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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., ON : Pandora . Corson Hiram . 1889 . An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning’s Poetry . New York : Heath . Escher Edwin . 1920 . “ The ‘Invention’ of the Natural Method of Language Teaching .” Modern Language Journal 4 , no. 6 : 295 – 301 . Friedland Martin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1946
...A. Closs E. M. Butler. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946. Pp. 32. 1/6 net. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 376 Reviews The Direct Method in German Poetry. By E. M. BUTLER.Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946. Pp. 32. 1/6...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 43–59.
Published: 01 March 1953
...Esther Shephard Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 AN INQUIRY INTO WHITMAN’S METHOD OF TURNING PROSE INTO POETRY By ESTHERSHEPHARD Turning prose into poetry has always been a legitimate activity of poets. The names of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1966) 27 (2): 212–220.
Published: 01 June 1966
..., ROMANTICISM, AND CRITICAL METHOD: REFLECTIONS ON THREE RECENT BOOKS’ By HERBERTLINDENBERCER “Critical method” is a nasty term to many. If the critic puts too much effort into his conceptual framework, does he not do violence to the poem he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... transformation of the planet among humanity’s fundamental historical “circumstances.” As Sartre ( 1981 : ix) has it in the preface: The Family Idiot is the sequel to Search for a Method . Its subject: what, at this point in time, can we know about a man? It seemed to me that this question could only be...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1976) 37 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 March 1976
.... (“Ego Dominus Tuus,” 67-69)’ ’ “I SEEK AN IMAGE” THE METHOD OF YEATS’S CRITICISM By RICHARDFALLIS In 1897, after nearly a decade as a professional essayist and book-re- viewer, W. B. Yeats wrote to Robert Bridges that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1976) 37 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1976
... both readers and artists alike. ALEXANDERMEDLICOIT, JR. University of Connecticut The Method of Melville’s Short Fiction. By K. BRUCEBICKLEY, JR. Durham: Duke University Press, 1975. xv + 142 pp. $7.75. Although we are told that the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 September 1942
... abroad, the writer’s intentions really were, and what techniques he employed and why he employed them. Such a method of approach enables us to assume a more sympa- thetic and intelligent attitude toward one whom E. I<. called “the very chefe of our late rymers,” and gives us a better...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 June 1941
... set herself is to prove that Keller employed the cyclical method in composing the Sinngedicht, a work which occupied Keller’s attention from 1851 to 1880. When the author uses the word “cyclical” or when she speaks of Keller’s “cyclical habits of mind,” she does not use the term loosely, as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 260–263.
Published: 01 June 1970
... L. h‘fAR’1.Z Yule University BrowningS Voices in “The Ring and the Book”: A Study of Method and Meaning. By MARYROSE SULLIVAN. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969. xv + 226 pp. $7.50. At first glance, this study promises to be doggedly, aridly mechanical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1968) 29 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1968
...Henry Kozicki Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 CRITICAL METHODS IN THE LITERARY EVALUATION OF SIR DEGARE By HENRYKOZICKI Sir Degart! (hereafter SD) was popular in its day, as the survival of six manuscripts and three...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1968) 29 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 September 1968
... who are too inclined to neglect them. MAURICEJ. QUINLAN Boston College Struktur und Sprachmagie: Zur Methode der Lyrik-Interpretation. By HERBERTLEHNERT. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, Sprache und Literatur, No. 36, 1966. 159 pp. DM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 September 1942
... eloquent testimony to the thorough and laborious preparation which underlies Professor Beall’s study. A. T. MACALLISTER Princeton University Literary Scholarship, Its Aims and Methods. By NORMANFOER- STER,JOHN C. MCGALLIARD,RENB WELLEK,AUSTIN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... reading methods we bring to born-translated writing are symbiotic with dominant accounts of modernism, and they give us the opportunity to develop new methods and new approaches to literary history. Rebecca L. Walkowitz is associate professor of English at Rutgers University and Walter Jackson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... activities and insights of textual scholarship and is inherited from, rather than opposed to, the New Criticism and its core method of “close reading.” Literary history requires not new or integrated methods but a new scholarly object capable of managing the documentary record’s complexity, especially as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
... dominated by a sense of inevitability, whereas judgment concerns the things that can be otherwise. A close reading of Joseph Andrews shows that Fielding does not deploy uncritically the methods and assumptions of a nascent social theory. Rather, he teaches us that those methods and assumptions hold only for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2013
...David L. Sedley This article interprets Madame de Lafayette’s La Princesse de Clèves as a response to Blaise Pascal’s arithmetic triangle. Pascal used the numbers of the triangle to determine how to divide fairly the stakes of an interrupted game of chance. He called his method “the geometry of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
...James F. English Abstract Scholars of contemporary fiction face special challenges in making the turn toward digitized corpora and empirical method. Their field is one of exceptionally large and uncertain scale, subject to ongoing transformation and dispute and shrouded in copyright. It is, however...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heather Love Abstract In recent debates about reading methods, in the field of microsociology, and in the history of the novel, small-scale observations of everyday life tend to be understood as conservative, reinforcing the status quo. Through a reading of Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1952) 13 (3): 264–267.
Published: 01 September 1952
...Margaret M. Starkey Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 THE HISTORY OF IDEAS AND LITERARY STUDIES By MARGARETM. STARKEY The student of literature who attempts to adapt the history-of-ideas method to purposes of literary research feels a little...