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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Michael Thurston Documentary Modernism as Popular Front Poetics: Muriel Rukeyser’s “Book of the Dead” Michael Thurston In the standard history of modern American poetry, 1929 does not stand out. Ernest Hemingway published A Farewell to Arms and William Faulkner published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1948
... study of the “Stern des Bundes,” and for which we are really grateful. AUGUSTCLOSS University of Bristol The Private Life of the Master Race: A Documentary Play. By BERTOLTBRECHT. English version and an essay on Brecht by ERICRUSSELL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... was indeed an important strand of 1960s fiction, especially in the work of John McGahern, this essay argues that it was cross-fertilized by other realist narrative modes, including British documentary writing of the 1950s and 1960s. The Irish New Wave, however, differs in important respects from its British...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of the activities and insights of textual scholarship and is inherited from, rather than opposed to, the New Criticism and its core method of “close reading.” Literary history requires not new or integrated methods but a new scholarly object capable of managing the documentary record’s complexity, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Lyric (2014) in relation to documentary lyric and the online genre of microaggressions, this essay argues for the political utility of description at the micro scale. References Allred Jeff . 2010 . American Modernism and Depression Documentary . Oxford : Oxford University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the pressure of anticommunism. The 1940s work of Muriel Rukeyser, turning away from an earlier documentary poetics, exemplifies her generation’s concern with the continuity between the Popular Front and World War II rather than a retreat from New Deal reform to patriotic consensus. During this understudied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... — from themes to intended audiences — emerged in conjunction with specific political agendas. Second, the develop- ment of iconology across the arts evidences the independence of style from specific media. The recurrence of certain tropes and images in stage drama, fiction, and documentary films...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 86–99.
Published: 01 March 1991
... factual studies mask, the actual experience of human beings caught up in terrorist activities. Fragmentation of identity in the novel’s unstable world leads to a longing for order that asserts itself in totalitarian politics, funda- mentalist religion, and documentary realism, all disciplines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 2017
... landscape spread across competing types of media. The book is at its most incisive in its accounts of John Grierson’s documentaries, Basil Wright’s Song to Ceylon , and Henry Moore’s Tube sketches. It is not so much that these readings are better than the literary ones; it is more that they can reach...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to investigate the analog documentary record. 3 Incorporating editorial principles into quantitative literary studies often involves statistical investigation (e.g., of the proportions of particular documents that are translated into literary data, or of the reliability of optical character recognition when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 June 2021
... itself is gripping, reminiscent of a documentary about making a documentary. This is juxtaposed with new findings, careful interpretations, and connections to book history and scholarship on Austen. The book draws together different approaches and targets a variety of readers, from scholars interested...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... appropriations of a family recording made by Charles Bernstein and of Mormon propaganda materials, “an exposé of pedagogy become indoctrination” (167). The rhetorics of everyone mentioned are parallel and important to understand: borrowed text, citation, sampling, documentary, obdurate quotidian materials...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 314–317.
Published: 01 September 1983
... is Nichols’s discus- sion of the “cruciform symbolism” suggested by the Paschal ritual celebrated in the tower of Saint-Sauveur at the abbey of CentulnlSaint-Riquier (pp. 106- 10). By carefully examining.both the documentary and the architectural evi- dence, David Parsons has shown that the tower...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1943
... of the City would probably not be long, and could be referred to as a “paper.” Since this short roll or register served the documentary purpose of proving London citizen- ship, we may say that here again paper means document or certificate of proof. The apprentice, then, asked for (“soghte...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 188.
Published: 01 June 1955
... authors like Gald6s surround themselves, Pattison has shown that “an artist must work with something, not create out of itotltittg,” and this “some- thing” is the documentary information collected through the study, research, and experience of the novelist. Benito Pe‘rez Galdbs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
... easily at face value Pound’s persistent question- ing of Browning’s documentary inaccuracy in the famous description of the font at Goito in Sordello. “Does it matter?” asks Pound, and responds in Three * To Elkin Mathews, 30 May 1916, PoundlJoyce: The Letters of Ezra Pound toJames Joyce...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1988
... of The Cantos, shaping a discourse that is a profoundly personal and selective interpretation of history” (p. 142). But Longenbach takes too easily at face value Pound’s persistent question- ing of Browning’s documentary inaccuracy in the famous description of the font at Goito in Sordello. “Does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1943
...: those based on fact or on documentary evidence, and those based on similarity of text and circumstances. As is always the case, the latter procedure often brings to the argument the support of evidence which is doubtful. For example, though Vigny knew and probably admired Antony...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... AUGUSTCLOSS University of Bristol The Private Life of the Master Race: A Documentary Play. By BERTOLTBRECHT. English version and an essay on Brecht by ERICRUSSELL BENTLEY. New York: New Directions, 1944. Pp. 140. $2.50. The play The Private Life of the Master Race...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with the details of events.2 In other words, critics have treated this text, whether positively or negatively, as if it were a documentary. Criticizing this approach, Julia Kristeva recalls that The Kindly Ones is a novel, not a history book, and that historical data accrue a different meaning when woven...