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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1943
... 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1954
... the 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 370–381.
Published: 01 December 1972
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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 other...
Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Tyler Austin Harper Abstract Today figures like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have become high-profile evangelists for private space exploration, arguing that interplanetary colonization is necessary to save humanity from extinction. Although they may have the sheen of innovation, however, these ideas...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1969
... 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 characters...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 100–103.
Published: 01 March 1985
... 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 ironic forms...
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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of high-, middle-, and lowbrow do not begin to describe the multiple overlapping value differentials to which practice spaces can become attached. The public relevance of practice spaces may hinge on the hierarchies of excellence internal to specific social fields (e.g., the literary field as opposed...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 469–493.
Published: 01 December 1999
... of Opium Visions on the Works of De Quincey, Crabbe, Francis Thompson, and Colen’dge (New York: Octagon, 1971). While the testing case for this essay is a British Wordsworthian high romanticism, it should be noted that the dialectic between intoxication, or addiction, and sobriety impacts...
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 380–382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... 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 the prerequisites...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 66–78.
Published: 01 March 1963
... By HENRYKRATZ’ In spite of a voluminous body of literature on the subject and the many theories that have been propounded, no one has yet succeeded in explaining satisfactorily the origins, extent, and spread of the Second (or High German) Sound Shift. It is the purpose of this paper...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 488–490.
Published: 01 September 1942
... 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.” Trollope’s range is severely...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 345–367.
Published: 01 September 2016
... styles, is the presence of onomatopoeia and neologisms, the use of ellipses, high type-token ratio, nominalized sentences, and the use of free indirect discourse. These stylistic traits, viewed in combination, inscribe a decisive gap from earlier modes of writing, even though much of that writing...