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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Eric Byville Despite its immense scope, Milton scholarship has rarely considered the influence of Senecan tragedy on Paradise Lost . This essay offers such a consideration by arguing for a specifically Senecan allusion in book 10, in which Milton describes “delusive” fruits that grow in hell and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Roberto M. Dainotto It is often assumed that a special function of imaginative and fictional writing and a special aesthetic value as a distinctive feature of literary prose are the fruits of what has been called the “invention of literature” between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... translation, with commentary, by Zhang Longxi of a celebrated 1980s article by Qian Zhongshu, the present essay argues that examples of a fruitful use of both Western and Chinese theory and literature already exist and may further put into practice what Wang, Zhang, and Zhu so forcefully call for. Against...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1982) 43 (2): 176–179.
Published: 01 June 1982
... Milton as poet-hierophant and the tension between sacred and profane in the poems, mainly Paradise Regained and Samson, we move to the heart of the book, eight chapters on sacral phenom- ena in Paradise Lost, each of them a study of a “holy thing”: Fruit, Place, Mount, Name, Light, Presence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 453–477.
Published: 01 December 2010
... anonymous banana company, United Fruit, changed its name to Chiquita Brands. The evil octopus, the green and yellow monster, had long been attacked by Latin America’s best authors, or at least by more Nobel laureates than Anaconda copper or Standard Oil or even McDonald’s: Miguel Angel Asturias...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 105.
Published: 01 March 1948
... fruit ; and because Machiavelli was every- where equated with atheism and the devil, reading and publicizing his work were not safe preoccupations. The first London edition of I1 Principe, brought out by John Wolfe, bore the false imprint “In falernio.” Despite the fact that many...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1946) 7 (4): 501.
Published: 01 December 1946
...A. Closs Fritz Strich. Bern, 1946. Pp. 408. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 REVIEWS Goethe und die Weltliteratur. By FRITZSTRICH. Bern, 1946. Pp. 408. This monumental work is the ripe fruit of a scholarly mind and at the same time of a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1975) 36 (2): 133–147.
Published: 01 June 1975
...).The tree sud- denly blooms arid then bears fruit; but when Joseph tries to gather some in response to Mary’s request, he finds that the tree is too high, arid harshly tells her, “lete hym pluk 5ow cheryes be-gatt 3ow with childe” (38). The tree bows down that Mary may gather the fruit, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1951
... countries of the Orient would be fruitful to investigate. Surely a study of the numerous articles on Rolland published in Japan, for example, where Rolland has had a great vogue, would advance the understanding of Rolland as a writer of world-wide influence. The same might be said of other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1943) 4 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1943
... him can be fruitful. In the meantime one should be careful of accepting, out of con- text, such glittering generalizations as that, “Voltaire . was phili- sophically speaking the greatest and most complete of the classicists” (quoted from Torrey, The Spirit of Voltaire, p. 104), or that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1963) 24 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 June 1963
... pointing this out, Bassermann seems uncertain as to how to continue tracing the relationship of Rilke to God. He quotes Paul ValCry, who com- pared Rilke’s poems to a fruit. Just as the nourishment of the fruit is hidden in 214 Reviews its delicious flavor, so the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 500.
Published: 01 December 1947
...- graphical errors. Some of these errors are amusing, such as Plantonic love for Platonic love; some are quite serious, such as Admetus for Amethus. Despite these objections, however, An Zntrodztction to Stuart Drama possesses solid value in that it brings together the fruits of recent research...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 508.
Published: 01 December 1951
... wisely suggests that Rolland’s impact on countries of the Orient would be fruitful to investigate. Surely a study of the numerous articles on Rolland published in Japan, for example, where Rolland has had a great vogue, would advance the understanding of Rolland as a writer of world-wide...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 106.
Published: 01 March 1952
... provides the evidence. While it neglects the fruitful field of psychological study or of analysis in the terms of character and personality, yet as a source for future research, the book is very valuable. s. K. WINTHER University of Washington ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1981) 42 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 1981
...). But I can scarcely conceive of a reader who will not be dismayed by Fry’s performance as a “close reader.” Space will permit quotation from only one representative example, Fry’s treat- ment of Keats’s “To Autumn “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,” says Keats, placing his season as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 377.
Published: 01 September 1950
... for two or three other literatures-say Latin, French, and Italian before 1850, and French, Russian, and Scandinavian or Spanish after 1850-so that more meaningful comparisons could be made. On the basis of the data in this study, interested scholars can now make fruitful cross-section...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 101.
Published: 01 March 1943
... and the Biedermeier Crisis” ; Wolfgang Philip von Schmertzing, “Mittelhochdeutsche Jagerworter vom Hund.” Finally, Professor Shelley has gathered together a bibliography of Professor Walz’s rich and fruitful investigations extending from 18% to the present, a worthy goal which many of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1971) 32 (4): 439–440.
Published: 01 December 1971
... command of lan- guages and other literatures is no more e,pidemic today than his powers of fruitful comparison and sound sense. The third chapter, “Sense of History,” and the fourth, “Kymer and Oth- ers,” are of highest order, especially the third. In a brilliant section (pp. 81 ff.) Hume...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 402–403.
Published: 01 December 1961
... HELENADOLF. University Park : Pennsylvaiiia State University Press, 1960. Pp. 217. $5.00. In this iinagiiiative and challenging study, Helen Atlolf introduces her genetic approach to the Grail story with the lapidary statement: “The Grail legend is a fruit of the Crusades.” She shows how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1967) 28 (1): 60–76.
Published: 01 March 1967
... strong visual imagination, who presents conflicts of ideas as conflicts of forms and ~hapesThe problems of poets are the problems of painters” (“Adagia,” OP, p. 160), says Stevens, who de- votes an essay to “The Relations Between Poetry and Painting” in The Necessary Angel. It seems fruitful to...