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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
... complicates our understanding of changes in aesthetic paradigms introduced by modernism. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Italian modernism early cinema theater and film radical theater media aesthetics Works Cited Abel Richard , ed. French Film Theory and Criticism: 1907–1929...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 168–191.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., George. After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation . 1975. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981 . Underwood, Ted. “Romantic Historicism and the Afterlife.” PMLA 117 ( 2002 ): 237 -51. Wellek, René. “Italian Critics.” The Romantic Age. History of Modern Criticism . Vol. 2 . New...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... South and at the center of the Mediterranean cultural basin. Coming from a border space that has been traversed by converging routes of “migrating modernities” ( Chambers and Curti 387 ), the literary works of Somali-Italian authors suggest that to give form to a diasporic condition means to engage with...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
...DAVID BARNES This essay performs a new reading of John Ruskin's The Stones of Venice , placing the work in the context of nineteenth-century Italian nationalist debates on the character and history of Venice. Using letters, diaries, and other sources, the essay discusses the ways in which the...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., Banti could be hailed unconditionally as an insightful and absolutely pioneer- MODERNISM MISUNDERSTOOD/59 ing Italian supporter of a controversial English writer who had been confined for too long to the image of a difficult, solitary, elitist, and...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2016
... gives it special Comparative Literature 68:3  © 2016 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 352 resonance in the Venetian context. A keyword she often recurs to is tempo, which in Italian means both time and weather, a handy reminder of the reciprocal influence of geo-cli- matic...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Ockhamite nominalism. On the role of trade in schooling Italian painters and spectators alike, see Baxandall. For Burckhardt’s analysis of the political conditions of possibility for civic individualism, see part 1, “The State as a Work of Art.” COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/192 modern drama by bringing...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
...”) recalls a discussion earlier in the same chapter of the etymology of the French tempe and Italian tempia (200–02). The French and Italian words for the temples are derived from the Latin neuter noun tempus. Its plural is tempora, which because of its ending in -a was treated as a feminine singular...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... can express his spirituality and his passion for European art, includ- ing works by Italian painters such as Crivelli. Although Ivan Yulevitch proclaims that through his conversion he has not “betrayed” Judaism, Kron’s feelings about this conversion are left unspoken (212). In contrast, Ivan...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... his early poetry were often for- eign, usually Anglo-American, French, German, Italian, and Spanish American. As a poet still in his teens, he received a card from Rubén Darío, who had just come to Madrid from Latin America, inviting him to come “fight for the cause of modernismo” (Predmore 24...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., Ciceronian rhetorical theory was used as a frame- work for the construction of letters; Italian Renaissance schools taught rhetoric as a way to represent and emulate the Ciceronian character. But Cicero developed a new episto- lary personality when Petrarch discovered his personal letters; the medium...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... : Princeton UP , 1968 . Print . Skinner Quentin . The Foundations of Modern Political Thought. Vol 1: The Renaissance . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 1978 . Print . Springer Carolyn . The Marble Wilderness: Ruins and Representations in Italian Romanticism, 1775–1850 . Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lisa A. Barca This essay explores how the poets Emily Dickinson (American, 1830–1886), Giovanni Pascoli (Italian, 1855–1912), and Rainer Maria Rilke (Bohemian-Austrian, 1875–1926) each use celestial imagery, such as the sun and stars, to represent the modern mystery ushered in by scientific...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 119–142.
Published: 01 March 2000
... modernity (see Rebhorn; Ascoli and Kahn; and Kahn). Much of the recent writing, and the impressive work of Victoria Kahn in particular, has concentrated on the relation of Machiavelli’s political works to the norms of an Italian Renaissance humanism which it both exempli- fies and rejects. Kahn’s...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2010
... had apparently read the French translation of Pellico's memoir in his youth, and his life-long fascination with Pushkin and Gogol, both of whom were attentive readers of Pellico, brought the works of this Italian writer into the orbit of his own literary interests. In this essay, I argue that, in all...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2006
... have been used with such confidence a century and a half before. (Hale 3) How curious, then, that exactly in that age of certitude concerning European- ness, and in that very Italian peninsula where “for the first time we detect the modern . . . spirit of Europe” (Burckhardt 20), a zealous humanist...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 113–127.
Published: 01 March 2006
... did not have a large impact on Greek letters, and Italian Futurism and French Sur- realism belatedly arrived in Greece in a milder, less radical form.4 Indeed, Tziovas’s comments on the intellectual élite of the 1930s cannot help but recall Sarlo’s com- ments on the moderate nature of the...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 March 2003
... multilingual and poly-historical conceptual thesaurus whose continuous text in German, already carrying specialist terminologies interspersed with Anglo words and Gallicisms, harbors long quotations in French, English, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Latin, and Ancient Greek. Nevertheless, isn’t the...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Armas considers some of the “elements that preceded” Don Quixote in his chapter on “Cervantes and the Italian Renaissance,” where he discusses Cervantes’s relationship to the work of Italian writers and artists as well as his personal experience of Italy...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2010
...”) recalls a discussion earlier in the same chapter of the etymology of the French tempe and Italian tempia (200–02). The French and Italian words for the temples are derived from the Latin neuter noun tempus. Its plural is tempora, which because of its ending in -a was treated as a feminine singular...