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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
..., rather different study. A. S. G. EDWARDS University of Victmk B@we Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Faction. By J. PAULHUNTER. New York: Norton, 1990. xxv + 421 pp. $25.00. Desire and Tmth: Functions of Plot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 395–414.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Howard D. Weinbrot Making the English Canon: Print-Capitalism and the Cultural Past, 1700–1770. By Jonathan Brody Kramnick. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. viii + 287 pp. $59.95; The Making of the English Literary Canon: From the Middle Ages to the Late Eighteenth Century. By Trevor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and remember more often the eighteenth-century narrative experiments that unfolded when liberalism was still new. Eliza Haywood’s novel of amorous (and sapphic) intrigue The British Recluse (1722) suggests one reason to do that remembering. To see how Haywood uses the figure of the contract—very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 440–444.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Washington 2007 Writers on the Market: Consuming Literature in Early Seventeenth-Century Spain . By Donald Gilbert-Santamaría. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2005. 271 pp. Reviews The Grounds of English Literature. By Christopher Cannon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 299–303.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Christopher Flint The Prose of Things: Transformations of Description in the Eighteenth Century. By Cynthia Sundberg Wall. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xiii + 316 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Christopher Flint is associate professor of English at Case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 1945
...C. Grant Loomis Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 MARTIN OPITZ IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND By C. GRANTLOOMIS The channels of the international communication of ideas were maintained throughout the seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 13–20.
Published: 01 March 1945
...Herbert Weisinger Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY REPUTATION OF THE ELIZABETHANS By HERBERTWEISINGER Recent scholarship has demonstrated that the claim of Lamb and his contemporaries to be the first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 1945
... B. Benson 505 Scandinavian Plays of the Twentieth Century. With Introductions by ALRIK GUSTAFSON.First Series (Swedish) ; 176 pp. Second Series (Danish and Norwegian) ; 298 pp. Princeton : Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1944...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 390–394.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kathleen Blake Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. x + 511 pp. University of Washington 2009 Kathleen Blake is professor of English at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Andrew Parker The question of poetry's future was asked with surprising frequency across various Western literary languages during the nineteenth century. In Walt Whitman's little-known essay “The Poetry of the Future” (1881), in Arthur Rimbaud's celebrated “Voyant” letter to Paul Demeny (1871...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Rosemarie Bodenheimer The Burdens of Perfection: On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth-Century British Literature . By Andrew H. Miller. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008. xiv + 260 pp. University of Washington 2010 Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher Lane Bad Form: Social Mistakes and the Nineteenth-Century Novel . By Kent Puckett. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii + 177 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Christopher Lane is professor of English and Pearce Miller Research Professor of Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... abandon. Yet in the context of the seventeenth century, such gestures were associated with modernity rather than the opposite. This essay reinterprets the significance of authorial modesty by analyzing this disconnect, which calls attention less to the changing strategies of writers than to the evolving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 37–67.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and mentor Edmund Clarence Stedman dubbed the turn of the century an “interval of twilight” for American poetry. Subsequent critics have perhaps read this narrative of decline too literally and regarded the supposed interregnum as a sign of progress toward modernism. This essay takes a different...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 108–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Michal Peled Ginsburg Michal Peled Ginsburg is professor of French and comparative literature at Northwestern University. Her areas of research are nineteenth-century French literature and culture, the nineteenth-century French and British novel, and narrative theory. In the area of Jewish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1987
... to be Webster without the politics. MARTINBUTLER University of I.eds The Conumse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the Eighteenth-Century Familiar Letlm. By BRUCEREDFORD. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 285–287.
Published: 01 September 1987
.... HESTERGOODENOUCH GELBER Stanford University Classical Presences in Seventeenth-Century English Poetry. By GEORGEDEFOREST LORD.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 198’7. viii + 224 pp. $23.50. Classical Presences in Seventeenth-Century English Poetry brings together some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 192–195.
Published: 01 June 1987
.... DAVIDLEE MILLER University of Alabama The Restoration Rake-Hero: Transformations in Sexual Understanding in Seven- teenth-Century England. By HAROLDWEBER. Madison: University of Wis- consin Press, 1986. x + 253 pp. $27.50. The central part of Harold Weber’s book analyzes ten...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., 1610-1700. By HENRYCARRING- TON LANCASTER.Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Press, 1942. Pp. 235. $5.00. In the Introduction to Part IV of his History of French Dra- matic Literature in the Seventeenth Century, Professor Lancaster, taking cognizance of the difficulty of giving “unity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Mary Hamel Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 ∗ A shorter version of this paper was read at the 16th International Arthurian Congress, Durham, England, 17 August 1990. ARTHURIAN ROMANCE IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY LINDSEY THE BOOKS...