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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Disgrace embodies Agamben’s conception of the messianic in three of its dominant guises: the superimposition of the human and the animal, resulting in creaturely life held in the Benjaminian “saved night”; the salvation of the unsavable; and nudity. All three manifestations, as they take shape in Disgrace...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 September 2017
... prefigures other instances such as Jules Michelet’s coastal retreat post- 1848 and Carl Schmitt’s disgraced retirement in Plettenberg. That the idea of security emerges in the West through a particular spatial relation to politics and the city is further demonstrated in a particularly successful...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 229–241.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., recog- nized “for the man I am” (4.5.57). For Coriolanus, the obligation to say his own name, to prompt his own recog- nition, would again seem to entail a diminishment of dignity, a disgraceful nam- ing of nobility that should not have to be named. From the majestic vantage that Coriolanus has...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
...- ticularly the integration of capital markets, made it ‘impossible to decide national economic policy without regard for the likely response of the market’” (79). 8 Although Lodge points out that Josias Madzunya was trumped by Robert Sobukwe as PAC leader precisely because he “had disgraced himself...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 406–417.
Published: 01 December 2020
... submitted the requested transcriptions, he never set foot in the library ( Castellanos 25 ). According to Oscar Reyes , who wrote the prologue to Castellanos’s biography, the fraudulent transcription of these colonial documents led to Bolívar Coronado’s disgrace. A friend of Blanco Fombona, after...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... capitulation to the demand of an elderly widow to immolate herself. If he does not grant her request, she will deliberately starve herself and die anyway, in which case “‘the family would be disgraced . . . and I myself rendered liable to be charged with a wanton abuse of authority’” (qtd. p. 82). Sleeman...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... capitulation to the demand of an elderly widow to immolate herself. If he does not grant her request, she will deliberately starve herself and die anyway, in which case “‘the family would be disgraced . . . and I myself rendered liable to be charged with a wanton abuse of authority’” (qtd. p. 82). Sleeman...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... capitulation to the demand of an elderly widow to immolate herself. If he does not grant her request, she will deliberately starve herself and die anyway, in which case “‘the family would be disgraced . . . and I myself rendered liable to be charged with a wanton abuse of authority’” (qtd. p. 82). Sleeman...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... capitulation to the demand of an elderly widow to immolate herself. If he does not grant her request, she will deliberately starve herself and die anyway, in which case “‘the family would be disgraced . . . and I myself rendered liable to be charged with a wanton abuse of authority’” (qtd. p. 82). Sleeman...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Sarpedon’s in his speech to Glaucus; that is why he speaks like the “disgraced foreigner” (atime¯tos metanaste¯s, 648) Agamemnon has made him. In the most notorious section of the great reply, he claims that Agamemnon’s impressive gifts are hateful, that he holds him “light as a chip” (378) and would...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ambulant … . Leipzig , 1593 . Print . Kaufmann David . “Angels Visit the Scene of Disgrace: Melancholy and Trauma from Sebald to Benjamin and Back.” Cultural Critique 70 ( 2008 ): 94 – 119 . Print . Kracauer Siegfried . From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... such ceremonies. But some other members of the family were not sympathetic to such puri- tanical simplicity and thought we should be disgraced in the eyes of those who attended the funeral. Hence, one of the versions: “You are requested to close an eye,” i.e. to “wink at” or “overlook.” Here it is...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 246–266.
Published: 01 September 2015
... unsullied body. Above his reputation?   But society, which was so extremely priggish   had such foolish values. The initial words sound a death knell. Mendelsohn’s translation reads “he debased himself completely.” Evangelos Sachperoglou prefers “he was disgraced com...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Reader.” Law and Literature 16.2 ( 2004 ): 203 -05. Print. Swales, Martin. “Sex, Shame, and Guilt: Reflections on Bernhard Schlink's der Vorleser (The Reader) and J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace.” Journal of European Studies 33.1 ( 2003 ): 7 -22. Print. Tabensky, Pedro Alexis. “Judging and...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 September 2000
... positive heroes could be described; one’s adherence to policy today could be decried as an aber- ration tomorrow. Zhao’s 1959 submission to the Party’s Central Committee of a book-length memorandum about actual problems of reform in the countryside earned him political disgrace, imprisonment, and a...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 366–369.
Published: 01 September 2000
... positive heroes could be described; one’s adherence to policy today could be decried as an aber- ration tomorrow. Zhao’s 1959 submission to the Party’s Central Committee of a book-length memorandum about actual problems of reform in the countryside earned him political disgrace, imprisonment, and a...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2000
... positive heroes could be described; one’s adherence to policy today could be decried as an aber- ration tomorrow. Zhao’s 1959 submission to the Party’s Central Committee of a book-length memorandum about actual problems of reform in the countryside earned him political disgrace, imprisonment, and a...