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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 315–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... thinking” in the novel. salexand@endicott.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 population network theory theory of literary character James Joyce The Wire (TV series) The year 2022 will mark the centenary of James Joyce’s Ulysses and the twentieth anniversary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... circulating libraries. An interesting parallel nds the most acclaimed television dramas of our own day —including The Sopra- nos (HBO, – The Wire (HBO, – Deadwood (HBO, – and Mad Men (AMC, – ) — broadcast serially and then packaged in DVD...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 277–295.
Published: 01 September 2016
... attempts to understand the cultural role of television occasioned a shift from the individual program as the primary unit of analysis to what Raymond Williams ( 1989 [1971]: 133) termed the “general flow” of programming: “the organization, the methods and the values within and through which particular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the historically contingent relation between the two larger categories, literature and nation, that organize the question. Today the US cultural work that seems best to capture something of the national imaginary in all its mess and beauty and trouble is, if anything, a long-form television series. Historians...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 86–99.
Published: 01 March 1991
... with the police and with surveillance in The Assignment. F., to take one example, rides to Al-Hakim in a convoy of “policemen and television people” (p. 35). More nakedly still, the complex technology on which F.’s art depends can be separated almost entirely from human agency. The ultimate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... (in this respect the political regime is secondary). Neither can philosophy, or psychoanalysis. Or love letters.” 1 Miller unpacks Derrida’s aphorism as follows: “Radio, television, cinema, popular music, and now the Internet—these are more decisive in legislating citizens’ ethos and values as well...