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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , to challenge the cohesiveness of the idea of Europe. The authors' responses to the treatment of exile, return, homeland, and identity in Ulysses' voyage problematize not only the boundary between belonging and not belonging to Europe but also the distinction between center and periphery within the European...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of East European borders. In the wake of the 2013–14 Euromaidan protests, poets in Ukraine have sought to correct the failures of both Soviet nationalities policy and post-Soviet Ukrainian national-identity formation by weaving Jewish, Ukrainian, and Crimean Tatar histories of collective trauma...
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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 (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 (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 (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-3327572 Empires of Love: Europe, Asia, and the Making of Early Modern Identity. By Carmen Nocentelli. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 262 p. For early modern Europeans Asia signified romance, and their discourses of Asia had a strong...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Press, 1997 . Frye, Northrop. The Great Code: The Bible and Literature . New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982 . Garcilaso de la Vega, El Inca. Comentarios reales de los Incas . 2 vols. Lima: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1991 . Gillespie, Gerald. “European Cultural Identity...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to reinstate a politically and geoculturally biased notion of European literature, efforts that draw their entire meaning from the awareness of the fragility of an operative European identity. While recalling the identitarian efforts of Curtius and other representa- 3 “For long years yet each people...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Its mood, topic, and approach would have been different fifteen years ago. I shall focus on how the identity of Europeans relates to the various topographical mappings of the continent, for the mappings of the European space have been crucial in defining national, regional, and continental...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that underpins Said’s infl uential notion of “Ori- entalism.” For Said, a particular technology of knowledge about the “Orient” was constitutive of European identities from the late eighteenth century onwards, while also being an important discursive instrument in the imposition of Euro- pean hegemony...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
... is fundamentally about European identity and discourses, Asian voices would nuance and expand our understanding of early modern encounters. None- theless, Nocentelli takes on an impressive range of European texts. Her exemplary com- parative reading is a useful reminder that early modern imperial discourses...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
...). In his view, the eighteenth-century orientalist discourse that established the borders of European identity through the visage of a Jewish other who marked the boundaries between East and West was internalized by Jews and then deployed in the twentieth century to create a secular, national Jewish...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., “Memories” 7 ). To whose benefit, at what times, and for what implications are the European scholars in the United States exiles and not refugees, or refugees and not exiles? The categories of exile, émigré, immigrant, refugee, and migrant are identity categories with different class and race valences...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 32–52.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and therefore of no significance to it except in reaffirming European identity. This universalist outlook enables Quignard to carry out comparative thinking between antiquity and modernity, to reread classical Chinese texts and transform their relation to us. The use of a generalist comparative framework on non...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2006
... identity by electing Arab literature as the exogenous origin of modern European poetic tradition—a poetic tradition, needless to say, that was meant to represent one of the most stunning achievements of European humanitas in contrast to the rest of the “barbarous” world (Hay 4; Chabod 45-47...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the modern world-system. Coloniality of power basically means the production of iden- tities based on race, conjoined with a hierarchy of European and non-European identities in which the former have oppressed the latter and constructed mecha- nisms of social domination designed to preserve...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... between old and new as it details the literary production and reproduction of Jewish diasporic texts and identities. By examining the transnational production of East European Hebrew and Yiddish culture outside the binary of exile and home, Schachter seeks to “denaturalize” theological and political...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 127–144.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the fictional construction of the Gypsy, explains how Spain, like the Gypsies themselves, is constituted in romantic litera- ture as an internal other to European modern identity, the same position of inter- nal alterity that, ironically, the Gypsy has come to hold within modern Spanish COMPARATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and Israeli Perspectives on Immigration . Ed. Daniel Levy and Yfaat Weiss. New York: Berghahn Books, 2002 . 239 -52. ____. “The Third Pillar? Toward a European Jewish Identity.” www.ceu.hu/jewishstudies/pdf/01_pinto.pdf (1999). (Also published in Jewish Studies at the Central European University...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... in Habermas 39). The European realist novel, even when apparently concerned with the psychology of the individual, presumes the public identity of nationality—fictional characters can be private citizens because they are citizens. We may shed more light on what constitutes the nation-state if we consider...