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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 341–342.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Melvin Rader Leonora Cohen Rosenfield. New York: Oxford University Press. 1941. Pp. 353 + xxvii. $3.50. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 Melvin Rader 341 From Beast-Machirze to Man-Machine. ‘Animal Soul in French Letters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 597–602.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Heather Keenleyside Heather Keenleyside is assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is at work on a book manuscript tentatively titled Animals and Other People: Forms of Life in Eighteenth-Century Literature and has articles published or forthcoming in ELH...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Limits: Human, Animal, Violence . By LaCapra Dominick . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2009 . ix + 230 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Reviews History and Its Limits: Human, Animal, Violence. By Dominick LaCapra. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 267–279.
Published: 01 September 1943
...Alexander H. Krappe Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 THE HERO CHAMPION OF ANIMALS By ALEXANDERH. KRAPPE The mediaeval story collection known as the Gesta Romanorum contains, among many others, the following interesting tale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Virginie Greene In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France . By Peggy McCracken . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . x + 217 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Our relation with animals is mostly lived and thought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas DiPiero Beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, thinkers in various disciplines evoked birds and other animals that appeared able to talk to make points about language use and human reason and identity. Talking birds initially allowed philosophers to draw parallels between language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the work of the social anthropologist Ernest Gellner. The “two cultures” debate of the early 1960s, centrally animated by C. P. Snow and F. R. Leavis, made the anxiety of the literary professoriat a matter of public debate that still inflects literary scholarship and theory. The rhetorical amplification...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
...James Mulholland Abstract For decades scholars have relied on the concept of circulation to explain the operation of texts and to animate the significance of literary studies. Its overuse has elided differences in the virtual relationships created by reading and has blurred empirical details about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 573–580.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Scott D. Hess The Animal Claim: Sensibility and the Creaturely Voice . By Menely Tobias . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . viii + 267 pp. Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism . By Guyer Sara . New York : Fordham University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 602–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of Chicago Press , 2011 . xi + 298 pp . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. By Bruce Thomas Boehrer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 238 pp. Homeless Dogs and Melancholy Apes: Humans...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 December 2012
... . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2010 . vi + 286 pp . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. By Bruce Thomas Boehrer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 238 pp. Homeless Dogs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2012
... . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . viii + 224 pp . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. By Bruce Thomas Boehrer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 238 pp. Homeless Dogs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., and the Ascription of Literary Value . By Mack Edward . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . x + 320 pp . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. By Bruce Thomas Boehrer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 612–615.
Published: 01 December 2012
... University Press , 2010 . x + 356 pp . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. By Bruce Thomas Boehrer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 238 pp. Homeless Dogs and Melancholy Apes: Humans...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 September 1958
... with Marvell’s presentation of a deer as a lover: in the first case a human being is represented with the freshness, unpurposiveness, and mystery of nature; in the second, an animal in nature with the potentialities of feeling of human beings. Surely the first is a more sensuous, the second a more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 417–419.
Published: 01 December 1945
... is Johnson’s re- mark : “If he [Goldsmith ] is content to take his information [ for his Animated Nature] from others, he may get through his book with little trouble, and without endangering his rep~tationMacaulay, thoroughly impatient with Goldsmith’s curious and interesting Ani- mated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 401–415.
Published: 01 December 1945
... Swift joins his anti-perfectionism with his skepticism, we must take note of Gulliver’s own explanation of the reason why he has become willing to adjust himself to the captain: “At last I descended to treat him like an animal which had some little portion of reason.”16 In order...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 1999
... is to say, not properly a genre at all. Yet it names a highly encoded sort of nar- rative, instantly recognizable and often condescended to: a genre given over, in Hegel’s judgment, to the recounting of “the specific instincts and impulses of animals, petty daily events.” In its descent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 351–355.
Published: 01 September 1949
... remark- able characteristics of animals and of a few plants and stones, and joins to each paragraph a theory or signification in which, as part of the description, is expounded God, Christ, mankind, or the devil. The genre is commonly held to have originated sometime before 140 B.C...