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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
... professor of French and francophone studies and also teaches in the International Studies and Women’s Studies Programs at Vassar College. Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature . By Tinsley Omise’eke Natasha . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . xii + 274...
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Modern Language Quarterly (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 (1991) 52 (3): 295–317.
Published: 01 September 1991
... for her art and authorial identity. Indeed, cooking and eating, her most private metaphors of literary cre- ation (usually confined to her correspondence), structure “Brother Jacob. ” The story unfolds a conflict of two brothers and the temptations of sugar, a product that seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 1940
... describing a very innocuous but attractive recipe for home brew : Six Gallons of Water- Twelve [Sic] &hg&e~pounds of Sugar. Half a pound of Ginger Eighteen Lemons Ginger to be sliced-Lemons to be peeled-The Sugar and Water to be boiled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 June 1996
...: Ediciones HuracAn, 1985), and in Astrid Cubano Iguina, El hilo en el labennto: Claves & la lucha politicu en Puerto Rico, siglo XIX (KOPiedras: Ediciones Huracin, 1990). 242 MLQ IJune 1996 for sugar and honey dealt as well in newspapers and magazines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature. By Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. xii + 274 pp. A remarkable book that delights in sounding out the depths of the texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature. By Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. xii + 274 pp. A remarkable book that delights in sounding out the depths of the texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 248–251.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature. By Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. xii + 274 pp. A remarkable book that delights in sounding out the depths of the texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 2011 issue of MLQ. DOI 10.1215/00267929- 1589194 Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature. By Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. xii + 274 pp. A remarkable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... This darker theme carries the real force and the real message of the passage, for if anything has tampered with the “green world” magic of the island colonies, it has been eman- cipation and the subsequent flight of former slaves from the large sugar plantations to privately owned farms (“freedom...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 1969
... and the processes of refinement and experimen- tation which made possible the “sugared” style of Shakespeare’s sonnets or which lie behind Pope’s version of the heroic couplet are usually either ignored or cursorily treated in books devoted to English verse. Unfortu- nately, Barnes does not succeed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1943
... For Sugar Candy I’m the Dandy- Be it brown or white. (Can Hartley have been serious in saying of this ditty: “though simple, I really think [it] has much natural passion Such pieces. do not lead one to hope that further study of Hartley’s manuscripts will yield...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1968
.... The eloquent style was dominant, of course, from Surrey to Shakespeare’s sonnets, but the plain style maintained its vigor, to emerge when elaborate, ornate, sugared poetry had run its course. One point of interest is the conclusion that “It is inaccurate, then, to claim, as literary historians...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 June 1941
... in the back- ground of custom and dkcor. Byron wrote to Murray : “I don’t care a lump of sugar for my poetry; but for my costume, and my cur- rectizess on those points . . . I will combat lustily.” This may explain why, though his contemporaries were so fond, in these oriental tales, of both his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 329–330.
Published: 01 June 1941
... of Byron’s “Turkish tales,” and shows the care taken by Byron in filling in the back- ground of custom and dkcor. Byron wrote to Murray : “I don’t care a lump of sugar for my poetry; but for my costume, and my cur- rectizess on those points . . . I will combat lustily.” This may explain why...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 385–394.
Published: 01 December 1968
... that the nymph stresses the fact that the fawn is the whiter of the two. As the fawn grew under the care of the nymph, taking “sweetest milk, and sugar” (55) from her fingers, “It wax’d more white and sweet than they” (58), the “they” referring to the fingers as well as to the milk and sugar. Further...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 184–185.
Published: 01 June 1960
... of “furniture and furnishings” the author slips easily to a discussion of clothes. Nightgowns, we are told, “weren’t something you slept in . . . the women slept in night-smocks and on rising put the night-gown over the smock.” The description of food and drink, with its emphasis on sugar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 56–65.
Published: 01 March 1974
... in The Golden Notebook. Thus the Freudianism of Anna’s gentle analyst, Mother Sugar, expresses a confidence in a tradi- tionalist world view that in her patient’s eyes should have been under- mined by modern experience. It is a world view whose limitations ap- pear most crucial to Anna in two related...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1969
... which made possible the “sugared” style of Shakespeare’s sonnets or which lie behind Pope’s version of the heroic couplet are usually either ignored or cursorily treated in books devoted to English verse. Unfortu- nately, Barnes does not succeed in what he sets out to do. Barnes’s method...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1943
...) in the abortive little Spanish rebel- lion of Torrijo in 1830 ; his colonial experiment as superintendent of a sugar colony in the West Indies ; the “parlour-romanticism” of his embroidered tales in prose and verse, following Tieck and Novalis and Goethe and Wordsworth afar off; his dabbling...