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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 276–278.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Ian Duncan David H. Richter. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1996. xii + 242 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 276 MLQI June 1998 The Progress of Romance: Literary Historiography and the Gothic Novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- and nineteenth-century literary historiography, analyzing the political, teleological agenda of De Sanctis’s Storia della letteratura italiana (1870–71) while revealing the equally powerful theoretical underpinnings of Tiraboschi’s vision of the Italian canon. Tiraboschi’s own Storia della letteratura italiana...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the baroque as the privileged locus of Spanish literary and historical production by appealing to the secularized post-Hegelianism of Jacob Burckhardt and Heinrich Wölfflin. In particular, Maravall's analysis draws on two related elements in the post-Hegelian approach to early modern historiography...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the Eleventh Century to the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century , by Warton Thomas . 3 vols. London . Griffin Robert J. 1995 . Wordsworth’s Pope: A Study in Literary Historiography . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Hallam Arthur Henry . 1943 . The Writings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 1997
... within literary studies. Gray shares the current communis opinio that a traditional linear histori- ography of literature is both intellectually problematic and undesirable. To such extensive historiography, which aims at maximum coverage and nar- rative coherence, often in nationalist terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., and constantly fluctuating. He saw this dynamism as a means of get- ting beyond the paradox that curiously haunts the strongest literary historiographies: namely, that the guiding principle of the most inci- sive writing of that record of change we call history emerges as nothing other than the eternal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 June 2021
... traces imperialist geography in English historiography via the descriptio Britanniae (description of Britain), a trope found across the Middle Ages, and the fourteenth-century Gough Map, the first sheet-map of Britain. Scottish historians rebut the claims of their Anglocentric counterparts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 181–197.
Published: 01 June 2003
... change, the largest project of recent literary historiography in Germany, Friedrich Sengle s Biedermeierzeit (1971 80), was conceived, and widely perceived, as a politically charged statement against the politicization of German literary studies. Dealing with what was traditionally considered merely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 236–237.
Published: 01 June 1997
... a history of progress and a history of decline is inherent in literary historiography in general. Clearly, the zeit- geist favors the latter, and so does Richard Gray. His book challenges us to think about other options. Andreas Huyssen, Columbia University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 456–460.
Published: 01 December 1991
... exclusion” (p. 20)’ Kolodny specifically refers to the problem of “deciding what to include and what to emphasize [in a literary history], given a limited number of pages Indeed, in that essay Kolodny calls for scholars to rethink the principles of canonicity and historiography rather than merely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Robert J. Griffin © 2001 University of Washington 2001 Robert J. Griffin is associate professor of English at Tel Aviv University. He is author of Wordsworth's Pope: A Study in Literary Historiography (1995) and editor of a forthcoming collection of essays on anonymity from 1600 to 1900...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 535–536.
Published: 01 December 1949
..., insofar as Mr. Wasserman uses his data to illustrate general tendencies in eighteenth-century thought and taste, his book resembles that of Manwaring or Hussey on the picturesque, of Monk on the sublime, Wellek on literary historiography, Swedenberg on epic theory, and others. As in all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 2019
...). This is a considerable risk, given the profound importance of genre in Russian literary historiography. However, Porter’s approach has the great advantage of freeing the shorter forms from the telos of novelization. Like her method of focusing on commonalities, Porter’s way of organizing her book is somewhat unusual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 239–254.
Published: 01 June 2003
... not mean, however, that literary historiography had come under attack in Britain in the same way as elsewhere. It was, in fact, never much affected by more recent theoretical debates from abroad, neither the discussions of literary historiography emerging from Germany in the 1970s and 1980s, and also...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 317–330.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... If periodization functions as the road map for literary judgment, then it is only logical that revisionist literary historiography calls it into question, as two recent examples of critical scholarship demonstrate. To dismantle established claims regarding literary accomplishment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1991
... Americanist scholarship has relied on some of these mysqng models, but it uses this insight mainly as a springboard for trivializing current problems and innovations in literary historiography. NANCYGLAZENER University of Pittsburgh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in literary studies reversed the wisdom of this comparison, substituting “ideological” for “philosophical” and thus adding any number of skeptical qualifications to “elevated,” a historical poetics (or a poetic historiography) would not necessarily need to make the defensive comparison in the first place...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 212–215.
Published: 01 June 1983
... that it is a stimulating book that succeeds in map- ping a certain network of attitudes internal to a number of the better poems of the 1740s. More than that it cannot do because of its method and, 1 think, its reductive concept of literary history and literary historiography, But I do not want to downplay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 427–430.
Published: 01 September 1993
... imaginative address of complex and evolving social issues. It was at the farthest remove from the closed, monological, logocentric parody of Carte- sian sobriety that a traditionalist hermeneutic literary historiography attempts to impose upon the wild exploits of romance narrative. Far more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 369–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Kong–made” literary history. What are the causes of such a Hong Kong dilemma in literary historiography? What are the possible resolutions? In reviewing the challenges for Hong Kong literary critics and historians and evaluating scholarly endeavors to meet these challenges, I propose...