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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 203–206.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Howard S. Jordan 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 dated satisfactorily. Desmaizeaux,’ in his Vie de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 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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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 (1 March 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 (1 September 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 (1 December 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 (1 June 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), and on the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1951
... 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. They are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 219–220.
Published: 01 June 1946
... in German literature, which has recently been acquired by Yale University, contains a copy in excellent condition of Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter’s comic opera Der Jahrmarkt.l On the title page of this scarce copy the date and the cast of the first performance of Gotter’s opera at Hamburg...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 297–302.
Published: 01 September 1946
... letters, though he 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
... omitted letters. As only 15 letters were dated, the dating was an almost herculean task. Even if some of the dates are based on rather subtle reasoning, the dating is both impressive and generally convincing. As it is, this edition offers the Voltaire student many advantages. It...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1947) 8 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1947
... organization was solved by numbering each paragraph in the text; reference to the bibliography is made through the dates following the cited authors. This system of reference leads to some ambiguity when, as in paragraph 25, reference is made twice to the same man by the same date; it is not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1947) 8 (2): 194–210.
Published: 01 June 1947
... of the title now generally accepted. 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1957) 18 (2): 170–171.
Published: 01 June 1957
... critical over-all 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 1948
... Renaissance of English Humanism” (p. cxli), nor is Xenophon’s (p. 41, n. 64) “Apology for Socrates.” In the Chronology there is presumption of great 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 490–491.
Published: 01 December 1944
... paid less attention to the de- clensions. In this connection I might add that I have been for some time interested in fixing the approximate dates when the declension system disappeared altogether from French writing. My observations so far would indicate that this happened in the interval...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 494–495.
Published: 01 September 1942
... facts to support the story connecting Charles IV and the pageant. If I understand cor- rectly, the earliest contemporary mention of the pageant is in the council minutes for 1397 (Sumberg, p. 33). The story of the privi- lege appears to be much later, but I cannot be sure of the date when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 647–648.
Published: 01 December 1942
....] I think you should correct a mistake on page 464 of the last issue of the MLQ, in which Jean David gives the date of Lovejoy’s “The Supposed Primitivism of Rousseau’s Discourse on Inequality” (MP, XXI, 1923, 165-186) as 1933 and, therefore, four years after Wright’s book instead of six...