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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Linda Hutcheon Making Strange: Beauty, Sublimity, and the (Post)modern “Third Aesthetic.” By Herbert Grabes. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. xiii + 172 pp. University of Washington 2010 Linda Hutcheon is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Robert L. Caserio Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860 – 1960 .By Douglas Mao. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. x + 319 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy. By Joseph Luzzi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Sheldon H. Lu This essay is a study of a group of women writers who emerged on the Chinese literary scene in the late 1990s and the turn of the twenty-first century. They have been called beauty writers ( meinü zuojia ), referring to the authors themselves being beautiful women. Their writings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Just Beauty: Ovid and the Argument of Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn” Arnd Bohm hat happens to people when their gods die, when their belief and Wfaith are dismissed as mere superstitions? A poignant account from recent times is found in Michelle Z. Rosaldo’s report about her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Michael B. Prince Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Michael B. Prince is an assistant professor of English at Boston University. His essays have appeared in Eighteenth-Catury Studies and College English . The Eighteenth-Century Beauty Contest Michael B. Prince...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 65–67.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Alfred Owen Aldridge Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 AKFNSIDE AND THE HIERARCHY OF BEAUTY By ALFREDOWEN ALDRIDGE Irl a passage of thirty-three lines in The Pleasures of Imagimtion Akenside traces the degrees of beauty through “various being’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1954
... often keeps it from its purpose of illuminating Pope’s life and work. DOUGLASXNIGHT Yale University 77ze Prefigurative Imagination of John Keats: A Study of the Beauty-Truth Identification and Its Implications. By NEWELLF...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Clark Emery Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 OPTICS AND BEAUTY By CLARKEMERY Keats had sufficient reason when he wrote in Lamia: There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: We know her woof, her texture; she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., and contemporary Ameri- can poetry. doi 10.1215/00267929-2008-017 Banta Review 563 Beautiful Democracy: Aesthetics and Anarchy in a Global Era. By Russ Castronovo. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xiii + 287 pp. Beautiful Democracy mounts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (2): 123–149.
Published: 01 June 2024
... action to lyric power, Lear’s speech renders the ability and willingness to understand one’s situation, and to act efficaciously in that situation, irrelevant to accessing what is beautiful and true. Shakespeare thus separates the question of mental capacity from that of felicitous choice. The irony...
Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3. Illustration of the progressive development of the vascular system of a goose embryo. Plate 71 of Owen 1840 . “The beautiful drawing here engraved,” writes Owen, illustrates the artful nature as well as the scientific facts of embryogenesis (232). More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 September 1953
... Manuel Olgiiin 299 been suggested to them by the eighteenth-century Spanish aesthe- tician Esteban de Arteaga, the author of a theory of Ideal Beauty; and (3) how such a solution entails a coherent and systematic state- ment of the theory of realism, or naturalism, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 395–399.
Published: 01 December 1988
...- bling psychoanalysis-are, according to this account, opposed and medi- ated throughout Wordsworth’s writings by the agency of the beautiful, which marks the poet’s deference to a nature not of his own imagining and to a community and culture composed of other, equally significant human beings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 125–136.
Published: 01 June 1954
... illustrated by Burke’s short essay “On Taste” (1759) and his longer and more famous Philo- sophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757). In both essays, Burke opposes the associationist current and argues against the theory of association as the basis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 595–601.
Published: 01 December 1942
...- ties of Ford’s narrow yet intense genius appear: the plot revolves about a chaste, beautiful woman exposed to moral danger which momentarily blackens her honor but from which she emerges wholly pure ; heroes and heroines kneel, weep, display alternating moods, and exhibit psychological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 237–255.
Published: 01 September 1979
..., is that Belphoebe never acts like a Heavenly Venus: such a Venus, if at all orthodox, should lead men away from matter toward union with Spiritual Beauty. I See, for example, Kathleen Williams, “Venus and Diana: Some Uses of Myth in The Faerie Quenie,” ELH, 28 (I 96 I), 10 1-20. See also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 263–294.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., that is, the affectionate tie between the travel- ing mother and daughter forms the conceptual center of Woll- stonecraft’s revision of the gendered aesthetic conventions of the pic- turesque and its concomitant terms, the beautiful and the sublime. It may be useful briefly to remind the reader of some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Jill Anne Kowalik Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 FEMININE IDENTITY FORMATION IN WILHELM MEISTERS LEHRJAHRE By JILL ANNE KOWALIK Natalie, the “beautiful soul,” and Therese have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 417–436.
Published: 01 December 1997
... as the negative opposite of the Kantian aesthetic, and that the popular ethos implicitly answers each proposition of the ‘Ana- lytic of the Beautiful’ with a thesis contradicting it” (41 ). He then con- trasts Kant’s distinction between aesthetic pleasure and pleasure that is merely physically gratifying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 March 1968
... and central act. We have, therefore, a sound basis for viewing as significant certain thematic and metaphoric parallels that link the figure of Zoilc~ Thersites with the problem of beauty, the realm of the aesthetic which figures so centrally in Faust’s quest. Before proceeding to an analysis...