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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1971
... genius as a re- corder of table talk. Identifying another minor but significant genre, “Some English Mock-Prognostications” ( 1938) once again creates a subject and says what will undoubtedly be the last word on it. The memoirs of Wilson’s friends E. K. Chambers and W. W. Greg are moving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1965) 26 (3): 388–400.
Published: 01 September 1965
...Robert A. Erickson Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 SITUATIONS OF IDENTITY IN THE MEMOIRS OF MARTINUS SCRIBLERUS By ROBERTA. ERICKSON The Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus, as Charles Kerby-Miller has shown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 502–504.
Published: 01 December 1950
..., although the Wits may not be greatly witty in themselves, they are the cause that wit is in Wilson. ALBERTHOWARD CARTER University of Arkansas Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life, Works, and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus. Edited by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
...J. Andrew Hubbell While other critics have examined how Antarctic literature of the heroic age of exploration reflected masculine ideals and an imperialist agenda, this essay argues that Shackleton consciously structured South , his memoir of the Endurance 's voyage, around Coleridge's “Rime of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1970) 31 (3): 330–344.
Published: 01 September 1970
...J. P. W. Rogers Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 CONGREVE’S FIRST BIOGRAPHER THE IDENTITY OF “CHARLES WILSON” By J. P. W. ROGERS There are several puzzles surrounding Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Amours...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1948
... HERBERTGRIERSON and others, and a biographical memoir by A. BLYTHWEBSTER. New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. Pp. ix + 246. $3.50. This memorial volume, marking the centenary of George Saints- bury (1845-1933), was prepared by his friends and students during the last half-year of the war...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1971) 32 (3): 281–290.
Published: 01 September 1971
... encore davantage. Notre espoir serait plut6t de les faire mieux connaitre en les eclairant d’un jour qui paraitra peut-stre nouveau. En raison de ses proportions restreintes, ce travail ne pretendra pas traiter son sujet de facon exhaustive.’ Nous ne mentionnerons que pour memoire ces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 501–502.
Published: 01 December 1950
.... ALBERTHOWARD CARTER University of Arkansas Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life, Works, and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus. Edited by CHARLESKERBY-MILLER. New Haven : Published for Wellesley College by Yale University Press, 1950. Pp. ix + 408. $5.00. At long last students have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1943) 4 (3): 293–307.
Published: 01 September 1943
... of memoirs, combined with open immorality in the higher ranks of society, gave rise to a type of fiction in the eighteenth century which is highly significant as a reflection of the times. IJnder the guise of literature a great deal of scandal made its way into print. In spite of the use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1989) 50 (1): 23–37.
Published: 01 March 1989
... EdwardGibbon, ed. John Murray (London, 1896); hereafter cited as Aulobiogmpliies. For a detailed and fascinating account of the complicated history of Gibbon’s autobiographies and their publication, see the preface to Georges A. Bon- nard’s edition of the Memoirs of My Li/e (London: Nelson, 1966...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1954) 15 (4): 366–371.
Published: 01 December 1954
... published Memoirs of the Abbk Edgeworth; the dedication, dated London, May 1, 1815, was addressed to Louis XVIII; hence Charles Sneyd was scarcely a Liberal. “The Editor is one of the AbbC’s nearest surviving relations” and “takes honest pride in claiming relationship with him,” although the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1971
... moment of history, and his precision in identifying Boswell’s genius as a re- corder of table talk. Identifying another minor but significant genre, “Some English Mock-Prognostications” ( 1938) once again creates a subject and says what will undoubtedly be the last word on it. The memoirs of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Jacobus emphasizes personal loss. Jacobus notices that when the heroine of Hays’s quasi-biographical posthumous novel Memoirs of Emma Courtney asserts, “I am friendless,” she publicly announces Hays’s own despair over her rejection by William Frend.24 This attach- ment appears so pathological, even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 421–422.
Published: 01 December 1945
..., Memoirs . . . of Sheridan (1825), pp. 90-91. 3 For Mackreth, see DNB. 4 Walpole to Mason, [October, 17741 ; Walpole to Mann, October 22, 1774; Walpole to Lady Ossory, November 14, 1774; Walpole to Conway, November 27, 1774. Letters, eci. Toynbee (Oxford, 1903-1905), IX, 66, 75, 96, 102. 6...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 276.
Published: 01 September 1954
... wife ; Dickens’ over-emphatic denials ; his bequest of flOOO to Ellen ; the succession of statements and implications about the pair by autobiographers, memoir-writers, and journalists during the first sixty years after Dickens’ death; the new data provided by biographers of the last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1952) 13 (4): 418–419.
Published: 01 December 1952
... and memoirs” (page 77). As it happens, this is one of several points on which Mr. Green crosses swords with previous critics. He contends that in France criticism of the novel as a genre is generally based on the standards of classical drama and that those critics who find that A la recherche...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1983) 44 (4): 410–418.
Published: 01 December 1983
... his cautionary prefatory note, snippets of Defoe’s letters, jour- nalism, poetry, prophecies, tours, tracts, and the memoirs and fictions aggregated to demonstrate that the real father of the English novel could be understood through the absorption of the totality of voices, themes, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1963) 24 (3): 257–262.
Published: 01 September 1963
... Andromache, the trapeze artist ; Zaza and Zouzou ; the bull fighter and his double (intended for appearance in the second part of the Memoirs) ; Zouzou and her mother, Senhora Maria Pia Kuckuck; and, in a way, Miss Twenty- man and the Scottish lord? All these illustrate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1985) 46 (3): 335–338.
Published: 01 September 1985
... Apprenticeship of Beatrice Webb. Based largely on a comparison of My Apprenticeship as a deliberately writ- ten autobiography and Beatrice Webb’s diary, the spontaneous day-to-day account that served Webb as a source for her memoir, Nord’s study really attempts two tasks. On one level, employing a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 453–477.
Published: 01 December 2010
... publication disappears. Inevitably erased is the novel’s dialogue with its immediate political-­literary context. Time erodes immediacy, and new literature grows over whatever cracks fiction once hammered into the real. Writing memoir in Vivir para contarla (Living to Tell the Tale, 2002, trans...