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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . rene.kooiker@yale.edu Empire of Neglect: The West Indies in the Wake of British Liberalism . By Christopher Taylor . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2018 . ix + 320 pp. Copyright © 2021 by University of Washington 2021 West Indian literature has had a vexed relationship with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
... suppressed, throughout much of the literary and philosophical tradition of the West. With the father sidelined, Oedipus figures in a “story of male identity” that “exhausts itself in initiation and conquest” (50), which is the story of the son. Weineck rectifies the picture, selectively offering sharp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nico Slate Abstract Published in June 1951 under the title East Indian, West Indian , the hybrid autobiography of the Jamaican poet Claude McKay and the Calcutta-born Eurasian scholar Cedric Dover aimed to provide, in Dover’s words, “a practical expression of coloured unity.” Dover attempted to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Edward Godfbey Cox The Gathering of the West . By John Galt. Edited with an Introductory Essay and a Glossary by Bradford Allen Booth. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1939. Pp. 107. $1.50 Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 254 Reviews The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1989
... West- Germanic Verse. By RENOIR. Foreword by ALBERTB. LORD. Univer- sity Park and London: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1988. xiv + 224 pp. $32.00. Two hundred years of brilliant insight and painstaking research have convinced scholars of the existence of the Indo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 1968
... City of the West: Emerson, America, and Urban Metaphor. By MICHAEL H. COWAN.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Publi- cations in American Studies, No. IS, 1967. xiv + 284 pp. $6.50; 48s. Michael Cowan’s book falls into a standard academic genre, the thematic study that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2012
... neoliberalism of the global North’s 1980s. Realism, Reception, 1968, and West Africa Susan Z. Andrade f the title of my essay did not include West Africa as its climactic term, Imost readers would assume that the essay’s substance concerned the May uprising in Paris or the Prague Spring. Liberal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1993
...Richard Keller Simon Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Richard Keller Simon he Day of the Locust, Nathanael West’s novel about Hollywood and the movies, is a Hollywood movie in novel form, a complex mon- tage of characters and situations taken from many of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
...William N. West University of Washington 2007 William N. West is associate professor of English and comparative literary studies at Northwestern University. He has published Theatres and Encyclopedias in Early Modern Europe (2002) and is at work on a book tentatively called...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 33–57.
Published: 01 March 1999
...Ronald Schleifer; Nancy M. West Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 The Poetry of What Lies Close at Hand: Photography, Commodities, and Postromantic Discourses in Hardy and Stevens Ronald Schleifer and Nancy M. West We understand while we look at [the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 March 2008
... explore Lu Xun's relationship to the modernist movement that swept the West in the early twentieth century and the extent to which his writings anticipated postmodernism. I argue that his work should be viewed as a contribution to the international modernist movement from a non-Western, Third World...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-racial encounters with an Islamic diaspora. By restoring West Africa as a contact zone within overlapping nineteenth-century Black Atlantic and Islamic diasporic histories, this essay traces a complex, ambivalent “islamicism” (or specific Islamic orientalism) within early pan-African or “back-to-Africa...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Drawn along a part of the globe that the West regarded as distant, exotic, and racially and culturally inferior, the date line is conveniently ignored in the works of these authors, who transplant what might otherwise be universal anxieties of modernity onto an exotic locale outside the regular view or...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 427–452.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Harris Feinsod Abstract This essay offers a philological career of the term world poetry as poets and scholars employed it and close cognates across the twentieth century (the century in which it first appeared). This career emphasizes trajectories in three of the West’s imperial language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 309–322.
Published: 01 September 2018
... predominantly from Western theories to Chinese practice. To different degrees, and with varying urgency, all three Chinese scholars lodge a plea for greater recognition of Chinese theories in the West and for Chinese scholarship to construct a theory of its own, rooted in the Chinese tradition. By way of a new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 369–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... world literary space. It recommends the same paradigm for an effective history that forges connections beyond binarisms like East-West, mainland China–Hong Kong, and center-periphery. 7 Lately there has been increased awareness of cultural and linguistic multiplicity in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 261–262.
Published: 01 September 1960
... E’xctrr Book, a West Saxon manuscript of the late tenth century, the poem or anthology appears to have been composed in the eighth or ninth century by the Anglian poet Cynewulf, or by Cynewulf and other poets of the “Cynewulfian group.” This is the first time that the Advent portion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 579–580.
Published: 01 December 1940
...J. -C. Chessex Taille Jean de la Édité par Frederick West. Editions de lUniversité de Manchester, 1939. Pp. 37. Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 J .- C . Chcss ex 579 other. . . . His comedy is more a comedy of character than a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 262–264.
Published: 01 September 1960
... something to be desired. Campbell argues for four stages in the development of the text : (1) a Mercian original, (2) a Northumbrian copy, (3) an early West Saxon copy of this, and (4) a late West Saxon final stage. (This is only a summary, of course, and should on no account be taken as a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Margaret Bushnell The Invisible World: A Study of Pneumatology in Elizabeth Drama . By Robert Hunter West. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1939. Pp. xi+275. Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 Henry A. Person 245...