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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 1962
...Laurence L. Bongie Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 CRISIS AND THE BIRTH OF THE VOLTAIRIAN CONTE By LAURENCEL. BONGIE During the more than sixty years that he devoted to literature, Voltaire wrote in all or nearly all the genres of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
... sociability around bodies dangling from trees throughout the 1890s and early 1900s. This is when Castronovo turns to DuBois and his views on the uses of art as propaganda to counter democracy’s assault on blacks. As editor of the Crisis and author of such essays as “Criteria of Negro Art,” DuBois...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 271–274.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Annabel Patterson Wayward Contracts: The Crisis of Political Obligation in England, 1640-1674 . By Victoria Kahn. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. xii + 370 pp. University of Washington 2006 Annabel Patterson is Sterling Professor of English Emerita at Yale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... $4.00. The English Novel in Transition, 1885-1940. By WILLIAM C. FRIERSON. Norman, Okla. : University of Oklahoma Press, 1942. Pp. xvi + 333. $3.00. Writers in Crisis. The American Novel Between Two Wars. Bv MAXWELL GEISMAR. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of a specifically academic form of capitalism, responding to and flourishing in a period of institutional crisis, tend to replicate top-down, marketized models of academic entrepreneurship in the ways we read. Departing from more widely favored models of “collaboration” and “interdisciplinarity” as solutions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1948
... criticism in the period, it is cer- tainly well above the average among doctoral dissertations. HOYTTROWBRIDGE University of Oregon The Metaphysical Society: Victorian Minds in Crisis, 1869-1880. By ALANWILLARD BROWN. New York : Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 June 1984
...William A. Oram Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 ARNOLD’S “SCHOLAR-GIPSY” AND THE CRISIS OF THE 1852 POEMS By WILLIAMA. ORAM The debate about the meaning of “The Scholar-Gipsy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 256–274.
Published: 01 September 1979
...William H. Galperin Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 “TURNS AND COUNTER-TURNS” THE CRISIS OF SINCERITY IN THE FINAL BOOKS OF THE PRELUDE By WILLIAMH. GALPERIN In the middle of Book 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 115–135.
Published: 01 June 1983
.... THE “SPECTROUS FIEND” CAST OUT BLAKE’S CRISIS AT FELPHAM* By MAKGAKETSTOKCH In a letter written to William Hayley on October 23, 1804,’ William Blake referred to a “spectrous Fiend’’ (p. 106), now finally cast out, that for twenty years had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 182–184.
Published: 01 June 1960
... Hiline were, apparently, composed after December, 1572- January, 1573. MARCELFRANCON HarzJard Unizwsity Ait Age of Crisis: Man and World in Eighteenth Century French Thought. By LESTERG. CROCKER.Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of free indirect discourse and other techniques of point of view registers the contemporary breakdown in labor relations and the crisis for established modes of management. In Ashbery’s mature style of the 1970s, this chaotic play of voices yields to a comparatively measured technology of point of view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2014
....” This essay explores several related problems: the almost occult significance of the publication date 1900; the surprising relevance of calendar debates to “The Darkling Thrush” and other texts, a crisis of temporality characteristic of late Victorian poetry and poetics; and the way that extrinsic historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 297–316.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Herbert F. Tucker Amid undeniable institutional pressures, one more strictly intellectual aspect of the chronic crisis in English studies is its perennial state of emergence toward a disciplinarity that, in Thomas S. Kuhn’s sense, it never achieves. Since its early nineteenth-century inception...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... that despite seemingly divergent styles, they share major formal and thematic characteristics. Responding in tandem to the metaphysical crisis of modernity, both aim systematically to replace metaphysical purpose and sublime religious experience with physical sensation and secular ecstasy, to corporealize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 53–80.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Taylor Schey Abstract Literary history commonly holds that the Enlightenment inaugurated an epistemological crisis to which the British Romantic poets sought to respond. The skeptical separation of subject and object is considered a central problem for Romanticism, which is thought to rest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 499–526.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the city as at once socially fragmented and structurally connected. Furthermore, the novel departs from classical realism in its closure; though the 2008 financial crisis is omitted from the novel, it overshadows the entire plot, and its absence emphasizes the lack of finality in the story of this phase...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... widely circulated Eliot’s prewar poetry, especially The Waste Land , as an allegory of the crisis in national and nationalist culture during the “American Century,” a term coined by Henry Luce in 1941. The articles about and reproductions of Eliot’s work leading up to his Nobel Prize in 1948 not only...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10779237.
Published: 17 November 2023
... of audiovisual stimuli, positioning film and television as ideal media for poetry and as unlikely saviors of a Western humanism in crisis. Literary history, Richards suggests, can no longer be considered merely literary; if it survives, it will do so only as part of an evolving history of media. jfoltz...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10779273.
Published: 17 November 2023
... perceived as a crisis of the humanities: a disciplinary fragmentation combined with the growing influence of the social sciences in the study of culture. Before he would have turned to the study of myth, Kerényi proposed media history as the foundation for the renewal of classical studies and the humanities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... : 221), in his own Benjaminian formulation, has it, from the “moment of danger” that is the crisis of climate change. This question: What, at this point in time, can we know, neither of Gustave Flaubert nor of Walter Benjamin, but of Sonmi-451? What—by knowing something of her—can we know of the mixed...