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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . Wilcox John C. “Juan Ramón Jiménez and the Illinois Trio: Sandburg, Lindsay, Masters.” Comparative Literature Studies 21 . 2 ( 1984 ): 186 – 200 . Print . Wollaeger Mark . Introduction . Wollaeger 3 – 22 . ———, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms . New York...
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Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 1. Comparative diagram of classical and modern Persian poetic lines: (a) Regular classical bayt comprising two mesraʿ s of equal length; (b) Line pattern of mostazad with an added shorter line to the end of each mesraʿ ; (c) Line pattern of mokhammas ; (d) a hypothetical tasnif More
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., mutually eclipsing otherness. The flâneur in exile thus embodies a comparative poetics resistant to generalizing thinking but insistent on bringing places and times into contact and acknowledging the constitutive role that such moments of encounter play in modern and contemporary literature...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... with the reality of modern movement control. Taking a first step towards a literary history of movement control, this comparative study identifies three successive modalities of the novel/passport interface via readings of exemplary literary works: Schnabel's Insel Felsenburg (1731–43), Goethe's Wilhelm Meisters...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 348–372.
Published: 01 September 2023
...—and the faith in a better future persisting therein—that I develop and defend Benjamin’s and Crane’s “architectonics of hope.” john.w.hoffmeyer@gmail.com Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 comparative modernisms philosophical urbanism Walter Benjamin Hart Crane philosophy...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Lucy O'Meara This article is a comparative study of Theodor Adorno and Roland Barthes. These rarely compared thinkers share a profound affinity: their lifelong work on ideology critique proceeds from similar bases, and they each accord preeminence to aesthetic reflection. Their shared insistence...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 344–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... demands, and disciplinary trends. The next section will briefly survey some of these changes. This should allow me to present, in the last section, a comparative analysis of how modernismo and modernism have acquired their current translatability on the basis of both similar and opposite transformations...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... comparatively, even though he treats the literatures of several nations and periods. The book gathers the materials it analyzes to illustrate a very complicated set of points about modernity, the chances of the market, the needs — sexual, economic, and social — it produces. It emphasizes the efforts indi...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., a close comparative reading of Baudelaire’s lyric “The Swan” and Benjamin’s ninth aphorism in “On the Concept of History.” I stage an unexpected and reveal- ing correspondence between the two works to show that “The Swan” offers rather more stunning illuminations of the modern condition than does...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of an anthology of world literature must choose especially carefully because the anthology’s read- ers will not be able to judge the quality of the translations selected. Well-crafted COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 324 modernizing translations may excite the specialist connoisseur but may not serve the layman...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jacob Hovind If Erich Auerbach's Mimesis is generally considered a landmark in twentieth-century literary criticism and an originary text for the modern practice of comparative literature, then this is despite the fact that its profound interpretive structures and hermeneutic consequences still...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... suggests that Hebrew phrasing and poetics of mood offer a potent concept for the analysis of epistemological foundations of early twentieth-century modernism in Hebrew literature while drawing an outline for a wider, comparative view on early twentieth-century European modernism in light of the concept...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 395–414.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of exchange, the signifiers used to arrange those forms of exchange are also reshuffled in this context. Evoking different imperial powers and different languages—rather than one particular power or one particular language—this comparative discourse on economic modernity is marked by a palpable sense...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... into an eco-critical space that reveals an affective environmental understanding even without the discursive tradition for writing about nature that modern environmentalism has made possible. In contrast to Ernst Robert Curtius's assumption that medieval literary notions of nature follow standard tropes...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé This essay takes up the significance of Wittgenstein's philosophy for our understanding of literature (and vice versa) through a comparative reading of the stakes and aims of Kafka's and Wittgenstein's respective circa 1922 puzzle texts “Von den Gleichnissen” (“On Parables...
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Comparative Literature (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 both...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the soul—and its affective manifestation in comparable contexts of postrevolutionary modernization and agricultural-economic transition. Both texts rupture the social realism that had dominated the literary scenes of Russia and Mexico, respectively, in the early twentieth century through the use...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., political, and philosophical claims against a backdrop that includes not only Western Europe, but also interac- tions among religious traditions in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. His comparative analysis of the modern liberal state situates secularism as “an enact- ment by which a political...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
... by modern frames of the nation-state, the scale and scope of research agendas, and the disciplines and interdisciplines that draw on genealogies of comparison themselves. “Delinking” from a comparative methodology invites shifting from an “ontology of essence” to what Walter Mignolo calls...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... ): 157 -86. Satyanarayana, K. Nation, Literary History and the Lens of Caste: Dalit Reconfigurations of Modernity . Diss. Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India, 2007 . Saussy, Haun, ed. Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization . Baltimore: Johns hopkins UP...