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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2004) 65 (2): 316–319.
Published: 01 June 2004
...María Soledad Barbón How to Write the History of the New World: Histories,Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World . By Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press,2001. xviii + 450 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 261–276.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Peter Höyng In Beethoven’s last symphony one encounters a prototype in which music serves as a powerful catalyst for literature. It is his music that transported Schiller’s poem “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”) beyond its temporal, linguistic, and geographic origin. If one dubs this phenomenon “world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1971) 32 (2): 131–142.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Robert C. Jones Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 THE STAGE WORLD AND THE “REAL” WORLD IN MEDWALL’S FULGENS AND LUCRES By ROBERTC. JONES Descriptions of Henry Medwall’s Fulgens und Lucres sometimes give the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2003) 64 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Bernadette Andrea Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities. By Barbara Fuchs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiii + 211 pp;Old Worlds: Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in Early Modern English Writing. By John Michael Archer. Stanford, Calif...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 512–513.
Published: 01 December 1950
... and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1949. Pp. xiv + 206. $4.00. New World Literature: Tradition and Revolt in Latin America. By ARTURO TORRES-RIOSECO.Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1949. Pp. v + 250. $3.75. Rub& Dario : Antologia Poe‘tica...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2003) 64 (2): 239–254.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Heritage: British Histories of English Literature since World War II Herbert Grabes ’m still hoping that yesterday will get better.”1 If the German histo- Irian Jörn Rüsen recently used this line from Peanuts to characterize the hope of historians, I assume that improving the image of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2003) 64 (3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Anston Bosman Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World,1570-1670 . By Benjamin Schmidt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,2001. 450 pp. © 2003 University of Washington 2003 Bosman Review 389 sis. By examining...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2007
... his forthcoming projects are a critical edition of the Ernest Fenollosa - Ezra Pound essay “The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry” and a translation of Jean Métellus's Au pipirite chantant . China and the World: The Tale of a Topos Haun Saussy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Freedom: Indonesia after Suharto (2007). He is writing a comparative study of Javanese, Dutch, and Malay literature during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and a book on identity and freedom in Southeast Asia. Locating Indonesian Literature in the World Tony Day n 1975 the Indonesian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
...David Damrosch University of Washington 2007 David Damrosch is professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University and is a past president of the American Comparative Literature Association. His books include What Is World Literature? (2003) and The Buried Book: The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
...William Egginton The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxvi + 420 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 William Egginton is professor of German and Romance languages and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... reading of culture. At the same time, primitive dance and ceremony served in such films as metonymies for the living yet evanescent primitive, whose culture film was to capture before it might disappear forever. Like ethnographic film, the ethnographic exhibit (in the World's Fair and elsewhere) gave...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2010) 71 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wang Ning Although the term world literature encompasses texts composed in multiple languages, translation makes possible a body of literature from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds that circulates in international critical discourse and is broadly recognized as world literature. Thus the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2011) 72 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher L. Hill In the decades following the publication of Emile Zola's novel Nana (1880), “Nana figures” resembling Zola's heroine appeared in fiction around the world. The history of the Nana figure contradicts current models for the study of world literature, based on the diffusion of forms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2012) 73 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Elizabeth Bowen’s text within the context of an international cultural and economic world-system. It argues that two historical narratives inform Bowen’s Court : a gothic chronicle of decline and a protoprofessional story of detached expertise. These narratives correspond to two visions of Anglo-Ireland’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 255–268.
Published: 01 September 2012
... working on a book on modernism, empire, and world-systems. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Realism after Modernism and the Literary World- System Joe Cleary e need, but lack, comprehensive theories and historical atlases Wof twentieth- century realism. Many of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 141–149.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Caroline Levine; B. Venkat Mani Caroline Levine is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an editor of the newly revised Norton Anthology of World Literature (2012) and author of two books: The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
...David Damrosch This essay considers the shifting valences of “world” and “literature” in the American academic context of the past half century. The first part of the essay, which takes up the debates during the 1950s and 1960s on the teaching of world literature in translation, looks particularly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 197–215.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Azade Seyhan This essay investigates what differentiates the idea and practice of world literature(s) from those of national literatures, exile literature, and transnational or cosmopolitan literature. It identifies provincialism, Europolitanism, and the separation of literature and history as the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Caroline Levine Many scholars have embraced world literature as a project to understand literature’s role in a large-scale story of global inequality. Yet critics have paid remarkably little attention to one of the most unevenly distributed of the world’s resources: literacy itself. For most of...