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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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Alexander Leggatt 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’s Well That Ends Well.’ But, to a surprising extent...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1963
... of Washington Letters of George Gissing to Eduurd Bertz, 1887-1903. Edited by ARTHURC. YOUNG.New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1961. Pp. xl + 337. $6.00. George Gissing and H. G. Wells: Their Friendship and Correspondence. Edited with an introduction by ROYALA...
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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1944
...John Edwin Wells Alan Dugald McKillop. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1942. Pp. viii + 192. $2.50. Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 376 Rcviews The Background of Thomson’s “Seasons.” By ALANDUGALD hlc- KILLOP.Minneapolis...
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...
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...
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). More
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...
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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 427–442.
Published: 01 December 2022
... an interest in persons, situations, and worlds imagined at a level of detail and complexity well beyond the fictional placeholders other disciplines employ in their thought experiments. This raises ethical and ontological questions about the “reality” of our objects of study. Dominant Western epistemological...
Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 499–520.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Winter Jade Werner; Mimi Winick Abstract Recent developments in the field of Victorian studies include its increasingly “global” or “transnational” scope as well as its “religious turn,” with a proliferation of scholarship on religion from Christian sects to new religious movements...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
... develop these theses by engaging the arguments of some of the best formalist and historicist critics, focusing mainly on well-known examples from the New Critics and the New Historicists, and by trying to bring out aspects of the reading experience that they ignore or insufficiently acknowledge. My goal...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Samuel Baker It is well known that Walter Scott adapted the forms of sentimental fiction for his initial trilogy of novels on Scottish manners and that he drew on philosophical theories of sympathy when conceiving of his characters and placing them in historical relation to one another and to his...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to those of the mid-eighteenth century. In thus arguing for Waverley as a rumination on the history of the novel “sixty years since”—as a literary-historical as well as historical novel—the essay considers Scott's debt to the most popular of these midcentury fictions, the object narrative, by reading...
Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 June 2010
...), and on the interplay among them; it inquires as well into the literary construction of testimonial authority. Not the Witness We Wished For: Testimony in Jonathan Littell’s Kindly Ones Liran Razinsky rom the moment it appeared in 2006, Jonathan Littell’s novel The FKindly Ones (Les bienveillantes...