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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 1945
.... The whole is a thoroughly competent job of editing:, deserving, one may suggest, of weightier problems and more signifi- cant literary material. PAULH. KOCHER Univcrsity of bVashington Tracts and Pamphlets by Richard Stcele. Edited by RAE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 1963
...Richard I. Cook Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 THE AUDIENCE OF SWIFT’S TORY TRACTS, 1710-14 By RICHARDI. COOK If, as Aristotle puts it, the art of rhetoric lies in “discovering in the particular case what are the available means...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 1968
... is on Swift’s persuasive goals in his Tory tracts (“the molding of public opinion for particular political ends”) and on the strategies he used to achieve them. The core of the book is to be found, therefore, in Chapters 2-5, where Cook offers an appraisal of the audience for which these tracts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 67–80.
Published: 01 March 1941
... of the characteristics of those who lived in cold climates. Thus the author of a curious tract on the Italians which was originally written in French, but which was translated into English and published in London in 1591, tells us that he wrote “to purge the Septentrionall and Occidental peoples...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 339–363.
Published: 01 December 1987
... tracts he does battle with the Liberal Establishment. In his highly idiosyncratic defenses of Ca- tholicism he must appeal both to Protestants and to his superiors at Rome. In the Apologza he must simultaneously trample Charles Kingsley and awaken the English public’s sense of fair play.9...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., becomes somewhat more suspect if one recognizes that it may well involve a latent response to, perhaps surprisingly, an English text. For prior to Arundel’s condemnation, an anonymous Lollard author had written an English tract in favor of biblical transla- tion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 355–356.
Published: 01 September 1945
...:, deserving, one may suggest, of weightier problems and more signifi- cant literary material. PAULH. KOCHER Univcrsity of bVashington Tracts and Pamphlets by Richard Stcele. Edited by RAE BLAN- CHARD. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 345–361.
Published: 01 September 1998
... edited by Oliver Morley Ainsworth in 1928, Milton on Education, illustrates the scope of Milton’s thought on pedagogical matters. But his tract Of Education represents his most systematic and coherent exposition of educational doctrine. Published in 1644 as a letter to the Puritan educator Samuel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 86–88.
Published: 01 March 1987
... tradition that included Lollards, Edwar- dian polemicists, and moderate Puritans. The author draws together as- pects of dissent from Wyclif to the Marprelate tracts and attempts to iden- tify “the genesis, articulation, and practice of a poetics grounded in ritual patterns of self-dramatization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 41–44.
Published: 01 March 1942
... attributed to Milton in a volume of tracts belonging to the Archiepiscopal Library in Lambeth Palace.2 It is time to clear up the point, to vindicate Wood’s keenness as a bibliographer: and to give both Mil- ton bibliography and the history of his contemporary reputation a title too long denied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 1984
... of) Defoe’s many, and often notoriously difficult, political tracts. Where other commentators have sought the origins of Robinson Crusoe, and the novels that followed, in such varied places as seventeenth- century travel literature, the myth of the economic man, the concept of natural law, Puritan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1943
... of the abuses occasioned by plays, not of plays themselves, and it objects to them on social and political rather than theological grounds. Mr. Ringler brings up evidence of various kinds to show that the tract was published, if not subsidized, by the municipal government, and he regards...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 329–333.
Published: 01 September 1994
... poet-polemicist who yearned for Loewenstein I Review 33’ social change also addressed his early tracts to “the elegant & learned reader” and admired a meritocratic “mild Aristocracy of elective Dukes.” (Milton’s aristocratic tendencies, including...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 559–600.
Published: 01 December 1941
... Eagle at the West-end of Pads. 1649 For the present study Cook’s importance lies in the relations of this tract to Salmasius and to Milton. Salmasius in the Defensio Regiu draws upon Cook’s tract for a considerable portion of the matter which he refutes, and gives nu- merous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 1968
...-1714), most of which have appeared in vari- ous periodicals between 1961 and 1966. The focus of these studies is on Swift’s persuasive goals in his Tory tracts (“the molding of public opinion for particular political ends”) and on the strategies he used to achieve them. The core...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 425–429.
Published: 01 December 1947
... to The Infanta of London, Heire to an India (Line 58) which is particularly meaningful since th,e Jesuit Parsons had, in his tract, A Conference about the next succession to the Crown of Eng- land (1594), defended the claim of the Infanta of Spain to the English throne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 1978
... as acceptable as possible). He is, nonetheless, flattering and full of a praise that gathers eloquence and figure and, like Trajan’s col- umn to which he compares Milton’s tract, rises in “winding ascent” of praise and commendation “even to the getting of it [Second De- fence] by heart.” He does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 373–375.
Published: 01 December 1960
... ironical tract; there were many others, three of which almost caused Defoe to stand trial for his life as late as 1713. Dickory Cronke was in no way an expression of Defoe’s views, but was (like the Second- Sighted Highlander) an excuse for introducing topical prophecies. Defoe’s out- put...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
..., 1703), pp. 2-3. For the contention that the purpose of Defoe’s pamphlet was to “inflame a dis- tracted Nation” and that the writer’s intention was “easily seen thro see A Vindication of the Earl of Nottinghatrz (London, 1714), p. 41. 404 DEFOE’S SHORTEST...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 196–199.
Published: 01 June 1981
... to set out his thesis, that the poetry of Keble, Newman, and Isaac Williams was as central to the Oxford Movement as its theological and dogmatic counterpart in the sermons, tracts, and other polemic prose. “Where this study departs from most treatments of the Oxford Movement is in my conviction...