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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 376–402.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Boyd M. Berry Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 PURITAN SOLDIERS IN PARADZSE LOST By BOYDM. BERRY Although Joseph Summers was quite correct to point out that in Par- adise Lost Milton’s muse was “moving,” the lines full of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1945
...J. Russell Roberts Don M. Wolfe. New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1944. Pp. xiv + 440. $5.00. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 J. Russell Roberts 105 Leveller Manifestoes of the Puritan Revolution. Edited by DONM. WOLFE.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1981) 42 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 March 1981
... language who are its subject, this book demonstrates the inadequacy of the critic as would-be poet. HELENVENDLER Boston University The Sword of the Spirit: Puritan Responses to the Bible. By JOHN R. KNOTT, JR. Chi- cago and London...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1956) 17 (2): 186–187.
Published: 01 June 1956
... University Julian Green and the Thorn of Puritanism. By SAMUELSTOKES. New York: King’s Crown Press, Columbia University, 1955. Pp. xiv + 155. $3.00. Julien Green is not everyone’s novelist ; for those who are attracted to his work -and they are surprisingly few, to judge by the paucity of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 1940
...Allen R. Benham William Haller. New York: Columbia University Press, 1938. Pp. viii + 464. $4.50. Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 REVIEWS The Rise of Puritanism. By WILLIAMHALLER. New York: Co- lumbia University Press, 1938. Pp. viii+464...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1986) 47 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 1986
...” of God and man. The culminating chapter of the book is on TomJones- the “greatest single literary work of the eighteenth century,” in Damrosch’s view (p. 263). The analysis of this work serves as both a summary and a critique ofthe “Puritan” themes that Damrosch has argued have been central...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1996) 57 (3): 508–509.
Published: 01 September 1996
...), he gives Shakespeare an alibi by reading Judaism in the play as a displacement of Puritanism. Since The Merchant of Venice is no longer “really” about Jews, Lukacher can redeem the character of Shylock as a reliable portrait of Puri- tans, through whom Shakespeare “knew all he needed to know...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1948
... University of Washington Preaching in the First Half of New England Church History. By BABETTEMAY LEVY. Hartford, Connecticut : American Society of Church History, Studies in Church History, Volume VI, 1945. Pp. 213. $3.00. Miss Levy’s study of the sermons of the early Puritan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1955) 16 (4): 360–362.
Published: 01 December 1955
... upon the Reformation, Humanism, Puritanism, anti- quarianism, exl.crimenta1 science, and literary history.” From the above quota- tions it should be clear that Professor Jones has taken upon himself an imposing assignment. Not only is there the sheer volume of published material to be...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1999) 60 (4): 521–525.
Published: 01 December 1999
... seventeenth- century literature but more or less completed by historians of the period from J. P. Kenyon to Kevin Sharpe. In this case, the overvalued,commodity has been “puritan” or nonconformist writings, which, needless to say, suf- fered from almost uniform critical indifference until the late...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1983) 44 (4): 425–429.
Published: 01 December 1983
...) a typological affirmation of Christ’s ultimate victory, and (3) the legend of a Hebrew hero who in the seventeenth century became an honorary Puritan saint. Correspondingly, Samson Agonistes is here regarded as “an ‘opened’ version of Old Testament history,” “a Protestant Purgutorio Y...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1962) 23 (4): 397–398.
Published: 01 December 1962
... a questionable validity. The main line, the distinctive sign of American poetry, Pearce says, is the Puritan tradition which, to use the author’s words, is “curiously Antinomian.” Now the term “Puritan” is notoriously fuzzy, and “Antinomian” is equally so. Frequently used during the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 June 1948
... Church History, Studies in Church History, Volume VI, 1945. Pp. 213. $3.00. Miss Levy’s study of the sermons of the early Puritan preachers is very important for the light it sheds on Puritan faith and life dur- ing those first years in New England which were so important for the shaping...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1940
...Lawrence M. Price Edgar H. Hemminghaus. New York: Columbia University Press, 1939. Pp. 170. Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 Lawrence M. Price 119 gether satisfactory, decides that Puritanism meant belief in the Bible and in Hell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1969) 30 (4): 613–615.
Published: 01 December 1969
... that are American, “spiritual,” and early (i.e., before 1800), the material is intractably varied. Daniel Shea, Jr., has chosen about twenty items and in two categories, Quaker and Puritan; he gives especial attention to the widely known Journal of John Woolman among the former and the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 1995
... English at Brown University. Coauthor (with Nancy Armstrong) of The Imaginary Puritan: Literature, Intellectual Labor, and the Origins of Personal Life (1992), he is working on a book about American sentimentalism. American Literary History in the Age of Critical Theory and Multiculturalism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1955) 16 (4): 362–363.
Published: 01 December 1955
... by the Humanists and by the Puritans but for very different reasons, and (2) works erroneously ascribed to Chaucer played a major role in determining his reputation (cf. the distinction made between his poetry and prose in the quotation cited by Jones, p. 261, n. 51, where “Prose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1959) 20 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1959
... the languages of alchemists and Puritans, while admittedly brilliant, seem to Enck a “slandering of texts” that “runs counter to respect for the word” (p. 165), so that “reason itself falls under censure.” Enck‘s awareness that alchemy was “the progenitor of modern science” seems to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1974) 35 (2): 199–201.
Published: 01 June 1974
... studied the idea of grace in Measure for Measure, concluded that the poet was acquainted with Catholic, Anglican, and Puritan views on the sub- ject, but that he did not reveal his own.’ Of course he lived in a nominally Christian society at a time when religious beliefs could be matters of life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 322–325.
Published: 01 June 1941
... evidence provided by contemporary allusions to Milton is chiefly negative in value. It affords practically no support to those who, not content that Milton should have been the great voice of Puritan idealism to later generations, wish to believe that he was also a coiispicuous leader of...