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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 309–328.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that what might seem conceptual separations (romance/realism or realism/modernism) were complicated by the terms of the colonial cultural and literary relationship itself — by the encounter between forms codified in Europe and the incomplete colonial project. Colonized writers needed an aesthetic ideology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Diaspora and Black Techno-Poetics . Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature . By Goyal Yogita . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . ix + 277 pp. © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 Reviews Chance and the Eighteenth-­Century Novel: Realism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Mary Hamel Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 ∗ A shorter version of this paper was read at the 16th International Arthurian Congress, Durham, England, 17 August 1990. ARTHURIAN ROMANCE IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY LINDSEY THE BOOKS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 419–422.
Published: 01 December 1983
...Janet Jesmok Ness Ihle Sandra. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. xii + 199 pp. $22.50. Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 REVIEWS Malory’s Grail Quest: Inuention and Adaptation in Medieual Prose Romance. By SANDRANESS IHLE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 September 1984
.... JAMESGINDIN University of Michigan Elepac Romance: Cultural Change and Loss of the Hero in Modern Fiction. By KENNETHA. BRUFFEE.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1983. 230 pp. $19.95. In a brief but intensive demonstration, Elegzac Romance develops a striking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Bruce Holsinger Sovereign Fantasies: Arthurian Romance and the Making of Britain . By Patricia Clare Ingham. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. vi + 288 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Bruce Holsinger is associate professor of English at the University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 387–390.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Robert Appelbaum Islam and Early Modern English Literature: The Politics of Romance from Spenser to Milton . By Benedict S. Robinson. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xi + 236 pp. University of Washington 2009 Robert Appelbaum is senior lecturer in Renaissance studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Daniel Javitch This essay challenges the view that the last part of Orlando furioso takes an “epic” turn and abandons many of the “romance” features that characterize its first half. The essay does so by considering (1) the anachronism of projecting onto the Furioso a desire on Ariosto's part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman Everybody's Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America . By Gillian Harkins. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. xx + 316 pp. © 2011 by University of Washington 2011 Elizabeth Freeman is professor of English at the University of California...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 118–124.
Published: 01 June 1954
...Thomas P. Haviland ELKANAH SETTLE AND THE LEAST HEROIC ROMANCE By THOMASP. HAVILAND Of those heroic romances at once the delight and guide of circles prkcieuses, not only in their native France but in seventeenth-century England as well, Edmund Gosse wrote, as late...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 427–430.
Published: 01 September 1993
... and, in the process, map the terrain of our profession. Seth Lerer The Art of Medieval French Romance. By Douglas Kelly. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992.471 pp. $65.00. Douglas Kelly’s new book will prove useful to specialists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Vincent P. Pecora The Sorcerer’s Apprentices: Romance, Anthropology, and Literary Theory Vincent P. Pecora This small mystical elite not only directs the community’s religious life but, as it were, guards its “soul.” The shaman is the great specialist in the human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 145–166.
Published: 01 June 1995
... romanticism and the institutions of cultural transmission. Godwin and the Republican Romance: Genre, Politics, and Contingency in Cultural History Jon Klancher [The] "possible" is, so to speak, a "gentrified," pacified contingency, a contin- gency...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Gordon Braden Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp. $53.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Epic Romance: Homer to Milton. By Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp- $53.00. Burrow’s subtitle has an old-fashioned sound, though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 225–226.
Published: 01 June 1953
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 465–467.
Published: 01 December 1953
... was not only, as has so often been said, “a martyr of free thought,” but the creator of poetry of subtle and cameo-like beauty. JOHN C. LAPP Oberlin College Tlze Mirror of Love: A Reinterpretafion of The Romance of the Rose.” By ALANM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Alexander Leggatt Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL THE TESTING OF ROMANCE By ALEXANDERLEGGATT It has been commonly observed that romance and realism are in con- flict in ‘411...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 March 1972
... Romance and ICealism: A Study in English Bourgeois Literature. By CHRIS- TOPHER GAUDWELL.Edited by SAMUELHYNES. Princeton: Princeton Univer- sity Press, 1970. I44 pp. $6.00. The stereotype of the thirties in England as a predominantly leftist literary decade has been abandoned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 180–190.
Published: 01 June 1973
...K. A. Bruffee Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 FORM AND MEANING IN NABOKOV’S REAL LIFE OF SEBASTIAN KNIGHT AN EXAMPLE OF ELEGIAC ROMANCE By K. A. BRUFFEE The Real Lzfe ofsebastian Knight is one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Lawrence Willson Michael Davitt Bell. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. xii + 253 pp. $7.50. Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 LAWKENCE WILLSON 215 Hawthorne and the Historical Romance of New England...