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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of free indirect discourse and other techniques of point of view registers the contemporary breakdown in labor relations and the crisis for established modes of management. In Ashbery’s mature style of the 1970s, this chaotic play of voices yields to a comparatively measured technology of point of view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 55–66.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Annabel Patterson Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 More Speech on Free Speech Annabel Patterson Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all lzberties.-Miltonl It is style which makes it possible to act...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 157–177.
Published: 01 June 1983
... in completing the essay, I thank Le Moyne Gollege. Health is to be won by “free living,” then. . . . But now, who has given you such a false im- pression of analysis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Gerald L. Bruns Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty, and Western Culture . By Russell A. Berman. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2007. xxi + 238 pp. University of Washington 2009 Gerald L. Bruns is William P. and Hazel B. White Emeritus Professor at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 268–280.
Published: 01 September 1971
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 198–200.
Published: 01 June 1979
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 440–449.
Published: 01 December 1985
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., Henry James’s, and others’ narrative techniques, themselves taken as representative of the entire “European novel” (6). To test the veracity of Puckett’s claim about Middlemarch, one could as easily invoke Eliot’s interest in free indirect discourse as a democratizing attempt to range among vari...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 78–91.
Published: 01 March 1970
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 December 2018
... but as a sort of lump that cannot be swallowed. First-person utterance in NDiaye and Nancy seems to hover: like dirt, the “I” in these texts belongs nowhere. Gérard Genette ( 1972 : 192; 1980 : 172) proposes that free indirect discourse enables an author to speak the “disgusting and fascinating” (écœurant et...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 163–200.
Published: 01 June 2011
... such freedom. To assert some degree of social and political freedom depends on attaining freedom from thoughts and feelings that block free action. Hamlet probes the early modern semantic range of free and its cognates, which could denote sociopolitical status, on the one hand, and aspects of moral character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 385–409.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Sarah Ellenzweig The question of how and why a body falls in Paradise Lost persistently returns to the declining bodies that occupy Lucretius’s De rerum natura . Milton’s Christian support of the Arminian doctrine of free will, his argument that man is “Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... famously claims about freedom: that it is best understood not as sovereignty but as natality, being freed from life’s automatic routines and partaking, in a sense, of a second birth. Rather than conjure free movement—whether through self-control, capable pursuit of self-interest, or unimpeded intellectual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., inclusive, and prosperous town whose inhabitants are free to pursue their visions. Its “cringe comedy” satire of self-involvement complicates, but does not substantially undermine, its depiction of a peaceful alternative to the militarized American imagination of the early 2000s. Copyright © 2015...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the lens of neoliberalism, with its insistence on free trade and its link to personal liberty, shows something interest- ing about the relationships among economics, politics, and even lit- erary experimentation in England and the English Caribbean, where new forms of trade provided an ethical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2000
...—style indirect libre, also known as “free indi- rect style” or represented speech and thought—in such a way as to stunt the force of its identifiability as a form. Since I believe that free indirect style is the novel’s one and only formal contribution to litera...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 1993
..., ‘James VI and I, Basilikon Doron, and The Trm Law of Free Monarchies: The Scottish Context and the English Translation,”in The Mental World of theJacobean Court, ed. Linda Levy Peck (Cambridge: Cambridge Uni- versity Press, iggi), 36-54. 310 MLQ 0...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 September 1948
... a rare ability to survey a literary genre in its totality and to evaluate individual figures with a critical and appreciative in- telligence of the highest order. Now he has directed his attention to that stepchild of poetics, free verse, and has published a discriminat- ing study of free...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... Sammlung Dalp, Bd. 21. Bern: A. Francke, 1946. Pp. 118. s.fr. 4.60. This short prosody, free from the usual academic clarification of the subject and vividly written, is not only intended as an introduction for the student and the beginner, but also for the lover of literature in general...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 337–355.
Published: 01 September 1946
...Reino Virtanen Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 SKEPTICISM AND DOGMATISM IN REMY DE GOURMONT By REINOVIRTANEN The conception of Remy de Gourmont as an absolute skeptic and “free spirit” is one which Gourmont...