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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Arthur K. Moore Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 THE PARDONER’S INTERRUPTION OF THE WIFE OF BATH’S PROLOGUE By ARTHURK. MOORE The continuity of the Wifeof Bath‘s Prologue appears to be broken by the Pardoner’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Morton W. Bloomfield Muriel Bowden. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. Pp. xii + 316. $4.00. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 REVIEWS A Commentary on the Gmpral Prologue to the CIuctnbury Tales. By MURIEL BOWDEN.Mew York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1950
... The Canterbury Tales of Geoflrey Chaucer: A New Modem English Prose Translation, Together with the Original Middle English Text of the General Prologue and the Nun’s Priest’s Tale. By R. M. LUMIANSKY.With a Preface by MARKVAN DOREN,and Illustrations by H. LAWRENCEHOFFMAN. New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 1964
... passages in the General Prologue and elsewhere through- out The Canterbury Tales, most of it concerned with explicating the technical matters involved.’ Scholars have not, however, made any attempt to integrate the several passages into the fabric of the Tales as a whole or even to relate...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... The emergence of this discourse derived particularly from transformations in the con- cepts of ethos and auctoritas, which shifted the persuasive authority of character from the author’s address to the audience in the prologue to the character’s address to the audience in the narrative. A crucial...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 259–264.
Published: 01 September 1946
... seem to have escaped detection. These are of interest in revealing the poet’s methods of composition and in helping to establish the chronology of his works. The two examples of borrowing to be presented involve the Invocations to the Virgin in the Second Nun’s Prologue...
Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 148–165.
Published: 01 June 1975
... of the book, however, we will see that Wordsworth’s emphasis on his reflective mood is already an indication that this prologue-like opening and the dream itself differ substantially in method, and per- haps in intent. Book 5 opens in the sternest manner possible, in a man- ner, I would suggest...
Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 269–284.
Published: 01 September 1967
... of his works, the most important and extensive of the autobiographical pas- sages being found in ta Male Regle (1406), the Prologue to the Regement of Princes (1412), the Complaint (1422), and the Dialogue with a Friend (1422)? The dates, fairly accurate, have been arrived at through...
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 298–307.
Published: 01 September 1970
... Chaucerian- was evident from the moment they assented to the Host’s offer in the General Prologue to “stonden at my juggement” (1.778). They agree “that he wolde been oure governour, / And of oure tales juge and reportour” (I.813-14),4that “we wol reuled been at his devys / In heigh and lough...
Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 73–76.
Published: 01 March 1988
..., then, the book mimes the fissured text it is about, the Chaucerian Prologue setting requirements which the legends do not fulfill. Despite this and other reservations (see below), I believe that Rowe makes a significant contribution to the growing Legend literature. Part of the value of the book...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 1947
... than has been gener- ally admitted. Indeed, I should like to examine the thesis that John- son is one of the masters of the heroic couplet poem. Of his poems in this form, the least well known are the four Prologues (for “the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-Lane, 1747,” for Comus...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1962
... Circle is epic theater primarily because it consists of three loosely connected parts: the prologue, the story of Grusha the kitchen maid, and the story of Azdak the village recorder. The pro- logue is set in Soviet Russia and occurs, as Bentley points out, “at a date later than the year...
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 403–423.
Published: 01 December 1970
... theme, as it will be in the Tiers Livre, it now both frames the narrative-in the prologue and terminal enigma-and provides the inspiration for many of the episodes of the intervening fiction and its satire. In the Pantagruel, where it was an important but by no means the unique preoccupation...
Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 September 1981
... more frequently than any other of her characteristics, but it both initiates and concludes the composite portrait that Chaucer gives us of her, appearing in the second line of her portrait in the General Pro- logue and finally accounted for in the concluding episode of her own Prologue...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 257–273.
Published: 01 September 1972
... Jerome’s Epistola adversus Jovinianum, but to the parts of her Prologue which follow the Pardoner’s interruption and draw on Deschamps, Theophrastus, and Walter Map as well as Jerome. In the first place, however, as her first line anticipates, she does in fact proceed to dispute authority...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Charles Mitchell Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE WORTHINESS OF CHAUCER’S KNIGHT By CHARLESMITCHELL The word virtuous would seem to be eminently suitable for describ- ing Chaucer’s Knight in the General Prologue...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 1964
... of passages, and notably the entire prologue itself, would have to be considered uncontrolled, uneven, and even gratuitous. If the use of convention were essentially within a conservative tradition, many of the most striking examples would indeed be irrelevant and hackneyed. For example, Dorothy...
Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 303–319.
Published: 01 December 1987
... and drive, Chaucer’s Wife of Bath has always commanded strong audience response. Because of the sheer richness of the portrait embodied in her lengthy con- fessional Prologue, her self-revelatory Tale, and the anticipatory portrait in the General Prologue, she steps from the pages...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 309–312.
Published: 01 December 1957
... of the Romanists in those dayes. Touching their Shrift, Reliques, Pardons, and merit of workes, he sayeth as fol1oweth.d [General Prologue, lines 221-226 ; 229-2321 Khaucer in Prolog. in the description...
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 367–376.
Published: 01 December 1961
...Paul E. Beichner, C.S.C. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 BAITING THE SUMMONER By PAULE. BEICHNER,C.S.C. Within four hundred lines of prologue and tale, the Friar so out- maneuvered his opponent that This Somonour...