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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Kathleen Verduin Self-consciousness was eminently John Updike's hallmark theme, the matrix of his sustained confrontation with mortality and the condition of his alliance with Christianity. As with most literate persons, Updike's self-consciousness was stimulated by reading. His extensive oeuvre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 158–160.
Published: 01 March 1969
... only in some of its smallest units, its brief, energetic, and frequently telling sentences. CALVINBEDIENT University of California, Los Angeles Desperate Saith: A Study of Bellow, Salinger, Mailer, Baldwin, and Updike. By HOWARDM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 407–411.
Published: 01 December 1988
... Bellow, Margaret Drabble, Anne Tyler, and John Updike. By MARGARET MOR- GANROTH GULLETTE.Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. xxxii + 186 pp. $19.95. Safe at Last in the Middle Years stakes out appealing territory in its attempt to reach that wide segment of the novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 293–315.
Published: 01 September 1985
... Updike’s Witches of Eastwick (1984)2 provoked sexual controversy, and critics were perhaps too eager to fan the flames. The novel, Paul Gray urged in one of the initial reviews, “looks a lot like a gauntlet flung down at feminism. Readers should get ready for a particularly hot summer.”3...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 1969
..., Mailer, Baldwin, and Updike. By HOWARDM. HARPER,JR. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1967. 200 pp. $6.00. The thrust of American fiction since the end of World War I1 has been away from man’s conflict with society and toward his struggle with himself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 404–407.
Published: 01 December 1988
... Bellow, Margaret Drabble, Anne Tyler, and John Updike. By MARGARET MOR- GANROTH GULLETTE.Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. xxxii + 186 pp. $19.95. Safe at Last in the Middle Years stakes out appealing territory in its attempt to reach that wide segment of the novel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... was (as John Updike somewhere put it) a “mauve interregnum” lying between a glorious Victorian epoch and a modernist flowering. It was no surprise, really, since was not decadence always proclaiming its own imminent death, with so many of its acolytes—Aubrey Beardsley, Ernest Dowson, Arthur Rimbaud, Oscar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 212–216.
Published: 01 June 1974
.... 402 pp. $13.50. Markle, Joyce B. Fighters and Lovers: Theme in the Novels of John Updike. New York: New York University Press, 1973. 205 pp. $8.95. Taylor, Lloyd C., .Jr. Margaret Ayer Barnes. New Ynrk: Twayne, TUSAS 231, 1974. 150 pp. $5.50. Terrier, Michel. Individu el socittt duns...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 96–101.
Published: 01 March 1967
... interested in the anti-hero. Even Updike’s George Caldwell is in his way a hero. I have no particular quarrel with Zwerdling’s second chapter, “The Irish Hero,” though it seems to suggest that Yeats’s work was more provincial than in fact it was. Late in his life Yeats wrote (in “A General...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 1971
... Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 BOOKS RECEIVED Brown, Merle E. lYallace Stevens: The Poem as Act. Detroit: Wayne State Univer- sity Press, 1970. 219 pp. $8.50. Hurchard, Rachael C. John Updike: Yea Sayings. Carbondale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 September 2012
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 395–402.
Published: 01 September 1967
..., Mailer, Baldwin, and Updike. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1967. 200 pp. $6.00. Hensley, Jeannine (editor). Works of Anne Bradstreet. Foreword by Adricnne Rich. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, John Harvard Library Book, 1967. xxxvii...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 193–200.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., being French, would not need a full supply of German letters.8s Harvard University 34 Reproduced, D. B. Updike, Printing Types; Their History, Forms, and Uses (Cambridge, Mass., 1937), I, illustration 97a. 36 Pierre Franqois Fauche, at Hamburg 1787-1805, is commended by Croft...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (1): 121–132.
Published: 01 March 1993
... Birnbaum and Bill Viola? Whose fiction as social practice is an index to the experience of African-American women, Toni Morrison’s or Terri McMillan’s? And whose language exemplifies the aporias of postmodern culture?John Updike’s?John Cage’s?John Ashbery’s?John Ash’s? If all of the above...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Tarzan through contemporary writers such as John Updike and Richard Ford (though Jurca focuses on the years from the 1920s through the 1950s), Jurca uncovers a syndrome of self-pity and false consciousness among the protagonists of the suburban novel. The suburban home, the very icon of the domestic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 427–445.
Published: 01 September 1990
... fasci- nated by what people see in them, much more than I ever knew I This is a useful cautionary statement for the critic. It is also an expression of detachment, which John Updike has called “the genius of her Again the description is familiar in Chaucerian criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in an individual life, and with the geopolitical decline of the United States, or lateness in national history. This latter aspect has been enabled by the canonization of both novelists—along with a few contemporaries, like Toni Morrison and John Updike—as narrators of postwar US history, albeit inflected...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 1983
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 16–39.
Published: 01 March 1965