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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 June 1942
.... Such a publication is now being projected by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association. When it comes out, it will, one may assume, form, together with data in the Journals, the Letters, and Mr. Cameron’s library lists, more complete infor- mation about the reading of Emerson than we have of any other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jason de Stefano Abstract This essay shows how Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ideas of mental and artistic creativity emerged from debates about the creation of living form. Emerson came to believe that “creating nature” and “creative intellect” manifested the same “creative force,” a belief instilled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1959
...Lionel Braham Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1959 EMERSON AND BOEHME A COMPARATIVE STUDY IN MYSTICAL IDEAS By LIONELBRAHAM Ralph Waldo Emerson’s published attitude toward the strain of mysticism represented by Jacob...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 440–447.
Published: 01 December 1948
... Journals, 11, 100-01. 4Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, with a Biographical Introduc- tion and Notes, by Edward Waldo Emerson, Riverside Edition (Boston, 1903-1904), 11, 352-53. 5lbid., 111, 10. 442 Enterson, the Historical Frame, and Shakespeare supplies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Transcendence and Antebellum Technology Paul Gilmore n January 1839, after frequently defending Ralph Waldo Emerson Iagainst the attacks of the Unitarian establishment, Orestes Brownson offered his own critique of the Concord transcendentalist. Insisting that “the scholar must have an end to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... intellectual traditions. Few cultural terms demonstrate this performative power more pervasively than genius . Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ( 1972 : 83–84) 1838 lecture “Genius,” for instance, concludes: At last the chosen man rises, the soul of the people, in whose bosom beats audibly the common heart...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 173.
Published: 01 June 1955
... : Transcendental Pioneers of an American Esthetic. By CHARLESR. METZGER.Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1954. Pp. 153. $3.00. This little book offers a closely reasoned analysis and interpretation of the aesthetic ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson and his friend Horatio...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 30–44.
Published: 01 March 1974
... of Emerson prior to * “The Transcendentalist,” in Nature, Addresses, and Lectures, in The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. Edward Waldo Emerson, I (Boston, 1903). 356. Page references are to this, the so-called Centenary Edition, antl appear in the text. * Hershel Parker, “Melville’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 150–159.
Published: 01 June 1962
... and bread,” “already man,” and “Wine which Music is.” The images used to describe the wine emphasize its all-encom- passing quality. The vine on which grow the grapes producing this Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. Edward Waldo Emerson, Centenary Edition (Boston, 1903-04), 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of writers interested in Anglo-­Saxon material soon included Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Bernbrock, 66 – 121). During this time Longfellow became as enamored of Scandinavian literature as he was of Anglo-­Saxon material and formed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 300–302.
Published: 01 September 1982
... truths are inexpressible save in figurative language. More influential in the long run 1 The Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. William H. Gilman et al.,16 vols. (Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1960-82), IX (197 l), 381. LAWRENCE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 669–672.
Published: 01 December 1941
... Walter. Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Reading. A guide to the volumes which he withdrew from libraries, to- gether with some unpublished letters and a list of [withdrawals from the Boston Athenaeum by] Emerson’s contemporaries (1827-1850) . . . and an introduction describing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 171–173.
Published: 01 June 1955
... and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1954. Pp. 153. $3.00. This little book offers a closely reasoned analysis and interpretation of the aesthetic ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson and his friend Horatio Greenough, the sculptor. As philosophical criticism it is thoughtful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 486–493.
Published: 01 September 1965
... Wilder. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1965. x + 179 pp. $5.00, cloth; $1.80, paper. 486 BOOKS RECEIVED 487 Gonnaud, Maurice. Individu et socie‘te‘ duns l‘muvre de Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essai de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 601–605.
Published: 01 December 1965
... University Press, 1964. viii + 622 pp. $10.00. STEPHENE. WHICHER,ROBERT E. SPILLER,and WALLACEE. WILLIAMS(editors). The Early Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Vol. 11: 1836-1838. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1964. xx + 494 pp. $12.50. 60...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2019
... literature and culture. A distinguished professor of English and global studies who has held appointments in religious and American studies, Gunn brings the full breadth of his expertise to his service. The result is a sweeping but nuanced revisionist history of how American writers from Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 277–278.
Published: 01 September 1958
... : Philosophical Library, 1958. Pp. 275. $4.00. Pack, Robert. Wallace Stevens: An Approach to His Poetry and Thought. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1958. Pp. xvi + 203. $4.60. Whicher, Stephen E. (editor). Selections from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 86–101.
Published: 01 March 1964
... in 1846 from his studies in Germany, he was warned by both Chevalier Bunsen and Arthur P. Stanley to “stay aloof and say nothing” to the Puseyites, whom he himself had found obsessed with what he called “mere milli- nery.” Moreover, when Ralph Waldo Emerson arrived in 1847 and tried...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 213–226.
Published: 01 September 1956
.... ; Arthur Schopenhauer, Purerga und Paralipomem (Berlin, 1851 ), p. 122; Ralph L. Rusk, ed., Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson (New York, 1939), 111, 283, 290; E. W. Emerson and W. E. Forbes, ed., Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson (New York, 1912), VII, 51-53,69, 244; A. R. Wallace, My Life (New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 278–280.
Published: 01 September 1958
... and Thought. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1958. Pp. xvi + 203. $4.60. Whicher, Stephen E. (editor). Selections from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Editions A 13, 1957. Pp. xxiv + 517. $1.15. ENGLISH...