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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 September 1981) 42 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 September 1981
... we may measure 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1954) 15 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1954
... short, which 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 400.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Curtis C. D. Vail Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by R. O. Moon. Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1949. Pp. xvi + 700. $5.00. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 REVIEWS Goethe’s Autobiography: Poetry and Truth from My Own Life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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 (1 June 1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
... Hunter 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 (1 March 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 1959) 20 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1959
...) or morem senurn observat, qui de praeteritis libenter solent meminisse (on Iliad IX. 421) ? FRANKW. JONES University of Washington Jonson and the Comic Truth. By JOHN J. ENCK.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1957. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 September 2019) 80 (3): 287–310.
Published: 01 September 2019
... 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 as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra exemplarity skepticism fictionality Novelas ejemplares...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1972) 33 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1972
... oratory, a poem communicates clearly and effec- tively to teach and delight its audience. As allegory, in contrast, a poem con- ceals truth by communicating only obscurely and superficially to all in the audience but an elite few. The allegorical poet served the truth which he had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1964) 25 (3): 322–329.
Published: 01 September 1964
... establishes a condi- tion of truth. This paradox, too, can be resolved in several ways.* The resolution I suggest here depends first of all on seeing the experience described in the story as a peculiarly twentieth-century kind of Faus tian experience. That Kurtz’s experience is Faustian is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2002) 63 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
... drama 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 179–194.
Published: 01 June 1970
.... But theoretical regularity did not blind Butler to the real ambiguities in men. Though Nature’s variations are all conformable to general law, “the variations of [human] Reason” are not (p. 336). The very fact that truth “has no variations to be allow’d for, nor alterations from its own...