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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2005) 66 (4): 443–476.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the Olden Time”: Revisions of the Regency in the Construction of Victorian Domestic Fiction Tamara S. Wagner roliferating from the mid-1820s to the mid-1840s and then rapidly Pdeclining, the “silver-fork” or “fashionable” novel has often been dismissed as a mere bridge between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Domestic Fiction included dates in its subtitle, they would be 1688–1987. Armstrong’s constructive power to build a large-scale historical argument, virtually unparalleled for conjoining feminism, Marxism, and Foucault, combined with acute close reading, defined the book’s achievement and impact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
... writer and a feminist critic. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 Nancy Armstrong Michel Foucault feminist criticism D esire and Domestic Fiction took Jane Eyre away from me. That was disappointing. In the wake of Nancy Armstrong’s anatomization of that novel’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Deidre Lynch Abstract This essay highlights the role that Enlightenment conjectural histories and liberal concepts of contractual exchange play in Nancy Armstrong’s revisionist description of the rise of the novel. It urges scholars of the novel to follow the example of Desire and Domestic Fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2019
...—both practical and abstract—on which criticism depends. Desire and Domestic Fiction , which focuses on the rewriting of the political and economic as the personal, offers a powerful lens for examining this process. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 criticism institutions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
...-nineteent h-ccn- tury African American worricn’s domestic fiction. Tate sticceeds definitively by recontipring the original cultural context of the initial readers of elcvcn ex tan t post- Rec o n st r ii c ti o n n ove 1s and by d i ffe re 11 ti ati n g t h c inI I c h - rnaligned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1989) 50 (1): 79–81.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... MATTHEWROWLI NSON Dartmoulh College Affairs of the Hearth: Victorian Poetry and Domestic Narrative. By ROD EDMOND. London and New York: Routledge, 1988. ix + 262 pp. $39.00. It has long been the practice of social historians to advert to literary texts to illustrate or indeed to “prove...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 167–188.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Tamar Katz Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Tamar Katz is assistant professor of English at Brown University. She is writing a book on gender and subjectivity in modernist fiction. “In the House and Garden of His Dream”: Pater’s Domestic Subject Tamar Katz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 205–242.
Published: 01 June 2017
... experiences widespread devastation firsthand. He arrives thinking of the bucolic city he knew in peacetime, but he encounters a town in ruins, with the private domestic arrangements of its citizens exposed by the collapsing of walls, the dead and dying buried together under the rubble. And the threat of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 1948 war. Schachter Modernist Indexicality 497 of Jewish literary culture. This second level ties the domestic worlds in the diegetic narrative to the social relations of literary communica- tion, pointing beyond the fictional world to the evolving sociohistorical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... after the original circumstances for their publication had disappeared” (225). In other words, they had transcendent, possibly even universal, significance. John Bender’s Imagining the Penitentiary and, albeit indirectly, Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction (both 1987) presumed that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2007) 68 (1): 87–110.
Published: 01 March 2007
... a historical narrative along the following lines: (1) in the late nineteenth century, street names signal a failed exclusion of the revolutionary political context from the domestic sphere of crime fiction; (2) Malet’s 120, rue de la Gare rean- chors private crime in the political context of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1979) 40 (3): 322–323.
Published: 01 September 1979
... own childish expectations without saving irony. DAVIDPARKER Dickens House Museum and Library George Cissing: Ideology and Fiction. By JOHN GOODE.New York: Harper & Row, Barnes & Noble Critical Study, 1979. 205 pp. $18.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2001) 62 (4): 468–474.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Jessica Burstein Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts between the World Wars . By Tyrus Miller. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xii + 263 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.4 09 Reviews 10/24/01 5:54 PM Page 453 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
... appreciation of things. Christopher Flint Fry Review 303 Christopher Flint is associate professor of English at Case Western Reserve Uni- versity. He is author of Family Fictions: Narrative and Domestic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
...James F. English Abstract Scholars of contemporary fiction face special challenges in making the turn toward digitized corpora and empirical method. Their field is one of exceptionally large and uncertain scale, subject to ongoing transformation and dispute and shrouded in copyright. It is, however...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2002) 63 (4): 471–500.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Tamara S. Wagner © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Tamara S. Wagner is a doctoral student at the University of Cambridge. She has published articles on nineteenth-century literature as well as on postcolonial fiction and is writing a book on nostalgia in the English novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1977) 38 (4): 381–389.
Published: 01 December 1977
...Herbert Rosengarten Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 1 JENNI CALDER. Women and Marriage in Victorian Fiction . New York: Oxford University Press, 1976, 223 pp. $10.00 “FROM THE SOCIAL SIDE” TWO STUDIES OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY FICTION...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2016
... now but the white space between “bullet” and “in”). Byron thus punctures any lyric claim to either truth or virtue. In addition to deflating lyricism’s aspirations, Don Juan explores and deconstructs each of the purported components of prose fiction: referentiality, causality, characterization...