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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... politics since 1951, culminating in Millions of Serfs Arise (Baiwan nongnu zhanqilai, 1959). Although the exact circumstances of making the film await further research, the reason for shooting a film on the subject in that particu- lar time is clear. In 1949 the People’s Liberation Army (PLA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1955
.... 5 ff. 6 Chaucer and the Medieval Miller When milling became a specialized industry, they followed the Ro- mans’ precedent and relegated it to the serfs;la so it quite naturally fell into social disrepute. This helps explain why the miller was so often portrayed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 131–134.
Published: 01 June 1948
... mines; . . . Here we find none of the repetitiousness encountered in the narra- tive sections. Otfrid acknowledges his allegiance to God: jC; bin ih schlc thin; his mother is, after all, God’s own (His serf in heaven He prays that God may touch his mouth and move his tongue that it 0...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 407–411.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... Estes serf de vos testes 2200 should have been explained, at least in the vocabulary; in the light of phrases recorded in Godefroy (X, 760), the meaning could be “you are slaves of your own stubbornness.” The subject of fisent 2595 has to be ti Breton. Useless to change qui 43a to que...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 308–314.
Published: 01 June 1969
...”; Margherita Morreale, “Apostillas lexicales a 10s romanceamientos bfblicos: Letra A”; Homero Serfs, “De bibliogz-affa lin- giiistica antigua”; John Corominas, “On an Important New Source for Upper Aragonese and North Western Catalan.” Rosenfeld, Alvin H. (editor). William Blake: Essays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 436–447.
Published: 01 December 1973
... killed peasant appears to derive from Carlyle’s allu- sion in The French Revolution (pt. 1, bk. 1, chap. 2) to the “Law au- thorising a Seigneur, as he returned from hunting, to kill riot more than two Serfs, and refresh his feet in their warm blood and bowels.” Both these additions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2008
... focuses on three films in the political campaign genre. Yet genres can reflect ideological variations within a common aesthetic, and Braester’s analysis convinc- ingly demonstrates the gulf separating the “proto – Cultural Revolution context” and “antirevisionist values” of Serfs from the Great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 141–153.
Published: 01 March 1993
... . . . and what Manzano keeps for himself. The previous letter, marked by subservience, waived Manzano’s rights to the text by ‘giving’ it to del Monte; the second letter, marked instead by resistance, has Manzano keep the text for himself“ (Molloy, ”From Serf to Self: The Autobiography of Juan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1971
...,” we can detect an attempt to expand the definition of gentleman, an attempt to claim for anyone between the ranks of serf and noble the title, privi- leges, and respect accorded to members of the gentry, an attempt, in other words, to upgrade the status of yeoman. This interpretation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to the aristocratic Norman landholders who had conquered the Saxons and to noble descendants of English origins.36 Wealthy southerners, much taken with Scott, had a passion for the realm of knights and serfs and for the chivalric code, which they incorporated into their plantation lifestyle. Since slavery...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 139–156.
Published: 01 June 1943
... is indicated in the process of law as early as 1112 against a Henry of Lorraine: he is accused of being a serf but vindicated by a solemn statement of Louis VI and de- fended as a proper counselor of the king. See Luchaire, op. cif., ii, 321. 150 The “Vilain” in Authority...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 90–103.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... S’attendait-on B trouver le gouvernement f Coda1 Ctabli au Mexique ? Et voild cette fCodalitC, que Voltaire avait en abomination pour le Moyen-Age parce qu’elle lui paraissait une imposition brutale du seigneur sur le serf auquel elle ne laissait pas d‘espoir d’amelio- ration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 433–456.
Published: 01 December 1995
..., or fdrni-labourer perhaps!-fdlen asleep there by chance on the fleeces heaped like golden stuff high in all the corners of the place, a serf? But what unserflike ease, how lordly, or godlike, rather, in pos- ture!” ( 190). In “Diaphaneitk,” the fact that such primal and easy fineness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... opinion of the effectiveness of rhetoric,51 partly because of its formulaic misuse: “There never was so abject and servile a prostitution of complimen- tary addresses: life, soul, devotion, adoration, serf, slave, all those words have such vulgar currency that when letter writers want to convey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 621–646.
Published: 01 December 1942
... querre en son ostal . .. Li mesage a l’ostel trouv6 Trestoz soutis et degastb N’i a trouve serf ne ancele Ke I’en sache dire novele Ne nu1 homme en la chit6 Qui sache dire ou sont ale. (2) Vie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 459–490.
Published: 01 December 1990
... depuis on y employa des serfs innocens, et des libres mesmes qui se vendoyent pour cet effect; (B] jusques ii des Senateurs et Chevaliers Romains, et encore des femmes.) (p. 665) Thus the potential civil violence that Rome tried to avoid by fighting wars against external...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 263–294.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., for example, Marilyn Gaull, English Romanticism: The Human Context (New York: Norton, 1988), p. 317, on William Wordsworth and the guidebooks, and Frederick Garber, serf, Text, and Romantic Irony: The Exampb of Byron (Princeton, NJ.: Princeton University Press, 1988), pp. 3-5, on Chi& Harold’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 423–453.
Published: 01 December 1991
... to personal confusion and disil- lusionment.“ Charlotte Bmti: The serf Conuived (New York: W. W. Norton, 1976), pp. 158, 186. 33 Quoted in Novels offkEzg&m4%rties (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956), p. 309. PAUL SCHACHT 443 spiritual...