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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... : U of Chicago P , 1994 . Print . ———. The Origin of German Tragic Drama . Trans. Osborne John . London : Verso , 1977 . Print . ———. “Theses on the Philosophy of History.” Illuminations . Ed. Arendt Hannah . Trans. Zohn Harry . New York : Harcourt, Brace...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
... . London , 1684 . Print . Benjamin Walter . The Origin of German Tragic Drama . Trans. Osborne John . London : Verso , 1998 . Print . Bergel Lienhard . “Imitation and Originality in Cinquecento Tragedy.” Actes du IVe Congrès de l'Association Internationale de Littérature...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chenxi Tang This essay investigates tragic theater from French classicism to German classicism in relation to the ritualized ceremonies and spectacles of the early modern state, which I summarily refer to as ceremonial theater. From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the relationship...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
... chances for invention. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 sensation allegory symbol The Origin of the German Tragic Drama Georg Simmel Works Cited Alciato Andrea . Emblemata . Web. < www.emblems.arts.gla.ac.uk/alciato/ >. ———. Emblèmes . Trans. Aneau Barthelemy...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 177–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as “retro-dramas.” For Witt, two unifying threads make the comparison of Italian and French “aesthetic fascism” in the theater possible. The first thread is, not surprisingly, a shared admiration for Nietzsche and especially his interpretation of the origins and dynamics of tragedy in The Birth...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in particular, looked to Nietzsche’s analysis of the interplay of the Apollonian and Dionysian in Greek drama as an ideal and a model for shaping modern tragedy. However, they also often invoked other pairs of opposites or dialectical “poles” in order to capture the dynamism of tragedy and the tragic...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
... DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
... DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
... than in phe- nomenological essences, Storm focuses on what he sees as the generative impulse for all tragic art, not only “at the site of its Greek origins, but continually” (p. 81). Storm’s aim is to show that, despite its admitted first appearance in Greece, tragedy is based not in any...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2000
... DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
... DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Politics in the Modern Age. Ed. Ron H. Feldman. New York: Grove P, 1978. Print. “Zionism Reconsidered.” The Jewish Writings. Ed. Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman. New York: Random House, 2008. 343–74. Print. Benjamin, Walter. Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels [The Origin of German Tragic Drama...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 119–139.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Holquist. Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981. Barthes, Roland. “Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narratives.” Image, Music, Text. New York: Hill and Wang, 1977. 79-124. Benjamin, Walter. The Origin of German Tragic Drama. Trans. John Osborne...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... This is to say that there is never any semblance of “reality” in these texts to begin with anyway, since historia has already been turned into figura in the texts themselves. This point can be gleaned from the original German sub- title, Dargestellte Wirklichkeit in der Abendländischen Literatur (which...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
... variegated expressions of Humanity. Taking a cue from Heinrich Wilhelm von Gerstenberg, one of the first German critics to defend Shakespeare against neoclassical critics, Herder went on develop a sophisticated historical view of the tragic genre. Shakespeare , the work that stood at the origins...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., 1963 . Pladott, Dinnah. “Nineteenth-Century American Drama: A Romantic Quest.” Romantic Drama . Ed. Gerald Gillespie. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1994 . 343 -58. Plant, Richard. “From Dark into Light: Nineteenth-Century Romantic Drama in English-Canada...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... , 1962 . Print . Schlossman Beryl . “Benjamin's Über Einige Motive bei Baudelaire: The Secret Architecture of Correspondances.” MLN 107 . 3 ( 1992 ): 548 – 79 . Print . Steiner George . Introduction . The Origin of the German Tragic Drama . By Benjamin Walter . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... originality and its consider- able narrative momentum is allegory’s paradoxical persistence long after traditional histo- ries of Western drama would suggest. In traditional versions of this story, the death of allegory and the attendant abandonment of the dramatic forms with which it is chiefly...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
... gives Brown’s survey both its originality and its consider- able narrative momentum is allegory’s paradoxical persistence long after traditional histo- ries of Western drama would suggest. In traditional versions of this story, the death of allegory and the attendant abandonment of the dramatic...