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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1950) 11 (2): 131–145.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Derek van Abbé Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN WRITTEN LANGUAGE FACT OR FANCY? By DEREKVAN ABBB The basis of all philological research is the dialect, the language of daily life (German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1954) 15 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1954
... close connection of Church and State as practised during this period. In the excellent introductory survey the editor ascribes a high degree of reliability to this work by Ruotger as a source for the general history of this period. The material presented in this comprehensive series will...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1943
... without any change. As a text- book for beginners in the study of Middle High German and German philology (history of the German language) it should be welcome to all Germanic scholars in the English-speaking world. The publisher, Basil Blackwell, deserves a word of appreciation for the attractive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 129–148.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Andrew Elfenbein George Eliot’s novella Silas Marner, the Weaver of Raveloe was central to the high school English curriculum in the United States for much of the twentieth century. Its status had risen during a period of cooperation between high schools and colleges about standards for admission...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1972) 33 (4): 370–381.
Published: 01 December 1972
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
... on which they are printed. Although they use the case in point of paper quite differently, James Beattie, David Hume, Paul de Man, and Jacques Derrida all end up in terrain on which paper shows the connection of high theory to the common sense of material cultural studies. They all demonstrate, in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1969) 30 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1969
... novelist-or even as satiric anatomist-we are forced to ac- cept it as an accurate notation on his style. His novels are filled with passages in which the anatomical, scientific, or subtly scatological image intrudes into a context of romance, spirituality, or aesthetic high seriousness. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 March 1947
... who had before him the Latin text in addition to the Old High Ger- man poem. Frankel has suggested, therefore, a more detailed exami- nation and comparison of the Gospel Harmony with its Vulgate sources with a view to formulating certain hypotheses respecting the purpose of Otfrid’s poem and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1985) 46 (1): 100–103.
Published: 01 March 1985
... art rather than by extravagance. Starting “from the notion that opera is the last remaining refuge of the high style’’ (p. IS), Lindenberger’s book goes on to urge, mezzn voce, that we need this “high style,” stuffed but malnourished as we are on our unbalanced daily diet of low mimetic and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1954) 15 (2): 190.
Published: 01 June 1954
... period. In the excellent introductory survey the editor ascribes a high degree of reliability to this work by Ruotger as a source for the general history of this period. The material presented in this comprehensive series will be of great value and interest to students of German literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 488–490.
Published: 01 September 1942
... false morality, teaching a class hatred founded on a most reprehensible error. Thackeray, on the other hand, emerges from the ordeal of Saturday reviews virtually unscathed, for, significantly, his writings are those “of a thorough gentleman and of a man of high and liberal education...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 September 1942
...R. E. Watters Charles Lowell Young. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1941. Pp. 236. $2.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 490 K eviezels subordinates easy popularity to high seriousness, producing fiction of deep intellectual and aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1965) 26 (4): 618–619.
Published: 01 December 1965
... features in common, besides performance in Salzburg, to warrant such com- bination. To mention only a few: a basis in Christian tradition, allegory, and baroque pageantry.) The result is a study which would seem predes- tined for use in a high school rather than in a university. Of course, it would...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 380–382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... to amuse and excite, a very humble one indeed. Even when writing for papers like the Gil Blas, mention of which “invariably creates an atmosphere of amiable disreputability,” Maupassant’s standards were high, since to him “good humor, lightness of touch, vivacity, wit and grace” were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 87–91.
Published: 01 March 1943
... High German in general and Hartmann von Aue in particular. It is intended for students who have a good knowledge of modern German, but are yet beginners in Middle High German. The text of the poem is pro- vided with detailed explanations given in footnotes and in a care- fully-worked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
..., 1962), pp. 55., 57. Rise of the Novel (Berkeley, 1959), p. 126. 4 02 MAXIMILLIAN E. NOVAK 403 seems Impossible to imagine it should pass for any thing but a Banter upon the High-flying Church-men,” that he merely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 1940
.... Thus, in early Old French, the Vulgar Latin open o (Q), under the accent in an open syllable, breaks to the diphthong t&. This shows for the 14 high back position of the tongue and for the a mid back position, while rounding of the lips or labialisation occurs for both. It is obvious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1951) 12 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1951
... clichC-laden bibliographical notes on “Writers of the South” ; that chapter suffers by contiguity with Kenneth Murdock’s brilliant “Writers of New England.” The high points are numerous. The pivotal figures are ably characterized as authors, persons, and contributors to world literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1940) 1 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 September 1940
.... Nordmeyer presents in the discussion of the High German sound shift (Chap. IX), a very fanciful theory of the manner in which the double voiceless stops changed to the affrica- tives. The author claims that the first of the two voiceless stops changed to the fricative, since it stood at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 1945
...- brecht (C. E. Gough, 1942). These texts have been prepared with the express purpose of introducing English-speaking students to the language *and literature of the Middle High German period, and from the scholarly as well as from the pedagogical viewpoint they seem to have succeeded admirably...