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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Bruce Robbins The critique of theodicy might form part of the rationale for a renewed version of literary study. This hypothesis, suggested by James Wood's New York Times oped on the 2010 Haiti earthquake, leads to an interrogation of the status of literature: Is it a secular concept, as Richard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
...James Mulholland Abstract For decades scholars have relied on the concept of circulation to explain the operation of texts and to animate the significance of literary studies. Its overuse has elided differences in the virtual relationships created by reading and has blurred empirical details about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1947
... Criticimi: The History of the Conception “Sap” iiz the Ni d/elungcit Criticism f roni Lachninrziz to Heztslcr. By ELIZABETITEDROP EOTT NING. Bethlehem, Pennsyl- vania : Times Publishing Co., 1944. Pp. 254. This dissertation was written under the direction of Profeswr ;\lax Diez...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 507–508.
Published: 01 December 1945
... their work unusually well. It has not been an easy task. ADOLPHR. BENSON Yale IJni.z!ersity The Concept of Love in thc It’orks of Hermann Stehr. By KARL SIEGFRIEDWEIMAR. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania dissertation, 1945. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1978
.... In his place 1 think I might have taken my chances evad- ing them. Sekora observes that there is no thorough study of the concept of luxury, that the concept undergoes an important change of meaning around the middle of the eighteenth century, and that Smollett is “one of the last, most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1967
... why he has had to work his way through the histories of so many remote critical disputes. RICHARDI. COOK University of Washington Coleridge’s Philosophy of Literature: The Development of a Concept of Poet y, 1791-1819. By J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 374–393.
Published: 01 December 1983
...Thomas H. Jackson Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 HERDER, POUND, AND THE CONCEPT OF EXPRESSION By THOMASH. JACKSON The poetic theory of Ezra Pound is a wonderful contrivance that rationalizes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 68–72.
Published: 01 March 1986
... as Chaucerian seems to resemble modern critical ideas. Inconclusiveness, indeterminacy, and pluralism are concepts of special value for moderns, but were they for Chaucer? Is poetic inconclusiveness the same thing as “human experience” as Chaucer might have recognized it? I am persuaded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 269–282.
Published: 01 September 1961
..., that it is neither possible nor desirable to keep a nation in the precari- ous state of cultural ignorance. Accounts of primitive peoples abound in Wieland’s writings. These accounts are frequently so idyllic that one is tempted to conclude that Wieland shares with Rousseau the rationalist concept...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 March 1963
... objective historian must admit-a considerable impact on morals and mores. To omit them is to misuse history. ROBERTDONALD SPECTOR Long Island University Shakespeare and the Renaissance Concept of Honor. By CURTIS BROWN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 412–424.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Jean-Pierre Barricelli BALZAC AND BEETHOVEN THE GROWTH OF A CONCEPT By JEAN-PIERREBARRICELLI Ludwig van Beethoven’s acceptance by the French public was slow, dubious, and far from complete even by the end...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1943
..., Clandestine Marriages and Separations are particularly revealing. GEORGEWINCHESTER STONE, JR. The George Washington University Carlyle and the Saint-Sintonians : The Concept of Historical Period- icity. By HILL SHINE.Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 246–251.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Richard Switzer; Roger Williams Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 STENDHAL THE MUSIC CRITIC ANALYSIS OF CONCEPT AND VALIDITY OF JUDGMENT By RICHARDSWITZER arid ROGERWILLIAMS Stendhal’s views on music provide a subject which has frequently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 420–422.
Published: 01 December 1979
... track. ROBERTE. HELBLING Uniuersity of Utah The Concept of Ambiguity-the Example of James. By SHLmiI-rH KihihioN. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1977. xiii + 257 pp. $19.00. Shlomith Rimmon is hardly the first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
...). Postcolonial Concepts and Ancient Greek Colonization Irad Malkin iscussions of orientalism and colonialism sometimes reach back to DClassical Greece, reputed to be the originator of Western binary attitudes to the other, the subaltern, or the colonized.1 Historians are usually wary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a bewildering jumble of likes and dislikes. Simple amusement can be delightful, if perhaps largely or wholly pointless (see P. G. Wodehouse or James Thurber). Fantasy can be escapist if entertaining (Jules Verne) 6 or systematically didactic (C. S. Lewis). Realism—always a relative concept—can be hailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Jjohn C. Blankenagel Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 JAKOB WASSERMANN’S CONCEPTION AND TREATMENT OF CHARACTER By JOHN C. BLANKENAGEL Jakob Wassermann has frequently been sharply criticized because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 349–369.
Published: 01 December 1976
...Jeffrey R. Prince Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 D. G. ROSSETTI AND THE PRE-RAPHAELITE CONCEPTION OF THE SPECIAL MOMENT By JEFFREYR. PRINCE Walter Pater’s “Conclusion” to The Renaissance is an important...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 619–621.
Published: 01 December 1965
... but profit from contact with the wealth of erudi- tion which the author has assembled. ECONSCHWARZ Washington University The Double Image: Concepts of the Poet in Slavic Literatures. By VICTOR ERLICH. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 207–212.
Published: 01 June 1967
...Henry H. Weinberg Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 ZOLA: SOME EARLY CRITICAL CONCEPTS By HENRYH. WEINBERG Our notion of Zola as a theorist and critic has hitherto been based chiefly on the articles published between 1875 and 1880...