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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 294–314.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: University of Chicago Press, 1980 . Harries, Karsten. Infinity and Perspective . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001 . James, Henry. The Golden Bowl . New York: Grove Press, 1952 . ____. Selected Tales . London: Penguin, 2001 . Lacan, Jacques. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan . Ed. Jacques-Alain...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Kathryn Wichelns Marguerite Duras's 1962 theatrical adaptation of Henry James's short story offers a feminist alternative to Eve Sedgwick's famous interpretation. The precise elements that for Duras reveal James's interest in “feminine” forms of expression also are significant for queer theoretical...
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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 (2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
...CHRISTOPHER K. COFFMAN One would find it difficult to overstate the importance of Marcel Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu to James Merrill's work. Although almost any of Merrill's works could be read with an eye to Proustian concerns and motifs, Merrill's final two collections of poems, The...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 March 2010
...: The Artist as Hero in Fiction from Goethe to Joyce . New York: New York UP, 1964 . Bettini, Maurizio. The Portrait of the Lover . Trans. Laura Gibbs. Berkeley: U of California P, 1999 . Bishop, George. When the Master Relents: The Neglected Short Fictions of Henry James . Ann Arbor: UMI...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... 3 ( 1989 ): 385 – 400 . Frank Joseph . The Idea of Spatial Form . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 1991 . Freud Sigmund . Beyond the Pleasure Principle , translated by Strachey James . New York : Norton , 1989 . Freud Sigmund . “ The Uncanny...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... idea of the Bible as literature was publicly articulated. At that time, the Bible — specifically, the King James Version (1611) favored by the majority Protestants, styled the “Common English Bible” — had been regularly used in the quotidian practice of piety, including in schools, as this practice was...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... analysis tracks the transformation of objects into “things” and their meaning for the people who make, handle, and possess them. Material culture, such as drawing room furniture or the extensive collection that is the putative subject of Henry James’s The Spoils of Poynton , is the stage upon which plays...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as an exercise, and allusions to this text can be easily traced throughout Three Lives in general and The Good Anna in particular. The following essay argues that Stein's “new kind of realism” (William James) constitutes a rewriting and a radicalization of Flaubert's decomposition of certain key...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José María Pérez Fernández This essay focuses on two early English Hispanists, James Mabbe (1571/2–1642?) and Thomas Percy (1729–1811), who exemplify different stages in the pre-history of Comparative and World Literature. It explores their appropriation of La Celestina and Don Quijote as case...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
...HENRY McDONALD University of Oregon 2003 Aarsleff, Hans. Language and Intellectual History . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982 . ____. “The Rise and Decline of Adam and His Ursprache in Seventeenth-Century Thought.” The Language of Adam, Die Sprache Adams . Ed. Allison...
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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 a...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Ryan James Kernan Literary critics in the U.S. have generally considered the artistic merit of Langston Hughes's so-called radical poetic production of the 1930s to be far below the standard the poet set in the previous decade. Its detractors (as well as its precious few champions) tend to...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 58–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
...JAMES C. NOHRNBERG University of Oregon 2001 Auerbach, Erich. Mimesis: The Representation of Realilty in Western Literature . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1953 . Ayre, John. Northrop Frye: A Biography . Toronto: Random House, 1989 . Barbour, Brian. “Lewis and Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 142–159.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the Aeneid, to read Mme. Henri Bachelier’s Le Jardin du Centaure as though it were written by Mme. Henri Bachelier. This technique fi lls the calmest books with adventure. Attributing the Imitatio Christi to Louis Ferdinand Céline or James Joyce — is that not suffi cient renovation of those faint...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-philosophical inquiry and the adventures of literary experimentation. (The chapter on the Jameses, and its equation of pragmatist philosophi- cal judgment with receptivity to vagueness, turns out to constitute an exception to this framework.) Against the conclusion, one might object that whether or not...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Nan Z. Da The Bond of the Furthest Apart: Essays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka . By Cameron Sharon . University of Chicago Press , 2017 . 320 p. Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 Works Cited Cameron Sharon . Thinking in Henry James . U of...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2006
...SUSAN RUBIN SULEIMAN University of Oregon 2006 Freud, Sigmund. “Mourning and Melancholia.” The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud . Ed. James Strachey. Vol. 14 . London: Hogarth Press, 1957 . 237 -58. 24 vols. James, Henry. The Portrait of a Lady...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... manner in which a number of canonical mod- ernist works of literature rewrite the medieval myth of the Grail quest. Its aim is not merely to demonstrate the presence of this myth in writers as diverse as Henry James and Samuel Beckett. Ullyot’s more ambitious project is to show what modernist...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... intensified from her two earlier books, Thinking in Henry James (1989) and Impersonality (2007). According to this hermeneutics, disassociative feelings, images, and experiences, and thoughts and feelings that overspill individual consciousness—these get at the truth of how things are experientially...