1-20 of 1787 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 297–328.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Marius Hentea This essay explores the conceptions of the classic, and of literary value more generally, in T. S. Eliot's “What Is a Classic?” and Matthew Arnold's “Study of Poetry.” Eliot's address heavily depends on Arnold's study, but there are significant points of difference, especially when...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 1983
...L. G. Swingle Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 1 R. D. Stock. The Holy and the Daemonic from Sir Thomas Browne to William Blake. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. 395 pp. $27.50. CLASSIC AND ROMANTIC' By L. J...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Sara E. Melzer Orientalism in French Classical Drama . By Michèle Longino. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xii + 274 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Sara E. Melzer is professor of French and Francophone studies at the University of California, Los Angeles...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 1943
...James Paul Brawner Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 EARLY CLASSICAL NARRATIVE PLAYS BY SEBASTIAN WESTCOTT AND RICHARD MULCASTER By JAMES PAULBRAWNER The decade of the 1570’s was not only a period...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
...John D. Lyons Indiscernible Counterparts: The Invention of the Text in French Classical Drama . By Christopher Braider. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. 387 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 John D. Lyons is Commonwealth Professor of French...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the poet mandated by the classical era's perfection of the specifically theatrical mode of representation, Corneille's identification with his tragic divas constitutes genius as the radical other of the classical cultural order that the canonical “grand Corneille” is wrongly taken to personify. In addition...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 June 2006
...William Waters Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity, and the Classical Tradition . By John T. Hamilton. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Department of Comparative Literature, 2003. 348 pp. University of Washington 2006 William Waters is associate professor at Boston University...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1995
..., but the effort will be rewarded with a feel for the texts and for a very important strand in classical Arab culture. Here and there it will be hard going all around: phrases like “theological conceptualization assisted by a philosophy living off its own self as logic” or “the detached dimensionality...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 437–456.
Published: 01 December 1997
... Press. “Pure Poetry”: Cultural Capital and the Rejection of Classicism Trevor Ross Less than a decade after his death, Alexander Pope’s preeminence in the English canon began to be challenged by polemicists hop- ing to rid English poetry of its neoclassical values...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 March 1944
... des Hautes Etudes, New York French Classics. Edited by EUGENEVINAVER. Manchester Uni- versity Press, 1942. 8 vols. 3/ to 7/6 net. The University of Manchester, England, has undertaken the pub- lication of a series of French classics under the general editorial direction...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 1944
... disagreement as assent, their range is such that most students of the Renaissance will find the book a desirable addition to their libraries. ERNESTA. STRATHMANN Pomona College The Wars of Cyrus. An Early Classical Narrative Drama of the Child Actors...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 1944
... at Los Angeles Winckelmann and his German Critics, 1775-1 781. A Prelude to the Classical Age. By HENRYCARAWAY HATFIELD. New York: Co- lumbia University Germanic Studies, New Series, No. 15, 1943. Pp. 169. $1.75. There has been of late a very strong interest in Winckelmann. German...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1946
...William Haller Zera S. Fink. Evanston: Northwestern University, 1945. Pp. xi + 225. $4.00. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 246 REZ~~P‘IVS The Classical Republicans: An Essay in the Recovery of a Pattern of Thought in Seventeenth Century...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 477–488.
Published: 01 December 1946
...Herbert Weisinger Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 ENGLISH TREATMENT OF THE CLASSICAL-ROMANTIC PROBLEM By HERBERTWEISINCER It is, of course, a commonplace to point out that the Romantic era is the high...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 1947
...-CLASSICAL TASTE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY By ALICESTAYERT BRANDENBURG* The narrowly classical nature of English education in the seven- teenth and eighteenth centuries was one of the factors in the creation and preservation of the neo-classical movement...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2020
... otherwise noted. 1 This book would be in excellent dialogue with Burrow 2013 , James 1997 , Passannante 2011 , and Whittington 2016 . We make the classics. The classics make us. Every generation makes its own classics. These are the truisms of the field. Yet “classics,” the discipline...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 93–94.
Published: 01 March 1976
...Alan S. Fisher Edward Pechter. New York and London: Cambridge University Press, 1975. viii + 225 pp. $14.95. Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 REVIEWS Dryden’s Classical Theory of Literature. BY EDWARDPECHTER. New York and London...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 401–403.
Published: 01 December 1977
...: A Study of the Classical French Moralist Writers. By LOUISEK. HOROWITZ.Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1977. 169 pp. $12.50. Generally love is an overworked term, applied to the most various urges and affections, emotions, and drives. In French literature of the seventeenth...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1981
...John M. Ellis ZIOLKOWSKI THEODORE. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980. xiv + 344 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 306 REVIEWS The Classical German Elegy, 1 795-1950. By THEODOREZIOLKOWSKI...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1982
...W. DAVID KAY Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 1 ALEXANDER LEGGATT. Ben Jonson: His Vision and His Art. London and New York: Methuen, 1981. xvi + 300 pp. $35.00. CLASSICISM AND COMPLEXITY IN BEN JONSON’S ART1 By W...