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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 297–328.
Published: 01 September 2010
... it comes to the question of Homer and Virgil. Fundamentally, though, both Arnold and Eliot reach toward a transcendental, even religious, view of the classic. The essay concludes by developing the implications of Eliot's “last poet” and the silencing qualities of the classic hinted at in his address...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Daniel Javitch This essay challenges the view that the last part of Orlando furioso takes an “epic” turn and abandons many of the “romance” features that characterize its first half. The essay does so by considering (1) the anachronism of projecting onto the Furioso a desire on Ariosto's part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 June 1946
.... Volume IIJ. devoted to critical commentary, will be perhaps the chief result of this author’s long continued study of Torres Naharro. We all eagerly await it. GEORGETYLER NORTHUP La Jolla, California Sunset: A History of Parisian Drama in the Last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1946
... remarks probe to the heart of Germany’s present tragedy. A. CLOSS University of Bristol, England Mysteries’ End: An Investigation of the Last Days of the Medieval Stage. By HAROLDC. GARDINER, S. J. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1946. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 239–260.
Published: 01 September 1975
...John C. Coldewey Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 THE LAST RISE AND FINAL DEMISE OF ESSEX TOWN DRAMA By JOHN C. COLDEWEY Cause and effect are often difficult to distinguish. Such is the dilem- ma...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Curtis Bradford Jon Stallworthy. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1969. viii + 181 pp. $8.50. Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 CURTIS BRADFORD 133 Vision and Revision in Yeats’s “Last Poems.” By JON STALLWORTHY.Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 369–370.
Published: 01 September 1951
... about his endeavors. WILLIAMD. TEMPLEMAN University of Southern California Hawthorne’s Last Phase. By EDWARDHUTCHINS DAVIDSON. New Haven : Yale Studies in English, Vol. 111, 1949. Pp. xiv + 172. $3.75. Hawthorne’s Last Phare...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 1953
... at hand. JOHN BARDMCNULTY Trinity College, Conrtecticirt The Last Roinaittics. By GRAHAMHOUGH. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1949. Pp. xix + 284. $3.00. Distributed in U.S.A. by the Macmillan Company. Kipling, Hardy, Stevenson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 371–391.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Michael Holquist Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Last European: Erich Auerbach as Precursor in the History of Cultural Criticism Michael Holquist In 1948 Renk Wellek and Austin Warren devoted many pages of their Theory of Literature to problems of literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 407–411.
Published: 01 December 1988
... of Carlyle’s entire career and his several aims-political and ethical as well as literary-in creating literary texts. CHRISR. VANDENBOSSCHE University of Notre Dame Safe at Last in the Middle Years: The Invention of the Midlife Progress Novel: Saul...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 372–374.
Published: 01 December 1955
... in- formative book should appeal not only to Germanists, but to anyone concerned with poets aid poetry. WALTER s1l.Z C‘olrtmbin Unizwsity Zinirrcr Maria Rilkr: His Last Friendship. Unpublishcd Letters to Mrs. Eloui Bey. Edited...
Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 2. Jarrell’s notes on the last page of Ash-Wednesday in The Complete Poems and Plays , which include remarks about “obsessional neurosis,” “procrastinatory style,” and “excess of syntax” and conclude with Freud’s formulation about the “peculiar indeterminacy of obsessional style.” More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 December 2010
... with strangers, transforming her ethics into an illiberal form of internationalist expansionism. By entwining these incompatible phenomena, Baum creates a lasting metaphor for U.S. foreign policy: Dorothy as the reluctant traveler who selflessly intervenes in the affairs of strangers with the intention...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Gorman The fundamental structure of literary study has stayed remarkably constant during the last seventy-five years: professional teaching and research have revolved around “criticism,” or the exegesis of individual works, and every other aspect of literary study has been treated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Toral Jatin Gajarawala A product of the last two decades, Dalit (“untouchable caste”) literature in Hindi has fashioned itself as a modern protest literature, drawing on the cultural and political traditions of other Indian languages and literatures. But Hindi Dalit literature is unique in that its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Tim Dolin In recent years ecocriticism has renovated the old orthodoxy, demolished forty years ago by Raymond Williams, that Thomas Hardy was the “incomparable chronicler” of an unchanging culture and the “last representative of old rural England.” In particular, The Woodlanders has been reread...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Jeffrey R. Wilson Abstract When scholars consider Shakespeare’s rise and lasting popularity in modern culture, they usually tell us how he assumed his position at the head of the canon but not why . This essay contends that Shakespeare’s elevation in the early nineteenth century resulted from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Peter Höyng In Beethoven’s last symphony one encounters a prototype in which music serves as a powerful catalyst for literature. It is his music that transported Schiller’s poem “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”) beyond its temporal, linguistic, and geographic origin. If one dubs this phenomenon “world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Simon Kemp A la recherche du temps perdu , the last great pre-Freudian novel of the mind, has attracted much attention from psychoanalytic critics since its publication. This article explores the analysis of Proust’s novel by critics, with a particular focus on the representation of the conscious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 239–257.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and colleagues in the humanities in Britain and its colonies during the last two decades of the nineteenth century and the first two of the twentieth. But the decline in idealism’s credibility and visibility has led to its erasure from histories of the discipline of English. In considering Green and his...