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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-collar workers, the essay tracks themes and formalizations of both labor and management as they continue in Ashbery’s highly experimental second book, The Tennis Court Oath (1962). In this book the standpoint of the earlier poem gives way to an explosion of shifting voices as Ashbery’s distinctive use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... transnational position, the first conceiving of the Protestant Ascendancy as neofeudal landlords who transform Irish labor into capitalist wealth, the second characterizing the Anglo-Irish as a cosmopolitan class of professional managers. By regarding these socioeconomic roles as affective dispositions between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
... or interest of empire and global commerce. This essay explores how authors have used the fantasy of the eastward journey across the date line to manage the temporal deviancy bound up with the date line’s paradoxical character by domesticating it, projecting it onto vilified spaces and populations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of the activities and insights of textual scholarship and is inherited from, rather than opposed to, the New Criticism and its core method of “close reading.” Literary history requires not new or integrated methods but a new scholarly object capable of managing the documentary record’s complexity, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., a manager bought not only the play but often the copyright to it. As long as the theaters remained lucrative ventures, playwrights prospered. In the first decade of the century Frederick Reynolds realized “a very respectable middle-class income” of about £1,000...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 June 1989
... that involve diverse voices-speakers, prophets, “mere spectators,” and in most interesting ways a “we” that fuses what I will term the “manager” with “us” readers in a sort of three-dimensional space rising above the face of the page. He wants us to attend on what is “unrecorded” yet enacted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Dudley D. Griffith; Howard Lee Nostrand; Frederick M. Padelford; Curtis C. D. Vail ∗ Professor Padelford will assume the position of Managing Editor with the June number. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 A TRIBUTE IT IS with deep regret...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
... really need, say, early American novels to tell us all that again? Or might we be able to ask of them a few more demanding questions that emerge from an engagement with them rather than from somewhere else? Novels in the Time of Democratic Writing views the novel as a tool for managing interests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 72–80.
Published: 01 March 1949
..., Colley Cibber, one of the managers of the company of actors whose direction was offered to him, wrote in a dedicatory epistle to Steele in 1719 : it gives but a melancholy reflection to know, that while in the late reign you were warmly supporting our staggering hopes in the Protestant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 517–518.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Dudley D. Griffith; Howard Lee Nostrand; Curtis C. D. Vail; Edward Godfrey Cox Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 ∗Professor Cox will assume the position of Managing Editor with the March number. FREDERICK MORGAN PADELFORD February 27, 1875...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 1989
..., the “we” serves again, in Grose’s view, to allow a voice to manage audience response, since “we” see or see through both “rhetoric” and the debased or “unfitted” response of “mere” spectators. Hence, Grose can argue that Samson speaks with duplicity to the Chorus because “we” have been man- aged...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Emmett L. Avery Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 THE DRAMATISTS IN THE THEATRICAL ADVERTISEMENTS, 1700-1709 By EMMETTL. AVERY Toward the end of the seventeenth century, the managers of the London theat.ers began inserting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 44–62.
Published: 01 March 1990
... of full-fledged resentment. For full-fledged resentment, we can look to Rob’s master. No other figure in Dombey and Son exhibits such a deep reservoir of resentment as does Mr. Carker the Manager. Before Dombey, the figure of power, Carker fawns with a smile “that very rarely . . . extend[s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 1992
... the whole truth,” and he immediately points out that much psychoanalytic investigation also rests on “the assump- tion of guilt behind the management of the narrative” (p. 98). Later he fur- thers the point through an illuminating series of connections between the psy- choanalytic process...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 September 1995
... by the dominant order (perhaps because it feared the power of what it had helped popularize). Facing normatively crippling “boundaries between the practical and the decorative, the concrete and the ephemeral, motivated and conventional, dialect and standard” ( 194), these writers managed “to turn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 72–75.
Published: 01 March 1972
... ? But these are mostly obvious limitations to Shakespeare’s Dramatic Style- and they can be managed, just as one might manage the evident blind spots and biases of an exceptionally compelling, enthusiastic, light-shedding teacher in a seminar, as he held up passage after passage, turning each a dozen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 1999
... relationship between the divine monarch’s position and his management of his subjects, that he has to be concerned about the size of his populace, and that he won the war simply because he had the bigger army. God broaches the premise of Satan’s claim-that God would need to compensate for anything...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
...- nity’s traditional role as sweepers or pig raisers. However, cajoled and coerced by the bank manager, and eventually convinced by his eviden- tiary logic (what would become of him in the case of an accident? what of his lack of experience Nathu returns home, his loan approved but on the condition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 March 1955
... all the other versions. William Dunlap, as Sheridan had done the previous year in Lon- don’s Drury Lane, utilized Pizurro to lure audiences back into the New York Park in 1800, and was equally successful; the play “mer- ited the thanks of the ‘manager in distress he later recalled.’ Em...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 188–189.
Published: 01 June 1972
... of Michigan Hermogenes and the Renaissance: Seven Ideas of Style. Hy ANNABELM. PATTERSON.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970. xv + 240 pp. $10.00. ‘l‘his is an ambitious book that by 110 means manages to substantiate the claims which it makes. Annabel Patterson argues...