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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2003) 64 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Trevor Ross Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past, 1660 - 1781 . By Richard Terry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. vii + 354 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama. By Wendy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2003) 64 (3): 396–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Virgil Nemoianu Imperfect Histories: The Elusive Past and the Legacy of Romantic Historicism . By Ann Rigney. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001. 209 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 396 MLQ September 2003 and traditional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2004) 65 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 September 2004
... English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is author of Between Nations: Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the Question of Britain (1997) and coeditor of British Identities and English Renaissance Literature (2002). The Postcolonial Past Barbara Fuchs and David J. Baker When...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2004) 65 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2004
... on philologists and national thought in nineteenth-century Europe. Literary Historicism: Romanticism, Philologists, and the Presence of the Past Joep Leerssen Nous entrons dans l’avenir à reculons.—Paul Valéry etween 1780 and 1840 a huge rediscovery of the early medieval ver...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2004) 65 (3): 443–456.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Her publications include Toward a Speech Act Theory of Literary Discourse (1977) and Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation (1992). She was president of the Modern Language Association in 2003. The Anticolonial Past Mary Louise Pratt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the Postcolonial Past Robert Markley It is very usual for Civiliz’d and Polite Nations to look upon all others as bar- barous. . . . Europe now being the Seat of Learning, and Science, wherein learned Academies are set up for the Discovery of Hidden Secrets in Nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2004) 65 (3): 481–504.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of media technologies on postcolonial national identity and culture. Predicting the Past Deepika Bahri The White Rabbit put on his spectacles. “Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?” he asked. “Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come...
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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 March 2012) 73 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Why study the past? Because we must. The computer seems to offer us access to simultaneity. We must therefore study the past “broadly.” Primo Levi offers us an example. But the access to simultaneity is a simulacrum, for the computing (intending) subject is determined by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2011
... project, tentatively titled Petrified Truth: Ideology and the End(s) of Literature , traces the theoretical and historical intersections between politics, aesthetics, and literary history. Predicting the Past: The Paradoxes of American Literary History . By Boyden Michael . Leuven...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Stephen Best A good deal of recent scholarship into the slave past proclaims that the past’s political significance resides in its continuity with our present, finding both ethical moment and critical motivation in a recovery imperative that seeks to continue, reanimate, or complete the political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 375–392.
Published: 01 December 1989
...BRIAN ROSENBERG Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 HISTORICIZING THE NEW HISTORICISM UNDERSTANDING THE PAST IN CRITICISM AND FICTION By BRIANROSENBERG In certain respects the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1984) 45 (1): 48–60.
Published: 01 March 1984
...Susan M. Griffin Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 SEEING DOUBLES REFLECTIONS OF THE SELF IN JAMES’S SENSE OF THE PAST By SUSANM. GKIFFIN The Sense ofthe Past has traditionally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1988) 49 (4): 386–395.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Paul A. Olson Lee Patterson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987. xiv + 239 pp. $35.00 cloth; $15.95 paper. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 REVIEWS Negotiating the Past: The Historical Understanding of Medieval Literature. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
...). 2 By ahistorical evaluation I mean anachronistic application of present-day aesthetic or moral or ideological standards to works of the past (e.g., denouncing Alexander Pope for holding sexist views). In both cases we need to be attentive to the motive behind the enterprise as well as to the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1969) 30 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 September 1969
... shortcomings, however, this is a good and highly stimulating book. GERHARDBAUMCAERTEL University of Washington Zsauc Bashewis Singer and the Eternal Past. By IRVINGH. BUCHEN.New York: New York University Press; London: University of London...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1970) 31 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Elsa Nettels Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE AMBASSADORS AND THE SENSE OF THE PAST By ELSANETTELS Lambert Strether, the central character of The Ambassadors, is Henry James’s most detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1973) 34 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1973
...Frank J. Kearful Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 “ ’TIS PAST RECOVERY” TRAGIC CONSCIOUSNESS IN ALL FOR LOVE BY FRANKJ. KEARFUL The familiar case against Restoration attempts to “improve” Shake- speare was put most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 106.
Published: 01 March 1952
... essential critical apparatus, it must prove a vexatiously difficult volume to work with to the scholar and specialist. CLARENCEL. KULISHECK Baker University The Writing of Past and Present: A Study of Carlyle’s Manwm‘pts. By GRACEJ. CALDER.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2018) 79 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Florian Gargaillo Abstract In a review of T. S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral , Stevie Smith lamented that “so many writers of these times, which need courage and the power of criticism, and coolness, should find their chief delight in terrifying themselves and their readers with past echoes of...