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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 559–562.
Published: 01 September 2000
...David Simpson Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism, and Cultural Materialism . By John Higgins. London: Routledge, 1999. ix + 229 pp. $75.00 cloth, $23.99 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 05-Reviews 10/3/00 9:45 AM Page 545 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
... thought as an experience of catastrophe. Against the explicit aims of materialist philosophers like Epicurus to encourage peace of mind, early modern authors discovered in materialism a style of thought that felt at once enticing and alarming, even disastrous. “Catastrophic materialism” helps us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 221–222.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Christopher Braider christopher.braider@colorado.edu The Erotics of Materialism: Lucretius and Early Modern Poetics . By Jessie Hock . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2021 . 234 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022 The focus of Jessie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 302–317.
Published: 01 June 1965
...David G. Plank Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 LE GRAND RECUEIL FRANCIS PONGE’S OPTIMISTIC MATERIALISM By DAVIDG. PLANK Appropriately illustrating the catalogue of the International Exposi- tion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 364–366.
Published: 01 September 1943
... to several no- torious matrimonial prosecutions in the courts of the time. There has recently appeared, however, an exhaustive and carefully worded study of the question by Mr. Gellert Spencer Alleman, entitled Matrimoni- al Law and the Materials of Restoration Comedy,” which is dis- tinctly worth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... is author of The Poem’s Two Bodies: The Poetics of the 1590 “Faerie Queene” (1988) and Dreams of the Burning Child: Sacrificial Sons and the Father’s Witness (2003). The Seeds of Things: Theorizing Sexuality and Materiality in Renaissance Representations . By Goldberg Jonathan . New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509–531.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the self's confrontation with a world of fast-paced change. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Memory and Material Significance: Composing Modernist Influence Katherine Elkins n an interview with Calvin Tomkins, Jasper Johns refuses to admit the Iorigin of a particular motif...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 197–210.
Published: 01 June 1945
...Kenneth Neill Cameron SHELLEY’S USE OF SOURCE MATERIAL IN CHARLES I By KENNETHNEILL CAMERON Shelley’s fragmentary play, Charles I, offers unusual opportuni- ties for studying his method of using source materials, opportunities which, so far, have been only...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 49–68.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Machines: Technologies of Literary and Cultural Production (1997) and the journal Renaissance Drama. He is at work on a project titled Spelling Shakespeare and Other Essays in Queer Philology . Material Cavendish: Paper, Performance, “Sociable Virginity” Jeffrey Masten MY Lord...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 September 1944
..., and She Stoops to Conquer. In addition to the judicious selection and arrangement of material the College Survey of English Liferatwe is to be recommended for its stimulating and comprehensive introductions with their wealth of historical and biographical material and for its numerous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 295–319.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Elizabeth A. Spiller Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Cervantes avant la Lettre: The Material Transformation of Romance Reading Culture in Don Quijote Elizabeth A. Spiller f Don Qugote as a whole narrates the literary-historical transforma- Ition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Gerald L. Bruns This essay attempts to situate Samuel Beckett’s fiction in the Parisian intellectual and literary milieu of Maurice Blanchot, particularly with respect to the experience of the materiality of language and the double bind of writing in which—as Blanchot wrote in Faux pas (1943...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 87–89.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Nathan Comfort Starr Charles Moorman. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Perspectives in Criticism No. 5, 1960. Pp. ix + 163. $3.50. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 REVIEWS Arthurian Triptych: Mythic Materials...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 534.
Published: 01 December 1949
... of Material. By AUAN H. GILBERT.Chapel Hill: University of North Caro- haPress, 1947. Pp. x 4- 185. $3.50. Paradise Lost as a narrative poem has never before been subjected to so close an analysis as it receives in this challenging and speculative volume. Professor Gilbert’s theory of non...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Anthony Kubiak The recent past has seen a shift away from more philosophically complex, theoretically dense approaches to literary criticism (psychoanalysis, deconstruction, phenomenology) in favor of more material or “empirical” (historiographical, historical materialist) approaches...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the Cartesian model of human beings as both body and spirit, since language consisted of material sounds as vehicles for abstract ideas. By the eighteenth century the talking bird in literature had become a metaphor for a natural language that could express the truth in any and all circumstances. In later works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in terms of his and their own works; equally vain philosophers falsely separate the sun from God as an independent power source. Milton criticizes both the Neoplatonic solar mysticism and the godless materialism that could be associated with the new heliocentric model of the cosmos. He stakes out a middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
... on which they are printed. Although they use the case in point of paper quite differently, James Beattie, David Hume, Paul de Man, and Jacques Derrida all end up in terrain on which paper shows the connection of high theory to the common sense of material cultural studies. They all demonstrate, in other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 369–397.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that economic and aesthetic values emerge at the intersection between the material attributes of the (economic or aesthetic) object and the imaginative fantasies projected onto it by prospective consumers. Richard T. Gray is Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor in the Humanities in the department...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 545–568.
Published: 01 December 2012
... contributed as a producer of rural tales for metropolitan markets. Fiction reading and the tourism it complements and engenders both have material consequences, as the novel acknowledges. Reader-tourists see themselves in Grace Melbury, in particular, and recognize in her story a struggle toward a new kind...