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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
... it ponders the possibility that the unforthcomingness of the past may be the fount of its deepest political (if not human) significance. The essay seeks to make the case for the writing of a history of discontinuity, the model for which is again provided by Morrison, in A Mercy , which by way of its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1971
... the French Memoir-Novel, 1700-1750: The Art of Make-Believe. By PHILIPSTEWART. New Haven and London: Yale Univer- sity Press, Yale Komanic Studies, Second Series, 20, 1969. xix 4- 350 pp. $10.00. Philip Stewart’s study, intelligently conceived and gracefully worded, be...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2005) 66 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
... intimate have, these poems argue, long histories of difference that predate current proximities. Thus accounts of ethnicity are seen here to tendentiously claim an otherness that is neither safe nor sure. This last point founds the distinguished contribution that Alliterative Revivalss makes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2004) 65 (4): 621–624.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Paul Giles Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing . By Susan Manning. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002. viii + 339 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Paul Giles is reader in American literature and director of the Rothermere American Institute at...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2010) 71 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Linda Hutcheon Making Strange: Beauty, Sublimity, and the (Post)modern “Third Aesthetic.” By Herbert Grabes. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. xiii + 172 pp. University of Washington 2010 Linda Hutcheon is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ellen R. Welch This essay examines the role of performance practices in the making of colonial history through an analysis of the first French-language theater piece staged in the New World, Marc Lescarbot's Théâtre de Neptune (1606). The form of performance in this work offers a radically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 37–67.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Manuscript Collection. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Making It Old: The Victorian/Modern Divide in Twentieth-Century American Poetry Sarah Ehlers n a manuscript of her unpublished “Modern Tendencies in Poetry,” OHarriet Monroe used a pencil to cross out the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 556–558.
Published: 01 December 2011
... authors (though Anita Patterson’s entry on T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence suggests how that strategy can fail). The interesting points that such entries light briefly on, however, make us want a far longer treat- ment and thus point to the limitation of the format. Other pieces are simply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 339–341.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Dana D. Nelson Sundquist Eric. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap, 1993. ix + 705 pp. $29.95. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Nelson I Review 339 To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature. By Eric Sund- quist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1999) 60 (3): 421–426.
Published: 01 September 1999
... essentialism, or advocating as “normal”a view of the world that divides people first of all into “black” and “white”-and hence ridicules intermediary categories as “unreal.” (242) It is not necessary to agree with each point Sollors makes to be per- suaded by his compelling and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2000) 61 (4): 686–689.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Emily Miller Budick Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual . By Ross Posnock. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. 353 pp. $35.00. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-05Reviews.cs 11/13/00 2:08 PM Page 683...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2001) 62 (3): 293–296.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Matthew Giancarlo The Making of Chaucer's English: A Study of Words . By Christopher Cannon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xiii + 435 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.3-05 Reviews 7/12/01 1:22 PM Page 285 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2001) 62 (4): 465–468.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Adam Potkay Cato's Tears and the Making of Anglo-American Emotion . By Julie Ellison. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xi + 229 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.4 09 Reviews 10/24/01 5:54 PM Page 453 Reviews Adulterous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2003) 64 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Trevor Ross Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past, 1660 - 1781 . By Richard Terry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. vii + 354 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama. By Wendy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2004) 65 (2): 293–297.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Wilson T. Bell; Thomas Lahusen The Making of the State Writer: Social and Aesthetic Origins of Soviet Literary Culture . By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi + 484 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Wilson T...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1985) 46 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 1985
...Peter J. Manning H. Bialostosky Don. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1984. xixi + 208 pp. $25.00, cloth; $12.50, paper. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 96 REVIEWS Making Tales: The Poetics of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 September 1942
... handsomely bound. I have discovered but two misprints : in for In (p. 60, line 18) and underlaid for underlay (p. 98, line 18). VIRGILB. HELTZEL Northwestern University The Making of “Jonathan Wild”: a Study in, tlzc Literary Method of Henry Fielding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1979) 40 (3): 237–255.
Published: 01 September 1979
...John C. Bean Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 MAKING THE DAIMONIC PERSONAL BRITOMART AND LOVE’S ASSAULT IN THE FAERIE QUEENE By JOHK C. BEAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 292–295.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Lore Metzger Michael H. Friedman. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979. xi + 322 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 292 REVIEWS The Making of a Tory Human&: William Wordsworlh and the Idea of Community...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2017) 78 (4): 548–550.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Paul Giles Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 Nation and Migration: The Making of British Atlantic Literature, 1765–1835 . By Shields Juliet . New York : Oxford University Press , 2016 . ix + 195 pp. In general terms, this is a valuable project, and Shields is...