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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Thomas Carmichael Sublime Desire: History and Post-1960s Fiction . By Amy J. Elias. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. xxviii + 320 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Thomas Carmichael is associate professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to Sentiment: Changing Theories of the Sublime, 1674–1710 Ann T. Delehanty What is the sublime? It appears that no one has defi ned it.—La Bruyère, 1688 n 1674, when Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux published his translation Iof Longinus’s treatise On the Sublime, together with the fi rst...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 409–425.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Bill Readings Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 SUBLIME POLITICS: THE END OF THE PAR” LINE By BILL READINGS THE POLITICS OF THE SUBUME An interest in the sublime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 27–61.
Published: 01 March 1997
... poetry, Hegel, Goethe, Wordsworth, and Freud. The Translatability of Cultures: Figurations of the Space Between , coedited with Wolfgang Iser, appeared in 1996. Descartes’s Cogito, Kant’s Sublime, and Rembrandt’s Philosophers: Cultural Transmission as Occasion for Freedom Sanford Budick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 419–443.
Published: 01 December 1998
... and Fire: The Elemental Sublime in Swinburne’s Arthurian Tale and Bal’mont’s Medieval Georgian Epic Martin Bidney s Edward W. Said’s Orientalism and his more recent Culture and A Imperialism make clear, the postcolonial literary historian enjoys opportunities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 185–198.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Scott Elledge Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 COWLEY’S ODE “OF WIT” AND LONGINUS ON THE SUBLIME: A STUDY OF ONE DEFINITION OF THE WORD WIT By SCOTTELLEDGE Inconclusive but numerous parallels between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Leslie Ritchie leslie.ritchie@queensu.ca Resounding the Sublime: Music in English and German Literature and Aesthetic Theory, 1670–1850 . By Miranda Eva Stanyon . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2021 . x + 274 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1974
... view of literature. All that’s golden doesn’t glitter. STEPHENBOOTH University of Caltfornia, Berkeley The Religious Sublime: Christian Poetry and Critical Tradition in Eight- eenth-Century England. By DAVIDB...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 204–205.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Robert W. Uphaus W. P. Albrecht. Lawrence, Manhattan, Wichita: University Press of Kansas, 1975. x + 205 pp. $10.50. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 204 KEVIEWS The Sublime Pleasures oj Tragedy: A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 March 1951
...Ernest Tuveson Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 SPACE, DEITY, AND THE “NATURAL SUBLIME” By ERNESTTWESON I. “Reaching Out After the Infinite” Over seventy years ago, Edward Bellamy described a great change in sensibility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Linda Hutcheon Making Strange: Beauty, Sublimity, and the (Post)modern “Third Aesthetic.” By Herbert Grabes. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. xiii + 172 pp. University of Washington 2010 Linda Hutcheon is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... that despite seemingly divergent styles, they share major formal and thematic characteristics. Responding in tandem to the metaphysical crisis of modernity, both aim systematically to replace metaphysical purpose and sublime religious experience with physical sensation and secular ecstasy, to corporealize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
... way in happiness” (ll. 524–25). Far from standing alone, Armytage’s statement flows immediately from his repeated identification of a kind of “meditation” (l. 524). Contrary to Wordsworth’s later disclaimers, he learned much about this activity of meditative mind from Kant’s theories of the sublime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 395–399.
Published: 01 December 1988
.... 396 REVIEWS Indeed, those aspects of the sublime in Wordsworth, which are to a great extent aspects of the poet’s humanism-his egotism, his radicalism, his proclivity to vision, and even his inclination to something closely resem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 263–294.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., that is, the affectionate tie between the travel- ing mother and daughter forms the conceptual center of Woll- stonecraft’s revision of the gendered aesthetic conventions of the pic- turesque and its concomitant terms, the beautiful and the sublime. It may be useful briefly to remind the reader of some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to replace with hope the bleakness of a world deprived of the consolation of faith. Among other things, Keats aimed to resolve a paradox generated by eighteenth-century theories of the sublime. As long as art was supplementary to religion, the sublime served causes such as inculcating respect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 178–185.
Published: 01 June 1977
... that the process of reassessment is continuous and inevitable. Both Robert Ryan’s Keats: The Religious Sense and Stuart Ende’s Keats mid the Sublime are modestly revisioriist in intention. At the same time they provide marked contrasts. Ryan’s book, which deliber- ately passes over most of’ the poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 125–136.
Published: 01 June 1954
... illustrated by Burke’s short essay “On Taste” (1759) and his longer and more famous Philo- sophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757). In both essays, Burke opposes the associationist current and argues against the theory of association as the basis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 481–518.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and chair of English and founding direc- tor of the Center for Literary Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His most recent book is The Western Theory of Tradition: Terms and Paradigms of the Cultural Sublime (2000). 03-Budick 10/3/00 9:44 AM Page 483...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 December 1992
... to a sort of con- ceptual sublimity; essays on F. R. Leavis and Paul de Man; then three brief arti- cles on interpretive motives and methods. No argument unfolds throughout the length of the book. What the author has to say about the function of crit- icism and what he has to exemplify through his...