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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1952
... University of Washington Keats: A Bibliography and Reference Guide, with an Essay on Keats’ Repu- tation. By J. R. MACGILLIVRAY.Toronto : University of Toronto, Depart- ment of English, Studies and Texts, No. 3, 1949. Pp. lxxxi + 210. $5.00. Most of the writing about Keats since 1921...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 355–356.
Published: 01 December 1958
... College Nietzsche’s Inflirence on Swedish Literature, with Special Reference to Strind- berg, Ola Hansson, Heidenstam, and Froding. By HAROLDH. BORLAND.Gijte- borg : Elanders Boktryckeri Aktiebolag, Gijteborgs Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhalles Handlingar, Sjatte Foljden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 1943
... to The Prelude clearly indicates. Ac- cordingly, if confusion is to be avoided, we must, when we refer to Wordsworth’s “mind,” differentiate between the mind that produced An Evening Walk, the mind that created Tintern Abbey, and the mind-slightly frayed at the edges-which yielded up the Ecclesi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 469–480.
Published: 01 December 1944
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 1946
... for a theory of Comedy which should possess the uni- versality necessary to embrace Shakespeare, but which Professor Gordon has failed to elaborate. ANGELOM. PELLEGRINI University of Washington Milton’s Paradise with Reference to the Hexameral Background...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 460–461.
Published: 01 December 1953
... Garland, Stephen Crane, and Frank Norris, with Special Reference to Some European Influences, 1891-1903. By LARSAHNEBRINK. Upsala : Ameri- kanska Seminariet ; Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1950. Pp. xi + 503. $3.50. The term “naturalism” has been misused so much by American...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 482–485.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jane K. Brown In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent .By Claudia Brodsky. New York: Fordham University Press, 2009. xvi + 171 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Nicholas Paige Abstract One shared assumption of many recent efforts to delineate a history of fiction (or fictionality, typically understood as a mode of nonliteral reference) is that that term names a conceptual operation, be it intrinsic or culturally learned. This article argues that fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 March 2015
... is committed to microscopic description, below the level of experiential subjectivity, and to macroscopic abstraction. Some of the odder fictional experiments of the era are best understood with reference to the morphology of naturalism, including what might be called the speculative naturalism of Richard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... with books from childhood to early adulthood, focusing on his well-known interest in Søren Kierkegaard and Karl Barth and contextualizing that interest by reference to such contemporary publishing ventures as Anchor Books and the Harper Torchbooks. University of Washington 2010 Kathleen Verduin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 129–161.
Published: 01 June 2011
... or to the history of worldedness as an aesthetic and cultural phenomenon: as a symptom and as a compass for the history, in other words, of totality as a function of the human imagination. Along the way, the essay develops five variables with which to analyze literary worlds, taken to refer to the represented...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Sheldon H. Lu This essay is a study of a group of women writers who emerged on the Chinese literary scene in the late 1990s and the turn of the twenty-first century. They have been called beauty writers ( meinü zuojia ), referring to the authors themselves being beautiful women. Their writings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... was to produce a literature with an African referent in a language that deconstructed the mimetic contract as one of the operating signatures of colonial governmentality. In their literary ideologies and formal preferences, these writers did not consider romance, realism, and modernism separate categories...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to issues of canonicity and to world literature in general. References to Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s work on Franz Kafka inevitably misread its revolutionary potential and become reductive. In the different European literatures, issues stemming from the aftermath of colonialism reveal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the meticulous marking of events in reference to their time of occurrence, and the personification of individual hours. Such effects promote a secular mysticism: gothic novels translate and reinvent an older liturgical reverence for the hour. Gothic time is, moreover, remade by Charles Brockden Brown and Jane...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 137–157.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of geological time to human history, challenging traditional theories of historical change. Drawing on this notion, Dipesh Chakrabarty outlines three theories of history. History 1 and 2 refer to liberalism and its postcolonial and postmodern critique, respectively. History 3, or post-Anthropocene history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zhang Jiang Abstract No doubt twentieth-century Western literary theory has achieved remarkable results and historical advances. But the so-called imposed interpretation is one of its fundamental shortcomings. Imposed interpretation here refers to the practices that deviate from the text and dispel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 1985
... (“this pronouns, and proper nouns (“Napoleon,” “Ica- rus”) are also special in that the meaning they do have is usually said merely to refer outward to a referent; the referent itself is then the word’s actual meaning.3 Other than these cases, to whatever extent they are considered special...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 37–40.
Published: 01 March 1961
... apparent inconsistency in his use of time references.l These references are abundant, and a casual reading of the poem seems to imply that they contradict one another. There are direct and explicit indications of the passage of time within a short period; yet, interwoven with this scheme...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 366–371.
Published: 01 December 1954
... contempt of Ireland.’ Goethe’s reference to Irish bulls and their origin in an “Unbehulflichkeit des Geistes” rather points to an influence of Wilhelm Grimm’s review of Croker’s Fairy Legends in the Gottingische Gelehrte Anzcigen, January 12, 1826, where...