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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1979) 40 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 March 1979
...JOHN M. HILL © 1979 University of Washington 1979 BE0 WULF, VALUE, AND THE FRAME OF TIME By JOHN M. HILL For .J. R. R. Tolkien the Beowulfpoet-that consistent voice that narrates the story-surveys a doomed world from an enlightened pres- ent, a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1960
... most of the easy gen- eralizations that have been current. Perhaps the earliest popular definition of the Victorian frame of mind was the phrase that Chesterton supplied in his little book in 1912‘the age of compromise.” Houghton reveals that it was much more an age of tension and dilemma...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 440–447.
Published: 01 December 1948
...Thomas A. Perry Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 EMERSON, THE HISTORICAL FRAME, AND SHAKESPEARE By THOMASA. PERRY Emerson is most familiar as a “romantic” critic, that is, as an ex- ponent of the intuitive approach to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1969) 30 (4): 605–607.
Published: 01 December 1969
...Donald M. Frame By Mikhail Bakhtin. Translated from the Russian by Helene Iswolsky. Cambridge, Mass., and London: M.I.T. Press, 1968. x + 484 pp. $15.00. Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 JOHN E. KELLER 605 pression, pairs of synonyms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1989) 50 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 1989
....” -Ezra Pound’ DETERMINING FRONTIERS T. S. ELIOT’S FRAMING OF THE LI7ERARY ESSAYS OF EZRA POUND BJ MICHAEL COYLE Few examples of literary collaboration have been so celebrated as that of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot on the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1982) 43 (4): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Stavros Deligiorgis HAMBUECHEN POTTER JOY. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. x + 230 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 REVIEWS Five Frames for the “Decameron”: Communication and Social Systems in the “Cor- nice.” By JOY HAMBUECHENPOTTER. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... read with an eye to authorial mediation. Further, conceptualizing authors as mediators proves a better framework for writing the history of authorship, as it clarifies synchronic tensions and diachronic developments that unfolded within this frame. It also reveals that the modern ideal of authorial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... framed as a choice between symbolic economy (Casanova's “universal” literary capital) and political economy (the focus of many Latin Americanist scholars on hegemonic constructions of modernity). Yet the unique circumstances of Mundial —published in Paris by Spanish America's most famous poet, composed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The frame around the present argument extends its significance beyond La Princesse de Clèves to the modern literary mechanisms whose origins critics have identified with it. David L. Sedley is associate professor of French and comparative literature at Haverford College. Currently at work on a study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., scholars focus on acts 2 through 4, where the play in question is rehearsed and staged. However, overlooking the frame in acts 1 and 5, where the subject of the interior play is chosen and the problematic consequences of the actor’s conversion are laid out, obscures Rotrou’s true theme, which is neither of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 131–142.
Published: 01 June 1971
... very act of crossing the border line between the audience and the play. Far from being nai’ve about the possibly disruptive effect of min- gling the characters who make up his frame audience into the play prop- er,4 Medwall calls attention to it. When B gets the urge to join the Roman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1991) 52 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1991
... drama is divided into “beats,”which are combined to form “sequences,”which in turn are combined to form “frames.”A beat is “a group of lines joined together by a common purpose” (p. 220); a sequence “raises a single dramatic question and answers it” in a “cli- mactic resolution” (p. 224); a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 June 1941
... “cyclical habits of mind,” she does not use the term loosely, as do some who merely mean to say that Gottfried Keller was fond of writing collections of stories held together by a covering title or within a “frame.” She uses the term “cycle” in its strictest sense as “a course of operations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 June 1941
... merely mean to say that Gottfried Keller was fond of writing collections of stories held together by a covering title or within a “frame.” She uses the term “cycle” in its strictest sense as “a course of operations returning into itself” (p. 4). This is to say that Keller’s Sinngedicht, a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1985) 46 (3): 316–325.
Published: 01 September 1985
...L. A. Beaurline Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 1 Anne Barton. Ben Jonson, Dramatist . Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. xiv + 370 pp. $54.50, cloth; $17.95, paper. Katharine Eisaman Maus. Ben Jonson and the Roman Frame of Mind . Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1946
..., inevitably degenerated in time into tyranny, oligarchy, or mob rule, as the case might be. It was also assumed, however, that it was possible for men to lay down a funda- mental law and frame of government which should be perfect or at any rate permanent and comparatively free from change and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1948
... to the philolo- gist or critic who wishes to determine the prevalence and frame of reference of a given Storm-and-Stress concept, but the use of them makes certain chapters of Dr. Runge’s study slightly repetitious and occasionally discontinuous-a perhaps inevitable corollary of proceed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 267–284.
Published: 01 September 1983
... superficial form both accessible and acceptable to his general public.13 Reduced to a single “optical” appearance, allegory imprisons its content, its objects, within the confines of an abstraction that does not equivocate, a the- oretically fixed and static frame-a completed view that is always and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1975) 36 (4): 426–428.
Published: 01 December 1975
...- philologicus (on p. xii, it appears as Neophilologous), the last names of the editors of a volume in honor of John Wilcox given as their first names, and commas inserted after the words Dream and Frame in C. B. Hieatt’s title “Dream Frame and Verbal Echo in the Dream of the Rood.” It would, liter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 339–341.
Published: 01 September 1994
... perplexities of cultural miscommunication” that has marked American literary studies until recently (5).1 Sundquist frames “an American Renaissance seen largely from an African Ameriyan perspective” while balancing how both Anglo- and African American male writers speak about race and racism...