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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Melanie Micir Abstract Reading Kate Atkinson’s Life after Life (2013) in the context of theories of the historical novel (Georg Lukács, Fredric Jameson) and counterfactual fiction (Catherine Gallagher, Andrew Miller, Paul Saint-Amour) sheds light on an overlooked genealogy of the feminist modernist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2004
... during the Romantic period . The First Women (Psycho)analysts; or, The Friends of Feminist History Laura Mandell France has continued the Roman and Christian work that Christianity had promised. . . . Brotherly equality had been postponed to the next life, but [France...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 93–130.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (2001). In 2002 she was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts for poetry, and she was named the third recipient of the Roy Harvey Pearce/Archive for New Poetry Award for lifetime contributions to American poetry as a poet-scholar. Marble Paper: Toward a Feminist “History of Poetry” Rachel Blau...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1999) 60 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 1999
... strategy to perpetuate despair. Can From Emerson to King reconcile these oppositional impulses into a meaningful political contradiction? Russ Castronovo, University of Miami The Erotics of Talk: Women’s Writing and Feminist Paradigms. By Carla Kaplan. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 231–249.
Published: 01 September 1994
... her Rhetoric and the Origins of Medieval Drama (1992). Her next book, The Medieval Theatre of Cruelty , will explore the interplay among rhetoric, violence, law, and theater. The Feminist Mnemonics of Christine de Pizan Jody Enders Despite the resurgence of critical interest in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 23–35.
Published: 01 March 1996
... a Diffrence Is There in Degree”: Aernilia Lanyer and the Aims of Feminist Criticism Lisa Schnell ne of the most dramatic changes to the Renaissance canon has 0been the inclusion of women, both as they are represented (or not represented) in work by male writers and, more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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 (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 475–481.
Published: 01 December 1992
... exclusively by African-American women have delineated black feminist thought.’ While many of them espouse black feminist literary critical perspectives, attention to literary expression by African-American women perhaps constitutes their only common characteristic. They represent a range of critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1942) 3 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 June 1942
... separantur.” Similar unfavorable opinions are reflected in numerous Latin writers. It must be em- phasized that the earlier anti-feminist documents actually treat woman as a concept-and an evil one-rather than as a flesh-and- blood individual. Even so, a small number of clerics took it...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 177–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
... A the evolution of feminist movements, as movements with a history that have responded to historical conditions while influencing them in turn. It also promises an account of how feminism today might relate to the whole historical, cultural, and political tradition, to which the con- cerns of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 161–176.
Published: 01 March 2004
... theory is extensive. Some of the more familiar contributions include Audre Lorde, “The Mas- ter’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House,” in Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (Trumansburg, NY: Crossing, 1984), 110 – 13; bell hooks, “Feminist Theory: A Radical Agenda,” in Talking Back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 7–28.
Published: 01 March 2004
... associated with dangerous imports. The OED’s first illustration of feminist in the sense suggested in my first paragraph comes from an 1894 issue of the London Daily News, about “what our Paris Correspondent describes as a ‘Feminist’ group . . . being formed in the French Chamber of Deputies.” The name...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1995
... they belong? In a book sometimes repeti- tious and self-contradictory, occasionally irascible, at times illuminating, and often erudite, Ezell brings a curious combination of New Historicism and French feminist theory to bear on how what we now call the female literary tradition has been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Armstrong’s book appeared, novel criticism was burgeoning and innovative. Those new studies in the 1980s took inspiration from the rise of feminist scholarship and also from the theory movement. Feminism and theory, separately and together, began to transform the perspectives and protocols of literary history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1991) 52 (3): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 1991
... of contempo- rary literary studies. DeJean’s thesis concerns the birth of the modern novel, a genre that, as concerns the form it took in France, she sees as the creation of a concerted feminist quest for equality between the sexes-a quest that sub sequent literary historians have, for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1986) 47 (4): 422–432.
Published: 01 December 1986
... and the political are unconnected, however, has missed Woolf’s point entirely” (p. 7). Part of the political perspective that Transue and Woolf share can be called “feminist,” although Transue establishes the fact that Woolf was “wary of . . . even hostile toward” feminist organizations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1998) 59 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 September 1998
... chapters 2 and 3, and on John Stuart Mill in chapters 3 and 4. In the last chapter there is a suddenly feminist critic who challenges the ideol- ogy of the historical narrative to which the book’s central section is devoted. All of this may make hard going for a reviewer seeking coherence, but I do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 1992
...). But where Shange’s dramatic style is eloquence, Baker’s is affectation. As black feminist literary theory, Workings of the S’d is an imperfect text. Its ambiguous feminist perspective is the more conspicuous for the company the book would keep: unequivocally feminist studies like Carby’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 401–417.
Published: 01 December 1998
... characteristic of race or ethnic literary histories see Frederick Buell, National Culture and the New Global System (Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, 1994), 162-3- For the feminist perspective see Marilyn L. Williamson, “Toward a Feminist Literary History,” Signs 10 (1984): 137-8; Sandra...