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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 253–286.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Neil Kenny © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-01Kenny.ak 5/26/00 3:49 PM Page 253 Books in Space and Time: Bibliomania and Early Modern Histories of Learning and “Literature” in France Neil Kenny...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Michael Gamer Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750 – 1810 . By Harriet Guest. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. x + 350 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World. By Diana de Armas Wilson. Oxford: Oxford University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 June 2010
...John T. Hamilton The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read. By Benjamin Bennett. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. ix + 347 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language. By John T. Hamilton. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 250–256.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Edward Pechter Stephen J. Greenblatt. New York: Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1990. 188 pp. $25.00. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 250 REVIEWS Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture. By STEPHENJ...
Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2. Learning a foreign language. From Basic English: A Teaching Picture (dir. Len Lye, The March of Time , 1945). Courtesy of Getty Images. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Oswald de Andrade formulated in his 1928 “Manifesto antropófago.” “Who eats whom?” they asked. And, “Is it bad?” For humanists, thanks to theoretical contributions in literary studies by Jorge Luis Borges, and for the range of arts by Luis Camnitzer, scholars north and south have been learning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Geoffrey Turnovsky Modesty and other “antiauthorial” conventions (anonymity, self-effacing prefaces, refusal to profit) tend to be viewed as retrograde concessions to the outdated norms of an antiquated cultural field, which a more modern, assertive, and critical authorial figure will learn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 81–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the 1980s, to the Western source from which the Chinese New Poets learned the techniques of modern Western poetry and introduced them into China by way of adaptation and imitation. At that point a new leaf was turned in the history of Chinese poetry: the mingling of the foreign elements, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is dated, even antiquated, because it is treated as a period. It seems as if a generation has learned to read Restoration poetry through Dryden, and from Dryden to assume that poetry published during the Restoration must be poetry about the Restoration. Milton does not read his sources the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
... way in happiness” (ll. 524–25). Far from standing alone, Armytage’s statement flows immediately from his repeated identification of a kind of “meditation” (l. 524). Contrary to Wordsworth’s later disclaimers, he learned much about this activity of meditative mind from Kant’s theories of the sublime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 491–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Victorian statistical innovations that remain central to machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) today. Doyle’s generically split novella shows that the charismatic detective who dominates its first part is the merely partial virtuoso of a limited form. As such, A Study in Scarlet invites us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Nicholas Paige Abstract One shared assumption of many recent efforts to delineate a history of fiction (or fictionality, typically understood as a mode of nonliteral reference) is that that term names a conceptual operation, be it intrinsic or culturally learned. This article argues that fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... in translation? I can think of three answers, which overlap but nevertheless differ significantly. 1. I might want to learn about modern Chinese literature and then read it, even if only in translation, because it is there to be read. I am someone who still loves literature. This means that, even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 355–362.
Published: 01 September 1941
... Council of Learned Societies has had for one of its objec- tives a survey of the scholarship in this field. In the present issue of the MODERNLANGUAGE QUARTERLY appear an introductory essay and four biblio- graphical essays on the Renaissance ; they constitute a part of that survey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 399–406.
Published: 01 December 1951
... in the seven- teenth century to the pioneer work of Bacon can be assumed;’ the intention of this paper is to exhibit one example of this indebtedness in which the influence of Bacon, in particular of the first volume of his Advancement of Learning, is so precise that it helps us to deter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 161–176.
Published: 01 March 2004
... , with Donald E. Pease (2002). On Being in Time with Feminism Robyn Wiegman As soon as we learn words we find ourselves outside them. . . . There is a long inchoate period during which the struggle between the language of experi- ence and the language of theory becomes a kind of agony...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 March 1964
... IZ And later in the same scene, upon learning of the Duchess of Glouces- ter’s death, he exclaims: I would to God, So my untruth had not provoked him to it, The king had cut off my head with my brother’s. In this same act...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 145–172.
Published: 01 June 1989
... stories of youths who learn about them- selves and the world are organized under the rubric “Bildungs- roman.” The genre often narrates a successful career and denoue- ment for the protagonist as, for example, in David CopperJieZd or in 1 Much of what Clemens produced up to 1875...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 345–361.
Published: 01 September 1998
..., Erasmus successfully adapted the Aristotelian model of learning to the Christian view that the Word is contained in words. Since words in turn correspond with “things,”Erasmus was able to argue that submission to the Word is a form of responsible and moral engagement with the world.6...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 481–518.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in This essay was first presented in December 1999 at the Center for Literary Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as part of the center’s research project “Para- digms of Learning in Diverse Cultures.” I am grateful to Marshall Brown, Emily Bu- dick...