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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 399–401.
Published: 01 December 1961
...Stephen L. Mooney Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 JAMES, KEATS, AND THE RELIGION OF CONSCIOUSNESS By STEPHENL. MOONEY Although the principal characters of Henry James’s The Golden Bowl are all experienced travelers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1963
...H. A. Kelly, S.J. CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE MONOLOGUES OF ULYSSES By H. A. KELLY,S.J. The year 1955 marked the climax of a renewed interest in the lit- erary technique of stream of consciousness. In that year (and late 1954) three books were published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 308–310.
Published: 01 September 1963
... of Consciousness Novel. By SHIVK. KUMAR.London and Glasgow: Blackie and Son, 1962. Pp. ix + 174. 18s. 6d. Time poses a major problem for a novelist. “It is,” Henry James once pointed out, “that side of [his] effort-the side of most difficulty . . . which consists in giving the sense of [its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Modernist Aesthetics and Information Technology . “The Projection of His Consciousness”: James and Narrative Technology Heather Fielding n “The Art of Fiction” (1884) Henry James contemptuously observes Ithat “many people . . . read novels as an exercise in skipping.”1 Read- ers who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Charles Altieri Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Can We Be Historical Ever? Some Hopes for a Dialectical Model of Historical Self-Consciousness Charles Altieri n writing my Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry I Iencountered problems that make...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 374–376.
Published: 01 September 2010
...: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States. By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. x + 366 pp. In Interior States  Christopher Castiglia illuminates a strange bit of conceptual confusion. He invites us to consider closely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., untouchability becomes a universalized condition of subjection, and the goal is the production of political consciousness. Contemporary Hindi Dalit texts, however, deny the very category of the universal and insist on consciousness as a given; they do so by relying on the metonymic modes of the realist. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Nancy Yousef Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology of Consciousness . By Jonathan Kramnick . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 . x + 198 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 The questions Kramnick raises about presuppositions underlying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 December 2021
... “experience” of the alluring apple grounds knowledge ( PL , 9.807–10; Milton 2007 ) “begins to transfer the semantic force of experience into the orbit of something approximating consciousness” (66). It is Milton’s achievement, then, to separate thought from collective experience: Eve’s “unexperienced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1973
...Frank J. Kearful “ ’TIS PAST RECOVERY” TRAGIC CONSCIOUSNESS IN ALL FOR LOVE BY FRANKJ. KEARFUL The familiar case against Restoration attempts to “improve” Shake- speare was put most comprehensively and damningly by Hazelton Spencer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Kathleen Verduin Self-consciousness was eminently John Updike's hallmark theme, the matrix of his sustained confrontation with mortality and the condition of his alliance with Christianity. As with most literate persons, Updike's self-consciousness was stimulated by reading. His extensive oeuvre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 363–389.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with the systematization of knowledge, can be traced back to the “temporalization” of history in the second half of the eighteenth century, when transhistorical aesthetic classification was destabilized and literary history developed as a distinct critical practice. But the troubled historical consciousness manifested...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
... between Proust’s and Freud’s understandings of consciousness and to measure them against the rival philosophical and psychological theories developed during the twentieth century. The current pluralism in the humanities’ approach to analyzing representations of the mind allows the literary author’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., marks the horizon of historical consciousness. This article proposes “History 4°” to synthesize History 1–3 into a new totality in which the historical present is defined as internal to an imminent catastrophe. History 4° poses a challenge to the historical novel: somehow it must reveal the intimate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 2010
...” or degraded version of periodization; perhaps for this reason, it is also the perfect narrative mode for the present's historical self-consciousness. Ellis's novels American Psycho and Glamorama expose the contradictory link between the ephemeral details of consumer life and the essence of a single, self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
...J. Andrew Hubbell While other critics have examined how Antarctic literature of the heroic age of exploration reflected masculine ideals and an imperialist agenda, this essay argues that Shackleton consciously structured South , his memoir of the Endurance 's voyage, around Coleridge's “Rime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Charles Altieri This essay asks how T. S. Eliot's dissertation work on F. H. Bradley influenced changes in his poetry: negatively from the self-consciousness attitudinizing of Laforguian analysis and positively to what a Bradleyan sense of “degrees of reality” might be said to sponsor. Bradley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., by contrast, allow us more easily to associate the self-consciously modern yet modest customs of seventeenth-century authorship with our own modernity. Geoffrey Turnovsky is associate professor of French at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the history of authorship, intellectual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 321–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
...James Nohrnberg Abstract Milton’s thinking and oeuvre divide historical time and place the poet and his subjects on the verges of periodizing metamorphoses: different eras of epistemology, religious dispensations, archaeologies of knowledge, kinds of global consciousness, rival explanations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 491–515.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laura R. Fisher Abstract Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s novels and short stories are notably didactic, but they are not merely socioeconomic treatises in disguise. Her unabashedly mundane and pedantic literary style embodies a self-consciously modern aesthetics of didacticism that pervaded US...