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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 256–274.
Published: 01 September 1979
...William H. Galperin Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 “TURNS AND COUNTER-TURNS” THE CRISIS OF SINCERITY IN THE FINAL BOOKS OF THE PRELUDE By WILLIAMH. GALPERIN In the middle of Book 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 154–191.
Published: 01 June 1986
...JOHN PAUL RUSSO Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 It is bad poetry which proclaims a definite belief-because it is a sin against sincerity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 193–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the charisma of Greene’s persona, their acts of ventriloquism exposing the fiction behind his performance of sincerity. At the same time, they confronted the fictionality at the heart of public discourse itself—the imaginary presence that grounded the increasingly diffuse readerships of the early modern book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... a little and strengthen the natural aversion to drugs and to the prac- tice of medicine.”45 And for all his interest in a sincere presentation of himself, he was not — obviously! — artless in his self-description. “Even so one must spruce up, even so one must present oneself in an orderly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 132–153.
Published: 01 June 1978
... has to express himself sincerely and Ille’s counter- statement that the poet must seek in his writings a visionary image of the anti-self By the help of an image I call to my own opposite, summon all That I have handled least, least looked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Gita May Victor Brombert. New York: Random House, Studies in Language and Literature, SLL 24, 1968. xii + 209 pp. $2.45, paper. Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 NICOLAS J. PEKELLA 125 intense sincerity that Leopardi’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 1946
... of himself a curious object of his observations and, trying to be as sincere as possible in his confessions, he 1 Slovo, ed. (1921), IV, 217. All refrrences with one exception are to this volunie. -411 translatio~is;ire by the writer of this article. 93 94...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 June 1943
... puts it : “This volume is to our knowledge the first attempt to create a latter-day poetics for the PlCiade movement, including, although not all, at least the most basic issues of their aesthetics.” Mr. Clements recognizes five such issues, which he calls truth and sincerity (the ethics...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10928970.
Published: 08 December 2023
..., Unmoored: The Search for Sincerity in Colonial America, and to do penance for contributing to the traf c jam, I ll say: McGann s is the best of all of them! In it he shares a persuasive argument, with distressingly comic evidence, regarding the authorship and the textual history of this famously sincere...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 354–356.
Published: 01 December 1957
... with the protestations of his friend’s sincerity by the faithful Asselineau. Moreover, many of the references go back to events of the 1840’s or to the ambiance of the literary Bohemia of the early Second Empire. Yet the reader must wonder to what extent these comments reflect an implicit literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 89–92.
Published: 01 March 1985
... reiterating the sincerity of his efforts. The demonstration of Ferry’s thesis is all but complete. All that remains to be shown is that Donne, too, DOUGLAS L. PETERSON 91 eventually discovered the inexpressible “inner self” when endeavoring to write...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 512–513.
Published: 01 December 1967
.... .. yield little.” Second, when he generously admits that “the principal value. . . in this book lies in its indication of paths that need further investigation.” I feel flattered if my work indicates new paths. I sincerely believe that a basic responsibility of the scholar is to achieve...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 406–416.
Published: 01 December 1973
... of recognizing his sincere emphasis on blunt conviction. What I am suggesting-and I think Johnson is at least implying this as well-is that we need to restore to the poems under discussion their original energy and vitality, which stem not from some manufactured fiction-i.e., the literary figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 375–376.
Published: 01 December 1956
... extremely readable essays : “Heine’s Political and Social Attitude” and “Heine’s Jewish Feeling.” Unfortunately, in spite of the author’s admirable mastery of the material and his sincerity toward the subject, the studies will leave the reader with a some- what confused impression of Heine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 208–222.
Published: 01 September 1960
.... Later on, 210 The “True Creep of Arthur Hugh Clough when he went to Rugby, Clough came under the direct influence of Dr. Arnold, who, in spite of Newman’s doubt, was a devout and sincere Christian with a powerful and deep belief in a personal God. From Arnold, Clough acquired...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1954
... worshipers of the ego, all grandsons of Rousseau, Constant, and Stendhal, is being absorbed by the new Romanticism. The place of the words “sincerity” and “authenticity” has been para- mount in the French critical vocabulary since World War I. One may be coldly sincere through destroying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 472–475.
Published: 01 December 1950
... serious and fairly traditional theme ; and what is more intriguing is the fact that Hartmann’s occasional whimsical smile in no way impugns his honesty or sincerity Uis-Ci-vis a parable which he truly took to heart. The pleasantly ironical touches which exist in the poem usually involve...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1970
... as one of the most funda- mental errors of Anglo-American readers, especially of tlie nineteenth cen- tury, the application of a narrow moralizing view which fails to see the positive value inherent in so sincere and profound a pessimism as Leopardi’s. The chief interest in Leopardi has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 329–341.
Published: 01 September 1943
..., in spite of his bad verses, occasional bad grammar, and bombast, Mathias must be credited with a sincere and deep admiration for Italian literature, a senti- ment repeatedly expressed in his poems. There is hardly a poetical composition of his without some laudatory mention of Italian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1949
... Georges Duhamel is a convincing piece of writing through which, it would seem, the author should succeed in imparting to his readers his obviously sincere loyalty to the French people and his admiration of the man whom he regards as the embodi- ment of all that is best in that people...