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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1946
...A. Closs E. M. Butler. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946. Pp. 32. 1/6 net. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 376 Reviews The Direct Method in German Poetry. By E. M. BUTLER.Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946. Pp. 32. 1/6...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 335–338.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Ulrich Weisstein CONCERNING THE WORD GOT(H)ISCH IN THE STAGE DIRECTIONS TO THE “NACHT” SCENE OF GOETHE’S FA UST By ULRICHWEISSTEIN To the casual reader of Goethe’s Fazcst, there seems to be nothing unusual about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 June 1980
... this), helpful bibliographical notes at the end of every chapter and a dis- criminating final bibliography, and a pictorial section less hackneyed than most I have seen. OTTOREINERT University of Washington Enlarging the Temple: New Directions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 1943
... University Directions in Contemporary Literature. By PHILOM. BUCK,JR. New York: Oxford University Press, 1942. Pp. xiii + 353. $2.25. The main body of this book is a series of thirteen essays on con- temporary writers. There is an Introduction entitled “Fear,” and a Conclusion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Heather Murray W. J. Alexander, trained at London and Johns Hopkins and appointed in 1889 by the University of Toronto as one of the first dedicated professors of English literature in Canada, was well positioned to direct the new discipline of English literary studies across the country and at all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mark McGurl Abstract What does it mean to think of the rise of Amazon.com as an event in contemporary literary history? This essay analyzes the literary practices and programs “organic” to the Amazon digital ecology, including Kindle Direct Publishing, and then asks how the entrepreneurial logic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... affect, and to glorify amoral modern individualism as embodied by the perverse Salome. Some important yet little-analyzed contemporary reviews of the play and the opera in Germany and Austria from 1905 to 1907 already noted such correspondences. They interpreted Strauss's choices as direct aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ( A Library of World Literature , 1929). Direct and indirect censorship, the cultural politics of intimidation, and the ethnicization of German national literature make Hesse’s essay, and its afterlife, an exemplary means of evaluating world literature through the politics of (in)accessibility. B...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 June 2014
... professor of literature at the University of Sydney (and a figure central to the direction of the humanities academy in Australia), taught Victorian literature, including Browning, from the 1890s. MacCallum’s public lectures, like his pedagogy, aimed to convert a primary obstacle for many readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of relationships between persons. Similarly, the fullness and the insecurity of friendship are conveyed by verbal pictures that borrow a sense of plenitude from the visual arts even as they fail to achieve the direct presence of those media. An analysis of words and images in The Token , the gift book in which so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... terms for representing the subject’s responsibility to those demands. The death drive offers a way of describing the trajectory of desire beyond anything representable, a trajectory that finds its most direct expression in the poem’s apocalyptic energies. But Piers Plowman treats even the apocalypse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 267–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to the “historical poetics” of Virginia Jackson’s Dickinson’s Misery , with its reconsideration of the lyric poem and its place in the canon and reading practices of modern criticism. Neither direct interpretation of a text that lacks focus on its modes of circulation and transmission nor indeed any sort...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 229–239.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., and direct interior mono1ogue.l In soliloquy, the material is presented in the character’s own words, but in a logical and connected manner; in omniscient description, it is reported from an outside, godlike point of view; in indirect interior monologue, it is still reported, but from the charac...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 1992
... and prosecutorial and defensive rhetoric. Thus the book hinges on a distinction between the strong representation of circumstantial evidence and its other, direct testimony. But Welsh’s argument runs into a theoretical problem, which he himself signals: “Since all evidence is produced in court through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 353–359.
Published: 01 December 1962
... “Copyright 1933, SICNO,”the other says “Ejemplar impreso para Jorge GuillCn” or for whomever else it might be destined. Thus, even the printing maintains the note of direction so fundamental to this poetry. 2Horst Baader in his Pedro Salinas (Koln, 1955) remarks: “Es ist aber nicht-wie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 179–187.
Published: 01 June 1946
..., These are at present, Dr. Wilkins and Mr. Oldenbourg, from whom I have not usurp’d this first imployment of that kind; for it is only my hand that goes, the substance and direction came from one of them.lO 4 Birch, History of the Rcyal Society of London (London, 1760), I, 216. 6 Ibid.. I. 407...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., focused on verbal imagery to the virtual exclusion of stage directions and implicit directions to actors in the dialogue. Only in the last thirty years, in the work of Maurice Charney, Alan Downer, R. A. Foakes, and others, have we begun to explore the significance of stage action as visual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 131–143.
Published: 01 June 1963
... incomplete and embark upon pages of clarification. Thus, direction foiled by interruption is quickly established as the chief structural characteristic of the novel. This mode of progression is thematic, for it is typical of the male Shandy that he cannot carry things through directly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1973
... grant it for the sake of argument, we may still insist that the form and direction of a literary mode may not be totally controlled by its initial impulse. Although in several chapters-most notably the one on Milton-Lerner offers an adept and sensitive exploration of pastoral within...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 292–309.
Published: 01 September 1951
... it, and that the highest virtue must be independent of all regard to rewards or punishments. 3 Characteristics, ed. J. M. Robertson (London, 1900), I, 247, 267 ff. 294 Franklin and Philosophical Necessity As a result of the shattering of their doctrine and as a direct answer to the attacks...