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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 250.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Hermann Barnstorff Elmer Otto Wooley. Bloomington: Indiana University Publications, Humanities Series, No. 10, 1943. Pp. 143. $1.00. Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 250 Rcziews Studies in Theodor Storm. By ELMEROTTO WOOLEY. Blooming- ton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 366–381.
Published: 01 December 1986
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 September 1981
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 ALISOUN’S EAR By MELVINSTORM Although the Wife of Bath may not have attracted the attentions of Chaucer’s Clerk to the degree some critics think she would have liked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 303–319.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Melvin Storm Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 UXOR AND ALISON NOAH’S WIFE IN THE FLOOD PLAYS AND CHAUCER’S WIFE OF BATH By MELVINSTORM As befits a character of her personality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 223–227.
Published: 01 September 1960
..., reason not the need,” and then vows “revenges” upon his cruel daughters, just before rushing out into the storm, is surely one of the most strange : I will have such revenges on you both That all the world shall-I will do such things, What they are, yet I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1948
... that the primitivism with which she will deal is not primarily historical or social in its orientation, but rather individualistically psychological, “a spiritual and qualitative matter.” Storm-and-Stress primitivism, then, is not that of a Golden Age or of the Noble Savage; it is a doctrine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 465–473.
Published: 01 September 1941
... storm may have been an outgrowth of this meaning, although as the N.E.D. remarks, the etymological identity of the two senses is doubtful. Although the N.E.D. finds no example of this use prior to 1827, Spenser so used it no less than six times. With 1 The English Dialect Dictionary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 12–20.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Scots miles, The mosses, waters, slaps and stiles, That lie between us and our hame. The storm without might rair and rustle, Tam did na mind the storm a whistle. It is a sermon against neglecting the advice of one’s wife : 0 Tam...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 531–559.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-drum, thundering from afar, O’er the vex’t nations pours the storm of war. (ll. 1–2)9 The predictability of such an image of weather breeds neglect, if not contempt. Barbauld, however, has set us up, for she then chastises her 7 Williams uses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 1954
..., for nothing is more at variance with the conception of beauty than a wish to convey a certain opinion (Schiller’s 22nd letter). In the introduction to the Hausbuch uus deutschen Dichtern Th. Storm also defines the limits of what he considers the pure lyric, to which he refuses to admit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...John Plotz References Jonsson Fredrik Albritton . 2012 . “ The Industrial Revolution in the Anthropocene .” Journal of Modern History 84 , no. 3 : 679 – 96 . Ruskin John . 1908 . “ The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century .” In The Works of John Ruskin , edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 1963
... found that the storm, as it is compared and contrasted to the poet’s mood, holds the thought in a tight framew~rk.~There is a tendency among readers of ~ 1In “The Wanderings of Cain” of four years before, he had tried another method, writing first a rhythmic prose summary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 217–227.
Published: 01 June 1947
... France. At the time of the Revolution, theatre audience and reading public in France were very much influenced by the sentimental and senten- tious rebelliousness of the German “Storm and Stress” movement. It is, for example, of more than passing interest to learn that a I’d. Gillits...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 185–192.
Published: 01 June 1940
...). Mystified by this scene and by the inscription, “Be bold,” over a door, she waits until night (55). A great storm blows through the house (xii, 1-3) ; then the Masque of Cupid passes (3-26). In this, Amoret appears, wounded, her heart carried in a basin (19-21). At the next mid- night...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 130–139.
Published: 01 June 1972
... that brings into focus all the speaker’s aspirations and defects. His opening words are a blend of crashing sounds and stormy lights: “Storm in the night! for thrice I heard the rain / Rushing; and once the flash of a thunderbolt” (26-27). ‘4 maddened world of storm arid tem- pest is the objective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 409–424.
Published: 01 December 1971
... compels one to return to him again and again, is that body of poems in which a thriving microcosm is set in motion: the poems about orchids and geraniums, about bats, night crows, field mice and summer storms, “Correspondences and Essences,” VQR, 37 (1961), 640. Arnold Stein, ed., Theodore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 262.
Published: 01 September 1957
... and the importance of music for humanism, reformation, and baroque are so lightly touched upon that it is questionable whether the whole introductory chapter might not have been omitted altogether. In the Gcniekrrlt of Storm and Stress and romanticism, however, the author correctly sees the rise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1987
... of an alliterative tradition of subject matter as well as verse form. The most familiar are the storms and battle Chaucer paro- died alliterative verse in two famous battle passages, one in The Knight S Tale (1.2605-16) and the other in The Legend of Good Women (629-53).6 Other topoi familiar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 409–410.
Published: 01 September 1940
..., and whether this does not make for artificiality and schematism. Writers noted for their various facets, Hebbel, Keller, and Storm for in- stance, can hardly be expected to receive full justice in a work devoted to the lyric alone. This is unfortunate in the case of an English book which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
... of a soul’s rearing; the battle with storm and fire depicts man’s lifelong war with Fortune; and the heraldic banner, which is the emblematic equivalent of the image that the poem itself presents, sums the pageant, the essential drama of the life of the Lover. Each figure of the poem-shipwreck...