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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 1975) 36 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1975
... choice of a method that requires so complete a surrender on our part to the movement of the critic’s mind and so intimate a knowledge of the fictions themselves. HOWARDS. BABB Uniuersity of Carvornia, [mine A Traueler Disguised: A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1976) 37 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1976
... both readers and artists alike. ALEXANDERMEDLICOIT, JR. University of Connecticut The Method of Melville’s Short Fiction. By K. BRUCEBICKLEY, JR. Durham: Duke University Press, 1975. xv + 142 pp. $7.75. Although we are told that the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1984) 45 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 1984
... reassessment of Defoe, and particularly of his greatest work, Robinson Crusoe. Sill comes to Defoe as a Marxist-or, to be more precise, as a follower of Raymond Williams and of Antonio Gramsci- which gives him two advantages. First, since he believes Defoe’s work, both fictional and nonfictional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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. Reviews Alliterative Revivals. By Christine Chism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. 327 pp. Contemporary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 June 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 (1 September 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
...William Egginton The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxvi + 420 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 William Egginton is professor of German and Romance languages and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 June 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 (1 June 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 (1 September 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2012
... collection of essays on South African “histories of the book”; and coeditor of Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies. He also writes about South African art and postcolonial queer studies. DOI 10.1215/00267929- 1589212 Ground Zero Fiction: History, Memory, and Representation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... indeed an important strand of 1960s fiction, especially in the work of John McGahern, this essay argues that it was cross-fertilized by other realist narrative modes, including British documentary writing of the 1950s and 1960s. The Irish New Wave, however, differs in important respects from its British...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2015) 76 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Elena Russo Elena Russo is professor of French literature at Johns Hopkins University. Her latest book is Styles of Enlightenment: Taste, Politics, and Authorship in Eighteenth-Century France (2007). Before Fiction: The Ancien Régime of the Novel . By Paige Nicholas D...