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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Melanie Micir Abstract Reading Kate Atkinson’s Life after Life (2013) in the context of theories of the historical novel (Georg Lukács, Fredric Jameson) and counterfactual fiction (Catherine Gallagher, Andrew Miller, Paul Saint-Amour) sheds light on an overlooked genealogy of the feminist modernist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1966) 27 (2): 221–222.
Published: 01 June 1966
...R. George Thomas Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 Theodore M. Andersson. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Germanic Studies, I, 1964. vi + 190 pp. $6.00. REVIEWS The Problem of Icelandic Saga Origins: A Historical Suruey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1963) 24 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 September 1963
... Historical Linguistics: An Introduction. By WINFREDP. LEHMANN.New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962. Pp. xiii + 297. $5.50. (With Exercises for the same; pp. ix + 94.) This book should do much toward helping the neophyte linguist get his bearings in a field that has technically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 1951
... Indiana University The Renaissance in Historical Thought : Five Centuries of Interpretation. By WALLACEK. FERCUSON. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. Pp. xiii + 429. $5.00. Professor Ferguson’s book is a notable contribution to the increasing body of studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 221–222.
Published: 01 June 1953
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Lawrence Willson Michael Davitt Bell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. xii + 253 pp. $7.50. Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 LAWKENCE WILLSON 215 Hawthorne and the Historical Romance of New England...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 432–434.
Published: 01 December 1975
... 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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of 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 (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 (2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to a metapoetics capable of interpreting culture outside the damage wrought by lyric reading. This is why lyricization underwrites almost all the scholarship by members of the group, including wide-ranging work in book history, textual criticism, adaptation and remediation theory, and “historical prosody.” 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 536–543.
Published: 01 December 2006
...), Siskin is currently working on a study of the genre of system. University of Washington 2006 The Historical Austen . By William H. Galperin. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. viii + 286 pp. Reviews Dido’s Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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...