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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 2019
... relations, gender studies, and other approaches. Its comparatist focus has much to teach specialists in English literature, reminding us, to choose one among numerous possibilities, that many other countries also compared their monarchs to the Virgin Mary. As the subtitle insists, the book emphasizes the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... originality came about not as a radical break with the older ideal of authorial mediation but as a modification and rearrangement of its constitutive terms. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 authorship agency mediation premodern literature weaving The premodern author poses a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 141–149.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Literature: A Reader . New York : Routledge . Dominguez César . 2012 . “ Premodern World Literature: Historical Context, Agency, and Physicality .” Primerjalna knjizevnost 35 , no. 1 : 35 – 47 . Eckermann Johann Peter . 1839 . Conversations with Goethe in the Last Years of His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2005) 66 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 2005
...- scious. They also share an interest in the Meiji period (1868–1912), par- ticularly in the formative decades of the 1870s and 1880s. Bringing to bear detailed knowledge of the “premodernliterature of the earlier nineteenth Modern Language Quarterly 66:2 (June 2005): 261–65. © 2005 University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006), 256. Day    Indonesian Literature 179 nacular languages were passionately concerned with ethnic origins. In South and Southeast Asia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2009) 70 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Gerald L. Bruns Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty, and Western Culture . By Russell A. Berman. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2007. xxi + 238 pp. University of Washington 2009 Gerald L. Bruns is William P. and Hazel B. White Emeritus Professor at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 597–602.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Heather Keenleyside Heather Keenleyside is assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is at work on a book manuscript tentatively titled Animals and Other People: Forms of Life in Eighteenth-Century Literature and has articles published or forthcoming in ELH and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Penny Fielding Penny Fielding is senior lecturer in English at the University of Edinburgh. Her most recent book is Scotland and the Fictions of Geography: North Britain, 1760–1830 (2008). Sentimental Literature and Anglo-Scottish Identity, 1745–1820 . By Shields Juliet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 612–615.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Welty (2007). Her essays have appeared in American Literature , in PMLA , and elsewhere. A coedited collection of essays on southern literature is forthcoming. Our South: Geographic Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature . By Greeson Jennifer Rae . Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2012) 73 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jonathan E. Abel Jonathan E. Abel is assistant professor of comparative and Japanese literatures at Pennsylvania State University. He is author of Redacted: The Archives of Censorship in Transwar Japan (2012). Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Publishing, Prizes, and the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2002) 63 (4): 552–555.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Paula Rabinowitz New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State . By Michael Szalay. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press,2000. 343 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World. By Diana de Armas Wilson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Robert L. Caserio Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860 – 1960 .By Douglas Mao. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. x + 319 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy. By Joseph Luzzi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that in his French introduction to the treatise “the ‘science’ of literature is not referred to” (84). Here Khālidī exploits the slippage between ʿilm in its traditional premodern meaning, indicating knowledge skill and proficiency in a particular field, and the new, uncharted meaning indicating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., particularly in the work of Franco Moretti. Such claims, however, are sometimes the repackaging of older methodologies. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 digital humanities literature and science quantitative methodology The most striking change in recent literary scholarship has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... realm, which negated exceptionality, and a premodern realm, which guaranteed it. Molesworth contends that in its mature form the novel is closer to that paranoid cosmos — nominally modern yet deeply conflicted in its allegiance — than to the rational...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2013
... realm, which negated exceptionality, and a premodern realm, which guaranteed it. Molesworth contends that in its mature form the novel is closer to that paranoid cosmos — nominally modern yet deeply conflicted in its allegiance — than to the rational...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a mod- ern, secular realm, which negated exceptionality, and a premodern realm, which guaranteed it. Molesworth contends that in its mature form the novel is closer to that paranoid cosmos — nominally modern yet deeply conflicted in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2007) 68 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caroline Chung Simpson America's Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945 . By Colleen Lye. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. x + 342 pp. University of Washington 2007 Caroline Chung Simpson is associate professor of English at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... primitive performance a central place: in its competing historiographical narratives and in its overarching representation of the performance of culture. For all of these phenomena, primitive performance stood for a set of countermodern and anti-aesthetic attitudes, signifying the modern as the premodern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 319–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jeffrey T. Schnapp The essay explores how literary practices of listing, cataloging, and inventorying are altered by the shift from classical, premodern, and early modern regimes of data scarcity (within which every piece of information is considered valuable a priori) to modern regimes of data...