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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 2019
... State University) at the right time (the year an English translation of Michel Foucault’s [ 1978 ] History of Sexuality, Volume 1 appeared) and to fall in with interlocutors who encouraged me to think outside any disciplinary box then recognized. Homer Obed Brown and Leonard Tennenhouse were certainly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 383–414.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Eric Rothstein Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Eric Rothstein is the Edgar W. Lacy Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is currently completing a book on “Modernity” and taxonomic boundaries in the earlier eighteenth century. Foucault...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 355–358.
Published: 01 September 1991
.... Newsome, whose “Cartesian method,” as Posnock calls it (p. 225), “doesn’t admit surprises.” MILLICENTBELL Boston University Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault. By JONATHAN DOLLIMORE. Oxford: Clarendon, 1991. x...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 487–504.
Published: 01 December 2012
... another, making diversity an irreducible resource. “Being,” “truth,” and “time” are all Western categories whose aspects are presented altogether differently in Chinese. Displacement, in the sense of Michel Foucault or Gilles Deleuze, still premises a norm. So does any notion of a rooted cultural absolute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Nancy Armstrong; Leonard Tennenhouse Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 A Novel Nation; or, How to Rethink Modern England as an Emergent Culture Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse n a note to Discipline and Punish, Foucault declares his intention to I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
... writer and a feminist critic. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 Nancy Armstrong Michel Foucault feminist criticism D esire and Domestic Fiction took Jane Eyre away from me. That was disappointing. In the wake of Nancy Armstrong’s anatomization of that novel’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Phenomenology: Sartre, Derrida, Foucault, Baudrillard (2002), and coeditor of four collections, most recently Idealism without Absolutes: Philosophy and Romantic Culture (2004). She is working on a book about encyclopedic thought and the organization of knowledge from German idealism to deconstruction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 1995
...: Foucault, Lyotard, Derrida (1987) and French Literary Fascism: Nationalism, Anti-Semitism, and the Ideology of Culture (1995). The Enlightenment of the French Eye: The Limits of Intellectual History and the Master Narrative of Vision David Carroll l~ownmst~;VYS: ‘l’hu...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 58–63.
Published: 01 March 1989
... in which is to be found at least the occasional obeisance before gurus like Foucault and the dusty and garish altar of psycho- analysis. But no matter how much one might take issue with specific conclusions, it has to be acknowledged that all three authors use such critical preconceptions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 83–116.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 84 MLQ ❙ June 2001 many varieties of feminism work with theatricality, spectacle, and theo- ries of looking, to say nothing of how often these pages are filled with powerful and even bizarre images. Michel Foucault, the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Engaging psychoanalysis and Marxism seized our attention, as in Fredric Jameson’s Political Unconscious (1981), and so too did the work of Michel Foucault, which Jameson kept his distance from. Eve Sedgwick’s Between Men (1985) made enlivening use of René Girard’s theory of mediation to achieve what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2008
... historical change in Michel Foucault’s archaeology, a form of revisionism arguably more popular now than Bloom’s. The import of these shifts, nevertheless, is the same because Bloom’s focus on masculine aggression and contestation does not dismantle the regulatory fiction of the agon itself or alter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 467–469.
Published: 01 December 1994
... puts to rest the kind of intellectual history that would separate French thought from 1933 on into two periods: first the Hegelian (Kojeve, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre) , then the Nietzschean (Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze) ” (20). 468 MLQ I December 1994...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 1999
...,” presents Keenan’s main arguments about the nature of ethicopolitical responsibility. The second and third chapters, on Aesop and Sade, compose a unit called “Fables”; the fourth and fifth chapters, on Marx and Foucault, make up a unit called “Rhetoric.” The conclusion offers a critical appraisal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 309–316.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... For whatever the vitalist continuities of Bassnett’s principles, her practice cannot escape a truism formulated by Michel Foucault, who writes, “Knowledge is not made for understanding; it is made for cutting.”2 And cut she does. The table of contents for “History...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 359–394.
Published: 01 June 2000
...: Foucault’s Methods and Historical Sociology (London: Routledge, 1994), 7. MLQ 61.2-03Rothstein.ak 5/26/00 3:51 PM Page 364 364 MLQ ❙ June 2000 aren’t straightforward. To label them conceals what it is that drives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 237–261.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Steve Dillon Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Archaeology of Victorian Literature Steve Dillon It could be argued, and in part will be, that the Victorian period is the on4 literary period. Foucault’s Archaeology of Knowledge so thor- oughly obliterates our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 483–511.
Published: 01 December 1993
... of Selfhood 485 history and otherness, perhaps, as Lacan supposes, in misrecognition; perhaps, as Foucault argues, in subjugation. If a first denial says that there is no autonomous, transcendental self to contemplate consciousness, a second says that there is no coher...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the author, shaped as it is by eighteenth-century demands of absolute originality. The theoretical debates of the 1960s did much to undercut this ideal, with Roland Barthes ( 1967 ) claiming to overthrow the tyranny of the “Author-God” and Michel Foucault ( 1969 ) analyzing the function of authors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 525–527.
Published: 01 December 1999
..., the reader will find no mention of Jean-Francois Lyotard, for example, or of his critique of “grand narratives,” with which Kavanagh’s perspective seems to resonate. The same could be said about the relation of Esthetics of the Moment to the work of Michel Foucault. Kavanagh’s argument...