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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
..., rather different study. A. S. G. EDWARDS University of Victmk B@we Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Faction. By J. PAULHUNTER. New York: Norton, 1990. xxv + 421 pp. $25.00. Desire and Tmth: Functions of Plot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 395–414.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Howard D. Weinbrot Making the English Canon: Print-Capitalism and the Cultural Past, 1700–1770. By Jonathan Brody Kramnick. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. viii + 287 pp. $59.95; The Making of the English Literary Canon: From the Middle Ages to the Late Eighteenth Century. By Trevor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... He is completing a book on the cultural history and poetics of anonymity during the period 1695-1835. MLQ 62.4 05 Griffin 10/24/01 5:52 PM Page 377 The Age of “The Age of” Is Over: Johnson and New Versions of the Late Eighteenth Century Robert J. Griffin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 501–505.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Blakey Vermeule Fables of Modernity: Literature and Culture in the English Eighteenth Century . By Laura Brown. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001. xii + 273 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 316–319.
Published: 01 June 2004
...María Soledad Barbón How to Write the History of the New World: Histories,Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World . By Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press,2001. xviii + 450 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 390–394.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kathleen Blake Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. x + 511 pp. University of Washington 2009 Kathleen Blake is professor of English at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2005
...James Thompson Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Law of Property . By Wolfram Schmidgen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. viii + 266 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 James Thompson is professor and chair of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 299–303.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Christopher Flint The Prose of Things: Transformations of Description in the Eighteenth Century. By Cynthia Sundberg Wall. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xiii + 316 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Christopher Flint is associate professor of English at Case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 274–278.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Deidre Lynch Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century . By G. Gabrielle Starr. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. x + 298 pp. University of Washington 2006 Reviews Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity, and the Classical Tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 1943
... Princeton University Marivaux, A Study in Eighteenth-Century Sensibility. By RUTH KIRBY JAMIESON. New York: King’s Crown Press (a branch of the Columbia University Press), 1942. Pp. 202. One of the characteristics of modern eighteenth-century schol- arship is to stress more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1943
... time. BERTHA M. KUHN University of Washington The Eighteenth Century Background. Studies on the Idra of Nature in tlw Thought of the Prriod. By BASILWILTXY. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. Pp. viii + 302. $3.25. “I have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and remember more often the eighteenth-century narrative experiments that unfolded when liberalism was still new. Eliza Haywood’s novel of amorous (and sapphic) intrigue The British Recluse (1722) suggests one reason to do that remembering. To see how Haywood uses the figure of the contract—very differently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 393–408.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Mark Booth Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 WRITTEN AND WRITING BARDS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LYRIC BJ MARK BOOTH The ode-writing English lyric poets of the mideighteenth century made considerable use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 169–189.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Zeynep Tenger; Paul Trolander Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Zeynep Tenger and Paul Trolander are professors of English at Berry College. Trolander has written on eighteenth-century political philosophy, and they are coauthors of essays on critical theory and periodical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Michael B. Prince Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Michael B. Prince is an assistant professor of English at Boston University. His essays have appeared in Eighteenth-Catury Studies and College English . The Eighteenth-Century Beauty Contest Michael B. Prince...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Patricia Meyer Spacks Terry Castle. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 278 pp. $35.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 5’0 MLQ I September 1996 The Female Thermometer: Eighteenth-Century Culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 June 1997
... in the Renaissance, as Marotti does so well, need not pre- clude attending to the works of the socially conditioned creatures we call individuals. G. W. Pigman 111, California Institute of Technology The Rhetoric of Sufm’ng: Reading the Book of Job in the Eighteenth Century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2013
... tentatively titled Falling: Revolutions in Science and Literature . Chance and the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Realism, Probability, Magic . By Molesworth Jesse . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . x + 275 pp. © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reviews Chance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 545–549.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Lynn Festa Lynn Festa is associate professor of English at Rutgers University. She is author of Sentimental Figures of Empire in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France (2006) and coeditor, with Daniel Carey, of The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Andrea Brady Abstract Milton’s elegy for Edward King was widely admired and imitated in the eighteenth century. These imitations tend to celebrate the poem as an ornamental, musical work while suppressing its politics. By contrast, Samuel Johnson recognized that the poem’s prosody and its generic...