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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 1995
..., and English at Brown University. Coauthor (with Nancy Armstrong) of The Imaginary Puritan: Literature, Intellectual Labor, and the Origins of Personal Life (1992), he is working on a book about American sentimentalism. American Literary History in the Age of Critical Theory and Multiculturalism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 192–196.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Brook Thomas Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction . By Philip Fisher. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. 290 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.2-04 Reviews 4/20/01 3:02 PM Page 189 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 552–555.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Paula Rabinowitz New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State . By Michael Szalay. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press,2000. 343 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World. By Diana de Armas Wilson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1943
...George W. Umphrey Arturo Torres-Ríoseco. New York: Oxford University Press, 1942. Pp. vii + 279. $2.25. © 1943 University of Washington 1943 240 Reviews The Epic of Latin-American Literature. By ARTUROTORRES- RfosEco. New York : Oxford University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is typicality, which claims to broaden the significance of what might seem merely particular. This definition of realism illuminates two pioneering works of Asian American literature. Jade Snow Wong and Maxine Hong Kingston, despite their many differences, both engage in the realist project of overcoming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 320–322.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Elisa Tamarkin Transatlantic Insurrections: British Culture and the Formation of American Literature, 1730-1860 . By Paul Giles. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. 262 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Elisa Tamarkin is assistant professor of English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 569–572.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in English Literature. By Paul Giles. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xii + 419 pp. This book completes what its author admits has become a de facto trilogy on “the interrelation between British and American literary cultures” (vii). The first two books areTransatlantic Insurrections (2001...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caroline Chung Simpson America's Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945 . By Colleen Lye. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. x + 342 pp. University of Washington 2007 Caroline Chung Simpson is associate professor of English at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2019
...” (123). Whether you are a theologian, philosopher, or literary historian, you should have no problem finding stimulation in Gunn’s inspired and expansive account of “the pragmatist turn.” Reference Dimock Wai Chee . 2008 . Through Other Continents: American Literature across Deep Time...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 339–341.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Dana D. Nelson Sundquist Eric. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap, 1993. ix + 705 pp. $29.95. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Nelson I Review 339 To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature. By Eric Sund- quist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 June 1995
... pp. $69.95. However one defines American literature, and disagreements per- sist, the study of it in colleges and universities seems always to have been more closely linked to changes in critical theory-to have generated some and participated in all-than has that of English lit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1995
... of the narrative histo- ries and encyclopedias of his predecessors. All previous histories of American literature have been either totalizing or encyclopedic. They have offered either the magisterial sweep of‘ a single vision or a multitude of terse accounts that come to seem just...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 554–555.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the directions of “transnational” American studies today. The Global Remapping of American Literature . By Giles Paul . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2011 . xi + 325 pp. © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reference Gillman Susan Gruesz Kirsten Silva...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2022
... .” GLQ 14 , nos. 2–3 : 191 – 215 . In all, Queer Angels in Post-1945 American Literature and Culture is a detailed examination of its archive, with insightful and sustained close readings that animate the transhuman potentiality of angelic figures. It will interest not only queer theorists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 March 1956
... of all levels of sophistication. This thesis is fully borne out by his survey of the large body of twentieth-century English and American poetry, fiction, and drama using Arthurian characters and motifs. Careful attention is paid to the Arthurian writings of Thomas Hardy, John...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that the concept accounts in perhaps surprising ways for the shape of some well-studied works of 1920s American literature. On January 12, 1915, Judge Emile Henry Lacombe of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld Hand’s decision. “If a book can be copyrighted; if a drama giving the story...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 369–373.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Marcy J. Dinius mdinius@depaul.edu To Make Negro Literature: Writing, Literary Practice, and African American Authorship . By McHenry Elizabeth . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2021 . xv + 295 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 Elizabeth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 519–521.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Mark Patterson Shirley Samuels. Romances of the Republic: Women, the Family, and Violence an the Literature of the Early American Nation . New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. viii + 198 pp. $39.95. © 1998 University of Washington 1998 Patterson I Review...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in English Literature. By Paul Giles. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xii + 419 pp. This book completes what its author admits has become a de facto trilogy on “the interrelation between British and American literary cultures” (vii). The first two books areTransatlantic Insurrections (2001...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Nicholas T Rinehart Reaping Something New: African American Transformations of Victorian Literature . By Hack Daniel . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 . xiii + 284 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Daniel Hack’s new book is a story about...