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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ania Loomba En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives . By Sangeeta Ray. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000. viii + 198 pp. © 2002 University of Washington 2002 Reviews How Milton Works. By Stanley Fish. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Catriona MacLeod Goethe As Woman: The Undoing of Literature . By Benjamin Bennett. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2001. 274 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Reviews Ideographia: The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe. By David Porter. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 173–199.
Published: 01 June 1992
... Weissberg and the editors of Modern Language Quarterly for their comments and suggestions. HEGEL‘S SELF-CONSCIOUS WOMAN* By JAY GELLER When in the PhenonzenoZogy ofSpirit Hegel marks his transcendence of the Kantian and post-Kantian traditions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 March 1995
..., and the formation of the middle class. She is working on a history of middlebrow culture in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England, provisionally titled “Popular Novel Reading, Sexuality, and the Nation.” Jane EF, the Woman Writer, and the History of Experience Anita Levy Elizabeth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 1996
... of his legacy, as a final comparison with Hegel shows. Tim Fulford, Nottingham Trent University Letters from the Front. Vol. 3 of No Man ’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. By Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar. New Haven, Conn.: Yale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 March 1980
...- nally forgiven by his victini. Williams finds ‘‘no hint . . . that the language of’ confession and penitence and filrgiveness is being used in any way that could be considered blasphemous or sardonic-a mocking of’ the Anglican service or a-jeer at a ridiculous old woman” (p. 199). But a reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 321–332.
Published: 01 December 1959
...Patricia Meyer Spacks Copyright © 1959 by Duke University Press 1959 HONOR AND PERCEPTION IN A WOMAN KILLED WITH KINDNESS By PATRICIAMEYER SPACKS About the judgment that A Woman Killed with Kindness is incom- parably the best of Thomas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 283–291.
Published: 01 September 1961
...Ernst Loeb Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 SARTRE’S NO EXIT AND BRECHT’S THE GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN: A COMPARISON By ERNSTLOEB Sartre’s all-important conclusion that “you are your life, and noth- ing else” (p. 45)l...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Elaine V. Beilin Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 WRITING PUBLIC POETRY HUMANISM AND THE WOMAN WRITER By EMNE V. BEILIN Had I a husband or a house, And all that longes therto...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 373–374.
Published: 01 December 1954
... is addressed by a woman to her lover. The specialist will be pleased with the introduction; it is a sound account of bibliography and statistical information about the poems. The general reader, however, will find very little comment on the poetry as literature, even from a historical point...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 237–238.
Published: 01 June 1950
... to the future literary historian. MIMI I. JEHLE Uiriversity of Illiiwis The German Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: A Study in the Drama from Gottscked to Les By S. ETTASCHRFJBER. New York: King’s Crown Press, Columbia University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 36–47.
Published: 01 March 1973
...Anthony Kaufman Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 “THIS HARD CONDITION OF A WOMAN’S FATE” SOUTHERNE’S THE WIVES’ EXCUSE By ANTHONYKAUFMAN Few would disagree that a real change of sensibility occurred in Res...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
... against domestic fiction and its core principle, that, in Armstrong’s words, “the modern individual was first and foremost a woman.” Goethe’s novel elects a male protagonist as the universal subject of a modern developmental logic of human nature and articulates his progress on a succession of sacrificial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rachel Ablow Abstract Nancy Armstrong famously identifies middle-class white Victorian women writers not just as passive victims of ideology but as possessors of relative privilege in relation to power. Even more radically, she identifies herself as possessing analogous forms of power as a woman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (2): 239–259.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of how “exotic” details in Asian American fiction turn Asian American characters and people into objects of entertainment and edification for predominantly white readerships. Yet works of Asian American metafiction such as Maxine Hong Kingston’s Woman Warrior , Ruth Ozeki’s My Year of Meats , and Nam...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 377–391.
Published: 01 December 1992
... of her marginal condition, but it essentially follows Robertson’s brief treatment of water in Alison’s performance as a sym- bol of Zuxuria.1 Yet this often-ignored sign achieves a complexity beyond the narrow patristic hermeneutic. The association between water and woman throughout...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 358–375.
Published: 01 December 1979
... Papers of Henry Ryecroft. In the 1970s’ as critics have looked with fresh interest at Gissing’s treatment of the woman question, some credit has been given to the excellence of The Odd Women.’ If we take the step of examining 1 The revival of interest in Cissing’s feminism is marked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 June 1942
... as civilization. Curi- ously enough, the ranks of the woman-haters are filled by some of the most distinguished and venerable intellects of history. King Solomon, after knowing hundreds of women, finally concluded that the good woman is an impossibility. The philosophical patriarch, Aristotle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 June 1983
... release. In asserting that two of the most powerful twentieth-century advocates of sexual liberation shared a sense of threat from woman’s power as mother of the artist and mother of the race, I want to suggest similar patterns in rejection of a full spectrum of feminine creativity-a re- jection...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 154–168.
Published: 01 June 1978
... tales: “The Woman Who Rode Away” (June 1924), “St. Mawr” (July-August 1924), and “The Princess” (September-October 1924). In reading both versions of the novel and the three tales, one is struck by the similarity of the basic sit- uations. All trace the progress of a woman in search...