Modern Language Quarterly 71:2

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Modern Language Quarterly 71:2
Journal Issue Volume 71, Number 2 Published: 2010 An issue of Modern Language Quarterly


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From Lyric to Epic and Back: Joachim Du Bellay's Epic Regrets– Marc Bizer

Going Mundial: What It Really Means to Desire Paris– Jaime Hanneken

The Privilege of Contemporary Life: Periodization in the Bret Easton Ellis Decades– Theodore Martin

Not the Witness We Wished For: Testimony in Jonathan Littell's Kindly Ones– Liran Razinsky

Review Essay

Middletown, Middle-Class, Middlebrow

By Gordon Hutner. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. xi + 450 pp.–Martha Banta


Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language

By John T. Hamilton. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. xviii + 252 pp.–

Herbert Lindenberger

The Story of Joy: From the Bible to Late Romanticism

By Adam Potkay. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiii + 304 pp.– Nicholas Halmi

The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

By Nicholas Halmi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. viii + 206 pp.– Charles Rzepka

Milton and the Victorians

By Erik Gray. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009. ix + 183 pp.– Klaus Hofmann

The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read

By Benjamin Bennett. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. ix + 347 pp.– John T. Hamilton

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