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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... imaginative possibilities associated with the Romantic. However, this apparent tension between romance and the real ought to be seen as the dialectical face of a historicism that sought to master temporality by ending it with the arrival of the modern. The shifting narrative tenses of both realism and...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1. Temporal settings of prize-nominated novels, 1960–2013 Figure 1. Temporal settings of prize-nominated novels, 1960–2013 More
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Figure 2. Temporal settings of best sellers, 1960–2015 Figure 2. Temporal settings of best sellers, 1960–2015 More
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2013) 74 (3): 363–389.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Nicholas Halmi Since the beginning of its academic study around 1870, Romanticism has been defined simultaneously as a historical period (chronologically restricted) and as a stylistic type (chronologically open). This paradox, consisting in the difficulty of reconciling historical temporality with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 158–167.
Published: 01 June 1971
...William F. Scherer Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 TEMPORAL AND ETERNAL REALITIES IN GERMAN BAROQUE HOMILETICS By WILLIAMF. SCHERER Recent scholars of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1964) 25 (3): 338–345.
Published: 01 September 1964
...E. Kerrigan Prescott Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 PAUL CLAUDEL THE TRANSCENDENCE OF TEMPORAL FLUX By E. KERRIGANPRESCOTT One of the most notable characteristics of twentieth-century Euro- pean...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2014) 75 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jesse Molesworth The manipulation of local time, or clock time, constitutes a vital aspect of gothic storytelling, as seen in Horace Walpole’s Castle of Otranto , Matthew Lewis’s Monk , and Ann Radcliffe’s novels. Several concepts emerge: the importance of the hour as a temporal unit, the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
... anterior temporal space. This essay offers a more differentiated history, examining Scottish and northern song collectors who differed from these formulations and provided distinct understandings of “the people” and of class. David Herd, for instance, used Scottish Enlightenment theories of sense and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 2009
... about a disconnection in the present itself. Belonging neither to the past nor to the present, the remnant draws attention to modernity's temporality as that of the time lag: a suspension of connection and continuity that generates a curiously insubstantial existence in the present. Rereading Scott...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
... interest of empire and global commerce. This essay explores how authors have used the fantasy of the eastward journey across the date line to manage the temporal deviancy bound up with the date line’s paradoxical character by domesticating it, projecting it onto vilified spaces and populations, or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... . Serial forms synchronize naturalist representation through a slow temporality that enables viewers and characters to share a deferred longing for the social transformations once symbolized by the 1960s. Mad Men ’s objective situation is today’s neoliberal condition, connected to the longue durée of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... between women’s subjectivities and rapid economic modernization. Time and again, characters from this body of literature ask what it means to be part of a spatially and temporally fragmented world as they embody and engage capitalism’s social contradictions. Instead of signifying a coherent nation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... nearly at once, and artworks address the world in different ways and in different temporalities. This essay approaches these concerns by turning to the born-translated oeuvre of the collaborative web artists known as Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries. Young-hae Chang and Marc Voge’s works are born...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Peter Höyng In Beethoven’s last symphony one encounters a prototype in which music serves as a powerful catalyst for literature. It is his music that transported Schiller’s poem “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”) beyond its temporal, linguistic, and geographic origin. If one dubs this phenomenon “world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2014) 75 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2014
....” This essay explores several related problems: the almost occult significance of the publication date 1900; the surprising relevance of calendar debates to “The Darkling Thrush” and other texts, a crisis of temporality characteristic of late Victorian poetry and poetics; and the way that extrinsic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 395–418.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Figure 1. Temporal settings of prize-nominated novels, 1960–2013 Figure 1. Temporal settings of prize-nominated novels, 1960–2013 ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2016) 77 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., ethos, and temporality of “customer service” might be taken as the dominant logic of contemporary fiction as such. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 contemporary corporate self-publishing temporality genre Should Amazon.com now be considered the driving force of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Nicholas Halmi The Poetics of Decline in British Romanticism . By Jonathan Sachs . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . xiv + 226 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 The limits of Sachs’s own temporal and national perspective lead him somewhat to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1956) 17 (3): 274.
Published: 01 September 1956
... details. The chapter on “Temporalities” elaborates the background for a series of Swift’s tracts and poems on “ecclcsi- astical economics” written between 1723 and 1736. Related to legislation pending in the Irish Parliament, they have to do with leases, clerical residence, the tithe. and other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2004) 65 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2004
... historicizehas recently announced “the end of temporality.”2 That throws down a heavy gaunt- let at the feet of a journal identified with literary history. Men, he says, used to live in a world defined by time—by emergence in organic soci- eties, by production in industrial capitalism, and by uneven develop...