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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1948) 9 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1948
...Hoyt Trowbridge Donald M. Foerster. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1947. Pp. vi + 130. $3.00. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 Hoyt Trowbridgc 501 Hoiner in English Criticism: The Historical Approach in the Eight- eenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1959) 20 (4): 387–388.
Published: 01 December 1959
....” ROGERL. BROOKS University of Colorado Wallace Stevens: An Approach to His Poctry and Thought. By ROBERTPACK. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1958. Pp. xvi + 203. $4.50. In spite of its deceptively explicit air, the poetry of Wallace Stevens depends for much of its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1989) 50 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1989
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1979) 40 (4): 358–375.
Published: 01 December 1979
...Katherine Bailey Linehan Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 THE ODD WOMEN CISSING’S IMAGINATIVE APPROACH TO FEMINISM By KATHERINEBAILEY LINEHAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1979) 40 (4): 390–402.
Published: 01 December 1979
...Cynthia A. Davis Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 UNFOLDING FORM NARRATIVE APPROACH AND THEME IN THE REALMS OF GOLD By CYNTHIAA. DAVIS Halfway into Margaret Drabble’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1980) 41 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 March 1980
... FRANKJ. WARNKE University of Georpa In the Twenties: The Diaries of Hany Kessler, trans. Charles Kessler (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971), p. 366. An Approach to ConCqeue.By AURREXL. Wit,i.iAbis. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. xiii + 234 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1969) 30 (3): 448–451.
Published: 01 September 1969
... Castilian drama. L. L. BARRETT Washington and Lee University Tudor Drama and Politics: A Critical Approach to Topical Meaning. By DAVIDBEVINGTON. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968. 360 pp. $1 0.00. In his opening sentence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1988) 49 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Michael D. Cherniss Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 TWO NEW APPROACHES TQ (SOME) MEDIEVAL VISION POEMS1 By MICHAELD. CHERNISS The two books under review here, by Kathryn L. Lynch and J. Stephen Russell, both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 352–363.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Robert P. Adams Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE LATE ELIZABETHAN TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFE NEW CRITICAL APPROACHES By ROBERTP. ADAMS My aim in this essay is to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1984) 45 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1984
... NARRATIVE POEM TWO APPROACHES By ROBERTW. HANNING John M. Ganim’s Style and Consciousness in Middle English Narrative and Lynn Staley Johnson’s Voice ofthe “Gawain”-Poet offer an instruc- tive contrast in the respective legacies of Erich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Anthony Kubiak The recent past has seen a shift away from more philosophically complex, theoretically dense approaches to literary criticism (psychoanalysis, deconstruction, phenomenology) in favor of more material or “empirical” (historiographical, historical materialist) approaches to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... nearly at once, and artworks address the world in different ways and in different temporalities. This essay approaches these concerns by turning to the born-translated oeuvre of the collaborative web artists known as Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries. Young-hae Chang and Marc Voge’s works are born...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Bruce Ronda Perry Miller’s 1958 edition of Henry David Thoreau’s “lost journal” for 1840–41, with its long and condescending introduction, prompted the leftist novelist Truman Nelson to engage in a bitter correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks and others, critiquing Miller’s approach to Thoreau and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... periodizing scholarship has been reading his poetry. Readers can approach Milton’s works as he approached his earlier sources: to see what they might offer our understanding of events in our contexts, that is, anachronistically. Reading anachronistically is, after all, one of the principal advantages and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... acceptable and the illicit were reconfigured, norms governing identity were reoriented, and the means of desiring-production were refashioned. Stressing structural shifts in practices and discourses of kinship formation, this approach supplements other theorizations of the sex/gender/relationship system and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
... divergences between Proust’s and Freud’s understandings of consciousness and to measure them against the rival philosophical and psychological theories developed during the twentieth century. The current pluralism in the humanities’ approach to analyzing representations of the mind allows the literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the baroque as the privileged locus of Spanish literary and historical production by appealing to the secularized post-Hegelianism of Jacob Burckhardt and Heinrich Wölfflin. In particular, Maravall's analysis draws on two related elements in the post-Hegelian approach to early modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 411–437.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Michaela Bronstein Criticism has long sought the political significance of literature in its engagement with an immediate historical context. Yet this approach fails to account for one of literature’s most important effects: its interaction with readers distant from its moment of creation. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... figure makes her more dynamic, able to address social questions absent from Nana . The history of the Nana figure suggests that a focus on transformation through movement offers new approaches to the history of naturalism, and by extension realism, on a world scale. © 2011 by University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... historical and literary moments when gender norms, alongside racial and ethnic identities, underwent abrupt and vexed change. In these stories, scenes of domestic drama are transformed into modernist narratives of social and cultural transformation. The article contends that a pragmatic linguistic approach...