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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 73–87.
Published: 01 March 1980
...Dwight Eddins Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 QUITTING THE GAME AUDEN’S THE SEA AND THE MIRROR By DWIGHTEDDINS The primary danger that an aesthetic religion presents-from the viewpoint of both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 107–123.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Paul Yachnin Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 A GAME AT CHESS THOMAS MIDDLETON’S “PRAISE OF FOLLY” By PAULYACHNIN Thomas Middleton’s Game at Chess might have been a play...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 1967
...David Sonstroem Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 MAKING EARNEST OF GAME G. M. HOPKINS AND NONSENSE POETRY By DAVIDSONSTROEM In the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, there is often a play...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1949
.... JOHN J. PARRY {Jniversity of Illinois The Love-Game Comedy. By DAVIDLLOYD STEVENSON. Xew York: Columbia University Press, 1947. Pp. xii + 259. $3.25. The title of Mr. Stevenson’s study The Love-Game Comedy is sug- gested by the three “comedies of courtship,” Love’s Labour’s Lost...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 7–14.
Published: 01 March 1953
...Joseph T. McCullen, Jr. Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 THE USE OF PARLOR AND TAVERN GAMES IN ELIZABETHAN AND EARLY STUART DRAMA By JOSEPH T. MCCULLEN,JR. The impression made by the card game in A Woman Killed with Kindness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 318–320.
Published: 01 September 1975
... absorbing book. RICHARDD. ALTICK Ohio State University Play, Games, and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll. By KATHLEEN BLAKE.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1974. 216 pp. $8.75. With the clear-minded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 322–324.
Published: 01 September 1974
... argument. ARNOLDSTEIN TheJohns Hopltins University “Tristram Shandy”: The Games of Pleasure. By RICHARDA. LANHAM. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. x + 174 pp. $7.95. Richard Lanham’s “Tristram Shandy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2002
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2013
...David L. Sedley This article interprets Madame de Lafayette’s La Princesse de Clèves as a response to Blaise Pascal’s arithmetic triangle. Pascal used the numbers of the triangle to determine how to divide fairly the stakes of an interrupted game of chance. He called his method “the geometry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... from Samuel Richardson and Jane Austen—is to better apprehend how in the early eighteenth century the marriage plot’s ideal of heterosexual complementarity had not yet become the only game in town. Haywood arranges for her two heroines to use the materials of literacy, the pens and paper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
... on cultural activity has its origins in the Progressive Era and persists today across a variety of social contexts beyond literary studies, surfacing even (and especially) in moments of institutional precarity. This essay examines three such moments: the losing football games in Owen Johnson’s early campus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
... television, film, and video games, and now that those genres dominate not only markets but the forms of representativity that used to belong almost exclusively to literature—what is the future for literary studies, either as a scholarly discipline or as an institutional field? Copyright © 2019...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1967
... or physical need, but because they regarded seduction as a game? It is a charming idea, in keeping with the “douceur” characteristic of the century and with its delightful capacity to turn everything into a game, from dairying arrangements at Versailles to those gatherings after the guillotine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
.../Levin.html . Microsoft . 2007 . Halo 3 . halo.xbox.com/en-us ( accessed December 28, 2011 ). Review . 2010 . Anonymous review of Dante’s Inferno video game , www.amazon.com/Dantes-Inferno-Divine-Playstation-3/dp/B001NX6GBK ( accessed August 10, 2011 ). Robbins J. Albert . 1960...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 December 2007
...-twentieth century. The broad historical scope enables him to contrast the ways in which different groups at different times have “structured confrontations with chance” (vii) and to reflect on the forms that these confrontations took as games, as repre- sentations of them and implicit judgments about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2007
... at different times have “structured confrontations with chance” (vii) and to reflect on the forms that these confrontations took as games, as repre- sentations of them and implicit judgments about them, and as intersections between gambling practices and the social and ideological preoccupations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the ways in which different groups at different times have “structured confrontations with chance” (vii) and to reflect on the forms that these confrontations took as games, as repre- sentations of them and implicit judgments about them, and as intersections between gambling practices and the social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2007
...- bling in France from the Middle Ages to the mid-twentieth century. The broad historical scope enables him to contrast the ways in which different groups at different times have “structured confrontations with chance” (vii) and to reflect on the forms that these confrontations took as games...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 292–303.
Published: 01 September 1977
... is structured on the marital triangle and the playfng of games. Maurice Valency calls the play “the first example, perhaps, in modern drama of the tragic farce” (p. 316).4 To a tragic situation the Friedrich Diirrenmatt, Play Strindberg: Totentanz nach Aztgzist Strindberg (Zurich, 1969), p. 67...