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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 462–463.
Published: 01 December 1953
...Frederick J. Schmitz James C. O'Flaherty. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures, No. 6, 1952. Pp. x + 121. $3.00, cloth; $2.50, paper. Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 462 Rm’ews but her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 476.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Norman E. Eliason Albert H. Marckwardt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1942. Pp. xvii + 347. $2.15. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 476 Reviews Introduction to the English Language. By ALBERTH. MARCK- WARDT. New York: Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 June 1979
... The Subterfuge of Art: Language and the Romantic Tradition. By MICHAELRAGUSSIS. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkiris University Press, 1978. xii + 243 pp. $14.50. Michael Ragussis takes his title and a good deal of his thesis from D. H. Law- rence’s idea that the artist is “a damned liar,” his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1946
...George F. Reynolds Members of the Graduate Staff of the Departments of Language and Literature of the University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1945. Pp. viii + 345. $3.00. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 374...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 80–82.
Published: 01 March 1988
...Allen F. Stein Nettels Elsa. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. xi + 236 pp. $23.00. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 80 REVIEWS Language, Race, and Social Class in Howells’s America. By ELSANETTELS. Lex...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 211–238.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Ian F. A. Bell Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 LANGUAGE, SETTING, AND SELF IN THE BOSTONIANS By IAN F. A. BELL Public, private, and personal worlds collide alarmingly in The Bostonians, the most vibrant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 413–431.
Published: 01 December 1943
...Leo Spitzer Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 1 Text of an address delivered to the Philological Association of the Johns Hopkins Faculty (December 11, 1941). I have added the notes. WHY DOES LANGUAGE CHANGE ?l By LEOSPITZER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 June 1943
... to Science, Language, and Human Experience. By THOMASCLARK POLLOCK. Princeton University Press, 1942. Pp. xxiv + 218. $3.00. This book is one of the rather large number of studies whose ultimate ancestor is Ogden and Richards’ Meaning of Meaning. Its primary purpose is to make...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 66–69.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... EDGARSCHELL Universily of California, Inline Verbal Imagination: Coleridge and the Language of Modern Criticism. By A. C. GOODSON.New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. xix + 236 pp. $29.95. This book has ambitions that are barely hinted at in its title. Besides...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 86–111.
Published: 01 March 1969
...AUSTIN J. SHELTON Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 THE “PALM-OIL” OF LANGUAGE PROVERBS IN CHINUA ACHEBE’S NOVELS By AUSTINJ. SHELTON In the foreword to W. H. Whiteley’s Selection of African Prose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to literary texts illuminates how minor language modernist writing contains a self-awareness that not only addresses a cosmopolitan audience but also preserves the contingent and shifting parameters of local linguistic communities. Allison Schachter is assistant professor in the Program in Jewish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Gerald L. Bruns This essay attempts to situate Samuel Beckett’s fiction in the Parisian intellectual and literary milieu of Maurice Blanchot, particularly with respect to the experience of the materiality of language and the double bind of writing in which—as Blanchot wrote in Faux pas (1943...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 477–480.
Published: 01 September 1965
... important a link between the two countries. HELENA. KAUFMAN University of Washington The Art of Discrimination: Thornson’s The Seasons and the Language of Criticism. By RALPHCOHEN. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 45–59.
Published: 01 March 1967
...Rudolf D. Schier Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 NATURAL OBJECTS AND THE IMAGINATION MORIKES VIEW OF POETIC LANGUAGE By RUDOLFD. SCHIER Sie stiegen Arm in Arm uber den Graben an der StraBe und so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 131–145.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Derek van Abbé Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN WRITTEN LANGUAGE FACT OR FANCY? By DEREKVAN ABBB The basis of all philological research is the dialect, the language of daily life (German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1950
.... By WINIFREDGREGORY GEROULD and JAMES THAYER GEROULD.Drawings by FLORENCEW. EWINC. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1948. Pp. xxv 4- 256. $5.00. Anthony Trollope, of all novelists in the English language, is certainly the one whose works most call out for some sort of guide: his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1968
... first treating Lessing’s theory of the language of comedy, the author analyzes the lan- guage of Der junge Gelehrte, Damon, Die alte Jungfer, Der Misogyne, Die Juden, and Der Freygeist. He investigates the Plautine plays and Lesshg’s more “desultory” efforts (Die gluckliche Erbin, Der...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Frederick A. Klemm Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 FREDERICK THE GREAT AND THE GERMAN LANGUAGE By FREDERICKA. KLEMM Frederick the Great, who was ruler of Prussia during Germany’s literary ascendancy, bears...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 251.
Published: 01 June 1949
...Ralph C. Wood P. Hofacker Erich. St. Louis: Washington University Studies, new series, Language and Literature, No. 16, May, 1946. Pp. 125. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 Curtis C. D.Ziiil 25 1 In the spirit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 267–268.
Published: 01 September 1957
... in the Web: Actim and Language in “Othello.” By ROBERTB. HEILMAN. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1956. Pp. 298. $5.00. The author prefaces his book with the modest statement: “This is one man’s reading of Othello.” The best passages are those which express the personal insight...