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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 173–182.
Published: 01 June 1989
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 53–80.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-nature problem by dissolving its existence as a problem. It also overhauls our understanding of “Mont Blanc” and illuminates a Romantic tradition founded on a poetics of epistemic sufficiency. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Percy Bysshe Shelley David Hume Romanticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 289–318.
Published: 01 September 2020
... account for that alteration by tracing what happened in the century that separates Shelley from Tate, British Romanticism from American modernism (a lot!), but before we go there, we might want to take a closer look at the structure of communication in Tate’s version of the Romantic figure. In “Ode...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1977
... reference to empirical impuri- 112 KEVIEWS ties. Hartman, while seeing this impulse in Romanticism, seeing it power- fully expressed in Wordsworth, nevertheless claims (correctly, I believe) that the endemic movement within...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 139–167.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . 1992 . Dangerous Enthusiasm: William Blake and the Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s . Oxford : Clarendon . Mee Jon . 2003 . Romanticism, Enthusiasm, and Regulation: Poetics and the Policing of Culture in the Romantic Period . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Moore Stephen D...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 83–86.
Published: 01 March 1972
... tested the mettle of scholars for much of this century. How to define romanticism? While Woodring does not grapple with all the ramifications of the question, he does attack it from a perspective 84 REVIEWS once fashionable and again...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1986
... poet- ics.” Harding asserts his thesis succinctly and directly: My argument is that the new sense of the Bible propagated by historical scholarship, and the significant Romantic reaction to his- toricism, contributed in a major way to the Romantic poetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Talents Romanticism involved a new interest in the past, preferably the medieval past. Romantic medievalism runs from The Castle of Otranto to Ivanhoe — and not just in the narrative imagination: between Goethe’s essay “Von deutscher Baukunst” (1772) and Victor Hugo’s Notre-Dame de Paris (1831...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 49–56.
Published: 01 March 1959
... to the perfection of form. Obviously, the imagination here is not the vast synthesizing faculty of earlier, romantic poetic theorizers of the nineteenth century, but is a subordinate faculty, related more to the appetitive faculty of the early Greek philosophers. For the anti-romantic Mallarm6...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and Seamus Perry (Bas- ingstoke: Palgrave, 2001), 141 – 68. 16  On this subject see Martin Priestman, Romantic Atheism: Poetry and Freethought, 178 0  –  1830 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), esp. 44 – 79. Jackson  Erasmus Darwin’s Romanticism 177 inserting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 451–477.
Published: 01 December 2006
... as an interdisciplinary phenomenon — in which Cowper’s “Romanticism” represents, coun- terintuitively, a retreat from music culture — and, most important, to describe the politics of “sociability” in Seward’s artistic life, both poetic Wood Anna Seward and the Handelian Consensus 457 and musical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 June 1967
... Gefiihls” merely a historical document of Romantic poetics. In other words, Friedrich refuses to believe that “poesy is a gum which oozes from whence ’tis nourished.” This point is stressed time and again. Thus, in his discussion of Petrarch’s “Movesi il vecchierel,” he notes, with tongue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 469–480.
Published: 01 December 1944
... the two sides of his nature, but he could never reconcile them: his romantic, poetic, gregarious self, and his scientific, individualistic, factual side. Raabe knew of this sheer human loneliness when he wrote in his diary: “Es hat noch niemals auf der Erde ein Mensch von dem andern was ge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 370–389.
Published: 01 December 1976
... involving martyrdom” (Swinbt~rne:Por- trail of a Poet [New York, 19741, p. 50). In addition, McGann forcefully and cogently argucs that Swinburne’s obsession with love ant1 his trcatment of it arc “cssentially ;i slightly motl- ernizetl, that is, romanticized version of the topos of the I’rovenpl...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 173–202.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations Giacomo Leopardi Italian national identity Romantic poetics Romanticism classicism References Alcorn John , and Del Puppo Dario . 1994 . “ Giacomo Leopardi’s ‘La Ginestra’ as Social Art .” Modern Language Review 89 , no. 4 : 865...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 March 1960
... of the last quarter of the eighteenth century, embracing those tendencies which literary history calls by such names as pre- romanticism, sentimentality, irrationalism, organicism, and Sturm und Drung. But the scenes which garden criticism itself calls romantic and the qualities which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 1996
... Recuperations of Romanticism,” fiats-Shelley Journal 42 ( 1993): 57; Palmer, “Some Notes on Shelley, Poetics, and the Present,” fiats-She& Journal 4r ( 1993): 45-6. Shelley criticism has been particularly susceptible to claims about the putative open-endedness of romantic textuality. Karen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 66–69.
Published: 01 March 1989
... + 231 pp. $27.50. Stuart Sperry’s book on Shelley is an addition to his ongoing examination of Romanticism as the first florescence of modern ironic consciousness. With the orthodoxies and institutions that had founded the long poems of Spenser and Milton in disarray, with a “sense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1989
... to recycle the values of a critical generation past under altered premises, without alleviating historical self-consciousness. McGann’s Romanticism can be effectively oppositional all the same. His canon might be described as the Byronic alternative to the Wordsworthians’ version of high Romantic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., posits discernible relations between psyches and the texts they originate, appropriates Collins to the values of Romanticism. I shall argue that he belongs, rather, to the century of Pope and Johnson, the century in which he lived. (He died in 1759, only fifteen years after Pope...