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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 222-223.
Published: 01 June 1953
...Lawrence J. Zillman Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 Library Notes: A Bulletin Issued for the Friends of Duke University Library, No. 24, July, 1950. Pp. 60. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 277-292.
Published: 01 June 2013
... issues of canonicity and to world literature in general. References to Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s work on Franz Kafka inevitably misread its revolutionary potential and become reductive. In the different European literatures, issues stemming from the aftermath of colonialism reveal the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 57-75.
Published: 01 March 2014
... appears as “The Century’s End 1899 1900”; in the periodical the Graphic , it is implicitly the issue’s date of publication, December 29, 1900; in Poems of the Past and the Present (1901), it is “December 1900”; and, finally, in The Collected Poems (1919), it takes its canonical form, “31 December 1900...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 163-170.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Freddie Rokem This short article, commenting on the other articles in this issue of MLQ , is an attempt to “read” academic discourses through the prism of a literary-dramatic work: Shakespeare's Hamlet . © 2009 by University of Washington 2009 Freddie Rokem is Emanuel Herzikowitz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1-14.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Inspired by Benjamin's view of translation and by David Damrosch's emphasis on world literature as a distinctive type of literary production, this essay examines the issues that influence the potential of literary works to win acclaim in translation as world literature. Chinese literature provides a useful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385-405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... upgrade the romance with which he began to an epic poem, given that the differences between romance and epic that modern critics claim are at work in Orlando furioso did not come to the fore as issues in Italian poetics until about fifty years after the poem's first composition; and (2) the persistence of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 173-202.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Joseph Luzzi Abstract The dialogue between antimodernist and Romantic elements in the work of the Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi fueled his thinking on the crucial issue of italianità , or “Italian identity.” Leopardi wanted to protect what was unique and enduring in Italian culture, especially its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309-322.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Theo D’haen Abstract The articles at the center of this issue of MLQ , Wang Ning’s “French Theories in China and the Chinese Theoretical (Re)construction,” Zhang Jiang’s “On Imposed Interpretation and Chinese Construction of Literary Theory,” and Zhu Liyuan’s “Hillis Miller on the End of Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 323-340.
Published: 01 September 2018
... relationship between Maoism and Western left theories sheds light on the issues of politics and ideology underlying the Chinese anxiety of influence. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 anxiety of influence Chinese Jamesonism Maoism Western universalism Chinese exceptionalism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 341-353.
Published: 01 September 2018
...J. Hillis Miller Abstract The authors of the essays on Western theory in China in this issue of MLQ all favor the development of a distinctively Chinese literary theory. Wang Ning focuses on the influence since 1950 of Jean-Paul Sartre, Jacques Derrida, and Alain Badiou. Zhang Jiang more or less...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 201-224.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Mark Miller Abstract The inevitable emerges in this issue as a name for the troubled intersection of agency and structural necessity. The most prominent medieval name for that intersection is sin. Far from grounding the medieval subject in a set of theological norms that give it stable coordinates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51-76.
Published: 01 March 2017
... principally at issue are A Wife for a Life , The Movie Man , The Personal Equation , and The Straw . Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 Eugene O’Neill Desire under the Elms “Anna Christie,” Bread and Butter Desire under the Elms (1924) is not a comic play—or not quite or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 381.
Published: 01 September 1946
... research nature but admitting also essays on the creative aspects of literature. The subscription price of Symposium is $3.00 per year (2 issues) or $2.00 per issue. The first number will appear in November, 1946. Correspondence should be directed to the Editor, 313 Hall of Languages, Syracuse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 504-505.
Published: 01 December 1946
... issues of plays printed between 1641 and 1700 extremely useful. It excludes “reprints of classical Greek and Latin plays in their original tongues, and political and criticaI dialogues which were never intended for stage presentation. In- cluded are translations and adaptations of classical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 245-247.
Published: 01 September 2018
... issue of MLQ is offered as an introduction to representative tendencies and tensions of the moment. Although Western scholars often hear such sensational statements as “Literature is dead,” “Literary theory is dead,” and even “The golden era of cultural theory is long past,” literary and cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 505-506.
Published: 01 December 1946
... Folger and the Huntington, and more than half of them in each of two others, Harvard and Yale.” The check list serves, however, not only as a census of copies; thanks to the devoted industry of the compilers in recording editions and variant issues, it considerably increases our knowledge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 433-436.
Published: 01 December 2008
...” appeared in the December 1993 issue of MLQ . Defining Influence Andrew Elfenbein nfluence retains its “everywhere and nowhere” status in literary stud- Iies. Although it remains a building block of critical investigation (relations among authors, discourses, or events) and of critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 375-377.
Published: 01 September 1946
... Thomas Browne as a wit, Tristam Shandy and the novel, neglected issues of the Spectator, the attitude of critics in Madrid, 1828-1833, to romantic drama, the formal short story in France before 1850, Hardy’s use of science, Theodor Storm’s use of personifications, James Thomson (“B.V and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 227-229.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Richelieu’s Académie Française issued its official critique of Pierre Corneille’s 1637 tragicomedy Le Cid , Bilis argues, the tragic portrayal of the king as judge demanded an impossible reconciliation of hyperbolic ideals of royal dignity with ever-narrower norms governing tragic plot, pleasure, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 105-106.
Published: 01 March 1961
... erroneous” than to consider Camus an “existentialist” writer. I confess I am inclined to side with Henri Peyre, who, in the recent Yale French Studies issue on Camus (No. 25), takes the position that “Camus should be regarded as an Existentialist in all but a very few respects.” Surely an...