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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Li Tonglu Originally proposed by Irving Babbitt and Elmer More, and inspired by Buddhist and Confucian philosophies, New Humanism opposed the moral decline fostered by relativist and determinist beliefs and by an increasingly materialistic American society during the early twentieth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
...Helen Batchelor Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ∗ The maps and the page from the “Babbitt Notebook” included in this article are copyrighted by the Estate of Sinclair Lewis and Melville H. Cane, Executor. A SINCLAIR LEWIS PORTFOLIO...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 198–199.
Published: 01 June 1959
... (or attempt . . . has) ; on page 158 (line 20), for presmt read parent; and on page 162 (in the note to page 19), for Babbit read Babbitt. CARLJ. WEBER Colby College The Sister Arts: The Tradition of Literary Pictorialism and English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 373–394.
Published: 01 December 1984
... indicates how he found this path in articles on Irving Babbitt and F. H. Bradley written in the late 1920s. Eliot’s ascent from philosophy to theology is clear in his rejection of Babbitt’s humanism, which displays an optimistic faith in the self and its will power. In Babbitt’s view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 172.
Published: 01 June 1957
... do, with the statement by Irving Babbitt, also on the dust jacket, that Benda was “an acute diagnostician of the modern mind and its disorders,” consider a full-length study of him long overdue. Granting the need for a book on Benda, it is hard to see how one could find serious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 360–361.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Aristotle to Freud, from Plato to Croce, from Chaucer to Eliot, and his comments are always illuminat- ing. On the negative side, the argument opposes the views of More and Babbitt, the “New Humanists,” and of critics like Allen Tate and John Crowe Ransome, though they are not named...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1945
... the privilege of the few as is its production. Art, she says, may be equally incomprehensible to a Babbitt and a Lenin and a Rockefeller, just as it may be produced by a vagabond like Villon or a sinner like Baudelaire or a saint like St. John of the Cross or a half-crazy man like Blake. One may...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 June 1959
... (in the note to page 19), for Babbit read Babbitt. CARLJ. WEBER Colby College The Sister Arts: The Tradition of Literary Pictorialism and English Poetry from Drydm to Gray. By JEAN H. HAGSTRUM.Chicago: University of Chi- cago...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1950
...: At the University Press; New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. Pp. viii + 128. $2.00. Mr. Lacey’s evaluation of Wordsworth’s view of Nature reminds one of com- ments made in recent years by the so-called neo-humanists, followers of Babbitt and More, except that he leans further than some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 269–270.
Published: 01 September 1957
..., and he is ready to defend romanticism from the polemics of those who, like the late Irving Babbitt, find therein only an irresponsible sentimentalism without form or discipline. Thus he describes in detail the more Apollonian aspects of romantic thought. He recognizes the importance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 509–527.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in an essay by the classical scholar Frank C. Babbitt: 9 “Suppose a race of men who were born and brought up all their lives in a movie, who have never taken their eyes off the screen. All they have ever seen are the pictures, and all they have ever heard, except each other, is the sound track...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 September 1957
... to defend romanticism from the polemics of those who, like the late Irving Babbitt, find therein only an irresponsible sentimentalism without form or discipline. Thus he describes in detail the more Apollonian aspects of romantic thought. He recognizes the importance of the notion of the concrete...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of Ibsen fever in China, but this time audiences seem more interested in the playwright’s visionary works like Ghosts, Peer Gynt, and The Master Builder than in his “social problem plays.” Li’s essay illuminates how Irving Babbitt’s New Humanism traveled to China and was transformed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 1945
... ranges from poet to painter, novelist, and philosopher, from Aristotle to Freud, from Plato to Croce, from Chaucer to Eliot, and his comments are always illuminat- ing. On the negative side, the argument opposes the views of More and Babbitt, the “New Humanists,” and of critics like Allen Tate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 199–201.
Published: 01 June 1959
... statuary. Important corrections of certain views are offered-the erroneous identification of neoclassical pictorialism with the mere use of exces- sive ornament and color (Babbitt), the exaggeration of the merely enumerative and static elements in traditional pictorialism (Lessing), undue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
...- ments made in recent years by the so-called neo-humanists, followers of Babbitt and More, except that he leans further than some of these critics toward theo- logical orthodoxy. Mr. Lacey has some interesting things to say, and it is to be regretted that he has said them so briefly, offering...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 415–418.
Published: 01 December 1963
...., Irving Babbitt) and of Peter Viereck’s Metapolitics, but here rather startingly derived from the novel without apparent distortions. It is, however, by no means presented as the dominant thesis of the book, but merely as one of many strands of implicit meanings. Another important strand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Chinese literature. One example of Western influence, discussed in one of the essays, is a short- lived kind of humanism that developed in China and flourished briefly but never took hold. Chinese students of Irving Babbitt, a professor at Harvard University in the first three decades...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 469–493.
Published: 01 December 1999
... of the Anglo-European spirit of the age in chapter 10 of the Biographia Literaria ( 18 15), itself a precursor to Irving Babbitt’s warning against the “vague emotional intoxications” of romantic democracy: Now that the hand of providence has disciplined all Europe into sobri- ety, as men tame...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 389–399.
Published: 01 September 1949
..., to exhibit public examples of good life; and may be said, when they withdraw to solitude, to desert the station which Providence assigned them” ; and from that arch-critic of Rousseau,,and Romanticism, Irving Babbitt : “The main romantic motif of solitude. . . . Cf. further this remark...