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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 440–447.
Published: 01 December 1948
...Thomas A. Perry EMERSON, THE HISTORICAL FRAME, AND SHAKESPEARE By THOMASA. PERRY Emerson is most familiar as a “romantic” critic, that is, as an ex- ponent of the intuitive approach to the literary artist. The evidence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1987
... Atlantic Double-Cross: American Literature and Bn‘tish InJZuence in the Age of Emerson. By ROBERTWEISBUCH. Chicago and London: University of Chi- cago Press, 1986. xxiii + 334 pp. $29.25. The long, shrill argument between the United States and England- “that damnable place...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 655–656.
Published: 01 December 1941
...E. H. Eby F. O. Matthiessen. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941. Pp. xxiv + 678. $5.00. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 E. H. Eby 655 American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Russ Castronovo Castronovo I Review 123 From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics ofprotest. By Anita Haya Patterson. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. x + 257 pp. $49.95. Many different “Emersons” circulate through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 445–469.
Published: 01 December 1998
... on a book about poetry by nineteenth-century American women . “Question of Monuments”: Emerson, Dickinson, and American Renaissance Portraiture Mary Loeffelholz It is ladies’ statues, not reputations, which suffer,-gentlemen’s pictures, not characters, which are called into question...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 30–44.
Published: 01 March 1974
...Christopher W. Sten Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 BARTLEBY THE TRANSCENDENTALIST MELVILLE’S DEAD LETTER TO EMERSON By CHRISTOPHERW. STEN In his essay “The Transcendentalist” (1843), Emerson remarked that he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Aesthetic Specialists and Public Intellectuals: Ruskin, Emerson, and Contemporary Professionalism Günter Leypoldt n his discussion of Robert Southey’s Sir Thomas More in the Edinburgh IReview of 1830, Thomas Babington Macaulay takes issue with what he considers an unfounded criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 1976
...Lawrence Willson Hyatt H. Waggoner. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975. xiii + 211 pp. $11.50. Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 LAWRENCE WILLSON 99 Emerson as Poet. By HYATTH. WAGGONER.Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 601–605.
Published: 01 December 1965
...R. W. B. Lewis Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE EMERSON CAUSE‘ By R. W. B. LEWIS “Emerson,” writes Jonathan Bishop at the start of his excellent study, “is still our good old cause,” and the head and fount of what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 1968
... City of the West: Emerson, America, and Urban Metaphor. By MICHAEL H. COWAN.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Publi- cations in American Studies, No. IS, 1967. xiv + 284 pp. $6.50; 48s. Michael Cowan’s book falls into a standard academic genre, the thematic study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1959
...Lionel Braham Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1959 EMERSON AND BOEHME A COMPARATIVE STUDY IN MYSTICAL IDEAS By LIONELBRAHAM Ralph Waldo Emerson’s published attitude toward the strain of mysticism represented by Jacob...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 173.
Published: 01 June 1955
... their objects in the Popish Plot agitation. And it was not their theories but their practical politics and the help of the Tories which made the Revolution of 1688 a success. ALLENR. BENHAM University of Washington Emerson and Greenough...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Harry H. Burns Kenneth Walter Cameron. Raleigh, N. C.: The Thistle Press, 1941. pp. 144. $3.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 James Gordon Emerson 325 tive factors. Yet, as antecedent probability, they could have pro...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 September 1942
... at Los Angetes Emerson’s Montaigne. By CHARLESLOWELL YOUNG.New York : The Macmillan Co., 1941. Pp. 236. $2.50. Although this study cannot be said to throw new light upon either Emerson or Montaigne-since Professor Young’s exposition of their thought is that generally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 157–172.
Published: 01 June 1974
...Brian M. Barbour Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 We tto not go to hear what Emerson says so much as to hear Emerson.’ EMERSON’S “POETIC” PROSE By BRIANM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jason de Stefano Abstract This essay shows how Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ideas of mental and artistic creativity emerged from debates about the creation of living form. Emerson came to believe that “creating nature” and “creative intellect” manifested the same “creative force,” a belief instilled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 150–159.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Bernard J. Paris Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 EMERSON’S “B ACCH U S ” By BERNARDJ. PARIS Emerson’s “Bacchus” is usually spoken of with a mixture of respect and reservation; although the poem seems full of spontaneity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Floyd Stovall Edmund G. Berry. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961. Pp. ix + 337, $6.00. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 Floyd Stovall 185 Emerson’s Plutarch. By EDMUNDG. BERRY. Cambridge : Harvard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 June 1942
...James Gordon Emerson Bower Aly. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. Pp. x + 226. $2.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Curtis C. D.Vail 323 sympathy with, and understanding for, the characters. He points out how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 June 1941
...A. Emerson Creore 336 The IXorks of Gwillaume De Sallustc Sieur Du Bartas, Vol. 111. Edited by U. T. HOLMES,JR., C. LYONS,and R. W. LINKER. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1940. Pp. 576. For a number of years students of the late Renaissance...