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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 June 1995
... latecomers to composition studies. Born in thc intersection of empirical education research, the waves of‘ arrivals of the unexpected (and often unwanted) other into the classroom, and the revival of classical rhetoric, composition studies initially dcvcloped a socially and psychologically sound...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 282–284.
Published: 01 September 1956
... such a laborious investigation in thc present work, for he has done quite enough, for the time being, in supplying exhaustively and reliably all the leads to be pursued. CA RAM VARTANIAN Harzwd University .4 Critical f?ihlio.wophy of Frcttch I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1995
... roughly the same story. The first part (the ncisih) is devotcd to thc theme of “loss and yearning” (2):something (most often a stop at a cainp- sitc: that has now been overtaken by wilderness) triggers the poet’s menio- ries of a love affair, the departure of the woman’s tribe, perhaps a desci-ip...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 221–231.
Published: 01 June 1995
... Ages”-not thc “reality” of the historical period but the modernist’s projection in a collcc- tive Imaginary-is that most intimate part of selfhood sacrificed on the altar of a social rationality supporting everything we might characterize as rnoder- nity-from aesthetics to politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 395–398.
Published: 01 December 1976
... the “haystack- and roof-level1 i ng wind” ( I ), he si mu 1 taneousl y transcends private animosity atid mocks thc storm into comic insignificance. (PI]. 144-45) I have quoted this passage at length in an effort to be fair to Harris, for he is certainly not without intelligence or insight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 1967
... the best course for the reviewer is to write frankly in the first Imson. I have never written a book on Scott; hut in iin es5ay Islitten in thc niidtlle 194O’s, I tried to make Scott, tlien totally neglected by sei-ioiis c I ]tic\, aknilablc to modern criticisni by suggesting that in hi, lmt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 377–378.
Published: 01 December 1956
... defense of this thesis is the least solidly establi-lied part of his work. It does not appear to take sufficiently into account the c .ntra- dictions in the poet’s writings nor the fact that the chronology of thc Flcirrs tit: nzal has not bccii established with complete exadtude. The chapter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 137–141.
Published: 01 June 1955
....-No-I must needs refer it again to y0u.7 - 4 Thomas Wright, Correspondence of Willium Ccwper (London, 1904), I, 172-73. 6 Actually, Cowper’s opinions on the book had to be second-hand, for he did not see the book until thc middle of April, 1781. Then he read only a part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1947
....“ In an early and often admired definition of poetry, Keats wrote: ’Tis might half slumb’ring on its own right arm. (Sleep and Poetry, line 237) Defining freedom, or rather the potentiality of f rsedom, Thomas Campbell called it : Thc might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 477–480.
Published: 01 December 1966
... speaks of the “two levels of nature, a physical onc and a human one”: As fni ns ninn is cotzcc~med . . . the critirc order of mture is IIOW a falle~i order. Thc washing away of thc Gardcn of Eden in the flood symbolizes the fact that the two levels of riaturc cannot both exist iri...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1945
... of this poem.” Next to Fnust, the works of Dante, Cervantes, and MoliGre seem to have received Longfellow’s chief attention. CARLJ. WEBER Colhy Collegr, IVaterzdle, Maine The Enjoyment of thc Arts. Edited by MAX SCIIOEN.New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 330–331.
Published: 01 September 1971
.... He docs, however, investigate the survival of his three key iimges into tlic “later transition” of‘ 1914, but eveti here much of thc chapter is skctchy and not t‘irlly worked out. I ti prticiihr, the interpi-etation of the poem “Vor Weili- nachten 1914,” upon which it is primarily Ixised...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 1940
.... Pp. x+ 191. $2.50. Philosophy in thc Poetry of Edwin Arlington Robinson. By ESTELLE KAPLAN.New York: Columbia University Press, 1940. Pp. 162. $2.25. “There is no ‘philosophy’ in my poetry,” wrote Robinson in 1930, replying to an inquiry from a thesis-writer, “beyond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 473–475.
Published: 01 December 1973
... of techniques Imrroweti '17.1 KOGEK H. S'I'EIN 475 nihg thc necessity lbr such structurril analyses of paintings and by tliseiitiiii- gliiig pictorial tecliniqircs like chiaroscuro or themes like the loneliness of' 11i;iii in Iiiittlre from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 459–460.
Published: 01 December 1940
... lluniment No. 13199. 11 photograph of this document is in my possession. 7 The date of Colet’s rcsignaticin is given by J. H. Lupton (A /,ife of John Colet, D.D.[London, 18871, p. 119) as January 26, 1503/3 on thc author- ity of Kennett’s JISS. However, the accuracy of the 1502/3 datc given...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 264–265.
Published: 01 September 1960
... through the vagueness even of the subtitle, we discover from thc preface that here is “an analytical guide to printed texts and calendars relating to English and Welsh history issued in general collections by a public body or private society before the end of March 1957.” By the key word...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 277–278.
Published: 01 September 1956
... devices in Pound, Eliot, Crane, and Yeats. Without that back- ground, Sister M. Bernetta has no contrast against which to show forth the special qualities of The Bridge, The Caritos, Patcrson, or Thc I,t’astc Lattd, and as a result she makes no distinction between metamorphosis as a recurring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1949
... (fifteenth century), the pages on the inflated haroque ego, on the public in the times of Louis XIV. But of course the chapters on French realism. culminating in the appreciation of Zola and the Goiicourts, are the main pillars of .IZintrsis. If they are the pil!ars, those on thc twentieth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 1949
... and Thc Ministry of Fear in 1943, a time when English books were not easily available to Frenchmen There are a number of interesting analogies between the two novels, however, as we propose to show : the world of Graham Greene is not too different from the world of Albert Camus. Just what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 261–262.
Published: 01 September 1960
... became in later stages of Eng- lish, it still altered the meanings of Old English verbs in ways which we should not disregard. The introduction and notes are aimed at avisting the rcadcr to understand and appreciate the lyrics as poetry, and in this aim thc author iq assuredly successful...