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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 1968
... on the seventeenth-century drama, but one can only greet Davis’ book with hesitancy. No reader will be debauched by it, but few are likely to find it of more than desultory assistance. JONAS A. BARISH University of California, Berkeley Samuel Johnson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 June 1966
...; he has found “controlled dreams”3 and, most important, a quest which has nothing in common with a project or a goal. ~. REN~ERIESE HUBERT University of Illinois Journey to Chaos: Samuel Beckett’s Early Fiction. By RAYMONDFEDERMAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1956
.... ALLENR. BENHAM University of Washington Samuel Johnson’s Parliamentary Reporting : Debates in the Senate of Lilliput. By BENJAMINBEARD HOOVER. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications, English Studies No. 7, 1953. Pp. xi + 227. $2.50, cloth ; $1.75...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
... of Style and Meaning in the Ramblcr and Diction- ary of Samuel Johnson. By W. K. WIMSATT,JR. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1948. Pp. xvii + 167. $3.75. Recently William Empson’s influential Seven Types of Ambiguity has been reissued. In his latest book, Professor Wimsatt calls our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 477–504.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Damian Love © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Damian Love recently completed a DPhil on Samuel Beckett at Saint Anne's College, Oxford. He has also published articles on Old and Middle English literature. Doing Him into the Eye: Samuel Beckett’s Rimbaud Damian Love...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 1971
... worthy of close scrutiny. l’A1‘RICIA hlEYER SPACKS IVellesley College Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Malta and Italy. Hy DONALDSULTANA. New York: Barnes 8c Noble, 1969. xviii + 429 pp. $13.50. ‘I’his book, ill-mannered and lifeless...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 428–430.
Published: 01 December 1974
.... J. W. JOHNSON Uniuersity of Rochester The Choice of Lfe: Samuel Johnson and the World of Fiction. By CAREY MCINTOSH. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1973. xiv + 229 pp. $9.50. Carey McIntosh’s book is on Johnson as a writer of fiction and on several...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 322–325.
Published: 01 September 1983
.... H. SUMMERS University of Rochester JOSEPH The Unknown Samuel Johnson. Edited by JOHN J. BURKE,JR., and DONALD KAY.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 182 pp. $30.00. The Unknown Samuel Johnson is a collection of papers from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 217–220.
Published: 01 June 1984
... of Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter. By KRISTINMORRISON. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1983. viii + 228 pp. $20.00. Kristin Morrison devotes an initial, eight-page chapter to terminological and theoretical issues. The title of the chapter is a quotation: “Get into my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 1975
... of Washington A Natural Passion: A Study of the Novels of Samuel Richardson. By MAR- GARET ANNEDOODY. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. viii + 410 pp. $25.75. In this very long and seemingly exhaustive study of Richardson’s writings, Margaret Anne Doody attacks her subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 210–212.
Published: 01 June 1977
... University Samuel Beckett. By JOHN PILLING.London and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1976. x i- 244 pp. $16.00. John Pilling’s Samuel Beckett is the first full-length study to draw system- atically upon the considerable resources of the Beckett Archive at the Univer- sity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1942
... research into the subject may safely build. E. E. BOSTETTER University of Washington TJae Prose Style of Samuel Johnson. By W. K. WIMSATT.New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941. Pp. xvi + 166. $3.00. In his “Introduction” Mr. Wimsatt insists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 346–362.
Published: 01 December 1980
...William G. Karanikolas Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 SAMUEL JOHNSON AND THE ORIGIN OF MORALE A HYPOTHETICAL ETYMOLOGY By WILLIAMG. KARANIKOLAS It is not as easy as it once was to confuse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 287–288.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Maurice J. Quinlan E. L. McAdam, Jr., Donald, and Mary Hyde. Samuel Johnson: Diaries, Prayers and Annals . New Haven: Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I; London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Pp. xxi + 461. $10.00. © 1959 University of Washington 1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 321–325.
Published: 01 December 1954
...Richard B. Hovey © 1954 University of Washington 1954 DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON, PSYCHIATRIST By RICHARDB. HOVEY The wisdom of RasseZas has rightly attracted more attention than its psychology. But when we consider how autobiographical is the tale and how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 179–194.
Published: 01 June 1970
...George R. Wasserman Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 SAMUEL BUTLER AND THE PROBLEM OF UNNATURAL MAN By GEORGER. WASSERMAN The embarrassing discrepancy between the great abstractions or “fictions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 265–281.
Published: 01 June 1969
...-that he did know how to go on.’ THE STORYTELLER AND THE PROBLEM OF LANGUAGE IN SAMUEL BECKETT’S FICTION By GERALDL. BRUNS The world of Samuel Beckett’s fiction, it is now commonplace to observe, is governed at least in part by a Cartesian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... as “sites of memory.” This discourse of genius played a keystone role in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s aesthetic and social criticism, or “genial criticism,” which exerted a deep influence on Anglophone culture. The essay concludes by assessing the overall cultural politics of genius in relation to various...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
...Irene Samuel Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 THE INFLUENCE OF PLAT0 ON SIR PHILIP SIDNEY’S DEFENSE OF POESY By IRENESAMUEL In Sir Philip Sidney’s brief Defense of Poesy Plato is named twenty times, six in passing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 78–80.
Published: 01 March 1972
...Irene Samuel Douglas Bush, J. E. Shaw, and A. Bartlett Giamatti. New York: Columbia University Press, 1970. x + 389 pp. $17.50. Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 78 REVIEWS Variorum Commentary on the Poems...