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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1945) 6 (2): 228–229.
Published: 01 June 1945
... triumphal sum- mary of Renaissance achievement, comparable in tone with Gar- gantua’s letter to his son though far more comprehensive. We see also at first hand the gropings of a Renaissance mind, still held back in part by a strange mixture of astrology, Christianity, and Pla- tonism, yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 240.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Louis B. Wright Jean Robertson, London: University of Liverpool Press, 1942. Pp. 80. 7/6. Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 240 Reviews The Art of Letter Writing: An Essay on the Handbooks Publislwd in England dztring the Sixteenth and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 472–475.
Published: 01 December 1992
.... Sacvan Bercovitch’s The Of+jceof “The Scarlet Letter” forms a chief exhibit of the paradoxical recentralization of Hawthorne produced by this shifting of the critical ground. A brilliant and passionate exploration of the mechanisms of liberal ideology (the book’s real subject) and a richly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1987) 48 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1987
..., 1986. ix + 252 pp. $28.00, cloth; $1 1.95, paper. Bruce Redford’s introduction suggests that he will provide a more solid critical methodology for the study of letters than has been available up to now. He rejects as oversimple Barbara Herrnstein Smith’s characterization of letters as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1974) 35 (1): 30–44.
Published: 01 March 1974
...Christopher W. Sten Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 BARTLEBY THE TRANSCENDENTALIST MELVILLE’S DEAD LETTER TO EMERSON By CHRISTOPHERW. STEN In his essay “The Transcendentalist” (1843), Emerson remarked that he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1959) 20 (1): 74–76.
Published: 01 March 1959
...Stuart Atkins Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1959 HEINE’S LETTER TO BOCAGE, SEPTEMBER 11, 1855 By STUARTATKINS In the Carl M. Loeb Heine Collection of the Harvard College Library there is a letter of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 1951
...Edward Rosen Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 THE AUTHENTICITY OF GALILEO’S LETTER TO LANDUCCI By EDWARDROSEN Galileo described his contribution to the development of the tele- scope in three of his writings. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1952) 13 (4): 353–355.
Published: 01 December 1952
...George L. Barnett Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 CHARLES LAMB TO JOHN BRITTON AN UNPUBLISHED LETTER By GEORGEL. BARNETT In 1937 John H. Birss pointed out the existence of an unpublished letter from Lamb to John...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1953) 14 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1953
... text of the Lettre and that of the Additions. A letter by Voltaire on Diderot’s philosophic opuscule, Diderot’s reply (both texts are pub- lished here, though not for the first time, from the original manuscripts), notes, a bibliography, and the list of variants complete the edition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
...Lewis M. Knapp. Lillian de la Torre. Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 228 Reviews indispensable source for all future research on Voltaire and the eighteenth century. Mr. Gagnebin’s edition of Voltaire’s unedited letters brings to light...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1956) 17 (1): 50–59.
Published: 01 March 1956
...Carl R. Woodring Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 THE AIMS, AUDIENCE, AND STRUCTURE OF THE DRAPIER’S FOURTH LETTER By CARLR. WOODRING Many an undergraduate has noticed for himself that the famous satires of Dean Swift lack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 303–304.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Richmond P. Bond Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 A LETTER TO STEELE ON THE SPECTATOR By RICHMONDP. BOND Joseph Collet, after suffering bankruptcy, gained appointment as deputy governor of York Fort on the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 June 1951
...W. H. G. Armytage Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 SOME NEW LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING, 1871-1889 By W. H. G. ARMYTAGE Browning’s letters are fairly exhaustive, and the discovery of those written to Julia Wedgewood between 1864 and 1870 seem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... boundaries, Hawthorne twists the genres together again, as do John Keats and Robert Browning. Snakes in The Marble Faun , vines in The Blithedale Romance , and the A in The Scarlet Letter are tangled figures that at once image both the relationship between the genres and the newly powerful nature of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 203–206.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Howard S. Jordan Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 THE DATE OF ONE OF SAINT-EVREMOND’S LETTERS TO LIONNE By HOWARDS. JORDAN One of Saint-Evremond’s letters to the Comte Joachim de Lionne has never been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 1944
...John L. Lievsay Thomas C. Izard. New York: Columbia University Studies in English and Comparative Literature, No. 158, 1942. Pp. viii + 297. $3.75. Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 REVIEWS George Whetstone: Mid-Elizabethan Gentleman of Letters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1976) 37 (3): 234–259.
Published: 01 September 1976
...Margaret Maurer Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 JOHN DONNE’S VERSE LETTERS By MARGARETMAURER John Donne’s occasional poetry does not easily admit the enthusiasm readers feel for his other work. His passionate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1942) 3 (2): 297–306.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Clarence Gohdes Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 SOME LETTERS OF JOAQUIN MILLER TO LORD HOUGHTON By CLARENCEGOHDES Shortly after Joaquin Miller had achieved his first notoriety in journalistic circles in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Joseph B. Harrison A. Gee John and J. Sturm Paul. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940. Pp. xxiv + 147. $2.75. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Joseph B. Harrison 147 Letters of Joseph Conrad to Marguerite Poradowska, 1890-1920...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1991) 52 (3): 263–294.
Published: 01 September 1991
... of Mary Wolstonecraft (New York: St. Martin's, 1992); and Jane Moore, “Plagiarism with a Difference: Subjectivity in ‘Kubla Khan’ and Letters Written during a Short Residence in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden ,” in Beyond Romanticism: New Approaches to Texts and Contexts, 1780–1832 , ed. Stephen...