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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 545–549.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Postcolonial Theory (2009). Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture . By Dobie Madeleine . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2010 . xv + 336 pp. © 2013 by University of Washington 2013 References Aravamudan Srinivas . 2012...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 485–486.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Louis B. Bright Wylie Sypher. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1942. Pp. x + 340. $3.00. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Louis B. Wright 485 Guinea’s Captive Kings: British Anti-slavery Literature of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 518–521.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Catherine Gimelli Martin Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death . By Nyquist Mary . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . xiii + 421 pp. Copyright © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Arbitrary Rule offers a rich, intricately detailed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2015) 76 (3): 408–411.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Srinivas Aravamudan Gikandi’s book rests on a powerful base of previous scholarship on the origins of modernity, the peculiar institution of slavery, and the broader movements of commerce, colonialism, and imperialism. Especially concerning us as literary critics is the cultural half of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-Roman political slave to tyranny as it collides with the institution of African slavery in early modern political debates over property and in pamphlets protesting injustices in the trades in sugar, slaves, and indentured servants. Using narrative digressions to stage a struggle for primacy between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Fisch (New York: Cambridge University Press, – “Neo- slavery” is distinct from scholarship that falls under “slavery by another name,” for instance, an interest in forms of debt peonage and burdened obligation that arose in the wake of emancipation. On forms of racial indebtedness see Saidiya...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1950) 11 (3): 317–324.
Published: 01 September 1950
... slavery. Rosalie Feltenstein, for example, says that Babo’s condition of servitude is outside the boundaries of discussion since Melville does not take it into acc~unt.~ Melville could not felicitously discuss slavery within the framework of the short story, but aside from this problem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1999) 60 (4): 528–530.
Published: 01 December 1999
... of Washington. Gunning 0 Review 529 slavery” to “brutishness and semihuman stature” (53).Similarly, black male demands for American citizenship helped perpetuate, at least rhetorically, “the ‘hierarchy of races”’ (40) promoted by Anglo-Saxonism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2004) 65 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2004
... article charged, created an “Emerson” and “caused Unitarian pulpits to resound with harangues on Slavery, Spirituous liquors, Capital punishment, Texas, Aesthetics, any thing but Christ; and . . . drives their noblest minds from theology to politics.”12 While the latter article does not explicitly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 339–341.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., dominance and agency, slavery, intellect, and cultural tradition. The discussions range from Nat Turner to Du Bois’s early works, and include lengthy readings of Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Martin Robinson Delany, Mark Twain, Joel Chandler Harris, and Charles Chesnutt. Sundquist’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2019
...; the global reach of literary journals and other periodicals, some of them bilingual, in Hamburg and Weimar; slavery, the slave trade, and abolitionism; salon culture in northern Germany and its connection to orality and religion (as well as to Schiller in Weimar); life in Weimar, including gossip and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... polytheistic oral traditions, the Muslim slaves were often better-­educated by Euro- pean standards, were lighter-­skinned, and had been sold into slavery as the result of military actions or raids on Muslim traders caravanning from Algeria to Ethiopia (Diouf, 19). Since these slaves were schooled in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
... hell because, contrary to his society’s beliefs, he is doing the right thing” (34). Through dazzling historiography Arac establishes the attitudes toward abolitionism in Missouri during the 1830s and 1840s and proves that anti- slavery feeling there was vigorous and conspicuous. He argues...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1981) 42 (4): 389–390.
Published: 01 December 1981
.... Sonnet 57 (“Being your slave, what should I do but tend bitterly attacking the metaphor of the lover in service to the beloved, is summarized: “What can be made of slavery, thought, and absence is the sole concern of the sonnet” (p. 103). Sonnet 105 (“Let not my love be called idolatrywhich Jane...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
...: colonial commerce and slavery. Thus, even though Naipaul calls it politics as “racial sacrament” this disdain does not alter the fact that his views are “an aspect of the very mood” of the people. This engagement adds a layer of complexity to the phrase “imagined community,” with its utopian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1996) 57 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 1996
... expresses Coleridge’s personal life or psychoanalytic case, his poetic theories, religious beliefs, pantheist metaphysics, biblical hermeneutics, belatedness in literary history, or feelings about West- ern maritime expansion, about slavery, or about politics generally. The albatross is nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1940) 1 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 1940
... Melville’s “Tartarus of Maids” plified Mumford’s hint about the second part. Thorp contends that, “In the mordant second part of ‘The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids’ ( 1855) , anticipating Samuel Butler’s Erewhon by twenty years, he symbolized the industrial slavery of those...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the Ancient Romans: The Gladiator and the Mon­ ster (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993), 13. Johnson Terror, Spectacle, and Genocidal Memory 103 ple had been gathered into slavery, “a maneuver so devastatingly com- plete that over one hundred years later Strabo could comment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1991) 52 (3): 295–317.
Published: 01 September 1991
... announce the story’s lightheartedness. Yet sugar-in the middle decades of the nineteenth century in Eng- land, was the locus of intense moral and economic debate over slavery, emancipation, free trade, and social definition. Since the eighteenth 1 The Gordon EZiot Letters, ed. Gordon S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1942) 3 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 September 1942
...Ernest Bernbaum Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 for the light it throws on the sentimental background of the anti- slavery propaganda of the nineteenth century. A few misprints in the text need correction; for example, “Richard Browne” (p. 26), should be “Richard...