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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 291–299.
Published: 01 September 2017
... activist and a radical thinker—the “greatest English” poet to respond powerfully in verse and prose to the events of the English Revolution. Although I am fully aware that topical observations have notoriously short shelf lives, I wish to risk one here. As I write this introduction, Duquesne University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 355–362.
Published: 01 September 1941
...Louis B. Wright Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 INTRODUCTION TO A SURVEY OF RENAISSANCE STUDIES* By LOUISB. WRIGHT At a time when the modern world seems about to disintegrate into chaos it is natural for us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 339–341.
Published: 01 June 1965
... judiciousness and circumspection with which the author has marshaled relevant sources. ANDREVON GRONICKA University of Pennsylvania Innocence and Experience: An Introduction to Blake. By E. D. HIRSCH,JR. New Haven and London: Yale University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 399–400.
Published: 01 December 1962
...John Dale Ebbs G. R. Hibbard. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962. Pp. xi + 262. $6.00. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 John Dale Ebbs 399 Thomas Nashe: A Critical Introduction. By G. R...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 401–402.
Published: 01 December 1962
... stylistic criteria for determining Peele’s relationship to this play. J. LEEDSBARROLL University of Cincinnati Arthur of Albion: An Introduction to the Arthurian Literature and Legends of Englmd. By R. W. BARBER.With a foreword...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 September 1963
... Historical Linguistics: An Introduction. By WINFREDP. LEHMANN.New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962. Pp. xiii + 297. $5.50. (With Exercises for the same; pp. ix + 94.) This book should do much toward helping the neophyte linguist get his bearings in a field that has technically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 262–263.
Published: 01 September 1957
.... It avoids the timeless, spineless, aesthetic gen- eralizations now so popular with literary critics. WOLFGANGF. MICHAEL Uwiversity of Texas An Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics. By H. A. GLEASON,JR. New York: Henry Holt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1950
...Francis Lee Utley Roger Sherman Loomis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. Pp. 32. $0.60. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 REVIEWS Introduction to Medieval Literature Chiefly in England: A Reading List and Bibliography. Second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 501–502.
Published: 01 December 1950
... Wits of the Restoration: An Introduction. By JOHN HAROLDWILSON. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1948. Pp. x + 264. $4.00. Every once in a while a scholarly work appears of which we can say, “Now that’s done.” Such a work is Wilson’s Court Wits of the Restoration. Too often works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 108.
Published: 01 March 1951
...Stith Thompson C. Grant Loomis. Cambridge: The Medieval Academy of America, 1949. Pp. vi + 250. $5.00; to members of the Academy, $4.00. Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 REVIEWS White Magic: An Introduction to the Folklore of Christian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 360–362.
Published: 01 December 1955
..., it is a pleasure to report that The Triumph of the English Language is a very good book. The first half of Professor Jones’s book deals with the years 1476-1575. This period opens with the introduction of printing into England, undoubtedly the most important single factor in the development...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 341–343.
Published: 01 September 1973
....” RICHARDJ. DUNN University of Washington Grillparzer: A Critical Introduction. By W. E. YATES. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 1972. x + 276 pp. $15.00. The centennial of Grillparzer’s death was the logical target date for new books on Grillparzer. The fact that there were so few...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 476.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Norman E. Eliason Albert H. Marckwardt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1942. Pp. xvii + 347. $2.15. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 476 Reviews Introduction to the English Language. By ALBERTH. MARCK- WARDT. New York: Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 496–497.
Published: 01 September 1942
... University of Maryland Holderlin Gedichte. Selected and edited with an introduction by A. CLOSS.London: Duckworth, 1942. Pp. 160. 6s. They do things differently in England. The poems of Holder- lin are required reading in many British universities. A. Closs, of the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 September 1990
...MÍĊEÁL F. Vaughan Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 INTRODUCTION STUDIES IN HONOR OF DAVID C. FOWLER BY M~CEALF. VAUGHAN This special issue of Modern Language Quarterly presents seven essays on a range...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 1990
...C. Stephen Jaeger Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 .HUMANISM AND PUBLIC LIFE INTRODUCTION By C. STEPHENJAECER The style of political life is its ethics made visible. Political ethics are not natural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 1992
...A. S. G. Edwards Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 INTRODUCTION By A. S. G. EDWARDS For much of the twentieth century, fifteenthcentury English poetry has been seen as a sort of literary Fenland to be traversed with eyes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 369–371.
Published: 01 September 1944
... “A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres.” Edited, with an Introduction and Notes by C. T. PROUTY.Columbia, Mo.: Uni- versity of Missouri Studies, Vol. XVII, No. 2, 1942. Pp. 305. $2.50. Professor Prouty’s edition of A Hundreth Sundrie Flozewes will be welcomed-with reservations-by all who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 500–501.
Published: 01 December 1944
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 403–413.
Published: 01 December 2009
... . Introduction Ian Duncan his issue of Modern Language Quarterly, devoted to Scottish writing Tin the Romantic period, joins a surge of recent work on the topic. Monographs and essay collections produced just in the last three years include David Duff and Catherine Jones’s Scotland, Ireland...