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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of implicating Arabic studies, a field in which the question of which languages are relevant may seem as counterintuitive as in American studies. Given its (post)colonial contexts, comparative approaches to Arabic literature have tended to emphasize its relations with British and French literatures...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Catherine Toal This essay proposes an alternative account of the significance, for the development and interpretation of his work, of Henry James's engagement with French literature. Beginning with James's critique of the “cruelty” of the Goncourt brothers' novel Sœur Philomème , it argues, through...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Eleanor Kaufman This essay argues that twentieth- and twenty-first-century French philosophy (“French theory”) is aligned around a theory of difference that would contest many of the “comparative” frameworks of the discipline of Comparative Literature, including the question of original languages...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... French and English Tongues by Randle Cotgrave (London, 1611). A Study in Renaissance Lexicography . The Johns Hopkins Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages 25 . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins UP , 1948 . Smith Christopher Dubois Elfrieda , eds. France et Grande-Bretagne de la...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Le Portier 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... tackled in their writings about the “Tout-monde” (1993) and “la mondial- isation” (2009) respectively. Indeed, as I have argued with Françoise Lionnet in a recent essay on “Migration, Islands, and the Creative Economy,” the works of both these French/ Francophone philosophers speak to the importance...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is describing the ideal Caribbeanist — that is, a scholar who would need to know at least three of the four major colonial languages (English, French, Spanish, and Dutch), not to mention Haitian Krèyol (an offi cial language since 1987), Hindi, Sranantongo, and/or Papiamentu. Such a scholar...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... nationales du Québec in 2010, the text was translated into French by the Montréal-based novelist Daniel Canty (this is the version depicted in Figure 2 ). It was subsequently displayed in a bilingual version in which, depending on what letter they initially select, readers will pull either a line of French...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the field) usually emerged in print as particularized articles pulled together loosely under such general titles as “Pushkin and France” or “Russian Literature and the West,” rather than by unifying argumentation. Priscilla Meyer’s How the Russians Read the French  aims to contribute some...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Erec R. Koch Indiscernible Counterparts: The Invention of the Text in French Classical Drama. By Christopher Braider. Chapel Hill: North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2002. 387 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/362...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Literature.” The French in the United States Today Conference. University of Texas, Austin. April 2005 . Poulin, Jacques. Volkswagen Blues . Montreal: Leméac, 1988 MARY JEAN GREEN Accenting the French in Comparative American Studies F THE FIELD OF...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2004
... fascinating books that a reader begins to understand what such a claim entails. LAWRENCE MANLEY Yale University COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/198 BAROQUE BODIES: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE CULTURE OF FRENCH ABSOLUTISM. By Mitchell Green...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
... modernity.1 1 Conversely, in his extensive critical survey of The Poetics of the Mind’s Eye: Literature and the Psychology of Imagination, Christopher Collins offers several complex spatio-temporal models of verbal imag- NARRATIVE VISION IN 19TH-CENTURY RUSSIAN & FRENCH FICTION/3 That the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chenxi Tang This essay investigates tragic theater from French classicism to German classicism in relation to the ritualized ceremonies and spectacles of the early modern state, which I summarily refer to as ceremonial theater. From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the relationship...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
...J. Michael Dash The French Atlantic, Travels in Culture and History . By Marshall Bill . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2009 . 375 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS WORLDS WITHIN: NATIONAL...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... , 1985 . Print . Braider Christopher . Indiscernible Counterparts: The Invention of the Text in French Classical Drama . Chapel Hill : North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures , 2002 . Print . ———. “Unlearning the Sublime.” The Sublime and Education. Romantic...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ALFRED J. LÓPEZ Hugo Meltzl de Lomnitz's 1877 list of ten “founding” languages for comparative literature implicitly includes the Americas, where at least five of the originary ten languages (English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish) were widely spoken at the time. Yet until very recently...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... out to like. —Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children  200 I. On May 26 and 27, 1789, a mere seven weeks before the outbreak of the French Revolution, the German dramatist, aesthetician, and historian Friedrich Schiller delivered...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Roanne L. Kantor Abstract This article seeks to explain the recent popularity of South Asian Anglophone literature (beginning in 1981 and peaking between 1998 and 2008) in light of the boom in Latin American literature of the 1960s. It argues that the phenomenon of regional literary “booms” shares...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 334–337.
Published: 01 September 2012
... England and France can expose and challenge the premises on which modern notions of nationality have been constructed. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 332 Butterfield develops these ideas by examining early stories of origins. In various Latin and French sources, an act of linguistic rupture marks the...