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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 351–354.
Published: 01 September 1968
...Paul G. Ruggiers B. G. Koonce Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966, 293 pp. $6.50; 52s. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 REVIEWS Chaucer and the Tradition of Fame: Symbolism in “The House of Fame.” By B. G. KOONCE. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 236–238.
Published: 01 June 1943
.... ROWBOTHAM University .of California Ma.upassant Criticism in France, 1880-1940. lYith an Enquiry into his Present Fame and a Bibliography. By ARTINEARTINIAN. New York : King’s Crown Press (a branch of the Columbia Uni- versity Press), 1941. Pp. viii + 228. $2.50. As the title...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 125–135.
Published: 01 June 1966
...J. L. Simmons Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE PLACE OF THE POET IN CHAUCER’S HOUSE OF FAME By J. L. SIMMONS It has long been out of fashion to urge an autobiographical signifi- cance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Lisa Kiser Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 ESCHATOLOGICAL POETICS IN CHAUCER’S HOUSE OF FME By LISA KISER Critical studies of The House of Fame have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 223–224.
Published: 01 June 1953
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nicholas Birns It is often said that the 1960s was an era of phenomenology in literary criticism. Interrogating this only partly justified statement leads us to a revised genealogy of theory in US academe. The famed 1966 conference at Johns Hopkins University saw the nearly simultaneous emergence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 259–264.
Published: 01 September 1946
... and the Prioress‘s Prologue, and the Invocations to Venus in the House of Fame and the Parliament of Fowls. I The fourth stanza of the Second Nun’s Invocacio ad Muriam was of course translated from two tercets of St. Bernard’s prayer to the Virgin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 183–186.
Published: 01 June 1989
.... $32.50. Robert Edwards’s book, intricate and abstract in thought and diction, resists yielding up its leading ideas in brief space. Crudely, then: he argues that The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, and The Parliament of Fowls, composed in that order, have poetics, literary theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 133–150.
Published: 01 June 1976
... ponders the pitfalls that await the serious writer who aspires to worldly success and immortal fame. We have some reason to believe that the fate of writers weighed heavily on Dryden’s mind in the early 1680s. Even those who had won great fame, he knew, were by no means free from daily...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 June 1957
... be- hold,” “And when I feel”-then, at these times, “I stand alone, and think.” Just as the first three quatrains provide a temporal qualifica- tion for the standing alone and thinking, so this thirteenth line pro- vides a causal contingency for the final line of the poem. That “love and fame...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 1986
... to be highly controversial. Chaucer never completed Anelidu and Arcite, the House of Fame, the Legend of Good Women, or the Canterbury Tales, although in his lists of writings and in his retractions he cites the latter three works as if they were finished. Moreover, the con- clusions to the Book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 247–250.
Published: 01 September 1957
.... 4 History of English Poetry (London, 1903), 111, 17. 6 Cf. Geoffrey Bullough, Poems and Dramas of Fulke Grewille (Edinburgh and London, 1938), I, 52-55 and 62-64. Bullough points out that Greville’s Trratie of Humane Learning, as well as his Inquisition upon Fame and Honour, takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 441–469.
Published: 01 December 2002
... from the notion that the dead “have no other power over us than that which it pleases us to restore through sympathy or the spirit of emulation” (220). To make immor- tality independent of the caprices of fame, agency must be ascribed to the past: “What is memory itself? Is it not a sublime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 411–440.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Pilgrimage, recasting the mythical tale of Byron’s rise to fame as a crucial chapter in the histories of both product branding and the commodification of the aesthetic. In focusing on the events of 1812, I am entering a nearly two- 5 Horace Smith, “Laus Atramenti; or, The Praise of Blacking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 21–30.
Published: 01 March 1963
... the seeds of vertu, and publick civility” through literature. Fame, Milton concluded, is not achieved haphazardly but comes only after great sacrifice and labor. That he was eager for fame is seen in the letter to his friend Charles Diodati, November 23, 1637,8 in “Lycidas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 March 1940
... / OF THE / THIRD BOOK / OF HIS / GONDIBERT, / Dedicated to my Father. 0 Happy Fire, whose Heat can thus controul The Rust of Age, & thaw the Frost of Death ; That renders Man immortal, as his Soul. And swells his Fame with everlasting Breath. Happy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 449–457.
Published: 01 December 1966
... as it does with “the conflicts of courtesy with churlishness and of pride with humility,” shows a hero discovering that “pure courtesy” is “trivial” relative to churlish vitality, its triviality deriving from a courtly obsession with “fame” (pp. 208 ff For Benson, the poet’s additions to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1963
... the outspoken fluctuations of Goethe’s fame, won at an early age, aided by many 216 Reviews autobiographical documents, and manipulated by such organizations as the Goethe-Gesellschaft. This chapter describes the rise of a middle-class reading public and literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 117–164.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., June 2001. © 2001 University of Washington. MLQ 62.2-02 Coble 4/20/01 3:43 PM Page 118 118 MLQ ❙ June 2001 courses and material emanations of fame work contrary to their own clamor, permitting not the apotheosis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 452–455.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of her letters (1894). Without Todd’s dedicated labor, the story of Emily Dickinson’s rise to fame would have been much different, if it had happened at all. The story of those three houses in the 1890s was complicated and impassioned. Although Dickinson scorned publication as an “auction of the mind...