Journal of European Studies

Journal of European Studies is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 4, December

Aspects of Philology and Racial Theory in Nineteenth-Century Celticism - the Case of James Cowles Prichard
Modern European debates about the cultural standing of different nations have hinged largely on ideas of their distant ancestry. The ghosts of the Goths and Teutons, Franks and Gauls, Anglo-Saxons and Celts have been seen in their German, French and...
Making Connections
As one would expect of a publication such as this, attention is focused right from the start on the recipient of the Festchrift. There is an introduction by the editor, in which he justifies the somewhat disparate nature of the articles by drawing...
Patriotism and Linguistic Purism in France: Deux Dialogues Dans le Nouveau Langage Francois and Parlez-Vous Franglais?
1. Purism in the sixteenth and twentieth centuries Nearly four centuries separate the publication in France of two satirical works: Henri Estienne's Deux dialogues dans Ie nouveau langage francois italianize (1578) and Parlez-vous franglais? (1964)(1)...
The Doctrine of Equivalents
There can possibly be no more inappropriate translator/commentator than Kinbote, the Boswell in Pale Fire to the mistakenly murdered poet Shade. As a bearded, vegetarian, homosexual, Christian, European royalist he is uniquely unqualified to interpret...
Translating Free Verse: Two Poems from Jaccottet's 'On Voit.'
One might argue that the peculiar challenge of free verse lies in its being, at one and the same time, possibly the strictest and possibly the most accommodating of mediums. It can be seen as strict in that, historically, one of its principal raisons...