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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Lee Morrissey Abstract Periodized “modernity” unnecessarily polarizes Milton’s reception. His experience of modernity in the seventeenth century confounds the Enlightenment distinctions usually made about modernity. The periodized idea of modernity that continues to shape the study of Milton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 173–202.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of the Italians , ca. 1824) and in the “Palinodia al marchese Gino Capponi” (“Recantation for Marchese Gino Capponi,” 1835) are intertwined with his powerful defense of the social function of poetry. Leopardi exploits the aesthetic tensions resulting from the historical rift between ancient and modern literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 433–437.
Published: 01 December 1971
... echo part of Dr. Johnson’s grumble over Lycidas: surely no man could have fancied that he read it with pleasure. ROSEMARYBOSTON California State College, Fullerton Cyrano de Bergerac and the Polemics of Modernity. By ERICAHARTH. New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Geoffrey Turnovsky Modesty and other “antiauthorial” conventions (anonymity, self-effacing prefaces, refusal to profit) tend to be viewed as retrograde concessions to the outdated norms of an antiquated cultural field, which a more modern, assertive, and critical authorial figure will learn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in the March 1998 issue of MLQ . Wordsworth, Commodification, and Social Concern: The Poetics of Modernity . By Simpson David . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2009 . viii + 278 pp. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews A Brief History of the Artist from God...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 559–562.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of America  is resolutely postmodern in eschewing any such argument or thesis, though it unfortunately gestures toward clichéd ideas, such as “the Modern Language Quarterly 72:4 (December 2011) © 2011 by University of Washington 538 MLQ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in popular print culture and the novel. Her current project focuses on the gendered cosmopolitanism of a network of late eighteenth-century and early nineteenth-century European women writers. The Literary Market: Authorship and Modernity in the Old Regime . By Turnovsky Geoffrey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 425–429.
Published: 01 September 2013
...: Constituting American Modernity . By Mallios Peter Lancelot . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 . xiv + 468 pp . © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reviews The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. By Stephen Greenblatt. New York: Norton, 2011. 356 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 556–559.
Published: 01 December 2013
... outside the Nation (2001), and Tales of Crossed Destinies: The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context (2008). She has published widely on German idealism, Romantic theory and literary modernity, multilingual literatures of the United States and Germany, and exile and translation studies. She...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jeffrey Todd Knight Recursive Origins: Writing at the Transition to Modernity . By Kuskin William . Notre Dame, IN : University of Notre Dame Press , 2013 . xv + 278 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Recursive Origins tells a compelling story with a clear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 534–537.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Shuang Shen Modernity with a Cold War Face: Reimagining the Nation in Chinese Literature across the 1949 Divide . By Xiaojue Wang . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2013 . xiii + 359 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Modernity with a Cold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 280–282.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Rita Felski Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism . By Jennifer Fleissner. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. xiv + 338 pp. University of Washington 2006 Rita Felski is chair of comparative literature at the University of Virginia. Her most recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., WilliamJames, and the Challenge of Modernity. By Ross POSNOCK.New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. 358 pp. $45.00 cloth, $19.95 paper. It is a fashionable view that literature is always “complicit”(the code word) with power, that it cannot contest, but must always, even in its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 270–276.
Published: 01 June 1999
... it an extraordinarily valuable resource for students of twentieth-century Ameri- can poetry. Ursula K. Heise, Columbia University The Ghosts of Modernity. By Jean-Michel Rabatk. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996. xxii t 258 pp. $49.95. Modernity, Jean-Michel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 359–394.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Eric Rothstein © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-03Rothstein.ak 5/26/00 3:51 PM Page 359 Broaching a Cultural Logic of Modernity Eric Rothstein rand narratives” are now out and “local knowledge,” in. All to the Ggood...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 227–235.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Carlos J. Alonso The Burden of Modernity Carlos J. Alonso During the last few years I have examined the rhetoric of cultural discourse in Spanish America in the context of the region’s con- flicted relationship with the ideology and experience of modernity. We are now...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 323–350.
Published: 01 September 1997
...Mark A. Wollaeger Killing Stevie: Modernity, Modernism, and Mastery in Conrad and Hitchcock Mark A. Wollaeger I have not intended to commit a gratuitous outrage on the feelings of mankind.-Joseph Conrad, author’s note to The Secret Agent We should buy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 501–505.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Blakey Vermeule Fables of Modernity: Literature and Culture in the English Eighteenth Century . By Laura Brown. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001. xii + 273 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Christopher Hill Text and the City: Essays on Japanese Modernity. By Maeda Ai. Edited by James A. Fujii. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. xv + 391 pp.; Transformations of Sensibility: The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature By Kamei Hideo. Edited by Michael Bourdaghs. Ann Arbor: Center...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 545–548.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., and the Ethics of Identity. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Gender and National Literature: Heian Texts in the Constructions of Japanese Modernity . By Tomiko Yoda. Durham, NC: Duke University Press,2004. xvi + 277 pp. Reviews Eine Literaturgeschichte Mitteleuropas. By Zoran...