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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1943
... for publication before passing definitive judg- ment on this great enterprise as conceived and carried on by Mr. Armstrong and his associates. EDWINB. PLACE Northwest ern University Voltaire, Pascal and Human Destiny. By MINA WATERMAN.New York: King’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1944
...: Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. vii + 117. $2.00. Dr. Maestro’s object in writing this little book was apparently to show that Voltaire had a systematic doctrine of criminal law and was concerned with the general reform of that law as it existed in France and in Europe, quite apart...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 90–103.
Published: 01 March 1948
...Jean David Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 VOLTAIRE ET LES INDIENS D’AMERIQUE By JEAN DAVID Le tableau qu’a brossC Voltaire des Indiens d’AmCrique n’est prob- ablement pas sans intCrtt car il parait jeter quelque lumiire non...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1948
... into German as compared with translating into the other Western European languages. In general Dr. Melz’s monograph is written with the attention to details and the enthusiasm which its subject deserves. LIENHARDBERGEL Queens College Voltaire, Dryden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 324–326.
Published: 01 September 1974
..., after the gloomy modern existential readings, to find Tristram Shandy considered sub specie ludi. J u LIET Mc MASTER University of Alberta Voltaire and Sensibility. By K. S. KIDCWAY.Montreal and London: McGill- Queen’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 1942
... Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages, XXXIX. ) Pp. 150. $1.25. A number of studies have been made of Voltaire’s reputation and influence outside France, but h!iss Barr’s monograph is the first to study the reaction to Voltaire in eighteenth-century America. Its five chapters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 340–344.
Published: 01 June 1942
... parapher- nalia except a good bibliography and an index. CARLOSBAKER Princeton University Voltaire and Madame du Chitelet. By IRA 0. WADE. Princeton University Press, 1941. (Princeton Publications in Romance Languages.) Pp. xiii + 241...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 511–513.
Published: 01 December 1970
... of Voltaire. By IRA 0. WADE. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969. xxi + 807 pp. $20.00. Ce livre est certainement la somme des lectures, des recherches et des reflexions de M. Ira Wade sur Voltaire. De 1; ses dimensions. Patiem- ment, mkthodiquement, il essaie de cerner I’kcrivain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 March 1953
... with dogged assiduity for the past two decades. As the subject of the present work, he has chosen all the tragedies performed at the ComCdie Franqaise between November, 1715, and August, 1774, exceeding these limits only in order to round out his study of the tragedies of Voltaire by including...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 227–228.
Published: 01 June 1953
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 429–437.
Published: 01 December 1949
...C. F. Zeek Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 PALISSOT AND VOLTAIRE By C. F. ZEEK In the year 1755 there was performed in Nancy in the presence of King Stanislas, a comedy by a little-known author of twenty-six years named Charles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 433–436.
Published: 01 December 1943
... and to supervise its publication. THE DOCUMENTATION OF VOLTAIRE’S ALZIRE By MERLEL. PERKINS* The extent to which Voltaire documented his plays, novels and other works of imagination has long been a problem. Recent studies suggest that, as a rule, he gave many of them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Criminal Passions: The Evolution of the French Novel, 1569 – 1791 (1992) and White Men Aren't (2002), as well as of numerous essays on early modern fiction and culture. Voltaire’s Parrot; or, How to Do Things with Birds Thomas DiPiero Is it because I speak that you judge me capable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 113–118.
Published: 01 June 1972
...George R. Havens Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 VOLTAIRE’S MICROM~GAS(1733-52) COMPOSITION AND PUBLICATION By GEORGER. HAVENS Micromigas, in basic conception at least, is the first composed among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 March 1941
... : “The intuition of the oneness in Proust, likewise sensorial, is precisely a form of surrealism,” says Professor Alden. Pages such as these are too few in the book. JEAN DAVID University of Washington Voltaire’s “Poime sur la loi naturelle,” A Critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 59–62.
Published: 01 March 1957
...George B. Watts Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 CATHERINE 11, CHARLES-JOSEPH PANCKOUCKE, AND THE KEHL EDITION OF VOLTAIRE’S EUVRES By GEORGEB. WATTS In one of his last letters, written only a few months before his death, Voltaire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 289–300.
Published: 01 December 1956
...Merle L. Perkins Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 VOLTAIRE’S PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL THOUGHT By MERLEL. PERKINS The intellectual substance behind Voltaire’s attack on contemporary institutions and practices has not been adequately described...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 417–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... intersected during the Revolution and shows how radicalized versions of Voltaire’s Roman-themed tragedies and Afro-Caribbean mythology and rituals played a prominent part in the fight for equality. References Ardouin Beaubrun . 1853–60 . Études sur l’histoire d’Haïti, suivies de la vie du général...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 1962
...Laurence L. Bongie Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 CRISIS AND THE BIRTH OF THE VOLTAIRIAN CONTE By LAURENCEL. BONGIE During the more than sixty years that he devoted to literature, Voltaire wrote in all or nearly all the genres of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 228.
Published: 01 June 1953
...Lewis M. Knapp. Lillian de la Torre. Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 228 Reviews indispensable source for all future research on Voltaire and the eighteenth century. Mr. Gagnebin’s edition of Voltaire’s unedited letters brings to light...