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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that is constitutively informed by an awareness of debt, debit, and credit. That profane mode of thought later finds more enthusiastic expression in the early English novels of Daniel Defoe and others, but it begins to take shape in Milton, who derives it from none other than religious sources such as scripture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 290–301.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Charlotte R. Wadsworth Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 MOLIERE’S DEBT TO MONTAIGNE By CHARLOTTER. WADSWORTH From Charron to Emerson, Tolstoi to And& Gide, French and foreign authors have studied, criticized, imitated, and borrowed from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 291–300.
Published: 01 December 1960
...Sailendra Kumar Sen Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 SHERIDAN’S LITERARY DEBT THE RIVALS AND HUMPHRY CLINKER By SAILENDRAKUMAR SEN Sheridan’s critics have been very unkind to him. We hope we will not be accused...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 51–65.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Fred Mnning Smith Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 WHITMAN’S DEBT TO CARLYLE’S SARTOR RESARTUS By FREDMANNING SMITH The first writer to recognize the Carlyle influence upon Whit- man was W. s. Kennedy. In an article buried within the pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 81–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., Jarrell’s underestimated and enduring creative debt to T. S. Eliot by reconstructing, for the first time, a book-length essay that he planned to write about Eliot but abandoned. The article shows that Jarrell regarded Eliot’s work as the result of a psychological struggle with “obsessional neurosis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to those of the mid-eighteenth century. In thus arguing for Waverley as a rumination on the history of the novel “sixty years since”—as a literary-historical as well as historical novel—the essay considers Scott's debt to the most popular of these midcentury fictions, the object narrative, by reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
... that describe poetry’s relationship to the past in terms of debt or competition. Unlike these models, queer allusion allowed poets to foster connections on the page and find relief from the loneliness that was endemic to gay life. gargaillof@apsu.edu Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 87–89.
Published: 01 March 1954
... its many debts so lightly because they were fused anew by the personality of Ronsard; and on the great importance of the Yoyage d’Hercueil as a document in literary history. The heart of this e‘tude prkliminaire is, of course, the examination of the Bacchic theme, an examination which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1943
... scope is admittedly limited, and the book therefore lacks the importance of such a study as C. F. Harrold’s Carlyle and German Thought ( 1934). Nevertheless it explores with meticulous thoroughness a debt which has previously been recognized but never sufficiently traced. Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10928962.
Published: 08 December 2023
... and early seventeenth centuries and that of the all-male London stage. Because the comici improvised from scenarios, mixing elements of multiple plays, it is not always possible to trace an English text s precise verbal or narrative debts to an Italian one. The most profound evidence of in uence lies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 340–351.
Published: 01 December 1956
... wrote that Morgan and he had been given passports to go to Parma’s camp, but he was in debt and did not know how he could leave “unless you and my master send me some money to Middel- burg.” Shortly after, Parma suddenly ordered him to leave Antwerp ; and since he was without funds, he had...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060439.
Published: 12 February 2024
... faculty and graduate-student unionization, continued budgetary strain, withdrawal of foundational support for humanities research, and heightened awareness of the debt nancing of undergraduate education, it is a conclusion that seems discordant with aspects of Guillory s critical project...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1943
... than the abstract noun “release.” This word was used in the Middle Ages invariably in connection with business dealings and in actions at law. It is most often used to show satisfaction of a debt, either by payment of the debt or other- wise, and always is a written document. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1948
... Havens in his estimate of the debt that Words- worth owed to Godwin; he points out the reciprocal relationship be- tween Godwin and Coleridge. He shows clearly that Godwin’s in- fluence on Shelley “is not as simple a matter as it has seemed.” He believes that there are many non-Godwinian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 447–448.
Published: 01 December 1971
...). 1 deem it a debt of minimum amends owed me for the publishing of a de- nial by my collaborator in A Survey of Modernist Poetry of the integrity of my entitlement to be named first author, or, even, a substantially working second, without any advance consulting of me, as if he were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1967
... paragraph? Students of Norwegian literature are already deeply in Brian Downs’s debt for two studies of Ibsen: The Intellectual Background (1946) and A Study of Six Plays (1950). His new book is addressed to a wider, less expert audience, but it is distinguished by the same sanity o€ informed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 366–367.
Published: 01 September 1948
... admits that he has not given to the subject the full treatment it deserves, is nevertheless an interesting and suggestive discussion. He stands midway between Professor Harper and Professor Havens in his estimate of the debt that Words- worth owed to Godwin; he points out the reciprocal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1962
... University Press, 1961. Pp. ix + 337. $6.00. An eclectic like Emerson, reading in all literatures and preserving careful notes, provides endless opportunity for the source hunter and the searcher for influences. We have had book-length studies of Emerson’s debt to the Orientals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 1996
...; a later one details the employment possibilities open to women. What Gallagher reads metaphorically and Claudia Johnson reads expressionistically, Copeland treats literally. Whereas Gallagher writes of debt and dispossession as metaphors employed by women writers trying to make the oxymoron...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 58–60.
Published: 01 March 1949
.... They realized that the guilt of mortal sin unforgiven sends a sinner to hell irrevocably and eternally. But it is forgiven by God instantly when the sinner, having repented and con- fessed the sin, is absolved by the confessor. The temporal penalty remains-a debt to God payable by the sinner either...