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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 (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... thinnai , it demonstrates how creolization theories need to be adjusted to capture and evaluate the cultural transformations which took place in enclaves such as Pondicherry, founded between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries on India’s coasts by a range of European powers. Equally, it deploys...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... controversial. Indeed, in the view of some medievalists the Middle Ages cannot be “postcolonial,” because the term by definition refers to historical circumstances and cultures that emerged only after the disintegration of the global empires that were formed in the modern period by European powers...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and land, Shlonsky challenged the styles and themes of his Hebrew poetic predecessors. At the same time, he experimented with the modernist forms and aesthetics that held sway in European culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, mixing aspects of Symbolism, Futurism, Expressionism...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 272–297.
Published: 01 September 2019
... conception of community that contrasts with and occasionally contests the nationalist histories promulgated by modern European nations. As a scientific and literary project, Bākīkhānūf’s cosmological cosmopolitanism shows how epistemic openness advances cultural inclusivity, in part by recognizing...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Quint In its retrospect on the history of the European novel, Tomasi di Lampedusa's Il Gattopardo identifies the figure of the aristocratic male libertine as a particular novelistic object of erotic attraction and repulsion. The nobleman's sexual dominance and whip-wielding brutality...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... konteksty.” Pushkin i ego sovremenniki . St. Peterburg: SPbII RAN and Akademischeskii proekt, 2005 . 2 ( 43 ): 364 -419. Modazlevskii, B.L. Biblioteka A.S. Pushkina . Moscow: Kniga, 1988 . Moretti, Franco. The Way of the World: The Bildungsroman in European Culture . London: Verso, 2000...
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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 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
...” but place a wager, nonetheless, on a European cultural and political project founded upon the value of the temporary as both a promoter of mobility and pluralism and a custodian of limits. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 literary constructions of Europeanness European cultural history exile...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): i–xxx.
Published: 01 June 2005
....” Trans. Melvin E. Page. Higonnet, Lines 556. Winter, Jay M. Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. ACLA BULLETIN/xix An Invitation...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
... translation. But the fact remains that Arabic played a pivotal role in the history of European culture from the Middle Ages onward, and that many European scholars flocked to Spain, where they learned the language, studied Arabic books, and translated them. Therefore, to speak of the “Latin Middle Ages...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 376–386.
Published: 01 September 2006
.../376 MONICA SPIRIDON Identity Discourses on Borders in Eastern Europe Europe and Its Limits In European usage, the meaning of the word border has progressively changed from a fact of nature to a cultural, political, and ideological product of human will (Power 6-13...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., to know all of them, to understand them completely, to value them? (293) Her list of writers and artists, some of whom were also Jewish, is a monument to secular European culture from antiquity to the modernist period. However, reflecting on the history of Jewish acculturation in Europe from...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Moretti, Franco. Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900 . London and New York: Verso, 1999 . ____. “Conjectures on World Literature.” New Left Review 1 ( January /February 2000 ): 54 -68. ____. Graphs, Maps, Trees. Absract Models for a Literary History . London and New York: Verso, 2005...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Ed. Walter Muschg and Rudolf Hunziker. Frauenfeld und Leipzig: Huber, 1933 . 233 -47. Brodsky, Joseph. “Why Milan Kundera is Wrong about Dostoyevski.” 1985. Cross Currents: A Yearbook of Central European Culture 5 ( 1986 ): 477 -83. Cornis-Pope, Marcel, and John Neubauer. History...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Eurocentric and oppositional histories teach a view of cross-cultural encounters as the violent clash of civilizations that have little in common. The model of history based on the idea of a “first contact” or “discovery” gives rise, on the one hand, to an imperial history celebrating European...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... at regional or even COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/352 pan-European hegemony. At stake is primarily the recognition that a certain sec- tor of Europe demonstrates practices and values that imbue it with an enviable moral and cultural authority at a particular juncture in history. This kind of ac- knowledgment...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2006
... not provide any threats to Austrian culture, but rather the evidence of a lost European culture and a tradition that was broken. The Old Europe seems to have moved to the New World, and klezmer becomes the sign of that Europe’s “authenticity” (see Bohlman, “Historisierung als Ideologie” 241). More than...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 193–212.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., 1952 . Jones, Howard Mumford. The Theory of American Literature . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1948, 1965 . Keil, Hartmut. “Rewriting American History.” Lenz, Keil, Bröck-Sallah 12 -20. Kroes, Rob, ed. The American Identity: Fusion and Fragmentation . European Contributions...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2006
...” for the idealistic, universalizing, high-minded European culture whose disappear- ance she foresaw on the eve of a new epoch in European and world history. But unlike Sontag, Cabo sees little to mourn: “comparativism must snap out of its . . . melancholy and mourning to see the world and Europe itself...