Texas Studies in Literature and Language Archive

Winter 2007, 49:4

Imagining the "Scottis Natioun": Populism and Propaganda in Scottish Satirical Broadsides
Tricia A. McElroy
"I am made an ass": Falstaff and the Scatology of Windsor's Polity
William Stockton
The Good Wound: Memory and Community in The Unconsoled
Natalie Reitano
The Mode of Romance Revisited
Pierre Vitoux
Apostrophe, or the Lyric Art of Turning Away
J. Mark Smith

Fall 2007, 49:3

"I Stuck the Gimlet in and Waited for Evening": Writing and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Daneen Wardrop
Jim Trueblood and His Critic-Readers: Ralph Ellison's Rhetoric of Dramatic Irony and Tall Humor in the Mid-Century American Literary Public Sphere
Gillian Johns
The Brothers Incandenza: Translating Ideology in Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest
Timothy Jacobs
Capturing China in Globalization: The Dialectic of Autonomy and Dependency in Zhang Yimou's Cinema
David Leiwei Li

Summer 2007, 49:2

Milton's "sage and serious Poet Spencer": Error and Imitation in The Faerie Queene and Areopagitica
George F. Butler
Shakespearean Seductions, or, What's with Harold Bloom as Falstaff?
Alan D. Lewis
"To Sin in Loving Virtue": Angelo of Measure for Measure
Martha Widmayer
Robert Herrick and the Ambiguities of Gender
David Landrum

Spring 2007, 49:1

Fast Learner: The Typescript of Pynchon's V. at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin
Luc Herman and John M. Krafft
"Full Fathom Five": The Dead Father in Sylvia Plath's Seascapes
Peter J. Lowe
Susan Sontag's "Archaeology of Longings"
Sara Meyer
The Navajo, Psychosis, Lacan, and Derrida
Bernard Selinger

Winter 2006, 48:4

"Man Hungry": Reconsidering Threats to Colonial and Patriarchal Order in Dryden and Davenant's The Tempest
Candy B. K. Schille
Faithful Likenesses: Lists of Similes in Milton, Shelley, and Rossetti
Erik Gray
The Polis's Different Voices: Narrating England's Progress in Dickens's Bleak House
Emily Heady
"Dirty Linen": Legacies of Empire in Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone
Melissa Free
Lewis in Wonderland: The Looking-Glass World of Sylvie and Bruno
Marah Gubar

Fall 2006, 48:3

The Vanguard of Modernity: Richard Wright's The Outsider
Sarah Relyea
Dissonant Voices in Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of Memory and Luce Irigaray's This Sex Which Is Not One
Nidesh Lawtoo
"Oy, a good men!": Urban Voices and Democracy in Henry Roth's Call It Sleep
Kremena Todorova

Summer 2006, 48:2

The Ends of Enchantment: Colonialism and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Lynn Arner
Diogenes the Cynic in the Dialogues of the Dead of Thomas Brown, Lord Lyttelton, and William Blake
David Mazella
Equiano's "Loud Voice": Witnessing the Performance of The Interesting Narrative
Jesse M. Molesworth
Productive Fear: Labor, Sexuality, and Mimicry in Bram Stoker's Dracula
Eric Kwan-Wai Yu
"English Sheiks" and Arab Stereotypes: E. M. Hull, T. E. Lawrence, and the Imperial Masquerade
Elizabeth Gargano

Spring 2006, 48:1

Reading with "The Eye of Faith": The Structural Principle of Hawthorne's Romances
Magnus Ullén
"Dangerous Families" and "Intimate Harm" in Hemingway's "Indian Camp"
Lisa Tyler
Homeward Bound: Settler Aesthetics in Hawai'i's Literature
Seri Luangphinith

Winter 2005, 47:4

Francis Petrarch: First Modern Friend
Dolora Chapelle Wojciehowski
The Practice of Community: Humanist Friendship during the Dutch Revolt
Jason Harris
Friendship and Voluntary Servitude: Plato, Ficino, and Montaigne
François Rigolot
Cicero on Stage: Damon and Pythias and the Fate of Classical Friendship in English Renaissance Drama
Robert Stretter
Nicholas Oldisworth, Richard Bacon, and the Practices of Caroline Friendship
John Gouws
"The Lord Hath Joined Us Together, and Wo Be to Them that Should Part Us": Katharine Evans and Sarah Cheevers as Traveling Friends
Rachel Warburton
The Value of Female Friendship in Seventeenth-Century Spain
Lisa Vollendorf

Fall 2005, 47:3

Narrative Thinking and Experiental Knowledge: The Example of Ronald Sukenick
Adam Katz
"A World without Gravity: The Urban Pastoral Spirituality of Jim Carroll and Kathleen Norris
Timothy Gray
Rick Moody's Purple America: Gothic Resuscitation in the Nuclear Age
Kenneth Millard

Summer 2005, 47:2

Subjects and Objects in "Lycidas"
Lauren Shohet
"To be thy Praise, / And be my salvation": The Double Function of Praise in The Temple
Margaret J. Oakes
Shelley's Unwriting of "Mont Blanc"
Christopher Hitt
Bulwer-Lytton's Pelham: The Disciplinary Dandy and the Art of Government
Maria K. Bachman
Free-verse Poems in Fixed Forms: Tracing the "Silhouette" of Zheng Chouyu's Early Poems
Julie Chiu

Spring 2005, 47:1

Baffling Doom: Dialogue, Laughter, and Comic Perception in Henry James
John Bruns
Society in Self, Self in Society: Survival in The Wings of the Dove
Maya Higashi Wakana
Canonical Relations: Willa Cather, America, and The Professor's House
Anna Wilson
Caught in the Wrong Story: Psychoanalysis and Narrative Structure in Tender is the Night
Susann Cokal

Winter 2004, 46:4

Bewitching The Shrew
Robert M. Schuler
Liber Amoris and the Lineaments of Hazlitt's Desire
Mark McCutcheon
Acheflour: Wise Woman or Foolish Female?
Patricia Rose

Fall 2004, 46:3

Making the Woman of Him: Shakespeare's Man Right Fair as Sonnet Lady
M. L. Stapleton
Reading Nascent Capitalism in Part II of Thomas Heywood's If You Know Not Me, You Know Nobody
Charles W. Crupi
Complicated Monsters: Essence and Metamorphosis in Milton
William Kerrigan
Fashioning Innocence: Rhetorical Construction of Character in the Memoirs of Anne, Lady Halkett
Judith Kearns
"I Wou'd Be A Man-Woman": Roxana's Amazonian Threat to the Ideology of Marriage
Shawn Lisa Maurer

Summer 2004, 46:2

Building the "Blue" Race: Miscegenation, Mysticism, and the Language of Cognitive Evolution in Jean Toomer's "The Blue Meridian"
Stephanie L. Hawkins
Carl Sandburg's The People, Yes, Thirties Modernism, and the Problem of Bad Political Poetry
Brian M. Reed
National Forgetting and Remembering in the Poetry of Robert Frost
Jeff Westover
Man Writing: The Watson Trilogy: Peter Matthiessen in Archive
James G. Watson

Spring 2004, 46:1

Machiavelli's The Prince as Memoir
Charles D. Tarlton
Miltonic Marriage and the Challenge to History in Paradise Lost
David Mikics
Joyn Dryden and John Denham
Tanya Caldwell
Female Romanticism at the End of History
John Krapp
Randall Jarrell's Answerable Style: Revision of Elegy in "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner"
Marc D. Cyr
Against the Vernacular: Ciceronian Formalism and the Problem of the Individual
John Leeds

Winter 2003, 45:4

Elizabeth Bishop's "Brazil, January 1, 1502" and Max Jacob's "Etablissement d'une communauté au Brésil": A Study of Transformative Interpretation and Influence
Sylvia Henneberg
The Waterworks: E. L. Doctorow's Gnostic Detective Story
Brian Diemert
Charles Johnson's Middle Passage: Fictionalizing History and Historicizing Fiction
Marc Steinberg
Beyond Science and Supermen: Bellow and Mind at Mid-Century
Robert Chodat

Fall 2003, 45:3

Tragicomedy, Bisexuality, and Byronism; or, Jokes and Their Relation to Sardanapalus
Barbara Judson
Who Owns What: Slavery, Property, and Eschatological Compensation in Thomas De Quincey's Opium Writings
Daniel O'Quinn
Communities in Mourning: Making Capital Out of Loss in Carlyle's Past and Present and Heroes
Daniela Garofalo
Partying with the Opposition: Social Politics in The Prime Minister
Courtney C. Berger

Summer 2003, 45:2

"Sounding the Wilderness": Representations of the Heroic in Herman Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War
Megan Williams
"Singularly Like a Bad Illustration": The Appearance of Henry James's "The Real Thing" in the Pot-Boiler Press
Adam Sonstegard
Historical and Archetypal Intimations of the Grail Myth in Cather's One of Ours and The Professor's House
Klaus P. Stich
Yuman Belief Systems and Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian
Stacey Peebles

Spring 2003, 45:1

Shakespearean Prosody Unbound
Mark Womack
Shakespeare's Anxious Epistemology: Love's Labor's Lost and Marlowe's Doctor Faustus
Eric C. Brown
Protestant Manliness in Arden of Faversham
Ian McAdam
"Irreproachable Women and Patient Workers": the Memoirs of Victorian Leading Ladies
Deborah Pye
John Henry Newman, Knowingness, and Victorian Perfectionism
Andrew H. Miller
Hopkins's "Bellbright Bodies": the Dialectics of Desire in His Writings
Dennis Sobolev

Winter 2002, 44:4

Putting "His Story Next to Hers": Choice, Agency, and the Structure of Beloved
Steven V. Daniels
Philip Marlowe's Labor of Words
John Hilgart
The Rainbow Sign of Nelson Algren
William Brevda
The Clinician as Enslaver: Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Rationalization of Identity
Derek Parker Royal
The Kahan Commission Report and A Balcony Over the Fakihani: A Tale of Two Fictions
Steven Salaita

Fall 2002, 44:3

"Of Goddes pryvetee nor of his wyf": Confusion of Orifices in Chaucer's Miller's Tale
Louise M. Bishop
Oral Devotion: Eucharistic Theology and Richard Crashaw's Religious Lyrics
Ryan Netzley
Latitudinarianism and the Novels of Ann Radcliffe
Robert J. Mayhew
Significant Form in Jacob's Room: Ekphrasis and the Elegy
Kathleen Wall
C. S. Lewis, T. S. Eliot, and the Milton Legacy: The Nativity Ode Revisited
Charles A. Huttar

Summer 2002, 44:2

Lyric Nationalism: Whitman, American Studies, and the New Criticism
Scott MacPhail
'We Have a Secret. We Are Alive': H.D.'s Trilogy as a Response to War
Sarah H. S. Graham
The Brake of Time: Corso's Bomb as Postmodern God(dess)
Christine Hoff Kramer

Spring 2002, 44:1

Gower's Boat, Richard's Barge, and the True Story of The Confessio Amantis: Text and Gloss
Frank Grady
Literal Opposition: Deconstruction, History, and Lancaster
Robert Epstein
Pastoral Histories: Utopia, Conquest, and the Wife of Bath's Tale
Patricia Clare Ingham
The Pathogenesis of Medieval History
Michael Uebel
Performing the Prioress: "Conscience" and Responsibility in Studies of Chaucer's Prioress's Tale
Michael Calabrese
Vernacular Nostalgia and The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature
Sarah Stanbury
Historicists and their Discontents: Reading Psychoanalytically in Medieval Studies
Elizabeth Scala

Winter, 2001, 43:4

Chichikov's Chest: Reality, Representation and Infectious Storytelling in Dead Souls
John Lutz
Disinterring Edward Dahlberg
William Solomon
Views from the Rosebrick Manor: Poetic Authority in James Merrill's The Changing Light at Sandover
Piotr Gwiazda
Creation's Covenant: The Art of Cynthia Ozick
Timothy L. Parrish
Liberalism and the Articulation of Cruelty: An Essay on Judith Shklar and D. M. Thomas
Gary S. Wihl

Fall 2001, 43:3

Figuring the New Woman: Writers and Mothers in George Egerton's Early Stories
Nicole M. Fluhr
Hannah Moore and the Problem of Poverty
Jane Nardin
"I Will Say the Truth to the English People": The History of Mary Prince and the Meaning of English History
Kremena Todorova
The Madwoman Outside the Attic: Eavesdropping and Narrative Agency in The Woman in White
Ann Gaylin
"Knowledge Not Purchased by the Loss of Power": Wordsworth's Meditation on Books and Death in Book 5 of the Prelude
Henry Weinfield

Summer 2001, 43:2

The Creation of a Classical Language in the Eighteenth Century: Standardizing English, Cultural Imperialism, and the Future of the Literary Canon
Adam R. Beach
Movies, Marxism, and Jim Crow: Richard Wright's Cultural Criticism
Vincent Pérez
What Bigger Killed For: Re-Reading Violence Against Women in Native Son
Sondra Guttman
Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples: Abjection and the Maternal South
Joel B. Peckham Jr.
Peasant Dreams: Reading On the Road
Mark Richardson

Spring 2001, 43:1

Monstrous Regiment: Spenser's Ireland and Spenser's Queen
Joanne Craig
Thomas Wyatt's Epistolary Satires: Parody and the Limitations of Rhetorical Humanism
Jason Gleckman
The 'Ill Kill'd' Deer: Poaching and Social Order in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Jeffrey Theis
A Remedy for Heywood?
M. L. Stapleton

Winter 2000, 42:4

Hawthorne's Demystification of History in "Endicott and the Red Cross"
John Nickel
"Profound Science" and "Elegant Literature": Doctors in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Periodical Fiction
Stephanie Browner
"Once Place Me and You'll See": The Matter with Milly in The Wings of the Dove
David Grant
Pleasurable "Presences": Sites, Buildings and "Aliens" in James's American Scene
Gert Buelens
Sex, Race and Class in Edith Wharton
Stuart Hutchinson

Fall 2000, 42:3

The "transcendent and immortal . . . HEEP!": Class Consciousness, Narrative Authority, and the Gothic in David Copperfield
David Thiele
The Enormous Power of No Body: Little Dorritand the Logic of Expansion
Sherri Wolf
The Web of Necessity: George Eliot's Theory of Ideology
Karen C. Gindele
"We Children were the in-betweens": Character (De)Formation in Sons and Lovers
Thomas L. Jeffers
"Anacreon" and Drink Poetry; or, the Art of Feeling Very Very Good
Marty Roth

Summer 2000, 42:2

The Rhetoric of Development in Joseph Conrad's Nostromo
Luz Elena Ramirez
Incomplete Histories and Hélène Cixous' L'histoire terrible mais inachevée de Norodom Sihanouk, roi du Cambodge
Erica L. Johnson
The Life and Times of Death and the Maiden
Robert A. Morace
Inscribing Mexican-American Modernism in Américo Paredes' George Washington Gómez
Christopher Schedler
JE est une phrase: The Subversion of Rimbaud's "Being Beauteous"
Claudia Nadine

Spring 2000, 42:1

Human Mouseness: Burns and Compassion for Animals
David Perkins
All Flesh Doth Frailtie Breed": Mothers and Children in The Faerie Queene
Joanne Craig
The Spanish Tragedy and the Politico-Religious Unconscious
Ian Mcadam
"We are undone already": Disarming the Multitude in Julius Caesarand Coriolanus
Jerald W. Spotswood
The uses of Parody in William Boyd's The New Confessions
Pierre Vitoux

Winter 1999, 41:4

Reflections on the Importance of Romantic Drama
Paula Backscheider
Home as Abroad: Orientalism and Occidentalism in Early English Stage Melodrama
Elaine Hadley
Coming After: Shelley's Proserpine
Julie Carlson
Re-Opening After the Old Price Riots: War and Peace at Drury Lane
Michael Simpson
Sports of Time: The Structure of the Dramatic Evening in the Theater of Romanticism
Jeffrey N. Cox

Fall 1999, 41:3

Sentimental Discourse And The Bisexual Erotics Of Work
Gregory Eiselein
Willa Cather's The Professor's House: Sleeping With The Dead
Lisa Lucenti
The Legend Of Jane Bowles: Stories Of The Female Avant-Garde
Jennie Skerl
Death Of A Salesman At 50--Still "Coming Home To Roost"
Terry Otten

Summer 1999, 41:2

Milton's Arminianism and the Authorship of De Doctrina Christiana
Stephen M. Fallon
The Erotic Milton
John P. Rumrich
The Importance Of Being Easy: Desire and Cibber's The Careless Husband
Stephen Szilagyi
A Man On The Cusp: Sir William Jones's "Philology' And "Oriental Studies"
Haruko Momma
Modernist Hauntology: James Joyce, Hester Dowden, And Shakespeare's Ghost
Helen Sword

Spring 1999, 41:1

Walden Two, Postmodern Utopia, and the Problems of Power, Choice, and the Rule of Law
Harvey L. Gable Jr.
The Path to Endless: Gary Snyder in the Mid-1990s
Susan Kalter
Lawful Entitlements: Chesnutt's Fictions of Ownership
William E. Moddelmog
The Double Nihilation of the Neon: Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles
William Brevda

Winter 1998, 40:4

Queering The Sissy (Ethnic) Subject
Randy Rodríguez
Anti-Pastoral And Guilty Vision In Richard Rodriguez's Days Of Obligation
Paige Schilt
Word Made Flesh: Richard Rodriguez's "Late Victorians" As Nativity Story
Norma Tilden

Fall 1998, 40:3

Translating Investments: The Metaphoricity of Language, Henry VI and Hamlet
Judith H. Anderson
Warring Chains of Signifiers: Metaphoric Ambivalence and the Politics of Paradise Lost
Peter C. Herman
Generations of Blazons: Psychoanalysis and the Song of Songs in the Amoretti
Theresa M. Krier
Loue my Lewd Pilot: The Ars Amatoria in The Fairie Queen
M. L. Stapleton
Unheimliche Heights: The (En)gendering of Brontë Sources
Crystal Downing
Preventing Play: Annotating the Battle of the Books
Jack Lynch

Summer 1998, 40:2

The Typographical Design of Melville's 'The Apple-Tree Table'
Jonathan A. Cook
Whitman as Furtive Mother: The Supplementary Joussance of the 'Ambushed Womb' in 'Song of Myself'
Daneen Wardop
'Murder, What a Lovely Voice!': Sex, Speech and the Public/Private Problem in The Bostonians
Joyce A. Rowe
Colonial Desires, Silence and Metonymy: All Things Considered in Wide Sargasso Sea
Hilda van Neck-Yoder
The Value of Utiliarian Ethics at the Present Time
Wendell V. Harris

Spring 1998, 40:1: Local Habitations

Numerical Patterning in Anne Wheathill's A Handfull of Holesome (Though Homelie) Hearbs (1584)
Colin B. Atkinson and Jo B. Atkinson
Reconciling Philo and Hume: Habits, Caprice, and Inclinations
Peter Dendle
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: a Romaunt and the Influence of Local Attachment
Aidan Chalk
Carlyle: Between Biblical Exegesis and Romantic Hermeneutics
Suzy Anger
Post-Mutiny Allegories of Empire in Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Books
Don Randall

Winter 1997, 39:4: Three Essays on T. S. Eliot and One on Elizabeth Hardwick

It Is I Who Have Been Defending a Religion Called Judaism: The T. S. Eliot And Horace M. Kallen Correspondence
Ranen Omer
Fantastic Views: T. S. Eliot and the Occultation of Knowledge and Experience
Donald J. Childs
T. S. Eliot and the Rape of God
Sharon Stockton
Poetic Justice: Elizabeth Hardwick's Sleepless Nights
Hazel Rowley

Fall 1997 39:3: Public Language, Private Meaning

The Elaine of Astolat and Lancelot Dialogues: A Confusion of Intent
Carolyn Hares-Stryker
Country Mouse and Towny Mouse: Truth in Wyatt
Christopher Z. Hobson
Henrician Historiography and the Voice of the People: The Cases of More and Hall
Peter C. Herman
'Man to Man': Self-Fashioning in Jonson's 'To William Pembroke'
William Kolbrener
Dying Into the Type: Tennyson's Surrender to Public Language in 'The Lover's Tale'
Darrel Mansell

Summer 1997, 39:2: Vocation and Profession

Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Apocalypse: The Unraveling of Poetic Autonomy
Ranen Omer
Rewriting Trollope and Yonge: Mrs. Oliphant's Phoebe Junior and the Realism Wars
Joseph H. O'Mealy
'A Line of Her Own': Henry James's 'Sturdy Little Doctress' and the Medical Woman as Literary Type in Gilded-Age America
Frederick Wegener
Incorporated Bodies: Dracula and the Rise of Professionalism
Nicholas Daly

Spring 1997, 39:1:Tautological Considerations

The Tautological Thinking of Historicism
Allen Thiher
Civility and Madness in Frost's 'Snow'
Walter Jost
'My Real Hopes and Ambitions': Re-reading Elizabeth Bishop's 'In Prison'
Zhou Xiaojing
The Hitherside of History: Tone, Knowledge and Spirit in John Ashbery's 'The System'
Jeff Staiger

Fall/Winter 1996, 38:3/4 (DOUBLE ISSUE): Romantic Performances

'Fine Word, Legitimate!': Towards a Theatrical History of Romanticism
Jane Moody
Staging Hope: Genre, Myth, and Ideology in the Dramas of the Hunt Circle
Jeffrey N. Cox
'A Reasonable Woman's Desire': The Private Theatrical and Joanna Baillie's The Tryal
Catherine B. Burroughs
'This Pen of Mine Will Say Too Much': Public Performance in the Journals of Anna Larpent
Claire Miller Colombo
Ancestral Voices Prophesying What? The Moving Text in Byron's Marino Faliero and Sardanapalus
Michael Simpson
Strange Flesh: Shelley and the Performance of Skepticism
William Jewett
Count Cenci's Abysmal Credit
Linda C. Brigham
Trying Sheridan's Pizarro
Julie A. Carlson
The Cenci: Recognizing the Shelleyan Sublime
Paul Endo

Summer 1996, 38:2: Revising Renaissance Eroticism

Gaspara Stampa and the Gender of Petrarchism
Gordon Braden
On Not Being Deceived: Rhetoric and the Body in Twelfth Night
Lorna Hutson
All My Deed But Copying Is: The Erotics of Identity in Astrophil and Stella
Elizabeth M. Hull
Milton's Poetics of Generation
John Rumrich
A Theory of Female Coyness
William Kerrigan

Spring 1996, 38:1: Representative Paradoxes

De-composing Poe's 'Philosophy'
Dennis Pahl
Howells's 'Wretched Fetishes': Character, Realism, and Other Modern Instances
Warren Hedges
Revising Vulnerability: Henry James's Confrontation with Photography
Edward L. Schwarzschild
How Do I Get to Broadway? Reading Dos Passos's Manhattan Transfer Sign
William Brevda

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