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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 275–276.
Published: 01 September 1954
... a history of English lyrics from their beginning until today. HALDEENBRADDY Texas Western College, El Paso Elizabethan Poetry: A Study in Conventions, Meaning, and Expression. By HAUETTSMITH. Cambridge : Harvard University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 1977
...Raimonda Modiano Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 WORDS AND “LANGUAGELESS” MEANINGS LIMITS OF EXPRESSION IN THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER By RAIMONDA MODIANO With its first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 1981
... of Self-Expression. By JOAN KEES. Cam- bridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. viii + 204 pp. $39.95. Joan Kees is not one of those critics blessed with the dubious gift of being able to understand an author without appreciating him. Her book provides...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 374–393.
Published: 01 December 1983
... see Pound formulating over two decades earlier, and they address the problems of expressionism in an interesting idealist way. Collingwood sees the creative act as “expressing” in the sense that it brings to articulation an impulse which begins at a “purely psychical level” (p. 229), where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 655–656.
Published: 01 December 1941
...E. H. Eby F. O. Matthiessen. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941. Pp. xxiv + 678. $5.00. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 E. H. Eby 655 American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... WILLIAMF. ROERTCEN Uttivcrsity of Illinois Ricarda Huch’s “U~eltanschauiing”as Expressed irt Her Philosophical Works artd in Her Nozds. By AUDREYFLANDREAU. A dissertation. Chicago : University of Chicago, 1948. Pp. 212. The author seeks “to prove the close inner relation” which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the expression of Spain’s substate national identities less belligerent as they advanced by other means the technocratic and timidly cosmopolitan mind-set that informed Franco’s later administrations. The present essay explores the differential and dissenting sensibilities of key authors who during the period...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the Cartesian model of human beings as both body and spirit, since language consisted of material sounds as vehicles for abstract ideas. By the eighteenth century the talking bird in literature had become a metaphor for a natural language that could express the truth in any and all circumstances. In later works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Yoon Sun Lee This essay examines how the concept of realism applies to minor literature by retrieving and expanding Georg Lukács’s understanding of realism as the deliberate negation of modernism. In Lukács’s view, realism distinctively expresses an aspiration to totality. Its most important device...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... explore their formation in this way may discover new ways of seeing the affiliations between subjected parts of the world. In this light, derangement also assumes a productive force: it makes available new perspectives derived from shared but diverse expressions of peripheral historicity. The fundamental...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
... textual effects expresses the author’s apparent turn away from the affective history project she earlier so capably inspired. I wish to thank the following friends and interlocutors for their generous comments: Lauren Berlant, Marshall Brown, Joe Cleary, Jed Esty, Catherine Gallagher, Saidiya...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 81–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the obscurant that was constant in Western poetry, with vernacular Chinese expression gave birth to the New Poetry. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Chen Yongguo is professor of English at Tsinghua University. His publications include The Political Interpretation of Culture: Fredric Jameson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 363–389.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in aesthetic theory of the time — nostalgia for an irrecoverable past — also expressed itself artistically in forms at once engaged with and detached from history, notably stylistic simulacra of the past and, in poetry, failed or ironized revivals of the classical gods. This essay was originally prepared...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... terms for representing the subject’s responsibility to those demands. The death drive offers a way of describing the trajectory of desire beyond anything representable, a trajectory that finds its most direct expression in the poem’s apocalyptic energies. But Piers Plowman treats even the apocalypse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 203–226.
Published: 01 June 2018
... because the realist novel has been previously theorized in terms of an expressive self-production thwarted by social alienation or the usurpation of individual agency; overlooked because Hardy criticism has focused on work as a protected category of meaning creation and social continuity. Abstract value...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the temptation to regard all lyric poems as first-person expressions of subjective feeling. 7 Rossetti edited and translated the poems published as The Early Italian Poets from Ciullo D’Alcamo to Dante Alighieri, 1100–1200–1300 (1861). His Poems (1870) included three of his translations of poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
...-House , is one of her favored modes of expression because it so capably conveys the blended generosity and vulnerability of her cosmopolitan outlook. Research for this essay was supported by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. I offer my thanks to Laura...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 333–368.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Peter Kalliney Abstract Modernist concepts, especially aesthetic autonomy, were fundamental to the literature of decolonization in anglophone Africa. An archival examination of Black Orpheus , Transition , the Transcription Centre, and the African Writers of English Expression conference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and willing to recognize them. That mix of secrecy and openness was especially attractive to gay poets, since it enabled them to express their desires obliquely by writing through authors who hinted at similar experiences. Queer allusion thus offers an alternative to long-standing theories of influence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 385–409.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-expressive endeavor of bodies. Moreover, his use of Lucretian physics in Paradise Lost challenges established models of providential superintendence. From Satan to the poem’s speaker to Adam and Eve, this challenge presents itself most enduringly through the Lucretian concept of self-motion, of animate...