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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 491–514.
Published: 01 December 2015
... shows how easy this slide from cutting edge to comfortable middle can be when artistic intentionality is severed from interpretation. The picture would look a little different, however, if one focused on the postwar fate of literary modernism. In fact, linking Eliot’s poetry to midcentury...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
... 1991 : 33–59), the period spanning interwar and “late” modernisms remains less sharply described than, for example, postwar poetry. Elegy was the signal form in which Rukeyser and her contemporaries understood their present as, in Rukeyser’s phrase, a “divided time”—a moment in a sequence of struggles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 363–384.
Published: 01 September 1998
... rather than the creative use of language and personnel. Olson’s postwar poetry shows how closely he linked linguistic pre- sentation and political impact. His narrators attack flat, statistical docu- mentation, associating its closure and fixed meaning not only with wartime censorship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 81–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
... only by ignoring the most radical of their experiments. Where some scholars detect powerful vectors of creative influence, Axelrod discerns only “modernism’s lingering vestiges” (328). Perhaps the most influential scholar of postwar and contemporary poetry, Stephanie Burt uses a more flexible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 354–358.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... In Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature , Nathan Suhr-Sytsma uncovers a startling set of interlocking relationships among poets from Nigeria, Ireland, the Caribbean, and multiracial postwar Britain during the period of midcentury decolonization (1950s–1970s). In the past decade or so...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 53–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... , and Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century . The present essay is from a projected book on Italian cinema in the light of issues in the history of poetics. His recently completed book Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy is forthcoming. Romantic Allegory, Postwar Film, and the Question...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jasper Bernes The early poems of John Ashbery must be read, in part, as a meditation on the plight of labor, particularly white-collar labor, in the postwar United States. Beginning with a very early poem, “The Instruction Manual” (1956), and its exploration of the ambiguous class position of white...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Academic Title by Choice (2009). His recent essays have appeared in Comparative Literature , European Romantic Review , Modern Language Notes , and PMLA , and his essay “Romantic Allegory, Postwar Film, and the Question of italy” appeared in the March 2007 issue of MLQ . © 2011 by University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 16–39.
Published: 01 March 1965
..., Delaunay, all strove to usher in a bold new era in painting. All the future masters of French postwar letters (including Copeau in the theater, Saint-John Perse, P. J. Jouve, Cocteau in poetry, and obviously the friend of the painters, Apollinaire) first manifested themselves in those marvelous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... For many years the New York School of poets — John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler, and (relatively marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... For many years the New York School of poets — John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler, and (relatively marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... For many years the New York School of poets — John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler, and (relatively marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms of critical reception: their work is widely anthologized and discussed, and it is unusual in its ability to inspire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2013
... marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms of critical reception: their work is widely anthologized and discussed, and it is unusual in its ability to inspire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... For many years the New York School of poets — John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, Kenneth Koch, James Schuyler, and (relatively marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... marginal until recently) Bar- bara Guest — has been a fixture in chronologies of postwar American poetry and poetics. Ashbery and, more recently, O’Hara have fared the best in terms of critical reception: their work is widely anthologized and discussed, and it is unusual in its ability to inspire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... Their demise, Jesty ultimately argues, was only temporary. The doubled view of history that gave them such urgency may inspire us to make our era, too, one of political possibility. hillcl@umich.edu Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan . By Justin Jesty . Ithaca, NY : Cornell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of Washington. She is author of An Absent Presence: Japanese Americans in Postwar American Culture, 1945-1960 (2001). Reviews Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage. By Gail Kern Paster. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. xv + 274 pp. In 1993 Gail Kern Paster’s Body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Hallberg, “Tourists,” in American Poetry and Culture, 1945 – 1980 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1985), 62 – 92; Jeffrey Gray, Mastery’s End: Travel and Postwar American Poetry (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005). I explore issues of poetry, transnationalism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 1984
... Cooper and the Leatherstocking Tales. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1983. xii + 195 pp. $14.95. Libby, Anthony. Mythologies of Nothing: Mystical Death in American Poetry, 1940-70. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1984. 225 pp. $18.95...