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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1947) 8 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1947
... syl i ania The Coizcept “Sn!lc” in ibeluncen 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 492–497.
Published: 01 December 1950
...James C. O'Neill Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 PHILOSOPHY AND CRITICISM : BERGSON AND THIBAUDET By JAMES C. O’NEILL Until the entry of Professor Leo Spitzer into the lists of commen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Donald Wesling The Point Is to Change It: Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present . By Jerome McGann. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007. xx + 242 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Donald Wesling is emeritus professor of English literature at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1997) 58 (4): 497–508.
Published: 01 December 1997
... editor of The Kristeva Reader (1986) and French Feminist Thought (1987). What Is a Woman? and Other Essays , her new collection, is forthcoming. Commentary The Challenge of the Particular Case: Bourdieu’s Sociology of Culture and Literary Criticism Tori1 Moi This essay started...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Functions of Criticism in Our Time. By Jonathan Arac. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997. ix t 254 pp. $39.95 cloth, $17.95 paper. Although Jonathan Arac maintains that he is not an Americanist, “Huckle- berry Finn” as Idol and Target captures with startling accuracy a recurring ele...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1999) 60 (4): 534–536.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Sydney Janet Kaplan Goldie David. Oxford: Clarendon, 1998 x + 214 pp. $65.00. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 534 MLQ I December iggg A Critical Dijjierence: T S. Eliot and John Middleton Murry in English Literary Crit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1976) 37 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 March 1976
.... (“Ego Dominus Tuus,” 67-69)’ ’ “I SEEK AN IMAGE” THE METHOD OF YEATS’S CRITICISM By RICHARDFALLIS In 1897, after nearly a decade as a professional essayist and book-re- viewer, W. B. Yeats wrote to Robert Bridges that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1976) 37 (3): 281–289.
Published: 01 September 1976
...Avrom Fleishman Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 THE STATE OF THE ART RECENT JANE AUSTEN CRITICISM’ By AVROMFLEISHMAN Without excessive fanfare, the Jane Austen community has gathered its forces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1977) 38 (2): 188–191.
Published: 01 June 1977
... chiefly of ex- traliterary value. At its best, I believe that Griffin’s book will direct readers of Marot into more fruitful critical paths than those so often trodden by earlier authorities. I. D. MCFARLANE Oxjord Dialectical Criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1982) 43 (2): 194.
Published: 01 June 1982
...” (p. xiv). Justus calls this approach “a premise” (p. xiii), but it also does not offer very much new about Warren. Besides the previous helpful criticisms, another deterrent to great origi- nality is Warren’s tendency frequently to interpret himself, to state his own meanings, to become...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 375–392.
Published: 01 December 1989
...BRIAN ROSENBERG Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 HISTORICIZING THE NEW HISTORICISM UNDERSTANDING THE PAST IN CRITICISM AND FICTION By BRIANROSENBERG In certain respects the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1993) 54 (3): 371–391.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Michael Holquist Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Last European: Erich Auerbach as Precursor in the History of Cultural Criticism Michael Holquist In 1948 Renk Wellek and Austin Warren devoted many pages of their Theory of Literature to problems of literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 23–35.
Published: 01 March 1996
... a Diffrence Is There in Degree”: Aernilia Lanyer and the Aims of Feminist Criticism Lisa Schnell ne of the most dramatic changes to the Renaissance canon has 0been the inclusion of women, both as they are represented (or not represented) in work by male writers and, more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 1983
...,” “distantia- tion,” “totalizing.” Fleishman writes best of “the language of self-writing” when he frees his own language from that of‘ the critical theorists he seri- oiisly questions but feels bound to acknowledge. H. BLK:KI.E:Y Hnivnrd...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1985) 46 (2): 191–201.
Published: 01 June 1985
... Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1984. xi + 226 pp. $19.95. AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LITERARY CRITICISMI By ROBERTBELL When critics first began examining autobiographies, they were less likely to view them as works of art than as records of personal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1985) 46 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1985
... the expense of human community” (pp. 120-21) marks him as a critic unusually attunecl to Words- worth’s own sentiments. But as the readings accumulate they paradoxically lose force; these are topics and works familial- to Wordsworthians, and the incremental gain over previous criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1986) 47 (4): 422–432.
Published: 01 December 1986
... Angeles, London: University o f California Press, 1986. x + 374 pp. $24.95. POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY WOOLF CRITICISM * By JAMES GINDIN The problem with the proliferation of academic books about Virginia Woolf is that they feed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 June 1943
...Vernon Hall, Jr. © 1943 University of Washington 1943 DECORUM IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE LITERARY CRITICISM By VERNONHALL, JR. In the Renaissance, the writers of literary criticism did not attempt to separate their social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 236–238.
Published: 01 June 1943
...- ened interest in a work which-whatever one may think of its romantic weaknesses-is of undoubted value as a monument of liter- ary history. ARNOLDC. ROWBOTHAM University .of California Ma.upassant Criticism in France, 1880-1940. lYith an Enquiry into...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1989) 50 (1): 66–69.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... EDGARSCHELL Universily of California, Inline Verbal Imagination: Coleridge and the Language of Modern Criticism. By A. C. GOODSON.New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. xix + 236 pp. $29.95. This book has ambitions that are barely hinted at in its title. Besides...