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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Huston Diehl Shakespeare's Tribe: Church, Nation, and Theater in Renaissance England . By Jeffrey Knapp. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. xvi + 277 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Huston Diehl is professor of English at the University of Iowa. Her most recent...
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... the consequences of the reading when he makes the Wylfings “ein gautisches Geschlecht” (ed., Glossary of Proper Names). Klaeber, however, rightly glosses Wilfingas as “a Germanic tribe (prob. south of the Baltic sea2 It will not do to give to this well-known heroic name a special (and otherwise...
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 1945
... his private correspondence, records of the Transactions of the Philosophical Society,l and a certain part of the preface of Dr. B. S. Barton’s book, New Views of the Origin of the Tribes and Nations of AmericcE,2 indicate not only that he took an active interest in the work of others along...
Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 259–262.
Published: 01 September 1968
...’ belief that his wine-giira cyn refers to the Geats is simply not supported by the text. There is no reason to assume that King Hrethel and the Geats would refuse asylum to Ecgtheow, who had married their princess. The Wylfings were a relatively distant tribe, and the Geats were strong...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 September 1942
... went to Surinam. Both Oroonoko and Imoinda come from “Coramantien,” the British center of slave-trading on the Gold Coast; the so-called Koromantin tribes include chiefly Akims, Fantins, Ashantees, and Quamboos. No one unacquainted with the diverse...
Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 479–504.
Published: 01 September 1996
... white imperial agent and black colo- nial subject, it insists that the pivotal confrontation is between the son of the rightful white inhabitants and a tribe of unruly newcomers, “sav- age natives of the interim” (64; my emphasis), who threaten to displace and eat him. Tarzan’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... from Africans, I do not want to deny the long history of conflict between northern Arab and sub-Saharan tribes, leading even today to internecine civil wars in Sudan and elsewhere. I do want to suggest, however, that such historical conflicts cannot account for a Western ori- entalism...
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1941
... in 18-36 Cooper had met a delegation of Sioux and Pawnee chiefs in New York and had become so interested in them that he followed them to Washington. He had already planned a new romance connected with the mounted tribes of the prairies, his daughter informs us, and this design...
Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 June 1978
... There: Indian Literature oj the Oregon Country. Com- piled and edited by JAROLD KAMSEY.Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1977. xxxvii -I- 295 pp. $14.95. An unusual feature of this collection of 116 traditional American Indian stories from Oregori tribes is the compiler’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 348–359.
Published: 01 December 1953
... but the name the French gave to an Iroquois tribe.7 In his opinion this novel was superior to “those flimsy productions which appear every day, under the name of adventures, memoirs, or romances, a sorry imitation of some successful pattern, supported by borrowed features, and pilfered scenes...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1995
... roughly the same story. The first part (the ncisih) is devotcd to thc theme of “loss and yearning” (2):something (most often a stop at a cainp- sitc: that has now been overtaken by wilderness) triggers the poet’s menio- ries of a love affair, the departure of the woman’s tribe, perhaps a desci-ip...
Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 393–421.
Published: 01 December 1986
... reaches its height in a review of a book by Clement C. J. Webb that criticized Levy-Bruhl’s theories. In this review, published in 19 16, Eliot defends Levy-Bruhl by using his example of the Bororo tribe of Brazil, who held a parrot for a totem: Now, according to M. LCvy-Bruhl...
Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Rome played a fundamental role in Britain’s history, first by conquering the land, then by laying the foundation for its laws and customs. Early Anglo-Saxon tribes settled in Britain when Rome called them in to help fortify it around the fourth century; they eventually scattered the remaining...
Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1978
... tribes is the compiler’s claim that the tales are of liter- ary rather than historical or folkloristic interest. 1’0judge the validity of his claim, one must decide whether the narratives are presented so that an ordi- nary leader can appreciate their literary merits. Physical presentation could...
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 298–307.
Published: 01 September 1970
... that serveth? Is not he that sitteth at table? But. I am in the midst of you, as he that serveth. . . . And I dispose to you, as my Father hath disposed to me, a kingdom; that you may eat and drink at my table, in my kingdom, and may sit upon thrones, judging the twelve tribes...
Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 363–396.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the area (182). Imagining himself the first to see this green, he makes himself native to it. For Michaels, Carraway’s doing so confirms his identification with the northern Europeans of whom he and Buchanan are descendants. The effort of Carraway, already considered one of the tribe, to look...
Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 129–159.
Published: 01 June 1999
... as the leader of a tribe. Hrothgar, when he hears of Beowulf s arrival, understands well how both of them can ben- efit from Beowulf‘s desire to demonstrate arstafum. Beowulf‘s chal- lenge to Grendel is not simply an act of altruism: though Beowulf does not verbally acknowledge a tribal debt to Hrothgar...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of drama, but an extremely concise statement of the theory of stadial development: “It is out of crude efforts, such as may still be observed among the Eskimo and the tribes of the Amazon, that the dramatic art was toilfully developed by our own predecessors as taste refined and civilization...
Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 1993
... charisma, personal and authorial. Unlike Shakespeare and Fletcher, Jonson had explicitly encouraged followers not only in his much-publicized role as foster father to the poets who subscribed themselves the Tribe of Ben but through his impressive body of critical theory on genre and his Discov...
Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1982
... distinguish his readings of individual poems. The four full-length analyses-of the epigram to William Roe at the end of chapter 1 and of the “Epis- tle Answering to One that Asked to Be Sealed of the Tribe of Ben,” the poem “To the Memory of My Beloved . . . Mr. William Shake- speare,” and the Cary...