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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in London during the Blitz. She meets and works under a “Miss Woolf,” who, we are told, is a “retired hospital matron” and “the senior warden” (386–87). Miss Woolf. As readers, we cannot help but pause. Is Atkinson making a deliberate reference to Virginia Woolf, and if so, why? Even if we assume that any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 355–363.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Lionel Stevenson Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 MISS LANDON, “THE MILK-AND-WATERY hIOON OF OUR DARKNESS,” 1824-30 By LIONELSTEVENSON “The disappearance of Shelley from the world,” wrote Thomas Love11 Beddoes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 153–168.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., of the first volume of the new Oxford English Literary History (forthcoming). Periodization and Politics: The Case of the Missing Twelfth Century in English Literary History Linda Georgianna F or several years I have been at work on a narrative literary history of medieval England from the beginnings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 339–357.
Published: 01 December 1979
...Suzanne F. Kistler Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MISSING HERO IN CHAPMAN’S CAESAR AND POMPEY By SUZANNEF. KISTLER Caesar and Pompey: A Roman Tragedy is one of George Chapman’s most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 June 1965
...Gale H. Carrithers, Jr. Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 MISSING PERSONS ON DOVER BEACH? By GALEH. CARRITHERS,JR. Is it illusion? All readers love “Dover Beach,” but all feel defensive? Scholarly critiques and class...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the wars, when many writers were implicated in its international network. This moment in literary history provides a missing link in the progression from the more elitist world literature as conceived by Goethe and others in the early nineteenth century to world literature in our postcolonialist present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (2): 123–149.
Published: 01 June 2024
... of capacity in “Come, let’s away,” then, is this: that when readers focus on the value of mental capacity and on the power over action that Lear lacks, they miss what his speech does, the lyric capacity that it has. james_kuzner@brown.edu Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 King...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 307–308.
Published: 01 September 1963
... discussed extensively since Oakden’s Alliteratizw Poetry in Middle English ( Manchester, 1930-35). Her work will therefore be read as much for its implications for the study of this tradition as for its comments on Sir Guwuin. Although Miss Boroff’s conclusions are not always correct, she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 415–418.
Published: 01 December 1963
... Struktur des Romans. By GUNILLABERGSTEN. Stockholm : Svensja Bokfor- laget, 1963. Pp. 308. So far as I know, this highly readable German translation of Miss Bergsten’s Swedish work is the first major book to come out of the Thomas Mann Archiv in Zurich since it moved to its attractive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 1949
...- BELL. San Marino: The Huntington Library, 1947. Pp. xi + 346. $6.75. Miss Campbell’s study of Shakespeare’s history plays is a logical sequel to her editions of The Mirror for Magistrates, a work which is primarily con- cerned with past historical events as cxeinpla for the guidance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... xii + 299. $3.00. The Novel and Society, A Critical Study of the Modern Novel. By N. ELIZABETHMONROE . Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1941. Pp. x + 282. $3.00. Here are five new books on the novel which differ widely in subject-matter, method, and value. Miss...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 205–216.
Published: 01 June 1950
... appear- ing in Blackwood‘s Magazine; and it encloses a second tale, “The Scythe of Time,” a burlesque of what is supposed to be a real Black- wood’s story of “sensations” and “intensities Miss Psyche Zenobia, authoress extraordinary, writes both tales. The first is her account of how she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1946
.... WHITE.New York: Macmillan Company, 1944. Pp. ix + 330. $3.50. Miss White’s valuable book enlarges and intensifies our under- standing of social dislocation in sixteenth-century England, or rather our understanding of that considerable part of social uneasiness which arose from pressure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 June 1951
... published.a Browning’s letters were, however, addressed to Mrs. and Miss Mun- della. There are ten addressed to Mrs. Mundella and fourteen, which are much more interesting, addressed to her daughter Maria Theresa.* The daughter had interesting friends. Matthew Arnold (a rare con- quest), R. H...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 September 1946
...B. R. McElderry, Jr. Jane Worthington. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1946. Pp. 84. $2.50. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 362 Reviews to say that Miss Bryson has succeeded remarkably well in bringing to a focus a vast deal of eighteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 1943
... would think after such an array of distinguished critical litera- Ira Wade 105 ture that Miss Jamieson’s thesis upon Marivaux would be entirely unnecessary. I think a judgment of this sort would be very erroneous. In spite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Clotilde Wilson Helen Caldwell. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Perspectives in Criticism No. 6, 1960. Pp. vii + 194. $3.50. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 100 Rm’ews Miss Thalmann has divided the novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1950
...: The Macmillan Company, 1948. pp. xii -t 316- $4 No student of Chaucer can fail to find something of interest and value in Miss Bowden’s book on the General Prologue to the Corctcrbury Tdes. For the author has summarized, with extensive quotations, the bulk of the historical material which American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 503–505.
Published: 01 September 1941
... version, the twelfth century Nuper hwiuscemodi / uisionem somnii, has been edited and studied for the first time by Miss Heningham. Though the origins of the tradition may be He- brew and Egyptian, and although its versions have spread through twenty medieval vernaculars, none can deny...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 319–341.
Published: 01 September 1947
... interpretation of what he says is the poetical one, and in proportion it is hardly possible to accept as valid Miss Gladys I. Wade’s statement of her biographical method: “I am ac- cepting as literal facts Traherne’s own references and allusions in his Centuries of Meditations and in the two...