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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., and Ford (1987), and Conflicting Readings: Variety and Validity in Interpretation (1990). He is also editor of the Norton critical edition of E. M. Forster's novel Howards End (1998). He is at work on a book about the politics of reading and the modern novel. Being “Out of Place”: Edward W. Said...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 225–251.
Published: 01 June 2021
... totality. The essay discusses three exemplary critical concepts that assume a speculative epistemology of literary totality: Alexander Veselovsky’s “historical poetics,” Erich Auerbach’s “ Ansatzpunkt ,” and Edward Said’s “contrapuntal reading.” Each, it is argued, is grounded in the distinctive qualities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Charles Altieri This essay asks how T. S. Eliot's dissertation work on F. H. Bradley influenced changes in his poetry: negatively from the self-consciousness attitudinizing of Laforguian analysis and positively to what a Bradleyan sense of “degrees of reality” might be said to sponsor. Bradley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 September 2011
...: the transformation of writing, that is, from rhetoric or belles lettres to art. However, while much has been written and said about the French, German, and Scottish Enlightenments, little is known about the Italian one. Engaged in a reevaluation of this lesser-known, peripheral Enlightenment, this essay discusses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in Bernardes’s reputation as brando (gentle), as he was said to demonstrate the brandura of their mother tongue. Yet later in the seventeenth century his fortunes sank. Though he is little esteemed today, his association with the multiple meanings of brando and brandura implicated him in important political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of late style and from Theodor W. Adorno’s and Edward Said’s theories of late style as ironic anachronism. By conveying in prose style the relative decline and the contingent reduction that for Roth and DeLillo define lateness as a temporality, their novels find in lessness a motivated style for lateness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 441–464.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the contemporary African novel returns to the particulars of national histories to explain change that has remained unacknowledged or misrepresented for political reasons. It grapples with the writing of history as a conscious process of what Edward W. Said describes as “textualization”: a narration that stresses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nicholas Birns It is often said that the 1960s was an era of phenomenology in literary criticism. Interrogating this only partly justified statement leads us to a revised genealogy of theory in US academe. The famed 1966 conference at Johns Hopkins University saw the nearly simultaneous emergence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 461–480.
Published: 01 December 2008
... who have been denied a place in it. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Asha Varadharajan is associate professor of English at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. She is author of Exotic Parodies: Subjectivity in Adorno, Said, and Spivak (1995) and is at work on two other books...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 June 1967
...Eloise Knapp Hay Edward W. Said. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966. xiv + 219 pp. $4.95. Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 252 REVIEWS conclusion that, for Michelangelo, “das Hochwertige ist das Verschlossene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the mystifications, insularities, and outright denun- ciations by some Black Atlantic leaders representing a racialized Africa for resistant identification. In her critique of Edward W. Said, Malini Johar Schueller inter- rogates the abstract, dematerialized, and monolithic simplifications of “orientalism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 139–148.
Published: 01 June 1953
... College, Oxford, Henry Hamniond said, “Dr. Taylor’s Book [Unum Necessariuw] is a matter of much discourse, in the matter of Originall Sin disliked of But the phrase “of many” has been crossed out, and the harsh phrase “by every one” written in its place. Brian Duppa, Bishop of Salisbury, wrote...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 465–472.
Published: 01 December 1943
... her petition into the hands of the sd Mr. Rowe who in about two months brought her the said Petition with a Reference upon it to the Lords of the Admiralty signed by the Earl of Dartmouths for which he said he had paid three guineas to get it hastened, that some time after...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 June 1967
... of Italian texts, the critical incisiveness of the book is exemplary. Not once does the reader feel that he is coerced into accepting the author’s tenets which are arrived at inductively. Yet he will emerge from his reading convinced, as Santayana once said, that poetry is “itself a theoretic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 June 1948
..., of that school which has become classic in America-the school of Emerson, Whittier, Bryant, and Lowell. There was John Townsend Trowbridge, 81 years, and there was Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and Richard Watson Gilder who may be said to typify the second era; then came Hamilton Wright Mabie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1943
... the said Simon, who had left his master without reason- able cause, and refusing to give him up; and the latter for having deserted his master. The said William and Simon, by Robert Stal- worth their attorney, do not acknowledge that the said Simon was John’s servant as alleged, but say...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 117–164.
Published: 01 June 2001
... it was a best seller she said well after all it was sentimental enough” (47). We might take this remark to show that Stein was aware of the terms on which women’s writing—especially writing that achieved wide acclaim—tended to circulate in the Ameri- can literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 425–433.
Published: 01 December 1964
... the facts. This evidence, however, does not upset Rose. She possesses a knowledge alien to Ida. Rose whispered: “You don’t know a thing.” “I’ve got my evidence.” “I don’t mean that,” the child said. (p. 174) Thereupon Ida launches into her philosophy of natural love: “You’ll have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 267–290.
Published: 01 September 1982
... you call me, in your sort of talk?” “My lover!” she stammered. “Lover!”he re-echoed. A queer flash went over his face. “Fucker!” he said, and his eyes darted a flash at her, as if he shot her. (I, 127) My lady’s fucker, Sir Oliver Shit: both phrases are signs of op...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 42–56.
Published: 01 March 1954
... and defeated early in 1873. Pomeroy, said the Tribune, was always more or less grotesque. He has made money from his youth up. The beans of the charitable paid tribute to him in the famine days. The seed-corn of the founders- of his State was grist to him. In Washington he thrived and 7...