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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Richard Kroll A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,1998. xxvi + 419 pp. $49.00 cloth, $17.00 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 05-Reviews 10/3/00 9:45 AM Page 545...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Jerome J. McGann Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Literature, Meaning, and the Discontinuity of Fact Jerome J. McGann extual studies and editing are two exemplary fields of historical Tcriticism. They are also fundamental, since all literary work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 1975
.... vii + 279 pp. $8.95. The Novels of Virginia Wooy Facl and Vision is valuable because it edges us closer to an understanding of Virginia Woolfs response to life. Alice van Buren Kelley draws on Wo.olf’s own use of the terms “fact” and “vision” and explores this dichotomy in her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 115–132.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Darrel Mansell Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 UNSETTLING THE COLONEL’S HASH “FACT” IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY By DARRELMANSELL “Artists in Uniform: A Story by Mary McCarthy” appeared in Har- per’s Magazine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 462–466.
Published: 01 September 1965
...Lawrence W. Hyman Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 MARVELL’S “COY MISTRESS” AS FACT OR POEM’ By LAWRENCEW. HYMAN The epigraph of Harold Toliver’s book is from Wallace Stevens; Wordsworth provides the chief point of reference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 131–145.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Derek van Abbé Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN WRITTEN LANGUAGE FACT OR FANCY? By DEREKVAN ABBB The basis of all philological research is the dialect, the language of daily life (German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 461–474.
Published: 01 December 1940
...Alexander M. Buchan RALEGH’S CYNTHIA-FACTS OR LEGEND By ALEXANDER34. BUCHAN Assigning a precise date to the Hatfield Cynthia does far more than satisfy the curiosity of scholars as to whether or not this was the “lamentable lay” read...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 650–651.
Published: 01 December 1941
... John Dryden: Some Biographical Facts and Problems. By JAMES M. OSBORN.New York: Columbia University Press, 1940. Pp. xvi + 295. $3.50. Mr. Osborn characterizes his volume as “an attempt to do a little of the preliminary digging” for Dryden’s next biographer, who “will have...
Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3. Illustration of the progressive development of the vascular system of a goose embryo. Plate 71 of Owen 1840 . “The beautiful drawing here engraved,” writes Owen, illustrates the artful nature as well as the scientific facts of embryogenesis (232). More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
... novel Stover at Yale (1912) and Don DeLillo’s postwar experimental novel End Zone (1972) and Jay M. Smith and Mary Willingham’s exposé of the athletics scandals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cheated (2015). The fact that the institutional analysis of End Zone and the institutional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., intersecting continually the larger narrative of twentieth-century print culture: his self-defining agon with mortality may in fact be traced to a concomitant chronicle of American publishing history. Building on the story “Pigeon Feathers” as exemplum, this essay traces the progress of Updike's engagement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of romanzo matter and structure in the poem's last nine cantos. Modern interpreters who maintain that the Furioso becomes more epic in its last segment cite as evidence the more frequent imitation of the Aeneid , but in fact Ariosto modifies the Virgilian matter he grafts into his narrative to fit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... historical novel. Atkinson’s novels are often cited as examples of postmodern metafiction, but in fact her work is more directly indebted to modernist experiments in counterfactual historical writing by figures like Virginia Woolf. Moreover, this inheritance, inasmuch as it informs Atkinson’s focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 441–472.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” epitomes of the fin de siècle in fact circulated freely across the Channel, reaching more than the happy few. 5 For passing references, see Banks 1990 : 7, 51–52 on the Huysmans translations and Colligan 2014 : 116 on one of the Louÿs. For a descriptive bibliography of Huysmans’s Anglo-American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2012
... as the study of a culture of belonging that is infiltrated and undermined by a culture of tourism. This essay argues that Hardy’s novel in fact obliges us to question what belonging means in Wessex, where tourism is already immanent and where the culture of habitat is a consumer fantasy to which Hardy himself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
... that overrides conditions imposed by broader historical or even literary change. The essay argues that Bloom's theory does in fact accommodate change just insofar as it belies his own claim that he is not interested in narrowly verbal allusion. It shows that even in Bloom's most broadly imaginative moments...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 11–18.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Peggy Phelan Proceeding from a reading of Herbert Blau's “Universals of Performance” and his work on Beckett, Phelan offers an appreciation of Blau's dedication to performance, as fact, as theme, and as manifestation of love's everyday ado. © 2009 by University of Washington 2009 Peggy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to interpretation—a shift away from the aesthetic and toward an ascetic model of reading. But this shift is in fact no shift at all, but merely the logical outcome of a historicist and materialist approach to meaning that has always been in thrall to scientific methodologies. Even structuralist and poststructural...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10335688.
Published: 15 March 2023
... a specifically narrative theory of the detail. This is also a political theory: the fact that she places large and small side by side, often in the same sentence, speaks to her commitment to tracing connections between the particular and the abstract, the mundane and the mystical, the internal world of thoughts...