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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 389–393.
Published: 01 December 1948
...Alberta Turner Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 ANOTHER SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ANGLO- SAXON POEM By ALBERTATURNER Professor Francis Lee Utley’ has drawn our attention to two Anglo-Saxon poems by Abraham Wheloc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Henry Schwarz In Another Country: Colonialism, Culture, and the English Novel in India . By Priya Joshi. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. xix +363 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Henry Schwarz is associate professor of English at Georgetown University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 595–601.
Published: 01 December 1942
...G. F. Sensabaugh Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 ANOTHER PLAY BY JOHN FORD By G. F. SENSABAUGH Professor Alfred Harbage, in a recent disclosure of apparent Restoration pilfering,l assigns to John Ford Sir Robert Howard’s The Great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 1967
...Harry Berger, Jr. Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 MARVELL‘S t‘GARDEN” STILL ANOTHER INTERPRETATION By HARRYBERCER, JR. My excuse for revisiting Marvell’s garden, if I need one, is simply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 March 1968
...Alan P. Cottrell Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 ZOILO-THERSITES: ANOTHER “SEHR EWSTER SCHERZ” IN GOETHE’S FAUS7‘ ZZ By ALAN E COnaEU One of the most bizarre figures in Goethe’s Fuust ZI makes an un- heralded entry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and the popular “public sphere”—are seen as antithetical to one another. Letters between the contemporaries Erich Auerbach and Siegfried Kracauer suggest another story. This essay explores Auerbach’s and Kracauer’s interest in the enormous power of the cultural products they studied: the plays of seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of practical possibility where “realism” is the only mode of operation and action in history. Yet without a critique of the idea of the vitality of the state/profession and without actively seeking an ethical life on behalf of another praxis, history is constrained to participate in the violent narrative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 117–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., doubling can mean either standing in for another actor (as in the case of a stunt double) or taking more than one part in the same performance: the first conjoins (two actors on one mask); the second bifurcates (two masks on one actor). Both kinds of doubling figure in the production history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Samuel Baker It is well known that Walter Scott adapted the forms of sentimental fiction for his initial trilogy of novels on Scottish manners and that he drew on philosophical theories of sympathy when conceiving of his characters and placing them in historical relation to one another and to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
... together, the essay's texts tell a story about economic and political entanglements that intensify even as the economic realm attempts to establish itself as an independent domain. This story develops alongside another: if freedom was initially conceived out of a relationship between subject and ruler...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
... another, making diversity an irreducible resource. “Being,” “truth,” and “time” are all Western categories whose aspects are presented altogether differently in Chinese. Displacement, in the sense of Michel Foucault or Gilles Deleuze, still premises a norm. So does any notion of a rooted cultural absolute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
... reconciliation of father and daughter, as, also tragically, does the final action between Gertrude and Hamlet when she wipes his forehead, fulfilling his promise that “when you are desirous to be blessed, / I’ll blessing beg of you.” The blessing of marriage between Hamlet and Ophelia exposes another abruption...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2017
... , and, by extension, with poetry’s ability to move those who listened to or read it. Therefore it could at one moment provoke moral anxiety and at another signal the height of poetic accomplishment. In quarrels over the relative merits of the European vernaculars, apologists for the Portuguese language invested...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the increasing indistinction between human and nonhuman worlds. The novel’s structure rejects linearity as its protagonists are linked to one another and themselves over all of human history. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 References Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2016
... intellectual engagement with the work of Henry Hallam. Barrett Browning’s remarks in the margins of Hallam’s books and in a historiographical essay of her own reveal a poet thinking about her craft in the context of a transnational history of poetry. Barrett Browning’s idiosyncratic prosody becomes another...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 27–53.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... The essay’s conclusion compares Herbert’s poem with another strange praise poem, Paul Celan’s “Psalm.” The essay claims that if Cavell sees praise as signaling a triumph over doubt, “The Flower” shows, as only verse can, how praise and doubt accompany each other, using doubt to keep praise at a distance from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 141–150.
Published: 01 June 1996
... the corpus is that of crime within culture, in a world ranked hierarchically and classified like the state but from another vantage point: from the “crimes” of each of the linguistic, economic, racial, national, sexual, social, and familial parts of the fictions. From the culture’s perspective means...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 10.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... He that with so much Paper used to meet; Is now, alas! content to take one Sheet. Another. He that such Carriage-store, was wont to have, Is carried now himself unto his Grave: 0 strange! He that in Life ne’er made but one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
... in the exaggerated situation of a man traveling to another time as another self. James documents how knowledge, especially self-knowledge, is radically Henry James, The Sense of the Past, pref. Percy Lubbock (1917; rpt. New York: Augus- tus M. Kelley, 1970); all quotations will be taken from this re...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 123.
Published: 01 March 1945
... taking from many sources what he found to be true and adapting it in a purely personal, and, finally, unobtru- sive way. It is foolish to think of the term “eclectic” only in an unfavorable sense. Mere imitation of another’s style or repetition of another’s ideas is, of course, no great...