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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 1999
...? Russ Castronovo, University of Miami The Erotics of Talk: Women’s Writing and Feminist Paradigms. By Carla Kaplan. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. x t 240 pp. $35.00 cloth, $17.95 paper. Carla Kaplan argues that for women, writing is an act of seeking a utopian space...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 77–89.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Meredith Anne Skura Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 I want to thank Martin Wiener for his advice and suggestions about the material in this essay. Understanding the Living and Talking to the Dead: The Historicity of Psychoanalysis Meredith Anne Skura...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas DiPiero Beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, thinkers in various disciplines evoked birds and other animals that appeared able to talk to make points about language use and human reason and identity. Talking birds initially allowed philosophers to draw parallels between language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... by computer programming. In earlier times theorists wrote of the determination of the intending subject. Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari offer us an example. Such elite theory has not disappeared. Programming does empirically what they talked about sociologically, historically, psychologically. Yet we must...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 352–356.
Published: 01 December 1956
... been uncertain of its nature or ignorant of its location. In his chapter on “The New Criticism,” in ChnrZes Lamb and His Contmporarics (1933), Edmund Blunden writes : “Two or three years ago, the manuscript of a long and perfectly written review of Hazlitt’s Table Talk, by Lamb...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 162–185.
Published: 01 June 1987
... “ill hours” (I.iii.4). In The Cherry Orchard the characters pass the time in incessant talk. Gayev makes speeches to the furniture and to nature, and Mrs. Kanevsky prefers con- versation to planning for the future: “let’s go on with what we were talking about yesterday” (p. 293). But though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 317.
Published: 01 September 1953
... in the preface, this neat little volume is the contribution of Louisiana State University to the Goethe biccntennial or rather a partial record of the many addresses, radio talks, performances, and exhibitions with which the active Goethe lovers of Baton Rouge and environs celebrated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 December 1941
... friend, Morrison, who in turn proposed visiting Lumisden. With a feeling of awe Boswell approached the palace and walked solemnly up the staircase to the second floor. Lumisden was overjoyed to see them and made them comfortable. They talked pleasantly for a time, but not about politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 456–458.
Published: 01 December 1985
... stereotype of the woman who talks too much through the simple yet effective expedient of compar- ing the line counts of male and female characters. In 3 Henry VI, Queen Margaret is called a “wrangling woman” (1I.ii. 176) after speaking only twenty-two of the scene’s 177 lines; by contrast, King Henry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 March 1961
... us alone.” While obviously including the intransitive reading as above given, the transitive interpretation of “ci tace” may be expanded to extreme poignancy if we keep in mind the whole tercet where it occurs: “of whatever you like to talk and hear, we will talk and hear you talk...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 1998
... “majesty”as “the prince and lord of the whole island: I had the lives of all my sub- jects at my absolute command. . . . Then to see how like a king I dined, too, all alone, attended by my servants; Poll, as if he had been my favourite, was the only person permitted to talk to me.”18 In effect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 170–171.
Published: 01 June 1955
..., 1954. Pp. vi 4- 186. $4.75. More than thirty years have passed since I. A. Richards gave initial emphasis to a demand that men understand each other, take each other along, in their talk about aesthetic topics. The demand still exists, and the appearance of this volume suggests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (3): 211–238.
Published: 01 September 1988
... of the 214 THE BOSTONIANS “unworldly” to describe Verena’s smile as “innocent . . . in the Arcadian manner” (p. 230) and the tone of their conversation as “the tone in which happy, flower-crowned maidens may have talked to sunburnt young men in the golden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 423–447.
Published: 01 December 1945
... mercurial. Contrary to general belief, his talk was not invariably about books. Since boyhood a lover of natural scenery and bird study, of horses and riding, he maintained his outdoor in- terests and could be counted upon to join animatedly in talk of horse racing, rowing, hunting, or fishing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 315–336.
Published: 01 December 1982
... prefer to begin by drawing attention to a dramatic situation that oc- curs repeatedly throughout the play. This is the representation of a character engaged in frenzied, compulsive talking or noise-making. Instances are easy to find, and they figure equally in scenes that clearly advance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 June 2017
... historical “encounters between nineteenth-century people and their poems” (1). Cohen is an archival scholar with a great eye for material, and in his company it is wicked good fun to inquire after poems in terms we might use to talk about a person’s social life: Where does she circulate? How many people have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 March 1971
... in the political trilogy. As he watches Edward operate, Tom becomes increasingly disenchanted with politics. At the height of his success, Edward seems dehumanized and cynical. His egocentric amorality contrasts with Tom’s loyalty and steadfastness. Tom’s remark that all Edward does is talk and wangle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 March 1971
... be- loved’s perfections, like the siege of Namur, in diagram form, and sets about drawing up an ordered list of her virtues. His concrete imagina- tion is constantly illustrated by his propensity to take metaphors liter- ally. And when Walter and Yorick talk of the precocious Lipsius, who “composed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 368.
Published: 01 September 1948
.... $2.75. On several occasions, in the spring of 1775, an Irish clergyman named Thomas Campbell met and talked with Dr. Johnson in London. Johnson’s appearance and manner and talk, especially concerning Irish affairs-together with Campbell’s snappy retorts, of which he was obviously...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 291–317.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., or what Alex Woloch calls the “character-system” of the nineteenth-century realist novel, in I presented versions of this argument in the seminar Shakespearean Attachments, organized by Douglas Trevor and Kristen Poole at the 2007 meeting of the Shake- speare Association of America; in talks...