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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 March 1947
...John Robert Moore Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 1 I am deeply indebted to my friend Professor Gordon N. Ray for permission to make use of his discovery of the similarities of plot in “Miss Shum's Husband” and “The Man with the Twisted Lip.” SHERLOCK...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 1986
... of Renaissance studies in the 1980s fosters a privileging of the evidence for careerism and a discounting of the evidence for emotional, intellectual, and spiritual concerns. CAMILLEWELLS SLIGHTS Saskatoon God’s Plot and Man’s Stories: Studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 349–376.
Published: 01 September 2003
...,and autobiography. “Books and Bad Company”: Reading the Female Plot in Teresa de la Parra’s IŽgenia Kristine Byron La pretendida autora de esa nueva IÞgenia . . . [c]ometió es cierto, la horrible indiscreción de hacer editar en París bajo su nombre, ese diario íntimo que yo había...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 371–377.
Published: 01 December 1959
...Ulrich Weisstein Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 DIE ARME TONIETTA HEINRICH MANN’S TRIPLE VERSION OF AN OPERATIC PLOT By ULRICNWEISSTEIN When, in 1907, Heinrich Mann set to work on his novel Die...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 461–491.
Published: 01 December 2007
... (2006). A Leverhulme fellow for 2007-8, he is working on a new book, tentatively titled Terrorism before the Letter . Milton, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Mythography of Terror Robert Appelbaum At magis horrendum sol nunquam viderit aut quod / (Ut veram fatear) pro- pius pervenit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1984
... a specific kind of fiction, one that dramatizes their fantasied self-image. They do not want “art,” since plot, character, and construction are irrelevant-even obstacles- to the immediate gratifications they seek. Alternating scenes of Numerous references in prologues and inductions corroborate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 1986
...P. K. AYERS Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 PLOT, SUBPLOT, AND THE USES OF DRAMATIC DISCORD IN A MAD WORLD, MY MASTERS AND A TRLCK TO CATCH THE OLD ONE By P. K. AYERS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 274–288.
Published: 01 September 1968
...Anthony Gosse Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 PLOT AND CHARACTER IN CONGREVE’S DOUBLE-DEALER By ANTHONYGOSSE Critical estimates of Congreve are based almost exclusively on Love for Love and The Way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 1973
.... ROBERTW. ACKERMAN Stanford University Morton W. Bloomfield, “Episodic Motivation and Marvels in Epic and Romance.” Essays and Explorations: Studies in Ideas, Language, and Literature (Cambridge, Mass., 1970) pp. 97-128,especially pp. 106-107. The Multiple Plot in English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1995) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 March 1995
... narratology, which opens an inviting, fresh path for medieval literary and cultural studies. Michel-Andri Bossy, Brown University Plots and Counterplots: Sexual Politics and the Body Politic in English Literatuw, I 660-1730. By Richard Braverman. Cambridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 1967
...: The Plotting of Historic Sur-uival. By FRANCISR. HART. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1966. xiv + 371 pp. $6.75. The rehabilitation of Scott as a novelist to be taken seriously by modern criticism proceeds apace. Francis Hart’s book represents an important, per- haps indeed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 270–276.
Published: 01 June 1999
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 285–290.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 549–553.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., then another (the gyrations of the postal service also become confusingly involved in Hardy’s plot), was related to the way that figures succeed one another on one of those precinematic whirling toys, like the zoetrope, in 552 MLQ December 2013 which figures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... 1979 . Social Darwinism: Science and Myth in Anglo-American Social Thought . Philadelphia : Temple University Press . Beer Gillian . 1983 . Darwin’s Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction . London : Routledge and Kegan Paul . ———. 2009a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 315–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... plot that emerged amid the population explosion of nineteenth-century Britain to an Irish context marked by demographic decline. This adaptation of Dickens’s plot structure prepared it for a similar use in The Wire . Both Joyce and Simon use a large fictional network to periodically decenter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for women as subjects. Shakespeare adapts the lost-child device from Roman new comedy to make female loss central to his tragicomic plots—much as it is to Woolf’s tragic narrative of Judith. New-comic plotting offers a provisional, conservative solution to the historical problem of the heiress...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., however, falls into a conventional love story and is sacrificed to a marriage plot, which here and elsewhere Staël identifies with the distinctively English genre of domestic fiction. Refusing to naturalize the arrangements analyzed in Desire and Domestic Fiction from its position outside the English...