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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
... Philosophic Words: A Study of Style and Meaning in the Ramblcr and Diction- ary of Samuel Johnson. By W. K. WIMSATT,JR. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1948. Pp. xvii + 167. $3.75. Recently William Empson’s influential Seven Types of Ambiguity has been reissued. In his latest book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 241–243.
Published: 01 June 1944
... Religious Trends in English Poetry. Volume 11: 1740-1780. Re- ligious Sentimentalism in the Age of Johnson. By HOXIENEALE FAIRCHILD.New York : Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. ix + 406. $5.00. This is the second of a series of volumes in which Professor Fair- child proposes to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2001) 62 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... He is completing a book on the cultural history and poetics of anonymity during the period 1695-1835. MLQ 62.4 05 Griffin 10/24/01 5:52 PM Page 377 The Age of “The Age of” Is Over: Johnson and New Versions of the Late Eighteenth Century Robert J. Griffin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1977) 38 (2): 132–148.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Robert H. Bell Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 BOSWELL’S NOTES TOWARD A SUPREME FICTION FROM LONDON JOURNAL TO LIFE OF JOHNSON By ROBERTH. BELL Boswell’s London Journal, 1762-1763 reveals a great deal about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1942
... research into the subject may safely build. E. E. BOSTETTER University of Washington TJae Prose Style of Samuel Johnson. By W. K. WIMSATT.New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941. Pp. xvi + 166. $3.00. In his “Introduction” Mr. Wimsatt insists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1979) 40 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1979
...Robert H. Bell Richard B. Schwartz Boswells Johnson: A Preface to the Life . Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978. xiii + 127 pp. $17.50. © 1979 University of Washington 1979 80 REVIEWS ters has something of strange...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1983) 44 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 March 1983
...Claudia L. Johnson Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 THE “OPERATIONS OF TIME, AND THE CHANGES OF THE HUMAN MIND” JANE AUSTEN AND DR. JOHNSON AGAIN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
... Culture in Mid-Eighteenth-Century England.” Reading Shakespeare’s Novels: Literary History and Cultural Politics in the Lennox-Johnson Debate Jonathan Brody Kramnick ew cultural products are as important for the discipline of English Fas the novel and Shakespeare, yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 322–325.
Published: 01 September 1983
... commitments. H. SUMMERS University of Rochester JOSEPH The Unknown Samuel Johnson. Edited by JOHN J. BURKE,JR., and DONALD KAY.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 182 pp. $30.00. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Donald Cornu Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 DR. JOHNSON AT FORT AUGUSTUS: CAPTAIN LEWIS OURRY By DONALDCORNU For a century and a half-from 1785 to 1936-one of Johnson’s entertaining breakfast companions at...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1968) 29 (3): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 1968
... Samuel Johnson and Moral Discipline. By PAULKENT ALKON. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1967. xii + 219 pp. $6.95. This book examines the way in which Johnson’s great intellect was brought to bear on moral questions. It also deals with such related matters as his psychological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Patrick O'Flaherty Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 DR. JOHNSON AS EQUIVOCATOR THE MEANING OF RASSELAS By PATRICKO’FLAHERTY Biographers have long recognized that the death of Sarah Johnson in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1974) 35 (2): 205–207.
Published: 01 June 1974
...Paul K. Alkon R. D. Stock. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1973. xxi + 226 pp. $8.50. Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 PAUL K. ALKON 205 Samuel Johnson and Neoclassical Dramatic Theory: The Intellectual Con...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 428–430.
Published: 01 December 1974
.... J. W. JOHNSON Uniuersity of Rochester The Choice of Lfe: Samuel Johnson and the World of Fiction. By CAREY MCINTOSH. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1973. xiv + 229 pp. $9.50. Carey McIntosh’s book is on Johnson as a writer of fiction and on several...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1959) 20 (3): 287–288.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Maurice J. Quinlan E. L. McAdam, Jr., Donald, and Mary Hyde. Samuel Johnson: Diaries, Prayers and Annals . New Haven: Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I; London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Pp. xxi + 461. $10.00. © 1959 University of Washington 1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 149–153.
Published: 01 June 1953
...Warren Mild Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 JOHNSON AND LAUDER : A REEXAMINATION By WARRENMILD Although Samuel Johnson’s contemporaries almost unanimously assured their world that Johnson could have had no knowledge of the hoax...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1954) 15 (4): 321–325.
Published: 01 December 1954
...Richard B. Hovey © 1954 University of Washington 1954 DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON, PSYCHIATRIST By RICHARDB. HOVEY The wisdom of RasseZas has rightly attracted more attention than its psychology. But when we consider how autobiographical is the tale and how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1956) 17 (2): 111–117.
Published: 01 June 1956
...Raymond Carter Sutherland Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 DR. JOHNSON AND THE COLLECT By RAYMONDCARTER SUTHERLAND That Dr. Johnson did not use the Collect form may come as a sur- prise to the readers of his Prayers and Meditationd One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1980) 41 (4): 346–362.
Published: 01 December 1980
...William G. Karanikolas Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 SAMUEL JOHNSON AND THE ORIGIN OF MORALE A HYPOTHETICAL ETYMOLOGY By WILLIAMG. KARANIKOLAS It is not as easy as it once was to confuse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Wallace Cable Brown Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 JOHNSON AS POET By WALLACECABLE BROWN Samuel Johnson the poet is familiar to students of literature as the author of one poem; but even “Th,e Vanity of Human Wishes” is...