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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Dolores Palomo Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 SCHOLES, BARTHES, AND STRUCTURALIST CRITICISM^ By DOLORESPALOMO The word “structuralism” floats around the periphery of American literary criticism, pausing momentarily...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 138–155.
Published: 01 June 1982
...John Tucker Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 WILLIAM FAULKNER’S LIGHT IN AUGUST TOWARD A STRUCTURALIST READING By JOHN TUCKER In the fifty years since its publication, William Faulkner’s Ligh in August has become a classic. Neither...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to interpretation—a shift away from the aesthetic and toward an ascetic model of reading. But this shift is in fact no shift at all, but merely the logical outcome of a historicist and materialist approach to meaning that has always been in thrall to scientific methodologies. Even structuralist and poststructural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... 1998 . Europe’s Franco-German Engine . Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press . Crews Frederick . 1963 . The Pooh Perplex: A Freshman Casebook . New York : Dutton . Culler Jonathan . 1975 . Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics, and the Study of Literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 1973
... of the Formalist-Structuralist tradition ranging from the “linguistic model” provided by Ferdinand de Saussure through the Russian Formalist movement to the language-oriented French literary theory (Barthes, Greimas, Todorov), anthropology (Litvi-Straws), philosophy (Der- rida), psychoanalysis (Lacan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (3): 343–344.
Published: 01 September 1973
... to survey the broad sweep of modern Marxist criticism. In the present book he tackles a vast body of the Formalist-Structuralist tradition ranging from the “linguistic model” provided by Ferdinand de Saussure through the Russian Formalist movement to the language-oriented French literary theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 208–210.
Published: 01 June 1981
.... Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981. xiv + 242 pp. $15.00. The Pursuit of Signs collects essays concerned with the practitioners and possi- bilities of close reading in the New Critical tradition. It continues the pro- grammatic openness of Structuralist Poetics, but in a more partisan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1969
...- firmation of their rhetorical etiology (to use a favorite word of the author). The chapter offers clear proof that in practice and in theory Giraudoux is an ideal subject for the young French “structuralist” aitics. Cohen’s dis- covery should lead them away from freak authors like Raymond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 September 1969
..., the paraphrasing, or even the judging of Giraudoux’s themes, but in the af- firmation of their rhetorical etiology (to use a favorite word of the author). The chapter offers clear proof that in practice and in theory Giraudoux is an ideal subject for the young French “structuralist” aitics. Cohen’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1983
... his view of the pure autobiography as a work of art no longer dependent on outside fact or any literal “truth-telling,” a narrative that calls a life into being. He shares with the structuralists and deconstructionists (though he questions their extreme positions) an eagerness to go behind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1993
... access to a planet without borders in which we could talk about literature without specifying in which language we spoke, a literature where no visa was necessary. In the structuralist shift from the history of literatures to the theory of litera- ture, it was no less important to strip...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 September 1997
... was the prime exponent of literary science as structuralism and narratology. Now, parsing the finer points of ethicopolitical criticism late in an illustrious career, he resembles Oedipus at Colonus. The reader will glimpse the earlier structuralist and narratologist in the essay on genre, “Fictions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 449–453.
Published: 01 December 1971
... Caractbres. Geneva: Droz, Histoire des Idees et Critique Litteraire, 117, 1971. 175 pp. Diaz, Janet. Ana Maria Matute. New York: l’wayne, TWAS 152, 197 1. 165 pp. $5.50. Durh, Manuel. Luis de Lion. New York: l’wayne, TWAS 136, 1971. 182 pp. $5.50. Harari, Josue V. Structuralists ancl Stl...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 207–208.
Published: 01 June 1978
... writer and an intelligent and thorough scholar. Versed in the recent traditions of structuralist and poststructuralist liter- ary criticism, Gonz5lez Echevarria describes his work as “an experiment in how to approach the entire work of a writer in the aftermath of a critical epoch...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 447–449.
Published: 01 December 1986
... demonstration of thematic ambiguity through reference to a single post- structuralist pattern of thought. Raval believes that the entanglement of incompatible alternatives in Con- rad’s novels is best understood as an oblique but trenchant form of political commentary. Language, fiction, and other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 385–387.
Published: 01 September 1998
... unforgettable Hamlet in The Lust Action Hero. A clear-eyed account of Frye’s work takes on a pivotal role, his anxious “structuralist” vision of a lit- erary totality awkwardly entangled with the imperatives of the cold war, the “long boom” of the 1950s and 1960s, and the resultant expansion in uni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 1999
... with “the facile dogma urged by some recent modish theorizers” ( 12). Yet the presumptive infallibility of the tradition to which he is so devoted excuses him from any explicit and probing analysis of the actual claims of structuralist and poststructuralist theories. In his (Burkean) understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 393–395.
Published: 01 December 1976
... confusion is compounded in Part 11 (which is devoted to Proust). An ini- tial and rather disorienting promise to switch to a structuralist approach is not kept. Instead, the reader is presented with a traditional (and in many respects very rewarding) analysis of the structures in Proust. This lack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 431–434.
Published: 01 September 1993
... poststructuralist, it should. What makes Kroe- ber’s implicitly deconstructive emphasis distinctive is his treatment of nar- rative as social interaction rather than as text. In chapters 3 and 4, where he offers not only sophisticated theory but a wonderfully clear introduc- tion to structuralist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 1981
... and the Pre- Kaphaelites in general provide a fertile field, as yet relatively untilled, for criti- cal inquiry of a theoretical nature.) Kees’s broadly structuralist assumptions not only lead her to downplay Kossetti’s biography and development but permit her, in her search for epiphenomena...