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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel . By Catherine Gallagher. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. 209 pp. Reviews Dice, Cards, Wheels: A Different History of French Culture. By Thomas M. Kavanagh. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
...) notes, of Mammon’s “when great things of small, / . . . We can create” in Adam’s “by small / Accomplishing great things.” Adam, then, is poised between Belial and Mammon as a transitional figure, and his pious economic subjectivation in part results from his unique response to his state...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
.... GLENN HUGHES University of Washington What’s in a Novel. By HELEN E. HAINES. New York: Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. xiv + 283. $2.75. The Economic Novel in America. By WALTER FULLER TAYLOR. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1942. Pp. xii + 378...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 161–179.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Vivian R. Pollak Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 “THAT FINE PROSPERITY” ECONOMIC METAPHORS IN EMILY DICKINSON’S POETRY By VIVIANR. POLLAK Economic metaphors in Emily Dickinson’s poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Eva Geulen Money Matters: Economics and the German Cultural Imagination, 1770 – 1850 . By Richard T. Gray. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008. 476 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Eva Geulen is professor of German literature at the University of Bonn. Her most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 1978
...KURT HEINZELMAN Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 WILLIAM BLAKE AND THE ECONOMICS OF THE IMAGINATION By KURT HEINZELMAN Critical studies, notably David...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 369–397.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Richard T. Gray Economics and aesthetics emerged in the mid-eighteenth century as scientific enterprises concerned fundamentally with questions of value. But whereas economics sought to jettison imaginary and subjective investments from its theory of value and to insist on principles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Valerie Forman By viewing economic, political, and literary developments through the anachronistic lens of neoliberalism, this essay calls attention to largely overlooked interrelations between the market and seventeenth-century arguments for political freedom. The essay tracks the trope of the neo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... between women’s subjectivities and rapid economic modernization. Time and again, characters from this body of literature ask what it means to be part of a spatially and temporally fragmented world as they embody and engage capitalism’s social contradictions. Instead of signifying a coherent nation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and their acute attention to the role of women, particularly daughters, within the patriarchal family and its attendant economic systems. They share Woolf’s interest in the economic, inheritable underpinnings of female authority, the social forms of a patrilineal culture that help demarcate the possibilities...
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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 (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of instrumentalization. James's theories of technology and modernism recast familiar debates about the relationship among the early-twentieth-century novel, mass culture, and commodification. He neither posits the novel as a work of art that is exempt from economic pressures nor embraces the commodity as a model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
... literary motifs. Featuring a moderately successful painter who produces his one truly outstanding piece, ironically, when driven to despair by a financial swindle, At His Gates was not merely Oliphant's most fully realized fictional engagement with sensational narratives of Victorian economic crises...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., early Black Atlantic writers disavowed an Islamic economic, cultural, and political presence. Islam represented an abjected third term that would overturn the foundational binary logic of Anglo-American exceptionalism. Arab Muslim resistance in Algiers, however, complicated this prevailing islamicist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jordan Brower Abstract In the early 1910s the extension of copyright protection to moving-picture adaptations of literary works resulted in the emergence of film rights, altering the economic and institutional constitution of the American literary field. In letters, industry documents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Elizabeth Bowen’s text within the context of an international cultural and economic world-system. It argues that two historical narratives inform Bowen’s Court : a gothic chronicle of decline and a protoprofessional story of detached expertise. These narratives correspond to two visions of Anglo-Ireland’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 351–372.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the novel’s conception of reality in the Mexican borderlands: first, the Ciudad Juárez femicides as objects of representation; second, the economic conditions underlying the systemic violence perpetrated against female maquiladora workers and the rift between labor and capital; and third, the relation of art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... But this critical tendency has carried its own repressive effects, including wresting our attention from collectivities and solidarities. A reading of John Clare’s 1820 poem “The Harvest Morning” shows that repetition is crucial to the exercise of political and economic power and that poetic forms, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...