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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Heather Dubrow © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-04Dubrow.ak 6/1/00 2:27 PM Page 59 Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Reinterpreting Formalism and the Country House Poem Heather Dubrow n the current critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Henry Schwarz In Another Country: Colonialism, Culture, and the English Novel in India . By Priya Joshi. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. xix +363 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Henry Schwarz is associate professor of English at Georgetown University and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 218–222.
Published: 01 June 1964
...A. Norman Jeffares Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 1 Sheelah Kirby. The Yeats Country: A Guide to Places in the West of Ireland Associated with the Life of William Butler Yeats , ed. Patrick Gallagher with drawings and maps by Ruth Brandt. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1962...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 231–233.
Published: 01 June 1964
....” HENRIPEYRE Yale University William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country. By CLEANTHBROOKS. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Pp. xiv + 500. $8.50. Cleanth Brooks’s new book-the first of a proposed two-volume study of Faulkner-is easy to dislike. “Certain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 559–562.
Published: 01 December 1990
... Indian a Universi ty Court and Country Politics in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher. By Philip J. Finkelpearl. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1990. viii + 263 pp. $35.00. At the heart of Philip J. Finkelpearl’s groundbreaking book lies the perception that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 1982
.... HORNER AND HIS “WOMEN OF HONOUR” THE DINNER PARTY IN THE COUNTRY-WIFE * By HAROLDWEUER At the center of the controversy over Wycherley’s The Countq-Wff stands the ubiquitous Horner, the libertine-rake who has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1978
... Coyote IVas Going There: Indian Literature oj the Oregon Country. Com- piled and edited by JAROLD KAMSEY.Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1977. xxxvii -I- 295 pp. $14.95. An unusual feature of this collection of 116 traditional American Indian stories from Oregori...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Jonathan Arac arac119@comcast.net Lectures on Dostoevsky . By Joseph Frank , edited by Marina Brodskaya and Marguerite Frank . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2020 . xxv + 227 pp. Far Country: Scenes from American Culture . By Franco Moretti...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... country. Indeed, no history of international modernism is complete if it does not incorporate the incipient modernism that Lu Xun pioneered independently of the West. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Ming Dong Gu is associate professor of Chinese and comparative literature at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 173–202.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ancient Roman literary heritage, yet he understood that his divided, chaotic, stagnant country needed renewal and change, a recurring subject in his early patriotic odes. His ideas on Italy in the Discorso sopra lo stato presente dei costumi degl’italiani ( Discourse on the Present State of the Customs of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “end of literature” essay. “Western Literary Theory in China” ends with a section about something the three Chinese authors do not stress, namely, the major changes in literary theory in every country, including China, brought about willy-nilly by the shift from print media to digital media. What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Wife ), ideological argumentation ( The Country Gentleman ), and ambivalent or ironic presentation of conflicted or unstable values ( The Man of Mode ). London can be fun ( The Shoemaker’s Holiday ), glamorous ( The Lady of Pleasure ), wicked ( Friendship in Fashion ), low ( The Roaring Girl ), ugly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Heather Murray W. J. Alexander, trained at London and Johns Hopkins and appointed in 1889 by the University of Toronto as one of the first dedicated professors of English literature in Canada, was well positioned to direct the new discipline of English literary studies across the country and at all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Marc Bizer It had been the dream of the sixteenth-century Pléiade poets to glorify their country and literature by composing a “long French poem,” a term that designated a genre resembling epic but that also included romance. In the 1550s, not only Pierre de Ronsard, who had received an official...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 March 1943
..., through years of personal contact and thorough-going study, with the culture of their two countries have cooperated in the task of gathering docu- ments relating to the history of the cultural relations between Switz- erland and Italy. Because this relationship has been so long- standing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 505.
Published: 01 December 1944
... America as in his own country; the other derived from the Transcendentalists and their associates. The author regards the period from 1842 to 1865 as the years of Richter’s greatest popularity in America. It is also the time of the most active interest in Jean Paul on the part of Charles T...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 111.
Published: 01 March 1946
... its most significant aspects. The author’s un- derstanding of the varied and distinctive sociological factors that have determined the course of his country’s development makes his inter- pretation one of discernment. From the first chapter, which traces the European background of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 1973
...-country.” He goes on to describe the real part as in- ] DENYSKAY-ROBINSON. Hardy’s Wessex Reappraised. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1971. 275 pp. $7.95. MERRYNWILLIAMS. Thomas Hardy and Rural England. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. xiv + 224 pp. $10.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 491–492.
Published: 01 December 1944
..., Zola was admitted to the hall of literary fame, though not without reservations. Among the first to recognize Zola’s merit as a novelist were Henry James, W. D. Howells, and E. A. Robinson; and probably the first public champion in this country was Thomas Davidson, the “Wandering Scholar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 1963
... primary audience Jonathan Swift hoped to reach through his pamphlets in defense of the Tory ministry-the group to which he most consis- tently made his appeals-was one composed of the smaller English country squires and the clergymen, freeholders, and tenants who made up the social complex...