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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 320–338.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Maurice Hunt Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 WORDS AND DEEDS IN ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL By MAURICEHUNT Were playgoers tojudge from the King of France’s recollection of the deceased Count...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Alexander Leggatt Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL THE TESTING OF ROMANCE By ALEXANDERLEGGATT It has been commonly observed that romance and realism are in con- flict in ‘411...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 272–294.
Published: 01 September 1964
...James L. Calderwood Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 STYLES OF KNOWING IN ALL’S WELL By JAMES L. CALDERWOOD It is generally agreed that AZZ’s Well is an unsatisfactory play and that much of the trouble lies in the uneasy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 450–452.
Published: 01 December 1985
...John H. Fisher E. Talbot Donaldson. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985. x + 165 pp. $15.00. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 REVIEWS The Swan at the Well: Shakespeare Reading Chaucer. By E. TALBOTDONALDSON. New Haven...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Zoe Beenstock H. G. Wells’s diverse works of literature and political theory make him a test case for lines of intersection between modernity and the Enlightenment, a period concerned with the relations between the two genres. Traditionally, studies of Wells go back only as far as Victorianism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1963
.... Pp. xl + 337. $6.00. George Gissing and H. G. Wells: Their Friendship and Correspondence. Edited with an introduction by ROYALA. GETTMANN.Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1961. Pp. 285. $3.50. These two collections of letters advance the emergence of George Gissing’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
... OF THE LORDS WELLES* By MARY HAMEL Nearly thirty years ago Angus McIntosh published a letter-draft, dated in the second quarter of the fifteenth century, which men- tions the writer’s possession of “ane Inglische buke . . . cald Mort Arthur Noting that the letter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Geoffrey Galt Harpham Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 MINORITY REPORT: TONO-BUNGAY AND THE SHAPE OF WELLS’S CAREER By GEOFFREYGALT HARPHAM Among the vast number of primary and secondary effects of Darwin’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1946
...Henry W. Wells Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., New Haven: Yale University Press, 1946. Pp. xiv + 139. $3.00. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 502 Reviews den Goethegeist, wird dieses Ziel fur ewig unerreichbar bleiben” (P. 3 These concluding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 1945
...John Edwin Wells Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 ∗ Professor Wells died June 22, 1943. WORDSWORTH AND RAILWAYS IN 1844-1845 By JOHN EDWINWELLS* The middle third of the nineteenth century was in England a period of extensive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1944
...John Edwin Wells 376 Rcviews The Background of Thomson’s “Seasons.” By ALANDUGALD hlc- KILLOP.Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1942. Pp. viii + 192. $2.50. The University of Minnesota Press is to be congratulated on this addition to its...
Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3. Illustration of the progressive development of the vascular system of a goose embryo. Plate 71 of Owen 1840 . “The beautiful drawing here engraved,” writes Owen, illustrates the artful nature as well as the scientific facts of embryogenesis (232). Figure 3. Illustration More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The “double blessing” that Polonius gives Laertes shows this ritual comically, as do those of earlier sons Launce and Launcelot in The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Merchant of Venice ; All’s Well That Ends Well renders it confusingly in feudal transition into a new age. King Lear offers it in the peaceful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Edmund Husserl’s deepenings of aspects of these Kantian theories are apt for understanding what Wordsworth saw in Kant and what he achieved in “The Ruined Cottage,” going even beyond Kant—and Husserl as well. Wordsworth’s meditative activity produces, in practice, the distinctive consciousness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... expectations and desires of readers to whom the gestures were addressed. It argues that if the aristocratic airs adopted by writers situate them squarely in the Old Regime, the readerly practices to which they appealed (and which they in turn shaped)—individualized and moralized as well as commercialized—might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 13–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
... on John Milton’s repeated gestures of lyric disparagement as well as his iconography of the anthropomorphized book. Both of these rhetorical features seem to constellate around the genre of the lyric during the early modern period. Sharon Achinstein is professor of Renaissance literature at Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and fellow Anglo-Irish writers used affect to legitimate their class position after Irish independence, as well as how they were able to envision an Anglo-Irish renaissance. Matt Eatough is a doctoral candidate at Vanderbilt University. His dissertation, “Affective Transnationalism: Writing Anglo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and present states of being in the dark. This nescient or ignorant epistemology has resonances with Roland Barthes’s writings on Zen as well as with Derek Parfit’s rejection of personal identity and, by extension, of self-interest as a catalyst for moral action. Thanks to Brian McGrath and Maureen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... ( The Wives Excuse ), or allegorical ( Albion and Albanius ). The degree of realism varies drastically. The plays exhibit far greater diversity of attitude and are much more difficult to interpret with confidence than most critics have been willing to admit. We do well, therefore, to take them on a case...