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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1948
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 168–174.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Albert B. Smith Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 GAUTIER’S MADEMOISELLE DE MAUPIN THE QUEST FOR HAPPINESS By ALBERTB. SMITH Attempts to achieve...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
...John Bowen Hamilton Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 RESTORATION OF “THE HAPPY WARRIOR” By JOHN BOWENHAMILTON Evidence has long been available, but hitherto overlooked, which may help restore an important poem by Wordsworth from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
... way in happiness” (ll. 524–25). Far from standing alone, Armytage’s statement flows immediately from his repeated identification of a kind of “meditation” (l. 524). Contrary to Wordsworth’s later disclaimers, he learned much about this activity of meditative mind from Kant’s theories of the sublime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Portlandia , which premiered in 2011, avoids the future-oriented “inevitability effect” of the fin de siècle utopias by returning to an earlier moment in the utopian genre: the satirizing of a society somewhere on Earth. Portlandia presents a lightly fictionalized version of Portland, Oregon, as a happy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 441–472.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” epitomes of the fin de siècle in fact circulated freely across the Channel, reaching more than the happy few. colton.valentine@yale.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Joris-Karl Huysmans Pierre Louÿs decadence translation In our era of rhizomatic antiperiodization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 1963
... of examining a number of themes and coijrdinating them, in the fashion of Paul Hazard and Ernst Cassirer. He has chosen instead to view and to organize the entire century around what he takes to be its central, overwhelming preoccupation, both in thought and in life- the quest for happiness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 199–207.
Published: 01 June 1948
..., and happiness consists in their fulfillment. At the second level of human characteristics stand three general prin- ciples: self-love, benevolence, and submission to the will of God. Their function is so to organize and systematize the particular pas- sions that man may live in conformity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 369–375.
Published: 01 December 1975
..., eti. M. Mack, rev., enlarged ed. (Hamden. Conn., 1968). pp. 34,3-G . Foi. ;in exliartstiir siii.vcy of thcsc inatei.ials. see llareii-Sofie R@st\rig. The Happy Man: Studies in the iZ1etaniorl)tioses ($0 Classical Ideal, 1600-1760, re ed., 2 vols. (Oslo, 1962. 19.58). 'l'hc 'Iickenh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 1970
... omitted to do well. God grant you his Holy Spirit, and receive you to everlasting happiness, for Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen. Lord Jesus receive your spirit. Amen. I am, dear, dear mother, Your dutiful son. . . .4 * h3. G. Irwin, “Dr. Johnson’s Troubled h’lind,” LQP, 13...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 269–282.
Published: 01 September 1961
... to accept Rous- seau’s system itself, he admires its brilliance and is willing to concede the validity of two of its main premises : that the primitive state may have been a happy one and that the arts and sciences have always constituted a threat to human happiness. He maintains, nevertheless...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 64–77.
Published: 01 March 1970
... consideration of the dramatic conception and style that served to reinforce the dramatists’ views. At the one extreme we find a group of plays that do little but point out the common human inclination to find happiness in daydreams. To express their dissatisfaction with daily routine and a drab...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Town She went upon the painted shore And there she walks for ever more Happy quite Beaming bright In a happy happy light All alone. The double happy takes us back to another poem about watching art, “Ode on a Grecian Urn.” Here is the third stanza: Ah, happy, happy boughs! that cannot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 36–41.
Published: 01 March 1954
... “the standard of St. George was hoisted upon the mountains of Rasselas,” Justin McCarthy went out of his way to declare: “The idea that Johnson actually had in his mind the very Abyssinia of geography and history, when he described his Happy Valley, was in itself trying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 115–135.
Published: 01 June 1983
...’ rest from perturbation and the strength I now enjoy” (p. 106). He then confides to Hayley that the immediate occasion of this happy liberation was his visit to the Truchsessian Gal- lery on the preceding day. What can we make of this association of experiences? Although Blake pinpoints...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 142–157.
Published: 01 June 1960
... country? Since all of these evils came as a result of a single adversity-change of place-the philosophers evolved a con- solatory doctrine to suit this adversity, and hence all the evils which accompany it : “Man is a citizen of the world, and the wise man can be happy anywhere...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 292–309.
Published: 01 September 1951
... is important to Wollaston’s scheme, for he makes human happiness consist in the amount of true pleasure, a counting-house procedure which was later ridiculed by Bolingbroke as weighing “happiness and misery even to grains and scruple In Franklin, the weighing process is not needed, for by setting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 March 1977
..., or hers, because she walks too quickly for the injured foot, or both their pulses, because they can hardly wait to be reunited, is less important than the fact of excitement, happy in anticipation, but also anxious because there is no certainty yet that she will be saved...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 263–273.
Published: 01 September 1968
.... (243-48) Like Boethius, he has been ravished of his happiness by an unexpected stroke of Fortune, a stroke which is baffling to him in its apparent senselessness. Before Boethius begins to talk with Philosophy, his re- sponse to his unhappy fate is to call for the peace of death...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 401–415.
Published: 01 December 1945
... shall presently see from his treatment of the “happy beast” in Book IV; Mandeville evidently found satisfaction in a formula which brought his anti-asceticism into an easier accord with his skepticism by pointing to a “rational ambition of doing good,” a for- mula which promises...