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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 June 1948
... years have given the professional student of literature so much pleasure, or provided him with such rich material for study, as Thc Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray. Every reviewer has testified to this fact in glowing terms of praise for Professor Gordon Ray’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1943
... in nine- teenth-century literary and intellectual life. JOHN W. DODDS Stanford University Thackeray: A Critical Portrait. By JOHN W. DODDS.New York: Oxford University Press, 1941. Pp. vii + 257. $3.00. If a man would be a critic, he should...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 386.
Published: 01 September 1943
... would be a critic, he should know his subject so well that he would write with confidence. Mr. Dodds’ critical portrait of Thackeray is a splendid example of this generalization. He writes about Thackeray, not about what someone else has said or thought. Mr. Dodds set himself the task...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 347–349.
Published: 01 June 1965
... also be grateful to Jeune for writing well. HAROLDA. WATERS University of Rhode Island Thackeray and the Form of Fiction. By JOHN LOOFBOUROW.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. vi + 236 pp. $5.00. This new book on the art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 June 1941
...John W. Dodds Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 THACKERAY AS A SATIRIST PREVIOUS TO VANITY FAIR By JOHN W. DODDS To one interested in tracing the growth of Thackeray’s mind and art the years before Vanity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 141–146.
Published: 01 June 1958
...Russell A. Fraser Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 SHOOTING NIAGARA IN THE NOVELS OF THACKERAY AND TROLLOPE By RUSSELLA. FRASER “All things announce Democracy,” wrote Carlyle, and wrung his hands. Only look about, and one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 275–276.
Published: 01 September 1956
.... New Yorli : McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1955. Pp. xiii 4- 537. $7.00. Thackeray’s Contributions to the Morrtiitg Claro?cicle. Edited by GORDONN. RAY. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1955. Pp. xix 4- 213. $3.50. Drawing upon both his extensive knowledge of the Victorian era...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1973
... was, sees the transcendental aspects of Milton as locked in the Minute Particulars of the masque. Thackeray: The Major Novels. By JULIETMCMASTER. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 197 1. ix 4- 230 pp. $7.50. Like many before it, this book aims to set the record straight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 227–247.
Published: 01 September 1989
...ROBERT E. LOUGY Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 “During these years Thackeray considered Paris his ‘home,’ and when he was in London, he used to refer to himself jokingly as an ‘exile...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 175–188.
Published: 01 June 1971
...John Sutherland Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 THE INHIBITING SECRETARY IN THACKERAY’S FICTION Little attention is paid to the merely physical conditions in which nineteenth-century fiction was written. The image of Mrs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 March 1977
... Thackeray’s Novels: A Fiction That Is True. By JACK P. RAWLINS.Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1974. xi + 244 ‘pp. $10.00. Jack P. Kawlins has a tidy mind, and this gift is both an advantage and a disadvantage to a critic who is confronted with the enormous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 1982
...Stephen Canham Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 ART AND THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF VANITY FAIR AND THE NEWCOMES By STEPHENCANHAM Since William Makepeace Thackeray was the sole major Victorian novelist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 386–388.
Published: 01 September 1943
... be a critic, he should know his subject so well that he would write with confidence. Mr. Dodds’ critical portrait of Thackeray is a splendid example of this generalization. He writes about Thackeray, not about what someone else has said or thought. Mr. Dodds set himself the task of knowing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1943
... be called for. Yet Miss Tuell, in this book, has contributed percept- ibly to our knowledge of a provocatively interesting period in nine- teenth-century literary and intellectual life. JOHN W. DODDS Stanford University Thackeray: A Critical Portrait...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 1965
... but “Victorian” in their monumental quality) as S. E. Finer’s Chadwick (1952), Edgar Johnson’s Dickens (1953), Gordon N. Ray’s Thackeray (1955-58),Leslie A. Marchand’s Byron (1957), or Chester W. New’s Brougham (1961). The latest example, which lies on my desk as I write, is Phyllis Grosskurth’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 276–277.
Published: 01 September 1956
..., Thackeray’s pen is dipped in an astringent that renders his criticism both trenchant and ironic. This is apparent, for example, in the mordant evaluation of New Spirit of the Age in which the unhappy editor, R. H. Horne, is dispatched with the observation that he “would write the dancing spirit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 March 1947
... American Indians, like their great kinsman Friday, prostrated themselves before their white rescuers. To Thackeray his only expression of indebtedness appears in a recollection of his father’s home in Edinburgh : “In my earliest child- hood such a one came, tall, white-haired, and affable. I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 382–392.
Published: 01 December 1986
... of her famous father, who served as first editor, and of the magazine’s originator and publisher, George Smith, Anne Thackeray Kitchie, who had been twenty- For studies of women writers in specifically “women’s’’ publications, see Alison Ad- burgham, Woinen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 422–424.
Published: 01 December 1978
... the chapter on Newman (because of new materials available only after her husband’s death), to check citations and details. The result is a reasonably coherent volume, substantial enough to justify itself, and focusing primarily on the early Victorians: Carlyle, Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes, Mrs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 83–116.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., putty, and vermillion are flicked over a canvass at hazard seemingly; it is only at a distance that they condescend to take a shape, but near at hand they are as intangible as Eurydice.—Thackeray, “The Exhibition of the Royal Academy” (1846...