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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 2020
...John T. Hamilton To take Wiggins at his word, the varied recognitions that result from his painstaking analyses are both decisively conclusive and tantalizingly open-ended. The point is to learn to be amenable to change in all its potentiality—that is, without settling for a substantial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
...: the melodrama of his father’s generation and the melodramatic-cum-realistic Broadway fare of his own youth. Textual history has impeded their categorical recognition: in 1924, when Desire under the Elms was first published and performed, 39 percent of O’Neill’s oeuvre (seventeen of forty-four plays), but just...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of the tradition, but rather than move toward hope, in the manner of most earlier texts, it ends with Seward’s melancholy recognition of her own weakness. Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 “Fears in Solitude,” which also retains some features of the tradition, is a sustained reflection on the individual’s limited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... predominantly from Western theories to Chinese practice. To different degrees, and with varying urgency, all three Chinese scholars lodge a plea for greater recognition of Chinese theories in the West and for Chinese scholarship to construct a theory of its own, rooted in the Chinese tradition. By way of a new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The essay uses a new system of rhetorically driven scansion to identify elaborate rhetorical symmetries and polyrhythms that shape the cognition of Hughes’s persona and the recognition of his readers in ways that prose language cannot. Hughes employs rhetoric and iconography as alternative modes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 81–116.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and reorients the autobiographical pursuit of (self-)recognition away from the scripts of neoliberal individualism and toward the self’s more radical and formative intersubjectivity. 3 There is, of course, a long post-Cartesian tradition of conceiving philosophy in autobiographical terms, from Hume...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 245–273.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and erotic attachment that are not circumscribed by physical contact or heteronormative consummation. In doing so, Sitwell develops eccentricity as a framework oppositionally defined by the mystification of its peers but angled to claim future recognition. katiegcharles@gmail.com Copyright © 2022...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Ottmar Ette Abstract As the world cannot be adequately understood from the vantage point of a single language, the literatures of the world can no longer be trimmed to a single world literature in the Goethean sense. This recognition bodes well for the future of philology and of literary production...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
... reading by generic recognition, a reading of poetry as a form of cognition emerges among later critics like I. A. Richards, who illustrates how a line from Robert Browning is read in the mind’s eye, as if in the present tense. But Browning was already doing a version of historical poetics, in writing “Pan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 329–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of The Waste Land, when the “third” appears suddenly at the shoulder of the nar- rator’s companion.2 As different as they may seem, both scenes are instances of what Eliot eventually calls spiritual “recognition,” a phe- nomenon that occurs when the mind’s eye is caught off-guard by a pres- ence in its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
... by acknowledging aspects of his identity. Over- mastering others finalizes, rather than finishes, dependency: he is only what others can recognize. Further, when others exist only to recognize him and are not themselves recognized, their servantlike recognition is necessarily inadequate. Ralph finds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 360–361.
Published: 01 September 1945
...; on the positive, it affirms what the author calls the Romantic view, a belief in the need of having “some positive ideal of good,” not a dogma based “on mere prohibitions and inhibitions,” a recognition of the importance of the emotions, a view of poetry as a “form of living,” not a thing by itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 480–482.
Published: 01 December 1966
...-the old things said in the old way merely for the familiar pleasures of recognition. There is certainly nothing new in the way of saying here. Indeed, the IAN WATT 48 1 book’s main weakness is the imprecision of its critical method...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 153–170.
Published: 01 June 1964
...) The “tragedy” collapses because tragedy depends ultimately upon the dignity of the sufferer, upon self-recognition or anagnorisis, and upon cathartic release. None of these is quite possible in Hell. Milton brings about the collapse of the tragic here not only by interjecting doctrine (“Which God...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 December 1974
... to feel that some- thing has happened within me as well as on the page-and Fish demon- strated in Surprised by Sin (1967) how much a recognition of such “de- signs” can add to our reading of Paradise Lost. I am made uneasy, how- ever, by Fish’s apparent assumptions that admirable literary designs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 360–362.
Published: 01 December 1955
... by the Reformation in general, ad Puritanism in particular. The major impulse toward recognition of the educational function of the vernacular is to be found in the religious controversy of the age. Thus translations of the Bible, together with commentaries on it, and much of Reformation apologetics, can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 82–85.
Published: 01 March 1974
...- ling revelations about a work or neatens it beyond recognition. iMartin is a model in whom they can see that analysis need not do anything to a work in order to justify itself; he does not decode, repair, or try to replace the poems he discusses; he does for literary experience what artists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 401–417.
Published: 01 December 1998
...) and language (French literary history), these two projects have worked comparatively and thus outside such boundaries.22 They have done so in recognition of the cultural and literary realities of Great Tree is the Great Peace, and Good Tidings of Peace and Power, and the Nations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 475–476.
Published: 01 December 1966
... with the recognition of this opposition, requires, in short, the knowledge of good and evil. Mystical experience involves a struggle, a hard journey, and the “stages of the way make the mystic as well as the Felicity which crowns his journey” (p. 26). This is well said and should help to disperse any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 1949
... on the consciousness of the individual : “The uniqueness of James, the single new thought in the world to which his fiction gives expression, consists in his recognition that sensi- tivity to other persons expands the consciousness.” Mr. Andreas concludes with an argument on the continuing viability...