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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1995) 56 (4): 395–431.
Published: 01 December 1995
...Daniel Fischlin Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 “Tis Like I Cannot Tell What”: Desire, Indeterminacy, and Erotic Performance in the English Ayre Daniel Fischliri How does one write desire, much less perform desire written? This essay studies...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1949) 10 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1949
... his amused 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... reading of culture. 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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, the...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... study history broadly. Like all practice, it must ground itself on specific errors. Why Study the Past? Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak he short answer to this question is because we must. Whether we want Tto study the past for academic validation or not, constructing a per- sonal and then a...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 297–316.
Published: 01 June 2014
... disciplines, it is incumbent on English studies now to see that these practices flourish in the field of media studies that seems likely to succeed it during the century ahead. A Field of Magpies: Disciplinary Emergence as Modus Vivendi in English Studies Herbert F. Tucker ur summons to draw...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Donal Harris Abstract T. S. Eliot’s extraordinary popularity in the United States during the late 1940s and the 1950s rests in part on how mass-market magazines like Time and Life reinterpreted his poetry from the 1920s as transparent, realistic, and, most strikingly, American. These magazines...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 369–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... world literary space. It recommends the same paradigm for an effective history that forges connections beyond binarisms like East-West, mainland China–Hong Kong, and center-periphery. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 These discussions exhibit the three major challenges for...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
... original poem and eventually adds explanations of various types. Coleridge’s gloss to The Rime looks like the result of the same kind of process but, fundamentally, is its opposite: the gloss is a dramatization of the craving for explanation stories generate instead of the explanation itself. In this way...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Catherine Nicholson Abstract Unlike the works of contemporaries like William Shakespeare and John Donne, Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene (1590 and 1596) is almost invariably reproduced by modern editors with its peculiar sixteenth-century spellings intact, on the grounds that orthographic...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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...