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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Maarten van Delden The Usable Past: The Imagination of History in Recent Fiction of the Americas. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xiii, 257 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Seth Lerer In Praise of the Variant: A Critical History of Philology. By Bernard Cerquiglini. Translated by Betsy Wing. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. xiv, 93 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/363...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 227–233.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Cathy. Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996 . Chang, Juliana, et al. “Displacements.” Boston Review 22.3 (1997). 15 July 2005 < http://bostonreview.net/BR22.3/BR22.3.thml >. Epstein, Mikhail. “Letter to Tosa Motokiyu...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Theo D'Haen A History of Literature in the Caribbean. Edited by A. James Arnold. Volume 2. English- and Dutch-Speaking Regions. A Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2001. x, 672 p. University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Michael Heim History of the Literatures of East-Central Europe. Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Volume 1. Edited by Marcel Cornis-Pope and John Neubauer. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2004. xx, 647 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Charles Forsdick Postcolonial Criticism: History, Theory, and the Work of Fiction. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256 BOOK REVIEWS BIRTH OF THE SYMBOL...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 301–330.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . fall 2008 Volume 60, Number 4 JACQUES LEZRA The Indecisive Muse: Ethics in Translation and the Idea of History I. Two Dogmas of Translation...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
...IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO Leopoldo Zea's philosophy of history constitutes a cogent interrogation of the colonial legacy in Mexico and thus also serves to demonstrate the importance of Latin America as a site of theoretical enunciation. This essay addresses Zea's early work on Mexico and his...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 451–452.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Craig Cravens THE COLUMBIA LITERARY HISTORY OF EASTERN EUROPE SINCE 1945. By Harold B. Segel. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. 424 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ON DIALOGUE. By Dmitri Nikulin. Lanham...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
... change. University of Oregon 2010 ILYA KLIGER Shapes of History and the Enigmatic Hero in Dostoevsky: The Case of Crime and Punishment HIS ESSAY STUDIES A CRUCIAL FEATURE of Dostoevsky’s novelistic T poetics, and the poetics of Crime...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Dennis Todd Breeding: A Partial History of the Eighteenth Century. By Jenny Davidson. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. 312 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s o . By Lodovico Ariosto...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of such essentialist binaries, this article develops a nuanced understanding of the concepts of time and history expressed in two categories of novels in three African languages: Ujamaa novels in Swahili (Tanzania) and Chimurenga/Umvukela novels in Shona and Ndebele (Zimbabwe). While Ujamaa novels often operate...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., to tell the story of trading expeditions in East Africa. The impulse to renarrate history in these novels can be understood as “the postcolonial desire to re-translate” the past, which means that the archival work of recuperating multilingual pasts is inseparable from the work of translation ( Niranjana...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
... himself was deeply influenced by Jean Paulhan, and the problem of rhythm and speech traverses his own anthropological and autobiographical writings (see Yvert ). 5 See my Transparency in Postwar France: A Critical History of the Present (Stanford University Press, 2017), ch.19. I completed...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Lina Steiner Herder’s Hermenutics: History, Poetry, Enlightenment . By Kristin Gjesdal . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . Xiv+232 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 One of the pioneers of comparative literary studies and a founder...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Thom Dancer Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History . By Joseph North . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 . 253 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 Joseph North’s Literary Criticism inspires mixed feelings. The book operates by telling...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
... methodology and peremptory interpretations in his two essays on Baudelaire. Finally, it offers a close comparative reading of Baudelaire's lyric “The Swan” and Benjamin's ninth aphorism in “On the Concept of History,” staging an unexpected and revealing correspondence between the two works to argue...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... already inside, always already present in the very moment and process of national formation” (xvii). Even as nations assert the boundedness of their territories and the linear temporality of their histories, they are shaped by the outside within, fissured by the presence of different pasts...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Eric Naiman BOOK REVIEWS Another Freedom. The Alternative History of an Idea. By Svetlana Boym. Chicago: Uni- versity of Chicago Press, 2010. 360 p. Another Freedom  begins in the tones of a literary or cultural manifesto...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... no longer freely travelable, but crisscrossed by internal and international borders. This process is crucial in terms of the history of the novel because it undid the nexus of space, mobility, and narrative characteristic of the early-modern novel and forced the genre to invent plots that better aligned...