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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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1976) 37 (2): 133–150.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Dustin Griffin Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 DRYDEN’S “OLDHAM” AND THE PERILS OF WRITING By DUSTINGRIFFIN During the twentieth century, though Dryden’s critical fortunes have fluctuated, his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1983) 44 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1983
... participants, the authors repeatedly cite each other, and the biographical notes frequently inform us that the contributor is presently writing a “definitive biography” or a “major study.” We all hope that their scholarly labors will be productive, but that is for others to deter- mine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 106.
Published: 01 March 1952
... essential critical apparatus, it must prove a vexatiously difficult volume to work with to the scholar and specialist. CLARENCEL. KULISHECK Baker University The Writing of Past and Present: A Study of Carlyle’s Manwm‘pts. By GRACEJ. CALDER.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2004) 65 (2): 323–328.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Claire F. Fox Ambassadors of Culture: The Transamerican Origins of Latino Writing . By Kirsten Silva Gruesz. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002. 293 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Claire F. Fox is associate professor of English and codirector of Latin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2004) 65 (4): 621–624.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Paul Giles Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing . By Susan Manning. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002. viii + 339 pp. © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Paul Giles is reader in American literature and director of the Rothermere American Institute at...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh (2007). He is general editor of The Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004). Scriptworlds: Writing Systems and the Formation of World Literature David Damrosch hrough most of recorded history, literature has not been written...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2007) 68 (3): 454–457.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Literatures in English (2006). University of Washington 2007 The Influence of Post-modernism on Contemporary Writing: An Interdisciplinary Study . By David Punter. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2005. xii + 358 pp. Reviews The Grounds of English Literature. By Christopher Cannon. Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2008) 69 (3): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Patricia Meyer Spacks A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660–1789 . By Susan Staves. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xi + 536 pp. © 2008 by University of Washington 2008 Patricia Meyer Spacks, Edgar F. Shannon Professor Emerita at the University of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 485–488.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Mary A. Favret Marriage, Writing, and Romanticism: Wordsworth and Austen after War .By Eric C. Walker. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009. xiv + 283 pp. University of Washington 2010 Reviews Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions. By...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2011) 72 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Companion to African American Women's Literature (2009) and The Cambridge History of African American Literature (2010). Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women's Life Writing . By Adams Katherine . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . vi + 264 pp. © 2011...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2013) 74 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 June 2013
... reading methods we bring to born-translated writing are symbiotic with dominant accounts of modernism, and they give us the opportunity to develop new methods and new approaches to literary history. Rebecca L. Walkowitz is associate professor of English at Rutgers University and Walter Jackson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that acknowledges the fundamentally unintelligible “mud- dle of Life” (201). Here he notes that although Hume did not possess a devel- oped theory of the unconscious, he did write about how the self shelters from the discovery of ordinariness. In a similar fashion, Molesworth argues, Tristram...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Eileen Reeves Eileen Reeves is professor of comparative literature and associate member of the Program in History of Science at Princeton University. Her most recent book is Evening News: Optics, Astronomy, and Journalism in Early Modern Europe (2014). Hollow Men: Writing, Objects...
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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...
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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...
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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
... New York: 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1994
... parliamentary lawyers and the 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 June 1994
...., Syracuse 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...