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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 1941
...Edmund E. Miller Studies by Richard Samuel and R. Hinton Thomas. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., 1939. Frontispiece, pp. viii + 203. 10s., 6d. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 136 Reviews Expressionism in German Life, Literature and the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 283–284.
Published: 01 September 1960
... Litcra- ture. By WALTERH. SOKEL.Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1959. Pp. vi + 251. $5.00. To assert that this is the best study of literary expressionism to appear in the last thirty-four years does not seem to be so very bold if one considers that only half a dozen such...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1965) 26 (1): 62–92.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Adolf D. Klarmann Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 EXPRESSIONISM IN GERMAN LITERATURE A RETROSPECT OF A HALF CENTURY By ADOLF D. KLARMANN On May 8, 1960, the Schiller-Nationalmuseum in Marbach opened an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 569–570.
Published: 01 December 1940
... esamines the works of contemporary Ger- man authors who have dealt with the Reich idea. Historically, the concept of the Reich, in one form or another, has been represented in German literature since the time of Herzog Ernst-except during the periods of Naturalism and Expressionism (p. 10...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1967) 28 (4): 510–511.
Published: 01 December 1967
... untrammeled individualism. The last fifteen pages deal with Sternheim’s attitude toward Expressionism. Sternheim has real admiration only for Benn. In commenting on Stern- heim’s expressionistic tendencies, Wendler emphasizes the philosophical aspect of Expressionism with its epistemological and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 566–569.
Published: 01 December 1940
...). Carossa appears between L. Frank and Doblin in the “Novel of Expressionism.” Werfel’s poems and novels are dis- cussed in the “Drama of Expressionism” and the phase, common- Iv called “die neue Sachlichlteit,” receives only cursory treatment at <he close of the chapters on expressionism. To...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1950
... would have been interesting to pursue this thought through early expressionism, especially in Werfel’s Die Mittagsgiittin and Spiegelmmch. While on the point of expressionism, it should be men- tioned that Oberholzer’s analysis of Jaokobs Traunr stops short of establishing the connecting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1951) 12 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1951
... painting-impressionism, cubism, expressionism, post-expressionism. To carry out the practical nature of his study Granell adds an appendix in which carefully chosen passages from the three periods serve as illustrative material. He also lists problems for further study, one of which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1950) 11 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 1950
... Miinnlichen gegeniiber der Frau.” It would have been interesting to pursue this thought through early expressionism, especially in Werfel’s Die Mittagsgiittin and Spiegelmmch. While on the point of expressionism, it should be men- tioned that Oberholzer’s analysis of Jaokobs Traunr stops short of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1948
... of the chapter heading, share in their work with Thomas Mann the elements of “irony and reso- lution.” The essay then progresses by wa of a discourse on expressionism, its causes, contents, and form (pp. 59-91) to its best chapter, “Recol- lections and Recovery,” which achieves-for its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... established a foundation in such twentieth-century art movements as cubism, Jugendstil , expressionism, surrealism, fauvism, futurism, and abstract expressionism. Works of literature evoke one another in Sherry’s account, or they reference actual history, but they seldom consort with works from the other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1958) 19 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 March 1958
... position in capitalistic society be examined. In relating Brecht to expressionism, the author points out those features in Brecht’s early dramas which separate him from that movement : concreteness, an already apparent disillusioning process, sharp characterization, and a rejection of any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 284–285.
Published: 01 September 1960
... Sturm circle make the single word (in Benn’s case a noun like “Ithaca,” for example), and the universe of associations buried in its sound effects and mul- tiple meanings, the basic unit of their “magic.” (p. 92) Referring to the contemporaneity of the genesis of expressionism and exis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1964) 25 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 1964
... degree, but this expressionism grows out of a complex heritage; it knows what it wants to express and does so.1 This, I take it, is precisely the kind of warning that D. W. Robertson is sounding in the opening chapter of his Preface to Chaucer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 121–132.
Published: 01 March 1993
... the “tranquillizedfifties,” as Robert Lowell called them, primarily the era of cold war, McCarthyism, and “the bomb”? Or was it the age of Guy DeBord and his situationist aesthetic? Or of the Beats? Or of the beginnings of German neo-expressionism? Or of the British New Lim poets? Or of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 September 1948
..., Holderlin, Novalis, Tieck, Heine, Morike, Scheffel, Nietzsche, Arno Holz, Rilke, Georg Trakl, and the poets of Expressionism, and as a Harvey F?? Hewett-Thayer 381 kind of epilogue of contemporary contrast, he casts a glance at the “marmorne Harte” of Stefan George...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1966) 27 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 1966
... distinctly masculine he was. In his treatment of Sons and Lovers, Daleski concerns himself mostly with the psychological aspects: here the division of Lawrence is established. As in so much exclusively conceptual criticism, the expressional side of the novel is almost entirely neglected: one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1959) 20 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 June 1959
... Literature. Third edition, revised and enlarged by Edna Purdie, with the assistance of W. I. Lucas and M. O’C. Walshe. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd., 1959. Pp. mi 4- 300. 30s. Sokel, Walter H. The Writer in Extremis: Expressionism in Twentieth-Cen- tury...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1968) 29 (3): 373–375.
Published: 01 September 1968
... and forces Boulby into digressions-n romanticism, expressionism, psychiatry, or neo-orientalism-that are neither original nor, often, germane. Repeatedly, the reader senses that Boulby is straining against the strictures of chronology toward something more like the sys- tematic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1986) 47 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 March 1986
... painfully tactful Musil, came to Helvetia with the haughty attitude of a conquering Caesar. Although Expressionism had long since passed its zenith, he still considered himself the literary guru of his time. Skillfully exploiting his lingering reputation among some of his hosts, while in private...