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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 445–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... an experience of lovemaking outside the untenable social contexts of sexual domination. As in the other textual examples he considers, Kottman suggests that we grant Desdemona the insight to ask, What is worth it? By this, he means an explanation that “could justify or redeem the risks that must...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... fledgling youth culture.2 Indeed, the flaunting and self-exposure of female sexuality are a central narrative strategy of Candy, with lurid episodes of oral sex, videotaped lovemaking, and the like. Yet after endless self-parading of her sexuality and depravity, the physical and spiritual journey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
... as lovemaking, consumer purchasing, and voting. We ought therefore, it might be argued, to study video games instead of print literature. That study is already beginning. I hope that it will be done with procedures of interpretation that are derived, to some degree at least, from the noble discipline...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 September 1945
... chastity to equally militant lovemaking, shouting encouragement to Viola between kisses, that he delivers a sharp moral rebuke and then a promise of reformation. An important turning point in the main action is thus brought about by the appearance of dishonor in an honorable character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 168–182.
Published: 01 June 1968
... is that her life and Adam’s are thrown into confusion. On the day of the Fall, the midday rest is completely transfigured. There is repose, after lovemaking (at an improper time and in an im- proper place), but it is a troubled sleep that is more like “unrest” (IX.1052). And although the fruit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 177–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
... with the representation of prostitution, such as the imagined indifference of female sexuality to male lovemaking—an idolatrous or Mohammedan commitment to pleasure combined with an impermeability to the “griffes de l’amour.” Her skin of granite—she is la donna petrosa —is a generalized insensibility that is part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 1992
... in verse. Of this Sylvia Huot has written: ‘What Guillaume discovers is that writing does not reenact or enable lovemaking but, rather, replaces it entirely. . . . as love and eroticism are transposed into the language of poetry, poetic activity comes to replace sexual activity. . . . writing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... monarch as part of the natural order. Civil war and regicide could change nothing. Waller invokes empire and politics only to set them aside in the first half of the poem and to concentrate on the delights of the park, the gifts of peace. He imagines the courtship and lovemaking that gallants...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
... and Chinese. Meanwhile, the final words of the French song that has accompanied the lovemaking sequence drift (untranslated) across the bottom of the screen in the “subtitle win- dow,” preserving the scene from monolingualism. The overload of reading material and the heterogeneous signifying networks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 1992
.... Weigel (Berlin: Argument, 1983), pp. 67-82. 29 Cf. Julius Carlebach, “The Forgotten Connection: Women and Jews in the Conflict between Enlightenment and Romanticism,”Leo Baeck Yearbook, 24 (1979): 107-38. JAY GELLER 189 role in lovemaking.30...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 1996
... that appears to follow upon their first lovemaking. Savorgnan writes, “I tell you that after you left-may the gods keep me in your grace-I never closed my eyes but your noble manner and your sweet kindness [urnanitdl guide me di pensier in pensier, di monte in monte [from thought to thought, from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 327–361.
Published: 01 September 1995
... the mass of the Sunday paper” (45). Are the amicable disor- der and the characters’ physical readjustments supposed to suggest that the Knights have just had sex? If so, the glowing account of the bed becomes even more eroticized, as a surrogate portrayal of their lovemaking, just as the “fine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 443–476.
Published: 01 December 2005
... that shape his lovemaking are relegated to a letter, which Eliza reads while visiting great houses filled with lords and colonels who delight in breaking hearts. Similarly, Mrs. Douglas is vulgar and misanthropic, an exaggerated version of silly Mrs. Bennet, although discerning in her assessment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 363–396.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Dharma bums of them all [were] the Zen lunatics of China” (11, 9). Far from imagining Ryder as a foreign agent, Smith sees him possessed of “a truly American optimism” (209). All the same, he embraces Ryder’s Chinese “theories about women and lovemaking” (27). Ryder is to Smith what Marco...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the sun and the personified earth (Tellus), who sings a love song to Phoebus and offers him all the treasures that Quint Light, Vision, and Unity in Paradise Lost 239 their union will produce (75 – 78), then extends to lovemaking among humans and among the gods, who by the poem’s end have...