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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Frances L. Restuccia This essay responds to Giorgio Agamben’s call for a renewed interlacing of philosophy and poetry by illustrating how literature can enable philosophy to represent and enjoy its object as well as how philosophy can render literature more conscious of its object. J.M. Coetzee’s...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 426–443.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Benjamin Lewis Robinson Abstract J. M. Coetzee conceived of Life & Times of Michael K (1983) as an “interpretive translation” of Heinrich von Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas (1808/10). Drawing on Coetzee’s notes and drafts, this essay explores his attempt to generate the literary and political...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Yi-Ping Ong Abstract How do we come to share an ethical outlook with others? Is it possible to teach ethics? What does it mean to live with others when we do not (always) inhabit the same world? J. M. Coetzee’s Elizabeth Costello engages these profound ethical questions in its very form. Whereas...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
... racialized and ethnic others; they include animals —apes​ used for experiments in Coetzee, cattle for consumption in Ozeki, and clones in Ishiguro. The strength of the book lies in Palumbo-Liu’s intelligent philosophical and ethical discussions about respon- sibility and empathy. Through Coetzee’s...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... works discussed here possess all of these characterisics. What I mean by an emotional response to nature can perhaps best be explained by J.M Coetzee’s concept of the “sympathetic imagination.” In the two chapters reception, elegy, and eco-awareness / 87 dedicated...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., but how? What structures of collectivity Trained up in what ways?” In J. M. Coetzee ’s Diary of a Bad Year , Anya complains of the polemical tone that Señor C takes in his book of contemporary opinions. “There you go,” she says to him, “giving everything a political twist again . . . you turn it...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... : Keter , 2016 . Coetzee J. M. Waiting for the Barbarians . New York : Penguin , 1980 . Cohen Ori . “ When Jeremiah Takes the Fast Train ” (in Hebrew). Yisrael Ha-yom , March 16 , 2016 . www.israelhayom.co.il/article/365367 . Dayan-Herzburn Sonia . “ Palestine: Land...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Daniel. “Rewriting History: Animality in J.M. Coetzee’s Dusklands and Richard Flanigan’s Wanting.” Ariel 44.4 (2013): 89–116. Print. Estok, Simon C. “The Ecophobia Hypothesis: Remembering the Feminist Body of Ecocriticism.” Inter- national Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism. Ed. Simon C...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-winslet-film >. Caputo, John D., Mark Dooley, and Michael J. Scanlon, eds. Questioning God . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2001 . Print. Coetzee, J.M. Foe . Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987 . Print. Dean, Carolyn J. The Fragility of Empathy after the Holocaust . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2004 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... space” “invaded” first by a host of Eastern European white immigrants and then by the “rest- less” black masses, to echo J.M. Coetzee’s words. 14 See also Michael Neocosmos’s “The Politics of Fear and the Fear of Politics.” The recent motion picture District 9 (2009) is set in a Johannesburg in...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Narrative.” Negotiating the Past: The Making of Memory in South Africa . Ed. Nuttall Sarah Coetzee Carli . Cape Town : Oxford UP , 1998 . 19 – 28 . Print . Black's Law Dictionary < http://thelawdictionary.org/remedial/ >. Richard Nelly . The Insubordination of Signs...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Boyhood, adapted from J.M. Coetzee’s fictionalized memoir, is “an epic of the intimate.” Minor characters displace a potential hero and often appear more than once. Network mediation, according to Dimock, might be one of the most enduring features of Homeric epic. In his interview with François...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Coetzee is able to set his allegory of South Africa, Waiting for the Barbarians, in a Northern hemisphere location and in a time when electricity has not yet been discovered but sunglasses have been invented. This is an exception. Coetzee’s novel depicts a world divided into empire and bar- barism, a...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Transmission.” Style and Structure in Literature . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1975 . 213 -57. Coetzee, J.M. Waiting for the Barbarians . New York: Penguin, 1982 . Cohn, Dorrit. “Narrated Monologue: Definition of a Fictional Style.” Comparative Literature 18 ( 1966 ): 97 -112...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... readings of, a broadly com- parative group of authors including Salman Rushdie, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... readings of, a broadly com- parative group of authors including Salman Rushdie, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter into dialogue with a wide variety of critical perspectives, the book as a whole is...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter into dialogue with a wide variety of critical perspectives, the book as a whole is...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Similarly, with many novels the reader awaits that final moment when a confession is spoken and the trou- bling pieces of the narrative are set to rest. Brooks is nevertheless a dazzling reader of “the confession problem.” At one point he refers to Coetzee’s suggestion that the “ultimate motive...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Similarly, with many novels the reader awaits that final moment when a confession is spoken and the trou- bling pieces of the narrative are set to rest. Brooks is nevertheless a dazzling reader of “the confession problem.” At one point he refers to Coetzee’s suggestion that the “ultimate motive...