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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 (2023) 84 (3): 374–376.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Andrea Frisch afrisch@umd.edu Subjects of Affection: Rights of Resistance on the Early Modern French Stage . By Rosensweig Anna . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2021 . ix + 234 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 The central topic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2024
... without God is summed up in the strikingly Hobbesian chiasmus “Lacking the might to compel obedience to right, we’ve made it right to compel obedience to might.” However, Pascal turns demoralizing insights like this to apologetic purposes by showing how they’re the natural effect of a lack of specifically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Anna Rosensweig Abstract This essay examines how members of the political Right in the United States—including insurrectionists, antiabortion extremists, and adherents of the QAnon conspiracy—have mobilized theories of resistance from early modern Europe to justify their opposition to state...
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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 (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 (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 (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...
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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...
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. 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 (2022) 83 (4): 411–426.
Published: 01 December 2022
... crucial and complementary issues of epistemology—that is, questions of evidence-based knowledge and how we ground our ethical deliberations on these evidential foundations. This has been explored in recent critical studies including Lynn Hunt’s ( 2002 ) Inventing Human Rights and Joseph Slaughter’s...
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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
... and and the interruptions 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...
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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...