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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 211–217.
Published: 01 June 1945
...Carolyn Washburn Houtchens; Lawrence Huston Houtchens CONTRIBUTIONS OF EARLY AMERICAN JOURNALS TO THE STUDY OF CHARLES DICKENS By CAROLYNWASHBURN HOUTCIXENS and LAWRENCEHUSTON HOUTCHENS One source for hitherto unobserved information about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 344–346.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Stephen Arata Semi-detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience since Dickens . By John Plotz . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 . xiii + 329 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 “For the whole of life is really like that,” wrote Ford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 453–467.
Published: 01 December 1944
...Ernest Boll Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 CHARLES DICKENS AND WASHINGTON IRVING By ERNESTBOLL Of all the curiosities in the history of literature, none has struck me as more remarkable than the indifference that has rewarded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...) and as a capacity of literary form, as when we say that Dickens really captures the atmosphere of London or that Balzac is redolent of Paris. “Atmosphere is a formal property, bound up both in the texture of the language and in the material presence of the books themselves; it is also a material property, inhering...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Christof Wegelin Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 DICKENS AND IRVING: THE PROBLEM OF INFLUENCE By CHRISTOFWEGELIN In a recent number of this journal, Mr. Ernest Boll devoted an article to the influence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 302–308.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Stuart Atkins Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 A POSSIBLE DICKENS INFLUENCE IN ZOLA By STUARTATKINS The theories of French naturalism are so unlike the practices of earlier nineteenth-century literary movements that it has sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 276.
Published: 01 September 1954
... poetry so solidly, relevantly, and appreciatively. HERBERTGOLDSTONE Cornell University Dickens and Ellen Ternan. By ADA NISBET.With a Foreword by EDMUND WILSON.Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1952...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 293–315.
Published: 01 September 1975
...William Burgan Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 TOKENS OF WINTER IN DICKENS’S PASTORAL SETTINGS By WILLIAMBURGAN In the last year of his life, while he was writing The Mystery of Edwin Drood...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 March 1978
.... HERBERTLINDENBERGER Stanford University The Confessional Fictions of Charles Dickens. By BARRYWESTBURG. De- Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1977. 223 pp. $10.00. Not long ago it was easy for readers of criticism to feel that if they knew too much about a writer’s life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 309–312.
Published: 01 September 1978
... and Joseph Andrews, it may as well be the mode of Humphry Clinker too. THOMASLOCKWOOD University of Washington Dickens on the Romantic Side of Familiar Things: “Bleak House” and the Novel Tradition. By ROBERTNEWSOM. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1979
... in the poetry of Tenny- son, Arnold, Browning, and Clough, was a response to the diminishing author- ity of the poet in an age when Macaulay viewed poetry as an expression of immaturity and even Mill admired it primarily for its therapeutic value. Also, when discussing Dickens’ infamous attack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 221–225.
Published: 01 June 1985
.... PAULDELANY Simon Fraser University The Semantics of Desire: Changing Models of Identity From Dickens to Joyce. By PHILIPM. WEINSTEIN.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. xiv + 310 pp. $32.50. One of the many pleasures in reading this fine study of the nineteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 386–401.
Published: 01 September 1969
... CHARACTER IN DICKENS’ LATE NOVELS By THOMASKELLY In recent years the treatment of character in the novels of Charles Dickens has undergone a marked reassessment. The critical obiter dicta of George Eliot, Henry James, and E. M. Forster, which imputed vari...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 203–205.
Published: 01 June 1972
... “Kettungen.” ’I‘he result was well worth the effort: a new dimension in depth, plausibly and empathi- cally presented in a well-written book of high scholarly merit. EKNSI’ 1,OEH Queen’s Uniuersity Kingston, Ontario Dickens...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 191–199.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Avrom Fleishman Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 1 Joseph Gold. Charles Dickens: Radical Moralist . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1972. xi + 279 pp. $9.50. THE APOCALYPTIC DICKENS’ By AVROMFLEISHMAN Adding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1967
... a collection of critical essays. He has tried to provide a new view of the development of the English novel before Dickens, as well as a new terminology for the discussion of fictional form, and in this larger enterprise he has, unfortunately, not been successful. The opening chapter, “Vision...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 230–233.
Published: 01 June 1966
...Barbara Hardy Taylor Stoehr. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1965. xiv + 299 pp. $5.75. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 230 REVIEWS Dickens: The Dreamer’s Stance. By TAYLORSTOEHR. lthaca: Cornell Uni- versity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 295–307.
Published: 01 September 1964
...Trevor Blount Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE CHADBANDS AND DICKENS’ VIEW OF DISSENTERS By TREVORBLOUNT To realize the immensity of Dickens’ achievement in his novels, we must recognize the extent of his experimentation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 September 1940
...Lawrence M. Price N. Gummer Ellis. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1940. Pp. 200. Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 412 Reviews Dickens’ Works in Germany, 1837-1937. By ELLISN. GUMMER. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1940. Pp. 200...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 314–316.
Published: 01 September 1953
.... VIRGILR. STALLBAUMER Seton Hall University Charles Dickens: A Biographical and Critical Study. By JACK LINDSAY.New York : Philosophical Library, 1950. Pp. 459. $4.75. Of important recent biographies of Dickens, Mr. Lindsay’s is certainly the longest. By comparison with Hesketh...