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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 225–230.
Published: 01 September 1958
...Thomas C. Rumble Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 FROM EARDSTAPA TO SNOTTOR ON MODE THE STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLE OF “THE WANDERER” By THOMASC. RUMBLE Though it is relatively short, and though it exists in a fairly exten- sive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 1952
... the certain primary source of the first book of the Spenserian allegory, works like a “searchlight” for its interpretation. More than that, a continuation of Deguile- ville’s Pilerinage de la vie humaine (not de Phomme, p. xxxv), and a fore- runner of Bunyan, 73e Wandering Knight still has been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 71–73.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Carolyn Betensky betensky@uri.edu Vagrancy in the Victorian Age: Representing the Wandering Poor in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture . By Alistair Robinson . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2022 . xi + 254 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 339–356.
Published: 01 September 1944
... : Such hues from this celestial Urn Were wont to stream before mine eye, Where’er it wandered in the morn Of blissful infancy. This endowment, he confesses, had long since vanished, until if a vestige remained it was only in his dreams. But now...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 March 1981
... and pernicious” than the Poet’s. Wordsworth, whose lines from The Excursion conclude the Pref- ace, was certainly among such “actual men.” In The Excursion, Wordsworth speaks in part through the Wanderer, who, although purportedly gifted with extensive powers of human sym- pathy, has existed almost...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 385–409.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Sarah Ellenzweig Does not a part of him want to fail, want to fall and wander erroneous and desolate on the plain, so that he can make his way, make his mark, make his career, speak with a mortal voice? — Stanley Fish (1995: 516) What happens to a moving body left completely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 June 1972
... con- ventionally as the obliteration but rather the moment of’greatest heightening of consciousness: a transcendent awareness of the deeper meaning of human “wandering” (a central theme in Miiller’s poetry) linking the fragmentary life experience of‘ poet and composer alike, who both died...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
... recent texts that I examine, the character who best embodies the temporal oddity and incongruity of the date line is identi ed as a Wandering Jew, that arche- typal gure associated with cosmopolitanism, capitalism, and home- lessness. For these texts’ authors, the anxieties of temporal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 427–444.
Published: 01 September 1942
... in the fourth episode, corresponds to the wanderings of the Ithacan king, with what variations I shall show. And the last three episodes, in which Bloom, accompanied bv De- dalus, returns to his home, corresponds to the return of Odysseus. Joyce told Budgen : I am now writing a book . . . based...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 153–170.
Published: 01 June 1964
... know this, however, we cannot avoid laboring through the infernal pattern; we are both in and out of it. The typical program in Hell calls for us to wander, in infernal style, through a labyrinth to a painful dead end, start anew, and discover reiterated frustration and despair...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 March 1957
... proverb) that parallel closely the pattern of K. F. W. Wander’s Deutsches Sprichtuiirter-Lexikon (Leipzig, 1863-80). If one judges from the number of proverbs recorded under the key-word, as collected by Wander, and those repre- sented in Professor Kremer’s collection on the same subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 June 1946
... Court of King Bantam 1685 Unfortunate Ha#y Lady 1686- Unfortunate Bride Unfortunute Bride 1688 Dumb Virgin Unhappy Mistake Wandering Beauty Unhappy Mistake 1688 Agnes de Cartro Fair jilt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 376–378.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., but a garden or gallery in which to wander” (54); as William Hazlitt said, if readers “do not meddle with the allegory, the allegory will not meddle with them” (quoted on 81). Children were a fit audience for the poem because they would respond to this pleasurable fantasy with unencumbered delight. Victorian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 June 1984
... ‘The Scholar Gipsy wrote Arnold to his brother Tom several years after the poem had appeared. “It was meant to fix the remembrance of those delightful wanderings of ours in the Cumner hills. . . .”12 “The Scholar-Gipsy” was probably composed in the months after “Sohrab and Rustum” was completed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... acquires her greatest political significance, she wanders out of the plot and the play’s sustained consideration. By transferring the logic of the displaced heiress from Miranda to Claribel, Shakespeare reveals the significance of Claribel’s lost inheritance rights to this tragicomedy. As the dramaturgical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 354–364.
Published: 01 December 1963
... in ‘Paradise Lost’ such sins as adultery, fornication, sodomy, and lasciviousness ; on her shield she carries an emblem of a mermaid whose “humane beauties ’lure the wandering sight, / But slimy scales hid in their water lie” (VII.14-15). Although there are no detailed resemblances between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 June 1945
...; perhaps, easier today than he is himself aware. On one occasion worth noting he has missed a tragic likeness between those times and ours, Speaking of elegies such as The Wanderer, he says: “In- deed, such have been the changes in the forms of civilization, the tragic symbol of a ‘man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to which they are subject. The poem begins, as we have seen, with a portrait of people “working and wandering as the world demands.” The demands of the world are preeminently those of labor, but labor means many things, including the wandering that the poem simultaneously casts as labor’s twin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 June 1963
... poetry of described motion and a dynamic use of abstractions as the imaginative bases for these walks. The most typical, the longest, and the most masterful of these wanderings is “Der Spaziergang.” It describes a day’s walk through a city and its environs, A large number of soliloquizing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 196–200.
Published: 01 June 1977
... follows, surprisingly, Fenelon’s Ttlkmaque, eighteen books organized with six for Calypso’s island, six for “banishment, wanderings, and encoun- ters with warring factions,” and six containing “his descent to the under- world in quest of his father, an examen of urban life, and his final return...