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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 374–376.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter Coviello Interior States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States .By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. x + 366 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., and contemporary Ameri- can poetry. doi 10.1215/00267929-2008-017 Banta Review 563 Beautiful Democracy: Aesthetics and Anarchy in a Global Era. By Russ Castronovo. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xiii + 287 pp. Beautiful Democracy mounts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Russ Castronovo Haya Patterson Anita. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. x + 257 pp. $49.95. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Castronovo I Review 123 From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics ofprotest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 June 1942
... is suggestive and well chosen. GEORGEF. REYNOLDS University of Colorado Shakespeare and Democracy. By ALWINTIIALER. Knoxville, Ten- nessee: The University of Tennessee Press, 1941. Pp. xi + 312. $2.50. Both the title and the advertising circular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 487–502.
Published: 01 September 1941
...Brents Stirling Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 ANTI-DEMOCRACY IN SHAKESPEARE : A RE-SURVEY By BRENTSSTIRLING It is well known that the political theme in Shakespeare lays systematic stress upon hierarchy and social discip1ine.l...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Rorty has proposed? Or if (as it seems) literature is not distinguished as such from nonsecular discourse, then does the study of literature fit Rorty's argument about the need for a nonfoundational, nonauthoritative discourse in a secular democracy? This essay pursues these questions through the work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Vincenzo Cuoco's novel Plato in Italy in the local context of the transformation of the publishing industry in Italy and in the European context of Bonapartism. Fiction acquires here a special kind of value: that of reimagining a radical democracy betrayed by Napoleonic restoration. Roberto M...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060495.
Published: 12 February 2024
... one (of who can participate in the life of the collective) that had particular salience in the era of emergent mass politics. anastasia.eccles@yale.edu Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 character democracy Jane Austen Walter Scott Charlotte Smith On the Origins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Thomas .” American Sociologist 39 , no. 4 : 217 – 58 . Addams Jane . 1896 . “ A Belated Industry .” American Journal of Sociology 1 , no. 5 : 536 – 50 . ———. 1902 . Democracy and Social Ethics . New York : Macmillan . ———. 1909 . The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 June 1942
... upon the subject. Professor Thaler renders valuable service in giving us all of Whitman’s dicta upon the relevance of the older or “feudal” literature to the new American democracy, and, in doing this, he dissipates the conception of a Whitman unqualifiedly hostile to an anti-democratic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 477–478.
Published: 01 September 1942
... in- stability nor lack of clarity in Erasmus. It is rather that each of these factions endeavors to partake to some extent of the reason- ableness for which Erasmus stands. When Hudson, in the tradition of the translators of Erasmus, enlists him as a supporter of the spirit of democracy, he rests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 1943
... (cf. Life and Letters, 11, 292) tended to minimize Whitman’s signifi- cance as a poet of democracy. That Burroughs clearly saw the issue is, however, evident from the above and subsequent quotations in this essay. 74 A National Literature Accordingly he differed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1945
... and to the world. He also clears up the misunderstanding through which Tocqueville has appeared to some as an enemy of democracy, and the selections aptly con- firm his view. As a friend of human liberty and dignity, Tocque- ville surely deserves a place beside Paine and Jefferson. His quiet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 79–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... suggests that the figure for an ideal democracy is synecdoche, in which each part has the capacity to stand for or represent the whole. Brook Thomas teaches American literature and culture at the University of California, Irvine. He is author of Crxxs-hhm~ionsofLaw d Literature and l%eNeu...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., see Beramendi and Núñez Seixas 1996: 240 – 48, esp. 246 – 47. Its goals included self-­ determination, self-­government, anticolonialism, popular democracy, and mobiliza- tion of the agrarian working class on behalf of galeguismo. 544 MLQ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 June 1996
... and cosmopolitan Saxon democracy, aim to maintain its influence over America by preventing the spirit of democracy from taking root and flour- ishing in its overseas colonies? Is it not more and more obvious that Spain should strengthen its intellectual and material ties...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 386–404.
Published: 01 December 1978
... in The Life to “Joseph Conrad: .A Note” (1920), ‘4brnger Haroest (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1936), p, 139. * Aspects ofthe ouel (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927), p. 183. 3 “Anonymity: An Enquiry” (1925), Two Cheers for Democracy (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1951), p. 83. .I Coleridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 2024
...: the turn to liberal democracy. In The Fate of Progress in British Romanticism Mark Canuel examines how the age’s authors contended with this historical juncture and the Enlightenment inference that it heralded human “progress.” Putting the term in scare quotes, I gesture toward the ill repute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 340–343.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of the representational system is rotten, says this 1805 Boston poem, “Democracy Unveiled,” and the name for that necrosis is the author of US democracy. It is not a great poem, but it is effective. The choppy tetrameter works; the bilabial repetition of men and manufacture conveys its point with disdain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 431–434.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... Hipsky I Review 433 Which is not to say that reading, hearing, and seeing stories under Western capitalist democracies has been all peaches and cream. The mod- ernist hegemony of absolute aestheticism, argues Kroeber, has debarred the moral...