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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nico Slate Abstract Published in June 1951 under the title East Indian, West Indian , the hybrid autobiography of the Jamaican poet Claude McKay and the Calcutta-born Eurasian scholar Cedric Dover aimed to provide, in Dover’s words, “a practical expression of coloured unity.” Dover attempted to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 400.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Curtis C. D. Vail Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by R. O. Moon. Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1949. Pp. xvi + 700. $5.00. REVIEWS Goethe’s Autobiography: Poetry and Truth from My Own Life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1983) 44 (2): 136–156.
Published: 01 June 1983
...John Halperin Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 THE NOVELIST AS HEROINE INMANSFIELD PARK A STUDY IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY By JOHN HALPEKIN Mansfield Park is Jane Austen’s Vanity Fair. Almost everyone in it is selfish-self-absorbed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1983
.... KOUEK-I-H. BELL Williams College Figures of Autobiography: The La.ngunge of Sey- Writing in Victoria cmd Modern England. By AVROMFLEISHMAN. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: Univer- sity of California Press, 1983. xiv + 486 pp. $29.50. Avrom Fleishman brings range, authority, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1985) 46 (2): 191–201.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Robert Bell Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 1 A. O. J. Cockshut. The Art of Autobiography in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century England . New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1984. 222 pp. $20.00. Susanna Egan. Patterns of Experience in Autobiography. Chapel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1986) 47 (3): 272–290.
Published: 01 September 1986
...Sarah Gilead Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 TROLLOPE’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY THE STRATEGIES OF SELF-PRODUCTION By SARAHGILEAD Many readers have perceived that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1969) 30 (4): 613–615.
Published: 01 December 1969
... University Spiritual Autobiography in Early America. By DANIELB. SHEA,JR. Prince- ton: Princeton University Press, 1968. xvi + 280 pp. $7.50. The abundance of autobiography among writings in English, published or unpublished, is now recognized. Even when selection is made of items...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1976) 37 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Darrel Mansell Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 UNSETTLING THE COLONEL’S HASH “FACT” IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY By DARRELMANSELL “Artists in Uniform: A Story by Mary McCarthy” appeared in Har- per’s Magazine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1977) 38 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 June 1977
.... SHERIDANBAKER University of Michigan Imagining a Sel$ Autobiography and Novel in Eighteenth-Century England. By PATRICIAMEYER SPACKS. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Press, 1976. 342 pp. $6 15.00. “What the text of a novel represents” or imitates, Barbara Smith...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1966) 27 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 1966
... Walther’s complete works with a more mean- ingful number system than that developed by Lachmann nearly a century and a half ago. GEORGEF. JONES University of Maryland Defoe 6. Spiritual Autobiography. By G. A. STARR.Princeton: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1967) 28 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., as Santayana once said, that poetry is “itself a theoretic vision of things heard at arm’s length.” OSCARBUDEL University of Michigan Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography. By EDWARDW. SAID. Cambridge: Harvard University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 369.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Harold H. Scudder Anthony Trollope and Bradford Allen Booth. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1947. Pp. xxii + 312. $3.75. Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 Harold H. Scudder 369 An Autobiography. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 1945
... general, this is a penetrating and stimulating study which every student of eighteenth-century German literature will enjoy reading. FRITZL. COHN Berkeley, California The Autobiography of Giambattista Vico. Translated from the Ital- ian by MAX...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2010) 71 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Judith H. Anderson Tudor Autobiography: Listening for Inwardness . By Meredith Anne Skura. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xii + 301 pp. University of Washington 2010 Judith H. Anderson is Chancellor's Professor of English at Indiana University. Her most recent books...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1964) 25 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 1964
... Selbstdarstellungen Giambat- tista Vicos und Pietro Giannones: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der itali- enischen Autobiographie. By HANS-JURGENDAUS. Genttve: Librairie E. Droz; Paris: Librairie Minard, Kolner Romanistische Arbeiten, Neue Folge, Heft 20, 1962. 131 pp. It is significant that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1966) 27 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1966
... ROBERTF. SAYRE. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. xiii + 212 pp. $4.75. Robert Sayre comes freshly to the literary study of autobiography. His ultimate aim is to understand what he takes to be an American emphasis on autobiographical writing, and to do this, he first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 654.
Published: 01 December 1941
... + 402. $3.75. Ever since Mark Twain’s Autobiography was published in 1924 there has been much surmise and rumor about the contents of the unpublished portions. Of the unpublished sections Bernard De Voto has selected, rearranged, and edited about one-half. Mr. De Voto assures us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2001) 62 (2): 117–164.
Published: 01 June 2001
... In America everybody is but some are more than others.—Gertrude Stein, Everybody’s Autobiography he travesty of literary celebrity that Melville undertakes when the Taction of Pierre moves from the country to the city is as savage as it...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1985) 46 (3): 335–338.
Published: 01 September 1985
... Apprenticeship of Beatrice Webb. Based largely on a comparison of My Apprenticeship as a deliberately writ- ten autobiography and Beatrice Webb’s diary, the spontaneous day-to-day account that served Webb as a source for her memoir, Nord’s study really attempts two tasks. On one level, employing a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1989) 50 (1): 23–37.
Published: 01 March 1989
... the Roman Empire wrote six drafts of an autobiography, none of which he published. Gibbon, so the story goes, left these fragments in the keeping of his friend and literary executor, the earl of Sheffield, who in 1796 published a composite version of the drafts. The...