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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
... contact. The History of the Science of Literature with the Franks, the Arabs, and Victor Hugo ( Tārīkh ʿilm alʾ-adab ʿind alifrānj w al-ʿarab w Fyktur Hūkū ), by Khālidī (1864–1913), is considered the first work of comparative literary criticism in Arabic (see Ghazoul 2006 : 113; Khateeb 1987 : 82...
Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1977
.... GEORGEWOODCOCK Vancouver, B.C. “Les Contemplations’’ of Victor Hugo: An Allegory of the Creative Process. By SUZANNENASH. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. ix + 229 pp. $13.50. Critics such as J.-B. Barrbre, Rene Journet, G. B. Robert, Pierre Albouy, and Jean Gaudon have...
Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Dominick LaCapra Brombert Victor. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1988. 226 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 DOMINICK LACAPRA 295 The Hidden Reader: Slendhal, Balzac, Hugo, Baudelaire...
Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 272–282.
Published: 01 September 1973
...Patricia A. Ward Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 THE POLITICAL EVOLUTION OF VICTOR HUGO’S GOTHIC VISION By PATRICIAA. WARD For Victor Hugo, Romanticism was both a political and a literary movement, and he...
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Hugo Rodríguez-Alcalá John H. R. Polt. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Vol. 54, 1959. Pp. 132. $2.50. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 Clotilde Wilson 101...
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 418–433.
Published: 01 December 1966
... some precise information on the poet’s relation- ship with the French Academy, including his various candidatures, and the attitude of Victor Hugo, whom he eventually replaced in the coveted society. Of all the great poets in the nineteenth century, none had such a difficult entry. The four...
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1951
... front, I1 dCcrivit dans l’ombre un formidable rond, Et, parmi les torrents de lave incendiaire, Le precipita nu, la tete la premitre. Ce rkcit suggPre I’idee de le comparer celui de Victor Hugo ou le romancier a represent6 Quasimodo, ce borgne, ce geant...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 206–210.
Published: 01 September 1957
... and a fervent admirer of Victor Hugo and the romantics. He knew little about the increasing influence of the sciences which during the previous decade had brought into literature and the arts a new insistence on exactness and an emphasis on ob- servation instead of imagination. His first serious...
Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 403–405.
Published: 01 December 1977
... of Western social development they were crucial. GEORGEWOODCOCK Vancouver, B.C. “Les Contemplations’’ of Victor Hugo: An Allegory of the Creative Process. By SUZANNENASH. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. ix + 229 pp. $13.50...
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 539–549.
Published: 01 December 1940
... As a phenomenon in French literature, the Napoleonic Legend did not arise until after the Em- peror’s death. French poets, under the leadership of BCranger and Victor Hugo, set out to proclaim the glory of the national hero. While Bkranger, the chansonnier, employed the figure of the Na- poleonic...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 131–143.
Published: 01 June 1946
... into the nineteenth. His sequel to this work, Victor Hugo et les illumine's de son temps (MontrCal, 1942), discusses the lesser known non-literary occult philos- ophers and illuminists of the first half of the nineteenth century, then con- centrates on Victor Hugo. 2 Cf. Viatte, Sources orctrltcs du...
Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 618–619.
Published: 01 December 1965
... be achieved without being so comprehensive. He has written almost 400 pages on three of Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s plays: Everyman, The Salzburg Great Theater of the World, and The Tower. (While The Tower is not a festival play in the same sense that the other two are, the three have enough features...
Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 255–261.
Published: 01 September 1958
... will doubtless contintie to supply relatively objective data to assist in a general evaluation, when exag- gerated reactions have spent themselves. It would seem difficult to gainsay the immense value which the abundant correspondence of Hugo and the equally abundant biographical information can...
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 98–104.
Published: 01 March 1950
... indirectly useful. It is a grave aesthetic error to place art as an instru- ment in the service of ethics.I5 She prefers the naturalist who ignores the subject of morals to a Hugo or a Eughe Sue who preaches on every page. 12 El lirismo en la poesia francesa, p. 17. 18 Ibid., p. 16. 14 La...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 December 1969
... in the work of a young and uninspiring Hugo and then in that of the even younger Musset (chap. 2). Chapter 3 shows the work progressing under other hands, especially Gau- tier’s. The dozen pages (53-66) given to Gautier are rich in content and promise, and all the more tantalizing...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 605–610.
Published: 01 December 1942
... . . . als6 gerne sach unser herre daz vil gesindes in dnem kGnicm^che wceren; Hugo von Langenstein, Murtina, hrsg. v. A. von Keller, “Bibl. d. litt. Ver XXXVIII, S. 602, 2. 47, die Propheten sind der himel ingesinde; “Marienlieder,” hrsg. v. W. Grimm, ZfdA, X (1855), 53, Z. 12, baz wan &let...
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 1970
... romantic poetry should be-for he is of the romantic age-a poetry rich with words, images, and similes, the poetry of a Keats or a Shelley, or perhaps even of a Hugo or a Baudelaire. All in all, Singh’s book is a worthy contribution to Leopardi studies. Curiously, Whi tfield’s Leopardi...
Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 478–491.
Published: 01 December 1948
... voir en lui la perfection du sujet acadimique. Victor Hugo ne s’y trompait pas, qui voyait en Racine le vrai classique, en Boileau l’artiste pittoresque et libre. N’exagCrons pas. Mais enfin avec Boileau (Boileau et ses amis, je veux bien, tout de mCme Boileau surtout) entrent...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1943
..., the attempt to make a direct comparison of the two plays is unconvincing. In the same way the comparison of the Quaker’s puritanism with that of the youthful Victor Hugo seems to be forced. The collation of Act 111, scenes 1 and 2 of the play with Act 111, scene 3 of Ph2dre (pp. 139-142), while...
Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1954
..., Chateaubriand, Balzac, and the one hundred fiftieth anni- versary of Victor Hugo’s birth have been celebrated not only with eclat, but with warmth and spontaneousness. Indeed, the peril is at present in the dearth of detractors of Balzac and Hugo, which might well indicate that they are no longer...