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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 (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 (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 (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...
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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 (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 (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 (1997) 58 (4): 497–508.
Published: 01 December 1997
...) and is 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 (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
... of its context and without its background gives a some- what erroneous impression of what the cited author actually held. JOHN J. PARRY Univemity of Illinois Social Criticism in Popular Religious Literature of the Sixteenth Century. By HELENC...
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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 (1971) 32 (3): 320–325.
Published: 01 September 1971
...John M. Wallace L. Colie Rosalif. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970. xvi + 315 pp. $11.00. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 REVIEWS “My Ecchoing Song”: Andrew Mawell’s Poetry of Criticism. By KOSALIEL. @LIE. Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 439–440.
Published: 01 December 1971
... criticism. How li-esh it is can be juclged by the extraordinary fact that it seems to be the first full-length treatment of the subject in a book. lo one who has concerned himself somewhat with Dryden, it is a comfort to profes- sional middle age to observe the debut of such more than promising...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 June 1974
... the memo- rable personages of their age; we must be very unforgiving not to find grounds for admiring both. EDWARDL. RUHE University of Kansas Eugenio Montale: A Critical Study of His Poetry, Prose, and Criticism. By G. SINGH.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Dolores Palomo Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 SCHOLES, BARTHES, AND STRUCTURALIST CRITICISM^ By DOLORESPALOMO The word “structuralism” floats around the periphery of American literary criticism, pausing momentarily...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (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...