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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1993
... the movies,” Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno wrote five years after West published his novel. ‘The film forces its victims to equate it directly with reality.”s West’s novel is akin to a Capra movie as it might have been rewritten by Brecht, reconceived by Goya, or critiqued by Adorno...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... late style and from Theodor W. Adorno’s and Edward Said’s theories of late style as ironic anachronism. By conveying in prose style the relative decline and the contingent reduction that for Roth and DeLillo define lateness as a temporality, their novels find in lessness a motivated style for lateness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 225–251.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of literary experience, a claim for which Theodor Adorno’s account of speculative thinking serves as a basis. B.Etherington@westernsydney.edu.au Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 world literature critical humanism Alexander Veselovsky Erich Auerbach Edward Said...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 1991
... themselves as preservers of the notion of modernity and communicative rationality, and followers of Adorno and/or Benjamin, who stress the ideas of difference and negativity. Hohendahl claims that this development has to be seen in light of a limited reception of post-Adornian German critical theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 March 2005
...: The Literary Imagination and Public Life [Boston: Beacon, 1995]) and Elaine Scarry’s (in On Beauty and Being Justt [Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999 The notion of the aesthetic as a negation of oppressive social arrangements is, of course, most prominently Theodor W. Adorno’s. I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... recently accentuated its relationship to Frankfurt School figures, and to Theodor Adorno in particular. These more recent attempts to marshal “negative dialectics” for literary ideology-critique coincide with an overlapping but probably distinct event: the arrival...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 93–130.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to four situations, four poems: of William Wordsworth, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, and Charles Olson. This is the Wordsworth section of the project. Chapter 1. Adorno/Erato. In which his useful claim that lyric poems have social meaning and show historical tendencies is examined. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Can Change Your Life (1997) with Theodor Adorno’s more abstract reading of Proust, demonstrating the significant overlap between these at first glance incommensurate approaches. Even Adorno’s ascetic modernism has uses for literature, as indeed the “modernist investment in difficulty, boredom, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 1997
... Adornean historiography with a vengeance, and it works for Gray only because he ends with Kafka, who, together with Beckett, marks the aesthetic terminus of Adorno’s decline and fall of the bourgeois subject. But however impressive its philosophical and aesthetic coherence and relentlessness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... poetry of John Donne. Chapter 4, the less successful of the two, pits Adorno’s aesthetic idealism against a somewhat caricatured version of textual scholarship in a battle for the soul of “The Flea.” Warley’s goal is to wrest the claim of access to social history away from manuscript studies and deliver...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 300–302.
Published: 01 September 1976
... and social scientists have no explanatory models, no theories. This view sounds similar to the views of George Steiner and Theodor Adorno, both of whom Langer discusses. Steiner’s response to the Holocaust was to deny the possibility of literature. Language is inadequate to the task...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Satie, Gertrude Stein, Igor Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, and W. B. Yeats. Albright frames his study by placing it in dialogue with a series of canonical texts on aesthetics, most notably Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, Clement Greenberg’s “Towards a Newer Laöcoon,” and Theodor W. Adorno’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, Clement Greenberg’s “Towards a Newer Laöcoon,” and Theodor W. Adorno’s Philosophy of New Music. He contrasts his interest in cross- and multimedia art to the purism characteristic of these three thinkers. Although readers schooled in art history may find his opening...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Satie, Gertrude Stein, Igor Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, and W. B. Yeats. Albright frames his study by placing it in dialogue with a series of canonical texts on aesthetics, most notably Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, Clement Greenberg’s “Towards a Newer Laöcoon,” and Theodor W. Adorno’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Satie, Gertrude Stein, Igor Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, and W. B. Yeats. Albright frames his study by placing it in dialogue with a series of canonical texts on aesthetics, most notably Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, Clement Greenberg’s “Towards a Newer Laöcoon,” and Theodor W. Adorno’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Satie, Gertrude Stein, Igor Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, and W. B. Yeats. Albright frames his study by placing it in dialogue with a series of canonical texts on aesthetics, most notably Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, Clement Greenberg’s “Towards a Newer Laöcoon,” and Theodor W. Adorno’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 136–140.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Satie, Gertrude Stein, Igor Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, and W. B. Yeats. Albright frames his study by placing it in dialogue with a series of canonical texts on aesthetics, most notably Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Laokoon, Clement Greenberg’s “Towards a Newer Laöcoon,” and Theodor W. Adorno’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 June 1994
... (andJean Baudrillard and Theodor Adorno, on whose work Christensen draws), its theory is political economy, its aim imperialism, its standard paper, its object the commodity. At its height, post- Waterloo and post-Peterloo, this society ruled through interlinked repre- sentational strategies and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 514–518.
Published: 01 December 1998
.... 7). Dangerous, too, is Walter Benjamin’s thought (chap. 8), not, in distinction to Heidegger’s, because of its author’s flawed character, apparently, but because of its residue of theology. With a discussion of Theodor Adorno’s aesthetic theory Bowie’s story comes to a rather melancholy end...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 281–295.
Published: 01 September 1994
... “forgot herself,” though only once, as the saints interceding for her at the end say in her favor (criticized by Adorno as “petty condescen- sion Grant unto this good soul also- one who lost her head but once, unaware that she did wrong- as is fitting, your forgiveness! [Gnn...