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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 221–222.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Christopher Braider christopher.braider@colorado.edu The Erotics of Materialism: Lucretius and Early Modern Poetics . By Jessie Hock . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2021 . 234 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022 The focus of Jessie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 130–139.
Published: 01 June 1972
...W. David Shaw Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 IMAGINATION AND INTELLECT IN TENNYSON’S “LUCRETIUS” By W. DAVIDSHAW One of the characteristics of postromantic culture is a conflict be- tween thought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 385–409.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Sarah Ellenzweig The question of how and why a body falls in Paradise Lost persistently returns to the declining bodies that occupy Lucretius’s De rerum natura . Milton’s Christian support of the Arminian doctrine of free will, his argument that man is “Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of the French Revolution. I approach this task by considering Darwin’s self-conscious relationship to the Roman poem that furnished a model for the cooperative labor of reason and imagination. Lucretius’s De rerum natura (ca. 55 BC), a long treatment of Epicurean principles, inspired a raft of similarly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... 30 Ficino ( 2004 : 14.10.1) is arguing against the “followers of Lucretius,” that poet of atoms who, he says, slightly altering the tradition, composed De rerum natura in a fit of melancholy, committing suicide only after he attempted to slaughter his soul in the poem. 31 Donne ( 1987 : 7...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 124–144.
Published: 01 June 1987
... than anything that can be found in Swift’s poems, and excrement too had been straying into poetry long before him. But examination of some of these precedents shows that Swift’s relation to them creates interpretive problems. Although Ovid, Lucretius, and Erasmus, among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius. Visiting scholars, known for other things, delivered talks on ancient materialism. Latin intensives were filled with faculty wanting to readDe rerum natura for themselves. Graduate seminars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 418–421.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., when I was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius. Visiting scholars, known for other things, delivered talks on ancient materialism. Latin intensives were filled with faculty wanting to readDe rerum natura for themselves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 422–425.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius. Visiting scholars, known for other things, delivered talks on ancient materialism. Latin intensives were filled with faculty wanting to readDe rerum natura for themselves. Graduate seminars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 425–429.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition. By Gerard Passannante. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. 250 pp. About a decade ago, when I was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius. Visiting scholars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and the Afterlife of Tradition. By Gerard Passannante. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. 250 pp. About a decade ago, when I was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius. Visiting scholars, known for other things, delivered talks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Tradition. By Gerard Passannante. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. 250 pp. About a decade ago, when I was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius. Visiting scholars, known for other things, delivered talks on ancient...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 436–439.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... 356 pp. The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition. By Gerard Passannante. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. 250 pp. About a decade ago, when I was in graduate school, it suddenly seemed as if everyone in early modern studies were working on Lucretius...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... (On the Nature of Things) is a philosophical poem by the Latin writer Titus Lucretius Carus, who lived during the rst half of the rst cen- tury BCE. The cultural presence of this text in the literature of the English Renaissance has been underestimated in modern scholarship, and its signi - cance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... (On the Nature of Things) is a philosophical poem by the Latin writer Titus Lucretius Carus, who lived during the rst half of the rst cen- tury BCE. The cultural presence of this text in the literature of the English Renaissance has been underestimated in modern scholarship, and its signi - cance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
...) is a philosophical poem by the Latin writer Titus Lucretius Carus, who lived during the rst half of the rst cen- tury BCE. The cultural presence of this text in the literature of the English Renaissance has been underestimated in modern scholarship, and its signi - cance misconstrued. Jonathan Goldberg’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 248–251.
Published: 01 June 2012
... (On the Nature of Things) is a philosophical poem by the Latin writer Titus Lucretius Carus, who lived during the rst half of the rst cen- tury BCE. The cultural presence of this text in the literature of the English Renaissance has been underestimated in modern scholarship, and its signi - cance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., 2009. xii + 267 pp. De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things) is a philosophical poem by the Latin writer Titus Lucretius Carus, who lived during the rst half of the rst cen- tury BCE. The cultural presence of this text in the literature of the English Renaissance has been underestimated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 381–385.
Published: 01 September 2023
... troubling images from Virgil’s Georgics , Lucretius’s On the Nature of Things , and contemporary natural philosophy that indicate the power of chance and contingency over human agency on a dynamic planet. Throughout the book Menely returns to the same passages from Virgil and Lucretius to show how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 June 1990
... this particular assault, mostly by intimidating some of the brightest teachers into leaving town. Less direct, more difficult to control than religious heresy- against which there were laws on the books, after all-was another major challenge, that of humanism. Cicero or Lucretius could...