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Modern Language Quarterly 11060535.
Published: 12 February 2024
...Alexander Mazzaferro mazzaferro@g.ucla.edu Cotton Mather’s Spanish Lessons: A Story of Language, Race, and Belonging in the Early Americas . By Kirsten Silva Gruesz . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2022 . 326 pp. Copyright © 2024 by University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of contents, that his selection of texts was simply a walk-through of the last few editions of a Norton anthology’s table of contents. Here William Bradford leads to John Winthrop leads to Anne Bradstreet leads to Cotton Mather, then Benjamin Franklin, then Thomas Jefferson. But along the way in this book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 613–615.
Published: 01 December 1969
...? The Puritan journals, stemming from the New England colonies, are more numerous, and more of them are selected for consideration in the second half of this volume. Some of the authors-John Winthrop, Thomas Shepard, Increase and Cotton Mather, and Jonathan Edwards-are gen- erally well known...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to generation” (386). But fervor inevitably lagged, and the Puritans debated whether church members’ children should be considered members or not. Stowe here invokes Cotton Mather as a far-seeing sage who discerned the existential peril of shutting out those who had not experienced saving grace: “‘If we do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 December 1969
... the journals of Quaker preachers; nor was his interest in the methodology of success so different from Cotton Mather’s Essays to Do Good, which he admitted had influ- enced him. There is a timelessness about the common problems that confront those who essay to communicate their experiences...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1987
... in three in- stances (pp. 45, 302, 331) Rosenberg; when the context demands “Mather and his contemporaries” but we get “father and his contemporaries” (p. 81); and when Emerson’s “accidency and fugacity” in “The Poet” comes out “ascendency and fugacity” ( p. 2 10). By this time my trust...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 1979
... University Press, Columbia Introductions to Twentieth-Century Ameri- can Poetry, 1979. xxviii + 275 pp. $14.95. LeMaster, J. R. Jesse Stuart: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1979. xv + 206 pp. $24.00. Levy, Babette M. Cotton Mather. Boston: G.K. Hall, Twayne’s United States Authors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 120–125.
Published: 01 March 1973
.... Everett Emerson, “Introduction”; David Levin, “William Bradford”; Ann Stan- ford, “Anne Bradstreet”; Donald E. Stanford, “Edward Taylor”; Sacvan Berco- vitch, “Cotton Mather”; Richard Beale Davis, “William Byrd”; Daniel B. Shea, Jr., “Jonathan Edwards”; J. A. Leo Lemay, “Benjamin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1995
... is the author of Cotton Mather and Benjamin Franklin: The Price of Representative Personality (1984), American Puritanism and the Defense of Mourning: Religion, Grief and Ethnology in Mary White Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative (1990), and essays on Melville, Thoreau, Whitman, Jefferson, and Fitzgerald...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 308–314.
Published: 01 June 1969
... a Man: A Comparison of Benjamin Franklin and Cotton Mather. The Hague and Paris: Mouton, Studies in American Literature, XIX, 1969.93 pp. 21 guilders. Frederick, John T. The Darkened Sky: Nineteenth-Century American Novelists and Religion. Notre Dame and London: University of Notre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1958
... ‘scandalously over- served with drink.’ ’’la Perhaps the above diary reference is all we can guess as to Sadler’s regime as master. Cotton Mather, in Mugnulia Christi proclaimed Sadler a prophet, because in 1662 he predicted that there would be a great plague in London...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 1996
... supposed lack of mean- ing or moral might raise it to the status of pure art. It was a work of beauty, inviolable to philistine desires for moral or religious meaning. A Christian reading of the poem was dominant for a hundred years, roughly from 1860 to 1960. AsJ. Marshall Mather said...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 1965
...) and Kenneth Murdock’s Increase Mather, the Foremost American Puritan (1925). It was furthered by 52 AMERICAN LITERARY SCHOLARSHIP Samuel Eliot Morison’s The Puritan Pronaos: Studies in the Intellec- tual Life of New England in the Seventeenth Century (1936) and Perry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 180–199.
Published: 01 June 1952
...- schatzung der eigenen GroOe ver1iert.-Historisch auch ist die Gestalt des beruchtigten Pfarrers Cotton Mather, der Hauptperson in einem von Lion Feuchtwanger nicht in aber fur Deutschland geschriebenen Drama, Wahn oder der Teufel in Boston.80 Hier wird psychologisch glaubhaft gemacht, wie der...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 293–297.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of two parallel literary cultures reciprocally inventing themselves through a sly and unset- tling awareness of each other. These accounts take the form of twinned readings—Alexander Pope and Mather Byles, Samuel Richardson and Benjamin Franklin, Laurence Sterne and Thomas Jefferson, to name...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of two parallel literary cultures reciprocally inventing themselves through a sly and unset- tling awareness of each other. These accounts take the form of twinned readings—Alexander Pope and Mather Byles, Samuel Richardson and Benjamin Franklin, Laurence Sterne and Thomas Jefferson, to name...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 301–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
... towards the comparative than the postcolonial” (2), that capture a sense of two parallel literary cultures reciprocally inventing themselves through a sly and unset- tling awareness of each other. These accounts take the form of twinned readings—Alexander Pope and Mather Byles, Samuel Richardson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of two parallel literary cultures reciprocally inventing themselves through a sly and unset- tling awareness of each other. These accounts take the form of twinned readings—Alexander Pope and Mather Byles, Samuel Richardson and Benjamin Franklin, Laurence Sterne and Thomas Jefferson, to name...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 310–316.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of two parallel literary cultures reciprocally inventing themselves through a sly and unset- tling awareness of each other. These accounts take the form of twinned readings—Alexander Pope and Mather Byles, Samuel Richardson and Benjamin Franklin, Laurence Sterne and Thomas Jefferson, to name...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 316–319.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of two parallel literary cultures reciprocally inventing themselves through a sly and unset- tling awareness of each other. These accounts take the form of twinned readings—Alexander Pope and Mather Byles, Samuel Richardson and Benjamin Franklin, Laurence Sterne and Thomas Jefferson, to name...