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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 20–32.
Published: 01 March 1969
...WILLIAM C. CROSSGROVE Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 NUMERICAL COMPOSITION IN GOTTFRIED’S TRZSTAN THE PETITCREIU EPISODE By WILLIAMC1. CROSSGROVE In recent years students of medieval German literature have studied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in comparative religion posed a challenge to the dominant linear and evolutionary historiography of the human, at the same time placing the global primitive at the center of the idea of culture. Advocating a utilitarian theory of art (challenging the Kantian autotelic definition), the period's numerous studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 342–349.
Published: 01 December 1963
...- scientific fortuneteller in making an immodest living.’ The sources and ramifications of number superstition, fascinating as they are, are a problem too vast for any discussion here, and it is therefore to be accepted as axiomatic that numbers may have a meaning beyond that of the numerical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 1966
... figure and cer- tainly the most controversial. Of the numerous works devoted to his defense, none has been attempted with as much ambition and erudition as has the current volume. The author’s purpose, as stated on several occasions, is to analyze the aesthetic function of “all the forms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 September 1941
... mention here. His works have appeared in a modern edition, edited by J. Stecher (Louvain, 1882- 91, 4 vols which contains numerous errors and lacks organiza- tion. The best general study devoted to him is that of Ph. Aug. Becker, Jean Lemawe, der erste humanistische Dichter Frankreichs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 1941
... such dictionaries are quite numerous and most libraries or individuals cannot afford to get them all, but many would like to possess the best for several different dialects. No indication is given as to which works the compiler has consulted, and to which ones he has not been able to gain access...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 1944
... a morphological, lexical, or morphological-lexical count. Even the typographical count is valuable, although its limitations are numerous. Thus det (the, that, it) and sau (conjunction, adverb, and preterite saw) occupy high positions on all the frequency lists, positions they would not occupy were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 1946
... whose hibliographical labors have gone so far to promote the study of Pope in our time. Of ail poets, Pope by his care in revising the numerous editions of his work invites the refinements of textual comparison; the great collection of books at Texas also invites such comparison. Alr. R. H...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 1947
... one adding somewhat to the understanding of the subject, but in most instances the lexicograph- ical historian has based his conclusions on the copies that he hap- pened to have available. It is difficult to get together the numerous dictionaries that one needs to make such detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 September 1944
... be made “palat- able.” Stef6n Einarsson elucidates conscientiously the numerous modern Icelandic inconsistencies in the use of the terms of direction, not 360 Reviews only the cardinal directions, north, south, and the rest, but also the words for up, down...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 1946
.... Once the in- vestigator had acquired knowledge of the processes of his own mind, theoretically he would have the key to a comprehension of man in all his complex relations-with God and the universal order, with his fellow-man in the numerous forms of social organization, from the family...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 364–365.
Published: 01 September 1944
... life, a discussion of his theory of the social drama, and analyses of nine plays of this type. The numerous com- ments from contemporary critics, which are interspersed in these analyses, reflect the difficulties which confronted a dramatist who sponsored realism in an age still...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 494–495.
Published: 01 December 1944
...- Saxon poems have been put into a relatively permanent form and can be used with confidence by future students, both for pleasure and for study, without fear of numerous emendations to upset acquired understanding of the poems, or of their language. It is to be hoped that a general index...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 495–496.
Published: 01 December 1947
...- clusions and Bibliography. In general the work is thorough and painstaking but hardly orig- inal. No “genesis” is established which could not have been assumed. There are numerous digressions and irrelevant quotations. The “sources,” indicated in Zola’s own “Notes de travail” and published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2020
... experimental art, a usage that became widespread in the twentieth century and still persists. Numerous theorists such as Renato Poggioli, Matei Calinescu, Peter Bürger, and Paul Mann have defined the avant-garde as a practice of experimentation and contestation that blurs art and life and agitates, often...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1951
... clichC-laden bibliographical notes on “Writers of the South” ; that chapter suffers by contiguity with Kenneth Murdock’s brilliant “Writers of New England.” The high points are numerous. The pivotal figures are ably characterized as authors, persons, and contributors to world literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1963
... four lines to the seventy-line picture of Aristarchus in the Duncind Book IV,” not to men- tion numerous shorter characterizations. From his long study of the period and his special interest in that literary genre of brief sketches of types of humanity known as the “Theophrastan char...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 1951
... brilliant “Writers of New England.” The high points are numerous. The pivotal figures are ably characterized as authors, persons, and contributors to world literature. Probably the most original contribution is in Gilbert Chinard‘s “The American Dream,” an account of the impact of “the idea...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 391–400.
Published: 01 September 1942
... of questions and hypotheses has been diligently woven around the name of “Lollius” in Chaucer. The fourfold mention of that name has served as a touchstone for numerous theories of brilliant Chau- cerians. Like Wolfram von Eschenbach’s “Kyot” or Shakespeare’s “W. H the identity of Chaucer’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 187–189.
Published: 01 June 1988
.... 187 188 REVIEWS Numerous qualifications follow, but basically from this point on in the book Jordan isolates interpretation as a major source of the ills in modern Chaucer studies (see, for example, pp. 18, 33, 42, 48). He promotes his...