1-20 of 655 Search Results for

The Open

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
... , give rise to one of Agamben’s central concepts, the Open. Literature here allows philosophy to take on an opaque form of representation that connects it with lived experience and thereby brings about its full vitality. In turn, this essay also demonstrates how to make literary critical use of The Open...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Celan).” Trajectories of Mysticism in Theory and Literature . Ed. Leonard Philip . New York : St. Martin's P , 2000 . 25 – 45 . Print . LISA A. BARCA Celestial Asterisks: Referential Openness and the Language of...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Andrew Adam Newman opened a newspaper discussion of the audiobook in 2006. Over the past decade, the audiobook has consolidated its popularity among book buyers, securing a place on the sales lists behind print books but ahead of e-books ( Maloney ). Having exited the era of analog media, the...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
... openness of Russia's historical future. Mediating between the novel and its contemporary journalistic discourse with the help of the formal (narratological) categories of character and emplotment, I argue that the novelistic search for the proper emplotment of its enigmatic hero corresponds to the search...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams This essay focuses on the remediation of higher education in the U.S. In the period after World War II, higher education was cast as a remediation of social ills, particularly inequality. The period saw the opening of colleges and universities to unprecedented numbers of people...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 112–129.
Published: 01 March 2003
... York: Cambridge University Press, 1992 . ____. The Limits of Interpretation . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990 . ____. The Open Work . Trans. Anna Cancogni. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989 . Empson, William. Seven Types of Ambiguity . Edinburgh: New Directions Book...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Laurence de Looze Medieval people knew as well as we do that no two people could look exactly alike. But the question of look-alikes was nevertheless a fascinating one because it opened up a potential gap between external manifestation and deeper identity. What did it mean for the ontology of the...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in psychoanalytic terms. Where critical theory goes from here remains an open question. Completion of mourning for the socially sanctioned delusion we still evidently have difficulty doing without remains a methodological desideratum. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 JEFFREY S. LIBRETT...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... by attempts to firmly establish its interpretation. In the context of the revaluation of fidelity accomplished in recent ethical discourse, I ultimately argue that an appreciation for the revelatory potential of such literary betrayals can foster an openness to the unknown that is vital for...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... association grounded in the historical ontology of modernity against which absolutism sets its face. In addition to opening new sightlines on seventeenth-century tragedy and comedy alike, the result raises questions about the metaphysics underlying both Benjamin's thought and the tradition of critical theory...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
... other. Both strive to open readers to experience — as revealed through everyday language — by leading us beyond the dichotomy of facticity and transcendence, away from the urge to transcend the limits of language, and toward a recognition of the possibility of seeing our ordinary dealing with things as...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... expressing knowledge via the spiral explores ways of reading experimental poetry like Vicuña's and opens experimental poetry as a site for popular readings of democratic language. The experimental politics of Vicuña's Chile, expressed by the spiral at Con-cón, refers to a poetic practice of democratic...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... experience of the Israeli Palestinian as a site of productive ironic performativity, Kashua's texts, I conclude, break open the monolithic image of the nation, exposing the inherent violence and contradictions involved in positioning Israel as a “Jewish State” and in situating Israeli Palestinians as...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... allows both writers to reimagine the concept of the soul in modern secular terms: in Tartt’s conception of post-traumatic “soul loss” as a critical stage in the moral and aesthetic education of the self, and in Dostoevsky’s view of wounded memory as opening up the self to the more expansive, overwhelming...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... a “death resurrected”; literature opens aesthetics to that which had been constitutively excluded at its founding moment. The clarifying powers of the poet-aesthetician are replaced by passive “fascination” and a “passion of the image” that delimits a radically different, countercosmic, and thus...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 180–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
... essay queries these assumptions. Opening with a discussion of how the concept of “the intolerable” features in the work of radical thinkers, the first section examines Lauren Berlant’s project in Cruel Optimism and explores her notion of “the impasse of the present.” The second section then turns to the...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011
...) opens the rhetoric of “ordinary” forgiveness to personal and political abuse, to hypocrisy and calculation. Forgiveness might suture a wound, enabling healing and reconciliation, but its closure also ushers in, if not forgetting, an attenuation or weakening of the suffering of victims of unforgiveable...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Carson. The essay argues that, like D.W. Winnicott's transitional object, resistant poems open a space between interior and exterior worlds, a space of “experiencing” that helps one learn to tolerate frustration, separation, loss, and reality. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 MELISSA FEUERSTEIN...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... nativist thought. At the same time, coastal form is found to decenter, extend, and thicken constructions of world literature, while opening to a planetary perspective sensible to the prodigious and implacable forces of the Anthropocene. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Indian Ocean African...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
... enduring interest to scholars of classical Athens and nineteenth-century Romanticism, Gramsci's historicist evaluation of irony as a political tactic provides a more open and practical framework for the study of today's political satire. Although Gramsci's notes on irony and sarcasm are rooted in the...