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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1997) 58 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 1997
... 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...
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 1. The title page of John Dickenson’s Greene in Conceipt . RB 31354, Huntington Library, San Marino, California 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 (1 March 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...
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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. Figure 2. Proximity of control corpus titles to SOC. Each point represents the More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 June 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 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 to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 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 (1 September 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 their...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 September 1942
... collection 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 September 1942
... “authors born ap- proximately between 1770 and 1790.” The major authors of the years are included “even though some by no stretch of the imagina- tion could be labeled romanticists.” The second part of the title would be harder to defend. Ninety- seven libraries in the United States...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 June 1941
... available all the materials necessary for the study of the curious little miscellany which Wil- liam Jaggard published, twice before the end of 1599 and again in 1612, under the title of The Passionate Pilgrim. In the Variorum edition of Shakespeare’s poems (1938), Professor Hyder E. Rol...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1946
... work of an outstanding scholar and teacher, but also a symbol of the influence of the Cornell group on the study and teaching of speech in the United States. There is, however, a significant contrast Letween the earlier and later works. The difference in titles seein< to sytnholize in part a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 260–261.
Published: 01 June 1943
... book lore. For the period 1493-1600, Baginsky has undertaken to give complete titles, line by line, followed by whatever additional information is deemed essential. The later, somewhat shortened, entries are treated with equal exactitude. If any criticism were to be offered, it would...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1997) 58 (3): 356–359.
Published: 01 September 1997
... scare quotes 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1961) 22 (2): 214.
Published: 01 June 1961
... Trade of Book arid Bible Printing, Periodical Production, Jobbing. By P. M. HANDOVER.Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1960. Pp. 224. $4.75. The main title of this series of lectures is misleading, and the subtitle is not much more accurate. What we have is an elementary picture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 281.
Published: 01 September 1955
... extremely valuable bibliography. The English title is somewhat misleading, for, as the German title reads, the dissertations are restricted to universities of Germany. Thus, Strassbourg is included for as long as it was still a part of Germany; and even the Austrian universities are included...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 493.
Published: 01 September 1942
... last) takes for its subject-matter the volume that. bears its title, and reference to the parent work is therefore easy. Paragraphs and sentences in their original form have been incor- porated into the narratives when such treatment seemed desirable and practicable.” The book has no...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 578.
Published: 01 December 1940
... of the themes, characters, and titles, and the interpretation of the series as well as of individual volumes. The editor supplies careful critical apparatus which establishes, veri- fies, or corrects chronological and bibliographical data. LURLINEV...