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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Ann T. Delehanty © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Ann T. Delehanty teaches French and humanities at Reed College. She is working on a book-length project that analyzes the effects of rational method on the literary theories of the late seventeenth century in France. From Judgment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Vivasvan Soni Abstract Henry Fielding’s Joseph Andrews is often thought to have inaugurated a tradition of sociological observation in the novel, and it also cultivates a practice of judgment in readers. Yet the social theory that informs Fielding’s novel (Thomas Hobbes, Bernard Mandeville...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Andrea Frisch Passing Judgment: The Politics and Poetics of Sovereignty in French Tragedy from Hardy to Racine . By Bilis Hélène . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2016 . xx + 258 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Theatrical tragedy has long served...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 275–291.
Published: 01 September 1979
... concurrently with the MLA convention of that year. THE POLITICS OF “NEUTRAL SPACE” IN BYRON’S VISION OF JUDGMENT” By STUARTPEI-ERFREUND Byron shares with the other Romantics the need to revise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 298–307.
Published: 01 September 1970
...Rodney Delasanta Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE THEME OF JUDGMENT IN THE CANTERBURY TALES By RODNEYDELASANTA Despite some recent animadversions on the architectonic function of the Parson’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 1970
... the need to support the complex fictions of the author by the spurious concretenesses of historical fiction. G. K. HUNTER University of Warwick Vision and Judgment in Ben JonsonS Drama. By GABRIELEBERNHARD JACKSON.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1989
...A. C. GOODSON J. Mcgann Jerome. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1988. xii + 279 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 A. C. GOODSON 197 Social Values and Poetic Acb: The Historical Judgment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 246–251.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Richard Switzer; Roger Williams Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 STENDHAL THE MUSIC CRITIC ANALYSIS OF CONCEPT AND VALIDITY OF JUDGMENT By RICHARDSWITZER arid ROGERWILLIAMS Stendhal’s views on music provide a subject which has frequently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 447–463.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Campuzano doubts but allows his senses to reassure him. The syphilitic braggart may be the most unreliable of narrators, but his story is, in the end, irresistible, so the question of truth is bracketed and judgment suspended. Although Campuzano first avers that he is prepared to swear to the truth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 129–148.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the pedagogical moment that enshrined this work has passed, its history raises questions regarding the value of relevance in high school reading, the role of teaching aesthetic judgment, and the connections between high school and college teaching of literature. I am grateful to Nancy Henry for her comments...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
...; others subscribe to the principle of art for art’s sake. We need to know whether we are debating a text or disputing the evaluative criteria applicable to it. We need to ask how certain we are of what the author meant to accomplish. Henry Fielding and David Hume remind us that a range of judgments...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2023
... to insert breaks into the culture of ceaseless striving. Their theory of leisure revalues idling as a state of beneficial, albeit transient, mindlessness and develops forms of representation that, instead of cultivating an edifying point of view—of refined knowledge, judgment, or feeling—promotes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 347–360.
Published: 01 September 2023
... poetics, and historical stylistics. It argues that while Auerbachian aesthetic historicism played a key role in relativizing standards of aesthetic judgment—and thus arguing against aesthetic universals—a newly invigorated version would conceive the history of criticism as a chronicle of different...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 411–437.
Published: 01 September 2014
... becomes politically progressive through its representation of the uncertain and unknowable; for Ngũgĩ, however, the literary techniques are tools for generating political judgments and commitments. Later authors’ uses of their predecessors illuminate not just the possible political uses of earlier works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 434–450.
Published: 01 December 1964
... occupants suggest that the official courtroom judgment is nothing more than a subjective reaction to the personality of Meursault. Thus the public trial of L’Etrunger provides the setting for a contest between the less-than-engaging hero of the novel and the more bla- tantly unattractive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 547–557.
Published: 01 December 1942
... they demanded “battle or kingship or judgment” from the three kings of the Tuatha DC. “We shall accept the judgment of your own poet,” said the kings, “but if he give a false judgment against us he shall die.” The sons of Mil asked their brother Arnairgen to give the judgment. “Abandon Ireland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 September 1994
... the concept of value so as to open the way to a “sociologyof judgment” seems less than fully realized (xiv). Guillory pointedly criticizes Smith for not having paid sufficient atten- tion to Kant: she conflates aesthetics with aesthetic value and, like the Marx- ist critic Tony Bennet, takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 417–436.
Published: 01 December 1997
... that the two kinds of taste are coextensive, Bourdieu returns to a confrontation with Kant’s Critique of Judgment, the exemplar of the pure, philosophical aesthetics his sociology means to counter. As he recognizes, the return is necessary, since without it his argument and its close attention...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 1943
... is nothing but a calculation of consequences, but he is not willing to admit that our calculation of consequences can constitute in itself right or wrong: “Private judgment and public deliberation are not the standard of right and wrong; they are only the means of discovering these6 “The most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 233–242.
Published: 01 September 1959
... The judgment that criticizes the corrup- tion is our own. In the last analysis, the object of the satire is not 6 L. C. Knights, Drama ad Society b the Age of Iorzson (London, 1937) , Chap. 6; D. J. Enright, “Poetic Satire and Satire in Verse,” Scrutiny. XVIII (1951), 211-23. This point...