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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in terms of his and their own works; equally vain philosophers falsely separate the sun from God as an independent power source. Milton criticizes both the Neoplatonic solar mysticism and the godless materialism that could be associated with the new heliocentric model of the cosmos. He stakes out a middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2012
... contributed as a producer of rural tales for metropolitan markets. Fiction reading and the tourism it complements and engenders both have material consequences, as the novel acknowledges. Reader-tourists see themselves in Grace Melbury, in particular, and recognize in her story a struggle toward a new kind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 53–80.
Published: 01 March 2018
... skepticism new materialism Romanticism, the story goes, emerged from an epistemological crisis. After David Hume had pushed empiricism to its skeptical endpoint, and after Immanuel Kant had established that human knowledge is not of things in themselves, the British Romantics were supposedly left...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 1971
... trenchant pages on the XIedi terranean period, liberally documented. Again, Sultana implies (rather than states) in his preface that he has had to work in minute detail because of the “newmaterial he has discovered-as though this in itself necessarily involved substantial reconsideration of all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 September 1949
... Never intended for publication, these verses, like many others probably, appear to have been written for the entertainment of Elizabeth Pigot, Byron’s literary confidante at Southwell. In fact, from the new materials available to him, Professor Pratt is able to add a number of interesting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 411–412.
Published: 01 September 1949
... at Southwell: The Making of a Poet, with New Poems and Letters from the Rare Books Collections of The University of Texas. By WILLISW. PRATT.Austin, Texas, 1948. Pp. xiv 4- 145. $3.50. These publications will interest all students of Byroniana. The manuscript material in the possession...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509–531.
Published: 01 December 2008
... by a material sense impression. His involuntary memo- ries, “impressions,” blend sensation and recollection so that the expe- rience of memory is simultaneously repetitive and new. Unlike many postmodern artists, Proust retains the anxiety of influence. Simply republishing cultural material troubles him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1949
...- mon subjects, and wherever it was most convenient; speaking it, and writing and misspelling it with great freedom, though always with a certain aversion and undisguised contempt.@ Recently some new material regarding Frederick’s use of German has become available in the form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1963
... interesting chapter contains new material also for the scholar otherwise familiar with the main stages in the development of the Ger- man Goethebild. Chapter VI, “The Literary Image,” discusses Goethe’s profound, but also elusive influence on some of Germany’s creative writers, for whom...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
.... The recent publication of Voltaire’s English notebook, formerly unknown, calls for a new analysis of his relation to England. It is to be hoped that the latest scholarly editions will be followed by new writings on Voltaire, based on the new material. In a period looking forward to One World...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 598–601.
Published: 01 December 2016
... reading and opens into theoretical explorations in affect theory, new materialisms, revisionist theories of modernity via the history of emotions, and so on. Overall, the sequence of chapters is well organized and effective in orchestrating fresh and intriguing transhistorical dialogues between colonial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 June 1941
... material and explanatory notes on the text of the Play. Beginning with a short sketch of Banks’s life, new details of which are assembled in print for the first time, Mr. Blair discusses Banks’s works in connection with heroic drama and subsequent she-tragedy; comments briefly upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1944
..., and, as a natural corollary, the amount of his own original contribu- tion in terms of new material and sound criticism. GREGORYPAINE University of North Carolina Resources of Pacific Northwest Libraries: A Survey of Facilities for Study and Research...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 1951
... represented here, for the diligence with which the evidence has been culled, and for the coherent organization Arthos has imposed upon his complex material. ROBERTC. ELLIOTT Ohio State University The Cowden Clarkes. By RICHARDD. ALTICK.London, New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 274–275.
Published: 01 September 1955
... the analysis of the interrelation of art and substance. Stevenson sets the table for a great and solid feast of well-selected materials gathered from every available source that has bearing on Meredith’s life; and from the use of new materials, especially the letters, he has brought to light...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 379–380.
Published: 01 September 1944
... by Charles Tennyson, the poet’s grandson, who has been fortunate enough to discover much new material relating to that period, but whose work is being held up by the War. GERALDSANDERS Michigan State Normal College Drama Goes to War. Number Seven...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 274–275.
Published: 01 September 1955
... the analysis of the interrelation of art and substance. Stevenson sets the table for a great and solid feast of well-selected materials gathered from every available source that has bearing on Meredith’s life; and from the use of new materials, especially the letters, he has brought to light...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 1993
... and order, even though the materials, as literature, demand to be read, not only cited. The energy of the new literary histories of the last decades comes from various attempts to bring reading into the historical process, whether in the mode of integration or disruption. In the history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 335–339.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and ideological critique in Frankenstein and Romanticism as I have read for some time. (One wonders how much its gothic measurement of Priestley’s notion of dynamic matter could be applied to especially utopian and sentimental versions of the New Materialisms now in circulation.) Chapter 2 of Crimmins’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 554–557.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at Tan Lin, our literary history will have to extend itself accordingly. The vanguard contemporary philosophers of mind, led by Andy Clark, argue that cognition embraces and passes interactively through lived environments. Parallel to those developments, intersections between poetics and “new materialism...