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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 1941
....—West Norse. Before names of languages: M—Middle, Mn—Modern, O—Old, Pr—Primitive. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 THE NAME OF THE NORTHERN DVINA* By ALAN S. C. Ross The Russian name Dzrina (as also the German name Diina...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1961
.... 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, Vol. 11, 1959. Pp. vi + 238. $6.00. PiBriks saga, which is one...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Nicholas Paige Abstract One shared assumption of many recent efforts to delineate a history of fiction (or fictionality, typically understood as a mode of nonliteral reference) is that that term names a conceptual operation, be it intrinsic or culturally learned. This article argues that fiction...
Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Michael Lackey Abstract Biofiction is literature that names its protagonist after a historical figure, and since the 1990s it has become one of the most dominant literary forms. This is surprising because many prominent scholars, critics, and writers have criticized and even condemned...
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 169–192.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Timothy Heimlich Abstract This essay argues that the aesthetic category named the picturesque was first systematized in a Welsh colonial context and that picturesque looking always reflects, to some degree, its initially imperialist function. While the picturesque rapidly acceded to a preeminent...
in Population Thinking and Narrative Networks: Dickens, Joyce, and The Wire > Modern Language Quarterly
Published: 01 September 2021
by name at this point in the novel. Figure 1. Installments 1–2 (chaps. 1–7) of Bleak House. The longest network diameter connects the four-sided nodes (beginning at Lady Dedlock and ending at Mr. Swallow). The dashed line represents written communication. Bracketed characters have had interactions More
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... 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 unsatisfactory for two reasons...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 437–453.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., the 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
... 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 announcements...