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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 339–340.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Porter G. Perrin Wilbur Samuel Howell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1956. Pp. vii + 411. $6.00. Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 REVIEWS Logic and Rhetoric in England, 1500-1700. By WILBURSAMUEL HOWELL. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of Decadence (1999) and author of Mimesis (2006). Decadence, Nationalism, and the Logic of Canon Formation Matthew Potolsky How dare I identify myself with Germany, how dare I embrace its war? Do I have the right to this patriotic enthusiasm? Can it be genuine coming from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 359–394.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Eric Rothstein © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-03Rothstein.ak 5/26/00 3:51 PM Page 359 Broaching a Cultural Logic of Modernity Eric Rothstein rand narratives” are now out and “local knowledge,” in. All to the Ggood...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 426–432.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Deborah Elise White Wordsworth's Profession: Form, Class, and the Logic of Early Romantic Cultural Production. By Thomas Pfau. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1997. xii + 454 pp. $49.50. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM Page 415...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 233–259.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Robert Hudson Vincent Abstract As many scholars, including the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary , continue to cite false etymologies of the baroque, this article returns to a Scholastic syllogism called baroco to demonstrate the relevance of medieval logic to the history of aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mark McGurl Abstract What does it mean to think of the rise of Amazon.com as an event in contemporary literary history? This essay analyzes the literary practices and programs “organic” to the Amazon digital ecology, including Kindle Direct Publishing, and then asks how the entrepreneurial logic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Noel Jackson The poetics of Erasmus Darwin's Botanic Garden , its status as an aesthetic as opposed to a purely scientific artifact, and the formal logic of the genre its author popularized have received scant historical attention. Yet in its time Darwin's contribution to the genre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 81–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
...,” and it reveals the logic and evidence that Jarrell planned to use to argue this claim. It concludes by showing that Jarrell himself adapted aspects of Eliot’s obsessional style in his poetry and hoped to follow them to a different end. ajcuda@uncg.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Through multiperspectival writing, knowledge of life may be attainable without being reduced to a single political, medial, cartographical, geocultural, or aesthetic logic. As a laboratory for polylogical thinking, literature does not represent reality, as Erich Auerbach put it. Rather, it represents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., early Black Atlantic writers disavowed an Islamic economic, cultural, and political presence. Islam represented an abjected third term that would overturn the foundational binary logic of Anglo-American exceptionalism. Arab Muslim resistance in Algiers, however, complicated this prevailing islamicist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to interpretation—a shift away from the aesthetic and toward an ascetic model of reading. But this shift is in fact no shift at all, but merely the logical outcome of a historicist and materialist approach to meaning that has always been in thrall to scientific methodologies. Even structuralist and poststructural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the political dimensions of Austen’s fictions were fading to obscurity, Gaskell drew on Austen’s portrayal of domestic relationships to underscore their relevance to “public” problems. On this view, the Austenian courtship plot does not contain political anxieties so much as animate them, with the logic...
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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 (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
... against domestic fiction and its core principle, that, in Armstrong’s words, “the modern individual was first and foremost a woman.” Goethe’s novel elects a male protagonist as the universal subject of a modern developmental logic of human nature and articulates his progress on a succession of sacrificial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 247–264.
Published: 01 September 1981
... inadequacies. Both “literature” and “science” are historical entities, which emerged as well-defined and logically opposed catego- ries of discourse only around the turn of the nineteenth century. Their opposition originates in the systematic transformation of conventional notions of discourse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 79–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... on classical logic for its meaning, which most likely led to the others. 3 Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; q The Whale, ed. Harrison Hayford and Hershel Parker (New York: W. W. Norton, 1967), 104; hereafter cited as MD. 82 MLQI March 1994 All men...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 1992
.... From the early medieval ency- clopedias of Cassiodorus, Martianus Capella, and Isidore of Seville, which present knowledge as a series of (interlinked) disciplines accord- ing to the organizing principles of the seven liberal arts or the Stoic- Hellenistic scheme of logic, ethics, and physics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 1952
... memorable was the fact that for Vico learning was not a stereotyped activity, but a part and parcel of his daily life. The sad, even tragic, experience of his family life2 forced him to notice the vast difference that existed between the abstract schemata through which the teachers of logic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 September 1944
... of John Crowe Ransom’s book The New Criticism is entitled “Wanted: An Onto- logical Critic and here with a stroke of brilliant candor he points out that poetry is a double performance in which the verse makes concessions to the sense and the sense to the verse. The poet does two things...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 1975
..., leaving broader considerations for his conclu- sion where they can be logically grasped as the philosophical stance always implicit in the various analytical explorations discussed in the body of the book. This methodology is based on a concept of language derived from European...