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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1978) 39 (2): 183–190.
Published: 01 June 1978
...CALVIN BEDIENT Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 1 DAVID PERKINS. A History of Modern Poetry: From the 1890s to the High Modernist Mode. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1976, xv + 623 pp. $17.50. ROUND AND...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1953
... henceforward not to be neglected Biagio Schiavo (1675-1750). ELIOGIANTURCO Washington, D.C. ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE AND BRAN THE BLESSED It is not my practice to answer all criticisms of my books, but when a scholar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 158–167.
Published: 01 June 1949
... changes which Hazlitt made in the 1S17 version of the review, to establish his chief motive for the alterations,“ and to relate to the review changes in reference to \Vordsworth in other essays reprinted in The Round Tablc. Recent scholars have considered Hazlitt’s original...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 1940
.... Thus, in early Old French, the Vulgar Latin open o (Q), under the accent in an open syllable, breaks to the diphthong t&. This shows for the 14 high back position of the tongue and for the a mid back position, while rounding of the lips or labialisation occurs for both. It is obvious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1949) 10 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1949
... etymology of the Greek words for “man,” the erect animal, only emphasizes the poverty of the acknowledgment of the Platonic ele- ment in both Ovid and Milton. When we come to Paradise Regained and Samson, the question at the end of Mr. Harding’s opening chapter is answered with a round...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1941) 2 (3): 515–516.
Published: 01 September 1941
... leads to London. But for all of that, it is au- thentic, and it is supplied by an author who knew both what to do and what not to do with her material. In its various parts, the work will be valued by those who wish to round out the tale of even the minor associations of such notables and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1970) 31 (3): 275–297.
Published: 01 September 1970
.... The shift from external to internal enemies shows that the earlier wars of the Round Table have been only a preparation for a final, more suspenseful, and more taxing conflict. But the warfare that destroys the Round Table stems from the disregard for, not the active pursuit of, chivalric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 1952
... origin to its incorporation in ChrCtien’s work. (pp. 56-57) To show how the method works out I shall examine the application of it to the first point treated, the Round Table (Chapter VI), with some of its ramih- tions. Chretien mentions the Round Table thrice. It occurs also in Wace and in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 1953
...). ELIOGIANTURCO Washington, D.C. ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE AND BRAN THE BLESSED It is not my practice to answer all criticisms of my books, but when a scholar with the reputation of Professor Parry condemns by implication almost every- thing in my last book, Arthuriatt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 430–434.
Published: 01 December 1947
... that Donne wrote “To Sr Edwurd Herbert. at Julyers.” I think that an examina- tion of this poem together with Herbert’s satire will provide evidence for rounding out the pattern as suggested above. Donne’s poem begins with this couplet : Man is a lumpe, where all beasts kneaded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 115.
Published: 01 March 1950
... Walpole each drew it up, and the excellent maps of Mrs. William Ewing round out the service performed by this book. As in the case of all good guides, one of the great merits of this one lies in its simplicity of arrangement. The body of the work consists of titles of Trollope’s fiction and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 508.
Published: 01 December 1951
... bibliographical sections of the book are preceded by an introduction which presents a well-rounded survey of Rolland studies and is highly stimu- lating in its suggestions of work yet to be done. This essay is one of the finest yet to appear in the growing “&at present” genre. Mr. Starr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
... genre. Having already had several books on Voltaire’s economical and practical activities, different studies are now required. We are still lacking a definitive work on the development of Voltaire’s thought. An all-round study on Voltaire as a literary artist might not be...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1955) 16 (2): 181.
Published: 01 June 1955
... modern literary history. In the 215 letters he has selected from the 424 surviving items of the Schnitzler-Brahm correspondence, both the dramatist and the director emerge as characters “in the round.” Brahm appears as a frank, though tactful, critic of the dramas Schnitzler sub- mitted for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1966) 27 (2): 162–173.
Published: 01 June 1966
... beauty as proportion.6 It was the breaking of this circle that symbolized for John Donne the death of the world: We thinke the heavens enjoy their Sphericall, Their round proportion embracing all. But yet their various and perplexed course...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1958) 19 (3): 272–273.
Published: 01 September 1958
... up the effort. It is hard to locate or define the trouble; Burke does not seem arty, priestly, or pretentious. The effect, at any rate, is of a man going round and round in circles that somehow lack both center and circumference, spinning about himself an intricate verbal web that seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1958) 19 (3): 271–272.
Published: 01 September 1958
... arty, priestly, or pretentious. The effect, at any rate, is of a man going round and round in circles that somehow lack both center and circumference, spinning about himself an intricate verbal web that seems destined to become a cocoon. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 247–257.
Published: 01 September 1955
... multiple involutions and complex circularity of this pattern are sug- gested only briefly in Ezekiel: “a fire infolding itself” (1 :4) ; “and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel” (1 :16) ; “and their rings were full of eyes round about them four” (1 :18). He conveys...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1945) 6 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 June 1945
... directions. Thus he singles out Hauptmann and Tolstoi “as the greatest masters of character delineation . . . of life ‘in the round’ and of genuine life in world literature. Neither Goethe nor Shake- speare has created such rounded living forms as are, for instance, Natasha or Fuhrmann Henschel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 1945
... loquaciousness. An idea which the Vulgate expresses in a dozen words Otfrid may choose to elaborate and round out to fill as many lines. Often the charge of verboseness is just; often, too, however, Otfrid’s lyrical additions to the Bible story give us sudden, valuable insights into his naive, devout...