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Modern Language Quarterly 11060503.
Published: 12 February 2024
...Leah Knight lknight@brocku.ca Botanical Poetics: Early Modern Plant Books and the Husbandry of Print . By Jessica Rosenberg . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2023 . vi + 367 pp. Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Botanical Poetics: Early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 539.
Published: 01 December 1949
... to be related either to The Prelude or to The Excursion. CARLOSBAKER Princeton University Goethe‘s Botany: The Metamorphosis of Plants (1790) and Tobler‘s Ode to Nature (1782). By AGNESARBER. Waltham, Massachusetts: The Chronica Botanica...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 1958
...Richard Plant Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 GESSLER AND TELL: PSYCHOLOGICAL PATTERNS IN SCHILLER’S WILHELM TELL* By RICHARDPLANT During the last twenty years more and more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ted Howell Abstract Planted throughout E. M. Forster’s Howards End are the seeds of many dramatic forms of climate change that subsequently dominated the twentieth century. Howards End gathers together major strands of its contemporaneous ecological thought, where distressful events (rural decay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
...” (Coleridge to Thelwall, May 13, 1796, in STCL, 1:216). 2  Darwin published part 2 of the poem, The Loves of the Plants, first, in 1789. The Economy of Vegetation appeared in 1791 as part 1 of The Botanic Garden: A Poem, in Two Modern Language Quarterly 70:2 (June 2009) doi 10.1215/00267929-2008...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 409–424.
Published: 01 December 1971
... commensurate with their popularity. How can a handful of succinct poems (there are thirteen in the group, ranging in length from seven to thirty-three lines), which are in essence nothing more ‘than descriptions of plants or of the habitations and caretakers of plants, be substantial enough...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 175–178.
Published: 01 June 1946
... was a standard authority known to Spenser, Shake- speare, and others2 The following notes on Spenser and on Shake- speare submit further evidence of their possible acquaintance with current lore embodied in this popular handbook of plants. Spenser’s knowledge of plants is almost...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2016
...—biological, social, communicational—as instruments for producing variation. Mitchell’s final chapter, “Cryptogamia,” shifts from human to vegetable life. Romanticism’s plant poetry has been read as positing simple relations of equivalence between the human and vegetable worlds, whether through analogy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1943
... to the climbing plant Nederu itelix, but in eight passages he appears, whether consciously or not, to be using the word symbolically, attaching to it ulterior erotic meanings whose significance it is the purpose of this paper to elucidate. His wide reading in classical authors must...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 1940
...” and sought by what innocent diversion I might sometime relieve my selfe without coniplyance to recreations I took no felicity in, because they did not contribute to any improvement of the mind. This set me upon planting of trees, and brought forth my “Sylva” . . . I con- fesse I had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 538–539.
Published: 01 December 1949
... to The Prelude or to The Excursion. CARLOSBAKER Princeton University Goethe‘s Botany: The Metamorphosis of Plants (1790) and Tobler‘s Ode to Nature (1782). By AGNESARBER. Waltham, Massachusetts: The Chronica Botanica Company; New York: G. E...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 539–540.
Published: 01 December 1949
... to The Prelude or to The Excursion. CARLOSBAKER Princeton University Goethe‘s Botany: The Metamorphosis of Plants (1790) and Tobler‘s Ode to Nature (1782). By AGNESARBER. Waltham, Massachusetts: The Chronica Botanica Company; New York: G. E...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Brown’s letter was sent, he wrote to Mrs. Paynter, describing his plantings at Fiesole : 1 Mrs. -Landor told her side of the affair to Crabb Robinson on June 4, 1837: that Landor was violent, and that their difference in age (in 1835 she was 41, Landor 60) had made them increasingly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 505–525.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Volk': Hybrid Identity and National Consciousness in Rilke's Zwei Prager Geschichten ,” German Quarterly 79 (2006). Toward a Genealogy of Modernism: Herder, Nietzsche, History Peter Zusi He who merely inhales the scent of my plant does not know it, and he who plucks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 1972
...: that on Prometheus Unbound in a separate book (1965), those on Adon- ais, The Sensitive Plant, and Mont Blanc in The Subtler Language (1959), that on The Defence of Poetry in From Sensibility to Romanticism (1965). There is no examination of Shelley’s social or political views, of Queen Mab, The Mask...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 277–284.
Published: 01 September 1952
.... In these letters De Candolle’s Organographie is the last item in a list of works confirming Goethe’s theory of the metamorphosis of plants, and Goethe has added : “Decan- dolles Organographie und Elements de botanique lief3 ich mir wohlgefallen.” A German translation by Bremer of De Candolle’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 299–321.
Published: 01 September 1997
... In the 1770s chemical experiments on plants began to suggest a further connection, between light and the power of thought. After finding that plants could restore the air “vitiated” by animal respira- tion, Priestley reasoned that they absorbed “phlogiston,” elemental fire, from the air. When animals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1972
... and unfold error, and to “o’erthrow law, and in one self-born hour / To plant and o’erwhelm custom’’ (IV .i.8-9). Most modern critics of The Winter’s Tale have been unwilling to grant Time the amount of power in the play’s world that he claims for himself. The “triumph of time”-to borrow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Roman Empire, which Du Bellay likens in Antiquitez 17 to a German raven disguising itself as a Roman eagle. Hassan Melehy (2010: 49) cites this sonnet as evidence of “a . . . simulacrum whose deceptive effects Du Bellay warns against, . . . found in the empire that has sup- planted the Roman one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 December 1995
...; the painting depicts a single fluid ideological space. (6-7) Why, Boyrn now asks, was this seemingly politically correct painting cen- sored? Evidently because there is a dilapidated rubber plant in the right foreground, no doubt regarded by Party apparatchiks as “the last sickly SIW- vivor...