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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 503–505.
Published: 01 September 1941
...Francis Lee Utley By Eleanor Kellogg Heningham. Published by the author: New York, 1939. Pp. 83. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 REVIEWS An Early Latin Debate of the Body and Soul: Preserved in MS Royal 7 A 111 in the British Museum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
... of Culture in Mid-Eighteenth-Century England.” Reading Shakespeare’s Novels: Literary History and Cultural Politics in the Lennox-Johnson Debate Jonathan Brody Kramnick ew cultural products are as important for the discipline of English Fas the novel and Shakespeare, yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 132–153.
Published: 01 June 1978
...HERBERT J. LEVINE Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 YEATS AT THE CROSSROADS THE DEBATE OF SELF AND ANTI-SELF IN “EGO DOMINUS TUUS” By HERBERTJ. LEVINE Soon after the turn of the century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 248–267.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Howard D. Weinbrot Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 NO “MOCK DEBATE” QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IN THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES By HOWARDD. WEINBROT “They who are demanded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 475–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 2012 Antinomies of the Realism-Modernism Debate Fredric Jameson ealism. Realistic. Real. And why not add reality? These grammatical R variants do not converge on any central meaning, but rather fan out, offering at best some options for classifying all the multiple...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1956
.... ALLENR. BENHAM University of Washington Samuel Johnson’s Parliamentary Reporting : Debates in the Senate of Lilliput. By BENJAMINBEARD HOOVER. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications, English Studies No. 7, 1953. Pp. xi + 227. $2.50, cloth ; $1.75...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... this debate arose. The article points out that the real reason for this debate is not that there are different understandings of Miller’s term the end of literature but that Chinese academics have become dissatisfied with and anxious about the increasingly marginal status of literature. This debate has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... attributed to the cultural icons of Shakespeare and Milton, played important parts in the cultural battle between royalists and republicans, and those debates continue to shape literary studies in the twenty-first-century university despite recent reevaluations of the literature of the Civil War...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the work of the social anthropologist Ernest Gellner. The “two cultures” debate of the early 1960s, centrally animated by C. P. Snow and F. R. Leavis, made the anxiety of the literary professoriat a matter of public debate that still inflects literary scholarship and theory. The rhetorical amplification...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... it. This essay hypothesizes that postmodern theories of truth and concomitant transformations in reader sensibilities partly account for the legitimization and now dominance of biofiction. The essay analyzes a 1968 literary debate among Ralph Ellison, William Styron, and Robert Penn Warren, which on the surface...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jaime Hanneken This essay analyzes Mundial Magazine , a little-known Parisian periodical edited by Rubén Darío, in the context of current debates over the large-scale narrative of literary modernity that Pascale Casanova puts forth in The World Republic of Letters . These debates tend...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 505–526.
Published: 01 December 2012
... English examples, for the long-term significance of the cultural debate between Ancients and Moderns across Europe. The Moderns argued for the possibility of historical change in literary standards; the Ancients, for the putatively unchanging models of the Greek and Roman classics. Probably the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
... debates over literature’s social use, debates that had far-reaching political and national implications. As a corollary, the essay undermines idealized portraits of “oracular” Joyce by showing Ulysses to be firmly a product of the contentions of its day. Far from a source of alienation, didacticism offers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Gerard Passannante Abstract Looking at a variety of cases from the early modern period—from debates around astrology to the essays of Michel de Montaigne to the poetry and prose of John Donne and the philosophical fictions of Margaret Cavendish—this essay explores the encounter with materialist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Lukas Moe Abstract From the late 1930s through midcentury, poets in the United States reckoned with the decline of the political Left through a practice of elegy. The debates of interwar modernism shifted toward those of a postwar culture in which Depression-era aesthetics and politics came under...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and Romantic history stage a debate between epistemological and aesthetic impulses that the affirmation of the existent resolves. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 realism history temporality dialectics narrative To speak of Romantic history is to conjure a host of comparisons...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jason de Stefano Abstract This essay shows how Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ideas of mental and artistic creativity emerged from debates about the creation of living form. Emerson came to believe that “creating nature” and “creative intellect” manifested the same “creative force,” a belief instilled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the dramatic debate between Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson in 1922 and a discussion of Virginia Woolf’s experiments with the relationality of space and time in her fiction. Multidimensional, layered, and disjunctive concepts of time are better suited for the study of planetary modernisms that incorporate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 319–347.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Loren Cressler Abstract What are the consequences of reading Shakespeare’s allusions to classical heroes through vernacular adaptations rather than through classical texts? This essay reframes the debate about which classical sources Shakespeare consulted, arguing that he encountered Aeneas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and demonstrate their incomplete knowledge, which they zealously supplement by inventorying Scotland’s natural abundance. In particular, the article concentrates on the remarkable celebration of Scotland’s marine life in Walter Bower’s Scotichronicon (ca. 1447). Attending to the long history of these debates both...