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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 339–348.
Published: 01 December 1976
..., for his invaluable suggestions and encouragement. JULIEN SOREL-SOLDIER IN BLUEX By GARYM. GODFREY Ever since Stendhal’s impulsive decision to change the title of Julien to Le Rouge et le Noir, critics have advanced a plethora of arguments...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 September 1942
... many will, when they come to read Orchestra, turn for the sake of their eyes to Hebel and Hudson’s Poetry of the English Renaissance or some other an- thology. FRANCISR. JOHNSON Stanford University George Gascoigne: Elizabethan Courtier, Soldier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 545–563.
Published: 01 December 1969
...Sondra J. Stang Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 A READING OF FORD'S THE GOOD SOLDIER By SONDRA J. STANG The subject of The Good Soldier is the fall of a great civilization and the consequent necessity that the narrator...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Stephen Rupp Front Lines shows exemplary scholarship and historical analysis. Martínez meticulously draws on archives and rare book libraries and makes excellent use of the methods of book history to explain the emergence of the soldiers’ republic of letters. His findings are valuable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 376–402.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Boyd M. Berry Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 PURITAN SOLDIERS IN PARADZSE LOST By BOYDM. BERRY Although Joseph Summers was quite correct to point out that in Par- adise Lost Milton’s muse was “moving,” the lines full...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2008
...John Richardson Nicholas Rowe's Tamerlane of 1701 marks an important step in the development of literary representations of military heroes. Rowe draws on and adapts seventeenth-century accounts of Timur and other soldiers to create a conqueror more virtuous and peace-loving than those portrayed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... period in her career spanning U.S. 1 (1938) and Elegies (1949), Rukeyser enthusiastically joined the efforts of radical poets to recover the legacy of the Spanish Civil War while modifying elegy and adapting popular genres such as the soldier’s letter to the struggles of the present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 180–188.
Published: 01 June 1950
... appeal is to be found in the enduring popularity of its comic theme: the difficulties of the bluff soldier in relationship with women. For it is not as a “legendary Englishman” that Henry proposes to Katherine. His ineptness in courtship is constantly related to the con- ventional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 337–352.
Published: 01 December 1962
... of the sea in the chapter “Brit,” and, finally, the nucleus for the character of Starbuck. In creating Starbuck, Melville transformed Fuller’s portrait of “The Good Soldier,” but he was not able to eliminate completely the weaknesses of his source. Moreover, in his account of the pulverizing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 June 1996
... and metaphorically. In 1540, hungry, exhausted, and disillusioned by the lack of gold or silver, Spanish soldiers were encouraged to persevere by their commander, who promised them an abun- dance of another natural resource: “hot” Guarani women. During the colonial period, indigenous men were accused...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 June 1982
... of Ford’s technique, largely centered on The Good Soldier, that wonderful enigma. And with the insights of Arthur Mizener’s critical biography and Moser’s biographical criticism, we are ready for the new angle Robert Green now covers: the relation between Ford’s political beliefs and his prose writ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 202–204.
Published: 01 June 1981
... achievement, a work both impressive and moving, objec- tive and intimate. Like Ford’s masterpiece, The Good Soldier, it is an odd hybrid that will not fit our comfortable categories, for it is no more the usual biograph- ical criticism than it is critical biography. Yet, like Ford’s novel, it is unified...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 June 1996
..., several weeks after the beginning of the war against the Spanish colonial army. According to the testimony of those who accompanied him, Marti rode at the head of his troops on a white horse against an ambuscade.' His corpse, captured and mutilated by enemy soldiers, was buried in a potter's field...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 389–400.
Published: 01 December 1945
... of the Romans. It must be remembered, however, that Digges was basing his re- marks, not upon military experience,14 but upon his readings in an- cient history. And, typical of the “book soldier,” he apparently scorned those men who contested his point of view merely because “they had bene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 June 2007
... (a Muslim who has made the obliga- tory pilgrimage to Mecca) accused of being a British spy by a mob of revolutionary soldiers. This text reads like a newspaper account. In “Dendam,” published in a 1963 collection of short stories about the revolution, the earlier account of revenge is turned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 March 1956
... to slight what was possibly its most recently acquired art-the art of war. And we are apt to neglect it for the very reason that made it so remarkable : its far from brilliant sponsorship. Those who pleaded for an English art of war were meagerly literate soldiers and patriotic translators who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 539–549.
Published: 01 December 1940
... becomes the exponent of former g-lorj. in Heine’s poetry.ZJ Napoleon, Heine relates, had his double in the persoil of this soldier whose martial appearance ltroke the heart of every woman. The Emperor’s treatment at St. Helena is reflected 1)y the ill-treatment which the former drum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 142–172.
Published: 01 June 1988
... ironic conclusion to the reader. Two encounters are shared by the children in “Un be1 gioco dura poco” and Medardo in II uisconte dimmato. The first occurs as the children are play- ing and come upon two soldiers in a meadow: Zitti zitti, i due bambini . . . s’avvicinarono a un soldato...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 September 1966
... of the elegy: Some burn damp faggots, others may consume The entire combustible world in one small room As though dried straw, and if we turn about The bare chimney is gone black out Because the work had finished in that flare. Soldier, scholar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 153–166.
Published: 01 June 1956
... was a soldier on the Russian front, returned from field hospital to court, tried for treason (i.e., speaking too frankly) and imprisoned, eventually liberated to brief activity in theater and cabaret, long illness, and at twenty-six, death in a hospital in Swit- zerland. His feverish rhythms...