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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 447–463.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that presume belief, the other encouraging instead a productive doubt—suggests that Cervantes advances a fully engaged fictionality as an alternative to the exemplary text. In particular, “Rinconete y Cortadillo” and the dyad of “El casamiento engañoso/El coloquio de los perros” show that the picaresque allows...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 March 1994
... of such 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 (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Nicholas Paige Abstract One shared assumption of many recent efforts to delineate a history of fiction (or fictionality, typically understood as a mode of nonliteral reference) is that that term names a conceptual operation, be it intrinsic or culturally learned. This article argues that fiction...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 1965
...David Daiches Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 Robert Kiely. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1964. ix + 285 pp. $5.50. 616 REVIEWS Robert Louis Stevenson and the Fiction of Adventure. By ROBERTKIELY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Maximillian E. Novak Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 DEFOE’S SHORTEST WAY WITH THE DISSENTERS HOAX, PARODY, PARADOX, FICTION, IRONY, AND SATIRE By MAXIMILLIANE. NOVAK Defoe’s famous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 June 1966
...; he has found “controlled dreams”3 and, most important, a quest which has nothing in common with a project or a goal. ~. REN~ERIESE HUBERT University of Illinois Journey to Chaos: Samuel Beckett’s Early Fiction. By RAYMONDFEDERMAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 June 1967
..., as Santayana once said, that poetry is “itself a theoretic vision of things heard at arm’s length.” OSCARBUDEL University of Michigan Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography. By EDWARDW. SAID. Cambridge: Harvard University Press...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 460–461.
Published: 01 December 1953
... is to be regretted, but the book as a whole is a worthy tribute to an‘ amiable and accomplished gentleman and man of letters. GRETCHENPAULUS Smith College The Beginnings of Naturalism in America% Fiction: A Study of the Works of Hamlin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 504–508.
Published: 01 December 1968
...Wilfred Stone 504 REVIEWS The Fiction of E. M. Forster. By GEORGEH. THOMSON.Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1967. 304 pp. $9.95. A book that is needed but does not fulfill that need is a particular kind of disappointment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 September 1970
.... THOMASG. BERGIN Yale University Orwell’s Fiction. By ROBERTA. LEE. Notre Dame and London: University of Notre Dame Press, 1969. xvii + 188 pp. $8.50. “I am not a real novelist anyway,” George Orwell once wrote to Julian Symons, and he was almost invariably more self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 508–511.
Published: 01 December 1970
... targets. And the integrity and intellectual rigor with which Miner has tested his beliefs make it a book which should be taken seriously. .JOAN \dTEBBER Ohio State Uniuei-sity Narrative Form in History and Fiction: Hume, Fielding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 1971
... us for an instant into Coleridge’s presence-as a poet, as an active intelligence, as a husband, as a lover, as a man. GEORGEWHALLEY Qu een ’s U n iuers i i y Kingston, Ontario Existential Thought and Fictional Technique...