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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Vincenzo Cuoco's novel Plato in Italy in the local context of the transformation of the publishing industry in Italy and in the European context of Bonapartism. Fiction acquires here a special kind of value: that of reimagining a radical democracy betrayed by Napoleonic restoration. Roberto M...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1941) 2 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 June 1941
... tables of contents. To get at the actual contents, one must read these three volumes entire; and neither the style nor the results will encourage many to do so. JOHN WEBSTERSPARCO Northwestern University Plato on the Trial and Death of Socrates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
...Irene Samuel Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 THE INFLUENCE OF PLAT0 ON SIR PHILIP SIDNEY’S DEFENSE OF POESY By IRENESAMUEL In Sir Philip Sidney’s brief Defense of Poesy Plato is named twenty times, six in passing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 315–321.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Bernard F. Huppé Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 WALTER PATER ON PLATO’S AESTHETICS By BERNARDF. HUPPI~ Many have replied to Plato’s appeal for a defense against his dra- matic denial of the poet.’ Among these “replies” Pater’s “Plato’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 193–194.
Published: 01 June 1940
... authorita- tive psychological doctrine, for Spenser shared with Plato, Aristotle, and Thomas Aquinas the belief in the dual function of the memory. Spenser mentions Anamnestes briefly in the description of his master, Eumnestes, among his books. Amidst them all he in a chaire was set...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Cornell March Dowlin Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 SIDNEY’S TWO DEFINITIONS OF POETRY By CORNELLMARCH DOWLIN Failure to recognize the direct debt of Sidney’s Apology for Poetry to Plato is one of the mysteries of scholarship, and gratitude...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1949
..., Shelley exhibited the same irreconcilable conflict between necessity and freedom which Godwin himself unconsciously exhibited. The Hymn to Intel- lectual Beauty and Mont Blanc of 1816 are important stages in Shelley’s progress from materialism to idealism, but it was Plato who furnished...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1945) 6 (2): 230–231.
Published: 01 June 1945
... very well known. Ficino’s main reputation, more- over, has been achieved as an elegant commentator and translator of Plato, Plotinus, Porphyry, and other neo-Platonists, rather than as a philosopher in his own right. Dr. Kristeller is convinced, never- theless, that the philosophy of this...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conflicts prepared in his name. Over and beyond the two chapters devoted to Freud at the beginning and the end, Silke-Maria Weineck’s repeated returns to the Oedipus complex indicate her indebtedness to twentieth-century psychoanalysis. But through her analyses of Freud and Sophocles, along with Plato...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1949
..., Shelley exhibited the same irreconcilable conflict between necessity and freedom which Godwin himself unconsciously exhibited. The Hymn to Intel- lectual Beauty and Mont Blanc of 1816 are important stages in Shelley’s progress from materialism to idealism, but it was Plato who furnished...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1961) 22 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 1961
.... It is frequently overlooked-or its significance is not fully under- stood-that when Montaigne read Seneca, Sextus Empiricus, Plato, he was between forty and sixty years old. He came to them already formed, to assay them, not to adopt them. The importance of this did not escape...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 65–67.
Published: 01 March 1947
... an obvious application of the Platonic concept of heavenly beauty. Plato in Philebus (51-52) lists various aspects of beauty-form, color, sound, smell, knowledge-but not as de- grees. Shaftesbury, however, has a famous classification of three degrees of beauty : first, “the dead forms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 295–302.
Published: 01 December 1957
... cited a curious variety of sources-Homer, Hesiod, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Valerius Maximus, Aulus Ge1lius.l Strangest of all, however, is the continued absence of Plutarch from the list: strangest because a passage in his Lycurgus is of such obvious resemblance to Milton’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1956) 17 (1): 83.
Published: 01 March 1956
.... 114) Plato. Possibly a more restrained estimate would have been better tactics as well as better criticism. The interpretation of “Eros und Fabel” is one of the high points of the book. In dealing with the “Hymnen an die Nacht,” as elsewhere, Hiebel seems to play down Novalis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 111.
Published: 01 March 1943
... example, one hundred and twenty-six essays dealing with Shakespeare, forty-one on Byron, ten on Emerson, fifty-eight on Victor Hugo, sixty-one on Zola, thirty-three on Cervantes, forty-two on Ibsen, seventy-nine on Tolstoy, forty on Plato, one hundred and nineteen on Virgil, six on Tagore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 June 1949
... full value Dr. Barrell’s most important con- tention that Plato alone afforded Shelley (in 1818) the philosophical unity which he had long sought. The definite turn in Shelley’s philosophy had occurred long before 1818 and long before Shelley’s acquaintance with Plato was direct and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 1943
... thought-pattern runs an unmistakable and uniform warp ; beneath the apparently eclectic architecture lies a solid foundation ; the basic assumptions of Godwin’s doctrines derive from the Platonic tradition. Godwin is, in fact, undertaking a task not unlike Plato’s. In the Republic, Plato is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1986) 47 (3): 235–252.
Published: 01 September 1986
... unacquainted with the writings of Plate As a reminder of this source, Fielding has Julian cite Plato again in chapter 2 1 as an authority on voyages from one world to the next. It is not so much Lucian, then, as Plato who provides the pattern for significant details of the first nine chapters and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1962) 23 (1): 65–74.
Published: 01 March 1962
... Erlebnis nach seinem sprachlichen 8 It must be indicated here that Schopenhauer always labeled “Idee” “plato- nische Idee”; he explains, however, that although his “Idee” and Plato’s are essentially the same, Plato’s ideas are established exclusively upon natural ob- jects; according...