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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 465–490.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Isherwood’s place in the leftist and queer canons must be reconstituted, as should the relationship between certain strains of Soviet Marxism and queer writing of the period. Far from a lukewarm socialist in his youth who later became a middlebrow bourgeois figure in gay literature, Isherwood offers a queer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 453–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., a post-Soviet Marxism convergent with radical feminism. I would remind us again of Chukhrov’s rejection of the dominant lyric tradition of Russian poetry in favor of Vvedensky’s and Tsvetaeva’s avant-gardes. In “Nonsense as an Instrument of the Sublime” Chukhrov ( 2004 ) reads avant-garde nonsense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to Badiou’s passion for Marxism as well as its Maoist version. Even after the Soviet Union had dissolved and many Marxists gave up their belief in Marxism, he remained loyal to it. In 2013 I was invited by Comparative Literature Studies to edit a special issue on cultural revolutions around the world (Wang...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 December 1995
... and Smsitn‘lzty? The most frequent solution to this “cultural studies” problematic is to submit the material to a theoretical (Marxist or, as in Bourdieu’s case, post- Marxist) grid. One might begin, in Boym’s case, with an argument for Soviet ideology as a perversion of Marxism into a latter-day pan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 1973
... and Russian Formalism. By FREDRICJAMESON. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972. xi + 230 pp. $9.00. Fredric Jameson is a glutton for “isms.” In Marxism and Form (1971) he sought to survey the broad sweep of modern Marxist criticism. In the present book he tackles a vast body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 343–344.
Published: 01 September 1973
.... KICHARDVERNIER Wayne State University The Prison-House of Language: A Critical Account of Structuralism and Russian Formalism. By FREDRICJAMESON. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972. xi + 230 pp. $9.00. Fredric Jameson is a glutton for “isms.” In Marxism and Form (1971) he sought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 June 1997
... Szalay for reading and commenting on ear- lier versions of this essay. I am especially grateful for the assistance of Walter Benn Michaels. Modern Language Quarterly 58:2,June 1997. 0 1997 University of Washington. 202 empirical history of twentieth-century Marxism (“the Soviet Union...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Katerina Clark Abstract A major lacuna in Pascale Casanova’s account of world literature in her World Republic of Letters is the Soviet venture into establishing a “world literature” ( mirovaia literatura ) to be centered not in Paris but in Moscow. This aim was most actively pursued between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to political texts, specifically to those of Vladimir Lenin, a Russian Soviet leader famous in the 1920s.4 Nor is it at all clear that formalists or aestheticists of the previous decades ought to be described as conservative. Ernst Robert Curtius and Erich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 367–373.
Published: 01 September 1968
... the de- mands more than twenty-five years ago, in Germany or the Soviet Union, for “constructive criticism.” Worse still, these particular contentions rest upon a most primitive notion of the nature of fiction: “We have a right to insist as readers,” Gray demands with a vague and disarming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 559–562.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- plained why it has been so hard to find a clear definition of the phrase and why the concept weakened in Williams’s work between the 1950s and the 1970s, by which time Marxism was no longer the same creature it had been in the years of Soviet expansionism and party...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 545–551.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- plained why it has been so hard to find a clear definition of the phrase and why the concept weakened in Williams’s work between the 1950s and the 1970s, by which time Marxism was no longer the same creature it had been in the years of Soviet expansionism and party...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- plained why it has been so hard to find a clear definition of the phrase and why the concept weakened in Williams’s work between the 1950s and the 1970s, by which time Marxism was no longer the same creature it had been in the years of Soviet expansionism and party...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 554–559.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- plained why it has been so hard to find a clear definition of the phrase and why the concept weakened in Williams’s work between the 1950s and the 1970s, by which time Marxism was no longer the same creature it had been in the years of Soviet expansionism and party...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Kingdom rather than in the United States, which by that point was assuming a more supervisory role over the culture of the anglosphere. Even America’s rival, the Soviet Union, provided an attractive model of modernization. Snow’s lecture found Soviet society even better prepared for scientific progress...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 495–504.
Published: 01 December 2019
... against the national repressed is not to deny its existence but to undertake the task of returning it to consciousness, which seems to be one motivation for many of the essays collected in this issue, most notably those dealing with Russia and the former Soviet Union (see Bozovic and Clark in this issue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1962
... as against his enemies. Unlike his Mother Courage, he proved clair- voyant: in spite of all official misgivings, the Soviet Union gave him the Stalin Peace Prize in 1954, and East Germany still seems to sub- sidize the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm. In saying this, I do not intend to minimize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 431–448.
Published: 01 December 1966
... scientists on the atomic bomb and was convicted in 1950 of passing on information to Soviet agent5.O Zuckmayer idealizes and all but rehabiliL3tes his physicist, almost convincing us that he, like Fuchs, having confessed and been sentenced, will, unlike Fuchs, find these years in prison to be his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... engaging work of literary and cultural criticism is her desire to explore the place occupied by the erstwhile Soviet bloc in the South African imaginary, most particularly during the latter years of the antiapartheid struggle and in the decade after both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... engaging work of literary and cultural criticism is her desire to explore the place occupied by the erstwhile Soviet bloc in the South African imaginary, most particularly during the latter years of the antiapartheid struggle and in the decade after both...