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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Marina MacKay © 2005 University of Washington 2005 Marina MacKay is assistant professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. She is writing a book about British modernism in the Second World War. Putting the House in Order: Virginia Woolf and Blitz Modernism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 December 2017
... historical novel. Atkinson’s novels are often cited as examples of postmodern metafiction, but in fact her work is more directly indebted to modernist experiments in counterfactual historical writing by figures like Virginia Woolf. Moreover, this inheritance, inasmuch as it informs Atkinson’s focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 1992
..., familiar questions can yield unexpected answers, especially when an alert critic confronts the details of subtle texts, as Levenson often does here. An effect of anachronism is produced not because Levenson is unaware of all that has happened in fiction and theory since Virginia Woolf published...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 579–583.
Published: 01 December 1993
... by tradition, some by revolutionary energy, now one, now the other gaining ascendency” (136).The question of who is giving weight to the rebellious or authorial voices is pressing because Pearce implicitly judges them on his own scale. Are not Joyce, Faulkner, and Woolf more “many-minded” and, as he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1995
..., and Women’s Culture, Browning, Eliot, New Woman authors of the 1890s,James, Conrad, Lawrence, and Woolf and the Bloomsbury group. Taking a historicist approach, Luftig focuses on the use of “friendship” in discourse, as an idiom and as a narrative func- tion. Some of the most engaging material...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 March 1997
...Donald J. Childs Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Donald J. Childs is associate professor of English at the University of Ottawa. His book T. S. Eliot: Mystic, Son and Lover was published in March. Mrs. Dalloway’s Unexpected Guests: Virginia Woolf, T. S...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... throughout Eliot’s oeuvre” [72]; “Woolf’s fiction is strikingly atmospheric” [188]). To Taylor, it is not simply that there are both meteorological and literary atmospherics; it is also that to write of one kind of atmosphere is to grapple with the other. This is offered as a distinctive formal feature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 1975
.... vii + 279 pp. $8.95. The Novels of Virginia Wooy Facl and Vision is valuable because it edges us closer to an understanding of Virginia Woolfs response to life. Alice van Buren Kelley draws on Wo.olf’s own use of the terms “fact” and “vision” and explores this dichotomy in her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 443–444.
Published: 01 December 1975
.... xii). He promises to examine the nine major “fictions” of Virginia Woolf from a variety of viewpointshistorical, biographical, mythic among them- and to explore genre, allusion, and imagery as they reveal the aesthetic merits of the works. This multidirectional attack explains both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 265–291.
Published: 01 September 1981
... a trinity, self-contained and self-sufficient and independent whether indoors or out?’ “ALONE SEEKING THE VISIBLE WORLD” THE WORDSWORTHS, VIRGINIA WOOLF, AND THE WAVES2...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 422–432.
Published: 01 December 1986
...James Gindin Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 1 Pamela J. Transue. Virginia Woolfatid the Politics of Style . Albany: State University of New York Press, 1986. 222 pp. $39.50, cloth; $14.95, paper. Alex Zwerdlinc. Virginia Woolf and The Real World. Berkeley, Los...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 33–69.
Published: 01 March 2003
... “A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man”: A Casebook (forthcoming). His work in progress includes a study of British modernism and the new media. His essay “Killing Stevie: Modernity, Modernism, and Mastery in Conrad and Hitchcock”appeared in MLQ 58:3 (September 1997). The Woolfs in the Jungle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 395–397.
Published: 01 December 1980
... basis that reflects in each case the rigidity or flexibility of our own . . . defenses against narcissistic excite- ment” (p. 206). MARJORIEPERLOFF University of Southern California Virginia Woolfs Major Novels: The Fables of Anon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Merrill Turner Although Virginia Woolf’s critical writings pay special tribute to Anton Chekhov’s stories and plays, his role as preceptor in relation to her own fiction has not been fully explored. Not only does the manuscript of To the Lighthouse display clear affinities with Chekhov’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 149–166.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Richard S. Lyons Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 THE INTELLECTUAL STRUCTURE OF VIRGINIA WOOLF’S BET WEEN THE ACTS By RICHARDS. LYONS The turn of events that left Between the Acts as Virginia Woolfs last novel has laid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 June 1986
...ANCA VLASOPOLOS Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 ∗ It is bad poetry which proclaims a definite belief—because it is a sin against sincerity. SHELLEY’S TRIUMPH OF DEATH IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S VOYAGE OUT...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 305–319.
Published: 01 September 1971
...Nancy Topping Bazin Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 VIRGINIA WOOLF’S QUEST FOR EQUILIBRIUM By NANCYTOPPING BAZIN Virginia Woolf would agree with D. H. Lawrence that human beings have two ways of knowing, “knowing in terms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Saskia Elizabeth Ziolkowski Abstract The Triestine author Italo Svevo spent a considerable amount of time in London and its environs between 1901 and 1926. His experiences there influenced his modernist writing, including Zeno’s Conscience , his most famous novel. Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 49–55.
Published: 01 March 1943
...Henry Bosley Woolf Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT IN BEOWULF By HENRYBOSLEY WOOLF In the introduction to his edition of Beowlf Klaeber notes that our greatest Old English poem shows occasional “lack of concord...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 September 1995
...D. R. Woolf Patterson Annabel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. xviii + 339 pp. $43.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews Reading Holinshed ’s “Chronicks.” By Annabel Patterson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. xviii...