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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1946
...William Haller Zera S. Fink. Evanston: Northwestern University, 1945. Pp. xi + 225. $4.00. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 246 REZ~~P‘IVS The Classical Republicans: An Essay in the Recovery of a Pattern of Thought in Seventeenth Century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 400–402.
Published: 01 December 1976
... at his word. This is a view which is quite wicle- spread, and it affects not only the readers of Thomas Mann (particularly in Germany), but also those of other authors similarly short on high seriousness. These opinions shoulcl cer.tainly not be fueled by Reed’s study. The patterns...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 September 1984
...) and those in whom conflict involves no conscious choice (the heroines of Gothic novels or works dependent on a psychological “double Although interior conflict is a gesture toward complexity in characteriza- tion, Daleski forces his pattern at the expense of the fiction. Having estab- lished...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 478–491.
Published: 01 December 1948
... the voluntary restriction implied by the dualistic pattern. In the diptych of the Frenchman vs. the Englishman, the obvious point to be made concerns the disparity between the traits singled out in both cases. Here we have basically the same tendency which we found earlier (for example...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 75–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of work demonstrates how an understanding of literary-historical connections through a history of forms may recast the segregation of periods: it may reveal patterns that show continuities even where conflicts have led to the contrasting of period terms. The positive man’s “nimble nonsense” may recall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 259–272.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Leo Spitzer Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 PATTERNS OF THOUGHT IN THE STYLE OF ALBERT THIBAUDET (PART ONE) By LEOSPITZER The following study will test the possibility of analyzing the style of a literary critic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 202–205.
Published: 01 June 1976
.... RAIMONDAMODIANO University of Washington Collected Letters of Sumriel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Earl Leslie Griggs, 111 (Oxford, 1059), 310. Tennyson’s Major Poems: The Comic and Ironic Patterns. By JAMESK. KIN- CAID. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1975. xi + 254 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 67–69.
Published: 01 March 1972
...Alfred Foulet Nancy Freeman Regalado. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Romantic Studies, Second Series, No. 21, 1970. x + 373 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 REVIEWS Poetic Patterns in Kutebeu) A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1967
.... MARIANWALTER Mittermitte State College Patterns of Failure in ‘<LaCombdie humaine.” By CHARLESAFFRON. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Romanic Studies, Second Series, No. 15, 1966. 148 pp. $5.00; 37s. 6d. The sense of inevitability which pervades the typical novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1958
...Claude L. Hulet Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 TWO ROMANTIC PATTERNS IN CARLOS GUIDO Y SPAN0 By CLAUDEL. HULET The idealism of romanticism is capable of moving in two direc- tions: it may produce...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 391–413.
Published: 01 September 2008
... on themselves. Traceable across a variety of cultural practices, this pattern is especially evident in rock music, which achieves aesthetic “escape velocity” in 1966 in such works as the Beatles' Revolver and Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde but then stalls out. The pattern of stall and recoil is only one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 345–367.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Hoyt Long; Richard Jean So Abstract This article uses computational modeling and large-scale pattern detection to develop a theory of global textual transmission as a process of turbulent flow. Specifically, it models stream-of-consciousness narration as a discrete set of linguistic features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
... ground for poetry to occupy vis-à-vis the New Science, a poetry skeptical of its own inherited fictions based on the old cosmology, a poetry whose own formal patterns and unity intimate order against a more sweeping empirical doubt. University of Washington 2010 David Quint is Sterling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
... as contributory to “reading.” There is almost no precedent for this pattern of activity in anything now recognized as the history of criticism. If these claims are at all correct, then studying literature differently would likely mean a redistribution of status among the subdisciplines, with such traditional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with the influence of empowered Ophelias who illustrate a less solipsistic version of melancholy. Thus both authors criticize the inertia that gripped their male counterparts directly after the French Revolution. Staël's novel ultimately follows a tragic pattern, while Owenson's gestures toward the possibility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the literary canon responds to changing modes of discourse in foreign literatures. The effects of canon formation reveal the patterns of the canon's manipulation and expansion in the modern Chinese political, cultural, and literary context. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Sun Yifeng...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ends with the goddess rushing off to Parliament and the powerless poet left behind in a bleak, coastal setting. Later in the century the importance of Britannia faded, but the patterns established in earlier texts continued. Anna Seward’s 1781 Monody on Major Andrè retains some features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 129–146.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., for a method that keeps structures in view, even while focusing on details. Suggesting that structuralist methods could usefully reshape the teaching of literature now, the essay reads two novels that both depend on and depart from traditional fairy-tale patterns: Jane Yolen’s Briar Rose (1992) and Helen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 321–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ted Underwood; Jordan Sellers Abstract A history of literary prestige needs to study both works that achieved distinction and the mass of volumes from which they were distinguished. To understand how those patterns of preference changed across a century, we gathered two samples of English-language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 122–130.
Published: 01 June 1960
... obvious is that they are repeated in an organized and meaningful way. On examination certain patterns emerge: images of light and darkness, of water and dryness, and of flowering and withering. And hovering over the entire play, there is the image of the title and the protagonist...