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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that Ellison and Styron were divided by a theory of aesthetics rather than by personal conflict. The Confessions of Nat Turner represents a pivotal moment in the history of biofiction, literature that names its protagonist after a historical figure, and it was this shift toward biofiction and away from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 234–236.
Published: 01 June 1968
... this book. ROBERTE. SPILLER University of Pennsylvania John Ruskin and Aesthetic Thought in America, 1840-1900. By ROGERB. STEIN. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. xviii + 321 pp. $8.95. One is tempted to characterize Roger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 482–483.
Published: 01 September 1965
...Andre von Gronicka Hatfield Henry. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1964. xi + 283 pp. $5.95. Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 482 REVIEWS Aesthetic Paganism in German Literature: From Winckelmann to the Death...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 98–104.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Robert E. Osborne Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE AESTHETIC IDEAS OF EMILIA PARD0 BAZAN By ROBERTE. OSBORNE Emilia Pardo BazAn once wrote, “Todo el que lea mis ensayos criticos comprenderii que no soy idealista, ni realista, ni naturalista...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for the advent of a commercial modernity that renders judgment all but obsolete. Refusing the sentimental (Richardsonian) and aesthetic (Shaftesburian) responses to this social theory as also complicit in the elision of judgment, Fielding works to transform the emerging novel into a narrative and aesthetic form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 538–542.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Elisa Tamarkin One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic . By Martha Banta. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007. xxx + 306 pp. University of Washington 2009 Elisa Tamarkin is associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Linda Hutcheon Making Strange: Beauty, Sublimity, and the (Post)modern “Third Aesthetic.” By Herbert Grabes. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. xiii + 172 pp. University of Washington 2010 Linda Hutcheon is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Robert L. Caserio Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860 – 1960 .By Douglas Mao. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. x + 319 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy. By Joseph Luzzi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Lance Bertelsen Paulson Ronald. New Brunswick, New Jersey, and London: Rutgers University Press, 1989. xiv + 363 pp, ukkys, $35.00 Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 REVIEWS Breaking and Remaking: Aesthetic Practice in England, 1700-1820...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Virgil Nemoianu © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-03Nemoianu.ak 6/1/00 2:26 PM Page 41 Hating and Loving Aesthetic Formalism: Some Reasons Virgil Nemoianu he present essay starts from deeply felt concerns and deals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 321–352.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Thomas Pfau Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Voice of Critique: Aesthetic Cognition after Kant Thomas Pfau he following, somewhat speculative remarks constitute part of a Tlarger project concerned with the historical transformation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 563–586.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Henry Schwarz © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-01Schwarz.cs 11/13/00 2:06 PM Page 563 Aesthetic Imperialism: Literature and the Conquest of India Henry Schwarz It has been estimated that around 60,000 books dealing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 458–461.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Zhang Longxi Haun Saussy. Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics; Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1993. 296 pp. $37.50. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 458 MLQ I December 1994 Passages in Spenser’s poem (not to mention...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Paul Gilmore © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Paul Gilmore is assistant professor of English at California State University, Long Beach. He is author of The Genuine Article: Race, Mass Culture, and American Literary Manhood (2001). Mechanical Means: Emersonian Aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 293–297.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Wilson T. Bell; Thomas Lahusen The Making of the State Writer: Social and Aesthetic Origins of Soviet Literary Culture . By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi + 484 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Wilson T...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of this renewed interest was associated with deconstruction (see Rei Terada’s review article “The New Aestheticism,” Diacritics 23, no. 4 [1993]: 42–61), but the aesthetic’s brac- ing encounter with historical and political approaches quickly moved center stage. Texts that address this encounter include...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Studies . He is author of two forthcoming books, Spenser's International Style and Virgil in the Renaissance . The French Aesthetic of Spenser’s Feminine Rhyme David Scott Wilson-Okamura ne of Edmund Spenser’s greatest experiments, which does not Oseem like an experiment anymore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Günter Leypoldt University of Washington 2007 Günter Leypoldt is professor of American literature and culture at the University of Mainz. He has published on literary transcendentalism, eighteenth-century aesthetics, pragmatist literary theory, and 1980s neorealist fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
... is to recover the interaction of form and history by analyzing reading as an intersubjective experience in which literary works are preserved and passed on through our ever-changing engagement with their forms. Form and History: Reading as an Aesthetic Experience and Historical Act Paul B. Armstrong...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Petra Dierkes-Thrun The familiar scholarly view of Richard Strauss's modernist opera Salome is that it overturns the original aesthetics of its libretto source, Oscar Wilde's 1891 symbolist-decadent drama. A close reconsideration of the presumed opposition between the two works, however, shows...