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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Richard Helgerson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 WRITING AGAINST WRITING HUMANISM AND THE FORM OF COKE’S INSTU’VTES By RICHARD HELCERSON Two quotations from a time and place far removed from the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Lloyd Pratt Novels in the Time of Democratic Writing: The American Example . By Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . 264 pp. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 One of the most enduring dilemmas for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 My selfe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1992) 53 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 1992
...A. C. Spearing Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 ∗I am indebted to Lisa Samuels for her assistance with this article. PRISON, WRITING, ABSENCE: REPRESENTING THE SUBJECT IN THE ENGLISH POEMS OF CHARLES D’ORL&WS* BJ A. C...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 393–408.
Published: 01 December 1992
...Mark Booth Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 WRITTEN AND WRITING BARDS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LYRIC BJ MARK BOOTH The ode-writing English lyric poets of the mideighteenth century made considerable use of the name and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 475–481.
Published: 01 December 1992
... will have to learn from and contend with. RICHARDBRODHEAD Yale University Wmkings of the Spirit: The Poetics of AfirD-AmericanWomen’s Writing. By HOUSTON A. BAKER,JR. Phototext by ELIZABETHALEXANDER and PAWCIA REDMOND...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1992) 53 (4): 483–486.
Published: 01 December 1992
...: Oxford University Press, 1991. xii + 353 pp. $38.00. Stewart’s subject is “the relations between subjectivity, authenticity, writing, speech, and the law” (p. 3). “Law” includes actual attempts to regulate or sup press some kind of writing-copyright laws, laws against graffiti or pornogra...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1994
... Stuart crown as a struggle between different forms of writing, each with specific political and juridical implications. In an insight quietly informed by deconstruction, Helgerson observes that Coke sets the urcana of common law against James 1’s urcunu impen3 (and the associated and far more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 June 1994
... University Lord Byron's Strength: Romantic Writing and Cornwcial Society. By Jerome Christensen. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. xxv + 426 PP. 3634.95- This brilliant, exasperating, and transformative text explores a convulsive fit between English romanticism's most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 415–427.
Published: 01 December 1994
..., called Novel Relation . De-Familiarizing the Family; or, Writing Family History from Literary Sources Ruth Perry In some tragedies and romances we meet with many beautiful and interesting scenes, founded upon what is called the force of blood, or upon the wonder- ful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1994) 55 (3): 334–336.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Eric Rothstein Hill David. Radcliffe. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. xvi + 232 pp. $38.50. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 334 MLQ I September 1994 Forms of &fiction: Genre and Culture in Meditational Writing. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1995) 56 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 March 1995
... the table, he writing at the table, the two so placed to tri- angulate with the picture’s centerpoint, the bowl of fruit in the middle dis- tance, easily visible to both. Neither one looks directly; the man looks down at his page and is in line to glance over at his companion, while the woman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1995) 56 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 March 1995
...Joel Reed Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Joel Reed, a coeditor of the Eighteenth Century: Theory and Intapretation , teaches at Texas Tech University. He is writing Academic Discourse: Instituting Nationalism in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century England and is editing an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1995
... very attempts to preserve and ccle- brate women’s writings” (38). In an analysis of selection and canonization processes iinderlying twcn- tiethcentury writing of wornen’s literary history, Ezell attacks “the model of women’s literary history put forward by Virginia Woolf and her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1995) 56 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 June 1995
... pp. $‘Lc We sometimes send students to Strunk and White’s I:’lumunts ofStyluas a crrra- live for writing problems. Miriam Brody’s Manly Wrzting should make us think again about the apparent neutrality or even the goodwill of that advice. As Brody asserts, ‘Towrite well in Western culture...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1995) 56 (3): 384–387.
Published: 01 September 1995
... marginalized the chronicles and their nonpolitical subjects, has fallen of late into disarray. Slow and steady sometimes does win the race. D. R. Woolf, Dalhousie University Women, Writing; and Riwolution, I 790-1 82 7. By Gary Kelly. Oxford: Claren- don, ‘993...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1996) 57 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Mary M. Gaylord © 1996 University of Washington 1996 The True History of Early Modern Writing in Spanish: Some American Reflections Mary M. Gaylord This essay’s scene of writing is a morning walk along the Charles River. I thread my way through narrow streets and set out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1998) 59 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 1998
..., Lapdogs, Parrots, Perish All!” Psittacine Articdacy in Early Modern Writing Bruce Boehrer Are you going to extend the limits of prejudice to include the flora and fauna of this island?-Derek Walcott, Pantomime his essay’s subject- the growing popularity of pet parrots in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 471–496.
Published: 01 December 1998
...-Writing a Nation Virginia Jackson Die Kunst ist nur Gesta1tung.-Goethe n 1840, after finishing “The Wreck of the Hesperus,” Henry IWadsworth Longfellow wrote to a friend in Rome: “The National Bal- lad is a virgin soil here in New England; and there are good materials. Beside...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1998) 59 (2): 266–270.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Susan J. Wolfson Paul H. Fry. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1995. 255 pp. $45.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 266 MLQ IJune 1998 A Defense of Poetry: fijections on the Occasion of Writing. By...