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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 1944
...Sverre Arestad 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 Wisconsin Press, 1942. Mimeo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... BRUCEA. MORRISSETTE Washington University, St. Louis, Mu. 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1986
... in the 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 (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 June 1962
...). ARCHERTAYLOR University of California, Berkeley The Word “Irony” and Its Context, 1500-1755. By NORMANKNOX. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1961. Pp. xv + 258. $7.50. The key terms of literary discourse are almost unbearably tricky. Romanti- cism, realism, tragedy, satire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 335–338.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Ulrich Weisstein 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 Fazcst, there seems to be nothing unusual about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 1972
... fails to provide the synoptic vi- sion one would like to have of an extremely complex genre, but it does give us numerous critical insights. GEORGEDE F. LORD Yale University The Sonnets of Andreas Gryphius: Use of the Poetic Word...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 June 1951
... fads and their importance in certain areas be measured in terms of the use of the foreign words they sweep with them? Does the date of the borrowing of groups of words indicate cultural influence of any type? The questions are indeed legion, and the answers have been woefully ill...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 221.
Published: 01 June 1952
.... REED University of Washington A Word-Index to the Poems of Walther volt der Vogelweide. Edited by R.-M. S. HEFFNERand W. P. LEHMANN.2nd ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1950. Pp. 78. $1.85. The series of word-indexes for MHG was initiated some fourteen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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. Jonathan Sun...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 356–359.
Published: 01 September 1997
..., 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 public forums, like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 September 2002
... for Ideas in Society at UC Riverside. A related review essay, “Recent Studies on Literature, Architecture, and Urbanism,” appeared in MLQ 56:3 (1995). Review Essay Cities of Words: Recent Studies on Urbanism and Literature John M. Ganim The City in Literature: An Intellectual and Cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 2022
... power that Herbert saw as special to the words of the Bible. Of the ways that scattered verses in the Bible could, unexpectedly, combine into “constellations,” which work astrologically rather than astronomically to “make up some Christian’s destinie,” Herbert asserted: Such are thy secrets, which my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 451–468.
Published: 01 December 1999
... them up (and out) with the words of others. So the Quarterly &iew points out, in relation to one publica- tion, that “not above one half of the volume is Lord Blayney’s-we can- not call it composition, nor even writing, but it is not even his Lord- ship’s-scribbling: of 429 pages, 109 are taken...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 293–296.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Matthew Giancarlo The Making of Chaucer's English: A Study of Words . By Christopher Cannon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xiii + 435 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.3-05 Reviews 7/12/01 1:22 PM Page 285 Reviews...