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Modern Language Quarterly (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 information...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., for 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 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 literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 129–148.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . 1958 . “ What Literature Do College-Bound Students Read? ” English Journal 47 , no. 3 : 147 – 50 . Fuess Claude N. 1950 . The College Board: Its First Fifty Years . New York : Columbia University Press . Garrigues Ellen , ed. 1911 . George Eliot’s “Silas Marner.” New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 1947
... in the eighteenth century, is partly the result, no doubt, of the fact that all of the student’s formal and systematic study of literature was concerned with the classics. In the sixteenth century the contents of the classics were con- sidered of prime importance, but in the seventeenth century subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in itself. . . . It receives a tremendous variety of students. . . . Every year they come in 1  A version of the discussion of video games presented here, together with some examples drawn from world music, appears in Damrosch 2012. Damrosch World Literature in a Postliterary Age 153...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 509–511.
Published: 01 December 1968
... intellectuals feeling the responsibility to engage in public debate, sprinkles his chronicle with strong and some times sweeping judgments and opinions. He even risks the vulnerability of prediction; writing perhaps only six months or so before students disrupted Columbia University for more than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of William John Alexander. A former undergraduate at University College, Toronto, and further educated at London, Johns Hopkins, and Heidelberg, Alexander best satisfied the warring mandates of the students and alumni, Arnoldians and literary boosters, rhetoricians and philologists, and nationalists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 496–497.
Published: 01 September 1942
... of 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 June 1940
... emphasized in the teaching of our language, but with a growing realization on the part of many gram- marians that too much stress has been laid on inflectional form in modern English, and not enough on syntactical usage. Even as late as 1925 one of my graduate students, Dr. Wallace Vickers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 1944
... a vast store of materials for some future synthesis. His method is essentially that of the bibliographical survey accom- panied by descriptive commentary. Containing excellent indexes, his volumes are readily usable by the student seeking information on a particular subject or author...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 September 1942
.... SCHRAMM.Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1941. Pp. viii + 269. $3.00. Even a casual reading of this book stirs the reflection that sound theory for the advanced training of students of literature does not always correspond to the general practice of graduate- school teachers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 353–359.
Published: 01 September 1951
... These last yielded a most valuable document, a notebook in German kept while Giraudoux was a student, from which I shall present excerpts. Giraudoux probably began his study of German at the lyc6e in Chiteauroux whkh now bears his name. A schoolmate recalls Girau- doux’s zeal when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 115–122.
Published: 01 March 1941
.... Holland was noted for universities of high repute, among which Leyden was long pre-eminent. Schoffler has ascertained that be- tween 1650 and 1700 no less than 250 students from Switzerland studied in Leyden.* He gives us no statistics regarding Utrecht, Groningen, Frankener, and Harderwij...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1950
...: The Macmillan Company, 1948. pp. xii -t 316- $4 No student of Chaucer can fail to find something of interest and value in Miss Bowden’s book on the General Prologue to the Corctcrbury Tdes. For the author has summarized, with extensive quotations, the bulk of the historical material which American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...