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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Herbert Lindenberger The Look of Reading: Book, Painting, Text . By Garrett Stewart. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xvii + 411 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Reviews Shylock Is Shakespeare. By Kenneth Gross. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006...
Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Barbara Fuchs Adulterous Alliances: Home, State, and History in Early Modern European Drama and Painting . By Richard Helgerson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. 238 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.4 09 Reviews 10/24/01 5:54 PM Page 453...
Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 350–372.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Lance Bertelsen Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 ∗ My thanks to the Yale Center for British Art and the National Humanities Center for generous support during the writing of this essay. JANE AUSTEN’S MINIATURES PAINTING, DRAWING...
Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 137–152.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Michael G. Ketcham Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 THE ARTS OF GESTURE THE SPECTATOR AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO PHYSIOGNOMY, PAINTING, AND THE THEATER By MICHAELG. KETCHAM In Spectator No. 4, Richard Steele...
Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Painting the City Red: Chinese Cinema and the Urban Contract . By Braester Yomi . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . xiv + 405 pp. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Reviews A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso. By Paul Barolsky. Univer- sity Park...
Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 205–207.
Published: 01 June 1986
...HUGH WITEMEYER RICHARD D. ALTICK. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1985. xxvi + 527 pp. $60.00. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 HUGH WITEMEYER 205 Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain, 1760-1900...
Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 525–527.
Published: 01 December 1999
... of this “sense of the moment” through interpretations of the literature and painting of the French Enlightenment and to argue that it is perhaps the greatest achievement and legacy of that era. Readers will be struck by the critical sophistication of Esthetics of the Moment, but they will also...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 386–391.
Published: 01 December 1963
... between his art and that of painting, Indeed, if one excepts the not infrequent allusions to Hogarth, there are in the Fielding canon sur- prisingly few allusions either to artists or to works of art.l Among the prominent exceptions-and for this reason, perhaps, important-is one in Fielding’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 27–61.
Published: 01 March 1997
... can be understood as bound together by their connection with a particular place, namely, Amsterdam. Even work so unworldly as that of the philosophers may share worldly imagery with a certain painting, or series of paintings, by Rembrandt. A hitherto unnoticed intimacy...
Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 1976
..., the meaning is, I suggest, something else: the sacred fount is that which stands, in medieval, Ren- aissance, and eighteenth-century paintings, in the middle of the garden of secular love (the garden of earthly delights) and derives ultimately from the religious emblem...
Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 March 1988
...- Giulio Romano, Vasari, and Lomazzo, in particular. The kind of evidence brought forward ranges from the positivistic (which paintings and books Shakespeare could have known through personal contacts and professional activities) to the analogous (the quickening of the statue of Hermione...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 303–322.
Published: 01 September 1944
... available only through Horace Walpole’s Anecdotes of Painting, because the original Vertue MSS in the British Museum remained unpublished. The publication of his most important note- books by the Walpole Society, however, has made many of Vertue’s materials readily accessible.* There may be still...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
... painting of the quattrocento as a “testing ground” for the emerging theory of representation that was formalized two centuries later in France, at Port-Royal, in the 1660s (Marin 1989 : 13). He shows that the frescoes of Luca Signorelli in Loreto, Paolo Uccello in Florence, and Piero della Francesca...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 581–586.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., “at the heart of Pous- sin’s practice lies an appeal to friendship,” based on the premise that “because art is embodied,” because it depends on a physical object that has to be seen, even as that object is designed (as to both form and the story told) and painted (pigmented and brushed) to require...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 September 1957
... the techniques and subject matter of other media; and they turned to the man who had consistently affirmed the unique nature of the artist’s sensibility and who had himself sought material in an art form not his own. In Whistler’s widely publicized paintings and methods these writers found ready...
Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 251–266.
Published: 01 September 1983
... common practice among reviewers to use painting as the standard of evaluation. Usually the comparison was favorable. The GentZeman’s Magazine, for example, noted in The Giaour “the wild scenery of Salvator Kosa” and “the glowing contrast of earth, water, and sky of Loutherbourg,” as well...
Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 82–87.
Published: 01 March 1990
... everything Paulson knows and feels about English poetry and painting Thank God it does not. It contains little of the brilliant development of close detail that made the two-volume Hogarth the best scholarly work on eighteenth- century England that I have yet read. Nor is there the sense...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on tension and discrepancy distinguishes these authors from predecessors such as Jean H. Hagstrum, who emphasizes the “association” of poetry and painting (The Sister Arts: The Tradition of Literary Pictorialism and English Poetry from Dryden to Gray [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958], 5...
Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 83–116.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of subjectivity that concerned not optical experiences but processes of moderniza- tion and rationalization” (3). Crary thus embeds important artifacts of visuality (such as a painting by Seurat) into a Foucauldian crisscrossing of discourses or “ﬁelds of practice...
Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 344–346.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., conscious of the real world and conscious too of that part of you lost in the book. In an analogous way, certain paintings insist on being perceived at once as “representations of a virtual world” and as “material objects” made from paint (9). The effect is heightened when the virtual world appears to spill...