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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 491–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Victorian statistical innovations that remain central to machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) today. Doyle’s generically split novella shows that the charismatic detective who dominates its first part is the merely partial virtuoso of a limited form. As such, A Study in Scarlet invites us to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 1982
... detail at Vanity Fair, which Thackeray of course illustrated himself, and at The Newcomes, which was illustrated by Richard Doyle. These two examples enable us to survey the rather different problems addressed by an author/ illustrator and by an illustrator distinct from an author, however...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 207–228.
Published: 01 March 2000
... authors (in my case, more or less like Arthur Conan Doyle), but not quite, and who interest me because, from what I have seen of that for- gotten 99 percent, they seem to be the largest contingent of the “great unread,” as Cohen calls it. And that’s really my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 March 1947
...John Robert Moore SHERLOCK HOLMES BORROWS A PLOT By JOHN ROBERTMOO RE^ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, experimenting with many kinds of fiction, frequently attempted to alter the pattern which his admirers expected of him. But his was perhaps the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Juliet Shields Freedom's Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640 – 1940 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. University of Washington 2009 Juliet Shields is assistant professor of English at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1 6 4 0  –  1 9 4 0 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. Freedom’s Empire explores the origins and development of “Atlantic moder- nity,” a condition in which liberty is understood as “an interior, racial inheri...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 272–274.
Published: 01 June 2009
.../00267929-2008-041 Shields  Review 275 Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1 6 4 0  –  1 9 4 0 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. Freedom’s Empire explores the origins and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 278–282.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1 6 4 0  –  1 9 4 0 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. Freedom’s Empire explores the origins and development of “Atlantic moder- nity,” a condition in which liberty is understood as “an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 282–286.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Atlantic Modernity, 1 6 4 0  –  1 9 4 0 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. Freedom’s Empire explores the origins and development of “Atlantic moder- nity,” a condition in which liberty is understood as “an interior, racial inheri- tance” that belongs to some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 287–290.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 10.1215/00267929-2008-041 Shields  Review 275 Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1 6 4 0  –  1 9 4 0 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. Freedom’s Empire explores the origins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... literature, which is the result of popular selection. 6 By the time “The Slaughterhouse of Literature” appeared (2000), he had arrived at a question that might be empirically tested: why did Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories survive their many competitors in the Strand magazine in the 1880s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 284–285.
Published: 01 September 1960
... Notebook to Novel: A Study of George Eliot’s Creative Method. Urbana : University of Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Vol. 47, 1960. Pp. ix + 134. $3.00, paper; $4.00, cloth. Cronin, Grover, Jr., and Paul A. Doyle (editors). Pope’s Iliad: An Examina- tion by William Melmoth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 323–328.
Published: 01 September 1978
... Dutch Linguis- tics”; Thomas G. Winner, “Roman Jakobson and Avantgarde Art”; Dean S. N‘orth, “Roman Jakobson and the Study of Rhyme.” Campbell, Jane, and James Doyle (editors). The Practical Vision: Essays in English Literature in Honour of Flora Roy. Waterloo, Ont., Canada...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 March 1999
... World, 20. Defecation is unnecessary (“This food comes off as a vapour from our bodies Stead (Spirit), LqeEternal, 87. 90 MLQl March iggg Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Hugh Dowding, Sir Oliver Lodge, William Butler Yeats-yet mediumship itself remained very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 359–377.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... In my own subfield of modernist studies, the traditional aesthetic, geographic, and historical boundaries of research are, more often than not, held up as straw men, the “old” modernist studies from which the new ought to signal its distance (see Doyle and Winkiel 1994 ; Mao and Walkowitz 2008...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 September 2015
... novelists.) The Sherlock Holmes fantasy that a near-omniscient detective can uncover people’s inner thoughts through endless study of their appearances remains impossible; at the other extreme from Arthur Conan Doyle is Walt Whitman’s determination in his poetry to keep people at a distance, blessing them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 387–390.
Published: 01 September 2020
... mental calculus that amounts to psychological gamesmanship. An even colder form of deductive reasoning can be seen in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Levay’s second practitioner of “modernist detection” (26). More detached than Dupin, Holmes indulges in sensory distractions merely to fortify his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the emergence of anthropogenic climate change” (2). In frequently delightful detail Taylor parses the work of fog, smog, atmosphere, and the London climate in fiction by Dickens, George Eliot, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, Virginia Woolf, and others (there are also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1989
...; London and Toronto: Associ- ated University Presses, 1989. 191 pp. $28.50. Danielson, Dennis (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Milton. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Universiiy Press, 1989. xiv + 297 pp. $42.50, cloth; $12.95, paper. Doyle, Paul A. A Reader’s Companion to the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 281–317.
Published: 01 September 1990
... from a number of scholars whose learning in the world of manuscripts far surpasses my own, among them Ian Doyle, Tony Edwards, Jeremy Griffiths, Ralph Hanna, Henry Hargreaves, Malcolm Parkes, Michael Samuels, Michael Seymour, Jeremy Smith, Toshi Takamiya, and Linda Voigts. I would...