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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
...Ann Evans Berthoff Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE VOICE OF ALLEGORY MARVELL’S “THE UNFORTUNATE LOVER’ By ANNEVANS BERTHOFF Intuitive assent to allegory is perhaps consequent only to a faith...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 153–170.
Published: 01 June 1964
...Harold E. Toliver Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 COMPLICITY OF VOICE IN PARADISE LOST By HAROLDE. TOLIVER Whether he writes an epic or “magnific Odes and Hymns,” the true vutes, according to Milton, receives the “inspired...
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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 (1973) 34 (3): 283–291.
Published: 01 September 1973
...Robert Merrill Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 THE NARRATIVE VOICE IN BILLY BUDD By ROBERTMERRILL The possible interpretations of Billy Budd have been argued and reargued for more than forty years.’ New readings must...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 June 1977
...I. D. McFarlane Robert Griffin. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1974. 323 pp. $15.00. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 REVIEWS Cltment Marot and the Inflections of Poetic Voice. By ROBERTGRIFFIN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1981
...Martin Elsky Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 POLYPHONIC PSALM SETTINGS AND THE VOICE OF GEORGE HERBERT’S THE TEMPLE By MARTINELSKY Perhaps the most striking current development in Herbert criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 321–352.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Thomas Pfau Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Voice of Critique: Aesthetic Cognition after Kant Thomas Pfau he following, somewhat speculative remarks constitute part of a Tlarger project concerned with the historical transformation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 410–418.
Published: 01 December 1983
...Manuel Schonhorn Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 Maximillian E. Novak. Realism, Myth, and History in Defoe's Fiction. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1983. xvi + 181 pp. $17.95. TWO OTHER DEFOE VOICES...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 523–534.
Published: 01 December 1969
...Donald Friedman Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 HARMONY AND THE POET’S VOICE IN SOME OF MILTON’S EARLY POEMS By DONALDFRIEDMAN Milton’s poetic career is marked by an unparalleled consistency of purpose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 453–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the state socialist past to a global egalitarian future challenge both Russian and “Western” narratives in our increasingly interconnected world. The Georgian-born Russian-language poet Keti Chukhrov, in particular, theorizes powerlessness in deeply local yet globally familiar ways. Despite the many voices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 402–403.
Published: 01 December 1962
... literary power, and not simply its historical development. NATHANCOMFORT STARR University of Florida rite Voices of Matthew Arnold. By W. STACYJOHNSON. New Haven: Pub- lished for Smith College by the Yale University Press, 1961. Pp. x...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 143–157.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Peter Berek Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 THE VOICES OF MARVELL’S LYRICS By PETERBEREK Andrew Marvell’s lyric poems articulate a complex and tentative vi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 227–245.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Judith Ryan Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 DEAD POETS’ VOICES: RILKE’S “LOST FROM THE OUTSET” AND THE ORIGINALITY EFFECT By JUDITH RYAN Harold Bloom’s model of intertextuality has rightly been described as “deeply psychological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 260–263.
Published: 01 June 1970
... BrowningS Voices in “The Ring and the Book”: A Study of Method and Meaning. By MARYROSE SULLIVAN. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969. xv + 226 pp. $7.50. At first glance, this study promises to be doggedly, aridly mechanical. Mary Kose Sullivan proposes, she says...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by erasing the female voice. This essay instead explores parallels between Wroth’s poem and the metamorphosis of the Heliades, who turn into poplars while mourning their brother Phaeton in book 2 of the Metamorphoses . Their transformation is predicated on an act of female speech, however precarious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is to enfold the multiple voices of antiquity and the singular voice of the newborn Christ into a narrative about the poet’s own development. In the silencing of the pagan oracles, celebration and lamentation converge. By purging the old gods’ wailing, the poem prepares for the silent purity of the newborn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-collar workers, the essay tracks themes and formalizations of both labor and management as they continue in Ashbery’s highly experimental second book, The Tennis Court Oath (1962). In this book the standpoint of the earlier poem gives way to an explosion of shifting voices as Ashbery’s distinctive use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Michael Skansgaard Abstract Previous historical studies of The Weary Blues have focused on the racial symbolism of Langston Hughes’s technique, which (as the consensus goes) authenticates the voice of the persona through its deliberate simplicity. This orthodox view is wrongheaded from the outset...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sphere, persuading her “children” to exercise greater patriotism. She sways public opinion to effect improvement. Alone among writers of this period, James Thomson intuitively understood that no single voice had authority in the new politics and that all interventions were contingent. His 1729 Britannia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 267–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Paul Fry Abstract Advanced schools of literary research today concur in their disapproval of unscaffolded interpretations of texts that “overhear” the presumed self-communing voices of authors in their solitude. Choosing from among the many antihermeneutic arguments, this essay responds in the main...