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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 1943
... press. GLENN HUGHES University of Washington What’s in a Novel. By HELEN E. HAINES. New York: Columbia University Press, 1942. Pp. xiv + 283. $2.75. The Economic Novel in America. By WALTER FULLER TAYLOR. Chapel Hill : The University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Juliet Shields Novel Ventures: Fiction and Print Culture in England, 1690–1730 . By Leah Orr . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2017 . vii + 336 pp. Orr’s focus on the material characteristics of novels and the conditions of their publication sheds light on who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1991) 52 (2): 210–215.
Published: 01 June 1991
..., rather different study. A. S. G. EDWARDS University of Victmk B@we Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Faction. By J. PAULHUNTER. New York: Norton, 1990. xxv + 421 pp. $25.00. Desire and Tmth: Functions of Plot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2007) 68 (4): 582–585.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Being Someone Else. His essay “Perfectly Helpless” appeared in the March 2002 issue of MLQ. University of Washington 2007 How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719-1900 . By Nancy Armstrong. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. x + 191 pp. The Body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 495–496.
Published: 01 December 1947
... Yak University Biography of a War Novel: Zola’s “La Dt2iacle.” By HELENLARUE RUFENER.New York: King’s Crown Press, 1946. Pp. x + 126. $2.75. The thought must have occurred to more than one observer that the history of the last decade could be written using Zola’s titles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1948) 9 (2): 208–215.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Ernest Boll Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 A RATIONALE FOR THE CRITICISM OF THE REALISTIC NOVEL By ERNESTBOLL The purpose of the following rationale of the criticism of realistic novels is to assemble compactly the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1951) 12 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1951
... College History of the Pre-Romantic Novel in England. By JAMES R. FOSTER.New York : The Modem Language Association of America, Monograph Series XVII, 1949. Pp. xi + 294. $4.50. Professor Foster observes that the aim of his monograph “is to give an account of the pre-romantic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1940) 1 (4): 555–557.
Published: 01 December 1940
... FRANKGEES BLACK.Eu- gene, Oregon : University of Oregon Publications, 1940. 1 ’p. iii+ 184. $1.25. Professor Black has produced a detailed, scholarly study of the English novel of letters during the years 1781-1800. Although the greatest epistolary novels, those of Richardson, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2005) 66 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 March 2005
... chapter deals with Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismundaa and, almost as an afterthought, with another of the less-studied exemplary novel- las, “La española inglesa.” Densely packed with episodes of cross-dressing and disguise, the Persiles is the most fruitful example for Fuchs’s general...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2005) 66 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Renata Kobetts Miller © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Renata Kobetts Miller is assistant professor of English at the City College of the City University of New York. Her essay is part of a book-length project, Setting the Stage: The Victorian Novel, Theater, and the Suffragettes...
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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 2005) 66 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Maternal Instinct (1990) and Behind Her Times: Transition England in the Novels of Mary Arnold Ward (2005). © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Theater Figures: The Production of the Nineteenth-Century British Novel . By Emily Allen. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2003. viii+ 254 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2006) 67 (3): 400–404.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Spectacular Past: Popular History and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century France . By Maurice Samuels. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. xi + 280 pp. Reviews Redefining Elizabethan Literature. By Georgia E. Brown. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. viii + 261 pp. Georgia E...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2006) 67 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jennifer Rae Greeson To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel . By Jeff Abernathy. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003. xii + 225 pp. University of Washington 2006 Jennifer Rae Greeson is assistant professor of English at Princeton University. Her first book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 243–279.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Rebecca Carol Johnson; Richard Maxwell; Katie Trumpener University of Washington 2007 Rebecca Carol Johnson is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at Yale University. Her research focuses on the development of Arabic and European novels as an inquiry into the global...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 533–556.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ankhi Mukherjee This essay, which examines the anxiety of influence of the postcolonial English-language novel, focuses on texts constituted by metropolitan (Western, European) forms of the realist novel, albeit in a reactive mode. I claim that postcolonial revisions of canonical novels reinvent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1945
... told. Designing the book was evidently a labor of love with the Oxford University Press. EDWARDG. Cox University of Washington Cavalcade ,of the English Novel from Elizabeth to George VI. By EDWARDWAGENKNECHT. New York : Henry Holt and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2009) 70 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Juliet Shields Freedom's Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640 – 1940 . By Laura Doyle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. xii + 578 pp. University of Washington 2009 Juliet Shields is assistant professor of English at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ina Ferris This essay contends that Scott's historical novels respond to the widespread sense of displacement in postrevolutionary Europe by activating and rewriting the figure of the remnant. As remnant tales, his novels are less about the loss of the past or its relationship to the present than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher L. Hill In the decades following the publication of Emile Zola's novel Nana (1880), “Nana figures” resembling Zola's heroine appeared in fiction around the world. The history of the Nana figure contradicts current models for the study of world literature, based on the diffusion of forms...