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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 321–344.
Published: 01 September 2016
... poetry from the period 1820–1919: one drawn from volumes reviewed in prominent periodicals and one selected at random from a large digital library (in which the majority of authors are relatively obscure). The stylistic differences associated with literary prominence turn out to be quite stable...
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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 (2014) 75 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Stowe and white sentimentality from unpublished drafts of a book review he wrote of John Beecher’s All Brave Sailors (1945). It then argues that this critique reappears in Invisible Man in the form of a literary pedagogy that simultaneously depends and signifies on some of the central tropes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 441–472.
Published: 01 December 2021
... reviews and a publisher’s archive, the essay sheds light on the novels’ invisible translators and reveals the fiscal and legal viability of “domesticated decadence.” Doing so models how translation studies and book-historical methods can revise deep-set tenets of literary history. These “poisonous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Revenge; or, The Family of Montorio, Quarterly Review 3 (1810): 344, 341. Gamer Object of (Literary) History 503 Contending Canons Waverley’s opening maneuvers might matter less if they did not reso- nate with Scott’s other literary projects during these months, several...
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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 (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Review ) (Miller 2001 ), where it stimulated an unprecedented discussion of the future of literary studies. Miller ( 2015 : 57) opens by quoting Jacques Derrida’s Post Card : “An entire epoch of so-called literature, if not all of it, cannot survive a certain technological regime of telecommunications...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 145–166.
Published: 01 June 1995
... become associated in Britain with the Dis- senters, who edited the four leading literary reviews, and with intellec- tuals such as Godwin or Paine, who modeled the progressive's ideal political republic upon the republic of letters.' Fractious and fragile by the mid-i7gos...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 1976
.... The intellectuals could find a function for themselves only in the literary reviews and the left-wing political parties. 66) (Pa Undoubtedly, many of those “in control” were philistine and would not knowingly hire a Marxist, but probably many could understand, if they wished, Marx...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 202–205.
Published: 01 June 1978
... are scattered among letters, conversations, and literary reviews, are examined here for the first time, primarily in three chapters devoted to a chronological survey. Ultimately these two purposes-“to assess Goethe’s achievement as a novelist and to consider his views on the novel as a form” (p...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
... .” Literature and Art Studies (Wen Yi Yan Jiu) , July , 68 – 72 . Miller J. Hillis . 2015b . An Innocent Abroad: Lectures in China . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press . Miller J. Hillis . 2015c . “ The Second Letter to Zhang Jiang ” (in Chinese). Literary Review 4 : 8...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... on, or confounded with, those of the literary space, whether national or international. Much contemporary literary theory seems bent on creating this short-circuit, constantly reducing the literary to the political” (Pascale Casanova, “Literature as World,” New Left Review, no. 31 [2005]: 84). In the rest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and literary critic at the Nouvelle revue française (NRF ). For decades theater historians have evoked and commented on the damning reviews of Artaud by L’action française critics Lucien Dubech, André Villeneuve, and Robert Brasillach, but without addressing the ideological animus behind the reviews.3...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of comparative literature at the University of Sichuan. In his review of this work, Svend Erik Larsen ( 2015 : 438) sees Cao as aiming to “introduce a new platform for literary studies which would allow us to cross-fertilize these two [Western and Eastern, in this case Chinese] large traditions,” based...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... DeLillo .” Guardian , February 26 . www.theguardian.com/books/2010/feb/27/don-delillo-point-omega . Leeder Karen . 2015 . “ Figuring Lateness in Modern German Culture .” New German Critique , no. 125 : 1 – 29 . Leith Sam . 2009 . “ Acting Up .” Literary Review , November...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
...? ” Scottish Literary Review 2 , no. 1 : 159 – 69 . Wordsworth William Coleridge Samuel Taylor . 1969 . Lyrical Ballads , edited by Owen W. J. B. . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Robert Burns and Big Data; or, Pests of Quantity and Visualization Matthew Wickman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 261–272.
Published: 01 September 1956
... in 1922 in the Nouvelle Rcvzre Franpise. It could not have escaped anyone’s atten- tion, for the NRF was the principal literary review of the period, had a wide circulation, and served as the chief organ of expression for the literati of the time. The following year the translation appeared...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . Andrade Oswald de . 1991 . “ Cannibalist Manifesto ,” translated by Bary Leslie . Latin American Literary Review , no. 38 : 38 – 47 . Arendt Hannah . 1982 . Lectures on Kant’s Political Philosophy , edited by Beiner Ronald . Chicago : University of Chicago Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 329–341.
Published: 01 September 1967
..., was a satire, not on manifest destiny, but on its literary equivalents, the nationalistic and expansionistic tendencies in American criticism, whether the source were Germanic philosophy, Jacksonian patriotism, or personal puffery: “Reviewers entirely misapprehend their duties. The works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 227–235.
Published: 01 June 1996
... Regional Novel (1990) and The Rhetoric of Cultural Discourse in Spanish America (forthcoming).He is also senior consulting editor for the Latin American Literary Review. Alonso I The Burden of Modernity 229 were themselves confidently wielded by Spanish American writers...