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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1956) 17 (2): 176–177.
Published: 01 June 1956
... years since the appearance of Publication have not been years lost for scholarship, but rather years of further collecting, refining, and perfecting. RICHARDF. WILKIE University of Wahington Realism and Reality: Studies in the German...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2005) 66 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Rosemarie Bodenheimer The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt . By Caroline Levine. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press,2003. xi + 237 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Rosemarie Bodenheimer is professor of English at Boston College...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2009) 70 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Joyce Wexler In 1929 Alfred Döblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz was not only compared to Ulysses but also hailed as a prime example of the postwar movement called magic realism. This junction led directly to landmark magic realist texts by Günter Grass, Gabriel García Márquez, and Salman Rushdie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 255–268.
Published: 01 September 2012
... working on a book on modernism, empire, and world-systems. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Realism after Modernism and the Literary World- System Joe Cleary e need, but lack, comprehensive theories and historical atlases Wof twentieth- century realism. Many of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Susan Z. Andrade This essay traces the critical history of African novels; it aligns “postcolonial reading” with the rise of poststructuralism in the United States and the United Kingdom. It correctively reads for realism three novels, all published in 1968 and not usually considered mimetic: Le...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that what might seem conceptual separations (romance/realism or realism/modernism) were complicated by the terms of the colonial cultural and literary relationship itself — by the encounter between forms codified in Europe and the incomplete colonial project. Colonized writers needed an aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fictional movement against casteism, atrocity, and historical elision has effectively embraced the ideologies of realism while developing a strident critique of modernist aesthetics. This essay deconstructs that realist turn by tracing it through the question of caste. Gajarawala reads the present embrace...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 351–372.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Sharae Deckard In Roberto Bolaño’s posthumous magnum opus, 2666 , a type of peripheral realism in which realist aesthetics are impurely intermingled with the irreal is crucial to the novel’s registration of the uneven structural relations of capitalist modernity. This essay explores three layers of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Clair Wills Irish realism of the 1960s has often been interpreted as a continuation and rejuvenation of the tradition of Irish naturalism, particularly in its concern to undermine the perceived romanticism of revivalist myths in postindependence Ireland. While Irish realist social critique was...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Petrus Liu Reconstructing modernist fiction from 1970s Taiwan as a critical realism, this essay proposes that the historical creation of two Chinas (the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China) provided a formative stage for vibrant literary ruminations on the dissonance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Yoon Sun Lee This essay examines how the concept of realism applies to minor literature by retrieving and expanding Georg Lukács’s understanding of realism as the deliberate negation of modernism. In Lukács’s view, realism distinctively expresses an aspiration to totality. Its most important device...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 475–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 2012 Antinomies of the Realism-Modernism Debate Fredric Jameson ealism. Realistic. Real. And why not add reality? These grammatical R variants do not converge on any central meaning, but rather fan out, offering at best some options for classifying all the multiple and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2013
... tentatively titled Falling: Revolutions in Science and Literature . Chance and the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Realism, Probability, Magic . By Molesworth Jesse . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . x + 275 pp. © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reviews Chance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2000) 61 (4): 651–682.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Anita Patterson © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.4-04Patterson.final 11/13/00 2:08 PM Page 651 Jazz, Realism, and the Modernist Lyric: The Poetry of Langston Hughes Anita Patterson n 1940 Richard Wright, praising Langston...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1978) 39 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1978
... fact that, for all their skepticism regarding the writer’s task, they kept on writing and produced a literary corpus that is un- surpassed elsewhere in the twentieth century. THEODOREZIOLKOWSKI Princeton University Tragic Realism and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 401–405.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Wylie Sypher Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 A NOTE ON THE REALISM OF MRS. BEHN’S OROONOKO By WYLIESYPHER The “realism” of Mrs. Behn’s Oroonoko is a vexed question.’ Yet no matter what Mrs. Behn owes to French...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 March 1994
... ele- gant treatment. American Catholic Arts and Fictions is a remarkable achieve- ment as well as a historical event. James T. Fisher, Yale University Escape from the Wasteland: Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Xenzaburo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1994) 55 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Theodore Huters David Derwei Wang. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. xix + 367 pp. $45.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 120 MLQI March 1994 Fictional Realism in Twentieth-Century China: Ma0 hn,Lao She, Shen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Eleni Coundouriotis The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience . By Goodlad Lauren M. E. . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2015 . 353 pp. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 Resisting recent inclinations toward...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Lyric (2014) in relation to documentary lyric and the online genre of microaggressions, this essay argues for the political utility of description at the micro scale. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 realism novel lyric microsociology Claudia Rankine The language of...