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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 423–453.
Published: 01 December 1991
...Paul Schacht Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 JANE EYRE AND THE HISTORY OF SELF-RESPECT By PAUL SCHACHT The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 175–199.
Published: 01 June 2012
... world. Pound’s concerns in this respect are read in relation to those of the Irish Samuel Beckett and above all the Scottish Hugh MacDiarmid, in their elaborations of a concept of the vernacular that they both deem “synthetic.” In all cases, translation or multilingualism becomes a central element...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 September 2012
... was indeed an important strand of 1960s fiction, especially in the work of John McGahern, this essay argues that it was cross-fertilized by other realist narrative modes, including British documentary writing of the 1950s and 1960s. The Irish New Wave, however, differs in important respects from its British...
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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 (2015) 76 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Gerald L. Bruns This essay attempts to situate Samuel Beckett’s fiction in the Parisian intellectual and literary milieu of Maurice Blanchot, particularly with respect to the experience of the materiality of language and the double bind of writing in which—as Blanchot wrote in Faux pas (1943...
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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 10779246.
Published: 17 November 2023
...-century French classicisme and the mass-produced cinema of the early twentieth century, respectively, in critical fashion. Auerbach’s familiarity with Kracauer’s early essays may have alerted him to questions at the heart of the latter’s critique of the culture industry and helps explain the remarkable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 30–44.
Published: 01 March 1974
... Street, unlike the scrivener’s, at least offers some solid materials on which he can initiate his narrative. Emerson’s formula for the materialist, like his formula for the Transcendentalist, is followed to a fault by the lawyer and his scrivener respectively, thus providing the central clue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
... for the responsiveness to audiences’ conventional demands that late Victorian novels rejected. My focus, however, is not the fi gure of the theater but the theater itself and how it impacted the history of the novel. I demonstrate that the theater’s gain in respectability in the 1860s and the following decades...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 517–519.
Published: 01 December 1995
... in itself‘, as a sterile formalism. In this respect Halter’s view of Williams coincides with recent revision in art history, insofar as both views attempt to correct an excessively formalist emphasis in earlier conceptions of modernism. Within art history William Rubin’s reinterpretation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 1956
... specifically aesthetic criterion that the author employs as the principal basis of classification of the dramatist’s numerous works. Four chapters are devoted to groups of plays which are critical, respectively, of religious conservatism and intolerance, exploitation of labor, middle-class...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 372–373.
Published: 01 September 1946
... of pictures. It is extremely fortunate that Columbia saw fit to back this project in no niggardly fashion. In this respect, Mr. Ode11 is in a position which excites the envy of all who have published histories of theatrical activity in other cities. However, I should like to see an alphabetical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 21–54.
Published: 01 March 2005
... a reverential attitude of honor or respect (kavod) that links parents and God in a circle of shared attributes of sover- eignty. The purview of the Fifth Commandment, however, is human, not divine, and the respect it requires is due to two parties rather than centered on one. By naming the father...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 March 1956
... great wealth, and wealth demands respect, particularly from one of the summoner’s character. “Brother,” quod he, “where is now youre dwellyng Another day if that I sholde yow seche?” (1410-11) Shortly after, the devil admits that he is not so well off as he pre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1984
... NARRATIVE POEM TWO APPROACHES By ROBERTW. HANNING John M. Ganim’s Style and Consciousness in Middle English Narrative and Lynn Staley Johnson’s Voice ofthe “Gawain”-Poet offer an instruc- tive contrast in the respective legacies of Erich...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 37–52.
Published: 01 March 1979
... belief that Owen loves her.2 The truth lies some- where between these two positions, and the present article will offer evidence in support of the view that James’s attitude toward his hero- ine is a complex mixture of sympathy and irony. The novel carefully holds the balance between respect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Milford, New Hampshire. Envious of the economic and artistic respect commanded by these whiteface minstrels, blackface delineators started to call themselves minstrels to cash in on the middle-class respectability that this name connoted. Thus, on Feb- ruary 6, 1843, at the Bowery Amphitheatre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 383–386.
Published: 01 December 1980
... novel has already achieved a critical respectability that even twenty years ago would have seemed unlikely. The loose, baggy, and prudish monsters have their own admirably disruptive and strenuous forms. Although such contemporary critical theory often leads to merely perverse and self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 384–385.
Published: 01 December 1959
... and appear to be acceptably complete, but with respect to punctuation only those items “affecting the meaning, or meter, of the context” have been given (p. 47). Here Taylor might have been more inclusive, despite his statement that such details were “generally left to the discretion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 283–293.
Published: 01 December 1958
... as many philosophers are liable to be deceived by the ambitious claims of a particular meta- physical “system”; but both these attitudes imply a rigid viewpoint which is essentially sterile. In this respect there seems no reason to doubt the importance of 1 For complete bibliographical...