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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 555–557.
Published: 01 December 1940
.... Ttiese passages finely conclude what is, despite its inequalities, a t.ery useful and reliable volume. PAULH. KOCHEK University of Washington The Epistolary Norel in the Late Eighteenth Century, a DescrLp- tizfc adBibliographicaf Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 38–47.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Richard Hauer Costa Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE EPISTOLARY MONITOR IN PAMELA By RICHARDHAUER COSTA The demurrers to Fielding’s-or anyone’s-simplistic theories about Pamela, especially the demurrers of the last two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 295–319.
Published: 01 September 1999
... practices rep- resented in the Trisor when he rewrites the epistolary fictions of romances such as Amadis. In doing so, he shows what happens to romance passion when it is imported into the down-market, mercantile world of the novel. Just as Amadis’s wonder-filled “Insula Firme” becomes Sancho’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and free indirect style and to suggest that it most fully came into a name with the novel. The importance of this connection becomes clear when one looks at the differences between the drama and the epistolary novel, and between the epistolary novel and what we think...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 June 1958
... Journey. It was timidity and lack of imagination, rather than a dislike for novelty, that held authors down to the epistolary and the picaresque, to imitations of Le Sage, Cervantes, and Lucian. As a matter of fact, the critics showed considerable interest in form, although such criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 290–306.
Published: 01 September 1949
.... One result of this fact has been the tendency to neglect, despite certain passages in Dichtung und Wahrheit, the possible significance of his early interest in the epistolary nove1.l Indeed, criticism of no less important a work than Werther itself seems to reflect this neglect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 553–555.
Published: 01 December 1940
... dramatic achievement. Ttiese passages finely conclude what is, despite its inequalities, a t.ery useful and reliable volume. PAULH. KOCHEK University of Washington The Epistolary Norel in the Late Eighteenth Century, a DescrLp- tizfc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 March 1990
... goals as a moralist and to control the reac- tions of his readership. The limitations of the epistolary novel have been blamed for this failure, which, it has been claimed, is wholly unsuited to the task of regulating the attitudes of its audi- ence. Terry Eagleton observed that by using...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 347–349.
Published: 01 September 2019
... another text it inspired, Barthes’s Lover’s Discourse . Emphasizing the nonlinear nature of messianic temporality, Block observes that the implicit structure of time in the epistolary novel is itself nonsensical, given the vast array of events that transpire between Werther’s writing of a letter and its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 441–443.
Published: 01 December 1986
... and 1769.” Frances Brooke’s epistolary novel, The Histo~yof Emzly Montugue (1769), contains a character whose name duplicates that of Pope’s alleged original for Belinda in “The Rape of the Lock.” On the basis of this coincidence of names, Messenger sets out to compare the characters Belinda...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1987
... epistolary per- formance takes great strength from the example of the public forms of drama and satire: “the familiar letter becomes a form of rqbruesentutio, an exercise in ‘making present’ like the performance of a play. . . . The letter- writer is an actor, but a mugzciun-actor who works on his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 404–407.
Published: 01 September 2015
... this writing within important literary and social developments: the epistolary novel, the fashion of fairy tales, the “politeness” movement. In chapter 1, “Positioning Rowe’s Fiction,” Backscheider assembles many citations and examples from the work of other writers—Haywood, Mary Davys, Charles Gildon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 353–355.
Published: 01 December 1952
... epistolary references to this picture in which he took so much pride and has traced the progress of the painting through its various owners from Lamb to its final rest- ing place.3 The first reference, in a letter to Wordsworth dated April 7, 1815, tells us that it is Lamb’s brother John who has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 243–253.
Published: 01 September 1962
... of it, in the “Author’s Apology” and the footnote discussed earlier. It is still further evidence that Swift intended those external repudiations to be taken, not literally, but as part of the characterization of the “author.” Moreover, when the author, wearying of his epistolary tactic, gives it up...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 235–252.
Published: 01 September 1953
... times and by Pope only a few decades before. For example, Characters by Francis Gentleman and Perils of Poetry by James Scott, both in 1766, could have omitted the subtitle of epistle without suffering any alteration. Many epistolary satires in decasyllabic couplets stemmed from Churchill’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 240.
Published: 01 June 1944
... and Seventeenth Centztries. By JEAN ROBERTSON.London : University of Liverpool Press, 1942. Pp. 80. 7/6. In this charming little volume, Miss Jean Robertson has made a valuable contribution to our knowledge of the epistolary art in the periods when ancient styles and formulas were changing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1944
... and Seventeenth Centztries. By JEAN ROBERTSON.London : University of Liverpool Press, 1942. Pp. 80. 7/6. In this charming little volume, Miss Jean Robertson has made a valuable contribution to our knowledge of the epistolary art in the periods when ancient styles and formulas were changing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 June 1940
... Arlington. Selected Letters. [Edited by Ridgely Torrence.] New York: Macmillan, 1940. Pp. vii+l91. $2.50. ENGLISH Black, Frank Gees. The Epistolary Novel in the Late Eighteenth Century : A Descriptive and Bibliographical Study. Eugene : University of Oregon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 507–508.
Published: 01 December 1946
... a Southern lecture tour and to visit him at his home near Augusta while passing through the South. Taylor, already a popular success when Hayne first approached him in an epistolary way, responded partly out of auctorial fellow- ship and partly out of the pleasure of being...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1967
... of the epistolary method is related to the novel’s human drama, and Austen’s austere treatment of morality at Mans- field Park is linked to the concerns of her other novels. Here again one could quarrel with certain points-although Mansfield Park is “the inevi- table product of the same artistic...