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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1946
.... FRANKH. RISTINE Hamilton College The Secret Diary of IVilliam Byrd of Westover, 1709-1 712. Edited by LOUISB. WRIGHTand MARIONTINLING. Richmond, Virginia : The Dietz Press, 1941. Pp. xxv + 622. $5.00. An Essay Upon the Government of the English Plantations on the Continent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 276–291.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Nina Auerbach Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 “But, to be sure, what a town Cranford is for ELIZABETH GASKELL’S “SLY JAVELINS” GOVERNING WOMEN IN CRANFORD AND HAWORTH By NINAAUERBACH...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., by the end of the seventeenth century the possibilities for political freedom depended on a set of global relations that included not only the citizen and the government but also its colonies and the markets they produce. Valerie Forman is associate professor at the Gallatin School of individualized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the acceptable and the illicit were reconfigured, norms governing identity were reoriented, and the means of desiring-production were refashioned. Stressing structural shifts in practices and discourses of kinship formation, this approach supplements other theorizations of the sex/gender/relationship system...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José María Rodríguez García It is generally assumed that Marxist revolutionary platforms were, in the wake of Generalísimo Francisco Franco’s death in 1975, fatally eroded by government decentralization, a burgeoning civil society, and a medium-level welfare state. These phenomena made...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 129–161.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Hayot Is it possible to come up with a better theory of the world than the ones governing contemporary debates on world literature and world-systems, to invent one more closely connected to the literary itself? This essay rethinks the relationship between “world” and literature, not to produce...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 September 1993
... modern Europe, none received greater scope or play than that between the governments of the household and the state. Repre- senting two aspects of the general figure of hierarchy that had obvious social relevance, the analogy was variously deployed to reveal how pol- itics registered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 1990
... was to be achieved through governmental policies and laws for the material welfare of all. Indeed, they succeeded in fashioning what might be termed an economic conception of the state. Policy in 5" A central thesis of Guy (see esp. chap. 13). n' Cicero advocated the positive function of government...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 289–300.
Published: 01 December 1956
... by which human conduct and social institutions can be once for all justified or discredited According to him, too, Vol- taire’s “onslaught on persecuting Christianity” was for the most part separated from “the cause of popular government, a not very far-sighted policy, since civil liberty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 1999
... and its governmental effects evidences a contestatory redefinition of national rule studied by Foucault toward the end of his career.6 A predominant aspect of this redefinition was the “economizing” of government, in the sense of introducing into the conduct of the nation the principles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 563–586.
Published: 01 December 2000
... in their moral and spiritual behavior. Governmentality in Europe blended sovereign authority with Christian pastoral discipline to produce largely self- governing, instrumentalized societies, regulated from within by models of behavior drawn from aristocratic virtù...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 161–196.
Published: 01 June 1999
...- vant, because the governing aristocracy that he had idealized became during the Regency notorious for its dissolution and corruption.3 To that aristocracy, however, naval officers lacked the breeding necessary for gentlemen. Marryat argued against their “common error” that “the appearance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 269–282.
Published: 01 September 1961
... IN WIELAND’S CONCEFT OF THE IDEAL STATE By JAMES A. MCNEELYS In contrast to most prominent writers of the German Enlighten- ment, Christoph Martin Wieland had a profound, intrinsic interest in the problems of society and government...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 79–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
...- ous crisis of representation in the United States. A crucial issue facing the country at the time, how individual states would relate to the fed- eral government, raised questions of just who “the people” were that constituted the union and whether it represented all individuals. Mob- Dick...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 21–30.
Published: 01 March 1953
..., and steep it in blood. Such philo- sophers-0 how I detest them1 I could wish government to exert its force for their extermination-by death-by torture . . ! but not him-not this-0 no, no! his conscience is good, or he could not sleep!thus, and look thus.8 Contrast these characterizations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 June 1996
... in the former Spanish colony who had sung in Europe; the production was part of a series, begun the year before at the invitation of the Mex- ican government, to introduce Italian grand opera into the new nation. 1 Cultural importation seems to have been a calculated plan on the part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 253–267.
Published: 01 June 1996
... they design govern- ment programs, draft laws, and spread patriotic mottoes, but they fixed the norms of language. But this picture is not as homogeneous as it appears at first glance. It contains a few important fissures, which rarely have received the attention of the few literary studies dedicated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Shakespeare (British Council 2012 : 17, but cf. Prescott 2015 : 10–11)? Why did the British government decide to pay £1.5 million to have his works translated into Mandarin (Chow 2014 )? Why did people across the globe celebrate his 450th birthday in April 2014 and the 400th anniversary of his death...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 1968
... political allegiance so often. In a way, the explanation provided does not explain much: “loyalism,” in this book, means the loyalty accorded existing governments, a loyalty that permitted Marvell, along with a great many other seventeenth-century men, public and private, to act as a kind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 337–356.
Published: 01 December 1989
... an important body in the House of Lords, divines frequently served on the Privy Counciland royal chaplains exercised influence over the king. In addition, the pulpit was an officially sanctioned medium for dispens- ing government information and ropaganda. For example, after Charles and Buck- ingham...