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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... as “sites of memory.” This discourse of genius played a keystone role in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s aesthetic and social criticism, or “genial criticism,” which exerted a deep influence on Anglophone culture. The essay concludes by assessing the overall cultural politics of genius in relation to various...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 1971
... worthy of close scrutiny. l’A1‘RICIA hlEYER SPACKS IVellesley College Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Malta and Italy. Hy DONALDSULTANA. New York: Barnes 8c Noble, 1969. xviii + 429 pp. $13.50. ‘I’his book, ill-mannered and lifeless...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of the tradition, but rather than move toward hope, in the manner of most earlier texts, it ends with Seward’s melancholy recognition of her own weakness. Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 “Fears in Solitude,” which also retains some features of the tradition, is a sustained reflection on the individual’s limited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 357–374.
Published: 01 December 1989
...ANYA TAYLOR Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 COLERIDGE ON PERSONS IN DIALOGUE* By ANYATAYLOR Samuel Taylor Coleridge repeatedly differentiates between per- sons and things in his public and private writings. When he cries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 139–148.
Published: 01 June 1953
... of Taylor’s doctrine of original sin was made by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who criticized him for presenting precisely the point of view which the rationalists of the eighteenth century would have found most convincing.26 “I have selected the Aphorism [on original sin said Coleridge, “from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 400–411.
Published: 01 December 1964
... to the reader the task of filling in the content of the portentous dream. The narrator poses the next rhetorical question when Christabel is startled by a strange sound while praying: 3 Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Colm’dge, ed. E. H. Coleridge (Oxford, 1912). I, 216; all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 1963
... Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 STRUCTURE AND THEME IN COLERIDGE’S “DEJECTION : AN ODE” By CHARLESS. BOUSLOG As might be expected of such a skilled metrist as Samuel Taylor Coleridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
...) canvasses Kant’s “mathematical Sublime.” Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 William Wordsworth Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Milton Immanuel Kant’s sublime Edmund Husserl’s onlooker Early in “The Ruined Cottage” Armytage exhorts the narrator to heed the “sympathies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the contemporary state of research in natural philosophy, industrial technology, botany, chem- istry, and medicine, to name only a few subjects of this poetry. In an often-cited letter to John Thelwall, Samuel Taylor Coleridge boasted of his catholic taste in poetry, professing an almost equal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 62–77.
Published: 01 March 1977
... to allegory include a brief comment about “Wisdom in her Coan Vest of Allegory” in a 1794 letter to Southey (Letters, I, 84) and a remark in one of the 1795 lectures on revealed religion about Plato’s having ”hid Truth in a dazzle of fantastic alle- gory” (Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 199–204.
Published: 01 June 1987
.... Translated from the German by David Henry Wilson. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, European Studies in English Literature, 1987. xi + 212 pp. $34.50. Jackson, H. J. (editor). Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Selected Letters. Oxford: Claren- don Press, 1987. xxix + 306 pp. $37.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 607–609.
Published: 01 December 2016
...). The quoted phrase (and title for this book) comes from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Frost at Midnight : a touchstone for Jager because it captures the dance that takes place between religious and secular imaginations. Jager writes with real erudition and brings exceptional force to arguments of a now-familiar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... not from an “inventive,” original narrative but from a brilliant “orchestration” of the right fan- tasies of polar exploration.5 Using the resources of the “sea-­voyage” and “endurance” genres and, most important, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and Robert Service’s “Call...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1978
... in the prod~ctionHaving once discovered the core of his experiment by writing such dramatic lyrics as “We Are Seven,” “The Last of the Flock,” and “The Thorn,” Wordsworth 4Coleridge to Wordsworth, December 10, 1798, in Collected Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Earl Leslie Griggs, I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 1971
... Taylor Coleridge in Malta and Italy. Hy DONALDSULTANA. New York: Barnes 8c Noble, 1969. xviii + 429 pp. $13.50. ‘I’his book, ill-mannered and lifeless despite the author’s industry, suffers from having no organizing center of effort. At times Sultana deals exclusively...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2016
... “a kind of trance in which the relationship between the sonic medium and the meaning of the poem continually shifts and modulates” (59). In chapter 3, “Life, Orientation, and Abandoned Experiments,” Mitchell reads across early and late phases of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s work, linking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1986
... Thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge [ 1978 Harding empha- sizes the centrality of the work for Coleridge’s poetic imagination. Coleridge’s alternate ways of defining “inspiration” can perhaps be con- tained in the phrase “waking dream.” As for many critics, “Kubla Khan” serves Harding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., albeit migrated to America, with the transience of British economic and military power after years of war (109–13); and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, while acknowledging temporal acceleration as a modern phenomenon, predicted Napoléon’s imminent fall by reference to the examples of Roman emperors (147–57...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 264–268.
Published: 01 September 1961
... vigilantly, also, and proportion kept, that we may distinguish the sure from the 3 Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Kathleen Coburn (London, 1957), note to lOOOH 22.9. Stewart C. Wikox 267 uncertain, day from night...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of whom upheld Dante and Shakespeare as exemplars of the superior class. Carlyle, in particular, drew on the theories of organic form in August Wilhelm Schlegel’s and Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s lectures on Shakespeare. 15 The organic idea was a rebuke to those who had disparaged Shakespeare’s plays...