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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Ronald Schleifer; Nancy M. West The Poetry of What Lies Close at Hand: Photography, Commodities, and Postromantic Discourses in Hardy and Stevens Ronald Schleifer and Nancy M. West We understand while we look at [the daguerreotype], that there is nothing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 619–624.
Published: 01 December 1941
...Frederick A. Klemm Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 THE DEAD-HAND MOTIVE AS A PHASE OF GERHART HAUPTMANN’S ROMANTICISM By FREDERICKA. KLEMM The term “dead hand” or its equivalent “mortmain” is used here...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Aaron Kunin © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Aaron Kunin is visiting assistant professor of English at Wesleyan University. His current projects include essays on literary knowledge and an edition of the plays of Jack Spicer. Other Hands in Pepys’s Diary Aaron Kunin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 408–409.
Published: 01 December 1961
...Wayland D. Hand Gerhard Lutz. Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 1958. Pp. 236. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 408 Rm‘ews Adotf D. Klarmann’s title, “Fratiz Werfel and the Stage,” suggests that Werfel’s dramas are not meant to be read...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 492–495.
Published: 01 December 2010
... absolute freedom), on the one hand, and Godwin (who decries marriage as a system of fraud and enslavement), on the other. For the poet Ann Yearsley, indifference signifies “a desire to stand outside the closed field of conjugal affect” (7); in philo- sophical thought indebted to Schelling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1989
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 384–387.
Published: 01 September 1995
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 321–341.
Published: 01 December 1988
... hand, the race is a degraded correlate for political contests such as elections or Parliamentary maneuvering. Yet it also provides a valid analogy, with valuable lessons visible in the parallel. For betting on horses requires knowledge of facts and persons much like that essential for any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... culture's end-driven tendencies by taking the viewing process out of the viewer's hands. While readers can read novels as they please, visual technologies function independently of the spectator. From them, James thought, twentieth-century novelists might derive formal strategies to solve the problem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 163–200.
Published: 01 June 2011
... such freedom. To assert some degree of social and political freedom depends on attaining freedom from thoughts and feelings that block free action. Hamlet probes the early modern semantic range of free and its cognates, which could denote sociopolitical status, on the one hand, and aspects of moral character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 362–377.
Published: 01 December 1988
... Hardy’s “last words”? The poem written by the writer’s hand, the poem of intentionality and authorial presence, or the supple- ment, the dictated poems that are a problematic (and slightly sinis- ter) remainder and that can be read by suspicious critics as the real key to Hardy’s preoccupations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 362–377.
Published: 01 December 1988
... Hardy’s “last words”? The poem written by the writer’s hand, the poem of intentionality and authorial presence, or the supple- ment, the dictated poems that are a problematic (and slightly sinis- ter) remainder and that can be read by suspicious critics as the real key to Hardy’s preoccupations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 291–293.
Published: 01 June 1999
... reviewer of Lezra’s intricate and brilliant study of “eventiality”and “unspeakable subjects.” At the heart of this book- to bend its own use of body parts to our purposes-are two of the most rig- orously theoretical chapters on Cervantes in print. At the heart of the heart of this book is a hand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 448–461.
Published: 01 September 1965
... he had, indeed, discovered all, said: “Isaac Sumpter.” Then added, in a conniving whisper, with the pitying smile into the glass: “Ikey-Little Ikey.” He shrugged, dropped his hands, palms outward, in a parody of the classic gesture of the Jew’s resignation and irony...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 1944
...Francis Lee Utley Wayland D. Hand. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Vol. 24, No. 3, 1942. Pp. 289-356. Seventy-five cents. Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 Helen Kahin 365 B. J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 30–32.
Published: 01 March 1960
... to its conclusions represents the furthest I should be prepared to go in order to meet those who con- sider “The Nymph” as a religious poem. On the other hand, I never thought it worthwhile to comment upon the coexistence in the poem of pagan and Christian expression, because one finds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Cantor Paul A. 2009 . “The Invisible Man and the Invisible Hand: H. G. Wells’s Critique of Capitalism.” In Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture , edited by Cantor Paul A. Cox Stephen , 293 – 322 . Auburn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 June 1945
... resistance against the invading Huns under Balamber was long and deter- mined; (3) his death was by his own hand. Thus, Ammianus Mar- cellinus, creditable historian ; thus, too, the Gothic annalist Jordanes (Gibbon’s Jornandes), who, however, omitting the suicide, styles Hermanaricus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 1946
... phase of the handling of the cards. ,As Mr. Tillotson has argued, the drawing from the stock would not make a dramatic description arid is irrelevant to 1’opc‘’s scheme. IVe know just enough about the hands to see that the nymph is really “skilful,” and that in the fifth trick she suffers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 229–232.
Published: 01 September 1962
..., brode. The same glossator in the next paragraph writes lunge as before above lunge. Written in lighter ink with a finer pen in what may be a different hand appear also in the second paragraph these glosses : ja, pa; beog, beth; on, on; Zenge, lenpe; fiftiges, fyfty; and above the regular...