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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Bruce Holsinger Sovereign Fantasies: Arthurian Romance and the Making of Britain . By Patricia Clare Ingham. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. vi + 288 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Bruce Holsinger is associate professor of English at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 390–394.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kathleen Blake Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. x + 511 pp. University of Washington 2009 Kathleen Blake is professor of English at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Juliet Shields Novel Ventures: Fiction and Print Culture in England, 1690–1730 . By Leah Orr . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2017 . vii + 336 pp. Novel Machines: Technology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain . By Joseph Drury . Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 545–551.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Kevis Goodman The Work of Writing: Literature and Social Change in Britain,1700–1830 . By Clifford Siskin. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. x + 285 pp. $39.95. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 05-Reviews 10/3/00 9:45 AM Page 545 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 683–686.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Ros Ballaster Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain,1684–1750. By William B. Warner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. xvi + 325 pp. $48.00 cloth, $22.50 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-05Reviews.cs 11/13/00 2:08 PM Page...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Klaus Stierstorfer Writing in Public: Literature and the Liberty of the Press in Eighteenth-Century Britain . By Trevor Ross . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2018 . xi + 301 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 The problem “What is literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Patricia Meyer Spacks A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660–1789 . By Susan Staves. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xi + 536 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Patricia Meyer Spacks, Edgar F. Shannon Professor Emerita at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1945
...- thetic judgment seems queer, there can be no doubt about his indus- try and scholarly accuracy. SOPHUSKEITH WINTHER University of Washington A Literary Journey through Wartime Britain. By A. C. WARD.New York and London : Oxford University Press, 1943...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1995
... University Poetry as an Occupation and an Art in Britain, 1760-1830. By Peter Murphy. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, no. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge Univer- sity Press, 1993. xii + 270 pp. $54.95. When someone is as intent upon rescuing you as Peter Murphy is here, it’s probably best to find out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 205–207.
Published: 01 June 1986
...HUGH WITEMEYER RICHARD D. ALTICK. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1985. xxvi + 527 pp. $60.00. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 HUGH WITEMEYER 205 Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain, 1760-1900...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 307–309.
Published: 01 September 1952
...Roland M. Smith REVIEWS The Legendary History of Britain: Geoflrey of Monmouth‘s “Historia Regum Britanniae” and Its Early Vernacular Versions. By J. S. P. TATLOCK. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1950. Pp. xi + 545. $7.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Daniel Davies Abstract Scholars often claim that medieval writers use Britain and England interchangeably, but Britain was a contested term throughout the period. One persistent issue was how Scotland fit within Anglocentric visions of the island it shared with England and Wales. This article...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1. Matthew Paris, map of Britain, ca. 1250. London, British Library, Cotton MS Claudius D vi, fol. 12v. Courtesy of the British Library. More
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 3. Detail showing the Clyde and the Forth dividing Britain (left) and Hadrian’s Wall (right). Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Gough Gen. Top. 16. Courtesy of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 535–538.
Published: 01 December 2009
... research focuses on medieval and early modern diplomacy. doi 10.1215/00267929-2009-015 Roberts Review 535 Epic: Britain’s Heroic Muse, 1790 – 1910. By Herbert F. Tucker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii + 737 pp. This is a big...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... counterpart. Irish fiction registers the ambiguous class position of the Irish in Britain, and narrative strategies common to working-class realist texts, such as the delineation of the relationship between place and community and the representation of social mobility, proved inadequate for articulating lives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that nourishes the ideologies sustaining the late British imperial adventure. The essay, which places this rhetorical analysis of South in the context of Britain's decline as an imperial power after World War I, argues that the tradition of internal quest romance operates in the cultural imaginary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 239–257.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and colleagues in the humanities in Britain and its colonies during the last two decades of the nineteenth century and the first two of the twentieth. But the decline in idealism’s credibility and visibility has led to its erasure from histories of the discipline of English. In considering Green and his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 315–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... plot that emerged amid the population explosion of nineteenth-century Britain to an Irish context marked by demographic decline. This adaptation of Dickens’s plot structure prepared it for a similar use in The Wire . Both Joyce and Simon use a large fictional network to periodically decenter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 161–196.
Published: 01 June 1999
... the chivalry of the ocean when the chivalry of the land was in doubt. Britain, complained Lord Byron and William Hazlitt, lacked native heroes. After Nelson’s death many agreed that “the age of chivalry has gone” or was, at least, being undermined. Edmund Burke’s famous lament still seemed rele...