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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 281–283.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a kind of deep textual analysis that has become a rarity in recent times. Kluge concludes her study—in a final section titled simply “Literature”—with a discussion of “burlesque” manifestations of baroque mythological discourse. Moving beyond the earlier “literarization” through myth of “issues...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1994
... Le Roy Ladurie’s MontuiZh achieved best-seller status: 188,540 copies sold in 1989 [ 1361 .) Le Roy Ladurie’s text appears to establish the greatest possible contact with the medieval villagers being interviewed. More hesitant, Duby and Corbin take pieces of indirect discourse and create what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 545–578.
Published: 01 December 1996
... from the Aeneid to the Spanish Golden Age. Her book El cadáver en la cocina , a study of contemporary Spanish detective fiction, is forthcoming. What Sort of Wedding? The Orders of Discourse in El Burlador de SeVilla Joan Ramon Resina s an age of transition between social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1988
..., Palmer, Friedrich, Maillol, and Villon also is pleasing. Both the press and Janet Wood, the book’s designer, deserve commendation. ANDREW v. E’ITIN Wake Forest University The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 534–536.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Discourses in Early Modern England . By Arthur F. Marotti. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005. xii + 307 pp. Reviews Dido’s Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France. By Margaret W. Ferguson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xiv + 506...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Aldo Scaglione H. Whitfield J.. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1969. viii + 243 pp. 50s. Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 REVIEWS Discourses on Machiuuelli. Hy .J. H. FVtiiwiELD. (hmbritlge: W. Heffer k Sons, 1969. viii i- 243 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 367.
Published: 01 September 1950
... and Discourses. By JOHN HENRYCARDINAL NEWMAN. Edited in two volumes with prefaces and introductions by CHARLESFREDERICK HARROLD. New York, London, Toronto: Longmans, Green and Company, 1949. Vol. I (1825-39), pp. xviii + 348 ; Vol. I1 (1839-57), pp. xvii + 382. $3.50 each. An Essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Ronald Schleifer; Nancy M. West Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Poetry of What Lies Close at Hand: Photography, Commodities, and Postromantic Discourses in Hardy and Stevens Ronald Schleifer and Nancy M. West We understand while we look...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
...David Randall In Habermasian theory, the bourgeois public sphere was preceded by a literary public sphere whose favored genres revealed the interiority of the self and emphasized an audience-oriented subjectivity. This essay argues that the association of this early modern literary discourse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Rorty has proposed? Or if (as it seems) literature is not distinguished as such from nonsecular discourse, then does the study of literature fit Rorty's argument about the need for a nonfoundational, nonauthoritative discourse in a secular democracy? This essay pursues these questions through the work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and other sinophone locations? This essay recognizes the significance of the Hong Kong identity discourse constructed around the 1997 “Handover,” but it argues that a historical narration of localness should not be confined by this discourse. Rather, it is important to consider the interactions between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 293–306.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Djelal Kadir This essay explores three aspects of the phenomenon of world literature in its resurgence in critical discourse: (1) world literature as allophone, or as heteroglossic alterity emanating from discrete geographic points with particular and would-be exclusive traditions; (2) world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 March 2008
... literary and theoretical writings. By investigating the assimilation of translations into the Chinese literary canon, this essay focuses on a hybridized political and cultural discourse that marks a radical shift in aesthetic and cultural sensibilities in modern Chinese literature. The call for reshaping...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 193–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the charisma of Greene’s persona, their acts of ventriloquism exposing the fiction behind his performance of sincerity. At the same time, they confronted the fictionality at the heart of public discourse itself—the imaginary presence that grounded the increasingly diffuse readerships of the early modern book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 163–170.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Freddie Rokem This short article, commenting on the other articles in this issue of MLQ , is an attempt to “read” academic discourses through the prism of a literary-dramatic work: Shakespeare's Hamlet . © 2009 by University of Washington 2009 Freddie Rokem is Emanuel Herzikowitz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wang Ning Although the term world literature encompasses texts composed in multiple languages, translation makes possible a body of literature from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds that circulates in international critical discourse and is broadly recognized as world literature. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” discourse. In key works shaping nineteenth-century political and psychological identifications with Africa, Black Atlantic writers erased the multistoried hybridity of a mixed Muslim, Arab, and “native” West Africa. To imagine a pan-African solidarity figured around nation building on a primitive frontier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... by traditional Irish discourses of emigration and by newly emergent documentary realism. Clair Wills is professor of Irish literature at Queen Mary University of London. That Neutral Island: A History of Ireland during the Second World War (2007) won the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History. Her most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 505–526.
Published: 01 December 2012
... important outcome of this debate was the self-conscious historicity of the European national literatures as they consolidated new forms of cultural authority. The idea of historical change aligned the literary Moderns with a revolution in scientific discourse, including Baconian science. It also produced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Haifa Saud Alfaisal Abstract In 1902 Rūḥī al-Khālidī produced what may be the first modern work of comparative criticism in Arabic. In his History of the Science of Literature , Khālidī (1864–1913), a Palestinian polyglot, used the discourse of literary criticism to develop a modern understanding...