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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 343–357.
Published: 01 September 1943
...Douglas W. Alden Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 ORIGINS OF THE UNCONSCIOUS AND SUBCONSCIOUS IN PROUST By DOUGLASW. ALDEN In the interview which he gave Elie-J. Bois of the Temps (Nov. 12, 1913) just prior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 530–533.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Kurt Koenigsberger The Phantom of the Ego: Modernism and the Mimetic Unconscious . By Lawtoo Nidesh . East Lansing : Michigan State University Press , 2013 . x + 366 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 “An embrace in death” punctuates the closing pages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 383–386.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Timothy Attanucci tattanuc@uni-mainz.de The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary . By Jason Groves . New York : Fordham University Press , 2020 . vii + 174 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Since its coining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and unconscious mind. It follows the history of such criticism through the rise of psychoanalysis in the humanities to the waning of its influence in the early years of the present century. The article argues that our postpsychoanalytic present is the ideal moment to reexamine the parallels and divergences...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 299–322.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Valerio Amoretti Abstract This essay uses W. R. Bion’s object-relations theory to argue that the formal experiments in Samuel Beckett’s The Unnamable demand a distinctive kind of psychic work from readers. It describes this work in terms of containment , an unconscious mechanism that supports...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 477–479.
Published: 01 December 1973
... symbology. The book consists of preface, intro- duction, two main parts, bibliography, and index. Part I, called “Ego-consciousness and the Unconscious,” is divided in to the following chap- ters: “The Mythic Perspective of the Microcosm: Preciosa and the Wind”; “The Mythic Perspective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 372–374.
Published: 01 September 1964
... critical tradition, he can postulate rather than argue that the characters in the novels are best understood as unconscious projections of “Richardson’s central psychological division” (p. 16 l), a view similar to that argued by Brian Downs in his study Richardson (London and New York, 1928...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 329–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
... informs his growth as a poet, and how it contributes to the early twentieth century’s philosophical and artistic discourse on the psyche and the unconscious. Though it frequently features them, the recognition scene is actually not about ghosts at all; instead, Eliot uses it both to explore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
... or unconscious association can penetrate beneath surfaces, reveal- ing the underlying truth. A brief recapitulation of the events that occur while Imogen is in dis- guise will demonstrate how a changed mode of perception leads to a restoration of family ties. First she meets her brothers, who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 81–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
....” This essential unity (so contrary to most accounts of Eliot’s work at the time) arises because poetry operates much as dreams do, Jarrell argues, translating the unconscious into an ordered dramatization, conveying repressed desires and the defenses against them. In the loose-leaf notes that accompany...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 359–371.
Published: 01 September 1970
..., lies, it seems to me, in the unconscious sources of A Passage to India. The sphere of the repressed, that absent reality falsified by the mind’s anxieties, is present everywhere in this reverberating work. It is the groundwork of its mythopoeic strength. But Forster does not always handle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 504–508.
Published: 01 December 1968
...” and not merely an authorial personality. He roots his argument in Forster’s fine essay “Anonymity,” where Forster talks about the author having two person- alities, one on the surface that bears his name (his conscious self) and the other,deep down, which is anonymous and general (his unconscious self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 485–488.
Published: 01 December 1966
... of the Cambridge years, both of which are generously provided in Stone's book and are crucial to a com• prehensive understanding of the quest. Forster's problem-that of resolving the conflicts between seen and un• seen, public and private, male and female, the conscious and unconscious minds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 522–524.
Published: 01 September 1941
... (the conservation of energy) and dissimilation (differentiation ; the need for clarity) in the almost wholly unconscious striving of the lin- guistic community toward linguistic efficiency, i.e., toward a seem- ingly necessary state of balance between clarity and the conserva...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 264–267.
Published: 01 September 1952
..., and to observe the recurrence of these unit ideas and their combination with other ideas. The method also works to analyze the concepts of a generation or a period, to break down the mass of unconscious assumptions, characteristic turns of thought, etc., into their component (and often very complex...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 360–361.
Published: 01 September 1945
... of the physiological bases of esthetic psychology. The author’s recognition of the important role of the unconscious mind both in life generally and in the creation of literature is quite in line not only with the findings of psychologists, but, one may note, with the convictions of innumerable artists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 1945
... of the important role of the unconscious mind both in life generally and in the creation of literature is quite in line not only with the findings of psychologists, but, one may note, with the convictions of innumerable artists, writers, scholars, and critics. Even Winnie the Pooh, a poet of sorts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 77–89.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of prolonged clinical exchanges. Yet, since even in the clinic there are no raw data except the analysand’s talk (no privileged infor- mation about childhood or even about unconscious fantasies), applied analysis of contemporary subjects is reasonable outside the clinic, too, I want to thank Martin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 181–206.
Published: 01 March 2000
... access to the cultural terms of literary production but its now strategic, now unconscious repro- cessing of such idées reçues? Seen in this way, formalism is an account of what makes things work, or what makes out of language a work. For those interested...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1973
... to achieve consciousness in conflict with its longing to be sub- merged in unconsciousness. The audience apprehends the conflict not only through its affective identification with Antony, but also through the imagery employed by other characters, by the dramatic structure of the act, by character...