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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 me...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 6–20.
Published: 01 March 1952
...R. W. Babcock Copyright © 1952 by Duke University Press 1952 HISTORICAL CRITICISM OF SHAKESPEARE By R. W. BABCOCK Probably the most important’ type of modern criticism of Shake- speare is historical criticism. Basically, some critics say, it is just a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1989) 50 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1989
...A. C. GOODSON J. Mcgann Jerome. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1988. xii + 279 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 A. C. GOODSON 197 Social Values and Poetic Acb: The Historical Judgment of Literary...
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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, 1992. Vi t...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1994
... 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 not...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1994
... 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, Vovelle, or Corbin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1995
... Vagaries of Historical Reading Mitchell Breitwieser Thp Cambridge History of Ampn’can I,iternture.Vol. 1, 1590-1820. Edited by Sac- van Bercovitch and Cyrus R. K. Patell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xiii + 829 pp. $69.9fi. From what he considered the vantage of a...
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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 must...
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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
...) ; 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 nationalism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1967) 28 (3): 384–387.
Published: 01 September 1967
... Daniel Casper von Lohenstein’s Historical Tragedies. By GERALDERNEST PAULGILLESPIE. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1965. ix + 183 pp. $6.25. Gerald Gillespie’s book preserves the structure and, to a considerable extent, the content of the doctoral dissertation from which...
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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 1978) 39 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 September 1978
...A. C. HAMILTON O'CONNELL MICHAEL. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1977. xiii + 220 pp. $14.95. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 REVIEWS Mirror and Veil: The Historical Dimension of Spenser’s “Faerie Queene.” By MICHAELO’CONNELL. Chapel Hill: University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1987) 48 (4): 392–396.
Published: 01 December 1987
... 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. Readers who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1988) 49 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1988
..., 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 Representation. By...
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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 LEEPATTERSON. Madison: University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... geological time to human history, challenging traditional theories of historical change. Drawing on this notion, Dipesh Chakrabarty outlines three theories of history. History 1 and 2 refer to liberalism and its postcolonial and postmodern critique, respectively. History 3, or post-Anthropocene history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Yopie Prins Abstract In posing questions about what is “historical” and what counts as “poetics,” historical poetics cannot separate the practice of reading a poem from the histories and theories of reading that mediate our ideas about poetry. While nineteenth-century verse cultures revolved around...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
... nineteenth century was partly motivated by our own scholarly interests and partly meant to expand the concentration on the latter half of the nineteenth century that has typified British historical poetics in American English departments. Listening to the lively presentations and conversations at the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jon Klancher Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies . By Underwood Ted . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2013 . viii + 199 pp. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 One of many questions raised by the advent of...