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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 June 1997
...Virgil Nemoianu H. Bell-Villada Gene. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. x + 340 pp. $40.00. Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 238 Art fw Art 5 Sake and Literary I How Politics and Markets Helped Shape the Id.+ ology and Culture of Aestheticism, 1790-1990...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Geoffrey Galt Harpham Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 MINORITY REPORT: TONO-BUNGAY AND THE SHAPE OF WELLS’S CAREER By GEOFFREYGALT HARPHAM Among the vast number of primary and secondary effects of Darwin’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 284–291.
Published: 01 June 1969
.... EDWARDB. IRVING,JR. University of Pennsylvania Chaucer and the Shape of Creation: The Aesthetic Possibilities of Inorganic Structure. By ROBERTM. JORDAN. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. xviii + 257 pp. $6.95. Since Robert Jordan’s book seeks to capture new territory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jesse Molesworth System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge . By Siskin Clifford . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2016 . xii + 318 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Clifford Siskin’s new monograph continues the project begun in his earlier collection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1967
... to Abraham Keller for his selfless devotion to the task of bringing otit his friend’s work in the best possible form. C1.ORC.I.: I<. ENS 0 Ji io Sint e Uniucnit y Thc Shaping Vision: Inznginntion i?z the English Nouel from Ilefoe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 236–245.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Wolfgang Leppmann Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 SHAPING THE MODERN GOETHEBILD THE YEARBOOK OF THE GOETHE SOCIETY By WOLFGANGLEPPMANN The first issue of the Goetlze Yearbook appeared in 1880. At present simply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 15–49.
Published: 01 March 2010
... helped shape the category of the illicit at its borders, contributing more to the development of pornography than simply its name. University of Washington 2010 Amy S. Wyngaard is associate professor of French at Syracuse University. Author of From Savage to Citizen: The Invention...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Tamara S. Wagner Examining the impact of mid-Victorian sensationalism on the shaping of the nineteenth-century novel, this essay calls renewed attention to the intricacies of genre formation. Taking as its point of departure the notorious “sensational sixties,” it tracks the increasingly self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” discourse. In key works shaping nineteenth-century political and psychological identifications with Africa, Black Atlantic writers erased the multistoried hybridity of a mixed Muslim, Arab, and “native” West Africa. To imagine a pan-African solidarity figured around nation building on a primitive frontier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... expectations and desires of readers to whom the gestures were addressed. It argues that if the aristocratic airs adopted by writers situate them squarely in the Old Regime, the readerly practices to which they appealed (and which they in turn shaped)—individualized and moralized as well as commercialized—might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of human history, the written word has been the province of a privileged minority. This essay argues that current discussions of world literature have taken their shape from three print-based institutions — the mass literacy movements of the late nineteenth century, the publishing industry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Lee Morrissey Abstract Periodized “modernity” unnecessarily polarizes Milton’s reception. His experience of modernity in the seventeenth century confounds the Enlightenment distinctions usually made about modernity. The periodized idea of modernity that continues to shape the study of Milton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... attributed to the cultural icons of Shakespeare and Milton, played important parts in the cultural battle between royalists and republicans, and those debates continue to shape literary studies in the twenty-first-century university despite recent reevaluations of the literature of the Civil War...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Quint Abstract Milton shapes his depiction of Eden in Paradise Lost as a response to Edmund Waller’s On St. James’s Park , a celebrated poem of the Restoration. Waller’s description of the royal park, newly improved by Charles II—a a new Eden, a sacred, oracular grove next to the temple-like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Hannah Freed-Thall Abstract The rhetoric of revulsion has shaped French cultural modernity. This essay examines salient forms of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literary disgust, then turns to écœurement (heartsickness) as a contemporary case study. Écœurement is key to the work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
... doctrine, that meaning is an emanation of text, came tacitly to shape the theory and composition of profane poetry in the next century. Thomas More polemic hermeneutics feeling early modern To mind words is to mind minds: the meanings of words, Sir Thomas More knew, are modes of the human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 261–286.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Joshua Branciforte Abstract Alexander Pope envisioned his poetry as conducive to a social order shaped and guided by taste. However, unlike later arbiters of taste who sought to project idealized norms, Pope used techniques that were oppositional, individualized, materialist, and perverse. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew Wickman This essay addresses the relationship between shape and number that is implicit to the conversion of statistics into forms of visual display. It does so by way of the work and legacy of Robert Burns, particularly the well-known poems “To a Louse” and “To a Mouse.” Bearing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The essay uses a new system of rhetorically driven scansion to identify elaborate rhetorical symmetries and polyrhythms that shape the cognition of Hughes’s persona and the recognition of his readers in ways that prose language cannot. Hughes employs rhetoric and iconography as alternative modes...