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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2005) 66 (4): 549–551.
Published: 01 December 2005
...). © 2005 University of Washington 2005 The Spacious Word: Cartography, Literature, and Empire in Early Modern Spain . By Ricardo Padrón. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. xv + 287 pp. Reviews Eine Literaturgeschichte Mitteleuropas. By Zoran Konstantinovic´ and Fridrun Rinner...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1997) 58 (3): 356–359.
Published: 01 September 1997
..., Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Sarah Parker Remond, and Charlotte Forten, along with Jacobs, Wilson, and Harper-to their “faith in the performative power of the word-both spoken and written” (3).She draws on Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, who argues (along with other critics) that women who spoke out in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 506 Reviews Norwegian Word Studies. By EINARHAUGEN. Volume I, The Vo- cabularies of Sigrid Undset and Iwar Aasen; volume 11, The Vocabularies of the Old Norse Sagas and of Henrik Wergeland. Madison : The University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1978) 39 (3): 219–238.
Published: 01 September 1978
...MARTIN STEVENS Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 THE STRUCTURE OF BEOWULF FROM GOLD-HOARD TO WORD-HOARD By MARTINS~EVENS Few scholars today would take issue with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... Portuguese Word-Formation With Sufixes. By JOSEPH H. D. ALLEN, JR. Baltimore : Linguistic Society of America, Lan- guage Dissertation no. 33, 1941. Pp. 143. $2.25. This study is an effort to present “a systematic study of Portu- guese words formed with suffixes” (p. 3). The chief...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1981) 42 (4): 369–388.
Published: 01 December 1981
...Paul Delaney Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 THE FLESH AND THE WORD IN JUMPERS By PAULDELANEY Jumpers explodes on the stage with a burst of flashing lights, puzzling pyramids of gymnasts, an unsynchronized medley of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1989) 50 (3): 275–279.
Published: 01 September 1989
... and made it necessary to interpret all early West Germanic poems in this light. ROBERTP. CREED Uniuersity of Massachusetts, Amherst .9 The Winged Word (Albany, N.Y.:SUNY Press, 1975), p. 3. PMIA, 81 (1966): 334-41...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1986) 47 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1986
... Attic and Susan Griffin’s Pornography and Silence, in which she eloquently argues that “within matter and not outside the material is a knowledge of the meaning of the universe.”7 At stake here is the fate of imagination as, in Guillory’s words, “the mask of desire; it inhabits the space between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1986) 47 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 1986
...Rachel M. Brownstein Margaret Homans Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, Women in Culture and Society, 1986. xiv + 326 pp. $22.00. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 328 REVIEWS Rearing the Word...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1988) 49 (3): 262–284.
Published: 01 September 1988
... TRANSCENDENCE, TOPOLOG’Y, AND THE THEORY OF THE WORD IN W. S. MERWIN’S POETRY By EDWARDHAWORTH HOEPPNER Since the publication of The Moving Target (1963), “absence” has become the shibboleth for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1972) 33 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 1972
.... GEORGEDE F. LORD Yale University The Sonnets of Andreas Gryphius: Use of the Poetic Word in the Seven- teenth Century. By MARVINs. SCHINDLER.Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1971. ix -I- 177 pp. $8.50. This modest book, produced by an author who, aside from a short...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1962) 23 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 June 1962
... i.e., a reference to the collective edition by Suffridus Petri (Colon. Agripp., 1581 or Colon. Allob., 1612). ARCHERTAYLOR University of California, Berkeley The Word “Irony” and Its Context, 1500-1755. By NORMANKNOX. Durham...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1951) 12 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 June 1951
... which the cultural historians are likely to pose : What type of concept is missing in a certain language which must needs be borrowed from a foreign source? Can cultural fads and their importance in certain areas be measured in terms of the use of the foreign words they sweep with them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1952) 13 (2): 221.
Published: 01 June 1952
... name. Only two misprints were noted: 97, 1, read that for what, and 696, 5, read be for me. CARROLLE. REED University of Washington A Word-Index to the Poems of Walther volt der Vogelweide. Edited by R.-M. S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 185–198.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Scott Elledge Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 COWLEY’S ODE “OF WIT” AND LONGINUS ON THE SUBLIME: A STUDY OF ONE DEFINITION OF THE WORD WIT By SCOTTELLEDGE Inconclusive but numerous parallels between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 335–338.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Ulrich Weisstein Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 CONCERNING THE WORD GOT(H)ISCH IN THE STAGE DIRECTIONS TO THE “NACHT” SCENE OF GOETHE’S FA UST By ULRICHWEISSTEIN To the casual reader of Goethe’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1972) 33 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1972
... “displaced breast symbol” (a pitcher), which-in common with many of her sex and class and time-the woman of Book 11 carried on her head (p. 214, n. 24). His central thesis, however, is not only plausible in itself, but forms the basis for penetrating commentary on such matters as Words- worth’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
... Philosophic Words: A Study of Style and Meaning in the Ramblcr and Diction- ary of Samuel Johnson. By W. K. WIMSATT,JR. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1948. Pp. xvii + 167. $3.75. Recently William Empson’s influential Seven Types of Ambiguity has been reissued. In his latest book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 1951
...John W. Clark Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 ON CERTAIN “ALLITERATIVE” AND “POETIC” WORDS IN THE POEMS ATTRIBUTED TO “THE GAWAIN-POET” By JOHN W. CLARK Attempts to prove the common authorship of the four poems in MS Cotton Nero A. x, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 1944
... excellent illustrations. HELENANDREWS QHIN University of Washington A Dictionary of Words and Idioms Associated with Judas Iscariot: A Compilation Based Mainly on Material Found in the Germanic Languages. By WAYLANDD. HAND. Berkeley and Los Angeles...