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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 125–147.
Published: 01 June 1994
... to 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, reception...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (2021) 82 (3): 376–378.
Published: 01 September 2021
...William A. Oram woram@smith.edu Reading and Not Reading “The Faerie Queene”: Spenser and the Making of Literary Criticism . By Catherine Nicholson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2020 . vii + 311 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 683–686.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Ros Ballaster Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain,1684–1750. By William B. Warner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. xvi + 325 pp. $48.00 cloth, $22.50 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-05Reviews.cs 11/13/00 2:08 PM Page...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Rita Felski Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern . By Michael North. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. vii + 269 pp. © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.2-04 Reviews 4/20/01 3:02 PM Page 189 Reviews Shakespeare after Theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 349–376.
Published: 01 September 2003
...,and autobiography. “Books and Bad Company”: Reading the Female Plot in Teresa de la Parra’s IŽgenia Kristine Byron La pretendida autora de esa nueva IÞgenia . . . [c]ometió es cierto, la horrible indiscreción de hacer editar en París bajo su nombre, ese diario íntimo que yo había...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... or legislatures—the starting point has to be affirmative.) Nevertheless answers are abundant in Reading Class through Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton . Even where one might demur from aspects of Warley’s project or its articulation, the book’s intellectual demands and critical insights are consistently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 532–534.
Published: 01 December 2009
...John Watkins Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton . By Judith H. Anderson. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. x + 436 pp. University of Washington 2009 John Watkins is professor of English, medieval studies, and Italian studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Rosemarie Bodenheimer The Burdens of Perfection: On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth-Century British Literature . By Andrew H. Miller. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008. xiv + 260 pp. University of Washington 2010 Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Kathleen Verduin Self-consciousness was eminently John Updike's hallmark theme, the matrix of his sustained confrontation with mortality and the condition of his alliance with Christianity. As with most literate persons, Updike's self-consciousness was stimulated by reading. His extensive oeuvre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman Everybody's Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America . By Gillian Harkins. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. xx + 316 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Elizabeth Freeman is professor of English at the University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that the reading methods we bring to born-translated writing are symbiotic with dominant accounts of modernism, and they give us the opportunity to develop new methods and new approaches to literary history. Rebecca L. Walkowitz is associate professor of English at Rutgers University and Walter Jackson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Paul B. Armstrong Although form and history are joined in reading, the profession of literary studies has regularly regarded formalism and historicism as opposites and even antagonists. When dichotomous terms replicate themselves without mediation, a phenomenological approach to resolving...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... include On Literature (2002), Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James (2005), and The J. Hillis Miller Reader (2005). Reading (about) Modern Chinese Literature in a Time of Globalization J. Hillis Miller hy should I (or any American or European, for that matter) Wwant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Herbert Lindenberger Reviews Shylock Is Shakespeare. By Kenneth Gross. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xi + 202 pp. Kenneth Gross’s Shylock Is Shakespeare is at once an intimate record of one scholar’s reading experience and a wide-ranging interpretive engagement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2007
... poets as John Ashbery, Susan Howe, Tom Raworth, and Rosmarie Waldrop. University of Washington 2007 Distant Reading: Performance, Readership, and Consumption in Contemporary Poetry . By Peter Middleton. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005. xviii + 241 pp. Reviews Dice...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1994) 55 (3): 329–333.
Published: 01 September 1994
... 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, Annabel...