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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1999) 60 (3): 353–377.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Julie Candler Hayes Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Look but Don’t Read: Chinese Characters and the Translating Drive from John Wilkins to Peter Greenaway Julie Candler Hayes n Europe, increasing knowledge of and contacts with China in the Iseventeenth and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Norman E. Eliason Nathaniel M. Caffee and Thomas A. Kirby. University, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1940. Pp. x + 338. $4.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 472 Reviews Studies for William A. Read, A Miscellany Presented by Some of His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1988) 49 (2): 120–141.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Heath Moon Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 SAVING JAMES FROM MODERNISM HOW TO READ THE SACRED FOUNT By HEATHMOON The subject for decades of the most painstaking analysis, The Sacred Fount, one would expect, would have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 June 2010
...John T. Hamilton The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read. By Benjamin Bennett. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. ix + 347 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language. By John T. Hamilton. New York: Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Robert Stevick How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems . By Daniel Donoghue . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . 248 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 “Wes hal!” “Wes hal!” He laid aside his correcting pen, rubbed his eyes, straightened his back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 125–147.
Published: 01 June 1994
..., economic, and literary histories of the ancien régime. Reading the Moment and the Moment of Reading in Gdfigny‘s L&tres d9unePh~- Thomas M. Kavanagh ew works reveal more about the convoluted relations between Fexperience and expression, reading and writing, reception and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 289–303.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Debra A. Castillo © 1996 University of Washington 1996 Reading Loose Women Reading Debra A. Castillo Who reads novels in Latin America these days? In view of the post- boom disillusion with the role of the writer in society, what is the use value of fiction? According to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
... test case is a reading of how The Waste Land fleshes out the potential in emphasizing the power of relations over the power of foundational thinking. Charles Altieri teaches English at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent books are The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
...). The Time of Commitment: Reading “Sapho 1900” Reading Sappho Joan DeJean To the memory of Jack Winkler, who set an example by taking a political stand without sacrificing scholarly standards hose of us who work on the first manifestations of what is now Tknown as feminism are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1974) 35 (2): 129–139.
Published: 01 June 1974
...Ralph R. Read Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 HEINRICH VON DEM WRLIN’Smu KRONE AND WOLFRAM’S PARZIVAL By RALPHR. READ Heinrich von dem Turl‘in’s strange epic, Diu KrGne, has not received kind treatment from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 409–425.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Bill Readings Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 SUBLIME POLITICS: THE END OF THE PAR” LINE By BILL READINGS THE POLITICS OF THE SUBUME An interest in the sublime is conventionally considered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 321–326.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Bill Readings Guillory John. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp. $36.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation. By John Guillory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 392 pp. $36.00...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1990) 51 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1990
... STEP READING THE CONSUMER MOBOCRACY OF POE’S “THE DEVIL IN THE BELFRY” AGAINST PEACOCK By KATRINA E. BACHINGER Everybody agrees and nobody agrees on what is attacked when the dashing little dandy in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Devil in the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1991) 52 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 March 1991
..., RELATIONAL WHISPER A READING OF EDITH WHARTON’S THE HOUSE OFMIRTH* By ELAINEN. ORR “But you belittle me, don’t you, . . . in being so sure.” -Lily Bart1 “Must the multiple nature of female desire and language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1991) 52 (2): 217–221.
Published: 01 June 1991
...-importance. His witty and lucid prose is a pleasure to read. Consider the “Deranger”with which he slyly improves on David Hayman’s “Arranger” (p. 99) ,for example, or the description of much of the information in ‘Wandering Rocks” as ”what the F.B.I. calls ‘raw unevaluated data”’ (p. 125); or enjoy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 329–333.
Published: 01 September 1994
... “sometimes useful” privileges. Evan Watkins, University of Washington Reading between the Lines. By Annabel Patterson. Madison: University of Wis- consin Press, 1993. x + 339 pp. $48.50 cloth, $17.95 paper. In a wide-ranging and theoretically informed collection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
...-Eighteenth-Century England.” Reading Shakespeare’s Novels: Literary History and Cultural Politics in the Lennox-Johnson Debate Jonathan Brody Kramnick ew cultural products are as important for the discipline of English Fas the novel and Shakespeare, yet their simultaneous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1995
... Vagaries of Historical Reading Mitchell Breitwieser Thp Cambridge History of Ampn’can I,iternture.Vol. 1, 1590-1820. Edited by Sac- van Bercovitch and Cyrus R. K. Patell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xiii + 829 pp. $69.9fi. From what he considered the vantage of a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1995) 56 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 September 1995
...D. R. Woolf Patterson Annabel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. xviii + 339 pp. $43.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews Reading Holinshed ’s “Chronicks.” By Annabel Patterson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. xviii + 339 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 369–379.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Sylvia Molloy © 1996 University of Washington 1996 His America, Our America: Jose Marti Reads Whitman Sylvia Molloy want to contextualize this piece within the framework of the project I on which I am working, as part of a more general reflection on turn- of-the-century Latin...