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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 191–207.
Published: 01 June 1991
...Craig Howard White Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 THE HOUSE OF INTEREST: A KEYWORD IN THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY By CRAIGHOWARD WHITE In his preface to The Portrait ofa Lady, Henry James envisioned a “house...
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 68–79.
Published: 01 March 1966
... and race.” -Pave1 Eisner, Frame Kafka and Prague A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS HARD-BOILED MESSIAH By STANLEYPoss Joyce critics are legion by now; indeed, they constitute one of America’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 354–356.
Published: 01 December 1957
...-Portrait. By Lors BOE HYSLOPand FRANCISE. HYSLOP,JR. Selected letters translated and edited with a running commentary. London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1957. Pp. viii + 259. $6.00. In 1933 William T. Bandy published his thesis Baudelaire Judged by His Con...
Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 349–358.
Published: 01 December 1954
...Seymour L. Flaxman DER STEPPENWOLF HESSE’S PORTRAIT OF THE INTELLECTUAL By SEYMOURL. FLAXMAN Hermann Hesse’s Steppenwolf is a novel of ideas and a novel of character, and my purpose here is to consider the book as a novel of character...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 68–77.
Published: 01 March 1955
...Sergio J. Pacifici Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE FICTION OF ALBERT0 MORAVIA PORTRAIT OF A WASTELAND By SERCIOJ. PACIFICI The recent translation by Angus Davidson of Alberto Moravia’s first novel, GZi indifferenti (which...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1943
... Stanford University Thackeray: A Critical Portrait. By JOHN W. DODDS.New York: Oxford University Press, 1941. Pp. vii + 257. $3.00. If a man would be a critic, he should know his subject so well that he would write with confidence. Mr. Dodds’ critical portrait of Thackeray...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 386.
Published: 01 September 1943
... would be a critic, he should know his subject so well that he would write with confidence. Mr. Dodds’ critical portrait of Thackeray is a splendid example of this generalization. He writes about Thackeray, not about what someone else has said or thought. Mr. Dodds set himself the task...
in There’s Something about Murray: Victorian Literary Societies and Alfred Forman’s Translation of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen > Modern Language Quarterly
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. Portrait of Alma Murray as Beatrice Cenci, from the preliminaries in Browning 1891 . More
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 1951
... their philosophical relativism. His thesis, presented at Berlin in 1904, foreshadows his method of historic evaluation, the art of the “portrait” as he understood it, revealing objectively and sympathetically the intrinsic value of the author presented. In his view, an idea is true in its setting and its...
Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
... debates over literature’s social use, debates that had far-reaching political and national implications. As a corollary, the essay undermines idealized portraits of “oracular” Joyce by showing Ulysses to be firmly a product of the contentions of its day. Far from a source of alienation, didacticism offers...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
... between the hidden and the shown. Quite the opposite, Racine’s plays dramatize and reflect on two opposing regimes of theatricality. Each in its own way, Bérénice , Mithridate , and Phèdre contrast the political force of the “portrait of the king” and the emotional efficiency of theater as an art...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... contain scattered references to portraits of Chaucer. The jottings of these eighteenth-century antiquaries would be of little interest today if the Chaucer portraits which they saw were all available now. This is not the case. Both men describe an early Chaucer portrait which was destroyed...
Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 350–372.
Published: 01 December 1984
..., AND THE NOVELS* By LANCEBERTELSEN There have been discussions of Jane Austen and the picturesque, extended conjecture about possible portraits ofJane Austen, even a book called Bits ofltlory (which turns out to be an account of her...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 227–236.
Published: 01 September 1963
... in the action for what they are from the beginning. Chaucer first presents the principals in static portraits, then displays them in a preliminary action, and, finally, in the main action. The plan is somewhat more complicated than this would suggest, since two sets of portraits and two sets...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1963
... was an amateur painter, a collector of paintings that in- cluded at least sixty portraits hanging on the walls of his villa at Twickenham at the time of his death, and a keen observer of man in his physical and moral attributes. As a result of this interest in particular individuals, Pope composed...
Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 445–469.
Published: 01 December 1998
... interpolated into Avallone’s essay, the two versions of American Renaissance portraiture accomplish complementary as well as contrasting sorts of work for the critical projects they introduce or inhabit. Both Rowe’s cover and Aval- lone’s portrait gallery revise, although in different directions, more...
Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 285–287.
Published: 01 September 1989
... streetwalkers, and the increasing prominence of the cult of the stiff upper lip. Kershner’s most valuable work is in chapter 4, “A Dialogical Portrait,” and in chapter 5, “A Portrait of the Artist as Text.” Here Bakhtin provides a fruitful approach to A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: “Stephen...
Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 353–355.
Published: 01 December 1952
..., Your obliged, C Lamb 20 Russell St 25 Nov 1818 As you are curious in such things, perhaps you would be gratified with seeing a portrait of Milton which my brother has pick‘d up. Any time that you come so far eastward as the India house...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 386–391.
Published: 01 December 1963
... Andrews was published on February 22, 1742). The Amigoni reference has also been taken as a reflection of contemporary popularity by John Woodward, “Amigoni as Portrait Painter in England,” Burlington Magazine, XCIX (1957), 23, who cites Joseph’s refer- ence as showing that “Amigoni was well...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 275–281.
Published: 01 December 1957
... of the spirit? (James Joyce, from an essay on James Clarence Mangan ) James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man appeared at the time when naturalism, both as a method and as a philosophy, was in possession of the fictional world. Joyce’s novel, however, did not follow...