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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1990) 51 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 December 1990
...Lawrence M. Clopper Raabe Pamela. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1990. 196 pp. $30.00. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 REVIEWS Imitating God: The Allegory of Faith in “Piers Plowman” B. By Pamela Raabe. Athens: The University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 383–414.
Published: 01 December 1994
..., Discursive History, and the Auto-Affection of God Eric Rothstein In what does [philosophical activity today] consist, if not in the endeavor to know how and to what extent it might be possible to think differently, instead of legitimating what is already known?-Michel Foucault...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1960) 21 (4): 375–376.
Published: 01 December 1960
.... JOHN ROBERTMOORE Indkna University The Varied God: A Critical Study of Thornson’s “The Seasons.” By PATRICIA MEYERSPACKS. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Publi- cations, English Studies, No. 21, 1959. Pp. ix 3- 190. $4.00. The aim of Mrs. Spacks’s study is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 2012
... , appeared in 2011. A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso . By Barolsky Paul . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2010 . xvi + 147 pp. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso. By Paul...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1947) 8 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 September 1947
..., Difficulties and Hardships I Met for Several Years As also the Deliverances which I have Cause to Give The Glory to God Forever. Foreword by H. M. TOMLINSON.Edited by E. H. W. MEYERSTEIN.New York and London : Oxford University Press, 1946. Pp. xxxviii + 190. $2.50. The seafaring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... enfold the multiple voices of antiquity and the singular voice of the newborn Christ into a narrative about the poet’s own development. In the silencing of the pagan oracles, celebration and lamentation converge. By purging the old gods’ wailing, the poem prepares for the silent purity of the newborn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1986) 47 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 1986
... Renaissance studies in the 1980s fosters a privileging of the evidence for careerism and a discounting of the evidence for emotional, intellectual, and spiritual concerns. CAMILLEWELLS SLIGHTS Saskatoon God’s Plot and Man’s Stories: Studies in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1969) 30 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 1969
...JAMES GINDIN Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 GODS AND FATHERS IN F. SCOTT FITZGERALD’S NOVELS Fitzgerald’s fiction always, in one form or another, reveals a strong element of moral judgment against which the heroes can be seen. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1970) 31 (3): 392–394.
Published: 01 September 1970
... tradition of which most of us have lost the intimate knowledge which Goethe himself still possessed intact. LISELOTTEDIECKMANN Washington Uniuersity The Smile of the Gods: A Thematic Study of Cesare Pauese’s Works. Hy GIAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
... ladder of Creation. The vision of “things invisible to mortal sight” that the poet asks for in the opening invocation is analogized, in the divine council that the book goes on to depict, to the Son's faith in his triumph over death. False analogy leads the fools of the Limbo of Vanity to understand God...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1976) 37 (4): 339–348.
Published: 01 December 1976
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Westminster Abbey and the capitol-like Whitehall—is revisited in Milton’s epic. God expels Adam and Eve from Eden and subsequently washes away the garden during the Flood to prevent it from turning into a temple-and-grove along the lines of Pandaemonium or a capital seat like Charles’s London, in either case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 363–389.
Published: 01 September 2013
... consciousness manifested in aesthetic theory of the time — nostalgia for an irrecoverable past — also expressed itself artistically in forms at once engaged with and detached from history, notably stylistic simulacra of the past and, in poetry, failed or ironized revivals of the classical gods. This essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... creative God or passive scribe must be replaced by a focus on the middle ranges of literary agency, which in turn requires theoretical elaboration. Premodern tropes of authorial activity, such as the metaphor of authorship as textile labor, gain a much fuller range of complexity and nuance when they are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1966) 27 (4): 388–401.
Published: 01 December 1966
... the climax of the poem has been considered Man’s fall in Book IX, when Eve disobeys and Adam out of love settles his fate, and ours. It has been urged that the thesis is the assertion of eternal providence, which, when fully understood, will justify the ways of God and will show the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1961) 22 (4): 377–389.
Published: 01 December 1961
... establish. This seems to have been the process only of Milton; the moral of other poems is incidental and consequent ; in Mil- ton’s only it is essential and intrinsic. His purpose was the most useful and the most arduous; “to vindicate the ways of God to man;” to show the reasonable- ness of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1975) 36 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 March 1975
... draw from Nicholas of Cusa and Heraclitus. For Nicholas in De wisione Dei, God is a “coincidentia con- tradictoria”: For Thou art there where speech, sight, hearing, taste, touch, rea- son, knowledge, and understanding are the same, and where seeing is one with being seen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1966) 27 (4): 371–387.
Published: 01 December 1966
... unusual prayer which asks for God’s night: There is in Gd (some say) A deep, but dazling darkness; As men here Say it is late and dusky, because they See not all clear; 0 for that night! where I in him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 559–600.
Published: 01 December 1941
... be remembered, the Israelites, being disgusted with the corrupt judges who ruled them, ask Samuel for a king; and God, through Samuel, warns them that a king will commit many oppressive acts (which are men- tioned in detail), and that the Israelites will then cry out to God, but in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1951) 12 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 1951
... seemed, no limits either of extent or duration. How could any kind of order be postulated in the great void? In what sense do time and space exist? Even more press- ing was the problem of God, which was that of plan and purpose. Could our universe be aimless as well as endless? If a great...