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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
... OF MAPS ZENITH TO WINNEMAP By HELENBATCHELOR From the Cornish coast of England on July 20, 1921, Grace Hegger Lewis wrote to Alfred Harcourt that her husband had made “the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 March 1986
... zenith, he still considered himself the literary guru of his time. Skillfully exploiting his lingering reputation among some of his hosts, while in private letters mocking their provincialism and cursing their alleged niggardliness, he lived luxuriously off their good will, leaving a trail of debts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1963
... intellectual experience. At the zenith of her academic career, an im- placable disease caused her death on September 26, 1962. Her book on The Cclcstinu, one of the works closest to her heart, was being published. It will take its place among the significant interpretations of this Hispanic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 1963
... was a genuine intellectual experience. At the zenith of her academic career, an im- placable disease caused her death on September 26, 1962. Her book on The Cclcstinu, one of the works closest to her heart, was being published. It will take its place among the significant interpretations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
... by Richard Zenith. Lon- don: Penguin. Prendergast, Christopher. 2004. “The World Republic of Letters.” In Debating World Literature, edited by Christopher Prendergast, 1 – 25. London: Verso. Rising, Malin, and Hillel Italie. 2008. “Nobel Literature Head: US Too Insu- lar to Compete.” USA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 292–311.
Published: 01 September 1973
... resplendent in glory, like the sun passing through its zenith, like the corisecrated communion victim elevated on its golden paten and set down upon the altar. John triumphs over Htrodiade in the very terms she prefers, because the symbol belongs to him before and after she comes on to claim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 299–305.
Published: 01 September 1966
... invite him, with mock courtesy, to take his seat. The wretched man attempts to elude the torture by standing on his head, but to no avail: “tel qu’un mignon Henri I11 jouant au bilboquet, de sa main herculbene Ubu lance au zenith la victime de sa basse fkrocite, que de peur de chute le pal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 195–216.
Published: 01 September 1962
..., but even more, one is tempted to say, for the place they hold at the zenith, in a specific sense, of Goethe’s u?uwe. For what is at a zenith remains so only for an instant. That the fulfillment of the Goethian Augm- blick in these works is precarious, although nearly perfect, Staiger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 September 1965
..., 1945), p. 125. 380 TAMBURLAINE II Death and destruction to th’ inhabitants! Over my zenith hang a blazing star, That may endure till heaven be dissolv’d, Fed with the fresh supply of earthly dregs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 342–354.
Published: 01 September 1947
..., the only work whose English style Pope found suggestive of epic manner. The author of Genesis may not be strictly an heroic poet, but his famous sentence “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light” (1 :3) had been commended by Longinus as the very zenith of sublimity in litera...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 168–182.
Published: 01 June 1968
... of the hippocentaur to St. An- thony). What Cirillo fails to point out is that, although noon could be precisely defined as the time when the sun was in its zenith and shadows were shortest, it was commonly thought of in a more indefinite sense. The beliefs that Caillois assembles were associated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 March 1975
... of the angels, Mulciber was “thrown by angry Jove / Sheer o’er the crystal battlements” and “Dropped from the zenith like a falling star” (1.741-45). And Satan of course is Lucifer: for great indeed His name, and high was his degree in heaven; His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 315–330.
Published: 01 December 1981
... of Melyot. In a scene that prefigures the zenith of his chivalric career, the healing of Sir Urry, Lancelot performs a miracle with the aid of items from the Chapel Perilous: JANET JESMOK Than sir Launcelot lepe unto [Melyot] and towched his woundys with sir Gylbardys swerde...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1949
... at the zenith of his creative powers, showed death in the usual form of disease as well as in the unusual form of pestilence, and he treated the theme with such serious, awe-inspiring contemplation of human fate that this work, in our opinion, towers high above the rest of his tales and could...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 347–365.
Published: 01 September 2008
... that we admire and that are, if we can say so, the zenith of his poetry, whose rising and setting were worth nothing).9 Boileau’s work, of course, did function as the cruci- ble in which the writers of his century were judged for posterity. This characteristic disparagement of Corneille’s later...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “the va” as a double offbeat, rescuing “varicolor” from merely dribbling across the hypercaesura, and exulting in the resultant peculiarity. I imagined earlier that, for each metrically virtuosic poem, there might be some single line which constitutes something like the poem’s zenith, its noncompare...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 219–238.
Published: 01 September 1978
..., and Grendel’s tribe in particular inhabits the “dygel lond” (1357), where concealment and withdrawal are the qualities that contrast most vividly with Heorot, which “hlifade / heah ond horngeap” (81-82), for all the world to see from afar. These sites, the nadir and the zenith of life, define...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 June 1979
... intercourse. When, in Ithaca, this intercourse is consum- mated by the contemplative gazes of Stephen and Bloom, a star is “precipitated with great apparent velocity across the firmament from Vega in the Lyre above the zenith beyond the stargroup of the Tress of Berenice towards the zodiacal sign...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 267–285.
Published: 01 September 1951
... Satan in likeness of an angel bright. Betwixt the Centaur and the Scorpion steering His Zenith, while the Sun in Aries rose: Disguis’d he came, but those his children dear Their parent soon discern’d, though in disguise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 82–97.
Published: 01 March 1953
... hiichstelz ZeW (11150), a phrase not in FV, seems to mean “in the zenith of life” (cf. Diez), i.e., “in the season (moment) of supreme prosperity”; it certainly does not have the usual “high time that” connotation. 94 Lexicographical Notes on ‘Fad “die braune Baute, / Das...