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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 241.
Published: 01 June 1968
... to imitate his method but who do not possess his other gifts should be warned. Most of us admire rigor, but few have anything to say in favor of rigor mortis. W. M. FROHOCK Harvard University Le Genre dramatique. By ROBERTCHAMPICNY. Monte...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2016
... : esp. chap. 2; Bloom 1970 ; de Man 1983 : esp. chap. 10; 1984 : esp. chaps. 3–5; Hartman 1987 [1964]; Liu 1989 ), Byron’s Don Juan has had a vexed relationship with critical efforts to make sense of Romanticism and of the genres that make up this field of study. For this reason Don Juan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 149–168.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Alfred Lutz Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Alfred Lutz teaches in the University Writing Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. This essay is part of a longer study of Goldsmith's career. “The Deserted Vie”and the Politics of Genre Alfred Lutz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 334–336.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Eric Rothstein Hill David. Radcliffe. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. xvi + 232 pp. $38.50. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 334 MLQ I September 1994 Forms of &fiction: Genre and Culture in Meditational...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 145–166.
Published: 01 June 1995
... romanticism and the institutions of cultural transmission. Godwin and the Republican Romance: Genre, Politics, and Contingency in Cultural History Jon Klancher [The] "possible" is, so to speak, a "gentrified," pacified contingency, a contin- gency...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 77–105.
Published: 01 March 1996
... and Genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell (1994) as well as numerous articles on Renaissance and modern poetry, drama, and fiction. Lowelling and Laureling: Revising Gender and Genre in Robert Lowell’s Day by Day Barbara L. Estrin The man who keeps the Gorgon becomes the Gorgon.-Peter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 127–161.
Published: 01 June 1997
...Seth Lerer The Genre of the Grave and the Origins of the Middle English Lyric Seth Lerer Written along the top margin of a late-twelfth-century theological manuscript, penciled as continuous prose in a hand now only barely legible, is the following brief text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 June 1998
... of genre theory in the sixteenth century. The Emergence of Poetic Genre Theory in the Sixteenth Century Daniel Javitch This essay proposes that the genre theory-namely, the treatises, commentaries, and debates about ancient as well as some modern poetic genres-that appears in Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 299–322.
Published: 01 September 2003
... completing a book called Theater of a City: Social Change and Generic Innovation on the Early Modern Stage . Shakespeare, Geography, and the Work of Genre on the Early Modern Stage Jean E. Howard Shakespeare set most of his tragedies somewhere other than England. Consider the list. Titus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Roger Chartier © 2006 University of Washington 2006 Roger Chartier is directeur d'études at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and Annenberg Visiting Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Genre between Literature and History Roger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Yomi Braester The essay examines films produced during the Seventeen Years period (1949–66) and suggests that political campaigns may be akin to film genres. Insofar as generic distinctions of theme and style are produced according to the shifting interests of critics and producers, campaigns have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 1982
...Alan Liu Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 “SHAPELESS EAGERNESS” THE GENRE OF REVOLUTION IN BOOKS 9-10 OF THE PRELUDE By ALANLIU As the Kevolution books of The Prelude open...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in the formation of twentieth-century American modernisms. Her book American Pulp is forthcoming. Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression . By Retman Sonnet . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xiii + 322 pp . © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 527–552.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Historicism in the 1980s. And they may be onto something: the significance of description (and, indeed, of redescription) has been underestimated in our discipline. At the same time, however, contemporary arguments from within literary studies on behalf of description are plagued by a persistent genre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 491–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lauren M. E. Goodlad Abstract This essay explores “distant reading,” first, as a project of studying genre at supratextual scales of analysis (from early conceptions to computationalist successors) and, second, through the prescient late Victorian literary persona with which the latter practices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 567–577.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kenneth W. Warren Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 Many times over the course of what is beginning to feel like a quite lengthy teaching career, I have introduced students to the idea of genre by citing the definition that the late Robert Scholes provided in his brief...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., the much-touted impasse—again, actual or putative—of the “critique project,” and the consequent wariness of sanguine political claims frequently made by writers and scholars alike. Worth listing here is also an increasingly liberal deployment of “genre” that runs the gamut from innovative to inflationary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1945
...Margaret Gilman Aaron Schaffer. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages, Extra Volume XX, 1944. Pp. 427. $4.00. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 124 Reviews The Genres of Parnassian Poetry: A Study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 390–394.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kathleen Blake Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. x + 511 pp. University of Washington 2009 Kathleen Blake is professor of English at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 September 1997
...David Quint Narrative Interlace and Narrative Genres in Don Quijote and the Orlando Furioso David Quint Cervantes owed much to Ariosto when he created the novel in Don Quijote. He derived from the Orlando furioso both the narrative technique of interlace, which places...