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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Portlandia , which premiered in 2011, avoids the future-oriented “inevitability effect” of the fin de siècle utopias by returning to an earlier moment in the utopian genre: the satirizing of a society somewhere on Earth. Portlandia presents a lightly fictionalized version of Portland, Oregon, as a happy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 511–513.
Published: 01 December 1995
... masterfully in Hmry FicMing and thP Aupstnn Idd undn StrPss ( 1972; rpt. 1991) and Gul- liun and thP &ntk RPadn ( 1973; rpt. 199 1 ). Still, it is impossible not to marvel at what’s best here. After opening the section on satire with skillful analyses of eros and impotence in Rochester...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 373–375.
Published: 01 September 1944
... in illuminating, by suggestion, by fact, or by shrewd analysis, many a vexed passage in The Faerie Queene. ERNESTA. STRATHMANN Povnona College Shakespeare’s Satire. By OSCARJAMES CAMPBELL.New York : Oxford University Press, 1943. Pp. xii + 227. $3.75. One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1974
... traitors,” and that therefore we should “write ‘good angel’ on the devil’s horn.” KENNETHMUIR University of Liverpool The Augustan Defence of Satire. By P. K. ELKIN.Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973. x i-227 pp. E5.00; $16.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1979
...Dustin Griffin John M. Aden. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1978. xiv + 218 pp. $12.50. Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 DUSTIN GRIFFIN 20 1 Pope’s Once and Future Kings: Satire and Politics in the Early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 403–411.
Published: 01 December 1979
...Ptricia Meyer Spacks Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 1 Edward A. and Lillian D. Bloom. Satire's Persuasive voice . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1979. 305 pp. $15.00. Dustin H. Griffin. Alexander Pope: The Poet in the Poems . Princeton: Princeton University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 210–212.
Published: 01 June 1983
... and the Traditions of Formal Verse Satire. By HOWARDD. WEIN- BKOT. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. xx + 388 pp. $35.00. In his previous book, Augustus Caesar in “Augwstan” England (1 978), How- ard D. Weinbrot set out to overturn our habit of referring to the Age of Pope and Swift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 1984
... partly by topic, partly by chronology. Carretta begins with a chapter on Windsor-Foresl, which, as he himself allows, is not a work that springs to mind in connection with political satire. His aiiii is to show how Pope creates there “a ‘I-oi-y histotp-l,ainting in \‘ei-se” (p. l), and he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Kathryn Montgomery Harris Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 “OCCASIONS SO FEW” SATIRE AS A STRATEGY OF PRAISE IN SWIFT’S EARLY ODES By KATHRYNMONTGOMERY HARRIS The recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Maximillian E. Novak Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 DEFOE’S SHORTEST WAY WITH THE DISSENTERS HOAX, PARODY, PARADOX, FICTION, IRONY, AND SATIRE By MAXIMILLIANE. NOVAK Defoe’s famous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 222–229.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Eric Rothstein Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 THE MUSE OF SATIRE A HARLOT'S PROGRESS' By ERICROTHSTEIN People can change the products of disease into objects of pleasure: pearls from oysters, fatty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 198–211.
Published: 01 June 1969
...Melvyn New Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 STERNE AND SWIFT SERMONS AND SATIRE By MELVYNNEW In 1767, in a letter to Eliza, Laurence Sterne described a meeting he had had with Lord Bathurst...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 330–337.
Published: 01 September 1964
...Richard J. Callan Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 SATIRE IN THE SONATAS OF VALLE INCLAN By RICHARDJ. CALLAN Because of their unique position in Spanish fiction as the supreme achievement of modernista prose, the Memorias del...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 523–535.
Published: 01 December 1965
...Warren L. Chernaik Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE HEROIC OCCASIONAL POEM PANEGYRIC AND SATIRE IN THE RESTORATION By WARRENL. CHERNAIK The development of satire during the neoclassical period was to a great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 1960
...John A. Yunck Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 MEDIEVAL FRENCH MONEY SATIRE By JOHN A. YUNCK “Ge sai le flabel de Denier,” says one of the jongleurs in the fabliau of the Dew bordeors ribaus, when he is detailing his repertory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 336–352.
Published: 01 December 1960
...Paul Schach Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 THE SAGA AF TRISTRAM OK ISODD SUMMARY OR SATIRE? By PAULSCHACH The Saga af Tristram ok fsodd is among the most interesting of the Icelandic prose narratives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 June 1961
...Victor E. Hanzeli James Doolittle. Genève: Librairie E. Droz; Paris: Librairie Minard, 1960. Pp. 136. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 Victor E. Hanseli 217 Rameau’s Nephew: A Study of Diderot‘s “Second Satire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1949
... are given solid and extensive proof of the currency of these ideas in the poetry written between 1725 and 1750. RICHARDC. BOYS University of Michigan The Satire of Jonathan SzeFift. By HERBERTDAVIS. New York: Mac- millan Company, 1947. Pp. ix + 109...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 205–216.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Thomas H. McNeal Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 ∗ Read at the American Literature section of the South Atlantic MLA meeting, November, 1948. POE’S ZENOBIA : AN EARLY SATIRE ON MARGARET FULLER” By THOMASH. MCNEAL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 426–428.
Published: 01 December 1974
... Satires Against Man: The Poems of liochester. By DUS-I-INH. GRIITIN.lkrke- ley, Los Angeles, London: University of Califoi-niit Press, 1973. siii + 3 17 pp. sj; 1 1 .oo. When David Vieth published The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (New Haven, 1968) after years...