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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 465–490.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Glyn Salton-Cox Abstract Reading Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories (1935–39) through an important debate in the Marxist aesthetics of the period between Sergei Tretiakov and Georg Lukács, this article argues that Isherwood’s famous statement “I am a camera” should be reimagined...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 2017
... techniques to Christopher Isherwood’s vaunted camera-eye narration, late modernism was shaped by the pointed insistence that “macro-level” historical processes are best mediated by “micro-level” details (15). This choice seems partly a matter of convenience: as Georg Lukács and Fredric Jameson have pointed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
... authors from all over the world—France, Italy, Germany, Britain, Spain, eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union. It is fitting that the small group of writers who served as informal editorial advisers—Christopher Isherwood, W. H. Auden, Fox—were, like Lehmann, highly cosmopolitan and spent much of the 1930s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 1985
... and slavey be found dutch-kissing on stairs Fill up the glasses with champagne and drink again. 7 Letter from Iris Sinkinson to Lucy McDiarmid, 4 June 1985. 8 W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, The Dog Beneath the Skin; or, Where is Francis? (London: Faber 8c Faber, 19351, pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987), 290. Laura Marcus suggests that in the latter essay Woolf conceptualizes film as “locomotive” but emotionless The( Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period [Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007], 102 – 4). 28  Christopher Isherwood...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... “the rampant discourse of history’s end.” For Davis, Woolf’s Years and Christopher Isherwood’s Goodbye to Berlin “participate in the genre . . . without properly belonging to it” (72). While I commend these recent additions to the conventional generic history, Orlando is by no means isolated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 189–192.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Townsend Warner, Somerset Maugham, Christopher Isherwood, Henry Green, and Graham Greene are allotted their rightful place in the history of the novel in England. Reputa- tions are resuscitated or otherwise remade. Caserio reminds us why such eccentric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 192–196.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Townsend Warner, Somerset Maugham, Christopher Isherwood, Henry Green, and Graham Greene are allotted their rightful place in the history of the novel in England. Reputa- tions are resuscitated or otherwise remade. Caserio reminds us why such eccentric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Townsend Warner, Somerset Maugham, Christopher Isherwood, Henry Green, and Graham Greene are allotted their rightful place in the history of the novel in England. Reputa- tions are resuscitated or otherwise remade. Caserio reminds us why such eccentric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Townsend Warner, Somerset Maugham, Christopher Isherwood, Henry Green, and Graham Greene are allotted their rightful place in the history of the novel in England. Reputa- tions are resuscitated or otherwise remade. Caserio reminds us why such eccentric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 333–368.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and Edith Sitwell; stories from Christopher Isherwood and Wyndham Lewis; tributes to Dylan Thomas; and extracts from Virginia Woolf’s diaries and W. B. Yeats’s letters. In the style of an international affairs journal, there are essays by Leslie Fiedler on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (the couple executed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
...  Boardinghouses as the blurred site of public and private city life permeate Weimar culture. See, e.g., Christopher Isherwood’s collection The Berlin Stories (New York: New Directions, 1935). Marc Caplan writes about the boardinghouse in “The Corridors of Berlin...