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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 686–689.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Emily Miller Budick Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual . By Ross Posnock. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. 353 pp. $35.00. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-05Reviews.cs 11/13/00 2:08 PM Page 683...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 467–469.
Published: 01 December 1994
... Trolander, Berry College Agonies of the Intellectual: Commitment, Subjectivity, and the Perfmative in the Twentieth-Century French Tradition. By Allan Stoekl. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992. 384 pp. $40.00. Agonies of the Intellectual attempts an intellectual history, wary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 1995
...David Carroll The Enlightenment of the French Eye: The Limits of Intellectual History and the Master Narrative of Vision David Carroll l~ownmst~;VYS: ‘l’hu lhigmtion of Vision in ‘IivPntiPth-Gntury1;rQnch Thought. By Martin Jay. Berkeley: University of California Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 149–166.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Richard S. Lyons Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 THE INTELLECTUAL STRUCTURE OF VIRGINIA WOOLF’S BET WEEN THE ACTS By RICHARDS. LYONS The turn of events that left Between the Acts as Virginia Woolfs last novel has laid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1962
... the sensitive reader not to surrender to a perilous fascination with Kafka’s “philosophy.” Anders sees in Kafka’s philosophy “a plea for absolute obedience and a sacrificium intellectus,” a “form of early Fascist propaganda” (p. 36), and thus a grave danger for the “uninitiated.” To be sure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 349–358.
Published: 01 December 1954
...Seymour L. Flaxman DER STEPPENWOLF HESSE’S PORTRAIT OF THE INTELLECTUAL By SEYMOURL. FLAXMAN Hermann Hesse’s Steppenwolf is a novel of ideas and a novel of character, and my purpose here is to consider the book as a novel of character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 509–511.
Published: 01 December 1968
...James Gindin Ronald Berman. New York: Free Press; London: Collier-Macmillan, 1968. ix + 291 pp. $7.95. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 JAMES GINDIN 509 America in the Sixties: An Intellectual History. By RONALDBERMAN. New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 511–513.
Published: 01 December 1970
...-63). As far as Fielding is concerned, Braudy’s interest in “the interrelation of novels and narrative histories” remains less helpful than arbi- trary. h’IARl‘IN c. BAl‘l‘ES-I’l id University of Virginia The Intellectual Develofiment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 467–470.
Published: 01 December 1973
.... JAMESV. MIROLLO Colu m bia U n iversi t y The Intellectual Origins of the French Enlightenment. By IRA 0. WADE. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. xxi i- 678 pp. $20.00. Following the standard works of Busson, Hazard, Pintard, Spink, and others who have explored the broad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Aesthetic Specialists and Public Intellectuals: Ruskin, Emerson, and Contemporary Professionalism Günter Leypoldt n his discussion of Robert Southey’s Sir Thomas More in the Edinburgh IReview of 1830, Thomas Babington Macaulay takes issue with what he considers an unfounded criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Adam Versényi Reference Artaud Antonin . 1958 . “ Metaphysics and the Mise en Scène .” In The Theater and Its Double , translated by Richards Mary Caroline , 33 – 48 . New York : Grove . The Unfinished Art of Theater: Avant-Garde Intellectuals in Mexico and Brazil...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 326–329.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Professing Literacy or Franklin Court’s Institutionalizing English Literature, however, Robbins isn’t writing a history of the English profession. He is concerned with ideological conjunctures: personal vocation versus financial exigencies; allegiances to intellectual traditions versus political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 March 1959
... for further inquiry. ALEXANDERSACKTON University of Texas The Academy, 1869-1879: Victorbn Intellectuals in Revolt. By DIDERIKROLL- HANSEN.Copenhagen : Rosenkilde and Bagger, Anglistica, Vol. VIII, 1957. Pp. 237. Dan. kr. 27,SO...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 June 1997
...: The Opiate of the Intellectuals Daniel T. McGee The name of new International is given here to what calls to the friendship of an alliance without institution among those who, even if they no longer believe or never believed in the socialist-Marxist International...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 239–257.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., folks”—en route from Romanticism to Leavisism and New Criticism, with a quick nod to Matthew Arnold. This essay works against this habit, introducing and analyzing the intellectual legacy of the idealist philosopher T. H. Green, whose life and work inspired generations of liberal-thinking students...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 201–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with the figure of Hamlet at a time when Shakespeare's Danish prince was being reinvented as an embodiment of Romantic weltschmerz and as a symbol for the powerless, isolated intellectual. Instead of contributing to the Romantic cult of a melancholy Hamlet, Owenson and Staël confront their protagonists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... literature but also on its literary theory and criticism; Jacques Derrida’s deconstructive critical theory has helped form a unique version of Chinese postmodernism; and Alain Badiou’s Maoist passion and his critical reception in China’s cultural and intellectual circles have spurred Chinese intellectuals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... with the ancient public sphere proceeds from their common origin in the historically continuous intellectual tradition of European rhetoric. Ancient rhetoric, which also constituted the ancient public sphere, entered into ancient, medieval, and Renaissance rhetorical poetics; this last, transformed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 141–164.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., as theorized by Cesare Pavese, who argued that American novels in Italian translation played a role in the domestic intellectual resistance. Against this background, the Italian translation of Faulkner’s novel may thus appear as an antifascist act. Indeed, the translator’s introduction to the work foregrounds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... famously claims about freedom: that it is best understood not as sovereignty but as natality, being freed from life’s automatic routines and partaking, in a sense, of a second birth. Rather than conjure free movement—whether through self-control, capable pursuit of self-interest, or unimpeded intellectual...