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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 423–453.
Published: 01 December 1991
...Paul Schacht Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 JANE EYRE AND THE HISTORY OF SELF-RESPECT By PAUL SCHACHT The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 March 1995
... dark, and then observing it all at once had taken sudden fright. No doubt she remembered this well when she described a similar terror getting hold upon Jane Eyre To conclude her just so story of literary influence, “Mary” then obligingly quotes the scene of Jane Eyre’s terror in the red...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 108–129.
Published: 01 June 1986
...-no! a real love, a love which has flesh and blood. . . . -Ludwig Feuerbach’ CHARLOTTE BRONTE’S “TALE HALF-TOLD” THE DISRUPTION OF NARRATIVE STRUCTURE IN JANE EYRE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the continuation of the colonial aesthetics, theorized by Kant and also by Carlyle, that Froude tries to rework in his memoir. At the center of the home controversies, besides the brutality with which the uprising was put down, was the decision of the Jamaican colonial governor, Edward John Eyre, to hang...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 268–271.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of the introduction shows the essential presence of these new ideas about the self and about morality in Victorian novels. The introduction is followed by spectacularly innovative and persuasive close readings of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre , Eliot’s Middlemarch , and Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 339–341.
Published: 01 September 1973
...,” “Syntactic Inversion,” various kinds of antithesis, a penultimate chapter stud- ying the courtroom language in Jane Eyre, and a shorter “Conclusion.” The one unevenness in design is obvious; between the fourth and fifth chapters the focus shifts from a stress on stylistics common in Charlotte’s novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Barton , and Wuthering Heights , in addition to Jane Eyre ) imagined the single-family household as a person’s only access to the resources, services, and information necessary for survival. In the hands of novelists, the formation of a household composed of a heterosexual couple and their offspring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 1999
.... The book’s theoretical introduction and conclusion enclose readings of central texts in the “feminist canon”: “A Jury of Her Peers,” “The Yellow Wallpaper,” “The Blank Page,” Incidents in the Lqe of a Slawe Girl, Jane Eyre, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and The Color Purple. The theoretical issue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
... writer and a feminist critic. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 Nancy Armstrong Michel Foucault feminist criticism D esire and Domestic Fiction took Jane Eyre away from me. That was disappointing. In the wake of Nancy Armstrong’s anatomization of that novel’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 58–63.
Published: 01 March 1989
... gratifying it is too. There was always something nervous, shrill, and doubting about the laughter critics encouraged at such manifesta- tions as the contrast between Jane Eyre’s inner fire and outer re- serve. There is positive relief in seeing Kucich defend the contrast, not merely through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., for Armstrong, also means to deny the social and political in favor of the personal. So, for example, when she discusses the nature of desire in Jane Eyre , she frames it as a negation of courtship convention in Austen. The pantomime scene in Brontë’s novel, Armstrong ( 1987 : 193) argues, “refers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 348–366.
Published: 01 December 1977
.... 348. 16The first and fourth are in Scottish Ballad Poetry, ed. George Eyre-Todd (Glasgow, 1893), pp. 226,305-308; the second and third are in Ancient Hallads and Songs ofthe North of Scotland, ed. Peter Buchan (Edinburgh, 1875), 11,201-202,193-96. l7 See Buchan, 11, 320; and Eyre-Todd...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 367.
Published: 01 September 1950
... ; and the emphasis upon Carlyle’s pronouncements on Governor Eyre is overly heavy, for, to use Mr. Brown’s own words, “Nowhere in Arnold is there a statement comparable’’ to them. The difficult and worthwhile task of tracing Arnold’s inner conflict has been shrewdly and illuminatingly achieved, so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 367.
Published: 01 September 1950
... Carlyle’s pronouncements on Governor Eyre is overly heavy, for, to use Mr. Brown’s own words, “Nowhere in Arnold is there a statement comparable’’ to them. The difficult and worthwhile task of tracing Arnold’s inner conflict has been shrewdly and illuminatingly achieved, so much so that we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1945
... with such exuberance is a tendency to indulge in some- what extravagant or extreme statements, “There are not many women in English fiction,” we are told, “whom we know so well”- as Fleur, the daughter of Soarnes Forsyte. “Jane Eyre has no struc- ture.” Thackeray’s suggestion that Becky Sharp murdered Jos...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 1994
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 366–367.
Published: 01 September 1950
...-“lightheartedly at times not sufficiently compre- hensive ; and the emphasis upon Carlyle’s pronouncements on Governor Eyre is overly heavy, for, to use Mr. Brown’s own words, “Nowhere in Arnold is there a statement comparable’’ to them. The difficult and worthwhile task of tracing Arnold’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 254–278.
Published: 01 September 1987
... by women as Jane Eyre and Rochester, Aurora and Romney Leigh, and Caroline Helstone and Robert Moore. 258 BRONTE’S SHIRLEY strates. In the preface to her enormously popular how-to book, Notes on Nursing, Florence Nightingale wrote that “every woman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 341–343.
Published: 01 September 1973
..., and poetiGism in BrontE. Herein, also, lies paradox; devices of stylistic self-consciousness which may control emotional excesses by formal concretion may, if themselves un- controlled, assume the shape of stylistic gargoyles. Following the ingenious chapter that shows Jane Eyre to be “a novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 1977
...; the principal male characters in Shirley are half-Belgian; even June Eyre has its aliens, in Adele Varens and Bertha Mason. Given this relatively cosmo- politan background, it is always surprising to discover how insular Charlotte Bronte was, how narrow-minded and prejudiced she could be when dealing...