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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 380.
Published: 01 September 1944
... Rett6 ( 1863-1930). [ Georges Lemuitre] 36 1 Philip A. Wadsworth. The Novels of Gomberville. A Critical Study of Polexandre and Cythkrke. [Marc Denkinger] . 362 Leo Kirschenbaum. Enrique Gaspar and the Social Drama in Spain. [William E. Wilson] 364 B. J. Whiting, et al. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... playwright’s work and overturn the traditional ideal of drama as a clarifying mirror of men and their relation to their world. The citizens create as well as destroy, but their idea of a good play is almost as appalling-aesthetically and morally-as their be- havior. They will tolerate only a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2003) 64 (4): 495–498.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Richard Helgerson Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama . By Wendy Wall. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xiii + 292 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Julie Stone Peters This essay attempts to offer a thick history of the turn-of-the-century ritual idea while identifying its relationship to a nexus of formations crucial to ideas about drama and to a variety of performance practices in the twentieth century. In the 1890s works on myth and ritual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1981) 42 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 June 1981
...James E. Hirsh Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 THE “TO BE OR NOT TO BE” SCENE AND THE CONVENTIONS OF SHAKESPEAREAN DRAMA By JAMES E. HIRSH Taken out of context, Hamlet’s “To be or not to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 June 1946
.... Volume IIJ. devoted to critical commentary, will be perhaps the chief result of this author’s long continued study of Torres Naharro. We all eagerly await it. GEORGETYLER NORTHUP La Jolla, California Sunset: A History of Parisian Drama in the Last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1946
... nights. Nor do the editors quite seem to realize the importance of what they have established. Surely it is clear that once we realize that The Cenci is not a closet drama, but a stage play, the criteria for judging it change. It is no longer to be considered along with such obviously...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 500.
Published: 01 December 1947
... + 443. $4.00. An Introdzdon to Stuart Drntnu conipletes a trilogy begun iri 1P27 with An Zntrodurfion to the Rcnding of Shakespeare, and con- tinued in 1933 with An Introduction to Tudor Drama. In this last voltline of the series, Frederick S. Boas presents a short review of theatrical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 7–14.
Published: 01 March 1953
...Joseph T. McCullen, Jr. Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 THE USE OF PARLOR AND TAVERN GAMES IN ELIZABETHAN AND EARLY STUART DRAMA By JOSEPH T. MCCULLEN,JR. The impression made by the card game in A Woman Killed with Kindness or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1974) 35 (3): 328–330.
Published: 01 September 1974
... corrective. GEORGEMONTEIRO Brown Uniuersity Bernard Shaw and the Art of Drama. By CHARLESA. BERST.Urbana, Chi- cago, London: University of Illinois Press, 1973. xx + 343 pp. $10.95. The Wuy Things Work was the title of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1966) 27 (3): 323–331.
Published: 01 September 1966
...J. L. Styan Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 DRAMA AS RITUAL’ By J. L. STYAN African tribesmen leap in a dance to make their corn grow tall, or re-enact a killing of the tribal enemy by having one of their number...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1952) 13 (2): 180–199.
Published: 01 June 1952
...Von Eva C. Wunderlich Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 DAS MODERNE DEUTSCHE DRAMA UND SEINE BEZIEHUNG ZUR ZEIT Yon EVAC. WUNDERLICH “Das Drama” sagt Ludwig Marcuse “hat fur jede Kultur zentrale Bedeutung. Es ist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 1952
... Theatre, Drama ud Audience in Goethe’s Gernrany. By W. H. BUUFORD. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1950. Pp. xi + 388. 21s. The preface states that this work is not historical and that emphasis will be given to subjects which have not hitherto been treated in English. This .does not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1967) 28 (3): 390–392.
Published: 01 September 1967
... The Immense Complex Drama: The World and Art of the Howells Novel. By GEORGEC. CARRINGTON,JR. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1966. xii + 245 pp. $6.25. “We must look at Howells,” George Carrington writes (seemingly without a backward, historical glance) “. . . in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 539–540.
Published: 01 December 1949
..., that sprang up here and everywhere. The limitation of Mr. Atkins’ study to poetry and drama is qualitatively more important and leads to a quite different literary history of the subject. Werther hit England at a time when literary production there was at a low ebb, and was greeted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1950) 11 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 1950
... the future literary historian. MIMI I. JEHLE Uiriversity of Illiiwis The German Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: A Study in the Drama from Gottscked to Les By S. ETTASCHRFJBER. New York: King’s Crown Press, Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 March 1950
...L. A. Triebel Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 SIXTEENTH-CENTURY STAGECRAFT IN EUROPEAN DRAMA: A SURVEY By L. A. TRIEBEL European stagecraft in the sixteenth century has formed the subject of ever-increasing interest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1950
...A. M. Sauerlander William F. Oechler. Glencoe, Illinois: The Free Press, 1948. Pp. viii + 199. $2.50. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 508 Reviews Motivation in the Drama of Friedrich Hebbel. By WILLIAMF. OECHLER.Glen- coe, Illinois...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 231–232.
Published: 01 June 1951
..., deserves our praise. In short, Donaldson has done an excellent job. Any future student of Piers can neglect this study only at his own cost. MORTONW. BLOOMFIELD Ohio Safe University Writings ofi Elizabethan Drama. By J. LE GAY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 June 1951
.... CLARK University of Missouri Young George Farqtrhar: The Restoration Drama at Twilight. By WILLARD CONNELY.London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1949. Pp. 349. 21s. Willard Connely follows George Farquhar through a suggested childhood (about his “parents less is positively...