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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 June 1947
... of these points of view. TITOMASP. HARRISON, JR. Uniwersity of Texas Newton Demands the Muse; Newton’s “Opticks” and the Eighteenth Century Poets. By MARJORIEHOPE NICOLSON. Princeton : Prince- ton University Press, 1946. Pp. xi + 178. $2.00. This book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 339–343.
Published: 01 December 1955
...John Hennig Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 GOETHE’S TRANSLATION FROM FONTENELLE’S ELOGE DE NEWTON By JOHN HENNIG In my note on “Goethe and de Candolle” (MLQ, XI11 [ 19521, 277-84) I pointed out that of Goethe’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1950
...Newton P. Stallknecht Lacey Norman. Cambridge: At the University Press; New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. Pp. viii + 128. $2.00. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 Donald A. Staufler 365 ear,” he purrs, “or less...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 September 1957
...Newton P. Stallknecht Albert Gérard. Paris: Société d'Édition “Les Belles Lettres,” Bibliothèque de la Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres de l'Université de Liège, Fasc. CXXXVI, 1955. Pp. 416. Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 268 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 253–255.
Published: 01 September 1952
... from a one-sided correspondence”; but thirty-two letters from John Newton to Cowper have been locked away in a lawyer’s safe these many years. None of Cowper’s biogra- phers has seen them, although extracts from some were quoted in a little-known Life of John Newton, published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 137–141.
Published: 01 June 1955
... the departure of Newton [from Olney] it was to Mrs. Unwin that he looked for a subject, and the one she suggested was The Progress of Error”; moreover, essentially the same idea is echoed by the latest bi0grapher.l It would thus appear that the habit of crediting Mrs. Unwin with giving Cowper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 253–254.
Published: 01 June 1947
.... It came natural to him to invoke angels and ministers of grace, to swear b Our Lady and Saint Patrick’’ (Shakespeare of Stratf ord, pp. 1A-53). De Groot recognizes neither of these points of view. TITOMASP. HARRISON, JR. Uniwersity of Texas Newton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 390–406.
Published: 01 December 1985
... AND MATHEMATICS worth “in fine and powerful cue,” following Lamb’s lead-raised glasses against Newton for having “destroyed all the Poetry of the rainbow, by reducing it to a prism,” and toasted “confusion to mathematics But Newton’s “General Scholium” in Book 3 of the Optics, with its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . 1980 . The Foundations of Arithmetic , translated by Austin J. L. . Oxford : Blackwell . Grabiner Judith V. 1997 . “ Was Newton’s Calculus a Dead End? The Continental Influence of Maclaurin’s Treatise of Fluxions .” American Mathematical Monthly 104 , no. 5 : 393 – 410...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 381–386.
Published: 01 December 1954
... Newton’s, envisaged the universe as a machine, but as a machine in a continuous developmental process of destruction and creation. God, as Voltaire noted, also ~ 1 Dr. Vartanian is apparently unaware of Lanson’s article, “L’Influence de la philosophie cartksienne sur la...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 299–321.
Published: 01 September 1997
... Theory of Poetry Ted Underwood wareness of Percy Shelley’s interest in science has had surprisingly A little effect on criticism of his poetry. Romanticists have known since the publication of Carl Grabo’s Newton among Poets that many of Shelley’s images were modeled on the science...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 208–221.
Published: 01 September 1954
... and Newton in their physics and which played so definitive a role in the formation of the contemporary mentality and that of succeeding agesT The first of these factors in scientific speculation has an evident connection with Jonathan Swift’s compelling desire to establish unities in things...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 467–470.
Published: 01 December 1973
...- stellation of great philosophers including Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Gas- sendi, Locke, Spinoza, and, to be sure, the revolutionary advances of science, in methodology and knowledge, which extended from Galileo to Newton. But if there has been approximate agreement as to what the “sources...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 1942
... of a materialistic ether, or-according to Newton-it was transmitted by the motion of incredibly small corpuscles of some subtle matter. . . . But whatever theory you choose, there is no light or colour as a fact in external nature. There is merely motion of material. Again, when the light enters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2018
... This Is Enlightenment (2010), coedited with William B. Warner. The aim of System is to tell a history of Enlightenment thought focusing less on ideas or thinkers than on the media created to enable thought. Well-known figures like Galileo, Francis Bacon, Isaac Newton, John Locke, Adam Smith, and Thomas Malthus make...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 113–118.
Published: 01 June 1972
..., de ces deserts glaces, 0t1les rayons du jour sont six mois 6clipsks; ApGtre de Newton, digne appui d’un tel maitre, Ive pour la vkritit, viens la faire connaitre. Heros de la physique, Argonautes nouveaux, Qui franchissez les...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 379–380.
Published: 01 September 1946
..., Volume XXX, 1946. Pp. 105. $1 .so. Nicolson, Marjorie Hope. Newton Demands the Muse : Newton's Opticks and the Eighteenth Century Poets. Princeton : Princeton University Press, History of Ideas Series No. 2, 1946. Pp. xi + 178. $2.00. Prouty, Charles T. (editor). Studies in Honor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 53–74.
Published: 01 March 1979
... as he describes making love to Kate, Deeley interposes the memory of Robert Newton: . . . and I said something which made her smile, and she looked at me, didn’t you, flicking her hair back, and I thought she was even more fantastic than Robert Newton. Pause...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 287–295.
Published: 01 June 1942
... philosophy, that by Volney and that by J. F. Newton. Peacock in his Memoirs of Shelley (ed. H. F. B. Brett-Smith, London, 13O9), pp. 30-32, gives a humorous account of Newton’s theories. Newton contributed four letters to The Monthly Magazine or British Regis- ter, XXXIII (1812), pp. 18-22; 107-109...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 June 1947
... “The Poetic Damnation of Newton,” this damnation being at the hands of William Blake. The impression might persist that Blake spoke for all the poets of his time. But if he and Keats condemned Newton’s influence, others-Shelley, Wordsworth, By- ron, Erasmus Darwin-did not. There may have been clouds...