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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 517–519.
Published: 01 December 1995
...Terence Diggory Diggory I Review 5’7 ‘I‘he Rvriolution in the Visual Arts and the Poetry of William (hlos Willicims. By Peter Halter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xii t 270 pp. $59.95 By his own count, Peter Halter’s study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Door: From Calderón to Obama . Neobaroque in the Americas: Alternative Modernities in Literature, Visual Art, and Film . By Kaup Monika . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2012 . xii + 378 pp. © 2015 by University of Washington 2015 Neobaroque in the Americas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 1984
... parallels in allusion and imagery to show “why verbal and visual satirists had so much in common in the kinds of shapes they contrive” (p. xix). Poems, political engravings, and, to a lesser extent, newspapers and pamphlets are the materials of this study, which is organized into eight chapters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 416–419.
Published: 01 December 1984
... with which I profoundly disagree. CLYDEDE L. RYAIS Duke University The Visual Text of William Carlos Williams. By HENRYM. SAYRE.Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1983. 152 pp. $12.95. The title of this book is somewhat...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 1980
... does not compare Eliot to Hardy; the c.omparati\~e quality of the study comes, instead, in the interdisciplinary examination of’ the effect of the visual arts on Eliot’s fiction. The result is an admirable example of’ the ways in which the history arid aesthetic theory of the other arts can tie...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 99–112.
Published: 01 June 1972
...F. Xavier Baron Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 VISUAL PRESENTATION IN B~ROULSSTRZSTAN By F. XAVIERBARON Biiroul’s twelfth-century Tristan has received considerable atten tion, but little has been said about its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew Wickman This essay addresses the relationship between shape and number that is implicit to the conversion of statistics into forms of visual display. It does so by way of the work and legacy of Robert Burns, particularly the well-known poems “To a Louse” and “To a Mouse.” Bearing...
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 3. The “Nausicaa” episode of Ulysses , visualized as a social network. Characters are weighted by betweenness centrality. More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas J. Otten Ekphrasis undergoes a decisive shift in Nathaniel Hawthorne and his contemporaries. Whereas Gotthold Ephraim Lessing and other seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writers (John Dryden, Alexander Pope) distinguished between verbal and visual arts through metaphors of realms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Daniel H. Foster This essay focuses on how aural and visual media intersected with class when, in 1843, blackface performers began to call themselves minstrels. Not merely a rebaptism, this new name marked a rebirth. Whereas blackface was originally a working-class theatrical experience passed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Heather Fielding Henry James often criticizes mass culture for having instrumentalized the novel by conditioning readers to reduce the text to its ending. Yet he also suggests that popular visual technologies—cinema and its predecessor, the magic lantern—are uniquely able to compensate for mass...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
... them. The essay also identifies and discusses four techniques basic to literary criticism: description, interpretation, explanation, and evaluation. A coda speculates about the links between Mimesis and a visual technology introduced into university lecturing a few decades before Auerbach wrote his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... coincided historically with scholarly concerns over visual culture, the aestheticization of everyday life, cultural studies, and globalization. Each of these discussions contains related insights into the future development and transformation of literary theory and its disciplinary boundaries. Second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of the body. In resonance with the period’s debates in the visual arts, and within the overlapping contexts of the developing culture of galanterie and the quarrel of the ancients and the moderns, Racinian drama calls attention in a striking and unprecedented reflexive manner to the opacity of the theatrical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 487–509.
Published: 01 December 1995
..., critical approaches to the visual. With a truly impressive amount of documentation arid scholarship Zlo7i)ncast Eyes d e m on s t ra te s -so ni e t i rii e s direct1 y, so111 e ti 111 e s i 11 d i - David Carroll is professor of French at the University of California, Irvine. His most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1983
..., focused on verbal imagery to the virtual exclusion of stage directions and implicit directions to actors in the dialogue. Only in the last thirty years, in the work of Maurice Charney, Alan Downer, R. A. Foakes, and others, have we begun to explore the significance of stage action as visual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 501–536.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of a new, more embodied sense of self.3 My discussion of Mar- golin’s “visual poetics” refers to this wide sphere of ideas, in which a specifically Jewish self is posited in terms of the tension between image and text, as an amalgam of competing, contradictory cultural forces; these forces were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 March 1982
... to illustrate his own work, his novels are unique examples of the relation of text to visual image in the nineteenth century. He il- lustrated three novels-Vanity Fair, The Virgznians, and Pendennis-as well as a number of other productions, such as The Paris Sketch Book and The Rose and Ihe Ring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 83–116.
Published: 01 June 2001
... at a view; If you doubt it go there too. —Illustrated London News, 5 September 1846 onsider how often the most important literary and cultural criti- Ccism of the last twenty years has been fundamentally concerned with visuality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 316–318.
Published: 01 September 1986
... in Eng- land from the 1530s through the Puritan revolution of the 164Os, and then devotes chapters to Spenser, Quarles, Donne, and Milton. A conclusion suggests how the Keformation polemic is a remote antecedent of modern critical debate wherein visually oriented formalism contends with theories...