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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jacob Emery This essay examines situations where a single trope is implicated in two traditionally opposed rhetorical structures: mise en abyme , in which an internal text provides a miniature model of the framing text, and allegory, a figure in which the text at hand is only the key to some single...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 political allegory sovereignty in fiction Walter Benjamin Michel Foucault Carl Schmitt Works Cited Ahmad Aijaz . “ Jameson’s Rhetoric of Otherness and ‘National Allegory.’ ” Social Text , vol. 17 , 1987 , pp. 3 – 25 . Allen...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Christopher Braider The Persistence of Allegory: Drama and Neoclassicism from Shakespeare to Wagner. By Jane K. Brown. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xii, 292 p., 21 unlisted ills., including frontispiece. University of Oregon 2008 Baxandall, Michael. Painting...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., there are still very few examples of the kind of interpretation that Benjamin's allegorical model of understanding would require in a sustained reading of a text like “Le Cygne.” The essay explores why Benjamin's thinking about allegory seems to be resisted by literary critics in their reading of Baudelaire's...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Alex Spektor This essay investigates philosophic trends of Russian modernism through an analysis of recently discovered author Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s short story “In the Pupil,” which can be said to be a philosophic allegory. In order to understand its place in the history of Russian modernism...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of Crime and Punishment into the context of journalistic debates from the period of Great Reforms thus allows us to read the novel as a political allegory that stages and imaginatively resolves the socio-temporal contradictions structuring a world torn between conflicting demands for continuity and radical...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
... James's bid for popularity ( Guy Domville and The Other House ) and to the nature of psychoanalytic allegory, as epitomized by E.T.A. Hoffmann's “Der Sandmann.” The essay offers a psychoanalytic interpretation rooted in the biographical and stylistic progression of the oeuvre to which the story belongs...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Magdalena Kay This article analyzes the influence of Polish poet Czesław Miłosz on Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney in reference to two poems — Miłosz's biographical, ethically self-critical “Bypassing Rue Descartes” and Heaney's ethical allegory “From the Republic of Conscience” — which serve...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 180–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to the work of Paul de Man, who, from Allegories of Reading on, develops a complementary theory of the impasse of the present that grows out of his theory of rhetorical reading. Although Berlant and de Man are each preoccupied in different ways with the idea of impasse, both ultimately demonstrate...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 427–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... by then. To this latter end, the essay establishes a comparison between de Man’s later works, from Allegories of Reading (1979) onward, and Jacques Derrida’s 1996 autobiographical essay Monolingualism of the Other in order to show how the deconstructive theory conception of language-as-other is rooted in these two...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
...E. S. Burt Around the time he was conceiving his thesis on allegory in the Baroque mourning-play, Walter Benjamin equated perception with reading. To align phenomenal experience with reading texts is unusual, and gives rise to questions. Benjamin's teacher, Georg Simmel, had identified a crisis...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of Benjamin’s dialectical image, these scenes bring together the allegorical ruin of the urban seaport with comic efforts to inaugurate its future as a commercial esplanade, as if virtualizing and intensifying those two phases of Benjaminian historiography (early modern allegory and nineteenth-century commodity...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
....” New Left Review 1 ( Jan/Feb 2000 ): 54 – 68 . Print . Saussy Haun . “Exquisite Cadavers Stitched from Fresh Nightmares.” Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization . Ed. Saussy Haun . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2006 . Print . Sharpe Jenny . Allegories...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... University Press, 1962 . Bahti, Timothy. Allegories of History . Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992 . Bambach, Charles R. Heidegger, Dilthey, and the Crisis of Historicism . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995 . Beck, Lewis White. Early German Philosophy: Kant and His...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
... contradictory readings that often pro- vide wonderful insights into Ovidian poetry should sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! SARA H. LINDHEIM University of California, Santa Barbara THE PERSISTENCE OF ALLEGORY: DRAMA...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 March 2008
... contradictory readings that often pro- vide wonderful insights into Ovidian poetry should sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! SARA H. LINDHEIM University of California, Santa Barbara THE PERSISTENCE OF ALLEGORY: DRAMA...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2008
... readings that often pro- vide wonderful insights into Ovidian poetry should sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! SARA H. LINDHEIM University of California, Santa Barbara THE PERSISTENCE OF ALLEGORY: DRAMA AND NEOCLASSICISM FROM...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... readings that often pro- vide wonderful insights into Ovidian poetry should sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! SARA H. LINDHEIM University of California, Santa Barbara THE PERSISTENCE OF ALLEGORY: DRAMA AND NEOCLASSICISM FROM...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2008
...! SARA H. LINDHEIM University of California, Santa Barbara THE PERSISTENCE OF ALLEGORY: DRAMA AND NEOCLASSICISM FROM SHAKESPEARE TO WAGNER. By Jane K. Brown. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xii, 292 p., 21 unlisted ills., including frontispiece. Jane Brown has...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 233–261.
Published: 01 June 2001
...—for example, allegory or the diary—detectable in such work may be poorly demar- cated and may appear residual. In addition, contemporary sleep-centered work tends to exhibit a representational pattern of disguise or camouflage. Hence, beneath an apparently placid surface may lurk tokens of deception...