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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (1997) 58 (3): 356–359.
Published: 01 September 1997
... 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 Angelina Grimke, or wore unusual clothing in the manner of Elizabeth Cady Stanton rhetorically enacted public declarations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (1979) 40 (1): 53–74.
Published: 01 March 1979
...- gential to the central problem. -Raymond Chandler’ A WORLD OF WORDS IN PINTER’S OLD TIMES By A. R. BRAUNMULLER Influential plays of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries generally accept...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 278–279.
Published: 01 September 1954
.... E. E. BOSTETTER Uniuersity of Washington Words and Ways in Americm English. By THOMASPYLES. New York: Ran- dom House, 1952. Pp. vii + 310. $3.50. This is a thoroughly readable sketch of American English in its historical perspective. It differs from that of H. L. Mencken...
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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 (2015) 76 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2015
...)—“the writer finds himself in the increasingly ludicrous condition of having nothing to write, of having no means with which to write it, and of being constrained by the utter necessity of always writing it.” One way of coping with this impasse was to take recourse to the fragment, in which words...