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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
...IHOR JUNYK This essay considers Rainer Maria Rilke's use of classicism as a response to the uncanny and fragmenting industrial city. While the twentieth-century revival of classicism has typically been seen as part of the reactionary “call to order,” I argue that Rilke's work represents a radically...
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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 (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... practices. This essay seeks to thread a way out of this impasse by turning to passages from John Clare, Rainer Maria Rilke, Charles Baudelaire, and William Wordsworth that map human and animal passing onto seasonal passage and mime the different levels and seasonal periods of permeability and impermeability...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 408–425.
Published: 01 December 2018
... as well as our embarrassments. Works Cited Ammelburger Gerhard . Bejahungen: Zur Rhetorik des Rühmens bei Rainer Maria Rilke . Würzburg : Königshausen and Neumann , 1995 . Bailly Jean-Christophe . La fin de l’hymne . Paris : Christian Bourgois , 1991 . Böschenstein...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of Menschliches, Allzumenschliches . Ed. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1988 . 15 vols. Pirandello, Luigi. Quaderni di Serafino Gubbio—operatore . Milan: Mondadori, 1983 . Poe, Edgar Allen. Poetry and Tales . New York: The Library of America, 1984 . Rilke, Rainer Maria...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 294–311.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Misogyny, and Christian Charity: Biblical Intertextuality and the Crisis of Exemplarity.” PMLA 109 . 2 ( 1994 ): 225 -37. Rilke, Rainer Maria. Briefe . Vol. 1 . Wiesbaden: Insel, 1950 . ____. Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke . Trans. Jane Bannard Greene and M.D. Herter Norton. Vol. 1 . New...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... and Her Art . Ed. Lloyd Schwartz and Sybil P. Estess. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1983 . 49 -60. Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke . Ed. and trans. Stephen Mitchell. New York: Random House, 1982 . Scribner, Charity. “Parting with a View: Wisława...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 107–113.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Maria Rilke, and William Wordsworth, all of which are set in relation to Rachel Carson’s account of the pervasiveness of environmental damage. While most readers will be familiar with these canonical passages, François renders them remarkably fresh and ends with a surprising, and persuasive, suggestion...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 315–331.
Published: 01 September 2007
... celebrated novelist, Thomas Mann, with the language’s most celebrated modern poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, a close second. In the years of his growing fame, Nabokov rarely neglected to include Mann—alongside such fig- ures as Gide, Faulkner, Balzac, and Dostoevsky—in litanies of renowned novel- 1...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 439–459.
Published: 01 December 2020
... connections to authors like Rainer Maria Rilke, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Pablo Neruda, Federico García Lorca, Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Charles Baudelaire, and Paul Valéry, and to Keats’s circle, including Percy Shelley, John Hamilton Reynolds, Leigh Hunt, and Benjamin Bailey. ...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... repetitive drift of leaves in the wind “to and fro” ( hin und her ) in Rainer Maria Rilke’s famous Herbstag , written around the same time (1902), wind presented a suggestive metaphor for the arbitrary modern experience of time and space. Unlike the harmonious circle carried by Stimmung , the image...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... artists and viewers. Quicksand’s thematic and narrative affi nity to Niels Lyhne is especially impor- tant considering the other transnational legacies of Jacobsen’s novel. It is well known that Niels Lyhne inspired Rainer Maria Rilke’s rewriting of Danish history and provincialism in The Notebooks...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... French Studies 36/37 ( October 1966 ): 200 –42. Rilke, Rainer Maria. Duino Elegies . Trans. J.B. Leishman and S. Spender. London: The Hogarth Press, 1963 . Shklovsky, Viktor. “Art as Technique.” Russian Formalist Criticism: Four Essays . Ed. L.T. Lemon and M.J. Reis. Lincoln: U of Nebraska...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 436–454.
Published: 01 December 2019
... that Kracauer’s characterization of the translation’s language is “fundamentally wrong” since it does not resemble the rich euphony of George’s work and has more in common with Rainer Maria Rilke’s Duino Elegies and T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land ; furthermore, the Bible’s neologisms exhibit a passion...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): i–xxiv.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Essay on Theories of Literature. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990. Rilke, Rainer Maria. Duino Elegies. Einseideln, Switzerland: Daimon Verlag, 1992. ACLA BULLETIN/xix COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PRIZES FOR 2001...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): i–xxxi.
Published: 01 June 2007
... grammar or semantics, we are forced to reconceptualize our normal grammatical world. It is a technique that poets such as Dylan Thomas or Rainer Maria Rilke anticipated by several decades. In the face of cybernetic poets and electronic poetry, we must also rethink our ideas of overall vision...