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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 467–469.
Published: 01 December 1994
... MLQ I December 1994 In his antihistorical intellectual history, Stoekl gives responsible, con- scientious, well-informed, and extremely useful accounts of the argu- ments-or some of them-of Sartre (in three chapters), Foucault, and Derrida, as well as Durkheim, the 1930s communist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
...) perspective reconstitutes the elite work of art as a “survival” of non-Western or primitive cult values. The tradition of anthropolog- ical economics that runs from Durkheim to Mauss and Bataille echoes, in another key, the understanding of art as cult object and provides a model of social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 408–409.
Published: 01 December 1961
... treatises even before them, credit for the first basic survey usually goes to the much over- praised essay of Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl, “Die Volkskunde als Wissenschaft” (1858). Riehl’s sociological approach to folklore is later overshadowed by the work of the Durkheim school, and sociological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1942
... of Durkheim, as forerunner also, as Claparcde has shown (p. 250), of modern psycho-pedagog. By letting the documents speak for themselves Professor Schrnz has well shown in Rousseau “un fCcond remueur d’idCes JEAN DAVID University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 393–421.
Published: 01 December 1986
... of performance on the collective body brings to mind the French sociologist Emile Durkheim’s con- MARC MANGANARO 40 1 cept of group thinking among “primitives.” Eliot had read Les Forrnes tltmentaires de la vie religteuse (1912) by 1913, reviewed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 530–533.
Published: 01 December 2015
... postmodernist) is represented by a micronarrative from The Story of the Eye (1928), by Inner Experience (1943), and by “The Psychological Structure of Fascism” (1933–34), with Bataille’s demonstration of the power of heterogeneity supported by the inquiries of Émile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss into a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 409–411.
Published: 01 December 1961
... much over- praised essay of Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl, “Die Volkskunde als Wissenschaft” (1858). Riehl’s sociological approach to folklore is later overshadowed by the work of the Durkheim school, and sociological emphasis still strongly marks the monumental work of Arnold van Gennep...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 September 1942
... statism rather than on theocracy. The thought which Professor Schinz had in one of his first works: Rousseau, a Forerunner of Pragmatism, often recurs in the book and gives occasion to pay a discreet homage to Rousseau as forerunner of the sociological school of Durkheim, as forerunner...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 521–525.
Published: 01 December 1999
... debate-most polem- ical, some personal, and, deliberately, few doctrinal. Without invoking much current theory besides a brief reference to Geertz, Mary Douglas, and Durkheim, Guibbory prefers to approach worship anthropologically: as the nexus and picture of competing views of the human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1988
... dialectic between limitless desire and a suicidal destiny to Durkheim’s analysis of anomie or treat the signifi- cant relation between this dialectic and socioeconomic processes prominent in a capitalistic system. Instead he tends to fall prey to standard criticisms of the ahistor-ical and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 441–469.
Published: 01 December 2002
... fundamental division between religious and secular thought. Emile Durkheim defined religion as the mode in which indi- viduals experience their relation to the collective; if he was right, social thinking will find it hard to avoid religious implications.11 Analogies between historical imagination and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 1993
... indispensable to the canon of liberalism? How well is Tocqueville compatible with John Stuart Mill? Have Edward Shils and Stephen Holmes anything in common? These are some of the real ideological questions of the iggos, when we are all inhabitants of a debating space outlined by Weber and Durkheim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 367–398.
Published: 01 December 1997
... misreading. In sociological discourse the charge of determinism usu- ally goes by the name “functionalism,” as exemplified in Durkheim or Parsons. I avoid rehearsing these debates in narrowly disciplinary terms, for the sake of an audience presumed to consist largely of those in the humanities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 239–245.
Published: 01 September 1960
.... It was an orientation, a frame of mind, a literary sensitivity. It did not pro- fess to be scientific, but poetic. Nor was its awareness of the group startlingly new. Durkheim, Le Bon, and Tarde, three of the most prominent sociologists, had already written in considerable detail about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 239–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
... nationhood through participation. In the essay he first presented at Emile Durkheim’s conference in 1904, Lanson emphasizes that literature is above all a social phenome- non that responds to a collective consciousness: “The essential, funda- mental character of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 227–247.
Published: 01 September 1989
... THACkXRA Y tive, I would also like to express my agreement with an observation Emile Durkheim made in 1901-that “whenever a social phenome- non is directly explained by a psychological phenomenon, we may be sure that the explanation is false.” In citing this passage, Fredric Jameson reminds us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 December 1947
... Beams Which enter and rcvive mine eyes, Which beautify and quicken all the earth, Do service unto me, As if no Man were created but I alone. - 44 E. Durkheim, “Le Contrat Social de Rousseau,” Revue de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1963
.... (Paris, 1947). This is how Lalande defines moral- ity: “Ensemble de rcgles de conduite admises A une dpoque ou par un groupe d‘hommes.” He also introduces the following quotation from Durkheim : “Chaque peuple a sa morale, qui est d6terminke par les conditions dans lesquelles il vit. On ne peut...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2002
... imagines in nature, the text clearly shows that solitude and autonomy are the absolute and unbreachable barriers to the beast’s evolution. An interpretive strain beginning with Emile Durkheim holds that the absence of evolution beyond or of a transition out of the state of nature serves as a “conclu...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2009