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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 307–312.
Published: 01 June 1941
... REVIEWS The Growth of Literature. By H. MUNROCHADWICK and N. KER- SHAW CHADWICK.Three volumes. Volume I, The Ancient Literatures of Europe ( 1932), pp. xx + 672 ; Volume 11, Rus- sian Oral Literature, Yugoslav Oral Poetry, Early Indian Liter- ature, Early Hebrew Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 412–424.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Jean-Pierre Barricelli Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 BALZAC AND BEETHOVEN THE GROWTH OF A CONCEPT By JEAN-PIERREBARRICELLI Ludwig van Beethoven’s acceptance by the French public was slow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1958
...John S.J.V. Curry M. C. Bradbrook. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1956. Pp. ix + 246. $4.50. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 REVIEWS The Growth and Structure of Elizabethan Comedy. By M. C. BRADBROOK...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 March 1943
... equipping her- self to do so. IRA WADE Prim eton University Beethoven in France: The Growth of an Idea. By LEO SCHRADE. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1942. Pp. xi + 271. $3.00. Professor Schrade has chosen a good subject. Much can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 215–237.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Robert Dingley Historians of the institutionalized study of English literature tend to treat the British professoriate during the subject’s “growth and consolidation” phase in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as a colorful miscellany of disparate and transitional figures who failed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., atonement theology, and nostalgia for purgatory. Despite its voiced misgivings about British commercialism, Paradise Lost thus participates in England’s historical growth from peripheral island to sprawling world empire. Belial’s solution fails, then, because even taken at face value it is too inflexibly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
... on the eye, and because sheet music assumes a certain level of literacy and luxury, this reliance on the eye encouraged blackface's growth as a middle-class phenomenon. © 2009 by University of Washington 2009 Daniel H. Foster is assistant professor of theater studies at Duke University. His book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 191–207.
Published: 01 June 1991
... aesthetic and eco- nomic interests share the form of developmental growth, an ideology perpetually threatening to overwhelm its human subjects and masters. The nonpareil instance of James’s ideology of interest occurs in his principal theoretical inquiry, ‘The Art of Fiction,”where a famous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 March 1978
...,” it is still possible to wish that a more distinct appreciation of the unique na- ture and value of each novel were to emerge from the ponderous study of Dickens’s mental growth. “Drawing on a wide range of disciplines,” says the blurb, “Westburg integrates textual criticism, aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 September 1950
... volume, and this exception, following Newman’s own arrangement in the Historical Sketches, and dictated by the subject matter itself, will not disturb the general design in any serious way. The general sequence of Essays and Sketches readily reveals the growth and enlargement of Newman’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... The purpose of Mr. Stern’s study, as the title indicates, is to trace the growth of interest in ancient Greek culture during the eighteenth century. It considers the characteristics of that interest and the ways in which it manifested itself. In his introductory chap- ter, Mr. Stern with swift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 1943
... of Mr. N. I. White. A satisfying account of Landor’s growth as an artist is still lacking. And while Mr. Elwin was faced by a great problem of selection and condensation in relation to a career which was both lengthy and fertile, nevertheless it is true that much space is devoted to Landor’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 405.
Published: 01 December 1961
... of poverty. Assclineau shows by a collation of texts and a study of the variants that each successive edition was a new growth, another development of this projected personality. Conflicts and contradictions were inherent in such a relationship, but each new edition marked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 March 1956
...Harold Blodgett Roger Asselineau. Paris: Didier, 1954. Pp. 567. Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 Malcolm Brown 77 of these notions through the analogy of vegetative growth gets high praise here. And among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1972
...). The mother’s death, which took place when Wordsworth was seven, dictates the pattern of his growth-as great artist, but traumatized human being: Whereas we account for the acquisition of the characteristics shared by most people in terms of the normal resolution of infantile conflict...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
... of a biologist or a naturalist rather than view- ing it either as a clock or as an embodiment of divine order. And like many Romantics, he preached, at least in his later years, a resolute if tedious and tinny optimism about the ultimate end of this process of growth. Like many of them, he found his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 June 1973
... of related knowledge, however brilliantly presented. The related knowledge is here (the com- parisons with contemporary poets and especially with Shelley’s prose and other poems vigorously sustain the thesis of his growth as poet and thinker), but with a sure hand it is kept in its proper place...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 334–338.
Published: 01 June 1965
... of the antithetical values of growth and vitality, and this juxtaposition of seeming contraries is sustained by the plays’ dramatic verse and dramatic structure and thus may be approached by close reading of the texts. Tomlinson is annoyed with critics who find in the plays of Shakespeare and his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 1947
..., An American (1943). One who reads this chapter carefully will get the gist of the poet’s life story, with the added advantage of being able to weigh each version against the others. The second chapter explains the growth of Leaves of Grass and relates the poems to the prose works. Though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 119–127.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and the Memorized Poem . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Vanderbilt Kermit . 1986 . American Literature and the Academy: The Roots, Growth, and Maturity of a Profession . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Viswanathan Gauri . 1990 . Masks of Conquest: Literary...