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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 241–243.
Published: 01 June 1944
... Religious Trends in English Poetry. Volume 11: 1740-1780. Re- ligious Sentimentalism in the Age of Johnson. By HOXIENEALE FAIRCHILD.New York : Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. ix + 406. $5.00. This is the second of a series of volumes in which Professor Fair- child proposes to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1984) 45 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Dwight Eddins Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 ORPHIC CONTRA GNOSTIC RELIGIOUS CONFLICT IN GRAVITY’S RAINBOW By DWIGHTEDDINS The most common assumption among the critics of GmuityS Ruin- bow seems to be...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Henry A. Person Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century . Edited by Carleton Brown. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1939. Pp. xxxi+394. 10s. 6d. Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 BOOK REVIEWS Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Edited by CARLETONBROWN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1946) 7 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1946
.... JOHN J. PARRY Univemity of Illinois Social Criticism in Popular Religious Literature of the Sixteenth Century. By HELENC. WHITE.New York: Macmillan Company, 1944. Pp. ix + 330. $3.50. Miss White’s valuable book enlarges and intensifies our under- standing of social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2003) 64 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Cyrena N. Pondrom Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry,1908-1934 . By Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv + 238 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Ideographia: The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1987) 48 (3): 281–285.
Published: 01 September 1987
... medieval England. For these and many other insights we should be grate- ful that Wenzel has read the sermon materials and lyrics so intently for so many years. MARIANNEG. BRISCOE University of Chicago Holy Feast and Holy Fast: The Religious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1980) 41 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 March 1980
... understanding of-Chaucer. ELAINETv ITLE HANSEN Hami 1to n College Protestant Poetics and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Lyric. By BARBARAKIEFEK LEWAISKI.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1979. xiv + 536 pp. $27.50. Karely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1974) 35 (2): 199–201.
Published: 01 June 1974
...Kenneth Muir Peter Imilward. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1973. 312 pp. $12.50 Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 REVIEWS Shakespeare’s Religious Background. By PETERIMILWARD. Bloomington and London: Indiana...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1974) 35 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1974
... University of Caltfornia, Berkeley The Religious Sublime: Christian Poetry and Critical Tradition in Eight- eenth-Century England. By DAVIDB. MORRIS.Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1972.260 pp. $8.50. This is a careful study of literary materials that remain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1964) 25 (1): 86–101.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Kingsbury Badger Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 CHRISTIANITY AND VICTORIAN RELIGIOUS CONFESSIONS By KINGSBURYBADGER “On the 6th of October, 1845,” Ernest Renan tells us, in his Recol- lections...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 September 1949
... wholeness as a necessary condition of liberal knowledge. Because the Ideo is concerned with this question of knowledge -of liberal “philosophy”-and because the Grammar is concerned ultimately with “real” assent in religious matters, the two books are in a special way com- plementary. There is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 394–411.
Published: 01 December 1948
...E. L. Marilla Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 THE SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS POETRY OF HENRY VAUGHAN By E. L. MARILLA ft is obvious that Henry Vaughan’s rescue from long oblivion by nineteenth-century clerical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2006) 67 (4): 534–536.
Published: 01 December 2006
...James Kuzner James Kuzner is a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University. He is writing a dissertation on the shape of the speaking subject in English Renaissance literature. University of Washington 2006 Religious Ideology and Cultural Fantasy: Catholic and Anti-Catholic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... despite seemingly divergent styles, they share major formal and thematic characteristics. Responding in tandem to the metaphysical crisis of modernity, both aim systematically to replace metaphysical purpose and sublime religious experience with physical sensation and secular ecstasy, to corporealize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 297–328.
Published: 01 September 2010
... comes to the question of Homer and Virgil. Fundamentally, though, both Arnold and Eliot reach toward a transcendental, even religious, view of the classic. The essay concludes by developing the implications of Eliot's “last poet” and the silencing qualities of the classic hinted at in his address. These...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 259–277.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alison Wood “Cambridge English” and the uses of literature it implies proffer, still, an image central to our sense of the history of literary study. This essay explores the percolation of the discipline at a religiously reforming Cambridge. In the three decades before the inaugural (and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that is constitutively informed by an awareness of debt, debit, and credit. That profane mode of thought later finds more enthusiastic expression in the early English novels of Daniel Defoe and others, but it begins to take shape in Milton, who derives it from none other than religious sources such as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... colonial institutions such as Fort William College, Calcutta (1800), inaugurated the standardization of the fluid North Indian language complex into the religiously demarcated vernaculars Urdu and Hindi. The imperially patronized production of the Oriental tale as both a literary and a pedagogical form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 321–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
...James Nohrnberg Abstract Milton’s thinking and oeuvre divide historical time and place the poet and his subjects on the verges of periodizing metamorphoses: different eras of epistemology, religious dispensations, archaeologies of knowledge, kinds of global consciousness, rival explanations of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... particular the religious civil wars of the preceding century. Albeit in the discreetly displaced form of a martyr story set in imperial Rome, the play enacts the violent disorders associated with religion itself and so, by extension, the virtues of the new secular order that theater embodies. Jean Rotrou...