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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...
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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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Robert Stevick Reference Kuhn Hans . 1933 . Zur Wortstellung und -betonung im Altgermanischen . Halle/Saale : Niemeyer . How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems . By Daniel Donoghue . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . 248 pp. Copyright...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 125–147.
Published: 01 June 1994
... the social, 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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (2002). 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1981) 42 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 1981
.... DUSTINGRIFFIN New York University Reading “Clarissa”: The Struggles of Interpretation. By WILLIAMBEATTY WARNER. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. xiii + 274 pp. $19.50. Reading “Clarissa” is a vigorously written book that begins with a challenging thesis. William Warner...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the textual criticism of classical philology with the ethnographic analysis of cultural anthropology and sociology, Veselovsky reads the phenomena of ritual and literature as different manifestations of cultural expression that may emerge, decline, and rise again along the time line of a given...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 522–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
...David Loewenstein Inside “Paradise Lost”: Reading the Designs of Milton’s Epic . By Quint David . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2014 . x + 329 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 David Quint’s elegant, learned, and nuanced study of Paradise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
... l’année 1672 jusqu’en 1678 , which he read along the same lines as Corneille’s plays, he never took an interest in Racine’s tragedies—perhaps because they appear to complicate and displace the notion of a homogeneous seventeenth-century system of representation. Applying to Racine’s tragic corpus the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... deliberate. Reading Class through Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton advances a potent argument about the virtues of close attention to literary history in “the permanent present of the era that no longer thinks historically” (5). In seven compact chapters Warley takes up key works of Renaissance poetry, prose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1950
...Francis Lee Utley Roger Sherman Loomis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. Pp. 32. $0.60. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 REVIEWS Introduction to Medieval Literature Chiefly in England: A Reading List and Bibliography. Second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1990) 51 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1990
... OF (NOT) KEEPING IN 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...
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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...