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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 228–229.
Published: 01 June 1945
...), where he at- tempts a synthetic view of the development of civilization, past and present. In the portions reprinted here we have a triumphal sum- mary of Renaissance achievement, comparable in tone with Gar- gantua’s letter to his son though far more comprehensive. We see also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1987) 48 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1987
...; $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 “natural” rather than “fictive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1953) 14 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1953
... 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. Professor Niklaus has listed all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 1948
...George Leonard Barnett Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE LUCAS EDITION OF LAMB’S LETTERS By GEORGELEONARD BARNETT When the Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb, edited by E. V. Lucas, appeared in 1935...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 June 1948
.... HENRY~VASSER City College of New York The Letters and Private Papers of William Make peace Thaclzeray. Collected and edited by GORDONN. RAY. Cambridge, Massachu- setts : Harvard University Press, 1946. Set of four volumes boxed, $25.00. Few scholarly works in recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Letters of Dora Wordsworth. Edited with an Introduction by How- ARD P. VINCENT.Chicago : Packard and Company, 1944. Pp. ix + 98. $2.00. The greatest affliction of Wordsworth’s life, wrote his biographer thirty years ago, fell upon him when he lost his much beloved daugh- ter. He never...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Suvir Kaul Colonizing Nature: The Tropics in British Arts and Letters, 1760-1820 . By Beth Fowkes Tobin. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. xvi + 255 pp. University of Washington 2007 Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Richard A. Kaye Decadence and the Reinvention of Modernism . By Sherry Vincent . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . xi + 333 pp. The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community from Baudelaire to Beardsley . By Potolsky Matthew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1943
...H. F. Peters Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 RILKE IN HIS LETTERS TO RODIN By H. F. PETERS On June 28, 1902, Rilke wrote the first letter to Rodin com- mencing a correspondence which he carried on with fair regu- larity until May 13...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 551–553.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael North Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics . By Kalliney Peter J. . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 336 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 In the case of Peter J. Kalliney’s...