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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Toral Jatin Gajarawala A product of the last two decades, Dalit (“untouchable caste”) literature in Hindi has fashioned itself as a modern protest literature, drawing on the cultural and political traditions of other Indian languages and literatures. But Hindi Dalit literature is unique in that its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 395–412.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and concepts of literary scholarship were untouched by the emergence of new technological media. This introduction surveys some of the ways in which modern literary scholarship was in fact entangled with new media: from the revolutionary effect of the photostat on textual studies, to the rise of the concept...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the earlier poem affirmed consump- tion and condemned accretion, the two parts of “The Jerboa,” titled “Too Much” and “Abundance,” contrast Roman excess with the plenty available to this desert dweller, which lives without water yet “has / happiness” (Poems, 13). “Untouched” and “free-born,” the jerboa pro...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 535–541.
Published: 01 December 1942
... 539 Mi whose lovely body is as yet untouched by Debilitie. The Author takes this occasion to extol the Queen and describe the blessings of her reign. The woodcut which illustrates this passage is a very good one with a fine likeness of Elizabeth seated in a triumphal chariot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1943
... to an untouched Reality-and for other things held dear, grown questionable, no matter, good riddance. It is unlikely that a fourth biography of John Sterling will ever be called for. Yet Miss Tuell, in this book, has contributed percept- ibly to our knowledge of a provocatively interesting period...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 June 1943
... little of Mrs. Trollope’s adventures in the United States, to a more generous portion of Dickens’ misadventures, to some bits about Marryat, to a glimpse of Thackeray and Herbert Spencer, and to provokingly little of Matthew Arnold. There is a wealth of material left untouched which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 1948
... of modern European criticism have been aware of the great importance of the Italian critics of the sixteenth century. Since Spingarn first opened up the field, small sec- tions of it have been harrowed by many scholars. Now Mr. Herrick breaks ground in an area hitherto untouched, and does it very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 502–503.
Published: 01 December 1946
... to the same cause. Survivals in lands virtually untouched by the Reformation lead by an oblique road to the same conclusion, although here the case is clearly forced, since the Mediterranean countries produced no plays strictly similar to those of trans-Alpine Europe. Among the well-marshaled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 1967
... Alexander leaves quite untouched.” I must add a final word about the astonishing paragraph in which Super documents my “lack of historical perspective if only to provide those “senior members of the profession” before whom Super parades himself as a model of scholarly conscience with one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 1962
... with each other. One of the themes of Kafka’s works is just this eternal struggle of the two elements, under the burden of which Kafka’s protagonists break down. But this is only the condition of Kafka’s protagonists and not of all men. Even in his works, there is a realm untouched by this mon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 535–536.
Published: 01 December 1949
... emphasis, but also as an example of the way in which the Renaissance took over a classical body of materials and reshaped it to its own uses. Since the genre was practically untouched by medieval influences, it is a particularly good case study of the process by which the Renaissance molded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 March 1989
... evokes it does not allow for such evenhanded mocking both of our hopes and of our physi- cian’s pretensions, what is peculiarly Websterian in the idea and in Bosola’s character escapes untouched. All of which is to say that, like any interpretive tack, Spinrad’s illuminates some things...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 463–464.
Published: 01 December 1953
... to yield, of editing the German text. Thus we are not only presented w3h the original text, untouched by human “Schlimmverbesserer,” but we are also given the oppor- tunity to explore all those neglected aspects of textual nature, such as spelling, punctuation, division, diacritical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 464–465.
Published: 01 December 1953
... are not only presented w3h the original text, untouched by human “Schlimmverbesserer,” but we are also given the oppor- tunity to explore all those neglected aspects of textual nature, such as spelling, punctuation, division, diacritical signs, footnotes, etc., which are so frequently...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Rosen and Santesso assert. Instead, the more closely we are watched, the more we perform, and, as Erving Goffman explained long ago, performance is the way to make a self. We are confirmed by our performances, not violated. Yet we feel that social performance masks an untouchable inwardness. We...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 September 1976
... on McKeon’s subject- Steven Zwicker’s Dryden’s Political Poetry (1972), Paul J. Korshin’s From Concord to Dissent (1973), and Earl Miner’s Restoration Mode (1974). h’one of these books is mentioned here: one measure of McKeon’s originality is the degree to which his argument is untouched...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1977
... “Who so list to hunt” in just this way, pointing out that there is no criticism of the elusive, untouchable woman and that the prevailing tone is not cynical, as conventional interpre- tation would have it. Again, he maintains that “They flee from me” does not deal with a relationship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1981
... significance in the generation of Shakespeare’s plays. At times, indeed, Ide himself seems to be unconvinced by his own arguments. To see Antony as an explicit response to Bussy, he admits, requires “a fruitless thematic exercise that would leave untouched what is unique and most attrac- tive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 1943
...). Sophus Keith Winther 25 1 And Carlyle, still strongly affirming his Everlasting Yea, bore witness to an untouched Reality-and for other things held dear, grown questionable, no matter, good riddance. It is unlikely that a fourth biography of John Sterling will ever...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 1948
..., small sec- tions of it have been harrowed by many scholars. Now Mr. Herrick breaks ground in an area hitherto untouched, and does it very well. Everyone who knows anything of the history of literary criticism is aware of the importance of Aristotle and Horace in its development...