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Modern Language Quarterly (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 four...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 September 1966
... itself, but the obituary notice of Gregory that Yeats wrote for the Obseroer shortly after the young aviator was killed in World War I. In this essay, reproduced in its entirety in Romantic Image, Yeats concentrates on Gregory’s accomplishments as a painter, placing him in the tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1949
... with two obituary notices on the promi- nent Romanist Alfred Nordfelt, one of the founders of the Society and its secre- tary during the first fifteen years. His most eminent achievement was the study of the French loanwords in Swedish. In the Studier of 1901 he initiated a series of articles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 476–478.
Published: 01 December 1968
... by James Sutherland’s fine British Academy obituary. The editors are, appropriately, an American colleague and an English pupil, the first a Twickenham editor, the second a specialist in fiction. They wisely decided not to attempt a miscellany reflecting all of Butt’s interests, but to invite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 291–296.
Published: 01 September 1946
... Biographique de la Suisse (Neuchatel, 1930), V, 287 f. ; Nouvclle Biographie Ghnhrale (Paris, 1845), XL, 90-91 ; J. P. Vaucher, “Obituary Notice” concerning Pictet, Bibliothtque Universelle, section on Sciences et Arts, XXIX (May, l82S), 65-88; Charles Borgeaud, Histoire de 1’Universith de Genbzre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 1945
....’ 6Memorie.s of Old Friends, Being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox, ed. H. N. Pym (London, 1883), p. 242. See note 16, below. In January, 1859, Miss Martineau tactlessly injected into her obituary of Mrs. Wordsworth in the Daily News (RCorr 829-30) impertinent distressed regret...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 386–404.
Published: 01 December 1978
... obituary PresIf Forster’s own obituary press was warm, it was mainly because, all his life, he had kept his private life discreetly quarantined from his public. But that double life (if we trust fictional evidence) created an agony of stress in Forster that runs like a fault line through his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 127–161.
Published: 01 June 1997
..., such that whoever killed a hart or a hind should be blinded. He forbade (the hunting of) harts and also of boars.] Lerer I Origins of the Middle English Lyric ‘35 A critique as well as a record of William’s life and actions, the poem presents a cultural obituary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 246–256.
Published: 01 September 1974
... is to be reached about whether it is “an unquali- fied eulogy’’ (Mumy), an ironic obituary (Davis), a meditation on death (Fischer), or a political and ethical satire, it seems to me that it will come only as we recognize the dramatic situation Swift created and the allusive pattern which gives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 497–508.
Published: 01 December 1997
... echoes and devel- ops the remarks on Derrida’s and Kant’s aesthetics at the end of Distinction (dis- cussed by Jonathan Loesberg in this issue). 5 This is a revised version of the obituary of Sartre that Bourdieu published in the London Review of Rooks in 1980. See Bourdieu, The Rules...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 381–395.
Published: 01 June 1996
..., as in the poetry of Sandra Maria Esteves and Victor Hernindez Cruz, becomes a resource for self- discovery and political insight. lOPietri, Puerto Rican Obituary (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1973), 12-6. 1 Fusco, English Is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas (New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 413–424.
Published: 01 December 1953
... significant, Ticknor appears to have sought an audience for Goethe in fields beyond the academic. The Capital (Washington, April 16, 1871) says in its obituary article on Ticknor : “His lectures there [Harvard, 1819 on] upon Goethe, Cervantes, and Dante drew from their business and their briefs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 329–341.
Published: 01 September 1943
...’ obituaries, published in 1835 in the Atheneum and in the Gentle- man’s Magazine, it is stated that, “his Italian Canzoni and transla- tions from the English have been always held up to admiration for their grace and correctness”;3S and that “he composed in the language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 216–229.
Published: 01 June 1951
... in the obituary columns stunned Paris literati and friends. In reality, however, Eluard had merely departed on a strange Pacific sea voyage, leaving from Mar- seille, skirting the Antilles, then touching at Panama, Tahiti, Aus- tralia, Malaya, and Singapore. Eluard asserts that it was only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 1949
...; the Gentleman’s Magazine obituary, Vol. 199 (May, 1856), p. 541, said 1774 ; the DNB accepts 1774 with a question mark ; and Grove’s Dictiottary of Music and Musicians gives 1777. Braham himself wrote to the Birmingham Advertiser in 1840 to deny the rumor that he was an octogenarian and to state that he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 337–352.
Published: 01 September 1951
... say in his obituary Pour la Reine Marguerite: “Morte a parfaite science de ce que, vive, eust bien voulu cognoistre.” IV. CHARACTERIZATIONOF PAGAN HUMANISM In contradistinction to this Christian humanism, neo-pagan human- ism tries to imitate the life concepts of Antiquity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 March 1946
... topics”; some parts of his Parallel he had himself referred to as “rather tart expressions” but to be excused “as involuntary offences of an overheated enthusi- ast.” According to an obituary notice which Niccolb Tommaseo, the great lexicographer, editor of the Florence Antologiu, contributed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 120–141.
Published: 01 June 1988
... Lord Northmore’s political ca- reer, his wife reflects, is “his wasted genius, his ruined health and his paltry pension” (p. 113). Lord Northmore receives many pom- pously trumpeted obituary notices, while those for Hope are per- functory. When Lady Northmore announces her plan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 259–272.
Published: 01 September 1948
...”; here, the common denominator is obviously the concept of “stiffness” ; but the “stiffness” of a hoop-skirt and the rigidity of a definition have no common cultural denominator (the time of hoop-skirts was also the time of Schubert) . In the obituary of Albert Thibaudet written by his...