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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 252–258.
Published: 01 September 1959
... brute,” is undisguised by the adven- tures of either a muscle-bound or muscle-brained hero. For Norris, the individual can save himself from the brute in any of three ways: acting so that the brute cannot arise; destroying or mastering its vehicle (the woman) when it does arise, subduing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 323–336.
Published: 01 December 1962
..., or stupid : ’tis a brute must walk Pashing their life out, with a brute’s intents. One stiff blind horse, his every bone a-stare, Stood stupefied. . . . The collocation of “blind” and “stupefied” reminds us that at the climax...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 1988
... is already married, as in Vanbrugh’s The Provok’d Wife; Heartfree woos and wins Bellinda, and we pre- sume Constant to be successful in providing Lady Brute better entertainment than her loutish and debauched husband. (p. 52) Besides the simple outright error in this statement (Emilia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 March 1959
... as to achieve the dense stability of brute being (Z’itre-en-soi). This, by its very nature, it cannot do, and so it is perpetually frustrated: “conscience malheu- reuse” (EN, 134). The position which the body occupies in this scheme of things is highly ambiguous. It is not just another thing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 258–273.
Published: 01 September 1953
....) Prospero would have nothing valuable come easily, “lest too light winning” should “make the prize light.” The liberal spirit is ultimately triumphant over the forces of dark- ness. Conceptual man prevails over brute appetite and violence. There has, in fact, never been any doubt of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2001
...- templative adventure1 For us, as for Scott, maleness is a matter of pri- mal brute energy that needs tight control. But Scott also, at least in The Talisman, suggests a resolution to the dilemma of masculinity in Sal- adin, the wonderfully mobile, gender-bending leader...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... male, with his “golden body hairs”: I imagined what he would be like in high boots and a leather coat, and what kind of cruelty would show in those Teutonic blue eyes. These thoughts increased my excitement. “Every woman adores a Fascist / The boot in the face, the brute / Brute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 315–336.
Published: 01 December 1982
... to a mere stereotype, whether of folly, vice, or virtue. At times he plainly deserves our ad- miration. At others (for example, in his initial admiration of Olivia) he is plainly blinded by self-opinion. Occasionally, too, he lapses into brute violence. Wycherley continually changes and complicates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 1964
... essences”; and he argues that the “sacred definition of ‘animal rationale’ ” is suspect because the criterion of rationality is nor- mally less important than physical shape as a means of distinguishing men from brutes. Locke asks the question, skeptically, that Swift asks again in Gulliver...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1944
...- dover and the Brute were written before Moran of the Lady Letty, though the last-named was published first ; and the sketches based on McTeague which appeared in The Wave are not preliminary studies but excerpts from the yet unpublished novel. Professor Marchand is no dilettante writing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 June 1967
... Tolls, the longest set-piece essay in the book. Chapter Five is another such pastiche, loosely organized under the rubric of disillusionment and frustration over the constantly widening gap between the brute facts and the writers’ ideals. The illustrative material here in- cludes some poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 337–351.
Published: 01 December 1982
.... To the early Church Fathers, Abel symbolized Christ, and Cain, us. The 3 Byron: Romantic Paradox (1935; rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1962)’ p. 143. DANIEL M. McVEIGH 339 Cains of medieval mysteries would be surly, almost laughable brutes. Folk mythology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1951
..., “Christopher Marlowe,” English Studies, XI11 (1931), 209-23 ; John Bakeless, Christopher Marlome (New York, 1937), p. 11 : “Marlowe never stspects that his magnificent chieftain is at bottom a bloody and useless brute. . . . 16 The Courtier, p. 68. In Tamburlaine, 11, 2620, the proud chieftain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 1956
... subject : Instinct is a Proof, that Providence extends itself to every particular Brute; Instinct being the immediate Energy of the Deity acting upon each of the Brute Creation. For it operates, as soon as Animals are born; as soon as they make their Entrance up011 the new Scene of the World...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 1944
... of the different novels is pointed out, and a valuable service is rendered in straightening once and for all the tangled chronology of the novels. Both McTeugue and Van- dover and the Brute were written before Moran of the Lady Letty, though the last-named was published first ; and the sketches based...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 388–400.
Published: 01 September 1965
... A. ERICKSON 389 Arbuthnot then sets up the familiar Augustan (and Renaissance) di- chotomy of man as “Angel enough to seek [his] bliss again, / And brute enough to make [his] search in vain” (p. 439). In this poem, man’s brutish nature corresponds to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 367–376.
Published: 01 September 1949
..., that Brutes are the most excellent Creatures of the two.”1* Or (keeping in mind Gulliver’s eccentric conduct when he returns from Houyhnhnm- l3 W. A. Eddy, Gullizm’s Travels: A Critical Study (Princeton, 1923), pp. 188-89. 14 Ibid., p. 189. Ibid., pp. 172-87 ; George Boas, The Happy Beast...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 1999
... of Washington. 120 MLQl March iggg through brute force and without the psychic implications entailed by its “feminizing”domestication. More than a Foucauldian critique, Home Fronts is the culmination of Romero’s project of figuring out how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 212–215.
Published: 01 June 1985
...- ment and achievement. It faces up to the acuity with which writers ask ultimate questions: what is the meaning of life and the plan of the cosmos- do we create our world through will and freedom, are we caught in a web of necessary and determined motion, the instrumentality of which is brute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1949
... choix de mots et de phrases qui constitue la puretC du langage. Ce qu’on hit en Suabe n’est pas intelligible i Hambourg, et le style d’Autriche paroit obscur en Saxe. I1 est donc physiquement impossible qu’un auteur douC du plus beau genie poisse superieurement bien manier cette langue brute...