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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 191–205.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan Abstract This brief essay outlines the case for a postcolonial presentism arising at the intersection of two urgent areas of inquiry: the literary and linguistic study of global Anglophonism, on the one hand, and the humanistic and social-scientific study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
... under study wrote in Galician, continued to identify with their homeland’s right of self-determination, and insisted on foregrounding its areas of socioeconomic exclusion and underdevelopment. This discussion centers on Manuel María’s use of his poetry to mobilize popular-democratic politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 June 1996
... and territories were redefined when area studies emerged as a consequence of the hierarchical division of the World into First, Second, and Third. The linking of languages and territories to constitute a particular nation was essentially a move by intellectuals and the state striving for certain types...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
...?” (1). The reflex to self-interrogate is admirable, but the freedom to ask such questions in print is itself arguably a marker of class. (For many humanists—those in contingent employment, those in non-English language or area studies departments facing elimination, those subject to philistine boards...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 481–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
... with a sense of dynamic interactivity between the areas thus crossbred. It is when the so-called anomalous or unusual case study itself morphs into the yardstick that a productive mutuality becomes evi- dent. The rigidities of concepts such as East and West, self and other, begin to dissolve; hybridity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . 2008 . “ Differences in the British and American Versions of Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding .” Introduction to American English First Paper, FAST Area Studies Program , Department of Translation Studies, University of Tampere . www.uta.fi/~johanna.e.seppala/bridgetjones.htm ( accessed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
... importance. For the place of the study of literature in translation is still somewhat problematic even among its warmest supporters. The area is fraught with compromises, contradictions, and inadequacies. It is an area of undergraduate instruction crying out for improvement, and if we who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 June 1951
... geography is, in turn, a new contributor, so that it is to be regarded, in effect, as a sociological discipline. In providing a basis of study for such a discipline, the United States affords an ideal laboratory for the examina- tion of speech mixture, dialect areas, bilingualism, and a whole...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 June 1956
... to the following noun: uf’m Bodem “on the floor”, but der Bode “the floor It is to be hoped that Reed and Seifert will in the near future make a more intensive study of some of these problems, especially in those areas where there seems to be an overlapping of linguistic features. Quite probably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area. As anyone who has flown from London to Rome cannot help but notice, the solid green pretty much peters out and turns to gold before one lands. Geography makes a difference, especially in the studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 262–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
... focus is on English cultural productions. It is perhaps too easy for anglophone studies to sink into insularity, but the Renaissance was a pan- ­European phenomenon, and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area. As anyone who has flown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 261 but the main focus is on English cultural productions. It is perhaps too easy for anglophone studies to sink into insularity, but the Renaissance was a pan- ­European phenomenon, and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area. As anyone who has flown from London to Rome cannot help but notice, the solid green pretty much peters out and turns to gold before one lands. Geography makes a difference, especially in the studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 261 but the main focus is on English cultural productions. It is perhaps too easy for anglophone studies to sink into insularity, but the Renaissance was a pan- ­European phenomenon, and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 261 but the main focus is on English cultural productions. It is perhaps too easy for anglophone studies to sink into insularity, but the Renaissance was a pan- ­European phenomenon, and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., and it remains useful to keep the period designa- tion something that works for a larger geographic area. As anyone who has flown from London to Rome cannot help but notice, the solid green pretty much peters out and turns to gold before one lands. Geography makes a difference, especially in the studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 448–466.
Published: 01 December 1948
.... Such records, by their illumination of the various cultural characteristics within the Pennsylvania Ger- man settlement area, have contributed substantially to the study of corresponding linguistic peculiarities. Most investigators who have studied the dialect treated it as if it were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
... to the implementa- tion of his plan. Thus were created Zenith and its state, which went unnamed until Lewis’s next novel, Arrowsmith (1925), where it is given the name Winnemac. The “Babbitt Maps’’ were discovered in 1961 in the former Lewis study at Twin Farms, Barnard, Vermont, by John S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 184–202.
Published: 01 March 1965
... affecting Renaissance literature in the Romance countries, is a moot question. To what degree we should emerge from the nineteenth century, in these same areas, is a matter of debate that can readily call into play our most cherished prejudices, or biases, or principles about literary study...