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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 310–316.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... By James Grantham Turner. Oxford: Oxford University Press,2003. xxviii + 408 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Pamela Cheek is associate professor of French at the University of New Mexico. She is author of Sexual Antipodes: Enlightenment Globalization and the Placing of Sex (2003...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Francine Masiello © 1996 University of Washington 1996 Melodrama, Sex, and Nation in Latin America’s Fin de Siglo Francine Masiello ossip and public opinion come to play a distinguished role in GLatin American narrative of the lastJin de siglo. The gossip colum- nist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Connie Scozzaro Abstract Philip Sidney’s Old Arcadia features two knights who commit instances of violent sex, for which they are sentenced to death. Ultimately, they are saved, and this essay asks why—and how—the language of self-abjection is used in the service of justice. Exploring the rhetorics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 64–80.
Published: 01 March 1985
...Allen Boyer Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 LOVE, SEX, AND HISTORY IN THE RAJ QUARTET By ALLENBOYEK In writing The Raj Quartet, his four-volume epic of the final years of British rule in India...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 293–315.
Published: 01 September 1985
... of being a world apart, all-sufficient unto itself. -Jules Michelet’ SEX, NATURE, AND DUALISM IN THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK By KATHLEENVERDUIN From its first appearance, John...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060407.
Published: 12 February 2024
...Dorothy Kelly djkelly@bu.edu Unmaking Sex: The Gender Outlaws of Nineteenth-Century France . By Anne E. Linton . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2022 . x + 254 pp. Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Unmaking Sex: The Gender Outlaws of Nineteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 91–103.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Peter Stallybrass Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Editing as Cultural Formation: The Sexing of Shakespeare’s Sonnets Peter Stallybrass or the past two years, I have been trying to understand the work of Fbibliographers and editors. I undertook this “retraining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1995
...Kathleen Blake Luftig Victor. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1993. viii + 308 pp. $35.00. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 106 MLQI March 1995 Seeing Together:Friendship between the Sexes in English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Guyon’s critics sometimes dismiss, is one that the epic tradition took seriously and that Spenser himself connected with the recent downfall of public figures. david@virgil.org Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 epic sex magic Circe Edmund Spenser Why couldn’t he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the acceptable and the illicit were reconfigured, norms governing identity were reoriented, and the means of desiring-production were refashioned. Stressing structural shifts in practices and discourses of kinship formation, this approach supplements other theorizations of the sex/gender/relationship system...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 247–275.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Cleanness are perhaps most obvious in the second exemplum, the story of Sodom and Gomorrah. In present- ing homosexuality as an instance of “fylpe of pe flesch,” the poet unconditionally condemns those who practice “unnatural” sex. After amplifjmg the episode in which Lot, the “hero...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 June 1942
..., emphasizes, in one work after another, that woman is by her nature inferior to man. The bitter Juvenal wrote the so-called Sixth Satire, the misogynist excesses of which have never been surpassed in bitterness. The Church Fathers rarely had kind words for the feminine sex, which they considered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1947
.... But although eulogies had become the rule rather than the exception, satires against women continued to be written. Elizabeth‘s England, like France of the fifteenth century, was the stage for a heated literary debate. In this paper quarrel some of the protagonists be- spattered the female sex...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 394–409.
Published: 01 December 1983
... toward supposedly “separated” behavior is epitomized in her treatment of sex, probably because sex itself epitomizes the way we relate to others. Ideally, sex replaces incorporation of another with the union of two recognizably sepa- rate people. Within the merged world the novels imply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the shadow of China’s capital, Beijing. And the “Shanghai school” (haipai) of writers is poised to recapture its long-lost preeminence in modern Chinese literature. The candid description of a lifeworld never depicted before in the literature of socialist China — drugs, sex, prostitution...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2004
... arrangements. Michael Lucey links this moment to the earlier Napoleonic civil code’s regula- tion of the hegemonic normative family form, especially in relation to the inheritance of property.4 The PACS, which permits persons of the same sex to be legally declared partners, nevertheless retains much...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 115–124.
Published: 01 June 1961
... new modus operandi. Her sex has been her stock-in-trade : a shrewd bargainer, aware that the market value of a woman depends princi- pally upon herself, she has traded on sex as a commodity to get on respectably in the world. But age and the death of her husband have left her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 167–176.
Published: 01 June 1967
.... The eighteenth century was an ideal period for the development of love as a game, for it had a tradition of courtly love, the fragments of which supplied some ground rules for the game, and a narrow sexual code which virtually demanded violation. To suppose that the sex- ually loose society converts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 June 2004
... figure in the history of sexuality and in sev- enteenth-century history more generally, but more than once—often enough for the episodes out of which Pepys’s sexual history has been reconstructed to have become almost annoyingly familiar. If you know that you’re looking for sex in the diary, you...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2022
... in Epistemology of the Closet , the invention of homosexuality as a word and a concept at the end of the nineteenth century led to a shift in the conception of sexuality. Same-sex desires and relationships were now thought to reflect a separate identity, which it was incumbent on “the homosexual” to conceal...