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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Ronald Schleifer; Nancy M. West The Poetry of What Lies Close at Hand: Photography, Commodities, and Postromantic Discourses in Hardy and Stevens Ronald Schleifer and Nancy M. West We understand while we look at [the daguerreotype], that there is nothing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of instrumentalization. James's theories of technology and modernism recast familiar debates about the relationship among the early-twentieth-century novel, mass culture, and commodification. He neither posits the novel as a work of art that is exempt from economic pressures nor embraces the commodity as a model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 369–397.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of quantification (culminating in Karl Marx's famous critique of commodity fetishism), aesthetics founded its theory of value on the cornerstone of subjective and imaginative value attribution. This essay examines two German Romantic thinkers, the economist Johann Georg Schlosser and the writer E. T. A. Hoffmann...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., location, or people, “China” in this peripheral realism represents the experiential schism between cultural identity and global commodification. Reading Xiao Sa’s novel Song of Dreams as a narrative about the social life of commodities in this context, Liu explores realism’s capacity for diagnosing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 327–361.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Simone Weil Davis Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Shone Weil Davis is a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation is titled “Advertising and Identity in American Commodity Culture, 192o–1932.” Articles on the 1986 rededication...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 1978
... Commodity for a Great Price.” Williams comments: “But, equally, Blake’s criticism goes far beyond the professional complaint: the Imagination which, for him, Art embodies is no commodity, but ’a Represen tation of what Eternally Exists, Really and Unchangeably.’ ” In speaking of art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 1994
...- enment history with wonderful romance plots of return and recovery.3 The modern suppression of cultural origins coincides with their reab- sorption as aesthetic forms or exotic commodities. In Guy Mannm'ng (1815), one of the most influential novels of the nineteenth century, Scott's conservative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 June 1994
... Baudrillard and Theodor Adorno, on whose work Christensen draws), its theory is political economy, its aim imperialism, its standard paper, its object the commodity. At its height, post- Waterloo and post-Peterloo, this society ruled through interlinked repre- sentational strategies and technologies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... In Sunrise, published two years after Thunderstorm, Bailu is a different type of hysteric. If Fanyi is a victim of patriarchal sexuality, Bailu is a victim of her bourgeois desire for commodity and fun. Born into a wealthy intellectual family, Bailu had a good education at a distinguished women’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the commodity form The terms of this argument, the formal traits of Wordsworth’s poetry and the Marxist- Derridean theory of commod- i cation that the book elaborates, de ne each other. Wordsworth’s embat- tled rural workers, displaced veterans, and other victims of social upheaval are historically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 March 2012
... University Press, 2009. viii + 278 pp. In Wordsworth, Commodi cation, and Social Concern David Simpson pursues an elegant thesis: Wordsworth’s writing is haunted by specters and automatons because it records the early stages of modernity as shaped by the “ghostly” work of the commodity form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2012
... an elegant thesis: Wordsworth’s writing is haunted by specters and automatons because it records the early stages of modernity as shaped by the “ghostly” work of the commodity form The terms of this argument, the formal traits of Wordsworth’s poetry and the Marxist- Derridean theory of commod- i...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... an elegant thesis: Wordsworth’s writing is haunted by specters and automatons because it records the early stages of modernity as shaped by the “ghostly” work of the commodity form The terms of this argument, the formal traits of Wordsworth’s poetry and the Marxist- Derridean theory of commod- i...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 108–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... University Press, 2009. viii + 278 pp. In Wordsworth, Commodi cation, and Social Concern David Simpson pursues an elegant thesis: Wordsworth’s writing is haunted by specters and automatons because it records the early stages of modernity as shaped by the “ghostly” work of the commodity form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the commodity form The terms of this argument, the formal traits of Wordsworth’s poetry and the Marxist- Derridean theory of commod- i cation that the book elaborates, de ne each other. Wordsworth’s embat- tled rural workers, displaced veterans, and other victims of social upheaval are historically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... University Press, 2009. viii + 278 pp. In Wordsworth, Commodi cation, and Social Concern David Simpson pursues an elegant thesis: Wordsworth’s writing is haunted by specters and automatons because it records the early stages of modernity as shaped by the “ghostly” work of the commodity form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2012
... an elegant thesis: Wordsworth’s writing is haunted by specters and automatons because it records the early stages of modernity as shaped by the “ghostly” work of the commodity form The terms of this argument, the formal traits of Wordsworth’s poetry and the Marxist- Derridean theory of commod- i...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as the increasingly blurred line between readers and writers in print culture, which raised questions “about the extent to which poems circulated as commodities — and the extent to which poets could, or should, work as professional authors.” This collection returns us to concerns that have motivated — one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 351–372.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as possible this impulse toward freedom, toward sovereignty. And yet the possibility that it was all nothing but semblance troubled him” No artist dependent on material constraints, forced to mine his or her own experience and sell it as a commodity, can claim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., etc.” Labor makes “the form of wood” into a table. Circulation makes the form of the table into a commodity. Capitalism makes the form of the commodity into a magician’s magic hat: “the products of men’s hands” go in, and “the phantasmagoric form of a relation between things” comes out (ibid...