est le contraire du dandy. Donc elk doit faire horreur. La femme a faim et elle veut manger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 443–476.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... “The English are not a nation of dandies,” Hazlitt pointed out, “nor can John Bull afford (whatever the panders to fashion and admirers of courtly graces may say to the contrary) to rest all his pretensions upon that. He must descend to a broader and more manly level to keep his ground at all.”5...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1943
... For Sugar Candy I’m the Dandy- Be it brown or white. (Can Hartley have been serious in saying of this ditty: “though simple, I really think [it] has much natural passion Such pieces. do not lead one to hope that further study of Hartley’s manuscripts will yield...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 415–416.
Published: 01 December 1984
... of the poet as an earnest Victorian. Almost totally lacking is any depiction of the playful Browning who enters his works only to withdraw from and hover above them; of Browning the dandy, young and old; of Browning the ironist. Because Browning’s irony is often undefined, one wonders about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 505–506.
Published: 01 December 1947
..., The Magistrate, The Schoolmistress, and Dandy Dick. More remark- able, however, is the presence of two famous names, Oscar Wilde and Bernard Shaw. The discussion of techniques of the farce is illus- trated, inter alia, with citations from The Importance of Being Earnest, as a “Farcenkomodie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1967
... Malraux-both before and after his Far Eastern experience-to enable us to assess this precisely. What was he like when, barely twenty-two, he set out from Marseilles with his young wife Clara on a steamer bound for Haiphong? Langlois pictures him as a young aesthete and dandy, something...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 1946
...) is uncertain; and the rendition of Le 110 Reviews beau valet de coeur et la dame de pique (p. 91) as “The dandy valet of the heart and the lady of pique” suggests failure to recognize the playing-card figures. Judged independently of its subject, the work is characterized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 1946
... of critical attention; Byron the dandy and rake has proved more fascinating than Byron the reader and poet. In what is perhaps the most interesting chapter of the book, “Byron’s Library and His Reading,” Miss Boyd goes beyond the scope of her immediate subject to fix the importance of reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 March 1967
...-two, he set out from Marseilles with his young wife Clara on a steamer bound for Haiphong? Langlois pictures him as a young aesthete and dandy, something of a dilettante, very brilliant but with little formal schooling, the author of a few avant-garde writings, known to and appreciated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 416–419.
Published: 01 December 1984
... of Browning drawn in this book is sharp edged in its portrayal of the poet as an earnest Victorian. Almost totally lacking is any depiction of the playful Browning who enters his works only to withdraw from and hover above them; of Browning the dandy, young and old; of Browning the ironist. Because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... (poetry is not heightening), little or no transcendence, flattening of poeticized affect to zero (hardly a bad thing), and a strong sense of the materials from which things are made. The social stances are equally well-known if always pertinent: institu- tional critique, dandy-ical indifference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 227–236.
Published: 01 September 1963
... portrait of the clerk Absolon with his wonderful hair and dandy’s clothes. His character is expressed in the second set of preliminary actions in which he deigns to cense the village wives. Looking upon Alysoun, he finds that “a spirit in his ‘feet’ leads him, one knows how” to come softly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 December 1955
.... Havitig shown in the previous chapter that Buchner’s personality presents marked traces of the dandy, in Chapter 111, “Der Dandysmus in den Werken Buchners” (pp. 53-94), Gunkel seeks similar traits in Buchner’s literary works. In his opinion there are only two plays which can be included...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 354–356.
Published: 01 December 1957
... has bothered many critics, the going from sincerity to the pose of the dandy. And it is true that in this collection we are not made so directly conscious of Baudelaire and the nineteenth century but more of a Baudelaire as he saw himself and as he thought of himself, undoubtedly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1953
... on the Welsh Bran the Blessed, that Brennius on his journeyings had twelve companions, and that he was a bountiful host; “profusus erat in dandis cibis.” To dismiss these five witnesses who agree on the number twelve as irrelevant or insignificant, as Parry does, is hardly rational, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 1956
... would by reading a regular biography. Cousin wrote that, although a fellow student, he did not remember the poet too well from that time; he best remembered him from the days of the poet’s twenties, describing him as “raffine, paradoxal, bohhme et dandy. Dandy surtout, et grand thCoricien...