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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ania Loomba En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives . By Sangeeta Ray. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000. viii + 198 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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? istoricism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
...). Postcolonial Concepts and Ancient Greek Colonization Irad Malkin iscussions of orientalism and colonialism sometimes reach back to DClassical Greece, reputed to be the originator of Western binary attitudes to the other, the subaltern, or the colonized.1 Historians are usually wary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 365–390.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... The Postcolonial Laura John Dagenais rancesco Petrarca (1304–74) and the late medieval and early mod- F ern thinkers who follow on his heels create a rift in time that has marked the boundary between modernity and what is not so much another period of time as another quality of time: “The Middle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 423–442.
Published: 01 September 2004
... is in preparation. Colonial Becomes Postcolonial Roland Greene ow about thirty years along, postcolonial scholarship has been star- Ntlingly successful at reorienting our approaches to a range of mate- rials from the early modern period to the present day.1 If such ways of thinking about literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of 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, we take all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 533–556.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ankhi Mukherjee This essay, which examines the anxiety of influence of the postcolonial English-language novel, focuses on texts constituted by metropolitan (Western, European) forms of the realist novel, albeit in a reactive mode. I claim that postcolonial revisions of canonical novels reinvent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Enlightenment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of Postcolonial Culture. By Aamir R. Mufti. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii + 325 pp. Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language. By Srinivas Aravamudan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 551–553.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael North Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics . By Kalliney Peter J. . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 336 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 In the case of Peter J. Kalliney’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 354–358.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Omaar Hena Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature . By Nathan Suhr-Sytsma . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . 287 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 In Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature , Nathan Suhr...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 191–205.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan Abstract This brief essay outlines the case for a postcolonial presentism arising at the intersection of two urgent areas of inquiry: the literary and linguistic study of global Anglophonism, on the one hand, and the humanistic and social-scientific study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 223–226.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Laura Chrisman lhc3@uw.edu At Penpoint: African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies, and the Cold War . By Monica Popescu . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2020 . x + 258 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Washington 2022 Investigation of the Cold War’s cultural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Sangeeta Ray Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 Has postcolonial literary criticism been affected by the postcritical antihistoricist turn? The short answer is no. It is hard to imagine what an antihistoricist postcolonial literary criticism might look like, since any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Susan Z. Andrade This essay traces the critical history of African novels; it aligns “postcolonial reading” with the rise of poststructuralism in the United States and the United Kingdom. It correctively reads for realism three novels, all published in 1968 and not usually considered mimetic: Le...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 333–368.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of aesthetic autonomy to declare their freedom from colonial bondage, from systems of racial discrimination, and even from the new postcolonial state. In the geopolitical context of the Cold War, modernist ideals of aesthetic detachment also gave these writers a language of ideological neutrality. The literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 417–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... narrates the events of the Revolution through the lens of a Hegelian definition of tragedy. David Scott has championed James’s “tragic mode of history” for political reasons, arguing that it is better suited to address the challenges of the postcolonial present. But a tragic mode of history can be of use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... denial as Black Atlantic writers also saw in leaders such as Abdelkader early representatives of postcolonial resistance. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Stephen Knadler is associate professor of English at Spelman College, where he teaches U.S. literature and cultural studies. His most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Sanjay Krishnan The consensus that the postcolonial writer must be on the side of the oppressed prevents critics from grasping the original ways in which V. S. Naipaul’s untypical writings are attuned to the historical predicament of the periphery. Naipaul’s premise is that subjects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Asha Varadharajan Harold Bloom's idiosyncratic poetic history is a perdurable cultural force with implications for our present, not just for Bloom's. His story of influence, his attention to the cultural and historical imaginary of “Europe,” can thus lend itself to postcolonial contexts equally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the colonial and postcolonial modernities. Kabe Wilson’s multimedia installation based on a remix of A Room of One’s Own and selected criticism on modernism are used to illustrate alternatives to linear periodization. 10 The Waves layers linear and cyclical times in particularly complex ways, while...