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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1992) 53 (3): 299–363.
Published: 01 September 1992
...Claude Rawson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 “INDIANS” AND IRISH: MONTAIGNE, SWIFT, AND THE CANNIBAL QUESTION CLAUDE RAWSON UNSPEAKllVG THE UNSPEAKABLE Montaigne’s “Des cannibales” (1.xxxi) is one of his most widely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1996) 57 (3): 508–509.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Julia Reinhard Lupton Ned Lukacher. Ithaca, N.Y: Cornell University Press, 1994. x + 228 pp. $37.50 cloth, $19.95 paper. Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 508 MLQ I September 1996 Daemonic Figures: Shakespeare and the Question of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1998) 59 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 1998
...Joseph Butwin Michael Ragussis. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995. ix + 340 pp. $54.95 cloth, $17.95 paper. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Reviews Figures of Conversion: “TheJewish Question ” and English National Identity. By Michael Ragussis. Durham, N.C.: Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 445–469.
Published: 01 December 1998
... about poetry by nineteenth-century American women . “Question of Monuments”: Emerson, Dickinson, and American Renaissance Portraiture Mary Loeffelholz It is ladies’ statues, not reputations, which suffer,-gentlemen’s pictures, not characters, which are called into question.-William...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1999) 60 (2): 251–264.
Published: 01 June 1999
... “complex, disturbed, unclear,” what resists quick conversion into “assimilable meanings.”3In The Fate- fuZ Question of Culture literature is offered as resisting “monolithic or 2 Harunan, “Darkness Visible,” in Holocaust Remembrance: The Shapes of Memory, ed. Geoffrey H. Hartman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2001) 62 (1): 78–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Jonathan M. Hess The “Jewish Question” in German Literature,1749–1939: Emancipation and Its Discontents . By Ritchie Robertson. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. x + 534 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.1-05 Reviews 2/9/01 2:08 PM Page 71 Reviews...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 September 1950
...Abraham C. Keller Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 CALVIN AND THE QUESTION OF WAR By ABRAHAMC. KELLER In the 1SSO’s, with important victories over Bolsec, Castellio, Sewetus, and the libertine party, Calvin attained virtually undisputed power in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2005) 66 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Ella Zohar Ophir © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Ella Zohar Ophir is lecturer at the University of Toronto. Forthcoming essays include a study of the fictions of Laura Riding and Wyndham Lewis and an inquiry into modernist treatments of everyday life. The Laura Riding Question: Modernism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Bruce Robbins Enlightenment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of Postcolonial Culture. By Aamir R. Mufti. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii + 325 pp.; Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language. By Srinivas Aravamudan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2007) 68 (1): 53–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 of Italy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... that assigned authors an honored but not a primary place in literary tradition (Bohler 2006 ). If no forgotten manuscript was forthcoming, the trope became a necessary fiction, employed to conceptualize the activity of authorship within a well-known frame. The question is how to approach such...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1980) 41 (3): 248–267.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Howard D. Weinbrot Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 NO “MOCK DEBATE” QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IN THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES By HOWARDD. WEINBROT “They who are demanded by others, instantly rouse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1943
...Herbert H. Vaughan Robert A. Hall, Jr., Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literature, No. 4, 1942. Pp. 66. 50 cents. Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 Herbert H. Vaughan 109 The Ita1ia;n Questione della Lingua. By ROBERT A...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2008
... (1934) and Dr. Wen (1936–37) question the viability of global cultural membership. For Lao She, cultural hotchpotch—as suggested by Salman Rushdie—is not an option. These novellas dramatize the dialectic between the global and the local at a crossroads of Chinese nationalism and Western imperialism. Lao...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 175–199.
Published: 01 June 2012
... relation to his reading of Dante’s defense of the vernacular, a question that Pound works through by way of the counterintuitive process of translation, with the goal of defending American usage against the linguistic regulatory norms of England. Through recourse to a lexicon derived from the Scottish poet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Paulo de Medeiros World literature can be seen as one of Friedrich Nietzsche’s “good things,” a great idealization of the capacities of the human spirit and at the same time a fierce contest for power and dominance. In this contest the question of minor literature invariably surfaces in relation to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Michelle M. Dowd Abstract Virginia Woolf’s account of Shakespeare’s fictional sister, Judith, in A Room of One’s Own offers a productive vantage point for investigating questions of gender, authority, and inheritance in Shakespeare’s late romances. These plays are notable for their formal hybridity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 447–463.
Published: 01 December 2015
... him to probe a broader readerly skepticism, extending beyond irony to epistemological questions of the truth of narratives and how they might be assessed. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra exemplarity skepticism fictionality Novelas ejemplares While...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... vital processes of ingestion and appropriation give flesh and blood to art and to life in general. Reformulating ethical questions, scholars now ask about levels of collaboration and mutual admiration. Interest need not disappear when love arrives. That’s why teachers today (through Pre-Texts, for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Yopie Prins Abstract In posing questions about what is “historical” and what counts as “poetics,” historical poetics cannot separate the practice of reading a poem from the histories and theories of reading that mediate our ideas about poetry. While nineteenth-century verse cultures revolved around...