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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 418–420.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Julia Reinhard Lupton “Hamlet” without Hamlet . By Margreta de Grazia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xii + 267 pp. Reviews Hamlet’s Heirs: Shakespeare and the Politics of a New Millennium. By Linda Charnes. New York: Routledge, 2006. xi + 152 pp. The field...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 172–176.
Published: 01 June 1963
...J. J. Boies Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 THE WHALE WITHOUT EPILOGUE By J. J. BOIES Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick was first published by Richard Bentley in London in a three-volume edition entitled The Whale ( 1851...
Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 586–600.
Published: 01 December 1965
...Arnold Stein Copyright © 1965 by Duke University Press 1965 THE PARADISE WITHIN AND THE PARADISE WITHOUT’ By ARNOLDSTEIN The Paradise Within contains an appendix commenting briefly on a new manuscript...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of practical possibility where “realism” is the only mode of operation and action in history. Yet without a critique of the idea of the vitality of the state/profession and without actively seeking an ethical life on behalf of another praxis, history is constrained to participate in the violent narrative...
Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Susan Stanford Friedman Abstract Can literary history be done without the conventional reliance on linear periodization? What might a literary history of modernism look like without the usual periodization of roughly 1890–1940? This essay reviews the arguments for and against periodization...
Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the category of world literature presupposes authors and translators driven to contribute to the canon of world literature. Walter Benjamin observes that translation endows a literary work with “continued life” or “afterlife,” without which many works of global significance remain “dead” or marginalized...
Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... inquiry—metaphysical freedom involves being drawn, overwhelmed, and transformed from without, all so as to enter a strange state of rest. While Arendt is ultimately humanistic in her understanding of freedom and natality, ascribing an important role to agency, freedom in metaphysical poetry plunges...
Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Paul B. Armstrong Although form and history are joined in reading, the profession of literary studies has regularly regarded formalism and historicism as opposites and even antagonists. When dichotomous terms replicate themselves without mediation, a phenomenological approach to resolving...
Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 261–286.
Published: 01 September 2019
... aesthetic strategies aimed at achieving homogeneity across diverse populations without normative prescriptions. Pope drew on the skeptical notion of the “ruling passion” to model his understanding of taste as a social process. Construed solely as a model of personality, his theory is frequently dismissed...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 511–539.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and delineates the links between Palestinian revolution and realism and between collective defeat and modernism. Ghassan Kanafani’s Returning to Haifa ( ‘A’id ila Haifa , 1969) and Jabra Ibrahim Jabra and Abdelrahman Munif’s untranslated World without Maps ( ‘Alam Bila Kharai’t , 1982), among other texts...
Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and categories of genre and style that diasporic, comparative classicists like MacCallum worked without. “The Fascination of What’s Difficult”: Browning and MacCallum’s Classroom Jennifer McDonell t is a hot summer’s day in December 1916. You sit sweltering in the IGreat Hall of the University...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Through multiperspectival writing, knowledge of life may be attainable without being reduced to a single political, medial, cartographical, geocultural, or aesthetic logic. As a laboratory for polylogical thinking, literature does not represent reality, as Erich Auerbach put it. Rather, it represents...
Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Peter Murphy Abstract In the late 1790s Wordsworth and Coleridge conduct a common storytelling experiment: to see if stories can tell their own meaning, without explanations or morals attached. The resulting stories are, fundamentally, rewrites of the stories of sentimental encounter so common...
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 527–552.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the methodological impasses of contemporary literary studies. Epideixis, a basic mode of pointing or linguistic ostension, confers value, often by way of praise or blame, without trying to persuade its audience with the practical immediacy of political or forensic rhetoric. Drawing on the ordinary language...
Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 307–314.
Published: 01 December 1959
... surrender into love and faith. Two of the plays actually quote “The Hound of Heaven” in the dialogue. All three plays-Servitude, Welded, and Days Without End-are ideologically identical. A demonstration of the philosophical identity of these three plays will clarify a problem that has...
Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1989
... author responds almost instinctively, a virtue in a time of general defensiveness about poetry’s claim to attention. McGann witnesses his faith openly, without too much doubt. His book is informed, confident, forward-looking. It is also approachable, if tortuous- the price of its fluent delivery...
Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 447–448.
Published: 01 December 1971
... Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 COKKESI’ONDENCE 447 to develop his perceptions are refreshing, for he suggests new viewpoints, summarizes older ones, makes connections, and sees parallels without exces- sive drama...
Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 359–371.
Published: 01 September 1970
... ironic qualifications) is still there, of course, even in his last novel, but it cannot be properly understood without due regard for the mystical yearning that more than qualifies it-that enters, indeed, into the very substance of Forster’s worldliness. Forster never commits himself...
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 310–311.
Published: 01 September 1961
... causes. He who is truly alive is truly self-reliant and self-created ; he is beyond the reach of external causation; his life is entirely within; and he has reached that state of beatitude described by John Donne as characteristic of the soul after resurrection: “. . . she reads without spelling...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
... without the author’s name, to another reasonably well-known play by that writer ; for example, when The Royal Convert had its premiitre on November 25, 1707, it was ad- vertised as “Written by the Author of the Ambitious Stepmother, Tamerlane, &c.” Of the two practices, reference...