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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is typicality, which claims to broaden the significance of what might seem merely particular. This definition of realism illuminates two pioneering works of Asian American literature. Jade Snow Wong and Maxine Hong Kingston, despite their many differences, both engage in the realist project of overcoming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Enlightenment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of Postcolonial Culture. By Aamir R. Mufti. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii + 325 pp. Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language. By Srinivas Aravamudan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Wendy Allison Lee Abstract This essay examines the work of detail in contemporary Asian American metafiction by reconsidering Georg Lukács’s understanding of description as a mode of fiction that transforms humans into observers and objects via an excess of detail. Lukács’s work has informed views...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 169–182.
Published: 01 June 1978
... ASIAN NOVELS* By CHENGLOK CHUA The role which Asia played in Andre Malraux’s creative imagina- tion is comparable to that which Europe played in Henry James’s. Mal- raux’s novels of 1926-33-La Tentation de I‘Occident (1926), Les Conqutrants (1928), La Voie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 111–114.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure, whose staging as “the yellow peril” coincided with the emergence of U.S. capitalism, became a way to theorize the vagaries of eco- nomic modernity. Thus, Lye...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure, whose staging as “the yellow peril” coincided with the emergence of U.S. capitalism, became a way to theorize the vagaries of eco- nomic modernity. Thus, Lye...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., a significant change in our assumptions about cultural representation or literary narrative. America’s Asia stands apart. Colleen Lye delivers an ambitious, exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure, whose staging as “the yellow peril” coincided with the emergence of U.S. capitalism, became a way to theorize the vagaries of eco- nomic modernity. Thus, Lye...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure, whose staging as “the yellow peril” coincided with the emergence of U.S. capitalism, became a way to theorize the vagaries of eco- nomic modernity. Thus, Lye...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., a significant change in our assumptions about cultural representation or literary narrative. America’s Asia stands apart. Colleen Lye delivers an ambitious, exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., exhaustively researched study of the changing for- tunes of U.S. writing about Asia and Asians in the early twentieth century. The Asiatic figure, whose staging as “the yellow peril” coincided with the emergence of U.S. capitalism, became a way to theorize the vagaries of eco- nomic modernity. Thus, Lye...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Haun Saussy University of Washington 2007 Haun Saussy is Bird White Housum Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University. His most recent book is the edited collection Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization (2006). Among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in Newtonian England, 1660-1740 (1993), and Dying Planet: Mars and the Anxieties of Ecology from the Canals to Terraformation (forthcoming). He is completing a book on European literature in the Asian-dominated world of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Gulliver and the Japanese: The Limits...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 165–190.
Published: 01 June 2022
... suspicion towards and contempt for everything Muslim, and more broadly Asian or Oriental.” 44 Moreover, each poem was printed in a rectangular form resembling Chinese steles, and so was the entire book (Saussy 2007 ). 45 This is the only story on a Chinese theme in this collection. 46...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., with Christopher Newfield and James Vernon, of “The Humanities and the Crisis of the Public University,” a special issue of Representations (2011). She is at work on a book tentatively titled Asian American Literature after 1968 . © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 This content is made freely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 223–226.
Published: 01 June 2022
... , the influential 1962 Makerere conference, and the publishing house and cultural institution Mbari, headed by Es’kia Mphahlele. On the Soviet side were the Afro-Asian Writers’ Association, its multinational conferences, and its journal Lotus , as well as a state publishing industry that invested major resources...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
... World War II when, during the Soviet Union’s big push for dominance in the Third World, the Afro-Asian Writers’ Association (1958–79) was launched with a conference in the Soviet Central Asian city of Tashkent. Several writers who became major figures in postcolonial literature began their international...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 481–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Deepika Bahri © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Deepika Bahri teaches postcolonial literature and theory in the English department at Emory University. She has coedited Between the Lines: South Asians and Post-coloniality (1996) and Realms of Rhetoric: The Prospects for Rhetoric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1972
... Approach to the Analysis of Drama. The Hague and Paris: Mouton, De Proprietatibus Litterarum, Series Maior, 15, 1971. 119 py. 22 guilders. McDougall, Bonnie S. The Introduction of Western Literary Theories into Modern China, 1919-1925. Tokyo: Centre for East Asian Cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... : Palgrave Macmillan . Khan Aisha . 2004 . Callaloo Nation: Metaphors of Race and Religious Identity among South Asians in Trinidad . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Kramer Paul . 2011 . “ Power...
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