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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 471–496.
Published: 01 December 1998
... and from the comments of Yopie Prins. Virginia Jackson is assistant professor of English at Rutgers University. Her first book, Dickinson's Misery , is forthcoming. She is currently at work on a manuscript titled Longfellow and the Institution of Poetry . Longfellow’s Tradition; or, Picture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 501–536.
Published: 01 December 2002
... in Representations, Jewish Social Studies, and Prooftexts . Picturing the Poetry of Anna Margolin Barbara Mann Thank you for your book of poems. Who are you? —Ch. N. Bialik to Anna Margolin h. N. Bialik’s letter to Anna Margolin, probably written in the early C1930s, is a brief...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Esei Murakishi Abstract In A Dialogue concerning Heresies (1529) and The Confutation of Tyndale’s Answer (1532–33), Thomas More proffers an account of natural language: the writing, speaking collectivity determines the meanings of words, and words picture the contents of the individual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... figure literary modernism as part of the “vital center” of Cold War politics but, improbably, position postwar nationalist anxiety as a version of modernist ennui. This unlikely picture of an American Eliot exposes a momentary reinterpretation of modernism as inherently nationalist in postwar periodical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jordan Brower Abstract In the early 1910s the extension of copyright protection to moving-picture adaptations of literary works resulted in the emergence of film rights, altering the economic and institutional constitution of the American literary field. In letters, industry documents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 481–507.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of analyzing literary influence. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the test case for such adaptations. I examine two forms of influence: local allusion and global revision of thematic and narrative structures. The psychology of memory for language provides tools for distinguishing among allusions by stressing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of relationships between persons. Similarly, the fullness and the insecurity of friendship are conveyed by verbal pictures that borrow a sense of plenitude from the visual arts even as they fail to achieve the direct presence of those media. An analysis of words and images in The Token , the gift book in which so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 129–161.
Published: 01 June 2011
... a mediating relay between world literature and world-systems but to see if a third analysis, focusing on the ontology of composed works, can bring “world” differently into the picture. The essay also investigates whether such a theory makes any difference to our understanding of world literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... In the economy of justice, youth counteracts complacency. One of Guyon’s prototypes, the biblical king Josiah, is an example. Spenser pictures all his heroes as young, and growing up is part of his design for the epic as a whole. His attitude, though, is not condescending. The danger of sexual indulgence, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 141–164.
Published: 01 June 2022
... the theme of technological critique and implicitly asserts its relevance for contemporary Italy. A closer examination of publisher and translator complicates the picture, revealing contradictory intentions and casting subversive aims into doubt. Nevertheless, an ambitious publishing project in the immediate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 168–181.
Published: 01 June 1954
... a new skill in using the details seen for new compounds and structures. I shall try to use this thesis to elucidate the disputed art character of the realism of Antoine de la Sale’s novel Le Petit Jehan de Saintrb by the undisputed realistic art of Pol de Limbourg’s calendar pictures of Les...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 350–372.
Published: 01 December 1984
... narrative technique), but no one, to my knowledge, has yet at- tempted to discover Jane Austen’s taste in pictures or to investigate the degree to which her knowledge of the visual arts affected the art of her novels.’ There are, of course, reasons for this neglect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 June 1943
... to the reader the impression that many of the observations upon which the authors base their picture of the social, political, and cultural conditions of the United States are superficial. We have the picture of America as presented by the romanticists, many of whom took neither the time nor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 64–80.
Published: 01 March 1952
..., and every year from 1784 to 1796 he published in his Gittinger Tmchen- kalender, Taschenbuch zum Nutzen und Vergniigen from one to four of these interpretations, each dealing with one picture. They were so successful with the public1 that in 1794 he began to revise, enlarge, and edit them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 139–158.
Published: 01 June 1967
... took a searching look at the image of order, the “world picture” which underlay the cere- monial style in the affairs both of state and of the stage. In doing so, I may seem to be “reading Shakespeare’s mind,” but I intend what follows as no more than a model-a hypothesis designed to solve...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 300–310.
Published: 01 December 1955
...Lyle Glazier Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE NATURE OF SI’ENSEK’S IMAGERY By LYLEGL.AZIER As everyone knows, The Faerie Queene begins with a picture. ‘The gentle knight “Ycladd in mightie armes and silver shielde” spurring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 27–61.
Published: 01 March 1997
... requirement of Williams’s has a cultural realization.2 At the end of this essay I will specify as nearly as I can the implications of this proposal for the materials I have presented. 2 I stress that this possible picture of Descartes’s thought as what is objectively Sanford Budick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
..., 1710) “the picture of Geofrey Chaucer in a MS of his Tales in Bibl. Bod. super Art. 32” (Hearne, op. cit., 11, 347). The illuminations noted by John M. Manly and Edith Rickert, Text of the Canterbury Tales (Chicago, 1940), volume I, among the five possible hlSS of the Canterbury Tales...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 83–116.
Published: 01 June 2001
...: Cafés, bright, all glass and light: Stalls of pictures, books, and maps; Women walking out in caps; Soldiers everywhere abounding; Music on the Boul’vards sounding: Noble buildings: gilded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 416–419.
Published: 01 December 1984
... for Elizabeth, writing to publishers, managing his meticulous accounts, and traveling required most of his energy” (p. 133). In myjudgment this is not an adequate answer. A poet writes because he must, and he especially finds time to do so when he is sure of a receptive audience. The picture...