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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 132–153.
Published: 01 June 1978
...HERBERT J. LEVINE Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 YEATS AT THE CROSSROADS THE DEBATE OF SELF AND ANTI-SELF IN “EGO DOMINUS TUUS” By HERBERTJ. LEVINE Soon after the turn of the century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 393–395.
Published: 01 December 1976
... The Dialectics of Isolation: Self and Society in the French Novel from the Realists to Proust. By RICHARDTERDIMAN. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Romanic Studies, Second Series, 25, 1976. xvi + 265 pp. $12.50. The subject of this book (despite its more ambitious title...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 June 1977
... derived from the period’s fiction. This is what Patricia Spacks does in her most recent book. Treating fiction as well as autobiography, Imagining a Self offers three kinds of critical performance: reading-ften lengthy readings-of a number of eighteen th-cen tury novels and autobiographies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 1978
... as the 191 192 KEVIELVVS source of his own writing, with those psychological and intellectual experi- ences that determined his eventual preoccupation with self. Rather than focusing upon the influence of language upon language or upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1966
...J. C. Levenson Robert F. Sayre. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. xiii + 212 pp. $4.75. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 98 REVIEWS The Examined Self: Benjamin Franklin, Henry Adams, Henry James...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 354–356.
Published: 01 December 1957
... shelf. CHESTERW. OBUCHOWSKI University of Connecticut Baudelaire devant ses contemporains. Textes recueillis et publiCs par W. T. BANDYand CLAUDEPICHOIS. Monaco: Editions du Rocher, 1957. Pp. 347. 890 frs. Baudelaire: A Self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
...Susan M. Griffin Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 SEEING DOUBLES REFLECTIONS OF THE SELF IN JAMES’S SENSE OF THE PAST By SUSANM. GKIFFIN The Sense ofthe Past has traditionally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 423–453.
Published: 01 December 1991
...Paul Schacht Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 JANE EYRE AND THE HISTORY OF SELF-RESPECT By PAUL SCHACHT The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 1992
... Weissberg and the editors of Modern Language Quarterly for their comments and suggestions. HEGEL‘S SELF-CONSCIOUS WOMAN* By JAY GELLER When in the PhenonzenoZogy ofSpirit Hegel marks his transcendence of the Kantian and post-Kantian traditions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Charles Altieri Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Can We Be Historical Ever? Some Hopes for a Dialectical Model of Historical Self-Consciousness Charles Altieri n writing my Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry I Iencountered problems that make...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Timothy J. Reiss Conley Tom. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. xiii + 372 pp. $34.95. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Self-MadeMap: Cartographic Writing in Early Modern France. By Tom Con- ley. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. xiii...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Gordon Braden Grossman Marshall. Durham, N.C. Duke University Press, 1998. xxiii + 347 pp. $54.95 cloth, $18.95 paper. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Reviews The Story of All Things: Writing the Self in English Renaissance Narrative Poetry. By Marshall Grossman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Beth Blum This essay uses “self-help” guides to James Joyce as an occasion to illuminate the buried history of modernism’s engagement with popular morality. It suggests that the birth of Joyce’s aesthetic—and, by extension, of modernism more broadly—is attributable to early twentieth-century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that acknowledges the fundamentally unintelligible “mud- dle of Life” (201). Here he notes that although Hume did not possess a devel- oped theory of the unconscious, he did write about how the self shelters from the discovery of ordinariness. In a similar fashion, Molesworth argues, Tristram narrates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1983
..., this collection nevertheless offers some sig- nificant and refreshing perspectives on its perpetually interesting subject. One final quibble: the book retains perhaps a whiff too much of the self- congratulatory air best left to conferences. The acknowledgments gratui- tously quote praise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 272–290.
Published: 01 September 1986
...Sarah Gilead Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 TROLLOPE’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY THE STRATEGIES OF SELF-PRODUCTION By SARAHGILEAD Many readers have perceived...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 211–238.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Ian F. A. Bell Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 LANGUAGE, SETTING, AND SELF IN THE BOSTONIANS By IAN F. A. BELL Public, private, and personal worlds collide alarmingly in The Bostonians, the most vibrant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Günter Leypoldt leypoldt@as.uni-heidelberg.de The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature . By Beth Blum . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . xiv + 329 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Beth Blum’s illuminating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... THE FRAGMENTED SELF IN THREE OF ROCHESTER’S POEMS* By JAMES E. GILL These supple variations and contradictions that are seen in us have made some imagine that we have two souls, and others that two powers accompany and drive us, each in its own...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 1981
... of Self-Expression. By JOAN KEES. Cam- bridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. viii + 204 pp. $39.95. Joan Kees is not one of those critics blessed with the dubious gift of being able to understand an author without appreciating him. Her book provides...