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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
... novel Stover at Yale (1912) and Don DeLillo’s postwar experimental novel End Zone (1972) and Jay M. Smith and Mary Willingham’s exposé of the athletics scandals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cheated (2015). The fact that the institutional analysis of End Zone and the institutional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Kevin Brazil Abstract The work of Don DeLillo and Philip Roth has been characterized as a turn to writing novels about lateness in a style that for both authors tends toward “less and less.” Their work manifests a relationship between lateness and style that departs both from canonical accounts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 400–403.
Published: 01 September 2015
...— The Great Gatsby refers obliquely to this notion in its very title—and perhaps the most controversial aspect of Buell’s argument turns on his claim for its continuing contemporary relevance. The suggestion, for example, that in Don DeLillo’s Underworld “national history is made inseparable from world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 422–427.
Published: 01 September 1993
... of Primo Levi (423-25), and its chapter-by-chapter epigraphs from Don DeLillo, the book aspires to the kind of social activism that enables lit- erary study to change the reader’s life: “One of the lessons we can learn from late-medieval writing is that there are moments in history when indi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Naturalism and Its Twentieth-Century Transfor- mations: Frank Norris, Ernest Hemingway, and Don DeLillo. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Cleary, Joe. 2012. “Realism after Modernism and the Literary World-System.” MLQ 73, no. 3: 255–68. Collini, Stefan. 1991. Public Moralists: Political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 391–413.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and punk; and the publication, all in that same year, of such postmod- ernist literary landmarks as Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow, J. G. Ballard’s Crash, and Don DeLillo’s Great Jones Street. In or about 1973, human character changed — anyway, American culture did, according to Killen. My...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... into the personal and domestic sphere. Obviously, these categories are heuristic even as they aspire also to objectivity. It makes sense to put Don DeLillo’s Falling Man into the appro- Simpson Review 253 priative group, since...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... into the personal and domestic sphere. Obviously, these categories are heuristic even as they aspire also to objectivity. It makes sense to put Don DeLillo’s Falling Man into the appro- Simpson Review 253 priative group, since...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
... are heuristic even as they aspire also to objectivity. It makes sense to put Don DeLillo’s Falling Man into the appro- Simpson Review 253 priative group, since it does include some sections imagining the life of one of the terrorists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 248–251.
Published: 01 June 2012
... into the personal and domestic sphere. Obviously, these categories are heuristic even as they aspire also to objectivity. It makes sense to put Don DeLillo’s Falling Man into the appro- Simpson Review 253 priative group, since...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2012
... are heuristic even as they aspire also to objectivity. It makes sense to put Don DeLillo’s Falling Man into the appro- Simpson Review 253 priative group, since it does include some sections imagining the life of one of the terrorists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... no philosophical training or is known to be hostile to poststructuralism. Among these are Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping, Don DeLillo’s White Noise, and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland and Mason and Dixon. (Coetzee, although I have included him in the first category, perhaps falls somewhere in the middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 106–111.
Published: 01 March 2014
... no philosophical training or is known to be hostile to poststructuralism. Among these are Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping, Don DeLillo’s White Noise, and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland and Mason and Dixon. (Coetzee, although I have included him in the first category, perhaps falls somewhere in the middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... no philosophical training or is known to be hostile to poststructuralism. Among these are Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping, Don DeLillo’s White Noise, and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland and Mason and Dixon. (Coetzee, although I have included him in the first category, perhaps falls somewhere in the middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... no philosophical training or is known to be hostile to poststructuralism. Among these are Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping, Don DeLillo’s White Noise, and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland and Mason and Dixon. (Coetzee, although I have included him in the first category, perhaps falls somewhere in the middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the 1950s and 1960s, roughly when Rotella’s October Cities begins. Where Lehan does cover more recent fiction, it is to trace the tradition of existential dread in writers such as Don DeLillo and Paul Auster, whose cities are in many ways still the cities of the 1950s and 1960s. Hence Rotella pursues...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 479–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... (or at least evocative) of alter- nate possibilities for human identity (see, for instance, Heise’s summary of these processes on 181). Crucial to her analysis is the political value of the formal experimentalism exhibited by specific environmental narratives, such as Don DeLillo’s White Noise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 482–485.
Published: 01 December 2010
... (or at least evocative) of alter- nate possibilities for human identity (see, for instance, Heise’s summary of these processes on 181). Crucial to her analysis is the political value of the formal experimentalism exhibited by specific environmental narratives, such as Don DeLillo’s White Noise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 485–488.
Published: 01 December 2010
... (or at least evocative) of alter- nate possibilities for human identity (see, for instance, Heise’s summary of these processes on 181). Crucial to her analysis is the political value of the formal experimentalism exhibited by specific environmental narratives, such as Don DeLillo’s White Noise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2010
... (or at least evocative) of alter- nate possibilities for human identity (see, for instance, Heise’s summary of these processes on 181). Crucial to her analysis is the political value of the formal experimentalism exhibited by specific environmental narratives, such as Don DeLillo’s White Noise...