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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 426–428.
Published: 01 September 1999
... twentieth-century reinvention of allegory is central to our understanding of modern and postmodern literature, which is increasingly dominated by the quasi-allegorical forms we know as “magical realism, philosophical or sci- ence fiction, postmodern or postcolonialist political fable, or critical the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 415–419.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Gordon Teskey The Ruins of Allegory: “Paradise Lost” and the Metamorphosis of Epic Convention . By Catherine Gimelli Martin. Durham,N.C.: Duke University Press, 1998. xii + 385 pp. $69.95 cloth, $23.95 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 53–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century . The present essay is from a projected book on Italian cinema in the light of issues in the history of poetics. His recently completed book Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy is forthcoming. Romantic Allegory, Postwar Film, and the Question of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 33–70.
Published: 01 March 1998
... Orders: Romance and the Production of Britain, 1740–1830 . Her current project is on allegory and cultural nationalism in Britain and Ireland during the period 1745–1832. Violent Translations: Allegory, Gender, and Cultural Nationalism in Ireland, 1796-1806 Miranda J. Burgess How to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 1998
..., University of Oregon Allegory and Violence. By Gordon Teskey. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1996. xiv + 195 pp. $35.00. This remarkable essay calls for an extended critique of its important claim, that allegory is implicated in a ‘tiolent” subversion of the signifying process...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 June 1963
... of some of Marston’s plays, but such a consideration need not influence a presentation intended for other scholars. J. LEEDSBARROLL University of Cincinnati Spenser‘s Shepheardes Calender: A Study in Elizabethan Allegory. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 354–364.
Published: 01 December 1963
...Robert C. Fox Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 THE ALLEGORY OF SIN AND DEATH IN PARADISE LOST By ROBERTC. Fox The allegory of Sin and Death in Paradise Lost has elicited com- paratively little critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1966
...Ann Evans Berthoff Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE VOICE OF ALLEGORY MARVELL’S “THE UNFORTUNATE LOVER’ By ANNEVANS BERTHOFF Intuitive assent to allegory is perhaps consequent only to a faith in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 292–301.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Gerald Kamber Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE ALLEGORY OF THE NAMES IN L’ETRANGER By GERALDKAMBER Upon taking up L‘Etranger, the reader is confronted with a title he is likely to understand as “The Foreigner,” but which is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 December 1990
...Lawrence M. Clopper REVIEWS Imitating God: The Allegory of Faith in “Piers Plowman” B. By Pamela Raabe. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1990. 196 pp. $30.00. Pamela Raabe begins with Augustine’s paradox, Crede ut intelligas, a paradox because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1972
...A. C. Hamilton Michael Murrin. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1969. x + 224 pp. $8.75. Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 1 YO REVIEWS The Veil of Allegory: Some Notes Toward a Theory of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 September 1967
...William C. Strange Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 THE PROPER MARRIAGE OF ALLEGORY AND MYTH IN NERVAL‘S t‘HORUS” By WILLIAMC. STRANGE Although overshadowed by “El Desdichado” and “Art6mis,” the great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 62–77.
Published: 01 March 1977
...John Gatta, Jr. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 COLERIDGE AND ALLEGORY By JOHN GATTA,JR. Defending his own allegorical reading of Milton’s Comus, Cole- ridge complained in an 1802 letter to William Sotheby of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1977
... Hieatt’s absolutist, even arrogant tone. This is in fact a good book, but not better than many another. ELIZABETHDIDPLE Northwestern University spenser’s Allegory: The Anatomy of Imagination. By ISABELG. MAcCAF- FREY. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1977
.... GEORGEWOODCOCK Vancouver, B.C. “Les Contemplations’’ of Victor Hugo: An Allegory of the Creative Process. By SUZANNENASH. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. ix + 229 pp. $13.50. Critics such as J.-B. Barrbre, Rene Journet, G. B. Robert, Pierre Albouy, and Jean Gaudon have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 449–463.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Peter Stoicheff Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 BETWEEN ORIGINALITY AND INDEBTEDNESS: ALLEGORIES OF AUTHORSHIP IN WILLIAM FAULKNER’S THE SOUND AND THE FURY By PETERSTOICHEFF As Faulkner wrote The Sound and the Fury, his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
... her idealized equitable family or social unit to validate her claim that the novels are “domestic allegories of uniquely black and female political desire” (95). Tate’s exegesis of desire does not appear until chapter 3, though an ear- lier illustration of this term seems needed. Indeed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 432–447.
Published: 01 September 1965
...Mark J. Temmer Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 NOEL DEVAULX HIS FANTASIES AND ALLEGORIES By MARKJ. TEMMER Depuis que le merveilleux et les songes sont dCmodCs, bredouillai- je, j’ai...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
... academic discourse has been invented in China on selected themes of postmodernism and Third World “national allegory.” However, as a “shadowy but central presence” in Jameson and other Western left theories, Maoism is nearly absent from China’s appropriation of Western theories. A vigorous critique of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
... between the local and the nonlocal and to examine how knowledge is made in and transacted between specific places. Taking I City , a 1975 nationalist allegory of Hong Kong, as an example, the essay shows that the principle of modernist collage enables Xi Xi to construct a narrative of the local that...