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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 (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 (1963) 24 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 1963
...Lester G. Crocker Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 A NEW INTERPRETATION OF THE, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY By LESTERG. CROCKER Once every few years a work of scholarship appears which is sig- nificant and creative. Robert Mauzi’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 410–413.
Published: 01 December 1963
... (except for some parliamentary notes and a diary of his journey to Tangier) only for his period of preparation. JAMES HOLLYHANPORD Princeton, New Jersey Piers Plowman as a Fourteenth-Century Apocalypse. By MORTONW. BLOOM- FIELD. New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 22–33.
Published: 01 March 1964
... OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY * By GEORGEB. PARKS The purpose of this essay is to trace in outline the growth of ro- mantic feeling-or of the romantic expression of feeling-for nature in the travel literature of the eighteenth century. My starting point is my curiosity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2005
...James Thompson Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Law of Property . By Wolfram Schmidgen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. viii + 266 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 James Thompson is professor and chair of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 March 2006
... on the Seventeenth-Century Stage David Quint he rise in the 1980s of criticism intent on restoring historical mean- Ting to the literary text has raised questions about its capacity to rec- ognize the text as literary. If we read the text as another document of a given historical moment—as another...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Judith Wilt Judith Wilt is Newton College Alumnae Chair in Western Culture at Boston College, where she teaches nineteenth- and twentieth-century British fiction, women's studies, and popular culture genres. Her books include Abortion, Choice, and Contemporary Fiction: The Armageddon...
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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
... to 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 approach...
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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 (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Michael Modarelli The founding of the United States brought with it many conceptions of Englishness, among them the historical connection to an Anglo-Saxon past. To explain the importance of Anglo-Saxonism in the American nineteenth century, Modarelli argues that the northern American states...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 373–382.
Published: 01 December 1962
...Alphonse V. Roche Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 SIXTEENTH-CENTURY REGIONALISM IN PROVENCE, CATALONIA, AND TUSCANY By ALPHONSEV. ROCHE Cultural relations among Provence, Catalonia, and Tuscany date from the times...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 1959
...Esther J. Unger Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 AN AESTHETIC DISCUSSION IN THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY: THE IDEAL By ESTHERJ. UNCER Toward the end of the eighteenth century, in England, France, and Germany, a growing...