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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 131–145.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Derek van Abbé Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN WRITTEN LANGUAGE FACT OR FANCY? By DEREKVAN ABBB The basis of all philological research is the dialect, the language of daily life (German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 322–325.
Published: 01 June 1941
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 393–408.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Mark Booth Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 WRITTEN AND WRITING BARDS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LYRIC BJ MARK BOOTH The ode-writing English lyric poets of the mideighteenth century made considerable use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Scott Fitzgerald institutions Have you noticed the trend of recent literature? . . . More and more plots are being written with the movies in mind . Authors are becoming canny. Why not kill three birds with one rock, they say, as they proceed to write with the serial rights, the book rights...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 231–234.
Published: 01 June 1945
... of Washington The Earliest English Poetry: A Critical Survey of Poetry Written before the Norman Conquest, .with Illustrative Translations. By CHARLESW. KENNEDY.London, New York, and Toronto: Ox- ford University Press, 1944. Pp. viii + 3M. $3.00. After generations of intensive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 311–320.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Peggy Samuels Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 THE AUDIENCE WRITTEN INTO THE SCRIPT OF WEDREAM OF WEROOD By PEGGYSAMUELS For many contemporary...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 1. Percentage of English-language fiction titles written by women in HathiTrust (diamonds) and in Publishers Weekly (error bars). Circles estimate percentages for HathiTrust based on rates of romance fiction recorded for Australian novels. (Results exclude reprints and juvenile titles More
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. Installments 1–2 (chaps. 1–7) of Bleak House . The longest network diameter connects the four-sided nodes (beginning at Lady Dedlock and ending at Mr. Swallow). The dashed line represents written communication. Bracketed characters have had interactions but not yet been identified More
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2. Ulysses , episodes 1–4. A sample longest path (network diameter) runs along the four-sided nodes (beginning at H. B.-Price and ending at the constable). Dashed lines represent written communication; dotted lines represent past interactions; dash-dotted lines represent imagined More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
...: the transformation of writing, that is, from rhetoric or belles lettres to art. However, while much has been written and said about the French, German, and Scottish Enlightenments, little is known about the Italian one. Engaged in a reevaluation of this lesser-known, peripheral Enlightenment, this essay discusses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
... writer Elizabeth Akers Allen against an unhinged upstart, Alexander M. W. Ball, who claimed to have written her poem “Rock Me to Sleep.” A close examination of their dispute raises broad questions about the value of poetry, both in the rapidly professionalizing world of later nineteenth-century America...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michael B. Prince This essay reopens the case of two identically titled works that appeared within twelve months of each other, a preface and poem by John Dryden (1682) and a philosophical treatise by Charles Blount (1683). It argues that the latter was written before the former and not by Blount...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of human history, the written word has been the province of a privileged minority. This essay argues that current discussions of world literature have taken their shape from three print-based institutions — the mass literacy movements of the late nineteenth century, the publishing industry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in the previous generation. Their two most ambitious experiments of this type are The Ruined Cottage and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner , written at the same time while the poets were in constant conversation. These poems have different fates: Wordsworth worries ever after about the abruptness of the original...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 289–318.
Published: 01 September 2020
... question is that many poets have also rocked that foundation over those two centuries. The essay ends by interpreting an apostrophic ode written and published by George Moses Horton in 1828. Horton’s enslavement in North Carolina literalized the figurative situation of address that has come to define lyric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
... long, for he wrote: “This Day was playd a reviv’d Comedy of Mr. Congreve’s calld the Double Dealer . . . in the play bill was printed,-Written by Mr. Congreve; . . . but the printin an Autkrs name, in a Play bill, is a new manner of proceeding, at least in ?&gland See Letters of John Dvydcn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 194–210.
Published: 01 June 1947
... authorship of two of these poems. The manuscript evidence for the three others, however, is too scanty to establish their authenticity beyond doubt.6 In this same packet are twelve manuscript poems which may be assigned to Lady Byron, and also four manuscript poems written by various other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 September 1950
... introduction to the study of Old Icelandic literature. It is unfortunate for English-speak- ing students that most of his work is written in modern Icelandic, whereas many students of the sagas have tended to learn German and Danish as the primary “tools” for advanced study in this field...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 1992
...* BJ A. C. SPEARING The English poetry of Charles d’Orl6ans is among the many neglected achievements of fifteenthcentury English literature. Most of what has been written about the remarkable collection of his poems in MS Harley 682 has been concerned with their authorship, their rela...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 203–206.
Published: 01 June 1944
... j’honore autant que Monsieur le Comte de Lauzun. Mr. Hayward has pointed out that this “must have been written before 1671,” when Lauzun was sent to prison. More precisely, Lau- zun was arrested on November 25th of that year. Lionne himself informed Saint-Evremond of this turn of events...