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Comparative Literature (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 (2020) 72 (1): 32–52.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of French Orientalism in his refusal to fetishize Chinese antiquity and attests to a tendency in contemporary French literature and thought to creatively recycle foreign cultures and revise one’s understanding through the other. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 Pascal Quignard French...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
...), and How German Is It (1980). The formal exper- imentation of his constraint-based writing has led some critics to highlight the affinities between Abish and the French literary group the Oulipo (the “Ouvroir de littérature potentielle” or “Workshop of potential literature which was founded in 1960...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to Locke’s Two Treatises of Government (Locke 62). The pox was also associated with French Catholicism through Charles II’s notorious 1670 treaty pledging “to profess the Catholic faith before declaring war on Protestant Holland” (Huse 223). Comparative Literature 64:1 DOI 10.1215/00104124-1539199...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (2003) 55 (3): 246–265.
Published: 01 June 2003
...GABRIELLA SAFRAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/246 GABRIELLA SAFRAN Andrei Makine’s Literary Bilingualism and the Critics NDREI MAKINE’S LE TESTAMENT FRANÇAIS (1995), an evocation of a A Russian childhood and youth spent under the influence of a French grand- mother...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Tattersall, Jill. “Anthropophagi and Eaters of Raw Flesh in French Literature of the Crusade Period: Myth, Tradition and Reality.” Medium Aevum 57 ( 1988 ): 240 -53. Taylor, Jane H., ed. Le Roman de Perceforest, première partie . Geneva: Droz, 1979 . Vitullo, Juliann. The Chivalric Epic...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Universitaires de France, 2000 . 7 -15. Greenblatt, Stephen. “Racial Memory and Literary History.” Rethinking Literary History. A Dialogue on Theory . Ed. Linda Hutcheon and Mario J. Valdés. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002 . 50 -62. Hollier, Denis, ed. A New History of French Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 74–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Illinois University Press, 1991 . Gravdal, Kathryn. Ravishing Maidens: Writing Rape in Medieval French Literature. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991 . Marguerite de Navarre. Heptaméron . Ed. Michel François. Paris: Garnier, 1943 . ____. The Heptameron . Trans. Paul...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 45–57.
Published: 01 January 2008
... on Medieval Religious Literature . Ed. Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Duncan Robertson, and Nancy Bradley Warren. New York: Palgrave, 2002 . 83 -103. Robertson, Duncan. The Medieval Saints' Lives: Spiritual Renewal and Old French Literature . Lexington, KY: French Forum, 1995 . Tyson, Diana B...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 127–144.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Maxime Revon. Paris: Garnier Frères, 1960 . ____. Carmen and Other Stories . Trans. Nicholas Jotcham. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992 . Miller, Christopher. “Orientalism, Colonialism.” A New History of French Literature . Ed. Dennis Hollier. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Olsson Levande död 160–74; Stounbjerg 214–22), Le Plaidoyer d’un fou inscribes itself within an impor- tant subset of nineteenth-century French literature that includes plays and nov- els related to contemporary French debates about marriage, divorce (its neces- sary modern correlate), and lesbian...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 145–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... . Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1979 . Schwartz, William Leonard. The Imaginative Interpretation of the Far East in Modern French Literature 1800-1925 . Paris: Librairie ancienne Honoré Champion, 1927 . Slobodniuk, S.L. “Elementy vostochnoi dukhovnosti v poezii Gumileva.” Nikolai Gumilev...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the French Prose Lancelot” . Lancelot and Guenevere: A Casebook . Ed. Walters Lori J. . New York : Garland Publishing , 1996 . 247 0– 65 . Print . Colby Alice . Portrait in Twelfth-Century French Literature . Geneva : Droz , 1965 . Print . Davis Natalie Zemon . The Return...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 197–214.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of the 1920s.” French Forum 25.3 ( 2000 ): 329 -48. ____. “Russian Émigré Literature in the Context of French Modernism: The Case of Iurii Fel'zen.” The Modern Language Review 95.3 ( 2000 ): 779 -89. Louria, Yvette. “Nabokov and Proust: The Challenge of Time.” Books Abroad 48.3 ( 1947...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 33–62.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., Domna C. “The Ideal of `Repos' in Seventeenth-Century French Literature.” L'Esprit Créateur 15 ( 1975 ): 79 -104. Strunk, Oliver, ed. Source Readings in Music History . Rev. ed. Gen. ed. Leo Treitler. New York: W.W. Norton, 1998 . Summo, Faustino. Discorsi poetici . Padua, 1600...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of 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 measure...