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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 242–253.
Published: 01 September 1987
...’ TOM JONES THE COMEDY OF KNOWLEDGE BJJJOHN UNSWORTH Pope’s couplet expresses a dilemma that was of particular im- portance during the Augustan Age-the inadequacy of reason to the discovery of design. Mortals forced by circumstances to judge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 487–492.
Published: 01 December 1951
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... lived within the Irish community in Britain. Focusing on the figure of the male laborer as represented in contemporary sociological texts and in the work of Donall Mac Amhlaigh and Tom Murphy, the essay examines the development of contrasting narratives of class and community informed both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Christopher G. Diller Although recent scholarship has shown how many twentieth-century African American writers appraised the mixed literary inheritance of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), Ralph Ellison has been neglected in this regard. This essay excavates Ellison’s critique...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 418–421.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tom Conley Tom Conley is Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. His recent books include Cartographic Cinema (2007) and An Errant Eye: Topography and Poetry in Early Modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 September 1945
...Tom Peete Cross Arthur C. L. Brown. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1943. Pp. viii + 476. $5.00. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 Harcourt Brocirt 353 and offers many suggestions for further exploration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 449–458.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Tom Burns Haber Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 WHAT FOOLS THESE MORTALS BE! HOUSMAN’S POETRY AND THE LYRICS OF SHAKESPEARE By TONBURNS HABER I Readers of A. E...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
... to “the Territory.” The first time he is report- ing Tom’s plans, now that the evasion has been managed successfully, “to slide out of here, one of these nights, and get an outfit, and go for howling adventures amongst the Injuns, over in the Territory.. . .” The second time he is speaking of his own...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 225–237.
Published: 01 September 1957
... are very firmly fixed in earlier soil. Satiric and comic elements mingle in all Fielding’s works, but he is primarily a comic writer. He uses ridicule as a rule to point toward not an ideal but a norm. He warns his readers in Tom Jones that because a character is not “good,” it does not follow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 196–200.
Published: 01 June 1977
...- sively less concatenating as J. Paul Hunter proceeds, and his argument for SHERIDAN BAKER 197 Fielding’s Vergilian progress up to the epical peak of Tom Jones will per- suade only the willing and unwary. Hunter begins with the plays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 1946
... 109 below. It is perhaps no accident that Tom 0’ Bedlams were explained by Aubrey (c. 1695) in writing of the region about Salisbury (Naturul History of Wilt- shir~,ed. John Britton [London, 18471. p. 93) : “Till the breaking out of the civil1 warres, Tom 6 Bedlam’s did travel1 about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 222–229.
Published: 01 June 1968
... with such ample and thoughtful treatment. And Fielding’s narrator is traced as he should be, through Fielding’s own work, so that his self-consciousness is treated as a func- tional as well as merely formal device. In Tom Jones, Paulson thinks, irony questions more than asserts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 368–377.
Published: 01 September 1967
...: University of Massachusetts Press, 1966. xiii + 171 pp. $6.00. FIELDING AND RALPH ALLEN BENEVOLISM AND ITS LIMITS AS AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IDEAL’ By MARTINC. BATTESTIN Early in Tom Jones (1.iv) Squire Allworthy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 369–388.
Published: 01 December 1981
... of moon songs, and the striptease of a secretary who is, literally, a quite daring young woman on a flying trapeze. Suddenly a gunshot tears one of the jump- ers out of the gymnasts’ pyramid; the party is over; and we are plunged into a play which is, among other things, a murder mystery. Tom...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 1970
... on personal honor and the resulting duel between Judge Driscoll and Luigi. Not surprisingly, the provocation that is the immediate cause of the duel is an attempt to retain the community’s respect-Count Luigi is humiliated, and kicks Tom Driscoll, because of an insult Tom “delivered in the presence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 March 1969
... society; the verse epistles, Of True Greatness (1741), Of Good-nature (1743), and Liberty (1743), explore the meanings of crucial moral and political concepts; and Joseph Andrews (1742), Jonathan Wild (1743), and Tom Jones (1749) define the true and false significations of “charity,” “greatness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 March 1947
..., 637-38; “Letters and Journals” in Works of Lord Byron, ed. Thomas Moore (London, 1848), 111, 15, 17, 20, 23. 5 Prothero, ed., “Letters Sr Journals,” Works, 11, 411. elbid., 11, 401. 7 Ibzd., V,409. SThomas Moore, Tom Moore’s Diary, ed. J. B. Priestley (Cambridge, England, 1924...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 157–177.
Published: 01 June 1983
... in the book; but these critics essentially oppose such themes as Tom and Emmeline’s artificial and romantic “non- sense” to Huck’s greater naturalness and spontaneity, thus substitut- ing a “better” set of Romantic premises for a “worse,” a true Roman- ticism (Huck’s) for a false...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 353–356.
Published: 01 September 1966
... chosen as major objects of study-Moll Flanders and Tom Jones-are not essentially in the picaresque mode. Ostensibly, the Spanish picaresque tradition is substantially ignored because it has already been thoroughly studied by F. W. Chandler and others. But one suspects that it may also have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 206–207.
Published: 01 June 1977
... with Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn at the Phelps farm. He argues that in the chaotic, turbulent world of the novel, the characters (particularly Huck) do not act according to precon- ceived or innate principles; they react to the situations in which they find themselves. His reading of the book...