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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Nancy K. Hayles Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 SEXUAL DISGUISE IN CYMBELINE By NANCYK. HAYLES When Shakespeare has his heroines adopt a male disguise, he em- ploys that disguise in complex ways.’ Cyrnbeline, however...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 192–195.
Published: 01 June 1987
... University of Alabama The Restoration Rake-Hero: Transformations in Sexual Understanding in Seven- teenth-Century England. By HAROLDWEBER. Madison: University of Wis- consin Press, 1986. x + 253 pp. $27.50. The central part of Harold Weber’s book analyzes ten Restoration plays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... pragmatic options. At the beginning of the seventeenth century cultural momentum turned from an imprecise system of relationships toward a monolithic, homogenizing institution of marriage and strict distinctions, which began to exclude homoeroticism. This sexual re-formation is critiqued in Shakespeare’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 March 1990
... to an understanding of theater semiotics which will be of interest to anyone committed to a knowledge of theater. BRIANH. FINNEY University of Southern California Chaucer’s Sexual Poetics. By Carolyn Dinshaw. Madison, Wisconsin: The University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 355–358.
Published: 01 September 1991
.... Newsome, whose “Cartesian method,” as Posnock calls it (p. 225), “doesn’t admit surprises.” MILLICENTBELL Boston University Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault. By JONATHAN DOLLIMORE. Oxford: Clarendon, 1991. x...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 155–164.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Richard Dellamora Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Textual Politics/Sexual Politics Richard Dellamora W hen an author decides that a text will not be published until after his death, what is implied? I raise this question in connec- tion with the posthumous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 421–426.
Published: 01 September 1999
...- vently discussed. Carla Kaplan, University of Southern California After the Lovedeath: Sexual Violence and the Making of Culture. By Lawrence Kramer. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. ix t 281 pp. $30.00. This beautifully written, fragmentary essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 March 1995
... path for medieval literary and cultural studies. Michel-Andri Bossy, Brown University Plots and Counterplots: Sexual Politics and the Body Politic in English Literatuw, I 660-1730. By Richard Braverman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. xviii t...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 247–275.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of English at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Rhetorics of Sexual Pleasure and Intolerance in the Middle English Cleanness Michael Calabrese and Eric Eliason Introduction The fourteenth-century Middle English homiletic poem Cleanness is the least popular of the Gawain...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1972
...Peter Lindenbaum Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 TIME, SEXUAL LOVE, AND THE USES OF PASTORAL IN THE WINTER’S TALEX By PETERLINDENBAUM Time in The Winter’s Tale is not merely cited as a force man has to reckon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... history to theirs: in her account, men’s passage into civil society through the social contract is preceded by and founded on the prior sexual contract that gave them power over women. To be sure, both Baier and Pateman emphasize, more insistently than Armstrong, that under the doctrine of coverture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... is author of The Poem’s Two Bodies: The Poetics of the 1590 “Faerie Queene” (1988) and Dreams of the Burning Child: Sacrificial Sons and the Father’s Witness (2003). The Seeds of Things: Theorizing Sexuality and Materiality in Renaissance Representations . By Goldberg Jonathan . New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 33–69.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Intertextuality, Sexuality, and the Emergence of Female Modernism in The Voyage Out, The Village in the Jungle, and Heart of Darkness Mark A. Wollaeger n A Room of One’s Own (1929) Virginia Woolf advises women writers I to “think back” through their mothers, but the tortuous composition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 543–545.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Nicholas F. Radel Sexuality and Form: Caravaggio, Marlowe, and Bacon . By Graham L. Hammill. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. x + 219 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World. By Diana de Armas Wilson. Oxford: Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 310–316.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Pamela Cheek Libertines and Radicals in Early Modern London: Sexuality, Politics,and Literary Culture, 1630-1685. By James Grantham Turner. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press, 2002. xxii + 343 pp.; Schooling Sex:Libertine Literature and Erotic Education in Italy, France, and England,1534-1685...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are characterized by an unabashed, unprecedented foregrounding of female sexuality. While their novels were censored by the state now and then, they circulate on the Internet and contribute to the formation of China's booming Internet literature. The initial core group of beauty writers has made a large impact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... In the economy of justice, youth counteracts complacency. One of Guyon’s prototypes, the biblical king Josiah, is an example. Spenser pictures all his heroes as young, and growing up is part of his design for the epic as a whole. His attitude, though, is not condescending. The danger of sexual indulgence, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 15–49.
Published: 01 March 2010
... (1798), his contributions to the genre merit further analysis. This essay argues that Rétif played an important role in circumscribing the moral and legal limits of sexual representation in the eighteenth century and beyond. He did so not by producing blatantly obscene texts but by working to push...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 207–223.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Derek Cohen © 1989 University of Washington 1987 PATRIARCHY AND JEALOUSY IN OTHELLOAND WE WmRSTALE B’ DEREKCOHEN By accusing their wives of sexual infidelity, Othello and Leon- tes give themselves a desperately...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 445–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... possesses independent sexual desire, and if Othello experiences this avoidance as disgust, then why insinuate that the bedroom scene of act 5 might eventuate in sex? Kottman goes farther by depicting Desdemona as the more proactive sexual partner: “What was Desdemona thinking, as she lay in bed under...