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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 389–391.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Zachary Sng Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser. By Jan Mieszkowski. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006. 226 p. University of Oregon 2008 book reviews La...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Glenn A. Odom South African Truth and Tragedy: Yael Farber’s Molora  and Reconciliation Aesthetics N HIS REVIEW OF the Barbican theater’s 2008 staging of Yael Farber’s Molora, I a South African re-envisioning of The Oresteia, London Times...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... implicit on the topic in Sebald's fiction and points toward some difficult questions regarding the role of aesthetics and agency in Sebald's work. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Adorno Theodor W. Negative Dialectics . Trans. Ashton E.B. . London : Routledge...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., I show how Upward's work was centrally shaped by Soviet aesthetics, a reception which led him to an innovative conception of literary commitment, surprisingly resistant to the powerful critiques later offered by Theodor Adorno and Raymond Williams. This conception of commitment emerges through...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 325–344.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jordan Alexander Stein Borrowing a turn of phrase from Talal Asad, this essay asks: What might an aesthetic study of secularism look like? Examining four case studies between roughly 1880 and 1930 (with attention to the critical writings of Walt Whitman, T.W. Higginson, Matthew Arnold, Barrett...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Jonas Rosenbrück Abstract This article analyzes the notions of clarity and obscurity in the work of Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten and Maurice Blanchot, arguing that the latter’s thought of the “other night” proposes a radical reversal, indeed, a corruption, of Baumgarten’s founding of aesthetics...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... dramatically, both in relation to Negritude politics (see the ground-breaking work of Gary Wilder) and in relation to its poetics. This review essay examines the recent (re)turn to Negritude by looking at Carrie Noland's 2015 Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 502–505.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan ragini.ts@gmail.com World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth: Anticolonial Aesthetics, Postcolonial Politics . By J. Daniel Elam . New York : Fordham University Press , 2021 . 192 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 What...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 188–206.
Published: 01 June 2023
... through imaginative narrative at the contemporary moment, marked by the failure of liberalism more than three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It asks how speculative aesthetics can envision another kind of polity as well as new methods for critique...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
...David Mikics The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics of the Affects. By Charles Altieri. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. x, 299 p. University of Oregon 2005 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/178 BOOK REVIEWS THE PARTICULARS...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Stephen Arata Imaginary Communities: Utopia, The Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity. By Phillip E. Wegner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xxvi, 297p. The Senses of Modernism: Technology, Perception, and Aesthetics. By Sara Danius. Ithaca: Cornell University Press...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 320–337.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the Genre of the Holocaust Memoir.” The Weekly Standard ( April 21 , 1997 ): 29 -35, 31. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/320 BRETT ASHLEY KAPLAN “The Bitter Residue of Death”: Jorge Semprun and the Aesthetics of Holocaust Memory N HIS...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Michael Lucey Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literature: From the Sublime to the Uncanny. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Laura Levitt Unwanted Beauty: Aesthetic Pleasure in Holocaust Representation. By Brett Ashley Kaplan. Urbana, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 215 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS TRANSATLANTIC TRANSLATIONS...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Sean Gurd The Origins of Aesthetic Thought in Ancient Greece: Matter, Sensation, and Experience . By Porter James I. . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . 624 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Lucy O'Meara This article is a comparative study of Theodor Adorno and Roland Barthes. These rarely compared thinkers share a profound affinity: their lifelong work on ideology critique proceeds from similar bases, and they each accord preeminence to aesthetic reflection. Their shared insistence...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Christopher Braider The Frame of Art: Fictions of Aesthetic Experience, 1750-1815. By David Marshall. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. 259 p. University of Oregon 2007 Hume, David. “The Sceptic.” Essays Moral, Political, and Literary . Ed. Eugene F. Miller...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Boris Wolfson The Making of the State Writer: Social and Aesthetic Origins of Soviet Literary Culture. By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi, 484 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Richard J. Golsan The Search for Modern Tragedy: Aesthetic Fascism in Italy and France. By Mary Ann Frese Witt. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001. 259 p. University of Oregon 2003 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 448–470.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... Reading Negro alongside Los poetas makes clear that the stakes of the project, along with the current academic discourse surrounding Cunard, are rooted in questions of the possibility of coalition. Ultimately, I argue that these anthologies uniquely model within their aesthetic form the organization...