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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2005) 66 (3): 400–403.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jesse Matz The One vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in the Novel . By Alex Woloch. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003. ix + 391 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Jesse Matz is associate professor of English at Kenyon College. He is...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Mark Edmundson Geoffrey H. Hartman. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991. 252 pp. $29.95. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 REVIEWS Minor Prophecies: The Literary Essay in the Culture Wars. By GEOFFREY H. HART- UAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1944) 5 (4): 492–494.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... GEORGEW. UMPHREY University of Washington The Anglo-Saxon Minor Poems. Edited by ELLIOTTVAN KIRK DOBBIE. The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records, Volume VI. New York : Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. clxxx + 220. $4.50. This latest, although not last, volume of the six-volume set of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1982) 43 (3): 203–227.
Published: 01 September 1982
...Lawrence Manley SPENSER AND THE CITY THE MINOR POEMS By LAWRENCEMANLEY The historical significance of Renaissance cities is inseparable from their status as ideas. Burckhardt implied as much when he began his Civilization...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2018) 79 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Christian Moraru Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace . By Rosen Jeremy . New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 . x + 265 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Jeremy Rosen’s ambitious, timely, and politically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 421–422.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Philip B. Daghlian Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 SHERIDAN’S MINORITY WAITERS By PHILIPB. DAGHLIAN ABSOLUTE.Well-recruit will do-let it be so- FAG.0, Sir, recruit will do surprisingly.-Indeed, to give the thing an air, I told Thomas that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1945
... Parnussian Minors. By AARONSCHAFFER. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages, Extra Volume XX, 1944. Pp. 427. $4.00. As Professor Schaffer’s title indicates, his aim is two-fold: first, “to combat at the outset the wide-spread notion that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1993) 54 (1): 141–153.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Doris Sommer Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Textual Conquests: On Readerly Competence and “Minority” Literature Dons Sommer How clever and well trained the reader feels with a novel like Cirilo Villaverde’s Cen’lia VaMs ( 1882) in hand! Although the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Geoffrey Galt Harpham Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 MINORITY REPORT: TONO-BUNGAY AND THE SHAPE OF WELLS’S CAREER By GEOFFREYGALT HARPHAM Among the vast number of primary and secondary effects of Darwin’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Paulo de Medeiros World literature can be seen as one of Friedrich Nietzsche’s “good things,” a great idealization of the capacities of the human spirit and at the same time a fierce contest for power and dominance. In this contest the question of minor literature invariably surfaces in relation to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 493–520.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to literary texts illuminates how minor language modernist writing contains a self-awareness that not only addresses a cosmopolitan audience but also preserves the contingent and shifting parameters of local linguistic communities. Allison Schachter is assistant professor in the Program in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... capitalist and imperial unfolding through the recurrence of Judaized otherness and virtualized Jewishness. Don Draper is a virtual Jew in whom the minority subject’s aberrant particularity and the majority subject’s universalist status collide, but serial forms like montage synchronize Don’s virtual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Yoon Sun Lee This essay examines how the concept of realism applies to minor literature by retrieving and expanding Georg Lukács’s understanding of realism as the deliberate negation of modernism. In Lukács’s view, realism distinctively expresses an aspiration to totality. Its most important device...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... human history, the written word has been the province of a privileged minority. This essay argues that current discussions of world literature have taken their shape from three print-based institutions — the mass literacy movements of the late nineteenth century, the publishing industry, and the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
... (1772–82; rev. and exp. 1789–94), because of its precise geographic grounding of literary phenomena, its conceptual proximity to what is now considered cultural studies, and its attention to minority writers, represents a more compelling model for contemporary Italian literary historiography than De...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1955) 16 (1): 85.
Published: 01 March 1955
... work; it examines neither its literary type nor its particular literary qualities. Yet this is as important to the student as historical background if he is to read the poem with understanding and appreciation. These, however, are minor objections. Teachers of Middle English should...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1956) 17 (3): 274.
Published: 01 September 1956
... from his canons have overlooked the fact that Swift frequently found himself in the minority on questions which were of interest to Archbishop KinR or the Whig party. The last two chapters of the book deal with conditions of the church and nation rather than with biographical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 372.
Published: 01 December 1956
... reviewer feels no hesitation but, on the contrary, a duty to point out, together with its merits, a number of minor defects no book of similar scope can hope to evade entirely. It could be argued with some justification that Schneider’s Lichtenbery does not really offer anything new in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1956) 17 (4): 372–372a.
Published: 01 December 1956
... merits, a number of minor defects no book of similar scope can hope to evade entirely. It could be argued with some justification that Schneider’s Lichtenbery does not really offer anything new in material or perspective. Save for minor details, Victor Bouillier (another French...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1945
... new in the way of interpretation and synthesis; the book is essentially a useful and valuable catalogue of informa- tion about the minor Parnassians. MARGARETGILMAN Bryn Mawr College Eulogy on George Washington: Delivered in Ste Anne’s Church...