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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 September 1947
..., makes it a valuable contribution to the history of English philology. ARTHURG. KENNEDY Stanford University Adventures by Sea of Edward Coxere. A Relation of the Several Adventures by Sea with the Dangers, Difficulties and Hardships I Met...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 278–279.
Published: 01 September 1962
... of it. SHERBO Michigan State University ARTHUR James Fenimore Cooper and the Development of American Sea Fiction. By THOMASPHILBRICK. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1961. Pp. xi + 329. $6.25. This book is a successful attempt to place the sea novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 73–87.
Published: 01 March 1980
...Dwight Eddins Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 QUITTING THE GAME AUDEN’S THE SEA AND THE MIRROR By DWIGHTEDDINS The primary danger that an aesthetic religion presents-from the viewpoint of both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
...James Tweedie Derek Jarman and Lyric Film: The Mirror and the Sea . By Steven Dillon. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004. 271 pp. University of Washington 2006 James Tweedie is assistant professor of comparative literature and a member of the cinema studies faculty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 71–97.
Published: 01 March 1998
...Brian Goldberg Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 “A Sea Reflecting Love”: Tennyson, Shelley, and the Aesthetics of the Image in the Marketplace Brian Goldberg During the early 1.83os difficult, “pure”poetry became increasingly separated from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 546–549.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Laura J. Rosenthal Preserving the Self in the South Seas, 1680-1840 . By Jonathan Lamb. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. xii + 345 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World. By Diana de Armas Wilson. Oxford: Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 401–413.
Published: 01 September 1965
... with the far subtler technique of repeated action. How many times is the Mariner’s boat pushed by wind or becalmed at sea? How many times does it cross the harbor bar or the Equator? How many things move in circles? How many things break in two? I intend to show how all these and other actions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 445–452.
Published: 01 December 1946
...) : se micla hwael, se Se garsecges grund bihealde8 sweartan syne (Riddle XL, 92-94). In this roaring, terrifying sea (Garsecg hlymme8, Andreas 392) Beowulf and Breca held their swimming contest : paet wit on garsecq ut / aldrum ne6don (Beow. 537-38...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 337–352.
Published: 01 December 1962
... of the sea in the chapter “Brit,” and, finally, the nucleus for the character of Starbuck. In creating Starbuck, Melville transformed Fuller’s portrait of “The Good Soldier,” but he was not able to eliminate completely the weaknesses of his source. Moreover, in his account of the pulverizing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 342–361.
Published: 01 December 1988
... to neither. “The salt is on the briar rose, / The fog is in the fir trees” (DS, I). “The sea is the land’s edge also . . .” (DS, I). On the beach-the dividing line between earth and water-are things made on land and once belonging to humanity yet now brutally altered by the sea: “the torn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 342–361.
Published: 01 December 1988
... to neither. “The salt is on the briar rose, / The fog is in the fir trees” (DS, I). “The sea is the land’s edge also . . .” (DS, I). On the beach-the dividing line between earth and water-are things made on land and once belonging to humanity yet now brutally altered by the sea: “the torn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 422–428.
Published: 01 December 1951
...Harry F. Robins Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 THE KEY TO A PROBLEM IN MILTON’S COMUS By HARRYF. ROBINS Among the cruces which have long puzzled admirers of Milton’s poetry is this passage from Comus: The Sea o’refraught would...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 1951
... of ichthyology) in his descriptions of sea life in the southern Pacific. He was correct, of course, in asserting that naturalists of the eighteen-forties had not succeeded in classifying or even becoming remotely acquainted with vast hordes of sea dwellers. Much the same can be said even today...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 1940
... cast up by the sea, is properly a matter involving weccum maris or flotsam, yet apart from the incomplete and somewhat in- exact notes in Gough’s edition the dispute has never been discussed in relation to maritime 1aw.l Greenlaw is convinced that the episode is founded on fact and refers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1947
... Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn (Ode to a Nightingale, stanza VII) is in its entirety matchless, but one of its elements may have been an echo from Coleridge’s description oi the seas encircling England, preserving peace for 1Jnglishmen : Peace long...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1942
...- bethan Literature. By ROBERTRALSTON CAWLEY. Princeton University Press, 1940. Pp. vii + 285. $3.75. Under the cryptic title of Unpathed Waters, hinting as readily of adventures in matrimony as in uncharted seas, Professor Cawley has written a companion volume to his Elizabethan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 118–127.
Published: 01 June 1956
.... The first compact formulation of the image occurs, indeed, not in his first book, but in the book of his first voyage: But that which perhaps more than anything else converted my vague dreamings and longings into a definite purpose of seeking my fortune on the sea was an old-fashioned glass...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 287–295.
Published: 01 June 1942
... beside the and Kelasris,” living in “an is- sounding sea,” a land corrupted land in the Araxes” “remain in- by the forces of evil, decide to corruptible” and decide to fight fight these forces. (11. xxi ff.) Ah ri manes. The lovers leave the island in a The lovers leave Argolis by boat...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 419–443.
Published: 01 December 1998
... elemental sublime. If Bal’mont’s love epic of medieval Georgia is Promethean and passion- ate, a tormenting but exalting vision of fire, Swinburne’s epic of com- bat in medieval England is Iliadic and Homeric, grand but fatal, the embodied spirit of the sea. If Bal’mont thinks that his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 June 1986
... absurd” (p. 47). Clarissa’s assault on the arts begins with her use of the word “divine,” whose first context establishes it as a quality of fanciful and useless notions. In her first remark to her fellow passengers she proposes a remedy for the “tiresome” sea: “Imagine fields of hol...