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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... worldly economies that poetic closure works to exclude. Figures of precarious control, panther and car- ousel alike gyrate, defining an empty center that exists solely in relation to a periph- ery. The accelerating carousel in particular illustrates how this geometry dissolves into entropy and how the...
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
... entry into Paris. Two years later, he staged the “Grand Carousel” to mark the birth of the Dauphin and the end of the Fronde. Other spectacles followed: Les Plaisirs de l’Isle Enchantée (1664) in honor of his mistress, Louise de la Vallière; the festival cele- brating the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle...