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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
... body, whose effects reveal themselves to be both stronger and more unruly than those of monarchical representations. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 22 Barthes ( 1983 : 58) points out the predominance of “an excessive language.” Admittedly, he takes into account...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 121–141.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., not theme and representation, at the center of the historically material practices of poetry. For superversive poetics, poems are not only representations but also quite singular machines, devices for body modification. Here the verse repertoire of Robert Browning’s Fifine at the Fair , in particular its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 79–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... the “subaltern instance” of the supplement. Never fully represented by its subaltern parts, yet relying on them for representation, the political body is potentially transformed by acts of subaltern opposition, in which previously unrepresented parts put themselves forward as representative. One...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 537–539.
Published: 01 December 2002
... MLQ ❙ December 2002 ent (queer or not) may be. In raising these questions, he opposes Foucault’s reading that makes an epochal distinction between a modern history of sex- uality and a premodern era of presexuality. He argues, instead, that formal qualities in the representation of the body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 539–542.
Published: 01 December 2002
... MLQ ❙ December 2002 ent (queer or not) may be. In raising these questions, he opposes Foucault’s reading that makes an epochal distinction between a modern history of sex- uality and a premodern era of presexuality. He argues, instead, that formal qualities in the representation of the body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 543–545.
Published: 01 December 2002
... MLQ ❙ December 2002 ent (queer or not) may be. In raising these questions, he opposes Foucault’s reading that makes an epochal distinction between a modern history of sex- uality and a premodern era of presexuality. He argues, instead, that formal qualities in the representation of the body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 546–549.
Published: 01 December 2002
... MLQ ❙ December 2002 ent (queer or not) may be. In raising these questions, he opposes Foucault’s reading that makes an epochal distinction between a modern history of sex- uality and a premodern era of presexuality. He argues, instead, that formal qualities in the representation of the body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2002
... MLQ ❙ December 2002 ent (queer or not) may be. In raising these questions, he opposes Foucault’s reading that makes an epochal distinction between a modern history of sex- uality and a premodern era of presexuality. He argues, instead, that formal qualities in the representation of the body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 552–555.
Published: 01 December 2002
... MLQ ❙ December 2002 ent (queer or not) may be. In raising these questions, he opposes Foucault’s reading that makes an epochal distinction between a modern history of sex- uality and a premodern era of presexuality. He argues, instead, that formal qualities in the representation of the body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 207–238.
Published: 01 June 2023
... Summers draws the group in a form not unlike Twister, with bodies stacked up and holding on to one another ( fig. 2 ). The characters share advice, anxiety, and frustration; they compare experiences; they cheer each other on. They are not “visible” in the representational logic of hetero- or cis-normative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 82–109.
Published: 01 March 1997
... guarantee. As presence yielded more and more to representation, the body grew increasingly prominent as the site of fallibility and corrup- tion. Already at issue during the Middle Ages, the incorporeality of rule evolved into an absolutism of form, a celebration of the very insignias of power...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 141–150.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Josefina Ludmer © 1996 University of Washington 1996 The Corpus Delicti Josefina Ludmer would like to use the juridical notion of the corpus delicti, the “body I of the crime,” in its literal sense of evidence, proof of the truth, and at the same time the literary notion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 285–290.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and the real, so bodies are mobilized in Practicing New Historicism as some- thing that ruptures certainties of narrative: “In the larger perspective of the cultural text, representations similarly ceased to have a settled relationship of symbolic distance from matter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 290–293.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Wolsey’s hat) have served New Historicists as ways to unsettle the relationship between representations and the real, so bodies are mobilized in Practicing New Historicism as some- thing that ruptures certainties of narrative: “In the larger perspective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 293–296.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Wolsey’s hat) have served New Historicists as ways to unsettle the relationship between representations and the real, so bodies are mobilized in Practicing New Historicism as some- thing that ruptures certainties of narrative: “In the larger perspective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and the real, so bodies are mobilized in Practicing New Historicism as some- thing that ruptures certainties of narrative: “In the larger perspective of the cultural text, representations similarly ceased to have a settled relationship of symbolic distance from matter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 300–303.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Wolsey’s hat) have served New Historicists as ways to unsettle the relationship between representations and the real, so bodies are mobilized in Practicing New Historicism as some- thing that ruptures certainties of narrative: “In the larger perspective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 303–308.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Wolsey’s hat) have served New Historicists as ways to unsettle the relationship between representations and the real, so bodies are mobilized in Practicing New Historicism as some- thing that ruptures certainties of narrative: “In the larger perspective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 427–448.
Published: 01 December 1992
... as the spectators are possessed by the voice and gestures of the adored performer. Kaja Silverman suggests that representations of the feminine voice and body, of “woman-as-fetish,” come to embody the phenomenal plenitude lost to the male subject with his entry into language. The strategy of deflecting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 117–128.
Published: 01 June 2023
... consequences for the representation of Black subjects. The poem recounts the aftermath of the lynching of Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955, when the trial and acquittal of his murderers dominated national headlines. Till’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, insisted that her son’s body be transported to their home...