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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 370–373.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Jean David Par Paul Hazard. Paris: Boivin, 1946. 2 tomes. v et 375 pp.; 263 pp.; index et table pp. 264-301. 525 francs. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 370 Reviews La Penste Europtenne au XVIII” siBcle: De Montesquieu h Lessbag. Par...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 225–248.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Roger B. Oake Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 ∗ The first part of Mr. Oake's article appeared in the March, 1941, number. MONTESQUIEU AND HUME* By ROGERB. OAKE CLIMATE The question of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 March 1941
...Roger B. Oake Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 MONTESQUIEU AND HUME By ROGERB. OAKE INTRODUCTORY When in October, 1763, David Hume arrived in Paris as aide to Lord Hertford, newly appointed British...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 520–521.
Published: 01 September 1941
... University of Buffalo Montesquieu in America, 1760-1801. By PAULM. SPURLIN.LOU- isiana State University Press, Romance Languages Series, 1940. Pp. xi + 302. $3.00. In this book Mr. Spurlin does admirably what he sets out to do as explained in his introduction, but this is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 June 1953
...Alessandro S. Crisafulli Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 A NEGLECTED ENGLISH IMITATION OF MONTESQUIEU’S LETTRES PERSANES By ALESSANDROS. CRISAFULLI The fiction entitled Letters from an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 520.
Published: 01 September 1941
... literary qualities. How strange, that an almost unreadable play should be well worth the resur- recting ! JULIAN PARK University of Buffalo Montesquieu in America, 1760-1801. By PAULM. SPURLIN.LOU- isiana State University Press, Romance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 September 1997
... the conquest with Montesquieu’s. Montaigne’s criti- cism in “On Coaches” is deemed flawed because of its “epistemological atomism” (38)’by which each distinguishing characteristic of the native cul- ture is separately assessed. The other side of Montaigne’s piecemeal episte- mology is his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 228–229.
Published: 01 June 1945
... slowly disengaging a fundamental concept of human progress. The text, however, might have been made accessible to more readers if the spelling had been modernized and a glossary added. While Montesquieu’s works are not out of print, the selections given here present in convenient form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 639–640.
Published: 01 December 1941
...-color analogy. Yet Montesquieu was his friend, and Diderot was not uninterested in his theories. Castel tried to help Rousseau at the beginning of his career in Paris, before attacking later his famous Discours SUY Pin- kgalitk, though hardly without ever having read it, as Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 215–241.
Published: 01 June 1940
... her letters to Hume, to Marmontel, to Falconet, to the AbE Paciaudi, as well as to Stanislas, a few to Montesquieu and Voltaire, nothing 1These letters are published by permission of the Council and Officers of the Royal Society of London, to whom I wish to express my thanks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 381–383.
Published: 01 September 1944
...- tions with an introduction by Blanchard W. Bates.] Princeton : Princeton Texts in Literature and the History of Thought, Romance Section, No. 1, 1944. Pp. xvii + 54. Fifty cents. 381 382 Books Received Montesquieu. Extraits...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 480–481.
Published: 01 September 1965
... work that is little known, but that provides yet another instance of Diderot’s remarkable ability to reveal the innermost workings of his own mind by the contact with kindred spirits, in this case Seneca and Tacitus. Other papers are devoted to Pierre Bayle and Montesquieu, who are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 March 1941
... Press, 1941. Pp. vii+353. $3.50. Spurlin, Paul Merrill. Montesquieu in America, 1760-1801. Louisi- ana State University Press, 1940. Romance Language Series No. 4. Pp. vii+302. $3.00. Will, S. F. Bibliography of American Studies on the French Renais- sance ( 1500- 1600...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 204–208.
Published: 01 June 1980
..., “Parallels between Lesage’s Theatre and His Novels”; RCmy G. Saisselin, “Rousseau et I’Ccriture”; Robert Shackleton, “Montesquieu, Suard, and the phi- losophes”; Judith N. Shklar, “Virtue in a Bad Climate: Good Men and Good Citi- zens in Montesquieu’s L’Esprit des lois”; Madeleine B...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1953
... no parallelism with Diderot’s thought but a most marked difference.) I do not follow the author in his opinion (voiced already by AssCzat) that the abbreviation “M. de M . . .” of the Lettre stands for M. de Marivaux instead of M. de Montesquieu, which Naigeon had given; the context...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2019
... (in place of narrative history) was itself well established in the first half of the eighteenth century, most influentially in Montesquieu’s De l’esprit des lois (1748), which explained governmental systems as the products of different combinations within a finite and constant set of causes. If The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 90–91.
Published: 01 March 1958
... out that they were by no means the only group interested in humanitarian reforms, that their interest was shared by many members of the nobility, of the nobility of the robe, and of the middle class. The “first generation” of humanitarian writers-Montesquieu, Voltaire, Di- derot, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 1964
... doubtful) wrote in an exuberant manner. In his 122 REVIEWS Frascherie, with a cornice in prose, he concentrated on the madness of mankind, as had Erasmus, Shakespeare, and Cervantes, and anticipated Montesquieu by the localization of events in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
... and helped shape analyses of China as different as those of Voltaire and Montesquieu (Pinot, 158-67) .9 Through Jesuit contacts, moreover, early linguists such as Etienne de Fourmont and Nicolas Fr6ret could begin to study the Chinese language systematically. Fascination with Chinese...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 1945
... Montesquieu or Voltaire and the plain manner of Locke to the ornaments of even a Shaftesbury. But except for the possible slight tendency of the editors to over- rate their author’s influence, the chapter on Vico’s contacts with subsequent thinkers is the most rewarding and original in the book...