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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 1971
...: Kierkegaard, Sartre, Ueckett. By EDITHKERN. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1970. ix + 262 pp. $6.75. Since Wayne Booth published his seminal Rhetoric of’ Fiction in 1961, there has been much concern with unreliable narrators, self-conscious narra- tors, implied authors, narrator...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... with books from childhood to early adulthood, focusing on his well-known interest in Søren Kierkegaard and Karl Barth and contextualizing that interest by reference to such contemporary publishing ventures as Anchor Books and the Harper Torchbooks. University of Washington 2010 Kathleen Verduin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 314–317.
Published: 01 June 1941
...J. H. Groth S. Kierkegaard Walter Lowrie. Princeton University Press, 1940. Pp. 472. $6.00. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 314 Reviews To single out arbitrarily one passage as illustrating the worth of this translation in the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 264–280.
Published: 01 September 1949
...August Closs Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 ∗ Delivered as one of the Walker-Ames lectures at the invitation of the University of Washington, Seattle, April 9, 1948. GOETHE AND KIERKEGAARD’ ( 1749-1832) (1813-1855...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 354–355.
Published: 01 June 1942
...J. H. Groth S. Kierkegaard and David D. Swenson, Walter Lowrie Princeton University Press, 1941. Pp. xxi + 579. $6.00. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 354 Reviews Concluding Unscientific Postscript. By S. KIERKEGAARD.Trans- lated from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 302–304.
Published: 01 September 1982
...). Garber mentions Hegel and Kierkegaard (who would surely be central to any philosophical discussion of his theme) only in passing, as “enemies” of Romantic irony (p. 120), but this is precisely the ending which Hegel and Kierkegaard predicted for their Romantic opponents. Friedrich Schlegel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 73–87.
Published: 01 March 1980
... Auden and Kierkegaard-does not lie in the worship of modern equivalents to the Greek gods, or even in the conscious ele- vation of art to a sacred status. It resides, rather, in the unconscious as- sumption of an aesthetic value system as a final criterion and in the rou- tine mislabeling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 304–309.
Published: 01 September 1982
...). Garber mentions Hegel and Kierkegaard (who would surely be central to any philosophical discussion of his theme) only in passing, as “enemies” of Romantic irony (p. 120), but this is precisely the ending which Hegel and Kierkegaard predicted for their Romantic opponents. Friedrich Schlegel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 425–433.
Published: 01 December 1964
... affirms that man is his future, a central tenet of existentialism. Rose, seldom motivated by childish wish-fulfillment, justifies her love for Pinkie in the full knowledge of his perversity. Her faith is no cloistered virtue, but with- stands heroically what Kierkegaard aptly termed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
..., and perhaps it should be. Irony, as Kierkegaard, who regarded himself as the “master of irony,” once re- marked, aims ideally at an audience of one.2 The question is whether Defoe succeeded in writing this kind of irony, or, indeed, whether he ever intended a work of irony. Is The Shortest Way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 67–73.
Published: 01 March 1954
... the transcendental power of evil in the Jiidin von Toledo and the king’s revulsion at the sight of the murdered woman, connects the psychological treatment of this horror with the ideas of Kierkegaard. Only he, Sprengler feels, is familiar with such shocks, only he experiences in the same way the vast...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 June 1941
... here presents in English, was published in 1845. It occupies a middle place in the “Kjerke- gaardian Literature,” for it takes up the themes which went before and looks quite far into what comes after. In idea we have here almost the entire “indirect communication” of Kierkegaard ; under...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 348–366.
Published: 01 December 1977
... vision. This is the highest form of repetition Kierkegaard describes in The Concept of Irony and elsewhere, “the higher actuality of spirit” which is “present while yet l2 ‘f’he Prelude, or (irowth ofa Poet’s Mind, ed. Ernest de Selincourt, rev. Helen Darbi- shire (Oxford, 1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 501.
Published: 01 December 1946
... of Napoleon. The whole field of European interrelationships is brilliantly surveyed, and it would indeed be ungrateful to belittle certain minor points which could perhaps have been worked out more fully, i.e., the references to Taine, Kierkegaard, Goethe’s ap- prentice novel and its English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 367–368.
Published: 01 September 1946
... followed him, Henley suffered from a radical defect of intelligence. Perhaps it was this defect which led him, unlike Baudelaire, to what Kierkegaard noted as the extremest form of despair, “the despair of willing desperately to be oneself-defiance.” The relevant criterion is Baude- ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 186–187.
Published: 01 June 1956
... incidentally parallels with Kierkegaard (Appendice I) : his approach is existentialist. These studies have each their own recent counterparts : Mr. Stokes’s in Volume I of Charles Moeller’s dogmatically haranguing Litte‘rature du vingtikme sihcle et christicrnisme (Tournai et Paris : Casterman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 March 1941
.... SCANDINAVIAN Kierkegaard, S. Stages on Life’s Way. [Translated by Walter Lowrie.] Princeton University Press, 1940. Pp. 472. $6.00. SPANISH de Chavez, Estefania D. My Experiences and Methods Teaching Spanish. Los Angeles : Lymanhouse, 1940. Pp. 122. $1.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 269–270.
Published: 01 September 1957
... well his “argument” fits the current fashions for absolutes, original sin, Kierkegaard, and religiosity. Nevertheless he seems unaware of biases or configurations in his own argument. These are unconsciously revealed, however, by an incidental reniark about the “cool-tem- pered Francis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 349–350.
Published: 01 December 1957
..., “reiner Bezug und Obersteigen”) ; and the influence of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche. But Rilke had glimpses of authentic existence, and when sickness and death silenced him, he was in the process of overcoming the “absurd” existential hero who is happy in hopelessness and was finding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1977
... is the inevitable fear of Romantics, not their inevitable reli- gion. Bloom’s misunderstanding of the central intention of Romantic poetics makes historical sense only if we recall the gnostic-and French Symbolist foreshadowing-claims for music made by Schopenhauer and Kierkegaard among others, makes...