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Modern Language Quarterly 11196159.
Published: 03 June 2024
... poetic sound. petermiller@reed.edu Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 poetry prosody sound studies music technology Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens, Music Technology, and the Resonance of Poetry Peter Miller Abstract Wallace Stevens titled his rst poetry collection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 395–412.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and had facilitated the advanced study of literary and documentary texts in classrooms. 7 New technologies for the recording and playback of sound were no less transformative of literary research. Hugo Meltzl ( 1879 ), editor of the first journal of comparative literature and often considered one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the dying gods, a sonic pandemonium, an early modern Götterdämmerung . To be a poet in a destitute time means: to attend, singing, to the trace of the fugitive gods. —Martin Heidegger, “What Are Poets For?” John Milton paganism Christianity first poems sound studies Copyright © 2017...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 September 1942
...,” but the fact that a modern scholar can devote “some seven years regular and inter- mittent study” to his life and work has proved the author of Polyolbion a bad prophet of the poet’s fame. This thorough and sound study redirects our attention to the historical significance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 479–480.
Published: 01 September 1942
... with Drayton that George Gascoigne was not “inspired with the brave fire,” but the fact that a modern scholar can devote “some seven years regular and inter- mittent study” to his life and work has proved the author of Polyolbion a bad prophet of the poet’s fame. This thorough and sound...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 164–168.
Published: 01 June 1950
... of Positivism ? Apart from the fact that sound studies of French naturalism clearly prove that Zola derives as much optimism as pessimism from his determinis- tic conception of the world,1° Valera’s view on Positivism as a fatalistic and materialistic philosophy is based on the ground...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 June 1940
... sound. The main deficiency, as the authors themselves recognize, is that only two nonsense words were studied with any completeness, Full confirmation of the findings must wait upon analysis of many sound combinations in recognized as well as non- sense words. But whether the detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 17–46.
Published: 01 March 1994
...,” Studies in Philology 63 (1966): 533-64. 7 The close relationship of poetry and tonal music, as two different kinds of measured sound, has long been a subject of theorists. 0.B. Hardison Jr. declares, “Underlying all theories relating prosody to genre is a relation that varies in particu- lars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 March 2023
... 2023 This sophisticated comparatist study traces influential ideas of music’s relationship with various conceptions of the sublime across aesthetic theory and literature of the long eighteenth century and the Romantic period, in English and German (translated by the author). The book asks what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 345–347.
Published: 01 June 1941
... of verse-form and particularly of his skill in its use. The occasional references to possible sources seem to me uni- formly unconvincing: on the whole I should prefer either a more careful study of that aspect, or its omission. Although a more realis- tic appraisal of the work might be desired...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 449–463.
Published: 01 December 1992
.... Andre Bleikasten (New York: Garland, 1982), pp. 32-64; Emily K. Izak, “The Manuscript of The Sound and the Fury: The Revisions in the First Section,”Studies in Bibliography, 20 (1967): 189-202; James B. Meriwether, “Noteson the Textual History of The Sound and the Fury,” Papers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 281–313.
Published: 01 September 2021
... translation practices, renewed study of poetic alliteration, and inaugurated the political interpretation of Wagner’s works. Forman’s ever-sensitive treatment of Wagner’s inarticulate sounds can seem pedantic, even condescending. What reader’s confusion is defeated by the following? Original Forman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 417–418.
Published: 01 December 1952
... vowels do not occur in German. The short vowel of Engl. ‘up’ [ap], ‘hut’ [bt] is an [a] sound, while u in S.E. ‘man’ [maen], though often classed as a sub-member of [a], is more correctly an independent sound between [a] and [el, as the ligature serves to suggest. (P. 71) The first two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 September 1968
... generally explains what the reservations are. What he says is clearly expressed, and his general estimate of Johnson is sound. It is to be hoped that some of the stimulation he finds and conveys in his careful ex- amination of Johnson’s essays may be transmitted to a generation of stu- dents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1941
... Whitman is likely to find his theory soon dodging the facts pre- sented by a close study of any aspect of the poet during any specific epoch of his life. His versification is, of course, no exception. The student who turns from a perusal of the 1855 text of Leaves of Grass to a consideration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., it can also mind its own business and do whatever it pleases, provided that it is true to itself. All poets customarily take advantage of the sounds of words to clinch an obser- vation: “presume not God to scan; / The proper study of mankind is man.” The rhyme, the repetition of “man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 32–36.
Published: 01 March 1961
... completes the strophic idea by giving a reason for the demands of the first two; it also replaces movement with rest, for the argument is based on a vision of the results of turning back, the lovers intertwining on the lawn. Some interesting effects are created by several repeated sounds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 275–302.
Published: 01 September 2022
... with Farinelli’s Name’: Farinelli as a Satirical Trope in English Poetry and Verse of the 1730s .” British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 28 , no. 3 : 421 – 36 . Clapton Nicholas . 2008 . Moreschi and the Voice of the Castrato . London : Haus . Coe Richard N. 2010...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 June 1940
..., the entire resulting span of eighty years, from 1860 to the present year, will include most of the important inno- vations in English philological study, the establishment of the sub- ject as a field for serious research, the introduction and definition of many terms, and the adoption of new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 184–198.
Published: 01 June 1953
... sexes and of widely divergent ages. It had been our intention to correlate our work with that which has already been done on the PaG spoken in Pennsylvania proper, and thus to deduce which dialect is most closely related to the one we have studied and also to point out any new developments...