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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 March 2005) 66 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
... case geographically, remote places, these romances deploy temporal and cultural difference to channel contentious political concerns, turning to the past as “a means of contem- porary social preoccupation” (39). Readings of eight alliterative poems (St. Erkenwald, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 387–390.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Robert Appelbaum Islam and Early Modern English Literature: The Politics of Romance from Spenser to Milton . By Benedict S. Robinson. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xi + 236 pp. University of Washington 2009 Robert Appelbaum is senior lecturer in Renaissance studies at...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Daniel Javitch This essay challenges the view that the last part of Orlando furioso takes an “epic” turn and abandons many of the “romance” features that characterize its first half. The essay does so by considering (1) the anachronism of projecting onto the Furioso a desire on Ariosto's part to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman Everybody's Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America . By Gillian Harkins. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. xx + 316 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Elizabeth Freeman is professor of English at the University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that what might seem conceptual separations (romance/realism or realism/modernism) were complicated by the terms of the colonial cultural and literary relationship itself — by the encounter between forms codified in Europe and the incomplete colonial project. Colonized writers needed an aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
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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
...Vincent P. Pecora 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
... 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 its sting plucked out.-Slavqj Ziiek Acrisis...
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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 1996) 57 (4): 605–631.
Published: 01 December 1996
... translation of Emilio Betti's General Theory of Hermeneutics is forthcoming, and she is presently at work on Dante's Manhood and Boccaccio's Money: Banking and Sexuality in the Later Middle Ages . Trial Tmcript, Romance, Propaganda: Joan of Arc and the French Body Politic Barbara...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 341–353.
Published: 01 June 1996
...José E. Limón © 1996 University of Washington 1996 Mexicans, Foundational Fictions, and the United States: Caballero, a Late Border Romance Jose E. Lim6n n the nineteenth century the romance novel became a socially sig- Inificant literary presence in Latin America.’ In...