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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of chance,” and he touted it as an expansion of “the empire of reason” into formerly ungovernable territory. However, Pascal never applied the arithmetic triangle to games with more than two players, and the love triangle among the central characters in Lafayette’s novel implicitly ridicules this constraint...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
... to “the Territory.” The first time he is report- ing Tom’s plans, now that the evasion has been managed successfully, “to slide out of here, one of these nights, and get an outfit, and go for howling adventures amongst the Injuns, over in the Territory.. . .” The second time he is speaking of his own...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Civilizations Project. Among his publications are Religion and Colonization in Ancient Greece (1987), Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean (1994), and The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity (1998), as well as an edited collection, Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity (2001...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 June 1996
... are Western expansion since 1500, colonial legacies, and postcolonial thinking. He is author, most recently, of The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, and Colonization (1995) and editor of “Loci of Enunciation and Imaginary Constructions: The Case of (Latin)America,” a double...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and literary art? How? From which vantage point? Thus the image of an open landscape immediately becomes something quite different: a notion of a literary republic or, rather, of the literary republic, which, Casanova argues, necessarily requires a specific center, a capital: Territories [come into view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 66–78.
Published: 01 March 1963
... increasing gradually to the south and east in the direction of Upper German territory. No- where does the shifting appear as consistently distributed as in Upper German sources. East Franconian conies closest, but it does not have /kx/ (from WGmc initial and geminated k), nor does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 1940
... is a territorial name, -ingas and -wuros alike indicate products of the soil, i.e., the people born and brought up in the place specified by the first element. When the first element is itself a tribal or group name, -ingas and -WUYUS alike serve to mark offshoots of the specified tribe or group. Thus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 299–300.
Published: 01 September 1959
... and happy, that he inspire them by great deeds. He defends just wars (Chap. 26) and the conquest of territory in such wars (p. 176). When he insists that the prince devote himself to study and to the interests of his state, not to hunting and luxurious entertainment, he does not exclude...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 210–217.
Published: 01 September 1955
... is unwise to spend money and time ac- quiring land. It should try to have “more subjects, usefully employed, which is the principle feature of any policy designed to make the state rich” ( MS 7929). ’The decision to develop a nation internally rather than to increase its territory leads...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 1987
... theories in his avowed attempt “to LAWRENCE WILLSON 95 open up new territory” (p. 7). His method comes down to juxtaposition, grouping the six writers into three pairs, to “probe relationships” (p. 14) and to “probe certain techniques” (p. 15...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 June 1995
... inequities. For one example, the governing argument of Myra Jehlen’s unit on “The Literature of Colonization,” is that American authors “took the imperatives of territorial expansion and political domination to be universal structures of meaning” (168). And, for another, when Robert A. Ferguson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 419–449.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Said’s clas- sic work. However, orientalism is precisely the concept used by these literary histories to describe western Europe’s contact not with the Orient, following Said’s canonical definition, but with its own west- ernmost territory, the Iberian Peninsula.14 Before analyzing oriental- ist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 517–544.
Published: 01 December 1996
... and the State The Hqtamhon (1559) takes place on disputed territory. Marguerite de Navarre’s prologue to her collection of framed tales focuses on the adventures of a group of aristocrats who have come to take the waters at Cauterets, in the Pyrenees. Cauterets lies in Marguerite’s own king- dom...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1993
... by him as a national community. Quite the opposite, as he said in a text on Jab& at the time: “Place is not the empirical and national Here of a territory.”7 The chaining of literature to the facticity of natural languages is not enough to wear down one’s resistance to what Sartre called...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 479–504.
Published: 01 September 1996
... as a new frontier or foreign territory to settle and explore and regarded its inhabitants-usually immigrants-as natives to civilize and con- trol.”11 The process of colonization also took place within the Ameri- can city and was directed against native-born whites. 19181). But in general...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 427–430.
Published: 01 September 1993
... for clerical work and administration in major aristocratic courts, as princes and kings extended the disciplines of political control over their territorial possessions:2 the arts of the trivium helped form the M.B.A.’s of the twelfth century. This basic training in Latinate literacy was not geared...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1987
...Lawrence Willson Robert Weisbuch. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1986. xxiii + 334 pp. $29.25. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 LAWRENCE WILLSON 95 open up new territory” (p. 7). His method comes down...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 June 1996
... in the South American places he describes.22 Enthusiasm for Lucianesque, fictional play with the notion of his- torical truth was the period’s way of turning a pervasive source of cul- tural anxiety-how to know the real truth about the newly discovered territories, how to gauge the truth-value...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 June 2001
... California state- hood, are important evidence of another generation’s reading of the book’s politics. That Hale’s discovery has fallen through the cracks of territorial scholarship, however, is a warning. Students of U.S. history, trained as they are in English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 299–322.
Published: 01 September 2003
... manner, as a bounded territory, a distinct geographic entity supposedly encompassing a shared language, customs, and his- tory. In short, if Shakespeare’s English histories begin in nostalgia for medieval kingship, they end in celebration of a nation that exceeds the equation of country with king...