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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 471–500.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... “Overpowering Vitality”: Nostalgia and Men of Sensibility in the Fiction of Wilkie Collins Tamara S. Wagner n Wilkie Collins’s controversial novel Man and Wife (1870), nostal- I gic and nostalgically presented old-fashioned Sir Patrick sarcastically summarizes the “cant of the day” that takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Lauren M. E. Goodlad This essay connects the television series Mad Men to Anthony Trollope’s Prime Minister and Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary . All are serialized narratives of capitalist globalization in which motifs of exile articulate the experience of breached sovereignty in a modern world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Eileen Reeves Eileen Reeves is professor of comparative literature and associate member of the Program in History of Science at Princeton University. Her most recent book is Evening News: Optics, Astronomy, and Journalism in Early Modern Europe (2014). Reviews Hollow Men: Writing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Bruce Boehrer Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Bruce Boehrer is associate professor of English at Florida State University. He is author of Monarchy and Incest in Renaissance England (1992) and The Fury of Men's Gullets: Ben Jonson and the Digestive Canal (1997...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 211–230.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Edward Pechter FALSIFYING MEN’S HOPES THE ENDING OF 1 HENRY IV By EDWARDPECHTER My subject is I Henry ZV, in particular the way it establishes, develops, and finally fulfills or leaves unfulfilled our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 September 1967
... they are necessarily nuanced by such artistic considerations as ambiguity, irony, and humor. (2) The desire to amuse overshadows the desire to edify (except in matters pertaining to poetic composition) and to moralize, and the satirical ele- men ts are therefore geared to provoke laughter, rather than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 381–387.
Published: 01 December 1945
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Nicholas Carr Abstract This article places the works of American Romantic history in the tradition of the nineteenth-century novel. The result is a reframing of a strand of historiography that, for all its great men and its laws of progress, has at its core a realist negation of the freedoms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
... heterogeneity were intrinsically related to its political critique. His objections to “Lycidas” also reflected his view that pastoral depicted an idealized life of rural leisure to distract and entertain city men. This ancient association between pastoral and leisure may have informed eighteenth-century readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... writers draw atten- tion to their audiences’ linguistic contexts and unstable ethnic, racial, and gender identities. Bergelson’s Yiddish story describes the social and sexual travails of eastern European Jewish men in Berlin, where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 401–415.
Published: 01 December 1945
... physical adjustments serves the basic satiric theme when the narrative soon reveals that, in reality, Gulliver’s difficulty is in making not physical but moral adjustments to Englishmen. After his blissful sojourn among the kindly Houyhnhnms, Gulliver sadly returns to the world of men...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 June 1989
... as unworthy of great men. We learn from and can delight in the memory of division and conflict. Only by recollecting weakness can a reader learn how to achieve strength (p. 463). Obviously the pleasure to be derived from read- ing such a history of one’s own city is to some extent paradoxical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 435–482.
Published: 01 December 1993
... of Love’s Labor’s Lost, after the men of Navarre A have sworn their “three years’ fast . . . not to see a woman in that term” (1.1.24, 37), the Constable enters with a letter from the “magnificentArmado” accusing Costard of a crime that this so-called “shallowvassal” ( 1. I .253) proceeds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 49–61.
Published: 01 March 1940
...Ernest A. Strathmann SIR WALTER RALEGH ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY By ERNESTA. STRATHMANN The sensational and frequently rehearsed charges against Sir Walter Ralegh and the scholars and men of letters associated with him may be balanced, so far as their scientific...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 27–37.
Published: 01 March 1978
... of the octave is Swiftian in both method and force. In specious terms the poet states as true that which he is well known to consider false: those men whose ap- pearance does not square with reality, whose deeds do not fulfill their promise, who move others while remaining cold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 1952
... 82 Rowseau’s ‘Second Discours’ wickedness, and unhappiness among men. One of the main sources of such effects, according to him, is the establishment of individual property by laws, contrary to the order of Nature, who intended her goods to be enjoyed by all men in common...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 1949
... through this period he writes embittered letters to his parents-letters in which, as in that of May 16, 1863, he speaks of “the sense of indignation which burns me con- tinually, for all that men are doing and suffering We know now that this emotional turmoil had its roots in psychological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 March 1962
...” or “deuil.” 45 ‘Chanson de Roland’ and Semantic Change does not recognize ferocity as a virtue in men, Bkdier did not expect it in the admirable heroes of his epic. Roland not only looks fiercely at the approaching Saracens, but also looks humeles and dulcement at the Franks. Here...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 28–35.
Published: 01 March 1954
.... Burton’s satire, for the most part, is directed at man, fallen man who has made the most of Original Sin. But some of his satirical remarks-and these hardly increase his stature-are directed at men, real or imaginary, whom Burton envisages as bitter critics of himself or of his work. We...