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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Adam Barrows The fantasy of turning back the clock by journeying eastward across what we today call the International Date Line appears in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling, and James Joyce, all of whom create characters who make, or contemplate making, such time-defying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 409–425.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Bill Readings Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 SUBLIME POLITICS: THE END OF THE PAR” LINE By BILL READINGS THE POLITICS OF THE SUBUME An interest in the sublime...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1. Somebody novels in France, 1601–1830. The bold line indicates a three-year moving average. Figure 1. Somebody novels in France, 1601–1830. The bold line indicates a three-year moving average. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Stephen Rupp Front Lines: Soldiers’ Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World . By Miguel Martínez . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2016 . 320 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 Latin American literature can trace its origins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 1955
.... DONALDA. RINGE Uniorr~ityof Michigan Thc Manuscript Poems of A, E. Housman: Eight Hundred Lines of Hitherto Uncollected first from the Author‘s h‘otebooks. Edited by TOMBURNS HAB~R.Mirineapolis : University of Minnesota Press ; London : Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 488–490.
Published: 01 December 1944
... and Variants of Lines 8879-10,822, Followed by a Study of the Noun Declensional Sys- tem. By MAURICESILVER. New York: Privately printed, 1942. Pp. 212. For some ten years now there has been a Loherain seminar at Columbia University, devoted to the study and the publication...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 329–333.
Published: 01 September 1994
... useful” privileges. Evan Watkins, University of Washington Reading between the Lines. By Annabel Patterson. Madison: University of Wis- consin Press, 1993. x + 339 pp. $48.50 cloth, $17.95 paper. In a wide-ranging and theoretically informed collection, Annabel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 358–375.
Published: 01 December 1979
...; their nostalgia for the old-fashioned ideals of marriage and family represents a form of psychological escapism. The point is under- scored when Gissing shows Dr. Madden in the opening scene of the novel gathering his daughters around him to read aloud from Tenny- son’s “Lotos-Eaters” the lines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Simon Jarvis Abstract A superversive line is that line in a given poem which most eminently exploits the play between syntactic and metrical segmentation, between an ordinary and a special phonology; which peculiarizes verse as verse. A superversive poetics places composition and technique...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2. Ulysses , episodes 1–4. A sample longest path (network diameter) runs along the four-sided nodes (beginning at H. B.-Price and ending at the constable). Dashed lines represent written communication; dotted lines represent past interactions; dash-dotted lines represent imagined More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Angela Sorby Nineteenth-century reading practices (which involved the copying, memorizing, and unauthorized circulation of verses) blurred the line between readers and writers, vexing the very idea that a poem could have an owner. In 1867 a notorious attribution scandal pitted the established...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Mad Men belongs to a long line of naturalist narratives in which the outsider within (often a Jew or probable Jew) assimilates the myriad impacts of capitalist globalization and thus exemplifies the periodic resurgence of historical realism, which Georg Lukács predicted in The Historical Novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Zoe Beenstock H. G. Wells’s diverse works of literature and political theory make him a test case for lines of intersection between modernity and the Enlightenment, a period concerned with the relations between the two genres. Traditionally, studies of Wells go back only as far as Victorianism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
... reading by generic recognition, a reading of poetry as a form of cognition emerges among later critics like I. A. Richards, who illustrates how a line from Robert Browning is read in the mind’s eye, as if in the present tense. But Browning was already doing a version of historical poetics, in writing “Pan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Westminster Abbey and the capitol-like Whitehall—is revisited in Milton’s epic. God expels Adam and Eve from Eden and subsequently washes away the garden during the Flood to prevent it from turning into a temple-and-grove along the lines of Pandaemonium or a capital seat like Charles’s London, in either case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 15–49.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the boundaries of decency and propriety while inviting censors and the public to hone their understanding of these concepts. In producing increasingly daring versions of Le paysan perverti (1775), Rétif repeatedly forced authorities to redraw the line between the passable and the prohibited. In this way he...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1. Average SOC proximity score per year for all sampled novels, 1923–50. Each point represents the average score for all sampled novels published in that year. The black line is the fitted regression line for 1923–34, showing a statistically significant upward trend. The gray bar More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 4. The Wire , season 1, episode 8. A sample longest path (network diameter) runs along the four-sided nodes (beginning with Wallace and ending with Burrell). Here and in all other figures, node size is proportionate to betweenness centrality. The thickness of each line corresponds More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. Installments 1–2 (chaps. 1–7) of Bleak House . The longest network diameter connects the four-sided nodes (beginning at Lady Dedlock and ending at Mr. Swallow). The dashed line represents written communication. Bracketed characters have had interactions but not yet been identified More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 1958
... and a crust, / Is-Love, forgive us!- cinders, ashes, dust.. balances line, rhetoric, and thought in a way suggesting the heroic couplet, but these lines are exceptional. Most commonly, the couplet in Lamia is distinctly secondary to the verse sentence or paragraph, and its effect depends upon...