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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 184–191.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Joseph Wittreich Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 1 JOHN G. DEMARAY. Milton's Theatrical Epic: The Invention and Desigti of “Paradise Lost.” Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1980. xx + 161 pp. 16 pls. $16.50. “A LITTLE ONWARD...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 1976
...William F. Hall Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 THE MEANING OF THE SACRED FOUNT “ITS OWN LITTLE LAW OF COMPOSITION’’ By WILLIAMF. HALL The psychological interpretation of The Sacred Fount is still...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 June 1947
... against the “Nmewtonian sun” ; but it was scarcely close to setting. CLARKEMERY University of Miami The Little Magazine: A History and a Bibliography. By FREDERICK J. HOFFMAN,CHARLES ALLEN, and CAROLYNF. CrmcIr. Prince- ton: Princeton...
Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 13. Giuseppe Molteni, An Old Man Showing a Little Girl a Bust of the Duchess Marie Louise , 1830 (Praz 1971 : 223) More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Chekhov’s inconclusive, disjunctive manner in her meticulously composed, autobiographically candid novel bespeaks an unapologetic openness to authorial influence, made all the more provocative by the adoption of a foreign model whose merit was then still little recognized in English literary circles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... affect, and to glorify amoral modern individualism as embodied by the perverse Salome. Some important yet little-analyzed contemporary reviews of the play and the opera in Germany and Austria from 1905 to 1907 already noted such correspondences. They interpreted Strauss's choices as direct aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 481–507.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Andrew Elfenbein Although influence remains a pervasive term in literary criticism, little has changed in its theoretical framework since the work of Harold Bloom in the early 1970s. This essay argues that adaptations of findings in cognitive and social science open up more finely nuanced means...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in Bernardes’s reputation as brando (gentle), as he was said to demonstrate the brandura of their mother tongue. Yet later in the seventeenth century his fortunes sank. Though he is little esteemed today, his association with the multiple meanings of brando and brandura implicated him in important political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Andrew Parker The question of poetry's future was asked with surprising frequency across various Western literary languages during the nineteenth century. In Walt Whitman's little-known essay “The Poetry of the Future” (1881), in Arthur Rimbaud's celebrated “Voyant” letter to Paul Demeny (1871...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jaime Hanneken This essay analyzes Mundial Magazine , a little-known Parisian periodical edited by Rubén Darío, in the context of current debates over the large-scale narrative of literary modernity that Pascale Casanova puts forth in The World Republic of Letters . These debates tend...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
...: the transformation of writing, that is, from rhetoric or belles lettres to art. However, while much has been written and said about the French, German, and Scottish Enlightenments, little is known about the Italian one. Engaged in a reevaluation of this lesser-known, peripheral Enlightenment, this essay discusses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Caroline Levine Many scholars have embraced world literature as a project to understand literature’s role in a large-scale story of global inequality. Yet critics have paid remarkably little attention to one of the most unevenly distributed of the world’s resources: literacy itself. For most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 1972
... of Christ’s care for man is one of the two principal themes of the Songs ofznnocence.” Because of this burden of consistency, Hirsch argues that the narrator of “The Chimney Sweeper” of Innocence “plays the part of guardian to little Tom Dacre.” Consequently, Hirsch reads the last line...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 298–302.
Published: 01 September 1948
...,” “A Little Girl Lost,” “The Chimney Sweeper,” “A Poison Tree,” and “To Tirzah.” Of these, “A Little Girl Lost which tells of the youthful pair playing on the grass, carries the following motto: Children of a future age, Reading this indignant page, Know...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 41–45.
Published: 01 March 1962
... of “Burnt Norton” and the midwinter scene at the start of “Little Gidding.” The purpose is to use these texts, one from the beginning and one from the end of the poem, to show what changes have taken place in the protagonist through the course of it. The argument obviously depends...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 September 2023
... the integrative harmonies of Little Gidding to the accretive Theophila, or Loves Sacrifice , these texts complicate histories of the book that have tended to focus on homogeneous categories of texts (manuscripts, printed materials, engravings) or on the shifts in technologies from which they derive. Rejecting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 June 1946
..., that in the earliest of these novels she is content with little more realism than comes from naming actual places in London, and that there gradually and somewhat spasmodically develops an interest in colorful, realistic background which culminates in The Fair Jilt and Oroonoko, writ- ten just about five...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 28–32.
Published: 01 March 1958
..., as enumerated in Miss Chambers’ memoir, one may infer the catholicity of Lawrence’s reading between 1901 and 1912. “The first book I recollect Lawrence bringing to me,” says Miss Chambers, “was Louisa Alcott’s Little Women. We thought the story delightful, and set about finding correspondences. I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 363–364.
Published: 01 September 1943
..., 1942. Pp. vi + 62. $1 .oo. Mr. Frost’s modest little study attempts two things: to free Greville’s “sonnet” sequence from the incubus of condescending association and comparison with Sidney’s Astrophel and Stella and “to discuss fully . . . the literary relationship between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 293–315.
Published: 01 September 1975
... judgments, I have sought to account for the effects he describes in term of the psychology of taste, rather than in terms of Dickens’s greater or lesser fidelity to the complexity of actual emotions. WILLIAM BUKGAN 295 of the Plornishes in Little...