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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Jan Sjåvik Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy . By Toril Moi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xvi + 396 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Jan Sjåvik is professor of Scandinavian studies at the University of Washington. His recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1978) 39 (1): 78–79.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Herbert Lindenberger G. Richards David. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1977. xii + 289 pp. $25.00. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 78 REVIEWS Georg Biichner and the Birth of the Modern Drama. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1992) 53 (1): 100–125.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Susanna Greer Fein Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 FORM AND CONTINUITY IN THE ALLITERATIVE TRADITION: CRUCIFORM DESIGN AND DOUBLE BIRTH IN TWO STANZAIC POEMS By SUSANNAGREER FEIN Motifs in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1993) 54 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 December 1993
... concluding glance at Wallace Stevens’s “Anecdote of the Jar” (z28-31), that the real power of Krieger’s critical voice is heard. Ernest B. Gilman The Birth of Pandora and the Diuision of Knowledge, By John Barrell. Philadel- phia: University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1995) 56 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1995
...Michel-André Bossy Haidu Peter. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. x + 257 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews The Subject of Violence: The “Song of Roland * and the Birth of the State. By Peter Haidu. Bloomington: Indiana University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1950
... The Miraculous Birth of Latsguuge. By RICHARDA. WILSON.With a Preface by GEORGEBERNARD SHAW. New York: Philosophical Library, 1948. Pp. 256. $3.75. Professor Wilson’s thorough-going “mentalistic” approach to a subject as fascinating as the origin of language will provide a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Arthur M. Coon C. J. Sisson. Cambridge: The University Press, 1940. Pp. 203. $2.50. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 Arfhwr M.Coon 321 The Judicious Marriage of Alr. Hooker an.d the Birth of The Lows of Ecclesiastical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1969) 30 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 1969
...DONALD STONE, JR. Christine M. Scollen. Genève: Droz, Travaux Humanisme et Renaissance, XCV, 1967. 176 pp. Fr. 36. Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 REVIEWS The Birth of the Elegy in France, 1500-1550. By CHRISTINEM. SCOLLEN. Gentve: Droz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1962) 23 (1): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 1962
...Laurence L. Bongie Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 CRISIS AND THE BIRTH OF THE VOLTAIRIAN CONTE By LAURENCEL. BONGIE During the more than sixty years that he devoted to literature, Voltaire wrote in all or nearly all the genres of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of generation and birth. He defined life in terms of creative capacity and helped redefine creativity as an innate, impulsive, and ubiquitous quality, definitions that influenced such thinkers as Friedrich Nietzsche, Henri Bergson, and the psychologist James Mark Baldwin and that have stakes for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 81–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
... obscurant that was constant in Western poetry, with vernacular Chinese expression gave birth to the New Poetry. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Chen Yongguo is professor of English at Tsinghua University. His publications include The Political Interpretation of Culture: Fredric Jameson in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2008
... She's representation of Dr. Mao and Dr. Wen also pose challenging questions for his contemporaries and for twenty-first-century readers alike: Can one ever refuse to be defined by the local, either by birth or by acculturation? What are the implications and consequences if one so chooses? © 2008 by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... famously claims about freedom: that it is best understood not as sovereignty but as natality, being freed from life’s automatic routines and partaking, in a sense, of a second birth. Rather than conjure free movement—whether through self-control, capable pursuit of self-interest, or unimpeded intellectual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Beth Blum This essay uses “self-help” guides to James Joyce as an occasion to illuminate the buried history of modernism’s engagement with popular morality. It suggests that the birth of Joyce’s aesthetic—and, by extension, of modernism more broadly—is attributable to early twentieth-century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 297–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
... doctrin.al analogue that identifies explicitly the “moral component’’ of the pageant’s linear integrity (p. 503). Like the Advent liturgy which evokes the past of the Lord’s birth and the future of his judgment for the purposes of man’s present conversion, the Secunda Pastorum describes a sequence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
... narrative. Mar- vell’s allegory sets forth this story of the Unfortunate Lover in grand figures that sound as if they portend much more. The poem is like a scenario for an epic. The garden scene is a condensation of Paradise; the shipwreck is a journey in miniature; the birth and ghastly nurture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1967) 28 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1967
... regarding the dominant mother hatred and birth traumas that mark Rimbaud’s deeply Christian experience: “Lc Bateau iure is a complete intellectual and spiritual autobiography. All of Rimbaud’s past is in it, as we11 as the general lines of his future” (p. 30). The mother hatred, which Fowlie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1991) 52 (4): 357–375.
Published: 01 December 1991
... serves as both cause and jus- tification for an immutable course of history. Yet nature and biology could be (and have been) approached differently. Bluntly put, it is not only because women gave birth that patriarchy developed the way it did; it is because men did not and could not. And the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1960) 21 (2): 122–130.
Published: 01 June 1960
... nine living sons as “nueve soles.” The crucial imagery of light, however, is dawn, and through dawn, conception and birth of the new light. Mythically, impregnation is the penetration of the sun into the earth, the planting of light in darkness. The mother with child is the mother with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 364–375.
Published: 01 December 1974
... Behold a spectacle of Blood, Fortune and He are call’d to play At sharp before it all the day. Finally, masques were another context in which devices were com- monly worn; and this is a context of “The Unfortunate Lover” too, for “Nature to his Birth presents / This...