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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1945
.... K. RAND Hnrvard University The Clue to Pascal. By EMILECAILLIET. Philadelphia: The West- minster Press, 1943. Pp. 187. $2.00. In a brief work, marked equally by scholarship and by piety, Pro- fessor Cailliet suggests that the clue to Pascal lies in the Bible. Chapter I11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 510.
Published: 01 December 1945
.... ANTHONYSCENNA Amherst College Pascal: Gmius in the Light of Scripture. By EMILECAILLIET. Phil*- delphia : Westminster Press, 1945. Pp. 363. $3.75. “Throughout the course of Pascal’s life and work, there emerged a unity of design taking shape amid a diversity of subject matter.” So...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1971
... of a modern translator. FRANKJ. WARNKE Univers i/y ?f‘ II’m h in gt on Pascal and Theology. By JAN MIEL. Baltimore and London: Johns Hop- kins Press, 1969. xv + 216 pp. $8.50; 81s. This is a worthy, useful book, well informed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 339–340.
Published: 01 June 1941
... with interest that Ronsard, with- out Peletier, would have perhaps written only neo-Latin verse. This statement is supported by a good deal of evidence. JEAN DAVID University of Washington La Critique Philosophique de Pascal au XVII“ sikcle. By DAVID...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 252–258.
Published: 01 September 1954
...Max Dufner © 1954 University of Washington 1954 GOETHE, JOHANN GEORG SCHLOSSER, AND “DER KRANKE PASCAL” By MAX DUFNER The only reference to Blake Pascal in Goethe’s works, aside from the text of Goethe’s translation of Diderot’s Le Neveu de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 1952
... feeling that he has inexplicably abandoned his tools just as he was about to apply them. JAMES DOOLI~P. Ohio Stotr Uniuersity Pascal. Par JEAN MESNARD.Paris: Boivin et Cie., Collection Connaissance des Lettres, 1951. Pp. 192. Approchons...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1943
... for publication before passing definitive judg- ment on this great enterprise as conceived and carried on by Mr. Armstrong and his associates. EDWINB. PLACE Northwest ern University Voltaire, Pascal and Human Destiny. By MINA WATERMAN.New York: King’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2013
...David L. Sedley This article interprets Madame de Lafayette’s La Princesse de Clèves as a response to Blaise Pascal’s arithmetic triangle. Pascal used the numbers of the triangle to determine how to divide fairly the stakes of an interrupted game of chance. He called his method “the geometry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jaime Hanneken This essay analyzes Mundial Magazine , a little-known Parisian periodical edited by Rubén Darío, in the context of current debates over the large-scale narrative of literary modernity that Pascale Casanova puts forth in The World Republic of Letters . These debates tend...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Katerina Clark Abstract A major lacuna in Pascale Casanova’s account of world literature in her World Republic of Letters is the Soviet venture into establishing a “world literature” ( mirovaia literatura ) to be centered not in Paris but in Moscow. This aim was most actively pursued between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1945
... of book in which one may, if he will, find just about everything or anything. Also, he is too much inclined to refer to the Scriptures in a vaguely edifying manner-as when, in the incident of Pascal’s fainting during the debate about the signing of the Formu- lary at Port-Royal, he remarks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1952
... Pascal lui-meme ; d‘autre part aux.travaux plus explicitement historiques de M. Lenoble sur Mersenne, de M. Pintard sur les libertins et de M. Orcibal sur les debuts du janshisme. Partout s’affirme le mime souci du texte et des faits. Se dCgageant du fatras des interprCtationr intuitives ou...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 174–176.
Published: 01 June 1955
...Curtis C. D. Vail Roy Pascal. New York: Philosophical Library, 1953. Pp. xvi + 347. $4.75. Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 174 Rcvieevs Linguistic Bibliography fov the Year 1952 and Supplemetit for Prcvious Ycars. Published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 509–510.
Published: 01 December 1945
... for Hainann. ANTHONYSCENNA Amherst College Pascal: Gmius in the Light of Scripture. By EMILECAILLIET. Phil*- delphia : Westminster Press, 1945. Pp. 363. $3.75. “Throughout the course of Pascal’s life and work, there emerged a unity of design...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1945
... The Clue to Pascal. By EMILECAILLIET. Philadelphia: The West- minster Press, 1943. Pp. 187. $2.00. In a brief work, marked equally by scholarship and by piety, Pro- fessor Cailliet suggests that the clue to Pascal lies in the Bible. Chapter I11 examines connections between the Bible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 June 1957
... only a few have given any serious attention to the French influence on his work. It is true that, in the first of his six volumes on Nietzsche, Andler includcd a dis- cussion of the German philosopher’s French prdcursews. Bauer and Lohmann have each linked Nietzsche with Pascal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 487–488.
Published: 01 December 1944
... not only by Corneille’s search for a sub-plot which echoes the main action, but also by his desire to illustrate the effects of the situation on a second woman of a type different from Camille. Professor Chinard has uncovered striking evidence of the influ- ence of Thomas Hobbes on Pascal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1971
... on Pascal and Theology. By JAN MIEL. Baltimore and London: Johns Hop- kins Press, 1969. xv + 216 pp. $8.50; 81s. This is a worthy, useful book, well informed, well conceived, well written. It is hereby recommended to all libraries and to students of Pascal and of seventeen th-cen tury...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 164–166.
Published: 01 June 1957
..., and Zola, he had great admiration for Stendhal, who exerted a considerable influence on him. Yet it was the earlier French thinkers who played the greatest role in Nietzsche’s thought, especially La Rochefoucauld, Montaigne, and Pascal. Williams points out that “the movement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 339.
Published: 01 June 1941
... will read with interest that Ronsard, with- out Peletier, would have perhaps written only neo-Latin verse. This statement is supported by a good deal of evidence. JEAN DAVID University of Washington La Critique Philosophique de Pascal au XVII“ sikcle...