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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... capital that was “translated” or “borne across” the channel during an important chapter in the history of cultural translation, a term taken from social anthropology. While useful for literary and cultural studies, its deployment in anthropology and its recent appropriation by postcolonial studies too...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Stefanie Heine This article examines how breathing pauses organize prose rhythm in ancient rhetoric and in modernist texts. In Virginia Woolf’s “Time Passes” and “The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection” as well as in a late chapter of Robert Musil’s The Man Without Qualities , breath is...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 283–299.
Published: 01 September 2004
... The Cossacks off and on for over a decade, as evidenced by dozens of diary entries that refer to it and other Caucasus works such as Wood-Felling. Third, he wrote out by hand hundreds of drafts of chapters or parts of chapters, many of them rewritten several times, and he kept shifting them around...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Milton. How well did Spenser ride, Murrin asks, sug- gesting that the answer is not nearly so well as one of his knights. Did Spenser have more in common with Braggadocchio than with the Redcross Knight (223–24)? I rather doubt that. There follow two chapters mostly on Milton, including an engaging...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 455–456.
Published: 01 December 2017
... intellectual history (as opposed to literary) side of Golden Age studies, Kimmel offers us a study of “the intellectual rather than political or human consequences of coercion” (12). Parables of Coercion consists of six substantive chapters, each addressing an aspect of this epistemological challenge...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2016
... historical experience” of Jews who were forced to con- vert to Christianity, and is applied to the texts treated in chapters 1, 2, and 3: La Celestina, Dialoghi d’amore, and El Lazarillo de Tormes respectively. The second term, Marrano (applied in chapters 4 and 5), is “detached from its literal, highly...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... reassessment will interest scholars of intellectual history, comparative literature, and postcolonial studies; yet critics of the novel may have good reasons to retitle this book “Reimagining the Rise of the Novel.” Indeed, chapter 1 rescues Mikhail Bakhtin from critics who have wrongly hailed him a...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 2016
... theo- retically inclined art history of the October school” (8). The chapters of Israel’s study move COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 460 nimbly among these approaches, showing the linkages that undergird their thinking, especially concerning how each mode of criticism helps to account for how...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” considers the novel as the most powerful literary mediation in the narrative of glo- balization, particularly regarding unevenness. Chapter 1 defines the double bind of the globalization of the novel and the globalization of the world through an analysis of Jules Verne’s and Eduardo Holmberg’s science...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... problems and difficulties is not so much in the execution of the project but in its underlying assumptions as well as some of Kuiken’s critical choices. A chapter is given to each of the four Romantic poets, bookended by an introduction and conclusion. Blake and Coleridge are paired to some...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2010
... chapter is divided into several sections centered on one or more texts, which may be as short as the saying “Time is money,” exam- ined in a number of quotations from Benjamin Franklin (74–69), or as long as Balzac’s novel La Peau de chagrin (discussed together with his La Femme de trente ans, 43–49...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2010
... chapter is divided into several sections centered on one or more texts, which may be as short as the saying “Time is money,” exam- ined in a number of quotations from Benjamin Franklin (74–69), or as long as Balzac’s novel La Peau de chagrin (discussed together with his La Femme de trente ans, 43–49...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2010
... chapter is divided into several sections centered on one or more texts, which may be as short as the saying “Time is money,” exam- ined in a number of quotations from Benjamin Franklin (74–69), or as long as Balzac’s novel La Peau de chagrin (discussed together with his La Femme de trente ans, 43–49...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
...,” in Chaucer’s “the lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne” (4). On Borrowed Time is organized in much the same way as Weinrich’s Lethe, also available in an excellent translation by Steven Rendall. Each chapter is divided into several sections centered on one or more texts, which may be as...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2010
... chapter is divided into several sections centered on one or more texts, which may be as short as the saying “Time is money,” exam- ined in a number of quotations from Benjamin Franklin (74–69), or as long as Balzac’s novel La Peau de chagrin (discussed together with his La Femme de trente ans, 43–49...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... The book con- sists of an introduction, seven chapters, an epilogue, a technical glossary, biographical sketches, notes, a works cited and bibliography. As Ding states in the introduction, “the book aims to be an in-depth probe into the age-old issue of meaning — an issue that is of great...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 232–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... cultural traditions within a semiotic framework. Ersu Ding’s new book is a sustained comparative semiotic study of theories of the sign in China and the West. It is truly a groundbreaking work and fills a gap in existing scholarship. The book con- sists of an introduction, seven chapters, an epilogue...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 2012
... cultural traditions within a semiotic framework. Ersu Ding’s new book is a sustained comparative semiotic study of theories of the sign in China and the West. It is truly a groundbreaking work and fills a gap in existing scholarship. The book con- sists of an introduction, seven chapters, an epilogue...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 2012
... framework. Ersu Ding’s new book is a sustained comparative semiotic study of theories of the sign in China and the West. It is truly a groundbreaking work and fills a gap in existing scholarship. The book con- sists of an introduction, seven chapters, an epilogue, a technical glossary, biographical...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries ably demonstrates the value, indeed the indispensability, of com- parative analytical methods. Over the course of eight nimble chapters, A Transnational Poetics covers an often breathtaking geographic and cultural range as it steps lightly...