1-20 of 250 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 1989
.... Such assumptions are commonly queried, and I wish they had been here. BOYDM. BERRY Virgznia Commonwealth Uniuersity Two-Edg’d Weapons: Style and Ideology in the Comedies of Etherege, Wycherley, and Congreue. By ROBERTMARKLEY. Oxford: Clarendon...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 319–330.
Published: 01 September 1969
..., who wage war in accordance with the rules of chivalry-on horseback, clad in armor, and equipped with the tradi- tional sword, lance, and shield. The fighting man frequently exhibits a sense of pride in his arms and a sentimental attachment to a fine weapon, traits that are reflected...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 144–150.
Published: 01 June 1963
... in the Sixteenth Century (Oxford, 1954). All quotations from More are to be found in the Workes of Sir 7homas More Knyght, ed. Wm. Rastell (London, 1557), and will be cited in the text as Workes. 2 See my articles “Sir Thotnas More’s Use of the Dialogue Form as a Weapon of Religious Controversy...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 86–99.
Published: 01 March 1991
...- ridden regimes of much of the Third World, where “terror in . . . dis- 2 David Spurr, Terrorism in the News Media,”Wmks and Days, 4, no. 2 (1986): 94. 3 Thomas Perry Thornton, “Terror as a Weapon of Political Agrtation,” in Internal War.- Problems and App7oaches, ed. Harry Eckstein (New York...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1947
... for their weapon,18 are identified with their weapon. A bleeding lance stands for a wounded man. The Fisher King must have been visualized originally as wounded and bleeding, and therefore Brown seems right in stressing the “death-in-life” motif more than that of the dying vegetation god.19 8 So...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
... corporation” (31). These authors write as soldados pláticos , men experienced in the weapons and conditions of early modern warfare. The distribution and reading of the texts that they produced, across the fronts of Spain’s imperial wars and during times of rest from active combat, helped sustain...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
... Prologue are the Knight, the Squire, and the Prioress, and in that order; and we learn about the Knight by observing the Squire, and we learn about the Squire by studying the Prioress. We may pass by the Yeoman, but not without noting that the emphasis in the descrip- tion of his weapons implies...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 131–150.
Published: 01 June 1980
... combatants use Scripture throughout, but in the end Satan falls by it and Christ stands. The hero’s ultimate weapon, then, is not Scripture itself, or even the Gospel rather than the Law. His secret weapon is a hermeneutic mystery. Satan’s interpretive practices, on the other hand, could well...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 1966
... of nuptial rites in an immu- table state of bliss could as well imagine the use of gunpowder as a spiritual weapon. The danger of this “poetical” way of thinking and ‘Lives of the English Poets, ed. Arthur Waugh, Oxford World’s Classics (London, 196l), I, 128. PRISCILLA P. ST. GEORGE...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 38–47.
Published: 01 March 1970
... in Pamela’s necessary opportunism: a weapon with which Richardson may have armed his heroine that she might, as one of his intrusive edi- torials puts it, “stand upon her guard against artful contrivances, es- pecially when riches and power conspire against innocence and a low estate.”ll Along...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 59–68.
Published: 01 March 1960
....-If the angry instinct betray me, the rest (I thought) would fall with their weapons upon the Nasriny:-Aly had pulled his sword from the sheath to the half. “This, I said to him, you may put up again ; what need of violence ?” (11, 432) As the pattern of events recurs again and again, the pace...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 1949
...: An Introduc- tion, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, 1932), pp. 27-29 ; W. W. Lawrence, Beowulf and Epic Tradition (Cambridge, Mass., 1928), pp. 76-77 ; Kemp Malone, “Hrethric,” PAfLA, XLII (1927). 302-04. Henry Bosley JVoolf 151 the excellence of the weapon. Further, now...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., but evidence of an attitude and practice which the history of the period suggests was by no means uncommon. “Pour que je sois vraiment heureux, il faut qu’elle se donne” (p. 22), writes Valmont to Mme de Merteuil. Women such as the marquise, however, had their own weapon, for if man’s weapons...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 243–253.
Published: 01 September 1962
... launched, are powered by the gas of enthusi- asm. But enthusiasm is by no means confined to the religious, and Swift by no means confines his satire to the Protestant Dissenters. Edwin Honig remarks that “the discourse itself is a two-pronged weapon” ; for in satirizing religious enthusiasm...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 1945
...., “iron,” used for weapons and Whatever may be the history and basic meaning of this jr(r), it seems probable that there was a Scandinavian word jr(r) meaning “iron, metal” and different from $r “yew tree, archer’s bow,” OE iw, koh. The Scandinavian word is, I think, quite likely what...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 368.
Published: 01 December 1956
... courtesy. By the laws of the duel, Johnson was entitled to choose place and weapon (as the legendary seven-foot Scottish blacksmith agreed to fight with sledge hammers in water six feet deep). Johnson chose to write the most courteous of letters in reply to a charge of discourtesy, leaving...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 339–355.
Published: 01 September 1940
... says, “such was the trading expedition of the Skrzlings, that they carried away their wares in their bellies.” But then one of the Skrzlings tries to take a weapon, one of Thorfinn’s men kills him, and this slaying motivates the hostilities. In view of the dis- agreement between Es and GP...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 March 1956
... leave their mark on English military theory ? A glance at our basic military vocabulary, dating from the Renaissance, will provide the shortest answer. For the names of offices, units, and weapons there is scarcely a native English word to be found. It is true that even after foreign practices...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 378–379.
Published: 01 September 1967
.... Sisam’s critical weapons are old-fashioned and crude, but, as his opening chapter proves, they can shape the outlines for further detailed investiga- tion. ROBERTP. CREED State University of New York Stony Brook The Art of Juan Ruiz...