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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 March 1941
... University of Maryland Lemi ad Clark: Linguistic Pioneers. By E. H. CRISWEU. Co- lumbia, Missouri : University of Missouri Studies, vol. XV, no. 2, 1940. Pp, ccxii + 102. $1.25. The body of this book is made up of a “Lewis and Clark Lexicon.” More precisely, we have here a list...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Donald Cornu Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 DR. JOHNSON AT FORT AUGUSTUS: CAPTAIN LEWIS OURRY By DONALDCORNU For a century and a half-from 1785 to 1936-one of Johnson’s entertaining breakfast companions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 87–89.
Published: 01 March 1961
... in Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and T. S. Eliot. By CHARLESMOORMAN. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Perspectives in Criticism No. 5, 1960. Pp. ix + 163. $3.50. Charles Moorman’s study is a recognition not only of revolutionary trends in modern Arthurian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 318–320.
Published: 01 September 1975
... absorbing book. RICHARDD. ALTICK Ohio State University Play, Games, and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll. By KATHLEEN BLAKE.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1974. 216 pp. $8.75. With the clear-minded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 617–650.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Stephen E. Lewis © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-03Lewis.cs 11/13/00 2:07 PM Page 617 Love and Politics in Wyndham Lewis’s Snooty Baronet Stephen E. Lewis e tend to think of Wyndham Lewis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
...Helen Batchelor Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ∗ The maps and the page from the “Babbitt Notebook” included in this article are copyrighted by the Estate of Sinclair Lewis and Melville H. Cane, Executor. A SINCLAIR LEWIS PORTFOLIO...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 241–262.
Published: 01 September 1984
...Michael Levenson Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 FORM’S BODY WYNDHAM LEWIS’S TARR By MICHAELLEVENSON A man, an artist, let us call him T, realizes that his flirtation with B has gone too...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 601–605.
Published: 01 December 1965
...R. W. B. Lewis Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE EMERSON CAUSE‘ By R. W. B. LEWIS “Emerson,” writes Jonathan Bishop at the start of his excellent study, “is still our good old cause,” and the head and fount of what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jesse Molesworth The manipulation of local time, or clock time, constitutes a vital aspect of gothic storytelling, as seen in Horace Walpole’s Castle of Otranto , Matthew Lewis’s Monk , and Ann Radcliffe’s novels. Several concepts emerge: the importance of the hour as a temporal unit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 December 1943
... said he had paid three guineas to get it hastened, that some time after he acquainted her that he had procured the Report of the Lords Comm :rs of the Admiralty, that the deponent asked him if it would not be proper to give some gratuity to [Z] Mr Lewis* for his trouble & in order...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 401–407.
Published: 01 December 1947
... in Greek, Turkish, Japanese, and Chinese ; to these may now be added two additional English versions, and one Italian), I propose to examine four: those of Jorge Guillkn, Renato Poggioli, Cecil Day Lewis, and Rainer Maria Ri1ke.l Voltaire has stated that poetry is a matter of details...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
... unchanged. To the clergyman-novelist, Scott was always a great and kind man of letters; to Scott, Maturin was a highly talented, though wayward, man of genius. Matthew Gregory Lewis, in his childhood, boyhood, and youth, had excellent training in the type of sensationalism for which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1947
... Nonsense in French Literature England with the writings of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll, and that it is a peculiarly English (or rather Anglo-American) type of humor, unknown in foreign literatures and especially in French litera- ture. Thus Edmund Wilson has said: “We also have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 55–66.
Published: 01 March 1993
... encouraged in the formulation of this response by the appearance of Anthony Lewis’s Make No Law, a history of the civil libel case of New Yorfi Times v. Sulli- van, which was successfully appealed before the Supreme Court in 1963.5 This work, part legal history, part political persuasion, and part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1949
... to get at Das Kapital by listening to a Communist’s version of Molotov’s version of Lenin’s version of Marx. Waldock has written one of these books; he disagrees with Green- law, Tillyard, Lewis, et d.,and gives us the doctrine that Milton wanted to do one thing but usually did something...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 465–467.
Published: 01 December 1953
.... F. GUNN.Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1952, Pp. 592. $5.25. For fifteen years the most intelligent discussion of the Romance of the Rose has seemed to be that of C. S. Lewis (Oxford, 1936). Although only a chapter in a larger study, Lewis’ treatment has had the added charm of being...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1951
... influential book on rule and courtliness in the age. First of all, we must point out that Castiglione did not limit his search for courtly models to his own time, but began with ancient figures of what he called courtliness. When Count Lewis of Canossa begins the first discourse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 1992
... accomplished in Troilus and Criseyde, even if he was incapable of equaling it in his own verse. In a brilliant essay that still remains influential today, C. S. Lewis (one modern critic who could write good Middle English poetry) identified four elements in Troilus that Chaucer had added to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 1959
...Raymond Immerwahr S. Guthke Karl. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Palaestra, Band 223, 1958. Pp. 231. DM 24.80. Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 Sinngefugc, Sinnstruktur, and Formenspruche acquire some meaning. Occa- sionally, to be sure, Lewis fails to keep...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 456–460.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of selfhood: “what [Wyndham] Lewis called ‘nonhu- man, nonpersonal laughter,’ what [Samuel] Beckett calls ‘mirthless laugh- ter,’ and what [Miller analyzes] as ‘self-reflexive laughter’” (63). Such a species of laughter—it is too far from the self to be termed humor...