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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 45–48.
Published: 01 March 1940
...Joseph Quincy Adams Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 A NEW SONG BY ROBERT JONES By JOSEPH QUINCYADAMS In Richard Carlton’s Madrigals to Fiue Yoyces, 1601, appears as “No. I.” the following poem set to music :l The love...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 227–235.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Sister Mary Charlotte Borthwick, F.C.S.P. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 ANTIGONE’S SONG AS “MIROUR” IN CHAUCER’S TROILUS AND CRISEYDE By SISTERMARY CHARLOTTE BORTHWICK, F.C.S.P. “Mirour of good1ihed”-thus is designated the lover...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 391–396.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Kate Rigby The Song of the Earth . By Jonathan Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Har- vard University Press, 2001. vii + 616 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 269–278.
Published: 01 September 1946
...Willa McClung Evans Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 THE ROSE; A SONG BY WILSON AND LOVELACE By WILLAMCCLUNG EVANS The recent discovery of John Wilson’s musical setting for Love- lace’s ode, The Rose,l reveals several variants of the text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Elizabeth Helsinger Abstract What is a song? As a literary term, song had acquired particular historical meanings for poets writing in English by the mid-nineteenth century. The ballad and song revival of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries reawakened interest not only in traditional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Charles Altieri Abstract In Theory of the Lyric Jonathan Culler makes powerful arguments for analogies between lyric and song, especially with regard to each medium’s commitment to producing pleasure and separating the speaking voice from individual psychology. But his case runs the risk...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 1954
...August Closs © 1954 University of Washington 1954 SUBSTANCE AND sYnmoL IN SONG By AUGUSTCLOSS In lyrical poetry what secret underlies the limitless flus aiid the process of its condensation of which Goethe speaks in “Lied und Gebilde” in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 427–448.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Elisabeth Bronfen Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 XASCMTEMI MORIRREPRESENTATIONS OF THE DIVA’S SWm SONG By ELISABETHBRONFEN THEFAD~VG OF THE &MININE mRFOMR In her book on opera...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1995
...Michel-André Bossy Haidu Peter. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. x + 257 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews The Subject of Violence: The “Song of Roland * and the Birth of the State. By Peter Haidu. Bloomington: Indiana University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Robert S. Fredrickson Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 PUBLIC ONANISM WHITMAN’S SONG OF HIMSELF By ROBERTS. FREDRICKSON At a time when the American collective pathology is said to be narcissism, it is apropos...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 June 1987
... not record a new discovery but rather reaffirms Whitman’s earliest and fundamental ambition: to provide a re- ligious foundation for American democracy foundering on the verge of disunion. Whitman’s first attempt to write an American bible was his founding poem, “Song of Myself,” as I will show...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 March 1969
...CHARLES R. FORKER Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 “WIT’S DESCANT ON ANY PLAIN SONG” THE PROSE CHARACTERS OF JOHN WEBSTER By CHARLESR. FORKER Ever since Lamb admired the “innocence-resembling boldness” of Vittoria...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 320–325.
Published: 01 September 1971
...John M. Wallace L. Colie Rosalif. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970. xvi + 315 pp. $11.00. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 REVIEWS “My Ecchoing Song”: Andrew Mawell’s Poetry of Criticism. By KOSALIEL. @LIE. Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 June 1972
... Stony Brook Wilhelm Miiller’s Lyrical Song-Cycles: Interpretations and Texts. Hy ALAN P. COITRELLhapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Studies in the Germanic Languages and 1,i teratures, 66, 1970. I70 pp. $7.00. Happily, no attempt is made in this study to present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 277–314.
Published: 01 September 2002
... century. The Scots Songs of Allan Ramsay: “Lyrick” Transformation, Popular Culture, and the Boundaries of the Scottish Enlightenment Steve Newman hat was the Scottish Enlightenment? In a pair of influential texts WAlasdair MacIntyre presents it as the tragic demise of a Scottish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 492–503.
Published: 01 December 1970
...Ben Drake Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 1 A. L. Clements. The Mystical Poetry of Thomas Traherne . Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1969. x + 232 pp. $7.00. THOMAS TRAHERNE’S SONGS OF INNOCENCE’ By BENDRAKE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1951
... has appended a most useful bibliography of Schiller literature. CURTISC. D. VAIL University of Wiuhington The Spirit of Revolution in 1789: A Study of Public Opinion ar Revealed in Political Songs and Other Popular Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 298–302.
Published: 01 September 1948
...B. R. McElderry, Jr. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 COLERIDGE ON BLAKE’S SONGS By B. R. MCELDERRY,JR. In 1818 Coleridge returned to Charles Augustus Tulk, the Sweden- borgian, a copy of Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Janet Sorensen In dominant accounts, the eighteenth-century “ballad revival” brought a dead form back to life by digging up old songs and restoring their force and meaning. It also brought “the people,” as producers or consumers of ballads, to a kind of national public life but relegated them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and arduous song. Monody was both a collective song, performed during work to relieve its strains, and an individual utterance. This form reasserts the labor idealized by pastoral as a spiritual necessity. The eighteenth-century reception of “Lycidas” reveals how the revolutionary potential of lyric...