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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 476–478.
Published: 01 December 1968
...Frank Kermode Manard Mack and Ian Gregor. London: Methurez, 1968. xxxvi + 486 pp. $12000; 75s. Distributed in U.S.A. by Barnes & Noble. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 REVIEWS Imagined Worlds: Essays on some English Novels and Novelists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 378–385.
Published: 01 December 1988
... by a political agenda. But, as Frank Kermode reminds us, canons are complicit with power. They form the ground over which rival ideologies fight an unending battle for predominance. Witness, for instance, the recent inroads made into the traditional literary canon by feminist and Afro-American critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 288–289.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Robert Louis Peters Frank Kermode. Romantic Image . New York: Macmillan Company, 1957. Pp. ix + 171. $3.75. © 1959 University of Washington 1959 288 Reviews taking, or, to use a less secular term, he systematically made an examination of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 September 1966
.... The speaker or persona of the poem is consistently presented as one who has heroically survived the turmoil ‘“The Making of an Elegy: Yeats’s ‘In Memory of Major Robert Gregory MP, SLVIII (1950), 114. See also Frank Kermode, Romantic Image (New York, 1964)’ pp. 36-37, and Peter Ure, W. B. Yeats...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 378–385.
Published: 01 December 1987
...David C. Fowler Robert Alter and Frank Kermode. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1987. 678 pp. $29.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 REVIEWS The Literary Guide to the Bible. Edited by ROBERTALTER and FRANKKERMODE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 289–291.
Published: 01 September 1959
... of “dissociated” poetry. (Kermode regrets most the symbolists’ neglect of Milton and the long poem.) If we are to maintain a vital poetry, Kermode believes, we must reappraise the symbolist aesthetic and practice; poets whose reputations have suffered must be reconsidered; and the long poem must...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 287–288.
Published: 01 September 1959
... QUINLAN Romuntic Imcrge. By FRANKKERMODE. New York : Macmillan Company, 1957. Pp. ix + 171. $3.75. Frank Kermode’s book is superior literary history and criticism, and should be read by everyone interested in the literature of this century and the last. Based on original...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 1967
... which these trees and plants press on the poet are hardly “in strong contrast to those of the libertine garden,” as Frank Kermode would have it.G The suggested attitudes, if not the gifts, seem to me to have something in common with such Spenserian motifs as Clarion the butterfly in the garden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 371–387.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Leland H. Chambers Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 HENRY VAUGHAN’S ALLUSIVE TECHNIQUE BIBLICAL ALLUSIONS IN “THE NIGHT” By LELANDH. CHAMBERS Frank Kermode once suggested that “exegetical fallacies” had ob...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 September 1978
... it to be centrally important in a work written in praise of Elizabeth and England. Recently there has been the expected re- action: an ecclesiastical allegory in Book 1 has been constructed by Frank Kermode and John Hankins. Now at last Michael O’Connell’s book pre- sents a fresh, intelligent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 586–600.
Published: 01 December 1965
... main lines, which derive from the interpretation of the first ten books. In the flourishing literature on Paradise Lost, the recent long essay by Frank Kermode, “Adam Unparadised,”s seems in its general address most to resemble the present work of Martz. Both essays attempt within...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1970
... his mind cankers. (IV.i.188-92) This is, unmistakably, a biological explanation, possibly even a racial one. Commenting on Prospero’s epithet, “this thing of darkness” (V.i. 275), Kermode notes: “Possibly contains an allusion to Caliban’s col- our” (p. 130). Not only is Caliban part fish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 1975
...’ By FRANKLENTRICCHIA Both of these new studies rehearse the dominant mode of criticism on Wallace Stevens which Frank Kermode initiated with his little book of 1960, and which has been vigorously and at times contentiously elabo- rated in the work of Harold Bloom (in various essays), J. Hillis Miller...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 219–236.
Published: 01 September 1979
... themes and conventions, to- gether with its range in imitating and alluding to the chief models of English, Continental, and classical literature, makes it a kind of grand summary and contemporary rebirth of the genre’s distinguished ances- try. Spenser, says Frank Kermode, “brought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
... in John Vyvyan, Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty (London: Chatto 8c Windus, 1961), pp. 77-91. and, briefly, in Frank Kermode, Shakespeare, Spenser, Donne: Renaissance Essays (London: Routledge 8c Kegan Paul, 1971), pp. 207-9, and Howard Nemerov, "The Marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta," KR, 18...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 297–328.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Nowhere is this more evident than in their thinking about the classic. Frank Kermode took up this subject but never tied Eliot’s talk with its Arnoldian source, and there is much more to say than what he provisionally suggests.23 For both poet-­critics grappled with this fraught term; both chose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 263–271.
Published: 01 September 1962
..., absurdly alien to man, the essentialism of Santayana, according to which things are 5 Frank Kermode, Wallace Stmew (New York, 1961), p. 42, points out the connection between “dew” and the “earthly origin and destination” of man. 270 Poet, Nature, and Society in Stevens knowable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 March 1964
... York: W. W. Norton and Co., 1963. 239 pp. $4.50, cloth; $1.55, paper. William Nelson. The Poetry of Edmund Spenser: A Study. New York: Columbia University Press, 1963. xi + 350 pp. $6.00. 2 See, for example, Frank Kermode’s favorable review of Nelson’s book in Encounter, Vol. XXI...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 288–294.
Published: 01 September 1989
...: The Motifof th.e Unlived Lije. University Park and London: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989. xvii + 283 pp. $29.95. Frane, David 0. ‘‘Festum Voluptatis”: A Study of Rknaissance Erotica. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1989. xiii + 275 pp. $40.00. Kermode, Frank. An AHetite fbr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 250–256.
Published: 01 June 1992
... of Learning to Curse, Frank Kermode points to another example, from the title essay, and remarks 3 See Joseph H. Smith and William Kemgan, eds., Prngnntisrn’s Freud: Thc Moral Disposition of Psyche analysis (Baltimore, Md.:Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986); and Richard Rorty’s discussion...