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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 (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 (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 (2020) 81 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Klaus Stierstorfer Writing in Public: Literature and the Liberty of the Press in Eighteenth-Century Britain . By Trevor Ross . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2018 . xi + 301 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 The problem “What is literature...
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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 (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 (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...
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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 (1946) 7 (3): 361–362.
Published: 01 September 1946
... attention in more detail in the future. HARRISFLETCHER University of Illinois Man and Society: The Scottish Inquiry of the Eighteenth Century. By GLADYSBRYSON. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1945. Pp. ix + 286. $3.00. For some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 1947
...-CLASSICAL TASTE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY By ALICESTAYERT BRANDENBURG* The narrowly classical nature of English education in the seven- teenth and eighteenth centuries was one of the factors in the creation and preservation of the neo-classical movement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Louis I. Bredvold Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1945. Pp. vii + 288. $6.50. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 Lauis I. Bredvatd 127 Essays on the Eighteenth Century. Presented to David Nichol Smith in Honour of His Seventieth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 June 1947
... of these points of view. TITOMASP. HARRISON, JR. Uniwersity of Texas Newton Demands the Muse; Newton’s “Opticks” and the Eighteenth Century Poets. By MARJORIEHOPE NICOLSON. Princeton : Prince- ton University Press, 1946. Pp. xi + 178. $2.00. This book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 382–383.
Published: 01 September 1947
... ALFREDHARBAGE The Peace of thc Augzcstans: ’4 Surzvy of Eighteenth Century Liter- ature as a Place of Rest and Refreslznaent. By GEORGESAINTSBURY. With an Introduction by SIRHERBERT GRIERSON. World’s Classics Series. London, New York, Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1946...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1948
... Century. By DONALDM. FOERSTER.New Haven: Yale Uni- versity Press, 1947. Pp. vi + 130. $3.00. This book, a revision of a doctoral dissertation (Yale, 1941), pre- sents a survey of Homeric criticism from the restoration to the end of the eighteenth century. The first two chapters cover rather...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 78–79.
Published: 01 March 1954
...Henry Ten Eyck Perry Emmett L. Avery. New York: Modern Language Association of America, Monograph Series XVIII, 1951. Pp. viii + 226. © 1954 University of Washington 1954 78 Reviews Congreve’s Plays on the Eighteenth-Century Stage. By EMMETTL. AVERY. New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 125–136.
Published: 01 June 1954
...Martin Kallich © 1954 University of Washington 1954 THE ARGUMENT AGAINST THE ASSOCIATION OF IDEAS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY AESTHETICS By MARTINKALLICH After the psychological criticism essayed in the mid-eighteenth century by Hume...