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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 March 1943
... Questione della Lingua. By ROBERT A. HALL, JR. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Studies in Romance Lan- guages and Literature, No. 4, 1942. Pp. 66. 50 cents. This essay is no attempt at a detailed study of the subject. It is, as the author indicates, interpretative, and for greater...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 445–469.
Published: 01 December 1998
... working on a book 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...
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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 March 2005) 66 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Ella Zohar Ophir 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, Poetry, and Truth Ella...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... history of authorship therefore requires that we answer a number of questions following from the claim of partial agency. Is “partial agency” even a meaningful theoretical concept? What does such a middle position look like in practice? How can we study it? What does it tell us? How would a focus on...
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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 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 December 2008) 69 (4): 533–556.
Published: 01 December 2008
... cultural provenance of the classic English novel; and the third explores contestations around questions of canonicity, fictionality, and the historical embeddedness of postcolonial novels. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Ankhi Mukherjee is CUF Lecturer in the Faculty of English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
... heroes like Edgar Ravenswood and Henry Morton as remnants, the essay traces the implications of their untimeliness, arguing that the remnant's awkward lingering moves into the foreground the problem of obsolescence and releases in the fictions a meditative-speculative mood answering to the question of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Michael Gamer This essay revisits the question of Walter Scott's innovation as a novelist, and Waverley 's status as the first historical novel, by showing the degree to which such markers of reputation were fictions of Scott's own making. The essay begins by examining how Scott's manipulation of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2010) 71 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Andrew Parker The question of poetry's future was asked with surprising frequency across various Western literary languages during the nineteenth century. In Walt Whitman's little-known essay “The Poetry of the Future” (1881), in Arthur Rimbaud's celebrated “Voyant” letter to Paul Demeny (1871...