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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 381–383.
Published: 01 December 1980
... and at a fitting length. It has re- wards for all students of drama and of French influences on twentieth-century Anglo-American poetry. WILLIAMW University of Washington ILLEFORD Mighty Opposites: Shakespeare...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 79–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... on “American Literary Realism and the Failed Promise of Contract.” Parts Related to Wholes and the Nature of Subaltern Opposition Brook Thomas The cultural critic is not happy with civilization, to which alone he owes his discontent-Theodor W. Adorno, Aism ince the late 1960s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 253–267.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Susana Rotker © 1996 University of Washington 1996 Nation and Mockery: The Oppositional Writings of Simon Rodriguez Susana Rotker n the years that followed independence, Latin American literati Iserved the power structure by participating in the process of nation building...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 246–256.
Published: 01 September 1974
...Peter J. Schakel Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 THE POLITICS OF OPPOSITION IN “VERSES ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT” By PETERJ. SCHAKEL The plethora of recent studies of “Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 March 1975
...Don Parry Norford Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 “MY OTHER HALF” THE COINCIDENCE OF OPPOSITES IN PARADISE LOST By DONPARRY NORFORD The term coincidence of opposites I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to abandon. Yet in the context of the seventeenth century, such gestures were associated with modernity rather than the opposite. This essay reinterprets the significance of authorial modesty by analyzing this disconnect, which calls attention less to the changing strategies of writers than to the evolving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Paul B. Armstrong Although form and history are joined in reading, the profession of literary studies has regularly regarded formalism and historicism as opposites and even antagonists. When dichotomous terms replicate themselves without mediation, a phenomenological approach to resolving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Petra Dierkes-Thrun The familiar scholarly view of Richard Strauss's modernist opera Salome is that it overturns the original aesthetics of its libretto source, Oscar Wilde's 1891 symbolist-decadent drama. A close reconsideration of the presumed opposition between the two works, however, shows...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 453–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Marijeta Bozovic Abstract The newest Russian poetic avant-garde wields highly aware appropriations and remediations in stark opposition to mainstream cultural phenomena, including nostalgia for the imperial and militant aestheticized politics of the Soviet Union. Efforts to think leftward beyond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 261–286.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Joshua Branciforte Abstract Alexander Pope envisioned his poetry as conducive to a social order shaped and guided by taste. However, unlike later arbiters of taste who sought to project idealized norms, Pope used techniques that were oppositional, individualized, materialist, and perverse. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
... poem and eventually adds explanations of various types. Coleridge’s gloss to The Rime looks like the result of the same kind of process but, fundamentally, is its opposite: the gloss is a dramatization of the craving for explanation stories generate instead of the explanation itself. In this way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
... between the hidden and the shown. Quite the opposite, Racine’s plays dramatize and reflect on two opposing regimes of theatricality. Each in its own way, Bérénice , Mithridate , and Phèdre contrast the political force of the “portrait of the king” and the emotional efficiency of theater as an art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Anna Rosensweig Abstract This essay examines how members of the political Right in the United States—including insurrectionists, antiabortion extremists, and adherents of the QAnon conspiracy—have mobilized theories of resistance from early modern Europe to justify their opposition to state...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 326–329.
Published: 01 September 1994
... variable determination in the constitution of a professional field. Finally, and generalizing the implications of these two claims, Robbins attempts “to understand how oppositional work is possible within a professional frame- work” (x). He recognizes that engagement involves both a commitment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 June 1993
... . . . for the identity between modernism and postmodernism. . . . It is as though they constituted some oppo- sition within” the opposition between modernism and whatever has come after.’ For the critic to assume opposition within opposition pre- supposes that modernism is identifiable and separable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 379–381.
Published: 01 December 1980
... for all students of drama and of French influences on twentieth-century Anglo-American poetry. WILLIAMW University of Washington ILLEFORD Mighty Opposites: Shakespeare and Renaissance Contrariety. By ROBERTGRUDIN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2000
... MLQ ❙ March 2000 work on individual poets and some brilliant, breakthrough essays, has been generally unsatisfying.6 Perhaps no poetic form has been more systematically misunderstood and abused. The opposition began early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 475–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
... opposites are numerous, the content of our word or words will vary wildly. I enumerate a few: realism versus modernism, realism versus idealism, realism versus romance, realism versus natural- ism, realism versus materialism, and so forth. For any literary discus- sion, it seems to me that three...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
.... The Neoplatonist rarely stepped directly from lower to higher love, however; instead the movement toward transcendence pro- ceeded through a rather fluid dialectic known as the coincidentia eositmm, the harmony of opposites. Such harmonization-of sensual and spiritual love, of sensual love...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 355–358.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Historicists, British cultural materialists seek to recover those social and historical contexts that inform and circumscribe the production of particular literary texts, though the British attitude toward these “hegemonic”powers of history tends to be more overtly politicized and oppositional. Whereas...