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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Verne and Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg. While both writers create images of travelers spreading modern bourgeois culture throughout the world and beyond, as might be expected, Verne's images differ significantly from Holmberg's. My claim here is that the particular geopolitical determinations that marked...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and bourgeois sexual discipline in late colonial India. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 Ismat Chughtai disgust affect Urdu literature erotic texture IN AN EXTRAORDINARY experiment in sensory aesthetics, written in the 1940s, Urdu feminist writer and anticolonial activist Ismat...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of realist narration in Un Coeur simple . While Flaubert's narratorial impersonnalité cites and displays the hegemonic bourgeois discourse of his day in his treatment of the servant Félicité, Stein's narrator deals in clearly marked stereotypes in an effort to master the servants; but by mimicking...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... by a money-ridden bourgeois society. It shows, in À la recherche du temps perdu , how the Baron du Charlus's masochistic desires are thwarted by working classes too sentimental about their social superiors to imitate the model of the Russian revolution: aristocracy will endure in France. In the visions...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... through which this transformation is effected, including a bourgeois apartment, a railway station, a library, and a tourist boarding house. It also links Strindberg's writing about divorce and lesbian desire with nineteenth-century French literary texts, including those of the 1880s, and with Henrik...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to embrace all imaginative literary forms. Robbins has a more precise focus: the inter-relations among erotic and displaced erotic desires and drives; the class formations and reformations of capitalist, especially bourgeois, liberal societies; and the emergent formation of the welfare state as the mechanism...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 127–144.
Published: 01 March 2002
... is ultimately a way for European bourgeois culture to exorcise its own demons, Carmen always must die. An analysis of the ideological underpinnings of this most enduring of all Spanish Gypsy myths—in its development from novella to opera and its establishment as an icon of Spanishness—will reveal this same...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... interiority was entirely constituted  by his bourgeois class. Simi- larly, Upward’s painful struggles with literary form perfectly illustrate Williams’s insistence that we should focus on how forms shape writers, rather than how writ- ers forge forms (216). Upward’s concerns about his alignment and his...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., with the messianic purpose of leading the peoples of the world into a new age of universal brotherhood in Christ. The third is the homogeneous empty time of a career, which tempts the hero in the person of the petit-bourgeois lawyer Luzhin, whose historiographic analogue can be found in the post-1848 degraded...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
... ethnicities. From a Marxist perspective, Sun Yat-sen’s revolution represents a bourgeois rather than a proletarian revolution. However, Lenin still viewed it as a progressive one. The theoretical foundation of this argument is rooted in the unbalanced social development between Europe and Asia that we...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
... so, the novel transforms the capitalist conventions and obligations necessary to sustaining the idea of private property into the biological language of generational progression. the bildungsroman & d’arcy mcnickle / 295 To accept your obligations as a bourgeois...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2021
... century. Now, Nagel reveals that subtle aggression is an invention of the late nineteenth century, specifically of German realist literature. She traces the linguistic provenance of this affect back to the distinctly bourgeois character of German realism, compared to its European counterparts. Political...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the ironist has sub- tracted himself in favor of an ideal world less suffocating to the freedom-loving mind. Schlegel’s novel Lucinde, for example, ironizes the bourgeois notion of love and observes that it is nothing in and of itself but “becomes something only through the intention whereby...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2023
... Carolingian world of the poem. Just as the ship-loving Phaeacians barely disguise a merchant society, the two interpolated stories reveal beneath their enchantments a modern world of money and of a new bourgeois class. Rinaldo notes that the sumptuous palace of his Mantuan host does not befit a private...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2022
... proper,’ or is not fluent with the terms of social strength, also understands that its desire to gain such fluency is done at a terrifying risk. The bourgeois Negro accepts such risk as profit” ( Home 196 ). What exactly is this “terrifying risk” that attends the desire to be “fluent”? Baraka’s...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2004
... with “historical competition” from the class it was now forced to oppress to protect its own interests, bourgeois ideology hardened into less truthful, less pliant, but more easily defended forms. Lukács perceived a significant echo of this ideological hardening in the shift in the dominant understanding of his...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and reviews for this and other publications are steeped in contempt for the tropes of both historical and contemporary French theater. For Barthes, who was still very COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 184 much in the Marxism-inflected phase of his career, the “bourgeois repletion” and stale drawing-room...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
...-century bourgeois interior. Something like a suppressed boredom lay in the air; at the very first step, you breathed a vapour as of opium. I then passed between two rows of perches on which parrots from various countries were roosting. They were red, blue, green, gray, yellow, and white; but all...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 177–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in wartime Vichy France, Witt offers concise assessments of the role theater played, or was intended to play, under the regimes in question. In Fascist Italy, for instance, the regime viewed the theater as a means of tran- scending bourgeois individualism, of galvanizing the masses in support of, among...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... In Fascist Italy, for instance, the regime viewed the theater as a means of tran- scending bourgeois individualism, of galvanizing the masses in support of, among other COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/186 things, Mussolini’s imperialist ambitions, and of “sacralizing” the bond between the people...