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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Jessica Burstein Jessica Burstein is associate professor in the department of English and the department of Women Studies at the University of Washington. The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism . By Duffy Enda . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2009 . 306 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Arthur W. Hoffman Frank Harper Moore. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1963. 264 pp. $6.00. Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 498 REVIEWS The Nobler Pleasure: Dryden’s Comedy in Theory and Practice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 247–275.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of English at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Rhetorics of Sexual Pleasure and Intolerance in the Middle English Cleanness Michael Calabrese and Eric Eliason Introduction The fourteenth-century Middle English homiletic poem Cleanness is the least popular of the Gawain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 322–324.
Published: 01 September 1974
... argument. ARNOLDSTEIN TheJohns Hopltins University “Tristram Shandy”: The Games of Pleasure. By RICHARDA. LANHAM. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. x + 174 pp. $7.95. Richard Lanham’s “Tristram Shandy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Rosemarie Bodenheimer The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt . By Caroline Levine. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press,2003. xi + 237 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston College...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 204–205.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Robert W. Uphaus W. P. Albrecht. Lawrence, Manhattan, Wichita: University Press of Kansas, 1975. x + 205 pp. $10.50. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 204 KEVIEWS The Sublime Pleasures oj Tragedy: A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Wife ), ideological argumentation ( The Country Gentleman ), and ambivalent or ironic presentation of conflicted or unstable values ( The Man of Mode ). London can be fun ( The Shoemaker’s Holiday ), glamorous ( The Lady of Pleasure ), wicked ( Friendship in Fashion ), low ( The Roaring Girl ), ugly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and pleasures of fiction, of literary study, and of metaphor. The alternative to what has been called “the poverty of context” is the richness and variety of poetic contexts, understood diachronically. References Achinstein Sharon . 2002 . “ Samson Agonistes and the Politics of Memory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to the point of morbidity against that of finding too much pleasure in the cruel and absurd. More broadly, Smith’s allusiveness presents a significant alternative to Harold Bloom’s anxiety of influence. Her attitude toward her predecessors is not agonistic but playful, elusive, and polyvalent. She writes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Charles Altieri Abstract In Theory of the Lyric Jonathan Culler makes powerful arguments for analogies between lyric and song, especially with regard to each medium’s commitment to producing pleasure and separating the speaking voice from individual psychology. But his case runs the risk...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 292–309.
Published: 01 September 1951
... are the inevitable conse- quences of natural law and that they are the inevitable consequences of passion, had already been published. This treatise was Benjamin Franklin’s A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain, which appeared in London in 1725 as a reply to William Wollaston’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 175–181.
Published: 01 June 1944
... to Coleridge’s doctrine, enunciated in the Biographia Literaria, that poetry must produce pleasure to the reader ; and to Wordsworth’s insistence that the primi- tive language of the plain people is the very stuff of which poetry is made.” These varying judgments are given without the support...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 558–570.
Published: 01 December 1965
..., is precisely what brings about pleasure (“Vergniigen Pleasure, rather than knowledge or improvement, becomes the focus of each man’s subsequent critical work. In his essay “Uber den Grund des Vergnugens an tragischen Gegenstanden,” Schiller has difficulty coping with his earlier claim that art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 525–527.
Published: 01 December 1999
.... 526 MLQ I December iggg connection between “the moment” and pleasure, whether sentimental or sexual. The idea of pleasure discussed in the first chapter, on Marivaux’s Le Jeu de l’umour et du hasard, is sentimental (“lovewhile in the second chap...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 417–436.
Published: 01 December 1997
... as the negative opposite of the Kantian aesthetic, and that the popular ethos implicitly answers each proposition of the ‘Ana- lytic of the Beautiful’ with a thesis contradicting it” (41 ). He then con- trasts Kant’s distinction between aesthetic pleasure and pleasure that is merely physically gratifying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 March 1954
... that Addison’s papers on “The Pleasures of the Imagination” (Spectator, Nos. 41 1-421) provided the Swiss critics, and more particularly Bodmer, with many of the details for the treatment of imagination first outlined in the Discourse and thereafter reiterated with embellishments, notably in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 321–352.
Published: 01 September 1999
... experience inheres in a dynamic interaction between the work’s progressively more complex and reflexive morphological units and the associated protoconscious, disinterested pleasure. The question at issue concerns the relation between the form of the aesthetic and the possibility of giving articula...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
... effecting a genuine reconciliation of “the head and fancy,” as Coleridge credits Akenside with doing in The Pleasures of Imagination (1744), Darwin is generally regarded as subordinating imagination, and canons of poetic taste to boot, to the scientific aim and artifice of his poetry. Concerned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 396–408.
Published: 01 December 1963
... remords et il se glorifie, pendant qu’il est en train de perdre sa libertC. (V, 57-58) The idea of remorse as an ingredient of pleasure is also expressed in the Journaux intimes: “I1 est prksumable que jamais pour eux la voluptk ne fut si douce que dans cette nuit de mklancolie et de charitk...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 1967
... begin with a brief stop at two dialogues. “A Dialogue Be- tween the Soul and Body” is a complaint in which each member feels itself the prisoner of the other, though what disturbs both is nothing more than the threat to inertial pleasure. The Soul is unhappy because it must employ all its care...