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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Eva Geulen Money Matters: Economics and the German Cultural Imagination, 1770 – 1850 . By Richard T. Gray. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008. 476 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Eva Geulen is professor of German literature at the University of Bonn. Her most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 1960
...John A. Yunck MEDIEVAL FRENCH MONEY SATIRE By JOHN A. YUNCK “Ge sai le flabel de Denier,” says one of the jongleurs in the fabliau of the Dew bordeors ribaus, when he is detailing his repertory to the others.’ We do not know whether the tale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 1978
... attempted, hoping to show by contraries how the goals of proper art could be liberated from the artist’s economic means of subsistence. One of his conclusions, how- ever, is symptomatic: “Where any view of Money exists Art cannot be carried on This is not a statement of true contraries, for true...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 383–399.
Published: 01 December 1964
... is an Ass and The Magnetic Lady” and has described The Staple of News as “a morality play on the power of money.” Drama and Society in the Age of Jonson (London, 193.7)’ pp. 188, 220. See also Doran, p. 170. For treatment of the morality elements in the early plays, see C. R. Baskervill, English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., Nikolai Gogol, and Fedor Dostoevsky in terms of early nineteenth-century psychiatric discourse, narratives about the Russian national character, and the history of Russian money. The resulting study brims with fascinating insights that simultaneously demonstrate the explanatory power of new theoretical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 42–56.
Published: 01 March 1954
... and defeated early in 1873. Pomeroy, said the Tribune, was always more or less grotesque. He has made money from his youth up. The beans of the charitable paid tribute to him in the famine days. The seed-corn of the founders- of his State was grist to him. In Washington he thrived and 7...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 499–526.
Published: 01 December 2021
... with the world beyond London. In its attention to the global dimensions of London life and the increasing importance of money as the primary mode of social integration, the text models splintered social relations as they materialize in local space. The critical reception of Capital has focused on its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 March 1991
... that “as in all money-centered, nonandrogynous societies, every choice offered Lily requires that she compromise her dignity and self- respect.” Finally, Elizabeth Ammons claims that in the end “Lily has been forced . . . to give up all ambition for independence; the social system has triumphed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 191–207.
Published: 01 June 1991
... expand or grow. In his analysis of interest, Raymond Williams con- cludes, “It seems probable that this now central word for attention, attraction and concern is saturated with the experience of a society based on money relationships.”4 Apparently disparate significations of interest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 295–317.
Published: 01 September 1991
... fetishes. David’s more mature fetish is money, worshiped not as a symbol but as the “thing-in-itself.” And the substitution of profit implies the destruction of the earlier fetish, to which the innocent Jacob remains attached. We can trace Eliot’s reception of the term from its origins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 210–217.
Published: 01 September 1955
... is unwise to spend money and time ac- quiring land. It should try to have “more subjects, usefully employed, which is the principle feature of any policy designed to make the state rich” ( MS 7929). ’The decision to develop a nation internally rather than to increase its territory leads...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to their dependence on colonial commerce. 10 The rupee’s significance as an exotic object rather than as a form of money is an example of what Marshall Sahlins ( 2010 : 380) terms the “vital powers of alterity,” in which goods are valuable not because of local scarcity but precisely because they originate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 302–316.
Published: 01 September 1974
... earth-bound, contains no hint of the idealism formerly associated with tragedy. It conforms to its label eine trugische Komodie on two levels. It is tragic with respect to Ill’s per- sonal struggle but also in broader terms because of the town’s decision to sell its soul for money...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
....‘ Five other allusions may be listed briefly as follows: in Love for Money Sir Rowland Rakehell mentions Jonson’s epitaph, and 1 See John Wilson, The Cheats, ed. Milton C. Nahm (Oxford, 1935), p. 68. ZSee The Complete Works of Thomas Shadwell, ed. Montague Summers (London, 1927), I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 December 1943
... in it and that Mr Rowe had kept some part of this money to himself, accordingly she opened herself to Mr Thomas Dummer who said he knew Mr Lewis very well & believed him to be an honest worthy man, & if she pleased he would ask him if he had ever received any money on this account, the said Mr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 1996
..., 1995. xi + 239 pp. $35.95 cloth, $14.95 paper. Women Writing about Money: Women’s Fiction in England, 1790-1820. By Edward Copeland. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, 9. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 1995. xviii + 291 pp. $49.95. ublishers still give huge advances...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 340–351.
Published: 01 December 1956
...” mentioned in two of the surviving let- ters of Sir Philip and in one of Sir Henry Sidney. No one has extracted from the Cdendar of State Papers, Foreign and Domestic, the events that explain Sidney’s concern for “poor Steven,” in prison in Dunkirk, to whom he left money in his will to free him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2006
... him whether he is carry- ing any money: Don Quijote answered that he didn’t have a cent, since in none of the chivalric tales he’d read was there any mention of knights errant car- rying money. The innkeeper told him that on this matter he was quite mistaken, because although...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 457–485.
Published: 01 December 1995
... can’t kill me. I’m already dead.-Charles Manson till reeling from the unexpected financial success of 7’11e Autotnogm- SPhY of AZice B. 7bkZas (1933), Gertrude Stein set out to determine how a writer “earned” her money. In her 1935 essay “What Is English This essay has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 115–124.
Published: 01 June 1961
... of childbearing. Moreover, to increase her “dismal and disconsolate” state, it is “past the flourishing time . . . when I might expect to be courted for a mistress; that agreeable part had declined some time, and the ruins only appeared of what had been.” She sees the daily diminishing of her money...