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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1987) 48 (4): 320–338.
Published: 01 December 1987
...Maurice Hunt Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 WORDS AND DEEDS IN ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL By MAURICEHUNT Were playgoers tojudge from the King of France’s recollection of the deceased Count of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1971) 32 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 1971
...Alexander Leggatt Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL THE TESTING OF ROMANCE By ALEXANDERLEGGATT It has been commonly observed that romance and realism are in con- flict in ‘411...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2015) 76 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Zoe Beenstock H. G. Wells’s diverse works of literature and political theory make him a test case for lines of intersection between modernity and the Enlightenment, a period concerned with the relations between the two genres. Traditionally, studies of Wells go back only as far as Victorianism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1985) 46 (4): 450–452.
Published: 01 December 1985
...John H. Fisher E. Talbot Donaldson. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985. x + 165 pp. $15.00. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 REVIEWS The Swan at the Well: Shakespeare Reading Chaucer. By E. TALBOTDONALDSON. New Haven and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
... OF THE LORDS WELLES* By MARY HAMEL Nearly thirty years ago Angus McIntosh published a letter-draft, dated in the second quarter of the fifteenth century, which men- tions the writer’s possession of “ane Inglische buke . . . cald Mort Arthur Noting that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1978) 39 (1): 50–62.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Geoffrey Galt Harpham Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 MINORITY REPORT: TONO-BUNGAY AND THE SHAPE OF WELLS’S CAREER By GEOFFREYGALT HARPHAM Among the vast number of primary and secondary effects of Darwin’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1963) 24 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1963
.... Pp. xl + 337. $6.00. George Gissing and H. G. Wells: Their Friendship and Correspondence. Edited with an introduction by ROYALA. GETTMANN.Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1961. Pp. 285. $3.50. These two collections of letters advance the emergence of George Gissing’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1964) 25 (3): 272–294.
Published: 01 September 1964
...James L. Calderwood Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 STYLES OF KNOWING IN ALL’S WELL By JAMES L. CALDERWOOD It is generally agreed that AZZ’s Well is an unsatisfactory play and that much of the trouble lies in the uneasy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
... “double blessing” that Polonius gives Laertes shows this ritual comically, as do those of earlier sons Launce and Launcelot in The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Merchant of Venice ; All’s Well That Ends Well renders it confusingly in feudal transition into a new age. King Lear offers it in the peaceful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Edmund Husserl’s deepenings of aspects of these Kantian theories are apt for understanding what Wordsworth saw in Kant and what he achieved in “The Ruined Cottage,” going even beyond Kant—and Husserl as well. Wordsworth’s meditative activity produces, in practice, the distinctive consciousness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
... develop these theses by engaging the arguments of some of the best formalist and historicist critics, focusing mainly on well-known examples from the New Critics and the New Historicists, and by trying to bring out aspects of the reading experience that they ignore or insufficiently acknowledge. My goal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 443–471.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Samuel Baker It is well known that Walter Scott adapted the forms of sentimental fiction for his initial trilogy of novels on Scottish manners and that he drew on philosophical theories of sympathy when conceiving of his characters and placing them in historical relation to one another and to his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 495–525.
Published: 01 December 2009
... models to those of the mid-eighteenth century. In thus arguing for Waverley as a rumination on the history of the novel “sixty years since”—as a literary-historical as well as historical novel—the essay considers Scott's debt to the most popular of these midcentury fictions, the object narrative, by...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 June 2010
... interplay among them; it inquires as well into the literary construction of testimonial authority. University of Washington 2010 Liran Razinsky is a postdoctoral researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He works mainly in French and comparative literature and in psychoanalytic theory. He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Ancient Mariner,” as well as other literary texts, to transform the failure of his quest for a transantarctic crossing into a glorious triumph. Shackleton's allusions and structural borrowings substitute the truth of literature for the reality of the polar experience. While this substitution is typical of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2010) 71 (3): 329–366.
Published: 01 September 2010
... engagement with books from childhood to early adulthood, focusing on his well-known interest in Søren Kierkegaard and Karl Barth and contextualizing that interest by reference to such contemporary publishing ventures as Anchor Books and the Harper Torchbooks. University of Washington 2010 Imprinting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... expectations and desires of readers to whom the gestures were addressed. It argues that if the aristocratic airs adopted by writers situate them squarely in the Old Regime, the readerly practices to which they appealed (and which they in turn shaped)—individualized and moralized as well as commercialized—might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 13–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
... on John Milton’s repeated gestures of lyric disparagement as well as his iconography of the anthropomorphized book. Both of these rhetorical features seem to constellate around the genre of the lyric during the early modern period. Sharon Achinstein is professor of Renaissance literature at...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... fellow Anglo-Irish writers used affect to legitimate their class position after Irish independence, as well as how they were able to envision an Anglo-Irish renaissance. Matt Eatough is a doctoral candidate at Vanderbilt University. His dissertation, “Affective Transnationalism: Writing Anglo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted the...