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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 269–273.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Bill V. Mullen The Power of Political Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered . By Robert Shulman. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews The Vanishing: Shakespeare, the Subject, and Early Modern Culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... by University of Washington 2019 elegy modernism literary Left generation postwar In July 1956, the summer before Allen Ginsberg’s Howl tore through American cultural consciousness, another cry went up from the editorial page of the New York Times . “Threnody” was the sonnet Aaron Kramer wrote...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 403–425.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of fascism]. The literary side of [Henri] Barbusse’s antiwar movement fascinated me; Monde and Vendredi , where politics were interspersed with stories and reportage by a group of clever young writers, . . . seemed to reach a far higher literary level than Left Review in England, which had certainly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered. By Robert Shul- man. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. Since the 1974 republication of Tillie Olsen’s novel Yonnondio, the 1930s U.S. literary Left has been in a steady condition of reconsideration. James Bloom, Constance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 254–258.
Published: 01 June 2002
... activity and politi- cal culture. Alan Richardson, Boston College The Power of Political Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered. By Robert Shul- man. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. Since the 1974 republication of Tillie Olsen’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 258–263.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered. By Robert Shul- man. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. Since the 1974 republication of Tillie Olsen’s novel Yonnondio, the 1930s U.S. literary Left has been in a steady condition of reconsideration. James Bloom, Constance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered. By Robert Shul- man. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. Since the 1974 republication of Tillie Olsen’s novel Yonnondio, the 1930s U.S. literary Left has been in a steady condition of reconsideration. James Bloom, Constance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered. By Robert Shul- man. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. Since the 1974 republication of Tillie Olsen’s novel Yonnondio, the 1930s U.S. literary Left has been in a steady condition of reconsideration. James Bloom, Constance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Art: The 1930s Literary Left Reconsidered. By Robert Shul- man. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 340 pp. Since the 1974 republication of Tillie Olsen’s novel Yonnondio, the 1930s U.S. literary Left has been in a steady condition of reconsideration. James Bloom, Constance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 March 1972
..., but the view of the literary Left itself as domi- nated by the Oxbridge quartet of Auden and Spender, Day Lewis and Mac- Neice, with New Verse and New Writing as its organs and George Orwell as its Etonian maverick, is considerably more durable. Yet it is equally inexact, and the appearance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 86–88.
Published: 01 March 1972
.... $6.00. The stereotype of the thirties in England as a predominantly leftist literary decade has been abandoned, but the view of the literary Left itself as domi- nated by the Oxbridge quartet of Auden and Spender, Day Lewis and Mac- Neice, with New Verse and New Writing as its organs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
... goal is political and social critique. Zhang targets, as a central issue in those left-leaning or neo-Marxist theories, the trespassing of traditional perimeters of literary and cultural criticism to intervene in the broad political and social realms of the contemporary (Western) world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 255–268.
Published: 01 September 2012
... was contested both by American and British intellectual conservatives who presented themselves as late Cold War custodians of the great Western literary traditions and by dissenting intellectuals culturally conditioned by the emergence of the American and European New Lefts in the s. The Frankfurt...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060439.
Published: 12 February 2024
... topicality in literary studies, which he reads as a symptom of renewed uncertainty about the justi cation of the UNCORRECTED PROOFS Hines n Working Critics 213 discipline (PC, 75). Guillory does not dismiss the importance of considerations of minority literatures and left politics, but he still suggests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 445–469.
Published: 01 December 1998
... conventional practices of such portraiture, well illustrated by David S. Reynolds’s Beneath the American Renaissance, with the frieze of pho- tographs spanning its covers back to front, from Thoreau on the left rear to Melville on the right front, and Whitman keeping watch on the ample spine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 June 2010
... is named the vil- lain, but which  modernism? Does this ever-shifting abstraction, blurred by the advent of the New Criticism and postmodernism, really enslave critical thought through its enforcement of subservience to form and style? (c) Grave damage has been done to college students left bewil...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 249–267.
Published: 01 September 2018
... it is not surprising that his “unwavering fidelity to the Chinese Cultural Revolution reveals a transferential relation with Maoism and revolutionary China,” marked by “uninterrupted and narcissistic identification with Mao and the revolutionary projects in general” (40). Such a left-wing intellectual as Badiou who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 354–356.
Published: 01 December 1957
..., in- clude a contemporary evaluation of his poetry. The true value of the volume lies, then, not so much in what we come to know of Baudelaire and his literary reputation. We are left with the impression that Baudelaire had a certain literary fame, and we come to recognize the extent to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 315–317.
Published: 01 September 1978
... of genuine belief in the truths that originally produced it” (p. 252). Quite. Carlyle was supposed to have led us into the wilderness and left us there. It now looks as though he had a large number of followers who decided that the wilderness was in fact the Promised Land, and we are all dining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 December 2007
... is ostensibly anatomizing. One comes away from “Line-Break in Everyday Life” knowing more about recent verse, certainly, but a deeper impression is left by its demonstration that poetry criticism can participate dynamically in defining, contesting, and spreading the news about innovations in literary...