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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 (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 (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 (1962) 23 (3): 263–271.
Published: 01 September 1962
...George McFadden 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, which he called Harmonium ( 1923) .l He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 451–460.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Edward Diller HUMAN DIGNITY IN A MATERIALISTIC SOCIETY FRIEDRICH DURRENMATT AND BERTOLT BRECHT By EDWARDDILLER Although it has been claimed that Friedrich Durrenmatt intended his operetta Frank der Fiinfte to be “das...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1958
...Paul H. Meyer 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 tendencies of others was long a commonplace among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 1940
...Margaret Denny 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 with the Royal Society. His plan for a resident college...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1969
... Pen nsy lvan ia State University The German Novel and the Afluent Society. By R. HINTONTHOMAS and WILFRIEDVAN DER WILL. Toronto: University of ‘Toronto Press, 1968. xix + 167 pp. $4.75. In this study of the German novel since 1945, R. Minton Thomas and 1 Probldmes du...
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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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 June 1994
... University Lord Byron's Strength: Romantic Writing and Cornwcial Society. By Jerome Christensen. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. xxv + 426 PP. 3634.95- This brilliant, exasperating, and transformative text explores a convulsive fit between English romanticism's most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 79–108.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Ronald Levao © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-05Levao.ak 6/1/00 2:28 PM Page 79 “Among Unequals What Society”: Paradise Lost and the Forms of Intimacy Ronald Levao The poem of course invites multiple perspectives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Richard Kroll A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,1998. xxvi + 419 pp. $49.00 cloth, $17.00 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 05-Reviews 10/3/00 9:45 AM Page 545...
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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 (1946) 7 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 1946
... attention in more detail in the future. HARRISFLETCHER University of Illinois Man and Society: The Scottish Inquiry of the Eighteenth Century. By GLADYSBRYSON. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1945. Pp. ix + 286. $3.00. For some...
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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 (2018) 79 (2): 173–202.
Published: 01 June 2018
... group interests. Unlike other “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...