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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 1. Percentage of English-language fiction titles written by women in HathiTrust (diamonds) and in Publishers Weekly (error bars). Circles estimate percentages for HathiTrust based on rates of romance fiction recorded for Australian novels. (Results exclude reprints and juvenile titles More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 March 1994
... ele- gant treatment. American Catholic Arts and Fictions is a remarkable achieve- ment as well as a historical event. James T. Fisher, Yale University Escape from the Wasteland: Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Xenzaburo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 363–364.
Published: 01 December 1955
...- pher ; 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 181–206.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Garrett Stewart © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-09Stewart.ak 6/1/00 2:30 PM Page 181 The Foreign Offices of British Fiction Garrett Stewart his essay sets itself two interlocked tasks, at cross-purposes only if Twe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 468–474.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Jessica Burstein Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts between the World Wars . By Tyrus Miller. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xii + 263 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.4 09 Reviews 10/24/01 5:54 PM Page 453 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 471–500.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Tamara S. Wagner © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Tamara S. Wagner is a doctoral student at the University of Cambridge. She has published articles on nineteenth-century literature as well as on postcolonial fiction and is writing a book on nostalgia in the English novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Thomas Carmichael Sublime Desire: History and Post-1960s Fiction . By Amy J. Elias. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. xxviii + 320 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Thomas Carmichael is associate professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. He is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 443–476.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Colonial and Postcolonial Literary Style (2005). Her current project is a study of financial speculation in Victorian literature. Her essay “`Overpowering Vitality': Nostalgia and Men of Sensibility in the Fiction of Wilkie Collins” appeared in the December 2002 issue of MLQ . “A Strange Chronicle of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2005
...James Thompson Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Law of Property . By Wolfram Schmidgen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. viii + 266 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 James Thompson is professor and chair of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
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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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- ness, and English Renaissance Literature (2001). doi 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Gerald L. Bruns Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty, and Western Culture . By Russell A. Berman. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2007. xxi + 238 pp. University of Washington 2009 Gerald L. Bruns is William P. and Hazel B. White Emeritus Professor at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 262–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Nicholas Dames Nicholas Dames is Theodore Kahan Associate Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He is author of Amnesiac Selves: Nostalgia, Forgetting, and British Fiction, 1810 – 1870 (2001) and The Physiology of the Novel: Reading, Neural Science, and the Form of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Roberto M. Dainotto It is often assumed that a special function of imaginative and fictional writing and a special aesthetic value as a distinctive feature of literary prose are the fruits of what has been called the “invention of literature” between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 108–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... studies she has published Shattered Vessels: Memory, Identity, and Creation in the work of David Shahar , with Moshe Ron (2004). Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France . By Samuels Maurice . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 . ix + 323 pp...
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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 in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Portlandia , which premiered in 2011, avoids the future-oriented “inevitability effect” of the fin de siècle utopias by returning to an earlier moment in the utopian genre: the satirizing of a society somewhere on Earth. Portlandia presents a lightly fictionalized version of Portland, Oregon, as a happy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Juliet Shields Novel Ventures: Fiction and Print Culture in England, 1690–1730 . By Leah Orr . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2017 . vii + 336 pp. Novel Machines: Technology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain . By Joseph Drury . Oxford...