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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political and philosophical sophistication that the book does not deliver. Instead, the book’s achievement must be judged primarily by its examination of how its three protagonists translate life into literature. Poetic Affairs  contains a short introduction, four longer chapters, and a brief...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... fantasies that the novel, a genre associated with the ascendancy of the bourgeoisie and its values, weaves around the eroticized figure of the aristocrat. It documents, in Madame Bovary , the gradual replacement of the nobleman-rake in Emma Bovary's fantasies and love-affairs with substitutes produced by a...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... due to her adulterous affair with Lancelot. Conversely, Juan Manuel poses the question of identity as one of context: when the king is deprived of the trappings of his kingship, no one recognizes him. Both texts point up the problems of signification and identity that haunted medieval thinking. What...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... degree of political and philosophical sophistication that the book does not deliver. Instead, the book’s achievement must be judged primarily by its examination of how its three protagonists translate life into literature. Poetic Affairs  contains a short introduction, four longer chapters, and a...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
... degree of political and philosophical sophistication that the book does not deliver. Instead, the book’s achievement must be judged primarily by its examination of how its three protagonists translate life into literature. Poetic Affairs  contains a short introduction, four longer chapters, and a...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political and philosophical sophistication that the book does not deliver. Instead, the book’s achievement must be judged primarily by its examination of how its three protagonists translate life into literature. Poetic Affairs  contains a short introduction, four longer chapters, and a brief...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
... identifies for Hebrew-Yiddish contact, one that, she says, “carved out space for linguistic multiplicity within a national literary culture” (219). Moving from Berlin to the Jewish community in Mandatory Pales- tine, in her second chapter she details a 1927 affair that broke out against the background...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 227–233.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Alain Resnais and Marguerite Duras), in which any direct referentiality to Hiroshima is circumvented or even denied. In the film a French actress comes to make a movie in Hiroshima and has a passion- ate affair with a Japanese man who, like Yasusada, has lost his family in the bomb- ing. At first...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... fictions by Delarivier Manley, Eliza Haywood, Frances Sheridan, and Tobias Smollett are examined in chapter 5. These transnational allegories, some set in nonorien- tal locales, encompass any fiction, mimetic and nonmimetic, that represents English domestic affairs within a cross-cultural comparative...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 128–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
... specific interests, precisely in order to limit or forestall other possibilities, other ways of dealing with existing states of affairs. 3 Nancy claims in The Disavowed Community that “where Bataille (and myself following him) struggled to think sovereignty performing itself (s’effectuant...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 101–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and Criseyde (c. 1382-86) is representative. Fortune propels the narrative forward—the story of love won and lost is roughly analogous to a revolution of the Wheel of Fortune—and gives shape not only to the outcome of the affair but also to its ethical and political meanings (cf. Windeatt 181...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . Harding Timothy F. “Maoism: An Alternative to Dependency Theory?” Latin American Perspectives 1 . 1 ( 1974 ): 62 – 65 . Print. Heng Pheakdey . “Cambodia-China Relations: A Positive-Sum Game?” Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 31 . 2 ( 2012 ): 57 – 85 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 2016
... question, and since they are themselves a part of that culture, they are legitimated by the simple fact that they do what they do” (23). Given this state of affairs, the “scientist [as opposed to the fabulist] questions the validity of nar- rative statements and concludes that they are never subject...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 338–340.
Published: 01 September 2017
... friends to deliver his maledictions to an unnamed puella. Post-Romantic readers have interpreted poems 51 and 11 as signaling the beginning and end of the affair between Catullus and “Lesbia.” Extending Young’s argument, one could argue that Poem 11 completes the pro- cess of Rome’s masculine...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 14–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... encourages vice to a condition in which one cultivates intellectual or spiritual gifts to achieve virtue. The idea of leisure still connotes withdrawing from our daily affairs (or negotium) to engage in cultural activities, but today it has perhaps more to do with recreation or athletic activities.1 Not...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
... is the fact that Lydia is having a love affair with her cousin Ardalion, an artist. Yet, although Hermann, in the tradi- tion of Thomas de Quincey, thinks of the murder as itself a work of art, he over- looks a fundamental fl aw in his perfect plan: Felix in fact bears little resemblance to him...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 110–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and spends away his money in his love affair with her to the point of impoverishment. He becomes an inept thief, is caught by the authorities, and has his hand cut off, only to be rescued by and married to the lady; she restores all his money to him and adds in her own considerable riches. The steward...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Beer Delivery Man which obliquely retells the “Rape of Europa.” The collection, edited by Maria Dessauer, is explicitly erotic, be it ideally or physically, bearing the appealing, playful, and somewhat provoca- tive title Die Liebschaften des Zeus. Eine moderne Eroto-Mythologie (The Love Affairs of...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
... tell us about his textual affairs with a host of writers other than Barthes, a writer whom he even quotes directly.8 One possible explanation for keeping Barthes in the closet of anonymity can be derived from Barthes’s theory of intertextuality, which he develops in such writings as “The...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... volume entitled Way- ward Puritans (1966) whose treatment of the Salem affair recalls that of Starkey’s book. Erikson’s characterization of Tituba as having “grown up among the rich colors and imaginative legends of Barbados” (143), like his comment that “a life- time spent in bondage is poor...