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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 299–363.
Published: 01 September 1992
...Claude Rawson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 “INDIANS” AND IRISH: MONTAIGNE, SWIFT, AND THE CANNIBAL QUESTION CLAUDE RAWSON UNSPEAKllVG THE UNSPEAKABLE Montaigne’s “Des cannibales” (1.xxxi) is one of his most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 290–301.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Charlotte R. Wadsworth Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 MOLIERE’S DEBT TO MONTAIGNE By CHARLOTTER. WADSWORTH From Charron to Emerson, Tolstoi to And& Gide, French and foreign authors have studied, criticized, imitated, and borrowed from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 335–337.
Published: 01 September 1973
... University of California, Berkeley Vgl. hierzu: A. Wolf, “Erzahlkunst und verborgener Schriftsinn”, in: Spruchkunst, 2 (1971), 1 ff. The Age of Slug: Paradox and Ambiguity in Rabelais and Montaigne. By BARBARAC. BOWEN.Urbana, Chicago, London: University of Illinois Press, Illinois...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 81–82.
Published: 01 March 1975
...Raymond C. La Charité R. A. Sayce. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1972. 356 pp. $15.00 Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 REVIEWS The Essays oj Montaigne: A Critical Exploration. By K. A. SAKE. Evan- ston: Northwestern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 September 1942
... at Los Angetes Emerson’s Montaigne. By CHARLESLOWELL YOUNG.New York : The Macmillan Co., 1941. Pp. 236. $2.50. Although this study cannot be said to throw new light upon either Emerson or Montaigne-since Professor Young’s exposition of their thought is that generally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Floyd Gray Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE UNITY OF MONTAIGNE IN THE ESSAIS By FLOYDGRAY The more Montaigne has been studied, the less complex he has been made to seem. Confronted by his multiplicity, scholars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 86–92.
Published: 01 March 1951
...Par Guy Desgranges Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 MONTAIGNE, HISTORIEN DE SA VIE PUBLIQUE Par GUY DESGRANGES L’histoire de la vie publique de Montaigne a souvent 6tC refaite depuis l’ouvrage si peu satisfaisant de Grun.l Des biographies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 419–428.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Lewis Thorpe Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 MONTAIGNE AND THE EMBLEMS OF JAKOB CATS By LEWISTHORPE The three books of Emblemata or Minne-Beeldenl of Jakob Cats were first published in one volume in Middelburg...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 328–345.
Published: 01 December 1980
...Raymond B. Waddington Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 ∗ I am grateful to The Newberry Library for an NEH Fellowship, during the tenure of which this study was written. SOCRATES IN MONTAIGNE’S “TRAICTE DE LA PHISIONOMIE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 1978
...FLOYD GRAY L. REGOSIN RICHARD. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1977. 274 pp. $11.75. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 REVIEWS The Matter of My Book: Montaigne’s “Essais” as the Book of the SelJ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 459–490.
Published: 01 December 1990
...David Quint Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 A RECONSIDERATION OF MONTAIGNE’S DES CANNIBALES By DAVID QUINT At a fairly early point in Des cannibales (Essais 1.31) comes the passage that has greatly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Gerard Passannante Abstract Looking at a variety of cases from the early modern period—from debates around astrology to the essays of Michel de Montaigne to the poetry and prose of John Donne and the philosophical fictions of Margaret Cavendish—this essay explores the encounter with materialist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 September 1941
... only the poet’s biography. Paul Bonnefon has edited the Buvres complktes d’Estienne de la Boktie (Bordeaux, 1892), but most of the discus- sion of La BoCtie centers around his friendship with Montaigne. The works of Olivier de Magny have appeared in two modern edi- tions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... “On the EEducation of Children” (“De l’institution des enfans Michel de Montaigne sets forth his idea of the aim of education. A program of study should not, he says, be designed “to mount a dialectical argu- ment, plead an appeal, or order up a bunch of pills” dresser un argument dialectique, ou à plaider...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of rhetorical thought (Kahn, 47). In the Essays of Montaigne, (Pyrrhonist) skepticism’s most eloquent advocate and, as an extraordinarily influential exemplar, a crucial figure in the transformations of the Renaissance’s rhetorical poetics, skeptical thought eroded the means of persuasion that made...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 September 1942
... morality secular, independent of authority, and self-sufficing (pp. 200-201) ; he also found in Montaigne a congenial robustness and an assertion of “the pristine wholesomeness of nature, a wild virtue in man” (p. 124). But at the same time Emerson remained blind to the difficulties and doubts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 82–84.
Published: 01 March 1975
... and modulated. And in this connection, what I particularly like about the book is that it is very suggestive and that it leads the reader to add his own mental footnotes along the way. Students of Montaigne will find a wealth of provocative remarks, often introduced by a casual “incidentally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 337–352.
Published: 01 September 1951
... considerably from Rabelais to Ronsard and from Montaigne to St. Francis of Sales, all of whom would be eligible for the title of humanists. French humanism has its aristocrats and its democrats,’ its philosophers and its rhetorician its nature-minded and its history-minded adherents,* its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 September 1997
... of the conquistadors’ American victims against Sepulveda’s unequiv- ocal rejection of them as barbarians. Arguing that hyperbole suppresses the nuances of the debate, Todorov restages it in France by contrasting Mon- taigne’s thoughts on the conquest with Montesquieu’s. Montaigne’s criti- cism in “On Coaches...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2023
... in works by François Rabelais, Edmund Spenser, Michel de Montaigne, Andrew Marvell, and John Milton. Kadue shows that renowned authors like these invoked the daily labor of housekeeping in their poetry, essays, tracts, and fictional prose. These writers, as Kadue demonstrates, also linked the routines...