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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 1973
...Rachel Mayer Brownstein Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 THE PRIVATE LIFE DOROTHY WORDSWORTH’S JOURNALS By RACHELMAYER BROWNSTEIN Dorothy Wordsworth’s Journals have been read mostly by William...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 86–89.
Published: 01 March 1975
... attempts to grasp the existential value of daily events, and thus to arrive at a meaning for the sum of these events, an PAUL DELANY 89 individual life. In this schema of Fothergill’s, the diary becomes a kind of private, cumulative novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 87–110.
Published: 01 March 2007
... French Fiction (2006) and coeditor of a special issue of Yale French Studies , “Crime Fictions” (2005). Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Street Names and Private-Public Violence in Modern French Crime Fiction Andrea Goulet dgar Allan Poe’s inaugural detective story “The Murders...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 388–390.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Susan Jeffords Klein Marcus. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1994. xi + 216 pp. $40.00 cloth, $17.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 388 MLQ I September 1995 Easterns, Westerns, and Private Eyes: American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1948
... study of the “Stern des Bundes,” and for which we are really grateful. AUGUSTCLOSS University of Bristol The Private Life of the Master Race: A Documentary Play. By BERTOLTBRECHT. English version and an essay on Brecht by ERICRUSSELL...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 June 1948
.... HENRY~VASSER City College of New York The Letters and Private Papers of William Make peace Thaclzeray. Collected and edited by GORDONN. RAY. Cambridge, Massachu- setts : Harvard University Press, 1946. Set of four volumes boxed, $25.00. Few scholarly works in recent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jeffrey Todd Knight The Long Public Life of a Short Private Poem: Reading and Remembering Thomas Wyatt . By Peter Murphy . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2019 . xvi + 246 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 This fascinating, hopeful book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 June 2013
... on the original language of creation and scholarly expertise, the essay proposes a perspective on world literature that is based on borrowing privileges: through translation, reading, and collections in private and public libraries. Mani ends by discussing Hermann Hesse’s essay Eine Bibliothek der Weltliteratur...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
... be more than it is only if it stays aware of the void, of lack, of privation, of the interminable: aware of the end that never is an end. Such a planetary concept of the literatures of the world offers valuable opportunities to all those who do not fall into the trap of contenting themselves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... charming than alarming. Inevitably, interrogations led to lessons in sociability and wit to derail some missions promoted by private and public Cold Warriors. Ethical quandaries would soon turn new North American lovers of Latin America toward ironies related to the metaphor of cannibalism that Brazil’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 309–336.
Published: 01 December 1989
... ideals and the reality he envisions” or, to put it slightly differently, between a fictionalized Gloriana and the queen Gloriana presumably mirrors; in Spenser’s inability to sustain his faith in “poetry as a motive to virtuous action”; in a “conflict between private inspiration and public func...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 111–117.
Published: 01 June 1956
... copied at least one Collect into his private devotions, and he approximated the Collect form more than once. However, he never mastered the Collect form and seemingly never devoted much attention to it. Several reasons for this may be offered : his indolence may have kept him from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 June 1996
...; Potpourri, by Eugenio Cam- baceres; Oasis en la vidu, by Juana Manuela Gorriti-in which gossip alters the course of events and structures the major aspects of plot. It offers yet another way to classify private life, to name events and feel- ings, to set society in order. Moreover, it projects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 1952
...-loving Montaigne any support for his daring pronouncements regarding the origin and nature of private property. Still, in this Discours we meet again with some significant notions (or rather topoi) expressed by Seneca and other classical and patristic writers, not in the form in which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 457–474.
Published: 01 December 1997
... Quarterly 58:4, December 1997. 0 1997 University of Washington. 458 MLQ I December 1997 a sphere opposed both to the intimate world of the household and to the apparatus of the state. Paradoxically situated in what Habermas sees as the private realm yet called...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2004
... interrogation to which it is subjected in the opening pages of Francis Barker’s essay The Tremulous Private Body.2 This chal- 1 The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A New and Complete Transcription, ed. Robert Latham and William Matthews, 11 vols. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970–83). Further...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2022
... (and still-influential) approaches to the politics of domestic fiction do not provide satisfactory answers to this question. For example, Catherine Gallagher ( 1985 : 114) claims that industrial novelists of the mid-nineteenth century “often ‘solve’ social conflicts by first translating them into private...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 1945
... 5,500 words in the Post for December 11 and 20 of the same year, which in a revised form, constituted of some 6,700 words, he reprinted with the sonnet privately and later in a trade issue as Kendal and Windermere Railway, Two Letters; and passages in his personal correspondence.' Intrusions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 September 2015
... are not always present to the eyes of others, and never all of us. The current obsession with surveillance testifies to a nervousness about what the hidden, private self might turn out to be, or even whether it exists at all. Literature, more than any other human artifact, puts its trust in a private self even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 1990
... from the conduct of public life. They may have a personal, private goal: the creation of a “well-rounded” individual or a scholar. But educa- 101 102 INTRODUCTION tional institutions are founded on broader...