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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 1997
... a signal contribution to the investigation of America’s evolving, multilayered culture. Harold K. Bush Jr., Michigan State University The Title to the Poem. By Anne Ferry. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996. 312 pp. $39.50. “To All, to Whom I Write...
Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 1. The title page of John Dickenson’s Greene in Conceipt . RB 31354, Huntington Library, San Marino, California More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 50–57.
Published: 01 March 1950
...W. P. Albrecht Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE TITLES OF LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL: A STORY OF THE BURIED LIFE By W. P. ALBRECHT For his first novel Thomas Wolfe considered the titles The Building...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 1. Percentage of English-language fiction titles written by women in HathiTrust (diamonds) and in Publishers Weekly (error bars). Circles estimate percentages for HathiTrust based on rates of romance fiction recorded for Australian novels. (Results exclude reprints and juvenile titles.) More
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. Proximity of control corpus titles to SOC. Each point represents the average predicted score for all passages sampled from that title. Titles closest to zero are those with the most SOC-like passages. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nico Slate Abstract Published in June 1951 under the title East Indian, West Indian , the hybrid autobiography of the Jamaican poet Claude McKay and the Calcutta-born Eurasian scholar Cedric Dover aimed to provide, in Dover’s words, “a practical expression of coloured unity.” Dover attempted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michael B. Prince This essay reopens the case of two identically titled works that appeared within twelve months of each other, a preface and poem by John Dryden (1682) and a philosophical treatise by Charles Blount (1683). It argues that the latter was written before the former and not by Blount...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in the 1970s and takes as its point of departure the contrasting contents found in two important anthologies with deceptively similar titles: J. M. Castellet’s culturalist Nueve novísimos poetas españoles (1970) and María Victoria Moreno Márquez’s politically inflected Os novísimos da poesía galega (1973...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of Paris demystifies the bildungsroman’s typically self-made protagonist by foregrounding how the probabilistic attribution of causal force to the human will resembles predestinarian belief in divine determination. The Eastern wish-fulfilling skin of Balzac’s title at once hyperbolizes the liberal fantasy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 419–440.
Published: 01 December 2020
... into a literary manifesto and a history of his generation. One of the novel’s early titles was “Dried Fruits,” which conveys a sense of preserved youth or even lost potential that can be exploited later. Flaubert’s novel explores what changes over time and what inevitably repeats in apparently singular historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Douwe Fokkema The title of this essay implies that there is a Chinese postmodernism that differs from American or European postmodernism. But the different postmodernisms also have a common basis, which can be found at the level of unstable signification. First the author briefly sketches how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 194–210.
Published: 01 June 1947
... is given first : the manuscript number assigned to it by the library ; the title by which the 1 This survey, which is part of a general world census of the manuscripts of Byron’s poetry, may serve to call forth information about the location of other Byron manuscripts that I do not already...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 356–359.
Published: 01 September 1997
... and to project on such fig- ures as Prince and Lee nuanced theoretical schemata by which they sup posedly ordered and understood their public and private missions. Finally, the book is not, contrary to its title and opening pages, a study largely predicated on the innovative religious movements...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 September 1942
... of such novels that most of the thirty-six reproductions of title pages and illustrations are drawn. And it is upon first-hand familiarity with scores of these tales that his detailed accounts of their substance securely rest. His indefatigable interest in them may not evidence a discriminating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 457–458.
Published: 01 September 1942
... expression of French life during the last two centuries of the Middle Ages. The point of view which inspires Professor Francon is given in the quotation on the title page, drawn from one of Professor Tatlock’s writings: “As long as we believe we can understand the Middle Ages merely through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 376–389.
Published: 01 December 1979
....” (111, 347-48) 384 FRANCOIS MAURIAC The etymology of the French titre and the English title is the same, and the meanings in English and French are so close that the play on the word considered here is, for all practical purposes, the same...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 287–291.
Published: 01 September 1980
... of Church History, 1933). MANUEL SCHONHORN tury religious narratives in all their variety,g have instructive matter. Again, Al- kon’s ingenious explanation for the double temporal settings in Defoe’s fic- tions, his “anachronisms,” rests heavily on the evidence of Defoe’s title pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 323–331.
Published: 01 September 1940
.... Several li- braries, which believe firmly that they possess all of the work, really have important lacunae in their collections. This may be true even when, according to the title pages of the volumes, the library owns all known editions. Often volumes bearing the same title page have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the extant critiques of such claims is Moretti’s neglect of the scholarly infrastructure supporting his arguments. Where the data come from analog bibliographies, as in the first chapter of Graphs and the study of seven thousand titles in Distant Reading , parentheses and footnotes occasionally admit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 September 1950
....”6 A first edition of Liberty, then, consists of the series of five parts without general title page. With the publication of Part V, Millar offered “all the Parts compleat, in blue Paper and Boards,” or “half bound,” for six shillings. A full and accurate collation is given...