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Comparative Literature (1 March 2002) 54 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
... BOOK REVIEWS TROUBLING CONFESSIONS: SPEAKING GUILT IN LAW AND LITERATURE. By Peter Brooks. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. x + 207 p. In 1868 a pamphlet entitled The Confessional Unmasked, published by Henry Scott, a Wolverton metal broker, became the subject of a legal...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2002) 54 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2002
... BOOK REVIEWS TROUBLING CONFESSIONS: SPEAKING GUILT IN LAW AND LITERATURE. By Peter Brooks. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. x + 207 p. In 1868 a pamphlet entitled The Confessional Unmasked, published by Henry Scott, a Wolverton metal broker, became the subject of a legal...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2002) 54 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2002
... BOOK REVIEWS TROUBLING CONFESSIONS: SPEAKING GUILT IN LAW AND LITERATURE. By Peter Brooks. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. x + 207 p. In 1868 a pamphlet entitled The Confessional Unmasked, published by Henry Scott, a Wolverton metal broker, became the subject of a legal...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2000) 52 (4): 321–338.
Published: 01 September 2000
... relationship to history. The imperial narrative is a special case of this dis- course in which autobiography, history, and confessional fiction tend to merge. Indeed the self/other relationship common to all autobiography is compli- cated in the imperial model by the disparity of power, which is further...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... between autonomy and contingency” (669) that charts Graham’s desire to go, in Gra- ham’s own words, “into a more moral terrain — a terrain in which one is more accountable” (667). Zona writes: “Whereas ‘sincerity’ (a supposed hallmark of ‘confessional’ poetry and poetry of the personal lyric) culls...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., schools were no longer to be a place for furthering the confessional spiritual nurture of the few. This modern refashioning of educational objective was a phenomenon that had been already underway in several regions of Western Europe. Although various local factors instigated and influenced this...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
... turns on the use to which it is put. As some- one in whom the hero confides, the confidant incites him or her to engage in a confessional discourse. What is confessed is, above all, love, desire, an irrepressible passion, an inexplicable impulse of the flesh. This Racinian love is thrown into...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 January 2001
... READING: LEVINAS AND LITERATURE. By Jill Robbins. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiv, 185 p. Reading Levinas is a notoriously arduous task, whether it be his strictly philosophical work or his Jewish “confessional” writings, the contours of which Levinas constantly...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
... COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/86 ALTERED READING: LEVINAS AND LITERATURE. By Jill Robbins. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiv, 185 p. Reading Levinas is a notoriously arduous task, whether it be his strictly philosophical work or his Jewish “confessional” writings, the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 January 2001
... COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/86 ALTERED READING: LEVINAS AND LITERATURE. By Jill Robbins. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiv, 185 p. Reading Levinas is a notoriously arduous task, whether it be his strictly philosophical work or his Jewish “confessional” writings, the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2001
... COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/86 ALTERED READING: LEVINAS AND LITERATURE. By Jill Robbins. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiv, 185 p. Reading Levinas is a notoriously arduous task, whether it be his strictly philosophical work or his Jewish “confessional” writings, the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 January 2001
... COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/86 ALTERED READING: LEVINAS AND LITERATURE. By Jill Robbins. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiv, 185 p. Reading Levinas is a notoriously arduous task, whether it be his strictly philosophical work or his Jewish “confessional” writings, the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... translation is uni- versal, the audible accent is not. In a text that often falls into an autobiographical, even confessional, register, Derrida surprises the reader with a strange avowal: “j’ai contracté, je l’avoue, une inavouable mais intraitable intolerance: je ne sup- porte ou n’admire, en...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and correct and printed,” from the 1534 republication of the 1526 New Testament), but Lerer sees the cumulative force of errata sheets, marginalia, readerly appendices, and annotations as a “confessional move” (27), in which the search for “faults” (in both one’s own and others’ work) is a...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 93.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and correct and printed,” from the 1534 republication of the 1526 New Testament), but Lerer sees the cumulative force of errata sheets, marginalia, readerly appendices, and annotations as a “confessional move” (27), in which the search for “faults” (in both one’s own and others’ work) is a...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... different confessional backgrounds who follow their basic code of upright be- havior. This self-electing haute bourgeoisie understands the perils of the real world and its various societal forms and real places, and bears allegiance not to any nation but to its own ethos. Its mature bourgeois...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the historical and confessionally alien setting required plausibly to embody the Jamesian theme of male renunciation and retreat. James’s letter to his theatrical producer, protesting against the demand for a happy (matrimonial) ending, indicates his misplaced faith in the direct popular appeal...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... While Franzos often depicts crossings of national or confessional boundaries as transgressions punished by society, cultural hybridity was a source of fascination for Sacher-Masoch, and his works often spotlight protagonists who do not quite fit the national mold. None of the writers discussed...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017