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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 333–368.
Published: 01 September 2015
... histories of modernism and of anglophone African literature became intertwined through avowals of Cold War neutrality from the first generation of postcolonial writers. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 African literature modernism Cold War literature decolonization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 248–251.
Published: 01 June 2012
... collection of essays on South African “histories of the book”; and coeditor of Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies . He also writes about South African art and postcolonial queer studies. South African Literature beyond the Cold War . By Popescu Monica . New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 534–537.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Shuang Shen Modernity with a Cold War Face: Reimagining the Nation in Chinese Literature across the 1949 Divide . By Xiaojue Wang . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2013 . xiii + 359 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Modernity with a Cold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 223–226.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Laura Chrisman lhc3@uw.edu At Penpoint: African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies, and the Cold War . By Monica Popescu . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2020 . x + 258 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022 Investigation of the Cold War’s cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
... project of verbal “worlding.” Second, following these high modernist phases, comes a “late modernist” phase defined in no small measure by the politics of the Popular Front and the global Cold War. Here several literary-political institutions, such as the world congress, the anthology, and the gallery...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 255–268.
Published: 01 September 2012
... world’s humanities and of the liberal arts more generally. “Realism” and “modernism” were thus produced at once as rei ed categories and as the obvious termini of modern “world literature.” Still, while the Cold War simpli ed and calci ed the realism- versus- modernism polemics that had rst...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... as a critical thinker are six hefty chapters, framed by the years of Good Neighbor diplomacy (1938–45), the early Cold War, the 1960s, and the early 1970s. The idea and the very possibility of a “poetry of the Americas,” Feinsod suggests, undergirded many forms of USAmerican, Latin American, and Caribbean...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 399–418.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Popescu Monica . 2010 . South African Literature beyond the Cold War . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Price Leah . 2009 . “ From the History of the Book to a ‘History of the Book.’ ” In “The Way We Read Now,” edited by Best Stephen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... national literature, transforming the modernist trope of exilic alienation into a Cold War image of America Everywhere. Time began in 1923 with the stated goal of “adding an appreciable something to American prose” (Elson 1968 : 5). The magazine’s idiosyncratic narrative form, Time -style...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Jacques . 1993 . Spectres de Marx: L’état de la dette, le travail du deuil et la Nouvelle Internationale . Paris : Galilée . Dillon Steven . 2004 . Derek Jarman and Lyric Film . Austin : University of Texas Press . Favret Mary . 2009 . War at a Distance: Romanticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... As this range of terms suggests, Third Worldism as politi- cal discourse catalyzed both national independence movements in the colonial world and antiracism movements in the United States and Europe. The concept, a product of the Cold War division of the world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 121–132.
Published: 01 March 1993
..., what history (or history of what) can come to terms with so many con- tradictory materials? Or take the now-fabled ig5os, the subject of any number of recent literary and cultural “histories.”Were the “tranquillizedfifties,” as Robert Lowell called them, primarily the era of cold war...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of being at home in the world, the worlds involved were very different. Nicolai Volland’s Socialist Cosmopolitanism adds a later cosmopolitanism, this one led from Moscow and, initially at least, “personified by the towering figure of Stalin” (22), adhering to a Cold War hostility to European...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
... fact: the only thing that would allow the former British colonies to constitute themselves as a nation-state would be an agreement to pursue an endless internal cold war in which individual, local, and national interests would always be in competition and the state’s main function would be to minimize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 2005
...” of Japanese Americans in postwar discourses about U.S. racial pluralism, marriage and the middle-class family, and Cold War international relations. In this sense, An Absent Presence demonstrates both “how the centrality of internment in some discourses ‘screens’ it from view and how the dismissal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 June 2005
... gure in terms of its role in mediating the alternating “presence” and “absence” of Japanese Americans in postwar discourses about U.S. racial pluralism, marriage and the middle-class family, and Cold War international relations. In this sense, An Absent Presence demonstrates both “how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2005
... gure in terms of its role in mediating the alternating “presence” and “absence” of Japanese Americans in postwar discourses about U.S. racial pluralism, marriage and the middle-class family, and Cold War international relations. In this sense, An Absent Presence demonstrates both “how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2005
... gure in terms of its role in mediating the alternating “presence” and “absence” of Japanese Americans in postwar discourses about U.S. racial pluralism, marriage and the middle-class family, and Cold War international relations. In this sense, An Absent Presence demonstrates both “how...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2005
... U.S. racial pluralism, marriage and the middle-class family, and Cold War international relations. In this sense, An Absent Presence demonstrates both “how the centrality of internment in some discourses ‘screens’ it from view and how the dismissal or diminution of internment’s importance...