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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 395–431.
Published: 01 December 1995
... and literature he has published Negation, Critical Theory, and Postmodern Textuality (1994) and has a forthcoming edition of James VI (I)'s political works, The True Law of Free Monarchies and Basilikon Doron . “Tis Like I Cannot Tell What”: Desire, Indeterminacy, and Erotic Performance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Helge Kökeritz Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 TOUCHSTONE IN ARDEN AS YOU LIKE IT, 11, iv, 16 By HELGEKOKERITZ When the runaway trio Rosalind, Celia, and Touchstone eventually arrive in the Forest of Arden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 384–386.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Marina MacKay Telling It Like It Wasn’t: The Counterfactual Imagination in History and Fiction . By Catherine Gallagher . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 . vii + 359 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 “Nothing I know matters more / than what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 113–135.
Published: 01 June 1991
.... Such an effect, however, does come from critics’ exploration of the motif of time in A5 You Like It. In a now- classic essay, Jay Halio first defined a contrast in the play between the time consciousness of the court and the regenerative timelessness of the forest of Arden and a previous generation’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of personal identity. Harrison’s account exposes a paradox at the heart of contemporary neuroscience: our modern sense of consciousness is private—it is, in Thomas Nagel’s ( 1979 ) phrase, “what it is like” to experience something—and this personal character makes it hard for philosophers to theorize...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1949
... tolerance of what Mr. Stevenson calls the discrepancy between poetic iancy and crass human fact. HELENANDREWS KAUFMAN Gniversity of Washington -4s Tlicy Liked It : -49%Essay on Shakespeare and Morality. By ALFRED HARBAGE.New York: The Macmillan...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. Proximity of control corpus titles to SOC. Each point represents the average predicted score for all passages sampled from that title. Titles closest to zero are those with the most SOC-like passages. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Quint Abstract Milton shapes his depiction of Eden in Paradise Lost as a response to Edmund Waller’s On St. James’s Park , a celebrated poem of the Restoration. Waller’s description of the royal park, newly improved by Charles II—a a new Eden, a sacred, oracular grove next to the temple-like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of capitalist and imperial unfolding through the recurrence of Judaized otherness and virtualized Jewishness. Don Draper is a virtual Jew in whom the minority subject’s aberrant particularity and the majority subject’s universalist status collide, but serial forms like montage synchronize Don’s virtual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 June 2014
... professor of literature at the University of Sydney (and a figure central to the direction of the humanities academy in Australia), taught Victorian literature, including Browning, from the 1890s. MacCallum’s public lectures, like his pedagogy, aimed to convert a primary obstacle for many readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2024
... without God is summed up in the strikingly Hobbesian chiasmus “Lacking the might to compel obedience to right, we’ve made it right to compel obedience to might.” However, Pascal turns demoralizing insights like this to apologetic purposes by showing how they’re the natural effect of a lack of specifically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... At the same time, primitive dance and ceremony served in such films as metonymies for the living yet evanescent primitive, whose culture film was to capture before it might disappear forever. Like ethnographic film, the ethnographic exhibit (in the World's Fair and elsewhere) gave primitive performance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-century antecedents in Joseph Addison and Adam Smith. Like two of his early protagonists, Guy Mannering the astrologer and Jonathan Oldbuck the antiquary, “the Author of Waverley ” is himself a compromised Stoic, yet Scott's narratives demonstrate repeatedly how, while it may fail on its own terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
... heroes like Edgar Ravenswood and Henry Morton as remnants, the essay traces the implications of their untimeliness, arguing that the remnant's awkward lingering moves into the foreground the problem of obsolescence and releases in the fictions a meditative-speculative mood answering to the question...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...), and in a famous passage near the beginning of Karl Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (1851–52), a future poetry was greeted as an original poetry. In each of these instances, however, breaking with the past entailed imitating it, which suggests that poetry's future looks much like its past, the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... for the Hispanic world, Mundial harnessed its prestige as a cultural capital and as a modern publishing center to promote a global, pan-Hispanic culture. Understanding the aesthetic, technological, and commercial transactions undertaken by periodicals like Mundial can lead to a more nuanced account of the uses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
... as contributory to “reading.” There is almost no precedent for this pattern of activity in anything now recognized as the history of criticism. If these claims are at all correct, then studying literature differently would likely mean a redistribution of status among the subdisciplines, with such traditional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... study history broadly. Like all practice, it must ground itself on specific errors. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak , University Professor at Columbia University, tries to teach reading in the most robust way. She has translated Song for Kali , by Ramproshad Sen. An Aesthetic Education in the Era...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
... thought as an experience of catastrophe. Against the explicit aims of materialist philosophers like Epicurus to encourage peace of mind, early modern authors discovered in materialism a style of thought that felt at once enticing and alarming, even disastrous. “Catastrophic materialism” helps us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... historical novel. Atkinson’s novels are often cited as examples of postmodern metafiction, but in fact her work is more directly indebted to modernist experiments in counterfactual historical writing by figures like Virginia Woolf. Moreover, this inheritance, inasmuch as it informs Atkinson’s focus...