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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 349–375.
Published: 01 September 2020
... a metaphysical statement, this temporal model of tragicomedy offers a Beckettian ethics insistent on both the resigned compassion of tragedy and comedy’s power to critique. In outlining Godot ’s tragicomic philosophy, the essay charts Beckett’s deployment of the various figures who inspire his play but also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 268–270.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Jennifer C. Nash jennifer.nash@duke.edu The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery: Biocapitalism and Black Feminism’s Philosophy of History . By Alys Eve Weinbaum . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2019 . ix + 286 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of Nature,” Journal of the History of Ideas (April 2001). She is writing a book on literary and philosophical imaginations of autonomy. The Monster in a Dark Room: Frankenstein, Feminism, and Philosophy Nancy Yousef t is as a giant that the creature makes his first appearance in Franken- I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 1996
... in The Divine Comedy, Pite is able to depict with great clarity why Dante mattered to them and why he might matter to us as readers of their work. Colendge’s Philosophy: The Logos as Unzjjing Principle. By Mary Anne Perkins. Oxford: Clarendon, 1994. xii + 310 pp. $47.50. Historians of literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 1998
...David Simpson Mark Edmundson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xii + 243 pp. $18.95. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Simpson I Review 135 Literature against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida: A Defence of Poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 195–229.
Published: 01 June 1998
... on a study of the construction of Italian emigrant and immigrant cultural identities. Mapping European Philosophy: The Coy Politics of Manzoni’s Lettera a Victor Cousin Susanna F. Ferlito ompared to the dramatic revolutionary moments of nineteenth- Ccentury European history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 231–259.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Helmut Müller-Sievers Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Helmut Müller-Sievers is associate professor of German and comparative literature at Northwestern University. His most recent book is Self-Generation: Biology, Philosophy, and Literature around 1800 (1997) . He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 514–518.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Helmut Müller-Sievers Andrew Bowie. From Romanticism to Critical Theory: The Philosophy of German Literary Theory . London: Routledge, 1997. ix + 346 pp. $69.95 cloth, $19.95 paper. © 1998 University of Washington 1998 514 MLQ I December 1998...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Jan Sjåvik Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy . By Toril Moi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xvi + 396 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Jan Sjåvik is professor of Scandinavian studies at the University of Washington. His recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 230–231.
Published: 01 June 1945
...Melvin Rader Paul Oskar Kristeller Virginia Conant. New York: Columbia University Press, 1943. Pp. xiv + 441. $4.50. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 230 Reviews The Philosophy of Marsilio Ficino. By PAULOSKAR KRISTELLEH. Translated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 194.
Published: 01 June 1982
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 194–196.
Published: 01 June 1982
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 1984
...: I S H M A IV Johrls Hopkiris University Philosophy of the Literuq Symbolic. By HAZAKI)ADAMS. Tallahassee: University Presses of Florida, A Florida State University Book, 1983. xiv + 466 pp. $37.50, cloth; $17.50, paper. Our modern conception of symbol goes back ultimately...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1967
... why he has had to work his way through the histories of so many remote critical disputes. RICHARDI. COOK University of Washington Coleridge’s Philosophy of Literature: The Development of a Concept of Poet y, 1791-1819. By J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 249–262.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Leland Thielemann Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 THE PROBLEM OF UNITY AND INDIVIDUALISM IN ROMAINS’ SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY By LELANDTE-IIELEMANN I. INTRODUCTION M. Jules Romains has many times...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 March 1969
... and Philosophy. By JOHN DAVIS BUTLER.The Hague and Paris: Mouton, Studies in French Literature, XVI, 1967.236 pp. 26 guilders. Originally presented as a doctoral dissertation-“Jean MorCas and Les Stances: The Making of a Poet”-at Stanford University (1963), this is the first lengthy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1958
...J. Mitchell Morsen Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE CLERK OF OXENFORD By J. MITCHELLMORSE I. THESOURCE OF THE DIFFICULTY The high density of Chaucer’s characterization is subtly maintained even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 1950
.... MORTONW. BLOOMFIELD Ohio State University The Renaissance Philosophy of Man. Edited by ERNSTCASSIRER, PAUL OSKAR KRISTELLER,and JOHN HERMANRANDALL, 3R. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1948. Pp. viii 4- 405. $5.00. As the study of Renaissance literature in relation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 17–26.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Byron Guyer Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 * January 26 of this year was the centenary of Francis Jeffrey's death. THE PHILOSOPHY OF FRANCIS JEFFREY By BYRONGUYER* Commentary on the literary criticism of Francis Jeffrey offers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1950
... Collegc of New York Willia?n Blake: His Philosophy and Symbols. By S. FOSTERDAMON. New York: Peter Smith, 1947. Pp. xiv + 487. $12.50. During the last twenty-five years the reputation of Foster Damon’s William Blake: His Philosophy and Symbols has grown steadily until it is now...