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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 509–527.
Published: 01 December 2023
...John Guillory Abstract This essay takes as its point of departure the later writing of I. A. Richards, which never achieved the influence of his famous books of the 1920s. In these later writings Richards was concerned largely with issues in language education and, relatedly, with the emergence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 367–398.
Published: 01 December 1997
...John Guillory Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. John Guillory is professor of English at Harvard University and author of Cultural Capital: The Problem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Bill Readings Guillory John. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp. $36.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation. By John Guillory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060439.
Published: 12 February 2024
...Andy Hines ahines1@swarthmore.edu Professing Criticism: Essays on the Organization of Literary Study . By John Guillory . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2022 . xvi + 407 pp. Cited as PC . Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Review Essay Working...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 293–317.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of several theorists, including Elaine Scarry, Martha C. Nussbaum, and John Guillory, and through two more earthquakes, each seeming to delegitimize theodicy and replace it with secular understanding, but inconclusively: the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, which Adam Smith used (in displaced form) in his Theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 19–47.
Published: 01 March 1986
... that Milton distrusted the fancy. In 1976 Boyd M. Berry situated Paradise Lost within the matrix of Puritan religious writings: Milton exhibited a Calvinism hostile to all fictive lan- guage.2 In 1983John Guillory interpreted Milton within the power- ful Bloomian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 395–412.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and anthologies (Averbeck-Lietz 2017 ; Kaes, Baer, and Cowan 2016 ; Kümmel and Löffler 2002 ; Simonson and Park 2015 ; Simonson et al. 2013 ). Important work has appeared on the conceptual histories of mediation leading up to media theory proper (Guillory 2010 ; Shechtman 2020 ). Nevertheless, scholarship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 529–550.
Published: 01 December 2023
... frequently associated with his pioneering studies of the psychology and pedagogy of close reading, his late-career works increasingly focus on screen media, as John Guillory observes in his contribution to this issue. Richards was preoccupied with the challenge of making poetry accessible to an audience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 December 2020
... literary critic is above all a professional reader, such as John Guillory ( 2000 : 31–32) describes, whose mode of reading is work in a discipline governed by conventions of interpretation, a vigilant reader who “stands back from the experience of pleasure in reading, not in order to cancel out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2023
... such early efforts to bring literary studies and modern media closer together. The long-standing reluctance of literary scholars to consider literature itself a form of media has worked to keep the discipline separate from media and communication studies (see Guillory 2010 : 322n3). But the belated case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 497–508.
Published: 01 December 1997
...? Or, in other words: How can Bourdieu’s sociological method benefit the practice of literary critics? I gave up the idea of writing a conventional commentary and decided to think about this question instead. For the answer is not obvious. As John Guillory points out in his outstanding contribution...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 197–201.
Published: 01 June 1986
... the important study by John Guillory5 and, most recently, Paul Stevens’s positing of an ideate imagination in response (at least in part) to Guillory’s thesis that Milton’s renunciation of Shakespeare was a renunciation of imagination and an attempt to attribute his poetic authority to literal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 119–127.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Gerald . 1987 . Professing Literature: An Institutional History . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Guillory John . 1995 . Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . McGill Meredith , ed. 2008 . Traffic in Poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 457.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and Laura Heffernan (2012: 132) argue, “it now seems difficult to imagine the scholarly and pedagogical practices of English as connected to any- thing other than the school.” But “in chastening literary critics’ ten- dency to overestimate their classroom’s impact on the world, Guillory’s analysis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that measures values, evaluates and measures, as the “valuating animal as such.”6 Recent literary criticism has benefited from three paradigmatic approaches to the question of literary value. Representative of the first, John Guillory notes that the contentious debates about literary value...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- serving because they have stood the test of time is John Guillory’s argu- ment that what is really at stake in disputes about canon formation is the control, “constitution, and distribution of cultural capital” — that is, “access to the means of literary production and consumption” and to “a kind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 71–97.
Published: 01 March 1998
... of everything”as a symptom of commod- ification see John Guillory, Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (Chicago:University of Chicago Press, 1993), 322-3. 17 “The Garden of Boccaccio,”in Cola’dge: Poetical Works (1912), ed. Ernest Hart- ley Coleridge (Oxford: Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 471–496.
Published: 01 December 1998
... in a Country Churchyard.”As John Guillory convincingly argues, the invi- tation in the “Elegy” to pause and read commonplaces on the com- The Song of Hiawatha, vol. 2 of The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Samuel Longfellow, 14 vols. (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1886), 115-6. 476...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 497–509.
Published: 01 December 1998
... for it. Even John Guillory’s influential Cultural Capital, which argues that we teach canonical literature not to pursue a certain kind of knowledge but to promote class interests, concludes with a “thought experiment” proposing “an aestheticism unbound” by class interest to vali- date the institution...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 June 1997
... impressive. One can easily think of many a study (from Benjamin to Guillory) that deals cogently with the matter and has treated the political and economic aspects of aestheticism with more erudition and intellectual acumen. Bell-Villada has little new information to provide about the cultural market...