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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jesse Molesworth System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge . By Siskin Clifford . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2016 . xii + 318 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Clifford Siskin’s new monograph continues the project begun in his earlier collection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1968
.... PHILIPKOLB University of Illinois Barbarous Knowledge: Myth in the Poetry of Yeats, Graves, and Muir. By DANIELHOFFMAN. New York: Oxford University Press, 1967. xvi + 266 pp. $6.00. A man’s mind is known by the words that attend it. Daniel Hoffman’s mind is attended...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Rolf Soellner Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 ∗ The author gratefully acknowledges the support of the American Philosophical Society. “HANG UP PHILOSOPHY !” SHAKESPEARE AND THE LIMITS OF KNOWLEDGE By ROLFSOELLNER* It has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 267–269.
Published: 01 September 1960
... a Renaissance dissection. But Macklem resolutely refuses to follow out the implications of his thesis and thus limits both its interest and importance. HERBERTWEISINCER Michigan State University Heroic Knowledge: An Interpretation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 300–303.
Published: 01 September 1981
...- chological complexity and social scope essential to the representation of bourgeois ideology. ROBERTD. Hum Pennsylvania State Uniuersity Acts of Knowledge: Pope’s Later Poems. By FREDRICV. BOGEL.Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of Phenomenology: Sartre, Derrida, Foucault, Baudrillard (2002), and coeditor of four collections, most recently Idealism without Absolutes: Philosophy and Romantic Culture (2004). She is working on a book about encyclopedic thought and the organization of knowledge from German idealism to deconstruction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., The Lucid Veil, and Victorians and Mystery . Elegy and Theory: Is Historical and Critical Knowledge Possible? W. David Shaw iterary historians tend to claim either too little knowledge of the Lpast or too much. They may write useful factual chronicles, but what they narrate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 575–579.
Published: 01 December 1993
..., as in a concluding glance at Wallace Stevens’s “Anecdote of the Jar” (z28-31), that the real power of Krieger’s critical voice is heard. Ernest B. Gilman The Birth of Pandora and the Diuision of Knowledge, By John Barrell. Philadel- phia: University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Richard Kroll A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society . By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,1998. xxvi + 419 pp. $49.00 cloth, $17.00 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 05-Reviews 10/3/00 9:45 AM Page 545...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 505–508.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Susan Manning The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s . By Robert Crawford. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. vi + 296 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 242–253.
Published: 01 September 1987
...’ TOM JONES THE COMEDY OF KNOWLEDGE BJJJOHN UNSWORTH Pope’s couplet expresses a dilemma that was of particular im- portance during the Augustan Age-the inadequacy of reason to the discovery of design. Mortals forced by circumstances to judge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 245.
Published: 01 June 1948
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Through multiperspectival writing, knowledge of life may be attainable without being reduced to a single political, medial, cartographical, geocultural, or aesthetic logic. As a laboratory for polylogical thinking, literature does not represent reality, as Erich Auerbach put it. Rather, it represents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 321–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
...James Nohrnberg Abstract Milton’s thinking and oeuvre divide historical time and place the poet and his subjects on the verges of periodizing metamorphoses: different eras of epistemology, religious dispensations, archaeologies of knowledge, kinds of global consciousness, rival explanations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and demonstrate their incomplete knowledge, which they zealously supplement by inventorying Scotland’s natural abundance. In particular, the article concentrates on the remarkable celebration of Scotland’s marine life in Walter Bower’s Scotichronicon (ca. 1447). Attending to the long history of these debates both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the local and the nonlocal and to examine how knowledge is made in and transacted between specific places. Taking I City , a 1975 nationalist allegory of Hong Kong, as an example, the essay shows that the principle of modernist collage enables Xi Xi to construct a narrative of the local that retains myriad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 363–389.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with the systematization of knowledge, can be traced back to the “temporalization” of history in the second half of the eighteenth century, when transhistorical aesthetic classification was destabilized and literary history developed as a distinct critical practice. But the troubled historical consciousness manifested...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as manifested in emerging digital knowledge infrastructure. Building on significant, though uneven and unacknowledged, departures from Moretti’s and Jockers’s work in data-rich literary history, this essay describes such an object, modeled on the foundational technology of textual scholarship: the scholarly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., but Shakespeare’s romances also at times imagine alternative configurations of genealogical knowledge. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 William Shakespeare romances inheritance Virginia Woolf Roman new comedy In A Room of One’s Own Virginia Woolf provocatively concludes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to this problem, the essay reflects instead on the history and potential of the collective as a form of self-organized, nonhierarchical knowledge production. It argues that the interlinked crises of how to read in world-literary terms, and on what scale, unavoidably index more general crises of the humanities...