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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 432–434.
Published: 01 December 1974
..., Massachuset 1s Marcel Proust und the Creative Encounter. 13y GEORGESTAMBOLIAN. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1972. x + 252 pp. Sj;12.00. 7-71 he voluminous critical literature which has by now become the indispen- sable complement to Marcel Proust’s great novel can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1973) 34 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 September 1973
... California State University, Hayward Wordsworth and the Poetry of Encounter. By FREDERICKGARBER. Urbana, Chicago, London: University of Illinois Press, 197 1. xii + 195 pp. $7.95. Frederick Garber uses the term encounter to characterize a “confrontation” between a self and an object that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-racial encounters with an Islamic diaspora. By restoring West Africa as a contact zone within overlapping nineteenth-century Black Atlantic and Islamic diasporic histories, this essay traces a complex, ambivalent “islamicism” (or specific Islamic orientalism) within early pan-African or “back-to-Africa...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that what might seem conceptual separations (romance/realism or realism/modernism) were complicated by the terms of the colonial cultural and literary relationship itself — by the encounter between forms codified in Europe and the incomplete colonial project. Colonized writers needed an aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Peter Höyng In Beethoven’s last symphony one encounters a prototype in which music serves as a powerful catalyst for literature. It is his music that transported Schiller’s poem “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”) beyond its temporal, linguistic, and geographic origin. If one dubs this phenomenon “world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Peter Murphy Abstract In the late 1790s Wordsworth and Coleridge conduct a common storytelling experiment: to see if stories can tell their own meaning, without explanations or morals attached. The resulting stories are, fundamentally, rewrites of the stories of sentimental encounter so common in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Gerard Passannante Abstract Looking at a variety of cases from the early modern period—from debates around astrology to the essays of Michel de Montaigne to the poetry and prose of John Donne and the philosophical fictions of Margaret Cavendish—this essay explores the encounter with materialist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... causal linkages between human and nonhuman across time, while remaining within the bounds of literary realism. David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas is read as a contemporary historical novel adequate to this task. The character Sonmi-451’s encounter with a natural landscape ravaged by human industry encapsulates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for desire and action, sin indicates the subject’s splitting by the norms that organize it. Piers Plowman , which explores the medieval split subject through formal experimentation, repeatedly encounters the demands of political, ethical, economic, and spiritual life and repeatedly problematizes all...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 2. Illustration of the evolution of the embryo of the bird, from the cicatricula (the point in the yolk of an egg from which the embryo is formed) to the appearance of the vertebral nuclei. Plate 68 of Owen 1840 . Emerson could have encountered this volume on his tours of the Museum of More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
... vector of affect that increases or diminishes in power with each encounter” with another human subject (59). Instead of transformation, there are intensification, diminishment, affective extrusion in one direction rather than another. Novels in the Time of Democratic Writing decisively redirects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 333–368.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Encounter , the CCF’s Anglo-American magazine, frequently portrayed themselves as detached intellectuals and defenders of aesthetic experimentation, certainly not as advocates of free market capitalism, which could be hostile to intellectuals. The controversial House Un-American Activities Committee...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1973) 34 (3): 335–337.
Published: 01 September 1973
... and the Poetry of Encounter. By FREDERICKGARBER. Urbana, Chicago, London: University of Illinois Press, 197 1. xii + 195 pp. $7.95. Frederick Garber uses the term encounter to characterize a “confrontation” between a self and an object that “need not imply antipathy but “always points...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1960) 21 (4): 377–379.
Published: 01 December 1960
... twentieth-century favor in the encounter. He was a novelist of ex- ternals, of groups and classes of persons; the real tensions in his fiction came from the degree of conflict possible in encounters of fairly obvious thematic divisions of character, class, society, taste, and loyalty. But, as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2003) 64 (3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Republic’s response to the New World, argues Benjamin Schmidt, began with a certain skepticism to that world’s apparent newness; Golden Age preachers and pamphleteers saw Europe’s arrival in America less as a dis- covery of barbarism than as an encounter between civilizations. Such skep- ticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 252.
Published: 01 June 1949
... Bayerschmidt that a summary of lines omitted should be given between episodes, but this is a matter which the editor felt was obviated by the list of chapter headings of early scribes (given on pages xlii-xliv of the Introduction). Indeed, it is a rare delight to encounter a text which has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 361.
Published: 01 September 1951
..., Toronto: Oxford University Press, Home University Library of Modern Knowledge, 185, 1949. Pp. xii + 185. $2.00. This book is one of the very best yet encountered for stirring up an insistent desire to read Chaucer. It possesses so many excellencies that a reviewer yearns for more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1980) 41 (2): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 1980
.... Particularly in Le Temps retrouvk, we encounter Proust’s overt assertion of the process by which-in Georges Piroue’s phrase-reality is spiritualized through the action of the imagination (the birth of the spirit into temporal reality, the critic suggests, is abortive, but born as art’s temporal form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1960) 21 (4): 376–377.
Published: 01 December 1960
... Bennett ran up against a formidable barrier to critical estima- tion in the 1920’s of Mrs. Woolf and James Joyce, and his name lost much of its early twentieth-century favor in the encounter. He was a novelist of ex- ternals, of groups and classes of persons; the real tensions in his fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1949) 10 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 March 1949
... (Switzerland) : A. Fraricke Ag. Verlag, 1917. Pp. 83. s.fr. 6.80. A major portion of the difficulties encountered by instructors in teaching foreign or classical languages results (in spite of the best of intentions to avoid technical terminology) from the necessity of em- ploying the...