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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Julie Candler Hayes Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Look but Don’t Read: Chinese Characters and the Translating Drive from John Wilkins to Peter Greenaway Julie Candler Hayes n Europe, increasing knowledge of and contacts with China in the Iseventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 179–187.
Published: 01 June 1946
...Francis Christensen Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 JOHN WILKINS AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY’S REFORM OF PROSE STYLE. PART ONE By FRANCISCHRISTENSEK That the Royal Society was influential in rationalizing the prose style...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 279–290.
Published: 01 September 1946
...Francis Christensen Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 JOHN WILKINS AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY’S REFORM OF PROSE STYLE. PART TWO By FRANCISCHRISTENSEN I1 In 1921 Professor 0. F. Emerson wrote...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 286–291.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Clark Emery Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 JOHN WILKINS AND NOAH’S ARK By CLARKEMERY In 1668, John Wilkins, a leader of that amazing group of inveter- ately curious men who founded the Royal Society and thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 192–193.
Published: 01 June 1954
...Edward Williamson The Making of the “Canzoniere” and Other Pefrarchm Sfudies. By ERNEST HATCHWILIUNS. Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 1951. Pp. xxvii + 423. Lire 3700. Professor Wilkins is a Petrarch scholar of international reputation, and this volume, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 170–171.
Published: 01 June 1957
...Oscar Budel Ernest H. Wilkins. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, Sussidi Eruditi 8, 1956. Pp. 35. Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 170 Reviews is struck again and again by that cadence, that internal and external rhythm...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 242–253.
Published: 01 September 1987
... is a problem of facts. Characters are revealed to us in how they choose and evaluate evidence, and our understanding of personality in turn determines what we will consider causal when we reconstruct their motivations. Allworthy’s housekeeper, Mrs. Wilkins, and her friend...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 543–546.
Published: 01 December 1942
... probably, the two George Wilkinses. But if Carpenter is right in suggesting that “G. W. Senior” and “G. W. I.” are father and son, the available evidence, I think, favors the Whitney rather than the Wilkins identification. George Wilkins, the dramatist, is a well-known Elizabethan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 474–491.
Published: 01 December 1970
... Nobel Prizes themselves, and indeed two of them, Crick and Maurice Wilkins, get the Prize with Watson. The question is not so much whether others deserve it more than he, as whether he deserves it at all. Before he received the Prize, but after the publication of the discovery, 480...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 168–170.
Published: 01 June 1957
... is, alas, very much “superfluo.” SERGIOPACIFICI Yale University The “Epistolac Mcfricac” of Pctrarch: .4 Manual. By ERNESTH. WILKINS. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, Sussidi Eruditi 8, 1956. Pp. 35. It does not seem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 399–406.
Published: 01 December 1951
... John Wilkins in his Essay towards a Real Character and a Philosophical Language (1668) ; Bacon had maintained that speech, the organ for the tradition of knowledge, was quite separable from “Cogitations” themselves. The relation of a word to a thought was thus that of an algebraic symbol...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 June 1954
...Octavio Corvalán E dwurd Williamson 193 About such points it is well to remember that Professor Wilkins has had long experience with the particular document and with the context of facts into which it fits and by which its veracity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 407–410.
Published: 01 December 1984
... and on the testimony of the past-could not be compelled; again, only a moral certainty was possible. Take, for example, the view of Bishop John Wilkins (a favorite of Shapiro, who earlier wrote his biography): some things were not capable of the same kind of Evidence . . . so as to necessitate every...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 381–387.
Published: 01 December 1960
...Oscar Büdel Ernest H. Wilkins. Cambridge: The Mediaeval Academy of America, Publication No. 70, 1959. Pp. xiv + 322. $8.00; to members of the Academy, $6.40. Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 Lore B. Foltin 381...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 211–217.
Published: 01 June 1945
...), and in the article by L. G. Clark entitled “Charles Dickens” in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, XXV, 379 (August, 1862). 8 See L. G. Clark, up. cit., 376-80;also W. G. Wilkins, Charles Dickens in America (New York, 1911), pp. 7-8. 0 A letter from Dickens to Clark is quoted as follows...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 383–384.
Published: 01 September 1951
.... $2.50. Wilkins, Ernest Hatch. The Making of the Canzoniere and Other Petrarchian Studies. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letterature, 1951. Pp. 423. GENERAL Alexander, Henry, and Llewellyn Jones (translators). Scandinavian Plays of the Twentieth Century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 March 1995
..., or Magician, a Negro by Nation, born in Ethiopian (32) .*8 In the late seventeenth century such philosophers of language as John Wilkins found in Hebrew manifestations of God’s divinity. Defoe develops a new definition of Hebrew as not only the sacred lan- guage but a protolanguage whose priority...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 June 1962
... or John Wilkins’ Ecclesiastes, ur: a Discourse concerning the gift of preaching, as it falls under the rules of art (London, 1646; see Wing W 2188, citing many later editions) is much more satisfactory. The editors have diligently identified the titles. For “Tabulu” (p. 17) read “Tabula...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 June 1962
... the bibliographies to “R B.” and John Conant. The Library suggests how men made and used bibliographies in the seven- teenth century and will repay study. For practical bibliographical purposes Barlow’s Autoschediarmata or John Wilkins’ Ecclesiastes, ur: a Discourse concerning the gift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 236–237.
Published: 01 June 1951
..., Milton, Sherburne, Dryden, Pope. There are twenty-four examples of the use of “Aether” from scientific prose, including passages from Aristotle, Argyropolus, Daneau, Brahe, Lodge, Kepler, Wilkins, Comenius, Hobbes, Boyle, Huyghens, Newton. The bulk and the range of this material...