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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “end of literature” essay. “Western Literary Theory in China” ends with a section about something the three Chinese authors do not stress, namely, the major changes in literary theory in every country, including China, brought about willy-nilly by the shift from print media to digital media. What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 417–438.
Published: 01 September 1969
... of silence,” a silence of unknown worlds both inner and outer, is what the poet listens to and transforms to articulate speech, thus assimilating it to imagination’s concordant world. In section XXX of “An Ordinary e“Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, dariiber muss man schweigen.” In the latest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 439–449.
Published: 01 December 1968
...; the at- tempt to build a structure out of successions of apparently random moments from both past and present; the shifting of point of view and the base of narrative present time from one section to the next. 44-0 THE SOUND AND THE FURY And because The Sound...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 20–32.
Published: 01 March 1969
... or when they can otherwise be defined with exact arithmetic generalizations. The confusion arises from the fact that not all scholars distinguish sharply enough between numerical composition and composition according to other principles. If corresponding compositional sections are only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 167–177.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Lucy S. McDiarmid Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 POETRY’S LANDSCAPE IN AUDEN’S ELEGY FOR YEATS By LUCYS. MCDIARMID Like all elegists, Auden commemorates dead parts of himself. Of the three sections...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 1976
... (sections 67-69, 95, 103), are most accurately described as a form of psychotherapy leading to personal catharsis. In Memoriam, however, is also “in tellec- tual.” In J. H. Buckley’s phrase, the poem is a “Victorian Essay on a confession of the mourner’s metaphysical despair and doubts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1950
..., Newspapers, and Departments” (p. IS), to which this amazing writer contributed between 1852 and 1920. There follows “Collations of Works and Partial Works” (pp. 16-74), in which each volume named in the first section is described according to the finest scholarly method. After this we have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 57–60.
Published: 01 March 1946
... during the time he was writing Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be.” The similarity of thought of several lines in the two sections entitled “Of Life” and “Of Death” to the whole tenor of Hamlet’s soliloquy suggests strongly that Shakespeare had read those sections not long before he wrote his lines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 1957
... of simplicity, however, I cite the passages from Modcrn Love (pp. 133-55) solely by section number. All italics therein are mine. Norman Friedman 11 We are introduced in the first phase to a young married couple who are miserable in their union...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 281–283.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and even brilliant close readings. Here, as elsewhere in the more theoretical sections of her study, unwieldy technical expositions diminish the efficacy of her larger historical analysis. Yet the erudition on display in both her assessment of the critical tradition and her interpretations of primary texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 82–84.
Published: 01 March 1954
... under- or even overestimated. This method is of particular importance as regards the study of literary genres : cf. Section I11 : drama-lyrical poetry-epic-prose. Therefore, any critic who is out to find gaps in the historical development of these literary genres would misinterpret...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 239–261.
Published: 01 September 1988
... parodies here. But the two authors share precisely this theme of “the disappearance of the hero . . . which often takes the form of sparugmos or tearing to pieces.”4 In Faulkner’s novel the theme is especially exemplified by the accounts of reality given us in the first three sections through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 June 1941
... of reference, the material utilized in Professor Sisson’s new volume was first presented at the University of Cambridge as the Sandars Lectures in Bibliography in 1938. That material has become the middle section of three : (1) Hooker’s marriage, (2) the publication of The Laws of Ecclesias- tical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 177–180.
Published: 01 June 1963
... the unrivall’d one, the hermit thrush from the swamp-cedars” (Section 1, lines 12-13)- William Wzite 179 it is in one of his masterpieces, “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d,” that Whitman gives the most space to the hermit thrush. In this poem he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 331–333.
Published: 01 September 1971
... is not even mentioned on the title page. 332 REVIEWS The first of the six main sections, entitled “Begegnungen niit Georg Heym,” consists mainly of recollections by friends and associates recorded long after the poet’s death. l‘he two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... Look for instance at the two opening paragraphs of the section on “Nature” when the reader has got only to the top of page 6 : “In our last section we dealt with -. This section divides itself naturally into two subsections Such pedagogy may well lead to a revolt even among the most docile...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Suzanne Conklin Akbari The first of the book’s three sections, “Babylon as Political Metaphor,” surveys the contrast of Babylon with the holy city—the earthly Jerusalem or the heavenly City of God—in writers such as Dante and Petrarch, Milton and Donne. The second section, “Babylon as Degenerate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1985
... writings. However, he also intends that by his presentation Kuskin’s “social thought . . . may address us more directly and lay claim to sympathetic understanding” (p. xii), and some of the more rewarding sections of his study connect Kuskin with current thinking. Spear notices, for example...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
... 47 This “Cesarian Section” and the son who is “brought forth” imply a mother. The double metaphor which results is fanciful and disrup- tive but not obscure. There is no need to puzzle out the identity of that ship-mother, for “she” is really a mother-ship: her relationship to her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 June 1946
... these ideas have in- fluenced educational theory and practice. His study is divided into four sections. The first section analyzes the chief sources of contemporary ideas of aesthetic experience. After a brief review of the tradition of philosophical aesthetics and literary criticism, Mr...