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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Andrew Hui How the Classics Made Shakespeare . By Jonathan Bate . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2019 . xiv + 361 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 How the Classics Made Shakespeare is a solid synthesis of the best work done in classical...
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1945
... 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, to more than the competence...
Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 1999
... had just mapped the universally human.’ But another principal claim is a historical one; it locates “the birth of the subject at a moment that coincides with the extra- ordinary growth of cartography in print culture” (22). Having made this connection, Tom Conley extends it: “The time (1460...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 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 retains myriad...
Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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 fantasy...
Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 413–445.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., this 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the confluence of his strategy as an author and the political commitments of his canonizers. Specifically, Shakespeare’s ironic mode made his drama uniquely appealing to the political liberals at the forefront of English culture. In their own ways, Shakespeare and his proponents were antiauthoritarian...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-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 theoretical...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (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...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are 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...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 142–148.
Published: 01 June 1955
... inventions and discoveries as an innovator in literary form are more beautifully shown . . . than in any other part of his work,”l was developed earlier than any other portion of Finnegans IKake. This twenty-page fragment epitomizes the entire volume, and an examination of the alterations made...
Modern Language Quarterly (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 correction most...
Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 72–80.
Published: 01 March 1949
...John Loftis Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 RICHARD STEELE, DRERY LANE. AXD THE TORIES By JOHN LOFTIS When King Charles I1 gave theatrical patents to Thomas KilIigrew and Sir William D’Avenant, he established a precedent which made...