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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1946) 7 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1946
... Tlniversity of Washington A Concordance of the Poetical Works of Edgar Alan Poe. By BRADFORDA. BOOTHand CLAUDEE. JONES. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Pp. xiv + 211. $5.50. This concordance is a welcome addition as a tool for scholarship in the field of American letters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1959) 20 (4): 344–354.
Published: 01 December 1959
...P. M. Wetherill Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 EDGAR ALLAN POE AND MADAME SABATIER By P, M. WETHERILL In his critical works, Poe wrote that one of the most nobly poetic themes is that of pure love. He is referring to the “Uranian” Venus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1954) 15 (4): 376–377.
Published: 01 December 1954
... Cornell University Glorious Incense: The Fulfillment of Edgar Allan Poe. By HALDEENBRADDY. Washington : Scarecrow Press, 1953. Pp. 234. $4.50. The two words making the title of this book come from language attributed to Poe by Mary Gove Nichols, in which he exclaimed how he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1976) 37 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1976
...Edgar Schell Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 SEEING THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY THE ACTION IMITATED BY THE SECUNDA PASTORUM By EDGARSCHELL It has been a long time since a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Edgar H. Hemminghaus Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 MARK TWAIN’S GERMAN PROVENIENCE By EDGARH. HEMMINGHAUS Within recent years the assumption that Mark Twain was “un- literary” has been subjected to more or less exacting scrutiny. Critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1989) 50 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 March 1989
...EDGAR SCHELL S. Spinrad Phoebe. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1987. xii + 334 pp. $30.00. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 REVIEWS The Summons of Death on the Medieval and Renaissance English Stage. By PHOEBES...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Elmer Edgar Stoll Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 BROWNING’S IN A BALCONY By ELMEREDGAR STOLL There is an interesting difference of opinion, of which I have only of late become aware, concerning the value of Browning’s closet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1953) 14 (4): 375–412.
Published: 01 December 1953
...Elmer Edgar Stoll Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 INTENTIONS AND INSTINCT By ELMEREDGAR STOLL And no man can be a rhapsode who does not understand the meaning of the poet. For the rhapsode ought to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1980) 41 (4): 315–327.
Published: 01 December 1980
...Edgar Schell Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 THE DISTINCTIONS OF THE TOWNELEY ABRAHAM By EDGARSCHELL Although the Towneley play of Abraham and Isaac has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 March 1943
...Maurice Edgar Coindreau L. Clark Keating. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1941. Pp. 172. $2.50. Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 102 Reviews tribution to scholarship, amplified as it is by several equally intrigu- ing insights...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
... heroes like Edgar Ravenswood and Henry Morton as remnants, the essay traces the implications of their untimeliness, arguing that the remnant's awkward lingering moves into the foreground the problem of obsolescence and releases in the fictions a meditative-speculative mood answering to the question of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Adam Barrows The fantasy of turning back the clock by journeying eastward across what we today call the International Date Line appears in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling, and James Joyce, all of whom create characters who make, or contemplate making, such time-defying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1964) 25 (3): 346–355.
Published: 01 September 1964
... vision of the grotesque. The title of his essay on this play provocatively links it with one of Beckett’s: Le Roi Lear, autrement dit Fin de Partie. Kott places at the center of King Lear the scene in which Edgar pre- tends to lead the blinded Gloucester to the top of a cliff so that he can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1977) 38 (3): 292–303.
Published: 01 September 1977
... involves Edgar, a Swedish captain in command of a garrison on a lonely island, nick- named “Little Hell He lives with his wife Alice in marital hell and lodges in a tower, originally a prison. They are about to celebrate their silver anniversary. Kurt, Alice’s cousin, has been posted there as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1965) 26 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 June 1965
... “fearless and resolute enough,” Bradley concludes that Albany’s words to Kent and Edgar after Lear’s death-“Friends of my soul, you twain / Rule in this realm, and the gor’d state sustain”-probably “mark the feebleness of a well-meaning but weak man. But possibly he means by ‘this realm’ only that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1985) 46 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 June 1985
... one’s self or one’s world. This distancing process is still more evident when characters attempt to comprehend the sources of evil. Edgar, for as long as he is able, clings to a nearer, more retributive view that entails a benign metaphysics: “The Gods are just, and of our pleasant vices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1983) 44 (4): 394–409.
Published: 01 December 1983
... control where she once was passive. That her attempt at controlling Blaise is ineffective is apparently a sign of her innocence and his corruption. Edgar Demarnay, an Oxford scholar who is visiting Monty Small, tells Harriet the truth about the results of her behavior. By forgiving Blaise and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1941) 2 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 September 1941
... Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 BOOKS RECEIVED AMERICAN Booth, Bradford, and Jones, Claude E. A Concordance of the Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Pp. v + 211. $5.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 1946
...Roland M. Smith Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 KING LEAR AND THE MERLIN TRADITION By ROLAND&I. SMITH It has been generally believed that the great scenes of King Lear which unfold the madness of Lear, Edgar, and the Fool sprang from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1979) 40 (4): 415–417.
Published: 01 December 1979
... REVIEWS versions of the paradigm, and emphasizes in tragedy the isolation of the hero from the survivors who form the “new order,” usually on a diminished level of’ being (“We who are young,” as Edgar says) but sometimes with an air of re- generation (e.g., Richard III and Macbeth). These new...