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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nico Slate Abstract Published in June 1951 under the title East Indian, West Indian , the hybrid autobiography of the Jamaican poet Claude McKay and the Calcutta-born Eurasian scholar Cedric Dover aimed to provide, in Dover’s words, “a practical expression of coloured unity.” Dover attempted to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 1945
...Mabel Morris Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 JEFFERSON AND THE LANGUAGE OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN By MABELMORRIS Jefferson confesses to a vital interest in the language of the Amer- ican Indian. Evidence from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... issue of MLQ. His website, For Better for Verse, offers an interactive scansion tutorial to all comers: prosody.lib.virginia.edu. doi 10.1215/00267929-1892753­ Out of Bounds: Anglo-­Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement. By Alan Johnson. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2000) 61 (2): 419–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Shamoon Zamir Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence . By Gerald Vizenor. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. ix + 239 pp. $40.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM Page 415...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1978) 39 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1978
... Coyote IVas Going There: Indian Literature oj the Oregon Country. Com- piled and edited by JAROLD KAMSEY.Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1977. xxxvii -I- 295 pp. $14.95. An unusual feature of this collection of 116 traditional American Indian stories from Oregori...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Maryam Wasif Khan Abstract The eighteenth-century English Oriental tale has in recent scholarship been read as both productive and dissident. But the legacies of this literary genre in the Indian colony and its role in the formation of a world literature remain mostly unstudied. The formation of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ( 1782 ) Adventures of a Rupee , a novel that provides a first-person account of the creation and movement of an Indian coin. The form of Scott’s novel and its representation of this movement portray a model of circulation that combines motion and stasis as fundamental parts, which I demonstrate in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1992) 53 (3): 299–363.
Published: 01 September 1992
...Claude Rawson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 “INDIANS” AND IRISH: MONTAIGNE, SWIFT, AND THE CANNIBAL QUESTION CLAUDE RAWSON UNSPEAKllVG THE UNSPEAKABLE Montaigne’s “Des cannibales” (1.xxxi) is one of his most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Toral Jatin Gajarawala A product of the last two decades, Dalit (“untouchable caste”) literature in Hindi has fashioned itself as a modern protest literature, drawing on the cultural and political traditions of other Indian languages and literatures. But Hindi Dalit literature is unique in that its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1973) 34 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 1973
... said some- thing very similar in one of his fugitive journalistic pieces-that there was a certain fatal appropriateness about the connection between the British and the Indians, since they shared the distinction of being the world’s most con- summate hypocrites. He might have added that they...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1985) 46 (1): 64–80.
Published: 01 March 1985
... provides spokesmen who represent different points of view: the Indian Army, the Indian Civil Service, the Hindu aristocracy, the Congress Party, and nationalist militants. The memoirs of General A. V. Reid, which tell part of the story, are so detailed as to specify the roles of the fifty-odd men...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
.... The Territory is, of course, the Indian Territory, which was to become Oklahoma. Froin the 1820’s on, it had been organized and developed as a region to which the Indians could be safely removed away from civilized society, since their lands were needed for higher purposes than those to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1953) 14 (4): 348–359.
Published: 01 December 1953
... akin to Candide and the Shandys, is droll and pleasant, and its wit, although sometimes coarse, can still be appreciated. Its typically neo- classical satire is cast in the mold of the romantic primitivistic narra- tive. In no other English novel of the century do the Indian and his customs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1969) 30 (4): 582–602.
Published: 01 December 1969
... toda la novela. No hay conflictos que queden por resolver. No hay desarrollo de acci6n.a The verdict would carry more weight if Menton had not limited Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana, 4th ed. (Mexico, 1964), 11, 226. s“The Indian-Oriented Novel in Latin America...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 June 1996
... the northern borderlands, in the belief that the Indian race and its way of life were “barbaric,” they appropriated Indian lands and sold them to white colonists from the United States, England, Italy, Ger- Nancy Vogeley is professor of Spanish at the University of San Fran- cisco. She...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 286–291.
Published: 01 September 1951
... of a tacit warning against so venturous a course.8 In A New Y,yage Round the World, William Dampier described the rescue from the island of Juan Fernandez of a Mosquito Indian stranded there for some three years.‘ Several writers have suggested that this episode furnished Defoe with the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2000) 61 (4): 563–586.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the British-Indian Army, the largest freestanding army in the world. Indeed these projects will keep Calcutta on a par with Lon- don as a center of publication through the 1860s. It would be difficult to say how these books were not “about the West...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 460–462.
Published: 01 September 1942
... Taillon, “Taillon’s mill Third, a rather large group of words borrowed from Indian languages; these are mostly substantives, the names of native plants and animals or of objects made by the Indians : chichakois (a cere- monial rattle), sacamitk (“hominy pacane (“pecan ouigouam (“wigwam...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1941
... the Leatherstocking Tales knows, was the third of the series to be completed but actually is the climactic volume. In it Cooper transforms his hero into a trap- per; the locale is not the virgin forest dear to the Mohicans hut the plains of the Platte watershed; the Indians are the Teton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 123–155.
Published: 01 June 2012
... conveys at once the majesty of the vast ock, the horror of the carnage, and the shocking carelessness of the enspelled population. Always intent on locating his tales in a political framework, Cooper pivots the episode around an old “miniature cannon” once used to clear “the Indian settlements...