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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 415–427.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Ruth Perry Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Ruth Perry is professor of literature at MIT. She has written widely on eighteenth-century English letters and culture and is currently working on a history of kinship and the family in relation to the novel in England from 1750...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman Everybody's Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America . By Gillian Harkins. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. xx + 316 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Elizabeth Freeman is professor of English at the University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 519–521.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Mark Patterson Shirley Samuels. Romances of the Republic: Women, the Family, and Violence an the Literature of the Early American Nation . New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. viii + 198 pp. $39.95. © 1998 University of Washington 1998 Patterson I Review...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 1985
..., in so great Absurdity, and with such Liberty, that any would be afraid to hear them.” He then writes that “we need a full awareness of the topicality” of Shakespeare’s last plays and that he “will argue that King James and his family constitute a ‘text’ that Shakespeare read in gathering...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 47–78.
Published: 01 March 1994
...-editor of Transformations: The Languages of Culture and Personhood after Theory (forthcoming spring 1994). The Anxiety of Change: Reconfigwring Family Relations in Beaumarchais’s Trilogy Christie McDonald Si j’etais professeur d’histoire de France, (dit l’histoire), et...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 35–46.
Published: 01 March 1976
...John F. McElroy Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 MIDDLETON, ENTERTAINER OR MORALIST? A.N INTERPRETATION OF THE FAMILY OF LOVE AND YOUR FIVE GALLANTS By JOHN F. MCELROY A few years ago...
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Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 8. Conversation Pieces : George Hollingsworth, The Hollingsworth Family ; American School, Family Group (Praz 1971 : 90) Figure 8. Conversation Pieces: George Hollingsworth, The Hollingsworth Family; American School, Family Group (Praz 1971: 90) More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
...J. L. Simmons Epigraphs from William Roper’s “Life of Sir Thomas More” represent rituals of familial blessing in transition from the feudal to the early modern. They exemplify Shakespeare’s complex employment of the ritual in Hamlet and throughout his plays from the farcical to the serene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and their acute attention to the role of women, particularly daughters, within the patriarchal family and its attendant economic systems. They share Woolf’s interest in the economic, inheritable underpinnings of female authority, the social forms of a patrilineal culture that help demarcate the possibilities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
... grotesque the inseparably erotic, familial, and financial tendencies of comic plot. In Desire under the Elms , for example, lovers are brought together but placed under arrest. The metacomedies record O’Neill’s reaction against the coalescent endings common to two modes of drama that he knew well...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 December 1996
... MlQI December 1996 know the text, and we begin by examining it when we desire to know its relationship to us. In this light I propose the following reading of family life in The Winter’s Tale: a textual reading, but informed in obvi- ous ways by a contemporary cultural position. Near...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 281–285.
Published: 01 September 1987
... cannot be explained from historically ubiquitous patterns. Furthermore, Bynum seems distracted by Chodorow’s model (as well as by aspects of her own stance) from exploring developments in the family that are of moment to her subject. Bynum is concerned that expla- nations that locate behavior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2004
... arrangements. Michael Lucey links this moment to the earlier Napoleonic civil code’s regula- tion of the hegemonic normative family form, especially in relation to the inheritance of property.4 The PACS, which permits persons of the same sex to be legally declared partners, nevertheless retains much...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 1992
... critical readings of Hegel’s representation of woman, see Luce Iri- garay, Speculum, de l’autrefemme (Paris: Minuit, 1974); Mary O’Brien, The Politics of Rqbroduc- tion (Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1981);Joan B. Landes, “Hegel’s Conception of the Family,” in The Family in Political Thought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
... of mis- leading appearance and the disrupted family. From the first, it is apparent that Shakespeare uses sexual disguise to provide witty romantic involvements for the heroine. Until Cyrnbeline, the exchanges the heroine has with her lover or would-be lover are cen- tral in explaining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 36–48.
Published: 01 March 1959
.... And when they do so, the outlines of a Great Family begin to stand out. Across the generations, the members of the Dar- win and Wedgwood families have made their cultural contributions to England partly through the advantage of belonging to an eminent family. Carlyle, on the other hand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 77–105.
Published: 01 March 1996
... Shaffer, Gzft of the Gorgon Uncrowning the Family Petrarch Robert Lowell’s last book of poems, Day by Day, parallels the anamor- phism of Sidney Nolan’s cover portrait for the 2 July 1967 Time maga- zine. Around Lowell’s disembodied head is a zigzagging laurel wreath that looks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 79–81.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., home and family. What makes it novel and of apparent literary interest is that its almost exclusive source material is a group of Victorian “domestic nar- ratives” in verse. Following a general, turgid introduction heavy on modern theory, it is these verse narratives that constitute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 September 1950
... that a summary cannot give the fine hesitations and often top tuous paths by which many of the conclusions were reached, but I hope that no injustice has been done to the work of a fine scholar and that the suggestions gleaned from this article will stimulate a fresh interest in the Family Sagas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 363–385.
Published: 01 December 1978
... we are now told that, in the times of Gregor’s dominance in the family, the feeble father used to walk between mother and son in their daily strolls. As the physical positions are now reversed, so are the biological and psychological, for the dominant father is revitalized; he stands...