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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1991) 52 (2): 191–207.
Published: 01 June 1991
...Craig Howard White Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 THE HOUSE OF INTEREST: A KEYWORD IN THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY By CRAIGHOWARD WHITE In his preface to The Portrait ofa Lady, Henry James envisioned a “house of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 505.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Interest in Jean Paul Friedrich Richter. By ED- WARD V. BREWER.Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Volume 27, Number 1, 1943. Pp. 1-26. This study by Edward V. Brewer is a most welcome addition to the already large and constantly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 321–337.
Published: 01 September 1949
...John Hennig Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 GOETHE’S INTEREST IN BRITISH METEOROLOGY By JOHN HENNIG In the preface to his book Goethe’s Knowledge of English Litera- ture, Dr. James Boydl said he would “give a complete summary of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1984) 45 (1): 22–47.
Published: 01 March 1984
... the American Society for Aesthetics, University of South Florida, Tampa, October 28-31, 1981. I would like to acknowledge the generous support of the National Humanities Center. THE INTERESTS IN DISINTERESTEDNESS KARL PHILIPP MORITZ AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1957) 18 (3): 211–214.
Published: 01 September 1957
...Donald P. Inskip JEAN GIRAUDOUX AND “LE MERITE DES FEMMES” AN INTERESTING ALLUSION IN SIEGFRIED By DONALDP. INSKIP In his penetrating study of Giraudoux’s style and manner, with special reference to the text of Ondine,l Robert Kemp makes a re- mark...
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Published: 01 September 2016
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... engagement with books from childhood to early adulthood, focusing on his well-known interest in Søren Kierkegaard and Karl Barth and contextualizing that interest by reference to such contemporary publishing ventures as Anchor Books and the Harper Torchbooks. University of Washington 2010 Imprinting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... unchanged. However, Lu Xun's vision of literature and his writing techniques also draw on features common to symbolism, surrealism, supernatural realism, grotesque realism, magic realism, and other experimental forms. Since these are modernist, even postmodern, features, it would be of great interest to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Yomi Braester The essay examines films produced during the Seventeen Years period (1949–66) and suggests that political campaigns may be akin to film genres. Insofar as generic distinctions of theme and style are produced according to the shifting interests of critics and producers, campaigns have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
... dynamic that overrides conditions imposed by broader historical or even literary change. The essay argues that Bloom's theory does in fact accommodate change just insofar as it belies his own claim that he is not interested in narrowly verbal allusion. It shows that even in Bloom's most broadly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Christina Lupton This article explores two sets of convergences: one between skeptical and commonsense philosophies in the eighteenth century, and the other between poststructuralist and eighteenth-century philosophies. It argues that all of these forms of reasoning share an interest in the paper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
... interest of empire and global commerce. This essay explores how authors have used the fantasy of the eastward journey across the date line to manage the temporal deviancy bound up with the date line’s paradoxical character by domesticating it, projecting it onto vilified spaces and populations, or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and present states of being in the dark. This nescient or ignorant epistemology has resonances with Roland Barthes’s writings on Zen as well as with Derek Parfit’s rejection of personal identity and, by extension, of self-interest as a catalyst for moral action. Thanks to Brian McGrath and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... famously claims about freedom: that it is best understood not as sovereignty but as natality, being freed from life’s automatic routines and partaking, in a sense, of a second birth. Rather than conjure free movement—whether through self-control, capable pursuit of self-interest, or unimpeded intellectual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...; conversely, literary studies rarely consider empiricist political theory in contexts later than Victorian realism. Wells’s works challenge these conventions by reflecting on the writings of Adam Smith and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Wells questions the social contract hypothesis that individual interests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Coleridge’s revisions protect rather than undermine the original interest in unexplained storytelling. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 Wordsworth Coleridge Cottage mariner storytelling The professed moral of a piece is usually what the reader is least interested in; it is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., moral, and aesthetic disputes throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. By paying renewed attention to style and affect in the context of cultural history, this essay aims to revive interest in Bernardes’s work. Although Bernardes’s reputation is modest now, he was a remarkable figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Elizabeth Helsinger Abstract What is a song? As a literary term, song had acquired particular historical meanings for poets writing in English by the mid-nineteenth century. The ballad and song revival of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries reawakened interest not only in traditional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and their acute attention to the role of women, particularly daughters, within the patriarchal family and its attendant economic systems. They share Woolf’s interest in the economic, inheritable underpinnings of female authority, the social forms of a patrilineal culture that help demarcate the...