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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 1977
...George Woodcock Frank Field. Cambridge, New York, London: Cambridge University Press, 1975. 212 pp. $13.95. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 GEORGE WOODCOCK 105 Three French Writers and the Great War: Studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Thomas B. Stroup Thomas B. Stroup 327 This Great Argument: A Study of Milton’s “De Doctrina Chris- tiana” as a Gloss Upon “Paradise Lost.” By MAURICEKELLEY. Princeton University Press, 1941. Pp. xiv + 269. $5.00. Since its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 381–383.
Published: 01 September 1967
.... HENRYMENDELOFF University of Maryland Something of Great Constancy: The Art of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” By DAVIDP. YOUNG. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Studies in English, Vol. 164, 1966. 190 pp. $5.00; 37s. 6d. Something of Great Constancy is the product...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 23–35.
Published: 01 March 1996
...Lisa Schnell Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Lisa Schnell is assistant professor of English at the University of Vermont. She is writing a book, with Andrew Barnaby, titled Literate Experience: The Work of Knowing in Seventeenth-Century English Literature . “SO Great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Policy Research Working Paper 3496 , January . www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2005/02/15/000112742_20050215142758/Rendered/PDF/wps3496.pdf . Vincent David . 2000 . The Rise of Mass Literacy . Oxford : Blackwell . The Great Unwritten: World Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and Virgil. Passannante begins with Petrarch’s let- ter to Seneca, situating the humanist’s anxiety over Lucretius in his encoun- ter with the Saturnalia, “the great leaky ship” in which “about forty passages of De rerum natura were transported through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 400–403.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Paul Giles As Buell reports, the Great American Novel has been a “surprisingly resilient” formation (1), even though critically the idea has often been treated with levity. The term was introduced in 1868 by John W. De Forest, a post–Civil War novelist, and the calls for literary and national...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 89–90.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Arnold Williams BROWNING’S “GREAT TEXT IN GALATIANS” By ARNOLDWILLIAMS In seeking to injure the simple Brother Lawrence, “my heart’s ab- horrence,” the speaker in Browning’s “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” conceives a subtle and fiendish attack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 June 1974
...David Parker OSCAR WILDE’S GREAT FARCE THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST By DAVIDPARKER It is generally agreed that The Zmportance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece, but there is little agreement on why...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 326–328.
Published: 01 September 1974
... Occult: The Great Extension. By MARTHABANTA. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1972. 273 pp. $9.50. There are few books on Henry James which manage to escape entirely the enticing trap set by the Master’s own theorizing on the art of fiction, espe- cially his. Time...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 239–240.
Published: 01 June 1949
... is constructed of images arranged in ordered sequence, interrelated, and developed to a climax in which they are all brought together. He discusses each series separately and in great detail, as, for instance, the images relating to sight and its opposite blindness. These two qualities can be physical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Frederick A. Klemm FREDERICK THE GREAT AND THE GERMAN LANGUAGE By FREDERICKA. KLEMM Frederick the Great, who was ruler of Prussia during Germany’s literary ascendancy, bears the reputation of being strongly opposed to the German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 114–118.
Published: 01 March 1997
... in Paradise Regained. The plague of 1665 and the great fire of 1666 are described as “contested spectacles,” variously interpreted as challenges to or validations of the restored church and state. The death of Samson is similarly contested, but hoppers suggests that Samson Agonistes was designed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 372–374.
Published: 01 September 1943
... The Phonetics of Great Smoky Mountain Speech. By JOSEPH SAR- GENT HALL. New York: King’s Crown Press (a branch of th*e Columbia University Press), 1942. Pp. 110. $2.00. Here is the report of a piece of field work which in nature, though not in scope and value, is comparable...
Published: 01 March 2017
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1981
...Edward Pechter S. IDE RICHARD. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980. xvi + 253 pp. $16.50. REVIEWS Possessed with Greatness: The Heroic Tragedies of Chapman and Shakespeare. By RICHARDS. IDE.Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... , the essay argues that the key to the Cornelian model of literary greatness is the degree to which Corneille identifies his own poetic inspiration with his tragic protagonists, and capitally with the first of them, the eponymous heroine of Médée . When set in dialogue with the ventriloquistic absence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Paulo de Medeiros World literature can be seen as one of Friedrich Nietzsche’s “good things,” a great idealization of the capacities of the human spirit and at the same time a fierce contest for power and dominance. In this contest the question of minor literature invariably surfaces in relation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Simon Kemp A la recherche du temps perdu , the last great pre-Freudian novel of the mind, has attracted much attention from psychoanalytic critics since its publication. This article explores the analysis of Proust’s novel by critics, with a particular focus on the representation of the conscious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Robert D. Hume Abstract Verdicts concerning a work’s worth, “good,” “bad,” or “great,” vary wildly at any point and change radically over time. Much depends on what didactic or aesthetic rules are imposed and what modes of reading hold sway. Many critics see the purpose of literature as didactic...