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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 374–376.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter Coviello Interior States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States .By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. x + 366 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Lawrence Rainey Modernism, the Market, and the Institution of the New .By Rod Rosenquist. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix + 210 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions. By Jody Enders...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
... removed from the early seventeenth-century England of Sir Edward Coke suggest the main issues of my paper and the continued importance of its cen- tral text, Coke’s First Institute, his exhaustive and sometimes ex- hausting commentary on Sir Thomas Littleton’s Tenures. I take...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 7. Mnemosyne Atlas : illustrations of ritual suicide from Japan. Photo: Warburg Institute. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jordan Brower Abstract In the early 1910s the extension of copyright protection to moving-picture adaptations of literary works resulted in the emergence of film rights, altering the economic and institutional constitution of the American literary field. In letters, industry documents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jesse Rosenthal Abstract This essay looks at literary criticism’s persistent confession of critics’ secret relations to literature. It argues that such formalized secrecy and confession are used to insist on a personal orientation toward the literary object that helps deny the institutional forces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Morgan Day Frank Abstract Literary scholars in recent years have endowed institutions with tremendous explanatory power, insisting that these social formations exercise a determining influence on cultural production. The fiction that institutions can impose themselves as coherent subjects...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2. Detail from a preliminary version of panel 48 of Aby Warburg’s Mnemosyne Atlas . Photo: Warburg Institute. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 6. Detail of panel 79 of the Mnemosyne Atlas : cover page of the illustrated supplement of an evening edition of the Hamburger Fremdenblatt . Photo: Warburg Institute. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1943
... changes that overtook the novel in the late eighteenth century. ALAN D. MCKILLOP The Rice Institute The Mind of a Poet. A Study of Wordsworth‘s Thought with Par- ticular Ref crence to “The Prelude.” By RAYMOND DEXTER HAVENS. Baltimore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
... in its own survival and reproduction. Hervieu-Léger’s model emphasizes that religious institutions ensure their continuity by negotiating intracommunity conflict and intergenerational transformations. Building on this model, the essay argues that literary texts participate in religion’s collective memory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of colonial institutions such as Fort William College, Calcutta (1800), inaugurated the standardization of the fluid North Indian language complex into the religiously demarcated vernaculars Urdu and Hindi. The imperially patronized production of the Oriental tale as both a literary and a pedagogical form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of human history, the written word has been the province of a privileged minority. This essay argues that current discussions of world literature have taken their shape from three print-based institutions — the mass literacy movements of the late nineteenth century, the publishing industry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... This correspondence between formal and institutional developments in turn lends empirical support to the argument that, where anglophone fiction is concerned, the “contemporary” period begins around 1980. References Algee-Hewitt Mark , Allison Sarah , Gemma Marissa , Heuser Ryan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of progress to a higher state of evolution. The task of theater historiography is therefore to perturb the notion of the vitality of the state, the institution, and the professions by attending to and nurturing the now —an ethical life based on historiographical self-examination that will always be in reality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-Roman political slave to tyranny as it collides with the institution of African slavery in early modern political debates over property and in pamphlets protesting injustices in the trades in sugar, slaves, and indentured servants. Using narrative digressions to stage a struggle for primacy between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
... at the institutional differences between the Ivy League programs in comparative literature and the world literature programs that were growing rapidly at large midwestern state universities. Damrosch argues that we are now better able to mediate between the demands of elite and mass education and between work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 453–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
... rumbling through her work, Chukhrov’s theses are consistent: art must be communist; all desire, even faked, is political eros; and the post-Soviet subject is not even dead. Chukhrov embeds her politics in institutional critique, lends her labor to collectives and collaborations, and refracts her poetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
... television, film, and video games, and now that those genres dominate not only markets but the forms of representativity that used to belong almost exclusively to literature—what is the future for literary studies, either as a scholarly discipline or as an institutional field? Copyright © 2019...