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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 1967
...Fritz Martini By Gotthard Guder. Siegen: Verlag Vorländer, 1966. 72 pp. DM 5.80. Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 FRITZ MARTINI 255 Else Lasker-Schuler: Deutung ihrer Lyrik. By GOTTHARDGUDER. Siegen: Verlag Vorlander...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 343–346.
Published: 01 September 1972
... must resist the claim that “Fraulein Else” is superior to “Leutnant Gust1”-though I gladly admit the superiority of Else over Gustl. But we are not sitting in moral judg- ment all the time, and other criteria are frequently at least as relevant. What worries me in Key’s interpretations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1976
..., or perhaps something else?4 But we can, and do, solve such problems by turning them into a simple matter of proportion. We tote up the specific details that seem fictional (the hero’s name, Teufelsdrockh) and the ones that seem factual (Carlyle said elsewhere that his character’s spiritual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 327–328.
Published: 01 September 1945
... publications until the appearance of a second edition of the Essay. Under such circumstances, the omission of the date does not seem unusual. The article in the Quarterly may or may not have been altered, as Scott suggested, by the editor or by someone else. Parts of it, even after possible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 325–331.
Published: 01 September 1950
... good as David Copperfield, we are in danger of perhaps not paying respect enough, of reading it (for who could help reading it?) too hastily, and then putting it aside for something else and forgetting it. What treasures of gaiety, invention, life, are in that book! what alertness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 214–215.
Published: 01 June 1961
..., this book is necessarily a twentieth-century reading of Renais- sance poets, since no one in the twentieth century could possibly write a book which would be anything else. And among twentieth-century studies in literary history, it occupies its own special kind of place. Since...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 215–216.
Published: 01 June 1961
... could possibly write a book which would be anything else. And among twentieth-century studies in literary history, it occupies its own special kind of place. Since interpretation here de- liberately chooses to face one way, toward what was antecedent to the poems on which it focuses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 March 1993
... can’t just say that reality is a text, you can just say that texts are real-what else could they be? And if you can’t make history literary, you can’t help but make literature historical. What’s wrong with New Historicism, in other words, is also what’s wrong with Porter’s critique...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 421–426.
Published: 01 September 1999
... University of Washington. 42 2 MLQ I September iggg can-assumes a haunting positive form, an apparitional form. One sees or hears something that makes one queasy; one feels pressed to recognize that the phallus belongs to someone else...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 58–72.
Published: 01 March 1971
...: The right model for imitation is that chemist who, when he en- countered, or thought he had encountered, a hitherto nameless form of matter, did not purloin for it the name of something else, but invented out of his own head a name which should be proper to it.. . . If we apply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 204–207.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., and he observes how Joyce’s reconstitution of discourse enabled him to produce a work in which everything becomes interpretable as a substitute or metaphor of everything else. The concept of metaphor does not quite make its way into Korg’s discussion, but we do arrive at the idea by approximation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 1942
..., somewhat tentatively points to Minturno : [Poetry] is, in Sidney’s phrase (a phrase apparently borrowed from Minturno), “that feigning notable images of virtues, vices, or what else. . . .”e 4 G. G. Smith, op. cit., I, 160. 5By intention I have omitted from this list...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 263–277.
Published: 01 September 1992
... precedent for the overt fictionality of their own discourse. Indeed, the fact that this tradition lived on longer in England than anywhere else in northern Europe (Calmann, pp. 93ff.) might be attributed to the lively interest that early novels created in the ontological puzzles of fictionality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 March 1943
... of being an exclusive lachrymosist. The expression of strong feeling or intense thought by weeping is a matter of social convention, noth- ing else. It was that tough pamphleteer, Voltaire, who said that the best works were those which made one weep the most; and it was that sensitive soul...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1943
..., the editor and the coadjutors of this work do not wish to be pricks of conscience, there is still some- thing else that they might do. The Year’s Work could lawfully become the sole means of publication in the field of literary scholar- ship. All philological journals might suspend publication...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 444–445.
Published: 01 December 1971
...; or, The Statue, by Richard Lalor Sheil-indeed, I had not thought of Richard Lalor Sheil-until Joseph W. Donohue’s study of Dramatic Character in the English Romantic Age brought them back, with much else, like a distant nightmare reniembered in tranquillity. These and some four hundred others of like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Perloff (1999: 252) notes, given its transparency and directness, the poem is exemplary of little else in Some Trees (1956) or the later books. It is an anomaly in a book of anomalies, a book that, compared with the more thematically unified later volumes, seems a mere miscellany, a “collection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 1955
... or otherwise, is to do violence to the reputation and memory of that stern perfec- tionist whose work was marked above all else by a careful finish and a classic polish. For example, appearing by itself on page 71 (with two lines of comment and a footnote by the editor) is “The checker-board...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 341–350.
Published: 01 September 1968
... critical exposition and evaluation in the forefront of their concern. If neither fulfills this promise, it is because both authors, in different ways, mis- take criticism for something else. The test is how far they advance our attempt to define two quite individual poetic utterances. Dunbar’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 77–83.
Published: 01 March 1968
... among bad writers. He reads crazily and wildly, but he writes about the books he reads and not about something else. R. M. Frye does not do this and gives no sign of being interested in doing so. Almost all academic writing about literature is done with a kind of implicit understanding...