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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1990) 51 (3): 363–388.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Nola Jean Bamberry Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 EVOLUTION OF THE POPULAR HERO IN THE ENGLISH OCTAVIAN ROMANCES By NOLAJEAN BAMBERRY David Fowler’s Literary History of the Popular Ballad studies the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1985) 46 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 1985
... materials for the Romances” (p. 1). Bergeron ventures further that ‘James and his family were, after all, the only royalfamily that Shakespeare knew” (p. 2), though he might well have added a few more qualifiers: it was the only living, English, nonfictional royal family he knew. Before tackling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 December 1974
... -I- 259 pp. $23.50. In attempting LO “reclaim the romances” Douglas Peterson distinguishes between two kinds of love, surveys Elizabethan, Jacobean, and Carolinean attitudes toward time, and then proceeds to describe “a new mock of imita- tion” that is unique to Pel-ides, Cymbeline, The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 519–521.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Mark Patterson Shirley Samuels. Romances of the Republic: Women, the Family, and Violence an the Literature of the Early American Nation . New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. viii + 198 pp. $39.95. © 1998 University of Washington 1998 Patterson I Review...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1975) 36 (4): 339–353.
Published: 01 December 1975
...Kevin S. Kiernan Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 ATHELSTON AND THE RHYME OF THE ENGLISH ROMANCES By KEVINS. KIERNAN Perhaps the most detrimental attitude to an understanding arid ap- preciation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 497–498.
Published: 01 December 1948
...Francis Lee Utley Mary Patchell. New York: Columbia University Press, 1947. Pp. xiii + 157. $2.50. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 REVIEWS The Palinerin Romances in Elizabethan Prose Fiction. By MARY PATCHELL.New York : Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 349–350.
Published: 01 September 1945
... 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 in Modern Philology, Vol. 21, No. 6, 1944. Pp. 385-452. Seventy-five cents. It is not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 June 1953
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 429–436.
Published: 01 December 1951
...Arthur L. Cooke Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 SOME SIDE LIGHTS ON THE THEORY. OF THE GOTHIC ROMANCE By ARTHURL. COOKE During the past thirty years there has been a great revival of in- terest in the Gothic romance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Mary Hamel Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 ∗ A shorter version of this paper was read at the 16th International Arthurian Congress, Durham, England, 17 August 1990. ARTHURIAN ROMANCE IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY LINDSEY THE BOOKS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1993) 54 (3): 427–430.
Published: 01 September 1993
... process, map the terrain of our profession. Seth Lerer The Art of Medieval French Romance. By Douglas Kelly. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992.471 pp. $65.00. Douglas Kelly’s new book will prove useful to specialists in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
... University Press 1994 The Sorcerer’s Apprentices: Romance, Anthropology, and Literary Theory Vincent P. Pecora This small mystical elite not only directs the community’s religious life but, as it were, guards its “soul.” The shaman is the great specialist in the human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 145–166.
Published: 01 June 1995
... romanticism and the institutions of cultural transmission. Godwin and the Republican Romance: Genre, Politics, and Contingency in Cultural History Jon Klancher [The] "possible" is, so to speak, a "gentrified," pacified contingency, a contin- gency with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Gordon Braden Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp. $53.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Epic Romance: Homer to Milton. By Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp- $53.00. Burrow’s subtitle has an old-fashioned sound, though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1983) 44 (4): 419–422.
Published: 01 December 1983
...Janet Jesmok Ness Ihle Sandra. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 199 pp. $22.50. Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 REVIEWS Malory’s Grail Quest: Inuention and Adaptation in Medieual Prose Romance. By SANDRANESS IHLE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1984) 45 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 September 1984
.... JAMESGINDIN University of Michigan Elepac Romance: Cultural Change and Loss of the Hero in Modern Fiction. By KENNETHA. BRUFFEE.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1983. 230 pp. $19.95. In a brief but intensive demonstration, Elegzac Romance develops a striking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1971) 32 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Alexander Leggatt Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL THE TESTING OF ROMANCE By ALEXANDERLEGGATT It has been commonly observed that romance and realism are in con- flict in ‘411...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1972) 33 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 March 1972
... Romance and ICealism: A Study in English Bourgeois Literature. By CHRIS- TOPHER GAUDWELL.Edited by SAMUELHYNES. Princeton: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 1970. I44 pp. $6.00. The stereotype of the thirties in England as a predominantly leftist literary decade has been abandoned, but...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1973) 34 (2): 180–190.
Published: 01 June 1973
...K. A. Bruffee Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 FORM AND MEANING IN NABOKOV’S REAL LIFE OF SEBASTIAN KNIGHT AN EXAMPLE OF ELEGIAC ROMANCE By K. A. BRUFFEE The Real Lzfe ofsebastian Knight is one of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1973) 34 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Lawrence Willson Michael Davitt Bell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. xii + 253 pp. $7.50. Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 LAWKENCE WILLSON 215 Hawthorne and the Historical Romance of New England. By...