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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 236.
Published: 01 June 1949
...Jean David Walter T. Secor. New York: King's Crown Press, Columbia University, 1948. Pp. xi + 256. $3.00. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 REVIEWS Paul Bourget attd the Nouvelle. Par WALTERT. SECOR.New York: King’s Crown Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 236–237.
Published: 01 June 1949
...Bernice Udick Gonzalez Martinez Enrique. Editorial Stylo, Mexico, 1948. Pp. 229. 5 pesos. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 REVIEWS Paul Bourget attd the Nouvelle. Par WALTERT. SECOR.New York: King’s Crown Press, Columbia University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1956) 17 (1): 28–38.
Published: 01 March 1956
..., which tended toward an informal biography. None, however, posed the modernity of Baudelaire until Bourget’s essay in 1881 acknowledged the poet as worthy of serious study. In the seventies Baudelaire appeared a decadent poet to most comzaisseurs of poetry. Pontniartin’s remarks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 93–98.
Published: 01 March 1945
...Boyd G. Carter Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 ALPHONSE DAUDET AND DARWINISM By BOYDG. CARTER The influence of Taine and Renan on their contemporaries and the reaction of writers like Bourget and Brunetiere against this...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 380–382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... sudden plunge into a new field: the portrayal of high society. Bourget, then at the height of his fame as its novelist, is held to be responsible for this change of atmosphere. Mr. Steeg- muller thinks that “probably Bourget played a role in this. Convinced himself of the superiority...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1942
... that Bourget seems to be Mr. Randall’s psy- chologist par excellence, so perhaps it is idle to quarrel about defi- nitions. So much for classification. Swann is one of the subtle and complex characters of the Proustian cycle and would admit rather intensive study in the mat- ter of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 282–285.
Published: 01 September 1954
... “decadence,” Eickhorst supplies an abstract definition borrowed from Bourget, Nietzsche, and Havelock Ellis. The latter provides the shortest formula: “The social organism enters the state of decadence as soon as the individual life of the parts is no longer subordinate to the whole.” The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1962) 23 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1962
.... Under the general title, “From Pathos to Stature,” he puts studies of Vallcs, Bourget, Bmile Zola and Anatole France, Martin du Gard (largely limited to Jean Barois), and, surprisingly, Louis Guilloux-whose character Cripure, Brombert feels, justifies a place for Guilloux in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1953) 14 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1953
... of sincerity which venal love may boast of, hold special charm for readers and writers. Indeed, they appear naively idyllic as compared with the Proustian inferno or with the characters of Paul Bourget and Edith Wharton, and we wish they had attracted the author of The Golden Bowl...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1948
.... NewfYork : Philosophical Library, 1948. Pp. 63. $2.75. Secor, Walter Todd. Paul Bourget and the Nouvelle. New York: King’s Crown Press, 1948. Pp. xi 4- 256. $3.00. GERMAN Novalis. Hymns to the Night. Translated by Mabel Cotterell. With an Intro...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1959) 20 (3): 296–298.
Published: 01 September 1959
... era who endeavored to cure themselves of the poison of decadentism: Bourget was one of them. And it is doubtful whether the readers of his Essak de psychologie contemporake derived messages of robust and prudently clerical health from his admonitions or were lured to the examples of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 280–282.
Published: 01 September 1954
... its significance to the Weltan- schauung of the modern German writer. Instead of explaining the historical causes of “decadence,” Eickhorst supplies an abstract definition borrowed from Bourget, Nietzsche, and Havelock Ellis. The latter provides the shortest formula: “The social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 286–288.
Published: 01 September 1954
... found his personal set of values with few intimates (Bourget, Kahn, Charles Henry, and later the musi- cian ThCophile Ysaye). Away from Paris, having points of contact with but not assimilable to either dtcadents or symbolistes, he developed his own poetic tools. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 288–290.
Published: 01 September 1954
.... He matured and found his personal set of values with few intimates (Bourget, Kahn, Charles Henry, and later the musi- cian ThCophile Ysaye). Away from Paris, having points of contact with but not assimilable to either dtcadents or symbolistes, he developed his own poetic tools...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1962) 23 (4): 360–372.
Published: 01 December 1962
... the evil effect of this type of thinking, Laporte, using an illustration reminiscent of Bourget’s Le Disciple, created an imaginary student of medicine, one of the Rougon-Macquart line, brought into court for the murder of a laundry woman. His defense being that he had merely followed the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1965) 26 (1): 16–39.
Published: 01 March 1965
..., somewhat as Chateaubriand, whom Barrks recalls, has failed to receive his due from Anglo-Saxon scholars. Paul Bourget was long dearer to them. For he was both the deliverer of moral messages in fiction and the plodding, steadfast champion of two cultures: the interest he took in science and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2007) 68 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Jules Bar- bey d’Aurevilly’s elliptical and disturbing tale, “Le dessous des cartes dans une partie de whist.” In a story by Paul Bourget, baccarat’s status as a game of almost pure chance occasions “a gaping tear” (172) in the main character’s sense of himself as a purposive, ethical individual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2007) 68 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Bourget, baccarat’s status as a game of almost pure chance occasions “a gaping tear” (172) in the main character’s sense of himself as a purposive, ethical individual. The final chapter, “Dreaming the Casino,” takes up the historical evolu- tion and shifting sociocultural context of the casino...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Bourget, baccarat’s status as a game of almost pure chance occasions “a gaping tear” (172) in the main character’s sense of himself as a purposive, ethical individual. The final chapter, “Dreaming the Casino,” takes up the historical evolu- tion and shifting sociocultural context of the casino...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2007) 68 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the meaning and the narrative technique of Jules Bar- bey d’Aurevilly’s elliptical and disturbing tale, “Le dessous des cartes dans une partie de whist.” In a story by Paul Bourget, baccarat’s status as a game of almost pure chance occasions “a gaping tear” (172) in the main character’s sense...