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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 (2016) 77 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... But this critical tendency has carried its own repressive effects, including wresting our attention from collectivities and solidarities. A reading of John Clare’s 1820 poem “The Harvest Morning” shows that repetition is crucial to the exercise of political and economic power and that poetic forms, especially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to color world literature by crafting a transnational literary canon grounded in the idea of colored solidarity and explicitly opposed to racism and imperialism. His commitment to colored cosmopolitanism led him, however, to a stale ventriloquism that was itself a form of colonization. Claiming dominion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., a form of joint working-through that the collective regards as fundamental to any emancipatory politics. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 collective crisis social formation academic labor solidarity The idea of the collective has been exiled from politics, economics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2003
... both is and is not American, just as he is and is not Palestinian. Conrad, like Said, responds by alternately wish- ing passionately for solidarity with a community and skeptically assert- ing the inevitability of cultural differences and interpretive multiplicity. Solidarity and fidelity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... together as a public.” But not everyone can influence public opinion or participate in the solidarity of “coming together.” Thomson seems to have understood through Britannia, briefly but clearly, that the public sphere can also be a lonely place. A similar perception is present in greater clarity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
... articulate the ethos of the soldierly class. Another subject of similar texts is the maintenance of Spanish strongholds against the Ottomans in North Africa. War epics and memoirs that recount the failed defense of two such sites—Mahdia and Tunis—stress the solidarity of common soldiers in the face...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 1993
... refuses all solidarities with other live people in the present, preferring links with the dead or unborn: “A community that may exist in no special place” and “at no special time,”he says, is the source of “many of the strongest feel- ings of solidarity for a thinking person” ( 129).What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 439–445.
Published: 01 September 1969
... rejection of solitary confinement in favor of a penal servitude that might allow for solidarity. Les Mouches provides a clear illustration of this longing: Orestes’ desire to earn the title of guilt-stealer leads to his attempt to enter into the prison of the collectivity (the city of Argos...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 129–139.
Published: 01 June 1996
... is trying to show, behind the good faith of the “committed”ethnog- rapher or solidarity activist in allowing or enabling the subaltern to speak, the trace of the colonial construction of an Other who is avail- able to speak to us-with whom we can speak or feel comfortable speaking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1958
... of his unselfish, idealistic defense of high principles : republicanism and democracy in the French revo- lutions of 1848 and 1852 ; government by law and American solidarity in his attempts to defend Paysand6 in 1864 and Montevideo in 1865; humanitarianism during the yellow fever epidemic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 June 1985
... solitude and solidarity, dignity and humiliation, lucidity and intoxication, which constitute the core of La Condition humaine, achieve a kind of resolution in its final pages through the invocation of two antithetical models of womanhood. Utterly alone, humiliated by grief to the point...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... solidarity and prevents the development of nec- essary socioeconomic structures. For Bowen, then, the secret to saving the Anglo- Irish from imminent decline consists in pointing their emo- tions in the right direction. 11 The most extended analysis of Bowen’s representation of class can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
... a history both inevitable and determined proved the result.2 Nonetheless, with terms of coalition and political solidarity increasingly dif cult to articu- late, a sense of racial belonging rooted in the historical dispossession of slavery seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 434–450.
Published: 01 December 1964
... around himself and his silent companion a “web of human solidarity in guilt”ln and admits outright: “Je n’ai plus d’amis, je n’ai que des complices. En revanche, leur nombre a augment&,ils sont le genre humain. Et dam le genre humain, vous le premier” (p. 87). There is a diabolic pleasure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (3): 239–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of universality, rationality, and solidarity. These two ideas come together in Lanson’s thought to foster the notion of a French cultural identity underlying that of a French literary canon. The ability to recognize a cultural heritage and to share that recogni- tion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 23–35.
Published: 01 March 1996
... “strategy for attracting patronesses” as a panegyric attempt at “solidarity”(a word Krontiris uses often) that backfired when the poet’s female audience reacted unfavorably to her overt feminism ( 111 ) . 6 For example, Elaine Beilin paints a picture of Lanyer the Christian visionary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 554–557.
Published: 01 December 2017
...]” in its stages of directionless revision—a series of minor neural apocalypses that irretrievably alter the paths of thought—Skillman extracts from Lowell’s harrowing life and from his poetry an ethics for the brain age, a “philosophically exhausted, impassioned solidarity” with the mentally ill that puts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 282–284.
Published: 01 June 1999
... of a broadside to raise funds for the defense of the jailed radical Angela Davis, for example, even a poem that seemed pessimistic about the efficacy of protest could be read as a call for action and solidarity (50). Sullivan’s interpretations of the poems whet our curiosity as to whether many readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 223–226.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of international solidarity). Capitalist America, economically allied to Western Europe, relied on international trade, while the Soviet Union did not. Accordingly, African decolonization posed a material threat: independent African governments might nationalize industries and deprive the United States of vital...