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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 41–44.
Published: 01 March 1942
... of The grand Case of Conscience . . .” (1650). Perhaps we should reconsider this attribution. 4 The Tenure is absent, perhaps significantly, from the long list of Mil- ton’s prose works registered by Awnsham Churchill, January 30, 1689. 41 42 Milton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of essays and books in tenure decisions; the broader horizon is the relative value of books and essays in the scholarly work that we do. Lindsay Waters, executive editor for the humanities at Harvard University Press, broached the topic with an op-ed piece in PMLA in 2000, quickly followed by two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
... removed from the early seventeenth-century England of Sir Edward Coke suggest the main issues of my paper and the continued importance of its cen- tral text, Coke’s First Institute, his exhaustive and sometimes ex- hausting commentary on Sir Thomas Littleton’s Tenures. I take...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 June 2024
... defined these protections long ago in terms of shared governance, academic freedom, and tenure. The severe diminishment of a labor market for tenured or tenure-track jobs has cut off access to parts of the trinity for nearly two-thirds of people teaching in universities, and, among the remaining third...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 133–139.
Published: 01 March 1993
... for tenure, salary, status, and self-respect require that they publish. What the prospects for literary history ought to be, intellectually speaking, may be questioned. In Is Literary History Possi- ble? I inquire whether any writing in this genre can fulfill our present criteria of plausibility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 1993
..., including feminist theory, the (strongdiscipline administered to hate speech on campus, the weak discipline administered in tenure reviews, and the sympathetic teaching of mass culture. But unlike others who have also objected to these signs of academic degradation, such as Dinesh D’Souza, Roger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 June 1946
..., past and present, as a mark of their respect and admiration” at the close of’his tenure of almost a quarter- century as head of the Department of Speech and Drama at Cornell University. The book is reminiscent of another which was published twenty years ago, Studies in Rhetoric aid Public...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1946
... by twenty-five of his pupils and colleagues, past and present, as a mark of their respect and admiration” at the close of’his tenure of almost a quarter- century as head of the Department of Speech and Drama at Cornell University. The book is reminiscent of another which was published twenty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 444–445.
Published: 01 December 1971
... is right. But her day-to-day existence seems flat as a pancake. There are excep- tions-parts of her tenure with McCZure’s Magazine, her visits with Mrs. James T. Fields, her benevolence for Nebraska farmers during the depres- sion, her famous chance meeting with Flaubert’s niece-yet generally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 June 1949
... manuscript sources of information were apparently not discovered by Dr. Hilen. The Bowdoin College Library has a catalog of the books acquired during the tenure of Longfellow as professor and librarian. In the Harvard archives may be seen the records of books borrowed from the college library...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 September 1942
... labor. Desirable as objective criticism of our disciplines may be, it is unfair to regard them in vacuo; a critique of the activities of scholars should fairly include such concrete matters as salaries, tenure, the grounds for advancement in rank, the means by which desirable students...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 445–447.
Published: 01 December 1971
..., and he is right. But her day-to-day existence seems flat as a pancake. There are excep- tions-parts of her tenure with McCZure’s Magazine, her visits with Mrs. James T. Fields, her benevolence for Nebraska farmers during the depres- sion, her famous chance meeting with Flaubert’s niece-yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., tenues for tenures; p. 57, last line of notes, Ainelie for Ainslie; p. 63, line 8, Siuqzrila for Siuqila (i.e., reversed, Aliquis) ; p. 100, line 35, cesprisk for mesprisk; p. 99, line 22 (and passim), suyans for suyuans in the title of Du Verdier’s book; p. 142, line 29, her for he; p. 146...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 1948
..., even if the editor’s own independent contributions in the Introduction and foot- notes had not been as considerable as they are. The Reason of Church Government, Of Education, Areopagitica, The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates, and The Ready and Easy Way are presented complete...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that up years ago—or tried. But Chander wrote Brown Romantics under the imperial pressure of an impending tenure decision after abandoning his dissertation. That’s a tough choice—made even tougher by his sense of not really belonging in the Romantics biz anyway. He felt, as he puts it, like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 171–173.
Published: 01 June 1955
... and their fortunes traced. And we can say that Milton, neglected, ridiculed, or attacked in his own life- time, became an influential figure in the late seventeenth century first by repub- lication of his political works, especially The Tenure of Kings and Magistrafes, Defense of the English People...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 572–575.
Published: 01 December 1993
...-a politics floating high enough above reality to dis- tort, disparage, and discourage real involvement, whether outside or inside the academy. This is politics only in the least appetizing sense: politics as a high-minded excuse for not seeing what is there. Bromwich’s harsh judg- ment of the tenure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1963
... during her one-year tenure as a Miller Visiting Professor (1959-60). Dr. Lida de Malkiel opens her first chapter, “The Authors and Their Times,” with the statement that “literary criticism-like all humanistic disciplines- cannot aspire to absolute truth”; and it is her expressed purpose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1963
... public lectures she delivered on the Book of Good Love and The Celestina at the University of Illinois during her one-year tenure as a Miller Visiting Professor (1959-60). Dr. Lida de Malkiel opens her first chapter, “The Authors and Their Times,” with the statement that “literary criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1959
... had forsworn. Emerson followed Boehme in the Protestant position that mystical vision was attainable in this world, contrary to the Catholic tenet that the Beatific Vision could be achieved only after death.12 As a result, Emerson thought man capable of perfection during his earthly tenure...