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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... inversion of the usual moral found in Prodigal Son plays, “The London Merchant” is a conventional little romantic comedy. Its message is clear, and its signals for generically appropriate response are writ large in every speech. For George and Nell, however, drama is as fresh’and real as life; and...
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Published: 01 June 2017
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 502–504.
Published: 01 December 1950
....” With all his thorough penetration of the materials and excellence of composi- tion, however, Wilson is too honest to persuade us to read the Wits much beyond Wycherly, “who drifted quietly through an unhappy life, hardly aware of his greatness.” And we are left with the impression that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 426–431.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Richard T. Gray On Creaturely Life: Rilke, Benjamin, Sebald . By Eric L. Santner. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxii + 219 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Richard T. Gray is Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor in the Humanities at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 389–400.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Henry J. Webb Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THE MATHEMATICAL AND MILITARY WORKS OF THOMAS DIGGES, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE By HENRYJ. WEBB Little is known of the early life of Thomas Digges. He was born in Kent, possibly in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2009) 70 (2): 272–274.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Fiona Somerset Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England . By Catherine Sanok. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xvii + 256 pp. University of Washington 2009 Fiona Somerset is associate professor of English at Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 2010
... degraded version of periodization; perhaps for this reason, it is also the perfect narrative mode for the present's historical self-consciousness. Ellis's novels American Psycho and Glamorama expose the contradictory link between the ephemeral details of consumer life and the essence of a single, self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 374–376.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter Coviello Interior States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States .By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. x + 366 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2011) 72 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Companion to African American Women's Literature (2009) and The Cambridge History of African American Literature (2010). Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women's Life Writing . By Adams Katherine . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . vi + 264 pp. © 2011...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 602–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Scepticism, Faith, and the Politics of Cognition ; and of essays that have appeared or will appear in venues such as Criticism, ELH, Exemplaria , and the Shakespeare Quarterly . Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life . By Lupton Julia Reinhard . Chicago : University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jesse Matz Jesse Matz is associate professor of English at Kenyon College. He is author of Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics (2001), The Modern Novel: A Short Introduction (2004), and a number of articles on modernist literature and culture. Self-Impression: Life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1997) 58 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 June 1997
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1977) 38 (2): 132–148.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Robert H. Bell Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 BOSWELL’S NOTES TOWARD A SUPREME FICTION FROM LONDON JOURNAL TO LIFE OF JOHNSON By ROBERTH. BELL Boswell’s London Journal, 1762-1763 reveals a great deal about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1978) 39 (1): 73–76.
Published: 01 March 1978
... fair amount of information available about Sidney’s life, but had he not written, in a brief span, the two Arcadias, Astrophil and Stella, and A Defence of Poesie, his biography would remain at best a footnote to Elizabethan history. As things stand, it is the literary achievement that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1942) 3 (2): 319–321.
Published: 01 June 1942
... TAYLOR University of California The Life and Philosophy of Johann Gottfried Herder. By F.. Mc- EACHRAN.Oxford Studies in Modern Languages and Litera- ture. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1939. Pp. 98. $2.75. The problem of Herder...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1979) 40 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 March 1979
...Ann E. Berthoff John Dixon Hunt. Andrew Marvell: His Life and Writings . Ithaca Cornell University Press, 1978. 206 pp. $17.50. © 1979 University of Washington 1979 ALAN C. DESSEN 77 especially pp. 44-45). Similarly, Weil does not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1979) 40 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1979
...Robert H. Bell Richard B. Schwartz Boswells Johnson: A Preface to the Life . Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978. xiii + 127 pp. $17.50. © 1979 University of Washington 1979 80 REVIEWS ters has something of strange...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1979) 40 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1979
... Victorian Noon. DIEDRICK Chapman College JAMES Dzckens: A Life. By NORMANandJEANNE MACKENZIE.New York and Oxford: ox- ford University Press, 1979. x + 434 pp. $16.95. The great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1979) 40 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 September 1979
.... London: Secker 8c Warbiirg, 1978. 348 pp. f7.50. When a biography is written by a close friend of’ the subject-in this case even dedicated to that subject!-there is reason to fear that it will turn out to be a tribute rather than a life, a labor of love rather than of’ scholarship. This...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 303–306.
Published: 01 September 1980
... reader. RICHARDBLESSING University of Washington Robert Lowell: Life and Art. By STEVENGOULD AXELROD. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. xiii + 286 pp. $14.50. The mixture of public and private topics in Robert Lowell’s...