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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
... orally from performer to performer and from performer to audience, blackface minstrels sought to reassure the middle classes that they were emulating more sophisticated European musical traditions. What both the covers and the contents of post-1843 blackface sheet music reveal is that these minstrels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Brian M. Reed Untwisting the Serpent: Modernism in Music, Literature, and Other Arts . By Daniel Albright. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. 395 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas. By Roland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Seth Lerer Music, Body, and Desire in Medieval Culture: Hildegard of Bingen to Chaucer . By Bruce W. Holsinger. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. xviii + 472 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 380 MLQ September 2003...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... aesthetics of transgression in Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, and Arthur Symons and is working on her first book manuscript, tentatively titled Salome's Modernity: Modernism and the Aesthetics of Transgression . “The Brutal Music and the Delicate Text”? The Aesthetic Relationship between Wilde’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Peter Höyng In Beethoven’s last symphony one encounters a prototype in which music serves as a powerful catalyst for literature. It is his music that transported Schiller’s poem “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”) beyond its temporal, linguistic, and geographic origin. If one dubs this phenomenon “world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 195–221.
Published: 01 June 2009
... ) reveals the shortcomings of any interpretive desire to fix the text, not simply because the story delights in Romantic instability but because it posits phenomena of music and their effects as forces that frustrate every effort to localize. What Eichendorff presents to the reader is itself a “marble...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Herbert Lindenberger Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language . By John T. Hamilton. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. xviii + 252 pp. University of Washington 2010 Herbert Lindenberger is Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Stanford University. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1964
...- tioned one, since he occasionally uses the latter term out of chronological context. But these are the risks of thoroughness, and they are worth running. GLAUCOCAMRON Rutgers Uniuersity Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. By JOHN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Stephen Orgel F. W. Sternfeld. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; New York: Dover Publications, Inc., Studies in the History of Music, 1963. xxii + 334 pp. $8.00 Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 494 REVIEWS hand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 246–251.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Richard Switzer; Roger Williams Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 STENDHAL THE MUSIC CRITIC ANALYSIS OF CONCEPT AND VALIDITY OF JUDGMENT By RICHARDSWITZER arid ROGERWILLIAMS Stendhal’s views on music provide a subject which has frequently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 295–302.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Garland Ethel Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 HELL’S MARCHING MUSIC By GARLANDETHEL 550. -to the Dorian mood &c.] All accounts of the music of the ancients are very uncertain and confused. There seem to have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 415–417.
Published: 01 December 1979
... with Beowulf?” MARTINSTEVENS Bernard M. Baruch College City Uniuersity of New York 2 The Aims oflnlerpretatzon (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976), p. 130. The Music of the Close: The Final Scenes of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 1980
...DANIEL MELNICK PROUST, MUSIC, AND THE READER By DANIELMELNICK Proust’s attempt was, as purely as possible, to embody a musical aes- thetic in A lu recherche du temps perdu, and the combination of limitation and achievement which results in his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 March 1970
... implications of this latter position, so out- standing and complex in the best of Shaw’s plays, are yet to be explored. CHARLESA. BERST University of California, Los Angeles Music and the Musician in “Jean-Christophe”: The Harmony of Contrasts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 513–514.
Published: 01 December 1970
.... JEAN SAKEIL Columbia University Verbal Music in German Literature. By SIEVENPAUL SCHER. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Germanic Studies, No. 2, 1968. viii -t I81 pp. $6.75; 62s. Steven Scher’s Yale dissertation is a skillful exercise in descriptive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 1968
... Music. By R. M. LONGYEAR.Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Studies in the Germanic Languages and Litera- tures, No. 54, 1966. 201 pp. $6.00. This book is a welcome contribution to Schiller scholarship, if only, as R. M. Longyear puts it, “to complement the many...
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Figure 3. Engraving by Frederic Leighton for “A Musical Instrument.” From Cornhill Magazine ( 1860 ) Figure 3. Engraving by Frederic Leighton for “A Musical Instrument.” From Cornhill Magazine (1860) More
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Figure 4. George Saintsbury, footnote on “A Musical Instrument.” From A History of English Prosody ( 1910 ) Figure 4. George Saintsbury, footnote on “A Musical Instrument.” From A History of English Prosody (1910) More
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Figure 5. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, drafts of “A Musical Instrument.” Courtesy of The Morgan Library and Museum, New York Figure 5. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, drafts of “A Musical Instrument.” Courtesy of The Morgan Library and Museum, New York More
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Figure 2. “A Musical Instrument,” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. From Cornhill Magazine ( 1860 ) Figure 2. “A Musical Instrument,” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. From Cornhill Magazine (1860) More