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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 169–189.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Zeynep Tenger; Paul Trolander Genius versus Capital: Eighteenth-Century Theories of Genius and Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations Zeynep Tenger and Paul Trolander heories of genius have been treated as precursors of romantic Tpoetics, which indeed is generally considered to owe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1949) 10 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Roger M. Asselineau Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 WALT WHITMAN, CHILD OF ADAM? THREE UNPUBLISHED LETTERS TO WHITMAN By ROGERM. ASSELINEAU The following are three letters addressed to Whitman in 1863 by Will W.Wallace...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 279–280.
Published: 01 September 1954
... impression that the history and character of America itself is visibly embedded in the broad texture of its language. CARROLLE. REED University of Zt’asltington Adam Mickiewicz: Poet of Poland. A Symposium by MANFREDKIUDL. With a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1965) 26 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 September 1965
... illuminate in even greater breadth and depth the stream of aesthetic paganism as it takes its many-branched course down the range of German literature. to the present day. ANDREVON GRONICKA U n iuersi t y of Pennsylvania Henry Adams: Th,e...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 362–363.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... WILLTAMS. WOODS Tulane University Joseph Quincy Adams: Memorial Studies. Edited by JAMES G. MCMANAWAY, GILES E. DAWSON,and EDWINE. WILLOUCHBY.Washington, D.C.: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1948. Pp. x + 808. $10.00. In a warm, frank portrait, Lane Cooper remarks that Joseph...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1966) 27 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1966
...J. C. Levenson Robert F. Sayre. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. xiii + 212 pp. $4.75. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 98 REVIEWS The Examined Self: Benjamin Franklin, Henry Adams, Henry James. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-century antecedents in Joseph Addison and Adam Smith. Like two of his early protagonists, Guy Mannering the astrologer and Jonathan Oldbuck the antiquary, “the Author of Waverley ” is himself a compromised Stoic, yet Scott's narratives demonstrate repeatedly how, while it may fail on its own terms, the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of several theorists, including Elaine Scarry, Martha C. Nussbaum, and John Guillory, and through two more earthquakes, each seeming to delegitimize theodicy and replace it with secular understanding, but inconclusively: the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, which Adam Smith used (in displaced form) in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Westminster Abbey and the capitol-like Whitehall—is revisited in Milton’s epic. God expels Adam and Eve from Eden and subsequently washes away the garden during the Flood to prevent it from turning into a temple-and-grove along the lines of Pandaemonium or a capital seat like Charles’s London, in either case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 385–409.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-expressive endeavor of bodies. Moreover, his use of Lucretian physics in Paradise Lost challenges established models of providential superintendence. From Satan to the poem’s speaker to Adam and Eve, this challenge presents itself most enduringly through the Lucretian concept of self-motion, of animate and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 535–538.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Adam Roberts Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse, 1790 – 1910 . By Herbert F. Tucker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii + 737 pp. University of Washington 2009 Adam Roberts is professor of nineteenth-century literature at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Adam Barrows The fantasy of turning back the clock by journeying eastward across what we today call the International Date Line appears in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling, and James Joyce, all of whom create characters who make, or contemplate making, such time-defying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2001) 62 (4): 465–468.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Adam Potkay Cato's Tears and the Making of Anglo-American Emotion . By Julie Ellison. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xi + 229 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.4 09 Reviews 10/24/01 5:54 PM Page 453 Reviews Adulterous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1988) 49 (3): 239–261.
Published: 01 September 1988
... of the fallen world, with the blasted world of struggle and poverty and disease into which Job is hurled by Satan and Adam by the serpent in Eden,” is also metaphorically the sea, “and the prophecy that the Lord will hook and land the leviathan in Ezekiel is identical with the prophecy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1979) 40 (2): 204–207.
Published: 01 June 1979
...Hazard Adams W. J. T. Mitchell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. xix + 232 pp. 112 illus. $16.50. Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 204 REVIEWS early Prose Worh likewise offers no new light. Aden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 352–363.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Robert P. Adams Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE LATE ELIZABETHAN TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFE NEW CRITICAL APPROACHES By ROBERTP. ADAMS My aim in this essay is to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 223–227.
Published: 01 September 1960
...Robert P. Adams Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 KING LEAR’S REVENGES By ROBERTP. ADAMS In a play filled with grandeur, meanness, and complexly mysterious insights into the human condition, the passage in which Lear pleads, “0...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1963) 24 (1): 61–65.
Published: 01 March 1963
...John F. Adams Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 IRONY IN TROILUS’ APOSTROPHE TO THE VACANT HOUSE OF CRISEYDE By JOHN F. ADAMS Puns and wordplays, particularly in Chaucer, are frequently difficult to pin down and consequently are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
...V. Joshua Adams; Joel Calahan; Michael Hansen This special issue of Modern Language Quarterly originated in a 2014 conference we organized at the University of Chicago, “Poetic Genre and Social Imagination: Pope to Swinburne.” The conference was intended to highlight compelling new approaches...