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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 403–404.
Published: 01 December 1962
... of Charles Reade? Wayne Burns has recognized the drawbacks in treating either Reade’s works, life, or place in literary history in a full book and has instead devised the subtitle of “A Study in Victorian Author- ship” to indicate that his work attempts a union of all three. If the result some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 376–378.
Published: 01 September 2021
...William A. Oram woram@smith.edu Reading and Not Reading “The Faerie Queene”: Spenser and the Making of Literary Criticism . By Catherine Nicholson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2020 . vii + 311 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (2002). The Time of Commitment: Reading “Sapho 1900” Reading Sappho Joan DeJean To the memory of Jack Winkler, who set an example by taking a political stand without sacrificing scholarly standards hose of us who work on the first manifestations of what is now Tknown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 125–147.
Published: 01 June 1994
... to the social, economic, and literary histories of the ancien régime. Reading the Moment and the Moment of Reading in Gdfigny‘s L&tres d9unePh~- Thomas M. Kavanagh ew works reveal more about the convoluted relations between Fexperience and expression, reading and writing, reception...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 289–303.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Debra A. Castillo Reading Loose Women Reading Debra A. Castillo Who reads novels in Latin America these days? In view of the post- boom disillusion with the role of the writer in society, what is the use value of fiction? According to Mexican sociocritic Sara Sefchovich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
... test case is a reading of how The Waste Land fleshes out the potential in emphasizing the power of relations over the power of foundational thinking. Charles Altieri teaches English at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent books are The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Robert Stevick Changed, too, is how it would be heard if read from the careful copy meticulously checked by the masterful scribe (who may also have created the text). Turn back to the original text as written. How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems . By Daniel Donoghue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jeffrey Todd Knight The Long Public Life of a Short Private Poem: Reading and Remembering Thomas Wyatt . By Peter Murphy . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2019 . xvi + 246 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 This fascinating, hopeful book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 491–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lauren M. E. Goodlad Abstract This essay explores “distant reading,” first, as a project of studying genre at supratextual scales of analysis (from early conceptions to computationalist successors) and, second, through the prescient late Victorian literary persona with which the latter practices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 June 1957
.... ECONSCHWARZ Haruard University Nietzsche and the French: A Study of the Influence of Nietzsche’s French Reading on His Thought and Writing. By W. D. WILLIAMS.Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1952. Pp. xxi + 206. 25s. More than a thousand books have been written about Nietzsche, yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 388–401.
Published: 01 December 1966
...John T. Shawcross Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE SON IN HIS ASCENDANCE A READING OF PARADISE LOST By JOHN T. SHAWCROSS The stated subject of Paradise Lost is Man’s disobedience, and there- fore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 365–373.
Published: 01 December 1963
...W. G. Stobie Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 A READING OF THE PRELUDE, BOOK V By W. G. STOBIE In all the principal manuscripts of The Prelude there occurs at the end of Book V a passage of eight lines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1950
...Francis Lee Utley Roger Sherman Loomis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. Pp. 32. $0.60. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 REVIEWS Introduction to Medieval Literature Chiefly in England: A Reading List and Bibliography. Second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 156–157.
Published: 01 June 1957
.... REVIEWS Ncw Readings in Shakespearc. By C. J. SISSON.Vol. I : Introduction, Comedies, Poems. Vol. I1 : Histories, Tragedies. Cambridge : At the University Press, Shakespeare Problem Series, Vol. VIII, 1956. I, viii -I- 218; 11, vi + 300. $8.50 the set. These volumes do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 1972
... of Wordsworth’s personality talking to each other solemnly, morally, piously” (p. 377). We do indeed . JONATHAN WORDSw0Ri-H Ex e t er Co1 lege Shelley: A Critical Reading. By EARL K. WASSERMAN.Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 December 1974
... FISH’S READING OF SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE’ By JOSEPH H. SUMMERS Self-Consuming Artifacts is a big, ambitious, provocative book. Stanley Fish attempts to define a way of reading as he outlines (in the first chapter) a theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 March 1975
... such a child as this. , These Hymnes may worke on future wits, and so May great Grand children of thy prayses grow. STEPHENBOOTH University of California, Berkeley The Blaze of Noon: A Reading of “Samson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 443–444.
Published: 01 December 1975
... Virginia WOOFA Critical Reading. By AVROMFLEISHMAN. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975. xiii + 232 pp. $10.00. In his foreword to Virginia Wooy A Critical Reading, Avrom Fleishman describes his approach as “principled, rather than unprincipled, eclecticism” (p...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 June 1942
..., “diffuse” reading, and reflection. Evidently many things go into the making of a great speaker, not taught in courses on How to Influence People. If this volume will serve to divert speech teachers from the too-prevalent overempha- sis upon audience psychology and bodily action to the sort...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Norman E. Eliason Nathaniel M. Caffee and Thomas A. Kirby. University, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1940. Pp. x + 338. $4.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 472 Reviews Studies for William A. Read, A Miscellany Presented by Some...