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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 276–277.
Published: 01 September 1962
...Bain Tate Stewart E. C. Pettet. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1960. Pp. x + 217. $4.75. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 The first, by Morton Paterson, is a useful ordering of the disparate evidence about costumes, scenery, properties, and lighting scattered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 193–194.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Bain Tate Stewart Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SPENSER’S ANAMNESTES By BAIN TATESTEWART Surprisingly, the character of Anamnestes, memory’s helper in the Castle of Alma, remains unexplained in the light...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Joycelyn K. Moody Tate Claudia. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 368 pp. $35.00. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Moody I Review 24 1 Striink and White’s k,*lumpnlr ofStylp and Peter Elbow’s Wrifzngruzth(mf...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 289–318.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of that address, especially if the poem is in print. One critic from whom I first learned this basic principle of poetics was Fry himself. Fry opens his great book The Poet’s Calling in the English Ode with some strong sentences about Allen Tate’s 1938 essay “Narcissus as Narcissus,” in which Tate wrote...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 303–306.
Published: 01 September 1980
... to reclaim the past. For the first half of his career, Lowell admired the work of Allen Tate, William Carlos Wil- liams, and Elizabeth Bishop and adopted their styles until, in the 1960s, he set- tled on a more uniquely personal voice. But according to one account he left for us, his development...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 360–361.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Aristotle to Freud, from Plato to Croce, from Chaucer to Eliot, and his comments are always illuminat- ing. On the negative side, the argument opposes the views of More and Babbitt, the “New Humanists,” and of critics like Allen Tate and John Crowe Ransome, though they are not named...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 June 1985
... extreme stand the nihilists, who 184 THE CAUSE OF THUNDER see nothing but darkness and are ever ready to rewrite King Lear as Endgame; at the other extreme are the rosy-spectacled tradition- alists, whose desperate optimism aligns them with Nahum Tate’s attempt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 561–581.
Published: 01 December 2004
...: Representing Catholicism in Southern Literature and working on an examination of Flannery O'Connor's critique of Enlightenment philosophy. Elizabeth Spencer, the White Civil Rights Novel, and the Postsouthern Thomas F. Haddox uring the 1940s, around the time that Allen Tate looked back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 267–268.
Published: 01 September 1957
... of Tate and Cibber that to improve on Shakespeare one need only rewrite his plays. More recently it was held that the plays could be bettered by the actor-manager, and, still later, by the pro- ducer. At the present moment it often happens that the critics assume the prophet’s mantle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 September 1957
..., and Desdemona would not have lied to her husband or Cassio sought pardon while his commander was angry or Emilia lent her aid to a trick she did not understand. It was widely believed in the time of Tate and Cibber that to improve on Shakespeare one need only rewrite his plays. More recently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 1945
... ranges from poet to painter, novelist, and philosopher, from Aristotle to Freud, from Plato to Croce, from Chaucer to Eliot, and his comments are always illuminat- ing. On the negative side, the argument opposes the views of More and Babbitt, the “New Humanists,” and of critics like Allen Tate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 1958
...O. B. Hardison, Jr. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 THE DECORUM OF LAMIA By 0.B. HARDISON,JR. In a characteristically suggestive essay on Keats, Allen Tate remarks that Lamia is “the most original contribution to narrative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 468.
Published: 01 December 1953
... index, and a list of proverbs and proverbial phrases all facili- tate its use as a reference work. EDWTNJ. WEBBER University of California ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1948
... free from condescension as it is from puffing. Nor does he hesi- tate, on the basis of passages in the mantiscripts, to offer cautious assumptions regarding Eggleston’s motives and moods and attitudes. Mr. Randel’s real contribution, however, lies in his filling in with rich detail...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1967
... trauma: “The poem represents its own emergence from chaos, and the final triumph of chaos as the poem precipi- tates itself into its original pristine absence of form” (p. 126). The distinc- tions are not as decisive as we might have hoped. The author leaves no doubt regarding the dominant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 247–248.
Published: 01 June 1949
... rehabili- tated Stifter as one of the greatest prose writers in the German language. It must, no doubt, have caused a literary sensation when the philosopher of the Superman paid such a striking, enthusiastic tribute to Stifter, the opponent of arrogant violence and dissonant passion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 June 1997
...” is by no means “the only one of the sallies . . . to remain in print today” (94);the detailed and more serious attacks of G. K. Chesterton are still widely available. Only Ransom, not Tate, went to “teach at Kenyon College” (189). The victory of New Criticism on American cam- puses had a variety...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 311–312.
Published: 01 September 1952
... among readers of both the Victorian age and our own, and, as such, they provide an interesting history of taste from Tennyson to Allen Tate. The style throughout is a treat in itselfdharming, vigorous, and witty. After quoting Arnold‘s celebrated but silly attack on Keats’s love-letters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 513–514.
Published: 01 December 1947
... of Shakespeare’s Works : An Anno- tated Bibliography of the Commentary Written on this Subject between 1904 and 1940, together with Lists of Certain Translations Available to Shakespeare. New York: King’s Crown Press, 1947. Pp. sxi 4- 165. $2.75. Harrold, Charles Frederick (editor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1952
... among readers of both the Victorian age and our own, and, as such, they provide an interesting history of taste from Tennyson to Allen Tate. The style throughout is a treat in itselfdharming, vigorous, and witty. After quoting Arnold‘s celebrated but silly attack on Keats’s love-letters...