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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that the vital processes of ingestion and appropriation give flesh and blood to art and to life in general. Reformulating ethical questions, scholars now ask about levels of collaboration and mutual admiration. Interest need not disappear when love arrives. That’s why teachers today (through Pre-Texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 35–43.
Published: 01 March 1957
... of the symbolic creature that is the pre-text of the poem. At first reading, the poem separates rather naturally into two parts. Stanzas I-V set a familiar measure by recalling in a submerged per- sonified fashion the literary ancestry of the insect that is surfacely the subject of this area...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 1985
... the temptation to freight his lucid, ingratiating prose style with the archly hyphenated jargon (“re-present,” “pre-text,” “re-view etc.) of recent critical theory- especially since his “textual” diction is metaphorical rather than theoretical. The result is some- times ungainly (“Cymbeline...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 373–378.
Published: 01 December 1980
... of critical activity into the categories of “serious scholarship” and “critical flying-by-the-seat-of-the- pants” may be appealing, it is a simplistic escape from the haunting suggestions of current literary theory that “the pre-text of a given text is always another text open...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 72–76.
Published: 01 March 1989
... that troubles their precursors. Its monism, in other words, entails a skeptical awareness of contingency and not an idealistic unity of mind and nature. Although the Komantics thus emerge as very different from Hume and Locke, Cooper returns to empiricism as a pre-text for his authors so as to recover...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 401–407.
Published: 01 December 1980
... of Carlos Pellicer. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Department of Romance Languages, Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, 2 11, 1979. 150 pp. $1 1.50. Mitchell, Robert L. (editor). Pre-Text, Text, Context: Essays on Nineteenth-Century French Literature. Columbus: Ohio...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 379–408.
Published: 01 September 1999
... by the art of European theater and that were born with the plays of Marun al-Naqqish when he presented them onstage in Beirut beginning in 1848. If we were to write about the literature of Arabic theater, or its criticism, or the arts of its pre- sentation, we would have to focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 576–577.
Published: 01 December 1940
... philosophers. Professor Gillot’s work is both pious and patriotic, being dedi- cated to his fellow citizens of Langres and to the memory of Canon Marcel, well known for his monographs on certain details of Diderot’s life. The divisions of the study indicate the author’s pre- occupations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 179–181.
Published: 01 June 1982
... the second heading there are three sorts of God’s special pres- ence, etc., etc. Lieb writes to qualify the notion of Milton as an exclusively Protestant, Puritan poet, yet he seems more at home in the Protestant con- text of categorization, literal explication, and citation of proof texts than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 517–544.
Published: 01 December 1996
... a flight of stairs, injuring herself fatally [se blessa si fort, que oncques puis n’en releva (7 1 ) 1. The conjunction of the king’s claim on Amadour’s person and the subsequent death of his wife places Amadour in a desperate situation. For he has lost every pre- text for ever seeing Floride...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 488–490.
Published: 01 December 1944
... language. The pres- ent reviewer finds the resemblances in the original Latin of De Cive even closer, for Hobbes’ style has at times a terse expressiveness much more akin to Pascal’s vibrant prose than is the diffuse banality of the French translation used in the article. A minor correction may...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 422–427.
Published: 01 September 1993
..., the successor communities that trans- mitted and imitated his poetry and defined him as the father of English lit- 424 MLQ 0 September 1993 erature, and the nineteenth- and twentieth-century academics who pre- pared the texts and charted the main lines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 1994
... of pres- MacLean I Review 463 ence as directly as Love does, but that is part of his general aim, “to explore the nature” of scribal publication, and “to propose terms for its further investigation” (4). The additional achievement of this book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 370–371.
Published: 01 December 1956
... Jones a chapter on the Pre-Raphaelites ; and Lionel Stevenson a chapter on fifteen later Victorian poets, from Coventry Patmore to Ernest Dowson. Without conforming to any rigid structural plan, the authors have generally assembled their material under such conventional rubrics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 September 1951
... to this, as a possibly related fact, the mournful reflection that books are becoming too expensive for any of us to own. ROSEMONDTun Connecticut College History of the Pre-Romantic Novel in England. By JAMES R. FOSTER.New York : The Modem Language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 176–179.
Published: 01 June 1982
... on Presence, where John Strickland is cited on the twofold pres- ence of God: first his general or common presence, then his special pres- ence; under the second heading there are three sorts of God’s special pres- ence, etc., etc. Lieb writes to qualify the notion of Milton as an exclusively...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 276–278.
Published: 01 June 1998
... phallic phase of the pre-Oedipal period . . . a defended form of anal eroticism” [97]) to seal the genre’s immature, “regressive”character. Richter’s turn to the reception theory of Hans Robert Jauss yields the most original and persuasive chapter, an analytic survey of the reception...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 404–422.
Published: 01 December 1991
...William Crisman Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 “THUS FAR HAD THE WORK BEEN TRANSCRIBED”: COLERIDGE’S USE OF KANT’S PRE-CRITICAL WRITINGS AND THE RHETORIC OF “ON THE IMAGINATION7’ By WILLIAMCRISMAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 612–614.
Published: 01 December 1965
... and becoming supersensitive to all the associations floating in the sinister air, she will have solutions vouchsafed to her that will not be granted to scholars who make deliberate and rational aggressions on the truth. It is because the ballads admit one into “an archaic world of feeling,” pre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1974
... the enigma is resolved within the context of’ epic allegory from which it clif’fcrs, and to the argument iliat Dante’s misunclerstancliiig of Ulysses’ ca- reer in telling of thefolk uolo is itself a critical insight one might expect pre- cisely if‘Dante had known the Greek text. 1’liompson claims...