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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Frederick Morgan Padelford Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 ∗ Dr. Padelford was to have read the present paper before the Spenser Group at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, to have been held in New York, December 29-31. ANTHONY COPLEY’S A FIG...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 247–250.
Published: 01 September 1957
...Raymond Himelick Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 A FIG FOR MOMUS AND DANIEL’S MUSOPHILUS By RAYMONDHIMELICK In his prefatory sonnet to the first edition of Musophilus, Daniel informed his friend and patron Fulke Greville that the work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
... (fig. 1). Despite the cap- tion, “Mr. T. Rice as the Original Jim Crow,” the costume and grotesque gestures of the figure, framed by a background of squalid dwellings, suggest that he represents a dancing slave. Like other blackface sheet music images from the 1830s, this one effectively...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 1982
... offer a good starting point. They give the im- mediate impression that we are in the presence of a compulsive doodler: many letters, no matter how hastily written, are embellished with some sort of drawing, be it the sketch of a face, an object, or a scene (figs. 1-3). It would be easy enough...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
... that is in significant part derived from reflection on (Husserl would say, aimed at) Milton’s reflection on the reflective Indian herdsman in the pillared shade. Reflecting on the shade made by the fig tree, “branching so broad and long,” Wordsworth makes that shade (or Milton’s reflection) “more soft and distant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 June 1996
... factors, on the political situation. I will explore two uses of the image at two moments in the military’s quest for national support. The first, presented before the military takeover, is tentative, appealing, almost coy: should we or shouldn’t we? (fig. 1 ). The second, occurring after...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 205–242.
Published: 01 June 2017
...) Figure 13. Giuseppe Molteni, An Old Man Showing a Little Girl a Bust of the Duchess Marie Louise, 1830 (Praz 1971: 223) The oddest yet in many ways most characteristic category in the book is the last, “Mourning Pictures and Paintings with a Bust” ( fig. 13 ). This is what Praz ( 1971 : 214) writes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 September 1996
.... The primary impulse seems to be constructive; the music increas- ingly produces a nervous, repercussive texture, something that punc- tuates the first theme and virtually constitutes the second (fig. 1 ). It is hard to describe either the themes or their treatment without making them sound bad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2023
... but only one head ( fig. 1 ) shows the artist helping circulate images of “prophetic freaks,” those “natural signs and wonders” feared by all Europe during this period—a fear that the early modern press, Warburg pointed out, stood ready to exploit for political ends. 15 Figure 1. Albrecht Dürer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 519–521.
Published: 01 December 1998
.... Despite their different methodologies, historians and lit- erary critics share the assumption that the literal absence of women from the political founding of the nation points to, rather than belies, their fig- ural presence. In Romances of the Republic Samuels describes how in the early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 319–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... (see fig. 1). Under data surplus, copi- 2  My views regarding this matter have been shaped by Sylvie Perceau, La parole vive: Communiquer en catalogue dans l’épopée homérique (Louvain: Peeters, 2002). 322 MLQ September 2011 Figure 1. Annotated late...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Academy is a comic sketch with a poem titled “The Origin of Pan. A Musical Instrument . (After Mrs. Browning.)” ( fig. 6 ). Her poem about Pan is represented here as the origin of a series of bad imitations, as Furniss replays the meter of “A Musical Instrument” in a clever parody: What is he doing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 June 1996
...” (Comenturios 1.7.29,f. ig4v). 202 MLQI June 1996 Figure 1 Saqsawaman, according to the Royal Commentaries. are Paucar Marca and Sallac Marca (fig. 1). The similarity between Garcilaso’s visualization of Saqsawaman and a stylized rainbow is clear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 15–49.
Published: 01 March 2010
...-fetishist Edmond, who submits to the incestuous seduction encouraged by Gaudet (fig. 1). In some cases 31  See, e.g., pages 503 (Edmond’s voyeurism, with an engraving of nude bath- ers), 522 (his adulterous tryst), 535 (Mme Parangon’s lesbianism), 539 (Edmond’s foot fetishism), 540 – 41 (Edmond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 83–116.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- ment that “the disengagement of perception from a model of interior- ity is an essential part of the work of Edouard Manet, and is decisively evident in his The Balcony from 1868” (83). The Balcony places its fig- ures just beyond the shadows of an interior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., and they anticipate their own future in several literary geographies.6 On their website, www.yhchang.com, which constitutes Chang and Voge’s prin- cipal gallery, works are sometimes offered in separate language edi- tions: “Português,” “Korean,” “English,” “Deutsch,” “Japanese,” and so on (fig. 1). Sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... intones (m. 4), “Wie schön ist die Prinzessin Salome heute Nacht” (How beautiful the princess Salome is tonight). While the tempo is moderate for the first twenty-nine bars, measure 30 (fig. 4, “etwas lebhafter,” a bit more vivacious) introduces a flurry of sound: while the first soldier sings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 205–216.
Published: 01 June 1950
... Article” is given the Cry of the Turkish Fruit Peddler : “In the name of the prophet, figs ! !” Emerson in “The American Scholar” (1837), it may be recalled, quotes an Eastern proverb : “A fig tree, looking on a fig tree, becometh fruitful.” * ** Wade, Whtiugs of Margaret Fuller, p. 221. l...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 53–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... “to harangue”; from agora, “marketplace” or “site of assembly4 Alle- gory entails an instrumental or didactic message made public, as it were, by a signifier that proclaims a direct though not necessarily open or transparent relationship with its signified, often by linking together fig- ures of speech...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 27–61.
Published: 01 March 1997
... concerns us. Among such achievements in the culture of partially withdrawn representations, Rembrandt’s Saint Paul in Prison, painted in 1627, two years before Descartes reached Holland, is virtually a schematic representation of Paul’s meditation on the concursus (fig. 1 ). The light...