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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 1964
...Chauncey Wood Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE APRIL DATE AS A STRUCTURAL DEVICE IN THE CANTERBURY TALES By CHAUNCEYWOOD A good deal of work has been done by Chaucerian scholars on the astrological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Adam Barrows The fantasy of turning back the clock by journeying eastward across what we today call the International Date Line appears in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling, and James Joyce, all of whom create characters who make, or contemplate making, such time-defying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 203–206.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Howard S. Jordan Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 THE DATE OF ONE OF SAINT-EVREMOND’S LETTERS TO LIONNE By HOWARDS. JORDAN One of Saint-Evremond’s letters to the Comte Joachim de Lionne has never been...
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Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 2. Claude McKay with an Egyptian diplomat in Moscow, date unknown. Courtesy of the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University Figure 2. Claude McKay with an Egyptian diplomat in Moscow, date unknown. Courtesy of the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Kent Puckett This essay follows several changes in the dating of “The Darkling Thrush” to ask what the number 1900 might have meant to Thomas Hardy. Although Hardy did not make many edits to the poem itself, he did change the way that it was dated at every opportunity: in manuscript, the date...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 391–413.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brian McHale In or about 1966, modernity changed. In the spirit of recent reflections on “the year as period,” the present article undertakes a thought experiment: What if we dated the beginning of postmodernism to 1966 instead of, say, 1972–73, the date preferred by Charles Jencks, Fredric Jameson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is dated, even antiquated, because it is treated as a period. It seems as if a generation has learned to read Restoration poetry through Dryden, and from Dryden to assume that poetry published during the Restoration must be poetry about the Restoration. Milton does not read his sources the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of 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 models...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Liran Razinsky This essay examines Jonathan Littell's novel The Kindly Ones ( Les bienveillantes ) as a project of bearing witness. It turns a critical eye on the role played by the poetics of excess and transgression, on the novel's historical aspects (dates, events, and other details...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 194–210.
Published: 01 June 1947
.... More specific physical description of the manuscript follows: the number and size of the pages; the exact manuscript title, signature, and date; the water- mark ; any significant marginal annotations. For the sake of simplicity and uniformity, the bulk of a manu- script is defined...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 297–302.
Published: 01 September 1946
... prints not quite that many. For most of the letters here published, the editor indicates the addressee, the place from which written, the date, the address, the postmarks, the location of the original, its physical description, its previous appearances in print, and the source of the text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1951
... for the entire structure of the argument. Nor do the established dates of a group of short stories necessarily explode the theory, for there are still to be explained the other two books-Madame Clapain and Le Labyrinthe. The controversies EstauniC presents are far from resolved...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 1948
... promulgated by Talfourd were perpetuated and increased. This was true of Canon Ainger’s edition of 1888 and of his Eversley edition of 1904. In 1897 W. C. Hazlitt, complaining that no edition to date was satisfactory when compared with the original manuscripts, wrote of Ainger that “the withdrawal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 262–270.
Published: 01 September 1958
..., contain- ing from lo0 to 150 miniatures,s and were owned by numerous royal personages. Little research has been done in recent years regarding the manu- scripts of Laurent’s translations. Books, even from an earlier date, dealing with Laurent’s works in general...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 407–424.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of time, and certain years, especially years like 2000, may stand for whole cen- turies or even millennia, as the years 1800 and 1900 do for Friedrich A. Kittler. In the telling of history, in other words, a year can be used as a date, as if it were punctual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 1948
... accuracy, Milton’s works being dated to the very day. But the day of what?-actually there is confusion. For Of Education (p. xiv) the publication date (Thomason), June 5, 1644, is given, but the student who then as- sumes, in the absence of an explanation in either case, that the date...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 461–474.
Published: 01 December 1940
...Alexander M. Buchan Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 RALEGH’S CYNTHIA-FACTS OR LEGEND By ALEXANDER34. BUCHAN Assigning a precise date to the Hatfield Cynthia does far more than satisfy the curiosity of scholars as to whether...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 170–171.
Published: 01 June 1957
... view of the different problems involved concerning attributions, addressees, places of writing, and dates. The arrangement adopted in the present publication is that already applied to De Rebus Familiaribus by the same author (Prose Lctters of Petrarch: A Manzull [New York: S. F. Vanni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 131–148.
Published: 01 March 2004
... who— my one-and-only, be-all-end-all, my intended and my ex, the one I was most smitten with. No matter in how many shots and tones and letters she was caught, recorded, dated, lovingly held still or held important, now behind the frozen frame she stays essentially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 229–232.
Published: 01 September 1962
... in 1924 edited The Marvels together with The Passion of St. Christopher and The Letter of Alexander to Aristofle, states simply that one leaf of The Marvels “is peculiar in having several interlinear Middle English glosses”* and then fails to draw any conclusions regarding the date...