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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and recurrent confessional impulse permit reconstruction of much of his reading experience, recording not simply his internalization of formative texts but also his attraction to books as auratic objects for consumption. For students of book history, Updike's “story of reading” yields a quarry of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... addition to generating revisionist readings of both Médée and the later Le Cid , the essay thus invites students of French literature to rethink the grounds of French literary culture as a whole. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Christopher Braider is professor of French and comparative...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Christopher Braider Abstract Students of seventeenth-century French drama offer oddly truncated readings of Jean Rotrou’s Véritable Saint Genest . Fascinated by the play within a play in which the eponymous saint is converted to a Christian martyr’s faith by performing a Christian martyr’s role...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... example) can appropriate the art processes they love in the hope of developing student skills and civility. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 area studies Latin America antropofagia vanguards Pre-Texts Area studies about Latin America and other regions of the world have...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 239–257.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., folks”—en route from Romanticism to Leavisism and New Criticism, with a quick nod to Matthew Arnold. This essay works against this habit, introducing and analyzing the intellectual legacy of the idealist philosopher T. H. Green, whose life and work inspired generations of liberal-thinking students and...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1954) 15 (4): 379.
Published: 01 December 1954
..., published pri- vately by its author in order to give the poor student a decent chance to have a text of his own. The author himself, a private lecturer at the Free University of Berlin, has sacrificed his meagre means, as well as his precious time, to bring out a text which he hopes will...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 497–498.
Published: 01 December 1948
...- sive length.” Miss Patchell has used the set in the possession of the Huntington Library-“five quarto volumes of some 3,075 pages printed in black letter.” Miss Patchell herself implies that it will be long before another student pays these romances antiquarian attention; she does not...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 496–497.
Published: 01 September 1942
... Bristol, has just prepared an edition of Molder- lin’s poems, especially intended for university students, but suitable also for all other earnest readers. The introduction provides, not what is easy to give and what students may find elsewhere, but rather what students must have in order...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1953) 14 (4): 468.
Published: 01 December 1953
....” These purposes have been achieved-for the scholar and the student. The more casually inter- ested reader who wishes minimum exegesis, and that handily appended to the text, must wait longer. Subsequent editors and translators will inevitably turn first here, for Torres Naharro has...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 517–518.
Published: 01 December 1942
... association, and in helpfulness to students. As Dean of the Graduate School he has been a guardian of research standards and an influential proponent of the values of the search for truth in all branches of human knowledge. In their home life, Dean and Mrs. Padelford and their family of four...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 240.
Published: 01 June 1944
... out in her preface, an “elaborate ars dictaminis written primarily for students of the art of rhetoric. This was modi- fied to meet the needs of the growing mercantile class in the reign of Elizabeth by William Fulwood and Angel Day. Nicholas Breton and his imitators persuaded this public...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 121.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... Compiled by M. L. BARKER and H. HOMEYER.Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1946. Pp. xvi + 432. $1.50; trade edition, $2.00. This handy, and actually pocket-sized, dictionary, with its excel- lent paper and binding, will be especially welcome to students who intend to explore the German...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 339.
Published: 01 June 1941
... loved: milk, rose, blue, yellow, in a distinctly ro- caille manner. Although the author has not laid claim to enrich our fund of literary judgments concerning Ronsard, students will probably give him credit for his excellent translations which blend well with the narrative and do...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2001) 62 (3): 239–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., claiming that students have lost touch with the vitality of literature because it is taught to them as a series of arbitrary, stale categories. Barthes may be right to rebel against a mind-set he ﬁnds stiﬂing for literary studies, but he misplaces his attacks...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 379–380.
Published: 01 September 1944
... material, he has performed a service of considerable value to students of the poet. If his essay leads to further study of Tennyson’s personality, and such study is made with as much restraint and good sense as Professor Paden has used, it will have value beyond its immediate contribution in...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 494–495.
Published: 01 December 1944
...- Saxon poems have been put into a relatively permanent form and can be used with confidence by future students, both for pleasure and for study, without fear of numerous emendations to upset acquired understanding of the poems, or of their language. It is to be hoped that a general index to...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1946
... for students in that field. For these services its editors and the University receive the gratitude of all scholars. The other articles are of two kinds-surveys of some dozen broad fields, and studies of definitely restricted subjects. Most of the sur- veys are fairly general reviews of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1947) 8 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 June 1947
...: Princeton University Press, 1946. Pp. ix + 440. $3.75. This remarkable book should be read by teachers of literature, by English majors and graduate students in English and sociology de- partments, by librarians, and by writers who write because they have something to say. It should be of more...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1941) 2 (3): 518–519.
Published: 01 September 1941
... introduction to The Prince is of considerable aid to the student whose first acquaintance with Machiavelli is made through this little volume. The same is true of the notes which accompany the other works translated. The rather sprawling introduction has little value for students of political science...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 June 1940
... important fac- tor in the selection of material. Since Professor Spencer states that his book is written primarily for the inquisitive layman and less ex- perienced student it seems fair to regard it as a hand-book for un- dergraduates and to examine it with their interests and needs in mind. The...