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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
...SUSAN C. BRANTLY Although the most important critics of the Enlightenment remain Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, who claim in Dialektik der Aufklärung that the universalisms and instrumental reason of the Enlightenment evolved into the inhumanity of Auschwitz, their arguments have been...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Wallace Martin Consequences of Enlightenment. By Anthony J. Cascardi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. viii, 268 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS ON TRUST: ART...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment concerns” (ix). In a letter to his fellow poet Ed Dorn from June 1963, Amiri Baraka records submitting two pieces to the editor of Kulchur magazine: I gave her a very vitriolic review of a book on black nationalism. Probably too fumey and too loud to make much sense...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Lina Steiner Herder’s Hermenutics: History, Poetry, Enlightenment . By Kristin Gjesdal . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . Xiv+232 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 One of the pioneers of comparative literary studies and a founder...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Humberto Garcia Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel . By Aravamudan Srinivas . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 . 342 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 250 the sciences and by paraprofessional programs...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2014
...James Watt Islam and the English Enlightenment . By Garcia Humberto . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012 . xviii, 346 p © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 book reviews / 363 pia it can produce...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 345–372.
Published: 01 September 2022
... cosmopolitanism that has reemerged in the past decades. Holberg was Scandinavia’s preeminent Enlightenment figure and is still beloved for his stage comedies. His only European success, Niels Klim’s Underground Travels (1741), argues for a cosmopolitanism situated in history, geography, and local culture...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... cosmopolitanism may require a provisional deafness vis-à-vis the accent. This essay seeks to apply recent poststructuralist thinking on language, translation, and exile to a figure who straddles the Enlightenment and Romanticism and whose life and work starkly embody the inaudible accent of exile...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to the darker ones. In essence, then, Pushkin's glorification of Peter and Peter's empire meant to serve a higher goal: that of spreading culture and enlightenment throughout the Slavic lands. University of Oregon 2009 Akhmatova, Anna. O Pushkine . Leningrad: Sovetskii pisatel', 1977 . Al'tshuller...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... formally as allegorical, philosophically as rationalist, historically as akin to Enlightenment, and psychoanalytically as obsessional. New Historicism and Cultural Studies embrace (despite appearances) a symbolist mode of presentation and an empiricist epistemology, recapitulate the literary-historical...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the law yet underwrite it. Against Voltaire’s cosmopolitanism and Enlightenment-era ideals, Habiby’s humor thus offers a differential and conflictual community that prioritizes a practice of decolonization over ideal solutions and their dichotomous logic. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 142–160.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Sean Ireton In his bestselling novel from 2005, Die Vermessung der Welt ( Measuring the World ), Daniel Kehlmann brings together the explorer Alexander von Humboldt and the mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss in an effort to show that the scientific progress preached by the Enlightenment is a double...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... history troubles conventional scholarship on secularization, which tends to focus on the legacy of the Protestant Reformation and Northern European Enlightenment while either lamenting an apparent theological backwardness south of the Pyrenees or ignoring the peninsula altogether. It is not my goal...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... latent in post-Enlightenment mythography. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Keats Hegel Hyperion System-Program Post-Enlightenment Mythography Works Cited Adorno Theodor W. Ästhetische Theorie . Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp , 1970 . Print . ———. Aesthetic Theory . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... circulated, their different formats and means of production, all exemplify the mechanisms for the establishment of an International Republic of Letters. This led in turn to the gradual emergence of a World Canon created under the auspices of Enlightened Universalism, but also driven to a considerable extent...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 404–426.
Published: 01 December 2022
... neologisms, archaic terminology, and typographic wordplay; however, less attention has been given to the implications this poem’s tortuous shifts in address have as a radical critique of the formal desires and ontological exclusions of Enlightenment universalism. Through the way Césaire rearticulates...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
... thus challenges the idea that “politically motivated pornography” directly affected public opinion in the late eighteenth century. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Enlightenment Colonial Mexico Religion History French Literature Works Cited Adamy Paule . “De qui est...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of Cultural Capital: Some Aeneids in English .” Bassnett and Lefevere 41 -56. ____. Translation, Rewriting, and the Manipulation of Literary Fame . London: Routledge, 1992 . Mahler, Raphael. Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... The goal of these studies is to describe modernity in its actual global reach: in Chakrabarty’s words, “How do we think about the global legacy of the European Enlightenment in lands far away from Europe in geography or history? . . . [H]ow would one write of forms of modernity that have deviated from...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of archaeological sites, the layers of text that accumulate in anthologies of theory commemorate the contenders in the critical arena. Not referring to previous compari- sons of theories, Terdiman sets out anew, exploring the clash between Enlightenment thought and its postmodernist opponents. Horkheimer...