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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1999) 60 (4): 451–468.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Ina Ferris Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 haFerris The public . . . believes two thirds of what it reads in print in honour of typography. -WestminsterReview (1828) n the spring of 1804 Henry Brougham reviewed an undistinguished travel text by one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1977) 38 (4): 367–380.
Published: 01 December 1977
...CARL S. SMITH Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 ∗ Several colleagues and friends were very helpful in the preparation of this essay, particularly Professor Charles Feidelson, Christopher Herbert, and Jane S. Smith. JAMES’S TRAVELS, TRAVEL WRITINGS, AND THE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1964) 25 (1): 22–33.
Published: 01 March 1964
...George B. Parks Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 ∗ An earlier version of this article was read before the Comparative Literature section at the 1962 meeting of the Modern Language Association. THE TURN TO THE ROMANTIC IN THE TRAVEL LITERATURE OF THE...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1945
... University Quebec to Carolina in 1785-1786: Being the Travel Diary and Ob- servations of Robert Hunter, Jr., a Young Merchant of London. Edited by LOUISB. WRIGHTand MARIONTINLING. San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1943. Pp. ix + 393. $5.00. The editors of this old...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1975) 36 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1975
... in the Rise of Modtm Yiddish Fiction in the Nineteenth Century. By DANMIRON. New York: Schocken, 1973. xv 4- 347 pp. $10.95. A Traveler Disguised is a book about Yiddish litmature written in English by an Israeli critic whose normal language of communication must surely be Hebrew...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1964) 25 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 1964
...W. B. Carnochan Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 GULLZVER’S TRAVELS; AN ESSAY ON THE HUMAN UNDERSTANDING? By W.B. CARNOCHAN The final book of Gulliver‘s Travels has so compelled the attention of Swift’s critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1965) 26 (3): 475–477.
Published: 01 September 1965
.... R. POISSON University of Victoria The Paradise of Travellers: The Italian Influence on Englishmen in the Seventeenth Century. By A. LYTTONSELLS. Bloomington: Indiana Uni- versity Press, 1964. 240 pp. $5.00. Many Englishmen lived or traveled in seventeen th-century I taly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1946) 7 (2): 247–248.
Published: 01 June 1946
.... WILLIAMHALLER Columbia University Tobias Smollett: Traveler-Novelist. By GEORGEM. KAHRL.Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1945. Pp. xxiv + 165. $2.75. It was not the intention of the author to write a coinplete biog- raphy of Smollett or to give a complete analysis of all his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1946) 7 (4): 505–506.
Published: 01 December 1946
... century would be of the greatest usefulness. Let us hope that these two collaborators will put us further in their debt. DONALDF. BOND University of Chicago Four Essays (on “Gulliver’s Travels.” By ARTHURE. CASE.Prince- ton : Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2007
...), among other works. He is also coeditor of The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (2003) and “The Twentieth Century and After” in The Norton Anthology of English Literature (2006). Traveling Poetry Jahan Ramazani apid, multidirectional, unexplained — such are the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 401–415.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Samuel Kliger Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THE UNITY OF GULLIVER’S TRAVELS By SAMUELKLIGER It is universally agreed that Gulliver‘s Travels is one of the world’s irreplaceable masterpieces. Agreement is lacking, however, as to the means which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1954) 15 (1): 36–41.
Published: 01 March 1954
...John Robert Moore © 1954 University of Washington 1954 RASSELAS AND THE EARLY TRAVELERS TO ABYSSINIA By JOHN ROBERTMOORE When Lord Beaconsfield exulted that by an expedition to Abyssinia “the standard of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... concept of postmodernism traveled from the United States to western Europe and Russia, with key roles for American critics such as John Barth, Leslie Fiedler, Ihab Hassan, and Matei Calinescu and, in Europe, writers such as Umberto Eco and the reception of Jorge Luis Borges and Vladimir Nabokov. To the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 December 2010
... strangers, transforming her ethics into an illiberal form of internationalist expansionism. By entwining these incompatible phenomena, Baum creates a lasting metaphor for U.S. foreign policy: Dorothy as the reluctant traveler who selflessly intervenes in the affairs of strangers with the intention of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2014) 75 (3): 411–437.
Published: 01 September 2014
... transhistorical travels of literature are usually seen as antihistorical aesthetic transcendence, as a flight from political relevance. This essay argues, using Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s repurposing of Joseph Conrad as a case study, that the literary aspiration to write for the future is instead an invitation to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
...,” address the interchange between Chinese and Western literary theories. What transpires from these essays is that all Western theories, when “traveling” to China, assume “Chinese characteristics,” reflecting changing historical and ideological conditions but also the vector of influence running...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1976) 37 (4): 392–393.
Published: 01 December 1976
..., Turkey, and the Levant. A few Americans given to travel, like N. P. Willis and Bayard Taylor, pushed beyond the traditional circuit and wrote of their ventures in exotic lands. But from Irving on through the century-up to and including Henry James-most writers from the new world, if they...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1949) 10 (3): 367–376.
Published: 01 September 1949
... Gulliver’s Travels. He bal- anced Swift’s “misanthropy” with a reminder that Swift “was also bent upon creating a work which should win universal acclaim and, in attempting to account for the abuse heaped upon the Travels since the original acclamation, suggested that “the softening of ethical doc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1943) 4 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 1943
... D.McKillop 119 acknowledgments refer to Lewis M. Knapp on “The Final Period of Tobias Smollett,” Luella F. Norwood’s “Descriptive Bibliography,” Rufus Putney’s ‘‘Lesage and Smollett,” and George M. Kahrl’s Harvard dissertation, “Travel and the Prose-Fiction of Tobias Smollett...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1964) 25 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 March 1964
... adventure. Notable in his library were books of travel and exploration, and within his means he emulated his adventuresome heroes. Summers brought him freedom from the classroom, and the life he loved best. He was once a stream warden in Alaska, he had been a commercial fisherman in the Pacific...