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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 363–377.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Arnold H. Rowbotham Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 MADAME DE GENLIS AND JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU By ARNOLDH. ROWBOTHAM Madame de Genlis lived through the last years of the Ancien Regime, through the Revolution, the First Empire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...; conversely, literary studies rarely consider empiricist political theory in contexts later than Victorian realism. Wells’s works challenge these conventions by reflecting on the writings of Adam Smith and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Wells questions the social contract hypothesis that individual interests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 250–275.
Published: 01 September 1985
... energetic and complicated, if defensive, design, which, shaped by 1 Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Politics and the Arts: Letter to M. dxlembert on the Theatre, trans. Allan Bloom (Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press, 1960), p. 132, n.; hereafter cited as Letter to dxlembert. 2 The quoted phrases are from Erich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 313–322.
Published: 01 December 1957
... Rousseau, de Voltaire et de Buffon,” and narrated certain details of his relations with these and other illustrious contem- poraries.) In his Lettre Panckoucke pointed out that his enduring friendship with Buffon had originated-much as had a similar association with Jean- Jacques...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1950
...A. C. Kellex Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 Jean-Jacques Rousseau George R. Havens. New York: Modern Language Association of America Monograph Series, XV; London: Oxford University Press, 1946. Pp. xiii + 278. $3.00. Henry Dexter Learned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 1968
... pauses in his narration of the Zulietta episode to advise the reader that in the two or three following pages he is going to know Jean- Jacques Rousseau fully, the notation, placed where it is, seems not to refer to the sense of the entire Zulietta episode (which Ellis takes as tragic, reveal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 379–380.
Published: 01 September 1946
... of the Serics in Romance Languages and Literatures, Extra Series No. 9, 1946. Pp. viii 4- 128. Fellows, Otis. 'The Periodical Press in Liberated Paris : A Survey and Check- list. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University, 1946. Pp. v + 29. Havens, George R. (editor). Jean- Jacques Rousseau...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 June 1968
... that the material has been interpreted to fit the thesis. If, for example, Rousseau pauses in his narration of the Zulietta episode to advise the reader that in the two or three following pages he is going to know Jean- Jacques Rousseau fully, the notation, placed where it is, seems not to refer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 1970
... in results.”2 First published in 1762, the Contract has provoked perennial discussion Letters of Lord Acton to Mary, Daughter of the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, ed. Herbert W. Paul (London, 1904), p. xii. 2 Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Du contrat social, ed. C. E. Vaughan (Manchester, 1947...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to the attribution of citizenship. The following chapter traces the origins of this notion of rights, personhood, and citizenship to John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. As Armstrong and Tennenhouse explain, both philosophers locate political rights in an origin story. Locke focuses on the origin of the social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 June 1941
... good line” but nevertheless praising it for draw- ing “tears” and moving the souls of untutored folk. Nicholas Rowe, a few years later, expressed with more skill the new senti- mentality, which, backed philosophically by Shaftesbury and Jean Jacques Rousseau, came to a triumphant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 March 1962
... of California Press, 1962. Pp. xxvi 4 223. $1.95. Grimsley, Ronald. Jean Jacques Rousseau : A Study in Self-Awareness. Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1961. Pp. viii 4- 338. 30s. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 335–339.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Wollstonecraft’s and Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s applications of the body to history both to William Godwin’s tenacious worrying of the terms history and romance and to twentieth- and twenty-first-century debates involving the likes of Karl Popper, Marjorie Levinson, and Thomas Pfau. For Crimmins, rethinking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1958
..., in his article on “L’Unit6 de la pens6e de Jean- Jacques Rousseau,” Gustave Lanson pointed out that the social con- tract was likely to be put into effect progressively as an ever-increas- ing number of right-minded individuals, such as Emile, made their personal contribution to the grand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 512–517.
Published: 01 December 1968
...-Jacques Rousseau: “Essai sur l‘origine des langues.” Ouvrage publid sous le patronage de la Socidtt d’Etudes sur le XVIIP sitcle de 1’UniversitC de Bordeaux. Bordeaux: Guy Ducros, 1968. 245 pp. 18 fr. Savage, Catharine. Roger Martin du Gard. New York: Twayne, WAS 42, 1968. 184 pp. $4.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 326–328.
Published: 01 June 1941
... line” but nevertheless praising it for draw- ing “tears” and moving the souls of untutored folk. Nicholas Rowe, a few years later, expressed with more skill the new senti- mentality, which, backed philosophically by Shaftesbury and Jean Jacques Rousseau, came to a triumphant climax...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 295–311.
Published: 01 December 1954
.... The present section is a summary of a long article entitled “Das Prob- lem Jean Jacques Rousseau” ( 1932), which gained little attention from eighteenth-century scholars, though Cassirer had condensed it in a speech before the SociktC Franqaise de Philosophie (February 27, 1932) ; the address...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... theorizing of the Enlightenment and on eighteenth-century culture’s readiness to grant power to writing as a technology of world making. Its opening chapter treats Enlightenment conjectural histories of political association and Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s 1762 Social Contract in particular. Its final chapter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 1952
... to his critical edition of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Discours suc Ces sciences et les arts (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1946). 2Les Dialogues de Guy de Bruks, contre les Nouveaux Acaddmiciens que tout nu consiste point en opinion (Chez Guillaume Cavellat, 1557). 3 H...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 382–385.
Published: 01 September 1970
... in results.”2 First published in 1762, the Contract has provoked perennial discussion Letters of Lord Acton to Mary, Daughter of the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, ed. Herbert W. Paul (London, 1904), p. xii. 2 Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Du contrat social, ed. C. E. Vaughan (Manchester, 1947...