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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Marina MacKay © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Marina MacKay is assistant professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. She is writing a book about British modernism in the Second World War. Putting the House in Order: Virginia Woolf and Blitz Modernism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 579–583.
Published: 01 December 1993
.... Ronald Paulson The Politics of Narration: JamJoyce, William Faulknet; and Virginia Woo& By Richard Pearce. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, igg 1. 187 pp. $37.00. Faulkner’s Subject: A Cosms No One Owns. By Philip M. Weinstein. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. 181...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 March 1997
...Donald J. Childs Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Donald J. Childs is associate professor of English at the University of Ottawa. His book T. S. Eliot: Mystic, Son and Lover was published in March. Mrs. Dalloway’s Unexpected Guests: Virginia Woolf, T. S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 1975
.... vii + 279 pp. $8.95. The Novels of Virginia Wooy Facl and Vision is valuable because it edges us closer to an understanding of Virginia Woolfs response to life. Alice van Buren Kelley draws on Wo.olf’s own use of the terms “fact” and “vision” and explores this dichotomy in her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 443–444.
Published: 01 December 1975
.... xii). He promises to examine the nine major “fictions” of Virginia Woolf from a variety of viewpointshistorical, biographical, mythic among them- and to explore genre, allusion, and imagery as they reveal the aesthetic merits of the works. This multidirectional attack explains both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 265–291.
Published: 01 September 1981
... a trinity, self-contained and self-sufficient and independent whether indoors or out?’ “ALONE SEEKING THE VISIBLE WORLD” THE WORDSWORTHS, VIRGINIA WOOLF, AND THE WAVES2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 395–397.
Published: 01 December 1980
... basis that reflects in each case the rigidity or flexibility of our own . . . defenses against narcissistic excite- ment” (p. 206). MARJORIEPERLOFF University of Southern California Virginia Woolfs Major Novels: The Fables of Anon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Merrill Turner Although Virginia Woolf’s critical writings pay special tribute to Anton Chekhov’s stories and plays, his role as preceptor in relation to her own fiction has not been fully explored. Not only does the manuscript of To the Lighthouse display clear affinities with Chekhov’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 149–166.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Richard S. Lyons Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 THE INTELLECTUAL STRUCTURE OF VIRGINIA WOOLF’S BET WEEN THE ACTS By RICHARDS. LYONS The turn of events that left Between the Acts as Virginia Woolfs last novel has laid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 June 1986
...ANCA VLASOPOLOS Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 ∗ It is bad poetry which proclaims a definite belief—because it is a sin against sincerity. SHELLEY’S TRIUMPH OF DEATH IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S VOYAGE OUT...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 305–319.
Published: 01 September 1971
...Nancy Topping Bazin Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 VIRGINIA WOOLF’S QUEST FOR EQUILIBRIUM By NANCYTOPPING BAZIN Virginia Woolf would agree with D. H. Lawrence that human beings have two ways of knowing, “knowing in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Saskia Elizabeth Ziolkowski Abstract The Triestine author Italo Svevo spent a considerable amount of time in London and its environs between 1901 and 1926. His experiences there influenced his modernist writing, including Zeno’s Conscience , his most famous novel. Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Michelle M. Dowd Abstract Virginia Woolf’s account of Shakespeare’s fictional sister, Judith, in A Room of One’s Own offers a productive vantage point for investigating questions of gender, authority, and inheritance in Shakespeare’s late romances. These plays are notable for their formal hybridity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 169–185.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jennifer Spitzer Abstract Virginia Woolf seems to have agreed with Georg Lukács about the static quality of details in turn-of-the century fiction: she too condemned the pictorialism that transformed human subjects and their environments into “still lives.” Her own details are anything but static...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509–531.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Katherine Elkins This essay explores a modernist revision of influence distinct from a Bloomsian model of struggle and misprision. Marcel Proust and Virginia Woolf articulate new representations of composite memory that suggest an alternative. When memories of past works collide with a changed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... historical novel. Atkinson’s novels are often cited as examples of postmodern metafiction, but in fact her work is more directly indebted to modernist experiments in counterfactual historical writing by figures like Virginia Woolf. Moreover, this inheritance, inasmuch as it informs Atkinson’s focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the dramatic debate between Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson in 1922 and a discussion of Virginia Woolf’s experiments with the relationality of space and time in her fiction. Multidimensional, layered, and disjunctive concepts of time are better suited for the study of planetary modernisms that incorporate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 33–69.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Intertextuality, Sexuality, and the Emergence of Female Modernism in The Voyage Out, The Village in the Jungle, and Heart of Darkness Mark A. Wollaeger n A Room of One’s Own (1929) Virginia Woolf advises women writers I to “think back” through their mothers, but the tortuous composition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 422–432.
Published: 01 December 1986
...James Gindin Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 1 Pamela J. Transue. Virginia Woolfatid the Politics of Style . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1986. 222 pp. $39.50, cloth; $14.95, paper. Alex Zwerdlinc. Virginia Woolf and The Real World. Berkeley, Los...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 587–616.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Steven Monte © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-02Monte.cs 11/13/00 2:07 PM Page 587 Ancients and Moderns in Mrs. Dalloway Steven Monte hen Virginia Woolf titled the second essay in her 1925 Common W Reader...