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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Simon Jarvis Abstract A superversive line is that line in a given poem which most eminently exploits the play between syntactic and metrical segmentation, between an ordinary and a special phonology; which peculiarizes verse as verse. A superversive poetics places composition and technique...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to upgrade the romance with which he began to an epic poem, given that the differences between romance and epic that modern critics claim are at work in Orlando furioso did not come to the fore as issues in Italian poetics until about fifty years after the poem's first composition; and (2) the persistence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., untouchability becomes a universalized condition of subjection, and the goal is the production of political consciousness. Contemporary Hindi Dalit texts, however, deny the very category of the universal and insist on consciousness as a given; they do so by relying on the metonymic modes of the realist. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... subjects into states to which they contribute virtually nothing, states of such intensity as to be hardly recognizable as human. Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan engage with concepts of liberty predictably, given their contexts and ours, but also in ways that are unpredictable and occasionally even startling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ian Baucom Abstract Humanities scholars have given renewed attention to capitalism’s externalizations on our environment. The Anthropocene is a speculative epochal shift proposed by geologists to mark the accumulated effect of human industry on Earth’s future. The Anthropocene adds a layer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 203–226.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is, however, an empty quantification of labor’s duration and the enforcement of its equivalence; it is not an extension of self into world. Across his novelistic career Hardy revises the tragic weight given in his early fiction to binding material attachments, so the later novels are, by contrast, tragedies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
... is merely a particular type of classification, akin but not identical to the classifications performed by terms such as mimesis or verisimilitude. Thus it is nonsensical to claim that fiction qua concept does or does not exist at any given moment: fiction is foremost a way of grouping various literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... On the whole we may consider that the author has performed his task very well. The suffixes under consideration in each section are listed in alphabetical order, and under each of these are given examples of the formation in question, with discussion of points that offer difficulty or interest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1947
... in the reference given in paragraph 28; p. 40, the numbers of periodicals (as no. 2) are given after the dates, whereas in the rest of the text they are given in the bibliography ; p. 76 (323), the page numbers given after the dates are not clear ; p. 116 (527), some figures given are meaningless : cf. 92...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 March 1957
... “in use during the first half of the present century,” and, in most cases, find very similar parallels in English. Professor Kremer has not translated, but has given close counterparts in English, so that he could retain the true spirit of the original, thus providing an implicit study of some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1949
... with chronologi- cal and cultural varieties of primitivism,” she attempts “to examine a given portion of literature in the light of the wider implications of the concept’’ (p. viii) . Working with nearly two thousand passages. culled from miscellanies and periodicals, as well as the works of indi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 640–643.
Published: 01 December 1941
... to date. And I wonder if it had not been better likewise to list the Leo .Spitzer 641 vocabulary of standard Italian under the headings of the REIV; for the three subdivisions which he introduces in pp. 141-95 (1. “words from a given etymon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 December 1941
... of the language. A footnote, however, might not have been out of place. On page 41, 5 66, iniiizicu becoming nemico is given as an ex- ample of vowel dissimilation. Since the pretonic i in this word is short while the tonic i is long, nemico is the normal development. On page 99, 5 134, sonui...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 491–492.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Norris, and Theodore Dreiser. Moreover, the criteria given on pages 154-55 are insufficient for a comparative study of naturalism. In view of the fact that the problem of influ- ence on writers in the United States is a formidable study in itself, Salvan would have done well to have limited his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 June 1948
... to the dynamics and goal of his vision than Milton can in respect to the revolutionary ethical impulses of his poetry. Professor Frye has realized this fully. For him the “politics of vision” have given way to the ends and quali- ties of vision, and a basic standard of aesthetic judgment has been re...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 1947
... (Gottingen, 1918) will show. For example, the two words Sonnabend and Sainstag are given for “Saturday” in the Ger- man part without any comment, and in the English part the two words are merely given as synonyms. In reality, there is a clear-cut regional distribution it1 the use of the two German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 437–453.
Published: 01 December 1943
... been made easier by excellent bibliog- raphies, now available, which are too well known to mention. Some attention will be given to the problems of the choice of topics and to bibliographical tradition. However, the medieval evidence will to the center of interest. First of all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1945
...Allen R. Benham Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 1 This is the title given this poem in the first three editions of Suckling's poems. Many later editors have changed sessions to session. SIR JOHN SUCKLING, A SESSIONF OF THE POETS SOME NOTES...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 250.
Published: 01 June 1944
... textbook editors presented Storm’s stories to high school and college students. But very little attention was given by American Germanists to Storm’s literary genius. The tide, however, seems to have turned. During the twenties of this century our biblio- graphical reports know of only two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 271–272.
Published: 01 September 1960
....” Below the text “selected draft variants” are given, and these in turn are supplemented by the poet’s own alterations as they appear in the E manuscript presented to the Bodleian Library by Lady Jane Shelley. “Below these readings are such notes as may throw light on textual problems...