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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 542–545.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of William Blake comes to the fore as he proposes a poetics of the “antithetical.” In this model contraries that long have structured both attacks on and defenses of poetry — truth versus fiction, instruction versus delight, content versus form, rationality versus feeling, object versus subject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Vadim Shneyder Economies of Feeling: Russian Literature under Nicholas I . By Jillian Porter . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2017 . xi + 198 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 True to its theme, Jillian Porter’s book is a work of great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1978
...RICHARD STRIER HARDY BARBARA. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1977. 142 pp. $10.95. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 REVIEWS The Advantage of Lyric: Essays on Feeling in Poetry. By BARBARAHARDY. Bloomington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 375–376.
Published: 01 December 1956
... of His Thought and Feeling. By WILLIAMROSE. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1956. Pp. vii + 163. $2.90. Taking as his motto Heine’s remark in Die romontische Sckule, “die zwei wichtigsten Verhaltnisse des Menschen, das politische und das religiijse . Professor Rose has. written two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 163–200.
Published: 01 June 2011
... such freedom. To assert some degree of social and political freedom depends on attaining freedom from thoughts and feelings that block free action. Hamlet probes the early modern semantic range of free and its cognates, which could denote sociopolitical status, on the one hand, and aspects of moral character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the temptation to regard all lyric poems as first-person expressions of subjective feeling. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 song ballad revival performance Alfred Lord Tennyson Algernon Charles Swinburne The awarding of a Nobel Prize in Literature to a songwriter-poet raises...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10335688.
Published: 15 March 2023
... and feelings and the external world of actions. jspitzer@ithaca.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 Virginia Woolf scale detail Georg Lukács modernism Scaling the Detail: Wool an Proportions Jennifer Spitzer Abstract Virginia Woolf seems to have agreed with Georg Lukács...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 December 2018
... In , translated by Stump Jordan . San Francisco : Two Lines . Ngai Sianne . 2005 . Ugly Feelings . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Nixon Rob . 2011 . Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Nussbaum Martha...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
... doctrine, that meaning is an emanation of text, came tacitly to shape the theory and composition of profane poetry in the next century. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Thomas More polemic hermeneutics feeling early modern 19 See n. 1 above. 20 The Bible does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 175–181.
Published: 01 June 1944
... that vital poetry must be rooted deeply in the life of mankind; poetry is not the property of cults. Since the poet bases his work on the life common to mankind, it is inevitable that he should emphasize the element of feeling, for feeling is the tie that binds mankind together. The feeling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 44–62.
Published: 01 March 1990
.... Toots’s manner of dealing with the world. The second of these unpleasant ways-resen tment-is the focus of this essay. According to Eric Gans, the notion of resentment posits a self and an other along with the feelings the self bears toward that other.2 These feelings are roused by a “mark...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
... demonstrating “how much more use poetry could make of contemporary ideas and feelings, of the emo- tional quality of contemporary ideas, than one had supposed.”2 Pur- suing the question of Laforgue’s example therefore leads us beyond technical issues in two directions: to how poetry can enter into dia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 1963
... ethical thought and feeling; and ethics involves ideas other than that of happiness (even in the eighteenth century). Some of these are treated here, and some are not. Consequently, one misses several of the deep clashes of cultural significance : clashes between the political anti- theses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 247–264.
Published: 01 September 1981
... of truth: “We have no knowledge, that is, no general princi- ples drawn from the contemplation of particular facts, but what has been built up by pleasure . . . the Man of Science, the Chemist and Mathematician, whatever difficulties and disgusts they may have had to struggle with, know and feel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 27–34.
Published: 01 March 1957
... compensates in intensity for what it lacks in finesse. Intensity of statement is not, certainly, desirable for its own sake; and within particular arbitrary conventions of the drama, such as the soliloquy and the chorus, it is possible to achieve very subtle appraisals of feeling. Nevertheless...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 538–541.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in the first place. Nersessian doesn’t do a lot with this except, again, as a general impression or feeling. She is concerned less with “Michael” as calamity form than with the stones as the particular calamity form to which the poem reduces on her analysis. This heap stands concretely for the poem’s inability...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 415–427.
Published: 01 December 1994
... eighteenth-century reader could tell you. The mysterious stranger had to be intimately related to Roderick; such strong instinctual feelings always signaled consanguinity. Even when separated at birth, parents and children, brothers and sisters knew when they came into each others’ presence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . New York : Columbia University Press . ———. 1998 . “ Introduction, Part One: Actually Existing Cosmopolitanism .” In Cosmopolitics: Thinking and Feeling beyond the Nation , edited by Cheah Pheng Robbins Bruce , 1 – 19 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . ———. 1999...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 131–134.
Published: 01 June 1948
... in a straightforward man- ner? Was he as perpetually cramped and cautious as he appears to be in the “narrative” chapters of his Evangel Harmony? If he feels compelled to elucidate as well as to narrate the events of the Vulgate he is rendering, can we expect him to exhibit those personal qualities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 March 1991
... and so, implicitly, at ethics. The reader of a story in a novel, too, or the viewer of one on stage wishes to include the story in some pattern of plausibility and rightness, a system of what is ultimately justice, as well as to be moved into a heightened feeling, to share as well...