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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 188–190.
Published: 01 June 1987
...David McPherson Miles Rosalind. London and New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986. xiv + 306 pp. $55.00. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 188 REVIEWS find it similarly odd that a discussion of pervasive social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1943
...R. E. Watters George Harris Healey. Ithaca, N. Y.: Cornell University Press, 1942. Pp. x + 106. $1.50. Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 510 Reviews Wordsworth and the Vocabulary of Emotion. By JOSEPHINE MILES. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 360–367.
Published: 01 September 1967
... aid d’en fournir la preuve,” admet Mile van Baelen, quitte P ajouter sans retard: “Cependant, ce n’est guhre en termes de baroque ni de stylistique que nous voulons Ctudier l’originalitt de Rotrou” (p. 14). Quant P M. Knutson, trois pages exactement avant la fin de sa conclusion, il...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 September 1996
..., young Miles, whom the governess idealizes and eroticizes in the manner of a male pedophile-a figure (of which more later) who also haunts this text. Miles’s death coincides exactly with the fulfill- ment of the governess’s desire: “What does he [Peter Quint, the revenant, whom Miles cannot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 190–192.
Published: 01 June 1987
...). Miles averages a footnote every two or three pages, a ratio that is fine for the general reader but insufficient, I believe, for a scholarly biography. Worst of all, there is little if any original research here. Few new facts emerge. An exception is the enlightening information Miles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 1985
... begins. By the end, as Miles stands framed in the same window (chap. 24), the third dimension of an outside has all 9” The prologue preceding the first chapter (p. 156); hereafter designated as “pro- log ii e .” 56 THE TURN OF THE SCREW...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
... on Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, as Lewis later describes the boundaries, and yet have Zenith situated apparently due east of Chicago, but only seventeen and one-half miles from a per- pendicular state line, the state would have to encompass a portion of Lake Michigan.6 Within my text I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 336–347.
Published: 01 December 1977
... 1.) Janet may win him back by pulling him fi-om his horse as he rides by in the fairy train, then holding fast while he undergoes succes- sive fearful changes of shape. That night Janet sets out for Miles Cross (Miles Corse, Miles Moss, Rides Cross, Blackning Cross, Bells port, Crickmaugh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 164–171.
Published: 01 June 1963
... by the twisting of the Severn. East and west entrance to the town is provided by two bridges known as the English and the Welsh Bridges. The former is referred to as “the English gate” in line 6. The other references are not as integral : Buildwas, a hamlet on the Severn about twelve road miles down...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 June 1946
...- tryside. In the first story, a little of the action occurs in Cambridge, and there is some mention of Staffordshire; in the second, the scene is Somerset, but save for the mention of the Bowls where father and son play cricket, and of two houses twenty miles apart, “with a large elm tree one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 386–395.
Published: 01 December 1988
... of the John Ruskin-William Morris school of liberal humanists appear, in this interpre- tation, to have won out over the Catholic reaction and Emile Mile, so also the New Critics and the generation including John Manly, Robert Root, John Lowes, and George Kittredge will destroy the followers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 1945
... the poet became somewhat reassured. The promoters announced that the railway from Kendal was to have as its terminus the village of Windermere, about a mile from the lake (Letter I, par. 1 ; RCorr 577). Wordsworth appears at no time to have opposed such a line. His objections were against...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1941
... of coincidences involving the meetings in a ter- ritory hundreds of miles in extent of the three groups of charac- ters, the squatter and his brood, the vindictive Sioux, and the trapper and his group. These coincidences suggest nothing so much as the manipulations of a puppet show by its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 June 1987
... documen- tation (as Marchette Chute’s readable Ben Jomon of Weslmimter [I9531 does not), synthesize knowledge gained since the early fifties, and add to our knowledge by original research. Rosalind Miles starts promisingly by an- nouncing that her book “is intended to supply the need for a modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., 0 mile morts en mile rets tendues, 0 pires maus contre moy destinez. 8 Notably Dorothy O’Connor’s thesis Louise Lab6 (Paris, 1926). Cf. also Albert Baur, Maurice Sckve et la Renaissance Lyonnake (Paris, 1 pp. 82-83. 9On the whole, my estimate of Louize LabC‘s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 268–280.
Published: 01 September 1971
... that it is but poor eight miles from Shandy-Hall to Dr. Slop, the man midwife’s house;-and that whilst Obadiuh has been going those said miles and back, I have brought my uncle Toby from Namur, quite across all Flanders, into England:-That I have had him ill upon my hands near four years...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... this most basic convention. They willingly imagine the stage as wherever the immediate dialogue says it is-Waltham Forest, the Bell Inn, Cracovia, or Mile-End-even when they themselves have dictated the location for one of Rafe’s adventures. Yet they also treat its action as always present a few...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 490–507.
Published: 01 December 1949
... by several friendly Indians.21 Caruthers’ sprightly army emerges en masse from Williamsburg, and of course two of our heroines accompany their swains for some miles outside the town.22“It was,” the novelist assures his readers, a gallant sight to behold that bright and joyous band...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Baker, of a special issue of MLQ, “Postcolonialism and the Past” (September 2004). 9 For these very different uses of genre as a tool of reading see Richard Hel- gerson, “ ‘I Miles Philips’: An Elizabethan Seaman Conscripted by History,” PMLA 118 (3): 573–80; and Barbara Fuchs, “An English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 1973
... of his imagination, but he does so in such particular terms as to confirm the underlying reality. Bathshe- ba’s house, we are told, is not really where he has placed it-it has been moved about a mile away; the scene of Two on a Tower is based on two real spots, not one; there is no actual Little...