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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 97–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Vincent P. Pecora The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire . By J. Jeffrey Franklin. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008. xii + 273 pp. University of Washington 2010 Vincent P. Pecora is Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... criticism to be practiced. Rosemarie Bodenheimer Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston College. Her most recent book is Knowing Dickens (2007). doi 10.1215/00267929-2009-025 The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2010
... criticism to be practiced. Rosemarie Bodenheimer Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston College. Her most recent book is Knowing Dickens (2007). doi 10.1215/00267929-2009-025 The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston College. Her most recent book is Knowing Dickens (2007). doi 10.1215/00267929-2009-025 The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire. By J. Jeffrey Franklin. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008. xii + 273 pp. By 1980 Edward Said’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
... criticism to be practiced. Rosemarie Bodenheimer Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston College. Her most recent book is Knowing Dickens (2007). doi 10.1215/00267929-2009-025 The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 357–365.
Published: 01 December 1956
... of Nictzsclae (hTcw York, 1927), p. 149. 8 Uirtli of Tragedy, in Philosophy of Nietzsche, p. 956. Doris M. A Iexandcr 359 Buddha, the character of O’Neill’s Lazarus becomes fully under- standable. Eugene O’Neill was well acquainted with Buddhism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 186–187.
Published: 01 June 1956
... analyzes the nature of Green’s Catholicism-its background, its permutations, its elements of Puritanism and of Buddhism. Basing himself on Green’s diaries-and some personal interviews with the subject of his study- and by reference to the fiction, Mr. Stokes has been able to trace...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 267–284.
Published: 01 June 1965
..., Conrad had suggested-even if we grant his partly facetious tone-a similarity whert most readers either see none or suspect an outright contrast. Simply put, Conrad apparently felt that both Hermann’s middleclass propriety and Buddhism, each in its own way, sought to deny...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 June 1943
... because of its exotic connotations, but because they found there some of their desired “universalism.” That Confucianism with its rather jejune emotional content did not offer as much of the ineffable as would either Buddhism or Taoism have offered, the latter with its doctrine of “Wu Wei...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 363–396.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of an ancient Zen Buddhism, then inspiring the Beats. Zen serves Condon much as it did Jack Kerouac: as a tool with which to reinvent “a system of work, produce, consume, work, produce, consume.”9 Thus The Manchurian Candidate’s thinly imagined Cold War politics obscures not only the reconciliation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 December 1957
... : At the University Press, 1957. Pp. xxv + 180. $3.00. Wright, Brooks. Interpreter of Buddhism to the West: Sir Edwin Arnold. New York: Bookman Associates, 1957. Pp. 187. $4.00. Books Received 359 GERMAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 183–186.
Published: 01 June 1956
... analyzes the nature of Green’s Catholicism-its background, its permutations, its elements of Puritanism and of Buddhism. Basing himself on Green’s diaries-and some personal interviews with the subject of his study- and by reference to the fiction, Mr. Stokes has been able to trace...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 September 1953
...), V, 368-69. Manuel Olguin 309 has deprived many persons of their hopes for another world. The only speculative philosophy which now remains is pessimistic, some- thing like Buddhism. . . .”16 “Naturalism, furthermore, is not a mere caprice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Chinese culture lay not in its Chineseness per se but in its universal validity and perpetuity. In his understanding, Chinese cul­ ture was based on Confucianism and supported by Buddhism. Western culture was born of the union of Greek and Roman philosophies and literatures with Christianity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 427–445.
Published: 01 September 1990
... Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. Such emphasis upon religion seems a fundamental contrast between that era and our own, even though religious commitment still influences international con- flict as well as political and social issues within the United States. With the strength of religion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
...—but in the weak sense of having its cultural acceptance vary by time and place. What Lavocat calls “cultures of fictionality” arise because of a number of factors, including belief structures that “authoriz[e] invention and favor an interrogation of the nature of reality” (200; my translation). Buddhism is one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2003
... interpretations of Chinese religious doctrine and of the strategic decision to elevate Confucianism at the expense of Buddhism, whose values and prac- tices too closely resembled those of Christianity. Next, Porter examines the Rites Controversy of 1696–1700, during which the Jesuits’ European detrac- tors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 June 2003
... decision to elevate Confucianism at the expense of Buddhism, whose values and prac- tices too closely resembled those of Christianity. Next, Porter examines the Rites Controversy of 1696–1700, during which the Jesuits’ European detrac- tors accused them of having conceded too much to Chinese “idolatry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 260–265.
Published: 01 June 2003
... interpretations of Chinese religious doctrine and of the strategic decision to elevate Confucianism at the expense of Buddhism, whose values and prac- tices too closely resembled those of Christianity. Next, Porter examines the Rites Controversy of 1696–1700, during which the Jesuits’ European detrac- tors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 June 2003
... a detailed account of Jesuit interpretations of Chinese religious doctrine and of the strategic decision to elevate Confucianism at the expense of Buddhism, whose values and prac- tices too closely resembled those of Christianity. Next, Porter examines the Rites Controversy of 1696–1700, during which...