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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 411–440.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Edgeworth's Belinda . He is finishing a book on the relationship between the advertising and literary systems of eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Britain. Building Brand Byron: Early-Nineteenth-Century Advertising and the Marketing of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Nicholas Mason n early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
... texts employed Norman-Saxon dichotomies for nationalist purposes, various nations manipulated the Anglo-Saxon myth for nation-building purposes. America was no different. Ultimately, its relation to its Anglo-Saxon past became a struggle for its own national heritage. Michael Modarelli...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 279–296.
Published: 01 June 2014
... account of the evolution of English studies. This essay builds and tests the theory that literary societies were agents for disseminating not only literature but scholarly practice, spreading productive debate about curricula, relevance, and the public benefit of literature over the English-speaking world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 391–413.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of a number of topological signatures of cultural practices and products also datable to 1966, among them the rediscovery of meta (self-reflection, recursiveness, strange loops) and the opening of paraworld spaces. These topological signatures constitute the building blocks of a postmodernist poetics. ©...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Patricia Ybarra This essay suggests that the erasure of such nineteenth-century works as Alfredo Chavero's Quetzalcóatl from mainstream Mexican theater histories has diminished the importance of theater as a mode of nation-building historiography even as national textbooks and archaeological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., intersecting continually the larger narrative of twentieth-century print culture: his self-defining agon with mortality may in fact be traced to a concomitant chronicle of American publishing history. Building on the story “Pigeon Feathers” as exemplum, this essay traces the progress of Updike's engagement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” discourse. In key works shaping nineteenth-century political and psychological identifications with Africa, Black Atlantic writers erased the multistoried hybridity of a mixed Muslim, Arab, and “native” West Africa. To imagine a pan-African solidarity figured around nation building on a primitive frontier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as manifested in emerging digital knowledge infrastructure. Building on significant, though uneven and unacknowledged, departures from Moretti’s and Jockers’s work in data-rich literary history, this essay describes such an object, modeled on the foundational technology of textual scholarship: the scholarly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 417–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... for the postcolonial present only if it is firmly grounded in the world-changing events that it is supposed to illuminate. It should build on what tragedy was in the milieu of Toussaint Louverture and the slave rebels. To lay the groundwork for this critical shift, this essay traces how tragic performances and history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 291–298.
Published: 01 December 1955
... outside Heorot, for the siding had been wrenched from the building, Yet both he and Unferp noticed the roof of Heorot as they viewed the arm. Hrobgar (926-27) geseah steapne hrof . . . ond Grendles hond. Unferp and others (983) ofer heanne hrof hand sceawedon. These facts are odd...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 363–379.
Published: 01 September 1995
... exhorta- tion to plan a work by building a foundation and drawing up plans. Since the eighteenth-century celebration of the “Gothick”and the cor- responding celebration of romance, architecture has served as a metaphor in the study and the craft of literature.’ For the “Gothick,” the defense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 298–299.
Published: 01 December 1955
... of the shape and function of stapol may be remembered in a ship-building term, a “staple,” which exists in all modem Scandinavian languages. D. D. Grifith 299 timbers supporting the roof on which to lay the claw and that the hand hung down from this support...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 September 1948
... observation. The excellences and faults of this book are the opposite from those usually found in controversial treatises. A book which in trying to solve a problem attacks previous solutions and then offers one of its own is commonly better in breaking down the old than in building up the new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of marriage, at that point widely discredited within his own field. In its range of methods and issues, Watkins’s study builds on the strengths of his earlier books while moving in significantly different directions, a type of growth and change that has characterized the career of this impressive scholar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 401–408.
Published: 01 December 1971
... Mott’s office building-and one leaf, partly typed, partly holograph, is a key to the buildings in Zenith which are numbered on the various sketches of the city. These seven- teen charts are contained inside a dust jacket from an oversize edition of H. G. Wells’s Outline of History...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 61–76.
Published: 01 March 1968
... Accountant, whose books are kept in dazzling yet mean order only yards above a grove of death. On the contrary, Cash is always a figure nearer to Marlow, provincial and less profound, but humane and wise. Cash builds the coffin where his dying mother can see him because he loves her, as Jewel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., amusing and above all bristling New York.”1 When James recorded the impressions that would result in The American Scene, he had not set foot in his native country for nearly twenty-five years. In his absence the American century had turned: urban buildings now scraped the sky, gilded hotel lobbies were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 231–249.
Published: 01 September 1994
... delittent en mesdit, ne aussi de nu1 prouffit a aucun ediffice de vertu et de meurs” (the subject seemed to me not very pleasant for people who do not enjoy lies, and of no use in developing virtue or manners [i.e., building virtue in an edifylng way] [ Citi, 6 17; Richards, 31 ) . Tradition- ally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 479–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... argument as uncover it in two pivotal texts by Goethe: Faust and Elective Affinities. Indeed, as she says in her preface, she herself was surprised to have her investigation of building in Goethe become a theory of the referent. The problem is how language (or anything else) can represent what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 482–485.
Published: 01 December 2010
... argument as uncover it in two pivotal texts by Goethe: Faust and Elective Affinities. Indeed, as she says in her preface, she herself was surprised to have her investigation of building in Goethe become a theory of the referent. The problem is how language (or anything else) can represent what...