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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1978
... horror” (p. 162). Keiss is not advocating any thesis, apart from the implicit thesis that the concern with art and the artist is central to modern German literature. Kather, in a series of chapters he surveys the various responses of six impor- tant writers to problems first exposed in all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 597–602.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and Critical Inquiry . She is editor of the Animals volume of the collection British It-Narratives, 1750–1830 (2012). Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature . By Boehrer Bruce Thomas . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2010 . 238 pp . Homeless Dogs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jesse Molesworth System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge . By Siskin Clifford . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2016 . xii + 318 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Clifford Siskin’s new monograph continues the project begun in his earlier collection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Louisa Mackenzie The Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe . By Ramachandran Ayesha . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 288 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Ayesha Ramachandran’s Worldmakers is a natural fit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and imaginative possibilities associated with the Romantic. However, this apparent tension between romance and the real ought to be seen as the dialectical face of a historicism that sought to master temporality by ending it with the arrival of the modern. The shifting narrative tenses of both realism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Stephen Rupp Front Lines: Soldiers’ Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World . By Miguel Martínez . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2016 . 320 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 Latin American literature can trace its origins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of constructive activity as enactments of states of self-consciousness superbly represented by Wallace Stevens’s “Of Modern Poetry.” Indeed, Culler’s account of the pleasures in reading lyric seems to me to underplay the ambitions of all poetry that seeks to work out why feelings might matter. 4 Culler does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Günter Leypoldt leypoldt@as.uni-heidelberg.de The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature . By Beth Blum . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . xiv + 329 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Beth Blum’s illuminating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 1967
...Otto Reinert Brian W. Downs. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1966. vii + 276 pp. $8.00. Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 506 REVIEWS Modern Norwegian Literature, 1860-1918. By BRIANW. DOWNS. Cam- bridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 June 1968
... of its subject’s critical writings-which are all the more impressive because they lacked a solid basis or a theoretical depth. HAMLINHILL University of New Mexico The Limits of Symbolism: Studies of Five Modern French Poets. By BER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 1941
... with the point of view Mr. Phillips presents will find interesting new evidence and modes of interpre- tat ion. BRENTSSTIRLINC University of Washington Modern Poetry and the Tradition. By CLEANTHBROOKS. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1949
...Assar Janzén Vol. XV: Uppsala, 1943, 224 pp. 7 sw. cr. Vol. XVI: Uppsala, 1946, 176 pp. 7 sw. cr. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 246 Reviews Studier i Modern Sprdkvetenskap. Vol. XV: Uppsala, 1943, 224 pp. 7 sw. cr. Vol. XVI: Uppsala...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 150–183.
Published: 01 March 1965
...A. C. Hamilton Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE MODERN STUDY OF RENAISSANCE ENGLISH LITERATURE: A CRITICAL SURVEY By A. C. HAMILTON The following few pages attempt to survey the present state of historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 16–39.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Henri Peyre Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE STUDY OF MODERN FRENCH LITERATURE WHERE DO WE STAND? WHERE DO WFi GO FROM HERE? By HENRIPEYRE Our age has been given many names...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1964
... portrait for the dust jacket and frontispiece, would no doubt have pleased his subject. JOHN R. CARY Haverford College The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy. By J. L. STYAN. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 431–448.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Karl S. Weimar Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE SCIENTIST AND SOCIETY A STUDY OF THREE MODERN PLAYS By KARLS. WEIMAR C. P. Snow’s T;~loCultTtres rtnd the Scientific Revolution (1959) attracted so much...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 191–196.
Published: 01 June 1963
...Adèle Bloch Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 PIERRE MAC ORLAN’S FANTASTIC VISION OF MODERN TIMES By AD~LEBLOCH The art of Pierre Mac Orlan (pseudonym of Pierre Dumarchais) might be summed up by a relatively...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 392–395.
Published: 01 December 1963
...Harvey Kerpneck Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 “KINGS OF MODERN THOUGHT” By HARVEYKERPNECK But-if you cannot give us ease- Last of the race of them who grieve Here leave us to die out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 566–569.
Published: 01 December 1940
... of the Roinantic period is once more conjured up before our eyes. AUGLTSTCtoss University of Bristol, England Modern German Literature 1880-1938. By JETHRO BITIIELL. Lon- don: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1939. Pp. ix+535. 21 shillings. Because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1950
... Priest’s Tale” in Chaucer’s Middle English. Young teachers may believe that colleges are fit places to use profitably this most modern version, although only yesterday high school students, with occa- sional inaccuracy, quoted the poet’s own tongue. Though admittedly a tradition- alist...