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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ian Duncan Abstract Trained on the history of the novel in English, Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction also illuminates continental European developments. Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship , the prototype of the nineteenth-century “novel of development” (bildungsroman), forms itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rachel Ablow Abstract Nancy Armstrong famously identifies middle-class white Victorian women writers not just as passive victims of ideology but as possessors of relative privilege in relation to power. Even more radically, she identifies herself as possessing analogous forms of power as a woman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Deidre Lynch Abstract This essay highlights the role that Enlightenment conjectural histories and liberal concepts of contractual exchange play in Nancy Armstrong’s revisionist description of the rise of the novel. It urges scholars of the novel to follow the example of Desire and Domestic Fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 362–377.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Tim Armstrong Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 FINAL GESTURES B’ B’ TIMARMSTRONG As he was lying on his deathbed, Thomas Hardy dictated two angry squibs about his enemies George Moore and G. K. Chester- ton. The poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 362–377.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Tim Armstrong Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 FINAL GESTURES B’ B’ TIMARMSTRONG As he was lying on his deathbed, Thomas Hardy dictated two angry squibs about his enemies George Moore and G. K. Chester- ton. The poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Nancy Armstrong; Leonard Tennenhouse Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 A Novel Nation; or, How to Rethink Modern England as an Emergent Culture Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse n a note to Discipline and Punish, Foucault declares his intention to I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Paul B. Armstrong © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Paul B. Armstrong is professor of English and dean of the college at Brown University. He is author of The Phenomenology of Henry James (1983), The Challenge of Bewilderment: Understanding and Representation in James, Conrad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Paul B. Armstrong Although form and history are joined in reading, the profession of literary studies has regularly regarded formalism and historicism as opposites and even antagonists. When dichotomous terms replicate themselves without mediation, a phenomenological approach to resolving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Nancy Armstrong Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 I want to thank Jonathan Arac and John Plotz, past and current presidents of the Society for Novel Studies, and their executive board for choosing my first book as the topic of the SNS’s special session as an affiliated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2019
... at the 2018 Modern Language Association annual meeting. These pieces vividly demonstrate that Nancy Armstrong’s first book, Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel , published by Oxford University Press in 1987, continues to inspire live thought. Armstrong’s book has provoked ongoing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2019
... secrecy genre confessions This essay comes out of a panel organized by the Society for Novel Studies on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction . I would like to start by considering another panel organized by the same society...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Lloyd Pratt Novels in the Time of Democratic Writing: The American Example . By Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . 264 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 One of the most enduring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 500–502.
Published: 01 December 1943
...Edwin B. Place E. C. Armstrong and Alfred Foulet Vol. IV, "Le Roman du Fuerre de Gadres" d'Eustache: Essai d'etablissement de ce poème du XII siècle tel qu'il a existé avant d'etre incorpore dans le Roman d' Alexandre, avec les deux récits Latins qui lui sont apparentés; vol. V. Version...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... On Not Being Someone Else. His essay “Perfectly Helpless” appeared in the March 2002 issue of MLQ. University of Washington 2007 How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719-1900 . By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191 pp. The Body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191 pp. The Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel. By Catherine Gallagher. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. 209 pp. Apart from historical and generic focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2007
... recent books are Goethe as Woman: The Undoing of Literature (2001) and All Theater Is Revolutionary Theater (2005). doi 10.1215/00267929-2007-017 How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719 – 1900. By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of British Individualism from 1719 – 1900. By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191 pp. The Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel. By Catherine Gallagher. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. 209 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 438–444.
Published: 01 December 1950
..., there comes the following interesting narrative : Dean Stanley introduced me to him as a brother poet likely to befriend a stranger in London. I called upon Mr. Miller, who was living in Whitechapel, and afterwards introduced my friend and compatriot, Mr. George F. Savage Armstrong, to him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 498–500.
Published: 01 December 1943
... could have become a valuable contri- bution to the study of the German mind in the last four decades, leaves his many questions unanswered. ARPADSTEINER Hunter College The Medieval Ft.t.ii~h“Roman d’Alexandre.” By E. C. ARMSTRONG...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 315–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... is “not individualizing but, if you like, massifying” (Foucault 2003 : 243), Foucault’s dating of this new regime to the period traditionally associated with the rise of the novel poses a challenge for theories of the genre’s development, from Ian Watt to Nancy Armstrong, that emphasize its role in the construction...
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