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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 June 1997
... to put new fizz into pop Foucault. Instead, eschewing familiar rules, Lamb has given us something better, an often valuable exploration of the interplay between equally necessary general belief (God’s providential world in the Book of Job) and irrefragable experience (Job’s own suffering) during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 392–394.
Published: 01 December 1981
... to convey the richness and coherence of Vaughan’s poetry by its own use of “analogical magic.” GEORGIA B. CHRlSTOPHER Emory University Wordsworth and the Poetry of Human Suffering. By JAMES H. AVERILL.Ithaca and London: Cornell University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 382–392.
Published: 01 December 1986
...Janice H. Harris Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 NOT SUFFERING AND NOT STILL WOMEN WRITERS AT THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE, 1860- 1900 By JANICE H. HARRIS In his introduction to volume 3...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in the Winter 2005 issue of Screen . Body, Earth, and Migration: The Poetics of Suffering in Zhang Wei’s September Fable Jian Xu he plea for “pure literature” (chun wenxue) on China’s literary scene Tin the 1990s must have sounded strange in an era of cultural stud- ies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2008
... concerned to trace how this imaginary insists and persists at our behest and against our political will. This essay produces a provocative constellation of Bloom's unlikely and unquiet heirs on the contemporary critical scene who would open his kingdom of culture to the sufferings of history and to those...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 65–74.
Published: 01 March 1962
... Weinheber’s essential agreement with Schopenhauer appears in his philosophy of inevitable suffering, in his conception of art, and in his rejection of women. Schopenhauer’s philosophy apparently attracted Weinheber by confirming his own long-held views, rather than by showing him something...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 219–241.
Published: 01 September 1977
... in His sufferings.”1° Alabaster’s “Upon the Crucifix (1 is a fine example of the traditional meditative petition to participate in Christ’s suffering: Before thy Cross, 0 Christ, I do present My soul and body into love distilled, Wound all my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., handing out the leaflets of meaning and hoping for compensation. Stories, many stories, leave behind a craving for meaning some kind of explanation might satisfy. This is especially true of stories of suffering, so persistently popular with us, from the morning newspaper to the evening HBO series. Overtly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 March 1961
... is an impression of a point in time when the life of mankind and the life of the natural universe momentarily cohere in a recorded instance of suffering and pain ; and even human action and human suffering partake of a meas- ure of fantasy in his meaningless scheme of things. The Spirit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 342–361.
Published: 01 December 1988
... of some evasion or dishonesty in the poet who wrote The Waste Land. The very elegance of the later poem, with its formal, patterned beauty, seems a withdrawal from human suffer- ing, a retreat into mystical contemplation far from “the world where poetry is accustomed to dwell It is not surprising...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 342–361.
Published: 01 December 1988
... of some evasion or dishonesty in the poet who wrote The Waste Land. The very elegance of the later poem, with its formal, patterned beauty, seems a withdrawal from human suffer- ing, a retreat into mystical contemplation far from “the world where poetry is accustomed to dwell It is not surprising...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 1990
... that are covered with tis~ueBut German writers like Hegel, Schelling, and Schlegel found in tragedy an assertion of the ultimate unity of the moral order which transcends tragedy’s closing carnage.6 The final emphasis of a tragedy, rather than suffering and misfortune, is for Schelling and Hegel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 223–227.
Published: 01 September 1960
..., not planned-gener- ate a grand mysterious train of sufferings and insights, incalculably beside and beyond his original purposes. As Lear suffers and comes to insight, the totality of these sufferings and insights becomes in effect a kind of revenge, given this status by the structure of the play...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 357–365.
Published: 01 December 1956
..., and was diffused every- where.” The brilliance of the Buddha lights up dark places: “his graceful body brightly shining, lit up on every side the forest ‘place of suffering.’ ”18 The whole radiation symbol is common in Oriental tradition, according to which “a kind of fiery energy radiates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 264–280.
Published: 01 September 1949
... Zbid., 1369. 11 Zbid., 1293. 12 Ibid., 90. 1s Zbid., 31 1. 14 Zbid., 1034. Selected Essuys, p. 337. 268 Gocthe and Kierkegaard Subjekt versinken.”le Kierkegaard calls physical suffering a necessary burden: “To lead a really spiritual life while physically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
... God intends as punishment, then, Mammon converts into a resource; he will not passively suffer but actively take pains, and the angels could thus defy God in their spectacular display of self-made prosperity. 13 Despite Mammon’s godlessness, there must have been some appeal in his powerful speech...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
...; it is not a hieratic symbol to be translated at three or four levels. The poem is a continued metaphor by which is figured the necessary suffering of the time-bound Soul, the Lover in his world of sacrifice and redemption. To tell this story, poets generally do speak in the voice of allegory. The mysterious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 396–408.
Published: 01 December 1963
... suis pas ingrat. Je suis Iiche, et je suis plein de remords” (XIII, 106). Patently, Baudelaire had a strong sense of guilt for his misdeeds and suffered keenly from remorse. Indeed, in “L’Irrkparable” he characterizes remorse as a constant cause of suffering, an enemy, the torturer of mankind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 March 1967
... supererogations, consists in a perpetual adjustment and readjustment of our organic sensibility to the conditions of its worlds. Suffering represents the omission of that duty, whether through negligence or inefficiency, and bore- dom its adequate performance. The pendulum oscillates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 1970
... to an autobiographical fragment that Johnson ever per- mitted the public to see. Disguised as a letter from an imaginary COT- respondent, it is an attempt to reconcile the suffering caused by the death of a loved one with the idea of a beneficent Providence. y do we have to suffer so much? Because, says...