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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 349–350.
Published: 01 September 1945
...Laura Hibbard Loomis REVIEWS Charlevnagne and Roland: A Study of the Source of Two Middle English Metrical Romances, “Roland and S%rnagzt” and “Otuel and Roland.” By RONALDN. WALPOLE.Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Publications...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 263–269.
Published: 01 September 1945
...Robert A. Hall, Jr. GANELON AND ROLAND By ROBERTA. HALL,JR. Students of the Chanson de Roland have usually felt compelled, in order to explain the hostility between Ganelon and Roland-the main- spring of the action in the poem- to assume...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1995
...Michel-André Bossy Haidu Peter. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. x + 257 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews The Subject of Violence: The “Song of Roland * and the Birth of the State. By Peter Haidu. Bloomington: Indiana University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 March 1962
...George Fenwick Jones Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 THE CHANSON DE ROLAND AND SEMANTIC CHANGE By GEORGEFENWICK JONES Alfred North Whitehead once wrote that “it is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression. Accord...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 323–336.
Published: 01 December 1962
...C. C. Clarke Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 HUMOR AND WIT IN “CHILDE ROLAND” By C. C. CLARKE “Childe Roland” is not the unequivocally somber tale it is often taken to be. The horrors are retailed with a vigor that stops just short...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 88–98.
Published: 01 March 1963
...George Fenwick Jones Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 FRIENDSHIP IN THE CHANSON DE ROLAND By GEORGEFENWICK JONES Perhaps the most misunderstood word-group in the Chanson de Roland is that comprising the verb amer and its cognates amur...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 423–442.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Roland Greene © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Roland Greene is professor of English and comparative literature at Stanford University. His most recent book is Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas (1999). A polemical book titled Against Close Reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Roland M. Smith Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 Myles Dillon. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1946. Pp. viii + 124. $3.25. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1945
...Roland B. Botting William R. Parker 107 of the confusion “attendant upon the necessary choice of a royalist- power symbolism” in Paradise Lost, he “sought in the last poems to purify his idiom.” An interesting thesis is here inflated to book size...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 1944
...Roland B. Botting Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 BOLINGBROKE AND MURPHY’S ABOULCASEM By ROLANDB. BOTTING Students of mid-eighteenth-century literary affairs are aware that Mallet’s publication of a posthumous edition of Bolingbroke’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 1946
...Roland M. Smith Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 KING LEAR AND THE MERLIN TRADITION By ROLAND&I. SMITH It has been generally believed that the great scenes of King Lear which unfold the madness of Lear, Edgar, and the Fool sprang from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Roland M. Smith Alexander C. Judson. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1945. The Works of Edmund Spenser: A Variorum Edition. Pp. xii + 238. $4.50. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 122 Reviews The Life of Edmund Spenser. By ALEXANDERC. JUDSON...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Roland B. Botting Howard Hunter Dunbar. New York: Modern Language Association Revolving Fund Series XIV; London: Oxford University Press, 1946. Pp. ix + 339. Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 502 Revierus ing repetitions to the brief glory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 547–557.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Roland M. Smith Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 SPENSER’S TALE OF THE TWO SONS OF MILES10 By ROLANDM. SMITH In his study “Amidas v. Bracidas” in this journal’ Herbert B. Nelson traces the background of Spenser’s episode (Faerie Queene, Book V...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 359–371.
Published: 01 September 1970
...C. Roland Wagner Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 -1‘herewas a niiititiy centre before we breathed. allace Stevens THE EXCREMENTAL AND THE SPIRITUAL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 307–309.
Published: 01 September 1952
...Roland M. Smith J. S. P. Tatlock. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1950. Pp. xi + 545. $7.50. Copyright 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 REVIEWS The Legendary History of Britain: Geoflrey of Monmouth‘s “Historia Regum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and present states of being in the dark. This nescient or ignorant epistemology has resonances with Roland Barthes’s writings on Zen as well as with Derek Parfit’s rejection of personal identity and, by extension, of self-interest as a catalyst for moral action. Thanks to Brian McGrath and Maureen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 247–269.
Published: 01 June 2015
... less common in modernist and experimental fiction. None of these claims survives scrutiny. A rereading of Roland Barthes’s S/Z (1970) should reveal the many shortcuts a narratologist has to take to celebrate open endings as liberating and should also disclose some of the ideological purposes to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 187–205.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Shirley Lau Wong Abstract Literary settings are often celebrated for richly representing the many details of a particular place. The close association between detail and setting stems from the realist presumption that detail constitutes what Roland Barthes calls an “index of . . . atmosphere...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 314–317.
Published: 01 September 1983
...), usually a prophet-leader such as Robert the Pious, Otto 111, and, especially in later narrative, Charlemagne and Roland. Placing this anagogic relationship between the “ascending individual” and the “descending god- head” into the order of salvation history is the main purpose of historia...