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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1944) 5 (2): 241–243.
Published: 01 June 1944
... 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 trace the “course...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1947) 8 (1): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Wallace Cable Brown 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 remembered merely as his best attempt at writing a neo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 1947
... to Johnson, 1604-1755. By DE WITTT. STARNESand GERTRUDEE. NOYES.Chapel Hill : Uni- versity of North Carolina Press, 1946. Pp. 299. 16 facsimiles. $3.50. To this reviewer, who has been over much of the material treated in this newest survey of English dictionaries without...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Jonathan Brody Kramnick 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 (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 (1942) 3 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1942
... 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 that style and mean- ing are interdependent and proposes to show the effect of Dr. John- son’s prose style on his meaning. Since...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 1968
... on the seventeenth-century drama, but one can only greet Davis’ book with hesitancy. No reader will be debauched by it, but few are likely to find it of more than desultory assistance. JONAS A. BARISH University of California, Berkeley Samuel Johnson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 322–325.
Published: 01 September 1983
.... 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 Unknown Samuel Johnson is a collection of papers from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 342–344.
Published: 01 December 1957
...W. R. Keast 342 Reviews Young Sam Johnson. By JAMES L. CLIFFORD.New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1955. Pp. xv + 377. $5.75. “Everyone thinks of Dr. Johnson as an old man.” Thus James Clifford begins his excellent book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 287–288.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Maurice J. Quinlan © 1959 University of Washington 1959 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1954) 15 (4): 321–325.
Published: 01 December 1954
...Richard B. Hovey 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 many generations have been fascinated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1970) 31 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Patrick O'Flaherty DR. JOHNSON AS EQUIVOCATOR THE MEANING OF RASSELAS By PATRICKO’FLAHERTY Biographers have long recognized that the death of Sarah Johnson in January, 1759, when she was nearly ninety years of age...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (1950) 11 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Donald Cornu 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 Fort Augustus in Scotland has been recorded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
... projects of wider range and more central importance. LEONARDF. DEAN University of Connecticut 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...