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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 1942
... Nun ? (1) The textual evidence, which consists only of the suspect couplet, Another Nonne with hire hadde she, That was hir chapeleyne, and preestes thre. (I, 163-4) (2) The rubrics, which are not Chaucer’s, and which vary sufficiently to warrant more careful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 1988
... of the Nonnes Preestes Tale,: Speculum, 47 (1972): 422-44, 646-68. ERIC JAGER 7 Here Croesus clearly represents the abuse and misinterpretation of dreams! In the words of one critic, he is “the pre-eminent ‘mis- deemer’ of dreams, who dismissed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 144–150.
Published: 01 June 1963
... should have hidden this interpretation of the text from so many Church Fathers and only now have revealed it to Luther and Tyndale, “lest that holy freer should haue lost hys maryage of that holy Nonne, and Tindal som good maryage that I think him towarde” (Morkes, p. 229). Another...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 451–457.
Published: 01 December 1949
... Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. Ther was also a Nonne, a Prioresse, That of hir smylyng was ful symple and coy.. . Ful well she soong the service dyvyne, Entuned in hir nose ful semely.. . . It has often been shown that Chaucer, when he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 September 2004
...). Others have suggested that opening the category of the postcolonial to include the Spanish New World conquests risks ahistoricity and anachronism. In a provocative discussion Jorge Klor de Alva argues that the large Latin American areas populated by nonnatives cannot be accurately described in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 198–211.
Published: 01 June 1969
... enthusiasm, but the acceptance by the satirist (and his audience) of an orthodox Christian position, catholic enough to include Pope, as nonnative. Similarly, I would suggest that deviations from the norm, while as various as man’s contrary imagination, all spring essentially from the Same...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 434–450.
Published: 01 December 1964
... une nonne discloses the flexibility of the now universally accepted symbol in the hands of a skillful artist. In Camus’s first major work, L’Etmnger, the trial functions as an external arena where the indi- vidual is pitted against society, to the misfortune of the f0rmer.l In 1...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 45–58.
Published: 01 March 1960
..., stupidique magistri Bilem in me impuri pectoris euomere : Quid faciam? reddamne vices? sed nonne cicadam Ala una obstreperam corripuisse ferar ? Quid prodest muscas operosis pellere flabris ? Negligere est satius...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 1992
... idiom often betrays the nonnative writer, and the ordinatio of which in MS Harley 682 closely resembles that in Charles’s personal copy of his French poems (MS BN fr. 25458), is by anyone other than Charles himself. For discussion, see Robert Steele and Mabel Day, eds., The English Poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
... with every kind of stick, you do not listen. . . . Though I spend the day telling you ‘Write,’ it seems like a plague to you. Writing” — the teacher sternly concludes — “is very pleasant!”4 Much as a nonnative speaker today may learn minimal “business” English or Japanese for commercial purposes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... The metropolitan female subject is shocked into a differential self- understanding as nonnative, as other than the horrifying other in the magazine. Emphatically defined as a reader — “(I could read)” — Eliz- abeth is represented in terms of what Spivak calls a “self-marginalized uniqueness” (246...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the story rather than by the requirements of a nonnative, pupil audience. The birth of the new king is one example: When nine months had passed, and the day had risen on the clock, a eunuch came from inside the palace, softly whispered something in the king’s ear, and left. The king ended the court...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 193–217.
Published: 01 June 2020
... be obfuscated or dismissed when encountered by nonnative speakers; it may be inaccessible to a wide audience until a work has been translated; or it may be diminished or erased in translation. It would not have been obvious to a British writer of the late nineteenth century that French narrative prose could...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 431–458.
Published: 01 December 1940
... impressive 14 Tcn Brink, op. cit., 11, 170. 15 See, especially, K. 0. Pctersen, On the Sozirces of the Nonne Prestes Tale, Boston, 1898. 16 See C. 0. Chapman, Modern Language -Votes, XLI (1926), 506-509; XLIII (1928), 229-234; PdlLA, XLIV (1929), 178-185. Also, C. Jones, Mod...