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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... GREGORYPAINE University of North Carolina Resources of Pacific Northwest Libraries: A Survey of Facilities for Study and Research. By JOHN VANMALE.Seattle: Pacific Northwest Library Association, 1943. Pp. xv + 404. $4.00. With this publication Dr. John VanMale has advanced notably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 79–80.
Published: 01 March 1954
... its serious intention only after the most meticu- lous analysis. HENRYTEN EYCK PERRY University of Buffalo 13se English Romantic Poets: A Review of Research. Edited by THOMASM. RAYSOR.New York : Modern Language Association...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 1941
.... Burdach’s research is found in his commentary, Der Dichter des Ackermann aus Bohmen und seine Zeit ( Vont Mittrldter zur Reformation, Vol. 111, Pt. Z), Berlin, 1926-1932. * Ferd. Tadra, in 1892 ; F. M. BartoS in the Pragcr Presse of July 17, 1927 ; Febr. 4, 1931. 4 Alois Bernt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 370–371.
Published: 01 December 1956
... The Victorian Poets: A Guide to Research. Edited by FREDERICE. FAVERTY. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1956. Pp. 292. $5.00. Graduate students, particularly, will welcome this sequel to The Romantic Poets: A Review of Research, which also originated in the counsel of the Modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Warwick Research Collective Abstract In this essay the Warwick Research Collective (WReC) addresses the question of “what is and isn’t changing” in literary studies by reflecting on the material conditions that structure its disciplinary workscape. The essay notes that the pressures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kevin Pask Abstract The most striking development in literary scholarship since the millennium is the increasing exploration of scientific models for literary research. This reflects an anxiety about the authority of humanistic research that has historical roots, some of them well described...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to the orientation of nationalization and realize the dialectical unity of external research and internal research. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 contemporary Western literary theory imposed interpretation construction of Chinese literary theory Since the beginning of the twentieth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Gorman The fundamental structure of literary study has stayed remarkably constant during the last seventy-five years: professional teaching and research have revolved around “criticism,” or the exegesis of individual works, and every other aspect of literary study has been treated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and the Revolution. Shakespeare is walled off from Milton, drama separated from poetry, prose, and epic. These divides distort the readings of the period’s literature and, at a time of resource scarcity, threaten to limit which writers and texts are researched and taught. The essay concludes with a reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 267–287.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Paul Fry Abstract Advanced schools of literary research today concur in their disapproval of unscaffolded interpretations of texts that “overhear” the presumed self-communing voices of authors in their solitude. Choosing from among the many antihermeneutic arguments, this essay responds in the main...
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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 (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Shaogong. Please Don't Call Me Human ( Qianwan bie ba wo dang ren , 1989), by Wang Shuo, who was recently honored with a Chinese compilation of “research material concerning Wang Shuo” (Tianjin, 2005), is also discussed. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Douwe Fokkema is professor emeritus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 281–313.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... But London’s literary societies were important preprofessional gatherings for the appreciation and research of vernacular literature at a time when universities restricted who could study and what could be studied. Forman contributed to other London societies and organized for them dramatic readings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 355–362.
Published: 01 September 1941
... of minute research is to make possible interpretative history, the assumption of this hypothesis will give our discussion a little more point. Reduced to the simplest terms, what are the essential attitudes that historians should cherish if they are to give an ac- curate and soundly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 440–447.
Published: 01 December 1948
... approach to the literary artist. The evidence, of course, quite generally supports this view of Emerson. His criti- cism of Shakespeare in particular is known for its rejection of his- torical research, and such passages as the following are considered representative : I think, with all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of previous bibliographies. Janine Barchas’s meticulous research on neglected editions of Austen’s novels draws attention more generally to the cheap, popular, much-read, or what we might now often term—especially when it comes to reselling or regifting items—preloved books around us. It thus encourages us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 March 2020
... methods; many literary scholars also perceive the field as incapable of contributing literary-critical or historical insight. 1 This article contests both perceptions—but not by arguing that quantitative literary research is inevitably sound, justified, or beneficial. Rather, I elaborate and extend...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 333–338.
Published: 01 September 1940
... of this report is to suggest an objective for French lexicography both desirable and feasible and to provide a clearing- house for linguistic recovery. Various plans have previously been formulated to systematize research in French philology, but all of those plans turned out to be mere brain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 82–84.
Published: 01 March 1954
... research in the field of Germanistic studies fills an urgent need. In his editorial “Vorwort” the distinguished editor maps out the detailed plan of the AufriU most lucidly; he does not aim at a collection of Forschungsberichte but at clear and succinct assessments of the problems concerned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 March 1976
... for the researcher. Neither of these faults-nor any other major fault-can be laid at Pugh’s door. In composing this work, he faced two problems which all researchers face, but which in the case of the Comtdie humaine are much aggravated by the size and complexity of the work, not to mention...