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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1945
...J. Russell Roberts J. Russell Roberts 105 Leveller Manifestoes of the Puritan Revolution. Edited by DONM. WOLFE.New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1944. Pp. xiv 4- 440. $5.00. This book documents the vicissitudes of an ideal-the ideal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 March 1981
..., 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: University of Chicago Press, 1980. ix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and self-definition, then illustrates this point by demonstrating how Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Oldtown Folks (1869) creates a bildungsroman-like narrative to shape the story of Protestantism’s Anglican-Puritan branch from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries. Although this representation is political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (1983) 44 (4): 425–429.
Published: 01 December 1983
... 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 John Calvin,A Hamonkupon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 239–260.
Published: 01 September 1975
... at a single culprit-“The godly Preachers,” the Puritans and their “attack” on the stage-to explain the death of the old plays during the reign of Elizabeth. This simplifies the picture, but even here there is no general agreement. Some, for instance, contend that the drama was “murdered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 1995
..., and 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 (1965) 26 (3): 414–425.
Published: 01 September 1965
... in the context of what it is possible for him to know. Criticism of Strether has shown a curious bifurcation. One view, stated by E 0. Matthiessen and echoed by many, is that his decision to return to Woollett is disappointing evidence of his pallid puritanical withdrawal from the expanded experience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 little know...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1996) 57 (3): 508–509.
Published: 01 September 1996
... 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” of Jews (110). In the deeper logic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 Reformation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 197–210.
Published: 01 June 1945
...,” and was highly praised by Shelley’s be- loved Mary Wollstonecraft. In 1785 she visited George Washington at Mount Vernon. * Shelley, like all early nineteenth-century radicals, regarded the Puritan revolution as one of the great triumphs of the forces of liberty. As early as February 27, 1812...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 1967
... an interesting blend of the romantic and the puritan.8 Romanticism they reveal in sentimental 6For an attempt to demonstrate that the theme of Madame de Mauves is the study of Longmore’s consciousness and not, as most critics believe, a dramatization of good and evil, see my article...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1959
... with a grocer over currants; he is described before his first entrance in a posture of gluttony; and there is evident fitness in his having been, before his conversion, a baker who made cakes for folk festivals. The Puritan family as a whole hankers after roast pig. Cokes, for his part...