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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 154–168.
Published: 01 June 1978
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... corollaries to Wilde's, illustrating that contemporary audiences understood Wilde's and Strauss's projects as compatible and complementary rather than divergent, as later scholars have argued. At a time when the relationship between the symbolist-decadent and modernist aesthetics was very much in flux...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 271–284.
Published: 01 June 2015
... no reason to dispute the analysis of professional literary critics on the merits of the works that they examine. But I think that these authors are mistaken in believing that literary works offer a window into the broader themes of the proper system of legal, political, and social relationships...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 137–152.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Michael G. Ketcham Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 THE ARTS OF GESTURE THE SPECTATOR AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO PHYSIOGNOMY, PAINTING, AND THE THEATER By MICHAELG. KETCHAM In Spectator No. 4, Richard Steele...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 June 1949
...Carl L. Johnson Andrew Hilen. New Haven: Yale University Studies in English, Volume 107, 1947. Pp. vii + 190. $3.00. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 244 Rm*ews Longfellow and Scandinavia: A Study of the Poet’s Relationship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 407–410.
Published: 01 December 1984
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 386–389.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Chelsea Silva chelsea.silva@okstate.edu The Permeable Self: Five Medieval Relationships . By Newman Barbara . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2021 . 372 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 Barbara Newman’s book begins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Philip Mirabelli Reacting against a repressive turn in English society, Shakespeare’s middle-period plays defend the traditional relationship code and its relatively tolerant mores, question the fusion of passion and marriage that the playwright developed in earlier plays, and explore more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Chengzhou He Because the theories of Chinese modernity are mainly organized around a masculine norm and pay insufficient attention to the specificity of women's lives and experiences, it is of great significance to carry out research on women's complex and changing relationships to the political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of nescience, or unknowing, as a way to confront uncertain futures. Drawing on the work of William Cowper and Derek Jarman, it considers the discursive relationship between AIDS activism in the 1980s and the nature poetry of the Romantic period and finds in that relationship a philosophical bond between past...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and boundaries, Hawthorne twists the genres together again, as do John Keats and Robert Browning. Snakes in The Marble Faun , vines in The Blithedale Romance , and the A in The Scarlet Letter are tangled figures that at once image both the relationship between the genres and the newly powerful nature...
Published: 01 June 2023
Figure 4. Summers composites the character-details of Tintin and Joan of Arc onto Teek, capturing the fraught relationship queers can have to character types cast as anachronistic. Illustration from A. K. Summers, Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag . Copyright © 2014 by A. K. Summers More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to explore Lu Xun's relationship to the modernist movement that swept the West in the early twentieth century and the extent to which his writings anticipated postmodernism. I argue that his work should be viewed as a contribution to the international modernist movement from a non-Western, Third World...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 411–426.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Jan-Melissa Schramm Abstract This essay traces the intense interrelatedness of the three discourses that we now consider distinct but that ask similar questions about the existential value of life and the relationship between spiritual and temporal matters. Law, literature, and theology address...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
... in that it reinforces Protestantism as integral to American identity, Oldtown Folks prioritizes the vibrancy and longevity of Anglo-American Puritanism and Episcopalianism as relatively autonomous, family- and community-based institutions that maintain complex relationships to state violence and imperialism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-translated, first, because they appear simultaneously in multiple languages and, second, because they engage formally, thematically, and typographically with the theory and practice of translation. Chang and Voge help us think about the relationship between modernism and world literature. They show...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of instrumentalization. James's theories of technology and modernism recast familiar debates about the relationship among the early-twentieth-century novel, mass culture, and commodification. He neither posits the novel as a work of art that is exempt from economic pressures nor embraces the commodity as a model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
... relationship with hegemonic discourses by examining the literary practices of three New Humanists who demonstrated, respectively, ideal/academic, political, and transcendental ways of engagement. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Li Tonglu is a doctoral student in the Department of East Asian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew Wickman This essay addresses the relationship between shape and number that is implicit to the conversion of statistics into forms of visual display. It does so by way of the work and legacy of Robert Burns, particularly the well-known poems “To a Louse” and “To a Mouse.” Bearing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 465–490.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Isherwood’s place in the leftist and queer canons must be reconstituted, as should the relationship between certain strains of Soviet Marxism and queer writing of the period. Far from a lukewarm socialist in his youth who later became a middlebrow bourgeois figure in gay literature, Isherwood offers a queer...