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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 365–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Fraud and Contemporary Fiction . The Faking of the Americans: Passing, Trauma, and National Identity in Philip Roth’s Human Stain Mark Maslan o become a new being. To bifurcate. The drama that underlies TAmerica’s story”: These are Nathan Zuckerman’s thoughts in Philip Roth’s Human...
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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 (1968) 29 (3): 297–311.
Published: 01 September 1968
....”11 At this point lies a difference in the treatment of sex themes between James and Henry Miller or Philip Roth or almost anybody on the best-seller lists today. It is a disservice to James to accuse him of timidity when, in fact, he dealt honestly with thanes that few other English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Aiken’s Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1962), Philip K. Dick’s Man in the High Castle (1962), Kingsley Amis’s Alteration (1976), Robert Harris’s Fatherland (1992), Kim Stanley Robinson’s Years of Rice and Salt (2002), Philip Roth’s Plot against America (2004), and Michael Chabon’s Yiddish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
... historical (or, as he generally sees it, ersatz historical) novels. But since he finds little merit in the works of a Carey, a Philip Roth, an Ian McEwan, he contends that the novel’s more consequential reorientation in recent decades has been not toward the past but toward the near or distant future. 2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 512–517.
Published: 01 December 1968
...: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1968. x + 250 pp. $25.00, Distributed by the University Press of Virginia. Ridgeway, Ann N. (editor). Selected Letters of Robinson Jeflers, 1897-1962. Balti- more: Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. xx + 407 pp. $10.95. Roth, Martin (editor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 556–558.
Published: 01 December 2011
... James and W. E. B. Du Bois, Donald Pease’s argument that C. L. R. James should be “seen as a foundational theorist of the African Diaspora” [841], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral expresses the dilemmas of Jewish Americanness). The volume’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 1985
... York: Grove Press, Modern Dramatists, 1984. xiv + 191 pp. $7.95, paper. Elliott, James P. (editor). The Prairie: A Tale. Albany: State University of New York Press, The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper, 1985. xxxiii + 566 pp. $30.00, cloth; $9.95, paper. Fisher, Philip. Hard Facts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 204–208.
Published: 01 June 1980
... of Victoria, English Literary Studies, Monograph Series, 18, 1979.88 pp. $3.75. Sicker, Philip. Love and the Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Henry James. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980. xv + 196 pp. $16.00, cloth; $8.50, paper. Slater, Joseph (general editor). The Collected...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 537–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... James and W. E. B. Du Bois, Donald Pease’s argument that C. L. R. James should be “seen as a foundational theorist of the African Diaspora” [841], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral expresses the dilemmas of Jewish Americanness). The volume’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 542–545.
Published: 01 December 2011
...], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral expresses the dilemmas of Jewish Americanness). The volume’s unsystematic “coverage” means that everyone will imagine entries that should have been. A few I would have liked to see: “1789, Jef- ferson impregnates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 545–548.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... R. James should be “seen as a foundational theorist of the African Diaspora” [841], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral expresses the dilemmas of Jewish Americanness). The volume’s unsystematic “coverage” means that everyone will imagine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral expresses the dilemmas of Jewish Americanness). The volume’s unsystematic “coverage” means that everyone will imagine entries that should have been. A few I would have liked to see: “1789, Jef- ferson impregnates fifteen-­year-­old slave Sally Hemings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 552–555.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... R. James should be “seen as a foundational theorist of the African Diaspora” [841], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral expresses the dilemmas of Jewish Americanness). The volume’s unsystematic “coverage” means that everyone will imagine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 559–562.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of govern- ment, Ross Posnock’s examination of Americanness in Henry James and W. E. B. Du Bois, Donald Pease’s argument that C. L. R. James should be “seen as a foundational theorist of the African Diaspora” [841], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 562–566.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of govern- ment, Ross Posnock’s examination of Americanness in Henry James and W. E. B. Du Bois, Donald Pease’s argument that C. L. R. James should be “seen as a foundational theorist of the African Diaspora” [841], and Hana Wirth-­Nesher’s superb analysis of how Philip Roth’s American Pastoral...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 450–461.
Published: 01 December 1950
... Herzogtiimer Schleswig-Holstein” war schon 1849 in Hamburg erschienen. 456 Jakob Philip) Fallmerayer es da nicht fehlen. Nur wenig Ihrer Correspondenten sind der Allg. Zeitung soviel schuldig wie der arme Fragmentist. Schleiden hat auch in diesem Punkte eine groBe Wahrheit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 541–545.
Published: 01 December 2013
... depthlessness” (152) — they point to the powerful shaping influence of broadcasting, and of television in particular, on the disparate aesthetic and political sensibilities of writers from Morrison, Philip Roth, and Don DeLillo to Eggers and David Foster Wallace. The historical range and the erudition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 545–549.
Published: 01 December 2013
... depthlessness” (152) — they point to the powerful shaping influence of broadcasting, and of television in particular, on the disparate aesthetic and political sensibilities of writers from Morrison, Philip Roth, and Don DeLillo to Eggers and David Foster Wallace. The historical range and the erudition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 549–553.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and political sensibilities of writers from Morrison, Philip Roth, and Don DeLillo to Eggers and David Foster Wallace. The historical range and the erudition that inform this book are impressive indeed. Finally, The Global Remapping of American Literature  does more than sim- ply juxtapose Anglo...