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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 492–495.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Gary Handwerk Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global .By Ursula K. Heise. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii + 250 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 89–90.
Published: 01 March 1962
...: Scottish Common Sense Philosophy and the Origin of American Fiction. By TERENCEMARTIN. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1961. Pp. 197. $4.50. As a study of early American fiction, Terence Martin’s book is entertaining and informative. As a presentation of Scottish Common Sense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
... on which they are printed. Although they use the case in point of paper quite differently, James Beattie, David Hume, Paul de Man, and Jacques Derrida all end up in terrain on which paper shows the connection of high theory to the common sense of material cultural studies. They all demonstrate, in other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 June 1989
..., and aesthetic pleas- ure provided by Stevens’s urbane humanism. PETERW. TRAVIS Dartmouth College Milton and the Sense of Tradition. By CHRISTOPHERGROSE. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1988. xiii + 240 pp. $27.50. In his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 156–171.
Published: 01 June 1972
...Charles Altieri Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 FROM A COMIC TO A TRAGIC SENSE OF LANGUAGE IN YEATS'S MATURE POETRY By CHARLESALTIERI Although critics of Yeats have shown corisiderable interest in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 352–363.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Robert P. Adams Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE LATE ELIZABETHAN TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFE NEW CRITICAL APPROACHES By ROBERTP. ADAMS My aim in this essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
...Susan M. Griffin SEEING DOUBLES REFLECTIONS OF THE SELF IN JAMES’S SENSE OF THE PAST By SUSANM. GKIFFIN The Sense ofthe Past has traditionally been seen as an escape to the past. Many critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 173–196.
Published: 01 June 2005
... series and is at work on a book titled Hollowed Voices: Reformulations of the Classical Oracle in Eighteenth-Century British Print Culture . Fielding’s Fallen Oracles: Print Culture and the Elusiveness of Common Sense Laura McGrane f all the subjects Henry Fielding considered in his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... But this is a relatively minor criticism. Her thesis is convincing, is argued clearly and gracefully, and is a valuable addition to Howells studies. ALLENF. STEIN North Carolina State University Modernist Poetics of History: Pound, Eliot, and the Sense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Elsa Nettels Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE AMBASSADORS AND THE SENSE OF THE PAST By ELSANETTELS Lambert Strether, the central character of The Ambassadors, is Henry James’s most detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 75–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 2019 Charles Churchill William Cowper conversational form skepticism and common sense literary history The works of Charles Churchill and William Cowper are usually seen as occupying different niches in the history of eighteenth-century English poetry. According to a still-prevalent view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Donald Wesling Poetry and the Fate of the Senses . By Susan Stewart. Chicago:University of Chicago Press, 2002. xi + 447 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Donald Wesling is professor of English literature at the University of California, San Diego. He is author of Bakhtin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 June 1979
...Mark L. Caldwell Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 HAMLET AND THE SENSES By MARKL. CALDWELL Transported in James’s story to the Great Good Place, George Dane and a companion discuss its elusive gemutlichkeit, the mysterious power...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 163–200.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Joshua Scodel Hamlet and its protagonist place liberty at their center of vision by exploring its diverse senses. Freedom in Hamlet is of different kinds, always limited and hard to obtain or keep. The play's other characters serve as clarifying foils to Hamlet himself, who as the closely watched...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
... nothing for granted mutually highlights Chinese and Western cultures. China, for instance, exhibits no disjuncture between sacred and profane, hence no canon in the Western sense. Even difference is too relative a term; cultures must be grasped in terms of separations, of how they stand apart from one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a habitation of devils. Milton’s point-by-point response to the antimodel of Waller’s poem reveals specific topicality and political engagement in the motifs of Paradise Lost : in this sense, Milton is a poet of the restoration he opposes. 7 Perhaps we are to see the plumed hat of the Restoration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 55–80.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., the essay argues, is rooted in a distinctive and compelling theory of interpretation, whose significance beyond Cowley’s work is revealed by the struggles of critics from the eighteenth century to the present to make sense of the relationship between life and art in his verse. These critics unwittingly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
...) is dominated by a sense of inevitability, whereas judgment concerns the things that can be otherwise. A close reading of Joseph Andrews shows that Fielding does not deploy uncritically the methods and assumptions of a nascent social theory. Rather, he teaches us that those methods and assumptions hold only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of relationships between persons. Similarly, the fullness and the insecurity of friendship are conveyed by verbal pictures that borrow a sense of plenitude from the visual arts even as they fail to achieve the direct presence of those media. An analysis of words and images in The Token , the gift book in which so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to an anterior temporal space. This essay offers a more differentiated history, examining Scottish and northern song collectors who differed from these formulations and provided distinct understandings of “the people” and of class. David Herd, for instance, used Scottish Enlightenment theories of sense...