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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 226–227.
Published: 01 June 1964
.... This is a testi- mony to the nobility of her character. PAULLF. BAUM University of North Carolina The Poetry of Clough: An Essay in Revaluation. By WALTERE. HOUGH- TON. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Pp. xii + 236. $5.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 303–309.
Published: 01 September 1946
...George Snell Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 WASHINGTON IRVING: A REVALUATION By GEORGESNELL Poe remarked, in 1838, “Irving is much overrated, and a nice dis- tinction might be drawn between his just and his surreptitious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Caroline Levine Abstract This essay seeks to revalue repetition in literary studies. Critics have often treated repetition—clichés, rules, norms, mechanization, monotony—as the painful or oppressive backdrop against which their best values emerge: originality, distinctiveness, resistance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 215–237.
Published: 01 June 2014
... conceived definitions of “English” and, indeed, of “discipline” are under increasing question, the achievements and ambitions of the early professoriate may be overdue for revaluation. Robert Dingley was, until his retirement in 2002, a senior lecturer in English at the University of New England...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 281.
Published: 01 September 1955
... of the cornerstones upon which the modern Gotthelf image has been erected. Consequently, this work is well known among scholars interested in Jeremias Gotthelf and, beyond that, to all those who are fascinated by the somewhat mysterious processes of relegation and revaluation by means of which each...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 251.
Published: 01 June 1949
... of Herder, then, these contributions are intended to serve the “strivings of the present and the hope for the future” (p. vii). Evaluation, revaluation, and the history of ideas are the methods used to show the forward march of mankind as evidenced by such men as Erasmus, Luther, Goethe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1981
... shadow fell on me; / I shrieked . . But in recent years, as close reading of literary texts prompted revaluations of old generalizations, the dominant critical view changed. Romantic thought, most of us now see, has a strong vein of skepticism running through it; and, accordingly, we find...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is unavoidable: people differ, and so do aesthetic and moral preferences. So if subjectivity is inescapable, we should accept chaotic diversity in a spirit of courteous toleration. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 axiology literary value methods of reading revaluation aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1940
... for a revaluation of the prevailing estimate of Goethe. After twenty-one years as professor of ecclesi- astical history at Harvard, it was entirely fitting that on his request President Eliot should call him to occupy a full professorship in a newly founded chair in German. Hedge’s critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 500–501.
Published: 01 December 1944
... his appraisal of Burns as a man with his faults and his virtues agrees in the main with Henley’s revaluation. The character of his poetic genius, his dependence on Scottish poetical traditions, the nature and play of his intelligence, whether in satire, wit, or sentiment, are briefly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1949
... 25 1 In the spirit of Herder, then, these contributions are intended to serve the “strivings of the present and the hope for the future” (p. vii). Evaluation, revaluation, and the history of ideas are the methods used to show the forward march of mankind as evidenced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 281–282.
Published: 01 September 1955
.... Consequently, this work is well known among scholars interested in Jeremias Gotthelf and, beyond that, to all those who are fascinated by the somewhat mysterious processes of relegation and revaluation by means of which each generation takes possession of its literary heritage. Under...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1964
...; but his revaluation of Sanc- tuary is marred by his trying to do too many things: Temple Drake’s dis- covery of evil and Cleanth Brooks’s discovery of the proper chronology battle each other for attention. Gavin Stevens and the Snopes trilogy are handled with tact and originality. Brooks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 260–262.
Published: 01 June 1940
... for the tragical, the revaluation of the nation’s history, and the development of the political drama. Wherever he works, “der Dramatiker ist ein polit ischer Mensch durch und durch” (p. 18). The political drama came into full display, according to Wanderscheck (p. lo), during the National Theater Week...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 June 1973
... and revaluation of this maverick Elizabethan. With rigor and breadth of knowledge Waswo clari- fies Greville’s intellectual positions, and then he convincingly demonstrates Greville’s considerable artistic accomplishments through the perceptive analysis of the structure and rhetoric of the sonnet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 1964
... University of North Carolina The Poetry of Clough: An Essay in Revaluation. By WALTERE. HOUGH- TON. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Pp. xii + 236. $5.00. “New Insights and Old Assumptions” is the title of a section in Walter E. Houghton’s book, and it could well stand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 202–204.
Published: 01 June 1973
.... Fulke Greville is not an easy poet, but he is a good one. Richard Waswo’s excellent book finally articulates at length the many attractions of Greville’s poetry and ideas and will surely stimulate interest and revaluation of this maverick Elizabethan. With rigor and breadth of knowledge Waswo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Bums, His Tradition and His Work,” in which his appraisal of Burns as a man with his faults and his virtues agrees in the main with Henley’s revaluation. The character of his poetic genius, his dependence on Scottish poetical traditions, the nature and play of his intelligence, whether...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 1946
... of Victorian notables variously associated with “W. E. H.” produces a richer fabric than mere “research” demands. In fact, it is clear that Mr. Buckley intended more than is ordinarily comprehended in the re- search project. He aimed to achieve some sort of critical revaluation of a man and his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2020
... study deterministically rather than probabilistically. Dorothea, blind to Casaubon’s enervation, is similarly unable to concentrate her energies. But their dissipation is ultimately revalued as we track the differences she makes in the lives around her. Eliot did not simply learn from Maxwell, whom she...