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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1983
...Martin Bindney Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 DIMINISHING EPIPHANIES OF ODIN CARLYLE’S REVERIES OF PRIMAL FIRE By MARTINBIDNEY In his lectures On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in Histoly (1840),1 a minor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 54–72.
Published: 01 March 1980
... the lines he read that day which may have struck a deeper chord in his sensibility, one that responded spontaneously to matters pertaining to visions and dreams, reveries and mists. Here is what he copied: And would it have been worth it, after all, Would it have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 250–275.
Published: 01 September 1985
... of a vengeance continually kept alive by exclusions and continually sublimated into counterexclusions. An even more powerful drive in Rousseau’s work is the urge to make vengeance innocent by making innocence, innocence alone, his vengeance. When, in the third Reverie, Rousseau credits his own...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 225–230.
Published: 01 September 1958
... is not logical, but rather that which is characteristic of idle reverie.12 Now if we are to regard the poem as a dramatic monologue, in which to the purpose of concluding that God’s grace is achieved through faith a Wanderer laments the literal loss of his lord and kinsmen, perhaps we should...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 433–456.
Published: 01 December 1995
... of RPrierie defines a visionary aesthetic state through idealizations of certain kinds of people whose simplicity seems to promise access to essential knowledge: for Bachelard, the child or the woman offers this access. He asserts that a certain noncognitive state of intuition- the “reverie”-offers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1996
... conjunctions: the magic lantern and the nature of reverie; the idea of ghosts as integral to the concept of “home.” Surprising tonal shifts: an “authorial confession” in the middle of a ghost story. Abundant data: on thermometers and barometers; on masquerades; on magic lanterns. Such aspects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2023
... stillness, often privileging the latter, as several studies have shown. 15 But Mansfield Park also features idling, which is distinct from inaction. Fanny Price’s stillness in the novel usually occasions reverie—breaks from work devoted to leisurely thinking. Sometimes, however, Austen pointedly omits...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 450–466.
Published: 01 December 1968
... reasons for cultivating her mother. She calls him “an operator in [his] heart” and wagers that he does not have “a friend in the world” (p. 242). These charges and the Scotch induce a surrealistic reverie freely composed of real and JOSEPH HYNES...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 659–660.
Published: 01 December 1941
... to lyrical appeal, “weder Schauspieler noch Dichter”- what though to him line was more significant than color, action than revery? Allusion might have been made to that irascibility which Gotthold Ephraim confesses to have inherited from his father. Not that the son could not control his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 658–659.
Published: 01 December 1941
... revery? Allusion might have been made to that irascibility which Gotthold Ephraim confesses to have inherited from his father. Not that the son could not control his temper. He could and did-and equally his intellect, lest this should usurp the func- tions of insight, of faith...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 1977
... it appears in the revised version of the poem. The Mariner willingly addresses himself to the Wedding Guest, 50 RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER This is a beautiful reverie, but it remains a reverie nonetheless, a dis- torted apprehension of the Mariner’s existence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 254–278.
Published: 01 September 1987
... . . . that anything like a romance is preparing for you, reader, you never were more mistaken. Do you anticipate sentiment, and poetry, and reverie? Do you expect passion, and stimulus, and melodrama? Calm your expectations; reduce them to a lowly standard. Something real, cool, and solid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 261–272.
Published: 01 June 2023
... spot on the map. The map proved so unwieldy that it was eventually folded up and left to rot in the desert. (Cole 2011 : 150) Julius’s reverie over the detailed model city seems to curdle when it makes him think of Borges’s parable about a map abandoned because it was coextensive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 1981
... in a contemplative revisitation of his own past to find subjects for some of his most moving late poems. Each section of Taylor’s book emphasizes Hardy’s relation to the Romantic literary tradition-the Romantic meditative poem and traditions of reverie; 106...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 June 1966
... I‘espace even more than the discoveries made in L’Air et les songes, L‘Eau et les reves, and La Terre et les reveries du repos. If Hiddleston had desired a subtitle for his book, he could well have found it in Bachelard, Blanchot, or Poulet. One quotation, from Christian SCnkchal’s book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 349–369.
Published: 01 December 1976
... into his final statement through reference to dusk: . . . nor even so sad and poor a heart As thou has spurned to-day. To-day?Lo! night is here. This means of transition from imaginative reverie back to normal con- sciousness is of course reminiscent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1995
...‘; the evocation of the Harnori I Review 233 woman’s departure, to the lyrical countertheme; the “flight into reverie, and into eros” (which, according to the author, is usually perceptibly set off from thc departure theme) is the exposition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 509–511.
Published: 01 December 1950
... grandiose visionary epics in which idyllic 510 Reviews reveries alternate with apocalyptic revelations. The dream experience for Haupt- mann projects an intermediate realm somewhere between life and death in which harmony and full self-realization are possible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 230–233.
Published: 01 June 1966
... to Supervielle’s poetry the discoveries of La Poe‘tique de I‘espace even more than the discoveries made in L’Air et les songes, L‘Eau et les reves, and La Terre et les reveries du repos. If Hiddleston had desired a subtitle for his book, he could well have found it in Bachelard, Blanchot, or Poulet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 203–226.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., “in which every fiber of [Tess’s] body participated, had thrown her into a stupefied reverie in which her arms worked on independently of her consciousness” (333). The detached quality of the machinery carries over to the work itself, which becomes mere automation (though this is already implicit...