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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 299–363.
Published: 01 September 1992
...Claude Rawson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 “INDIANS” AND IRISH: MONTAIGNE, SWIFT, AND THE CANNIBAL QUESTION CLAUDE RAWSON UNSPEAKllVG THE UNSPEAKABLE Montaigne’s “Des cannibales” (1.xxxi) is one of his most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Ashley Marshall Swift and Others . By Rawson Claude . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . xiii + 301 pp. Several essays are less effective in the context of this volume than they were when first published. The ten pages on Sir John Hawkins are dull by comparison...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 507.
Published: 01 December 1946
... be regarded as an invaluable aid to those doing research in this field. Coinciding with the two-hundredth anniversary of the death of Swift, the handbook gives ample evidence in its 615 items of the work of the last fifty years in clearing away many of the myths which had surrounded the Dean’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 208–221.
Published: 01 September 1954
...Walter J. Ong, S.J. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 SWIFT ON THE MIND : THE MYTH OF ASEPSIS By WALTERJ. ONG,S.J. It is with Jonathan Swift as it is with most essayists whose pro- nouncements spring from impulses more strategic than scientific...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 406–416.
Published: 01 December 1973
...Robert W. Uphaus Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 SWIFT’S “WHOLE CHARACTER” THE DELANY POEMS AND “VERSES ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT” By ROBERTW. UPHAUS Prompted by Patrick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 246–256.
Published: 01 September 1974
...Peter J. Schakel Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 THE POLITICS OF OPPOSITION IN “VERSES ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT” By PETERJ. SCHAKEL The plethora of recent studies of “Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 June 1942
... all, the prophecy of the Bishop of Carlisle in Richard II comes true. Future ages do groan because of the otherwise justifiable dethrone- ment of Richard. BRENTSSTIRLINC University of Washington The Reputation of Jonathan Swift, 1781-1882...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 191–204.
Published: 01 June 1943
...J. H. Neumann © 1943 University of Washington 1943 JONATHAN SWIFT AND THE VOCABULARY OF ENGLISH By J. H. NEUMANN Next to Johnson, the most important literary figure of the eight- eenth century to concern himself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 1968
... but for the “knowledgeable” who can appreciate the “promenade parmi les. personnages et les sentiments mis en cause dam cet univers de comMie ” PAULSAINTONCE Mount Holyoke College Jonathan Swift as a Tory Pamphleteer. By RICHARDI. COOK.Seattle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 June 1941
..., the re- sults of his researches will be valuable to a large number of scholars. HELEKEMAXWELL HOOKER IV es t w o od, L 0s A rtg el es .Tonathart Swift and IYomen. By JosEPIi MANCH. University of Buffalo Studies, Vol. XVI, No. 4, February, 1941. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 198–211.
Published: 01 June 1969
...Melvyn New Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 STERNE AND SWIFT SERMONS AND SATIRE By MELVYNNEW In 1767, in a letter to Eliza, Laurence Sterne described a meeting he had had with Lord Bathurst...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 June 1964
...John Traugott Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE REFRACTORY SWIFT By JOHN TRAUGOTT Critical disagreements are notoriously autobiographical; our taste or distaste for certain kinds of questions is bound to be involved...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 383–384.
Published: 01 December 1959
... the location referred to by Piscator) was the published writer and dramatist, Thomas Preston, author of 1569). Cambises ( ARTHURM. COON Michigarc State University Jonathan Swift and the Age of Compromise. By KATHLEENWILLIAMS. Law...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 275–279.
Published: 01 September 1989
... of Jonathan Swift’s writing. Playing on the pun by which uested may mean, on the one hand, authorized or empowered (as in language that is 276 REVIEWS stably and immanently meaningful) and, on the other, clothed or covered (as in language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1952
.... WILLIAMR. PARKER New York University 77re Sin of Wit: Jonathan Swift as n Poet. By MAURICEJOHNSON. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1950. Pp. 145. $2.50. Perhaps no comparable body of literature has been as consistently neglected as the poems of Jonathan Swift. Despite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 274.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Evan K. Gibson Louis A. Landa. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1954. Pp. xvi + 206. $3.40; 21 s . Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 274 Rcziezos Swift and tlzc Church of Irelawd. By LOUISA. LANDA.Oxford: .it the Clar- endon Press, 1954...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 367–376.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Edward Stone Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 SWIFT AND THE HORSES : MISANTHROPY OR COMEDY? By EDWARDSTONE Some thirteen years ago Ricardo Quintana attempted to raise the siege that criticism has laid to Part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1949
.... $2.00. Mr. Herbert Davis has produced another very readable, semipopu- lar book on his favorite author, this time on Swift’s satire, somewhat in the manner of his recent book on Stella. This latest work reprints three brief lectures delivered at Smith College in May, 1946, and in it Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Ian Campbell Ross University of Washington 2007 Ian Campbell Ross is a fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. His books include a coedited collection, Locating Swift: Essays from Dublin on the 250th Anniversary of the Death of Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745 (1998), and Laurence Sterne: A Life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 202–204.
Published: 01 June 1984
... book should be welcomed, even if it is not univer- sally acclaimed, by all students of eighteenth-century satire generally and of Swift specifically. It should be welcomed because it displays so many of the strengths of authentic critical inquiry: a clearly stated purpose, a well- executed...