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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 March 1943
...J. C. Chessex Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 LES INTENTIONS DE MOLIfiRE By J. C. CHESSEX De nos jours, on dklare volontiers que Molicre Ctait avant tout un homme de th&tre-nC, un acteur, et un auteur comique qui cher- chait surtout...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 479–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... unconvinced that the enemy of calling intention a fallacy truly deserves the army of examples, arguments, and ideas that Enders marshals. She repeatedly makes the point that intentionality matters in theater studies, and that paying attention to it “offers a remedy of sorts to the moral relativism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 176–178.
Published: 01 June 1955
... work. CURTISC. D. VAIL University of Washington The Esthetic Intent of Tieck’s Fantastic Comedy. By RAYMONDM. IMMERWAHR. Saint Louis : Washington University Studies, New Series, Language and Literature, No. 22, 1953. Pp. ix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 375–412.
Published: 01 December 1953
...Elmer Edgar Stoll Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 INTENTIONS AND INSTINCT By ELMEREDGAR STOLL And no man can be a rhapsode who does not understand the meaning of the poet. For the rhapsode ought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2018
... its literary significations. It is characterized by interpreting literary texts with a prepositioned mode of subjective intention in an attempt to reach a conclusion conforming to the critic’s intentions and theoretical doctrines taken off-field and from the critic’s own preconditioned logical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 267–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
... be opened, is the problem of intention. Yet if we’re moving away so cheerfully from interpretation, we must think that we already know the meaning of every text that we read—that we ourselves know, each of us, in some agreed-on sense the intended meaning. If today we read what’s printed as a Dickinson poem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 December 2010
... with strangers, transforming her ethics into an illiberal form of internationalist expansionism. By entwining these incompatible phenomena, Baum creates a lasting metaphor for U.S. foreign policy: Dorothy as the reluctant traveler who selflessly intervenes in the affairs of strangers with the intention...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... concern with the fate of the Chinese nation and his professed intention to be its spiritual physician, critical opinion holds that his writings are primarily political and cultural in thematics and realistic in formal representation. The scholarly consensus that he is a master of critical realism remains...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-eighteenth century as it is of the late sixteenth—and that its relation to Spenser’s intentions is less clear than the role it has played in securing norms of scholarly rigor, historical accuracy, and textual precision. Despite what most modern editions imply, attending to “Spenser’s spelling” tells us less...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... over McKay’s memories of his childhood and of his native Jamaica, Dover failed to uphold not only the most rudimentary principles of scholarship but his own best intentions. East Indian, West Indian offers a distinctive vantage on the history of “world literature” and on the challenge of reconciling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 130–136.
Published: 01 June 1955
... intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself And falls on the other. There are two problems involved. The first has two aspects: the resemblances between pity and the strange babe and between pity and the active cherubin; and the activity of pity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 404–406.
Published: 01 December 1981
... be guaranteed only by authorial intention; for Jacques Derrida, the sign’s lack of a “propre sens” generates interminable dis- placements in a deluded search for certainty. Between these extremes we can range proponents of conventionalism, pluralism, historical relativism, ideologi- cal analysis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 482–485.
Published: 01 December 2010
... unconvinced that the enemy of calling intention a fallacy truly deserves the army of examples, arguments, and ideas that Enders marshals. She repeatedly makes the point that intentionality matters in theater studies, and that paying attention to it “offers a remedy of sorts to the moral relativism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 485–488.
Published: 01 December 2010
... unconvinced that the enemy of calling intention a fallacy truly deserves the army of examples, arguments, and ideas that Enders marshals. She repeatedly makes the point that intentionality matters in theater studies, and that paying attention to it “offers a remedy of sorts to the moral relativism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of calling intention a fallacy truly deserves the army of examples, arguments, and ideas that Enders marshals. She repeatedly makes the point that intentionality matters in theater studies, and that paying attention to it “offers a remedy of sorts to the moral relativism that has dogged theater...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 492–495.
Published: 01 December 2010
... unconvinced that the enemy of calling intention a fallacy truly deserves the army of examples, arguments, and ideas that Enders marshals. She repeatedly makes the point that intentionality matters in theater studies, and that paying attention to it “offers a remedy of sorts to the moral relativism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 367–373.
Published: 01 September 1968
... modern and artificial times, like Lewis Mumford. The references of the master himself are comparatively sparse and inexplicit, and mostly ex- pressive of an intention only incidentally to be associated with uty con- cerns. Emerson believed in life and did not despair of finding the city...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 266–270.
Published: 01 June 1998
.... The puckish performance of Paul H. Fry’s Defense ofpoetry has a delib erately extreme agenda, one that has no intention of apologizing for poetry by disproving the charges against it but means, instead, to shift reading out- side the issue of “significance”and into “insignificance”(31). Fry enlists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1976
... declaration; no reason why a novelist could not use that same event to help establish his own work as fiction.14 Therefore we have to concede at least in theory that absolutely any- thing a writer says can be “taken” as true or false if his declared or in- ferred intention is that we should do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 June 1978
... at times to his explicitly stated intentions. Given this framework of the recent trends in the criticism devoted to Rousseau’s thought, particularly its political aspects, it comes as a surprise and a great pleasure to read a carefully documented monograph which may 196...