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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Eric Hayot Abstract The various pronouncements of the nation’s dissolution seem to have been premature. Literary history is still very much within the nation, especially if one considers the realm of the middle- and lowbrow, or indeed the vast swaths of genre fiction. What has changed in literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 153–168.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., of the first volume of the new Oxford English Literary History (forthcoming). Periodization and Politics: The Case of the Missing Twelfth Century in English Literary History Linda Georgianna F or several years I have been at work on a narrative literary history of medieval England from the beginnings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 169–179.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of Nationhood: The Elizabethan Writing of England (1992),and Adulterous Alliances: Home, State, and History in Early Modern European Drama and Painting (2000) . Before National Literary History Richard Helgerson Unlike the missing twelfth century, recalled in Linda Georgianna s essay in this issue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 199–217.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Margit Sichert © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Margit Sichert is a member of a research team at Justus Liebig University in Gießen, Germany, that investigates the construction of the canon of “English literature” through the writing of literary histories. Her main areas of research...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 219–237.
Published: 01 June 2003
... and New Zealand film, culture, and literature. The Same People Living in Different Places: Allen Curnow s Anthology and New Zealand Literary History Hugh Roberts N ew Zealand has produced few literary histories, and only one of those, E. H. McCormick s 1940 Letters and Art in New Zealand, is suf...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 299–328.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Megan M. Ferry © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Megan M. Ferry is Luce Junior Professor of East Asian Studies and assistant professor of Chinese at Union College. She is currently revising a manuscript on early-twentieth-century Chinese women writers. Women’s Literary History...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to those of the mid-eighteenth century. In thus arguing for Waverley as a rumination on the history of the novel “sixty years since”—as a literary-historical as well as historical novel—the essay considers Scott's debt to the most popular of these midcentury fictions, the object narrative, by reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 537–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Quarterly, Contemporary Literature , and Pedagogy . A New Literary History of America . Edited by Marcus Greil Sollors Werner . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2009 . xxvii + 1,095 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Reviews A New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Peter Carafiol Reviews A New Literary History of America. Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009. xxvii + 1,095 pp. It must have been with tongues firmly in cheek that Greil Marcus and Wer- ner Sollors turned over...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of Washington 2012 Realism, Romance, and the Problem of African Literary History Simon Gikandi In postcoloniality, every metropolitan de nition is dislodged. The general mode for the postcolonial is citation, reinscription, rerouting the historical. — Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 131–148.
Published: 01 March 2004
...: Writing against the Heart (1992). She is writing a book on form and the aesthetic in nineteenthand twentieth-century poetry. In Time, and Out: Women’s Poetry and Literary History Angela Leighton Looking back, I look too straight: I can’t locate my old self, young self, you know...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 419–449.
Published: 01 December 2006
... literary geography. The South European Orient: A Comparative Reflection on Space in Literary History César Domínguez istorical narration would seem to be a natural focus for narratol- Hogy, yet narratologists have generally left it to philosophers of his- tory and literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Robert T. Tally, Jr. Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for a Literary History . By Franco Moretti. London: Verso, 2005. 119 pp. University of Washington 2007 Robert T. Tally Jr. is lecturer in English at Texas State University. He is working on a book tentatively titled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (2019) 80 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Indeed, such volumes can kindle—or dare I say, de-Kindle—in students and emerging critics the delight in building a scholarly library that characterized an earlier generation. After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy . By John Watkins . Ithaca, NY : Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 495–504.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Simon Gikandi Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 The question of literary history and the nation—the question that animates the essays collected in this issue of MLQ —often seems as old as literature itself. For if literature is what is taught, and this teaching takes place...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Susan Stanford Friedman Abstract Can literary history be done without the conventional reliance on linear periodization? What might a literary history of modernism look like without the usual periodization of roughly 1890–1940? This essay reviews the arguments for and against periodization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 359–377.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Peter Kalliney Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Literary History after the Nation?” begins with a simple question: Now that many scholars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Barbara Fuchs fuchsbar@humnet.ucla.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 The following short essays were presented at “ MLQ and the Project of Literary History,” a special session of the Modern Language Association meeting in Seattle, Washington, on January 11, 2020...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 243.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022 The editors and editorial board of MLQ invite submissions of topical, short-form essays on literary history and the crises, clarities, and opportunities of the present moment for an ongoing special series, “Present Tense: Literary History...