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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anne Dwyer This essay investigates the linguistic play and geopolitical scenarios in the work of Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (author of Venus in Furs and the man who gave his name to “masochism”) and his younger contemporary, the German-Jewish writer Karl Emil Franzos. Both men grew...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the 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 (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lisa A. Barca This essay explores how the poets Emily Dickinson (American, 1830–1886), Giovanni Pascoli (Italian, 1855–1912), and Rainer Maria Rilke (Bohemian-Austrian, 1875–1926) each use celestial imagery, such as the sun and stars, to represent the modern mystery ushered in by scientific...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daisy Sainsbury This article explores the constrained writing practices of Austrian-American writer Walter Abish in relation to those of the French literary group the Oulipo, in particular Georges Perec. Specifically, it considers the formal, stylistic, and thematic similarities between Perec's La...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2006
...: Jews and the Study of Jewish Culture in the New Europe I. Alpine Stages On March 24, 2005, Richard Bernstein reported in the New York Times on the first full production of the musical The Sound of Music on an Austrian stage: “The most beautiful music is the song of the mountain...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... on the movement control regime of the Habsburg Empire, which also extended to its possessions and client states in Northern Italy, where most of the action takes place. The Austrian passport system was the cornerstone of Metternich’s police state, and Stendhal clearly regards it as the epitome of polit...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... had come about precisely because the idea of “Great Germany” had failed: once Germany was united under Prussian leadership, Austria was forced to shift eastward and to conclude the compromise of 1867, at the cost of creating a problematic multicultural state. Among those Austrians who contemplated...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2010
... by the tragic events of his own life. Arrested in 1820 as a member of the Carbonari, a secret political organization that aspired to liberate Italy from Austrian domi- nation, Pellico narrowly escaped execution when his death sentence was com- muted to fi fteen years of hard labor. (He was eventually...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
... . Schuman Rebecca . “Kafka's Verwandlung, Wittgenstein's Tractatus, and the Limits of Metaphorical Language.” Modern Austrian Literature 44 . 3–4 ( 2011 ): 19 – 32 . Print . Sokel Walter . The Myth of Power and the Self: Essays on Franz Kafka . Detroit : Wayne State UP , 2002...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... from the Alps to the Appennines and the cities of Venice and Padua. Sunlight illuminates a world whose present is markedly different from its past, since both cities had lost their cultural primacy and independence after the Congress of Vienna assigned Lom- bardy and Venetia to the Austrian...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 March 2006
... by the Austrian government for being revolutionary in their depiction of the poverty and ignorance of the Eastern Provinces. What Franzos advocated was the complete acculturation of Eastern Jews into a German-speaking Western society. In a continuation of the “ethno- graphic” writing of From Half-Asia...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
...—not only by way of borrowed lexical items but also in terms of structure. Nor need they belong to related language groups to do so. German, the lingua franca of the Austrian Monarchy, naturally played a leading role in the East-Central European Sprachbund, yet was its only Germanic language. What...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
...—not only by way of borrowed lexical items but also in terms of structure. Nor need they belong to related language groups to do so. German, the lingua franca of the Austrian Monarchy, naturally played a leading role in the East-Central European Sprachbund, yet was its only Germanic language. What...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
...—not only by way of borrowed lexical items but also in terms of structure. Nor need they belong to related language groups to do so. German, the lingua franca of the Austrian Monarchy, naturally played a leading role in the East-Central European Sprachbund, yet was its only Germanic language. What...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
...—not only by way of borrowed lexical items but also in terms of structure. Nor need they belong to related language groups to do so. German, the lingua franca of the Austrian Monarchy, naturally played a leading role in the East-Central European Sprachbund, yet was its only Germanic language. What...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 338–349.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the status of an unchanging, fated metaphysical condition. After a chapter on Austrian feminist Elfriede Jelinek, entitled “Limits of Femi- nist Representation,” Hanssen ends the book with a chapter—“Whatever Hap- pened to Feminist Theorythat both historicizes the impasse in feminist theory between...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 376–386.
Published: 01 September 2006
... its imperial dream of acquiring the Second Rome and validating its Pan Slavic claim to Orthodox European lead- ership. After this point, Turkey was perceived by a recently liberated Romania as a potential shield against the aggressive designs of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and, even more so...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 301–330.
Published: 01 September 2008
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... scholar and editor Karl Schlechta in which Goethe’s novel was reread to the advantage, as it were, of Mignon and in view of intervening devel- opments and events. But Cave’s treatment of German literature is fresh and clear-sighted, and the inclusion of characters from stories by the Austrian writer...