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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Kevin Brazil Abstract The work of Don DeLillo and Philip Roth has been characterized as a turn to writing novels about lateness in a style that for both authors tends toward “less and less.” Their work manifests a relationship between lateness and style that departs both from canonical accounts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 June 2017
... modernization would violate the poem’s deliberately archaic style and obscure its densely encoded verbal wit. Drawing on the resources of traditional bibliography, intellectual history, and digital database analysis, this essay proposes that the “old spelling” Faerie Queene is as much an artifact of the mid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... To the author, Chinese postmodernism differs from other variants of postmodernism because of its different cultural-historical and literary-historical background. With few exceptions, modernism was a late discovery in China. After 1978 Wang Meng, Zhang Jie, Wang Anyi, and others wrote fiction in a modernist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 347–365.
Published: 01 September 2008
... sense that these plays had been remaindered evidently plagued him. To an extent, Corneille’s self-assessment was right. To read the late plays as a group apart that marks a particular late style is in fact not the most accurate treatment of his work. If the late plays “n’ont rien qui...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 591–594.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of essays: “On History in Paradise Lost ,” “On the Origin in Paradise Lost ,” “On the Verse of Paradise Lost ,” “On the Sublime in Paradise Lost ,” “On Temptation in Paradise Lost ,” “On the End in Paradise Lost ,” “On Late Style in Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes .” There are still many...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 99–104.
Published: 01 March 1987
... + 496 pp. $45.00. Brater, Enoch. Beyond Minimalism: Beckett’s Late Style in the Then&. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. x + 209 pp. $22.50. Budhos, Shirley. 7‘he Theme of Enclosure in Selected Works of Doris Iasing. Troy, N.Y.: Whitson, 1987. x + 123 pp. $15.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and the anxieties of belatedness. Said’s animadversions on “late style” as a form of intransigence, as the spirit of contradiction that makes it possible for him to endure in the face of mortality, marks his fascinating return, at the end of his career, to a Bloomian vision of identity as an originary wound...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 2017
... events” (2)? More important, “what form of attention to the everyday”—that is, what sort of artistic style—“is required to establish that correspondence” (2)? If there is one truism that has dominated the study of late modernism, it is that British literature experienced an “outward turn” during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 99–105.
Published: 01 March 1968
... identified with the popular classes, the eloquent style retains its identity with the Court to the end of the century; and although it eventually discards much of its original ornateness, it continues, even as late as Shakespeare’s Sonnets, to emphasize eloquence in the old sense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1968
... and is no longer exclusively identified with the popular classes, the eloquent style retains its identity with the Court to the end of the century; and although it eventually discards much of its original ornateness, it continues, even as late as Shakespeare’s Sonnets, to emphasize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 March 1970
...- ern” about seventeenth-century style. At first thought, The Character of a Trimmer seems to confirm thoroughly Adolph’s thesis. It is a late-century exemplar of the propa- gandistic credo character developed during the Civil Wars by every religious and political party as an instrument...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 386–391.
Published: 01 December 1963
..., 1961 ) , pp. 205-28. 7Dobson (pp. 40-41) cites several contemporary references, one as late as 1734, to Hogarth’s achievement in miniatures. However, the Universal Spec- 388 Fielding, Hogarth, and Three Italian Masters years of the decade, he turned increasingly to the more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 1989
.... Such assumptions are commonly queried, and I wish they had been here. BOYDM. BERRY Virgznia Commonwealth Uniuersity Two-Edg’d Weapons: Style and Ideology in the Comedies of Etherege, Wycherley, and Congreue. By ROBERTMARKLEY. Oxford: Clarendon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 162–173.
Published: 01 June 1966
..., the Novum Organum. “Of Truth,” added to the Essays in 1625 (five years after the publication of Novum Organum), indi- cates, as some of the other late essays do, a shift from the dry aphoristic style which cut off “discourses of illustration” and “recitals of exam- ples” to a more highly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 1969
... as the first real study of Bacon as literary artist, but as an exemplar of stylistic analysis as well. The latter value is not inherent in the preliminary chapter on “The Question of Style” (which the author intends merely as support for his exploration of various aspects of style for their function...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 167–184.
Published: 01 June 1990
... in various drafts. CIVIC HUMANISM AND THE REBIRTH OF THE CICERONIAN ORATION* By RONALD G. WI?T The discussion of the rebirth of Ciceronian oratory around 1400 involves not only the rebirth of ancient oratorical style but also the evolution...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 535–544.
Published: 01 December 1969
... with desire, rep- resent the divergent influences vying with each other in the poetry of Le Chat noir. The basic idea behind decadence, of course, is the comparison of Paris of the late 1800’s to Rome of the late Empire: on this comparison hang the cults of ornate style, of depravity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 391–403.
Published: 01 December 1950
...? These questions had been raised, and answered effectively, by the late E. V. Gordon’s article in Medium E~umbut Nordal takes the case much further and places the whole question against the background of his knowledge of the devel- opment of the saga style. The keystone to his answer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Matthew Potolsky University of Washington 2006 Matthew Potolsky is assistant professor of English at the University of Utah. He has published widely on literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He is coeditor of Perennial Decay: On the Aesthetics and Politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 March 1969
... it is, indeed-is Book I of the Advancement of Learning. Criticism of Vickers’ book must center on matters of emphasis, taste, and style rather than on substance. This is not only the first full-scale attempt to analyze a style so often vaguely praised in the past; it is also a brilliant attempt...