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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Christopher Braider Walter Benjamin confides to his friend Hugo von Hofmannsthal that “I sometimes think about writing a book on French tragedy as a counterpart to my Trauerspiel book,” noting that his “plan for the latter had originally been to elucidate both the German Trauerspiel and the French...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2002) 54 (1): 72–75.
Published: 01 January 2002
...William Kumbier Dreaming by the Book. By Elaine Scarry. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999. 292 p., index. University of Oregon 2002 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/72 BOOK REVIEWS DREAMING BY THE BOOK. By Elaine Scarry. New...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2000) 52 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Lawrence Manley The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making. By Adrian Johns. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xxi, 753 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/87...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 1. Doug Beube, Cut Shortcomings (2015), altered book, plexiglass, acrylic boxes, wood, 39 × 20 × 6 inches. Reproduced by kind permission of the artist. Figure 1. Doug Beube, Cut Shortcomings (2015), altered book, plexiglass, acrylic boxes, wood, 39 × 20 × 6 inches. Reproduced by kind More
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Figure 2. Page from the Viennese address book of Sigmund Freud, showing Freud’s effacing of Theodor Reik’s contact details. From the archives of the Freud Museum, London. Used by permission. Figure 2. Page from the Viennese address book of Sigmund Freud, showing Freud’s effacing of Theodor More
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Figure 1. Doug Beube, Cut Shortcomings (2015), altered book, plexiglass, acrylic boxes, wood, 39 × 20 × 6 inches. Reproduced by kind permission of the artist. Figure 1. Doug Beube, Cut Shortcomings (2015), altered book, plexiglass, acrylic boxes, wood, 39 × 20 × 6 inches. Reproduced by kind...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...John Pizer Recoding World Literature: Libraries, Print Culture, and Germany’s Pact with Books . By Mani B. Venkat . Fordham University Press , 2017 . 348 p. Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 BOOK REVIEWS / 99...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Barbara K. Altmann The Color of Melancholy: The Uses of Books in the Fourteenth Century. By Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane, foreword by Roger Chartier. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. xxi, 186 p. University of Oregon 2000...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 169–191.
Published: 01 June 2012
... complex moment in the cultural reception of the novel, characterized both by public demand for new incarnations of the story and by protests against the book and the performances it inspired. Hughes, who had a long-standing relationship with the story, accepted the invitation and produced an unusual...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
... (shaped by his general attraction to the Book and book writing as well as by his reading of certain works of literature) are deeply relevant to literary studies, and particularly to our understanding of literary modernism. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 Works Cited Adorno Theodor...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the practice and criticism of artists’ books; the study of comparative textual media; research in avant-garde poetry; and a line of criticism incorporating memory studies and book as well as paper history. Through an intermedial analysis of Roland Barthes’s “The Death of the Author,” I show that the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jessica Pressman Abstract Amaranth Borsuk and Brad Bouse’s Between Page and Screen (Siglio Press, 2012) is an augmented-reality book of poetry: a codex filled with Quick Response codes that, when activated by a web-camera connected to the Internet, project the appearance of text between the book’s...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and olive-wood craft figure as metonymic symbols of a new national self. My comparative reading of these novels highlights a complementary set of conditions—objects in books, and the book as object. I argue that the genre’s engagement with things, and its emergence as a thing, suggests how writing...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tomoko Masuzawa The Bible has been considered one of the Great Books of Western Literature, and “the Bible as Literature” is regularly found in the curriculum of English departments in American colleges and universities. An underlying assumption is that the Bible possesses great literary value and...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2014) 66 (4): 375–398.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Katerina Stergiopoulou This essay examines the translation theory and practice of Greek modernist poet Giorgos Seferis, focusing on his translation of Ezra Pound's first canto (itself a translation of the Odyssey 's Book 11). By looking at how Seferis handles effects and traces of translation...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 274–295.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Lynn Shutters While there is a long history of viewing Boccaccio's De mulieribus claris (Famous Women) as a misogynist text in response to which Christine de Pizan's Livre de la Cité des Dames (Book of the City of Ladies) constitutes a proto-feminist critique, this essay compares these works for...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with a reading of Hamid's text that decenters such interpretations, focusing instead on the representation of books, global markets, and diegetic novelists, a “return of the author” in another guise. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 implied dialogue 9/11 reception terroristic narrative...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kiene Brillenburg Wurth This essay explores how and why the “old” medium of paper has come to function as the matter of a “new” posthuman subjectivity in contemporary fiction (since 2005). Paper, paper-based writing, and the book have long been involved in the cultural construction of “humanness...