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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 509–527.
Published: 01 December 2023
... because his use of new media was premature, inadequate to his ambitious aims. Nonetheless, his anticipation of our obsession with “screens” was prescient and is worth a careful reconsideration. john.guillory@nyu.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 media screen page...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 529–550.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., 1957. Courtesy of WGBH Archives, Boston. How and where we may begin to experience poetry, Richards’s on-screen appearance suggests, are questions now extended to media history. Richards, keenly aware of the many ways that radio, film, and television were transforming poetry’s relation to its...
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Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 1. Elliott Service Company advertisement, presenting Warner Brothers’ “Screen Classics” campaign (featuring F. Scott Fitzgerald). Film Daily , October 1, 1922 More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Figure 1. Elliott Service Company advertisement, presenting Warner Brothers’ “Screen Classics” campaign (featuring F. Scott Fitzgerald). Film Daily , October 1, 1922 ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 166–176.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Enoch Brater Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 THE THINKING EYE IN BECKETT’S FILM By ENOCHI~RATER Samuel Beckett’s twenty-two-minute “comic and unreal” Film,’ pre- sentirig Buster Keaton in his last performarice on screen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 395–412.
Published: 01 December 2023
... intersection with media theory was the result of further thinking about issues of communication, especially in the context of pedagogy. In the 1940s he began to supplement his teaching with various media, including illustrations, projected diagrams, and projections of literary works onto a screen in a darkened...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 September 1957
... the Japanese a feeling for decora- tion in line and color. More specifically, he borrowed the technique of low and high horizons, a method of limiting space by panels and screens, the raised angle of vision, and the use of partially presented 20 Like-Symons, William Rothenstein. Men...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... hardship under his master, recoils into his own world, and is presumed to be mute. After various experiences, 19  Edwin W. Chen, “Musical China, Classical Impression: A Preliminary Study of Shaw’s Huangmei Diao Film,” in The Shaw Screen: A Preliminary Study, ed. Wong Ain-ling (Hong Kong: Hong...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1943
... sought to destroy the son of Zeus, an intention which Zeus thwarted by causing the nymphs of Nysa to conceal his son in a cave screened with ivy. The seventh of the Homeric Hymns relates the capture of Dionysus by pirates, and how a dark ivy-plant presently grew up around the ship’s mast...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 323–350.
Published: 01 September 1997
... to take in John Gavin and Janet Leigh partially undressed on the bed. From that moment the viewer’s voyeurism is located at once on the screen, in the movement of the camera, and in the darkened theater, in the body of the spectator. Hitchcock endows Sabotage with the body’s weight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 78–79.
Published: 01 March 1978
.... By DAVIDG. RICHARDS. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1977. xii i- 289 pp. $25.00. At a time when rising publication costs have supposedly caused a more rigorous screening of scholarly books than ever before, it is strange that a book as poor as this one should appear in print...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 June 1940
... and Co., 1940. $2.25. Whenever literature returns to the human spirit for its inspira- tion, Shakespeare, according to Mr. Spencer, comes to the front again. Since that is what is happening today on the stage, screen and radio, the time seems ripe to him for a new book on Shake...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 369–388.
Published: 01 December 1981
..., projected televised images on a gargantuan screen, and belted out a concluding musical number which might bring down the house in Las Vegas. Jumpers, in short, is a good show. Whether or not it is more than a facile revue-sketch, its overt theatricality assures it of a successful place...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 117–164.
Published: 01 June 2001
... elsewhere.”5 The cameo appearance—defined without elaboration in the Dictionary of Film Terms as “a screen role of short but memorable duration,” performed by an actor “who is usually from a theoretical matrix of Lacan and Foucault, among others, and so push toward...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... has thus disintegrated in the everyday. For Miller ( 2015 : 66), “The television screen or cinematic screen or computer screen is neither objective nor subjective. It is, rather, an extension of a mobile subjectivity that is ‘wired’ into it.” In other words, in the telecommunications era...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 September 1944
... screen. Do thou, Crispissa, tend her fav’rite Lock; Ariel himself shall be the guard of Shock.40 From “British Queen” to “Indian screen,” from “Lock” to “Shock,” here is the same bathos he more often puts into one line-“When husbands, or when lapdogs breathe their last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
... at the University of Washington. He has published essays in Cinema Journal, Screen, SubStance , and Twentieth Century Literature and is working on a comparative study of cinematic new waves from the late 1950s to the 1990s. Reviews Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity, and the Classical Tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 82–109.
Published: 01 March 1997
...), a collection of essays on early German film. Emil Jannings, Falstaff, and the Spectacle of the Body Natural Kenneth S. Calhoon To say that Emil Jannings dominated the German screen during and after the Weimar period is to allude to his imposing physical size but also to acknowledge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 411–413.
Published: 01 December 1977
... quoted an actor or theater director, or mentioned a theater or any of those productions that established the plays on stage or screen. At least Ionesco, Chekhov, Genet, O’Neill, Rattigan, Saun- ders, Osborne, Wesker, and Simpson had been mentioned, and this was a little reassuring. Quigley’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 1979
.... 13), can lead to very subtle reasoning whereby the author’s “dark sayings” rival Marlowe’s while more obvious links or effects can be screened out. In her discussion of The Jew of Malta, for example, Weil pursues the link between Barabas and Job with good results, but she never mentions...