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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 262.
Published: 01 September 1957
... in modern German literature. We say in modern German literature, for the author does not go into an exhaustive analysis until he reaches the Age of Goethe; the preceding centuries pass before us in a rather superficial manner; the highly controversial figure of the medieval spilman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2013
...,” in the Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und Allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft (2008). Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics . By Richter Gerhard . New York : Columbia University Press , 2011 . 260 pp . © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reference Richter Gerhard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of the Maternal Instinct (1990) and Behind Her Times: Transition England in the Novels of Mary Arnold Ward (2005). © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Theater Figures: The Production of the Nineteenth-Century British Novel . By Emily Allen. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2003. viii+ 254 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 396.
Published: 01 December 1987
... and unconscious) of the historicity of his own discourse. GAKYHARKISON University of New Mexico Figures of Division: Williawi Faulkner’s Major Novels. By JAMES A. SNEAD.New York and London: Methuen, 1986. xvii + 237 pp. $27.50. Reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1983
.... KOUEK-I-H. BELL Williams College Figures of Autobiography: The La.ngunge of Sey- Writing in Victoria cmd Modern England. By AVROMFLEISHMAN. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: Univer- sity of California Press, 1983. xiv + 486 pp. $29.50. Avrom Fleishman brings range, authority...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Jonathan E. Abel jonathan.abel@psu.edu Figures of the World: The Naturalist Novel and Transnational Form . By Christopher Laing Hill . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2020 . xx + 258 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022 Figures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Jon Erickson Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect . By Hayden White. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. xii + 205 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Har- vard University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Joseph Carroll Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 PATER’S FIGURES OF PERPLEXITY By JOSEPH CARROLL Marius the Efi@urean:His Sensations and Ideas is a philosophical, his- torical novel that serves for Walter Pater as a fictionalized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 508–509.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Julia Reinhard Lupton Ned Lukacher. Ithaca, N.Y: Cornell University Press, 1994. x + 228 pp. $37.50 cloth, $19.95 paper. Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 508 MLQ I September 1996 Daemonic Figures: Shakespeare and the Question...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1998
...Joseph Butwin Michael Ragussis. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995. ix + 340 pp. $54.95 cloth, $17.95 paper. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Reviews Figures of Conversion: “TheJewish Question ” and English National Identity. By Michael Ragussis. Durham...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 March 1940
...: Longmans, Green and Co., 1939. Pp. 303. Figures of Transition: a Study of British Literature at the End of the Nineteenth Cetttury. By GRANVILLEHICKS. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1940. Pp. xv+ 326. As a product of the Neo-Humanist approach to literary schol- arship, Professor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher L. Hill In the decades following the publication of Emile Zola's novel Nana (1880), “Nana figures” resembling Zola's heroine appeared in fiction around the world. The history of the Nana figure contradicts current models for the study of world literature, based on the diffusion of forms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and boundaries, Hawthorne twists the genres together again, as do John Keats and Robert Browning. Snakes in The Marble Faun , vines in The Blithedale Romance , and the A in The Scarlet Letter are tangled figures that at once image both the relationship between the genres and the newly powerful nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 175–199.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Daniel Katz This essay examines Ezra Pound’s mobilizations of the figure of the troubadour poet Arnaut Daniel in the articulation of his own poetics, from The Spirit of Romance of 1910 through the 1930s. Arnaut emerges as a particularly fraught figure in Pound’s negotiations with Eliot, but also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 349–375.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., stages the interplay of his wide-ranging literary and philosophical influences. Drawing on figures such as Arthur Schopenhauer, Jean Racine, Henri Bergson, Arnold Geulincx, and Fritz Mauthner, the play bends toward tragedy but undercuts any sense of finality with its slow unrolling. More than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... lived within the Irish community in Britain. Focusing on the figure of the male laborer as represented in contemporary sociological texts and in the work of Donall Mac Amhlaigh and Tom Murphy, the essay examines the development of contrasting narratives of class and community informed both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and transcendentalism and offering a reading that emerged from Nelson’s Marxist outlook. This essay explores Miller’s penchant for existentialist readings of historical-literary figures and movements, which clashed with Nelson’s materialist interpretation of antebellum culture. Although these two approaches seem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the reputation of Scotland’s national bard, a figure resolving a multiplicity of citizens into the image of unity, Burns’s poems nevertheless present complex, creaturely subjects that seemingly consist in more and less than themselves, in more and less than “one.” The poems thus make a narrow case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the precariousness of these workers and their outlook. Her theory has a distinctly literary quality. Across a range of social contexts she uses the figure of Cordelia to trope the idea of answering to the world rather than to local authority. Parable, evident throughout her work, especially in Twenty Years at Hull...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 June 2014
... professor of literature at the University of Sydney (and a figure central to the direction of the humanities academy in Australia), taught Victorian literature, including Browning, from the 1890s. MacCallum’s public lectures, like his pedagogy, aimed to convert a primary obstacle for many readers...