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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 89–90.
Published: 01 March 1962
...: Scottish Common Sense Philosophy and the Origin of American Fiction. By TERENCEMARTIN. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1961. Pp. 197. $4.50. As a study of early American fiction, Terence Martin’s book is entertaining and informative. As a presentation of Scottish Common Sense...
Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 278–279.
Published: 01 September 1962
... of it. SHERBO Michigan State University ARTHUR James Fenimore Cooper and the Development of American Sea Fiction. By THOMASPHILBRICK. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1961. Pp. xi + 329. $6.25. This book is a successful attempt to place the sea novels...
Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 181–186.
Published: 01 June 1964
...Herbert S. Donow Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 HERMAN MELVILLE AND THE CRAFT OF FICTION By HERBERT S. DONOW Whatever else Melville may have been, he was a novelist only in the vaguest sense of that word. Indeed, “Melville never...
Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 347–349.
Published: 01 June 1965
... also be grateful to Jeune for writing well. HAROLDA. WATERS University of Rhode Island Thackeray and the Form of Fiction. By JOHN LOOFBOUROW.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. vi + 236 pp. $5.00. This new book on the art...
Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 1965
...David Daiches Robert Kiely. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1964. ix + 285 pp. $5.50. Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 616 REVIEWS Robert Louis Stevenson and the Fiction of Adventure. By ROBERTKIELY...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 68–77.
Published: 01 March 1955
...Sergio J. Pacifici Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE FICTION OF ALBERT0 MORAVIA PORTRAIT OF A WASTELAND By SERCIOJ. PACIFICI The recent translation by Angus Davidson of Alberto Moravia’s first novel, GZi indifferenti (which...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 363–364.
Published: 01 December 1955
... ; but amidst all your philosophy, be still a man.” MAURICEJ. QUINLAN Boston College Cooper’s Throry of Fiction: His Prefaces and Their Relation to His Novels. By ARVIDSHULENBERCER. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1955. Pp. vii + 105...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 107–112.
Published: 01 June 1957
...Louis Tenenbaum Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 LOVE IN THE PROSE FICTION OF GOBINEAU By LOUISTENENBAUM Gobineau has justly been recognized as the successor to Stendhal and Mkimbe, the outstanding representatives of la tradition siche...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 1957
... represented. A German- English volume is promised soon. GEORGEC. BUCK University of Washington As Age of Fiction: The French Novel from Gide to Camus. By G~BMAINE BR~Eand MARGARETGUITON. New Brunswick : Rutgers University...
Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Elena Russo Reviews Before Fiction: The Ancien Régime of the Novel. By Nicholas D. Paige. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. xiv + 284 pp. Before Fiction offers a spirited and brisk argument in favor of a new history of the novel, but it also critiques the idea...
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... throughout Eliot’s oeuvre” ; “Woolf’s fiction is strikingly atmospheric” ). To Taylor, it is not simply that there are both meteorological and literary atmospherics; it is also that to write of one kind of atmosphere is to grapple with the other. This is offered as a distinctive formal feature...
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... just prose fiction traditions; it also became a critical vehicle for reinterpreting North Indian dialects along religious lines, Arab-Islamic or Sanskritic-Hindu. Central to these efforts was Fort William College, established in Calcutta in 1800 by Lord Wellesley to train British officials...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1946
... employs in his fiction, but Mr. Schubert’s is the first study devoted exclusively to Hawthorne as artist. Assuming that any single work of art may be analyzed in terms usually reserved for the others, hlr. Schubert has sought to determine the extent to which Hawthorne uses design, rhythm...
Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 404–407.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Judith Wilt Disorienting Fiction: The Autoethnographic Work of Nineteenth-Century British Novels . By James Buzard. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. vi + 320 pp. University of Washington 2006 Judith Wilt is Newton College Alumnae Chair in Western Culture at Boston...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Alexander C. Y. Huang Modern Chinese fiction dealing with cultural others can be taken as a lens through which to reread the cosmopolitan theory. At stake in the debate between communitarianism and liberalism are the viability of single cultural membership and its validity. Lao She's Self-Sacrifice...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 10.1215/00267929-2007-036 Aravamudan Review 295 Fabulous Orients: Fictions of the East in England, 1662 – 1785. By Ros Ballaster. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xiii + 408 pp. The literary history of the plethora of oriental tales consumed...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... To the author, Chinese postmodernism differs from other variants of postmodernism because of its different cultural-historical and literary-historical background. With few exceptions, modernism was a late discovery in China. After 1978 Wang Meng, Zhang Jie, Wang Anyi, and others wrote fiction in a modernist...
Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 282–285.
Published: 01 September 1954
... and then examines Grillparzer’s life and works com- pletely and convincingly against the background of his age. WALTERA. REICHART University of Michigan Decadence fn German Fiction. By WILLIAMEICKHORST. Denver: Alan Swal- low, 1953. Pp. 179...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 September 2014
... or forthcoming essays in boundary 2 , Critical Quarterly , Public Books , and The Oxford History of the Novel in English . His translation of Julio Cortázar’s 1975 novella Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires is forthcoming. Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction...
Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 87–110.
Published: 01 March 2007
... French Fiction (2006) and coeditor of a special issue of Yale French Studies , “Crime Fictions” (2005). Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Street Names and Private-Public Violence in Modern French Crime Fiction Andrea Goulet dgar Allan Poe’s inaugural detective story “The Murders...