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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 500–502.
Published: 01 December 1945
.... HOYTTROWBRIDGE [Jniversity of Oregon Professor Longfellow of Harvard. By CARLL. JOHNSON. Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon Press, 1944. Pp. xii + 112. $1.00. This monograph is Number 5 in the series of Studies in Literature and Philology published by the University of Oregon. It is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Heather Murray W. J. Alexander, trained at London and Johns Hopkins and appointed in 1889 by the University of Toronto as one of the first dedicated professors of English literature in Canada, was well positioned to direct the new discipline of English literary studies across the country and at all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 June 2014
... professor of literature at the University of Sydney (and a figure central to the direction of the humanities academy in Australia), taught Victorian literature, including Browning, from the 1890s. MacCallum’s public lectures, like his pedagogy, aimed to convert a primary obstacle for many readers of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1952) 13 (2): 212–213.
Published: 01 June 1952
... contradictions, antitheses, dilemmas, and of his Janus nature, that one fears the new study might be an attempt to divide Diderot’s two- fold personality once more. Fortunately, Professor May takes visages in the sense of aspects and does not claim to solve the complexity of Diderot’s thought by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 275–278.
Published: 01 September 1955
... is Professor Wright’s Art and Sd- stance in George Mercdith. The emphasis here is on the art which gives form and meaning to the substance of Meredith’s work. Professor Wright sets the scene in Chapter I, which describes the poet’s world. Then the comic spirit moves on to the scene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1944) 5 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 March 1944
..., and E. N. S. THOMPSON.Stanford University Press, 1941. Pp. viii + 339. $3.50. This collection of thirty-one essays in literary history is in plan and content an appropriate tribute to Professor Hardin Craig on the occasion of his retirement from Stanford University. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1944) 5 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1944
..., and E. N. S. THOMPSON.Stanford University Press, 1941. Pp. viii + 339. $3.50. This collection of thirty-one essays in literary history is in plan and content an appropriate tribute to Professor Hardin Craig on the occasion of his retirement from Stanford University. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1944
...; these pages represent a significant contribution to those interested in the poet. In addition there are ten appendices on varied subjects ranging from other “recollections” by Percy Withers and Professor F. W. Oliver, to “Housman and the N. E. D.” (G. B. A. Fletcher), “Dates of Housman’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Dudley D. Griffith; Howard Lee Nostrand; Frederick M. Padelford; Curtis C. D. Vail ∗ Professor Padelford will assume the position of Managing Editor with the June number. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 A TRIBUTE IT IS with deep regret that the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 274–275.
Published: 01 September 1954
...Haldeen Braddy Arthur K. Moore. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1951. Pp. x + 255. $4.00. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 274 Reviews new ideas set forth by the authors, I shall end by quoting Professor Lawrence’s apt words, which fit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 243–244.
Published: 01 June 1944
... rapidly dissolving). The two volumes, totaling over one thousand pages, comprise one unit; they might very well have been organized in one 700-page volume had Professor Fairchild chosen the more difficult path of selection, deletion, compression, and focus. Nevertheless, the two volumes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 March 1941
... peculiar to Western civilization, which is as real as totalitarianism and “liberal- ism.” It should not be dismissed by the little word “emotional.” Interest is aroused throughout the book by an occasional judg- ment of Professor Alden, but upon which he unfortunately does not expand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 1951
.... MARSHALLW. STEARNS Hunter College The Populace in Shakespeare. By BRENTSSTIRLING. New York: Columbia University Press, 1949. Pp. 203. $3.00. Professor Stirling’s The Populace in Shakespeare begins with a chapter called “Literature and Society : Some Current Problems.” Here he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 647–648.
Published: 01 December 1942
..., MARCELFRANCON 647 648 Comment [EDITORIALNOTE: The excerpt below is from a letter addressed to the Managing Editor by Professor Raymond D. Havens, of the Johns Hopkins University. Professor David’s reply to Mr. Havens follows immediately...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 101.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... 0. N [OLTE], H. w. FUND], and G. J. M[ETCALF].Lancaster, Pa.: The Lancaster Press, 1941. Pp. vii + 335. These Studies present fifteen competent articles by fifteen com- petent scholars-all former graduate students under Professor Walz at Harvard University. Aside from the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1940) 1 (3): 404.
Published: 01 September 1940
... JULIUS PETERSEN. Stuttgart : J. B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1940. Pp. 61. RM. 2.85. In the present monograph Professor Petersen publishes in very compact form his findings on the historical drama. Varying prac- tices of the Ancients, conflicting conceptions held by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1940
.... Professor Harrison’s selection of twenty-three poets to repre- sent the Greek, Roman, Italian, French, and English pastoral elegy furnishes a useful compilation of source materials for the study of classical and continental backgrounds of English poetry, presenting comparative materials rather...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 December 1940
... Scandinavian drama and draiiiatists extensive commen- tary exists in the major languages. Though a number of studies on certain Scandinavian novelists are available in English, there is no solid work on this important literary field. In Six Scandina.z~iatz Nozelists Professor Alrili Gustafson has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1948
... Enquiry concerning Political Justice, Professor Priestley of the Uni- versity of Toronto has made generally available for the first time in over a century a book which is of interest to students of political, social, philosophical, and literary trends alike. The originals of the three editions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 199–208.
Published: 01 June 1953
...HAAKON M. Chevalier Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 ANDRE MALRAUX: THE LEGEND AND THE MAN By HAAKONM. CHEVALIER Professor W. M. Frohock’s Andrk Malraux and the Tragic Imagi- nation‘ is, as the publisher’s release announces, the first...