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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 24–43.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Romantic Painting . New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980 . 163 -91. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/24 BONNIE ROOS Anselm Kiefer and the Art of Allusion: Dialectics of the Early Margarete and Sulamith Paintings Wenn er hier zu seinem Schrecken...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... narrative creates a global South temporality, which differentiates Africa-China patterns of globalization from previous instantiations. These durées include Isookanga’s digital consciousness enabled by a PRC-built cell tower; allusions to Chinese history; and Isookanga and Zhang Xia’s collaboration on Eau...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... into the richly ambiguous Indo-Persian literary and cultural idiom. The article examines the ambiguities introduced into Faiz’s text through intertextuality with this idiom derived from the Persian dastān and Urdu ghazel traditions. With the help of both direct and indirect allusion to those traditions...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
... create a sense of synchronicity, repetition, or rupture, the essay shows how such effects serve to disrupt the representation of linear time, introduce intertextuality by quotation or allusion, and situate the novel’s setting, a small Sudanese village, in a global network of power. This reading uncovers...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 194–217.
Published: 01 June 2018
... pronouncements and theorizations about the Holocaust as an extreme yet paradigmatic experience of ontological truth. Following allusions in the novel to concepts and tropes in the thought of Martin Heidegger, I unearth a provocative dialogue with Heidegger’s postwar anti-humanism and infamous refusal to confront...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
... directors, thinkers, and artists from across the globe. Among these encyclopedic references are allusions to Barthes's writings, most notably A Lover's Discourse: Fragments and The Pleasure of the Text . However, when the narrator of Chu's novel quotes from The Pleasure of the Text , he apparently forgets...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 383–407.
Published: 01 December 2013
... entertains is in each case to miss the point. Beckett's use of allusive discourse is demonstrated to be a vector through which he explores the mechanisms of listening, memory, and creativity. This article therefore offers the precise example of Beckett's use of Ancient philosophy to illustrate how his...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jessica Dubow; Richard Steadman-Jones This essay takes a particular image in W.G. Sebald's novel Austerlitz and traces the hidden web of literary, theoretical, scientific, and philosophical allusion that informs it. At a crucial point in the narrative, when the protagonist is on the verge of...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 142–159.
Published: 01 March 2009
... tempered with a growing aloofness and skepticism as he begins to turn against what he believed to be the various avant-garde excesses of Joyce's massive novel. As a result, I argue, the allusion at the end of “Pierre Menard” to a “parasitic book” that is highly reminiscent of Ulysses functions as a key to...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as an exercise, and allusions to this text can be easily traced throughout Three Lives in general and The Good Anna in particular. The following essay argues that Stein's “new kind of realism” (William James) constitutes a rewriting and a radicalization of Flaubert's decomposition of certain key...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 261–278.
Published: 01 June 2008
... -88. Broich, Ulrich, ed. Intertextualität . Tubingen: Niedemeyer, 1985 . Dettmar, Kevin J.H. “The Illusion of Modernist Allusion and the Politics of Postmodern Plagiarism.” Perspectives on Plagiarism and Intellectual Property in a Postmodern World . Ed. Lise Buranen and Alice M. Roy. Albany...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... hermeneutics of non-extendable references also constitutes an implicit chal- lenge to normative literary history: namely, the drive to trace networks of influence through citation and allusion. The book technically features a series of adaptations, but these are adaptations that repel recognition...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Antelme’s L’espèce humaine (The Human Race); and poems by Francis Ponge. My argument centers on the ability of certain modes of temporal disjunction — such as traditional anachronism, an allusion to an unlikely source, and the represen- tation of obsolescence —to subvert any a priori and potentially...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
... , quoting Blok ll.1–4) I know your flattering name, black velvet and lips in flames, but behind you, occasionally an unknown stands, unknown to me. 1 The reference to these opening lines from Blok’s 1910 poem might be read as an allusion to what Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin christened...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2020
... contexts. The book’s epilogue is a tour de force reading of post-9/11 poets who reactivate Vallejo, Auden, and the rest through allusion, imitation, and ironic repetition. Galvin goes so far as to reveal that this reactivation of 1936–45 civilian poems in the post-9/11 period was one of the inciting...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 164–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- spicuous allusion and revision” (10 and, for a fuller exposition, 351-52). The book thus aims at one level to account for the uniqueness of the family of images we call “Rembrandts,” a class that contains not only authenticated products of Rembrandt’s hand, but also the many studio copies, imitations...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... allusions, also de- serves mention. In this essay I shall be studying aspects of Chinese-language po- etry in Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, including that of women who ignored the machista tradition. Of these Ema Saikô is emblematic, and I shall discuss her work in some detail. In Korea, which, unlike...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 293–319.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., does his poem represent a composite drawn from various sources, but also, as I shall argue here, one of his models is Poussin’s allusive paintings.3 As an the later Louvre version, I read the ambiguity as implicit in Poussin’s second version of “Et in Arcadia” (Louvre). Elaborating on Panofsky...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... —a vessel for containing and decanting liquids—echoes within the nightingale’s poetics. No mere onomatopoetic coincidence, the nightingale’s “jug” prompts us to ask: why has the bird been figured as a kind of sonic container in poems from Ovid to Eliot? As with many of the classical allusions in...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., intertextual allusion, and metafictional play on the relations between authorial, characterological, and readerly positions. A comprehensive analysis of the text as a whole would require a far longer study to do it justice; I focus here mainly on the arc of Lessons 3 and 4, elucidating the deeper connections...