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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 528–530.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Sandra Gunning Montesinos Sale Maggie. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997 x + 265 pp. $49.95 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 528 MLQ I December iggg The Slumb~.n~Volcano: American Slaue Ship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 118–127.
Published: 01 June 1956
...Arthur Sale Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 THE GLASS SHIP A RECURRENT IMAGE IN MELVILLE By ARTHURSALE The following laconic notes attempt to hold down a protean image in Melville’s works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 401–413.
Published: 01 September 1965
... apotheosized into the Bride of the Lamb, whose wedding marks the triumph over death. For among the greatest modulations in the poem is the way in which the ship sails from its ordinary English port, through hell and purga- tion, back for a moment to the New Jerusalem. These phrases from the Book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 267–284.
Published: 01 June 1965
... bemoans the theft of his reserve money in a context far richer-if equally something of a digression- than the printed version. His ship is not only his first domain, but a refuge from the shore. Bangkok, we know throughout the early pages of the story, is unhealthy for his men; he must get...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
... comparable to that, say, of the unhappy third son at the opening of a folk tale. Aboard a ship at the mercy of wind and waves, the hero “floting lay”; that is, I suppose, he was in the ship that lay floating, though the phrase refers, strong and clear, to the Lover and suggests a pre- natal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 December 1975
... in the face of circum- stantial evidence. For comments on Miller’s statements, see Michael I,. Baiiniann, “A Discussion of Fotir U. ~I‘ravenQuestions, with Particular Attention to The Death Ship” (Ph.D. diss., University of Pennsylvania, l97l), pp. 26-30 3During the 1910s Ret...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 1940
... dispute over money that was being sent by Philip I1 to Mary Queen of Scots. Francis Yaxley, whom Elizabeth refers to as “an evil1 subject of ours,” was to carry 20,OOO crowns to Mary, but his ship was wrecked off the Northumbrian coast and his body washed ashore with the funds still upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 83–92.
Published: 01 March 1945
..., the joy at reaching the home port, the trim craft -we see all these, despite the religious allegory. Just as the ship puts out to sea, enemy galleons loom in sight, lying in wait for their victim. The captain, however, profiting by a “vent de grace,” slips out to sea, leaving his baffled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 March 1972
... of as having in common at least a successt‘ul concern with the possibili- ties of a continually purified English langliage through a rigorous and, above all, conscious imaginative use-shoulcl have been clear from the first with the shorter pieces and certainly with Ship of Fools...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Unfortunately, his ship, Endurance, was crushed by pack ice before he touched land. Over the course of two years Shackleton led his crew through ice and storm to safety with no loss of life. When South was finally published, the story reversed the public’s initial indifference, mesmerizing audiences...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1974
... Conrad one in two hundred pages. Hay’s following discussion of egoism in Conrad is brilliant, but she soon again begins-peculiarly-to attribute arguments to me that simply do not exist in my text. Her entire resume of my “Secret Sharer” discussion is false. I do not say that “a ship’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of communication; transportation; agriculture, shipping, and manufacturing; disaster relief; health care; food distribution; literacy; worker productivity; and often military power, western Europe enjoyed no clear advantages over China or Japan and, in fact, likely lagged behind the Asian empires in many...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Ship (Guchuan), published in 1986. Considering the many changes that took place in the six years between the two works, the differences seem only natural. In these years Chinese literary modernism flourished and then rapidly declined with the 1989 tragedy in Tiananmen Square, a 2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 December 1942
... or no I guess not.”2 Most of Essex’s and Raleigh‘s ships had put in at Plymouth or Falmouth by July 19, nine days after they sailed, without having sighted Spain; but Lord Thomas Howard’s squad- ron had parted company with Essex during the night of July 15/16, and had proceeded to the North...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 181–206.
Published: 01 March 2000
...), here is another text by Boz destined for, as well as an imperialist shipping firm specializing in, a certain lively (even if “pirated”) export trade. Once arrived at the firm’s own name, of course, the reader encounters another “model”: the first sign...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 317–324.
Published: 01 September 1950
... dictated by this purpose. He ordered the killing of the slave owner, Don Alexandro, “because he and his companions could not otherwise be sure of their liberty.” And Don Alexandro’s skeleton was nailed to the ship’s masthead with the words “Follow Your Leader” under it as a warning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 437–445.
Published: 01 December 1951
... just as the ship is driven from the known course into the mystery of the polar regions, the author gently channels our ears and eyes away from the expected into a consistent, but different, realm, yet a realm that is never so vastly different that the basic pulse of the ballad beat...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 339–355.
Published: 01 September 1940
... there and those maggots bored their way into the ship from beneath to the point of ship- wreck, Thorbjorn did everything he could to find some kind of pitch that would keep off the maggots; nothing of the kind was to be found aboard, however, except the tar from seal-fat which he had brought from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 172–176.
Published: 01 June 1963
.... 236. 174 ‘The Whale’ Without Epilogue Ishmael to another ship after the Pequod’s destruction or writing a different sort of ending altogether. But this kind of conjecture is meaningless. The single sentence above is the only foreshadowing that we find of Ishmael’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 264–268.
Published: 01 September 1961
... passage from Burnet, for Coleridge both altered the order of and omitted passages from the Archaeologiae Philosophicae. I. THEARGUMENTS OF 1798 AND 1800 The original Argument of 1798 reads thus : How a ship having passed the Line was driven by storms to the cold Country...