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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Dolores Palomo Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 SCHOLES, BARTHES, AND STRUCTURALIST CRITICISM^ By DOLORESPALOMO The word “structuralism” floats around the periphery of American literary criticism, pausing momentarily...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... with books from childhood to early adulthood, focusing on his well-known interest in Søren Kierkegaard and Karl Barth and contextualizing that interest by reference to such contemporary publishing ventures as Anchor Books and the Harper Torchbooks. University of Washington 2010 Kathleen Verduin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and present states of being in the dark. This nescient or ignorant epistemology has resonances with Roland Barthes’s writings on Zen as well as with Derek Parfit’s rejection of personal identity and, by extension, of self-interest as a catalyst for moral action. Thanks to Brian McGrath and Maureen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the concept of postmodernism traveled from the United States to western Europe and Russia, with key roles for American critics such as John Barth, Leslie Fiedler, Ihab Hassan, and Matei Calinescu and, in Europe, writers such as Umberto Eco and the reception of Jorge Luis Borges and Vladimir Nabokov...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 247–269.
Published: 01 June 2015
... less common in modernist and experimental fiction. None of these claims survives scrutiny. A rereading of Roland Barthes’s S/Z (1970) should reveal the many shortcuts a narratologist has to take to celebrate open endings as liberating and should also disclose some of the ideological purposes to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 187–205.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Shirley Lau Wong Abstract Literary settings are often celebrated for richly representing the many details of a particular place. The close association between detail and setting stems from the realist presumption that detail constitutes what Roland Barthes calls an “index of . . . atmosphere...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 206–213.
Published: 01 June 1971
...J. A. Appleyard Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 1 J. Robert Barth, S. J. Coleridge and Christian Doctrine. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1969. xi + 215 pp. $7.50. STRUCTURING COLERIDGE’S IDEAS’ By J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 1995
... carried on. For example, he quotes and seems to accept the legitimacy of Roland Barthes’s claim that the “disease” he suffered from was not antiocularcentrisrri but, on the con- trary, a kind of hyperocularism. Barthes admitted that an important part of his interest in language was focused on its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 1999
... that make up the daguerreotype speak to the viewer as if by design, announcing their necessity as well as that of the invisible envelope that contains them. Dinesen’s observation anticipates Roland Barthes’s description of the photograph as a “prophecy in reverse,” which “fills the sight by force...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 239–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in humanities computing. MLQ 62.3-03 Wolff 7/12/01 1:21 PM Page 239 Individuality and l’Esprit Français: On Gustave Lanson’s Pedagogy Mark Wolff oland Barthes once observed that the teaching of literary history R in the French school...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2012
... structuralism to post- structuralism, especially in the work of Roland Barthes, where that shift is clearly visible. S/Z, Barthes’s creative and compelling act of reading that has had a lasting effect on interpretive protocols of narrative, was published in Barthes gave seminars on the topic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 525–529.
Published: 01 December 2015
...). Literary and critical theory figures throughout the book in illuminating “constellations” alongside the arc of Romantic and post-Romantic writers (75): Shelley with Walter Benjamin; Keats with Roland Barthes; Dickinson’s iterative poetics as read through Jacques Derrida’s idea of the “event-machine” (here...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 293–315.
Published: 01 September 1985
... in Satanism.17 Drawing on Karl Barth, in a chapter where the theologian (whom Updike regularly evokes as a master) meditates on the properties of “Nothingness” (das Nichtige), Updike points to the Satanic impulses in the human heart: “Is not destructiveness within us as a positive lust, an active...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 117–128.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jennifer Spitzer; Shirley Lau Wong In recent years scholars have extended Barthes’s concept of the reality effect and explored how the detail helps us construct mental models of worlds that, while fictional, promote an implied ontological extension beyond the book. As Elaine Auyoung ( 2015...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 81–116.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Alexandra and Lebow Alisa , 124 – 44 . Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell . Barthes Roland . 1977 . Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes , translated by Howard Richard . New York : Hill and Wang . Barthes Roland . 1989 . The Rustle of Language , translated by Howard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 119–136.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . Barthes Roland . 1970 . S/Z . Paris : Seuil . Berlant Lauren . 2007 . “ On the Case .” Critical Inquiry 33 , no. 4 : 663 – 72 . Best Stephen , and Marcus Sharon . 2009 . “ Surface Reading: An Introduction .” Representations , no. 198 : 1 – 21 . Broderick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 445–472.
Published: 01 December 2003
... can consume them. Author: Verb What, exactly, does an author do? The question may be unanswerable; it may even, according to certain definitions, be unaskable. If an author is defined as the phantasmal signified of a text (Roland Barthes), or a pure function of discourse (Michel Foucault...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 382–395.
Published: 01 December 1972
... Barthes has remarked, with complete justification, “la division est la structure fondamentale de l’univers tragique,” and his description of the binary structure of Racine’s dramatic world is equally accurate: “La division racinienne est rigoureusement binaire, le possible n’y est jamais...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 347–349.
Published: 01 September 2019
... forward and backward in time by reading Goethe’s novel with and against another text it inspired, Barthes’s Lover’s Discourse . Emphasizing the nonlinear nature of messianic temporality, Block observes that the implicit structure of time in the epistolary novel is itself nonsensical, given the vast array...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 81–83.
Published: 01 March 2023
... that serve as the primary objects, Reader’s book works accretively, through the collection and surprising juxtaposition of figures. For instance, Gissing appears alongside Barthes as two writers who turn to the note as the solution to the problem of realism. Or, in an intriguing chapter, Hopkins...