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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 1971
... us for an instant into Coleridge’s presence-as a poet, as an active intelligence, as a husband, as a lover, as a man. GEORGEWHALLEY Qu een ’s U n iuers i i y Kingston, Ontario Existential Thought and Fictional Technique...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 66–77.
Published: 01 March 1974
... at Sermons: A Christian Existential World.Albany: State University of New York Press, 1972. x + 319 pp. $10.00. JAMES GRAY.Johnson’s Sermons: A Study. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. x + 263 pp. €4.25; $13.75. 66 WALTER J. ONG, S.J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 283–291.
Published: 01 September 1961
... lies of society, and clinging to every last shred of a spurious and rapidly vanishing “respectability.” “Thus,” explains Sartre, “existentialism’s first move is to make every man aware of what he is and to make the full responsibility of his exist- ence rest on him.”3 A situation more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2013
... , no. 4 : 535 – 38 . Barrett William . 1958 . Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy . New York : Anchor Doubleday . Brodie Fawn . 1965 . “ Who Defends an Abolitionist? ” In The Antislavery Vanguard: New Essays on the Abolitionists , edited by Duberman Martin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 153–166.
Published: 01 June 1956
... and frenzied attempts to find some justification, some meaning for his existence; the goal in each case is what is described in existential philosophy as authentic existence. Both heroes are impelled in the same direction; the one, despite his frantic drive, is irremediably closed off from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 349–350.
Published: 01 December 1957
... Univcrsity of California, Berkeley Rilke. By OTTOFRIEDRICH BOLLNOW. Zweite, erweiterte Auflage. Stuttgart : W. Kohlhammer Verlag, 1956. Pp. 352. DM 18 An apposite subtitle for this Rilke study might have been a paraphrasing from Otto Bollnow’s other works: the overcoming of existential...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 350–351.
Published: 01 December 1957
... of California, Berkeley Rilke. By OTTOFRIEDRICH BOLLNOW. Zweite, erweiterte Auflage. Stuttgart : W. Kohlhammer Verlag, 1956. Pp. 352. DM 18 An apposite subtitle for this Rilke study might have been a paraphrasing from Otto Bollnow’s other works: the overcoming of existential unrest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 March 1941
... DAVID University of Washington German Dramatists of the 19th Century. By F. W. KAUFMANN. Los Angeles: Lymanhouse, 1940. Pp. vi + 215. $3.50. Since the breakdown of Hegelian philosophy and the rejection of idealistic speculation, existential philosophy, most intimately asso...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 67–73.
Published: 01 March 1954
... (which is, in part, a corollary to the Baroque element), and attempted to interpret him in terms of the philosophy of Existentialism. These aspects of criticism, to which we here limit ourselves, reflect in large measure the trends of those decades and carry over into the present, either...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 379–380.
Published: 01 December 1955
... and Bergsonian influences, appears greater than Gide. Simone de Beauvoir, whom the author studies along with Merleau-Ponty and Sartre as one of the three best French theorists of atheistic existentialism, shares one chapter with Albert Camus. Her main preoccupation is moral rather than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the goodness that Abraham Lincoln did lives after him” (133) — “Pigeon Feathers” advertises Updike’s well- ­known adoption, then still recent, of the Christian existentialism of Søren Kierkegaard (1813 – 53) and the neo-­orthodox theology of Karl Barth (1886 – 1968). But one can hardly fail to notice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 73–87.
Published: 01 March 1980
..., in which these authors abound, is a serious matter, and as such is another aspect of their complex dialectics.8 Metadrama Zs the correlative of the existential consciousness as that consciousness is perceived by Kierke- gaard and Auden. 7 Trans. David I;. Swenson and Walter Lmwyrie (Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 283–284.
Published: 01 September 1960
...-personal problems or the “existential situation” of the Expressionists. The two essential and contradictory aims of expressionism, “a revolution of poetic form and vision, and a reformation of human life” (p. 227), predispose a natural division into two parts: “The New Form” and “The New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 525–527.
Published: 01 December 1999
... and future” (1); it offered a “possibilityof happiness” (5) unavailable within the intellectual and existential frameworks (or “narratives”) that the eighteenth century had inherited from the seventeenth century. Kavanagh’s project is to demonstrate the existence and the widely shared character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
... of Wilhelm Dilthey and their repercussions in Croce, Collingwood, Ortega y Gasset, and Gadamer. Following Fredric Jameson, Longenbach calls this alternate approach “existential historicism” (p. 13), in which the impos- sibility of pure knowledge of the past becomes not an obstacle but a precon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
... Fredric Jameson, Longenbach calls this alternate approach “existential historicism” (p. 13), in which the impos- sibility of pure knowledge of the past becomes not an obstacle but a precon- dition for understanding to take place. In this view, historicity manifests itself through the contact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 16–39.
Published: 01 March 1965
... hardly occur to ask the same question regarding London, Rome, Madrid, or Chicago, eagerly interrogate their Parisian acquaint- ances: “What has replaced Existentialism? Who is succeeding Sartre as the master of philosophical subtlety, or Bachelard as the explorer of elemental dreams, or Char...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 189–205.
Published: 01 June 1971
... the heyday of existentialism in which Sartre was pictured as the Paul Bourget of his time.’ Sartre seems as far re- moved from the austere Cartesian poet as from the novelist who repre- sented bourgeois opinion in the nineties-and to be sure he is. My in- tention is not to conjure up an illusion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
...- elation of existential truth about the self and the world is the climax of the plot. By this process, the quest romance is internalized. 19  The “tradition” of using heraldic devices on sledges was invented by Sir Cle- ments Markham, one of the masterminds of the Edwardian polar exploration myth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 September 1968
... totally different philosophies: social determinism and existentialism. Social determinism, which views human conduct as a product of en- vironment, seems to have had a certain influence on him, as indicated by the following statement, which he made during an interview: Para poder...