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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 423–447.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Kingsbury Badger Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 MARK PATTISON AND THE VICTORIAN SCHOLAR By KINGSBURYBADGER I At Oxford in the 1860’s two theologians-the Zeus-like Dr. Ed- ward Bouverie Pusey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 June 1984
...William A. Oram Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 ARNOLD’S “SCHOLAR-GIPSY” AND THE CRISIS OF THE 1852 POEMS By WILLIAMA. ORAM The debate about the meaning of “The Scholar-Gipsy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 182–183.
Published: 01 June 1962
... Michigan State Uwiversity ‘A Librurjr for Younger Schollers’ : Compiled by an English Scholar-Priest about 1655. Edited by ALMA DEJORDYand HARRISFRANCIS FLETCHER. Urbana: University of Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Vol. 48, 1961. Pp. xii + 149. $4.50, cloth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Frederick J. Hoffman Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE SCHOLAR-CRITIC: TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY BRITISH AND AMERICAN LITERARY STUDY By FREDERICKJ. HOFFMAN The work in modem British and American literature is so abundant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 1940
... that he will not forego the privilege of treating the more attractive aspect of the subject as well. LAWRENCEM. PRICE University of California in Berkeley Frederick Henry Hedge: A Cosmopolitan Scholar. By 0. W. LONG. Portland, Me...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ashley Marshall Most modern scholars have taken for granted that Henry Fielding admired and sought to emulate the great “Scriblerian” satirists we consider the titans of their age. That Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, and John Gay exerted a major influence on his development is a critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 395–410.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Timothy Larsen Abstract This article explores the current state of biblical and theological literacy in the discipline of Victorian studies. It observes the ordinarily strong, careful, and impressive work done in recent decades, especially since some scholars have become interested in a postsecular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 133–145.
Published: 01 March 2009
... developments have come to the fore. It also claims that reimagining theater as a form of performance pedagogy is an important step for scholars in the field to take. Ultimately, this essay reveals not merely that Mexican politics are theatrical, or that the theater has served the Mexican state...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to be framed as a choice between symbolic economy (Casanova's “universal” literary capital) and political economy (the focus of many Latin Americanist scholars on hegemonic constructions of modernity). Yet the unique circumstances of Mundial —published in Paris by Spanish America's most famous poet, composed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Caroline Levine Many scholars have embraced world literature as a project to understand literature’s role in a large-scale story of global inequality. Yet critics have paid remarkably little attention to one of the most unevenly distributed of the world’s resources: literacy itself. For most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ming Dong Gu Although Lu Xun (1881–1936) produced all his literary works in a period that coincided with the heyday of Western modernism (1910–30), scholars both inside and outside China have made few attempts to study them in the international context of the modernist movement. Because of Lu Xun's...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 61–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Brought back to China and transformed by Chinese scholars who had studied with Babbitt, New Humanism became a counternarrative to the May Fourth Movement, to Marxism, and to radicalism in general. This essay delineates the roles New Humanism played in China, its internal contradictions, and its intricate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2008
... corollaries to Wilde's, illustrating that contemporary audiences understood Wilde's and Strauss's projects as compatible and complementary rather than divergent, as later scholars have argued. At a time when the relationship between the symbolist-decadent and modernist aesthetics was very much in flux...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., scholars focus on acts 2 through 4, where the play in question is rehearsed and staged. However, overlooking the frame in acts 1 and 5, where the subject of the interior play is chosen and the problematic consequences of the actor’s conversion are laid out, obscures Rotrou’s true theme, which is neither...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... predominantly from Western theories to Chinese practice. To different degrees, and with varying urgency, all three Chinese scholars lodge a plea for greater recognition of Chinese theories in the West and for Chinese scholarship to construct a theory of its own, rooted in the Chinese tradition. By way of a new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
...James Mulholland Abstract For decades scholars have relied on the concept of circulation to explain the operation of texts and to animate the significance of literary studies. Its overuse has elided differences in the virtual relationships created by reading and has blurred empirical details about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Deidre Lynch Abstract This essay highlights the role that Enlightenment conjectural histories and liberal concepts of contractual exchange play in Nancy Armstrong’s revisionist description of the rise of the novel. It urges scholars of the novel to follow the example of Desire and Domestic Fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 311–334.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Morgan Day Frank Abstract Literary scholars in recent years have endowed institutions with tremendous explanatory power, insisting that these social formations exercise a determining influence on cultural production. The fiction that institutions can impose themselves as coherent subjects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 233–259.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Robert Hudson Vincent Abstract As many scholars, including the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary , continue to cite false etymologies of the baroque, this article returns to a Scholastic syllogism called baroco to demonstrate the relevance of medieval logic to the history of aesthetics...