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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 381–385.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Noah Heringman heringmann@missouri.edu Climate and the Making of Worlds: Toward a Geohistorical Poetics . By Menely Tobias . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2021 . vii + 269 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 In Climate and the Making...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 322–324.
Published: 01 September 1975
... contributed to its intelligent development, and it is enough for now that serious students of Valkry and modern poetry can avail themselves of these profoundly honest essays. RICHARDVERNIEK Wayne State University The Poetic World...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to reflect on the legacy of Maoism. Inspired by these theorists, this article puts forward a theoretical construction of world poetics that is not founded merely on Western or Eastern literature, and is not simply Eastern and Western literary poetics put together, but offers a new theory, based...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
... is, perhaps, the right approach to my real subject—the entanglements of worldwide relation,” the essay argues for an understanding of world poetry as the accumulated philological history of poetic folkways, habits of use, sociological institutions, formations, and conjunctures that group around the term...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 53–80.
Published: 01 March 2018
... was positively invested in a poetic praxis of skeptical ignorance derived from David Hume and that this praxis allowed him to vacate the question of the way things really are. Eschewing the masculinist quest to penetrate the secrets of the natural world, this skeptical praxis offers a quiet solution to the mind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 453–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Marijeta Bozovic Abstract The newest Russian poetic avant-garde wields highly aware appropriations and remediations in stark opposition to mainstream cultural phenomena, including nostalgia for the imperial and militant aestheticized politics of the Soviet Union. Efforts to think leftward beyond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
... by constructing the isolated subject so that its associations with the social order become manifest. Because Eliot could show through Bradley that the world of relations is the actual substance that one lives for, he could derive concepts of humility and faith that had no place in his earlier poetics. The essay's...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 225–251.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of stitching together a singular world literature. As Galin Tihanov ( 2017 : 419) comments, historical poetics belongs to a tradition of vseobshchaiia literatura (universal literature) which focuses on those universalizable elements that multiple literatures share. Unlike Veselovsky, Erich Auerbach...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 June 2014
... educational levels, and he did so for many decades. Less known are his early work as a Browning scholar and his attempt to steer readers of Browning in a “poetical” direction based on close textual study. The history of Alexander’s 1889 Introduction to the Poetry of Robert Browning provides a point of entry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the pressure of anticommunism. The 1940s work of Muriel Rukeyser, turning away from an earlier documentary poetics, exemplifies her generation’s concern with the continuity between the Popular Front and World War II rather than a retreat from New Deal reform to patriotic consensus. During this understudied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 175–199.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Daniel Katz This essay examines Ezra Pound’s mobilizations of the figure of the troubadour poet Arnaut Daniel in the articulation of his own poetics, from The Spirit of Romance of 1910 through the 1930s. Arnaut emerges as a particularly fraught figure in Pound’s negotiations with Eliot, but also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... phenomena, Eastern and Western alike.” A true world poetics should not be “merely an expanded version of Western poetics” but should also “be open to dialogues with other fields of the humanities and other means of representation.” Here Wang refers to Miller’s article resulting from his 2000 lecture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 392–404.
Published: 01 December 1952
... the Renaissance poets with great nature poetry, not an idyllic but a cosmic nature poetry. Unconsciously the Renais- sance poets are aware that expansion on nature mythology is the only way of grasping the world poetically in contradistinction from other Renaissance tendencies of grasping...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 45–59.
Published: 01 March 1967
..., schiichtern. These words once more demonstrate Morike’s belief in the existence of a funda- mental analogy between the natural world and the world of conscious- Eduard Morike (London, 1957), p. 137. :t ! hIOKTKE ON POETIC LANGU.\CIE ness, which gives hiin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 157–172.
Published: 01 June 1974
...Brian M. Barbour Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 We tto not go to hear what Emerson says so much as to hear Emerson.’ EMERSON’S “POETIC” PROSE By BRIANM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1983
... tradition of the English Renaissance, the creation of a British mythology: the Faery Land of Spenser, the green world of Shakespeare’s romances, the Biblical and prophetic self-iden- tification of Milton. This reading of English poetic history, with Waller and Pope in the Satanic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... (with a capital P ). Consequently, one might misconstrue these writers’ work as existing apart from the world, locked onto an aesthetic and poetic field seemingly detached from social actualities. In actuality, their work is joined to the sociality of a larger assemblage through language, the medium and material...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 437–456.
Published: 01 December 1997
... purification would be undertaken, as poetic practice had finally withdrawn from the social world.9 Classicism, long a recognized position to take for poets who cov- eted distinction, was eminently adaptable to changing circumstances, such as the rise of the vernaculars or the print trade...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 181–191.
Published: 01 June 1961
.... The poetic inspiration is visualized as an owl, a night bird, which comes to the speaker only after the world has gone to sleep and after its watchman has left his tower. In fact, this poet’s almost triumphant and certain belief in her poetic gift, so forcefully expressed by a thrice repeated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 501–536.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of Ekphrasis from Homer to Ashbery [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993], 7). Mann ❙ Picturing the Poetry of Anna Margolin 519 tual renewal but to the poet’s own mood. The book’s materiality—its yellowing pages—and not its content permits its passage into Mar- golin’s poetic world...