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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Criminal Passions: The Evolution of the French Novel, 1569 – 1791 (1992) and White Men Aren't (2002), as well as of numerous essays on early modern fiction and culture. Voltaire’s Parrot; or, How to Do Things with Birds Thomas DiPiero Is it because I speak that you judge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1998) 59 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 1998
...). “Men, Monkeys, Lapdogs, Parrots, Perish All!” Psittacine Articdacy in Early Modern Writing Bruce Boehrer Are you going to extend the limits of prejudice to include the flora and fauna of this island?-Derek Walcott, Pantomime his essay’s subject- the growing popularity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1962) 23 (4): 399–400.
Published: 01 December 1962
... Hibbard gives his estimate of Nashe’s early work and passes over it quickly. Hibbard feels that An Almond for a Parrot is Nashe’s sole extant contribution to the Marprelate controversy, and he proceeds to fit this work into the main stream of the controversy and to discuss rather clearly all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1955) 16 (4): 379–380.
Published: 01 December 1955
.... But chinks will appear even in good armor. Their presence must not blind us to the fact that, all considered, the author has handled a difficult subject ably, and has shed much light over an important area. His necessary and timely book intersects and in many ways completes Louis Parrot’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1958) 19 (2): 188–189.
Published: 01 June 1958
... fragments, chosen and dissected with exquisite care and taste, but essentially divorced from their context. One is reminded of a collection of parrots cut into pieces, their heads displayed in one room, their claws in a second, their tail feathers in a third. This method has led Flys down a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1968) 29 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 June 1968
... been common enough in the past and has always struck me as depressing evidence of how the pigeonhole brain can mistake a Hight of eagles for a parrot. Happily, however, Frank Doggett proves superbly competent at distin• guishing between philosophical and poetic ideas, and in his final...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 362–365.
Published: 01 September 1945
... of the things he discussed-parroted the strongly rationalistic interpretation of his master. Two of the main factors involved in preparing the way for the revelations of Winckel- mann and Herder were the impact of Fhelon’s Tklkmaque on Ger- man criticism in the period around 1740 and the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 597–602.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in some sense combines the approaches of Boeh- rer’s earlier works, Shakespeare among the Animals (2002) and Parrot Culture (2004), by joining literary analysis and cultural history in a series of what Boehrer calls “character studies” (3). Each chapter concentrates on the changing “character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 602–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Boehrer and Laura Brown bring such questions into view and intriguingly suggest how we in literary studies might begin to address them. Animal Characters in some sense combines the approaches of Boeh- rer’s earlier works, Shakespeare among the Animals (2002) and Parrot Culture (2004), by joining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Parrot Culture (2004), by joining literary analysis and cultural history in a series of what Boehrer calls “character studies” (3). Each chapter concentrates on the changing “character” of a particular species — horse, parrot, cat, turkey, sheep — between roughly the fifteenth and seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Parrot Culture (2004), by joining literary analysis and cultural history in a series of what Boehrer calls “character studies” (3). Each chapter concentrates on the changing “character” of a particular species — horse, parrot, cat, turkey, sheep — between roughly the fifteenth and seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 612–615.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Boehrer and Laura Brown bring such questions into view and intriguingly suggest how we in literary studies might begin to address them. Animal Characters in some sense combines the approaches of Boeh- rer’s earlier works, Shakespeare among the Animals (2002) and Parrot Culture (2004), by joining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 2012
... works, Shakespeare among the Animals (2002) and Parrot Culture (2004), by joining literary analysis and cultural history in a series of what Boehrer calls “character studies” (3). Each chapter concentrates on the changing “character” of a particular species — horse, parrot, cat, turkey, sheep...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1986) 47 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 1986
... To the Lighthouse in which Mrs. Ramsay is putting her young daughter to sleep 330 REVIEWS by murmuring about “mountains and valleys and stars falling and parrots and antelopes and gardens, and everything lovely.” Language, Homans...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1987) 48 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1987
... Americans all they have of speech hitherto. What thoughts they have not learned from England are foolish thoughts; what words they have not learned from England, unseemly words; the vile among them not being able even to be humorous parrots, but only obscene mocking-birds. (p...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1955) 16 (4): 377–379.
Published: 01 December 1955
.... But chinks will appear even in good armor. Their presence must not blind us to the fact that, all considered, the author has handled a difficult subject ably, and has shed much light over an important area. His necessary and timely book intersects and in many ways completes Louis Parrot’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1958) 19 (2): 189–192.
Published: 01 June 1958
... language. In doing so, he rarely treats a poem as a unified whole. The second part of his book becomes a collection of fragments, chosen and dissected with exquisite care and taste, but essentially divorced from their context. One is reminded of a collection of parrots cut into pieces, their...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1986) 47 (4): 393–421.
Published: 01 December 1986
... Brazil, who held a parrot for a totem: Now, according to M. LCvy-Bruhl, this is not merely the adoption of parrot as an heraldic emblem, nor a merely mythological kinship or participation in qualities; nor is the savagedeluded into thinking that he is a parrot. In practical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1985) 46 (3): 316–325.
Published: 01 September 1985
.... 185). The birds are grouped variously as carrion eaters (Voltore, Corbaccio, and Corvino), the male and female parrots (Sir Pol and Lady Would-be), and the carnivore (Peregrine). Only Vol- pone and Mosca are aware of the significance of almost everyone else’s name, and the birds know least...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 310–317.
Published: 01 December 1956
... of the birds) ; the third in a bewitched, “black magic” world (“verzaubert,” and the necromantic associations of “nattern” and the black familiars) .6 4 Although parrots and hummingbirds both occur in South America, jays are confined to Europe and Asia. I am grateful to...