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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
...James Mulholland Abstract For decades scholars have relied on the concept of circulation to explain the operation of texts and to animate the significance of literary studies. Its overuse has elided differences in the virtual relationships created by reading and has blurred empirical details about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 279–296.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . “ The Shelley Society Again .” Modern Language Notes 39 , no. 1 : 18 – 22 . The Shelley Society, Literary Lectures, and the Global Circulation of English Literature and Scholarly Practice Angela Dunstan THE NEWEST CULTE. The Æsthete arose; Gave a yawn — blew his nose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
... music literature,” it implies that three domains are essential for it: first, creating a literary text; second, setting the text to music; and third, having access to both and enabling the composition to circulate within large networks and groups around the globe. Within this context Schiller’s text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wang Ning Although the term world literature encompasses texts composed in multiple languages, translation makes possible a body of literature from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds that circulates in international critical discourse and is broadly recognized as world literature. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Angela Sorby Nineteenth-century reading practices (which involved the copying, memorizing, and unauthorized circulation of verses) blurred the line between readers and writers, vexing the very idea that a poem could have an owner. In 1867 a notorious attribution scandal pitted the established...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Rebecca L. Walkowitz Walkowitz argues in this essay that we need to understand more flexibly both the production and the circulation of world literature, inasmuch as some literary works begin comparatively and collaboratively, in multiple language editions and in several geographies at once...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are characterized by an unabashed, unprecedented foregrounding of female sexuality. While their novels were censored by the state now and then, they circulate on the Internet and contribute to the formation of China's booming Internet literature. The initial core group of beauty writers has made a large impact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
...B. Venkat Mani This essay addresses a major gap in the recent scholarship on world literature: the neglect of libraries and print cultural institutions to determine world-literary circulation and reception. Mani makes a case for the dual role of libraries as instrumental to and as instruments...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 267–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to the “historical poetics” of Virginia Jackson’s Dickinson’s Misery , with its reconsideration of the lyric poem and its place in the canon and reading practices of modern criticism. Neither direct interpretation of a text that lacks focus on its modes of circulation and transmission nor indeed any sort...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 441–472.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” epitomes of the fin de siècle in fact circulated freely across the Channel, reaching more than the happy few. colton.valentine@yale.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Joris-Karl Huysmans Pierre Louÿs decadence translation In our era of rhizomatic antiperiodization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... widely circulated Eliot’s prewar poetry, especially The Waste Land , as an allegory of the crisis in national and nationalist culture during the “American Century,” a term coined by Henry Luce in 1941. The articles about and reproductions of Eliot’s work leading up to his Nobel Prize in 1948 not only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 193–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Dickenson’s Greene in Conceipt (1598)—played on the striking persona that Greene had fashioned for himself, premised on a mode of self-disclosure at odds with his romances’ fictional surfaces and crafted to remedy the impersonality of print circulation. The ghost pamphlets both appropriated and demystified...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 June 1958
... and their “warehouses,” the circulating libraries. It will include the reviewers’ comments on individual authors and their works and will attempt to formulate the criteria by which prose fiction was judged in the Critical. Unable to base his criticism on any body of accepted rules, each critic was faced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 141–149.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of “globalization” — including violent conquests, imperialism, mercantilism, and multinational commerce — encounters among cultures and languages have allowed literary texts to circulate beyond their homelands. Scholars of world literature recognize two sides to these moments of encounter. On the one hand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (both, ironically, published chiefly by the same five multinationals). The first stream is the one that literary elites know best: the international circulation of literary fiction, mostly in English but also in translation, that helps constitute the cosmopolitan class and that includes the various...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 100–103.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of the poem” (177). The lesson, Hurley suggests in her coda, is that these narratives “exceed the human capacity to control their circulation” (184). The effects of translation are unpredictable. The turns of this book are likewise refreshingly unpredictable, guided by a curiosity that only Hurley could...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2022
... global cultures, which, despite such connections, fail to meet or agree. This argument is perhaps best summed up by one of the pithy rhetorical questions that pepper this highly readable book: “Do we really want to ignore the circulation of texts and genres that we know has been occurring for centuries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
... , Alonso de Contreras’s Discurso de mi vida , Francisco de Quevedo’s Vida del Buscón , selected episodes from Don Quixote —in dialogue with understudied verse epics, memoirs, narrative poems, and ballads. He elucidates the international circulation and social impact of soldiers’ writing through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 542–545.
Published: 01 December 2021
... circulation of the early nineteenth-century series she focuses on, she is primarily interested in how these serials contributed to the formation of “a kind of knowledge . . . that is political, bodily, and historical: a knowledge about being in time” (5–6). Unlike previous work on nineteenth-century serials...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that a host can prop up on a desk and exhibit for the camera. Noth- ing, of course, could be farther from the sensibilities of the seventeenth century. When René Descartes discovered Marin Mersenne’s efforts on his behalf not simply to obtain official permission to circulate his Dis- cours de la méthode...