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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2019
... no hesitation in recasting the authority and the way of reading the letter-strings on parchment. They had certainty about their superior and far different understanding of text and art that had been created to be read and heard again without change. A millennium later, with Kuhn’s law, with rigid metrical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 275–276.
Published: 01 September 1962
...Richard Hosley Charles T. Prouty. Hamden. Conn.: Shoe String Press, 1961. Pp. xi + 198. $4.75. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 John Arthos 275 When Olivier, for example, tries out a Freudian reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
... could become a “stringing together” of manuscript sources, generally 5  Antonio Gramsci, Prison Notebooks, ed. Joseph A. Buttigieg, trans. Joseph A. Buttigieg and Antonio Callari, 3 vols. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1992), 2:39 9  –  40 0. 6  T. Ian Rea, “The Scottish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 197–204.
Published: 01 June 1950
... ring ; like each tucked string tells, each hung bell’s Bow swung finds tongue to fling out broad its name ; ‘ Each mortal thing does one thing and the same : Deals out that being indoors each one dwells; Selves-goes itself; myself it speaks and spells...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1981
... to polyphonic-what he calls “artificial1”-psalm settings. He quotes Athanasius to the effect that in singing the Psalms, the body is like David’s ten-stringed instrument, each string resonating against the other harmoniously: To sing Psalmes artificially . . . is a signe of a sober 8c quiet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 125–147.
Published: 01 June 1994
... through which writing and reading begin. This dialec- tic of the continuous and the momentary is inscribed at the core of the Lettres d ’une phvzenne in the Inca artifact defining the work’s status as text: the quipus or knotted string constructions in which, the novel claims, the first seventeen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 462–466.
Published: 01 December 1985
... and Crzt- icism. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 4th ed., 1985 (1950). xiii + 765 pp. $49.50, cloth; $22.50, paper. Konigsberg, Ira. Narrative Technique in the English Novel: Defoe to Austen. Hamden, Conn.: Shoe String Press, Archon Books, 1985. xii + 315 pp. $25.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1945
.... Allen R. Benham 23 ’Tis ridiculous for a Lord to print Verses; ’tis well enough to make them to please himself, but to make them public, is foolish. If a Man in a private Chamber twirls his Band-string, or plays with a Rush to please himself, ’tis well enough; but if he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
... have welcomed a powerful foreign script, but from Hellenistic times onward indigenous peoples have often had good reason to beware of Greeks bearing Greek. Even when the gift was only an alphabet and not the full-scale imposition of a foreign lan- guage, it came with cultural strings attached...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
... in a string. (Housman 1997 : 13) becomes Wilde’s: And as one sees most fearful things  In the crystal of a dream, We saw the greasy hempen rope  Hooked to the blackened beam, And heard the prayer the hangman’s snare  Strangled into a scream. (Wilde 1881 : 283) Housman’s grammar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 211–216.
Published: 01 June 1986
... University Press, 1986. xxxviii + 638 pp. $89.00. Hilliard, Stephen S. The Singularity of Thomas Nashe. Lincoln and London: Uni- versity of Nebraska Press, 1986. ix + 260 pp. $22.50. Hilton, Nelson (editor). Essential Articles for the Study of William Blake, 1970-1984. Hamden, Conn.: Shoe String...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 295–302.
Published: 01 December 1957
... and would ban it. In a dialogue between Socrates and Glaucon, Plato has them pass from an indictment of “many-stringed curiously-har- monized instruments” of complex scale to an even sharper rejection of the flute : But what do you say to flute-makers and flute-players? Would you admit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1945
... as “simply a string of almost unrelated achievements,” the author of Cavalcade would seem to be following dangerous counsel. We may wish to keep clear of peripheral matters in literary criticism and still recognize that the influence of one artist upon another amid changing conditions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 409–424.
Published: 01 December 1971
... of her, Flailing her sides with spray, Flinging long strings of wet across the roof-top, Finally veering, wearing themselves out, merely Whistling thinly under the wind-vents; She sailed until the calm morning, Carrying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of power that comprise affective and domestic life. Browning neither separates the genres nor asserts their unity; instead, he suggests that they are tied together, as when his speaker Fra Lippo Lippi says that he “made a string of pictures of the world” as he “ joined legs and arms to the long...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 355–363.
Published: 01 September 1947
...-lantl: And, if a stranger’s thumb should fling Its rude touch o’er one golden string Good-night to all the music in it! The string would crack in half a rninute.4 It was not only visionary undergraduates of her own age, however, who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1959
... Hopkins. London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1959. Pp. xxxii 4- 579. $15.00. Jewkes, Wilfred T. Act Division in Elizabethan and Jacobean Plays, 1583-1616. Hamden, Conn.: The Shoe String Press, 1958. Pp. x 4- 374. $6.50. Judson, Alexander C. Sidney’s Appearance : A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 290–292.
Published: 01 September 1954
.... Washington, D.C. : Catholic university of America, Studies in Romance Languages and Literatures, XLVIII, 1954. Pp. x + 174. GENERAL Burgi, Richard. A History of the Russian Hexameter. Hamden, Conn.: The Shoe String Press, 1954. Pp. x + 208. $4.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 388–390.
Published: 01 September 1995
... against those whites who offered patronage, since the strings attached prevented McKay, Toomer, and Hurston from making “a lifetime career of literature” ( 195). Taking on these struggles forced these writers to develop a performative model for their writing, which North elaborates most fully...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 1946
..., their spirits and legs are weary. The escape from the palace has not, however, exhausted Touchstone’s power of wit, for his second speech in the fourth scene of Act 2 is a string of quibbles. Then in reply to Rosalind’s remark, “Well, this is the Forest of Arden,” he exclaims (according to the Folio...