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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., finical, nervous, acid-tongued bachelor and patrician than Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe could have been found in Edinburgh in the early decades of the nineteenth century. Sharpe was a dilettant antiquary, poetaster, editor, artist, and genealogist, whose curious love of ancient scandal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 279–311.
Published: 01 September 1998
... a crucial ele- ment in the field of study.4 Scholars like Annabel Patterson, David Nor- brook, and Kevin Sharpe broke new ground in the study of the politics of early modern literature in the 1980s, and more recently Andrew Hadfield and Howard Erskine-Hill have continued to study the rela...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1981
... skepticism fast becoming a prime candi- date for title credits in studies of Romantic writers. Witness, for example, two contributions to the field published in 1979: Ronald A. Sharp’s Keats, Skepticism, and the Religion of Beauty (University of Georgia Press) and Lloyd Abbey’s De- stroyer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 415–416.
Published: 01 December 1984
... by nearly every critic and biographer of Browning from William Sharp to William Clyde DeVane. Possibly it is the 4 16 REVIEWS correct view. But is it worth expounding again at book length? Only if it yields new insights into the poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 292–303.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Sister Corona Sharp Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 STRINDBERG AND DURRENMATT THE DYNAMICS OF PLAY By SISTERCORONA SHARP The influence of Strindberg on modern drama is well known. His concern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 169–189.
Published: 01 June 1994
..., and the interconnectionsbetween the discourses of aesthetics and political economics.6 While the discourse of genius was concerned with economic relations within a society, it did not resemble anything we know of as economics today. Treatises such as William Sharpe’s Dissertation upon Genius (i755), William...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 September 1957
.... The somewhat forced feminine rhymes ; the repetition of “flutter,” with variations ; the vague, conditional mood ; the absence of sharp clear detail; and the use of grey, the least scin- tillating of colors, as the only color, give the lines a restless, evanes- cent quality : I see...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 March 1995
...: The Figure of Woman in the Colonial Text (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, igg3), Jenny Sharpe argues that contemporary reviewers censured BrontE for creating an “unfeminine heroine,” whose language ”exceeds the femininity belonging to the woman’s sphere” (35).The question becomes why...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 1964
... with reference to an abstract hierarchy, with a dominant modern convention, the tendency to think in terms of opposites whose dynamic interaction leads to a synthesis” (p. 6). Although he is careful to speak of these characteristics as “tendencies,” Robertson nevertheless makes a sharp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 1969
...). They are absent only be- cause he did not look for them; others have sought and found such struc- tures, though Alpers is a little cavalier about acknowledging any prior inter- pretive contributions apart from those he criticizes. The burden of this review therefore amounts to a rather sharp disagree...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 June 1982
...- ings. Green’s study is fine and sophisticated criticism: meticulously organized, well written, and full of sharp observations, both.large and small. While some of his conclusions are arguable, they are always thoughtful, provoca- tive, and carefully reasoned. As Ford himself wrote, “You...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 156–173.
Published: 01 June 1982
... realization they attain throughout The Whitsun Weddings. Specific details in these poems are not subser- vient to expository messages; rather, Larkin juxtaposes clear, sharp images to form vignettes, fragments, as it were, of narrative situa- tions. In each poem, these quick flashes disappear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 352–368.
Published: 01 December 1982
... or Rag- gett’s over the dice. If, in the petulance of play or drink, that gen- tleman spoke a sharp word to his neighbour, he and the other would infallibly go out and try to shoot each other the next morning. . . . That gentleman, so exquisitely polite with ladies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 June 1970
... in their order and each solidly kept in it, these were precious things.”l4 The chief difference between Balzac’s world and his own world of the end of the century was to be observed in the loss of categories and sharp distinctions, in the lapse of strongly marked identities. Instead of the “great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 2006 finely attuned to the rhetorical dimension of historical narrative often sidestep genre, focusing instead on broader concepts such as discourse or the imagination in order to bridge disciplinary boundaries.7 Kevin Sharpe and Steven N. Zwicker, for example, privilege dis- course...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 227–247.
Published: 01 September 1989
... that would “befall a*stranger caught prying in the mysteriousjrst court of the ”Said points out that the Western observer found in the Orient a sexuality that stood in sharp contrast to the institutionalization and “increasing embourgeoisaent” of sex for nine- teenth-century Europe” (p. 190...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1943
... I1 and entitled : “Returns in English Made to the King in Council, by order of Parliament, as to the ordinances, usages, properties, &c of English Gilds, in the 12th ye:’ of Richard 11, a.d. 1389. From the originals in the Public Record Office. 8 Reginald R. Sharpe, ed., Calendar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 506.
Published: 01 September 1941
... vocabulary of wide range; another is that Wyatt used practically no poetical words; still another, that only a very few of the words in his vocabulary have become obso- lete. If the last two impressions are correct, Wyatt’s vocabulary and Spenser’s are in sharp contrast. The concordance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 June 1941
... applied them to himself they became more exact- ing) but the letter to Mrs. Gore does dovetail with other evidence to show that as his position in the world of letters became more secure he tended to become more tolerant of others. Without los- ing the sharp edge of his observation he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 June 1960
... a position of authority and power in the intellectual life of Rome by the sharpness and ruthlessness of his judgments and his ability to see through all sentimental illusions. The bitterness of his attacks, however, comes from his insight into his own character, into the motives of his own...