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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 169–179.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Frank W. Lindsay Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 NERON AND NAKCISSE : A DUALITY RESOLVED By FRANKW. LINDSAY When Jean Racine, in his tragedy Britannicus, made Narcisse the confidant of NCron, he resurrected a dead man to play a role...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Robert S. Fredrickson Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 PUBLIC ONANISM WHITMAN’S SONG OF HIMSELF By ROBERTS. FREDRICKSON At a time when the American collective pathology is said to be narcissism, it is apropos...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 June 1943
... reader interpret the omission as he sees fit. The reader receives a clear and lasting impression of the various authors: Gide, who, when he was twenty (1891), wrote his Trait6 de Narcisse, and who remained all his life a “Narcisse”-more than ever from 1919-1941; Madame Colette, who also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 March 1966
..., and tautologous artificiality. Spenser’s Hymns exhibit “cosy narcissism” (p. 83) and “his unconscious desires to love his mother and be loved by her, and his wish to keep her virginal” (p. 89). The love described in the Hymn to Love “is precisely that which Donne rejects as spurious, adulterous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 386–404.
Published: 01 December 1978
... itself-is itself subjective, an illusion. His love of another turns out to be love of himself. Here, however, we need a caution: narcissism is not really love of the self, but love of one’s self- image, a quite different thing. Clesant’s desire to feel “attractive” led him to project a self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 292–311.
Published: 01 September 1973
... are emphasized by Block (“Dramatic Values in Mallarmh’s Hdrodiade”) and Mauron (see OC, p. 1445). MICHAEL DANAHY 299 bration of a narcissism ritual, or perhaps the verb consewer expressed too conative or active a notion for the cold, static Herodiade...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 85–86.
Published: 01 March 1984
... overcame the temptation to be “the artist as superman” (p. 96) 85 86 REVIEWS through his portrayal of Richard 111 even as he exorcised the temptation of poetic narcissism in his portrayal of Richard 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 141–149.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., these intersec­ tions can be productive, even utopian, as they prompt an aesthetic kin­ ship among expressive traditions, a global fraternity of readers through a borderless engagement with literature, an alternative to the collective narcissism of national literatures, and the recognition of exciting new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 389–395.
Published: 01 December 1980
... period, maternal response is ambivalent or absent, the self suffers from a “primary narcissism” (p. 7 1): The consequences range from petty egoism to psychosis. The “narcis- sistic” personality suffers, to a greater or lesser degree, from chronic or acute feelings of emptiness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 64–77.
Published: 01 March 1973
...,” as a confusion of art with life will always do. Radiguet himself, on the other hand, as Noakes remarks, seems to be moving at this time from Rimbaud’s influence toward the classical restraint of Mallarm6 (p. 100). For the narrator, love is a projection of his own ego, a form of narcissism. But its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 427–448.
Published: 01 December 1992
... suicide as “a wonderful ending to a wonderful play. . . in which I took a great part but by which I have not been wounded” (p. 84). To deny the wound to his narcissism, which Sibyl inflicted by no longer projecting the stabilizing image of a woman reanimating the dreams of dead poets (and thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 302–304.
Published: 01 September 1982
... calls the “other And the inevitable result, as Kierkegaard especially insists, is in- deed aestheticism, solipsism, narcissism (and, he might have added, camp). Writing in the 1840s, Kierkegaard could refer only to the Schlegels and Tieck, but in The Concept of Irony and in Eitherlor he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 591–594.
Published: 01 December 2016
... doing something useless” (199). How Teskey knows what the Neanderthals knew, who knows? What matters, it turns out, is “caring . . . caring plus courage” (199). But where does caring come into that tissue of narcissism, “Lycidas”? As might befit a general audience, Teskey is usually respectful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... In the next four he then explicates such complex issues in Warren’s poetry as personhood and citizenship, nature and knowledge, paternity and evil, narcissism and value. In a climactic quartet of chapters, he moves the Romantic debate into the three early novels Night Rider (1939),All the King’s Men...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 408–411.
Published: 01 December 1977
... 409 yny and narcissism (p. 174). In passing, Pinchin mentions Durrell’s “flawed” and “inaccurate” translations of Cavafy (pp. 192-93), the “melodramatic, sometimes ludicrous” theological strains in his novels (p. 176), and his “senti- mentality” (p. 198), but her will to forgive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1962
... delineator of an untenable predicament into which he has been forced by the general conditions and by the more specifically political conditions of a world he never made. Much of the persistent, pervasive narcissism which has afflicted French writing in this century is explained-though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 393–396.
Published: 01 December 1989
... important philosophers. Both parts are provocatively successful and are crisply and wittily written. The third part deals with Petrarch and Petrarchan influence on sixteenth- and particularly on seventeenth-century English poetry, and thus with narcissism, the Cavaliers, libertinism, and Milton’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 414–418.
Published: 01 September 1993
... itself to be a form of identification with the victims of history, but ultimately it is nothing more than a narcissism that undertakes the appropriation of the other for the sole purposes of the self. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 204–207.
Published: 01 June 1984
... a political situation in which primogeniture, closed families, and arranged marriages were all under attack. The oral-anal phase involves “a regression to earlier stages of being, an ingestion that produces narcissism rather than an internalized paternal authority” (p. 8). The aesthetic mode best...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 1971
...”; Allan K. Keiler, “Latin possum”; Diana Teresa Meriz, “0.F. Imp. + et/ou + Imp.: Two Problems”; Daniel Poirion, “Narcisse et Pygmalion dans Le Roman de la Hose”; Howard S. Robertson, “Love and the Other World in Marie de France’s Eliduc”; Nathaniel €3...