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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 21–33.
Published: 01 March 1946
...George W. Umphrey Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 SPANISH BALLADS IN ENGLISH PART 11, VERSE TECHNIQUE By GE~RCEw. UMPJTREY One hundred and fifty years ago Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee, published his Essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 191.
Published: 01 June 1954
... of Wmhington Twentieth-Century German Verse. Translated by HERMANSALINGER. Prince- ton: Princeton University Press, 1952. Pp. xxiii + 93. $2.50. What Herman Salinger presents in this slender, handsomely made volume, is a very personal anthology of modern German verse: two score poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 69–72.
Published: 01 March 1989
... metaphors, less stridency, and an ability to recognize the more subterranean affinities of the figures it so firmly puts on the side of the angels. ANTHONYJOHN HARDING Uniuersity of Saskatchewan Shelley’s Major Verse: The Narratiue and Dramatic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1969
... English Verse: Voice and Movement from Wyatt to Yeats. By T. R. BARNES. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1967. ix + 324 pp. $6.50. In his introduction T. R. Barnes announces that his chief concern is ‘‘to encourage the student and. . . the general reader to listen to poetry, to help him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
... reader Helen Vendler ( 1995 : 7), for example, writes, “Forgettable writers of verse adopt the generic style of their era and, like the ‘mob of gentlemen who wrote with ease’ (the phrase is Pope’s), repeat themselves in it.” A very different kind of formalist, the Russian Viktor Shklovsky ( 1965 [1917...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 291–293.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Karl S. Weimar Leonard Forster. The Penguin Book of German Verse . Penguin Books D 36, 1957. Pp. xlii + 466. $0.95. © 1959 University of Washington 1959 John A. Huazard 291 That the Savonarola who dominates the pages of Romola...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 340–343.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Matthew Garrett Poetry Wars: Verse and Politics in the American Revolution and Early Republic . By Colin Wells . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . viii + 342 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 Thomas Jefferson possessed more than two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 369–371.
Published: 01 September 1964
... (Queens) Poems on Affairs of State: Augustan Satirical Verse, 1660-1714. Vol. I: 1660-1678. Edited by GEORGEDEFOREST LORD. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Ivi + 506 pp. $10.00. The Dial of Virtue: A Study of Poems on Affairs of State in the Seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 467–475.
Published: 01 December 1968
...Kenneth Muir Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 1 Brian Vickerst. he Artist of Shakespeares PYOSGL. ondon: Methuen, 1968. ix + 452 pp. $12.00; 755. Distributed in?JSA. by Barnes & Noble. SHAKESPEARE: PROSE AND VERSE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 458–463.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Alberta Turner Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 FRENCH VERSE IN THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE POETICAL MISCELLANIES, 1600-1660 By ALBERTATURNER During the reigns of the first two Stuarts and Cromwell, the study of French...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 245–246.
Published: 01 June 1950
... to the history and interpretation of contemporary thought. The book marks a substantial progress in the field of comparative studies. GEORGETTER. SCHULER State College of Wizshington A Critical Anthology of Spanish Verse. Compiled and edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 1952
... of Washington Hcrod adMariamne: A Tragedy in Five Acts, by Friedrich Hebbel. Trans- lated into English Verse by PAULH. CURTS.Chapel Hill: University .of North Carolina Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literature, No. 3, 1950. Pp. 96. $2.00, paper; $2.50, cloth. Hew’s ghost...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 1955
... being issued over his name. A Shropshire Lad was Housman’s masterpiece, and after he had seen Last Poems through the press, he realized, perhaps better than anyone else, that his poetic vein was thin and narrow. Perfect of its kind as it was, his verse was in a minor key. He published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1989
... of West- Germanic Verse. By RENOIR. Foreword by ALBERTB. LORD. Univer- sity Park and London: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1988. xiv + 224 pp. $32.00. Two hundred years of brilliant insight and painstaking research have convinced scholars of the existence of the Indo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 210–212.
Published: 01 June 1983
... and the Traditions of Formal Verse Satire. By HOWARDD. WEIN- BKOT. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. xx + 388 pp. $35.00. In his previous book, Augustus Caesar in “Augwstan” England (1 978), How- ard D. Weinbrot set out to overturn our habit of referring to the Age of Pope and Swift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 234–259.
Published: 01 September 1976
...Margaret Maurer Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 JOHN DONNE’S VERSE LETTERS By MARGARETMAURER John Donne’s occasional poetry does not easily admit the enthusiasm readers feel for his other work. His passionate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1987
... AND THE GHASTLY A MORAL AESTHETIC IN MIDDLE ENGLISH ALLITERATIVE VERSE* By SUSANNA6. FEIN In Middle English alliterative verse the ghoulish and the ghastly frequently appear as spectral visions to horrify the reader into a close...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 541–573.
Published: 01 December 2007
... (2004). Valencia’s Verlaine: The Social History of a Colombian Verse José María Rodríguez García Lyric Poetry and Late-Nineteenth-Century Society any of the poems in Guillermo Valencia’s volume Poesías (1898), reti- Mtled Ritos in 1899, are about a suffering and solitary figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 430–434.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Don A. Keister Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 DONNE AND HERBERT OF CHERBURY: AN EXCHANGE OF VERSES By DONA. KEISTER In 1608 Edward Herbert said farewell to his wife and children and set out on a belated grand tour...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 10.
Published: 01 March 1948
...G. Blakemore Evans Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 SOME MORE HOBSON VERSES By G. BLAKEMOREEVANS In the Modern Language Quarterly for September, 1943, in an article entitled “Milton and the Hobson Poems,” I printed a collec- tion...