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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Thinking about Genre in the Sixteenth Century . Reconsidering the Last Part of Orlando Furioso: Romance to the Bitter End Daniel Javitch his essay challenges the belief that Ariosto’s Orlando furioso takes Tan “epic” turn as it nears its conclusion and abandons many of the “romance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2002) 63 (1): 31–64.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Colin Jager © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Colin Jager is assistant professor of English at Rutgers University. He is at work on a book titled Natural Designs: Romanticism and Secularism from Hume to Austen . Mansfield Park and the End of Natural Theology Colin Jager...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1990) 51 (1): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Eric White Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 THE END OF METANARRATIVES IN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY BY ERICWHITE In a well-known formulation, Jean-Francois Lyotard defines his- torical grand re‘cits or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 409–425.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Bill Readings Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 SUBLIME POLITICS: THE END OF THE PAR” LINE By BILL READINGS THE POLITICS OF THE SUBUME An interest in the sublime is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 247–269.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Christian Thorne Abstract Narratologists often profess a distaste for stories that end unambiguously. The emphatic ending is thought simplistic, politically retrograde, and more common in traditional and commercial narrative forms (the folk tale, the realist novel, the feature film) and accordingly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ted Howell Abstract Planted throughout E. M. Forster’s Howards End are the seeds of many dramatic forms of climate change that subsequently dominated the twentieth century. Howards End gathers together major strands of its contemporaneous ecological thought, where distressful events (rural decay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 543–547.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Alan Rudrum Disknowledge: Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England . By Eggert Katherine . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2015 . ix + 368 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 What Katherine Eggert means by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 347–357.
Published: 01 September 1950
...Hilde D. Cohn Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE SYMBOLIC END OF HERMANN HESSE’S “GLASPERLENSPIEL” By HILDED. COHN The importance of the final episode of a narrative work is perhaps debatable. With novels such as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 March 1940
... York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1939. Pp. 303. Figures of Transition: a Study of British Literature at the End of the Nineteenth Cetttury. By GRANVILLEHICKS. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1940. Pp. xv+ 326. As a product of the Neo-Humanist approach to literary schol- arship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zhu Liyuan Abstract In the first decade after 2000, the idea of “the end of literature” proposed by J. Hillis Miller aroused widespread controversy in Chinese academe. This article seeks to reiterate the original meaning of Miller’s statement while tracing the original Chinese context from which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1946) 7 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1946
... remarks probe to the heart of Germany’s present tragedy. A. CLOSS University of Bristol, England Mysteries’ End: An Investigation of the Last Days of the Medieval Stage. By HAROLDC. GARDINER, S. J. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1946. Pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 357–358.
Published: 01 September 1946
... English and Scots Literature to the End of the Year 1568. By FRANCISLEE UTLEY.Columbus, Ohio: The Graduate School of the Ohio State University, 1944. Pp. xii + 368. $4.00. The Crooked Rib is not the usual popular book about woman’s shortcomings or virtues, nor is it the stereotyped...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2002) 63 (3): 343–363.
Published: 01 September 2002
... historicism. The End of Technology: Memory in Richard Powers’s Galatea 2.2 Jeffrey Pence Today the mind is not part of the weather. —Wallace Stevens, “A Clear Day and No Memories” ontemporary memory’s greatest difficulty lies not in its weakness Cbut in its strength: rather than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
...Roy Harvey Pearce Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 “THE END. YOURS TRULY, HUCK FINN” POSTSCRIPT By ROYHARVEY PEARCE In the last chapter of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck speaks twice of going to “the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 211–230.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Edward Pechter Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 FALSIFYING MEN’S HOPES THE ENDING OF 1 HENRY IV By EDWARDPECHTER My subject is I Henry ZV, in particular the way it establishes, develops, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1987) 48 (4): 320–338.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Maurice Hunt Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 WORDS AND DEEDS IN ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL By MAURICEHUNT Were playgoers tojudge from the King of France’s recollection of the deceased Count of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 147–159.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Murray F. Markland Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 TROILUS AND CRISEYDE THE INVIOLABILITY OF THE ENDING By MURRAYF. MARKLAND Among Chaucer’s finished narrative works, Troilus and Criseyde is unique in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1971) 32 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Alexander Leggatt Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL THE TESTING OF ROMANCE By ALEXANDERLEGGATT It has been commonly observed that romance and realism are in con- flict in ‘411...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1975) 36 (3): 227–238.
Published: 01 September 1975
.... IRONY AND AUTHORITY THE ENDING OF THE ROMAN DE LA ROSEX By MICHAELD. CHERNISS Readers of the Roman cle la Rose have only in recent years begun to appreciate the extent and sophistication of its irony. This irony per- vades not only Jean de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2006) 67 (3): 400–404.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Napoléon’s) ends by quoting Sebald’s elegy for history, rooted in the sense that “an increasingly crowded world has no more room — or patience — for such ghostly visitors.”4 However, The Spectacular Past speaks eloquently, and in many ways brilliantly, of the resilience of such ghosts in our cultural...