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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Florian Gargaillo Abstract In a review of T. S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral , Stevie Smith lamented that “so many writers of these times, which need courage and the power of criticism, and coolness, should find their chief delight in terrifying themselves and their readers with past echoes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Louis I. Bredvold Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1945. Pp. vii + 288. $6.50. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 Lauis I. Bredvatd 127 Essays on the Eighteenth Century. Presented to David Nichol Smith in Honour of His Seventieth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 169–189.
Published: 01 June 1994
... literature and of a book in progress, The Culture of Criticism: The Social Roles of Criticism in England, 1662–1835 . Genius versus Capital: Eighteenth-Century Theories of Genius and Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations Zeynep Tenger and Paul Trolander heories of genius have been treated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 457–474.
Published: 01 December 1997
...Elizabeth W. Harries Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Elizabeth W. Harries is professor of English and comparative literature at Smith College. Her book The Unfinished Manner , a study of deliberate fragments and artificial ruins in the later eighteenth century, came out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of several theorists, including Elaine Scarry, Martha C. Nussbaum, and John Guillory, and through two more earthquakes, each seeming to delegitimize theodicy and replace it with secular understanding, but inconclusively: the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, which Adam Smith used (in displaced form) in his Theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
... novel Stover at Yale (1912) and Don DeLillo’s postwar experimental novel End Zone (1972) and Jay M. Smith and Mary Willingham’s exposé of the athletics scandals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cheated (2015). The fact that the institutional analysis of End Zone and the institutional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-century antecedents in Joseph Addison and Adam Smith. Like two of his early protagonists, Guy Mannering the astrologer and Jonathan Oldbuck the antiquary, “the Author of Waverley ” is himself a compromised Stoic, yet Scott's narratives demonstrate repeatedly how, while it may fail on its own terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
...: the literary antiauthoritarianism in his drama (the irony granting audiences the freedom of interpretation) perfectly matched the political antiauthoritarianism (liberalism) advocated by the likes of Adam Smith and John Stuart Mill. Thus it is possible to speak of bardolatry as an allegorical intertext...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...; conversely, literary studies rarely consider empiricist political theory in contexts later than Victorian realism. Wells’s works challenge these conventions by reflecting on the writings of Adam Smith and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Wells questions the social contract hypothesis that individual interests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 333–361.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Patricia Juliana Smith University of Washington 2006 Patricia Juliana Smith is associate professor of English at Hofstra University. She is author of Lesbian Panic: Homoeroticism in Modern British Women's Fiction (1997), editor of The Queer Sixties (1999), and coeditor of En...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 445–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Matthew J. Smith Love as Human Freedom . By Paul A. Kottman . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . x + 241 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Paul A. Kottman asks us to entertain an unnerving possibility at the end of Othello : “In the murder...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Roland M. Smith Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 Myles Dillon. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1946. Pp. viii + 124. $3.25. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 367–380.
Published: 01 December 1977
...CARL S. SMITH Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 ∗ Several colleagues and friends were very helpful in the preparation of this essay, particularly Professor Charles Feidelson, Christopher Herbert, and Jane S. Smith. JAMES’S TRAVELS, TRAVEL WRITINGS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 547–557.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Roland M. Smith SPENSER’S TALE OF THE TWO SONS OF MILES10 By ROLANDM. SMITH In his study “Amidas v. Bracidas” in this journal’ Herbert B. Nelson traces the background of Spenser’s episode (Faerie Queene, Book V, iv. 4-20) in English and Roman law. He argues...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 51–65.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Fred Mnning Smith Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 WHITMAN’S DEBT TO CARLYLE’S SARTOR RESARTUS By FREDMANNING SMITH The first writer to recognize the Carlyle influence upon Whit- man was W. s. Kennedy. In an article buried within the pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 March 1966
...Hallet Smith Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 1 J. B. Broadbent. Poetic Love. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. vii + 310 pp. $6.75. Kiity W. Scoular. Natural Magic: Studies in the Presentation of Nature in English Poetry from Spenser to Marvell . Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1968
...Hallett Smith L. Petrson Douglas. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1967. vi + 391 pp. $8.50; 68s. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 JOHN M. STEADMAN 105 In this posthumous work, as in her earlier publications, Rosemond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 341–350.
Published: 01 September 1968
...A. J. Smith Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 INCUMBENT POETS' By A. J. SMITH When Cesare Borgia sent his first secretary to supervise the funeral of Serafino d'Aquila in 1500, he intended a signal honor to a poet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 309–322.
Published: 01 December 1962
...Warren D. Smith Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 MORE LIGHT ON MEASURE FOR MEASURE By WARREND. SMITH If any of Shakespeare’s dramas has run the gamut of criticism, it would seem to be Measure for Measure. The theme of the play (espe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 28–32.
Published: 01 March 1958
...Grover Smith, Jr. THE DOLL-BURNERS: D. H. LAWRENCE AND LOUISA ALCOTT By GROVERSMITH, JR. From the titles of books exchanged and discussed by D. H. Law- rence and Jessie Chambers, as enumerated in Miss Chambers’ memoir, one may...