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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 501–502.
Published: 01 December 1951
... writing of social history. JOHN ARTHOS University of Michigan Millennium and Utopia: A Study in the Background of the Idea of Progress. By ERNESTLEE TUVESON.Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of Cali- fornia Press, 1949. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 331–343.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., and he is finishing a manuscript on illness and globalization. His book The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan appeared in 2002. Anti-anti: Utopia, Globalization, Jameson Eric Cazdyn redric Jameson’s most recent book, Archaeologies of the Future, is Fmany things: a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1980) 41 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1980
... Y7.5), p. 262. Towards Utopia: A Sludy of Brecht. By KEITHA. DICKSON.Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978. x + 332 pp. $26.00. Keith A. Dickson, a leading British Germanist who has written several essays ULRICH WEISSTEIN 107 on Brecht...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1953
...Akkeb R. Benham REVIEWS Citi2en Thomas More and His Utopia By RUSSELLAMES. Princeton: Prince- ton University Press, 1949. Pp. viii + 230. $3.50. The thesis of this close-knit and well-groomed volume is that More’s Uto~a is a tract for the times in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1958) 19 (4): 319–324.
Published: 01 December 1958
...Edward Surtz, S.J. Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 MORE’S APOLOGIA PRO UTOPIA SUA By EDWARDSURTZ, S.J. The first Utopian letter of Thomas More to Peter Gilles is well known. It was published in the first edition of Utopia (1516...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eleanor Courtemanche Abstract In the late nineteenth century the literary genre of utopia enjoyed a boom inspired by the success of Edward Bellamy’s 1888 Looking Backward, 2000–1887 . These stories, including novels by William Morris and H. G. Wells, often featured a cicerone who explained how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
... that this splitting produces takes an unexpected form. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 judgment Henry Fielding modernity sociology utopia Because Wilson has everything he needs, and does not have to depend on others or view them through the lens of profit and loss...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1962) 23 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1962
...- haus, Beitrage zur englischen Philologie, 43. Heft, 1960. Pp. 235. DM 25. This book is a well-documented treatment of an extremely interesting literary genre, the utopia, and its negative counterpart, the antiutopia. More than a hundred examples are included in the author’s presentation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1962) 23 (2): 186–187.
Published: 01 June 1962
... HERBRUGCEN.Bochum-Langendreer : Heinrich Popping- haus, Beitrage zur englischen Philologie, 43. Heft, 1960. Pp. 235. DM 25. This book is a well-documented treatment of an extremely interesting literary genre, the utopia, and its negative counterpart, the antiutopia. More than a hundred examples...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 573–580.
Published: 01 December 2016
... , 2015 . xiv + 131 pp. Utopia, Limited: Romanticism and Adjustment . By Nersessian Anahid . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2015 . iv + 273 pp. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 I summarize this chapter at length to provide a taste of Guyer’s style of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1953) 14 (3): 317.
Published: 01 September 1953
... title, “This Was Goethe.” Claude Shaver, active and productive in theater work and speech literature, discussed “Goethe as a Theater Director,” and Eric Voegelin, professcr of government, subtly analyzed “Goethe’s Utopia” ; Rudolf Heberle, the ethnographer, spoke about “Sociological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... jacket. “The point,” he answers, “is to imagine tomorrow, to think about things otherwise” (23). Chapter 1 unpacks the studied utopianism of the book’s thesis using No Place (Spiral) , a 2006 installation in Norwich in which the artist, Rory Macbeth, painted the text of Thomas More’s Utopia around...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1953) 14 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1953
... Birkenhead, wrote Utopias. And neither Bacon’s New Atlantis nor Birkenhead‘s The World in 2030 is out of step with the world in which each appeared. The middle class (an entity which Mr. Ames has some trouble in defining) and its interests were running strong in 1516; More was a middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1980) 41 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 1980
...- spection; 1, for one, am not inclined to share Dickson’s conclusion that Utopia “may have seemed nearer in Buckow in the fifties than it had in Svendborg on the eve of’ the Second World War” (p. 11). Faced with such minor blemishes, the reader, without losing faith in the author’s sagacity, is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1971
... of Stevens, and tends to prefer the triumphs of the minimal. This preference is based on honorable principles. Vendler knows how willing we are to revel sentimen• tally in the consolations of affirmative rhetoric. She knows how readily Utopia can become Arcadia, prophecy degenerate into...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 534–537.
Published: 01 December 2015
... “potential for centrifugal radiation.” Hence, unlike the monographs listed above, which aim at a synthesis and a definition of modernity, Wang’s book treats her five authors as fragments, much as Susan Buck-Morss ( 2000 ) does in Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West . Yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 September 2015
... refuse to be typecast, from Shakespeare’s Hamlet to Chaucer’s Wife of Bath? In political theory, however, Rosen and Santesso are more convincing. Their key instance is Raphael Hythloday in Thomas More’s Utopia , who yearns after the possibility that outer identity will be all that matters: Hythloday’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 December 1957
... Study of Yeats’s Poems. Phila- delphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1957. Pp. 196. $5.00. Surtz, Edward, S.J. The Praise of Pleasure : Philosophy, Education, and Com- munism in More’s Utopia. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1957. Pp. vii + 246. $4.75. Surtz, Edward L...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... The Scarlet Letter. Introduction by Austin Warren. New York and Toronto: Rinehart and Company, Inc., 1947. Pp. xiii + 251. $0.50 per copy; sold only in orders of ten or more. Parrington, Vernon Louis, Jr. American Dreams: A Study of American Utopias. Providence, Rhode Island : Brown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 137–143.
Published: 01 June 2007
... destinies constricting subject peoples.7 So, I would hope, it may sometimes be. But Jameson sees the future, too, and does so, as Eric Cazdyn shows, in a more mixed, dialectically tensed tone. Globalism is a utopian dream. Like any dream, it subli- mates infinite conflicts, and like any utopia, it...