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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 123–129.
Published: 01 March 1941
.... xvi + 177. Oratio in Laudenz Artis Poeticae by John Rainolds, Introduction and Commentary by WILLIAMRINGLER and English Transla- tion by WALTERALLEN, Jr. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1940. Pp. 93. Rhetoric in Spenser‘s Poetry. By HERBERTDAVID RIX. The Penn...
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1945
... describes and glosses a museum piece of the period. BRENTSSTIRLING University of Washington Francis Bacon on Communication 6. Rhetoric or: The Art of Apply- ing Reason to Imagination for the Better Moving of the Will. By KARL R. WALLACE.Chapel...
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The essay uses a new system of rhetorically driven scansion to identify elaborate rhetorical symmetries and polyrhythms that shape the cognition of Hughes’s persona and the recognition of his readers in ways that prose language cannot. Hughes employs rhetoric and iconography as alternative modes of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Rita Copeland Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 LYDGATE, WWES, AND THE SCIENCE OF RHETORIC IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES Bp RITA COPELAND In literary histories and critical studies of the English fifteenth cen- tury it has...
Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 June 1994
... is rarely straightfor- ward. Challenging even when he does not fully persuade, einthas written a wonderful book, a model of the integration of literary and political his- tory. G. W. Pigman 111, California Institute of Technology Rhetoric and the Origins of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 June 1995
... culture is to write like a man” (3).This assertion, in and of itself, is not surprising, as Brody herself’ acknowledges. We know that many classical rhetorical texts can be charac- terized as deeply misogynist. Rut misogyny is not the sole problem. In Brody’s analysis gendered figures of style...
Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1996
... the clear and energetic quality of its prose, and intellectually excited by its readings. The masterful presentation should encourage other valuable inquiries into Milton’s provocative Hebraism. Cheryl H. Fresch, University of New Mexico Machiavellian Rhetoric...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 2014
... assumptions of the sentimental novel. Ellison thereby creates a modernist and masculinist sentimental rhetoric that reinforces his novel’s articulation of the ethical and political ideal of e pluribus unum . I would like to thank Marshall Brown and Louis Chude-Sokei for their helpful editorial and...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 106–111.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” appeared in the September 1996 issue of MLQ . Hyperboles: The Rhetoric of Excess in Baroque Literature and Thought . By Johnson Christopher D. . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University, Department of Comparative Literature , 2010 . 695 pp. © 2014 by University of Washington 2014 Reviews...
Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 June 1997
... in the Renaissance, as Marotti does so well, need not pre- clude attending to the works of the socially conditioned creatures we call individuals. G. W. Pigman 111, California Institute of Technology The Rhetoric of Sufm’ng: Reading the Book of Job in the Eighteenth...
Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Nicholas Hudson ARTS OF SEDUCTION AND THE RHETORIC OF CLARISSA BY NICHOLASHUDSON Recent discussions of Clarissa have stressed its failure to achieve Samuel Richardson’s goals as a moralist and to control the reac...
Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 404–422.
Published: 01 December 1991
...William Crisman Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 “THUS FAR HAD THE WORK BEEN TRANSCRIBED”: COLERIDGE’S USE OF KANT’S PRE-CRITICAL WRITINGS AND THE RHETORIC OF “ON THE IMAGINATION7’ By WILLIAMCRISMAN...
Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 339–363.
Published: 01 December 1987
...David Goslee Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 RHETORIC AS CQNFESSION IN NEWMAN’S PAROCHIAL SERMQNS By DAVIDGOSLEE Perhaps because of its affinity with twentieth-century thought, Newman’s dark view...
Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 21–37.
Published: 01 March 1980
...Hugh H. Grady RHETORIC, WIT, AND ART IN GRACIAN’S AGUDEZA It has been thirty years since Errist Kobert Curtius argued for a radi- cal revision in the prevailing critical estimation of Baltasar Gracihn’s Aguduza y a& du irigerzio. 1...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1972
... Allegorical Rhetoric in the English Renaissance. Hy MICHAELMURRIN. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1969. x + 224 pp. $8.75. Michael Murrin’s book is both important and timely: important because it substitutes the antirhetoric of allegorical rhetoric for the current...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 248.
Published: 01 June 1950
...William Haller Lemen Clark Donald. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. Pp. x + 269. $3.50. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 John Milton at St. Paul’s School: A Study of Ancient Rhetoric in English Renaissance Education. By DONALDLEMEN CLARK. New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1951
... tempting because they promote artistic unity and emphasis, but which achieve these goals at the expense of giving distorted or incomplete pictures of the known or ascertainable facts. FRANCISR. JOHNSON Stanford University Rhetoric as...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 June 1942
... Rhetoric of Alexander Hamilton. By BOWERALY. New York : Columbia University Press, 1941. Pp. x + 226. $2.50. No chronicler has dealt adequately with Hamilton as orator, says Professor Aly in this interesting study of three of Hamilton’s speeches on ratification of the Federal...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 339–340.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Porter G. Perrin Wilbur Samuel Howell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1956. Pp. vii + 411. $6.00. Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 REVIEWS Logic and Rhetoric in England, 1500-1700. By WILBURSAMUEL HOWELL. Princeton...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 247–275.
Published: 01 September 1995
... English at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Rhetorics of Sexual Pleasure and Intolerance in the Middle English Cleanness Michael Calabrese and Eric Eliason Introduction The fourteenth-century Middle English homiletic poem Cleanness is the least popular of the Gawain...