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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1971
... genius as a re- corder of table talk. Identifying another minor but significant genre, “Some English Mock-Prognostications” ( 1938) once again creates a subject and says what will undoubtedly be the last word on it. The memoirs of Wilson’s friends E. K. Chambers and W. W. Greg are moving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 388–400.
Published: 01 September 1965
...Robert A. Erickson Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 SITUATIONS OF IDENTITY IN THE MEMOIRS OF MARTINUS SCRIBLERUS By ROBERTA. ERICKSON The Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus, as Charles Kerby-Miller has shown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 502–504.
Published: 01 December 1950
... the Wits may not be greatly witty in themselves, they are the cause that wit is in Wilson. ALBERTHOWARD CARTER University of Arkansas Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life, Works, and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus. Edited by CHARLESKERBY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
...J. Andrew Hubbell While other critics have examined how Antarctic literature of the heroic age of exploration reflected masculine ideals and an imperialist agenda, this essay argues that Shackleton consciously structured South , his memoir of the Endurance 's voyage, around Coleridge's “Rime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 441–472.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to a mainstream Anglophone audience: Joris-Karl Huysmans’s En Route (1895, trans. 1896) and La cathédrale (1898, trans. 1898) and Pierre Louÿs’s Aphrodite: Mœurs antiques (1896, trans. 1900 and 1906) and La femme et le pantin (1898, trans. 1908). By reading letters, memoirs, and prefaces alongside periodical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 207–238.
Published: 01 June 2023
.... The essay then turns to A. K. Summers’s graphic memoir, Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag (2014), which takes up the character-details of Tintin to expand the narration of gender nonconformity. Finally, the essay traces how character-details focalize bisexual queer eroticism in Carmen Maria...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 330–344.
Published: 01 September 1970
...J. P. W. Rogers Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 CONGREVE’S FIRST BIOGRAPHER THE IDENTITY OF “CHARLES WILSON” By J. P. W. ROGERS There are several puzzles surrounding Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Amours...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 23–37.
Published: 01 March 1989
... Murray (London, 1896); hereafter cited as Aulobiogmpliies. For a detailed and fascinating account of the complicated history of Gibbon’s autobiographies and their publication, see the preface to Georges A. Bon- nard’s edition of the Memoirs of My Li/e (London: Nelson, 1966). Briefly, the story...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 293–307.
Published: 01 September 1943
... and of memoirs, combined with open immorality in the higher ranks of society, gave rise to a type of fiction in the eighteenth century which is highly significant as a reflection of the times. IJnder the guise of literature a great deal of scandal made its way into print. In spite of the use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 366–371.
Published: 01 December 1954
... whether the tenants at Edgeworthstown who had been “shamefully bullied by the priests” into voting against their landlord’s directions, should be punished. We do not know what opinion Charles expressed in this matter. In 1815, Charles Sneyd published Memoirs of the Abbk Edgeworth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2004
... and Wollstonecraft to someone who serves as a (psycho-)analyst show personal loss com- pounded by historical trauma. In a recent psychoanalytic reading of both writers, Mary Jacobus emphasizes personal loss. Jacobus notices that when the heroine of Hays’s quasi-biographical posthumous novel Memoirs of Emma...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 281–290.
Published: 01 September 1971
... davantage. Notre espoir serait plut6t de les faire mieux connaitre en les eclairant d’un jour qui paraitra peut-stre nouveau. En raison de ses proportions restreintes, ce travail ne pretendra pas traiter son sujet de facon exhaustive.’ Nous ne mentionnerons que pour memoire ces vers oti le...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1971
... genius as a re- corder of table talk. Identifying another minor but significant genre, “Some English Mock-Prognostications” ( 1938) once again creates a subject and says what will undoubtedly be the last word on it. The memoirs of Wilson’s friends E. K. Chambers and W. W. Greg are moving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1948
... HERBERTGRIERSON and others, and a biographical memoir by A. BLYTHWEBSTER. New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. Pp. ix + 246. $3.50. This memorial volume, marking the centenary of George Saints- bury (1845-1933), was prepared by his friends and students during the last half-year of the war...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 501–502.
Published: 01 December 1950
.... ALBERTHOWARD CARTER University of Arkansas Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life, Works, and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus. Edited by CHARLESKERBY-MILLER. New Haven : Published for Wellesley College by Yale University Press, 1950. Pp. ix + 408. $5.00. At long last students have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
... , Alonso de Contreras’s Discurso de mi vida , Francisco de Quevedo’s Vida del Buscón , selected episodes from Don Quixote —in dialogue with understudied verse epics, memoirs, narrative poems, and ballads. He elucidates the international circulation and social impact of soldiers’ writing through...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 365–390.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity in the manner of the second model.6 The Human Stain pre- sents itself as a memoir of Coleman by his friend, Zuckerman. This 5 The example of trauma is discussed below. The problems of diaspora theory and fi ction will be the subject of a future essay. 6 Roth’s critics are accustomed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 423–447.
Published: 01 December 1945
... not preserved much of what was said about philosophy and art-the long monologues of Mr. Lewes, the remarks of the future historian of French painting and decorative art,2 the witticisms of the classical scholars; and yet in their letters, memoirs, and novels all of these personalities are still living...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 410–418.
Published: 01 December 1983
... by his cautionary prefatory note, snippets of Defoe’s letters, jour- nalism, poetry, prophecies, tours, tracts, and the memoirs and fictions aggregated to demonstrate that the real father of the English novel could be understood through the absorption of the totality of voices, themes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 453–477.
Published: 01 December 2010
... disappears. Inevitably erased is the novel’s dialogue with its immediate political-­literary context. Time erodes immediacy, and new literature grows over whatever cracks fiction once hammered into the real. Writing memoir in Vivir para contarla (Living to Tell the Tale, 2002, trans. 2003...