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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... 461 wants alliteration and the guru of the text rep- resents a tribal name which has suffered at the hands of the copyist. Thorpe emended garu to wuru, and this reading was adopted by Grein, Heyne and Wulcker. It gives us the needful alliteration, but is unsatisfactory for two reasons...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
... with the ecstatic (and, for many, still putatively demonic) figure of the tribal shaman, thought to have originated among the peoples of central Asia and Siberia.1 Still found, in various 1 For a classic account of the shaman from the history of religions perspective see Mircea Eliade...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as a group, inasmuch as their class identity, particularly that of the men, was cut across by a racial or tribal identi cation. It is no surprise that commen- tators began to think of the laborers as a class and as a community in and of themselves. In the early s they were an easily identi able...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 299–363.
Published: 01 September 1992
..., Kipling, and Conrad.53 It seems to be an integral element, insuffi- ciently studied, in the complex apprehension of ethnic alterity, and may answer to the same need as the tendency, also inadequately rec- ognized, to insinuate into narratives of national or tribal conflict a sub- text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 129–159.
Published: 01 June 1999
... that the early Anglo-Saxon law codes did not simply reflect tribal custom or practice of the period; they were ideological and political documents intended to demonstrate a king’s regality. Lawgiving had a symbolic meaning for these barbarian rulers that transcended the practical use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Bough) of Christ as the resurrected Osiris, of solar gods and the Year-Daemon, of primitive fertility cults and totemic sacrifices — in “the tribal and psychedelic manifestations of an earthly paradise,” “the parody and taxidermy of video and body art,” “the sen- sory overload of the new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 501–502.
Published: 01 September 1942
... the egocentric individual and the commu- nity, and so it came about that in suicidal separation the democratic way of living was finally destroyed by the aggressiveness of ruth- less tribal nationalism.” I think he is wrong in attributing to propor- tional representation so much of the bIame...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 563–564.
Published: 01 December 1940
... the one must have fostered the other, and that repetition is fairly late. One is struck by the immense variation, in the tribal conglomerates, in the application of these three fundamental prin- ciples, and the impossibility of drawing sweeping generalizations. For one thing, the data...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 445–452.
Published: 01 December 1946
... of a spearhead, such as a triangular field, a triangular piece of cloth.6 (2) Secg. The second part of our compound on the contrary is not unequivocal. OE dictionaries record no fewer than four homo- nyms secg. Moreover, a tribal name Secgan and two personal names, Antsecg and Gesecg, have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 603–605.
Published: 01 December 1969
... of such practices or their effectiveness in promoting the central intention of the work of art. And if this intention consists in the communal celebra- tion of the hero (whether god or warrior or saint), mankind from earliest tribal records, at least to P&guy,has often preferred a formulaic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 June 1978
...-five tribes than from others, all are represented: the collection is comprehensive as well as intelligently organized. A map enables the inex- perienced to locate tribal areas, and is conveniently number-keyed to some stories. Each section (according to a six-part geographic division...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Memory 101 Iberian Peninsula, where village by village tribal armies who resisted Rome were starved into submission or annihilated (Appian 18 – 27); to the eastern borders of Spain, where in one campaign all males of military age were killed (Appian 52); to the Rhone Valley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Walcott’s poem “The Sea Is History” as the answer that silences the cultural interrogators who ask slave martyrs, “Where are your monuments, your battles … / Where is your tribal memory?” (ix). If the sea is the “grey vault” that has locked these events up, who indeed possesses the cultural keys to decrypt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 605–607.
Published: 01 December 1969
... or saint), mankind from earliest tribal records, at least to P&guy,has often preferred a formulaic speech char- acterized by strong rhythm and repetitiveness and in which originality is of little value. (p. 192) JOHN E. KELLER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 331–362.
Published: 01 December 1978
..., or works out definitions (differentiae As .rvith the word “man,” so with man himself. Governed by participative tribalism, primitive man had little realization of personal identity: “I” and “we” were largely interchangeable. A Maori, speaking of a tribal battle several hundred years ago...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1978
... of the twenty-five tribes than from others, all are represented: the collection is comprehensive as well as intelligently organized. A map enables the inex- perienced to locate tribal areas, and is conveniently number-keyed to some stories. Each section (according to a six-part geographic division...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... is the first tribal leader Campbell meets on his “pilgrimage” who embraces the light-­skinned Campbell as a “descendant” of his people; most of the other kings, at Abbeokuta and Lagos, have considered Campbell a “white man.”2 Yet as 1  See R. J. M. Blackett, “Return to the Motherland: Robert...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 66–78.
Published: 01 March 1963
... to the understanding of the sound shift lies in the tribal history of the participating peoples, and in that respect I think he is un- questionably right. We know that when the Franks expanded southward and eastward up the Rhine and the Main during the fourth to the sixth centuries, they had to fight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 June 1984
... that firing the Rocket targeted on both will lead them back into this perfect, timeless realm. What we have in this poignant melange of tribal myth and Rocket technology is a gnostic perversion of the original Herero religion, which was strongly earth-centered and involved a recognizable metaxy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 1967
... historians argued that the Saxon invaders brought to England a tribal system of government in which the ties of kinship and the obligations of faniily duty determined both the social and the economic systems, But later historians, basing their conclusions on the cvidencc of what was known...