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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 June 1990
...James D. Tracy Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 FROM HUMANISM TO THE HUMANITIES A CRITIQUE OF GRAFTON AND JARDINE* By JAMES D. TRACY Students of intellectual history can hardly fail to be aware that the contemporary understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2005) 66 (3): 365–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Fraud and Contemporary Fiction . The Faking of the Americans: Passing, Trauma, and National Identity in Philip Roth’s Human Stain Mark Maslan o become a new being. To bifurcate. The drama that underlies TAmerica’s story”: These are Nathan Zuckerman’s thoughts in Philip Roth’s Human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2011) 72 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Limits: Human, Animal, Violence . By LaCapra Dominick . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2009 . ix + 230 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Reviews History and Its Limits: Human, Animal, Violence. By Dominick LaCapra. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 315.
Published: 01 September 1946
...H. T. Webster Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 POSSIBLE INFLUENCE OF GEORGE GISSING’S WORKERS IN THE DAWN ON MAUGHAM’S OF HUMAN BONDAGE By H. T. WEBSTER Somerset Maugham has found material for two of his best novels in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 June 1943
... Science, Language, and Human Experience. By THOMASCLARK POLLOCK. Princeton University Press, 1942. Pp. xxiv + 218. $3.00. This book is one of the rather large number of studies whose ultimate ancestor is Ogden and Richards’ Meaning of Meaning. Its primary purpose is to make such a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1943) 4 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1943
... publication before passing definitive judg- ment on this great enterprise as conceived and carried on by Mr. Armstrong and his associates. EDWINB. PLACE Northwest ern University Voltaire, Pascal and Human Destiny. By MINA WATERMAN.New York: King’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 248–267.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Howard D. Weinbrot Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 NO “MOCK DEBATE” QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IN THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES By HOWARDD. WEINBROT “They who are demanded by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1981) 42 (4): 392–394.
Published: 01 December 1981
... Christian symbols for the heretical purpose of soul-making. Partly at fault is Calhoun’s own rheto- ric because, in his account, “the spirit” or “Spirit” is at one moment natural and predictable, at another supernatural and given to surprising interventions, and at yet another simply human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1983) 44 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 March 1983
...Claudia L. Johnson Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 THE “OPERATIONS OF TIME, AND THE CHANGES OF THE HUMAN MIND” JANE AUSTEN AND DR. JOHNSON AGAIN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1974) 35 (1): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 1974
...George T. Amis Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 THE STYLE OF THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES By GEORGET. AMIS The Vanity of Human Wishes is a poem of great power, but it has never been immediately obvious why this should be the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1964) 25 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 1964
...W. B. Carnochan Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 GULLZVER’S TRAVELS; AN ESSAY ON THE HUMAN UNDERSTANDING? By W.B. CARNOCHAN The final book of Gulliver‘s Travels has so compelled the attention of Swift’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1964) 25 (4): 451–460.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Edward Diller Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 HUMAN DIGNITY IN A MATERIALISTIC SOCIETY FRIEDRICH DURRENMATT AND BERTOLT BRECHT By EDWARDDILLER Although it has been claimed that Friedrich Durrenmatt intended...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 573–580.
Published: 01 December 2016
... book. Her readings, like much of the theory they invoke, focus almost entirely on human signification, rather than on the implication of Clare’s writing in a broader material, biological, or political world. Guyer looks to Clare for what she calls a “recovery of the various forms of nonopposition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1952) 13 (3): 313.
Published: 01 September 1952
...Curtis C. D. Vail Curtis C. D. Vail 313 Goethe on Human Creativeness and Other Goethe Essays. Edited by ROLF KINGin association with CALVINBROWN and ERICHFUNKE Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, 1950. Pp. xxvii + 252...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 445–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Matthew J. Smith Love as Human Freedom . By Paul A. Kottman . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . x + 241 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Paul A. Kottman asks us to entertain an unnerving possibility at the end of Othello : “In the murder...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Li Tonglu Originally proposed by Irving Babbitt and Elmer More, and inspired by Buddhist and Confucian philosophies, New Humanism opposed the moral decline fostered by relativist and determinist beliefs and by an increasingly materialistic American society during the early twentieth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 597–602.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and Melancholy Apes: Humans and Other Animals in the Modern Literary Imagination . By Brown Laura . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2010 . xi + 156 pp . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 June 1946
...Thomas Clark Pollock Francis Shoemaker. New York: Columbia University Press, 1943. Pp. xviii + 339. $3.50. Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 Aesthetic Experience and the Humanities. Ey FRANCISSHOEMAKER. New York: Columbia University Press, 1943. Pp. xviii + 339...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 1990
...C. Stephen Jaeger Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 .HUMANISM AND PUBLIC LIFE INTRODUCTION By C. STEPHENJAECER The style of political life is its ethics made visible. Political ethics are not natural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Lauro Martines Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 THE PROTEAN FACE OF RENAISSANCE HUMANISM By LAURO MARTINES John Locke held that children of the poor could be put to work before the age of four.’ At the...