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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 563–564.
Published: 01 December 1940
... Gerjiianic Principles of Name-Giving. By HENRYBOSLEY WOOLFF.Baltimore : The Johns Hopltins Press. 1939. Pp. xii+299. $4.00. This is a valuable book. There is, of course, no lack of studies of Gernianic name-giving-Mr. Woolff records something like forty in his bibliography, but they...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1978) 39 (4): 331–362.
Published: 01 December 1978
...By JAMES L. CALDERWOOD Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 HAMLET THE NAME OF ACTION By JAMES L. CALDERWOOD Off the coast of Wales to the northwest of Caernarvonshire is the is- land of Anglesey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1971) 32 (1): 58–72.
Published: 01 March 1971
...J. L. Leggett Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 THE LIMITS OF THE INTELLECT HOUSMAN’S NAME AND NATURE OF POETRY By €3. J. LEGGETT The Name and Nature of Poetry, delivered at Cambridge as the Leslie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 1941
....—Northern Karelian; Russ.—Russian; Skt.—Sanskrit; WN.—West Norse. Before names of languages: M—Middle, Mn—Modern, O—Old, Pr—Primitive. THE NAME OF THE NORTHERN DVINA* By ALAN S. C. Ross The Russian name Dzrina (as also the German name Diina) is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1952) 13 (4): 333–352.
Published: 01 December 1952
...Edward A. Bloom Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 SYMBOLIC NAMES IN JOHNSON’S PERIODICAL ESSAYS By EDWARDA. BLOOM One of the most deceptively simple of all literary practices is the metaphorical application of proper names for the delineation of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1961) 22 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1961
... at his best. VICTORE. HANZELI University of Washington The Geographical and Ethnic Names in the Pidriks Saga: A Study in Germanic Heroic Legend. By WILLIAMJ. PAFF. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, Harvard Germanic Studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1961) 22 (3): 292–301.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Gerald Kamber Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE ALLEGORY OF THE NAMES IN L’ETRANGER By GERALDKAMBER Upon taking up L‘Etranger, the reader is confronted with a title he is likely to understand as “The Foreigner,” but which is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2007) 68 (1): 87–110.
Published: 01 March 2007
... French Fiction (2006) and coeditor of a special issue of Yale French Studies , “Crime Fictions” (2005). Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Street Names and Private-Public Violence in Modern French Crime Fiction Andrea Goulet dgar Allan Poe’s inaugural detective story “The Murders in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Mark Miller Abstract The inevitable emerges in this issue as a name for the troubled intersection of agency and structural necessity. The most prominent medieval name for that intersection is sin. Far from grounding the medieval subject in a set of theological norms that give it stable coordinates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Daniel H. Foster This essay focuses on how aural and visual media intersected with class when, in 1843, blackface performers began to call themselves minstrels. Not merely a rebaptism, this new name marked a rebirth. Whereas blackface was originally a working-class theatrical experience passed on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2010) 71 (1): 15–49.
Published: 01 March 2010
... helped shape the category of the illicit at its borders, contributing more to the development of pornography than simply its name. University of Washington 2010 Amy S. Wyngaard is associate professor of French at Syracuse University. Author of From Savage to Citizen: The Invention of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
... projects of those who were defeated by history. This ethic of recovery has at times gone by the name “melancholy historicism,” and its paragon text has been Toni Morrison’s Beloved . This essay questions whether recovery predicated on such assumptions is the only way to either have or do slave history, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “end of literature” essay. “Western Literary Theory in China” ends with a section about something the three Chinese authors do not stress, namely, the major changes in literary theory in every country, including China, brought about willy-nilly by the shift from print media to digital media. What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 1940
.... JOSEPH B. HARRISON University of IMashington Thc Old Gerjiianic Principles of Name-Giving. By HENRYBOSLEY WOOLFF.Baltimore : The Johns Hopltins Press. 1939. Pp. xii+299. $4.00. This is a valuable book. There is, of course, no lack of studies of Gernianic name-giving-Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... poet com- posed them : line 461 wants alliteration and the guru of the text rep- resents a tribal name which has suffered at the hands of the copyist. Thorpe emended garu to wuru, and this reading was adopted by Grein, Heyne and Wulcker. It gives us the needful alliteration, but is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
... would accompany the play; and who would act in it, though a list of the cast might be given fully or partially or, sometimes, only generally by the phrase: “to be acted to the Best Advantage.” In addition, the advertisements sometimes named the author of the drama. It is with the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 115.
Published: 01 March 1950
... again, names of characters that puzzle and tease his memory. Trollope not only added a new shire to the English counties; he also added a substantially long shelf to any library of English fiction; and human memory being what it is, his reader frequently wants to grope back for facts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1943) 4 (4): 437–453.
Published: 01 December 1943
... question of authorship should be scrutinized carefully, since references connecting a name with a writing may merely indicate ownership or relationship other than that of author to the work. Then comes the problem of identi- fying or of distinguishing the authors from persons of the same...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Paternity in the West . By Weineck Silke-Maria . New York : Bloomsbury , 2014 . x + 208 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 At issue in this book is the father and the tragic conflicts prepared in his name. Over and beyond the two chapters devoted to Freud at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1943) 4 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1943
... scholarship no explanation of why a poet of Wordsworth’s magni- tude and reputation insisted “on what seemed to be the stuff of life in just so many words-hope, joy, fears, tears, laughter, moods, affections, passions, and all the other labeled responses in terms of names of emotions.” She already...