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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2022
...R. A. Judy Abstract Offering an itinerary of the thinking that led to Sentient Flesh: Thinking in Disorder, Poiēsis in Black , R. A. Judy explains the concept of “poetic socialities” mentioned in it. This explanation begins with an account of the Muslim peripatetic philosophers’ reception...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
...José Felipe Alvergue This article explores the art and poetics of Chilean born Cecilia Vicuña in the contemporary context of indigenismo, while simultaneously questioning the capacity of ethnopoetics to fully engage the political, cultural, and social reaches of transnational aesthetics...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the underlying assumption that poetic language is an essentially mono- lingual idiom independent of social and historical developments. Second, they present a problem for existing literary theoretical models, which usually deal with such highly atypical texts by bracketing at least one of the constituent...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
...ILYA KLIGER This essay studies a crucial feature of Dostoevsky's novelistic poetics, and the poetics of Crime and Punishment (1866) in particular, in light of contemporaneous debates regarding the historical fate of Russia. The novel, I argue, is a thought experiment exploring the emerging...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of Boileau's L'art poétique (1683). It considers translations of various genres, including the poetic epistle, verse drama, and the newly fashionable romance in the context of complex shifts in Anglo-French relations. It argues that French and French cultural forms represented powerful cultural capital...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... constituted of individual bodies whose experiences are irreducibly idiosyncratic and resistant to collection in any solitary abstraction, social or poetic, other than one that defines itself by resistance to collection (i.e., flux) or form (i.e., metamorphosis)” (xi). The paradox is that cultures...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
... encourages us to imagine is a culture constituted of individual bodies whose experiences are irreducibly idiosyncratic and resistant to collection in any solitary abstraction, social or poetic, other than one that defines itself by resistance to collection (i.e., flux) or form (i.e., metamorphosis)” (xi...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
... encourages us to imagine is a culture constituted of individual bodies whose experiences are irreducibly idiosyncratic and resistant to collection in any solitary abstraction, social or poetic, other than one that defines itself by resistance to collection (i.e., flux) or form (i.e., metamorphosis)” (xi...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... need for revolutionary speech. Further- more, although this new form of poetry should not be considered independently from other forms of human activity, it nevertheless should concern itself with a “social task that can be accomplished only through poetic work” (“How” IV). Mayakovsky thus...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2017
... general approach to the lyric work in relation to, say, poetries of social resistance or specifi- cally community-centered poetics — and what would such an approach fail to register? Con- versely, why is it necessarily a critical gain to downplay the immediate effects of a poem or poetic mode in its...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... erotic language with many explicit descriptions of sex- ual union. The conventional structure of love —longing,​ separation, and union between devotee and divine —​set forth in Sanskrit poetics becomes, in effect, nothing more than a flimsy veil for a more subversive message about social trans...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 338–340.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., Catullus and the Language of Social Performance . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2001 . Print . Stroup Sarah Culpepper . Catullus, Cicero, and a Society of Patrons: The Generation of the Text . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2010 . Print . Wray David . Catullus and the Poetics of Roman...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2000
...” thereby generated in poetry exemplifies the intertext as a general text through this very intersection of the poetic text with the historical, social heteroglossia informing double-voiced discourse. The parameters of that encounter in turn describe the typographical juxtaposition and implied...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 January 2007
... romanticization of alpine landscape and its at- CROSS-CULTURAL POETICS/71 tempted moral de-romanticization of it, onto the socialist future. Socialism was envisioned by Pasternak less as an economic order than as an ethical one, a “land outside gossip and calumny...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 June 2023
... contemporaries and focused solely on writing poetry as a way of mirroring his lived experience (133). Although the blatant and unusual way in which he addresses different social and political issues in his poems was sometimes criticized, his unconventional style and use of language expanded the “Arabic poetic...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Literary History 36 . 1 ( 2005 ): 21 -36. Hirsch, E.D. Validity in Interpretation. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967 . Hogan, Patrick Colm. Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanists . New York: Routledge, 2003 . ____. “Literary Universals.” Poetics Today...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 150–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
...- ings of poetic insight: Lyrical Ballads and Les Fleurs Du Mal are full of figures who are transformed into purveyors of what Jonathan Wordsworth, writing about the victims of social injustice in Wordsworth’s work, has called “a symbolic, not an actual, wisdom” (10). But there are also instances...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the Chinese Semiotic Tradition.” Semiotica 170 . 1/4 ( 2008 ): 169 – 85 . Print . ———. From Historicity to Fictionality: The Chinese Poetics of Narrative . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1994 . Print . Pan Daan . The Lyrical Resonance between Chinese Poets and Painters: The Tradition...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... a mystical vision of prophetic and, implicitly, poetic suc- cession through its biblical and rabbinic allusions, it also invokes the imagery of social revolution. As the sun sets on the old order, the poem heralds the rising of the “red dawn” frequently invoked in the literature that followed...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... , he wrote another preface, in which he described his poetic process. He portrays his poetry as a struggle between individualism and a social consciousness: Internal curiosity drives the transformations of my poetry. However, I have not yet been able to bring the objective form of this curiosity...