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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 315–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Sam Alexander Abstract Recent approaches to literary character treat fictional population as a defining element of narrative form but continue to read novels at the level of individual characters. This essay uses the tools of narrative network analysis to bridge the gap between microlevel readings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
... by Kelly John , vol. 4 , 134 – 36 . New York : Oxford University Press . Ulysses as Self-Help­ Manual? James Joyce’s Strategic Populism Beth Blum n “Ulysses” and Us, his guide for the “common reader,” Declan Kiberd I(2009: 31) caused a little stir among Joyceans by attempting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 1999
...David Glimp Paradisal Arithmetic: Paradise Lost and the Genesis of Populations David Glimp Do numbers matter to Milton’s God? While one might expect the divine monarch not to be concerned with how many faithful sub- jects he has-he is, after all, omnipotent-in his...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. Sigma 2015 . Sociocultural lifeworlds (“Sigma Milieus®”) in Europe: “EuroSensor 2015; Total Population: Age 16–75; Big 5 Markets combined” Figure 2. Sigma 2015. Sociocultural lifeworlds (“Sigma Milieus®”) in Europe: “EuroSensor 2015; Total Population: Age 16–75; Big 5 Markets More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
... or interest of empire and global commerce. This essay explores how authors have used the fantasy of the eastward journey across the date line to manage the temporal deviancy bound up with the date line’s paradoxical character by domesticating it, projecting it onto vilified spaces and populations...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 261–286.
Published: 01 September 2019
... aesthetic strategies aimed at achieving homogeneity across diverse populations without normative prescriptions. Pope drew on the skeptical notion of the “ruling passion” to model his understanding of taste as a social process. Construed solely as a model of personality, his theory is frequently dismissed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 203–226.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of abstract equivalence and separation. In the face of a regime of capitalist abstraction and its relentless downward mobility, Hardy upholds not the continuity or intimacy of work but the less certain affiliations of precarious and uprooted surplus populations. There is an irony in the sociological...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 March 1941
..., 1828, 4 vols.) 30 Montesquieu and Hume proceeds, on page 9, under the title De la Durke du Monde, to a rCsumC of that Of the Populousness of Ancient Nations. All the extracts, where they are not from the History, seem on careful scru- tiny to come from the non...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 June 1952
... love” and “benevolence,” his views on social institutions, and his attitude toward private property and the poor are integrated with the Malthusian controversy. As a result, Hazlitt’s part in the storm concerning population and poor laws, especially between 1798-1821, is focused...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 June 1996
... of national reorganization,” as they euphemistically called their assault on the civilian population, in itself spectacular? If so, how many spectacles were taking place? Was the coup as act part of a larger, consensus-buildingspectacle unfolding both before and after 24 March? Or did its status...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 210–217.
Published: 01 September 1955
.... Great size, he argues, is not necessarily an advantage to a nation. When its boundaries are extended by new colonies, only a few people profit-the poor who succeed in going to them. Such dispersal of the population is harmful, because commerce is abundant within a state only when its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 1961
.... By the sixteenth century, it was spoken by probably no more than half of the total population of Scot- land, which then amounted to an estimated 300,000. Today, in a population which has grown to more than four million, fewer than two per cent are Gaelic speakers.* In Wales, by comparison, where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., for media- tion among colonizing peoples (Greeks, Phoenicians) and indigenous populations. Binary Thinking, Ancient Political Culture, and the Notion of “Place” Too often, ancient Greeks are treated as though they were both “white” and “European,” the people who both put together and kept rocking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 1993
... they shared with the people with whom they lived and worked in America. They were bound together by their exclusion from the home- land. Though a decided minority in relation to those with whom they did business in Europe as well as to the indigenous populations among whom they lived in America...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 563–586.
Published: 01 December 2000
...) and editor, with Sangeeta Ray, of Blackwell’s Companion to Postcolonial Studies (2000). His research leads him in- creasingly to international human rights in the context of India’s tribal populations. MLQ 61.4-01Schwarz.cs 11/13/00 2:06 PM Page 565 Schwarz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Joe Cleary, “This Thing of Darkness: Conjectures on Irish Naturalism,” in Out- rageous Fortune: Capital and Culture in Modern Ireland (Dublin: Field Day, Wills Realism and the Irish Immigrant 375 population recorded in and a much greater proportion of the working population...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Monitoring Report: Literacy for Life 2006 . Paris : UNESCO . United Nations . 2004 . World Population Monitoring, 2003: Population, Education and Development . New York : United Nations . Verner Dorte . 2005 . “What Factors Influence World Literacy? Is Africa Different?” World Bank...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1952
... his (and other critics’) insistence upon the impracticability of Malthusian theory and his shrewd anticipation of modern population concepts. There are only two matters which are worth quibbling about. First, Hazlitt is often lost while Dr. Albrecht elaborates on the background...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 175–186.
Published: 01 June 1945
..., for that the rest were separated in the discouering and populing of other ilands newly found; and vnderstanding that these few did liue without any sus- pition of enimies, and had neuer a fort or bulwarke, and the ordinance which they had (although it was very good), yet was it not in order...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 June 1953
... population of fishermen and farmers, while the Middle Thames . . . was left to . . . settlement by a type of population that tried to make a living on the river traffic and usually failed.” T. P. Cross, “Celtic Mythology and Arthurian Romance” (pp. 110-14), points out a few much needed lessons...