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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 243–279.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Rebecca Carol Johnson; Richard Maxwell; Katie Trumpener University of Washington 2007 Rebecca Carol Johnson is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at Yale University. Her research focuses on the development of Arabic and European novels as an inquiry into the global...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 148–165.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Michael Ragussis Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 LANGUAGE AND METAMORPHOSIS IN WORDSWORTH’S ARAB DREAM By MICHAELRAGUSSIS Book 5 of The Prelude is usually approached with some hesitation. It seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Haifa Saud Alfaisal Abstract In 1902 Rūḥī al-Khālidī produced what may be the first modern work of comparative criticism in Arabic. In his History of the Science of Literature , Khālidī (1864–1913), a Palestinian polyglot, used the discourse of literary criticism to develop a modern understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1995
... fundamental in literary study, is not one of Ixupin’s minor virtues but the occasion of a great and Joyful dcbt. Peter Haidrr, University of California, I,os Angeles Gteat learning, a subtle sense for the many layered language of Arabic poetry, and, most of all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Muhsin J. al-Musawi University of Washington 2007 Muhsin J. al-Musawi is professor of Arabic studies at Columbia University. His recent books include Anglo-Orient (2000), The Postcolonial Arabic Novel: Debating Ambivalence (2003), Arabic Poetry: Trajectories of Modernity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” discourse. In key works shaping nineteenth-century political and psychological identifications with Africa, Black Atlantic writers erased the multistoried hybridity of a mixed Muslim, Arab, and “native” West Africa. To imagine a pan-African solidarity figured around nation building on a primitive frontier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
... formations— poésie mondiale in French, poesía mundial in Spanish, and world poetry in English—but also highlights kindred trajectories in non-Western languages, such as sheʿr-e jahān in Persian and shiʿr fi al-ʿalam in Arabic. Corroborating Édouard Glissant’s claim that “the amassing of commonplaces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 379–408.
Published: 01 September 1999
... tradition” and created an Egyptian play with unique charac- teristics, it was based on Western models. Furthermore, they have dis- agreed over the play’s contribution to the revolutionary discourse that swept the Arab world in the 1950s and 1960s: some have insisted that it was “progressive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 511–539.
Published: 01 December 2014
... on the Palestinian novel. © 2014 by University of Washington 2014 References Abu-Deeb Kamal . 1988 . “ Cultural Creation in a Fragmented Society .” In The Next Arab Decade: Alternative Futures , edited by Sharabi Hisham , 160 – 81 . Boulder, CO : Westview . Abu-Matar Ahmad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 273–298.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Mohamed-Salah Omri © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Mohamed-Salah Omri teaches Arabic and Mediterranean studies at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies and directs the Centre for Mediterranean Studies at the University of Exeter. He is editor, with Abdeljalil Temimi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 71–85.
Published: 01 March 1991
... of their relationship to the locale and its inhabitants.6 Furthermore, as Pratt points out, the sullenness of the Arabs and the almost systematic ostracismJanine and her husband suffer in the colonized locale antic- ipate the political explosion soon to come (p. 168). Janine may have dreamed of palm trees...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 359–365.
Published: 01 December 1954
... friend, cites as proof of Kafka’s positive in- terest in the Jewish spiritual renaissance the fact that Kafka published two short stories-“ Jackals and Arabs” and “A Report”-in Martin Buber’s pro-Zionist periodical Der Jude. At the same time, Brod does not use the content of the stories...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1942
... of Ovid in the development of medieval love poetry and then devotes several pages to the prob- ability of Arabic influence on the development of courtly love in southern France. His explanation is briefly as follows : The Moorish kings in eleventh-century Spain greatly encouraged literature, espe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the largest office equipment and stationery store in the Middle East” (91). The regional representative for Royal office machinery, among other things, the elder Said pioneered the introduction of an Arabic typewriter. Said has been a tireless defender of the downtrodden and the oppressed, but his own youth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in Arabic script (aljamiado literature).7 Statutes regarding blood purity barred the 4 Fredric Jameson, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1981), 158. 5 Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa, written anonymously between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 59–68.
Published: 01 March 1960
.... The excess of humiliation is obliteration. There is an interesting passage toward the end of the first volume which we may read as a commentary on the incident at Mediin Siilih. An Arab has com- mitted suicide, a rare act among Mohammedans. Doughty interjects : In the ferment of our civil...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 390–406.
Published: 01 December 1985
..., that compose the total world of human power-mathematics on the one hand, poetry on the other” (p. 97). Although the Arab in the dream holds the “twofold treasure” in “opposite” hands (79), the stone and the shell 19 Wordsworth Collection, MS. Eng. 880, Houghton Library, Harvard University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 419–449.
Published: 01 December 2006
... amalgam of sublimity and poverty in Spanish literature is a result of the Latin and Arabic elements that charac- terize the Spanish language, according to Pierre Claude Victor Boiste’s Dictionnaire de géographie universelle (1806). I was led to the entry on Spain by the passage quoted in Léon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the case of the broadly but varyingly used Hindi or Hindavi was Gilchrist, whose derivative term for this spoken register was Hindustani . 4 Although Hindi and Hindavi loosely signified varied modes of the local language, interspersed with Persian, Arabic, and Turkish borrowings, Gilchrist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 137–143.
Published: 01 June 2007
... dialectic implicit in global imaginings. I am particularly pleased to include two essays that discuss the Arabic domain. By one count, Arabic is the fifth most widely spoken language in the world (after Mandarin, Hindi, English, and Spanish);6 it has an ancient and ever-vibrant literary tradition...