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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 291–298.
Published: 01 December 1955
...-designating space between the posts. Other derivatives are stoop, stadt, stead, steps- leveled floor- or table-like space within the posted section. A third derivative group would contain such words as stubble, staddle, stipule, stable, steeple, staple (market), These words (cf. Latin stubulum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 298–299.
Published: 01 December 1955
...D. D. Griffith Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 298 “Stod on Stapole” (cf. stable, staple) even when that space was pushed down to be a block or table (cf. staddle). Or in a synecdoche, derivatively stapol might name one of the members, either...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 418–421.
Published: 01 September 1999
... University Press, 1997. xvii t 574 pp. $39.95. In a New York Times editorial, Brent Staples points to the marked disparity between what black Americans have long believed about Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings (“Of course he did, there’s no reason to doubt it”) and what white Americans have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... Joycelyn K. Moody, University of Washington Neither Black nor White yet Both: ThematicExplorations of Interracial Literature. By Werner Sollors. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. xvii t 574 pp. $39.95. In a New York Times editorial, Brent Staples points to the marked disparity between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 151–157.
Published: 01 June 1963
... to this by Herford and Simpson, among others. They point to the use made of Plutus and The Wasps in The Staple of Nm.9 and speak of Jonson as nowhere being “less 1 Ben Jonson, Volpone, ed. C. H. Herford and Percy Simpson (Oxford, 1937), Prologue, line 29. All references to Jonson’s works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 March 1966
... the author, like Don Armado, has drawn out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. JAMESL. CALDERWOOD University of California, Los Angeles The Romantic Fairy Tale: Seeds of Surrealism. By MARIANNETHALMANN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 March 1969
... and the realistic are carefully and meaningfully interrelated” (p. 33). He tells us that in The Staple of News Jonson has adapted the morality play to the purposes of satiric comedy, even as he has in earlier, greater plays. The New Inn is “abortive court satire,” attempting to parody “every device sacred...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 March 1978
... world; and that this knowledge decisively affected their handling of metaphors that were to be staples of Romantic and modern literature” (pp. 2-3). Carnochan scrutinizes eighteenth-century “strategies and adjustments’’ to what Georges Poulet terms “the obsession with space and the obsession...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1954
... this ancient idea provided a staple circle image for seventeenth-century English poetry. Elizabethan cosmology, Miss Nicolson tells us, was “most often interpreted in terms of the circle-a circle that most Elizabethans actually believed existed in the perfect spheres of the planets...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 316–325.
Published: 01 September 1985
... offers in generous quantities. But the hard evidence for Aristophanes rests on some details in The Staple of News (1626) and on the fact that Jonson owned a copy of Aristophanes’ plays printed in Geneva in 1607, too late, as Barton admits, to be in his hands before he wrote Volpone. Jonson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 March 1954
... that was obscure in Renaissance literature. Professor Marjorie Nicolson has added a chapter to this important subject : she has studied one eIement in the complex series of analogies between man and the universe-the Circle of Perfection-and she has shown how this ancient idea provided a staple...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 263–264.
Published: 01 September 1957
... to mention such a staple part of our economy as a “hot dog.” Hysterotomy finds a place but hysterectomy does not, which illus- trates the somewhat haphazard method used here. They include “tape recorder” and “tape recording” but do not list “to tape a broadcast” and similar expres- sions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1966
... out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. JAMESL. CALDERWOOD University of California, Los Angeles The Romantic Fairy Tale: Seeds of Surrealism. By MARIANNETHALMANN. Translated from the German by MARYB...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1973
... and Cressida and Jonson’s A Staple of News, and reaches “The Limits of iMultiplicity” in A Chuste Maid in Cheapside and Bartholomew Fair. In a final chapter he considers how dramatists of the time reacted throughout their careers to the impulse to plot-variety, increasingly in some instances...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 1973
... and Cressida and Jonson’s A Staple of News, and reaches “The Limits of iMultiplicity” in A Chuste Maid in Cheapside and Bartholomew Fair. In a final chapter he considers how dramatists of the time reacted throughout their careers to the impulse to plot-variety, increasingly in some instances...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 1980
... poems.simply cannot be tcmghl in the usual sense of the word. At any rate, Parini has nothing very different to say about Koethke from those things already said by Burke and Kunitz, by Malkoff, Heyen, Blessing, Sullivan, Staples, and La Belle, but he is almost never wrong, either. Sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 1957
...” and “to cock a snook,” they fail even to mention such a staple part of our economy as a “hot dog.” Hysterotomy finds a place but hysterectomy does not, which illus- trates the somewhat haphazard method used here. They include “tape recorder” and “tape recording” but do not list “to tape...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 398–401.
Published: 01 December 1989
...- minded, as we were taught, that these writers really were concerned with variety, passion, and the imagination- the staples of Romanticism. By reading backwards from Coleridge and Wordsworth, Engell fails to exam- ine the “deep structure” of neoclassical criticism, its investment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 73–76.
Published: 01 March 1978
..., if not always in their minds, that they lived in a new world; and that this knowledge decisively affected their handling of metaphors that were to be staples of Romantic and modern literature” (pp. 2-3). Carnochan scrutinizes eighteenth-century “strategies and adjustments’’ to what Georges Poulet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 1969
... to some opinion, Champion holds that “the coherence of the plot [in The Devil Is an Ass] is tightly controlled; the allegorical and the realistic are carefully and meaningfully interrelated” (p. 33). He tells us that in The Staple of News Jonson has adapted the morality play...