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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1. A model of literary prestige from 1820 to 1919 Figure 1. A model of literary prestige from 1820 to 1919 More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 123–129.
Published: 01 March 1941
...Frederick M. Padelford By Herbert David Rix. The Pennsylvania State College Studies, No. 7, State College, Pennsylvania, 1940. Pp. 88. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 REVIEWS Renaissance Literary Theory and Practice. Classicism in the Rheto- ric and Poetic of Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1953) 14 (3): 258–273.
Published: 01 September 1953
...Bernard Baum Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 TEMPEST AND HAIRY APE THE LITERARY INCARNATION OF MYTHOS By BERNARDBAUM When human society broke upon the sight of Prospero’s daughter, there leapt that well-known response, compact of dawn and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1953) 14 (4): 448–456.
Published: 01 December 1953
...Bernard Weinberg Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 THE PROBLEM OF LITERARY AESTHETICS IN ITALY AND FRANCE IN THE RENAISSANCE By BERNARDWEINBERG The title of this article should indicate that its purpose is to present a certain number of broad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 75–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Zsolt Komáromy Abstract The conversational style of William Cowper’s poetry owes much to the influence of Charles Churchill. Despite this connection, the two poets occupy different niches in literary history: Churchill is remembered as a practitioner of the declining tradition of satirical poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2018) 79 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2018
... regional context; Christopher Rea’s China’s Literary Cosmopolitans (2015) focuses on two outstanding Western-educated scholar-authors, Yang Jiang and Qian Zhongshu, a wife-and-husband team variously lionized and ostracized in the turbulence of the twentieth century. There were, of course, multiple...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1989) 50 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 1989
....” -Ezra Pound’ DETERMINING FRONTIERS T. S. ELIOT’S FRAMING OF THE LI7ERARY ESSAYS OF EZRA POUND BJ MICHAEL COYLE Few examples of literary collaboration have been so celebrated as that of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot on the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1989) 50 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1989
...A. C. GOODSON J. Mcgann Jerome. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1988. xii + 279 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 A. C. GOODSON 197 Social Values and Poetic Acb: The Historical Judgment of Literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1991) 52 (4): 456–460.
Published: 01 December 1991
... (p. 186), or ambiguating (p. 221). Superlatives are very freely dispensed, as upon that love story by Cervantes. Certain corners of literary history are occasionally cut. Marlowe did not invent the Mephistophelean dialogues in DoctorFaustus, they came from his German source (p. 35). Troilus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1992) 53 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Julia Boffey Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 LYDGATE, HENRYSON, AND THE LITERARY TESTAMENT By JULIA BOFFEY Literary experiment with the matter and form of the legal testament held a particular appeal for the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Mark Edmundson Geoffrey H. Hartman. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991. 252 pp. $29.95. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 REVIEWS Minor Prophecies: The Literary Essay in the Culture Wars. By GEOFFREY H. HART- UAN. Cambridge, Mass.:Harvard University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 133–139.
Published: 01 March 1993
...David Perkins Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Some Prospects for Literary History David Perkins here are approximately sixteen thousand professors of English in Tthe United States. Their deans, chairs, colleagues, conscience, and vanity, their needs for tenure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Virgil Nemoianu Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Literary History: Some Roads Not vet) Taken Virgil Nemoianu It is more frightening than amusing to observe the relentless schol- arly stampede once a theoretical paradigm has been erected, along with the blind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1993) 54 (2): 215–235.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Anne Mack; J. J. Rome; Georg Mannejc Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Literary History, Romanticism, and Felicia Mernans Anne Mack, J. J. Rome, and Georg Mannejc AM. How agreeably “historical” we’ve all become in thinking about literature. But have we “returned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
... precapitalist household. The Sorcerer’s Apprentices: Romance, Anthropology, and Literary Theory Vincent P. Pecora This small mystical elite not only directs the community’s religious life but, as it were, guards its “soul.” The shaman is the great specialist in the human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Bill Readings Guillory John. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp. $36.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation. By John Guillory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp. $36.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 415–427.
Published: 01 December 1994
..., called Novel Relation . De-Familiarizing the Family; or, Writing Family History from Literary Sources Ruth Perry In some tragedies and romances we meet with many beautiful and interesting scenes, founded upon what is called the force of blood, or upon the wonder- ful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Jonathan Brody Kramnick Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Jonathan Brody Kramnick is a doctoral candidate in the English department at Johns Hopkins University. This essay is from his dissertation, “The Emergence of Literary History: Social Change and the Politics of Culture in Mid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 1995
... Brown University. Coauthor (with Nancy Armstrong) of The Imaginary Puritan: Literature, Intellectual Labor, and the Origins of Personal Life (1992), he is working on a book about American sentimentalism. American Literary History in the Age of Critical Theory and Multiculturalism Leonard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1995
... + 205 pp. $32.95. Imagining a “re-visioning of women’s literary history,” Margaret Ezcll becomes passionate and, herself, visionary: “If we will only ask the qwstions, instead of silence, there are a thousand voices that may answer” ( 160).What are those voices, and to whom do they belong...