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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 262–270.
Published: 01 September 1958
... whether Laurent translated Boccaccio’s De claris mulieribus. See below. 3 Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes (De casibus), in particular, lent itself to interesting and elaborate illustration. I hope to publish soon “The Miniatures on the MSS of Laurent de Premierfait’s Works.” 4...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 494–495.
Published: 01 September 1942
... it first occurs. While speaking of dates, I may remark that it is not clear why some MSS give the pageants for 1350-1439 (Sumberg, p. 194, nos. 8, 9) but also contain the pageant for 1539, and others the pageants for 1449-1524 or 1539 (and one seems to have a pageant for 1541, two years after...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 237–246.
Published: 01 September 1955
..., often a distraction. In the manuscript Pope remarked of Homer’s repetitions that they were “not ungraceful” ‘The Homer manuscripts are in the British Museum, Add. MSS 4807-09. The Iliad occupies the first two of these three volumes. 2 Homer MSS, I, 9,6r, and 9r. 3 Ihid.. I, 4’. 4...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... Chaucer references, confined mostly to MSS and editions, cease within a few years after Urry’s death in 1715. Vertue, on the other hand, engraved the Chaucer portrait (1717) prefixed to the poet’s life in Urry’s Chaucer, and, for many years afterwards, his notes occasionally mention Chaucer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 235–242.
Published: 01 June 1942
... of Geoffrey MSS in Spain, Germany and A~stria.~ Walther’s statement can now be modified, because Spain has Geoffrey manuscripts. Paul Ewald, in his article “Reise nach Spanien im Winter von 1878 auf 1879”5 lists a great number of Spanish MSS in different libraries, including...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 239–240.
Published: 01 June 1950
... reading which we are told differs from the source. However, in the Rolmdrlied, Boesch drops the acute accent (which the MSS often have over the vowels of rhyming syllables and over i in any position in the word and in the verse) and the circumflex (chiefly over long vowels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 500–502.
Published: 01 December 1943
... de force, must avow himself slightly skeptical. We know the work of the Norman Alexandre de Paris only through Picard MSS, and thus the shadowy work of Eustache -of whatever dialect-has to be viewed through the same glass, darkly. What Messrs. Armstrong and Foulet have recovered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 1940
... to make the poems intelligible and to give the reader as clear an idea of the actual MS forms as possible. When a poem occurs in several MSS, he has always consulted all the other accessible texts in emending or restoring the text. He has also, of course, been careful to list the variants...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 488–490.
Published: 01 December 1944
... of the chansons de geste of the Lotharingian cycle, a group of Old French epics which, because of their individual lengths and the rather large number o€ extant MSS, have been unduly neglected by scholars heretofore. The inspiration for this seminar has come largely from Professor Pauline Taylor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 1942
... degree of fulness. In the General Prolog this is the only instance where Chaucer begins a description only to leave it ob- viously incomplete. One wonders why. If, as is generally assumed, he intended to assign to her the tale of St. Cecilia, which he had 30f the four MSS containing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 281–290.
Published: 01 September 1943
..., there are eleven known manuscript copies, and another manuscript version which enlarges the original from 18 to 121 lines. Of the other poems, Milton’s in- cluded,5 no more than two MSS have been traced for any one poem, and four occur in single MSS. Recently some interest has been expressed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 1941
... there are three previously unrecorded MSS described in Dr. Rosenbach’s recent catalog, English Plays to 1700: (1) Wil- liam Cartwright’s The RoyaZZ Slaw, 1636 ; (2) Thomas Middleton’s A Game at Chesse, with holograph title-page; and (3) another. MS of A Game att Chesse, dated 13 August 1624...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 340–351.
Published: 01 December 1956
... of the Sidneys, but the earliest reference to him shows him already so employed. A letter from Hubert Languet to Sir Philip Sidney, written in Ghent on January 13, 1579, says “Tuus Stephanus fuit nobis omnibus 1 Hist. MSS. Comm.,Salisbury, VII, 521. 2 W. A. Shaw, Letters of Denization and Acts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1943
... Version he presents an intensive study, followed by a thorough treatment of all the MSS of the Fuerre de Gadres. Mr. Agard’s conclusions concerning the high degree of instability of the F. de G. MS tradition by com- parisons with parts of the R &A, seem irrefutable. The remaining portion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 20–32.
Published: 01 March 1969
... lines 15915-1 5962 (48 lines) IIB 15963-16210 (248) IIC 16211-16262 (52) The beginning of IIC is marked by a boldface capital in Ranke’s edition. Section IIB starts with a name which is capitalized in MSS. H and N...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1948
... d’Orenge, according to MS. Al. Biblioth6que Na- tionale Francaise 774, including excerpts, published for the first time, from MSS. B1, C, D, and E, and variants from MSS. A2, A3, A4, and B2; with Introduction, Table of Assonances, Glossary, and Table of Proper Names. New York: King’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 506–510.
Published: 01 December 1947
... of the MSS, or are they no more than Mr. Gough’s insufficiently explained personal preferences ? To me, variant forms in a standardized reconstructed text are a contradiction. If variant forms are stuck in merely to show that the MSS have vagaries of this sort, the whole idea of a nor- malized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 1998
... smiled upon me, and 34 Hayley, “Two Memorials,” British Library (BL) Add. MSS 30, 803, A. There are no page numbers in this manuscript. 35 Cowper to Samuel Teedon, in The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper, ed. James King and Charles Ryskamp, 5 vols. (Oxford: Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 27–49.
Published: 01 March 1950
.... Add. MSS 21642 in which are to be found 285 letters written by, and 8 letters addressed to, Captain Ourry. 4 Champlain Edition, 3 vols. (Boston, 1898), 11, 176-80. 6 I, The Forest ad the Fort (New York, 1943) ; 11, Bedford Village (New York, 1944) ; 111, Toward the Morning (New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 357–374.
Published: 01 December 1989
... skeptics who would deprive him of credit and blame for the main activity of his life. They believe-absurdly, in his view-that the whole universe co-operates to produce the minutest stroke of every letter, save only that I myself, and I alone, have nothing 4 BM Add. MSS 47,533...