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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 10.
Published: 01 March 1948
...G. Blakemore Evans Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 SOME MORE HOBSON VERSES By G. BLAKEMOREEVANS In the Modern Language Quarterly for September, 1943, in an article entitled “Milton and the Hobson Poems,” I printed a collec- tion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1976) 37 (4): 390–391.
Published: 01 December 1976
... COLEMAN. Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University l’reSS, 1975. viii + 210 pp. $17.50. “Tracii tion” in the ti tle of’ Dorothy Coleman’s rich adcli tion to Sckve studies refers to two somewhat cliffei-ent phenomena. First, it is synonymous with literary history (the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 March 1941
... the reader may find all the information it has been possible to assemble upon each of the chosen words, combina- tions or meanings employed in the Lewis and Clark Journals.” The introduction, more than twice as long as the lexicon proper, falls into two main divisions : 1. Things : the new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1948
... greater stress on this remarkable preface, for it is of unusual common sense and originality, astonishingly free from the pedantry of the time in its exposition of what makes a good transla- tion; he might also have mentioned the difficulties encountered in translating from Spanish into...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 403–404.
Published: 01 September 1949
..., 1948. Pp. 190. $3.50. It is difficult to visualize the vast amount of research involved in the compila- tion of Professor Pfeffer’s book The Proverb in Goethe. Even a superficial perusal reveals the fact that here a thoroughly trained scholar is giving his best to present an exhaustive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1983
...” (p. 75). In the Nativity sequence Travis detects an emphasis on liturgical celebra- tion rather than humanizing incident. The shepherds of Chester, watching over their flocks by night, express their humanity by making a ceremonial banquet of local foodstuffs, rather than indulging in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1974
... lucidity ancl precision, by way of particular reference to Hernarcl Silvestris’s i ti terpretation of the Aeneicl and miich more general implication of the tracli tions of Neoplatonic allegoresis applied to Homer and Vergil. What makes Thompson’s effort stand oii t in recent Dante criticism is the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 June 1948
... the various manuscripts. Cross- references to the corresponding selections in Lachmann are appended. In the sixth volume, a familiar phase of chivalric literature, the Tagelied, is presented in the order of its historical development. Selec- tions by Ernst Scheunemann have been augmented...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 511–512.
Published: 01 December 1944
... University on the Percy Turnbull Memorial Founda- tion in November 1941. Pp. 133. $2.00. Boas, Frederick S. (editor). The Year’s Work in English Studies. Volume XXII, 1941. Pp. 245. $3.75. Dick, Hugh G. (editor). Albumazar: A Comedy [1615], by Thomas Tomkis. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 322–325.
Published: 01 September 1983
... for: the treatment of Marvell’s echoes of the sectarian enthusiasts, the formal difficulties of “ani- madversions,” the distinctions between Marvell’s uses of Donne and Cleve- land, the case for “Tom May’s Death,” the careful reconsideration of attribu- tions for the doubtful poems. (In note...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 403.
Published: 01 September 1949
.... New York: King’s Crown Press, Columbia University, 1948. Pp. 190. $3.50. It is difficult to visualize the vast amount of research involved in the compila- tion of Professor Pfeffer’s book The Proverb in Goethe. Even a superficial perusal reveals the fact that here a thoroughly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 252.
Published: 01 June 1949
... with Introduc- tion, Notes, Glossary, and a Facsimile, by AVGUSTCLOSS. Oxford: Basil Blackwell (Blackwell’s German Texts, ed. James Boyd), 2nd rev. ed., 1947. Pp. lx + 205. This second revised edition of what might be described as “the highlights of Gottfried’s Tristan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 539.
Published: 01 December 1949
... his concepts and pervades many of his other interests. Mrs. Arber’s essay throws new light on the larger questions of Goethe’s interpreta- tion of nature and of life. Her command of German, her authoritative position in the history of botanical research, her lucid and logical style of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 405.
Published: 01 December 1961
... treats of Whitman’s life before 1855, the real starting point is the first publica- tion of Leaves of Grass and thus the appearance of Walt Whitman, poet. The greatest contribution of Asselineau’s work is his perception and development of the reciprocal relationships between Walt Whitman and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 372.
Published: 01 December 1956
... strenuous exercise in logic is rewarding for its method alone- to show us how far the logic of that day could approach poetry. The reverence for Gottsched (p. 76), the ut pictura poesis problem (p. 52), poetry as an imita- tion of nature (pp. 55, 75 f the use of history recent and remote (p. 59), the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 372–372a.
Published: 01 December 1956
... alone- to show us how far the logic of that day could approach poetry. The reverence for Gottsched (p. 76), the ut pictura poesis problem (p. 52), poetry as an imita- tion of nature (pp. 55, 75 f the use of history recent and remote (p. 59), the view that science can solve all problems (pp. 75...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 101.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... Accordingly, they are merely men- tioned by title for the convenience of our readers: Philip Allison Shelley, “Niclas Miiller, German-American Patriot” ; Archer Tay- lor, “Zwischen Pfingsten und StralJburg” ; Israel S. Stamm, “A Note on Kleist and Kant”; Walter Silz, “Goethe’s Auf dem See”; R-M. S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1999) 60 (3): 426–428.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Kelley’s book often suffers from similar obscu- rity, traceable either to her inherently paradoxical subject matter or to her failure to apply what by now may be regarded as standard rhetorical distinc- tions. For in the wake of Benjamin’s profound if also impressionistic study, The OrigLn of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1962) 23 (3): 225–228.
Published: 01 September 1962
...). 225 226 Manuscripts of Laurent de Premierfait’s Works Aug. fol. (This codex is often vaguely designated in catalogues, hence the clarification.) (2) A manuscript, formerly No. 8, belonging in the private collec- tion of Lucius Wilmerding, New York, was sold in 1950 to P. Beres...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1945) 6 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 June 1945
... without a country’ can hardly be as bitterly vivid to the modern mind as was the fate of his Germanic prototype to our early English ancestors” (p. 102). Alas that it should be so ! -but this statement is only partially justified. The forms of civiliza- tion have changed, truly, but never has...