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- Benjamin Who? Clark, Tim // Yankee;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p28
The article reviews the book "The Count of Concord," by Nicholas Delbanco.
- Achieving Knowledge. Turp, Michael-John // Philosophy in Review;2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p270
The article reviews the book "Achieving Knowledge," by John Greco.
- The Virtues of Poetry. Trapp, Maggie // Pleiades;2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p255
The article reviews the book "The Virtues of Poetry," by James Longenbach.
- "BARTLEBY" AND THE FAILURE OF CONVENTIONAL VIRTUE. Morgan, Winifred // Renascence;Summer93, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p257
The article presents a critical analysis of the novel "Bartleby the Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street," by Herman Melville, focusing on its engagement with the theme of conventional virtue. Topics addressed include the narration's metaphoric journey into the unknown and the central voyage of...
- Find You the Virtue (Book). Cook, Albert // Kenyon Review;Fall88, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p121
Reviews the book 'Find You the Virtue: Ethics, Image and Desire in Literature,' by Irving Massey.
- RIP VAN WINKLE'S RETURN. // Kirkus Reviews;3/1/2007, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p224
The article reviews the book "Rip Van Winkle's Return," by Eric A. Kimmel and illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher.
- AGAINST GREAT BOOKS. Deneen, Patrick J. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan2013, Issue 229, p33
The article presents the author's reflections regarding the great books educational paradigm. Introductory details are given outlining the history and rationale of using the Western literary canon as a primary vehicle for liberal arts education. Two forms of literature are then identified, one...
- JONATHAN WILD AND THE EPISTEMOLOGICAL GULF BETWEEN VIRTUE AND VICE. Ruml II, Treadwell // Studies in the Novel;Summer89, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p117
Analyzes epistemological gulf between virtue and vice in Henry Fielding's 'Jonathan Wild.' Adoption of procedure to distinguish between good and evil characters; Portrayal of irony in the novel; Evidence for Fielding's intention to persist with practical and the epistemological distinctions...
- CONFUSIONS OF GUILT AND COMPLICATIONS OF EVIL: HYSTERIA AND THE HIGH PRICE OF LOVE AT MANSFIELD PARK. Duane, Anna Mae // Studies in the Novel;Winter2001, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p402
Demonstrates that reading 'Mansfield Park,' by Jane Austen as an endorsement of conservatism requires either ignoring or dismissing the sickly body of the character Fanny Price, and the critique it offers of Mansfield's family system. Idea of critic Lionel Trilling that Fanny's sickliness is a...