1-20 of 1515 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 445–472.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Parallel Lives Hal Gladfelder The poet did not always have a biography.—Boris Tomasˇevskij want to set out, in eighteenth-century style, with a digression. Or per- I haps not altogether a digression, since I mean to explain the first part of this article’s title, but a momentary deviation...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 173–174.
Published: 01 June 1956
.... EDWINGILCHER Cherry Plain, New York Whitman’s Manuscripts: Leaves of Grass (1860), A Parallel Text. Edited with Notes and Introduction by FREDSONBOWERS. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1955. Pp. lxxiv + 264. $12.50. Until recent years most critics assumed that Walt Whitman...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 403–423.
Published: 01 December 1970
...Charlotte Costa Kleis Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 STRUCTURAL PARALLELS AND THEMATIC mrTy IN RABELAIS By CHARLOTTECOSTA KLEIS A long...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 415.
Published: 01 December 1952
... reputation, but critical theory in general, are “permanently” enriched in these essays? MALCOLMBROWN University of Washington Cocthe’s Faust as a Renaissance Man: Parallels and Prototypes. By HAROLD JANTZ. Princeton : Princeton...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas DiPiero Beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, thinkers in various disciplines evoked birds and other animals that appeared able to talk to make points about language use and human reason and identity. Talking birds initially allowed philosophers to draw parallels between language...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
... commonplace. The principal piece of evidence is Fielding's use of the “Scriblerus Secundus” pseudonym for six early plays (1730–32); scholars have also touted his admiration for Pope and Swift and attempted to find parallels between his work and theirs (and Gay's). An impartial assessment, however, does...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the Tantalus scene from Seneca's Thyestes and that his engagement with Seneca constitutes what critics of intertextuality call a “systematic” or “critical” allusion. As such, this scene not only provides an intertext for the controversial fruit episode of book 10 but also reveals larger thematic parallels...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... fighters in revolutionary drama further deconstruct the patriarchy of gender, and their stories influenced the new development of gender politics in modern China. In general, the discourses of women's liberation were refashioned on the different stages of modern Chinese drama in parallel...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and unconscious mind. It follows the history of such criticism through the rise of psychoanalysis in the humanities to the waning of its influence in the early years of the present century. The article argues that our postpsychoanalytic present is the ideal moment to reexamine the parallels and divergences...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 279–296.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Angela Dunstan This essay examines the contribution of the Shelley Society to the rise of English studies in the late nineteenth century. It reconstructs what “studying English literature” signified outside the university at the time, offering a parallel history to the well-documented institutional...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by erasing the female voice. This essay instead explores parallels between Wroth’s poem and the metamorphosis of the Heliades, who turn into poplars while mourning their brother Phaeton in book 2 of the Metamorphoses . Their transformation is predicated on an act of female speech, however precarious...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 55–80.
Published: 01 March 2021
... with the literary representation of history and his own experience. Cowley’s poetic rethinking of the legacies of Homer, Pindar, the Anacreontea, Vergil, and Claudian parallels his resistance to mimetic treatment of his life and passions. This orientation toward literary history at the expense of representation...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 139–167.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Yosefa Raz Abstract Between 1741 and 1750 Robert Lowth, Oxford’s fifth chair of poetry, presented a series of groundbreaking lectures that reimagined the Hebrew Bible as literature, emphasizing its artful formal qualities. Today he is best known for rediscovering the parallelism of ancient Hebrew...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 September 1944
... that the meanings of two words composing a rhyme pair are usually quite different- and that they thus create a contrast which gives point to the likeness of sound6 and which is characteristic of verse, where parallels of form do not, as in prose, support parallels of stated meaning, but run counter...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1942
... and elaborate. Johnson’s use of parallelism (parallels in multiplication), Mr. Wimsatt points out, is due to his concern for generalization and elaboration. The parallels, however, must be analyzed rather than counted if their significance is to be understood, for it is the nature rather than...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 1946
... appear convincing, the former by its apparent nature, the latter mainly by virtue of its mass. The greater part of the internal evidence consists of parallels to which the reader is referred by titles and by volumes, chapters, or page numbers. To look up many of these passages is laborious...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 339–353.
Published: 01 December 1975
... 34 1 spoiled by revisers, by minstrels arid scribes. The plot is simple, and its constitution into two extensive series of parallels, once pointed out, is tnanifest and relatively inarguable. Certain textual problems, which have been cited to impugn the integrity of the text, are resolved...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 422–428.
Published: 01 December 1951
... intelligible, I shall show. The key to this crux, I believe, lies in the observation of Milton’s conscious paralleling of the elements of Comus’ argument. The existence of the parallelism is confirmed by deleted lines originally written in the Trinity College MS, and it is clarified by an inspection...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 23–35.
Published: 01 March 1940
... Expounded” (Child, No. 1 and “The Elfin Knight,” Child, No. 2) have striking parallels in German song.* A girl answers a series of riddles set by a suitor and gives him another series. Both the English and the German songs contain many of the same riddles, and a large number of the riddles can...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 57–60.
Published: 01 March 1946
...George L. Barnett Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 HAMLET’S SOLILOQUY By GE~RGEL. BARNETT Parallels to the thought and expression of lines in Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be” soliloquy have been noted in the work of many...