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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ellen R. Welch This essay examines the role of performance practices in the making of colonial history through an analysis of the first French-language theater piece staged in the New World, Marc Lescarbot's Théâtre de Neptune (1606). The form of performance in this work offers a radically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ania Loomba En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives . By Sangeeta Ray. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000. viii + 198 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 423–442.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Roland Greene © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Roland Greene is professor of English and comparative literature at Stanford University. His most recent book is Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas (1999). A polemical book titled Against Close Reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Margarita Zamora Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas . By Roland Greene. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xii + 289 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Unrequited Conquests: Love and Empire in the Colonial Americas. By Roland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 June 1996
...José Antonio Mazzotti © 1996 University of Washington 1996 The Lightning Bolt Yields to the Rainbow: Indigenous History and Colonial Semiosis in the Royal Commentaries of El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega Jose Antonio Mazzotti mong the many studies of El Inca Garcilaso de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 71–85.
Published: 01 March 1991
... setting. Throughout his lifetime his homeland was a French colony, despite its politically unique status within the metropole. Its French population was a vastly outnumbered minority whose principal political and cultural ties were to France and the European West rather than to the diverse indige...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Henry Schwarz In Another Country: Colonialism, Culture, and the English Novel in India . By Priya Joshi. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. xix +363 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Henry Schwarz is associate professor of English at Georgetown University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 273–298.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., of The Movement of People and Ideas between Britain and the Maghreb (2003). History, Literature, and Settler Colonialism in North Africa Mohamed-Salah Omri he novel Cassard le Berbère, published in 1921 by Robert Randau T(1873–1950), a key fi gure in the Francophone culture of Algeria, tells...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 689–692.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Neil Lazarus Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel . By Eleni Coundouriotis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. x + 211 pp.$49.50 cloth, $16.50 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-05Reviews.cs 11/13/00 2:08 PM Page 683...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 71–74.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Balachandra Rajan Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688–1804 . By Srinivas Aravamudan. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1999. x + 424 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.1-05 Reviews 2/9/01 2:08 PM Page 71 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 September 2014
... or forthcoming essays in boundary 2 , Critical Quarterly , Public Books , and The Oxford History of the Novel in English . His translation of Julio Cortázar’s 1975 novella Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires is forthcoming. Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Bruce Robbins Enlightenment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of Postcolonial Culture. By Aamir R. Mufti. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii + 325 pp.; Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language. By Srinivas Aravamudan. Princeton, NJ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of liberty, but at the cost of obfuscating the coloniality on which this notion of liberty was predicated. The following discussion examines colonial relations of power in the rise of modern Arabic literary criticism as registered in Khālidī’s comparative treatise. Thus the ensuing analysis employs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that what might seem conceptual separations (romance/realism or realism/modernism) were complicated by the terms of the colonial cultural and literary relationship itself — by the encounter between forms codified in Europe and the incomplete colonial project. Colonized writers needed an aesthetic ideology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Maryam Wasif Khan Abstract The eighteenth-century English Oriental tale has in recent scholarship been read as both productive and dissident. But the legacies of this literary genre in the Indian colony and its role in the formation of a world literature remain mostly unstudied. The formation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., by the end of the seventeenth century the possibilities for political freedom depended on a set of global relations that included not only the citizen and the government but also its colonies and the markets they produce. Valerie Forman is associate professor at the Gallatin School of individualized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the colonial and postcolonial modernities. Kabe Wilson’s multimedia installation based on a remix of A Room of One’s Own and selected criticism on modernism are used to illustrate alternatives to linear periodization. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 time literary history modernism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 169–192.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Timothy Heimlich Abstract This essay argues that the aesthetic category named the picturesque was first systematized in a Welsh colonial context and that picturesque looking always reflects, to some degree, its initially imperialist function. While the picturesque rapidly acceded to a preeminent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to issues of canonicity and to world literature in general. References to Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s work on Franz Kafka inevitably misread its revolutionary potential and become reductive. In the different European literatures, issues stemming from the aftermath of colonialism reveal...