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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Constance Jordan Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Household and the State: Transformations in the Representation of an Analogy from Aristotle to James I Constance Jordan 0f the many forms of analogy that characterized the culture of early...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Philip A. Wadsworth Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 A FORMULA OF LITERARY CRITICISM, FROM ARISTOTLE TO LA BRUYBRE By PHILIPA. WADSWORTH In recent years La BruyCre has received singularly little attention from scholars...
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the entire book. Wiggins’s method is laudably philological. Indeed, the entire first half of the book is organized by Aristotle’s terse definition: “Recognition, just as the name itself signifies, is a change from ignorance to knowledge, into either friendship or enmity, among those bound for good or bad...
Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
... reviews the role of magic in similar episodes to show the enormity of Spenser’s seemingly conservative storytelling. It also defends Spenser’s hero from charges of intemperance and immaturity. The question of intemperance stems from misunderstanding Aristotle. That of immaturity is more complicated...
Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 June 1998
... appropriation of Aristotle’s Poetics that often char- acterized it, enabled and justified modern versions of the ancient genres when models for them were lacking. I wish to thank the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation for generously supporting the writing of this essay and the book that will eventually...
Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 1948
..., small sec- tions of it have been harrowed by many scholars. Now Mr. Herrick breaks ground in an area hitherto untouched, and does it very well. Everyone who knows anything of the history of literary criticism is aware of the importance of Aristotle and Horace in its development...
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 193–194.
Published: 01 June 1940
... with authorita- tive psychological doctrine, for Spenser shared with Plato, Aristotle, and Thomas Aquinas the belief in the dual function of the memory. Spenser mentions Anamnestes briefly in the description of his master, Eumnestes, among his books. Amidst them all he in a chaire was set...
Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 June 1990
... on Aristotle, an all-out attack on the “enemies of truth,” the dull masters who had wasted so many years of his life. The university establishment reacted swiftly. Led by Rector Pierre Galland, the university moved against the intruder on several fronts in a campaign designed to silence him...
Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 87–91.
Published: 01 March 1984
....” Though the essays on King Lear and Mncbeth are indeed independent, they use differing approaches to arrive at the same conclusion. The first starts with the play; the second starts with Aristotle; both end with the audience- response which constitutes tragedy. The following paragraph, appearing...
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
... allusions, and fourteen with reference to the exile of poets from the Republic. Two additional references to Socrates, both taken from Plato’s dialogues, make the total twenty-two, or more than twice the ten citations of Aristotle. Yet the Defense seems to rely chiefly, if not altogether...
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 1966
... members of the Royal Society twenty years after he wrote Pseudo d o x ia . The second article, “Sir Thomas Browne and Aristotle,” by Yost, exam- ines the range of Browne’s reading of Aristotle, the use he makes of his 35 1 352...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 295–302.
Published: 01 December 1957
... a curious variety of sources-Homer, Hesiod, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Valerius Maximus, Aulus Ge1lius.l Strangest of all, however, is the continued absence of Plutarch from the list: strangest because a passage in his Lycurgus is of such obvious resemblance to Milton’s lines...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 1942
..., which is frequently said to be the definition, is the familiar : Poesie therefore is an arte of imitation, for so Aristotle termeth it in his word Mimesis, that is to say, a representing, counterfetting, or figuring foorth : to speake metaphorically, a speaking picture : with this end...
Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 199–207.
Published: 01 June 1948
... the readiest answer may be had if we begin, not with Butler himself, but with Aristotle as an interpreter of him, after the fashion set by Oxford dons, in Arnold’s undergraduate days, of “converting Butler into Aristotle and Aristotle into Butler,”8 and making them mean the same thing...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 June 1962
..., that is science as then understood, or perhaps of learning in general. Grammar schools did not provide a direct acquaintance with Aris- totelianism, the one great system that dominated the universities. Shakespeare’s references to Aristotle are correspondingly rare and vague. One...
Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 19–47.
Published: 01 March 1986
... Aristotle’s Poetics, a mimesis whose highest dream of goodness might lend (or seem to lend) an independent substantiation both to the poet and to the voice of God? Deconstruction has not applied to the postmodern Milton its own deconstruction of metaphysics, a deconstruction that suggests...
Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 1948
... well. Everyone who knows anything of the history of literary criticism is aware of the importance of Aristotle and Horace in its development. Aristotelian and Horatian theory are so closely interlocked in Renais- sance and Neo-Classic criticism that it is often difficult to distinguish one...
Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., 1960), p. 3; I. A. Richards, Principles of Literary Criticism, 5th ed. (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1934), pp. 245-46; Prosser Hall Frye, Romance and Tragedy (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1961), p. 130; S. H. Butcher, trans., Aristotle’s Theory of Poetry and Fine Art, 4th ed. (New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 September 1966
.... That the dual purpose of tragedy is to teach and to delight is a con- cept that appears frequently in the criticism of other periods, but never so often and with such insistence as in the criticism of the Restoration and early eighteenth century. Neoclassic critics took Aristotle’s concept that tragedy...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Aristotle identified three chief methods of per- suasion: “The first kind depends on the personal character ethos[ ] of the speaker; the second [pathos] on putting the audience into a certain frame of mind; the third [logos] on the proof, or apparent proof, pro- vided by the words of the speech itself...