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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Jed Esty esty@sas.upenn.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Without prejudice concerning what qualifies as literature,” Marshall Brown ( 1992 : 18) writes, literary history “reminds us that the life after texts is, finally, the life within them.” Apt and brief...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... Merchant” is a conventional little romantic comedy. Its message is clear, and its signals for generically appropriate response are writ large in every speech. For George and Nell, however, drama is as fresh’and real as life; and, partly because the play’s story and characters are close to their own...
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Published: 01 June 2017
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 205–242.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Figure 7. Table of contents, The House of Life (Praz 2010 ) ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 272–274.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Fiona Somerset Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England . By Catherine Sanok. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xvii + 256 pp. University of Washington 2009 Fiona Somerset is associate professor of English at Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 2010
...” or degraded version of periodization; perhaps for this reason, it is also the perfect narrative mode for the present's historical self-consciousness. Ellis's novels American Psycho and Glamorama expose the contradictory link between the ephemeral details of consumer life and the essence of a single, self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 374–376.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter Coviello Interior States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States .By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. x + 366 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Companion to African American Women's Literature (2009) and The Cambridge History of African American Literature (2010). Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women's Life Writing . By Adams Katherine . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . vi + 264 pp. © 2011...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 602–605.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Scepticism, Faith, and the Politics of Cognition ; and of essays that have appeared or will appear in venues such as Criticism, ELH, Exemplaria , and the Shakespeare Quarterly . Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life . By Lupton Julia Reinhard . Chicago : University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel . By Catherine Gallagher. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. 209 pp. Reviews Dice, Cards, Wheels: A Different History of French Culture. By Thomas M. Kavanagh. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jesse Matz Jesse Matz is associate professor of English at Kenyon College. He is author of Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics (2001), The Modern Novel: A Short Introduction (2004), and a number of articles on modernist literature and culture. Self-Impression: Life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Angela Sorby Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem. By Catherine Robson. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012. xv + 295 pp. Catherine Robson’s Heart Beats uses specific poems (Felicia Hemans’s “Casa- bianca,” Thomas Gray’s “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,” Charles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 518–521.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Catherine Gimelli Martin Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death . By Nyquist Mary . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . xiii + 421 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Arbitrary Rule offers a rich, intricately detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jeffrey Todd Knight The Long Public Life of a Short Private Poem: Reading and Remembering Thomas Wyatt . By Peter Murphy . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2019 . xvi + 246 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 This fascinating, hopeful book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 538–541.
Published: 01 December 2021
...William Galperin whg1@english.rutgers.edu The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life . By Anahid Nersessian . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2020 . 213 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 Anahid Nersessian begins a discussion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Matthew Rowlinson mrowlins@uwo.ca The Novel and the Problem of New Life . By Aaron Matz . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2021 . xvii + 245 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 The stakes of Aaron Matz’s learned and engaging book on late...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Francesca T. Royster froyster@depaul.edu Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature . By Farah Jasmine Griffin . New York : Norton , 2021 . xii + 257 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 Farah Jasmine Griffin’s literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Noel Jackson Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature . By Mitchell Robert . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . viii + 309 pp. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 Romanticism’s interest in the forms of scientific...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Roland M. Smith Alexander C. Judson. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1945. The Works of Edmund Spenser: A Variorum Edition. Pp. xii + 238. $4.50. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 122 Reviews The Life of Edmund Spenser. By ALEXANDERC. JUDSON...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1947
... and skill. ALPHOKSER. FAVREAU Unirlersity of Michigan The Life and Noziels of Lkon Gozlan: A Rcprcsentative of Literary Cross Cwrents in tlze Generation of Balzac. By MARTHAKATH- ERIKE LODER.Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania, 1943...