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Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 1. Dedication page from Lorenzo Gigli’s Vita di Gobineau (1933). Author’s personal collection. More
Published: 01 December 2015
Figure 1. Page opening with “His Riddle” sequence, in George Gascoigne, A Hundreth sundrie Flowres (London, 1573), sigs. 2D2v–2D3r. By permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library. More
Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 1. The title page of John Dickenson’s Greene in Conceipt . RB 31354, Huntington Library, San Marino, California More
Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 2. Jarrell’s notes on the last page of Ash-Wednesday in The Complete Poems and Plays , which include remarks about “obsessional neurosis,” “procrastinatory style,” and “excess of syntax” and conclude with Freud’s formulation about the “peculiar indeterminacy of obsessional style.” More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 513–516.
Published: 01 December 1995
... for personal purposes or a challenge to the sartorial markers that differentiated the sexes, as illustrated by the Hzc. Mulipr and Haw Vzr debate. Shapiro posits that most cross-dressing plays portray the female page in a positive manner, wherein a heroine adopts a disguise to be with the inan she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
... that describe poetry’s relationship to the past in terms of debt or competition. Unlike these models, queer allusion allowed poets to foster connections on the page and find relief from the loneliness that was endemic to gay life. Cullen does not entirely abandon the subject of queer desire, which the initial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 December 1940
.... By GORDONRUTLEDCE SILBER. Menasha, Wisconsin : George Banta Publishing Co., 1940. Pp. 162. The study is limited to 63 authentic lyrics divided into two groups (pages 13-14), the one group datable, the other undatable, for which Mr. Silber has sought (Chapter 111) parallels in those works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 369–371.
Published: 01 September 1944
... the posies, beginning with ‘Si fortunatus infoelix’ and ending with ‘Tam Marti Quam Mercurio,’ represent successive stages in Gas- coigne’s life” (page 34) is both novel and reasonably convincing. It is unfortunate that an edition of A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres which will undoubtedly supersede...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 323–331.
Published: 01 September 1940
.... Several li- braries, which believe firmly that they possess all of the work, really have important lacunae in their collections. This may be true even when, according to the title pages of the volumes, the library owns all known editions. Often volumes bearing the same title page have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... Pp. xix + 431. $5.00. The first thought that comes to me on paging through this hand- somely and indeed sumptuously printed book is one of gratitude to the various university presses which are literally saving American 116 Reviews scholarship from slow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 252.
Published: 01 June 1949
... have slipped in: e.g., page xxviii, Elihart for Eilhart; page 4, unmouse for unmuose; page 5, dB mite for dB mite; page 12. scpelden for sadden; page 60, footnote 7100 for 7110; page 87, hefor ime; page 95 Isote for Is6te; page 101, it for ir. I would agree with Bayerschmidt that a summary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 419–421.
Published: 01 December 1952
... how ordinary experience is transmuted into a work of art. For Mr. Green, the unique quality of Proust is that without sacrificing anything of the individual quality of a novel he has effected a fusion of “the material for a hundred essays, books of maxims and memoirs” (page 77). As it happens...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 81–83.
Published: 01 March 1956
... 81 On page 35 the reader meets Medalfell Strand but Broad Firth (McBalfeZls- strond, Breibafjorbr). On page 211 Berufjorbr is translated as Rear Firth, but Berunes(s) is untranslated. In this last case, one wonders whether the reader will make the connection between the firth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 June 1959
... in Bibliography at Cambridge University, and on the day after the last of the three lectures he addressed the Bibliographical Society in Landon. This book presents those four lectures and supplements them with 36 pages of useful annotation. These notes are the more welcome in that they are not mere...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 373–375.
Published: 01 September 1944
...- ology, psychology, and ethics. In The Faerie Queene as published, it seems to me that Spenser intends to give Arthur, by his defense of the Castle of Alma, a proper share in the virtue of temperance. As Mrs. Bennett interprets the development of Book I1 (page 134), “Arthur is simply doubling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1956
... and redundancies. Some place names arc left un- changed, e.g., Grjdta, while others are translated. ex. White River. for Hvitoi. Y. M. Mitchell 81 On page 35 the reader meets Medalfell Strand but Broad Firth (McBalfeZls- strond, Breibafjorbr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 640–643.
Published: 01 December 1941
... of importance has been done since 1860 in the field of Italian lin- guistics. Sincere tribute must be paid to the abnegation, patience, arid skill with which Mr. Hall has condensed, in his 543 pages and 3921 items, not only accurate information about the multifarious publications which are listed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1944
... the pages of the life edited by Mr. Liebman. Since the Vie de saint Denis was written about 1240 and represents an abridged transla- tion (into Old French prose) of the Latin Vita et actus beati Dionysii, compiled shortly before at the abbey of Saint-Denis, a less composite hero would have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 1948
... one hundred pages Hughes sets out to put Milton’s prose in its time, giving a historical sketch of each of the controversies and quoting freely from unfamiliar books and pamphlets of the Renaissance and of Milton’s age, quotations that never fail to be relevant, for if they do not present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 271–272.
Published: 01 September 1960
....” Set before the poem are 112 pages of introduction dealing with historical, textual, and critical matters, such as the genesis of the text, the obscurities of the poem, its relationship to early writers, and the opinions which have been passed upon it. At the end of the poem...