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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1999) 60 (4): 521–525.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Victoria Silver Guibbory Achsah. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. ix + 275 pp. $59.95. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Ceremony and Community from Herbert to Milton: Literature, Religion, and Cul- tural ConJlict in Smenteenth-Century England. By Achsah...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 292–295.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Lore Metzger Michael H. Friedman. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979. xi + 322 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 292 REVIEWS The Making of a Tory Human&: William Wordsworlh and the Idea of Community...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Richard A. Kaye Decadence and the Reinvention of Modernism . By Sherry Vincent . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . xi + 333 pp. The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community from Baudelaire to Beardsley . By Potolsky Matthew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2006) 67 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Patrick Caddeau Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan . By Susan L. Burns. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003. x + 282 pp. University of Washington 2006 Patrick Caddeau is director of studies at Forbes College, Princeton University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1945) 6 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1945
... describes and glosses a museum piece of the period. BRENTSSTIRLING University of Washington Francis Bacon on Communication 6. Rhetoric or: The Art of Apply- ing Reason to Imagination for the Better Moving of the Will. By KARL R. WALLACE.Chapel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2003) 64 (2): 137–152.
Published: 01 June 2003
... edited Plessy v. Ferguson: A Brief History with Documents (1997) and the volumes Literature and the Nation (1998) and Law and Literature(2002) for REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature . National Literary Histories: Imagined Communities or Imagined Societies? Brook...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1986) 47 (1): 72–74.
Published: 01 March 1986
... language(s)through which he would communicate them. That said, I also want to stress that our dif- ferences of reading do not detract from my general admiration for the merits of Modiano’s book, which is impressive for the mastery it displays over a wide range of challenging material essential...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1982) 43 (4): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Stavros Deligiorgis HAMBUECHEN POTTER JOY. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. x + 230 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 REVIEWS Five Frames for the “Decameron”: Communication and Social Systems in the “Cor- nice.” By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Mark D. Coburn Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 “TRAINING IS EVERYTHING” COMMUNAL OPINION AND THE INDIVIDUAL IN PUDD’NHEAD WILSON By MARKD. COBURN In A Connecticut...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1977) 38 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 1977
... exciting moral ideal to inspire them rather than merely economic considerations. He was inimical to communism because it made the workers subservient to Russian aims and thus helped to keep Eu- rope vulnerable. Eventually, Drieu came to accept the claims of the Fascists that they were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... counterpart. Irish fiction registers the ambiguous class position of the Irish in Britain, and narrative strategies common to working-class realist texts, such as the delineation of the relationship between place and community and the representation of social mobility, proved inadequate for articulating lives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... auctoritas . A crucial prerequisite of this evolution was the shift in the presumed medium of European rhetorical poetics, from orality to writing to print. This argument has consequences for Habermas's general account of communicative rationality and is intended to suggest an alternate theoretical framework...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... challenges received understandings of the linguistic purchase of modernist innovation. The author examines Hebrew and Yiddish modernist literary texts by Devorah Baron and Dovid Bergelson that employ nonreferential indexicality in order to chart the ruptures in two textual communities, in two particular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
...,” collections of songs from various locales in his native northeastern England. Lacking the explanatory prefaces and footnotes that might make meaning available to broader or later audiences, Ritson's garlands targeted a decidedly ephemeral local community in the present. In the face of dominant antiquarian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
...), which vindicates agrarian communities and vernacular expression. José María Rodríguez García teaches in the Department of Romance Studies at Duke University. His book, The City of Translation: Poetry and Ideology in Nineteenth-Century Colombia (2010), won the 2010 PROSE Award in Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
... rather than for “imagining community,” in Benedict Anderson’s sense. This process of managing interests and repeatedly dispersing the people possessed of them requires the development in the present of a new range of literary and stylistic terms of art, descriptive generic categories, and analytic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1941) 2 (3): 522–524.
Published: 01 September 1941
... imposed on a con- quered community, that community merely utilizes (adapts itself to) the new basic linguistic material and proceeds (subconsciously) toward the attainment of that same maximum of linguistic effi- ciency which the conditions of the community’s life allow. The urge toward...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 409–425.
Published: 01 December 1992
... reached such a degree that it can experi- ence its own destruction as an aesthetic pleasure of the first order. This is the situation of politics which Fascism is rendering aesthetic. Communism responds by politicizing art” (Benjamin, p. 244). BILL READINGS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1972) 33 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1972
... oratory, a poem communicates clearly and effec- tively to teach and delight its audience. As allegory, in contrast, a poem con- ceals truth by communicating only obscurely and superficially to all in the audience but an elite few. The allegorical poet served the truth which he had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1989) 50 (2): 194–196.
Published: 01 June 1989
... alerted the attention of previous readers” (p. 2). Hawthorne’s central concern, Hutner contends, is neither to withhold nor to unmask particular secrets but to explore in his novels-and perhaps to create with his readers-the state of community that depends upon a fragile balance of privacy and...