1-20 of 2074 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jeffrey Todd Knight The Long Public Life of a Short Private Poem: Reading and Remembering Thomas Wyatt . By Peter Murphy . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2019 . xvi + 246 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 This fascinating, hopeful book...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 295–298.
Published: 01 September 1976
... readers and artists alike. ALEXANDERMEDLICOIT, JR. University of Connecticut The Method of Melville’s Short Fiction. By K. BRUCEBICKLEY, JR. Durham: Duke University Press, 1975. xv + 142 pp. $7.75. Although we are told that the plight...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 205–207.
Published: 01 June 1978
... can only hope that other scholars will now follow his many leads and investigate the interrela- tionships among these challenging texts in greater detail. CLARKS. MUENZER Ha ?-vard Univel-si t y Melville’s Short Fiction, 1853-1856...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 89–118.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and Cultural Theory (1996; published in Chinese). The Short-Lived Avant-Garde: The Transformation of Yu Hua Liu Kang he avant-garde literary movement is now seen as an international Tphenomenon, no longer confined to Euro-American societies. It is often associated with aesthetic self...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 491–515.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laura R. Fisher Abstract Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s novels and short stories are notably didactic, but they are not merely socioeconomic treatises in disguise. Her unabashedly mundane and pedantic literary style embodies a self-consciously modern aesthetics of didacticism that pervaded US...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 369–397.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., who turn to aesthetic idealism and a theory of productive imagination to heal this rift between economics and aesthetics. Both Schlosser's economic theories and Hoffmann's literary practice (as exemplified by his short story “Des Vetters Eckfenster” [“My Cousin's Corner Window”]) represent the view...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 197–215.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as the primary factors that resist the prospects of world literature and short-circuit the interconnected synapses of life and the social imaginary. By examining Sara Suleri’s Meatless Days and A. H. Tanpınar’s Five Cities , Seyhan considers how a critical understanding of texts born at geographic peripheries...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the potentially global significance of local environmental change emerged in concert with the environmental philosophy of his era, specifically the “back to the land” movement and theories of climatic determinism, and was developed in a 1909 short story, “The Machine Stops,” that he wrote while beginning Howards...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 163–170.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Freddie Rokem This short article, commenting on the other articles in this issue of MLQ , is an attempt to “read” academic discourses through the prism of a literary-dramatic work: Shakespeare's Hamlet . © 2009 by University of Washington 2009 Freddie Rokem is Emanuel Herzikowitz...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the outer world but fairly placid in academe, and it mediates the role that discussions of theory play in the attempt to categorize the 1960s as a “very short twentieth century” that can be outflanked by past and future. Nicholas Birns is author, most recently, of Barbarian Memory: The Legacy...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 351–356.
Published: 01 December 1961
..., however, these literary historians and critics may be separated into two groups; those who make no distinction between conte and nouvelle, and those who di- rectly or indirectly apply to the seventeenth-century nouvelle modern theories derived largely from the short-story writers...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
... prior to the time of writing) but not long enough ago to warrant the label “historical.” No overall trend of this sort is visible in my data for short-listed novels, which show those set between twenty and thirty-five years prior to publication maintaining a steady 15–20 percent share of all novels set...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 184–198.
Published: 01 June 1953
...] for the affricate which Reed indicates by [c]. (7) Reed uses the Greek eta /v/ to designate both the velar nasal and mere nasalization of vowels. This is possible in the dialect he describes inasmuch as the velar nasal appears only after short vowels, while only long vowels are nasalized. In KG...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 41–55.
Published: 01 March 1952
..., Reminiscences (New York, 1908), 11, 147. 7 Froude, Short Studies (New York, 1883), IV, 204. In his essay 011 Homer (Short Studies, I, 407) he shows that by 1850 he was thoroughly familiar with the “onslaught of the Wolfian critics,” who maintained that the Homeric poems were popular...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 267–289.
Published: 01 September 1947
...] is a short, high-front vowel, derived from the following sources : ( 1) MHG i in closed syllables : ki6d “chest”, kind “child”, briTd “brings”, midw6x “Wednesday”, gibe1 “tree-top”, hinix “behind”. 5 Three isolated informants in Lehigh County gave [der] instead of [di:r] ; possibly [der...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 380–382.
Published: 01 September 1951
... used, and has joined to his text a number of striking illustrations. There is also an appendix, con- taining four hitherto unreprinted Maupassant short stories in Mr. Steegmuller’s excellent translation. The fourth of these stories, the famous “Lettre d‘un fou,” is of special psychological...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 37–40.
Published: 01 March 1961
... apparent inconsistency in his use of time references.l These references are abundant, and a casual reading of the poem seems to imply that they contradict one another. There are direct and explicit indications of the passage of time within a short period; yet, interwoven with this scheme...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 302–306.
Published: 01 September 1961
... The question then arises: in precisely what way can language in the theater attain to rhythm, short of relying on the means and devices at the disposal of the poet. The answer lies in the ability of the prose dramatist to respond to the rhythms that exist in those arts that relate directly...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 317–324.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... -Absolom Jones and Richard Allen, Negro leaders, 1794. Herman Melville’s ever popular short story, “Benito Cereno,” has not yet been sufficiently analyzed. In the first flurries of the Melville revival in the 1920’s and 1930’s, “Benito Cereno” was hailed as an artful narrative,l...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 199–205.
Published: 01 September 1957
...- ally considered a landmark in the development of the nouvelle in France. Not only was Segrais the first author to advance a definition of this literary genre, but he also gave it its most artistic expression before the short analytical narratives of Madame de la Fayette. The theory he...