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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 1992
... into the feminist, Marxist, promodernist coffin. VINCENT P. PECORA University of Calijbrnia, Los Angeles Modernism and the Fate of Individuality: Character and NovelisticForm @om Conrad to Woo& By MICHAELLEVENSON. Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Jjohn C. Blankenagel Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 JAKOB WASSERMANN’S CONCEPTION AND TREATMENT OF CHARACTER By JOHN C. BLANKENAGEL Jakob Wassermann has frequently been sharply criticized because...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Clarence A. Manning Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 LERMONTOV AND THE CHARACTER OF PECHORIN By CLARENCEA. MANNING At the age of twenty-five, Mikhail Yurevich Lerniontov published in 1839 the first of the stories dealing with the character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 207–238.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Tyler Bradway Abstract This essay reconsiders the skepticism toward queer characters and the default privilege given to antirepresentational aesthetics in queer theory. To grasp the queer affordances of character, the essay identifies character-detail as an iconic and embodied dimension...
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Published: 01 June 2023
Figure 2. The accumulation of character-details in a single frame expands the social narration of queerness, transforming group identity into group work. Illustration from A. K. Summers, Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag . Copyright © 2014 by A. K. Summers. Used with the permission More
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Published: 01 June 2023
Figure 4. Summers composites the character-details of Tintin and Joan of Arc onto Teek, capturing the fraught relationship queers can have to character types cast as anachronistic. Illustration from A. K. Summers, Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag . Copyright © 2014 by A. K. Summers More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 187.
Published: 01 June 1954
...John W. Bicknell Noel Gilroy Annan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952. Pp. 342. $5.00. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 John W.Bicknell 187 Leslie Stephen: His Thought and Character in Relation to His Time. By NOEL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 406–416.
Published: 01 December 1973
...Robert W. Uphaus Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 SWIFT’S “WHOLE CHARACTER” THE DELANY POEMS AND “VERSES ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT” By ROBERTW. UPHAUS Prompted by Patrick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1978
... ends. KARL LROEBER Colitmbicc University Why the “Lyrical Ballads”? The Background, Writing, and Character of Wordsworth’s 1798 “Lyrical Ballads.” By JOHNE. JORDAN.Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1942
... the sea and the sober men of science, the mathematicians, astronomers, geographers, and car- tographers, that fair business was done, for here the more one gave the more one got. EDWARDGODFREY Cox University of Washington The Character of Hamlet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 318–319.
Published: 01 June 1942
... and in- vestigator, Otto Heller. A. B. FAUST Cornell University The Legendary Character of Kaiser Maximilian. By GLENNEL- WOOD WAAS.Columbia University Germanic Series, No. XIV. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. Pp. 227. It is always...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1942
... The Jewish Character in the French Novel 1870-1914. By EARLE STANLEYRANDALL. Evanston, Illinois : Privately published. 1941. Pp. x + 213. $2.00. The problem of the Jew in a Gentile world seems perennial, but the past ten years have presented the question with renewed poign- ancy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Ray P. Bowen T. Garrett Helen. Privately printed. Pp. 92. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 152 Reviews Clothes and Character: The Function of Dress in Balzac. By HELEN T. GARRETT.Privately printed. Pp. 92. In her Introduction, Dr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1979
... traits. He concludes with a chapter titled “The Character of Kleist Criticism,” in which he dismisses as irrelevant or hopelessly abstruse most of what has been written on this, perhaps the most enigmatic of German “classics.” He also evinces a mild sense of disgust for more comprehen- sive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 September 1983
... REVIEWS character and methods of characterization in medieval narrative: first, liter- ary typology, based on patristic theories of scriptural interpretation, and sec- ond, the disputatio in utramque partem, the arguing of an issue from both sides, based on rhetorical instructions. The most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 212–214.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Alan Warren Friedman Martin Price. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983. xvii + 373 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 2 12 REVIEWS Forms of Life: Character and Moral Imapnation in the Novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 386–401.
Published: 01 September 1969
... 387 ing but figure. He has added nothing to our understanding of human character.3 About other aspects of characterization, the similar views of Eliot and James have been rightly construed as implied criticism of Dickens. Thus Eliot’s observation in Middlemarch that character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Juliet McMaster Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 EXPERIENCE TO EXPRESSION THEMATIC CHARACTER CONTRACTS IN TRISTRAM SHANDY By JULIET MCMASTER Tristram Shundy, a novel of which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 March 1972
...Richard Levin Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 THEMATIC UNITY AND THE HOMOGENIZATION OF CHARACTER By RICHARDLEVIN The most common method today for demonstrating the unity of an Elizabethan play...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 444–445.
Published: 01 December 1971
...Bertrand Evans Joseph W. Donohue, Jr. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970. xiii + 402 pp. $14.50. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 444 REVIEWS Dramatic Character in the English Romantic Age. By JOSEPH W...