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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for the breakdown of sympathy and a broader one for the irreducible complexity of being. Such complexity inflects the very structure of what scholars, after Franco Moretti, call the quantitative analysis of literature (in the conversion of texts to countable units: one, two, three, etc.). It also reveals how texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 71–74.
Published: 01 March 1958
...! Vor dacht’ ich; wet macht mich: were achtt mich / mit fug / Wie Plato / wie Cato / wie Crates / so klug / (etc., 4 stanzas) nach Art der Trochaischen gleichsam herunter, Z.E. ‘Uber der Erden ist wenig Vergniigen’ ’’ [true dactyl]. We may note...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 184–198.
Published: 01 June 1953
... I. KG [i:] is derived from: (1) MHG i in open syllables : Jbi:la “to play”, etc. (2) MHG i before final [a] (MHG r) : mi:a “(to) me”, di:a “ (to) you”. (3) MHG ie: di:f “deep”. (4) MHG iie : fi:s “feet”. In umlauted plurals of nouns having in the singular a short vowel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 1944
... letters and autobiography, or Holderlin’s Hyperion, etc Even in the most lucid German prose, logic is not always a good criterion when applied to German syntax. The first consideration is that of vivid expression. There is no absolute style. Schopenhauer is right in maintaining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 82–84.
Published: 01 March 1954
..., paleography, etc. ; it also allots a generous space to comparative literature and wide foreign influ- ences. Above all we welcome No. D in Section I11 in which the writers them- selves speak to us about poetry (Holthusen), prose (Ude), drama (Bernt von Heiseler). Sections IV and V...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 September 1945
..., mais aussi, quelquefois, du second . . . i la place du qualifiaitt descriptif [fripon, diable, etc.] est venu se mettre un mot marquant d’une faqon gCnC- rale et toute primitive I’Ctat d’ime du parlant; puis, en second lieu, on 3 renoncC aussi i prCciser le caract6re du qualific‘ (individu...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 247–248.
Published: 01 June 1949
...- pounded conjunctions (aus)si corn, (au)tant corn, tel corn, etc., has gradually been replaced by que. Convincingly he shows that que has spread analogically from the comparative conjunctions. In a short contribution Arvid Gabrielson discusses some terminological questions of English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 1941
... Est. Veina-j6gi (earlier Wainii, Wuinti-jiiggi) ‘‘tile Western Dvina.” This Russian reforrna- tion, it may be suggested, is due to association with an ORuss. nom. sg. fern. *dvina “two-fold,” with which cf. Lith. dwynic “twins” < PrIndE. *dwi-nbnd (to dwbu- dwei- dwoi- dwL2 etc. “two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 200–211.
Published: 01 June 1952
... : Surviving Lost Words Words War 33 42 Feudalism 10 19 Equestrian terms 22 13 Arabic loans 15 8 Dress fabrics 13 15 Religion 32 8 Foods. etc. 8 9 Admn., justice, gov. 5 6 Trade, etc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 1954
..., social issues, etc., of necessity leads one away from the secret of poetic expression as does, for instance, W. Bate- son’s statement in his book English Poetry (London, 1950) about Gray’s “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” which is interpreted as a “tract for the times. It was a plea...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 407–411.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Weston’s error; cf. Tobler-Lommatzsch, TLAW, I, 84. En grant 518 would, according to TLAW and many Old French editions, be written as two words (cf. grunt in D 1026). Unnecessary to alter el esporon 559. Puis que appears as two words in 586, 1417, etc., but not in 1421, 1589, etc. Quotation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 279–292.
Published: 01 June 1941
...- tatives in the sixteenth century-at least practically-of the prin- 8 Niirnberg : Guldenmundt d. A. Cf. Archiv fur Litteruturgeschichte, XI, 171. The Ursprung, etc. was subsequently used in the German revision of the Chronicle of Aventinus and by Matthias Holtzwart in his Eikones (1573...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 June 1951
... Wyche-Zey, but the brief digressions are always vivid: on Wilks (39-41), London in 1697 (51 ff the wits at Will’s (55 ff Catherine Trotter (83 ff the Pemell story (204 ff .) , Shrewsbury (236-37), etc. He has perhaps “discovered” the name of Farquhar’s father (15, 25) ; he has carefully...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 416–417.
Published: 01 December 1952
..., who has promised an edition based on H. Hubner’s caution is preserved in principle, but Hammerich’s improvements are also taken into consideration. The orthographical standardization is more extreme than that of Hubner (durarr for dar an, nun for nu, immer for iemer, da for do, etc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 417–424.
Published: 01 December 1950
...) The characteristic seasonal openings of Robert Fabian (“When Suturne, with his cold, isye Face,” etc., p. 45), of Skelton (“In Autumpne, when the sunne in vyrgyne,” etc., p. 49), of Surrey (“The soote season that bud, and bloom fourth bringes,” etc., p. 57), of John Higgins (“When Sommer sweete...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 September 1942
... with godless Communism. Furthermore, as everyone knows, Communism “eagerly seeks to destroy all art, all culture,” etc., etc. (One would enjoy a critique by Mr. Sum- mers of Sholokhov’s novels.) The characteristic beliefs of Mr. Summers on points of politics and faith are manifest in the Quest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1950
...” by /e/ (etc Again, though noting the obsolescence of elegant “u fermC“ as in pas, which has acquired the vowel in patte, he still prescribes that we distinguish en, an, from on, as in the cultured tradition. Further, positional variation in /e/ and (open in closed syllables, close in open...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1945
...; 1583, p. 80v. 19 11, 38. 20 11, 51 et passim. 21 1586 [?I, p. 61. 22 Ibid., p. 178 ; cf. Historie, I, 26, 29. 23 1586 1 ?I, pp. 17, 113, 125“’ etc. ; Hhtorie (Rome, 1585), p. 439, “por evitar proligidad.” 24 1583, pp. 86v, 174v. 25 11, 233. Dorothy F...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Vossius, Friedrich Span- heim, Balthasar Venator (a personal friend of Opitz frorh his Hei- delberg days), Leo Allatius, etc. The contribution of Opitz is the funeral oration which he spoke at the interment of Ulderic, Prince of The reputation of this young man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 1946
...,untimely death!” (IV, vi, 256). 26 Cf. “Yet, poor old heart, he holp the heavens to rain” (111, vii, 62), and see note 61 below. 26 See for “courtesie” and “ (in) gratitude” note 20 above ; Lear’s “So kind a father!” (I, v, 35) ; “Your old kind father” (111, iv, ZO), etc...