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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
... breakdown of sympathy and a broader one for the irreducible complexity of being. Such complexity inflects the very structure of what scholars, after Franco Moretti, call the quantitative analysis of literature (in the conversion of texts to countable units: one, two, three, etc.). It also reveals how texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 345–367.
Published: 01 September 2016
... quantitatively scaled-up approach, rather than reinforcing an image of global textual flows as singular and monolithic, illuminates world literature as a system constituted by patterns of divergence in structure and of difference in sameness. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Günter Leypoldt Abstract How can we relate the quantitative presence of literary artifacts to their ability to make a difference, and how does the problem of scale define public accounts of what can be considered relevant literary value? The idea of a singular space of reception (one literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
... . Quantitative Formalism: An Experiment . January 15 . Stanford Literary Lab Pamphlet Series . litlab.stanford.edu/LiteraryLabPamphlet1 . Anderson Perry . 2011 . “ From Progress to Catastrophe .” London Review of Books , July 28 , 24 – 28 . www.lrb.co.uk/v33/n15/perry-anderson/from-progress...
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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 1961) 22 (1): 32–36.
Published: 01 March 1961
... devices used to force identical quantitative values on syllables in the illustrative poems of the Observations in the Art of English Poesie. Take, for example, these lines from “Rose-cheekt LuwruJJ: El& musick,-w either-w- other w - w Sweetly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 277–295.
Published: 01 September 2016
... formations pushing back against the drive toward larger scales of literary analysis. They stand in a more complex relationship to that tendency, converging with it at numerous points. The rich critical literature that has sprung up around minor characters, for example, has been bolstered by quantitative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 372–373.
Published: 01 September 1946
... close behind. During these years Howard’s Shenan- doah, MacKaye’s Money Mad, Thomas’ Alabama, Young’s Ganelon, and Hoyt’s A Trip to Chinatown had first performances, and achieved varying measures of success. Quantitatively, of course, musical productions, cheap melodrama, and variety...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 June 1940
... experimenters found that “quantitative variation in a stressed vowel due to a change in phonetic environment is . . . the same in vowels of different quali- ty,” they based their results on analysis of 68 records of tooten [tutan] and 55 records of tooty [tut The Results: Stress level...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1952
... reduces their value mainly to the level of statistics. True enough “in such indexes . . . there is seen the baby figure of the giant mass of things to come at large” (Shakespeare), but it is seen quantitatively only. Quality is not considered. This is a pity, because any- one who wants to work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1999) 60 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 1999
... centuries of recorded opinion on [the] notorious thorny critical issue” of literary language aims to capitalize both on the quantitative weight of tradition and on its supposed ability to distill an aver- age value or “consensus” from the flux of individual opinion (13). Yet by arraying “the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 June 1943
... conclusive evidence in their assembled materials that Shakespeare was an apprentice to the law. For the quality of one reference in its proper background might outweigh any quantity of references. Quantitative parallels with fellow dramatists give us only the literary habits of these authors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1960) 21 (4): 371–372.
Published: 01 December 1960
... set forth in unequivocal, contemporary statements. Lacking these, one might wish, instead, to establish qualitative or quantitative criteria for identifying a “movement” and to adduce a number of works which per- sistently conform to principles from which one could infer both social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 285–286.
Published: 01 September 1955
... the expense of such relatively insular talents as George Herbert and Mijrike, differs from less quantitatively directed views as markedly as the well-known New Yorker’s map of America differs from a more conventionally scaled one. Yet in sketching their network of literary interrelations, the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2003) 64 (4): 427–444.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Richelet’s prosody manual, La versification françoise (1672), Passerat is mentioned only as a writer of rhyming quantitative verse. Richelet is no fan of quantitative verse, although he grudgingly admits that the rhymed kind is better than the unrhymed: Lors que les Pöetes connurent que les vers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 1952
... works of this kind. It reduces their value mainly to the level of statistics. True enough “in such indexes . . . there is seen the baby figure of the giant mass of things to come at large” (Shakespeare), but it is seen quantitatively only. Quality is not considered. This is a pity, because any...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 1943
... their assembled materials that Shakespeare was an apprentice to the law. For the quality of one reference in its proper background might outweigh any quantity of references. Quantitative parallels with fellow dramatists give us only the literary habits of these authors. For, as our authors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1943) 4 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1943
... earlier poetry. Perhaps because she concurs with the modern school which condemns all statement of emotion, Miss Miles neglects the possibility that, despite Wordsworth’s quantitative similarity to his predecessors, a qualitative difference might exist in the kind of emotion he named. One would...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1978) 39 (4): 414–416.
Published: 01 December 1978
..., essays, and poems, plus generidrhetorical preferences in discourse-go virtu- ally begging. P. Barrikre’s classic investigations of provincial literary life, J. Orieux’s sprightly biography of Voltaire, D. Apostolides’ quantitative study of variants in the Loi and Lisbonne poems, R. Ellrich’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1979) 40 (3): 307–309.
Published: 01 September 1979
... financial return in favor of creating a novel structurally unsuited to division into installments. Can it be that the lines of investigation pursued by Lough-toward quantitative documentation of liter- acy, levels of education, size of payment, etc.-simply lead us down a street with no address...