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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Literature . Going Mundial : What It Really Means to Desire Paris Jaime Hanneken n The World Republic of Letters  Pascale Casanova proposes to read mod- Iern literary history on a global scale through the movement and defi- nition of literary capital as it circulates independently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
... had been hoodwinked was not pleasant. It did have its compensations, however. I first read Desire and Domestic Fiction while I was in college in the early 1990s—a moment when, despite important inroads made by feminisms of color, the sex wars, and queer theory, Shakespeare’s sister still loomed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2019
... at the 2018 Modern Language Association annual meeting. These pieces vividly demonstrate that Nancy Armstrong’s first book, Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel , published by Oxford University Press in 1987, continues to inspire live thought. Armstrong’s book has provoked ongoing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Seth Lerer Music, Body, and Desire in Medieval Culture: Hildegard of Bingen to Chaucer . By Bruce W. Holsinger. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. xviii + 472 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 380 MLQ September 2003...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Thomas Carmichael Sublime Desire: History and Post-1960s Fiction . By Amy J. Elias. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. xxviii + 320 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Thomas Carmichael is associate professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 393–396.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Vin Nardizzi Green Desire: Imagining Early Modern English Gardens . By Rebecca Bushnell. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003. x + 198 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Vin Nardizzi is a PhD candidate in English at Duke University. His dissertation considers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 March 1994
.... By Susan J. Napier. Council on East Asian Studies, no. 33. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991. viii + 258 pp. $28 .oo. Visions of Desire: Tanizaki’s Fictional Warlds. By Ken K. Ito. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1991. viii + 305 pp. $35.00. What logic might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
... literature at all, 242 and was especially vexed that I planned to incliidc CJnck’fhnL’\ (iilnn and the 1959 Lana Turner version of Zmztntton of I recognized that her aversion derived primarily from her desire to shield another African American femi- nist scholar from the racist naiveti that she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 327–361.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of the Statue of Liberty and Ida B. Wells-Barnett are forthcoming in Journal of American Culture and Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers . “The Burden of Reflecting”: Effort and Desire in Zelda Fitzgerald’s Save Me the Waltz Simone Weil Davis On the cocktail...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 395–431.
Published: 01 December 1995
... and literature he has published Negation, Critical Theory, and Postmodern Textuality (1994) and has a forthcoming edition of James VI (I)'s political works, The True Law of Free Monarchies and Basilikon Doron . “Tis Like I Cannot Tell What”: Desire, Indeterminacy, and Erotic Performance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 221–225.
Published: 01 June 1985
.... PAULDELANY Simon Fraser University The Semantics of Desire: Changing Models of Identity From Dickens to Joyce. By PHILIPM. WEINSTEIN.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. xiv + 310 pp. $32.50. One of the many pleasures in reading this fine study of the nineteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 227–247.
Published: 01 September 1989
... resentment: What is it like to be born in a place and to live there more or less forever, to know that you are of it?” -Edward W. Said‘ THE DYNAMICS OF EXILE AND DESIRE: NARRATIVE FORM AND MEANING...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 562–564.
Published: 01 December 1990
... Goethe. The Poet and the Age. Vol. 1, The Poetry of Desire (1749-1 790). By Nicholas Boyle. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991. xx + 807 pp. $37.50. As the inventor of the historicized autobiography that sets the inner life in the context of the outer life and times, Goethe has left his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alexander Pettit Abstract During an eleven-year period that began in 1913 with the composition of his first play, Eugene O’Neill repeatedly experimented with New Comic forms. His seven “metacomedies” from this period—most focally Bread and Butter , “Anna Christie,” and Desire under the Elms —render...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
..., rather different study. A. S. G. EDWARDS University of Victmk B@we Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Faction. By J. PAULHUNTER. New York: Norton, 1990. xxv + 421 pp. $25.00. Desire and Tmth: Functions of Plot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for desire and action, sin indicates the subject’s splitting by the norms that organize it. Piers Plowman , which explores the medieval split subject through formal experimentation, repeatedly encounters the demands of political, ethical, economic, and spiritual life and repeatedly problematizes all its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ian Duncan Abstract Trained on the history of the novel in English, Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction also illuminates continental European developments. Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship , the prototype of the nineteenth-century “novel of development” (bildungsroman), forms itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 195–221.
Published: 01 June 2009
... ) reveals the shortcomings of any interpretive desire to fix the text, not simply because the story delights in Romantic instability but because it posits phenomena of music and their effects as forces that frustrate every effort to localize. What Eichendorff presents to the reader is itself a “marble...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Daniel Javitch This essay challenges the view that the last part of Orlando furioso takes an “epic” turn and abandons many of the “romance” features that characterize its first half. The essay does so by considering (1) the anachronism of projecting onto the Furioso a desire on Ariosto's part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 December 2010
...John Funchion In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), L. Frank Baum imagines Dorothy's nostalgia for Kansas as a desire that compels her to develop a cosmopolitan ethics only as a means of returning home. But this psychic fantasy of cosmopolitan nostalgia inevitably compromises her engagement...