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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1946
... remarks probe to the heart of Germany’s present tragedy. A. CLOSS University of Bristol, England Mysteries’ End: An Investigation of the Last Days of the Medieval Stage. By HAROLDC. GARDINER, S. J. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1946. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1954
...Haldeen Braddy Mary Edith Thomas. New York: William-Frederick Press, 1950. Pp. 184. $3.00. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 REVIEWS Medieval Skepticism and Chaucer. By MARY EDITHTHOMAS. New York: William-Frederick Press, 1950. Pp. 184...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 281–285.
Published: 01 September 1987
... is to be praised for beginning to demonstrate how preaching actually worked as a force in medieval literary culture. Although this is a thesis we have long recognized, little serious work had been done to substantiate it. Thus, in his chapter “Complaint Verses and Oral Tradi- tions” he argues that sermons...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 386–388.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Daniel G. Calder J. A. Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986. ix + 211 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 386 REVIEWS The Ages of Man: A Study in Medieval Writing and Thought. By J. A. BURROW. Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Michael D. Cherniss Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 TWO NEW APPROACHES TQ (SOME) MEDIEVAL VISION POEMS1 By MICHAELD. CHERNISS The two books under review here, by Kathryn L. Lynch and J. Stephen Russell, both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 386–395.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Paul A. Olson Lee Patterson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987. xiv + 239 pp. $35.00 cloth; $15.95 paper. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 REVIEWS Negotiating the Past: The Historical Understanding of Medieval Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 437–453.
Published: 01 December 1943
...Josiah C. Russell Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL BIOGRAPHY By JOSIAH C. RUSSELL Although the study of the problems of medieval biography is a very old subject, it has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 500–502.
Published: 01 December 1943
... become a valuable contri- bution to the study of the German mind in the last four decades, leaves his many questions unanswered. ARPADSTEINER Hunter College The Medieval Ft.t.ii~h“Roman d’Alexandre.” By E. C. ARMSTRONG and ALFREDFOULET. Vol...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 March 1989
...EDGAR SCHELL S. Spinrad Phoebe. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1987. xii + 334 pp. $30.00. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 REVIEWS The Summons of Death on the Medieval and Renaissance English Stage. By PHOEBES...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 660–662.
Published: 01 December 1941
... Colum’s penetrating study, and he might have been inspired by it to a more judicious analysis. The author did not see fit to add either a selected bibliography or an index. SOPHUSKEITH WINTHER University of Washington Some Studies of Medieval...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Daniel Davies Abstract Scholars often claim that medieval writers use Britain and England interchangeably, but Britain was a contested term throughout the period. One persistent issue was how Scotland fit within Anglocentric visions of the island it shared with England and Wales. This article...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Rachel Bromwich Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE CELTIC INHERITANCE OF MEDIEVAL LITERATURE By RACHELBROMWICH Each language, as it has become the medium for artistic expression, has evolved an individual tradition in prose and verse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 342–349.
Published: 01 December 1963
...Michael S. Batts Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 NUMBERS AND NUMBER SYMBOLISM IN MEDIEVAL GERMAN POETRY By MICHAELS. BATTS macht sich von Zeit zu Zeit eine krankhafte Sucht geltend, um jeden Preis zu glauben...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 1964
... gratitude. MORTONY JACOBS University of Washington A Preface to Chaucer: Studies in Medieval Perspectives. By D. W. ROBERT- SON, JR. Princeton University Press, 1962. Pp. xvii + 519; 118 plates. $10.00. The response of critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1950
...Francis Lee Utley Roger Sherman Loomis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. Pp. 32. $0.60. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 REVIEWS Introduction to Medieval Literature Chiefly in England: A Reading List and Bibliography. Second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1955
...George Fenwick Jones Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 CHAUCER AND THE MEDIEVAL MILLER By GEORGEFENWICK JONES Chaucer’s masterpiece, Ihe Canterbury Tales, is often labeled a true picture of fourteenth-century English life, and its miller...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 17–20.
Published: 01 March 1956
...Raphael Levy Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 THE MEDIEVAL PROVERB NATE QUE NATE By RAPHAELLEVY The etymology of Old French mche, meaning “fesse,” is “natica, which was formed in Vulgar Latin out of Classical Latin natis, just as *avica...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1956
...M. E. Porter; J. H. Baltzell Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 THE MEDJEVAL FRENCH LIVES OF SAINT FJACRE By 31. E. PORTERand J. H. BALTZELL The medieval French legend of Saint Fiacre, patron of Brie, pro- tector of gardeners, curer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 277–278.
Published: 01 September 1956
...; $3.00, paper. The present volume is another in a series of translations of medieval Gerniati epics and poems published by Professor Zeydel in the past few years. The appearance of this book seems to be intended as an appropriate service to the readers of Thornas Mann’s The Holy Sinncr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 1960
...John A. Yunck Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 MEDIEVAL FRENCH MONEY SATIRE By JOHN A. YUNCK “Ge sai le flabel de Denier,” says one of the jongleurs in the fabliau of the Dew bordeors ribaus, when he is detailing his repertory...