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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Charles Altieri Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Can We Be Historical Ever? Some Hopes for a Dialectical Model of Historical Self-Consciousness Charles Altieri n writing my Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry I Iencountered problems that make...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1975) 36 (4): 432–434.
Published: 01 December 1975
... controversial to some, always the sign of originali ty, but will he convincing to many others, t 11 is reviewer i ncl utled. ~IARCEL‘I’ETEL Duke University Historical Drama: The Relation of Literature and Reality. By HERBERT...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1965) 26 (3): 473–475.
Published: 01 September 1965
.... JOHN M. WALLACE The Johns Hopkins University Shakespeare’s Historical Plays. By S. C. SEN GUPTA. London: Oxford University Press, 1964. 172 pp. $5.60. In this book S. C. Sen Gupta touches upon many of the various interpre- tations of the histories, rejects those of Richard Simpson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
... stalemate is typically to reflect on how they interact in lived experience. Refocusing attention in this way, I offer five theses on how history and form are connected in the experience of reading: (1) Literary works are historical entities, but they are not reducible to their origins. (2) The historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 1945
...George W. Umphrey Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 SPANISH BALLADS IN ENGLISH PART I, HISTORICAL SURVEY By GEORGEW. UMPHREY The charm of the old popular ballads of Spain has been felt inore widely and deeply than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2009) 70 (2): 272–274.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Fiona Somerset Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England . By Catherine Sanok. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xvii + 256 pp. University of Washington 2009 Fiona Somerset is associate professor of English at Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ina Ferris This essay contends that Scott's historical novels respond to the widespread sense of displacement in postrevolutionary Europe by activating and rewriting the figure of the remnant. As remnant tales, his novels are less about the loss of the past or its relationship to the present than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 542–545.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Patricia Meyer Spacks Patricia Meyer Spacks is Edgar F. Shannon Professor of English Emerita at the University of Virginia. She recently edited Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition (2010) and is author of On Rereading . The Historical Novel in Europe, 1650 - 1950 . By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Sanjay Krishnan The consensus that the postcolonial writer must be on the side of the oppressed prevents critics from grasping the original ways in which V. S. Naipaul’s untypical writings are attuned to the historical predicament of the periphery. Naipaul’s premise is that subjects in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
... between the historical conception of political marriage argued by Polonius and Laertes and marriages of mutuality aborted by the adulterous and murderous one of Gertrude and Claudius. Hamlet is structured on the Danish history of Old Hamlet/Old Fortinbras abrupted by that of Young Hamlet/Young Fortinbras...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1993) 54 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Marshall Brown Ralph Cohen, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992. vi + 327 pp. $42.50 cloth, $17.95 paper Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Reviews Studies in Historical Change. Edited by Ralph Cohen., Charlottesville: Univer- sity Press of Virginia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., The Lucid Veil, and Victorians and Mystery . Elegy and Theory: Is Historical and Critical Knowledge Possible? W. David Shaw iterary historians tend to claim either too little knowledge of the Lpast or too much. They may write useful factual chronicles, but what they narrate will...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., whether aesthetically or epistemologically”(79). The second section, “Situations”-is there an echo of Same?-covers the pragmatic relationships among historian, historical subjects, reader, and institutional or commercial context. The repressed “I” returns in the texts of Le Roy Ladurie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Mitchell Breitwieser Bercovitch Sacvan and R. K. Patell Cyrus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xiii + 829 pp. $69.95. himEssay The Vagaries of Historical Reading Mitchell Breitwieser Thp Cambridge History of Ampn’can I,iternture.Vol. 1, 1590-1820. Edited by Sac...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 165–179.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Roberto Schwarz © 1996 University of Washington 1996 The Historical Meaning of Cruelty in Machado de Assis Roberto Schwarz Sah ein Knab’ ein Riislein stehn, Riislein auf der Heiden.-Goethe, “Heidenriislein” He is poor. . . , therefore he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2002) 63 (4): 441–469.
Published: 01 December 2002
... (September 1997). Historical Difference As Immortality in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Novel Ted Underwood remarkable number of mid-nineteenth-century historical novels A open by comparing historical imagination to the reanimation of the dead. Often the comparison is embodied in a frame...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2003) 64 (2): 181–197.
Published: 01 June 2003
... (2002) ; and German Literature,Jewish Critics: The Brandeis Symposium , edited by Stephen D. Dowden and Meike G. Werner (2002). Trostgründe: Cultural Nationalism and Historical Legitimation in Nineteenth-Century German Literary Histories Hinrich C. Seeba n Germany, where chauvinist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1987) 48 (4): 392–396.
Published: 01 December 1987
... in that drama would of course be Charles 11. STEVENN. ZWICKEK Washington University Wordsworth’s Historical Imaganation: The Poetry of Displacement. By DAVIDS I M P- SON. New York and London: Methuen, 1987. x + 239 pp. $33.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1988) 49 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1988
..., Palmer, Friedrich, Maillol, and Villon also is pleasing. Both the press and Janet Wood, the book’s designer, deserve commendation. ANDREW v. E’ITIN Wake Forest University The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1988) 49 (4): 386–395.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Paul A. Olson Lee Patterson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987. xiv + 239 pp. $35.00 cloth; $15.95 paper. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 REVIEWS Negotiating the Past: The Historical Understanding of Medieval Literature. By...