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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 475–481.
Published: 01 December 1992
... will have to learn from and contend with. RICHARDBRODHEAD Yale University Wmkings of the Spirit: The Poetics of AfirD-AmericanWomen’s Writing. By HOUSTON A. BAKER,JR. Phototext by ELIZABETHALEXANDER and PAWCIA REDMOND. Chicago...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 March 1999
... memorable-from Plotinus to Dante to Swedenborg- posit an oppositional cosmogony composed of both good and evil: an afterlife imbued with all the richness, texture, and complexity of this one. Modern spiritualists, however, have for the most part pictured instead a spirit world bathed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 268–271.
Published: 01 June 2016
...J. Hillis Miller Spirit Becomes Matter: The Brontës, George Eliot, Nietzsche . By Staten Henry . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2014 . ix + 189 pp. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 This highly original and important book demonstrates that Victorian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 403–405.
Published: 01 December 1977
... to time. HARRIETK. ALLENTUCH State University of New York Stony Brook The Spirit of Reform: British Literature and Politics, 1832-1867. By PATRICK BRANTLINGER.Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1977. ix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 March 1981
..., this book demonstrates the inadequacy of the critic as would-be poet. HELENVENDLER Boston University The Sword of the Spirit: Puritan Responses to the Bible. By JOHN R. KNOTT, JR. Chi- cago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1980. ix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 1985
...W. David Kay John Gordon Sweeney, III. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. xi + 243 pp. $25.00. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 W. DAVID KAY 459 Jonson and the Psychology of Public Theater: To Coin the Spirit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 331–334.
Published: 01 September 1986
... represent women’s experience and suggest the complicated relationship of experience to language, as indeed Bearing the Word does. RACHELM. BROWNSTEIN Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, CUNY The Sensible Spirit: Walter Pater and the Modernkt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 578–579.
Published: 01 December 1940
... The Spirit of Molikre. By PERCYADDISON CHAPMAN. Edited by JEAN-ALBERTREDE. Introduction by CHRISTIANGAUSS. Princeton University Press, 1940. Pp. 250. This posthumous writing of Percy Chapman brings us a wel- come echo of his keen understanding of French thought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 273–284.
Published: 01 September 1959
...Robert L. Kahn © 1959 University of Washington 1959 ∗ This study was presented as a paper before the Germanic Section at the 71st Meeting of the Modern Language Association in Washington, D.C., on December 28, 1956. CAROLINE AND THE SPIRIT OF WEIMAR...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1951
... has appended a most useful bibliography of Schiller literature. CURTISC. D. VAIL University of Wiuhington The Spirit of Revolution in 1789: A Study of Public Opinion ar Revealed in Political Songs and Other Popular Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2002
... , and Studies in Bibliography . “Everlastinge to Posterytie”: Chatterton’s Spirited Youth Margaret Russett and Joseph A. Dane It grows a hard case on our ancestors, who have every day bastards laid to them, five hundred or a thousand years after they are dead. Indeed [some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the Cartesian model of human beings as both body and spirit, since language consisted of material sounds as vehicles for abstract ideas. By the eighteenth century the talking bird in literature had become a metaphor for a natural language that could express the truth in any and all circumstances. In later works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 175–199.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Daniel Katz This essay examines Ezra Pound’s mobilizations of the figure of the troubadour poet Arnaut Daniel in the articulation of his own poetics, from The Spirit of Romance of 1910 through the 1930s. Arnaut emerges as a particularly fraught figure in Pound’s negotiations with Eliot, but also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 391–413.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brian McHale In or about 1966, modernity changed. In the spirit of recent reflections on “the year as period,” the present article undertakes a thought experiment: What if we dated the beginning of postmodernism to 1966 instead of, say, 1972–73, the date preferred by Charles Jencks, Fredric Jameson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Paulo de Medeiros World literature can be seen as one of Friedrich Nietzsche’s “good things,” a great idealization of the capacities of the human spirit and at the same time a fierce contest for power and dominance. In this contest the question of minor literature invariably surfaces in relation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is unavoidable: people differ, and so do aesthetic and moral preferences. So if subjectivity is inescapable, we should accept chaotic diversity in a spirit of courteous toleration. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 axiology literary value methods of reading revaluation aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 521–537.
Published: 01 December 2022
... becoming human as a temporary letting go of his divinity; for Rossetti and Hopkins, this models a way of being and thinking in which the subject is untied from an ego desirous of control and power. Both writers consequently embraced the interdependence of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in the Trinity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2024
... takes the form of a three-cornered conversation that links Pascalian thinking not only to the Hobbes of Leviathan but to the Hegel of the Phenomenology of Spirit and the Elements of Right and to the Wittgenstein of the late, sadly fruitless notebook On Certainty . christopher.braider@colorado.edu...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 131–150.
Published: 01 June 1980
... the mighty work and (2) “to what intent” he is being led into the wilderness (1.186, 291). As we might expect from Milton’s pen- chant for complicated irony, the second puzzle is the answer to the first, for this “leading” of the Spirit is both the beginning of Christ’s mighty work and, as we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 259–263.
Published: 01 September 1952
... communicated to the world by the spirits of departed authors through their living mediums. The passionate controversies that arose over the authenticity of such communications not only stimulated the rise of analytical criticism but also furnished interesting addenda to the posthumous...