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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 333–338.
Published: 01 December 1959
...L. D. Benson Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 THE USE OF A PHYSICAL VIEWPOINT IN BERNERS’ FROISSART By L. D. BENSON The vivid style of Lord Berners’ Chronicles of Froissart has long been a source...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 331–332.
Published: 01 September 1974
... “A Study of the Working Class in Post-war British Fiction.” Gray takes half-a-dozen novels about working-class charac- ters and mysteriously includes as “fiction” Brendan Behan’s Borstal Boy. He approaches these books from a rigid class viewpoint and condemns Alan Silli- toe, for example...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 401–415.
Published: 01 December 1945
... of the twentieth-century critic, made from the viewpoint of Freudian psychology, let us say, will similarly 1 Merrell D. Clubb, “The Criticism of Gulliver’s ‘Voyage to the Houyhnhnms,’ 1726-1914,” Stanford Studies in Language and Literature: Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of Stanford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 397–400.
Published: 01 December 1980
... as the novel has been in the social fabric without re- gard to the changes in society which its evolution has paralleled. To write of Defoe without showing how his novels reflected the viewpoint of the rising English middle class is to ignore the values that inspired books like Robinson Cwoe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 229–239.
Published: 01 June 1967
...- ter’s own viewpoint; in direct interior monologue, the first person is employed as in soliloquy, but instead of being logically arranged, the mental events are presented “just as these processes exist at various lStream of Consciousness in the Modern Novel, Perspectives in Criticism, No. 3...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 165–176.
Published: 01 June 1948
... the Church’s imperfections, is very likely the author’s portavoz. One of his speeches gives a good indi- cation of Gilvez’ own religious viewpoint : -En nuestra iglesia cabe mucho mis de lo que imaginan 10s que no la conocen. Hay mucha libertad, per0 nuestros enemigos, y aun infinidad de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 279–281.
Published: 01 September 1987
... in sermons, served as a “generative center” for the lyric (p. 13), the freestanding poems are generally of a higher aesthetic order. His supporting evidence makes this unsurprising viewpoint valuable and provocative. Despite this and the fact that verses in sermons have often served as Wenzel’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 183–197.
Published: 01 June 1969
... values intellectual distinction above other virtues.”l Powell, on the other hand, has maintained a distinctly twentieth-century viewpoint; The Restoration Comedy of Wit (Princeton, 1952)’ p. 109. 183 184...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 17–26.
Published: 01 March 1950
... go forth . . . without some specimen of those [essays] which once found so much favour in my eyes.11 Jeffrey expresses his positivism very clearly. I wish to quote the critic at some length on this subject because his viewpoint has been almost completely overlooked.’ Jeffrey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 188–191.
Published: 01 June 1977
...- larly invites a dialectical approach because it was the habit of Renaissance minds to see the world in antinomies: he Renaissance opens itself up to us as an era tormented by oscillations between demands for absolute viewpoints and the discovery of the relativity of viewpoints. That it never...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 73–76.
Published: 01 March 1988
...), “a text whose subject is its own intertextuality” (p. 13); Jonathan Culler and Paul de Man make their appearance in the notes. Yet the real stuff of the following chapters is familiar: astrology, the marguerite tradition, theological symbolism, the fictional narrator’s viewpoint...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 June 1979
... of the author’s “own trustworthiness as a maker of fictions” (p. 134). As in his analysis of The Eve of St. Agnes, Ragussis here also concentrates shrewdly on Forster’s narrator who, “characterized by a widely varied series of viewpoints” (so wide indeed that the viewpoints of all the characters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 295–311.
Published: 01 December 1954
... of the most complex, rich, and varied periods of modern history. His book is neither a survey nor a series of individual studies; it is a philosophic interpretation of the eighteenth century written from a personal viewpoint and applying a special methodology. The reviewer of this work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 15–26.
Published: 01 March 1978
... helper. The specific viewpoint of the moment in which he wrote-characterized by past accomplishments, present condition, and self-awareness-determined the way in which he described his existence. Such a perspective should understandably emerge most clearly in the first and last pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... and is the poorest art critic imaginable. Elisabeth Brock-Sulzer, “Der Fall Jules Renard” (pp. 141-62), and Gerda Zeltner-Neukomm, “St. J. Perse als Dichter der Fremdheit” (pp. 187-206), show by their treatment of these two authors from the viewpoint of the inseparability of thought, concept, motif...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 274–280.
Published: 01 September 1963
... to the authorities is also presented from a fresh viewpoint, that of a “fundamental contradiction” between their need to support the forward-moving sector of the bourgeoisie and pressures from the traditional, privileged groups. Viewed in this light, the threat of expatriation was a serious one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 358–375.
Published: 01 December 1979
... rightly defended the legitimacy of expressing in his work “my own spirit . . . the specific character of the novelist But he himself recognized the danger of identifying so ex- clusively with one main character that opposing personalities and viewpoints could not achieve an independent fictional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 1966
... and practices of the Plkiade. Castor would also have us feel that he is the first to approach his subject from the viewpoint of the sixteenth century exclusively, a claim so patently erroneous as to obviate comment or contradiction. ROBERTJ. CLEMENTS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 391–392.
Published: 01 September 1970
... it the “configurative approach.” I would like to remind him that such an approach to literature would already have been sanctioned by Novalis, who very consciously approaches his own writing from the viewpoint of configurations. The most convincing associations with ancient literature and art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1972
... of the court and her love rather “a clefeat-a failure to meet the challenge of life, a selfish withdrawal from the risks of self-giving, a semi- neurotic flight from reality” (p. x)? Helen Karen Kaps proposes to answer the question by bringing out “the moral viewpoint implicit in the total clesign...