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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2001) 62 (4): 317–330.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... MLQ 62.4 02 Berman 10/24/01 5:51 PM Page 317 Politics: Divide and Rule Russell A. Berman stablished literary judgments are anchored in arrays of corollary Eclaims, not the least of which pertain to the contours of history, in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 518–521.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Catherine Gimelli Martin Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death . By Nyquist Mary . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . xiii + 421 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Arbitrary Rule offers a rich, intricately detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1943
... printing of the book in such difficult times. ALFRED SENN University of Pennsylvania. A Middle High German Benedictine Rule, MS Wilhering, Austria, No. 14. By EVA BOETTCHER LANGE. Latrobe, Pennsylvania: The Archabbey Press, 1942. Pp. 166...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1997) 58 (4): 399–415.
Published: 01 December 1997
... (1995). The Market of Printed Goods: On Bourdieu’s Rules William Paulson In December 1995, during the second month of the largest wave of strikes and social protest France had seen since May 1968, Pierre Bourdieu was one of the leading intellectual figures to lend his sup- port...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
... background and foreground and between text and New World context, Aphra Behn's Oroonoko: A Royal Slave exploits these tensions between the economic and political domains to reveal the market not only as an ethical framework for political freedom but also as a tyrant ruling over those it dispossesses. Taken...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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. But this...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Robert D. Hume Abstract Verdicts concerning a work’s worth, “good,” “bad,” or “great,” vary wildly at any point and change radically over time. Much depends on what didactic or aesthetic rules are imposed and what modes of reading hold sway. Many critics see the purpose of literature as didactic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 451–457.
Published: 01 December 1949
.... Madeleva.‘ Her purpose was to set the nun against her proper background, the life of a Benedictine Sister-a consideration that had been largely over- looked by other critics. Taking up the line of study begun by Sister Madeleva, still using the rule of St. Benedict as a necessary back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1976) 37 (2): 196–198.
Published: 01 June 1976
... the middle six, the “inner Rule.” It is the inner Rule, as Grayson notes, that serves the lady and keeps her free from stain. The inner Rule, in turn, is served by the outer, which deals with external things, the body, keeping vigils, fasting and the like. . . . The outer Rule stands...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 498–500.
Published: 01 December 1945
... only by the number of ancient rules which they accepted or rejected. This appears to be the ground of distinc- tion in the summary at the end of Chapter IV : A retrospective glance at the materials published in the last fifty years of the eighteenth century indicatcs that the critics of thc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2005) 66 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 June 2005
... agree that his translation represents a peak moment in the history of the sublime in France.1 The notion of the sublime offered ammunition for several literary battles at that moment: it answered the endless rules of préciosité with a literary effect that could not be fully described by rules...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1965) 26 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 September 1965
... interpretations of key problems, such as the dynamic theory of history which has long puzzled Adams scholars. To be sure, Samuels sets, in what seems to be the proper sequential order, Adams’ theory of history-the last three chapters of The Education, the rough draft of the Rule of Phase essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1993) 54 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 1993
... abCDUt ShdkeSpeme’S ITQmZUIICeS ad&& engagement in CCDQEWYpoliticd debate. Jordan I The Household and the State 309 made to appear to rule only over “children,”he would rule by his own lights alone. A child lacked any authority before its father; governed only by his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1979) 40 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 March 1979
... expression of continuity: “optkt oper com [spring] / gear in geardas, swa nu gyt de6” (1 133b- 34). The ultimate guarantee of that continuity, however, is God’s rule of all mankind, then even as he rules now (swu he nu gyt deB)-he who has power over seasons and times (wlu ond rnglu, 1611a). God...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1995) 56 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1995
... the Song of Roland “establishes the general rule of the unreliability of the feudal lord as garunt, as protector of his sworn vassals” (loo).The feudal political system itself is being called into question, with its lords who repeatedly fail to shield their dependents and vassals who “engage...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 June 1990
... the studia humanitatis could both serve and benefit the society at large. More specifically, they meant that by presenting the wealth and scope of the classical experience, as observed in classical literature, to those who rule and lead society, humanists were educating an elite of men to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 289–300.
Published: 01 December 1956
... by it to prevent primitive men from destroying one another by violence. At this stage man is not cognizant of any higher law. God as supreme authority did not give him rules: “Dieu n’a pas dit i la vCritC aux hommes : Voici des lois que je vous donne de ma bouche.” Moral good and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1959) 20 (1): 18–26.
Published: 01 March 1959
..., the language to is more im- portant than the language from.” l2 It would be interesting to know whether there is any significance in the contradictory statements made in two articles in the Critical. In 1758 it is claimed that the rules of Horace and Aristotle are almost...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1985) 46 (1): 64–80.
Published: 01 March 1985
...Allen Boyer Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 LOVE, SEX, AND HISTORY IN THE RAJ QUARTET By ALLENBOYEK In writing The Raj Quartet, his four-volume epic of the final years of British rule in India...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1999) 60 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 March 1999
... chapter closes with death.”l’ At the same time, however, the role of books in spiritualist discourse is very much at odds with their function as deathless sym- bols of intellectual authority and spiritual fulfillment. A number of scholars have noted that spirit communication, with its many rules...