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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1992) 53 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 1992
... but- terflies that she completely fails to note the colonialist connotations of “annex” in the sentence. This failure is itself inspired, perhaps, by her desire (not unlike Jameson’s) to read Stein as the apotheosis of the undecidable, subversive, and Utopian moment in Conrad’s fiction, whose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1997) 58 (3): 323–350.
Published: 01 September 1997
...Mark A. Wollaeger Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Mark A. Wollaeger is associate professor of English at Vanderbilt University. He is author of Joseph Conrad and the Fictions of Skepticism (1990) and coeditor of Joyce and the Subject of History (1996). His work in progress...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Joseph B. Harrison A. Gee John and J. Sturm Paul. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940. Pp. xxiv + 147. $2.75. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Joseph B. Harrison 147 Letters of Joseph Conrad to Marguerite Poradowska, 1890-1920. Translated from the French...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 March 1942
... a fresh and too long neglected angle. OSKARSEIDLIN Smith College Make und Gesicht in den Werken Conrad Ferdinand Meyers. Bv CAROLK. BANG. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1940. Pp. xii + 190. This book, written under the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1985) 46 (2): 218–221.
Published: 01 June 1985
... the best books on James in recent years. ELSANETTELS College of William and Mary Conrad and Imperialism: Ideologzcal Boundaries and Visionary Frontiers. By BENITA PARRY.London: Macmillan, 1983. vii + 162 pp. $28.00. What does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1960) 21 (3): 275–276.
Published: 01 September 1960
... such solutions as we do possess are largely inherited from these same maligned Victorians. LIONELSTEVENSON Duke University Joseph Conrad: A Study in Non-conformity. By OSBORNANDREAS. New York: Philosophical Library, 1959...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1964) 25 (2): 187–197.
Published: 01 June 1964
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1964) 25 (2): 227–228.
Published: 01 June 1964
... York The Political Novels of Joseph Conrad. By ELOISEKNAPP HAY. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1963. Pp. x + 350. $6.00. One of the most important and controversial problems in Conrad criti- cism arises from the fact of Conrad’s Polish birth and heritage. To what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1967) 28 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 June 1967
... once said, that poetry is “itself a theoretic vision of things heard at arm’s length.” OSCARBUDEL University of Michigan Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography. By EDWARDW. SAID. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966. xiv...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1973) 34 (1): 85–97.
Published: 01 March 1973
...Eloise Knapp Hay Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 CONRAD BETWEEN SARTRE AND SOCRATES By ELOISE KNAPP HAY This year marks the hundredth anniversary of Conrad’s revolt-after reading adventurous tales-expressed as a determination to go to sea...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 425–429.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Robert L. Caserio Robert L. Caserio , professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, is coeditor, with Clement Hawes, of The Cambridge History of the English Novel (2012). His most recent essay appears in Approaches to Teaching Robert Louis Stevenson (2013). Our Conrad: Constituting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 411–437.
Published: 01 September 2014
... transhistorical travels of literature are usually seen as antihistorical aesthetic transcendence, as a flight from political relevance. This essay argues, using Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s repurposing of Joseph Conrad as a case study, that the literary aspiration to write for the future is instead an invitation to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1980) 41 (4): 373–378.
Published: 01 December 1980
...Bruce Johnson Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 CONTEXTS FOR CONRAD’ By BRUCEJOHNSON The publication of William W. Bonney’s book follows by only a few months the appearance of Ian Watt’s long-awaited attempt to provide true contexts for Conrad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1955) 16 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 December 1955
.... RALPHP. ROSENBERG Yeshiva University The Poetry of Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. By HEINRICHHENEL. Madison : Uni- versity of Wisconsin Press, 1954. Pp. xiii + 333. $4.50. The Preface of this book states with admirable clearness its purpose and critical principles. Inveighing against...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1986) 47 (4): 447–449.
Published: 01 December 1986
...Barry Stampfl Suresh Raval. Boston and London: Allen & Unwin, 1986. 187 pp. $27.95. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 BARRY STAMPFL 447 The Art of Failure: Conrad’s Fiction. By SURESHRAVAL. Boston and London: Allen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1963) 24 (1): 13–20.
Published: 01 March 1963
...Bruce M. Johnson Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 CONRAD’S “KARAIN” AND LORD JIM By BRUCEM. JOHNSON More than a year before beginning what he thought would be a short piece called “Tuan Jim : A Sketch,” Joseph Conrad had written an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1965) 26 (2): 267–284.
Published: 01 June 1965
...Bruce Johnson Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 CONRAD’S “FAX”: MANUSCRIPT AND MEANING By BRUCEJOHNSON Like The Shadow-Line, “Falk” sprang from the horror of Conrad‘s first command on the Otago in Bangkok, late January and February...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1958) 19 (3): 244–254.
Published: 01 September 1958
...Harold E. Davis Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 CONRAD’S REVISIONS OF THE SECRET AGENT A STUDY IN LITERARY IMPRESSIONISM By HAROLDE. DAVIS In his book Romance and Tragedy in Joseph Conrad, Walter F. Wright compares at some length...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 533–556.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the Eurocentric canon for a global age while enacting the death of the romance of the novel. The essay has three parts: the first examines V. S. Naipaul's vexed identification with and shadowing of Joseph Conrad; the second discusses J. M. Coetzee's deconstructive interpretation of the national and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1974) 35 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1974
.... W~LLIAMH. PRITCHARD Amherst College CORRESPONDENCE June22, 1973 Dear Professor Matchett, The review of my book on Conrad, Conrad’s Models of Mind, by Eloise Knapp Hay in the March 1973 number of...