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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Derek Attridge Derek Attridge is professor of English at the University of York and a fellow of the British Academy. His most recent books are Reading and Responsibility: Deconstruction’s Traces (2010); Theory after “Theory” (2011) and The Cambridge History of South African Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 371–375.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Stephen Hinds shinds@uw.edu The Experience of Poetry: From Homer’s Listeners to Shakespeare’s Readers . By Derek Attridge . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 . xiii + 445 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Derek Attridge’s latest book takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... and Bloom Harold , 527 – 60 . London : Oxford University Press . Attridge Derek . 1995 . Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction . New York : Cambridge University Press . Baron Hans . 1985 . Petrarch’s “Secretum”: Its Making and Its Meaning . Cambridge, MA : Medieval Academy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2020
... reading may sound old, 1 but Bronstein claims excitement and newness when such readings stimulate artistic and critical desire for a future history and politics: it is the future that especially escapes the limitations of context. References Attridge Derek , and Staten Henry . 2015...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of the Icelandic sagas, but it remains too restrictive a procedure to gain purchase on the ramifications for Morris’s thought. Attridge Review 115 Ultimately, poetic diction proves less central to Adams’s overall argu- ment. Rather, it is his book’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 106–111.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of the Icelandic sagas, but it remains too restrictive a procedure to gain purchase on the ramifications for Morris’s thought. Attridge Review 115 Ultimately, poetic diction proves less central to Adams’s overall argu- ment. Rather, it is his book’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... diction uncovers a forceful tension in the poet’s appropriation of the Icelandic sagas, but it remains too restrictive a procedure to gain purchase on the ramifications for Morris’s thought. Attridge Review 115 Ultimately, poetic diction proves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: even an identical sound repeated later in a poem takes on the difference of its timing. Poets often struggle to steer clear of the feeling of mechanical sameness. Yet to work, rhythm must set up “an expectation for continued regularity,” as Derek Attridge ( 1995 : 51, 56) puts it, poets taking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
... experiment with the vernacular sonnet? 7 The persona is also coy, keeping its identity or identities a secret. In a jointly published dialogue Derek Attridge and Henry Staten ( 2015 ) ponder these identities. Attridge begins: “Lenox Avenue: Midnight” is clearly a poem about African-American experience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 310–312.
Published: 01 September 1982
..., James Lovic. Yeatss Epitaph: A Kqr to Symbolic Unity in His Life and Work. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1982. xii + 270 pp. $1 1.00, paper. 310 BOOKS RECEIVED 31 1 Attridge, Derek...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the political and the aesthetic. One could think here of Kwame Anthony Appiah; Simon Gikandi; Achille Mbembe; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Doris Sommer, a critic co-opted by the postcritics through a careless misreading of her work (Anker and Felski 2017 ); and Derek Attridge, who in his 2015 book The Work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 533–556.
Published: 01 December 2008
... hooded undersea eyes Derek Attridge equates the symbolic breakdown in this scene with the silence that is constitu- tive of canonicity and is also its precipitate: “The most fundamental silence is itself produced by — at the same time as it makes possible —  the dominant discourse.”31 A voiceless...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 299–322.
Published: 01 September 2023
... sinister and sustained exploration of impotence, lessness, and diminution features in his writing. Many have discussed the intellectual and, less frequently, emotional demands of this phase of Beckett’s work (see Attridge 2017 ; Moorjani 2015 ; Weller 2008 ). A pioneer in this regard is Maurice Blanchot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 519–544.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., by working within lines set out by the frame texts, further reduces modernist writ- ing by explicating away its unfinalizability. Derek Attridge suggests that 37 Bernstein, “Making Modernist Masterpieces,” Modernism/Modernity 5, no. 3 (1998): 7–8. 04-Burton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and Ronald Levao, focus on poetry, with a sense of how its events (as Derek Attridge writes) resist incorporation “into the kind of interpretation we habitually give to linguistic utterances”; they are not transparent but invite “apprehension as a formal entity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 199–204.
Published: 01 June 1987
.... GENERAL Arac, Jonathan. Critical Genealogzes: Historical Situations for Postmodern Literary Studies. New York: Columbia University Press, Social Foundations of Aes- thetic Forms, 1987. viii + 350 pp. $32.50. 204 BOOKS RECEIVED Attridge, Derek...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
... ). 13 For the subjective (cognitive) body and its relation to Marx’s thinking, see, above all, the counter-Althusserian reading given by Michel Henry ( 1976 ). References Adorno Theodor W. 1970 . Ästhetische Theorie . Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp . Attridge Derek . 1982...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 402–408.
Published: 01 December 1989
... University Press, 1989. viii + 253 pp. $36.00, cloth; $12.95, paper. ENGLISH Adams, Hazard. The Book of Yeats’s Poems. Tallahassee: Florida State University Press, 1990. xiii + 271 pp. $29.95, cloth; $15.95, paper. Attridge, Derek (editor). The Cambridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
... much of a hearing or indeed to do what Rorty hopes it will do. Consider, for example, Derek Attridge’s paradigmatic argument in The Singularity of Literature  that literature can be “defined by its resistance” to any instrumental thinking, any hope or assumption that it can fur- ther some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 473–498.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Criticism, followed by the revaluation of history in the New Historicism and various strands of cultural studies—or so the story goes (more nuanced accounts: Attridge 2008 ; Liu 1989 ; Strier 2002 ). Newer critical approaches to literature synthesize form and history by retracing the shapes of particular...