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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Seth Lerer Music, Body, and Desire in Medieval Culture: Hildegard of Bingen to Chaucer . By Bruce W. Holsinger. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. xviii + 472 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 380 MLQ September 2003...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Mark Miller Abstract The inevitable emerges in this issue as a name for the troubled intersection of agency and structural necessity. The most prominent medieval name for that intersection is sin. Far from grounding the medieval subject in a set of theological norms that give it stable coordinates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Virginie Greene In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France . By Peggy McCracken . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . x + 217 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Our relation with animals is mostly lived and thought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (2010) 71 (4): 479–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Masha Raskolnikov Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions .By Jody Enders. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xxiii + 285 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 208–210.
Published: 01 June 1991
...A. S. G. Edwards Mary J. Carruthers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 10, 1990. xiv + 393 pp. $54.50. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 REVIEWS The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medimal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 427–430.
Published: 01 September 1993
... teach and write about late medieval literature. Moreover, its initial publication in an affordable paperback ensures that Chaucer and the Subject ofHistory itself will become the receptive subject of the articles, conference papers, and seminars that will grapple with its arguments and, in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 June 1994
... Medieual Drama. By Jody Enders. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cor- nell University Press, 1992. xiv + 281 pp. $35.95. In Rheton’c and the Origins of Medieval Drama,Jody Enders offers an alternative to the well-known idea that drama originated in medieval liturgical perfor- mances. Rather than deny the primacy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 June 1994
.... xii + 287 pp. $79.00. It is a rare book that offers equal stimulation to the social historian and the literary theorist. Sandra Billington’s study of rulers and misrulers in late medieval and early modern Britain, however, is such a book. Her achieve- ment conflates the customary dividing line...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 419–443.
Published: 01 December 1998
... Fire: The Elemental Sublime in Swinburne’s Arthurian Tale and Bal’mont’s Medieval Georgian Epic Martin Bidney s Edward W. Said’s Orientalism and his more recent Culture and A Imperialism make clear, the postcolonial literary historian enjoys opportunities...
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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 of...
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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
... profound 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...
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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 (1960) 21 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 1960
...John A. Yunck 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 to the others.’ We do not know whether the tale to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 1960
... earlier Chuucer the Makerf and also in his essays on medieval literature published in Scrutiny throughout the life of that journal. Several of the latter are in substance reproduced in the new work. The author’s intention is to arrive at a characterization of Middle English poetry...
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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 is...
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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, and...