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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., in practice if not in theory, to integrate data-rich and traditional methods for literary-historical investigation. Fortunately, beyond the work of Moretti and Jockers and of those who adopt their methods, researchers are moving toward supplying this lack. In digital literary studies broadly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 260–261.
Published: 01 June 1947
..., LESTERW. J. SEIFERT University of JYisconsin Attitudes of Seventeenth-Century France toward the Middle Ages. By NATHANEDELMAN. New York: King’s Crown Press, 1946. Pp. xvi + 464. $4.00. Mr. Edelrnan’s study is obviously the product of profound scholar- ship and intensive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 387–389.
Published: 01 December 1980
...Hugh Witemeyer EVE FRANK ELLEN. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1979. xv + 311 pp. $18.00. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 HUGH WITEMEYER 387 Literary Architecture: Essays Toward a Tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to his friend Walter Benjamin, in an exile of his own in Paris: “It is increasingly clear to me that the current state of the world is nothing but a ruse of providence to lead us along a bloody and torturous road toward an International of triviality and an Esperanto culture” (Barck 1988 : 692...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 582–586.
Published: 01 December 2008
... traditional resonance” (11) and was mov- ing steadily toward cliché. But reading it as simply clichéd would be wrong: Blair wants to focus our attention on heart imagery and “related formal effects” (21) so we can recognize that “there might have been a great deal at stake in what now might seem like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 207–218.
Published: 01 June 1944
...Alphonse Roche Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 ANGLO-SAXON ATTITUDES TOWARD FRfiDfiRIC MISTRAL AND THE FfiLIBRIGE By ALPHONSEROCHE Mistral’s reputation abroad began in 1859, at the time...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez © 2001 University of Washington 2001 MLQ 62.1-01 Martín-Rodríguez 2/9/01 2:04 PM Page 1 “A Net Made of Holes”: Toward a Cultural History of Chicano Literature Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez n...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 1996
... Blanchot. Along the Fatal Narrative Turn (Toward an Anarchic Theory of Literary History) Gerald L. Bruns Late in September 1958, in a hotel in Stockholm, I set about writing this lec- ture for delivery a week later at the Brussels Fair. I recalled a remark made...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1972
...A. C. Hamilton Michael Murrin. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1969. x + 224 pp. $8.75. Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 1 YO REVIEWS The Veil of Allegory: Some Notes Toward a Theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 138–155.
Published: 01 June 1982
...John Tucker Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 WILLIAM FAULKNER’S LIGHT IN AUGUST TOWARD A STRUCTURALIST READING By JOHN TUCKER In the fifty years since its publication, William Faulkner’s Ligh in August has become a classic. Neither...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 82–92.
Published: 01 March 1976
...James Gindin Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 TOWARD LITERARY BIOGRAPHY’ By JAMES GINDIN Within just the last decade, a proliferation of thoughtful and sensi- tive books concerning Hardy has considerably deepened the level...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 93–130.
Published: 01 March 2004
... (2001). In 2002 she was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts for poetry, and she was named the third recipient of the Roy Harvey Pearce/Archive for New Poetry Award for lifetime contributions to American poetry as a poet-scholar. Marble Paper: Toward a Feminist “History of Poetry” Rachel Blau...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 505–525.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Volk': Hybrid Identity and National Consciousness in Rilke's Zwei Prager Geschichten ,” German Quarterly 79 (2006). Toward a Genealogy of Modernism: Herder, Nietzsche, History Peter Zusi He who merely inhales the scent of my plant does not know it, and he who plucks...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 549–552.
Published: 01 December 2006
...). University of Washington 2006 Redreaming America: Toward a Bilingual American Culture . By Debra A. Castillo. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005. 232 pp. Reviews Dido’s Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France. By Margaret W. Ferguson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jocelyne Kolb Translating the World: Toward a New History of German Literature around 1800 . By Birgit Tautz . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2018 . xii + 266 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 Translating the World is a handsome...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 385–387.
Published: 01 December 1959
... with consideration or respect for textual problems, the way will be made both clearer and smoother because of Charles Taylor’s study. LAWRENCEJ. ZILLM A N University of Washington Matthew Arnold’s Books: Toward a Publishing Diary. Edited by WILLIAM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 153–157.
Published: 01 June 1961
...Marcel Frančon Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE ATTITUDE OF GfiRARD DE NERVAL TOWARD RONSARD By MARCELFRAN~ON In 1852 Nerval published a shortened version of the introduction1 which preceded his Choix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 132–148.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Robert H. Bell BOSWELL’S NOTES TOWARD A SUPREME FICTION FROM LONDON JOURNAL TO LIFE OF JOHNSON By ROBERTH. BELL Boswell’s London Journal, 1762-1763 reveals a great deal about the author’s youthful struggles arid tumultuous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 499–526.
Published: 01 December 2021
... at the bank. Mark is “not quite thirty, a full ten years younger than Roger and pale from all his time indoors sitting in front of a screen” ( C , 28). Mark represents the turn toward abstraction and speed in finance, and many readers undoubtedly share in Roger’s incomprehension: It was no longer true...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1980
...<lol- ogy, is thorough (chapter 8 alone has sixty-seven fi)otnotes), accurate in ii spot chick, and often suggests additional reading. The study is supported by thirty- six black-and-white illustrations, most of which are put to good use in the text; like the footnotes, they are grouped together at the end of’ the \wlume. Strangely, there is not one example of’ landscape painting among the illust ra- tions, although Witemeyer devotes an entire chapter to “Landscape and the Beholder.” And, although Witemeyer does niention photography briefly in the text, the book contains no substantive discussion or examples of‘the early Brit- ish masters of the new discipline, such as Fox ‘I’albot, Hill, Adamson, (:anieron, or Carroll, who shared and reflected many of Eliot’s notions of’the importance of the visual arts. A chapter concerning the influence of photography would have been a welcome addition. Witerneyer’s survey is nevertheless an important contribution to George Eliot studies precisely because it assesses and revalues the relation between literature and the visual arts in her work. His reluctance to draw glib or general parallels between the sister arts and his careful identification of‘exact points of’compari- son and influence provide a solid model for future interdisciplinary studies. But the best justification for the book comes in a statement by Witemeyer of‘ Eliot’s own attitude: “She knew that art can help one see and feel, and indeed she valued art chiefly because it can” (p. 156). George Eliot aiid the Visriul Arts should help us also to “see and feel” both the sensitive complexity of her fiction and the creative reciprocity of the Victorian arts. S.I.E:I>HE.N (;AN HAM University oj.Hn wnii :’ InflurUPnrrUP inArt and Lztemtitru (Princeton: Princeton University Pres5, I Y7.5), p. 262. Towards Utopia: A Sludy of Brecht. By KEITHA. DICKSON.Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978. x + 332 pp. $26.00. Keith A. Dickson, a leading...