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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 312-328.
Published: 01 September 1968
...Dabney Stuart Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 THE REAL LIFE OF SEBASTIAN KNIGHT ANGLES OF PERCEPTION By DABNEYSTUART Vladimir Nabokov’s novel The Real Life of Sebastian Knight is both a game of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 429-432.
Published: 01 September 2013
... formation of twentieth-century American modernisms. Her book American Pulp is forthcoming. Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression . By Retman Sonnet . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xiii + 322 pp . © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 456-459.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Norman Finkelstein Writing in Real Time: Emergent Poetics from Whitman to the Digital . By Paul Jaussen . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . vii + 226 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Paul Jaussen’s ambitious Writing in Real Time , ranging...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 129-139.
Published: 01 June 1996
...John Beverley © 1996 University of Washington 1996 The Real Thing (Our Rigoberta) John Beverley This essay is about Rigoberta Menchii and what she means, or does, for us.1 The title alludes to the advertising slogan “Coke is the real thing” and to the Lacanian notion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 291-294.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Linda Woodbridge Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance . By Robert N. Watson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. viii + 436 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Linda Woodbridge is Weiss Chair in the Humanities and professor of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 131-142.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Robert C. Jones Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 THE STAGE WORLD AND THE “REAL” WORLD IN MEDWALL’S FULGENS AND LUCRES By ROBERTC. JONES Descriptions of Henry Medwall’s Fulgens und Lucres sometimes give the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 180-190.
Published: 01 June 1973
...K. A. Bruffee Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 FORM AND MEANING IN NABOKOV’S REAL LIFE OF SEBASTIAN KNIGHT AN EXAMPLE OF ELEGIAC ROMANCE By K. A. BRUFFEE The Real Lzfe ofsebastian Knight is one of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 228-241.
Published: 01 September 1982
...Margarita Zamora Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 LANGUAGE AND AUTHORITY IN THE COMENTARIOS REALES By MARGARITAZAMORA Victor Frank1 has pointed out that historiography is characterized by changes in the concept...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67-96.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., the global as the local, the mediatized as the live, and the hyperreal as the real. These formations had profound ramifications for modernist aesthetics, for conceptions of world theater and performance in the twentieth-century academy, and for what ultimately became the global mass-culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289-307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... this debate arose. The article points out that the real reason for this debate is not that there are different understandings of Miller’s term the end of literature but that Chinese academics have become dissatisfied with and anxious about the increasingly marginal status of literature. This debate has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 141-166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... imaginative possibilities associated with the Romantic. However, this apparent tension between romance and the real ought to be seen as the dialectical face of a historicism that sought to master temporality by ending it with the arrival of the modern. The shifting narrative tenses of both realism and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427-452.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., perhaps, the right approach to my real subject—the entanglements of worldwide relation,” the essay argues for an understanding of world poetry as the accumulated philological history of poetic folkways, habits of use, sociological institutions, formations, and conjunctures that group around the term...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 120-123.
Published: 01 March 1994
... critical theory. Focusing on what Wang calls the “para- dox of realism,” which questions “the real while at the same time re-essen- tializing the Real” (2), both authors presuppose that realism ineluctably exposes its own factitiousness even as it seeks to inscribe images of the real and the notion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 325-330.
Published: 01 September 1973
... more familiar to most of us than the real ones: Casterbridge and Budmouth, Melches- ter, Shaston, Weatherbury, The Hintocks. Not all of them are fictional, though; Bristol and the Bristol Channel are at the top, Portsmouth is on the right, and in the center are the Vale of Blackmore, High Stoy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 115-130.
Published: 01 June 1980
... retrospect at the end of the poem. From the eighth sphere, or from the analogous distance of several thousand years, can historical truth be any more real to us than fiction? Can the waking real- ity of Troy be any more substantial to us than a dream? This blurring together of illusion and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 447-471.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of literary-critical analysis in motion. Indulging in some of the “real-time” intellectual satisfactions whose structural preconditions it will be our task, in part, to examine, such a critical project can be pursued only in expectation of near-term descriptive obsolescence and need for renovation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 285-294.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Lawrence Kramer Jensen Hines Thomas. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1991. x + 205 pp. $28.00. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Review Essay The Real in Embers, the Arts Inflamed Lawrence Kramer Collaboratiue Form: Studies in the Relations of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 507.
Published: 01 December 1948
... “there has been no real study of Brentano to present a true picture of him” and asserts that most critics know only the Clzronika and Kusperl, without considering the others worth mentioning, The thesis includes, in addi- tion, the Wehmuller, the Drei Niisse, and-of particular interest to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 344-346.
Published: 01 September 2019
... behind, conscious of the real world and conscious too of that part of you lost in the book. In an analogous way, certain paintings insist on being perceived at once as “representations of a virtual world” and as “material objects” made from paint (9). The effect is heightened when the virtual world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 567-572.
Published: 01 December 1993
... Kimball, and George Will, Bromwich dissociates himself from the Right. As his title suggests, he attacks them in the name of what he calls “real politics” ( 236). American leftists may well find something attractive in Bromwich’s scorn for an “activist tone in scholarship” that “has been...