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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., particularly in the work of Franco Moretti. Such claims, however, are sometimes the repackaging of older methodologies. If Liu expresses the current desire of the digital humanities to remake itself in the image of critical theory, Johanna Drucker ( 2015 ), herself a foundational figure in the digital...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 239–257.
Published: 01 June 2014
... intellectual circle, which included Algernon Swinburne, Walter Pater, and John Addington Symonds, the essay opens up the sometimes surprising ways in which intellectually innovative discussions about literature might occur within the walls of the university, albeit outside the strictures of the curriculum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Guyon’s critics sometimes dismiss, is one that the epic tradition took seriously and that Spenser himself connected with the recent downfall of public figures. david@virgil.org Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 epic sex magic Circe Edmund Spenser Why couldn’t he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 361–364.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., it was sometimes hard to find the drive to keep writing. The daily struggle to care for our families, our students, our communities, and ourselves ate at our resolve to complete that chapter, that article, that conference paper. How could our research matter while the world was convulsing? In writing Communities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1995
... legitimation are other understandings of friend- ship. Examples include understanding friendship in terms of married domesticity rather than work (the Mills, according to Luftig, sometimes Hardy) ; understanding it in terms of family kinship rather than work (the writers of Women’s Work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 1966
... the extant writings. Yost finds other evidences of unscholarly habits in Browne’s use of Aristotle: sometimes he ascribes to Aristotle words or opinions which are not his; sometimes he has evidently not read the whole of the work from hhich he quotes; sometimes he mis- interprets. Yost treats...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 June 1972
... in the clif- ferences. Through no Fault of either distinguished scholar, it is a fact that students of their books sometimes write about seven teen th-cen tury English poetry as if the Keformation never existed or were unimportant. 3’he first half of Halewood’s book should provide a healthy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 September 1948
... c 360 Reviews reasoning is highly intelligent, sometimes genuinely subtle ; and she most healthily emphasizes the necessity, if one is to understand such imagery, of knowing not only what its authors did in creating it, but also what they were trying to do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1994
... the written, a writing against the Roman imperial tradition and all it stood for” ( 100). Though Coke’s formal resistance to the centralizing effects of humanistic and civilian legal theory appears largely deliberate, Helgerson astutely observes that form can also have unintended effects (sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 366–367.
Published: 01 September 1950
...William D. Templeman K. Brown Edward. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948. Pp. xiv + 224. $3.00. Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 366 Reviews Lacey recognizes, Wordsworth sometimes achieved. Again we are told that Wordsworth’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... SPINKAD.Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1987. xii + 334 pp. $30.00. Phoebe Spinrad’s study is compendious and enthusiastic, sometimes brash and genuinely original, but sometimes overly constrained by its the- sis, loosely written, and carelessly edited. Spinrad has read widely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., raised by Domna C. Stanton ( 2004 ), my answer is a firm and unhesitating, sometimes yes, sometimes no. A comparison of two model careers can help drive the confusion home. Harold Bloom and Geoffrey Hartman are scholars of comparable weight—I’m speaking of intellectual weight—influence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 530–533.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of these novels with attention to nonfiction texts such as Mornings in Mexico (1927) and Lawrence’s works on the unconscious, Fantasia of the Unconscious (1922) and Psychoanalysis and the Unconscious (1921). Bataille (here sometimes a modernist, sometimes a postmodernist) is represented by a micronarrative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 336–338.
Published: 01 September 1994
... only Cobbett and Arthur Young could be counted on to say the wrong thing) and among the terms themselves that the historical scorecard tends to get smudged. “Reason”is bad only when it is not common sense, but frequently on British shores that is all it is. “Theory” and “method”are sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 184–202.
Published: 01 March 1965
... of the word that produced “creative” works-novels and plays and lyric poems. At times, it may have gone so far as to include selected rhetor- ical pieces; but not many of these, and not much farther. Sometime in the nineteenth century, however, one category after another of things written gained...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 498–499.
Published: 01 December 1967
... for the interest and effects of poetry. The term vision thus came to comprehend the descriptive, the pictorial, and the pictorial-cognitive. Spacks accordingly pursues her study by taking account of the minglings of emphasis, where sometimes the factually descriptive interest dominates, sometimes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 June 1940
..., for example, which are listed in the Register as occurring as fols. 87b, 96b, and 118b respectively, are here given as fols. 8%0, 98~0,and 12Ovo. Second, it is sometimes difficult to discover what principle the editor observes in expanding MS abbreviations; he seems somewhat in- consistent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 82–85.
Published: 01 March 1979
... approached The Dynasts primarily as a spectacle, and that its meaning can be traced in its way of seeing. The play has always been no- torious for its cinematic perspectives, which sometimes take in whole coun- tries, as if they were being observed from a satellite, sometimes restrict their range...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 28–35.
Published: 01 March 1954
... discussion of the laughter of a melancholy man. In Chapter 25 of his Treatise, Bright points out, among other things, that people are sometimes moved to laughter by grief; and significantly, so far as Burton is concerned, Bright states that the laughter of Democritus was definitely the result...