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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Jeffrey R. Wilson Abstract When scholars consider Shakespeare’s rise and lasting popularity in modern culture, they usually tell us how he assumed his position at the head of the canon but not why . This essay contends that Shakespeare’s elevation in the early nineteenth century resulted from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 1942
... came to the rubric ending the Nun’s Priest’s and heading the Sec- ond Nun’s, he wrote Explicit fabula Sacerdotis Monialium/Incipit prologus fabule Secunde MonMle, shifting to an unmistakable plural in the first line in order to make it consistent with the implication of the second line...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 506–510.
Published: 01 September 1941
... of the first half-line, and lines are quoted entire unless they exceed pentameter length. For the head words, modernized spelling is employed, which simplifies the use of the book. In only one in- stance has there been a departure from this practice, and that was probably an oversight: on page...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1981
..., as fallen man, he kills Christ daily by sinning daily. God’s “part” in the cry “0 God!” conveys the presence of the divine voice in the speaker as the Mystical Body reenacting the suffering of Christ the Head, at the same time that it conveys the grief of the earthly sinner crying for the suffer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 291–298.
Published: 01 December 1955
... influenced vocabularies. The roof is like a head. The roominess is like the trunk. And the base is like the feet. Each of these parts is a structural problem. In this analogy, the hedl or sele would be body- or trunk-terms. But there is a constant working up and down. It may be said, for example...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 237.
Published: 01 June 1945
... first writing, he made few substantial changes; his only major revision was to delete three irrelevant passages concerning Sarah Walker-one of which he laid aside for later use in the Liber Amoris. As Mr. Wilcox remarks, Hazlitt “wrote what came into his head, then pruned” what seemed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1941
...Robert Adger Law 5 10 Reviews Nempe Deus docuit capite infinibilis vno Quantum instructa gravi pietate industria praestat THE HEAD 0 head, beloved and worthy of reverence! Bright with starry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... into thinking that the por- trait was at St. John’s College, Carnbridge.l8 The Chaucer portrait now in the National Portrait Gallery was certainIy known to Vertue, since it is engraved in Birch‘s Heads to which he contributed. Three of these Chaucer portraits known to Vertue are early miniatures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 237–244.
Published: 01 September 1963
..., more “organic” allusion is found in Moby-Dick in the philosophical differences symbolized by the right whale’s head and the counterpoised sperm whale’s head. With a sperm whale hoisted on starboard, the Pequod raises a right whale on port : 1 Melville scholarship is endless. The two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 253–257.
Published: 01 September 1953
... and the head lifted up. There is, however, another meaning, listed as “Obs. rare,” and illustrated by a sentence from Defoe’s Jure Div. (which Keats could hardly have read) : “A constant bondage bows his couchant neck.” This meaning, despite its obsoleteness and rarity, would approxi- mately fit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 463–480.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- ues of the gods to be brought from Greece to Rome, their heads cut off and replaced by a portrait head of himself, and how he had established a cult of himself, with its own temple, priests, and sacrificial victims. As the anonymous translator puts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 September 1964
... 23 in G. Keynes, ed., Blake’s Engraved Designs: The Separate Plates (1956). This exceptionally crude design contains two pictures of the resurgent youth at the top of the “Death’s Door” design, both arbi- trarily decapitated by the top margins but having human and animal heads...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 1945
... first writing, he made few substantial changes; his only major revision was to delete three irrelevant passages concerning Sarah Walker-one of which he laid aside for later use in the Liber Amoris. As Mr. Wilcox remarks, Hazlitt “wrote what came into his head, then pruned” what seemed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 453–467.
Published: 01 December 1944
..., mysterious look, shake his capacious head, smoke some time in profound silence, and at length observe, that ‘he had his doubts about the matter’; which gained him the reputation of a man slow of belief and not easily imposed upon.. . .I2 In this stately chair would he sit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 413–445.
Published: 01 December 2015
... strategies of organizing the first edition, where poem headings, prefatory letters, and prose links tell elaborate stories of gathering the diverse components for publication. In the pages that follow I consider A Hundreth sundrie Flowres as Gascoigne’s attempt to write poetic invention into features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 450–466.
Published: 01 December 1968
... sees himself and his vocation with these eyes. The narrator draws quietly hilarious attention to this temptation throughout, as in his dealings with Father Urban’s head. Clearly the point is Father Urban’s penchant for developing “a big head,” and clearly such a condition is incompatible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 435–482.
Published: 01 December 1993
... “head”) is meant subordinately to “fol- low” him.3 Costard himself, the lowly or “shallowvassal,” is the counterpart in the order of class or social hierarchy to Jaquenetta, the ‘tveaker vessel” (272) in the order of gender, the “low matter” ( 192) to which the high “style” (199...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
... imperialism raised its ugly head towards the end of his life, his “materialism” came into conflict with his democ- racy, and he had no hesitation in making his choice. We had need of Professor Taylor’s book. We needed too a book on the recent English novel. This latter need still exists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 149–162.
Published: 01 June 1952
...) with the showbread of the Tabernacle (Exodus 25 :30 ; Leviticus 24 :5-9). PAGE85 : “cyclist doubled up like a cod in a pot.” Cf. “Like a cod you’re doubled up head and tail”-from the Irish ballad “Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye,” in Kathleen Hoagland, ed., 1000 Years of Irish Poetry (New York, 1947), p. 272...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 1944
... at Tully’s-Head, Pall Mall, London. My study was made from the copy in the library of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, but the illustrations are reproduced from a copy of the same edition in the New York Public Library. 2 Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, Recollections of Writers, 2nd ed...