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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1945
...~*crsityof Washington From These Roots: The Ideas That Have Made Modern Literature. By MARYM. COLUM.New York: Columbia University Press, Second Printing, 1944. Pp. 386. $2.50. The second printing of Mrs. Colum’s account of modern literature (first edition, 1937) testifies, I think...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1999) 60 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 1999
... coincides with the extra- ordinary growth of cartography in print culture” (22). Having made this connection, Tom Conley extends it: “The time (1460-1640) roughly paral- lels that of the coming of autobiography, thus hinting that mapping is responsible for the consciousness that leads to the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2001) 62 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.1-01 Martín-Rodríguez 2/9/01 2:04 PM Page 1 “A Net Made of Holes”: Toward a Cultural History of Chicano Literature Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez n...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ming Dong Gu Although Lu Xun (1881–1936) produced all his literary works in a period that coincided with the heyday of Western modernism (1910–30), scholars both inside and outside China have made few attempts to study them in the international context of the modernist movement. Because of Lu Xun's...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... characterized by an unabashed, unprecedented foregrounding of female sexuality. While their novels were censored by the state now and then, they circulate on the Internet and contribute to the formation of China's booming Internet literature. The initial core group of beauty writers has made a large impact on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 2009
... principles of post-Hegelian historiography illuminates the original stakes of early modern periodization and their radical deformation over time. In the process, his work not only facilitates a reassessment of many of the conventional claims made for the Spanish baroque but, more important, establishes a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... almost exclusively of contributions from Hispanic authors and artists, and exported to its readers—suggest a Spanish American literary landscape built on an allegorical appropriation of Paris. By physically and discursively situating Paris as the nodal point for literature and art made in and destined...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
... between the local and the nonlocal and to examine how knowledge is made in and transacted between specific places. Taking I City , a 1975 nationalist allegory of Hong Kong, as an example, the essay shows that the principle of modernist collage enables Xi Xi to construct a narrative of the local that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Chekhov’s inconclusive, disjunctive manner in her meticulously composed, autobiographically candid novel bespeaks an unapologetic openness to authorial influence, made all the more provocative by the adoption of a foreign model whose merit was then still little recognized in English literary circles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2014) 75 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 June 2014
... divide. The difficulty and startling effects of Browning’s poetry distinguished him from poets whose reputations had been made before the war—poets admired by the parents and teachers of these readers. Although he was valued specifically for being his readers’ contemporary, interpreting the difficulties...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 541–575.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José María Rodríguez García It is generally assumed that Marxist revolutionary platforms were, in the wake of Generalísimo Francisco Franco’s death in 1975, fatally eroded by government decentralization, a burgeoning civil society, and a medium-level welfare state. These phenomena made the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Lee Morrissey Abstract Periodized “modernity” unnecessarily polarizes Milton’s reception. His experience of modernity in the seventeenth century confounds the Enlightenment distinctions usually made about modernity. The periodized idea of modernity that continues to shape the study of Milton is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2015) 76 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of Paris demystifies the bildungsroman’s typically self-made protagonist by foregrounding how the probabilistic attribution of causal force to the human will resembles predestinarian belief in divine determination. The Eastern wish-fulfilling skin of Balzac’s title at once hyperbolizes the liberal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 413–445.
Published: 01 December 2015
... paratactic structure uses poetry to span the physical juxtapositions of books made by diverse agents of the press. By forging an inferential engagement with the design of the volume, Gascoigne resisted a system of publication bent on dispersing his writing and folded nonauthorial devices into the most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... work of the social anthropologist Ernest Gellner. The “two cultures” debate of the early 1960s, centrally animated by C. P. Snow and F. R. Leavis, made the anxiety of the literary professoriat a matter of public debate that still inflects literary scholarship and theory. The rhetorical amplification of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1959) 20 (4): 384–385.
Published: 01 December 1959
... grateful. Even those who favor an irascible Dean over the present more domesticated and positive moralist need not be disappointed, for Miss Williams makes clear that if Swift was a middle-of-the-road man, his consummate irony made him as extreme a middle-of-the-roader as it was possible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1959) 20 (4): 385–387.
Published: 01 December 1959
... that, rather than risk her original editions, she used these two as printer’s copy (Galignani for her second volume, Ascham for the other three), hoping to make necessary corrections in the proofs. But illness increased the normal risks of oversight, made accuracy of checking and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1955) 16 (1): 88.
Published: 01 March 1955
... had an opportunity and a difficult, perhaps an insoluble, problem when he decided to write the biography of James Hillhouse. A third-rate poet, tiving in an early and barren period of American literature, neglected, almost forgotten, who made quite a stir while alive and now for the first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 369.
Published: 01 September 1948
... substituted therefor, early rising, a cup of coffee, and grim determination. Novelists, he asserted, are made rather than born, and their watchword is, “It is dogged as does it.” His gift, like most gifts, was a limited one. As Bliss Perry puts it, “Dickens is forever bidding us laugh or cry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1951) 12 (4): 505.
Published: 01 December 1951
... “t” in “tatsachliches.” Otherwise there is little to criticize. Professor Reichart’s review must have arrived in time for the author to change over his references to Das gesummelte Wwk, which made checking much easier. Nearly everyone looks back on his dissertation with a great deal of...