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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Robert C. Elliott Norman Knox. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1961. Pp. xv + 258. $7.50. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 .4rcher Taylor 183 two bibliographies diverge widely in plan, order, and choice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 272–273.
Published: 01 September 1958
...Herbert J. Muller George Knox. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1957. Pp. xxiii + 131. $3.50. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 272 Reviews These few bare facts were already known to scholars before this present edition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 June 1962
... in the longing he voiced. But it is a metaphysical longing and cannot be answered by Webster’s dictionary. Irony, the subject of Norman Knox’s study, is notoriously one of the most protean of literary terms. If one wants to know what irony really meant in England from 1502 until about 1750, he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1983
... striking. In Lecture IV, “The Hero as Priest,” Carlyle states at the outset that he will consider his two representative figures, Luther and Knox, “rather as Reformers than Priests” (p. 116). His need to make this distinction is bound up with the central reverie that shapes his 58...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 September 1958
..., but chiefly he exudes tortured, fine-spun analyses that do not encompass the text and may obscure its plainest meanings. George Knox recognizes the trouble. He is a perceptive, shrewd, and lively student of Burke, warmly sympathetic but not simply reverential. He remarks the baffling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of Decline addresses itself as much to strategies of rejecting, reversing, or relativizing decline as to narratives of decline itself. As Sachs explains, Smith appealed to statistical evidence of long-term economic developments to counteract fears of Britain’s imminent economic ruin (38–44); Vicesimus Knox...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 105–112.
Published: 01 March 1966
... pp. $4.00. Distributed in U.S.A. by Barnes & Noble. Schilling, Bernard N. The Comic Spirit: Boccaccio to Thomas Mann. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1965. 238 pp. $7.95. Scott, Nathan A., Jr. (editor). Forms of Extremity in the Modern Novel. Rich- mond, Va.: John Knox Press, Chime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 512–513.
Published: 01 December 1943
... of Robert Drury’s Journal and of The General History of the Pirates, he shows here that the idea of Drury’s Journal probably germinated from a newspaper item of 1705, that this was expanded through extensive use of Robert Knox’s Ceylon (already known to us as a source of Robinson Crusoe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 256–258.
Published: 01 September 1952
..., only the simple-minded hope of a jealous weakling that a good man’s pride in good works can be twisted to make his life a long hell and his death 3 See Dimmelow’s or any Protestant commentary, S.V. Galatians ; Catholic Encyclopedia, ibid.; New Test., tr. Msgr. Knox (New York, 1944), p...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 March 1940
... career is shaped by these ideas and conditions, and how far he modifies them, are 28 Stdies of a Biogrufiher (1907), I, 12. 92 Biography and History very complex questions. To determine how much John Knox owed to Geneva and how much to Scotland, a careful study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 271–272.
Published: 01 September 1958
... of the literary text who also brings to bear on it an unusually wide knowledge not only of history, philosophy, and aesthetics, but also of psychology, anthropology, soci- ology, linguistics, and semantics. His admirers may, therefore, have mixed emotions about George Knox’s study of his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., he shows here that the idea of Drury’s Journal probably germinated from a newspaper item of 1705, that this was expanded through extensive use of Robert Knox’s Ceylon (already known to us as a source of Robinson Crusoe), and that Defoe drew in various ways upon his own first-hand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 March 1953
.... Second edition, revised, with XXth Century Supplement by C. Dionisotti. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1952. Pp. xxxvi + 616. $5.00. Mesnard, Jean. Pascal: His Life and Works. Preface by Monsignor Ronald Knox. New York: Philosophical Library, 1952. Pp. xvi + 211. $3.75. Ocampo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 81–98.
Published: 01 March 1941
... restrained song of Pope. The heroic couplet valiantly withstood the combined assault of b‘lank verse and Spenserian stanza. In his Essay on the Prevail- ing Taste in Poetry thirty years after Warton’s poem, Vicesimus Knox observes the enmity which divides the lovers and imitators of Spenser...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 December 1957
... Essays, Vol. 10; London: Oxford University Press, 1957. Pp. 114. $3.00. Davidson, Edward H. Poe: A Critical Study. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1957. Pp. x + 296. $4.75. Knox, George. Critical Moments : Kenneth Burke’s Categories and Critiques. Seattle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 348–359.
Published: 01 December 1953
... limited his remarks. It seemed to him that this novelist was not only indelicate but some- 1Menzoirs of the Life and Adventures of Tsonnonthouan, a King of the Indian Nation called Roundheads. Extracted from Original Papers and Archives. London. Printed for the Editor: And Sold by J. Knox...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1947
... to some de- famatory volume about her sex. Our concern is to discover the name of the book which occasioned Jane’s reply. In view of Jane’s own statement that the attack she was answering was “lately 1 John Knox’s First Blast of the Trumpet against the monstrous regiment of Women...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
... wrote of Defoe’s piece as “inimitable irony,” William Trent as “an ironical reductio ad absurdurn” and a “:hoax,” William Freeman as “a colossal and ironic practical joke.” Norman Knox points out that Defoe did much to shape the concept of irony in England, and we can at least feel certain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., such as Robert Knox’s Races of Men (1850), as well as still less empirical tracts from leading literary figures, such as Thomas Carlyle’sNigger Question (1853), had long sustained supporters of slavery; now, with the shift in Gothic ideology, suspicion fell on all persons of “questionable” descent — all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 489–493.
Published: 01 December 1966
...: Carnegic Institute of Technology, 1965. 100 pp. $2.00. A. Fred Sochatoff, “The Satiricon of Petronius: A Book of Satires”; Norma11 Knox, “The Satiric Pattern of The Canterbury Tales”; Lester M. Beattie, “The Lighter Side of Swift”; David P. Demarest, Jr., “Reductio Ad...