MLN pioneered the introduction of contemporary continental criticism into American scholarship. Critical studies in the modern languages--Italian, Hispanic, German, French--and recent work in comparative literature are the basis for articles and notes in MLN. Four single-language issues and one comparative literature issue are published each year.95a96); and the Communioncup of E.B.R., Lx, is closely akin to the subject of the a#39;la#39;yrolese problem (Renk, Zr. (1. ... soon publish; the consideration of this dialect will represent, in its turn, but the first part of a projected Manual of Old French Dialects, which, ... before us, we can follow the definite history of a given phenomenon in a given dialect and decide what bearing it may have on general Old French.