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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 June 2010
...John T. Hamilton The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read. By Benjamin Bennett. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. ix + 347 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language. By John T. Hamilton. New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of Nature,” Journal of the History of Ideas (April 2001). She is writing a book on literary and philosophical imaginations of autonomy. The Monster in a Dark Room: Frankenstein, Feminism, and Philosophy Nancy Yousef t is as a giant that the creature makes his ﬁrst appearance in Franken- I...
Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 295–317.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Susan de Sola Rodstein Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 SWEETNESS AND DARK: GEORGE ELIOT’S “BROTHER JACOB’’ BJI SUSAN DE SOLA RODSTEIN In the summer of 1860, George Eliot wrote “BrotherJacob,” her sec- ond and last...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1964
... portrait for the dust jacket and frontispiece, would no doubt have pleased his subject. JOHN R. CARY Haverford College The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy. By J. L. STYAN. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962...
Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 March 1974
...Kicardo J. Quinones Fraser Russell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1973. xi + 425 pp. $16.00. Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 REVIEWS The Dark Ages and the Age of Gold. By RUSSELLFKASER. Princeton: Princeton University...
Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 33–69.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Intertextuality, Sexuality, and the Emergence of Female Modernism in The Voyage Out, The Village in the Jungle, and Heart of Darkness Mark A. Wollaeger n A Room of One’s Own (1929) Virginia Woolf advises women writers I to “think back” through their mothers, but the tortuous composition...
Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 June 2006
...William Waters Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity, and the Classical Tradition . By John T. Hamilton. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Department of Comparative Literature, 2003. 348 pp. University of Washington 2006 William Waters is associate professor at Boston University...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 338–340.
Published: 01 June 1942
... before long be physically legitimatized by a fair printing. The reduced, offset pages of The Reputatiort of Jonathan Swift have nearly ruined my eyes. DONALDCORNU University of Washington Shores of Darkness. By EDWARDB. HUNGERFORD.New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 322–329.
Published: 01 September 1964
...Kenneth A. Bruffee Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 THE LESSER NIGHTMARE MARLOW’S LIE IN HEART OF DARKNESS By KENNETHA. BRUFFEE Late in Conrad’s story Heart of Darkness, Marlow expresses the belief...
Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and present states of being in the dark. This nescient or ignorant epistemology has resonances with Roland Barthes’s writings on Zen as well as with Derek Parfit’s rejection of personal identity and, by extension, of self-interest as a catalyst for moral action. Thanks to Brian McGrath and Maureen...
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 122–130.
Published: 01 June 1960
... and flowers, for example, needs no proof. Less obvious is that they are repeated in an organized and meaningful way. On examination certain patterns emerge: images of light and darkness, of water and dryness, and of flowering and withering. And hovering over the entire play...
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 371–387.
Published: 01 December 1966
.... “The Night,” one of Vaughan’s most frequently discussed and most widely misinterpreted poems, should provide a good starting point for a re-evaluation of the quality of the synthesis of thought and symbolic language which Vaughan was able to effect. The poem’s light and dark imagery has proved...
Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 261–275.
Published: 01 September 1977
... description in a figure carries the mind beyond definition and casts a light in the darkness where reason cannot penetrate. To do this, it will be most convenient to pro- ceed through two movements, first fixing the relation of this archetype to Browne's metaphors in Religio Medici, Urn Burial...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 291–296.
Published: 01 December 1962
... the Fall : in these veyls my Ecclips’d Eye May not approach thee, (for at night Who can have commerce with the light ?) (“Vanity of Spirit,” 419) Since the Fall, the earth is a “land of darkness and blinde eyes” (“The Night...
Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 342–359.
Published: 01 September 1967
... to put a stop to all reflection. The phrase “im dunkeln Luftzug” is not only a condensed description of the women’s physical environment; the expression introduces a “darkness” with its own power of motion (“pull”) corresponding to that of the lamp. There are many other passages in Rilke...
Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1983
... is fire. The focal point is a center, usually of an implied sphere, or else the center may itself be a sort of sphere: a heart or an eye. Or the central focus-point may enlarge into a section of a sphere: a vor- tex, a cone, or a pillar. The surrounding, contrasting milieu is gener- ally darkness...
Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 179–195.
Published: 01 June 1976
... archetypal patterns, the image of “slime” which Roethke uses in several poems lends itself well to such a study. In his poem “Slug,” he emphasizes lu- bricity through the repeated sl-sound: When I slip, just slightly, in the dark, I know it isn’t a wet leaf...
Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 1958
... into the black depths of Young Good- man Brown’s soul, paralleled by his journey into the dark under- growth of the forest. When he enters the forest, we are told, “He had taken a dreary road, darkened by all the gloomiest trees of the forest, which barely stood aside to let the narrow path creep...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 41–45.
Published: 01 March 1962
..., a lifetime’s march.” It is this notion that particularly interprets the passages we have at hand. In the rose garden the protagonist is a child (as I read it) ; the scene in “Little Gidding” restores that moment in a different form, across “the dark cold and the empty desolation,” after a life...
Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 1992
...”and The Niger of the “Narcissus”; 258 REVIEWS Woolf’s The Voyage Out and Heart of Darkness, Chopin’s The Awakening and Lord Jim. The doublings are at times inspired. The Voyage Out and Heart of Darkness suddenly appear to share not only...