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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Lawrence Kramer Revenants: Masculine Thresholds in Schubert, James, and Freud Lawrence Kramer evenant: a specter, a ghost, a phantom, one who haunts, who R returns, who walks again. From the French rmenir: to come again, return, reappear, haunt, rebegin, recover, regain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of creolization, a revenant he wishes invisibly away. He’s concerned with the plight of the colonial poet as cultural participant, not mixologist. Chander appreciates that plight keenly and describes it well, as when he writes that such a poet “could participate only as a marked figure, one designating the model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 293–306.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., not only because of its different moment in history but also because Menard is a French symbolist poet from Nîmes — spectral echoes of Paul Valéry and Monsieur Teste as haunting revenants. Unlike the Castilian Cervantes’s Spanish, Menard’s is allophone, though iden- tical word for word. Published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 March 1974
... the tombstone once and for all of a revenant that simply will not admit its own demise. The book’s stated purpose is to “lay the ghost of the Renaissance” (pp. 115, 155-56, 336-37, 367). And in order to do so, Fraser deplores not merely tendencies of Renaissance society and ideology, but the values...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 419–440.
Published: 01 December 2020
... becomes a character in its own right. A specter is frightening because it doesn’t belong entirely to the past or to the present; it is neither absent nor present. A revenant evokes in French something that has come back, yet not entirely. The revenant does not completely escape its own virtuality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
... interest in the selfish John. Much as John is a juvenile senex iratus , the dullards Maud and Edward invert the “gay couple” of early modern comedy, revenant at the time in plays like Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook’s Suppressed Desires and Neith Boyce’s Constancy . Edward is ready to wed, having...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 295–306.
Published: 01 June 1993
... as a ghostly revenant of metaphor itself. Victm’anSutjects, though a welcome volume, is perhaps the least satisfylng of the three, because it constitutes the least rounded and coherent statement. Six essays all or in part on Dickens cover ground Miller has mostly charted elsewhere, while taking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 39–50.
Published: 01 March 1983
... of a third, anomalous category: the revenant, the incarnate god, the vir- gin mother. As Nelson shows, the narrativity of “Christabel” is closer to nonliterary myth than to literary narrative proper-which is not necessarily to say that it is artless. The poem poses a problem in po- etic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 September 1965
... both of the universal he represents -the man of action, of power-and of his frailty in depending on action and power to accomplish all his ends. The irony of revenal is certainly present in the final defeat of Tamburlaine at the hands of his old ally, death. If there is a stage...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 39–49.
Published: 01 March 1978
...- dant certaines pkriodes, et vont jusqu’i se partager chaque journke, l’un revenant chasser l’autre, avec la ponctualitk de la fievre; con- tigus, mais si extkrieurs l’un B l’autre, si dkpourvus de moyens de communication entre eux, que je ne puis plus comprendre, plus mEme me...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1975
... of the town, Now here, now there; for no clevocioun Hadde he to non, to reven hym his reste, Hut gan to preise and lakken whom hym leste. ( l.lSU-S9) Obviously, the sight of Criseyde alters Troilus’s already established...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 75–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Churchill, and William Cowper , edited by Turner Katherine , ix – xviii . London : Penguin . Twombly David J. 2005 . “ The Revenant Charles Churchill: A Haunting of Literary History .” Studies in Philology 102 , no. 1 : 83 – 109 . Underwood Ted . 2013 . Why Literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 533–556.
Published: 01 December 2008
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 1947
..., Triptolemus, and the score of others, whatever their names may be, with their hair-splitting dis- putes, their ridiculous arguments which are so logical that they be- come utterly absurd, are not only plainly comical figures, but revenants from a dead aeon, poor wretches who do not know what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
... higher ane than yours [of chivalry Somewhat more definite criticism of Scott’s use of the supernatural occurs in the introductory remarks to Hogg’s excellent tale of a vengeful revenant, “The Mysterious Bride,” which appeared in 16 Scott Letter-Books, vol. X. 16 P. 117 (Glasgow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2006
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 387–405.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Cchangeant par-dessus leurs tEtes des regards pleins de passion (DM 21) Elle [sa fille] allait grandir maintenant; chaque saison, vite, ambnerait un progds. I1 la voyait dijii revenant de 1’Ccole ii la tombde du jour, toute rieuse, avec sa brassi6re tachCe d’encre, et portant au bras son panier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 205–242.
Published: 01 June 2017
...—the revenants —pathetically, as crying, or beating with vain hands at the doors, as the wind came, their cries distinguishable in it as a wilder inner note. But, always making death more unfamiliar still, that old experience would ever, from time to time, return to him; even in the living he sometimes caught...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 545–578.
Published: 01 December 1996
... to any woman he encounters”(Leo Weinstein, The Metamorphoses of Don Juan [ 1959; rpt. New York AMS, 19671, 14). ‘9This is why the final encounter with the revenant, far from being extrinsic to the play, is such an effective coup de th65tre. 20 Albert Camus, Le Mythe de Sisyphe (Pans...