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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in twentieth-century France. Resisting the Plague: The French Reactionary Right and Artaud’s Theater of Cruelty Constance Spreen uring a lengthy, hostile divorce from the surrealist circle in 1926, DAntonin Artaud reiterated his eschewal of political engagement in the most vigorous terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 561–581.
Published: 01 December 2004
...: Representing Catholicism in Southern Literature and working on an examination of Flannery O'Connor's critique of Enlightenment philosophy. Elizabeth Spencer, the White Civil Rights Novel, and the Postsouthern Thomas F. Haddox uring the 1940s, around the time that Allen Tate looked back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 21–54.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Unified School District. Her Web site, www.ThinkingWithShakespeare.org ,features individual and collaborative projects on matters both civic and Shakespearean. Rights, Commandments, and the Literature of Citizenship Julia Reinhard Lupton commonly circulated list of “Sunday school...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jordan Brower Abstract In the early 1910s the extension of copyright protection to moving-picture adaptations of literary works resulted in the emergence of film rights, altering the economic and institutional constitution of the American literary field. In letters, industry documents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
... under study wrote in Galician, continued to identify with their homeland’s right of self-determination, and insisted on foregrounding its areas of socioeconomic exclusion and underdevelopment. This discussion centers on Manuel María’s use of his poetry to mobilize popular-democratic politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Sophus Helle Abstract Premodern sources mainly depict authors as textual transmitters rather than original creators. To treat these figurations of authorship as meaningful in their own right, one has to overcome a series of methodological hurdles. The polarized image of the author as either...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
... is, perhaps, the right approach to my real subject—the entanglements of worldwide relation,” the essay argues for an understanding of world poetry as the accumulated philological history of poetic folkways, habits of use, sociological institutions, formations, and conjunctures that group around the term...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 289–318.
Published: 01 September 2020
... modern lyric theory continues a long tradition. The white male supremacist foundation of those defenses informs definitions of lyric poetry as utterance overheard, as solitary self-address. Fry is right that historical poetics attempts to rock that two-hundred-year-old foundation. The answer to the third...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 3. Detail showing the Clyde and the Forth dividing Britain (left) and Hadrian’s Wall (right). Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Gough Gen. Top. 16. Courtesy of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University. Figure 3. Detail showing the Clyde and the Forth dividing Britain (left) and Hadrian’s Wall More
Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 1. Vertebrate endoskeletons. Plate 1 of Owen 1849 : 120. Owen’s vertebrate archetype is illustrated at the top right; the rest of the plate shows, Owen explains, “the modifications of [the archetype] characteristic of the four great divisions of the vertebrate subkingdom, viz. fishes More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 289–300.
Published: 01 December 1956
... was unattainable unless polit- ical liberty came with it.” In a recent work, Friedrich finds that Voltaire’s thinking was based primarily on trust in “right reason,” “faith in an enlightened despot,” comparable to “the platonic inclina- tion to turn to a ‘teachable tyrant.’ ”* Underlying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 1943
...,” and “rela- ti~ely This is the same distinction as that made by Richard Price, who, like Godwin, preaches absolute right and wrong, often in the lan- guage of utility.6 The insistence upon absolute and eternal truth means a rejection of the moral relativity of the Utilitarians, and places...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 41–44.
Published: 01 March 1942
... and last item of which was “The right of the People over Tyrants, printed lately in qu [ arto] .” This title, although ignored by sub- sequent biographers (including Milton’s nephew, Edward Phillips), was noticed by the indefatigable William Oldys, who added it in manuscript to Phillips...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 429–434.
Published: 01 December 1944
... of their work consequent to collaboration-and bases her argument upon the rightness of meeting rather than avoid- ing temptation, right because of the restriction of their activity if 432 ESV,the Devil, alzd the ‘Aveopagitica’ they seek to avoid it, right on the ground of the honor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 436–447.
Published: 01 December 1973
..., he obliges the inhabitants to use these or pay for their sup- port, and he demolishes all constructions which might enter into competition with him.. . . He has the right of the chase over the whole extent of his jurisdiction, this or that plebeian being some- times...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 1940
... to the Earl of Northumberland’s claim to treasure cast ashore in 1560. He suggests, further, that Spenser wishes to assert the right of the Queen to the lands which had been discovered by her mariners2 The commonly accepted interpretation of the episode is that Artegal as the personification...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
...; they also show how novels can have national origins and effects without manufacturing romantic nationalist origins. At the level of literary history, then, their engagement with the novels of early America restores them to their rightful place as central figures in the future political fortunes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... of Chaucer. Of the miniatures which Vertue knew, the two extant ones are both in early MSS of Hoccleve’s De Regimine Principunz. The one in the Harleian collection (MS Harl. 4866, f. 88a)21is a half-length to the left; rosary in left hand, pointing with right; “grass-green...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 351–353.
Published: 01 June 1965
.... Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. viii + 308 pp. $6.00. With this book, criticism of Emily Dickinson takes a long swing to the left. No matter how extreme the movement here represented may seem, it is infinitely preferable to the criticism of the right, which for years kept “our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 518–521.
Published: 01 December 2015
... maneuver through a wide variety of texts culminating in the writings of Thomas Hobbes and in John Locke’s highly equivocal chapters on slavery and conquest in his Two Treatises on Government . This material is fascinating in its own right but also in its startling critique of contradictions at the very...