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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 March 1998
... Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism. By Walter Benn Michaels. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995. ix + 186 pp. $29.95 cloth, $12.95 paper. During the past decade Walter Benn Michaels has provocatively asked aca- demics and cultural critics to rethink the meanings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
... between Proust’s and Freud’s understandings of consciousness and to measure them against the rival philosophical and psychological theories developed during the twentieth century. The current pluralism in the humanities’ approach to analyzing representations of the mind allows the literary author’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 473–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
... developing ones is refuted by the pluralization of temporality. The simultaneity of these temporalities denies, a priori, the ideology of progress. The essay makes this point through a series of interlaced epiphanies about time, across time, staging an East-West comparison that reflects the creole nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 274–283.
Published: 01 September 1953
... Morphology” (MLQ, IX [ 1948J , 322-42). 1. NOUNS: PLURALFORMS Some KG nouns have no plural form, such as das fi: “cattle” (which has a plural form in PaG, meaning “beasts and some have no singu- lar, such as di laid “people”. But most nouns can be classed according...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 322–342.
Published: 01 September 1948
...Carroll E. Reed Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 A SURVEY OF PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN MORPHOLOGY By CARROLLE. REED A. NOUNS 1. PLURAL FORMS The nouns of Pennsylvania German may be classified...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 49–55.
Published: 01 March 1943
... . . . in the interchange of cases, the coupling of a singular verb with a plural subject, the violation, or free handling, of the consecutio temporum.”l And to illustrate the second of these irregularities he gives three references : “with the verb preceding, 1408 ; with the verb following, 904 f...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 378–379.
Published: 01 September 1950
... is unknown. Apart from slips, one finds things in the book with which one cannot agree. How could the s-plural of nouns remind the Danes of their own r-plural, whereas the n-plural had no such effect (p. 214)? The English had an r-plural in some words (e.g., child) and if the Danish...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 1995
... exactly what happens to the Gramscian concepts of “conflict,” “subordination,” and “exclu- sion” when cultural pluralism enters the picture with a different entourage of terms: [The Carnhdp Hisfory’s] flexibility of structure is meant to accommtr date the varieties of American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1991
... difficult writings. Beyond that, by the time he fills in the pattern of Empson’s development, Fry finds new relevance for Empson today in the context of social pluralism. Fry’s read- ing promises to carry forward the study of Empson’s works into areas that are still not well developed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 81–82.
Published: 01 March 1958
..., “ergkungsbediirf- tiges Material” (p. 2). Thus, he finds only four Occurrences of plural forms of Schewal: three examples of Scheusale, one of Scheusaler, none of Scheusale (p. 19). However, the great majority of his statements of usage are well docu- mented and can hardly be substantially changed, let...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 247–269.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Wasn’t dominant supposed to return to tonic? Which is all to say: You may not care that The Avengers trails off with five superheroes eating shawarma in silence, but if you begin thinking hard about such scenes—about finales false, weak, and plural, and about post- and midcredit sequences...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 1942
... New Light, punctu- ates it as a genitive plural: Nuns’ Priest; but in his new work he reverses this procedure. Robinson, The Globe editors, Hammond, Griffith, Martin, Wells, all punctuate it as a singular. Skeat cannily dodges the issue by re- taining the ME form Nonnes Preest, even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 1986
... sought a narrative form that could adequately render his sense of “human experience” with its variousness and “pluralism.” He maintains that some of the narrative forms are “complete and conclusive” (Miller’s Tale, Second Nun’s Tale), others “complete and inconclusive” (Parliament of Fowls...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 1942
...), or is it a collective plural? The neuter his would have been easy, since the -e is not metrically necessary. One would like to be sure, for if the pronoun is singular the follow- ing noun is possibly likewise, and it would be a piece of striking knowledge on Wheloc’s part if he were aware of the use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1998
... it is permitted to stand in for thought these days. Ragussis’s case is strong enough without it. Joseph Butwin, University of Washington Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism. By Walter Benn Michaels. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995. ix + 186 pp. $29.95...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 472–475.
Published: 01 December 1992
... governing par- adigms of American or liberal thought: in particular, the way in which liberal ideology tolerates, even requires, different or dissident points of view yet scripts them into a pluralism that robs them of their full otherness. The char- acter of Hester Prynne (explicated by way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 December 1990
... of coherence as a strength. He acknowledges that Lawrence is not in complete control of his materials but believes that this is "just as well," for the "plurality of language and of the fictional text seems to have offered Lawrence the ideal medium in which to render an experience the significance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 276–278.
Published: 01 June 1998
...” (viii). Such pluralism allows the historian to comprehend the “semi-autonomous”character of lit- erary forms and so to account both for “intrinsic” forces of change within the institutional system of literature and for “extrinsic”pressures of mode of production, social formation, ideology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1990
... or Corporation in Poe’s tale. For Peacock makes a committee out of Mr. Corporate by replicating him to form a PLURAL UNIT, a “number of bulky personages, all in dress, aspect, size, and figure, very exact resemblances”(p. 232). Likewise, the members of Poe’s Town Council are “all very little...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 68–72.
Published: 01 March 1986
... structure of the Canterbury Tales. Finally, I wish Sklute had addressed the issue of priority in meaning more straightforwardly. He assumes that a multiplicity of voices creates the condi- tions for “pluralism.” This argument implies, though Sklute does not say so, that the Monk’s Tale...