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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Dino Franco Felluga Abstract This essay examines the ways that Lord Byron’s Don Juan engages both the novel’s and the lyric’s claims to truth and virtue, thus setting up the maneuvers that would later be exploited by the Victorian verse novel. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
... features in numerous mirrors distributed in his residences, at the same time that he was multiplying his literary image in bookshops. That the image of “Apollo’s sexton” was pleasing to the public is obvious. But the frequent introduction of devils and ghosts in verses, novels, plays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 1976
... become the definitive work on Emerson’s poetry. . . . The book will have achieved its aim if its treatment of the question it does address itself to, How good a poet was Emerson? is helpful in getting the poetry, both the verse and the prose-po- etry, read again, freshly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1978
... of con temporary verse and about equally uninspired con temporary reviews. LOREMETZGER Emory University Goeihe and ihe Novel. By ERICA. BLACKALL.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1976. 340 pp. $17.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and the hearth — and this, to Brunette, is not intimacy at all, but incompetence. Akers’s novel becomes a kind of pedagogical model that teaches people to read and regard poetry properly. The central irony is that the chapter “Never Write Verses” is embed- ded in a novel full of poetry — and so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in 1889. The version written for the novel, given here, deliberately roughens the meter, emphasizing the pulsing beat in order to bring the verse closer to the manner of the old traditional songs that Swinburne was imitating. For the 1889 edition, for example, he inserted red before worm in line 4...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... On Not Being Someone Else. His essay “Perfectly Helpless” appeared in the March 2002 issue of MLQ. University of Washington 2007 How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719-1900 . By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191 pp. The Body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 December 2007
... scope lends weight to its pronounced “cultural” emphasis. 1  Thomas M. Kavanagh, Enlightenment and the Shadows of Chance: The Novel and the Culture of Gambling in Eighteenth-Century France (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, 1993); Kavanagh, Esthetics of the Moment: Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and the Shadows of Chance: The Novel and the Culture of Gambling in Eighteenth-Century France (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, 1993); Kavanagh, Esthetics of the Moment: Literature and Art in the French Enlightenment (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996). Modern Language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2007
... preoccupations,1 but the present study’s broader historical scope lends weight to its pronounced “cultural” emphasis. 1  Thomas M. Kavanagh, Enlightenment and the Shadows of Chance: The Novel and the Culture of Gambling in Eighteenth-Century France (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, 1993...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 79–81.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., home and family. What makes it novel and of apparent literary interest is that its almost exclusive source material is a group of Victorian “domestic nar- ratives” in verse. Following a general, turgid introduction heavy on modern theory, it is these verse narratives that constitute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in Byron’s Don Juan : what makes a novel in verse? In Felluga’s reading, Byron defeats both the value claims of lyric and the truth claims of the realist novel by parodying the authority of voice in his use of rhymes. Like Barrett Browning’s historiographical poetics, Byron’s verse techniques highlight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 535–544.
Published: 01 December 1969
..., and Corbikre as “decadent,” in the sense that it resembled late Latin verse, was Huysmans in A Rebours, which was published in May, 1884; and, in fact, it is only after this novel that critics begin to apply the term to Verlaine.l0 Northeastern University E.g., Louis Desprez, “La Derniers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 404–407.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Judith Wilt Disorienting Fiction: The Autoethnographic Work of Nineteenth-Century British Novels . By James Buzard. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. vi + 320 pp. University of Washington 2006 Judith Wilt is Newton College Alumnae Chair in Western Culture at Boston...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 400–404.
Published: 01 September 2006
... The Spectacular Past: Popular History and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century France . By Maurice Samuels. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. xi + 280 pp. Reviews Redefining Elizabethan Literature. By Georgia E. Brown. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. viii + 261 pp. Georgia E...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jennifer Rae Greeson To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel . By Jeff Abernathy. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003. xii + 225 pp. University of Washington 2006 Jennifer Rae Greeson is assistant professor of English at Princeton University. Her first book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 397–400.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (the main target of the 1599 order), neo- Ovidian erotic epyllia, and verse epistles personating historical figures. There are things to cheer in this agenda. The contrast with Lewis is not absolute; his golden world is also a place where literature discovers its place apart — “Men have at last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2006
... satirical combats (the main target of the 1599 order), neo- Ovidian erotic epyllia, and verse epistles personating historical figures. There are things to cheer in this agenda. The contrast with Lewis is not absolute; his golden world is also a place where literature discovers its place apart...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- ily the vehicle for historical, political or religious truth. (6) Three chapters pursue the ramifications of this thesis in connection with public satirical combats (the main target of the 1599 order), neo- Ovidian erotic epyllia, and verse epistles personating historical figures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 555–557.
Published: 01 December 1940
...- lowe’s authorship of Arden of Feverslzain on the basis of a few supposed resemblances in verse matter and dramatic technique. Scholars will welcome the book’s concluding chapter for pro- viding what has long been needed, a usable, brief account of hlar- lowe’s reputation and Marlowe...