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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 352–354.
Published: 01 December 1957
..., of pacifists who considered him insufficiently pacifistic, and of revolutionaries who resented his qualified espousal of the Russian Revolution. It is fortunate that William Starr has undertaken to write his book. His intense dedication to Rollandiana over a score of years and his weighty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 233–245.
Published: 01 September 1954
..., and jere- miads. Pierre- Jean Jouve, France’s No. 2 literary pacifist of the Great War, produced the lifeless Romain Rolland vivant, 1914-1919 ( 1920). The international-minded Luc Durtain, a surgeon, contributed a com- mendable anti-war novel, La Guerre n’existe pas (1939), in which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 237.
Published: 01 June 1950
... of Toller, his activities, and works. Toller’s strong pacifist leanings lasting through- out his life, his turn to unorthodox Marxism, as also his valiant struggle against National Socialism, are clearly presented in the first four chapters. Chapters V, VI, and VII deal with Toller’s fight against...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 1950
... covering the life of Toller, his activities, and works. Toller’s strong pacifist leanings lasting through- out his life, his turn to unorthodox Marxism, as also his valiant struggle against National Socialism, are clearly presented in the first four chapters. Chapters V, VI, and VII deal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 1976
..., particularly in the late 1930s when he briefly favored the pacifist cause, only to turn on the pacifists so vehemently when the war broke out that he later apologized. Steinhoff is aware of Orwell’s tendency for exaggeration and the sweeping generalization, but at times his emphasis on Orwell’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 477–478.
Published: 01 September 1942
... on the part of successive generations to enlist him as a supporter for their most cherished opinions.”2 Protestant reformers, Jansenists, Roman Catholics, atheists, equalitarians, socialists, and pacifists have leaned upon his testimony. The variety of his disciples argues neither...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 522–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the matter of holy warfare against stubborn, idolatrous enemies. A major strain of Milton criticism written after the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and after 9/11 concurs with Quint’s portrayal of the late Milton as a pacifist. The point has some merit, but it also suggests the debatable conclusion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1995
... of cross-sex comradeship in work for the war effort, and the pacifist Bloomsbury reaction against this that formed a1 ternative understandings of friendship between the sexes. The study is not looking so much for historical sympathy-under- standing of the possibilities for heterosexual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 377–379.
Published: 01 December 1955
.... There is no denying that his Le Feu (1917) was admirably free of the chauvinistic bourrage de crcine that characterized its predecessors. Nonetheless, a close reading of that work will bear out that in consequence of the novelist’s efforts at pacifistic boitrra!le it pretty much took on the aspect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 354–356.
Published: 01 December 1957
... once earned him jail sentences and who turned bourreitr and baiter of pacifists in 1914, is identified merely as an “anti-German and supporter of France’s war effort” (p. 54). And it is not enough to speak of Anatole France as an elderly Socialist who tried to enlist for military duty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 September 1979
... arguing that “hardness . . . does not even pay”6-and at times welcomed “decadence.” These attitudes, though he was not a pacifist, caused him to engage in shameless wire-pulling with high-ranking friends to keep from being conscripted in World War I. Bloomsbury generally, Furbank points out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 55–66.
Published: 01 March 1993
... its central purpose was clarified. One of the classic articulations of free speech doctrine that Lewis appropriately recycles was that of Oliver Wendell Holmes in the 1929 case United States v. Schwimmer. Rosika Schwimmer was a pacifist who emigrated from Hungary and applied for United...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 279–311.
Published: 01 September 1998
... martial domi- nance in Europe. Michael Drayton’s “Ballad of Agincourt” uses Henry V’s victory there to similar effect, except that it ruefully locates English military glory in the past. The pacifistic policies of James I, who had come to the throne in the years between the composition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., of the predicament of turn-­of-­the-­century domestic laborers, and of pacifists in wartime. Cordelia cuts across traditional lines of affiliation and cau- sation, reflecting surprising connections and securing new associations. A Shakespearean figure had unstable cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 62–92.
Published: 01 March 1965
... not be missed. Out of the senseless misery of the war the poet expected the millen- nium to be born. News of the fraternization across the trenches in the Christmas spirit of brotherly love and the concerted pacifistic efforts of the “Clartb,” whose members defied vilification and suspicion of high...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 467–477.
Published: 01 December 1948
... holds nothing more for Agamemnon as he stumbles to his doom. In an old temple of Demeter on the outskirts of Mycena, 19 Since earliest youth, Hauptmann, who was pacifistically inclined, had pro- tested against war and the mass murder of war. The following are typical utterances from his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 78–91.
Published: 01 March 1970
.... The point is all the more easily lost in the theater for any spectator who is not a total pacifist, since the assassination of a supposed tyrant does not automatically inspire re- vulsion and metaphysical anguish. The real limit in the play at the obvious dramatic level is an extension...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 154–191.
Published: 01 June 1986
... the traditional order. The cultural traits associated with this order greatly ap- pealed to Richards: the decorum, the restraint, the emphasis on language, the nonviolent streak (it of course concealed a massive violence on another plane) which would have supported Richards’s pacifist beliefs.59...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 115–133.
Published: 01 June 1958
... motifs from the novel : in the second one Haller learns that he, the confirmed pacifist, is able to enjoy war and killing. The motifs of metamorphosis, suicide, the decline of western civilization, the nature of music, humor, the structure of the personality-all these are mentioned, and each...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 326–342.
Published: 01 December 1954
... “A Diplomatist : Li Hung-Chang,” Characters and Commentaries, pp. 219-20. Strachey was a pacifist, and he derided military men at every opportunity. Charles Richard Sanders 33 1 rigid, formal, and self-satisfied, devoid, to an extraordinary degree...