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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 1943
...Benjamin T. Spencer Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 A NATIONAL LITERATURE : POST-CIVIL WAR DECADE By BENJAMIN T. SPENCER That after each demonstration of national power in the early decades of the Republic a demand arose for a national literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 561–581.
Published: 01 December 2004
...: Representing Catholicism in Southern Literature and working on an examination of Flannery O'Connor's critique of Enlightenment philosophy. Elizabeth Spencer, the White Civil Rights Novel, and the Postsouthern Thomas F. Haddox uring the 1940s, around the time that Allen Tate looked back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Andrea Frisch University of Washington 2006 Andrea Frisch , author of The Invention of the Eyewitness: Witnessing and Testimony in Early Modern France (2004), is assistant professor of French at the University of Maryland. She is writing a book on the impact of post-civil war discourses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of the Spanish Civil War. By JOHN M. MUSTE.Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1966. xi + 208 pp. $5.95; 45s. The civil war in Spain evoked a fairly substantial body of prose and poetry in the English language. Thirty years after the outbreak of that bloody and tragic conflict...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
...John D. Staines Abstract This essay explores the political implications of the periodization divides created by the closing of the public theaters in 1642 at the start of the English Civil War and their reopening in 1660 at the restoration of Charles II. The meaning of the theater, and the meanings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
...François Jullien Comparison of Chinese and Western civilizations cannot proceed on the basis of influences but only of originary distinctions. Even the most general categories remain unassimilable and must be understood in terms of contrasts. An exterior, “utopic” or “atopic” perspective that takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Nancy Glazener Robert Browning had a powerful following in the United States among readers who came of age during and after the Civil War, but caricatures of the Browning Society have obscured the terms on which he was admired. For many of those readers, a taste for Browning marked a generational...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José María Rodríguez García It is generally assumed that Marxist revolutionary platforms were, in the wake of Generalísimo Francisco Franco’s death in 1975, fatally eroded by government decentralization, a burgeoning civil society, and a medium-level welfare state. These phenomena made...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., for example) can appropriate the art processes they love in the hope of developing student skills and civility. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 area studies Latin America antropofagia vanguards Pre-Texts Area studies about Latin America and other regions of the world have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., in particular the religious civil wars of the preceding century. Albeit in the discreetly displaced form of a martyr story set in imperial Rome, the play enacts the violent disorders associated with religion itself and so, by extension, the virtues of the new secular order that theater embodies. All...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... period in her career spanning U.S. 1 (1938) and Elegies (1949), Rukeyser enthusiastically joined the efforts of radical poets to recover the legacy of the Spanish Civil War while modifying elegy and adapting popular genres such as the soldier’s letter to the struggles of the present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 21–54.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of epochal transformation—fi nds itself caught up in the same dialectics, intimately linked to the sublime opacity of divine revelation, on the one hand, and the secular exchanges of civil life, on the other. Indeed, literature may be the ultimate galeotto between sacred and secular representations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Campbell; A Jamai- can in Early Colonial Lagos,” Phylon 40 (1979): 376, for a discussion of the contro- versy over whether Campbell saw the development of Africa according to European ideas of civilization. 2  Robert Campbell, A Pilgrimage to My Motherland: An Account of a Journey among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
.... The Territory is, of course, the Indian Territory, which was to become Oklahoma. Froin the 1820’s on, it had been organized and developed as a region to which the Indians could be safely removed away from civilized society, since their lands were needed for higher purposes than those to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 356–362.
Published: 01 December 1952
..., I believe, been examined in detail. Though I regard the theory as absurd, it has honorable antecedents and has been taken seriously by later generations, and would therefore seem worthy of an inquiry as to its sources.’ “We think,” Macaulay wrote, “that, as civilization advances...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 545–563.
Published: 01 December 1969
...Sondra J. Stang Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 A READING OF FORD'S THE GOOD SOLDIER By SONDRA J. STANG The subject of The Good Soldier is the fall of a great civilization and the consequent necessity that the narrator...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
... have occasionally modified published translations for intelligibility. Modern Language Quarterly 68:1 (March 2007) DOI 10.1215/00267929-2006-023  © 2007 by University of Washington 28 MLQ March 2007 his statements in The Civilization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 June 1996
... was intended to divert attention from the deed. The government’s “civilizing mission,” its enlightened con- cern for peacetime activities after the war with Spain had ended in 1821,was thereby publicized. Music suggested cultivated taste and the movement of the heart of free people. But its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Civilizations Project. Among his publications are Religion and Colonization in Ancient Greece (1987), Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean (1994), and The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity (1998), as well as an edited collection, Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity (2001...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
... the civil law of the Romans, the which is now the common law almost of all Christian nations.”j Since the twelfth century, Roman civil law, the body of law that was instituted, digested, and codified in Justinian’s Corpus Juns Ci- wilis, had been “received” as the common law of most parts...