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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1997) 58 (4): 457–474.
Published: 01 December 1997
... in 1994. She is currently puzzling over simulations of orality, framing, and canon formation in early written fairy tales. “Out in Left Field”: Charlotte Smith’s Prefaces, Bourdieu’s Categories, and the Public Sphere Elizabeth W. Harries The writing is nothing, the being...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2002) 63 (2): 269–273.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Bill V. Mullen The Power of Political Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered . By Robert Shulman. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews The Vanishing: Shakespeare, the Subject, and Early Modern Culture. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Lukas Moe Abstract From the late 1930s through midcentury, poets in the United States reckoned with the decline of the political Left through a practice of elegy. The debates of interwar modernism shifted toward those of a postwar culture in which Depression-era aesthetics and politics came under...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
... academic discourse has been invented in China on selected themes of postmodernism and Third World “national allegory.” However, as a “shadowy but central presence” in Jameson and other Western left theories, Maoism is nearly absent from China’s appropriation of Western theories. A vigorous critique of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 347–365.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Katherine Ibbett This essay examines the figure of the reste —the things or people left behind—in the tragedies of Pierre Corneille, in particular though not only in the late plays, which are themselves a body of work left behind by the canon. These remainders provide a new perspective on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ends with the goddess rushing off to Parliament and the powerless poet left behind in a bleak, coastal setting. Later in the century the importance of Britannia faded, but the patterns established in earlier texts continued. Anna Seward’s 1781 Monody on Major Andrè retains some features of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1945
...R. H. Super Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 WHEN LANDOR LEFT HOME By R. H. SUPER In his recent biography of Walter Savage Landor, Mr. Malcolm Elwin gives substantially the same account of Landor’s separation from his wife as...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 51–52.
Published: 01 March 1945
..., and those which he left in the later version were, in general-such as the ee rimes-of a type that was not so conspicuous to his ear. The 1805 couplets left unchanged in the 1850 version are semi- bility-me (11, 285--11, 270-71), me-greatly (IV, 342-43=IV, 335-36), realities-trees (VI...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 121.
Published: 01 March 1947
... left her mark on him as well. For she stimulated his somewhat lethargic character to publish works which he would, in all iikeli- hood, have otherwise left in manuscript form. She also procured for him a pension in his later years, and her pertinacity secured for him a seat in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 400.
Published: 01 September 1949
... of our destiny, and all that we can do is with calm courage to hold the reins firmly, and to guide the wheels, now to the left, now to the right, avoiding a stone here, or a precipice there. Who can tell whither he is being borne? seeing he hardly remembers whence he has come” (Bohn, 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1947
...-1609 “Prince of Wales (1610-1612 and “Ele- giac (1612- ) .” The result is, as the author says (p. vii), “neither orthodox biography nor conventional literary history,” but a blend of the two which provides an instructive and just evaluation of the impress left by the idolized eldest son of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1972) 33 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 March 1972
...), we have our hopes dashed in the final section of the book as we discover that the cure is not to be found in the later work after all. Stephen’s liberation is private, and Leopold Bloom is “the most rounded version in literature of a sadomasochist” (p. 168). No help there. We are finally left...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... Vertue’s four engravings of Chaucer. Of the miniatures which Vertue knew, the two extant ones are both in early MSS of Hoccleve’s De Regimine Principunz. The one in the Harleian collection (MS Harl. 4866, f. 88a)21is a half-length to the left; rosary in left hand...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1951) 12 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1951
... to commend the author for his contribution than to condemn him for what he has left unsaid. That Blankenagel’s Drama of Heinrich uon Kleist (1931), the only other book in English on this subject, as well as other smaller American publications of the last twenty years, should have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1945) 6 (3): 368.
Published: 01 September 1945
... to me, as it might cause readers to imagine that I had left out Michels’ important work which is naturally indispensable to a study of medieval texts. A. CLOSS * Books received which treat non-literary aspects of Spanish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 10.
Published: 01 March 1948
... further than page 100 of volume two. The Hobson verses are found on pages 216-17 of volume one. They may be given without comment. On Hobson the Carrier. Hobson (what’s out [of] Sight, is out of Mind) Is gone, and left his Letters here behind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1959) 20 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 March 1959
... a marked gap in the narra- tive. Although at least two cantos are left unfinished, they constitute a fairly coherent sequence of dreams; but, incomplete as the second part remains, it is not equal to the first in thought content and vision- ary scope. And, ironically, this so-called...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1968) 29 (4): 509–511.
Published: 01 December 1968
... week, he asserts: “Whether in terms of ideology or activism the new left failed in its objectives” (p. 8). A brave mistake, but Berman does not gen- erally try to rival Jeane Dixon. In a book of this sort, accurate prediction matters less than evidence of an intelligence constantly informed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 654.
Published: 01 December 1941
... that he has left out nothing that seemed to him interesting, that fantastic or injurious remarks have been excluded and the material rearranged in the interest of coherence. The editor adds that he is willing to assume responsibility for his decisions; since we have no means of checking, we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
... that winning control means being left alone. Kalph finally becomes a true master not by winning or even by losing the struggle for power. He ends the novel in power, and with knowledge, but not in control. He gives up the security of identity by tautology and the fixity of identity by...