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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 370–389.
Published: 01 December 1976
...Antony H. Harrison Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 SWINBURNE’S TRISTRAM OF LYONESSE VISIONARY AND COURTLY EPIC By ANTONYH. HARRISON Although...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 218–221.
Published: 01 June 1985
... written one of the best books on James in recent years. ELSANETTELS College of William and Mary Conrad and Imperialism: Ideologzcal Boundaries and Visionary Frontiers. By BENITA PARRY.London: Macmillan, 1983. vii + 162 pp. $28.00. What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 247–271.
Published: 01 September 1973
... makes its impression. Shall I say it? ’Tis the Heart alone that reconciles Con- trarieties, and admits of things incompatible. (La Bru- yere, The Characters) “THE VISIONARY MAID” TRAGIC PASSION...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2023
... renowned illuminated twelfth-century manuscript of Hildegard von Bingen’s visionary summa, Scivias . This essay pits the Facsimile Debate against the facsimile craft of the Eibingen nuns, situating both within the context of new reproductive technologies devised specifically for representing medieval...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 204–205.
Published: 01 June 1977
... century were frequently regarded as separate aesthetic categories; (2) it demonstrates both variation and continuity in the aesthetic theory of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by distinguishing between the natural or visible sublime and the visionary sublime; (3) it traces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1988
... and upon the function of imagination and ingenium in poetic creation. In chapter 2 she explores the visionary process as it 1 KATHRYNL. LYNCH.The High Medieval Dream Vision: Poet Philosophy, and Literary Form. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1988. xiv + 263 pp. %5.00. J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 1988
... revealed that the poem is written in the visionary/apocalyptic genre and that it is in part a response to the most prestigious texts we generally assign to the tradition of visionary writing. Dante’s influence, which has been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 132–153.
Published: 01 June 1978
... has to express himself sincerely and Ille’s counter- statement that the poet must seek in his writings a visionary image of the anti-self By the help of an image I call to my own opposite, summon all That I have handled least, least looked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 1980
... disintegration. The narrator’s initiation into visionary experience in this volume is the novel’s climactic affirmation of the heretofore profoundly threatened existence of the artist’s per- ception and illumination which sustain him and the novel he narrates. Returning to society after a barren...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1964
.... OWENJENKINS Carleton College CORRESPONDENCE August 15, 1964 Dear Mr. Matchett: In criticizing my book, The Utopian Vision of D. H. Lawrence, Mark Spilka makes a dichotomy between the visionary-prophetic Lawrence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 372–374.
Published: 01 September 1964
... CORRESPONDENCE August 15, 1964 Dear Mr. Matchett: In criticizing my book, The Utopian Vision of D. H. Lawrence, Mark Spilka makes a dichotomy between the visionary-prophetic Lawrence and “the major novelist of the Lawrence revival...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 212–217.
Published: 01 June 1964
... gives us our first thorough probing of the minor fiction. Where Widmer measures Lawrence by the ancient past, Eugene Goodheart turns to modern “tablet-breakers,” prophetic visionaries like Rousseau, Blake, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, and Rilke, who break with the past and divert tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 1976
... that there is nothing behind the veil that is not already in front of it. The divine is an amplified echo of the mourn- er’s love; it is the image of his own soul in a nonexistent mirror. Pro- fession of this visionary faith without veneration of the lucid veil would be too audacious. Confession of grief...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 54–72.
Published: 01 March 1980
... and to the nightmarish journey on which we have accompanied him. For those voices signal the conflict between private visionary worlds, where one can breathe freely, and the suffocating yel- low fog of the “outside” world, which for lack of a more precise term I shall hereafter call “reality.” For the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1971
... are aware. But this distrust leads her to undervalue what she calls, significantly, "the tempta• tions of the visionary" (p. 305). She rightly speaks of "Notes Toward a Su• preme Fiction" as "a Utopian poem" (p. 234) and defends brilliantly its right to be utopian on the ground that it escapes from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1983
... “prophetic” work in the Romantic tradition, Carlyle tries to re-create for us the moments of poetic-religious illumination experienced by a variety of visionary questers. One may call these privileged moments epiphanies, spots of time, or simply reveries of unusual strength and insistence. Taken...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1995
..., 1993. viii + 205 pp. $32.95. Imagining a “re-visioning of women’s literary history,” Margaret Ezcll becomes passionate and, herself, visionary: “If we will only ask the qwstions, instead of silence, there are a thousand voices that may answer” ( 160).What are those voices, and to whom do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 September 1984
... heritage. Indeed, the best works in Poetical Sketches show a drive toward “dissimilation, the wrenching . . . of traditions out of their . . . com- fortable modes. . . . What is attacked thereby is the prostitution of the ‘Poetic Genius’” and of visionary insight (p. 26). The over-all strategy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 June 1948
... for the genesis of fallen man and postulate conditions for his ascension to an unfallen state as in Milton, but to visualize in the visionary implication of that word the process of the fallen cosmos becoming unfallen. During the course of unfolding that largest of all possible visions Blake levels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 339–363.
Published: 01 December 1987
... that, without “the gracious words and deeds of our Redeemer,” he could not bring himself to believe in the con- version of sinners (FS, p. 53). Why then do these visionary passages appear in spite of this context? I believe that, as a qualifying subtext, they actually...