1-20 of 961 Search Results for


Sort by
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 320–322.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Elisa Tamarkin Transatlantic Insurrections: British Culture and the Formation of American Literature, 1730-1860 . By Paul Giles. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. 262 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Elisa Tamarkin is assistant professor of English...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh (2007). He is general editor of The Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004). Scriptworlds: Writing Systems and the Formation of World Literature David Damrosch hrough most of recorded history, literature has not been written...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of Decadence (1999) and author of Mimesis (2006). Decadence, Nationalism, and the Logic of Canon Formation Matthew Potolsky How dare I identify myself with Germany, how dare I embrace its war? Do I have the right to this patriotic enthusiasm? Can it be genuine coming from...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Locke, Kenneth Burke, and Toni Morrison have attempted “to come to terms . . . with the spiritual imaginary of America itself” (4). Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 The Pragmatist Turn: Religion, the Enlightenment, and the Formation of American Literature . By Giles Gunn...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Jill Anne Kowalik Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 FEMININE IDENTITY FORMATION IN WILHELM MEISTERS LEHRJAHRE By JILL ANNE KOWALIK Natalie, the “beautiful soul,” and Therese have...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 91–103.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Peter Stallybrass Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Editing as Cultural Formation: The Sexing of Shakespeare’s Sonnets Peter Stallybrass or the past two years, I have been trying to understand the work of Fbibliographers and editors. I undertook this “retraining...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Bill Readings Guillory John. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp. $36.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation. By John Guillory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... pragmatic options. At the beginning of the seventeenth century cultural momentum turned from an imprecise system of relationships toward a monolithic, homogenizing institution of marriage and strict distinctions, which began to exclude homoeroticism. This sexual re-formation is critiqued in Shakespeare’s...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Giuseppe Gazzola Abstract This essay traces the interrelationship between Italian literary canon formation and constructions of national identity in the literary histories of Girolamo Tiraboschi and Francesco De Sanctis. It examines both the ruptures and the continuities between eighteenth...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... Portuguese Word-Formation With Sufixes. By JOSEPH H. D. ALLEN, JR. Baltimore : Linguistic Society of America, Lan- guage Dissertation no. 33, 1941. Pp. 143. $2.25. This study is an effort to present “a systematic study of Portu- guese words formed with suffixes” (p. 3). The chief...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Julie Stone Peters This essay attempts to offer a thick history of the turn-of-the-century ritual idea while identifying its relationship to a nexus of formations crucial to ideas about drama and to a variety of performance practices in the twentieth century. In the 1890s works on myth and ritual...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the social trajectories of the peasant formations of the precapitalist world. According to Naipaul, these deranging effects are precisely what the peripheral artist excavates. Writers born of this historical milieu must, in his view, also note how their work partakes of the order it describes. Those who...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and literary reasons for the formation of a literary canon, and to a degree literary production is inseparable from cross-cultural (re)production. The literary canon appropriates and is also appropriated by translations. Many modern Chinese literary concepts derive from translations, especially of Western...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
... formations— poésie mondiale in French, poesía mundial in Spanish, and world poetry in English—but also highlights kindred trajectories in non-Western languages, such as sheʿr-e jahān in Persian and shiʿr fi al-ʿalam in Arabic. Corroborating Édouard Glissant’s claim that “the amassing of commonplaces...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Maryam Wasif Khan Abstract The eighteenth-century English Oriental tale has in recent scholarship been read as both productive and dissident. But the legacies of this literary genre in the Indian colony and its role in the formation of a world literature remain mostly unstudied. The formation...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Tamara S. Wagner Examining the impact of mid-Victorian sensationalism on the shaping of the nineteenth-century novel, this essay calls renewed attention to the intricacies of genre formation. Taking as its point of departure the notorious “sensational sixties,” it tracks the increasingly self...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are characterized by an unabashed, unprecedented foregrounding of female sexuality. While their novels were censored by the state now and then, they circulate on the Internet and contribute to the formation of China's booming Internet literature. The initial core group of beauty writers has made a large impact...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of scientism, privileging scientific methodologies or partnership with scientific methodologies, in recent literary-critical scholarship is one result. The older formation of “humanities computing,” for example, has reemerged as the digital humanities, with claims to the status of interpretive methodology...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Morgan Day Frank Abstract Literary scholars in recent years have endowed institutions with tremendous explanatory power, insisting that these social formations exercise a determining influence on cultural production. The fiction that institutions can impose themselves as coherent subjects...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 June 2017
... about the poet and his poem than it does about the history of our own disciplinary formation. Neither Pope nor McElderry blamed old spelling in particular for the misperception of archaism by Spenser’s readers—Pope ( 1926 : 616) describes Elizabethan orthography as “thin ice, whence retreat...