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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
... models locating “the people” out of time, Herd and Ritson offered alternative models through which to figure “the people,” rendering them as diverse, only contingently consolidated, but full participants in the here and now. University of Washington 2009 Janet Sorensen is associate professor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The “double blessing” that Polonius gives Laertes shows this ritual comically, as do those of earlier sons Launce and Launcelot in The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Merchant of Venice ; All’s Well That Ends Well renders it confusingly in feudal transition into a new age. King Lear offers it in the peaceful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for the advent of a commercial modernity that renders judgment all but obsolete. Refusing the sentimental (Richardsonian) and aesthetic (Shaftesburian) responses to this social theory as also complicit in the elision of judgment, Fielding works to transform the emerging novel into a narrative and aesthetic form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alexander Pettit Abstract During an eleven-year period that began in 1913 with the composition of his first play, Eugene O’Neill repeatedly experimented with New Comic forms. His seven “metacomedies” from this period—most focally Bread and Butter , “Anna Christie,” and Desire under the Elms —render...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
... consciousness. All that is rendered in language, including the justifying faith of evangelical description, comes of the common, is the product of publicity. Though his twentieth- and twenty-first-century critics have thought otherwise, More’s contemporaries supposed his polemical contest with the evangelical...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060519.
Published: 12 February 2024
... action to lyric power, Lear’s speech renders the ability and willingness to understand one’s situation, and to act efficaciously in that situation, irrelevant to accessing what is beautiful and true. Shakespeare thus separates the question of mental capacity from that of felicitous choice. The irony...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 339–343.
Published: 01 December 1955
... durchaus objet perpCtuel Foreign words are preserved in scientific, but avoided in general, contexts: in his comments after paragraph 12 Goethe refers to New- ton’s experiments as “complicirt,” but in (2) he renders compliquk (facts) by “verwickelt,” ingeniously followed up...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 273–276.
Published: 01 September 1948
... follow the standard Vulgate method of numbering psalms. The number of references in each case is limited to three, although usually several more might have been given. One group of Latin terms observed consists of gentes, populus, and plebs. Midl. renders all three generally by the one term...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 304–309.
Published: 01 December 1956
...,‘ rendered Boccaccio’s De casibus virorum illustrium2 into French in 1400. As a basis for his translation he chose the first ver- sion of this work, written in 1353, in which Boccaccio portrayed the downfall and final destruction of men of high station in past ages. Attracted by the didactic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 March 1947
... with the consent of the translator, we have omitted it altogether.19 Though Blackie reinforced the slightly anti-Semitic note in the original (when rendering Haman’s words : The Jews feel themselves entitled “die Fremden zu berauben” by “to hate all mankind, and 17 Jail...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Otfridiana In the first line Otfrid, utilizing the first half of the Latin, et interro- gabat discipulos suos dicens, renders the Latin as a statement of the setting; this is reasonable as constituting the beginning of a new chapter. In line 2 he anticipates in a general way the nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 229–239.
Published: 01 June 1967
... a mere chronicle of facts and acts. Perhaps because of this awkwardness, several distinct methods of rendering interior monologue have been employed by different writers at different times. Robert Humphrey lists these as soliloquy, omnis- cient description, indirect interior monologue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 401–407.
Published: 01 December 1947
... be a betrayal to neglect rhythmic considerations in translating the poem of his friend Valery, and he renders the French ten-syllable line by the Spanish endecasilabo. Since this count of 1 G. Cohen, Essai d’explication du Cimetihe Marin, prCcCdC d’un avant- propos de Paul ValCry (Paris...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 March 1962
... the misunderstandings caused by semantic developments. Bkdier always leaves the word fiers as “fier,” except in those cases where “fier” would be absurd. Sometimes he renders fiers and fierement as “hardi” and “hardiment,” e.g., in speaking of leopards (729),lions (1888, 2550), and Saracens (1920...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 1945
....” 53 54 Translations of the Saaling Album Lucas,” was, however, purposely omitted from consideration because of the extremely pedestrian nature of the rendering. The library’s notation of acquisition was as follows : Lenox Library...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 357–366.
Published: 01 December 1961
... insegnamenti, acciocch; essi rechino all’umana immag- inazione diletto, e sieno ad un molto maggior numero di persone vantaggiosi.7 Almost a century later Pope was still finding champions and trans- lators in Italy. In 1825 Paolo Leoni rendered the Essay on Man into Italian. His preface...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 244–254.
Published: 01 September 1958
... of which are additions, fit the same pattern: they sharpen and fill in the bare action by an enlargement and clarification of the mood and background. This is done most frequently by rendering the details exactly instead of reporting them, the basic tenet of literary impressionism as Ford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 326–339.
Published: 01 December 1956
... in the occasional use of words rarely or never found elsewhere in Middle English and in the regvlar rendering of many Latin words; (2) the tendency to use native words other than those found in the Old English Psalters to render Latin words which all other Middle English Psalters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 183–186.
Published: 01 June 1956
...” in the sense of word-for-word 184 Reviews equivalents. With that, the reader interested in a faithful, if not literal, rendering may well approach Ciardi’s version with misgivings. But the truth is that this is remarkably faithful for a verse translation. It can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 181–186.
Published: 01 June 1964
... does allow his characters to speak, they speak his words as puppets. Time and again we are aware of the author seizing the initiative, rather than developing his characters. Ahab’s greatness is not attested by any dramatically rendered scenes, but only by the eloquence...