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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 53–80.
Published: 01 March 2018
... was positively invested in a poetic praxis of skeptical ignorance derived from David Hume and that this praxis allowed him to vacate the question of the way things really are. Eschewing the masculinist quest to penetrate the secrets of the natural world, this skeptical praxis offers a quiet solution to the mind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 225–248.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Roger B. Oake Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 ∗ The first part of Mr. Oake's article appeared in the March, 1941, number. MONTESQUIEU AND HUME* By ROGERB. OAKE CLIMATE The question...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 March 1941
...Roger B. Oake Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 MONTESQUIEU AND HUME By ROGERB. OAKE INTRODUCTORY When in October, 1763, David Hume arrived in Paris as aide to Lord Hertford, newly appointed British...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 362–363.
Published: 01 December 1955
... but disappeared. And if we listen historically to the voices around us, we can detect in them unmistakable echoes of an earlier day” (p. 323). DAVIDC. FOWLER University of Washington Life of David Hume. By ERNESTCAMPBELL MOSSNER. Austin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1970
... targets. And the integrity and intellectual rigor with which Miner has tested his beliefs make it a book which should be taken seriously. .JOAN \dTEBBER Ohio State Uniuei-sity Narrative Form in History and Fiction: Hume, Fielding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 499–500.
Published: 01 December 1944
...Leo Leonard Camp Leo Leonard Cam# 499 The Forgotten Hume, Le Bon David. By ERNESTCAMPBELL Moss- NER. New York : Columbia University Press, 1943. Pp. xv + 251. $3.00. Professor Mossner says of this work, “This is a study in per- sonality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 1998
...Blakey Vermeule Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Blakey Vermeule is assistant professor of English at Yale University. She is writing a book on Hume's science of human nature. Jovial Fanatics: Hume, Warton, Cowper Blakey Vermeule But what greater...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 290–293.
Published: 01 September 1976
...Robert D. Hume Michael McKeon. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1975. xiv + 336 pp. $15.00. Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 REVIEWS Politics and Poetry in Restoration England: The Case of Dryden’s “Annus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 297–300.
Published: 01 September 1981
...Robert D. Hume BROWN LAURA. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1981. xvi + 240 pp. $19.50. Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 ROBERT D. HUME 297 plays included in F. L. Lucas’s edition ofthe Works: “Modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Robert D. Hume Some 250 English comedies are set in London between circa 1600 and 1737. Three clichés about them remain current. First, “Jacobean city comedy” performs serious sociopolitical work. Second, the social level of the protagonists rises in the “comedy of wit” or “comedy of manners...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Robert D. Hume Abstract Verdicts concerning a work’s worth, “good,” “bad,” or “great,” vary wildly at any point and change radically over time. Much depends on what didactic or aesthetic rules are imposed and what modes of reading hold sway. Many critics see the purpose of literature as didactic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Robert D. Hume Theatre of the Book, 1480-1880: Print, Text, and Performance in Europe . By Julie Stone Peters. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. xii+ 494 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Tradition and the Individual Poem: An Inquiry into Anthologies. By Anne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 417–425.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Edward Dupley Hume Johnson Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 A POLITICAL INTERPRETATION OF BYRON’S MARINO FALIERO By EDWARDDUDLEY HUME JOHNSON The importance of Murino Faliero to the study of Lord By- ron’s political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
... on which they are printed. Although they use the case in point of paper quite differently, James Beattie, David Hume, Paul de Man, and Jacques Derrida all end up in terrain on which paper shows the connection of high theory to the common sense of material cultural studies. They all demonstrate, in other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 279–297.
Published: 01 September 1992
...* By RICHARDH. POPKIN In 1963, at the First International Congress on the Enlightenment held in Geneva, I brashly presented a paper titled “Scepticism in the Enlightenment” in which I argued that David Hume was the lone philosophical skeptic left in the second half of the eighteenth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 429–432.
Published: 01 December 1983
...Harold Weber D. Hume Robert Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1983. xvi + 382 pp. $25.00. Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 HAROLD WEBER 429 Puritanism itself in the days of its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Brean Hammond The Publication of Plays in London, 1660–1800: Playwrights, Publishers, and the Market . By Milhous Judith and Hume Robert D. . London : British Library . xxvi + 483 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 This book is the revised form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 191–194.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Eric Rothstein Robert D. Hume. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. xv + 525 pp. $37.50. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 JOHN ILI. WALLACE 191 ible enough to escape through the moral ambiguities thrust on all else...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 500–501.
Published: 01 December 1944
...Edward G. Cox 500 Reviews seau with great generosity and patience, Hume fell victim to that poet’s morbid suspicions and was forced to defend himself publicly. Professor Mossner definitely establishes Hume’s innocence in this affair. The later essays are given...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 197–210.
Published: 01 June 1945
..., opportunities which, so far, have been only partly exploited. Medwin intimated that the basic source for the play was Hume’s History ,of EngZand,l and Walter Francis Wright, in his article “Shelley’s Failure in Charles supports this view-although he is apparently unaware of Medwin’s comments...