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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1998) 59 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 1998
...David Simpson Mark Edmundson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xii + 243 pp. $18.95. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Simpson I Review 135 Literature against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida: A Defence of Poetry. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1991) 52 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 1991
... matches Empson in respecting a complex role for literature within the terms of any social theory. GARYWIHL McGill University Conji-ontations: Derrida/Heideggger/Nietzsche.By ERNST BEHLER.Translated by STEVEN TAUBENECRStanford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1982) 43 (2): 194.
Published: 01 June 1982
... 195 the first book, Derrida and Lacan in the second) become blurred in the proc- ess of serving the needs of his argument. This argument is familiar enough by now. Criticism in the English-speak- ing world, according to Hartman, is tied to a neoclassical decorum that, in demanding the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1982) 43 (2): 194–196.
Published: 01 June 1982
... ( 1954) and words worth Poet?? (1964), is that he now foregrounds his polemics-to the point that the vari- ous writers he discusses (Benjamin, Frye, Bloom, Burke, among others, in HERBERT LINDENBERCER 195 the first book, Derrida and Lacan in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1997) 58 (4): 417–436.
Published: 01 December 1997
...Jonathan Loesberg Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Jonathan Loesberg is professor of literature at American University. He is author of Aestheticism and Deconstruction: Pater, Derrida, and de Man (1991). He is currently at work on a book about the relevance of aesthetics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... curses invites the agile reader to return to the comic texts and unsilence them, to begin to listen to the rage and memory of the preconquered. Jacques Derrida asked if there was “a history of silence,” and exhuming curses and buried rage might begin to unsettle a history of laughter and violent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
... on which they are printed. Although they use the case in point of paper quite differently, James Beattie, David Hume, Paul de Man, and Jacques Derrida all end up in terrain on which paper shows the connection of high theory to the common sense of material cultural studies. They all demonstrate, in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... literature but also on its literary theory and criticism; Jacques Derrida’s deconstructive critical theory has helped form a unique version of Chinese postmodernism; and Alain Badiou’s Maoist passion and his critical reception in China’s cultural and intellectual circles have spurred Chinese intellectuals to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
...J. Hillis Miller Abstract The authors of the essays on Western theory in China in this issue of MLQ all favor the development of a distinctively Chinese literary theory. Wang Ning focuses on the influence since 1950 of Jean-Paul Sartre, Jacques Derrida, and Alain Badiou. Zhang Jiang more or less...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 396–398.
Published: 01 December 1989
... reading of The Faerie Queene and his use of historical material make up the strength and the puzzle-perhaps the contradiction-of his book. Derrida sets up for him a theory of “negative moments” in The Faerie Queene: the poem’s vision of its incorruptible aesthetic body rests on a perva...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1991) 52 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1991
... remarkably timely and intelligent book by a critic who matches Empson in respecting a complex role for literature within the terms of any social theory. GARYWIHL McGill University Conji-ontations: Derrida/Heideggger/Nietzsche.By ERNST...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
... presents his conclu- sions in friendlier terms. For an interesting conservative critique of the “‘pre-lapsar- ian’ and pre-analytical”utopianism associated with slft economies in Hyde, though one which, like Derrida’s, acknowledges the appeal of the freely given grft, see Virgil Nemoianu, A...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1997) 58 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 June 1997
..., in the dicta- torship of the proletariat, in the messiano-eschatological role of the universal union of the proletarians of all lands, continue to be inspired by at least one of the spirits of Marx or of Marxism.-Jacques Derrida, Specters of Marx Any intellectual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 514–518.
Published: 01 December 1998
..., partly a boast. Staten is fully aware that his method bucks the trend that understands context within the framework of a tightly defined chronological “period.” He briefly defends a broader concept of history that would encompass the “migration of structures that are ‘grafted’ (in Derrida’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 398–401.
Published: 01 December 1989
... later has to admit that Eumnestes or memory records events as they pass. Unfortunately, when Miller does argue for compatibility, he does not succeed, and this failure concerns the heart of his book: the use of Derrida and history. I give one example. Borrowing Derrida’s notion of displacement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... outset of his lecture, Jacques Derrida ( 1987 : 197) speaks of “so-called literature,” the “epoch” of which, he says, “cannot survive a certain technological regime of telecommunications.” From what Zhu labels Miller’s subsequent “unpacking” of Derrida’s passage, we see that Miller was not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1988) 49 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1988
... question opens up the kind of issues ad- dressed by Derrida against Foucault’s attempt in Madness and Civilization to write the archaeology of the silence of the “mad.”Derrida makes problem- atic Foucault’s narrative text, seeing it as itself oppressive, a voice from the point of a dominant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
... English Romantic Poetry . New York : Doubleday . Bloom Harold de Man Paul Derrida Jacques Hartman Geoffrey H. Miller J. Hillis . 1979 . Deconstruction and Criticism . New York : Seabury . Blumenberg Hans . 1966 . Die Legitimität der Neuzeit . Frankfurt am Main...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1999) 60 (2): 270–276.
Published: 01 June 1999
... multiplication or dissemina- tion (in Derrida’s sense of the irreducible multiplicity) is not unexpected; indeed, it is inevitable, given the authors discussed by Rabat& The point is, again, the complex, apparently irreducible interplay between the ghosts of languages-and of language-and those of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1993
... absurd to imagine that when he registered his dissertation proposal in 1957 Derrida was intending to attack the dream of a pure criticism, of a history of pure literature. I cannot help regretting that he never wrote it. It’s a dissertation I would have liked to read. He intended, he later wrote...