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Comparative Literature (1 December 2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 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 into a...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 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 (1 January 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 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 A...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 (1 March 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 — such as...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 as a...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 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 (1 December 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 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 (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 278–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Grammatology (1967), Cixous radicalizes feminine writing as a material-signifying generativity that involves the materiality of language (graphemes, phonemes), of the body performing the writing, and of the body’s in-scripting of itself. In the second step, I trace this inseparability of signification from...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 192–197.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... LAWRENCE MANLEY Yale University COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/198 BAROQUE BODIES: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE CULTURE OF FRENCH ABSOLUTISM. By Mitchell Green- berg. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2001. xii, 278 p. In the middle of Le Pli, a study of the force and impact of Baroque...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2004
... fascinating books that a reader begins to understand what such a claim entails. LAWRENCE MANLEY Yale University COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/198 BAROQUE BODIES: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE CULTURE OF FRENCH ABSOLUTISM. By Mitchell Green...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2004
... fascinating books that a reader begins to understand what such a claim entails. LAWRENCE MANLEY Yale University COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/198 BAROQUE BODIES: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE CULTURE OF FRENCH ABSOLUTISM. By Mitchell Green...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
... . Print . Saint-Amand Pierre . “The Secretive Body: Roland Barthes's Gay Erotics.” Trans. Porter Charles A. Guynn Noah . Yale French Studies 90 ( 1996 ): 153 – 71 . Print . Shi Shu . “Wenhuagongye xia de gexingdian [The Character Boutique in the Cultural Industry...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 182–202.
Published: 01 June 2011
...” that is associated with ocularcentricism (À L’ Éc o ut e   59).5 Take, for example, Structuralist Marxism in France in the 1960s, which in Jay’s genealogy includes a figure such as Louis Althusser, who offered a critique of tra- ditional ocularcentric Marxism due to its occlusion of the body...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... tragedy, however, this tragic dismemberment becomes an internal, psychic phenom- enon; for Storm it is the self, and not necessarily the body, that is ineluctably dismantled under pressure from a force-field of conflicting demands. While profoundly Dionysian in its essence, tragic art is thus not...