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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 June 1997
... translated volumes of Korean myths and folktales: The Morning Bright (1990) and Tiger, Burning Bright (1992). The First Professional: The Women Wfiters’ Suffrage League Sowon S. Park In 1908 Britain saw the formation of its first professional organiza- tion of women writers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Aesthetic Specialists and Public Intellectuals: Ruskin, Emerson, and Contemporary Professionalism Günter Leypoldt n his discussion of Robert Southey’s Sir Thomas More in the Edinburgh IReview of 1830, Thomas Babington Macaulay takes issue with what he considers an unfounded criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 326–329.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., Professionalism, Culture. By Bruce Robbins. Lon- don: Verso, 1993. xii + 263 pp. $18.95 paper. Secular Vocationsjoins several recent books that address English and related disciplines less as fields studying particular subjects than as professions within educational institutions. Unlike Gerald Graff s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 1959
...Wolfgang F. Michael Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 WATTENS AND THE PROFESSIONALS By WOLFGANGF. MICHAEL In a monograph of the Austrian publication Schlernschriften Anton Dijrrer, the Innsbruck folklorist, gives an interesting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
... writer Elizabeth Akers Allen against an unhinged upstart, Alexander M. W. Ball, who claimed to have written her poem “Rock Me to Sleep.” A close examination of their dispute raises broad questions about the value of poetry, both in the rapidly professionalizing world of later nineteenth-century America...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... transnational position, the first conceiving of the Protestant Ascendancy as neofeudal landlords who transform Irish labor into capitalist wealth, the second characterizing the Anglo-Irish as a cosmopolitan class of professional managers. By regarding these socioeconomic roles as affective dispositions between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Gorman The fundamental structure of literary study has stayed remarkably constant during the last seventy-five years: professional teaching and research have revolved around “criticism,” or the exegesis of individual works, and every other aspect of literary study has been treated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 373–394.
Published: 01 December 2022
... that in professional and pedagogical settings, secularism is ritualistically reinstantiated in informal exchanges such that scholarly disregard for religion becomes, in Peter Coviello’s words, “a part of our untheorized and offhand real.” Such informally but intensely pedagogical moments bear inextricably scholarly...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060439.
Published: 12 February 2024
... in professional discourse to how the crises at elite institutions are not the same as those at other institutions (HerlihyMera 2023). Some departments aren t shedding majors; they re gaining them (Blackwood 2023). Some faculty face nearly impossible working conditions, with crushing teaching loads, no funding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 1993
... him- self, are gamely trying to combine politics and high-mindedness with a min- imum of grubbiness or priestcraft. For Bromwich to admit the existence of these many kindred spirits, however, would entail rethinking his vehement denunciation of professionalism. This he will not do, even when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1944
... were only one aspect of Viking life-the professional careers of a very small number of chieftains.” There is no evidence that the first Vikings that made landings on the shores of the British Isles were professional pirates; these men were in a sense explorers, forerunners of immigration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 545–551.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that “staying within one’s discipline, being a professional, and knowing and working—or trying to get work—within an English department have be- come newly unsettling undertakings” (8). Such events prompt Siskin to ask, “What are these technologies doing to us?” His answer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that “staying within one’s discipline, being a professional, and knowing and working—or trying to get work—within an English department have be- come newly unsettling undertakings” (8). Such events prompt Siskin to ask, “What are these technologies doing to us?” His answer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 554–559.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that “staying within one’s discipline, being a professional, and knowing and working—or trying to get work—within an English department have be- come newly unsettling undertakings” (8). Such events prompt Siskin to ask, “What are these technologies doing to us?” His answer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 559–562.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that “staying within one’s discipline, being a professional, and knowing and working—or trying to get work—within an English department have be- come newly unsettling undertakings” (8). Such events prompt Siskin to ask, “What are these technologies doing to us?” His answer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 341–350.
Published: 01 September 1968
... who had only lately entered his service, crowning the favors heaped by competing courts upon that highly professional jongleur while he lived. We do not know what last respects Henry VIII paid his old tutor John Skelton; and for all we hear, Flodden may have blended William Dunbar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 215–237.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . The Cambridge Apostles, 1820-1914: Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Morley Henry . n.d. A First Sketch of English Literature . 4th repr. London : Cassell . Nowell-Smith Simon , ed. 1967...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in the belief that unfettered creativity made personal and social liberation possible. The Kyūshū-ha began as a radically egalitarian revolt against the exhibition societies that controlled the public display of art and the Tokyo-centered professional art world. (Anyone could join, regardless of training.) Its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 March 1944
... the entangled controversy of the Vinland problem and presents the view of estab- lished scholarship in the field. However, Part I1 suffers from occa- sional misstatements and omissions. We read, for example (p. 105) : “But piracy and marauding were only one aspect of Viking life-the professional...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 329–333.
Published: 01 September 1994
.... In a larger sense, however, the subject of Secular Vocations involves this affective dynamics of professionalism with both its oppositional hopes and imbricating cynicism. “we expect to be told in a conclusion,” Robbins remarks in his own concluding chapter, ”why we should care, or at least what...