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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 (1948) 9 (2): 208–215.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Ernest Boll Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 A RATIONALE FOR THE CRITICISM OF THE REALISTIC NOVEL By ERNESTBOLL The purpose of the following rationale of the criticism of realistic novels is to assemble compactly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 1948
... Review Clubs, for here he will find a rich furnishing of ready-made characterizations which he can pass off as instances of his own powers of insight and critical penetration, though owing to a lack of transliteration of proper names into their phonetic equivalents, he or she will regrettably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 June 1943
...Vernon Hall, Jr. DECORUM IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE LITERARY CRITICISM By VERNONHALL, JR. In the Renaissance, the writers of literary criticism did not attempt to separate their social ideals from their esthetics. Since the age...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 236–238.
Published: 01 June 1943
.... ROWBOTHAM University .of California Ma.upassant Criticism in France, 1880-1940. lYith an Enquiry into his Present Fame and a Bibliography. By ARTINEARTINIAN. New York : King’s Crown Press (a branch of the Columbia Uni- versity Press), 1941. Pp. viii + 228. $2.50. As the title...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Haifa Saud Alfaisal Abstract In 1902 Rūḥī al-Khālidī produced what may be the first modern work of comparative criticism in Arabic. In his History of the Science of Literature , Khālidī (1864–1913), a Palestinian polyglot, used the discourse of literary criticism to develop a modern understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... as “sites of memory.” This discourse of genius played a keystone role in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s aesthetic and social criticism, or “genial criticism,” which exerted a deep influence on Anglophone culture. The essay concludes by assessing the overall cultural politics of genius in relation to various...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
...: The 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 (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 (2021) 82 (3): 376–378.
Published: 01 September 2021
...William A. Oram woram@smith.edu Reading and Not Reading “The Faerie Queene”: Spenser and the Making of Literary Criticism . By Catherine Nicholson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2020 . vii + 311 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 March 2015
...David Simpson David Simpson is Distinguished Professor and G. B. Needham Chair of English at the University of California, Davis. His most recent book is Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger (2013). Blake’s Agitation: Criticism and the Emotions . By Goldsmith Steven...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 1946
... Bnzidelaire: A Criticism. By JOSEPH D. BENNETT. Princeton : Prince- ton LTniversity Press, 1944. Pi’. 164. $2.00. If the reviewer is baffled in his attempt to present a fair evaluation of Bazidcluire: A Criticism, it may he because the purpose of the author is not clear. Is the book intended...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1946
.... JOHN J. PARRY Univemity of Illinois Social Criticism in Popular Religious Literature of the Sixteenth Century. By HELENC. WHITE.New York: Macmillan Company, 1944. Pp. ix + 330. $3.50. Miss White’s valuable book enlarges and intensifies our under- standing of social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Philip A. Wadsworth Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 A FORMULA OF LITERARY CRITICISM, FROM ARISTOTLE TO LA BRUYBRE By PHILIPA. WADSWORTH In recent years La BruyCre has received singularly little attention from scholars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 371–372.
Published: 01 September 1946
... York : Oxford University Press, 1944. Pp. xvi + 190. $2.50. Criticism in American Periodicals of the Works of Henry James from 1866 to 1916. By RICHARDNICHOLAS FOLEY. Washington, D. C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1944. Pp. 169. Professor Matthiessen’s study uses fragments...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 significantly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...