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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1954) 15 (2): 118–124.
Published: 01 June 1954
...Thomas P. Haviland © 1954 University of Washington 1954 ELKANAH SETTLE AND THE LEAST HEROIC ROMANCE By THOMASP. HAVILAND Of those heroic romances at once the delight and guide of circles prkcieuses, not only in their native France but in seventeenth-century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1952) 13 (3): 313.
Published: 01 September 1952
... in point of time represent beginnings. Each partook of short-lived but vigorous movements destined to leave a stamp on literature through sheer violence before dissipating when con- fronted by more settled minds. From a stylistic point of view both Storm and Stress and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 391–403.
Published: 01 December 1950
..., was settled by Hallstein the son of Thorolf Mostraskeggi ?” After showing the flimsy nature of G. Vigfusson’s explanation, based on the doubtful Gull-Thdris saga and Eyrbyggja, he concludes : From whatever angle we regard the evidence it will be difficult to believe that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 1951
... Victorianism, the settling of divine discontent into solid comfort, the subduing of passions and attitudes to the innocuous proprieties of the domestic-picturesque. We have, I believe, still much to learn of the sources and agents of this change, a chapter in the history of sensibility still to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 June 1951
..., gregarious, and “polygraphic” lives considerable documentation of an historical process that merits further study. For he shows us in the Clarkes that very thickening and softening of the romantic fibre which consolidated in the cheery plumpness of Victorianism, the settling of divine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1992) 53 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 1992
... ask what twentiethcentury forms did to nineteenthcentury conceptions of character raises a question whose answer had already seemed long settled when W. J. Harvey set out to counter the prevailing wisdom on the subject more than a quarter century ago. While in Character and the NmeZ (1965) Har...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1961) 22 (2): 215–216.
Published: 01 June 1961
... these poems besides the ones he settles for. But it would be good to have someone else, or Allen himself, consider such questions some day. WALTERJ. ONG SaiH t Louis University The Imagination as a Means of Grace: Locke and the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 363–364.
Published: 01 September 1951
... scribe. The case is so completely convincing that its major thesis, one expects, will never be seriously challenged hereafter. This important matter is now settled, although some few details need filling in. After a lengthy discussion of the Quarto and Folio variants which have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 448–466.
Published: 01 December 1948
... that groups of Quakers and allied sects within Germany organized the “Crefeld Purchasers” and the “Frankfurt Land Company.” These purchasers made up the bulk of the Germans who settled at German- town in 1683. Most of them came from Kriegsheim (near Darm- stadt), Crefeld (north of Cologne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1976) 37 (3): 290–293.
Published: 01 September 1976
... the “meaning” of the work as it is apprehended. Nor is he willing to settle for the simple-minded “historicism” which postu- lates a homogeneous and precisely definable audience and proceeds to tell us what the seventeenth-century reader would have made of a poem. Instead, he ambitiously...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1992) 53 (2): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 1992
... nineteenthcentury conceptions of character raises a question whose answer had already seemed long settled when W. J. Harvey set out to counter the prevailing wisdom on the subject more than a quarter century ago. While in Character and the NmeZ (1965) Har- vey sought to defend the realist novel from what he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 1946
... significance of the poem is concerned something is surely awry. After their marriage in 1849 and a sojourn on the Continent, the Merediths settled at the Limes, a boarding-house at Weybridge. Here they came to know the wealthy and socially prominent Duff Gordons, who with their attractive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1945
..., then, that Landor did leave his home after the quarrel that Brown witnessed; but just as, in 1858-1859, he left and returned three times before settling away from his family, so in the spring of 1835 he quickly returned, unwilling to make the break which inevitably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 201–202.
Published: 01 June 1944
... my handsf Despite the exhaustive study of Hubscher,2 the precise relationship of the first five parts of the collection with their many editions is not completely settled. In a brief article I discussed earlier the differences of the two variations of volume five.s It has been generally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1981) 42 (4): 389–390.
Published: 01 December 1981
... ceased to lust after Ina- chia, now is shaking the glory from the forests” (pp. 118-19). At another point, the book settles some misreadings by presenting a lucid summary of an article by MacD. P. Jackson about the punctuation of the 1609 edition of the sonnets (pp. 125-33 Yet the fact that the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1943) 4 (3): 382–383.
Published: 01 September 1943
... and disillusion- ments which seem to have been the common lot of France’s colonial servants in the eighteenth century, who returned to France with financial claims against both the government and the Jesuits, neither of which was settled to his satisfaction, made himself a small literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1942) 3 (2): 340–344.
Published: 01 June 1942
... Bible only after he had settled at Ferney. These last-mentioned results of Mr. Wade’s research achieve complete expression only in the later chapters of his work, but the arguments that will tend in this direction are apparent from the beginning. It is a reasonable statement of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1970) 31 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 March 1970
... contains state- ments calculated to make the flesh of the cautious crawl (e.g., “Hut now, with the problem of the dating of the Sonnets settled, there is not merely no likelihood but not the remotest possibility that they could have been written for anyone else” [p. ix] ). Akrigg has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 September 1944
... otherwise. Seeking to restore to light the man and his works, he offers us here the third of his contributions on the sub- ject. Having previously settled our present knowledge on Gomber- ville’s biography in a detailed critical note (Yale Romanic Studies, XVIII [1941], 49-100) and elucidated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1944) 5 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 1944
... wisdom. Ostentation and vain-glory have induced thee to display thy imag- ined superiority of parts: thy vanity pretends to pervade all systems of religion, and thy heart’s conceit will approve of none. . . . Thy studies tend only to alienate the minds of men from any settled form of worship...