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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 432–434.
Published: 01 December 1975
... to some, always the sign of originali ty, but will he convincing to many others, t 11 is reviewer i ncl utled. ~IARCEL‘I’ETEL Duke University Historical Drama: The Relation of Literature and Reality. By HERBERT...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 64–77.
Published: 01 March 1970
...John J. Lakich Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE IDEAL AND REALITY IN THE FRENCH THEATER OF THE 1920’s By JOHN J. LAKICH For the last thirty or so years, critics have habitually looked upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 June 1966
...Charles A. Berst Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 ROMANCE AND REALITY IN ARMS AND THE MAN By CHARLESA. BERST The tightly knit humor of incident and character in Arms and the Man has tended to obscure the more inclusive range...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Donald H. Reiman Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 APPEARANCE, REALITY, AND MORAL ORDER IN RICHARD II By DONALDH. REIMAN Critics have noted that one of the underlying motifs in Shakespeare’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 1952
...Domenico Vittorini Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 GIAMBATTISTA VICO AND REALITY AN EVALUATION OF DE NOSTRI TEMPORIS STUDIORUM RATIONE (1708) By DOMENICOVITTORINI The opening exercises at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 176–177.
Published: 01 June 1956
... the appearance of Publication have not been years lost for scholarship, but rather years of further collecting, refining, and perfecting. RICHARDF. WILKIE University of Wahington Realism and Reality: Studies in the German Novelle of Poetic Realism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 351–372.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the novel’s conception of reality in the Mexican borderlands: first, the Ciudad Juárez femicides as objects of representation; second, the economic conditions underlying the systemic violence perpetrated against female maquiladora workers and the rift between labor and capital; and third, the relation of art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Through multiperspectival writing, knowledge of life may be attainable without being reduced to a single political, medial, cartographical, geocultural, or aesthetic logic. As a laboratory for polylogical thinking, literature does not represent reality, as Erich Auerbach put it. Rather, it represents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 427–442.
Published: 01 December 2022
... an interest in persons, situations, and worlds imagined at a level of detail and complexity well beyond the fictional placeholders other disciplines employ in their thought experiments. This raises ethical and ontological questions about the “reality” of our objects of study. Dominant Western epistemological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of progress to a higher state of evolution. The task of theater historiography is therefore to perturb the notion of the vitality of the state, the institution, and the professions by attending to and nurturing the now —an ethical life based on historiographical self-examination that will always be in reality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the Ancient Mariner,” as well as other literary texts, to transform the failure of his quest for a transantarctic crossing into a glorious triumph. Shackleton's allusions and structural borrowings substitute the truth of literature for the reality of the polar experience. While this substitution is typical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
... words, how paper and the ink it holds offer evidence of an irrefutable reality even as their example introduces an inevitable slipperiness to the field of example. University of Washington 2010 Christina Lupton is assistant professor of English at the University of Michigan. She is completing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 453–477.
Published: 01 December 2010
... as erased, is recovered by the novel for history, and produces effects in the world beyond the novel. Yet such recovery fails to affect the world beyond the novel. In the articulation of that contradiction, intertwining fiction and history, invention and reality, the novel proposes an enduring and essential...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Charles Altieri This essay asks how T. S. Eliot's dissertation work on F. H. Bradley influenced changes in his poetry: negatively from the self-consciousness attitudinizing of Laforguian analysis and positively to what a Bradleyan sense of “degrees of reality” might be said to sponsor. Bradley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 529–550.
Published: 01 December 2023
... decades experimenting with the exacting and humbling realities of media production. Spanning his abandoned collaboration with Disney, a series of Basic English teaching films (made with the artist and filmmaker Len Lye), his two educational television programs on poetry, and a number of unrealized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 497–503.
Published: 01 December 1968
... of reality. In the common foreword to the two dissertations, the authors describe their method as follows: die Interpretation.. .betrachtet das Werk als Experimentierfeld, auf dem Mud sein Denken und die Moglichkeiten des Denkens uberhaupt an den Widersdnden einer vorgestellten...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 54–72.
Published: 01 March 1980
... and to the nightmarish journey on which we have accompanied him. For those voices signal the conflict between private visionary worlds, where one can breathe freely, and the suffocating yel- low fog of the “outside” world, which for lack of a more precise term I shall hereafter call “reality.” For the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 417–438.
Published: 01 September 1969
.... In 1945, for instance, Hi Simons set out “four distinctively philosophical subjects” that permeate Stevens’ poetry;l a recent perceptive refinement upon this process appears in J. Hillis Miller’s chapter on Stevens in Poets of Reality. His remarks on the characteristic stance of the poet’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 1957
... is refreshing, alive, and alert, even when they are discussing complex problems. From their work, the reader obtains a clear picture of the various trends and currents, of the new conception of human reality and the “new image of man” that the French novelists created during the first half...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 231–250.
Published: 01 September 1983
... for a reader a specific image of the self, one shaped by selecting and interpreting details from that perpetual flux of events which is our experienced reality. In Englu,nds Heroicall Epistles, the definition of these distinct selves is central to the poem. Though history is the poem’s apparent subject...