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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 March 1984
... is, from the Shelleyan perspective, a matter of our false cultural conditioning masquerading as a reality principle. His poetry and prose together mount an intense critique of postmodernism even as they pave the way for its artistic techniques and philosophical preoccupations. This may seem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 164–168.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Manuel Olguín Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 VALERA’S PHILOSOPHICAL ARGUMENTS AGAINST NATURALISM By MANUELOLGUfN Although several excellent studies have been devoted to Valera’s criticism in this country and abroad,l...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... WILLIAMF. ROERTCEN Uttivcrsity of Illinois Ricarda Huch’s “U~eltanschauiing”as Expressed irt Her Philosophical Works artd in Her Nozds. By AUDREYFLANDREAU. A dissertation. Chicago : University of Chicago, 1948. Pp. 212. The author seeks “to prove the close inner relation” which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 292–309.
Published: 01 September 1951
...Alfred Owen Aldridge Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND PHILOSOPHICAL NECESSITY By ALFREDOWEN ALDRIDGE Captain Booth, the well-meaning hero of Fielding’s Amelia, begins his cycle of misfortune...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1949
... of eighth), Bassermann’s book on the late Rilke is a very important contribution which no serious student of Rilke can overlook. H. F. PETERS Reed College Vauvenargues, Philosophe de la gloire. Par PAULSOUCHON. Paris: Editions Jules Tallandier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 404–405.
Published: 01 September 1949
... within their province, and so it is to them primarily that he addresses this book with the hope of arousing in them an awareness of the problem’s significance. CLOTILDEWILSON University of Washington Le Philosophe : Tents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 27–61.
Published: 01 March 1997
... poetry, Hegel, Goethe, Wordsworth, and Freud. The Translatability of Cultures: Figurations of the Space Between , coedited with Wolfgang Iser, appeared in 1996. Descartes’s Cogito, Kant’s Sublime, and Rembrandt’s Philosophers: Cultural Transmission as Occasion for Freedom Sanford Budick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 433–448.
Published: 01 December 1972
... AS PHILOSOPHIC POET' By F. J. LEVY A little more than a century ago, the Reverend A. 1). Grosart included Fulke Greville in one of his innumerable and invaluable series of for- gotten poets. The opportunity to revaluate the poet was not immedi- ately taken up...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 June 1990
...George Huppert Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 PETER RAMUS THE HUMANIST AS PHILOSOPHE BJ GEORGEHUPPERT In Paris, yesterday, I was standing at the top of the steep hill known as the mountain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 June 1955
... of Ronsard po2te de l’amour. SAMUELF. WILL Indiana University nte Embattled Philosopher: A Biography of Denis Diderot. By LESTERG. CRDCKER.East Lansing: Michigan State College Press, 1954. Pp. 442. $6.50. Two Diderot Studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 1950
... it an impressive memorial; its limita- tions suggest that the Folger might now begin to sponsor critical and scholarly projects of wider range and more central importance. LEONARDF. DEAN University of Connecticut Philosophic Words: A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 576–577.
Published: 01 December 1940
... Reviews Denis Diderot. L’Howime. Ses idkes philosophiques, esthktiques et littkraires. By H. GILLOT. Avec une Lettre-Preface de M. ERNESTSEILLIERE, Paris : Librairie Georges Courville, 1937. Pp. 336. Diderot. L’Artiste et le philosophe. By JEAN Luc. Paris : Editions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 March 1942
... or social subsoil of his time.” In such evidences of saneness this valuable critical essay abounds. H. G. MERRIAM Montanu State University Un Voyageur-Philosophe au X VIII“ Sikcle, PAbbk Jean-Bernard Le Blanc. By HELENEMONOD-CASSIDY. Harvard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of “philosophical poetry” was thought dangerously radical not solely because of its content but because of the compound logic of its form. Effecting a more perfect union of scientific reason and the poetic imagination, Darwin's philosophical poetry conjoins as poetry the aesthetic and political aims of his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Gerard Passannante Abstract Looking at a variety of cases from the early modern period—from debates around astrology to the essays of Michel de Montaigne to the poetry and prose of John Donne and the philosophical fictions of Margaret Cavendish—this essay explores the encounter with materialist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy and the novelist and playwright Marie NDiaye. These thinkers embrace heartsickness as a state of exposure that unsettles discourses of philosophical mastery and practices of social refinement. The essay thus shows that the language of disgust is not necessarily reactionary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Anthony Kubiak The recent past has seen a shift away from more philosophically complex, theoretically dense approaches to literary criticism (psychoanalysis, deconstruction, phenomenology) in favor of more material or “empirical” (historiographical, historical materialist) approaches...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas DiPiero Beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, thinkers in various disciplines evoked birds and other animals that appeared able to talk to make points about language use and human reason and identity. Talking birds initially allowed philosophers to draw parallels between language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Samuel Baker It is well known that Walter Scott adapted the forms of sentimental fiction for his initial trilogy of novels on Scottish manners and that he drew on philosophical theories of sympathy when conceiving of his characters and placing them in historical relation to one another and to his...
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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...