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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 228–232.
Published: 01 September 1959
...John M. Aden © 1959 University of Washington 1959 THE 1720 VERSION OF RURAL SPORTS AND THE GEORGIC TRADITION By JOHN M. ADEN The 1720 revision of Gay’s Rural Sports1 has relevance for the history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 318–320.
Published: 01 September 1975
... absorbing book. RICHARDD. ALTICK Ohio State University Play, Games, and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll. By KATHLEEN BLAKE.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1974. 216 pp. $8.75. With the clear-minded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
... critical attempts to fathom literary history at the scale of the institution. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 literary sociology campus fiction Don DeLillo sports institutions There comes a moment in every college athletics scandal when the stakes dramatically escalate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 June 1968
...). None of these scholars has considered in this connection a small pamphlet entitled A Treatise of the Sports of Wit. There are only two extant copies of the Treatise, one in the Huntington Library and the John H. Wilson, ed., Six Restoration Pluys, Riverside Edition (Boston, 1959) p. 107...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 March 1947
... the prize fight as a native American sport. It was not al- ways so. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries England was the seat of the Fancy (as it was called), and an Englishman was regu- larly the champion, better known in fame to the rank and file of the British than the Prime Minister...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 388–392.
Published: 01 December 1987
... reissue of The Book of Sports, and yet the literary texts she treats of these years tell the story of rarefication, of translation to more oblique idioms. She prepares the literary argument by suggesting the dis- tance of the Caroline court from the vital matter of festive mirth: the king...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 320–322.
Published: 01 September 1975
... them directly. For the most part, it is content to explore a process, while the reader, like Alice, asks incessant questions about it. A more serious lack in Play, Games, and Sport is the paucity of its literary context. The book abounds in wonderfully apt quotations from social scien...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1951
... and assertion of independence-these facets of the revolutionary spirit are convincingly explained by the author on psychological grounds. The appeal to sport as a partial explanation of atrocities is good: “A revolution which is to gain the support of the populace must strike the masses not only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 292–303.
Published: 01 September 1977
... in a cold mechanism. Ultimately, it is the mechanism that renders the conflict unimportant, for the vio- lence of sport exerts a dehumanizing influence. Instead of the sports victory, Durrenmatt prefers the stalemate. For this reason the comedy is really not bitter after all. The characters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 316–318.
Published: 01 September 1975
... the book appeared? The Coutts vaults may yet be the scene of a revelation which will require Buchanan to add a finally climactic chapter to his absorbing book. RICHARDD. ALTICK Ohio State University Play, Games, and Sport: The Literary Works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 29–40.
Published: 01 March 1962
... and satirists with a bent for the classics have a tendency to do so. In the masque, however, he had already associated the patron gods not so much with the limitations of society during a particular reign as with the foibles of the monarch and his court; we have James I for sports of the field...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 June 2021
... inexpensive editions of the novels sported wrappers, illustrated title pages, and even print that imitated the traditional appearance of books of devotion (chapter 3), whereas nineteenth-century American editions began the still-persisting usage of oil paintings to sell works of literature (chapter 4...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1951
... for freedom, the conflict between sub- mission to law and assertion of independence-these facets of the revolutionary spirit are convincingly explained by the author on psychological grounds. The appeal to sport as a partial explanation of atrocities is good: “A revolution which is to gain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 232.
Published: 01 September 1959
... itself is necessary. When that is done, first in the original and then in the 1720 version, the right of Rural Sports to better representation in the annals of georgic poetry becomes apparent. Vanderbilt University CANADIAN LITERATURE Cunudiun Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 346–362.
Published: 01 December 1980
... think, he might have carried further, very much to the ad- vantage of his argument. He might have shown, that these “hunt- ers, whose game is man,” have many sports analogous to our own. As we drown whelps and kittens, they amuse themselves, now and then, with sinking a ship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1959
... substantial matter than it is. When Win- wife proposes to visit the Fair, forecasting “excellent creeping sport,” Quarlous agrees : “A man that has but a spoone-full of braine, would think so” ( I.v. 141 -43). This answer brings the brain directly into the realm of the palpable : the mind becomes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 201–207.
Published: 01 September 1954
.... . . . (I, iv, 32-33, 44-50) 14 Kurtb. cit., pp. 86-87. 206 ‘ The Revenger‘s Tragedy’ In this perverse world, where life has become a mad whirling dance, Castiza is tempted with banquets, music, sports-all the delights that the riches of the court can afford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 647–648.
Published: 01 December 1941
...” to what the author describes in this work seems to me to be somewhat misleading. In a care- fully drawn analytical appendix he outlines the areas in which the “repetition” occurs. The outline includes sports, social organization (including all personal and family relations), beliefs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 261–262.
Published: 01 September 1960
..., their sports and pageants, their license to jeer at what on other days commanded respect and to make butts of the kill-joys who stood for law and order, are, says Barber, parallel manifestations of the same pattern of culture. The author is, of course, careiul to point out that Shakespeare did...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... , www.inthesetimes.com/ articlewhy_do_they_want_to_do_us_harm_part_three. Spivak Why Study the Past? 5 As you can see, this story, even if it were seen only as a breaking of promises to the Muftis, would undo Levi’s vision of World War I as a “sporting event...