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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to color world literature by crafting a transnational literary canon grounded in the idea of colored solidarity and explicitly opposed to racism and imperialism. His commitment to colored cosmopolitanism led him, however, to a stale ventriloquism that was itself a form of colonization. Claiming dominion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 December 2010
... immigrants. Jessica Berman describes how periodicals like the Cosmo- politan cultivated a privileged sensibility in their readers by catering to their “wanderlust and desire for exotica” (30). As Tom Lutz argues, this cosmopolitanism also turned inward by stimulating “the local color boom after...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
... , 452 – 66 . Evans Brad . 2004 . “ Howellsian Chic: The Local Color of Cosmopolitanism .” ELH 71 , no. 3 : 775 – 812 . Fischer Marilyn . 2007 . “ A Pragmatist Cosmopolitan Moment: Refiguring Nussbaum’s Cosmopolitan Concentric Circles .” Journal of Speculative Philosophy 21...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2020
... conundrum of exclusive inclusion, a claim I find attractive, except I can’t shake the association of the word with color—and a dehumanizing order of social denigration that goes way beyond literary practice. Which is to say, I can’t unremember the problem of race for the purposes of reading Brown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 686–689.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Emily Miller Budick Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual . By Ross Posnock. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. 353 pp. $35.00. © 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 (2000) 61 (4): 683–686.
Published: 01 December 2000
... University Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual. By Ross Posnock. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. 353 pp. $35.00. In Color and Culture Ross Posnock aims to “turn on its head [the] tidy sce- nario...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 689–692.
Published: 01 December 2000
... University Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual. By Ross Posnock. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. 353 pp. $35.00. In Color and Culture Ross Posnock aims to “turn on its head [the] tidy sce- nario...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 692–696.
Published: 01 December 2000
... University Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual. By Ross Posnock. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. 353 pp. $35.00. In Color and Culture Ross Posnock aims to “turn on its head [the] tidy sce- nario...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the principal narratives and flows of capital. It is therefore necessary to examine how Latin American cosmopolitanism co-opts Paris as a trans- atlantic space of modernity and in fact leverages the aesthetic, geo- graphic, and economic distance Paris represents for the elaboration of a regional identity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 315–318.
Published: 01 June 1942
... satisfaction observing the new resurgence of interest for their author, evidenced on both sides of the Atlantic by a continuous flow of scholarly investigations and doctors’ dissertations on Sealsfield’s treatment of nature, his charac- ter, his politics, cosmopolitanism, racial qualities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2008
...  “Interview: Susan Buck-Morss, Laura Mulvey, and Marq Smith,” in TPT, 117. The interview first appeared as Susan Buck-Morss, “Globalization, Cosmopolitan- ism, Politics, and the Citizen,” Journal of Visual Culture 1 (2002): 325 – 40. Mulvey and Smith, identified in Buck-Morss’s book as JVC, are quoted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of cosmopolitan convergence for Forster was its capacity to smooth out the world—in the language of the novel, to wipe away local color in favor of gray, destroyed local environments. Thus when Forster writes of Charles Wilcox that the imperialist carves out the cosmopolitan path leading to a gray earth, he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... sustained fascination with Eliot to unpack an example of mass print culture’s abiding interest in the politics and aesthetics of modernism. At the same time, it offers a cultural history of high modernism’s role in midcentury American nationalism, a period when the tropes of modernist cosmopolitanism were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., cosmopolitan, and self-selected community bound only by taste, not by race, geography, or language. Against the organi- cally unified nationalist canon and the national character it ostensi- bly reflects, decadent writers posit a transnational and transhistorical “decadent subject” as an alternative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in German studies (2011), and several articles in German and English on world literature, cosmopolitanism, postcolonialism, multilingualism, and transnationalism. He co-organizes the Andrew Mellon World Literature/s Research Workshop at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was the Alexander von Humboldt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... contesta— De Puerto Rico . . . . — Eso lo ve hasta un ciego. . . . Pero, de qué pueblo de Puerto Rico? Con una naturalidad que asusta, equivalente la sonrisa a la más triunfal de las marchas, la vecina de asiento me contesta— De Nueva York . [Where are you from? A twinkling eye and a rush of color...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 1973
... that they shared also a concept of society based on caste (denoted in Britain largely by accent and in India largely by color) which in each case had obstinately survived the leveling tendencies of global civilization. The British in India-the Anglo-Indians as they called themselves in Victorian times...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... perpetuates not just a color hierarchy but also a classification system in which the Muslim stood in opposition to a true native African. In The Planter; or, Thirteen Years in the South (1853), the Southern apologist David Brown draws a similar distinction to account for the exceptions to Euro...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 September 1997
... is everyone’s right” (54). Surely, if this were so, then the task at hand would be not logical justification but political actualization. Instead an Orwellian slant starts to color the task of intellectual history, despite Todorov’s self-professed “critical humanism.” Even as Todorov informs us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Bate Fellow in World Literature at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Her books include Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism beyond the Nation (2006), Immigrant Fictions (2007), and Bad Modernisms , edited with Douglas Mao (2006). She is second vice president...