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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 103–104.
Published: 01 March 1959
... knowledge of American English can be gleaned only from the reported experience of observers in many regions. CARROLLE. REED University of Wmhington Dictionary of French Literature. Edited by SIDNEYD. BRAUN. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 368.
Published: 01 December 1956
...John Robert Moore H. Sledd James and J. Kolb Gwin Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955. Pp. viii + 256. $5.00. Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 368 Reviews Dr. Johrtsort’s Dictionary: Essays in the Bioyrnphy of a Book. By JAMES H...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
... attention to the seven kinds of meaning which Johnson names in his Plan of an English Dictionary. Here is a difference in mental climates. The Great Lexicographer tried to set up for his century what words had done, could do, or should do. Our age realizes what words cannot do; we know...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 1944
... and excellent illustrations. HELENANDREWS QHIN University of Washington A Dictionary of Words and Idioms Associated with Judas Iscariot: A Compilation Based Mainly on Material Found in the Germanic Languages. By WAYLANDD. HAND. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 1947
...Lester W. J. Seifert Edited by J. Alan Pfeffer. Published by the Intensive Language Program, American Council of Learned Societies, 1945. Pp. xxvi + 504. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 Lestcr W. J. Seifert 257 Dictionary of Everyday...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 1947
... folklorists, whether trained workers or ama- teurs. LOUISEPOVXD University of Nebraska The English Dictionary from Cawdrey to Johnson, 1604-1755. By DE WITTT. STARNESand GERTRUDEE. NOYES.Chapel Hill : Uni- versity of North...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 121.
Published: 01 March 1948
... example, indeed, of true poetic empathy, and on his essay, “Bertolt Brecht and His Work” (pp. 117-36), a searching, stimulating, and sympathetic appraisal of the poet. GUNTHERKEIL Hunter College The Pockct Oxford German Dictionary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1978
... and Culler have to of- fer. W. DAVIDSHAW University of Toronto Caught in the Web of Words: James A. H. Murray and the “Oxford English Dictionary.” By K. M. ELISABETHMURRAY. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1977...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Edward G. Cox Horatio Smith. New York: Columbia University Press, 1947. Pp. xiv + 899. $10.00. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 REVIEWS Columbia Dictionary of Modern European Literature. General Editor, HORATIOSMITH. New York : Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 285–286.
Published: 01 September 1954
...) the misquotation from Goethe’s Tarso (p. 26), and identify the nebulous “Adele” (p. 88) as Adele Schopenhauer. OSKARSEIDLIN Ohio State University Dictionary of Germ Syno~yms. By R. B. FARRELL.New York: Cambridge University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 1941
..., the reading of Spenser takes on an added pleasure, giving, as it does, a more lively sense of the poet as a conscious and deliberate artist. FREDERICK M. PADELFORD University of Washington A Bibliography of Italian Dialect Dictionaries. By ALBERTOD’ELIA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... CLOTILDEWILSON UniverJity of Washington The Sources of “A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues,” by Randle Cotgrave (London, 1611) : A Study in Renaissance Lexicography. By VERA E. SMALLEY.Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages, Extra...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 233–259.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Robert Hudson Vincent Abstract As many scholars, including the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary , continue to cite false etymologies of the baroque, this article returns to a Scholastic syllogism called baroco to demonstrate the relevance of medieval logic to the history of aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 September 1950
... literature. The chief source of Cotgrave was Nicot’s Thresor of 1606 rather than Holyband’s A Dictionarie French and English (1593). A large proportion of the English translations in Cotgrave came from the bilingual dictionaries of Elyot, Cooper, Thomas, Florio, and Minsheu. Also used...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 June 1962
... be answered by Webster’s dictionary. Irony, the subject of Norman Knox’s study, is notoriously one of the most protean of literary terms. If one wants to know what irony really meant in England from 1502 until about 1750, he can turn to Knox’s book. Here, for a start, he can find what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 361.
Published: 01 September 1950
... UniverJity of Washington The Sources of “A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues,” by Randle Cotgrave (London, 1611) : A Study in Renaissance Lexicography. By VERA E. SMALLEY.Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages, Extra Volume XXV, 1948. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 March 1946
... grasped his interest and fired his imagination. Actually his first activity in connection with Chinese that we know of is the purchase at auction in London in 1791 of a Chinese book, a dictionary. It would have been interesting to learn what was the cmsu cuusuizs of his addiction which grew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 375–376.
Published: 01 September 1947
..., whether trained workers or ama- teurs. LOUISEPOVXD University of Nebraska The English Dictionary from Cawdrey to Johnson, 1604-1755. By DE WITTT. STARNESand GERTRUDEE. NOYES.Chapel Hill : Uni- versity of North Carolina...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 333–338.
Published: 01 September 1940
... for a French dictionary comparable in scope to the Oxford Dictionary. A committee has been appointed, a bibliography of the authors who are first to be studied is being prepared, arrangements have been made to store the slips in the Library of Congress, the methods followed in simi- lar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 September 1947
... of these dictionaries has been complicated, moreover, by some ill-founded conjectures of earlier owners of the books. For example, my own copy of the second edi- tion (1719) of the Glossographia Anglicana Nova has been errone- ously labeled “Blunt’s Dictionary” by an early binder, whereas the same book...