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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 441–464.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the contemporary African novel returns to the particulars of national histories to explain change that has remained unacknowledged or misrepresented for political reasons. It grapples with the writing of history as a conscious process of what Edward W. Said describes as “textualization”: a narration that stresses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 379–380.
Published: 01 December 1955
..., it is to be hoped that Mr. Bieber will choose to pursue further his fruitful explorations. All stand to gain therefrom. CHESTERW. OBUCHOWSKI University of Connecticut The Contemporary French Novel. By HENRIPEYRE. New York: Oxford Uni...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... This problem is extensively dealt with in chapter 3, “‘An Insatiable Market’ for Minor Characters: Genre in the Contemporary Literary Marketplace,” where Rosen supplies ample documentation and insightful comments on book promotion, blurbs, and media hype meant to get both authors and publics interested...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 154–168.
Published: 01 June 1978
...JANICE HARRIS Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 THE MOULTING OF THE PLUMED SERPENT A STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NOVEL AND THREE CONTEMPORARY TALES By JANICE HARRIS Faulkner...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Martin is a PhD candidate in English at the University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation, “Contemporary Drift: The History of the Present and the Afterlife of Genre,” investigates the relation between the accretive histories of genre and the unstable status of the contemporary as a category...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 400–405.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Joan Ramon Resina The Moderns: Time, Space, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Spanish Culture . By Paul Julian Smith. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. xii+ 206 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 454–457.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Literatures in English (2006). University of Washington 2007 The Influence of Post-modernism on Contemporary Writing: An Interdisciplinary Study . By David Punter. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2005. xii + 358 pp. Reviews The Grounds of English Literature. By Christopher Cannon. Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 151–173.
Published: 01 June 1947
...Paul H. Kocher Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 CONTEMPORARY PAMPHLET BACKGROUNDS FOR MARLOWE’S THE MASSACRE AT PARIS By PAULH. KOCHER In contrast to the first six scenes of The Massacre at Puris,l which are known to have had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (3): 309–318.
Published: 01 September 1947
...Paul H. Kocher Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1947 CONTEMPORARY PAhIPHLET BACKGROUNDS FOR MARLOWE’S THE MASSACRE AT PARIS. PART TWO By PAULH. KOCHER I11 Certainly the most intere4ng part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1965
...Frederick J. Hoffman Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE SCHOLAR-CRITIC: TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY BRITISH AND AMERICAN LITERARY STUDY By FREDERICKJ. HOFFMAN The work in modem British and American literature is so abundant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 322–325.
Published: 01 June 1941
... Milton’s Contemporary Reputation: An Essay together with “A Tentative List of Printed Allusiom to Milton, 1641-1674,” and facsimile reproductions of five contemporary pamphlets writ- ten in answer to Milton. By WILLIAMRILEY PARKER.Colum- bus, Ohio: The Ohio State University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 360–372.
Published: 01 December 1962
...Lucien W. White Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 MORAL ASPECTS OF ZOLA’S NATURALISM JUDGED BY HIS CONTEMPORARIES AND BY HIMSELF By LUCIENW. WHITE Consideration of the moral aspects of literary works became a vogue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Brian M. Reed Brian M. Reed is associate professor of English at the University of Washington. His publications include Hart Crane: After His Lights (2006); a volume of essays edited with Nancy Perloff, Situating El Lissitzky: Vitebsk, Berlin, Moscow (2003); and articles on such contemporary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 373–375.
Published: 01 September 1992
... and for all and Terras’s work gratefully recognized for what it is: the chef d’oeuvre of a scholar of prodigious learning and astonishing industry. HUGHMCLEAN University of California, Berkelqr Splitting Images/Contemporary Canadian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 500–501.
Published: 01 December 1944
.... Mary’s College, California Robert Burns: His Associates and Contemporaries. The Train, Grierson, Young, and Hope Manuscripts. Edited, with an Intro- duction by ROBERTT. FITZHUGH.With The Journal of the Bor- der Tozcr. Edited by DELANCEYFERGUSON. Chapel Hill : Univer- sity of North...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 417–436.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Aesthetic Specialists and Public Intellectuals: Ruskin, Emerson, and Contemporary Professionalism Günter Leypoldt n his discussion of Robert Southey’s Sir Thomas More in the Edinburgh IReview of 1830, Thomas Babington Macaulay takes issue with what he considers an unfounded criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... on other aspiring female writers eager to explore and expose their sensuality and sexuality. The parading and pandering of female subjectivity via a body politics have become a major literary fad in contemporary mainland China. Popular Culture and Body Politics: Beauty Writers in Contemporary China...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 408–418.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Henry McAnally, Sir Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 A CONTEMPORARY OF ALFIERI-LORENZO PIGNOTTI By SIR HENRYMCANALLY Pignotti is not now well known nor possibly known at all outside Italy and, as he can claim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 422–432.
Published: 01 December 1986
... Angeles, London: University o f California Press, 1986. x + 374 pp. $24.95. POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY WOOLF CRITICISM * By JAMES GINDIN The problem with the proliferation of academic books about Virginia Woolf is that they feed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 March 1988
... University Shifting Perspectives and the Stylish Style: Mannerism in Shakespeare and His Jaco- bean Contemporaries. By JOHN GREENWOOD. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1988. viii + 227 pp. $35.00. At a time when studies of the plays of Shakespeare and his contempo...