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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 369.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Harold H. Scudder Harold H. Scudder 369 An Autobiography. By ANTHONYTROLLOPE. With an introduction by BRADFORDALLEN BOOTH. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univer- sity of California Press, 1947. Pp. xxii + 312. $3.75. There has just been published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 The abundance of autobiography among writings in English, published or unpublished, is now recognized.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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 1966
... 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 University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 400.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Curtis C. D. Vail Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Translated by R. O. Moon. Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1949. Pp. xvi + 700. $5.00. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 REVIEWS Goethe’s Autobiography: Poetry and Truth from My Own Life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 1945
..., 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 HAROLDFISCH...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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. $20.00. Susanna Egan. Patterns of Experience in Autobiography. Chapel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 272–290.
Published: 01 September 1986
...Sarah Gilead Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 TROLLOPE’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY THE STRATEGIES OF SELF-PRODUCTION By SARAHGILEAD Many readers have perceived...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Darrel Mansell Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 UNSETTLING THE COLONEL’S HASH “FACT” IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY By DARRELMANSELL “Artists in Uniform: A Story by Mary McCarthy” appeared in Har- per’s Magazine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 June 1977
..., and on and on. SHERIDANBAKER University of Michigan Imagining a Sel$ 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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 81–116.
Published: 01 March 2022
...” of autobiography, it argues that the term stands for a contemporary disturbance in the entire autobiographical field—a disturbance that, thanks in large part to the queer and feminist genealogies that inform it, helps disrupt the close association of autobiography and the prizing of ontological certainty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 1966
.... By 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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 23–37.
Published: 01 March 1989
... of 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 papers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 42–58.
Published: 01 March 1987
... faithful to the banal truth about himself, as he conceived it; the autobiography reads like a confession of waste, inertia, and hostility. In it Ruskin casts himself, the maturing artist, as an inveterate provincial who measures Europe against his highly romanticized childhood memories...