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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1978) 39 (1): 39–49.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Joyce N. Megay Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 ∗ I wish to express my gratitude to Henri Bonnet and Maurice Paz for their help during my research, and to Inge Worth for editorial assistance. ELIE RABIER AN UNKNOWN SOURCE OF...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 322–325.
Published: 01 September 1983
... commitments. H. SUMMERS University of Rochester JOSEPH The Unknown Samuel Johnson. Edited by JOHN J. BURKE,JR., and DONALD KAY.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 182 pp. $30.00. The...
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Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 2. Claude McKay with an Egyptian diplomat in Moscow, date unknown. Courtesy of the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University Figure 2. Claude McKay with an Egyptian diplomat in Moscow, date unknown. Courtesy of the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
... a good deal of unknown material. The correspondence is not complete, however, includ- ing only 342 of the more than 1,000 existing letters, but according to Mr. Gagnebin only unimportant billets have been excluded. Moreover, the notes con- tain all significant information from the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 417–419.
Published: 01 December 1945
... many editors of this poem is apparent from the following notes, cited from the editions at my disposal: The jaguar, or American tiger, is unknown on the banks of the Alatamha [sicJ .a Goldsmith, like Englishmen of a later day, was a little hazy in his notion of what the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 139.
Published: 01 March 1942
... of the entries about the great are on the level of “Still reading Vanity Fair,” or “Heard Bulwer speak, he being in the chair.” Mr. Haight has edited the diaries with indefatigable and impeccable scholarship. Multi- tudes of footnotes identify scores of unknowns...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 125.
Published: 01 March 1945
... unknown author, written in Old French with a number of errors which reveal the author’s North Italian (probably Lombard) origin. The poem has little aesthetic value or literary interest ; hence, as Miss Wright points out (p. 9), “the main interest of the work, aside from a few original...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 507.
Published: 01 December 1950
... their lives at sea, or to consign themselves to unknown masters as indentured servants, in order that they might eventually stand as “a free people on free soil” and there create a new society in keeping with their ideals. The basic freedom which each of the three groups most fervently desired...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... ‘PGre de Famille”’ (pp. 51-76), presents Diderot as a kind of first master architect of the “pi2ce bien faite.” Arnald Steiger, “Voltaire und Spanien” (pp. 77-88), excerpts critically the rather unknown remarks made by Voltaire on Hispanic civilization and literature. Emil Staiger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1954) 15 (2): 191.
Published: 01 June 1954
...Oskar Seidlin Herman Salinger. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952. Pp. xxiii + 93. $2.50. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 Oskar Seidlifi 191 Glossary furnishes a ready access for any other possible unknowns. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1987) 48 (3): 224–241.
Published: 01 September 1987
... interests me. Beneath the array of symbols engendered by pestilence can be seen a common human activity-imaginative projection in the face of the unknown and the unseen. The agonies of painful swellings in the groin and armpits, coughing, swollen tongue, thirst, fever, impaired vision, aching...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 378–379.
Published: 01 September 1950
..., and its etymology is unknown. Apart from slips, one finds things in the book with which one cannot agree. How could the s-plural of nouns remind the Danes of their own r-plural, whereas the n-plural had no such effect (p. 214)? The English had an r-plural in some words (e.g., child...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1957) 18 (1): 69–71.
Published: 01 March 1957
... stanza Baudelaire reveals the true reason for thus traveling: “Ce pays nous ennuie.” The goal is “the Unknown,” and it matters not what the outcome is: Nous voulons . .. Plonger au fond du gouffre, Enfer ou Ciel, qu’importe? Au fond de 1’Inmnu pour trouver du...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... for remuneration and for fame, increasingly meant that authors wrote for sale to the press, and its unknown readership, rather than for gift exchange to a select audience connected by the spoken word or the copied manuscript (Weimann, 148). In the French conteur tradition, rooted in oral tale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1983
.... SUMMERS University of Rochester JOSEPH The Unknown Samuel Johnson. Edited by JOHN J. BURKE,JR., and DONALD KAY.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 182 pp. $30.00. The Unknown Samuel Johnson is a collection of papers from the Seventh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1952) 13 (3): 264–267.
Published: 01 September 1952
... narrows it, some critic will be on hand to suggest unkindly that the scope of the research is insufficient. Another danger of the method is that the procedure leads one from his chosen field of specialization into unknown provinces of knowl- edge. For instance, the researcher who tries to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 1941
..., Anabaptists, Swenf eldians, and others, in matters of Religion, written in Italian in prose and translated into English, 1633, MS, present whereabouts unknown. In the auction at Sotheby’s on 13 December 1938, item 482 was Don Pedro, the Cruel King of Castille, described as a manuscript of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 349–350.
Published: 01 September 1945
... scribe who fused to- gether the Old French translation of the Pseudo-Turpin by an other- wise unknown Johannis and an abbreviated form of the Old French translation by Pierre de Beauvais of the amazing Descriptio of Charle- magne’s visit to the East, a text which, like the Pseudo-Turpin, had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 29–30.
Published: 01 March 1945
... services” to “how ungrateful a return to an animal that so truly loves him,” suggest that the unknown adapter thought to im- prove on Goldsmith. Another piece of Goldsmith’s writing which was changed and printed without due credit was his Life of Thomas Parnell, written as an introduction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 March 1945
...- cause they have hitherto been unknown, makes his work difficult to read. Moreover, the intricate details of the financial management of a Virginia plantation, while important for some antiquarians, are not very entertaining to Johnsonians or readers anxious to study the development of...