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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Ray P. Bowen T. Garrett Helen. Privately printed. Pp. 92. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 152 Reviews Clothes and Character: The Function of Dress in Balzac. By HELEN T. GARRETT.Privately printed. Pp. 92. In her Introduction, Dr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Alphonse R. Favreau Martha Katherine Loder. Phildelphia: University of Pennsylavnia, 1943. Pp. viii + 101. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 374 Reviews Realistic painters were slowest to gain approval ; the novelists, especially Balzac...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Dominick LaCapra Brombert Victor. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1988. 226 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 DOMINICK LACAPRA 295 The Hidden Reader: Slendhal, Balzac, Hugo, Baudelaire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 514–515.
Published: 01 December 1950
... Press 1950 514 Reviews Les Idkes de Balzac d’aprks “La Comkdie Humaine.” By GEOFFROYATEINSON. Genhe : Librairie Droz ; Lille : Librairie Giard, 1949-1950. 5 volumes. Vol. I : Introduction, Psychologie, Passions, Physiologie. Pp. 110. Vol. I1 : Mceurs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 1942
... in his appearance One wonders if he really was, even in his novels, “the arbiter of elegance,” or only seemed to be, for he was a keen observer and an excellent listener. We are reminded of the work of Dr. Mary Winfield Scott, Art and Artists in Balzac’s “Comkdie Humaine” (Chicago University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1944
.... THOMASI. COOK University of Washington The Evolution of Balzac’s Comkdie Humaine. Studies edited by E. PRESTONDARGAN and BERNARDWEINBERG. Chicago : The Uni- versity of Chicago Press, 1942. Pp. xi + 441. $5.00. This book represents the culmination of the “University of Chicago...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 March 1976
... on the ramparts of The Example of Edward Taylor. WILLIAMJ. SCHEICK Uniuersily of Texas Balzac’s Recurring Characters. By ANTHONYR. PUGH.Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Romance Series, 24, 1974. xxviii + 510 pp. $25.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud Abstract The magical orientalism that saturates Honoré de Balzac’s Peau de chagrin (1831), seemingly at odds with its author’s reputation for sociological realism, indicts the capitalist ambitions ushered in by France’s bourgeois July Monarchy. Balzac’s ironic orientalization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 412–424.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Jean-Pierre Barricelli Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 BALZAC AND BEETHOVEN THE GROWTH OF A CONCEPT By JEAN-PIERREBARRICELLI Ludwig van Beethoven’s acceptance by the French public was slow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1967
... by Balzac has been much discussed and long thought of under the convenient heading of Pessimism. Charles AfEmn changes the heading to Failure: “Failure is a manifestation of the author’s pessimism” @. 142). By doing so, he permits himself a frah look into La Comtdie humaine, and while he might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 250–275.
Published: 01 September 1985
..., in the Confessions, Rousseau answers Diderot’s compliment to Richardson’s variety and number of scenes and characters by claiming a superior virtue for the situation untainted by “marvellous adventures.”3 Rousseau well knew what Balzac would later pretend to lament, that action in the social world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 1950
... be even more valuable if the date, presumably the date of the final revi- sion, of each work could have been included. Professor Atkinson draws no grandiose conclusions with regard to Balzac’s merits as an intellectual critic of his time. Concerning Balzac on the drama, he says, “I1...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 1950
... lightly over these weaknesses, if they notice them; and hence it has come about that the well-founded criticisms by Balzac, Sarcey, and others,l have not received the atten- tion which is their due. In La Revue parisienne for September 25, 1840, Balzac had sub- jected the Chartreuse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 500–501.
Published: 01 December 1967
... by Balzac has been much discussed and long thought of under the convenient heading of Pessimism. Charles AfEmn changes the heading to Failure: “Failure is a manifestation of the author’s pessimism” @. 142). By doing so, he permits himself a frah look into La Comtdie humaine, and while he might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 204–215.
Published: 01 June 1951
..., of the things he loved or despised; and it is the one which appeals to a wider circle of readers than the more technically excellent Le Rouge et Ze Noir. In such a novel, the problem of com- position cannot but be a major problem. Balzac raised it, courteously but firmly, in the latter part of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 247–269.
Published: 01 June 2015
... on the streets; French students in revolt against their home departments, speaking bitterness at their lecturers and mentors—Roland Barthes was leading a seminar on a single novella of Balzac’s. In January 1969, after a hiatus forced by the rebellion, Barthes resumed his course, moved to North Africa for a year...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 606–610.
Published: 01 December 1965
..., writing in the 1880’s, considered Gogol, Tur- genev, Tolstoy, and Dostoevsky to be the figures of greatest significance in the development of the new Russian literature, Simmons has added 1 DONALDFANCER. Dostoevsky and Romantic Realism: A Study of Dostoevsky in Rela- tion to Balzac, Dickens...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 393–395.
Published: 01 December 1976
.... Another advantage of the apparent discrepancy in visions is that it adds a new element to the overexplored terrain covered by Terdiman. The interrelationships among Stendhal, Balzac, Flaubert, and Proust have been studied over and over again, but the paradox posed by Terdiman revi- talizes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 528–531.
Published: 01 December 1949
... FlauMrienne, et la Balzacienne qui est la mienne. Flaubert construisait ses romans d‘apr2s un plan logiquement Ctabli d’avance. Ses personnages agissent selon les donn&s strictes de sa raison, aussi manquent- ils de vie, sauf peut-itre dans Madame Bovary. Je prdftre la mCthode de Balzac...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1944
.... THOMASI. COOK University of Washington The Evolution of Balzac’s Comkdie Humaine. Studies edited by E. PRESTONDARGAN and BERNARDWEINBERG. Chicago : The Uni- versity of Chicago Press, 1942. Pp. xi + 441. $5.00. This book represents the culmination of the “University of Chicago...