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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-1988). 1990. Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1998 . ____. “Presencia y presente: Baudelaire, crítico de arte.” Obras Completas. Vol. 6. Los privilegios de la vista I . México City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1991 . 43 -55. ____. “Rupturas y restauraciones.” Miscelánea II, Obra Completa . Vol...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Shir Alon Abstract Focusing on Hebrew writer Orly Castel-Bloom’s novel Dolly City (1993), as well as on her short stories published in the same period, this essay analyzes how neoliberal principles of risk management, primarily risk privatization and speculation, shape postmodernist literary genres...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
... nationalism in all its guises, the literature of nodal cities is strongly aligned with the idealistic goals of cosmopolitanism and Goethean Weltliteratur in emphasizing the fluidity of borders in those spaces and the complexity of identities they engender. The Polish novelist Paweł Huelle's 2004 novel Castorp...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sebastiaan Faber Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics . By Enjuto-Rangel Cecilia . West Lafayette : Purdue University Press , 2010 . xii, 363 p . © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Another Freedom...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Isabel Hofmeyr Abstract In the British Empire, much printed matter originated from outside the colony and was funneled through port cities, where customs checked the material to see that it was not pirated, obscene, or seditious. Customs and Excise hence became the section of the colonial state...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... production of Ruskin's architectural treatise was informed by a number of contemporary contexts. These include Ruskin's own frustration with the effects of the Austrian occupation on Venice and his awareness of the conflict between pro- and anti-Austrian parties in the city in the aftermath of the 1848...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
...IHOR JUNYK This essay considers Rainer Maria Rilke's use of classicism as a response to the uncanny and fragmenting industrial city. While the twentieth-century revival of classicism has typically been seen as part of the reactionary “call to order,” I argue that Rilke's work represents a radically...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
...AMARYLL CHANADY This essay develops the concept of the “transamerican outcast” in order to examine the literary figure of economic exile in the Americas. This essay addresses emerging “translocalities” in the hemisphere—that is, multiple cultural networks and socially stratified global cities...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Bird” (“El Hatzipor”) from 1892, “A Small Missive” (“Igeret Ktana”) from 1893, and “City of the Killings” (“Be'ir Hahareiga”) from 1903. I also examine alongside these poems two of Bialik's lesser known lectures: “The Revival of the Sephardim” (“Tchiyat Hasefaradim”), which he gave to an audience of...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Yang's walker in the city in relation to the figure of the flâneur , I show how his exilic writing dramatizes the problem of spatial, temporal, and linguistic dislocation in exile, modernity, and comparison. Whether in Benjamin's reading of Baudelaire, Duoduo's encounter with Baudelaire, Yang's exilic...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... disability studies and its critique of privileging the cure, this portion of the essay examines the potential of literature to help us think about political engagement in the absence of organized social movements. The second part of the essay analyzes Peruvian writer Daniel Alarcón's 2007 novel Lost City...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
... perception brought on by the development of the metropolis. What is the effect of the crisis in terms of reading and writing for Benjamin? What happens to the responsibility of art? More specifically, which genres and modes are apt 1) to help the city-dweller adapt to perceptual changes and 2) to clear the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in the essay negotiate multiple attachments to spaces in Russia, the United States, and even Israel. Using theory in cultural criticism and urban geography, the article demonstrates that the fiction locates home on the scale of the city, neighborhood, and domestic space, rather than the nation...
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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 September 2016) 68 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in Venice. By Jennifer Scappettone. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 440 p. The idea that Venice and modernism are intimately connected might at first seem para- doxical, given that the city has long been seen as antithetical to any form of modern life, from high-rise buildings to...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
... pareja. Historia y mito en Octavio Paz . Mexico City: Era, 1978 . Aldama, Arturo J., and Naomi Quiñonez, eds. Decolonial Voices: Chicana and Chicano Cultural Studies in the 21st Century . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002 . Anaya, Rudolfo A., and Francisco Lomelí. Aztlán: Essays on the Chicano...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 September 2008
... la modernidad en América Latina: literatura y política en el siglo XIX . México City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1989 . Rotker, Susana. The American Chronicles of Jose Martí: Journalism and Modernity in Spanish America. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2000 . Salazar...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... actriz.” Pasado anterior . Mexico City : Fondo de Cultura Económica , 2007 . 91 – 93 . Print . ———. “Diarios (1952–1957) ¿La pintura, el cine o la literatura?” Letras Libres Mar. 2008 : 44 – 51 . Print . ———. “Diarios (1958–1963): El oficio de escribir.” Letras Libres Apr...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 316–326.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Amérique latine: Modèles et structures du roman; Révision des stéréotypes; Transfer de modèles . Ed. François Delprat. Paris: Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2006 . 27 -35. Piglia, Ricardo. La ciudad ausente . 1992. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2003 . ____. The Absent City . Trans. Sergio Waisman. Durham: Duke...