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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 436–447.
Published: 01 December 1973
...Rodney O. Rogers TWAIN, TAINE, AND LECKY THE GENESIS OF A PASSAGE IN A CONNECTICUT YANKEE By RODNEY0. ROGERS Mark Twain was profoundly responsive to certain nineteenth- century historians...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 517.
Published: 01 December 1950
... Taine’s Conception of the English Mind. By F. C. Roe. Taine “followed Mme de Stael in identifying German and English. . . .” Pascal and Brunschvig. By Dennis Saurat. From now on, every serious student of Pascal will have to use Tourneur’s edition of the Pense‘es (Vrin, 1942). Leconte de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 228–229.
Published: 01 June 1945
.... Extraits sur la loi, la libertk et le gouvernement anglais. By MONTES- QUIEU. With an introductory essay by ROGERB. OAKE. Pp. xiv + 46. Introduction ii Phistoire de la litte‘rature anglaise. By H. TAINE. Avec des remarques prkliminaires par GILBERTCHINARD. Pp. xix + 29. Les Sciences...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 501.
Published: 01 December 1946
... also of Napoleon. The whole field of European interrelationships is brilliantly surveyed, and it would indeed be ungrateful to belittle certain minor points which could perhaps have been worked out more fully, i.e., the references to Taine, Kierkegaard, Goethe’s ap- prentice novel and its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 1950
... Pope ably defeEds Anglo-Norman from the charge of being a “purely artificial language. Grammar, Grimoire, Glamour, Gomerel. By T. B. W. Reid. Phonetic and semantic discussion of the terms. A Note on Taine’s Conception of the English Mind. By F. C. Roe. Taine “followed Mme de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 39–49.
Published: 01 March 1978
... PROUST’S PSYCHOLOGY* By JOYCEN. MEGAY Any serious study of A la recherche du temps perdu is bound to con- tain lengthy discussions of the psychology inherent in Proust’s charac- terizations. Attempts have been made to determine to what school of psychology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509–531.
Published: 01 December 2008
... from an author whom Proust read voraciously, Hippolyte Taine. The parallels between Proust’s madeleine, which resuscitates childhood visits to Aunt Léonie’s house in Combray, and Taine’s description of “the taste of a certain Sunday dish,” which is also the “dominical madeleine of Aunt Léonie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1962
..., in the work of PalCologue and others, under the attacks of opponents like Bruneti4re and the stresses and strains of the Dreyfus case. But surely this is setting a late date. The thing, if not the word, emerged earlier, at least no later than the generation of Taine, About, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
... a good deal of unknown material. The correspondence is not complete, however, includ- ing only 342 of the more than 1,000 existing letters, but according to Mr. Gagnebin only unimportant billets have been excluded. Moreover, the notes con- tain all significant information from the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 171.
Published: 01 June 1955
...- niques, and figurative modes of medieval poetry, and this slender miscellany con- tains some interesting and useful pieces. Any estimate of the relative value of individual items, and indeed of the collection as a whole, will depend on the special interests of the reader. No. 3, “An ABC...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1947
... Taine d’une part et ?il’intel- lectualisme traditionnel de l’autre. I1 parle avec enthousiasme de la philosophie de Bergson et evoque les adversaries du bergsonisme en termes polCmiques lorsqu’il parle de leur “idkalisme peureux et sans franchise” (p. 32). I1 nomme le Saint-Siege, Maritain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 302–308.
Published: 01 September 1947
... remained, but the positivist ideal demanded that it be portrayed impersonally. Zola accordingly prefixed to the second edition of ThkrPse Raquin2 Taine’s words, “Le vice et la vertu sont des produits comme le vitriol et le sucre.” This did not mean an indifference to right and wrong, as Zola’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 259–272.
Published: 01 September 1948
... to this memorial issue have discerned cer- tain interesting particularities of the style and the trend of thought of Thibaudet ; but such articles, taken either singly or together, cannot, of course, give the direct picture of Thibaudet’s imagination at work, that is offered by the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 492–497.
Published: 01 December 1950
... liaison between literature and other forms of human experience, however, places him in a tradition which includes Taine and Brunetihre. The accent must here be placed on the differences between Thibaudet and his predecessors, rather than on the similari- ties; and that difference has its source...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 237–261.
Published: 01 June 1993
....”15The literary historian who most clearly precedes him is Hip polyte Taine (Histoire de la Zitthature anglaise [ 18641) , whom Stedman cites on the first page and four pages from the end (410) as exempli- fymg the kind of sociological determinism that he himself does not believe in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1983
..., either in several volumes or in successive recastings of a first version, as exemplified here by the work of Yeats, Siegfried Sassoon, Sean O’Casey, and Edwin Muir. But, though he finds standard images and myths in each of these, he is now less able to sus- tain his notion of controlling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 331–333.
Published: 01 September 1971
...- taining to the Gymnasium in Neuruppin which Heym attended, which cor- roborate the familiar image of this institution as it strictly disciplinarian, but academically mediocre, school for drop-outs, the poet’s “Abituraufsatz” dealing with Lessing is printed. It is quite fascinating to compare the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1942
... such explanation is of course necessary ; this particular one becomes especially convincing because the necessary fusion of Latin and Ar- abic elements could easily have taken place at the court of Viscount Ebles I1 of Ventadorn, vassal and friend of William IX of Aqui- taine, first of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 350–351.
Published: 01 September 1945
... ideas, then passes skill fully through an illuminating discussion of his reputation and influence, in a section which con- tains the book’s chief claim to consideration as an original work of scholarship. The last half of the volume is devoted to the trans- ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1946
... by means other than similarity of ideas and the few personal references con- tained in the text. As a matter of fact these personal references only set possible limits to the authorship, and debatable limits at that. Since the author frankly states that he wants the safety of anonymity, it...