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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 392–393.
Published: 01 December 1976
... Twain in the Holy Land. By FRANKLINWALKER. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1974. xii + 234 pp. $9.95. For most Americans of the nineteenth century as for most Englishmen, the European Grand Tour normally did not extend beyond Italy to the eastern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 1996
... of his legacy, as a final comparison with Hegel shows. Tim Fulford, Nottingham Trent University Letters from the Front. Vol. 3 of No Man ’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. By Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar. New Haven, Conn.: Yale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 333–361.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Travesti: Women, Gender Subversion, Opera (1995) and Catholic Figures, Queer Narratives (forthcoming). Her book in progress is Britannia Waives the Rules: The Permissive Society in Postimperial British Literature and Culture . “The Queen of the Waste Land”: The Endgames of Modernism in Angela...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 June 1977
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 123–155.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jerome McGann This essay reconsiders Cooper’s work and its historical position in two salient relations: first, the Euro-American legal representations that organized the seizure and settlement of the American land from the mid-seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century; second, the canonical ways...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... widely circulated Eliot’s prewar poetry, especially The Waste Land , as an allegory of the crisis in national and nationalist culture during the “American Century,” a term coined by Henry Luce in 1941. The articles about and reproductions of Eliot’s work leading up to his Nobel Prize in 1948 not only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the potentially global significance of local environmental change emerged in concert with the environmental philosophy of his era, specifically the “back to the land” movement and theories of climatic determinism, and was developed in a 1909 short story, “The Machine Stops,” that he wrote while beginning Howards...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
... test case is a reading of how The Waste Land fleshes out the potential in emphasizing the power of relations over the power of foundational thinking. Charles Altieri teaches English at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent books are The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 1947
... under the same heading, have so confused Spenser’s Faery and Fairy that a complete comprehension of these terms calls for a fresh attack. Heretofore the term Fuery has been applied in- discriminately to Faery Knight, Faery Queen, and Fuery Land as well as to those beings from the Otherworld...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 143–147.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Alexander C. Judson Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 TWO SPENSER LEASES By ALEXANDERC. JUDSON A chief lure of Ireland for many Englishmen during Tudor times was the opportunity to secure land at advantageous terms. An im...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 1970
... developed. And as for me, all that I think ahout in this plotlcling sac1 pilgrimage, this pathetic drift between the eternities, is to look out and humbly live a pure and high and blameless life, and save that one microscopic atom in me that is truly me: the rest may land...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 219–237.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Zealand verse . . . I could read . . . about Canterbury and the plains, about “dust and distance,” about our land having its share of time and not having to borrow from a northern Shakespearian [sic] wallet. I could read, too, about the past, and absences, and objects which only we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 June 1947
... paradise or in some other place equally inaccessible to man and is frequently identified with the land of the departed.15 In a story from French Switzerland belonging to a well-known marchen type (Grimm, K.H.M., No. the “singing tree” and the “bird of truth” must be fetched from the glass...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 547–557.
Published: 01 December 1942
... Sons of Milesio Such a tale from the published law texts is that of the two sons of Partholon, who, according to tradition, landed in Ireland 750 years before the sons of Milesius, under somewhat similar cir- cumstances : And it was the two sons of Partholon that fought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 1963
... hand, there is the “Landed-Interest,” by which Swift means not only those who own land as the traditional source of their income, but also those who share a general identity of interest with the property-holding class-the rural clergy, the yeoman freeholders, and the tenant farm- ers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... of their landing, Beowulf includes in his answer a state- ment about Ecgtheow. He says, 262 Waes min faeder folcum gecyped, apele ordfruma, Ecgpeow haten ; gebad wintra worn, aer he on weg hwurfe, gamol, of geardum; hine gearwe geman 266 witena...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 1940
... to the Earl of Northumberland’s claim to treasure cast ashore in 1560. He suggests, further, that Spenser wishes to assert the right of the Queen to the lands which had been discovered by her mariners2 The commonly accepted interpretation of the episode is that Artegal as the personification...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
.... The Territory is, of course, the Indian Territory, which was to become Oklahoma. Froin the 1820’s on, it had been organized and developed as a region to which the Indians could be safely removed away from civilized society, since their lands were needed for higher purposes than those to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 March 1997
... 1997 one hand, he is one among many literary influences: The Waste Land, Eliot’s essays, his conversation, and so on affect Woolf’s writing between 1922 and 1925. On the other hand, both the charges that dogged Eliot early in his career (that he was a plagiarist and that he used difficult...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1968
... as a mythic fertility symbol. This theme begins with a portrayal of Degart’s grandfather, not in an incestuous relationship with his daughter, vestigial or otherwise, but as the Grail-King figure upon whose continuing vigor the people and the land depend. The king avers that his daughter and her...