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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
... writer Elizabeth Akers Allen against an unhinged upstart, Alexander M. W. Ball, who claimed to have written her poem “Rock Me to Sleep.” A close examination of their dispute raises broad questions about the value of poetry, both in the rapidly professionalizing world of later nineteenth-century America...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 511–539.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., are read as symptomatic of a broad cultural and historical shift. While realism registers the knowability and transformability of the present, modernism captures anxiety and the disintegration of agency. As decolonizing and emancipatory hopes shrink in the Middle East, Palestinian modernism emerges...
Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 336–338.
Published: 01 September 1994
... argument. And while there have been plenty of salvos fired from entrenchments deep within the theory fortress, no one before Simpson has ever paused to ask, in broad his- torical terms, why the fortress was never not under siege. In a survey of antitheoretical attitudes from the Renaissance...
Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... present obliges us to rethink the past as contemporaneous diachronies. I will give an altogether simple example from Levi. I will call this way of reading a “broad reading.” Some of my col- leagues are opposed to close reading and propose something called “surface reading” instead.3 This broad...
Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 June 1959
... in some degree differently to the impact of Shaftes- bury’s thought. The author has undoubtedly selected a broad subject. Merely to acquire an intimate knowledge of Shaftesbury and of these four voluminous French authors, three of them at least of major importance, is in itself no small...
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 June 1941
... into the conception of the novel on a broad, deliberate scale, incorporating the histories of families as well as of individuals, and penetrated with a humanity which gave gentleness as well as authority to his perception of life’s cruelties and ironies. The large body of Thackeray’s work before...
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 245–247.
Published: 01 September 2018
... influential scholars of literary theory and three leading Western comparatists with broad experience in China. (Liu Kang is Chinese-born and has held a prominent post at Shanghai Jiao Tong University but has been US-based since arriving in Wisconsin as a graduate student in 1982.) The issue thus offers...
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 167–168.
Published: 01 June 1956
... Espagnol de Musicologie “L‘Espagne du XVIe siGcle, source &inspiration du ghie heroique de Monte- verdi,” Suzanne Clercx, University of LiGge The scope of the subject matter treated in these papers is certainly broad; yet two fields of investigation seem to have been tacitly excluded...
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 2017
... beyond the literary and establish a broad cultural context for late modernist engagements with the everyday. These connections are facilitated by the text’s clear, confident prose, which seamlessly moves back and forth between discussions of films, travelogues, novels, and visual art. A term...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 266–267.
Published: 01 September 1957
... movement were Contreras and Torres-Rioseco whose valuable biographical material helped to shed early light on Dario’s personality, Mapes who inquired into the important French influences, Marasso whose broad analysis covered a wide range of Dario’s source material, and Salinas who defined...
Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 1940
..., and a comparison of the poem with entries in Dorothy Wordsworth’s journal and Coleridge’s own memorandum books and letters has revealed surprising and definite contributions of life to art. Here, for instance, are discovered the “huge, broad-breasted, old oak tree,” with its “one red leaf, the last...
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1956
... and redundancies. Some place names arc left un- changed, e.g., Grjdta, while others are translated. ex. White River. for Hvitoi. Y. M. Mitchell 81 On page 35 the reader meets Medalfell Strand but Broad Firth (McBalfeZls- strond, Breibafjorbr...
Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 September 1990
... at the beginning of this collection for a foretaste of another major contribution to the study of John Trevisa. In “The Manuscripts of Trevisa’s Translation of the Polychronicon: Towards a New Edi- tion,” Professor Waldron presents what he rightly characterizes as a “broad survey of the extant manuscripts...
Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1996
... ‘grounded on [the] moral1 reason’ of natural law” (76). Establishing the remarkable accord between Selden’s views and Milton’s views, Rosenblatt brings to Mil- ton’s writings, especially to Areopagztica, a broad and exciting appeal; despite Rosenblatt’s title, the study of the prose writings...
Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 528–530.
Published: 01 December 1999
... revolutionary discourse in black and white antebellum communities and her employment of a broad definition of national discourse to make this point. Sale posits the American Revolution, with its Lockean rhetoric of democracy, as a defining moment in the history of American rebellion and cites...
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 March 1960
... by a flowing stream the increasing beauty of his surroundings led him to think that Paradise was opposite those broad banks. He then says : I hoped be water were a deuyse Betwene myrpeg by mereg made. (lines 13940) The meaning of these two lines has...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 425–429.
Published: 01 December 1947
... be unfavorable, but sureiy not violently so. In Sutyre IIZ, the “broad” theology which characterizes the poem as a whole is summarized in lines 76-80: To adore, or scorne an image, or protest, May all be bad; doubt wisely; in strange way To stand inquiring right...
Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 June 1959
...). The errors of method and of detail, which have been mentioned above, spring, no doubt, largely from the broad scope of the subject. It would seem better, for the purposes of a preliminary study, to have concentrated on a single author in his possible relation to Shaftesbury, considering...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1995
... challenge Freud, Luftig is in the broad- est sense a non-Freudian critic, and in that broad sense, these are rare. Some of his most striking passages concern the correlation between nineteenth-century and twentieth-century expectations of finding sex as the innermost reality in any relations...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 321–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that individually have the largest effect on the model’s predictions might not tell us very much. But if we are willing to back up and look instead at broad patterns, it is possible to grasp the general logic of a model like this by reading a few revealing passages. To bring out the big picture, we have roughly...