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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ( Mertvye dushi , 1842), the concept of perspective—linear perspective and deviations from it—shapes Gogol’s literary view of the Russian countryside, making possible new ways of seeing rural reality that would impact the rise of realism in literature and painting. The article concludes that Gogol’s...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... by turning it into dark comedy, Pnin transforms the world of Dostoevsky's novels from a forum of ideas into an arena for the struggles of metafiction. At a time when Joseph McCarthy was concerned with the infiltration of American institutions by communist agents, Russian literature, and in particular...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
... but safe. More importantly, however, Russian modernist literature grapples not so much with political subjugation as with a tradition that sees its place in culture as central and sacred. If in West-European literature the shift to ontologic plurality and the critique of logocentrism that accompanies...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to this work’s comedic elements, that Vâlâ imagined the collapse of both Russian and Ottoman imperial sovereignty in terms of sexual revolution. It argues that a study of this unjustifiably neglected erotic comedy not only deepens our knowledge of early republican Turkish literature and culture, but provides...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Margarita Levantovskaya This article examines how contemporary Russian-Jewish-American literature imagines home and belonging for diasporic subjects. It focuses on novels by immigrant Jewish writers born in the USSR, specifically Anya Ulinich, Gary Shteyngart, and Ellen Litman. The novels analyzed...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to ignore Freud rather than join the Soviets in their criticism of him. Finally, during his Russian years Nabokov was himself primarily engaged with another set of dis- courses: émigré debates over the future of Russian literature in exile, the legacy of Symbolism, and the place of Dostoevsky...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 March 2022
... 456–58. 25 More specifically, it likely concerned Bestuzhev’s review of Russian literature from 1824–25 published in Polar Star , for which Pushkin wrote (but never completed) a response. See SS 6: 260–62, “O stat’e A. Bestuzheva ‘Vzgliad na russkuiu slovesnost’ v techenie 1824 i nachale...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... voices in shaping narrative. 1 Henceforth Charlotte Summers  will be used to denote the original English text while FCS (French Charlotte Summers) and RCS (Russian Charlotte Summers) will be used for its two translations. Comparative Literature  63:3 DOI 10.1215/00104124-1335736  © 2011...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 January 2007
... poèticheskoi lichnosti.” Boris Pasternak 1890-1990. Norwich Symposia on Russian Literature and Culture . Vol. 1 . Northfield, VT: The Russian School of Norwich University, 1991 . 107 -22. Fleishman, Lazar. Boris Pasternak v tridtsatye gody . Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1984 . ____. Boris...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Different Years]. Moscow: Khudozhestvennaia literatura , 1975 . 72 -233. Baran, Henryk. “Structuralism and Semiotics.” Handbook of Russian Literature . Ed. Victor Terras. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985 . 448 -51. Clark, Katerina, and Michael Holquist. Mikhail Bakhtin . Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2010
... . New York: Oxford UP, 1976. Houk, Guy. “The Spider and the Moth: Nabokov's Priglašenie na kazń as Epistemological Exhortation.” Russian Literature 18 .1 ( 1985 ): 31 -41. Kauchtschischwili, Nina. Silvio Pellico e la Russia; un capitolo sui rapporti culturali russo-italiani . Milan...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
...: Studies in the Russian Novel from Eugene Onegin to War and Peace. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1973 . Fryckstedt Monica Correa . “ Defining the Domestic Genre: English Women Novelists of the 1850s .” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 6 , no. 1 ( 1987 ): 9 – 25...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Boris Maslov This article puts forward a genealogy of one of the principal temporalities associated with German (pre-)Romantic lyric, the time of a privileged moment (“ewiger/prägnanter Augenblick”). The same temporality is shown to dominate the lyric oeuvre of Fyodor Tiutchev, a Russian Romantic...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 283–299.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that Tolstoy studied Greek (and later Hebrew) by comparing several translations—but “without grammar”—has to be understood in relation to his intense earlier studies of Latin, Russian, and French grammar before he went to Kazan University. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/284 had found in the Greek poet an art...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
... In his definitive study On the Beneficence of Censorship: Aesopian Language in Modern Russian Literature (1984), Lev Loseff describes Aesopian language as “a special literary system, one whose structure allows interaction between author and reader at the same time that it conceals inadmissible content...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Riehle, and Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 1993 . 9 -23. Danow, David K. “Dostoevskij's Dvojnik and Its (Anti-)Poetic Ambiance.” Russian Literature 41 ( 1997 ): 19 -36. Doležel, Lubomír. Narrative Modes in Czech Literature . Toronto: University...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 447–448.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... It is the rare non-specialist who will be curious enough to read through an entire history of, for example, Russian literature to prepare for a trip to St. Petersburg. And the specialist will rarely find there anything new. Furthermore, the ubiquity of the Internet has reduced the reference value...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2009
... literature specialist yet too specialized for the lay reader. It is the rare non-specialist who will be curious enough to read through an entire history of, for example, Russian literature to prepare for a trip to St. Petersburg. And the specialist will rarely find there anything new. Furthermore...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 451–452.
Published: 01 September 2009
... literature specialist yet too specialized for the lay reader. It is the rare non-specialist who will be curious enough to read through an entire history of, for example, Russian literature to prepare for a trip to St. Petersburg. And the specialist will rarely find there anything new. Furthermore...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to connect capitals, smaller towns, and deserted railway stations in portraying class struggle and nation building). This chapter adds one more important institutional history—that of Progress Publishing House, which produced translations of Russian literature into various languages, as well as translations...