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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Dino Franco Felluga Abstract This essay examines the ways that Lord Byron’s Don Juan engages both the novel’s and the lyric’s claims to truth and virtue, thus setting up the maneuvers that would later be exploited by the Victorian verse novel. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
...: Modernism, Poetry, and Truth Ella Zohar Ophir aura Riding, a name long obscure, has in the last few years made a L number of signifi cant reappearances. Vassiliki Kolocotroni’s Mod- ernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documentss (1998), a successor to the classic Backgrounds of Modern...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 2. Truth postures of nobody novels in France, 1601–1830. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Robert J. Ellrich B. Ellis Madeline. Johns Hopkins Press, 1966. xiii + 199 pp. $6.00; 48s. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 REVIEWS Rousseau’s Venetian Story: An Essay upon Art and Truth in “Les Confes- sions.” By MADELEINEB...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1959
...) ? FRANKW. JONES University of Washington Jonson and the Comic Truth. By JOHN J. ENCK.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1957. Pp. viii + 281. $5.00. John Enck believes that Jonson’s greatness consists, first, in the clear-sighted recognition of what he and comedy could reach...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
... than Spacks) and ways in which they may now be said to interact crit- ically with each other in our own search for the cultural truths of their period (more Spacks than Hunter). Both studies, that is, help us redefine-give us reason to redefine, really-our notion of the familiar. Desire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in the Hispanic Review , the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , and other journals. His essay “Maravall’s Post-Hegelian Roots” appeared in the September 2009 issue of MLQ . The Theater of Truth: The Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics . By Egginton William . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1954
... often keeps it from its purpose of illuminating Pope’s life and work. DOUGLASXNIGHT Yale University 77ze Prefigurative Imagination of John Keats: A Study of the Beauty-Truth Identification and Its Implications. By NEWELLF...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 March 1979
...LESLEY W. BRILL © 1979 University of Washington 1979 TRUTH AND TIMON OF ATHENS By LESLEYW. BRILL The meaning of Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens, the integrity of its text, the moral status of its important characters, and its genre have all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 September 1981
... poems that con- tinue to please and to engage us in their rich and human complexity. DUSTINGRIFFIN New York Uniuersity Symbol and Truth in Blake’s Myth. By LEOPOLDDAMROSCH, JR. Princeton: Prince- ton University Press, 1980. xiv...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 400.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Curtis C. D. Vail REVIEWS Goethe’s Autobiography: Poetry and Truth from My Own Life. By JOHANN WOLFGANGVON GOETHE.Translated by R. 0. MOON.Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1949. Pp. xvi 4- 700. $5.00. Only those who have tried...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 2. Truth postures of nobody novels in France, 1601–1830. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 447–463.
Published: 01 December 2015
... him to probe a broader readerly skepticism, extending beyond irony to epistemological questions of the truth of narratives and how they might be assessed. 9 Before his story is over, Berganza will both be exhibited as an entertainer himself and serve a poet who writes plays. 10 Cascardi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the Cartesian model of human beings as both body and spirit, since language consisted of material sounds as vehicles for abstract ideas. By the eighteenth century the talking bird in literature had become a metaphor for a natural language that could express the truth in any and all circumstances. In later works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the Ancient Mariner,” as well as other literary texts, to transform the failure of his quest for a transantarctic crossing into a glorious triumph. Shackleton's allusions and structural borrowings substitute the truth of literature for the reality of the polar experience. While this substitution is typical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
... another, making diversity an irreducible resource. “Being,” “truth,” and “time” are all Western categories whose aspects are presented altogether differently in Chinese. Displacement, in the sense of Michel Foucault or Gilles Deleuze, still premises a norm. So does any notion of a rooted cultural absolute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of social work and connections that the term enabled. Genius became associated in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with author, nature, and nation in ways that grounded new models of literature and identity in the supposedly transcendental truth of nature and in specific landscapes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... it. This essay hypothesizes that postmodern theories of truth and concomitant transformations in reader sensibilities partly account for the legitimization and now dominance of biofiction. The essay analyzes a 1968 literary debate among Ralph Ellison, William Styron, and Robert Penn Warren, which on the surface...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
... is also a Tconfrontation between truth and lying. Solon, the Athenian law- maker, blames Thespis, the first man of the theater, for his professional deceit, which threatens to pervade society: Thespis, at this time, beginning to act tragedies, and the thing, because it was new, taking very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 141–150.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Josefina Ludmer © 1996 University of Washington 1996 The Corpus Delicti Josefina Ludmer would like to use the juridical notion of the corpus delicti, the “body I of the crime,” in its literal sense of evidence, proof of the truth, and at the same time the literary notion...