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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 473–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Shaj Mathew Abstract This essay proposes the theory of multiple simultaneous temporalities as a constitutive feature of global modernism. It spotlights varieties of heterogeneous time—outside but alongside the homogeneous empty time of clocks and calendars—in modernist literature. These overlapping...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Wang Ning Rethinking Modern Chinese Literature in a Global Context Wang Ning lthough Chinese and Western comparatists know that modern AChinese literature is an integral part of world literature, its study has been confined mainly to sinological circles.1 Whereas Western...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2007
... prestigious nongovernmental award in the Arab world. Engaging Globalization in Modern Arabic Literature: Appropriation and Resistance Muhsin J. al-Musawi here is much to support the premise that the discourse of neocolo- Tnial globalization subsumes and transcends many disciplinary reg...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Louisa Mackenzie The Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe . By Ramachandran Ayesha . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 288 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Ayesha Ramachandran’s Worldmakers is a natural fit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 173–202.
Published: 01 June 2018
... were being applied even to something as ineffable as human life. This essay analyzes Leopardi’s ideas on Italy in the Discorso (hence the local in my title) and on European commercial modernity (our link to the global ) in the “Palinodia al marchese Gino Capponi” (“Recantation for Marchese Gino...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... include On Literature (2002), Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James (2005), and The J. Hillis Miller Reader (2005). Reading (about) Modern Chinese Literature in a Time of Globalization J. Hillis Miller hy should I (or any American or European, for that matter) Wwant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Lauren M. E. Goodlad This essay connects the television series Mad Men to Anthony Trollope’s Prime Minister and Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary . All are serialized narratives of capitalist globalization in which motifs of exile articulate the experience of breached sovereignty in a modern world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... a central place: in its competing historiographical narratives and in its overarching representation of the performance of culture. For all of these phenomena, primitive performance stood for a set of countermodern and anti-aesthetic attitudes, signifying the modern as the premodern, the global as the local...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... for the Hispanic world, Mundial harnessed its prestige as a cultural capital and as a modern publishing center to promote a global, pan-Hispanic culture. Understanding the aesthetic, technological, and commercial transactions undertaken by periodicals like Mundial can lead to a more nuanced account of the uses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 345–367.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Hoyt Long; Richard Jean So Abstract This article uses computational modeling and large-scale pattern detection to develop a theory of global textual transmission as a process of turbulent flow. Specifically, it models stream-of-consciousness narration as a discrete set of linguistic features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2008
... it. . . . I was already a mongrel self, history’s bastard. — Salman Rushdie would like to take Rushdie’s staunch affirmation of cosmopolitan- I ism as a point of departure to examine the global-local dialectic of otherness in modern Chinese literary imaginations, with particular ref- erence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the modern age of global telecom- Performing a New France munication and transportation, could still domesticate and naturalize the radical temporal instabilities and disjunctions that a global frame- work made apparent, Joyce gleefully brings them home to roost...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... between women’s subjectivities and rapid economic modernization. Time and again, characters from this body of literature ask what it means to be part of a spatially and temporally fragmented world as they embody and engage capitalism’s social contradictions. Instead of signifying a coherent nation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Study at New York University. She is author of Tragicomic Redemptions: Global Economics and the Early Modern English Stage (2008). She is at work on a new book project tentatively titled Developing New Worlds: Property, Freedom, and the Economics of Representation in Early Modern England...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
... , edited by Pomorska Krystyna and Rudy Stephen , 19 – 27 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Jameson Fredric . 2013 . The Antinomies of Realism . London : Verso . Kalliney Peter . 2016 . Modernism in a Global Context . New York : Bloomsbury . Kheksli...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2007
... the international style, Brazilian modernism is a linkage rather than a clean break between the present and the past and between the global modern and the local. The persistence of the “obsolete” and the local exemplifies what the Brazilian critic Irlemar Chiampi calls Latin America’s “dissonance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... . Berkeley : University of California Press . Begam Richard , and Moses Michael Valdez , eds. 2019 . Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present . New York : Oxford University Press . Benjamin Walter . 1968 . “ Theses on the Philosophy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2012
... history. But in the positing of equal but different claims on modernity, there was also a de ection away from modernity’s uneven and unequal effects. Among other things, a concept of alternative modernities sidesteps the issue of global inte- gration under an imperialist world- system.5 Our concern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Backgazing by insisting that Australian literature matters to modernity. Australian literature was traditionally excluded from the global Romantic and realist “clubs” in the nineteenth century on the grounds of being too peripheral, not good enough, but from the global modernist “club,” rather...