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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Heather Fielding Henry James often criticizes mass culture for having instrumentalized the novel by conditioning readers to reduce the text to its ending. Yet he also suggests that popular visual technologies—cinema and its predecessor, the magic lantern—are uniquely able to compensate for mass...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 61–65.
Published: 01 March 1963
... of houses whilom best ihight, 0 paleys empty and disconsolat, 0 thow lanterne of which queynt is the light, 0 paleys, whilom day, that now art nyght, We1 oughtestow to falle, and I to dye, Syn she is went that wont was us to gye...
Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1996
... conjunctions: the magic lantern and the nature of reverie; the idea of ghosts as integral to the concept of “home.” Surprising tonal shifts: an “authorial confession” in the middle of a ghost story. Abundant data: on thermometers and barometers; on masquerades; on magic lanterns. Such aspects...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
... images seem radiantly luminous, suffused with light. In the years when Auerbach was writing Mimesis , color slides were the latest thing, replacing the black-and-white photographic slides that in the early twentieth century had in turn rendered older, hand-painted lantern slides obsolete (Widzinski...
Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 267–284.
Published: 01 September 1983
..., for example, later used in The Blithedale Romance to depict the death of Zenobia, reveals an excep- tionally stark realism, dramatically highlighted by lantern as in a Goya painting: When close to the bank, some of the men stepped into the water and drew out the body...
Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1959
..., as well as of the hobbyhorses vended by Lantern Leatherhead, and of the pup- pets. Like Master Stephen in Every Man in His Humour, he is “a drumme; for euery one may play vpon him,” or “a childes whistle” that anyone may pipe on (F III.ii.23-25). He is the ideal gull in a world...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 211–214.
Published: 01 September 1957
... of thoughts and images which produces the specific magic-lantern effect so noticeable in Ondine, as elsewhere in Giraudoux’s writing. In a thesis full of interesting ideas and suggestions,2 Alan Herbert has shown how constantly present in Giraudoux’s mind are the themes and ideas suggested...
Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 251–266.
Published: 01 September 1983
... lantern show,G Wil- liam Hazlitt, using much the same comparison, found it merely pro- voking. He likened it to a “phantasmagoria,” a type of magic lantern show which treated spectators to a series of projected figures that, shrinking or growing, would seem to advance on the audience...
Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 320–325.
Published: 01 September 1971
... to this impression by multiplying the mixture of genres in the poem and by hunting for curious analogues in Dutch landscape painting, still lives, Arcimboldesque and other anamorphic pictures, em- blems, and magic lantern devices; she has dissected the syntax until the grammar seems far more confused...
Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 1984
... both the destruction of Jerusalem and the ultimate dispersal of the Jews.6 Thus in The Lanterne ofLijt, a work remarkably sympathetic to the Jews, it is stated: “God sent his See, for example, John Patrick Banks, “Speculum Devotorum: An Edition with Corn- mentary,” diss., Fordham...
Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 122–128.
Published: 01 March 1968
... by Lantern and Candlelight,” and Selected Writings. Cambridge: Harvard Univer- sity Press, Stratford-upon-Avon Library, No. 4, 1968. ix + 374 pp. $10.00. Pollin, Burton R. Codwin Criticism: A Synoptic Bibliography. Toronto: Uni- versity of Toronto Press, 1967. xlvi + 659 pp. $18.50. Ryf...
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 239–245.
Published: 01 September 1960
... with himself and others.? ChenneviPre, the most gifted of the so-called unanimist poets, was to absorb these tendencies and apply them to his own creative endeavors: Sirhes et fanaux des ports, Phares des plus lointaines iles, Lanternes sur les...
Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 54–72.
Published: 01 March 1980
...! But as if a magic lantern threw the nerves in patterns on a screen: Would it have been worth while If one, settling a pillow or throwing off a shawl, And turning toward the window, should say: “That is not it at all...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 129–148.
Published: 01 June 2014
... University, June 1896); “Why does George Eliot in Silas Marner give detailed descrip- tions of the scene in the Rainbow, of the scene at Squire Cass’s, of the visit to Lantern Yard?” (Vassar College, September 1897) (Colby 1900: 298). According to J. N. Hook (1982: 113), the novella entered high...
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 357–365.
Published: 01 December 1956
..., and thus Lazarits describes the victory over self: Cast aside is our pitiable pretense, our immortal egohood, the holy lantern behind which cringed our Fear of the Dark! Flung off is that impudent insult to life’s nobility which gibbers: “I, this Jew, this Roman, this noble or this slave...
Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 477–504.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Self-sufficiency for Rimbaud requires escape from the disapprov- ing eye of the other, a departure from harbor, “sans regretter l’oeil niais des falots!” (And the crass eye of the lanterns was expunged) (l. 16; Poems, 127). Total self-absorption, “plus sourd que les cerveaux d’enfants” (blanker...
Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 272–282.
Published: 01 September 1973
..., toutes chargees de tours et de tourelles, de lanternes, d’aiguilles, de flkches, de clochers et de clochetons This sentence reveals two enduring qualities of Hugo’s interest in Gothic architecture. He pictures the Gothic style as flamboyant, rich in de- tail; and in his imagination, he sees...
Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 1967
... phonetic drama takes place in “The Lantern out of Doors” (No. 34): I cannot, and out of sight is out of mind. Christ minds.. . . And again, in “The Wreck of the Deutschland” (No. 28), the insight that the poet has been searching for comes to him in the form...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 508–522.
Published: 01 December 1969
... picture of “Our curl’d embraces shall delight / To checquer limbs with black and white his willingness to surrender his racial blackness, and their mutual ten- dency to see him as anything but a man-smoke, a lantern, midnight, a shade, a mask, ink, a shop-further tend to negate any claims...