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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 422–432.
Published: 01 December 1986
... the repetitious immersion in the network of other secondary commentary. Alex Zwerdling, for example, in his recent book, spends an enormous amount of his space and his industriously acquired knowledge simplifying adver- saries, real or imagined, to establish a position for himself within the network...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 96–101.
Published: 01 March 1967
... in scope, and therefore will be of interest primarily to the specialist. In Yeats and the Heroic Ideal Alex Zwerdling has written a book which seems very uneven. I found myself fighting against it in many places. Since Zwerdling obviously knows a great deal about Yeats and since his book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 June 1993
.... Alex Zwerdling knits the novel’s elements together so that they unit- edly picture the determining powers and blindnesses of England’s postwar ruling class. Even Septimus’s madness, for Zwerdling, only looks like an antithesis to the governing-class spirit; in fact, Zwerdling finds...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 621–626.
Published: 01 December 1965
.... Zwerdling, Alex. Yeats and the Heroic Ideal. New York: New York University Press, 1965. vii + 196 pp. $5.00, cloth; $1.95, paper. BOOKS RECEIVED 625 GERMANICS Haile, H. G. The History of Doctor Johann Faustus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 211–216.
Published: 01 June 1986
... Interpr~ting “Samsun AgonU tes. ” Pr i 11ce t o n : Pr i n cet o 11 Un i ver- sity Press, 1986. xxx + 394 pp. $42.50. Zwerdling, Alex. Virpnia Woolf and the Real World. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of (hlifornia Press, 1986. x + 374 pp. $24.95. Anderle, Martin. Dze...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of George Orwell’s change of heart applies equally to himself, Woolf, West, and numerous others: “All nations are odious but some are less odious than others, and by this stony, unlovely path he [Orwell] reaches patriotism. To some of 17 Alex Zwerdling, Virginia Woolf and the Real World...