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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
...: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (2000), and Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are (2008). His essay “The Hum of Literature: Ostension in Language” appeared in the March 1993 issue of MLQ . How to Live with the Infinite Regress of Strong Misreading Paul H. Fry 1 One of the surprises...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
... readings of texts show signs of this scientific longing for material meanings in the world, a longing that art itself, especially theater, has refused to sanction. We are living, it seems, in a postmaterial world, whose very impossibility suggests infinite possibilities of meaning. © 2009 by University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
... assumed the power he did in Eliot's thinking because he addressed many of the concerns Eliot had begun to develop from symbolist poetics, particularly its critiques of empiricism and its engagement in the infinite ironies involving the status of subjectivity. Bradley also transformed these concerns...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 131–148.
Published: 01 June 1952
... the traditional picture of the heavens. First, it had revealed the existence of countless new stars. He asks : “Whether the stars be . . . as Galileo discovers by his glasses, infinite” (p. 325 ; Bell, 11, 59). Again, it had shown that the moon was not a perfect sphere, but irregular, like the earth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 275–301.
Published: 01 September 1944
... possible after verbs of seeing : Infinitive, Relative Clause, Present Participle ; to my knowledge, no such study has been attempted. In my paper I propose to describe only the system to be met with in Modern French; but I have followed the development of this system from Latin and Old...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 1951
...Ernest Tuveson Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 SPACE, DEITY, AND THE “NATURAL SUBLIME” By ERNESTTWESON I. “Reaching Out After the Infinite” Over seventy years ago, Edward Bellamy described a great change in sensibility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 212–221.
Published: 01 June 1969
... centered upon an aspiration for the infinite, while the classical position stresses limita- tions and finiteness. While no one is so naive as to suppose that such a broad and blanket dichotomy fits very well the complexity of the actual data we have to deal with in considering a specific poet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 387–405.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Clause came to take over some of the duties of the Infinitive after voir and apercevoir (Avoit entrer B-A aper- Goit B qui travaiZZe) took root first in the territory ,of “first percep- tion”: as a result of the distinction here achieved, the Infinitive was limited to a reference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 404–422.
Published: 01 December 1991
... or moments: the vector description comprehends “one power with its two inherently indestructible yet counteracting forces” (BL, p. 299)’ and the imagination passage its “infinite I AM” in relation to the subor- dinate primary and secondary imaginations (BL, p. 304). Coleridge’s emphasis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 322–342.
Published: 01 September 1948
... : (1 ) Verbs with past par- ticiples ending in [-el, in which (a) the vowel of the infinitive is the same as that of the past participle, or (b) the vowel of the infinitive differs from that of the past participle ; (2) Verbs with past participles 12 Also used as an adjective. 11 [me...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 380.
Published: 01 September 1944
... VOIS SOURIANT. PART ONE By ANNAGRANVILLE HATCHER As the title indicates, this article is devoted to a study of the contrast offered by the three predicative constructions possible after verbs of seeing : Infinitive, Relative Clause, Present Participle ; to my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 March 1964
...), and by the presence of the form “conforten” in C @XI, 267) for the conforte of B (254). The only satisfactory alternative which will still permit but to be read as “unless” demands that to lyue (252) be taken as an infinitive 1R. E. Kaske, “The Speech of ‘Book’ in Piers Plowmun,” Anglia, LXXVII (1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 477–488.
Published: 01 December 1946
..., nay, their very pictures, became statuesque. With them the form was the end. The reverse of this was the natural effect of Christianity; in which finites, even the human form, must, in order to satisfy the mind, be brought into connexion with, and be in fact symbolical of, the infinite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 514–518.
Published: 01 December 1998
... in postwar Germany, Dieter Henrich, who taught Frank philosophy at Heidelberg. None of the philosophical argu- ments developed in Frank’s (and in Bowie’s) work-in particular the “dis- Miiller-Sievers I Review 517 covery” of the infinite reflexivity of self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 June 1976
... deserted us fits into the comparison with Kleist if we re- call the latter’s concept of “unendliches BewuBtsein” (11, 345), which, were we to attain it, would restore our paradisal naturalness and make gods of us. Spirit or intellect (Hofmannsthal’s “Geist”) is after all strictly infinite in so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 73–87.
Published: 01 March 1980
..., on the other hand, lets the “negative” element of becoming, the “elusiveness of the infinite,” enter his conscious formulations and give the lie to illusions of “positive security” (p. 76). Infinity constantly shatters each neat and artificial cir- cumscription, keeping the wound of existence open...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 369–397.
Published: 01 September 2011
... productive capac- ity is “exhaustible” flies in the face of physiocratic theory, which views nature as a boundless resource. For him, infinite productivity stands no longer on the side of nature but on that of the human imagination. If the “natural” economy is strictly circumscribed both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 440–449.
Published: 01 December 1985
...,” in particular “those infinite Volumes of Divinity, which yet every day swell, and grow bigger”;2 in a later letter he apologized to Danvers for “the surplusage of these books,” as well as for his “clamorous and greedy bookish requests” (p. 367). One hopes that somewhere in this current year of our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 242–260.
Published: 01 September 1977
..., the number of the physical universe. The attempt “to change a circle to a square therefore involves reducing the infinite to the finite, . . . transmuting the divine to the physical” (Hen- inger, p. 1 11). Conversely, to circularize a square (by increasing its sides an infinite number of times...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 292–309.
Published: 01 September 1951
... to be done.” Since the infinite possibilities and intricate consequences of every action are incomprehensible to all but omniscience, we should ordinarily have but one chance in ten thousand to blunder on the right action. Hence we should be grateful that all our actions are governed by necessity...