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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (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 (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 (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 authority from the illusion of a coherent, if...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Consequent to both situations was an urgent need to design schools to serve the purpose of “training for citizenship.” Thus catering to large masses of general population, schools were no longer to be a place for furthering the confessional spiritual nurture of the few. This modern refashioning of...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2000) 52 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 March 2000
... subverting the very ideology that would deny him his honored role as a soldier. Storytelling is also a form of exculpation, much as sin is removed (or the pro- cess for removal is set in progress) by the telling of it in a Catholic confessional. Indeed, the notion of confession, central to the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 233–261.
Published: 01 June 2001
... subsuming it, a discourse that could compete with modernism. The mat- ter-of-factness and relative spontaneity of the diary seem leveraged against the intensities of confession, especially in formalist contexts, where the genuineness of a confessional voice is difficult to demonstrate. For Bishop, as...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 January 2005
... tradition of conceptismo as well as that of desengaño (disillusionment) (52). Strangely, though, while his investiga- tion focuses on intertextuality—he even notes how EMA at times mimics the “confessional format” so typical of the picaresque—Nazario never mentions the picaresque novel. René Jara...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 70–73.
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 (2006) 58 (1): 74–77.
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 (2006) 58 (1): 77–79.
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 (2006) 58 (1): 80–83.
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...