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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 (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Katherine Bode Abstract The approaches to data-rich literary history that dominate academic and public debate—Franco Moretti’s “distant reading” and Matthew Jockers’s “macroanalysis”—model literary systems in limited, abstract, and often ahistorical ways. This problem arises from neglect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1946
... the attack on “rationalizing divines” in the Dunciad and the fondness shared by Pope and Fielding for the “Cibberian forehead.” W. I(. WIMSATT,JR. Yale University Endymion in England: The Literary History of a Greek Myth. By EDWALDs. LEC0nn-E. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 507–510.
Published: 01 December 1948
... disparagement or ridicule. LYDIABAER Swarthwore CollegP Linguistics and Literary History : Essays in Sfylistics. By LEO SPITZER.Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1948. Pp. iv + 236. $3.75. The title that Professor Spitzer...
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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 Peter Carafiol is professor of English and American literature at Portland State University. He is author of Transcendent Reason: James Marsh and the Forms of Romantic Thought (1982) and The American Ideal: Literary History as a Worldly Activity (1991). His current...
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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 (2012) 73 (4): 505–526.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Kevin Pask Literary history has largely ignored its own origins in the late Renaissance, and we still lack a full account of how literary history, based in the European vernacular literatures, emerged during the early modern period. Pask attempts to redress this lack by arguing, primarily through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shuang Shen Hong Kong literary history presents a polemical case study for a contemporary rethinking of national literary history: Is it a local history or a global history? How should we describe the complex connections between the city’s sinophone literature and the literatures of mainland China...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Juliet Shields Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History . By Sodeman Melissa . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 . x + 186 pp. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 “Do we still need studies devoted exclusively to women writers...
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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 Yet, as Peter Kalliney notes in his introduction to this issue, we live in a time when both the idea and experience of the nation and the categories that inform it are challenged or in a state of flux. If the nation and literary history once held hands to establish boundaries, we...
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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 are pressuring...
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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 (1951) 12 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 March 1951
... University Literary History of the United States. Edited by ROBERTE. SPILLERand others. New York: Macmillan Company, 1948. I, xx + 636; 11, vi + 639-1422; 111, xxii + 817. Three volumes boxed, $20.00. The word literature is an omnigatherum word that has not lost its original...
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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 (2008) 69 (4): 582–586.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in italics, these interludes are largely successful, though the best of them is also the shortest: “So you find the place where Shylock is a king much as my stripped and cast-out Lear is a king” (156 – 57). If this is literary history, it is a history conducted in and through the reverberative...
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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...