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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
... characterized as a standoff between religious proscription and the right to freedom of expression. This way of casting the debate failed to comprehend the complex stakes Azazeel mobilized, eliding substantive disagreements about religion, history, and literature. Through a careful reading of the novel...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
... aspires to remind twenty-first-century critics that Freudian psychoanalysis was born at the border and emerged from the interstices of multiple languages, religions, and nationalities. In the Habsburg imperial setting where psychoanalytic thinking first took hold, the psychoanalytic subject and the syntax...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for untangling the complex relationship between secularism and religion in other times and places. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Ames Christine Caldwell . Righteous Persecution: Inquisition, Dominicans, and Christianity in the Middle Ages . Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 1880s he engaged in a virtually unknown polemic with Mechnikov about science and religion that culminated in a face-to-face meeting the year before Tolstoy's death. Despite Tolstoy's expressed disdain for Mechnikov's theories, in his final novel, Resurrection (1899), Tolstoy used Mechnikov's phagocytic...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... for lost absolutes (the “death of God”), a mourning that, as the recent “return of religion” reveals, is far from complete. In the history of the secularization of reason in the West, the rationalist and empiricist traditions constitute the two main (and opposing) forms in which reason attempts to mourn...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Geeta Patel Abstract Vernacularization as a concept has gained circulation in our time within the ambit of South Asia: scholars use it to name what they designate as local—whether sexuality, language, architecture, religion, capital, or aesthetic practices. When claims are made...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
... thus challenges the idea that “politically motivated pornography” directly affected public opinion in the late eighteenth century. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Enlightenment Colonial Mexico Religion History French Literature Works Cited Adamy Paule . “De qui est...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... José . “The Secular, Secularizations, Secularisms.” Rethinking Religion . Ed. Calhoun Craig . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2011 . 54 – 74 . Print . During Simon . Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2002 . Print . Hirschkind...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... a spotlight on one of the earliest instances in which the idea of the Bible as literature was articulated. The story takes place in a courtroom. Among nineteenth-century litigations concerning religion and public life in the United States, none were more numerous and more consequential than those...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., modernist literature either created art out of the result- ing nihilism or created a replacement for religion. While not entirely discredited, this view has shifted lately. From the point of view of the twenty-first century it is clear that religion did not go away, either in practice or academic...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 232–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to the Nietzschean death of God and part of an inevitable secularization process that accompanied moderniza- tion. According to this narrative, modernist literature either created art out of the result- ing nihilism or created a replacement for religion. While not entirely discredited, this view has shifted...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to the Nietzschean death of God and part of an inevitable secularization process that accompanied moderniza- tion. According to this narrative, modernist literature either created art out of the result- ing nihilism or created a replacement for religion. While not entirely discredited, this view has shifted...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to the Nietzschean death of God and part of an inevitable secularization process that accompanied moderniza- tion. According to this narrative, modernist literature either created art out of the result- ing nihilism or created a replacement for religion. While not entirely discredited, this view has shifted...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 345–372.
Published: 01 September 2022
...-Enlightenment thinker. In spite of his unwillingness to universalize rationality, Holberg allows himself to be a champion of reason, expressing moderate optimism in regard to this faculty and its potential for making a better future for humankind. But, like Vico, Holberg undergirds his ideology with religion...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 442–462.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in developing comparative studies of language, folklore, religion, ethnography, archaeology, anthropology, and so on, as counterparts to the natural sciences in the study of human culture ( Girardot 144 ). Legge, for example, Victorian Britain’s foremost sinologist, translated a number of Chinese classics...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
... mythos that locates the sacred in the here-and-now. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Emily Dickinson Rainer Maria Rilke Giovanni Pascoli science and religion poetic modernism and mystical language Works Cited Alighieri Dante . The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 1...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 170–173.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... In modern physiognomics, the human body (seen as a transpar- ent sign) becomes the privileged figure for the separation between public and private, state and religion, and therefore the elective site for the overcoming or disavowal of this separation. Further, in the trajectory Gray traces from...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and, conversely, the struggle to impose collective identity and values on the individual interior. In modern physiognomics, the human body (seen as a transpar- ent sign) becomes the privileged figure for the separation between public and private, state and religion, and therefore the elective site...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and, conversely, the struggle to impose collective identity and values on the individual interior. In modern physiognomics, the human body (seen as a transpar- ent sign) becomes the privileged figure for the separation between public and private, state and religion, and therefore the elective site...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and, conversely, the struggle to impose collective identity and values on the individual interior. In modern physiognomics, the human body (seen as a transpar- ent sign) becomes the privileged figure for the separation between public and private, state and religion, and therefore the elective site...