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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 393–396.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Ellwood Wiggins Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care . By Hamilton John T. . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2013 . 322 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 I want security, yeah, without it I had a great loss, oh now...
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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 1951) 12 (3): 337–352.
Published: 01 September 1951
...Helmut Hatzfeld Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 CHRISTIAN, PAGAN, AND DEVOUT HUMANISM IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE By HELMUTHATZFELD I. NEW POINTSOF VIEW IN RECENTSCHOLARSHIP Humanism as the “enthusiasm for...
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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 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 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 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 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 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 167–184.
Published: 01 June 1990
... various drafts. CIVIC HUMANISM AND THE REBIRTH OF THE CICERONIAN ORATION* By RONALD G. WI?T The discussion of the rebirth of Ciceronian oratory around 1400 involves not only the rebirth of ancient oratorical style but also the evolution of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Richard Helgerson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 WRITING AGAINST WRITING HUMANISM AND THE FORM OF COKE’S INSTU’VTES By RICHARD HELCERSON Two quotations from a time and place far...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Elaine V. Beilin Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 WRITING PUBLIC POETRY HUMANISM AND THE WOMAN WRITER By EMNE V. BEILIN Had I a husband or a house, And all that longes therto...
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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 December 2016) 77 (4): 573–580.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., they differ greatly in the degree to which they uncenter the human and situate systems of human language and aesthetic form within a material, biological, and more-than-human world. Tobias Menely’s Animal Claim makes the nonhuman or “creaturely” voice central to its study. Challenging the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 543–547.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Alan Rudrum Disknowledge: Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England . By Eggert Katherine . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2015 . ix + 368 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 What Katherine Eggert means by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 307–320.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Oskar Seidlin Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 1 Public address delivered at the University of Washington within the series of Goethe lectures in the winter and spring, 1949. GOETHE’S “IPHIGENIA” AND THE HUMANE IDEAL1 By...