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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 March 1959
...Bernard F. Huppé Sigmund Eisner. Wexford, Ireland: John English & Co., 1957. Pp. 148. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1959 REVIEWS A Tale of Wonder: A Source Study of “The Wife of Bath‘s Tale.” By SIGMUND EISNER.Wexford, Ireland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 547–557.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Roland M. Smith Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 SPENSER’S TALE OF THE TWO SONS OF MILES10 By ROLANDM. SMITH In his study “Amidas v. Bracidas” in this journal’ Herbert B. Nelson traces the background of Spenser’s episode (Faerie Queene, Book V...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1943
...Reginald Call © 1943 University of Washington 1943 “WANHE HIS PAPIR SOGHTE” (Chaucer’s Cook‘s Tde#A 4404) By REGINALDCALL In that sketch of a tale told by Chaucer’s cook’ concerning Perkyn Revelour, apprentice victualler...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 340–355.
Published: 01 September 1969
...Mary L. Livingston Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 THE NATURAL ART OF THE WZNTER’S TALE By MARYL. LIVINGSTON As several readers have recognized, the debate between Perdita and Polixenes in Act IV, scene iv, of The Winter‘s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Donald R. Howard Paul T. Thurston. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1968. x + 240 pp. $7.50. Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 REVIEWS Artistic Ambivalence in Chaucer’s “Knight’s Tale.” By PAULT. THURSTON. Gainesville...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Maryam Wasif Khan Abstract The eighteenth-century English Oriental tale has in recent scholarship been read as both productive and dissident. But the legacies of this literary genre in the Indian colony and its role in the formation of a world literature remain mostly unstudied. The formation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 369–374.
Published: 01 September 1965
...George B. Pace Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE SCORPION OF CHAUCER’S MERCHANT’S TALE By GEORGEB. PACE The climactic section of Chaucer’s Merchant’s Tale opens with the malediction: 0 sodeyn hap! o thou...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 March 1966
... the author, like Don Armado, has drawn out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. JAMESL. CALDERWOOD University of California, Los Angeles The Romantic Fairy Tale: Seeds of Surrealism. By MARIANNETHALMANN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 260–269.
Published: 01 September 1966
... the Great, Moralia, Bk. XXXV THE CLERK’S TALE AND THE THEME OF OBEDIENCEX By JOHN P. MCCALL Some recent discussions of Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tule have assumed an attitude close to desperation and have reached conclusions which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 March 1952
...Haldeen Braddy Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 CHAUCER’S DON PEDRO AND THE PURPOSE OF THE MONK’S TALE By HALDEENBRADDY Henry Savage’s theories regarding the occasion of Chaucer’s tragedy of King Pedro in the Monk’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 227–236.
Published: 01 September 1963
...Paul A. Olson Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 POETIC JUSTICE IN THE MILLER’S TALE By PAULA. OLSON F. N. Robinson notes that critics have observed, in Chaucer’s tales of the Miller and the Reeve, “a kind of moral quality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1950
... The Canterbury Tales of Geoflrey Chaucer: A New Modem English Prose Translation, Together with the Original Middle English Text of the General Prologue and the Nun’s Priest’s Tale. By R. M. LUMIANSKY.With a Preface by MARKVAN DOREN,and Illustrations by H. LAWRENCEHOFFMAN. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 March 1956
...Norman Nathan Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 PRONOUNS OF ADDRESS IN THE “FRIAR’S TALE” By NORMANNATHAN While there have been various studies on the use of the pronouns of address in Middle English, no one has as yet examined in detail...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 193–198.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Kelsie B. Harder Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 CHAUCER’S USE OF THE MYSTERY PLAYS IN THE MILLER’S TALE By KELSIEB. HARDER Although a number of analogues for the three principal motifs in the Miller‘s Tale-the fI ood...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 90–91.
Published: 01 March 1961
... in Italy and France. ARTHURH. NETHERCOT Northwestern University Theme and Structure in Swift’s “Tale of a Tub.” By RONALDPAULSON. New Haven: Yale University Press, Yale Studies in English, Vol. 143, 1960. Pp. xiv + 259. $4.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 187–195.
Published: 01 June 1945
...Ernst G. Mathews Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THE MURDERED SUBSTITUTE TALE By ERNSTG. MATHEWS Three scholars have attempted, the third of them with success, to discover the source of the substituted bride episode...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 117–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Shakespeare's Winter's Tale and Herbert Blau's most Shakespearean essay, “The Makeup of Memory in the Winter of Our Discontent” from The Eye of Prey , elucidate the form and function of surrogation by their reliance on doubles. A venerable tactic of dramatists and producers throughout theatrical history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 389–407.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Elizabeth Simmons-O'neill Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 LOVE IN HELL THE ROLE OF PLUTO AND PROSERPINE IN CHAUCER’S MERCHANT’S TALE By ELIZABETHSIMMONS-O’NEILL The late...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 September 1990
...A. S. G. Edwards Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 THE MERCHANT’S TALE AND MORAL CHAUCER By A. S. G. EDWARDS “Good sense dictates that Chaucer, known to a contemporary as a Seneque en meurs, and so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 301–304.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Lewis C. Seifert Twice upon a Time: Women Writers and the History of the Fairy Tale . By Elizabeth Wanning Harries. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001. xiv + 216 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Lewis C. Seifert is associate professor of French studies at Brown...