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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 74–76.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Angela Brintlinger brintlinger.3@osu.edu Medical Storyworlds: Health, Illness, and Bodies in Russian and European Literature at the Turn of the Twentieth Century . By Elena Fratto . New York : Columbia University Press , 2021 . xii + 259 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Vadim Shneyder Economies of Feeling: Russian Literature under Nicholas I . By Jillian Porter . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2017 . xi + 198 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 True to its theme, Jillian Porter’s book is a work of great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 1992
... of Russian Literature. By VICTORTERRAS. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1991. x + 654 pp. $45.00. For more than sixty years D. S. Mirsky’s celebrated History of Russian Litera- ture stood in splendid isolation, a towering monument no one dared chal- lenge, acknowledged even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 1973
... and Russian Formalism. By FREDRICJAMESON. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972. xi + 230 pp. $9.00. Fredric Jameson is a glutton for “isms.” In Marxism and Form (1971) he sought to survey the broad sweep of modern Marxist criticism. In the present book he tackles a vast body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 December 1944
... upon supervising and editing a word count of the magnitude of Norwegian Word Studies are numerous, and the thanks due Professor Haugen for completing the indices are many. SVERREARESTAD University of Washington An Outline of Modern Russian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 385–386.
Published: 01 September 1947
..., 1946. Pp. vi + 86. $1.75. This is the first critical study in English of Vsevolod Garshin ( 1855-1888), a talented Russian short-story writer. Although he wrote in all some twenty stories, including “A lTery Short Novel.” “The Red Flower,” “The Coward,” “An Event,” “Attalea Princeps...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 453–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Marijeta Bozovic Abstract The newest Russian poetic avant-garde wields highly aware appropriations and remediations in stark opposition to mainstream cultural phenomena, including nostalgia for the imperial and militant aestheticized politics of the Soviet Union. Efforts to think leftward beyond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
... sensibility (as apprehended in Woolf’s 1925 Common Reader essay, “The Russian Point of View”), but this congruence was intensified during extensive final revisions, begun in typescript just after Woolf had viewed a production of Chekhov’s Three Sisters in late October 1925. Woolf’s purposeful assimilation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
... for this widespread response to Bloom—and to Eliot—is that although Bloom is as authentic a historian of literature as Hans-Georg Gadamer, as the late Russian formalists (e.g., Jurij Tynjanov), or as Hans Robert Jauss, he shares with all these figures a sense of a fundamental and unchanging intertextual dynamic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 606–610.
Published: 01 December 1965
... of the Russian novel. These difficulties, semantic and definitional, have long been with us and are not to be avoided by the compounding of terms, such as Donald Fanger’s “romantic realism,” or by Ernest Simmons’ latitudinarianism -based on distrust of efforts at definition-which permits him to shift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 June 1941
....—Northern Karelian; Russ.—Russian; Skt.—Sanskrit; WN.—West Norse. Before names of languages: M—Middle, Mn—Modern, O—Old, Pr—Primitive. THE NAME OF THE NORTHERN DVINA* By ALAN S. C. Ross The Russian name Dzrina (as also the German name Diina...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1947
.... By DR. IWANKLIMENKO. Bern: A. Francke Ag. Verlag, 1946. Pp. 101. s.fr. 9.60. Dr. Klimenko’s little treatise on the Russian proverb appears as one of the few, but still inadequate, contributions in this extremely wide field. The present work was accepted as a doctoral thesis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is a courageous scholar, and Writers and Rebels opens a radically new window on the history and culture of the region. Gould’s mastery of Chechen, Arabic, Russian, and Georgian enables her to explore depths and nuances of Islamic resistance and anticolonial sentiment that scholarly dependence on Russian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 165–190.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., but in both instances the reader’s perspective is shifted to Russia and to Russian. 28 See, e.g., “‘Barbizon Terras’” (1974), in Brodskii 1987 : 38. 29 The capital letter Z in Zapad , like the letter ё , appears in the collection Uraniia (Brodskii 1987 ) but not in the Collected Works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 564–581.
Published: 01 December 1969
... and direction of Russian writers. The entire program was sponsored by the Soviet government. Among the invited guests was the German writer Oskar Maria Graf. A native of Bavaria, Graf was born in 1894 in the village of Berg on Lake Starnberg. When he was seventeen, he moved to Munich, where he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 March 1961
.... Santa Ana, Calif.: Summer Institute of Linguistics, second edition, 1960. Pp. iv + 41. $0.50. Turkevich, Ludmilla B., and V. Tschebotarioff Bill (editors). Russian Reader I : Rabbit’s Paws, by K. Paustovsky ; Zinochka, by N. Novoselova. Princeton, Toronto, New York, London: D. Van...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 419–443.
Published: 01 December 1998
... University of Washington. 420 MLQ I December 1998 part by imperial Russian attempts to downplay the literatures of all the Middle Eastern republics; Susan Layton’s recent survey of Russian lit- erary treatments of the captive Caucasus is a depressing tale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 386–387.
Published: 01 September 1947
... contribution in this study is the portrait of a typical representative of the Russian intelligentsia of the nineteenth century, about whom so little is known outside of Russia, especially in the English-speaking world. Although he was not a literary critic, Garshin belongs to that group...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 December 1995
..., arid hence despised modern site of “bad taste.” Boym’s method in her early chapters is thus to trace the etymologies of specific words: kitsch and camp, as well as the Russian words byt (the monstrous daily grind) and poTh1o.d (banality, obscenity, bad taste). Interestingly, the tracing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 305.
Published: 01 September 1959
.... GENERAL Cornyn, William S. Beginning Russian. Temporary revised edition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1959. Pp. v + 357. $3.95. Dearing, Vinton A. A Manual of Textual Analysis. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1959. Pp. ix + 108. $3.75. Phrase...