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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 419–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Shamoon Zamir Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence . By Gerald Vizenor. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. ix + 239 pp. $40.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM Page 415...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Hui Abstract Milton’s Nativity Ode is both noisy and quiet. It stages the collision of the classical and Christian traditions by retrieving the cessation-of-oracles topos, a myth transmitted from Plutarch, Eusebius, and Prudentius to Rabelais, Tasso, and Spenser. Milton’s innovation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 March 1998
... Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism. By Walter Benn Michaels. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995. ix + 186 pp. $29.95 cloth, $12.95 paper. During the past decade Walter Benn Michaels has provocatively asked aca- demics and cultural critics to rethink the meanings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 133–147.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Sherwyn T. Carr Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 THE MIDDLE ENGLISH NATIVITY CHERRY TREE THE DISSEMINATION OF A POPULAR MOTIF By SHERWYNT. CARR The fifteenth pageant of the Middle English dramatic cycle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to fieldwork (local, presentist, firsthand, thickly descriptive). By reading ritual in these terms, anthropologists could recognize in it a distillation of culture. Early ethnographic film, preoccupied with native dance and ceremony, similarly treated performance as a text for the reading of culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
...,” collections of songs from various locales in his native northeastern England. Lacking the explanatory prefaces and footnotes that might make meaning available to broader or later audiences, Ritson's garlands targeted a decidedly ephemeral local community in the present. In the face of dominant antiquarian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” discourse. In key works shaping nineteenth-century political and psychological identifications with Africa, Black Atlantic writers erased the multistoried hybridity of a mixed Muslim, Arab, and “native” West Africa. To imagine a pan-African solidarity figured around nation building on a primitive frontier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., exemplified by Mir Amman’s Bāġh-o Bahār ( The Garden and the Spring , 1804), among other works, began the process of the large-scale and nearly irreversible reorganization of North Indian literary traditions. The rise of a colonial nexus of educational institutions for natives codified the Fort William works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... over McKay’s memories of his childhood and of his native Jamaica, Dover failed to uphold not only the most rudimentary principles of scholarship but his own best intentions. East Indian, West Indian offers a distinctive vantage on the history of “world literature” and on the challenge of reconciling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 13–20.
Published: 01 March 1963
... Jim are obvious.1 B But Guerard slights the engagingly ironic end of the story, in which a young English sailor gives a Jubilee sixpence to the native lord, Karain, convincing him that the Queen’s image will ward off evil spirits and one spirit in particular. Guerard concludes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1976
... time been per- suaded of the wholeness of the play, we have not yet erased that line drawn through its middle by those critics who imposed on it notions of the teleology of secular drama and concluded that the Nativity scene was retained “merely from convention Few critics would deny...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 268–276.
Published: 01 September 1952
... /blo:barigte:/ or /blo: bur+ erte:/ “Blue Mountain tea”. Of the wild native berries, two have translated names, namely, /fasandebi: r/ or /fasande be :r/ “partridge berry” and /dind ebi :r/ or /dindebe:r/ “inkberry”. /fasand/ G Fasan “pheasant” is generally used to designate the ruffed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 422–426.
Published: 01 June 2000
... perhaps slightly shameful, object of desire. I do not always understand what they say. But I know how they feel. Gordon Teskey, Cornell University Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence. By Gerald...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 415–419.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence. By Gerald Vizenor. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. ix + 239 pp. $40.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Since the publication of N. Scott Momaday’s novel House Made of Dawn in 1968...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 426–432.
Published: 01 June 2000
... perhaps slightly shameful, object of desire. I do not always understand what they say. But I know how they feel. Gordon Teskey, Cornell University Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence. By Gerald...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 December 2011
... pulled by six mermen. In regal rhyming couplets they welcome the colonial governor, Jean de Biencourt, sieur de Poutrincourt, as he disembarks from a longboat to deliver an address. His speech com- pleted, a canoe lands with four Frenchmen in Native American cos- tume who, bearing weapons...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 326–339.
Published: 01 December 1956
... in the occasional use of words rarely or never found elsewhere in Middle English and in the regvlar rendering of many Latin words; (2) the tendency to use native words other than those found in the Old English Psalters to render Latin words which all other Middle English Psalters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 1995
...- nialism has too often been cultural amnesia-the loss of collective memories through either gradual erosion or systematic erasure- explorers and missionaries in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries fre- quently exported back to Europe the image of the forgetful native. The history of modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 363–396.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and cultures beyond the horizons of white, Ameri- can middle-class conformity. With Alan Watts and Kenneth Rexroth, Snyder was pivotal not only in updating Pound’s poetic orientalism but in glamorizing both the Native American shaman and the itinerant Chinese poet as pastoral anarchists uniquely capable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 1961
...,” and that the gentry be forbidden to encourage “bards and other idlers of that class.”2 At the present time, when the relation of native languages to nationalism throughout the world seems to be as critical as it has ever been, an appraisal of the status of Scottish Gaelic is of considerable interest...