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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 1947
...-CLASSICAL TASTE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY By ALICESTAYERT BRANDENBURG* The narrowly classical nature of English education in the seven- teenth and eighteenth centuries was one of the factors in the creation and preservation of the neo-classical movement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Srinivas Aravamudan Slavery and the Culture of Taste . By Gikandi Simon . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2014 . xviii + 366 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Simon Gikandi’s prizewinning study begins with a reflection on the finality of Derek...
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 1. Previously attributed to William Hogarth, Taste, or the Burlington Gate , 1731. Engraving, 26 × 20 cm. John D. Merriam Collection, Boston Public Library. Reproduced from Digital Commonwealth ( ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/5138jv334 ). Figure 1. Previously attributed More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 377–379.
Published: 01 December 1960
... it. FRANKW. JONES University of Washington Arnold Bennett: Primitivism and Taste. By JAMES HALL.Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1959. Pp. xi 4- 159. $4.00. Many of us remember Arnold Bennett chiefly for his having been made a special kind of object lesson in a 1924...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1945
... question, a good biography and will long remain an appropriate memorial to the late Professor E. G. Ainsworth. ROLANDB. BOTTINC State College of Washington Horace Walpole : Gardenist. An Edition ,of Walpole’s “The History of Modern Taste in Gardening...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Richard A. Kaye Decadence and the Reinvention of Modernism . By Sherry Vincent . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . xi + 333 pp. The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community from Baudelaire to Beardsley . By Potolsky Matthew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 261–286.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Figure 1. Previously attributed to William Hogarth, Taste, or the Burlington Gate , 1731. Engraving, 26 × 20 cm. John D. Merriam Collection, Boston Public Library. Reproduced from Digital Commonwealth ( ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/5138jv334 ). Figure 1. Previously attributed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Nancy Glazener Robert Browning had a powerful following in the United States among readers who came of age during and after the Civil War, but caricatures of the Browning Society have obscured the terms on which he was admired. For many of those readers, a taste for Browning marked a generational...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 125–136.
Published: 01 June 1954
... and Hartley, many critics-Kames, Gerard, Priest- ley, Shenstone, Beattie, and even Reynolds-became devout adherents of the “new” psychological method of the “association of ideas.” But the attempts to establish the associationist principles of human nature as the ground of criticism and taste were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 417–436.
Published: 01 December 1997
... for contemporary literary theory. Bourdieu’s Derrida’s Kant: The Aesthetics of Refusing Aesthetics Jonathan Loesberg In the closing pages of Distinction, a sociological analysis of the way in which class membership constitutes both physiological and aesthetic taste and an argument...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 March 1948
... of taste, encouragers of budding genius, and guardians of public morals. These functions, which they themselves performed as best they could, are those which they demanded of critics in general. Reviewers thought highly of contemporary criticism : It doth not blast the bloom of genius, so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 305–327.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., with the distinction between “the PEOPLE,” defined by its taste, and “the PUBLIC,” defined by its appetites (3:84). Wordsworth’s Kendal-Windermere letters place this cultural issue in the very specific context of a local controversy about land use. The controversy turned on the opposition of public...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., genetics, and the sci- ences of domesticity. The Eighteenth-Century Beauty Contest The phrase “beauty contest” is not being used metaphorically, in the sense that the entire search for a standard of taste or judgment char- acteristic of the first half of the eighteenth century could...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 382–383.
Published: 01 September 1947
.... Pp. xiii + 408. $1.10. By reissuing in the World’s Classics Series this gustatory volume, first printed in 1916, the Oxford University Press has laid all people of taste under extreme obligation. I limit its proper enjoyment to people of taste, which automatically includes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 475–495.
Published: 01 December 1997
... of Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste, trans. Richard Nice (London: Routledge, 198esp. 169-75. 478 MIQI December 1997 sion of gift giving: “Any really objective analysis of the exchange of gifts, words, challenges or even women must allow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to the political field or the civil sphere), which themselves vary in their public relevance; they may also become more or less connected to lifeworlds, that is, specific subcultures with distinct tastes, values, and lifestyles and differing in status and income due to the inequalities of social relationships...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 239–252.
Published: 01 September 1952
... of the early eighteenth-century audience, whose taste differed from that of the late Elizabethans. This change can be illustrated by a comparison of Nicholas Rowe’s third play, The Fair Penitent, and Massinger and Field’s The Fatal Dowry, from which play Rowe made his adaptation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 65–67.
Published: 01 March 1947
..., taste is defined in the poem as “a discerning sense of decent and sublime,” bestowed by God as his active hand “imprints the secret byass of the soul” (111, 517-23). Thus, the “rude expressions and untutor’d airs” of the swain journeying home from a summer day’s labor “will unfold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 251.
Published: 01 June 1949
.... Although Gernian-language editors of St. Louis, like other American editors, were more interested in pleasing their readers, as a means of keeping circulation up, rather than improving literary taste, they printed a number of fine novels and short stories well known to students of nineteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of their age. The theme and practice of collecting in decadent texts are an oblique answer to the pervasive union of patriotism with literary taste that so bothers Des Esseintes, and specifically to its most important institutional form: the national literary canon. His collections, like those...