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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 67–76.
Published: 01 March 1993
...R. Howard Bloch Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Once and Future Middle Ages R. Howard Bloch The study of medieval literature and culture has never been more alive or at a more interestingly innovative stage. The institutional signs of a New Medievalism are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2003) 64 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2003
...John Burt Foster, Jr. The Future of Nostalgia . By Svetlana Boym. New York: Basic, 2001. xix + 404 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama. By Wendy Wall. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1979) 40 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1979
...Dustin Griffin John M. Aden. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1978. xiv + 218 pp. $12.50. Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 DUSTIN GRIFFIN 20 1 Pope’s Once and Future Kings: Satire and Politics in the Early Career...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 119–136.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and dystopian futures that reappear with each new cycle of summer blockbusters, televisions shows, and even millenarian novels. These fantasies of doomed futurity explicitly and implicitly draw on real-world disasters, from long-term economic decline to resource wars. Chief among the present roster of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2007
... projects: Baroque New Worlds: Representation, Transculturation, Counterconquest , edited with Lois Parkinson Zamora (forthcoming), and American Neobaroques: Twentieth-Century Cycles of Rearticulation . “The Future Is Entirely Fabulous”: The Baroque Genealogy of Latin America’s Modernity Monika...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2010) 71 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Andrew Parker The question of poetry's future was asked with surprising frequency across various Western literary languages during the nineteenth century. In Walt Whitman's little-known essay “The Poetry of the Future” (1881), in Arthur Rimbaud's celebrated “Voyant” letter to Paul Demeny (1871...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of literary criticism and is working on a book about narrative. The Future of Literary Study: An Experiment in Guesswork David Gorman o an outside observer, be it an alien anthropologist or a curious Thigh school student, modern literary study exhibits some highly dis- tinctive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 497–509.
Published: 01 December 1998
... eighteenth-century British literature and literary theory. Review Essay Literature’s Returns and Futures James Noggle The Division of Literature; or; The University in Deconstruction. By Peggy Kamuf. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. vii + 259 pp. $16.95. The Academic Postmodern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
... disordered nineteenth-century societies were transformed into superior future worlds. Because this utopian didacticism, inspired by Karl Marx, fell quickly out of fashion and was parodied ruthlessly by twentieth-century dystopias, it is hard to imagine how the form could be revived. However, the TV show...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ian Baucom Abstract Humanities scholars have given renewed attention to capitalism’s externalizations on our environment. The Anthropocene is a speculative epochal shift proposed by geologists to mark the accumulated effect of human industry on Earth’s future. The Anthropocene adds a layer of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Ottmar Ette Abstract As the world cannot be adequately understood from the vantage point of a single language, the literatures of the world can no longer be trimmed to a single world literature in the Goethean sense. This recognition bodes well for the future of philology and of literary production...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., deforestation) are perceived; nostalgia for a pastoral past is honestly felt but recognized as impractical; devastation on a national, imperial, and even global scale is foretold; and hope for the earth’s future comes in a form largely symbolic or mythical—as vision more than prediction. Forster’s awareness of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 December 2011
... different way of crafting and engaging with history, simultaneously “restoring” the past via reenactment in the present and implying the possibility of future reiterations. Lescarbot's script presents a useful case study of performance's challenges to more traditional configurations of literary and cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... nescience, or unknowing, as a way to confront uncertain futures. Drawing on the work of William Cowper and Derek Jarman, it considers the discursive relationship between AIDS activism in the 1980s and the nature poetry of the Romantic period and finds in that relationship a philosophical bond between past...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
... decade tumultuous in the outer world but fairly placid in academe, and it mediates the role that discussions of theory play in the attempt to categorize the 1960s as a “very short twentieth century” that can be outflanked by past and future. Nicholas Birns is author, most recently, of Barbarian Memory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 411–437.
Published: 01 September 2014
... transhistorical travels of literature are usually seen as antihistorical aesthetic transcendence, as a flight from political relevance. This essay argues, using Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s repurposing of Joseph Conrad as a case study, that the literary aspiration to write for the future is instead an invitation to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... coincided historically with scholarly concerns over visual culture, the aestheticization of everyday life, cultural studies, and globalization. Each of these discussions contains related insights into the future development and transformation of literary theory and its disciplinary boundaries. Copyright...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1959) 20 (3): 299–300.
Published: 01 September 1959
... monarch and ruined his future by placing Stanislas on the throne of Poland. GalCra emphasized the importance of this last group and the significance of the Anti-Machiavel as a critique of its era. He was correct; most critics agree that Frederick did not understand Machiavelli. Only if we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 331–343.
Published: 01 June 2007
... is finishing a manuscript on illness and globalization. His book The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan appeared in 2002. Anti-anti: Utopia, Globalization, Jameson Eric Cazdyn redric Jameson’s most recent book, Archaeologies of the Future, is Fmany things: a sustained...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1954) 15 (3): 285.
Published: 01 September 1954
... Eickhorst defines it, but a sign of hope for the future. W.H. REY University of Wmhington Thomar Manu. By HAN,SEICHNEE~. Bern: A. Francke Verlag, 1953. Pp. 123. S.Fr. 4.80. This slim volume, a recent addition to the...