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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 198–202.
Published: 01 June 1976
... such as “organicism” can supply viable defini- tions of the Romantic period. For Kroeber, Romanticism is not an abstract pattern, as critics have made it out to be, but a complex order embodied in specific works of art, “combining symmetries and dissymmetries among dis- parately autonomous elements” (p. 4...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 June 1978
... in its influence on the direction of future Mon taigne scholarship. FLOYDGRAY University of Michigan Ruins and Empire: The Euolution of a Theme in Augustan and Romantic Literature. By LAURENCEGOLDSTEIN. Pittsburgh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 264–283.
Published: 01 September 1978
... characteristics of the eighteenth cen- tury coniniorily exert strong influence on theories of Romanticism. Our older “attributional construction of Romantic theory,” as Morse Yeckham has termed it,l was given to building up theories of Romanti- cism on the basis of supposed antithetical relations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 309–312.
Published: 01 September 1978
... and Joseph Andrews, it may as well be the mode of Humphry Clinker too. THOMASLOCKWOOD University of Washington Dickens on the Romantic Side of Familiar Things: “Bleak House” and the Novel Tradition. By ROBERTNEWSOM. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1942
... weak to handle it. Within four pages he has defined romanticism, contrasted it with classicism sharply and epigrammatically, and moved on to consider the difference between the neo-classic and romantic attitudes toward the antique. The neo-classic attitude is formalistic, pedantic, based...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 March 1966
... the author, like Don Armado, has drawn out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. JAMESL. CALDERWOOD University of California, Los Angeles The Romantic Fairy Tale: Seeds of Surrealism. By MARIANNETHALMANN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 125–134.
Published: 01 June 1961
...Clark Griffith Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 “EMERSONIANISM” AND “POEISM” SOME VERSIONS OF THE ROMANTIC SENSIBILITY By CLARKGRIFFITH The two prime forces in American romanticism are Ralph Waldo Emerson and Edgar Allan Poe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 22–33.
Published: 01 March 1964
...George B. Parks Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 ∗ An earlier version of this article was read before the Comparative Literature section at the 1962 meeting of the Modern Language Association. THE TURN TO THE ROMANTIC IN THE TRAVEL LITERATURE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 374–375.
Published: 01 December 1956
... to the study of the great aphoristician and will doubtless become a manual indispensable to the growing number of Lichtenberg scholars. ECONSCHWARZ Naward University The Romantic Realist: Carolinc de la itlottc Fouqui. By JEAN T...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1958
...Claude L. Hulet TWO ROMANTIC PATTERNS IN CARLOS GUIDO Y SPAN0 By CLAUDEL. HULET The idealism of romanticism is capable of moving in two direc- tions: it may produce an introvert or an extrovert. More often than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 March 1958
....” The contributors were asked : “How do English Romanticism and the leading English Romantic poets stand with us today? What has endured in them and is likely to endure? What is there of value in this body of writing for men and women living in this time and in this present kind of world? In what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 288–289.
Published: 01 September 1959
... perceptions and points of view, it expounds one central thesis: that a clear thread of English romanticism runs from Keats, Coleridge, and Blake through the Victorian age into our own, and includes such unlikely “romantics” as T. S. Eliot, T. E. Hnlme, and Ezra Pound. Kermode’s use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 March 1960
... of the Theorie der Gartenkunst. Important as Hirschfeld’s book was for its own time, it does not seem to have had any direct influence on the critical theory of German romanticism, which began to be formulated about eighteen years later. The choice of the word “romantic” by the Schlegels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 212–221.
Published: 01 June 1969
...D. F. Rauber Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 THE FRAGMENT AS ROMANTIC FORM By D. F. RAUBER Treatments of the literary theory underlying romanticism and critical works dealing with romantic poets occasionally glance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 December 1969
.... Shea’s quotations and observa- tions will introduce the readers to some of these problems. HENRYJ. CADBURY Haverford, Pennsylvania The Demonic Imagination: Style and Theme in French Romantic Poetry. By JOHN PORTERHOUSTON. Baton Rouge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 March 1956
.... BENJAMIN BOYCE Duke University The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition. By M. H. ABRAMS.New York: Oxford University Press, 1953. Pp. xiii + 406. $7.50. The quickest academic capital gains are made in these times by the intensive propagation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 183–214.
Published: 01 June 1993
... constructedness of romanticism’s universals harks back to that enlightened rejection of metaphysics undertaken by Kant, routinely cast as the great Satan by romantic revisionists. The historical turn, an objectivist critique of Kant’s mind-centered model as it informed the procedures and values...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 June 1994
... University Lord Byron's Strength: Romantic Writing and Cornwcial Society. By Jerome Christensen. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. xxv + 426 PP. 3634.95- This brilliant, exasperating, and transformative text explores a convulsive fit between English romanticism's most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 1996
... Romantic Poetry. By Ralph Pite. Oxford: Clarendon, 1994. xv t 267 pp. $49.95. Harold Bloom’s theory of literary influence emerged from his study of Eng- lish romantic poets’ reading of Milton. Since The Anxiety of Infzuence ( ig73), scholars of romanticism have contested his theory from a variety...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 1996
... and theory. She is currently working on the construction of romanticism in contemporary culture. Romantic Constructions and Epic Subversions in Geoffrey Hill’s MdanHymns Karen A. Weisman If deconstruction, for the most part, ironized the romantic text...