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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 16–39.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Henri Peyre Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE STUDY OF MODERN FRENCH LITERATURE WHERE DO WE STAND? WHERE DO WFi GO FROM HERE? By HENRIPEYRE Our age has been given many names...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 103–104.
Published: 01 March 1959
... knowledge of American English can be gleaned only from the reported experience of observers in many regions. CARROLLE. REED University of Wmhington Dictionary of French Literature. Edited by SIDNEYD. BRAUN. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 296–298.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Henri Peyre A. E. Carter. The Idea of Decadence in French Literature, 1830-1900 . Toronto: University of Toronto Romance Series, No. 3, 1958. Pp. ix + 154. $4.50. © 1959 University of Washington 1959 Ziegler, Sophie Schrijder, Agnes Sorma, and Agnes Straub, among the ac- tresses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 282–284.
Published: 01 September 1956
... of scientific, especially medical, language, and N. LVeiss’s 1.f7 C‘l~n~~ll~r~. .-Irdrtztc ought to havc fouiitl their way into such a bibliograpliy. More gcticral hooks, dcaling only in part with French literature of this time, should also Iiavc bccn included, such as Fairchild’s ,Yol~leSn7~7!7c...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1954
... of the Romantic Movement on Modern Thought.” ROMANTICISM AND FRENCH LITERATURE TODAY LE MORT VIVANT’ By HENRIPEYRE A quarter of a century ago, Romanticism was under attack in France and in Great Britain. The papers then read before this Associ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 September 1941
...Samuel F. Will Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 FRENCH LITERATURE By SAMUELF. WILL The publication of Sainte-Beuve's Tableau historique et critique de la poksie frangaise et du thkare frangais au XVI" sikcle in 1828 may...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Henry A. Grubbs Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 NONSENSE IN FRANCE AND IN FRENCH LITERATURE By HENRYA. GRUBBS That Nonsense literature and Nonsense in literature deserve more than to be relegated permanently to the nursery, that they are worth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1943
...A. F. B. Clark Henry Carrington Lancaster. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1942. Pp. 235. $5.00. Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 504 Reviews A History of French Dramatic Literature in the Seventeenth Cen- tury. Part V, Recapitulation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1951
... at the Beginning of the French Revolution. By CORNWELLB. ROGERS.Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1949. Pp. 363. $5.00. When Schiller published his History of the Thirty Years War, it was ac- Wedby the historians as great literature, and by the literary people as great history. Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 166–168.
Published: 01 June 1957
.... HERBERTDIECKMANN Harvard University Development of French Romanticism: The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Literature. By ALBERTJOSEPH GEORGE.Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 1955. Pp. xiii + 193. $3.00. Romanticism is perhaps an impossibly difficult concept to define...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 519–520.
Published: 01 December 1970
.... RICARDOGULL~N Un.iwersily of Texas, Austin Litel-atui-e and Resfionsibility: The French Nouelist in the Twenlieth Cen- tury. By KIMADRELL KECK.Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1969. xvii + 306 pp. $8.50. In a perceptive study of nine French novelists who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 1950
... de la Renaissance frantaise au XVI sikcle and Cary’s EarZy French Poets. By Ivor D. 0. Arnold. Points out that French Renaissance poetry was appreciated outside France earlier than by the French, and that in some respects Cary, whose essays ap- peared in the London Magazine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 324–325.
Published: 01 September 1953
... for students of the French drama. Professor Dabney conveniently and logically groups the plays under the fol- lowing headings: Biblical plays, Plays from the lives of saints, Religious and political propaganda, Morality and allegorical plays, Plays from classical sources, Plays based on French...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 525–527.
Published: 01 December 1999
... and to sustain, as contemplated by writers who, at one time or other, suffer the crisis of exile in their own land. Victoria Silver, University of California, Irvine Esthetics of the Moment: Literature and Art in the French Enlightenment. By Thomas M. Kavanagh. Philadelphia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... to generating revisionist readings of both Médée and the later Le Cid , the essay thus invites students of French literature to rethink the grounds of French literary culture as a whole. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Christopher Braider is professor of French and comparative literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Marc Bizer It had been the dream of the sixteenth-century Pléiade poets to glorify their country and literature by composing a “long French poem,” a term that designated a genre resembling epic but that also included romance. In the 1550s, not only Pierre de Ronsard, who had received an official...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... impact. The present essay deals with three of the most influential French theorists in China: Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist philosophy and literary theory, which have had tremendous influence not only on contemporary Chinese literature but also on literary theory and criticism in China; Jacques...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Theo D’haen Abstract The articles at the center of this issue of MLQ , Wang Ning’s “French Theories in China and the Chinese Theoretical (Re)construction,” Zhang Jiang’s “On Imposed Interpretation and Chinese Construction of Literary Theory,” and Zhu Liyuan’s “Hillis Miller on the End of Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 December 2018
... French literature Jean-Luc Nancy Marie NDiaye The rhetoric of revulsion has shaped French cultural modernity. A rich lexicon of disgust has been central to French thought for at least two centuries: consider the force of concepts such as “spleen,” “nausea,” “formless” ( informe ), and “abjection...
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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...