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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Aside from duels, such actions and events included formal jousts, large-scale combats, sieges, deaths, funerals, and the other happenings that marked the lives of knights- errant: tests of prowess, rescues of hapless victims, voyages, imprison- ments. Moreover, there were repeated situations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1995
... University Poetry as an Occupation and an Art in Britain, 1760-1830. By Peter Murphy. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, no. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge Univer- sity Press, 1993. xii + 270 pp. $54.95. When someone is as intent upon rescuing you as Peter Murphy is here, it’s probably best to find out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 March 1995
... in Romanticism, no. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge Univer- sity Press, 1993. xii + 270 pp. $54.95. When someone is as intent upon rescuing you as Peter Murphy is here, it’s probably best to find out why. His fervor is, it appears, next- (X genera- tional, for he clearly marks off his project by observing “how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 419–425.
Published: 01 December 1947
..., in LG. With the publication of LG, it becomes easy for anybody to com- pare for himself the story of Lug’s rescue of N~aduin Irish with the French version of Perceval’s rescue of the Fisher Icing. Whoever will read Macalister’s translation’ and the first 1642 verses of Chrbtien’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 383–399.
Published: 01 December 1964
... outraged husband to the eager and willing purveyor of his wife. A more elaborate exploration of such issues is provided by the lengthy rape and rescue sequence lasting from 1II.vi to 1II.ix. Corvino, who assumes that a wife’s first obligation is to her husband’s business inter- ests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 172–176.
Published: 01 June 1963
... that “with this epilogue of Ishmael’s rescue, the great spiritual theme of Moby-Dick is rounded off Vincent is simply one among many critics who, in interpreting Moby-Dick, exalt Ishmael and his attitudes and suggest that Ishmael achieves spiritual rebirth on Queequeg’s coffin at the end of the novel. One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 462–463.
Published: 01 December 1953
... not forget that he rescued Horace from the critics of the unhistorical Eniightenment while his dramatic theory, in fact his whole lifelong struggie for recognition of poetry as something having more than secondary importance, cannot be understood unless one also knows his awareness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 463–464.
Published: 01 December 1953
.... Concerning Lessing’s sense for the historical, one should not forget that he rescued Horace from the critics of the unhistorical Eniightenment while his dramatic theory, in fact his whole lifelong struggie for recognition of poetry as something having more than secondary importance, cannot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 June 1967
... KNAPP HAY 253 self-rescuefrom death into a hardly realized present through the “imperial- ism of self,” or the loss of self through failure in such rescue attempts. On a more overt level, according to Said, Conrad used the fixed symbols of British...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 413–415.
Published: 01 December 1952
... living or dead,” then proceeds to the most acute and loving description of Yeats’s technical mastery contained in the collection. A final permutation of dissent appears only casually in the collection, and still awaits full exploitation: it would rescue the reputation of Yeats’s early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 1941
... to eliminate the possibility of Malesherbes’ having rescued them. Le sieur Diderot est celui des auteurs de I’EncycZopkdie qu’on accusait le plus de travailler contre la religion, I’autorit6 et les mceurs : it vient de prendre la fuite, sachant qu’on allait l’arrkter, et I’on a mis la main...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 1941
... to eliminate the possibility of Malesherbes’ having rescued them. Le sieur Diderot est celui des auteurs de I’EncycZopkdie qu’on accusait le plus de travailler contre la religion, I’autorit6 et les mceurs : it vient de prendre la fuite, sachant qu’on allait l’arrkter, et I’on a mis la main...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 287–295.
Published: 01 June 1942
....) The lovers are attacked hy a The lovers are attacked by a “band of robbers” and sold sepa- band of the sultan’s sailors, rately into slavery. Cythna taken into slavery, Laon imprisoned. (111. vi ff.) Darassah escapes and by chance Laon is rescued by a hermit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 September 1979
... from “otherwhere”, the generic Alec. That was a fake. People could help one another, yes; but they were not decisive for each other like that. (p. 303) But if Alec’s rescue is a “fake,” may it not also be true that Forster’s “rescue” by Bob Buckingham was a fake as well-no real...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
... are clearly detailed in the “Notes.” Terrified that “he is going to be left” (p. 327) in 1820, Ralph turns to Nan. Earlier, he had imagined himself masterfully saving her. Now the rescue scene consists of Ralph’s begging Nan to help him escape. 1.7 James makes it clear that this request...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 449–453.
Published: 01 December 1972
... the process of secularization Defoe traces from Crusoe’s early sense of his providential rescue to his later excite- ment over purely mundane economic “miracles.” At first the “periodic renew- al” of nature, especially in the germination of Crusoe’s wheat, is regarded as something holy. The later...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 1946
... to the collection. This is the story of Calepine, who after a considerable chase through the forest succeeds in rescu- ing a baby from the clutches of a bear. By the time he has effected the rescue he is completely lost. Up hill and down dale he wanders, much encumbered by the infant, who by this time...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., the “picture of Andromedas,” and “the monster.” The last suggests an attempt at realism in the presentation of the famous rescue scene. One would give a penny to know whether Perseus, defying Ovid, swooped down to the rescue astride his preempted mount Pegasus,2Qor whether he flew in under his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 1965
.... The rescue of Poe from the tangle of legend and falsification took a long time. Over the years scholars cleared up one untruth after another until, in 1941, Arthur Hobson Quinn could gather all these corrections together, add some of his own, and publish Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 364.
Published: 01 September 1944
..., and is the only one we are likely to have, one seems justified in asking for a rather more detailed and better documented presentation of Gaspar’s theory of the drama in Chapter 11. This work is a welcome contribution to the field of Spanish drama and rescues from almost total oblivion...