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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Henry Staten Lethe: The Art and Critique of Forgetting . By Harald Weinrich. Translated by Steven Rendall. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. vi +254 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Henry Staten is Lockwood Professor in the Humanities at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 339–340.
Published: 01 June 1941
... with interest that Ronsard, with- out Peletier, would have perhaps written only neo-Latin verse. This statement is supported by a good deal of evidence. JEAN DAVID University of Washington La Critique Philosophique de Pascal au XVII“ sikcle. By DAVID...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 March 1969
... is the mode Haight has chosen to adopt, and the mate- rials are now all before us. If he has fallen in love with George Eliot, he has helped us to understand why. GEORGELEVINE Rutgers University Jean Morkas: A Critique of His Poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 321–352.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Thomas Pfau Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Voice of Critique: Aesthetic Cognition after Kant Thomas Pfau he following, somewhat speculative remarks constitute part of a Tlarger project concerned with the historical transformation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... an MA in Western literature from the University of Leuven, where she wrote a thesis on The Wild Irish Girl . She teaches dutch to international students at the same university. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 The Critique of Hamletism in The Wild Irish Girl and Corinne Raphaël...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1951
.... Kolb‘s purpose, as stated in his introduction, is .to present “l’esquisse d’une Cdition critique des lettres de Proust, Ctablissant la chronologie de toutes les lettres publiees auxquelles j’ai pu assigner une date, et apportant l’explication d‘allusions obscures.” The main body of the book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 June 1990
...James D. Tracy Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 FROM HUMANISM TO THE HUMANITIES A CRITIQUE OF GRAFTON AND JARDINE* By JAMES D. TRACY Students of intellectual history can hardly fail to be aware that the contemporary understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 272–273.
Published: 01 September 1958
... letter. S. K. WINTHER University of Washington Critical Moments: Kenneth Burke’s Categories and Critiques. By GEORGEKNOX. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1957. Pp. xxiii + 131. $3.50. By general consent, Kenneth Burke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 June 1969
...Sidney D. Braun Robert Champigny. Paris: Minard, 1967. 110 pp. Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 302 REVIEWS Pour une esthttique de I‘essai: Analyses critiques (Breton, Sartre, Robbe- Grillet). By ROBERTCHAMPICNY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 233–259.
Published: 01 September 2019
... rhetorical exercises on English educational practices and the production of English baroque poetry. In the end, the article demonstrates the conceptual unity of the baroque by showing the consistency between critiques of baroco, critiques of English metaphysical poetry, and critiques of baroque art during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Alex Eric Hernandez Abstract This essay explores tensions between the practice of critique and recent calls for nonreductive engagement with global spiritualities, arguing for an approach to these experiences that is informed by the study of “lived religion.” Beginning with a discussion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Christopher G. Diller Although recent scholarship has shown how many twentieth-century African American writers appraised the mixed literary inheritance of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), Ralph Ellison has been neglected in this regard. This essay excavates Ellison’s critique...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 141–164.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Fredrik Tydal Abstract In 1937, two years following the American original, Pylon became the first novel by William Faulkner to be translated into Italian. The choice, however, is unexpected, given the critique of technology in Faulkner’s cautionary tale, which would seem to oppose the fascist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 527–552.
Published: 01 December 2020
... philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Stanley Cavell, the essay suggests that praise constitutes a philosophically rigorous alternative to critique. This argument is exemplified via the work of Mark Doty, a contemporary poet of description-as-praise. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 373–394.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Lori Peterson Branch Abstract This article explains the puzzling but persistent marginalization of religion and secularism studies—despite long-standing critiques of secularism and the secularization thesis—by examining a vignette from a doctoral exam in English. The article argues...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Dawn Coleman Abstract Critiquing the literary-critical habit of approaching religion primarily in terms of individual belief, this essay proposes that the sociologist Danièle Hervieu-Léger’s definition of religion as a “lineage of belief” can reorient literary scholars to religion’s investment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Bruce Ronda Perry Miller’s 1958 edition of Henry David Thoreau’s “lost journal” for 1840–41, with its long and condescending introduction, prompted the leftist novelist Truman Nelson to engage in a bitter correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks and others, critiquing Miller’s approach to Thoreau...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... pragmatic options. At the beginning of the seventeenth century cultural momentum turned from an imprecise system of relationships toward a monolithic, homogenizing institution of marriage and strict distinctions, which began to exclude homoeroticism. This sexual re-formation is critiqued in Shakespeare’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of geological time to human history, challenging traditional theories of historical change. Drawing on this notion, Dipesh Chakrabarty outlines three theories of history. History 1 and 2 refer to liberalism and its postcolonial and postmodern critique, respectively. History 3, or post-Anthropocene history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
... heterogeneity were intrinsically related to its political critique. His objections to “Lycidas” also reflected his view that pastoral depicted an idealized life of rural leisure to distract and entertain city men. This ancient association between pastoral and leisure may have informed eighteenth-century readers...