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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 279–280.
Published: 01 September 1954
... of the poet’s illustrious contemporaries, such as Nadler and Uhland, Lamennais and Victor Hugo. The general discussions are spearheaded by Manfred Kridl’s concise and well- balanced summing up of Mickiewicz-the poet and the patriot. A distinguished Polish literary historian and theorist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 227–228.
Published: 01 June 1964
... of the City University of New York The Political Novels of Joseph Conrad. By ELOISEKNAPP HAY. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1963. Pp. x + 350. $6.00. One of the most important and controversial problems in Conrad criti- cism arises from the fact of Conrad’s Polish birth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 226–227.
Published: 01 June 1964
... The Political Novels of Joseph Conrad. By ELOISEKNAPP HAY. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1963. Pp. x + 350. $6.00. One of the most important and controversial problems in Conrad criti- cism arises from the fact of Conrad’s Polish birth and heritage. To what extent did his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 278–279.
Published: 01 September 1954
... and Victor Hugo. The general discussions are spearheaded by Manfred Kridl’s concise and well- balanced summing up of Mickiewicz-the poet and the patriot. A distinguished Polish literary historian and theorist, Kridl manages to steer clear of that excessive preoccupation with biographicaf...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 280–282.
Published: 01 September 1954
...Walter A. Reichart Patricia Drake. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Studies, 1953. Pp. 190. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 reexamination of Mickiewicz’s place in the scheme of Polish literary history. He points to elements of “dry” control and restraint in the literary craft of one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 June 1947
...), pp. 217 ff.; R. Kohler, KIeinere Schriften, I, 444; 0. Knoop, Zeitschrift des Yereins fur Volkskunde, XXVI (1916), 204 ff. (Polish) ; V. Tille, Verzeich- nzs der bohmzschen Marchen (Porvoo, 1921), pp. 144 ff., 147 ff.; V. Jagic, Archiv f. sluvisclze Philologie, V (lsSl), 44 ff. (South Slav...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 619–621.
Published: 01 December 1965
..., 1964. viii + 160 pp. $5.00. This slim volume contains perhaps the most illuminating studies available in English of six major Russian and Polish poets, seen in relation to the artist’s concern with his own function and role in the world. Such a vantage point focuses the essays as a more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 June 1967
...) as to a “Polish correspondent.” One seems to know, in these letters, that Conrad used this pretty French widow to define, not a symbol, but a self in the 254 REVIEWS process of emerging-the novelist, whom he revealed only to her at first. Why? Because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Waltharius and the Polish story of Walterus, Graf von Tynecz, of which the earliest form is to be found in the Chronicle of Bogupalus, which recounts the history of Poland up to 1272. The first part of the Polish account does resemble the Latin poem, but the sub- sequent adventures of Walterus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1958
... prose poem “Las pilidas viajeras” (Rhfugas, I, 59-62), the long “Carta a un amigo que tiene la indiscrecibn de publicarla” (I, iii- lxxxii) of 1869, a kind of impressionistic autobiography in excel- lently flexible and polished prose, his best performance in this genre; the elegant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 1942
... generally addresses her as “Aunt,” was really the wife of a distant cousin, Alexandre Pora- dowska, Polish patriot, rebel, and exile. A distinguished person, herself a capable writer, and influential in her Belgian connections, she was able to give Conrad both practical and spiritual aid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 133–150.
Published: 01 June 1976
... the further achievement (polish, harmony of numbers) he failed to attain. The tribute is carefully qualified; the poem itself is an ex- ample of the finer rhetoric that Oldham had not learned.3 It is this view of the poem-which sees Dryden as self-assured master of controlled, balanced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 162–173.
Published: 01 June 1966
... I69 and each man’s mirror is filled with idols or phantoms instead of true images. The task of Nowum Organum is metaphorically con- ceived as straightening the steel glass and polishing its surface: “But since the minds of men are strangely possessed and beset, so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 339.
Published: 01 June 1941
... beautiful maids of honor employed at Catherine de Medici’s court educated the un- polished young courtiers “in good manners,” such as to shield their mouth when spitting on the floor; not to scratch and fidget, but to nip a flea or louse without ostentation. The author holds the in- terest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 539–545.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of “central Europe.” There are at least two broad definitions and a narrow one. The narrow one would confine central Europe to the areas for- merly controlled by the Habsburg monarchy. The main disadvantage here is that a number of national literatures would find themselves ruptured, notably the Polish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 545–548.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and a narrow one. The narrow one would confine central Europe to the areas for- merly controlled by the Habsburg monarchy. The main disadvantage here is that a number of national literatures would find themselves ruptured, notably the Polish and Romanian ones, but also some other southern Slavic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 549–551.
Published: 01 December 2005
... one would confine central Europe to the areas for- merly controlled by the Habsburg monarchy. The main disadvantage here is that a number of national literatures would find themselves ruptured, notably the Polish and Romanian ones, but also some other southern Slavic and eastern Slavic ones...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of national literatures would find themselves ruptured, notably the Polish and Romanian ones, but also some other southern Slavic and eastern Slavic ones. One of the two broad definitions places the area in a mostly western direction, the other in a more eastern one. Of these two, the former defini...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of “central Europe.” There are at least two broad definitions and a narrow one. The narrow one would confine central Europe to the areas for- merly controlled by the Habsburg monarchy. The main disadvantage here is that a number of national literatures would find themselves ruptured, notably the Polish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 559–561.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... The main disadvantage here is that a number of national literatures would find themselves ruptured, notably the Polish and Romanian ones, but also some other southern Slavic and eastern Slavic ones. One of the two broad definitions places the area in a mostly western direction, the other...