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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1969) 30 (4): 613–615.
Published: 01 December 1969
... University Spiritual Autobiography in Early America. By DANIELB. SHEA,JR. Prince- ton: Princeton University Press, 1968. xvi + 280 pp. $7.50. The abundance of autobiography among writings in English, published or unpublished, is now recognized. Even when selection is made of items...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1970) 31 (3): 359–371.
Published: 01 September 1970
...C. Roland Wagner Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 -1‘herewas a niiititiy centre before we breathed. allace Stevens THE EXCREMENTAL AND THE SPIRITUAL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1972) 33 (3): 337–341.
Published: 01 September 1972
...). PETERMILWARD Sophia University, Tokyo Eichendorfl The Spiritual Geometer. By LAWRENCERADNER. Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Studies, 1970. 372 pp. $8.75. Lawrence Kadner’s book is likely to provoke conflicting responses in its readers. On the one hand, they will no doubt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1966) 27 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 1966
... Walther’s complete works with a more mean- ingful number system than that developed by Lachmann nearly a century and a half ago. GEORGEF. JONES University of Maryland Defoe 6. Spiritual Autobiography. By G. A. STARR.Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
...’ delight in the poem’s “ease and variety,” but it is also a fundamental misreading of the ethics of labor set out in the poem. In its enactment of the spiritual and writerly work of the shepherd, in Milton’s revisions, and in its monodic form, “Lycidas” offers readers a choice between sensual dalliance and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... concern with the fate of the Chinese nation and his professed intention to be its spiritual physician, critical opinion holds that his writings are primarily political and cultural in thematics and realistic in formal representation. The scholarly consensus that he is a master of critical realism remains...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for desire and action, sin indicates the subject’s splitting by the norms that organize it. Piers Plowman , which explores the medieval split subject through formal experimentation, repeatedly encounters the demands of political, ethical, economic, and spiritual life and repeatedly problematizes all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1949) 10 (2): 131–140.
Published: 01 June 1949
... others and would help explain Nervo’s willingness to accept Maeterlinck’s ideas and theories regarding the spiritual problems wit5 which they were both preoccupied. It was during his second residence in Europe, beginning in 1905, that Nervo came definitely under the influence of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 497–498.
Published: 01 December 1944
... of its own workers and of other people, we show a total misunderstanding of the period. The com- mercial pioneers of this era possessed a curious idealism which iden- tified economic prosperity and spiritual welfare.” In their eyes, suc- cess was a talisman of God’s favor ; and only the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1969) 30 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 1969
..., nor is it a symbol of the spiritual world; it is this world universalised, irradiated by the spirit, raised up, as man for ever seeks to raise himself, towards the divine” @. 7). If Godfrey’s study makes me feel uneasy (as it does), the reason is not my inability to believe in the occult or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 526–527.
Published: 01 December 1949
... inwardly into his model and attempted the history of a soul. “The true inter- preter,” wrote Du Bos, “must describe, not exactly the work before him, but the spiritual mood created by the work in the reader.” Such creative criticism, the most ambitious but also the most valuable of all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 1946
...Sidonia C. Rosenbaum THE REVIVAL OF SAINT JOHN OF THE CROSS By SIDONIAC. ROSENBAUM A revival of interest in religion, mysticism, and the spiritual life in general-among philosophers (William James, Delacroix, Berg- son), among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1980) 41 (2): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 1980
... Ideas (that is, moments of spiritual illumination, self-less, redeeming, unwilled, and unconsciously attained 1 See my article, “Fullness of Dissonance: Music and the Reader’s Experience of Modern Fiction,”MFS, 25 (1979), 209-22. 2 Marcel Proust, A la recherche du temps perdu, ed. Pierre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 505.
Published: 01 December 1944
... than on spiritual values, while the latter, no longer so exclusively concerned with the struggle for gaining a liveli- hood, became conscious of its starved emotional life and thus sought to create and grasp inner and spiritual values through its intuitive and emotional faculties...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1956) 17 (3): 274.
Published: 01 September 1956
... makes understandable a touch of myopia in discussing the place of temporalities in Swift’s own thinking. Landa’s state- ment that “his concern was less with spiritual or doctrinal affairs than with temporal” would seem to be borne out by this study, but as tlie book confine. itself to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1965) 26 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 June 1965
... spiritual exaltation through heroic effort rather than self- knowledge. Charles Moorman’s concept of Lancelot is needlessly restricted when he refers to him as “the perfect secular hero.” He is of course both secular and spiritual. His agonized striving to attain the mysteries at the Grail Castle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1943
... biography. And now Miss Tuell writes to correct both Hare and Carlyle, giving us for the third time the story of a man of no considerable achieve- ment, dead at thirty-eight, who lived much of his short life in spiritual turmoil and departed it with defeated aspirations-leaving behind him a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1950) 11 (2): 164–168.
Published: 01 June 1950
... explain psychological processes, hence volition, in terms of necessary causal relations, was fiercely combatted by libertarians as a denial of the spirituality of the soul, the confusion of this “substance” with matter or conversion of man into a machine compelled to act by an external force...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1968) 29 (3): 351–354.
Published: 01 September 1968
..., moralists, and exegetical writers of the Latin and vernacular Middle Ages. The unity of the poem is seen in the Christian, moral, or anagogical attitudes toward fame, which Koonce examines with an eye both to the spiritual past and the secular present, and thus in a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
.... The other, higher or spiritual love is Aphrodite Urania, born from the foam that arose after the genitals of the castrated Uranus fell into the sea. By virtue of her birth, she is a mediator or connecting link between the sensual world embod- ied in the sea and the spiritual sphere, the divine...