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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 173–202.
Published: 01 June 2018
... “nazioni civili” (civic nations), he wrote, Italians lacked “grandi principii morali” (great moral principles) that stemmed from a belief in “la società stessa” (society itself) (555). For Leopardi, this resistance to collective thinking made Italians, especially the upper classes, the most “cinici...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 431–448.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Karl S. Weimar Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE SCIENTIST AND SOCIETY A STUDY OF THREE MODERN PLAYS By KARLS. WEIMAR C. P. Snow’s T;~loCultTtres rtnd the Scientific Revolution (1959) attracted so much...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 263–271.
Published: 01 September 1962
...George McFadden Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 POET, NATURE, AND SOCIETY IN WALLACE STEVENS By GEORGEMCFADDEN Wallace Stevens disliked miscellany. He waited until he had found his authentic voice before publishing his first volume...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 451–460.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Edward Diller Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 HUMAN DIGNITY IN A MATERIALISTIC SOCIETY FRIEDRICH DURRENMATT AND BERTOLT BRECHT By EDWARDDILLER Although it has been claimed that Friedrich Durrenmatt intended...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1958
...Paul H. Meyer Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY IN ROUSSEAU’S EMILE By PAULH. MEYER The supposed contradiction between the extreme individualism of certain of Rousseau’s writings and the collectivist and even totalitarian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 1940
...Margaret Denny Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 THE EARLY PROGRAM OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY AND JOHN EVELYN By MARGARETDENNY No account of John Evelyn has been considered complete with- out some reference to his association...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 399–406.
Published: 01 December 1951
...H. Fisch; H. W. Jones Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 BACON’S INFLUENCE ON SPRAT’S HISTORY OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY By H. FISCHand H. W. JONES The general indebtedness of any apology for science...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 370–371.
Published: 01 September 1951
... contribution to Hawthorne scholarship; but one must regret the opportunities which have been missed. RICHARDHARTER FOGLE Tulane University Papers of the Bibliographicid Society, U&vmsity of Virgkkz. Edited by FREDSONBOWERS. Volume I, 1948-1949...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 236–245.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Wolfgang Leppmann Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 SHAPING THE MODERN GOETHEBILD THE YEARBOOK OF THE GOETHE SOCIETY By WOLFGANGLEPPMANN The first issue of the Goetlze Yearbook appeared in 1880. At present simply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 270–271.
Published: 01 September 1960
... with the critical apparatus which Charles Lillie’s volumes so much need. ROBERTJ. ALLEN IVillinms College Comedy and Society from Conyrcve to Fielding. By JOHN LOFTIS. Stanford: Stanford Studies in Language and Literature, XIX, 1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 309.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Robert D. Spector Norman Kelvin. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1961. Pp. ix + 250. $5.50. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 Robert D. Spector 309 A Troubled Eden: Nature and Society in the Works of George...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 302–316.
Published: 01 September 1974
...Donald G. Daviau; Harvey I. Dunkle Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 FRIEDRICH DURRENMATTS DER BESUCH DER ALTEN DAME A PARABLE OF WESTERN SOCIETY IN TRANSITION By DONALDG. DAVIAUand HARVEYI. DUNKLE...
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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 (1978) 39 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1978
... that, for all their skepticism regarding the writer’s task, they kept on writing and produced a literary corpus that is un- surpassed elsewhere in the twentieth century. THEODOREZIOLKOWSKI Princeton University Tragic Realism and Modern Society...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 March 1980
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Nancy Glazener Robert Browning had a powerful following in the United States among readers who came of age during and after the Civil War, but caricatures of the Browning Society have obscured the terms on which he was admired. For many of those readers, a taste for Browning marked a generational...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 279–296.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Angela Dunstan This essay examines the contribution of the Shelley Society to the rise of English studies in the late nineteenth century. It reconstructs what “studying English literature” signified outside the university at the time, offering a parallel history to the well-documented institutional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... xii + 299. $3.00. The Novel and Society, A Critical Study of the Modern Novel. By N. ELIZABETHMONROE . Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1941. Pp. x + 282. $3.00. Here are five new books on the novel which differ widely in subject-matter, method, and value. Miss...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 282–285.
Published: 01 September 1989
... She14 and his Circle The New York Public Lihay Wordsworth and the Enlightenment: Nature, Man, and Society in the Experimental PoetT. By ALAN BEWELL.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1989. xiv + 331 pp. $36.00. William Wordsworth has long been authoritatively linked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 June 1994
... serve as a spur to others in the expanding field of cultural studies who will want to reckon with this book. Robert S. Knapp, Reed College Mock Kings in Medieual Society and Renaissance Drama. By Sandra Billington. Oxford: Clarendon, 1991. xii + 287 pp...