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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Adam Barrows The fantasy of turning back the clock by journeying eastward across what we today call the International Date Line appears in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling, and James Joyce, all of whom create characters who make, or contemplate making, such time-defying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 169–182.
Published: 01 June 1978
...CHENG LOK CHUA Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 ∗ The author gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities during the preparation of this article. THE INTERNATIONAL THEME IN ANDR~MALRAUX’S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ming Dong Gu Although Lu Xun (1881–1936) produced all his literary works in a period that coincided with the heyday of Western modernism (1910–30), scholars both inside and outside China have made few attempts to study them in the international context of the modernist movement. Because of Lu Xun's...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of “voyage of discovery” literature and other subgenres of the adventure story that inform South , Shackleton is distinctly more skillful at manipulating the genre's tactical potential to construct a fantasy of subjectivity based on the internal quest romance, thereby altering the definition of heroics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
... ). 4 Moreover, his articles on expressionism, like many of his articles from his Moscow time in the 1930s, were published both in Russian in Literaturnyi kritik and in German in Internationale Literatur , one of the journals that came out of Moscow under the International Literature umbrella...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wang Ning Although the term world literature encompasses texts composed in multiple languages, translation makes possible a body of literature from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds that circulates in international critical discourse and is broadly recognized as world literature. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and recurrent confessional impulse permit reconstruction of much of his reading experience, recording not simply his internalization of formative texts but also his attraction to books as auratic objects for consumption. For students of book history, Updike's “story of reading” yields a quarry of information...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 163–200.
Published: 01 June 2011
... son of the murdered king is limited in his freedom to maneuver and whose quest for freedom is both fueled and stymied by the Ghost's command that he kill his uncle. Hamlet dramatizes the felt connections between external constraints on freedom of action and internal states that inhibit or foster...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Elizabeth Bowen’s text within the context of an international cultural and economic world-system. It argues that two historical narratives inform Bowen’s Court : a gothic chronicle of decline and a protoprofessional story of detached expertise. These narratives correspond to two visions of Anglo-Ireland’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
...-by-case basis, acknowledging that some are ambiguous, internally contradictory, or just plain opaque. I am grateful to Ian Archer, Paulina Kewes, Ashley Marshall, and Judith Milhous for helpful critiques of drafts of this essay. Robert D. Hume is Evan Pugh Professor of English Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Brought back to China and transformed by Chinese scholars who had studied with Babbitt, New Humanism became a counternarrative to the May Fourth Movement, to Marxism, and to radicalism in general. This essay delineates the roles New Humanism played in China, its internal contradictions, and its intricate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to the orientation of nationalization and realize the dialectical unity of external research and internal research. Theories from outside the field enter literary criticism in three ways. The first is by co-opting, particularly conspicuous in a number of theories related to semiotics. The French-Lithuanian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., marks the horizon of historical consciousness. This article proposes “History 4°” to synthesize History 1–3 into a new totality in which the historical present is defined as internal to an imminent catastrophe. History 4° poses a challenge to the historical novel: somehow it must reveal the intimate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 169–185.
Published: 01 June 2023
... a specifically narrative theory of the detail. This is also a political theory: the fact that she places large and small side by side, often in the same sentence, speaks to her commitment to tracing connections between the particular and the abstract, the mundane and the mystical, the internal world of thoughts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Hogarth Press was the first to publish Svevo’s work in English. His story “The Hoax” marked their first translation from Italian and his short story collection The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl and Other Stories their second, helping shape the press’s international modernist program. Despite residing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 333–368.
Published: 01 September 2015
... was recently returned from university in England. It began as a little magazine with a literary focus, too, but it soon became a more general intellectual review, with plenty of political and social commentary. In a few short years it reached an enviable international circulation upward of twelve thousand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Heather Dubrow A few overarching arguments are, however, open to challenge. At several points After Lavinia implicitly or explicitly contrasts a Catholic commitment to international alliances among coreligionists with the nationalist isolation ensuing on the Reformation. But the argument...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 386–387.
Published: 01 September 1947
...A. Closs International Bulletin of Contemporary Scholarship. Volume I, Number 1, 1947. Pp. 32. Les Editions du Panthéon S.A.; Amsterdam-Bruxelles-Anvers. Published fortnightly. Yearly subscription, 56s. or $12.00. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 386...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., of the loss of the modern technological supports of national and international life. In each case something we already know disrupts the national monad—capital, care, climate—and expands beyond its current limits to become the single and absolute determinant of ordinary life. It is perhaps this fear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 119–127.
Published: 01 June 1996
... MLQ IJune 1996 century patriotism cultivated specifically local tastes and historical ties. In response to a globalizing modernity, regionalism, or costumhsmo, fostered international competition as a motivation for local productiv- ity, which needed interclass alliances. On one reading...