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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Christian J. Emden Nietzsche's Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism . By Holub Robert C. . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2016 . 296 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS / 453...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
... shooting and Jim Crow lynchings have too much in common. It's time for America to own up.” The Guardian 25 Aug. 2014 . Web. 21 Sept. 2015 . Williams Bianca C. , ed. “#BlackLivesMatter: Anti-Black Racism, Police Violence, and Resistance.” “Fieldsights — Hot Spots.” Cultural Anthropology...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 182–202.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Adrienne Janus This essay analyzes Jean-Luc Nancy's recent work À L'Écoute (2002)/ Listening (2007) as a culminating moment in what might be called the “anti-ocular” turn in Continental philosophy. It situates Nancy within a genealogy of “otocentric” thinkers that includes Martin Heidegger, Peter...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Geoffrey Baker Stage Fright: Modernism, Anti-Theatricality, and Drama. By Martin Puchner. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. 234 p. University of Oregon 2004 BOOK REVIEWS/99...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... show how the literary consensus about the history of white slavery emerges as a consistent set of narrative tropes; then I discuss how in several contemporary historical novels the admixture of history and fiction seems to allow anti-Semitism to be both omnipresent and depoliticized — simultaneously...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 375–398.
Published: 01 December 2014
... resistance precisely to this notion of equivalence, even of the kind that Pound himself is promoting. Writing in response to and against Pound (what I call, adapting Seferis's term, anti-writing ), Seferis translates Pound as a way of resisting nationalist ideological appropriation and performs a linguistic...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Catherine Brown This article compares Tolstoi and Lawrence in their attitudes towards consciousness and representations of conscious being. It notes that, although Lawrence criticized Tolstoi for his weakness of intellect and his anti-intellectualism, Lawrence's own anti-intellectualism had much in...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... pioneered by Poe: Comte de Lautréamont, Ruben Darío, the Negritude poets, and the contemporary African American novelist Mat Johnson. I submit that these later writers exploit Poe's formal strategies for more explicitly anti-racist and anti-colonial aesthetics. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-Jewish-American writers are participating in a larger effort to imagine anti-statist and anti-autochthonous ways of dwelling. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 Diaspora Russian-American literature Russian-Jewish literature Gary Shteyngart Anya Ulinich Works Cited Aviv...
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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 (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
... fluidity” as a consequence of the anti-structuralist animus towards heuristics of meaning. MICHAEL FILIMOWICZ Sysemics and Semiotic Informatics HAT IF WE WANTED A NOTION LIKE DIFFÉRANCE, but without the W associated metaphysics of absence? Of course, this is to...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 145–159.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Madhumita Lahiri Abstract Whereas most modern South Asian vernacular literatures emerged in concert with nationalism, Tagore moved Bengali literature to its contemporary colloquial form even as he became ever more critical of Indian nationalism. This essay follows Tagore’s anti-nationalist and pan...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Field Work (1979). His view of Miłosz, however, is affected by associations against which Miłosz himself rebels. Most notable for this comparison is Miłosz's insistence that “noble feelings” are dangerous for literature and — in spite of his avowed anti-Romanticism — his bardic aura. Heaney's experience...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... poetics of creolization, and its politics was seen as either too committed to Manichean patterns of anti-colonial thinking or too accommodating in its willingness to envision federalist as opposed to nationalist solutions to the problem of decolonization. Over the past decade that situation has changed...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... straightforward, culturally reactionary “anti-anarchist romance,” and thereby precluding other, more politicized, readings. By staging a creative betrayal of the novel in 1920s Moscow, Tairov and Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, who was commissioned to write the script, reactivate certain elements of the work obscured...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... institutions the welfare state offers to meet the often painful conditions of aspiration within liberal capitalism. Robbins has a substantial political agenda in this book, as he has had through most of his career—to oppose the anarchism that anti-statist politics and critical theory have often advocated...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... production of Ruskin's architectural treatise was informed by a number of contemporary contexts. These include Ruskin's own frustration with the effects of the Austrian occupation on Venice and his awareness of the conflict between pro- and anti-Austrian parties in the city in the aftermath of the 1848...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., Faiz’s complex attitude toward what Terry Martin has called the world’s “first affirmative action empire” and Nancy Condee has described as an “anti-imperial empire” comes most clearly into view. Ultimately, Faiz’s text suggests that socialist internationalism was not just a vertical structure controlled...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... heterogeneous to serve as a collectivity, and he imagines, in vague detail, the emergence of a new man not bound by identity at all. This article seeks to restore this more radically anti-ideological aspect of Rashed's poem while illustrating the potential of Spivak's category for the study of literature. A...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... how indigeneity and mestizaje are defined in Letters and Almanac (with particular attention to their oppositional features), addressing relationships between these definitions, popular colonialist discourse, and anti-colonial articulations of identity that have developed in American Indian and Chicana...