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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 1967
... de la litel-atura espaiiola. Tom0 I: Edad media y renacimiento. By JUAN LUISALBORG. Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 1966. 622 pp. Juan Luis Alborg’s four-volume Historia de la Ziteratura espafiola, when completed, will cover Spanish literature from the jarchas of the Middle Ages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 278–282.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Robert L. Caserio Modernism, Media, and Propaganda: British Narrative from 1900 to 1945 . By Mark Wollaeger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. xxv + 335 pp. University of Washington 2009 Robert L. Caserio, professor of English at Pennsylvania State University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 479–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Masha Raskolnikov Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions .By Jody Enders. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xxiii + 285 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... count, Time mentioned Eliot in over four hundred articles between 1923 and 1963, a number that only hints at the interpretive energy that its parent company, the largest media corporation of its time, dedicated to Eliot and the literary movement that he represented. Taking equal inspiration from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 341–353.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “end of literature” essay. “Western Literary Theory in China” ends with a section about something the three Chinese authors do not stress, namely, the major changes in literary theory in every country, including China, brought about willy-nilly by the shift from print media to digital media. What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Daniel H. Foster This essay focuses on how aural and visual media intersected with class when, in 1843, blackface performers began to call themselves minstrels. Not merely a rebaptism, this new name marked a rebirth. Whereas blackface was originally a working-class theatrical experience passed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of relationships between persons. Similarly, the fullness and the insecurity of friendship are conveyed by verbal pictures that borrow a sense of plenitude from the visual arts even as they fail to achieve the direct presence of those media. An analysis of words and images in The Token , the gift book in which so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
... languages but media. David Damrosch is Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature and chair of the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. He is coeditor of The Routledge Companion to World Literature (2011) and general editor of Gateways to World Literature (2 vols., 2012). His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 297–316.
Published: 01 June 2014
... disciplines, it is incumbent on English studies now to see that these practices flourish in the field of media studies that seems likely to succeed it during the century ahead. Herbert F. Tucker is John C. Coleman Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Virginia, where he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2019
... by University of Washington 2019 literature nation history media video games Enumerate the announced forces of the nation’s dissolution. In the positive direction, cosmopolitanism, internationalism, the global unification of the proletariat or the multitude, the impact of migration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 394–397.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... This is not the case for the best of Baetens’s chapters, “Illustrations: A Rhetorical Tool,” a lucid and concise account of the various ways an image contributes to the meaning of a text within a broader network of media. That this chapter is not limited to novelizations per se—Baetens refers here to W. G. Sebald...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that literature arises from people’s need to express their feelings and therefore that it will persist despite virtual media. Literature, Tong ( 2005 : 72) says, takes language as its unique “aesthetic field” and “cannot be replaced by other aesthetic cultures.” Some scholars also argue that literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., “The Media of Life,” Mitchell maps two competing accounts of how media promote conditions of possibility for life and growth. In an “official” narrative represented by the naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, the physiologist Richard Saumarez, and the philosopher G. W. F. Hegel, Romanticism articulates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 542–545.
Published: 01 December 2021
... ten years or so, taking shape as a coherent set of methodologies in book and print-culture history, literary criticism, and media studies. If it has not yet achieved the explanatory comprehensiveness of such well-established approaches as queer studies and narrative studies, seriality studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
... complement to Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin’s concept of remediation, inflected the form of several works of the 1920s, including F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great Gatsby . Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 twentieth-century American literature Hollywood cinema media studies F...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 399–415.
Published: 01 December 1997
... of greater explanatory power. Grounded in the transition to a market economy of symbolic pro- duction, a shift more obvious and probably more thoroughgoing in print than in other media, Bourdieu’s 197 1 account describes the auto- nomous sphere of cultural production as an outgrowth of large...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 335–339.
Published: 01 September 2019
... media of artifacts, objects, and things, that media as mediation is not a passage toward but is already history. The first three chapters of Romantic Historicism do not, however, use this axiom to study the tangibility of Romanticism’s cultural artifacts in a manner akin to what we might call...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2018
... This Is Enlightenment (2010), coedited with William B. Warner. The aim of System is to tell a history of Enlightenment thought focusing less on ideas or thinkers than on the media created to enable thought. Well-known figures like Galileo, Francis Bacon, Isaac Newton, John Locke, Adam Smith, and Thomas Malthus make...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... a postmodernizing society. (3) New patterns of readership and strategies of evading censorship have come into being in the age of the Internet. These patterns are different from those in the age of print media. At the end of the twentieth century, two Shanghai-born women writers, Mian Mian and Wei Hui...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 383–386.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Despite the graphite used in pencils, however, it is less clear to me that the mine is as essential a “technological site for literature” (22) as Jussi Parikka’s materialist media theory claims it is for today’s digital technologies. Indeed, Groves’s nuanced interpretation of Tieck’s metaphors calls...