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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in mimesis, which operates not only in the (very real) fantasy of the “life and work” continuum but also in the sensual experience of the text as the Other's life-words , an important aspect of Uno's authorial actuality. It is the body that finally brings these disparate modalities of mimesis...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Warren Ginsberg Music, Body, and Desire in Medieval Culture: Hildegard of Bingen to Chaucer. By Bruce W. Holsinger. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xviii, 472 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Wallace Martin Body and Story: The Ethics and Practice of Theoretical Conflict. By Richard Terdiman. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. xiii, 265 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and sexuality, I propose, reveals how they replicate ways in which the body politic and the physical body become entangled discursively through life processes. In the immediate historical context of national agitation in Ireland, the episode’s bodily tropes of reproduction, birth, emergence, and break dislocate...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Karl Toepfer Body Ascendant. Modernism and the Physical Imperative. By Harold B. Segel. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. 282 p. + 14 p. photographs. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/255...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Theodore Ziolkowski This essay analyzes two variations on the theme of dismemberment. In Egyptian myth, when Osiris is killed and dismembered by his brother, Isis reassembles his body and consecrates the places where she finds the pieces as sites of veneration. This version, clearly anticipating...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 2. The working body breathing and at rest, attesting to its transnational circulation. More
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Theresa Krier Desiring Bodies: Ovidian Romance and the Cult of Form . By Heyworth Gregory . Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press , 2009 . xvii, 357 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Tom Conley Baroque Bodies: Psychoanalysis and the Culture of French Absolutism. By Mitchell Greenberg. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2001. xii, 278 p. University of Oregon 2004 Deleuze, Gilles. Cinéma 2: L'Image-temps . Paris: Editions de Minuit, 1985 . ____. Le...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 4. A page from Moore’s biology laboratory notebook illustrating a hydra as well as the delineation of the animal kingdom into four body plans by naturalist Georges Cuvier. The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, Moore VII:05:06. More
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... as literary icon and body of texts in order to assert their cultural credentials on the world stage. To that end, the essay is divided into three sections. The first examines how Joyce arrived in Mexico and the critical context that brought his work into the center of discussions about literature in the 1960s...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... remediation efforts, and challenging the impulse to cure non-normative bodies. My reading of this novel suggests that we might understand narrative literature as a site where we become more critical readers of our world. In this way, we might come to re-evaluate our most devastating political losses...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
...William Coker This essay aims to contribute to a growing body of criticism devoted to the paradox of John Keats's peculiarly political aestheticism. Keats places a seemingly disinterested aestheticism squarely within the matrix of history, at a time when history itself was coming into its own...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
... optimism central to the post-independence works that imagined the nation as a large family with a powerful patriarch and ideal mixed-race children. The novels' spotlight on sexual violence and its results challenges the symbolic overlap between women's bodies and the land. © 2015 by University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Neetu Khanna Abstract This article revisits the Marxist anticolonial feminist writings of Urdu author Ismat Chughtai through a materialist exploration into how the female body—with its erotic curvatures and grotesque protuberances, its sticky and viscous textures and fluids—becomes the focalized...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 2. The working body breathing and at rest, attesting to its transnational circulation. ...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
... body, and composition. In Woolf’s and Musil’s breathing pauses, which are not located between the words, but rather constitute intervals filled with words, orality is shifted to the level of composition: a skillful arrangement of sound structures emphasizes the letters’ tonal nature and a harmonious...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... authors approach traumatic memory through the ancient folkloric archetype of the “external soul” (the inner essence displaced into external objects for safekeeping) and conceive of the healing process as the attempt to bring the externalized soul—and its unwanted memories—back into the body. This motif...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 6a. (l) Ada from the back, on the terrace of the club, listening to the testimony of Souleiman’s coworker, who haunts the body of a woman. Figure 6b. (r) Reverse angle on Ada’s face, looking away at the rolling ocean. Screen captures from Mati Diop’s 2019 film Atlantics . More
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 278–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the body performing the writing (and the reading, for that matter), as well as the body in-scripting itself. In alliance with Derrida’s explorations of writing, Cixous’s écriture féminine radicalizes writing in this sense. Cixous also stresses that writing is always done with the many voices of others...