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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 540–541.
Published: 01 December 1949
... of Werther fame has been based on the host of Werther novels, rather exclusively by mediocrities, that sprang up here and everywhere. The limitation of Mr. Atkins’ study to poetry and drama is qualitatively more important and leads to a quite different literary history of the subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 347–349.
Published: 01 December 1957
...George C. Buck Hans M. Wolff. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Vol. 43, 1955. Pp. 86. $1.00. Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 George C. Birck 347 Goethes Novelle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 176–177.
Published: 01 June 1956
... the appearance of Publication have not been years lost for scholarship, but rather years of further collecting, refining, and perfecting. RICHARDF. WILKIE University of Wahington Realism and Reality: Studies in the German Novelle of Poetic Realism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 March 1961
... ( Baudelaire en de alexandrijnen in ‘Experimented and Bergson en ‘De Weg van het Licht W. T. H. JACKSON Columbia University Ludwig Tieck, “Der Heilige von Dresden”: Aus der Friihzeit der deutschen Novelle. By MARIANNETHALMANN. Berlin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 388–391.
Published: 01 September 1970
... rigueur for every serious reader of the Social Contract. PAULM. SPURLIN University of Michigan Novelle und Krimina lschema: Ein Stru k turmodell deutscher Erzii h lkunst um 1800. By RAINERSCHONHAAR. Bad Homburg: Gehlen, 1969...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... GLENN HUGHES University of Washington What’s in a Novel. By HELEN E. HAINES. New York: Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. xiv + 283. $2.75. The Economic Novel in America. By WALTER FULLER TAYLOR. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1942. Pp. xii + 378...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Juliet Shields Novel Ventures: Fiction and Print Culture in England, 1690–1730 . By Leah Orr . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2017 . vii + 336 pp. Novel Machines: Technology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain . By Joseph Drury . Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 394–397.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jordan Brower 1 This isn’t the only occasion where Baetens’s case studies violate his theory. Among his survey of “poem-novelizations” (itself a seeming contradiction), Baetens describes the récits de films produced by the “École de Photogénie” as “mak[ing] a clean break...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
..., rather different study. A. S. G. EDWARDS University of Victmk B@we Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Faction. By J. PAULHUNTER. New York: Norton, 1990. xxv + 421 pp. $25.00. Desire and Tmth: Functions of Plot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... On Not Being Someone Else. His essay “Perfectly Helpless” appeared in the March 2002 issue of MLQ. University of Washington 2007 How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719-1900 . By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191 pp. The Body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 March 1942
...James T. Hillhouse F. Fiske Christabel. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940. Pp. ix + 141. $2.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 142 Reviews Epic Suggestion in the Imagery of the Waverley Novels. By CHRISTABELF. FISKE. New Haven: Yale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1942
... The Jewish Character in the French Novel 1870-1914. By EARLE STANLEYRANDALL. Evanston, Illinois : Privately published. 1941. Pp. x + 213. $2.00. The problem of the Jew in a Gentile world seems perennial, but the past ten years have presented the question with renewed poign- ancy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 1942
... in his appearance One wonders if he really was, even in his novels, “the arbiter of elegance,” or only seemed to be, for he was a keen observer and an excellent listener. We are reminded of the work of Dr. Mary Winfield Scott, Art and Artists in Balzac’s “Comkdie Humaine” (Chicago University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 September 1942
.... LOUISB. WRIGHT The Huntington Library The Gothic Quest: A History of the Gothic Novel. By MONTAGUE SUMMERS.London: The Fortune Press; New York: Colum- bit University Press, 1938. Pp. 443. $7.50. A Gothic BibEiography. By MONTAGUESUMMERS. London : The Fortune Press ; New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 151–161.
Published: 01 June 1980
...PAUL R. CRABTREE Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 PROPRIETY, GRANDISON, AND THE NOVEL OF MANNERS By PAULR. CRABTREE Richardson’s novels work their transformations on three cultural presences of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1980
.... LOREMETZGEK Emory University The Novel-Machine: The Theory and Fiction of Anthony Trollope. By WALTEKM. KENDKICK.Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980. xiii +’ 143 pp. $10.95. Walter M. Kendrick’s book presents itself as a useful and long-overdue proj...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 298–300.
Published: 01 September 1980
... distilled from this book have sufficed; it would have been a superior performance of the critic’s task. PEI Haruard University LOMNY The Fragile Thread: The Meaning of Form in Faulkner’s Novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1947
... a book, the two sections could easily have formed a single unit. Miss Loder has traced Gozlan’s early life in Marseilles, and his later years in Paris as poet, journalist, playwright, and realist-novel- ist. In evaluating Gozlan, the author states “th,ere is no permanent value to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 495–496.
Published: 01 December 1947
... Yak University Biography of a War Novel: Zola’s “La Dt2iacle.” By HELENLARUE RUFENER.New York: King’s Crown Press, 1946. Pp. x + 126. $2.75. The thought must have occurred to more than one observer that the history of the last decade could be written using Zola’s titles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 383–386.
Published: 01 December 1980
... The Victorian Multiplot Novel: Studies in Dialogical Form. By PETERK. GARRETT. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980. ix + 227 pp. $17.50. Contemporary critical theory-that incompatible mixture of structuralism, deconstruction, phenomenology, and semiotics-has done some astonishing...