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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
...: Novel, Gender, and Transnational Form Christopher L. Hill journalist in Emile Zola’s novel Nana describes its unrestrained A heroine as a “golden fly” who spreads social rot, “corrupting and deranging Paris between her snowy thighs.”1 The same might be said of Nana. In the decades...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... historical and literary moments when gender norms, alongside racial and ethnic identities, underwent abrupt and vexed change. In these stories, scenes of domestic drama are transformed into modernist narratives of social and cultural transformation. The article contends that a pragmatic linguistic approach...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 552–555.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Women's Work: Labour, Gender, Authorship, 1750 - 1830 . By Batchelor Jennie . Manchester : Manchester University Press , 2010 . x + 249 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Reviews A New Literary History of America. Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 545–548.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., and the Ethics of Identity. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Gender and National Literature: Heian Texts in the Constructions of Japanese Modernity . By Tomiko Yoda. Durham, NC: Duke University Press,2004. xvi + 277 pp. Reviews Eine Literaturgeschichte Mitteleuropas. By Zoran...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Paul H. Fry Borderlines: The Shiftings of Gender in British Romanticism. By Susan J. Wolfson. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006. xxii + 430 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Paul H. Fry is William Lampson Professor of English at Yale University. His most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 527–530.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Pietro Bembo” appeared in the September 1996 issue of MLQ. University of Washington 2006 Dido's Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France . By Margaret W. Ferguson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xiv + 506 pp. Reviews Dido’s Daughters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 263–277.
Published: 01 September 1992
...Catherine Gallagher Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 ∗Originally presented as a lecture before the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Seattle, March 1992. NOBODY’S STORY GENDER, PROPERTY, AND THE RISE OF THE NOVEL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 367–371.
Published: 01 September 1992
... is an accomplished profes- sional editor. His playfulness and enthusiasm deserve to be indulged, and he deserves to be listened to. STEPHEN PARRISH Cornell University Chaucer and the Fictions of Gender. By ELAINETUTTLE HANSEN. Berkeley: Uni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 1992
... innovation, independent of the gender of the signature or the overt politics of the texts that employ them, have progressive or revolutionary implications” (p. 8). The qualifications are an attempt to meet the claim raised by other feminists, such as Gilbert and Gubar, that the formal detachment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 June 1995
... culture is to write like a man” (3).This assertion, in and of itself, is not surprising, as Brody herself’ acknowledges. We know that many classical rhetorical texts can be charac- terized as deeply misogynist. Rut misogyny is not the sole problem. In Brody’s analysis gendered figures of style...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 513–516.
Published: 01 December 1995
... of gender and sexuality. He first examines the “extradramatic sources of the theatrical excitement surround- ing the disguised heroine” and then analyzes the cross-dressed characters in five plays by Shakespeare and numerous plays by other Renaissance drarna- tists (7). By beginning his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 77–105.
Published: 01 March 1996
...Barbara L. Estrin Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Barbara L. Estrin is professor of English and department chair at Stonehill College. She is author of The Raven and the Lork: Lost Children in Literature of the English Renaissance (1985) and Laura: Uncovering Gender...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 517–544.
Published: 01 December 1996
... Literature (1990). Presently he is at work on a book about literature, politics, and national identity in Renaissance France. On the Border: Geography, Gender, and Narrative Form in the H@tumhn Timothy Hampton Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres.-Caesar Stones...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 1996
...Ruth Perry Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Revim Essay The Contribution of Gender to the Evolution of the Novel Ruth Perry Nobody’s Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, I 670-1820. By Catherine Gailagher. New Historicism, 31...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 33–70.
Published: 01 March 1998
... Orders: Romance and the Production of Britain, 1740–1830 . Her current project is on allegory and cultural nationalism in Britain and Ireland during the period 1745–1832. Violent Translations: Allegory, Gender, and Cultural Nationalism in Ireland, 1796-1806 Miranda J. Burgess How...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in “Nonhappenings” (26), “static set pieces,” and “anachronism, asynchrony, ellipsis, and nonfocalization” (27). Because they examine alternatives to normative accounts of personal growth, they implicitly comment on contemporary gender roles. In his first chapter Tondre reads George Meredith’s Ordeal of Richard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 309–336.
Published: 01 December 1989
...GEORGE E. ROWE Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 PRIVACY, VISION, AND GENDER IN SPENSER’S LEGEND OF COURTESY By GEORGEE. ROWE That the sixth book of The Faerie Queene ends in bitterness and cynicism few readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (2): 241–243.
Published: 01 June 2024
...Dorothy Kelly djkelly@bu.edu Unmaking Sex: The Gender Outlaws of Nineteenth-Century France . By Anne E. Linton . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2022 . x + 254 pp. Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Anne E. Linton’s book provides a fascinating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ania Loomba En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives . By Sangeeta Ray. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000. viii + 198 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Cyrena N. Pondrom Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry,1908-1934 . By Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv + 238 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Ideographia: The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe...