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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 110.
Published: 01 March 1948
... Studies of British Newspapers and Periodicals from Their Beginning to 1800: A Bibliography. By KATHERINEKIRTLEY WEED and RICHMONDPUGH BOND. Chapel Hill: University of North Caro- lina Press, Studies in Philology, Extra Series No. 2, 1946. Pp. vi + 233. $2.50, paper ; $3.50, cloth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1948
...Karl Litzenberg Margaret R. Grennan. New York: King's Crown Press, 1945. Pp. x + 173. $2.50. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 110 Reviews Studies of British Newspapers and Periodicals from Their Beginning to 1800: A Bibliography. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2001) 62 (3): 219–238.
Published: 01 September 2001
... standing of newspapers has risen dramatically as cul- Ttural studies and studies of print culture have converged. Newspa- pers represent a communicative economy fundamental to a nation’s understanding of itself and of its relationship to other countries and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1950) 11 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1950
... hundred or more formidable volumes which lie between the student and his understanding of this writer, we do imperfect justice to his true position m the world of letters. Howells was first and always a journalist, a contributor for no fewer than sixty-nine consecutive years to the newspapers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 251.
Published: 01 June 1949
.... Hofacker wished to test the general literary taste of the German newspaper public. Since taste is a matter of accepted usage, he is justified ill restricting his study to the printing and reception of works listed in the accepted literary surveys. A careful study of the kind Hofacker has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 139.
Published: 01 March 1942
... newspaper published the four pitiful letters which Charlotte, after her return to Haworth, had sent to M. H6ger. In the eyes of most readers this was enough hopelessly to dis- credit Miss Sinclair. The question at issue was not seriously argued ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1950) 11 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1950
... journalist, a contributor for no fewer than sixty-nine consecutive years to the newspapers and mag;Uines of this country. Even the large number of bound tomes which stand under his name on the library shelves were for the most part first composed for periodicals and only later collected into books...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 1942
... over Shakespeare.2 Before conclusions can be drawn, these negative as well as positive aspects need to be taken into acco~nt.~ The succeeding chapters, “Editions and items in representative newspapers,” “Extracts and comments in American magazines,” “Voltaire’s plays on the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 380–382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... excellent translation. The fourth of these stories, the famous “Lettre d‘un fou,” is of special psychological and artistic interest. An important aspect of Mr. Steegmuller’s biography is his explanation of the origin of the Maupassant short story. A chapter devoted to the two newspapers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 587–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., pamphlets, and newspapers; and concludes with an analysis of “more elaborate fictional renditions” by “master writers” of later periods (2). The first chapter, “From Fish Seller to Suffragist,” deals with the wom- en’s march on Versailles of October 5 – 6, 1789; it studies the treatment and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 507.
Published: 01 December 1950
... such features as have been of special historical sig- nificance. In so doing, he has dealt with leading personalities among the Ger- mans, particularly those concerned with the churches and the newspapers, both of which were spearheads of education and culture. He demonstrates the fusion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1955) 16 (2): 188.
Published: 01 June 1955
... newspaper accounts.” From this mass of material, according to Professor Pattison, Gald6s’ novels were crystallized. In the case of Gloria, Pattison suggests that the crystallization may have taken place, as Gald6s claims, at a single moment as he passed through the Puerta del Sol on his way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 488–490.
Published: 01 September 1942
.... New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. Pp. xii + 415. $3.50. Perhaps the best way to know the active daily life of an age is to read its newspapers. The best way to know the intellectual life of an age is to read its critical journals. In The Saturday Re- view Dr. Bevington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1949
... right to limit himself according to his objective is a valid, albeit trite, statement. Hofacker wished to test the general literary taste of the German newspaper public. Since taste is a matter of accepted usage, he is justified ill restricting his study to the printing and reception of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 June 1996
... literature was a sailor’s never-learned lesson about the unfathomable sea. In these pages I want to underscore the narrative excess that such inquiries produced in literature, in newspapers, and in the gossip columns of the period and then to explore their common bond of melodrama. I focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1955) 16 (4): 325–331.
Published: 01 December 1955
... to his demise. Professor Richard Chase is somewhat in error in stating on the next to the last page of his Herman Melville (1949) that “Only one newspaper carried an obituary notice.” At least thirty published items, including obituaries, notices, tributes, and articles, during the last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1966) 27 (4): 418–433.
Published: 01 December 1966
... registers in Paris) would provide an edifying and amusing illustration of how information sometimes comes down to us. It does not seem either necessary or possible to trace all the numerous statements made in the newspapers during Leconte de Lisle’s lifetime, though a few excerpts may be used as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 222–232.
Published: 01 September 1954
... the House of Commons just in time to take down the last speeches for the first issue of a brand-new daily newspaper. The reporter was Charles Dickens; the newspaper, the True Sun.’ The True Sun was the product of a journalistic feud. An older paper, the Sun, had been purchased in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1945) 6 (2): 211–217.
Published: 01 June 1945
... source for hitherto unobserved information about Charles Dicltens is the early American newspapers and periodicals of the 1830’s and 1840’s. Up to the present time, the items which scholars have used from these papers have generally reiterated facts already known about important episodes of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 June 1996
.... The newspapers report that many Mexicans felt excluded from opera because it was sung in a foreign language, and the translation may have been a response to their complaint. Printed in Mexico City, with facts about the opera’s performance on its cover, the libretto testifies to opera’s...