Skip Nav Destination
Search Results for tiger
1-20 of 81 Search Results for
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 417–419.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Edward D. Seeber Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 GOLDSMITH’S AMERICAN TIGERS By EDWARDD. SEEBER For many years it was a common practice among critics, especially since Joseph Bkdier, to treat with amused skepticism the serpents...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 March 1972
... is, after all, of “pleasing . . . shape / And lovely” (503-504), with “sleek enamell’d Neck” (525)-if, as most critics say, he has already suffered degradation as a toad in Book 4.’ Of all his early shape-shiftings (stripling cherub, lion, tiger), the most humiliating would seem to be his...
Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 259–266.
Published: 01 September 1959
... of multiple suggestions and ironical sig- nifications. The tale is as intricate as an infinite dream. The labyrinth of the universe appears in two forms: the deep, circular cell in which the magician-priest Tzinacin is imprisoned, and the design of spots on the skin of the jaguar or tiger...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1962
.... It is the rage of an African, but of a nature that remains generous to the end; and in spite of the tiger-paces and tiger-springs, there is through it all, to my sense at least, the tremor of a moral element.” Rosenberg’s own views reflect rather closely what I take to be the spirit...
Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 298–302.
Published: 01 September 1948
... the little boy persecuted by the priests for defending his self-love, also embody sentiments less comfortable than those in “The Lamb” and “The Laughing Song.” The fifth of the group, the well-known “The Tiger,” emphasizes the terrible strength rather than the sweetness of creation. We may...
Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 1985
... cited as CP. LUCY McDIARMID 413 As trees are alive in forest and do not fall Sustained every day by their unconscious columnar will; It shall outlast the tiger his swift motions, Its slowness time...
Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 204–207.
Published: 01 June 1984
... appealed to supporters of the Revolution in its early stages, whereas a sublime imagery of raging elements (fire, volcano, tem- pest, hurricane, flood) and wild animals (tiger, wolf, elephant, leviathan) suited the awesome and ultimately terrifying developments of subsequent months. Neoclassical...
Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 191–205.
Published: 01 June 2022
... in pidgin, in every text that concedes that, in the words of Aravind Adiga’s ( 2008 : 1) protagonist in The White Tiger , “neither you nor I speak English, but there are some things that can only be said in English.” So let us ask the questions again: How do we think ourselves out of the impossible...
Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 June 1997
... translated volumes of Korean myths and folktales: The Morning Bright (1990) and Tiger, Burning Bright (1992). The First Professional: The Women Wfiters’ Suffrage League Sowon S. Park In 1908 Britain saw the formation of its first professional organiza- tion of women writers...
Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 1987
... swollen vegetation and crouching tiger, he decides that he needs a rest from work and thinks to himself: “Reisen alsoer war es zufrieden. Nicht gar weit, nicht gerade bis zu den Tigern. Eine Nacht im Schlafwagen und eine Siesta von drei, vier Wochen an irgendeinem Aller- weltsferienplatze im...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of humanity was based on his understanding of Western culture, which drew on Greek and Jewish beliefs that emphasized the “flesh” and the “soul,” respectively. A normal human life existed within the range set by 23 Zhou Zuoren, “Tendencies in the Intellectual Circle,” in Talks about Tiger...
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 142–157.
Published: 01 June 1960
... with a consolatio which pictures the evil of one world and implies the virtue of another: 0 happy man! they have befriended thee. Why, foolish Lucius, dost thou not perceive That Rome is but a wilderness of tigers? Tigers must prey, and Rome...
Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 June 1965
...: 0 Goneril You are not worth the dust which the rude wind Blows in your face! . . . Tigers, not daughters, what have you perform’d? A father, and a gracious aged man, s The text used is Complete Work of Shakespeare, ed. George Lyman Kittredge (Boston...
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1941
..., a lioness, and a palin tree. And Cooper at least did not introduce elephants and tigers into The Prairic. Nor, it might be added, did he ever try to describe the far West again. University of Miizncsota The Prairie, chapter xxxii. 19 See the demarcation of agricultural areas...
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 1951
... literary effectiveness. As a result, he attributes a number of the blue shark’s habits exclusively to the tiger shark. This latter marauding savage he describes as “a round, portly gourmand; with distended mouth and collapsed conscience, swimming about seeking whom he might...
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 286–291.
Published: 01 September 1951
... Friday proves a docile convert; Oroonoko learns English from a tutor, Friday learns it from Crusoe; the passionate African is in his teens, Friday is more mature; Oroonoko saves a life by killing a tiger, and Friday, after his return to Europe (there were no wild beasts on the island), also...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 1943
... ohnlangst zwar verstor- benen Freyherrns von Abschatz/ aber fast wieder lcbenden in dcr hohen Persohn des Freyherrns v. H. (this may be a reference to Baron von Hohen- dorf ) mit unnothigen Lobspruchen hier weitlauff tiger anzuf iihren nicht bedencken triige. Denn/ wie die Sterne auch dem...
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 136–141.
Published: 01 March 1970
.... Howartli, Herbert. The Tiger’s Heart: Eight Essays on Shakespeare. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. 210 pp. $5.00. Hussey, S. S. (editor). “Piers Plowman”: Critical Approaches. London: Methuen, 1969. ix 4- 366 pp. $1 1.25; f3.50. Distributed in U.S.A. by Barnes 8c Noble. Jackson...
Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 377–386.
Published: 01 December 1971
... of men, a lawgiver, and a builder of cities: While men still roamed the woods, Orpheus, the holy prophet of the gods, made them shrink from bloodshed and brutal living; hence the fable that he tamed tigers and ravening lions; hence too the fable that Amphion, builder...
Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 28–35.
Published: 01 March 1954
... any circumstance advantageously, is like a spaniel in his boot- licking. His folly, weakness, and hypocrisy lead him to rage like a lion, bark like a cur, fight like a dragon, sting like a serpent, as meek as a lamb, & yet again grin like a tiger, weep like a crocodile...