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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 27–61.
Published: 01 March 1997
...Sanford Budick Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Descartes’s Cogito, Kant’s Sublime, and Rembrandt’s Philosophers: Cultural Transmission as Occasion for Freedom Sanford Budick For Stanley Cavell Iseek to demonstrate that Descartes, Kant, and Rembrandt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 266–270.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Susan J. Wolfson Paul H. Fry. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1995. 255 pp. $45.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 266 MLQ IJune 1998 A Defense of Poetry: fijections on the Occasion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Kathryn Montgomery Harris Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 “OCCASIONS SO FEW” SATIRE AS A STRATEGY OF PRAISE IN SWIFT’S EARLY ODES By KATHRYNMONTGOMERY HARRIS The recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Beth Blum This essay uses “self-help” guides to James Joyce as an occasion to illuminate the buried history of modernism’s engagement with popular morality. It suggests that the birth of Joyce’s aesthetic—and, by extension, of modernism more broadly—is attributable to early twentieth-century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 321–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and the history of ideas. In major fictions and narrations Milton’s poetry apperceives, thematizes, and embodies—prehensively, as it were—a unique occasion of historical change, as if from BC to AD: from John Dee to Robert Boyle, or from occult correspondences and secret world-connecting sympathies, to mechanical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 160–178.
Published: 01 June 1970
... occasional, and Guyon is in no way responsible for it. The madman’s arrival con- trasts sharply with a typical series of incidents in Book I: there Red- crosse, doubting Una’s fidelity, abandons her, and so he immediately encounters Sans Foy (Faithlessness) and Duessa. It is in a world too...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 213–217.
Published: 01 June 1972
... study of Stevens’s long poems, which embraced all the verities of a neo-New Criticism to argue that Stevens’s occasional “successes” were testi- monies to the autonomous and hence perfectly coherent, stylistic closed poem, Merle Brown’s exploration mounts a vigorous, aggressive attack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 June 1951
... note appears in the Edinburgh edition of 1856. 6 One Epistle to Mr. A. Pope, Occasioned by Two Epistles Lately Published [i.e., Edward Young’s Two Epistles to Mr. Pope], in Works of Leonard Wel- sted, ed. John Nichols (London, 1787)’ p. 190. 7 Of Dulness and Scandal, Occasioned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1986
... that speaks through the scene. Harding writes, “it is not so much a Wordsworthian sense of place that Coleridge seems to experience as a sense of occasion, the moment of interpenetration between the earthly and the celestial” (p. 41). Ever seeking, in his own words, to distinguish but not divide...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 1975
... background of Pamela, for example, is a shortened version of my own discus- sion in Samuel Richardson and /he Dramatic Novel, with only one addi- tional play thrown in for originality. More often, Doody takes sources dis- cussed by others and stretches out such observations at length. On occasion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 June 1942
... is verbal and fashioned for the instant occasion. The historian espe- 324 Reviews cially should remember that theories of determinism-economic or otherwise-are luxuries of the a posteriori position, that the actors in history perform under the a priori illusion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 317–319.
Published: 01 September 1983
... of art invented on a particular occasion, but a civic traditional per- formance which passed through many stages of development. The earliest firm records of its existence date from 1422 (though the antiquarian David Rogers, a disputed source, claimed it began nearly a century earlier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1947
... with scurrilous invectives, while others showered them with extravagant praise. Occasionally men like John Lyly, with charming adaptability, wrote on both sides of the ques- tion; a few authors concerned themselves solely with specific replies to particular attacks.l To this last group belongs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 194–196.
Published: 01 June 1977
... about this reading. Without any direct state- ment of psychological method, it is eclectically Freudian, but as Zimmerman rightly notes on one occasion, Defbe’s own “Freudianism” can be “almost orthodox” (p. 82). Zimmerman starts out by seeing Crusoe as a near projec- tion of Defoe in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 June 1948
... not far distant from Trowbridge. But despite common literary interests, the two met infrequently and then chiefly on public or semipublic occasions. Then, too, Trowbridge 1 “Darius Green and His Flying Machine” first appeared in Our Young Folks, March, 1867. 2 Cambridge History...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... More important for this occasion is the way those qualities extend beyond Marshall personally, and even beyond his own considerable body of writings, as a gift to the profession at large, institutionalized in his thirty years as editor of MLQ . During an age of diversity, volatility, and sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1949
.... In the objective form of the same, however, he is not consistent, using Mich on one occasion and mich on another. The possessive adjective meine remains uncapitalized. The letter, including the signature, is entirely in German script except for the words Extract, Cabinets ordre, Jaromir, July...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 348–366.
Published: 01 December 1977
... it begin? how are its impulse and energy related? Yeats once wrote of Maud Gonne that “if she understood [my poetry], I should lack a reason for writing, and one never can have too many rea- sons for doing what is so laborious.”l The question of occasions is the question of the imagination itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 December 1974
... understand time not in the Augustinian sense, but rather in terms of duration and occasion. According to these men one is bound to seek what is permanent in time in- stead of dismissing the teniporal as insignificant. Time, or clurative time, is essentially cyclical. Hence, one has an opportunity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., modified according to changing circumstances (in material forms, occasions for performance, and audiences), but nonetheless acknowledged. What counts as song is affected by the musical resources, vocal styles, and audiences that can be imagined in a given moment, especially as these are shaped...