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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 425–433.
Published: 01 December 1964
...Lucio P. Ruotolo Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 BRIGHTON ROCK5 ABSURD HEROINE By LUCIOP. RUOTOLO Garcin’s remark at the close of Jean-Paul Sartre’s play No Exit, “There’s no need for red-hot pokers. Hell is-other peoplel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 136–156.
Published: 01 June 1983
...John Halperin Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 THE NOVELIST AS HEROINE INMANSFIELD PARK A STUDY IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY By JOHN HALPEKIN Mansfield Park is Jane Austen’s Vanity Fair. Almost everyone in it is selfish-self-absorbed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 September 1984
... will firid that Kaplan at his best is a fine narrator, telling his story dramatically, bringing Thomas and .Jane, (lraigenputtoch and Chelsea, to life. CHRISK. VANDENBOSS(:HE L’tiizwsit? of ,Yotre Danie The llizwleel Heroine: A Kecuweri1 Pcttferri i...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 379–382.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Katharine Ann Jensen kjensen@lsu.edu Heroines and Local Girls: The Transnational Emergence of Women’s Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century . By Pamela L. Cheek , Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2019 . x + 270 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
...-Reconstruction heroine’s authority” (95). This desire comprises the disparate elements of “wistful longing, reflective dream [ ing] , emotional displacement, sanctioned aspiration, and practical ambition” (95).Juxtaposing narrative/novel features with the social and cultural histories of African...
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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 (2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher L. Hill In the decades following the publication of Emile Zola's novel Nana (1880), “Nana figures” resembling Zola's heroine appeared in fiction around the world. The history of the Nana figure contradicts current models for the study of world literature, based on the diffusion of forms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
... stages occupied by the story’s women. In a militant response, Germaine de Staël’s Corinne refeminizes the novelistic protagonist, investing the role with the developmental imperative of Bildung and the claim on universal human representativeness, realized through the heroine’s artistic vocation. Corinne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
... with the development of modern Chinese society. The essay suggests that women were actually heroines of Chinese modernity. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Chengzhou He is professor of English at the School of Foreign Studies and scholar in residence at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
... , the essay argues that the key to the Cornelian model of literary greatness is the degree to which Corneille identifies his own poetic inspiration with his tragic protagonists, and capitally with the first of them, the eponymous heroine of Médée . When set in dialogue with the ventriloquistic absence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 March 1969
... notes), and no young man “started with rapturous wonder on beholding her.. .” (p. 23). The references to the hackneyed devices of the sentimental novel are amusing, to be sure, but this is not to say that the reader of Northanger Abbey is to gain satisfaction from the heroine’s not meeting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 146–150.
Published: 01 June 1947
... of Juliet, the three suitors of Altemera come separately to the darkened bed- chamber where the body of the heroine lies.s The interesting and relevant fact of literary genesis and mutation which has not heretofore been called to the attention of scholars is that some six or seven years prior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Nancy K. Hayles Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 SEXUAL DISGUISE IN CYMBELINE By NANCYK. HAYLES When Shakespeare has his heroines adopt a male disguise, he em- ploys that disguise in complex ways.’ Cyrnbeline, however...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 1996
... novel of the 1790s stated the problem: women had no legal economic power” (70). The fiction of the following decades worked through and went beyond “the undifferentiated economic terror of the 1790s heroines” to, for exam- ple, “the more manageable problem of passing the tedium of leisure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 September 1966
.... But once embarked on the work, Richardson apparently sought to satisfy the requirements of tragedy and worked out his characters and his plot so that he might present his lesson in the tragic manner: Indeed . . . I could not think of leaving my Heroine short of Heaven: Nor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 349–376.
Published: 01 September 2003
... casting my diary out for everyone to judge she touched it up with care.] —Marí a Eugenia Alonso This epigraph, taken from a letter written in the voice of Teresa de la Parra’s Žctional heroine, reveals the extent of her play with the idea of literariness. In the tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 107–112.
Published: 01 June 1957
... passion does not demand reciprocity, that it can exist in unnourished purity with no hope of fulfillment, makes valid the heroine’s love for the unsuspecting kb6niste.l Alain confirms this impression with a remark apropos of Emmelina Irnois. “Je retiens encore d’Emmelina ce trait que l’idie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (4): 505–529.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Studies, no. 33 (1964), a spe- Modern Language Quarterly 65:4 (December 2004): 505–29. © 2004 University of Washington. 506 MLQ December 2004 and Romantic aesthetics vied for supremacy, adaptations and writings about the heroines by men and women...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 443–476.
Published: 01 December 2005
... wave” inThe Idea of the Gentleman in the Victorian Novel (London: Allen and Unwin, 1981), 55. 2  Catherine Hubback, The Younger Sister, 3 vols. (London: Newby, 1850), 2:35. Wagner The Regency and Victorian Domestic Fiction 445 novel’s impoverished heroine. Moreover, Mr. Howard has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1972
... way or another are instrumental in determining the reader’s final response to La Princesse de Cl2ves must, Kaps believes, enable us to get to the truth, that is to say, to the true motive behind the heroine’s act of renouncement. In order to find a perspective in which to explain...