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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2004
... is working on a book about early modern French colonial encounters and has recently completed a book titled Prolepses:Queer/Early/Modern . Queer Nation, Female Nation: Marguerite de Navarre, Incest, and the State in Early Modern France Carla Freccero ollowing Foucault, feminist scholars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 387–390.
Published: 01 September 1967
... “Lohenstein’s Protagonists,”4 has done himself a disservice with this book. DAVIDBRONSEN Washington University Their Proper Sphere: A Study of the Bronte Sisters as Early-Victorian Female Novelists. By INCA-STINAEWBANK. Cambridge: Harvard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 272–274.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Fiona Somerset Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England . By Catherine Sanok. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xvii + 256 pp. University of Washington 2009 Fiona Somerset is associate professor of English at Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 33–69.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Intertextuality, Sexuality, and the Emergence of Female Modernism in The Voyage Out, The Village in the Jungle, and Heart of Darkness Mark A. Wollaeger n A Room of One’s Own (1929) Virginia Woolf advises women writers I to “think back” through their mothers, but the tortuous composition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 349–376.
Published: 01 September 2003
...,and autobiography. “Books and Bad Company”: Reading the Female Plot in Teresa de la Parra’s IŽgenia Kristine Byron La pretendida autora de esa nueva IÞgenia . . . [c]ometió es cierto, la horrible indiscreción de hacer editar en París bajo su nombre, ese diario íntimo que yo había...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 513–516.
Published: 01 December 1995
...” and then analyzes the cross-dressed characters in five plays by Shakespeare and numerous plays by other Renaissance drarna- tists (7). By beginning his monograph with an analysis of female cross-dressing as a social practice, Shapiro displays his interest in the interconnectedness of social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Patricia Meyer Spacks Terry Castle. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 278 pp. $35.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 5’0 MLQ I September 1996 The Female Thermometer: Eighteenth-Century Culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 72–74.
Published: 01 March 1986
... to any understanding of Coleridge’s intellectual life. SUSANJ. WOLFSON Rutgers University, New Brunswick Female Friendships and Communities: Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, E limbeth Gaskell. By PAULINENESTOR. Oxford: Clarendon Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 1986
...: Lariguuge and Female Experience in Nineteenth-CerituT Women k Writing. By MARGARETHOMANS. Chicago and London: University of Chi- cago Press, Women in Culture and Society, 1986. xiv + 326 pp. $22.00. At least since Virginia Woolf remarked on the shape of.Jane Austen’s sentence, people have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 451–477.
Published: 01 December 2006
... (2005). His current project, from which this article is derived, is a study of intersections between literature and music culture in late Georgian Britain. The Female Penseroso: Anna Seward, Sociable Poetry, and the Handelian Consensus Gillen D’Arcy Wood hey called it “Handelomania...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by erasing the female voice. This essay instead explores parallels between Wroth’s poem and the metamorphosis of the Heliades, who turn into poplars while mourning their brother Phaeton in book 2 of the Metamorphoses . Their transformation is predicated on an act of female speech, however precarious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are characterized by an unabashed, unprecedented foregrounding of female sexuality. While their novels were censored by the state now and then, they circulate on the Internet and contribute to the formation of China's booming Internet literature. The initial core group of beauty writers has made a large impact...
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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 (2012) 73 (3): 351–372.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the novel’s conception of reality in the Mexican borderlands: first, the Ciudad Juárez femicides as objects of representation; second, the economic conditions underlying the systemic violence perpetrated against female maquiladora workers and the rift between labor and capital; and third, the relation of art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the complex experiences of Chinese women in their search for modernity. The Nora figures in Chinese problem plays are symbols of individualism and subjectivism. The women in Cao Yu's plays, whose education is informed by feminist ideas, become subjects of their desires for consumption and love. The female...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 March 1995
... narrative of female experi- ence, this essay will examine the use of “experience” in the history of BrontE criticism. Finally, a reading of BrontE’s fictional autobiography of female experience may produce a more fully historicized model. The Politics of Experience Scott calls experience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 393–406.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female” (3.28). Identifying themselves as the voice of Christian virtue, answerable to no merely mortal male, Mary Bosanquet Fletcher, Sarah Crosby, Susanna Wesley, Sarah Cox, Frances Pawson, Hester Ann Rogers, Mary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 231–249.
Published: 01 September 1994
... in Christine de Pizan (who is often considered the first professional female writer and a “forerunner” of feminism), the contribution of this highly educated fifteenth-century author to the history of rhetoric has remained largely unexplored.’ In this essay, I propose to reread the Cite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 93–130.
Published: 01 March 2004
... it fix. And interest in reversing loss. This is an allegorical essay in several chapters concern- ing one part of the apparatus of poesis: the beloved female muse and her work. It is a sociopoetical intervention, sometimes a little willful. The labor concealed in poetry is not only the labor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 348–352.
Published: 01 September 1991
... life and rele- vance to the works of these female authors, who remain far too often unread even by specialists. What some might too cavalierly dismiss as a cultural nar- cissism that turns the past into the mirror or into an ever-pleasing image of the self must certainly be recognized...