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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1991
... Richards and Bentham or from the easy “naturalism”of his class, Empson acquired an early distaste for the spec- tacle of human tragedy and the particular but not exclusively Christian sym- 462 REVIEWS bolism of the redemptive sacrifice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 289–301.
Published: 01 September 1974
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 298–306.
Published: 01 September 1950
...Peter Ure Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 CULT AND INITIATES IN FORD’S LOVE’S SACRIFICE By PETERURE Ford’s tragedy Love’s Sacrifice was probably written between 1625 and 1628; we do not know when it was first performed. It was printed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Alexander C. Y. Huang Modern Chinese fiction dealing with cultural others can be taken as a lens through which to reread the cosmopolitan theory. At stake in the debate between communitarianism and liberalism are the viability of single cultural membership and its validity. Lao She's Self-Sacrifice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 27–55.
Published: 01 March 2022
... (a person, an artwork, a battle) that prioritizes the act of typifying, an act that does not sacrifice but discloses, or even constitutes, the individual. Like the Proustian type, context is best understood not as an alienation from, but as a route to, the particularity of the literary object. 12 One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 2023
... Le’s “Love and Honor and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice” deploy description to unsettle detail’s objectifying effects. Their authors invent techniques of deploying racist and exotic details to reveal how the logic of liberal multiculturalism and diversity rather than the aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 219–241.
Published: 01 September 1977
..., the poems about Christ’s sacrifice which imitate medieval poetry and Cath- olic meditation.8 These poems can be divided into four groups: a co- herent sequence of Latin poems entitled Pussio Discerptu; a few similar Latin poems in Lucus; a sequence of poems at the beginning of “The Church...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 315–327.
Published: 01 December 1980
... fared better recently than it did with earlier generations of readers, understanding of the play is still clouded by an inappropriate tendency to think about it in comparison with the other dramatizations of Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac found in the cycles from York and Chester...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 162–180.
Published: 01 June 1980
... TAURIS Perhaps more than anything else Iphigenie uuf Tauris is what I should like to call a meditation on sacrifice.4 The theme is wedded to that of death. The curse upon the house of Atreus is a grisly natural history of life sacrificed to lower drives: lust, jealousy, revenge. Iphigenia’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 28–32.
Published: 01 March 1958
.... Her grief wore itself out. She forgave her brother-he was so much upset. But a day or two afterwards she was shocked. “Let’s make a sacrifice of Arabella,” he said. “Let’s burn her.” She was horrified, yet rather fascinated. She wanted to see what the boy would do. He made an altar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 411–426.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., the rule of law was positioned as something organic that had grown out of literary culture itself. According to Debora Kuller Shuger, sacrifice is archaic and the principles of penal substitution and vicarious suffering on which it is predicated must be repudiated by any civilized society. Sacrifice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Association Review 31 [1980]: 39). On Kant’s sublime see Jeffrey Bar- nouw, “The Morality of the Sublime: Kant and Schiller,” Studies in Romanticism 19 (1980): 497 – 514; and Barbara Claire Freeman, “The Rise of the Sublime: Sacrifice and Misogyny in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics,” Yale Journal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 467–477.
Published: 01 December 1948
... that he had read innumerable times, but which on this occasion kindled his imagination. A propitious mood favored the plan, and in a few months (July 14-September 11, 1940) the drama was ~ritten,~a drama of the final sacrifice that had been avoided at Aulis through divine intercession...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 85–97.
Published: 01 March 1973
... despised as inhuman (despite Johnson’s insistence) by the main ancient and medieval philosophers, any more than by Conrad. Animal passions may become despicable if pursued at the expense of more 92 CONRAD lasting good, as Willems sacrifices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 472–475.
Published: 01 December 1950
... of self-sacrifice, Hartmann says : man mohte wol gen6zen ir kintlich gemuete hin ze der engel guete. . . . (lines 464-66) That is, to quote Saran: “Man hatte gewiI3 ihren kindlich frommen Sinn der...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 321–332.
Published: 01 December 1959
... to sacrifice her virtue; honor leads her to agree at least to the appearance of such a sacrifice; honor drives Sir Francis finally to make her his wife. But let us examine these concepts of honor and attitudes toward it a bit more closely. Mistress Frankford, around whom the action of the main...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 September 1942
... was, instinctively, less outspoken and truthful, more subtle, more reasoning. At the critical moment she is seized by a whirl of emotions, and, with very feminine but singularly unloverlike instinct, she resolves, as she would phrase it, to sacrifice herself, not seeing that she is insulting her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 June 1944
... in his sinnes :4 (modifier) The wanton lover in a curious strain Can praise his fairest fair ; And with quaint metaphors her curlCd hair Curl o’re again.6 (modifier) 1 The Sacrifice,line 109. References to Herbert’s poems are to The Works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 461–473.
Published: 01 December 1970
... into the well form a syndrome around the concepts of sacrifice, disap- pearance and reappearance of a star, Adonis-Osiris, and a hermaphro- ditic god.g At first glance it would seem as if Joseph, who continues to imitate and “live a myth,” still has not freed himself from the collective consciousness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1981
... had broke my heart” (5-6). By the final stanza of the poem, the metaphor of musi- cal counterpoint becomes the means, as in “Easter,” through which the speaker liturgically reenacts Christ’s sacrifice in his heart, the site of his sigh which is also Christ’s sigh. Christ is “Constant unto” his...