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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...John Richardson Abstract In the eighteenth century Britannia became a vehicle for poets and other writers to reflect on the difficult place of the individual in the emerging public sphere. Writers of the first half of the century characteristically imagined the goddess in a domestic political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 387–390.
Published: 01 September 1967
... “Lohenstein’s Protagonists,”4 has done himself a disservice with this book. DAVIDBRONSEN Washington University Their Proper Sphere: A Study of the Bronte Sisters as Early-Victorian Female Novelists. By INCA-STINAEWBANK. Cambridge: Harvard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
...David Randall In Habermasian theory, the bourgeois public sphere was preceded by a literary public sphere whose favored genres revealed the interiority of the self and emphasized an audience-oriented subjectivity. This essay argues that the association of this early modern literary discourse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 457–474.
Published: 01 December 1997
... in 1994. She is currently puzzling over simulations of orality, framing, and canon formation in early written fairy tales. “Out in Left Field”: Charlotte Smith’s Prefaces, Bourdieu’s Categories, and the Public Sphere Elizabeth W. Harries The writing is nothing, the being...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Vivian R. Pollak Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900 . By Paula Bernat Bennett. Princeton, NJ:Princeton University Press, 2003. xii + 264 pp. © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Vivian R. Pollak is professor of English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 369–393.
Published: 01 September 2016
... “marketplace,” say, or one “public sphere”) is unhelpful. Rather, literary artifacts have potentially multiple social lives that differ in their relation to “sacralized” and “everyday” practices. An aesthetic object can thrive in many simultaneous or successive practice spaces that use and value it differently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the Mediterranean in a campaign we would call today genocide. Rough estimates of the death toll place the number at 2–3 million. Under conditions that stagger the imagination, the survivors were taken to Rome as slaves, and some carried scarred bodies and scarred memories into the ludic sphere of the Roman theater...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
... realism offers a putative solution to the problem of casteist assertion in the cultural sphere. Toral Jatin Gajarawala is assistant professor of English and comparative literature at New York University. Her book, tentatively titled Untouchable Fictions: Literary Realism and the Crisis of Caste...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10779246.
Published: 17 November 2023
... and the popular “public sphere”—are seen as antithetical to one another. Letters between the contemporaries Erich Auerbach and Siegfried Kracauer suggest another story. This essay explores Auerbach’s and Kracauer’s interest in the enormous power of the cultural products they studied: the plays of seventeenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 247–257.
Published: 01 September 1955
... dialogue of the Earth and the Moon, Ione and Panthea describe the chariots in which the spirits of these two cosmic bodies arrive upon the scene : the cloud chariot of the Spirit of the Moon and the whirling chariot, consisting of thousands of “inter- transpicuous” revolving spheres, forming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 167–188.
Published: 01 June 1995
... figure of woman as a way of representing their relation to the public world. This iconic figure, embodying a private domestic sphere ostensibly removed from politics, exchange, and his- tory, allowed male artists to claim a privileged place for their art and themselves away froin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 261–275.
Published: 01 September 1977
... on different aspects of the same figure, one meditating on the ambience, the other on the surrounded point. The composite (and underlying) figure is thus a rough sort of sphere, diminishing in density or intensity or both from its center to its indefinite circumference; the shape is that of a force...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 1968
..., and his truly regal no- bility, have found their fulfilment in the eighth sphere.”s Alfred David writes: “The first and last times we see Troilus he laughs at the ab- surdity of love. The first is the laughter of ignorance; the second, of ~isdomSuch remarks are typical of what seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 419–438.
Published: 01 September 2011
... occasionally, and withal a member of the New Jersey state legislature, and must be judged by common rules.”18 From the outset, then, Ball establishes his authority in the public sphere. Cathy N. Davidson and Jessamyn Hatcher point out that the ideol- ogy of “separate spheres” (female/male, private...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 1992
... in Friedrich Schlegel, G. W. F. Hegel, and Karl Gutzkow” (Ph.D. diss., Duke University, 1985). JAY GELLER 177 According to Hegel, once Spirit becomes self-conscious, it “exhibits itself as a world articulated into [separate] spheres” (PG, p. 328; PS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 191–213.
Published: 01 June 1994
... in the second half of the nineteenth century. Workplace and marketplace are far removed from these accounts of privacy that cast political activity as salon intrigues. The public sphere is private at heart. Members of the popular classes rarely appear in Machado’s narra- tives. Yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 June 1996
... to the professionaliza- tion of the literary medium and delineating the reassignment of tasks for writers in the public sphere.’ Perhaps even more important, the autonomization of the literary field generated a new kind of subject, distinct and frequently in competition and conflict with other subjects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Maus Katharine Eisaman , 3 – 36 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . ———. 1994 . “ Areopagitica, Censorship, and the Early Modern Public Sphere .” In The Administration of Aesthetics: Censorship, Political Criticism, and the Public Sphere , edited by Burt Richard , 3 – 33...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 131–148.
Published: 01 June 1952
... which interested him very much: the idea of the heavens as consisting of solid crystalline spheres and the more scientific system of epicycles and eccentrics devised by Ptolemy to account for heavenly motions. Of both of them he was highly critical. 1 While I shall make primary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 145–166.
Published: 01 June 1995
... sphere"-literary and political- "blended with each other in a peculiar fashion" (Structural Transformation ofthPub lic Sphm: An Inquiry info a Category ojBourgeois Soriety, trans. Thomas Burger [Cam- bridge: MIT Press, 19891, 56). For the political context of later eighteenthcentury...