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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Heather Dubrow © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-04Dubrow.ak 6/1/00 2:27 PM Page 59 Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Reinterpreting Formalism and the Country House Poem Heather Dubrow n the current critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2000
...J. Paul Hunter © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-06Hunter.ak 6/1/00 2:28 PM Page 109 Formalism and History: Binarism and the Anglophone Couplet J. Paul Hunter egotiating Plato is probably still the single highest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Robert Kaufman © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-07Kaufman.ak 6/1/00 2:29 PM Page 131 Everybody Hates Kant: Blakean Formalism and the Symmetries of Laura Moriarty Robert Kaufman verybody Hates Kant would do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 229–251.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Catherine Gallagher © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-11Gallagher.ak 6/1/00 2:33 PM Page 229 Formalism and Time Catherine Gallagher he most prominent generic features of the novel have received Tremarkably little...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Virgil Nemoianu © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-03Nemoianu.ak 6/1/00 2:26 PM Page 41 Hating and Loving Aesthetic Formalism: Some Reasons Virgil Nemoianu he present essay starts from deeply felt concerns and deals with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 1973
... Russian Formalism. By FREDRICJAMESON. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972. xi + 230 pp. $9.00. Fredric Jameson is a glutton for “isms.” In Marxism and Form (1971) he sought to survey the broad sweep of modern Marxist criticism. In the present book he tackles a vast body of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 September 1940
... Values. By A. CLOSS. London : George Allen and Unwin, 1938. Pp. 478. 18 s. An authoritative work of almost five hundred pages, in English, on the genius of German lyric poetry in the nature of a historical survey of its formal and metaphysical values, written during one of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 210–212.
Published: 01 June 1983
... Traditions of Formal Verse Satire. By HOWARDD. WEIN- BKOT. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. xx + 388 pp. $35.00. In his previous book, Augustus Caesar in “Augwstan” England (1 978), How- ard D. Weinbrot set out to overturn our habit of referring to the Age of Pope and Swift as the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 229–239.
Published: 01 June 1967
...Derek Bickerton Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 MODES OF INTERIOR MONOLOGUE A FORMAL DEFINITION By DEREKBICKERTON Every novelist who tries to present character in depth faces the prob- lem of conveying, in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 139–167.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Yosefa Raz Abstract Between 1741 and 1750 Robert Lowth, Oxford’s fifth chair of poetry, presented a series of groundbreaking lectures that reimagined the Hebrew Bible as literature, emphasizing its artful formal qualities. Today he is best known for rediscovering the parallelism of ancient Hebrew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Paul B. Armstrong Although form and history are joined in reading, the profession of literary studies has regularly regarded formalism and historicism as opposites and even antagonists. When dichotomous terms replicate themselves without mediation, a phenomenological approach to resolving the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... concern with the fate of the Chinese nation and his professed intention to be its spiritual physician, critical opinion holds that his writings are primarily political and cultural in thematics and realistic in formal representation. The scholarly consensus that he is a master of critical realism remains...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... despite seemingly divergent styles, they share major formal and thematic characteristics. Responding in tandem to the metaphysical crisis of modernity, both aim systematically to replace metaphysical purpose and sublime religious experience with physical sensation and secular ecstasy, to corporealize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for desire and action, sin indicates the subject’s splitting by the norms that organize it. Piers Plowman , which explores the medieval split subject through formal experimentation, repeatedly encounters the demands of political, ethical, economic, and spiritual life and repeatedly problematizes all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jesse Rosenthal Abstract This essay looks at literary criticism’s persistent confession of critics’ secret relations to literature. It argues that such formalized secrecy and confession are used to insist on a personal orientation toward the literary object that helps deny the institutional forces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Michelle M. Dowd Abstract Virginia Woolf’s account of Shakespeare’s fictional sister, Judith, in A Room of One’s Own offers a productive vantage point for investigating questions of gender, authority, and inheritance in Shakespeare’s late romances. These plays are notable for their formal hybridity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 491–515.
Published: 01 December 2017
... creation of a system of kitchenless homes in California and the subsequent emancipation of women from forced domesticity. Gilman’s prose reflects on, and even formally replicates, the drudgery and repetition she associates with household labor. Gilman proposes an analogy between novels and kitchens as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Sol Plaatje was to produce a literature with an African referent in a language that deconstructed the mimetic contract as one of the operating signatures of colonial governmentality. In their literary ideologies and formal preferences, these writers did not consider romance, realism, and modernism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-translated, first, because they appear simultaneously in multiple languages and, second, because they engage formally, thematically, and typographically with the theory and practice of translation. Chang and Voge help us think about the relationship between modernism and world literature. They show that the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-collar workers, the essay tracks themes and formalizations of both labor and management as they continue in Ashbery’s highly experimental second book, The Tennis Court Oath (1962). In this book the standpoint of the earlier poem gives way to an explosion of shifting voices as Ashbery’s distinctive use of...