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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Seth Kimmel Conversion and Narrative: Reading Religious Authority in Medieval Polemic . By Szpiech Ryan . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2013 . 311 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 455–456.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Alex J. Novikoff Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain . By Kimmel Seth . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 239 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Poetry . Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2003 . COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/84 ANASTASIA GRAF Representing the Other: A Conversation among Mikhail Bakhtin, Elizabeth Bishop, and Wisl/ awa Szymborska...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
... the romance has long served as a test case for Iberian history as a whole. Putting early modern literary theorists and musicians into conversation with late modern scholars influenced by Milman Parry and Albert Lord, the broad argument that emerges from this particular account of the romance is that...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
.../o communities. Significantly (and tragically), Letters ' Chicana protagonist, Teresa, envisions her recovery of a cohesive cultural identity as a return to a distant indigenous past (via traveling from the U.S. to Mexico) — which, I demonstrate, places Letters in conversation with Mexican...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... can have practical value. Such inscriptions can create new constellations between the present and the past, and they can make visible continuities (or, conversely, discontinuities or misrecognitions) between desired and actual worlds. It is in this sense that remediation may aid in the work of remedy...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... due to her adulterous affair with Lancelot. Conversely, Juan Manuel poses the question of identity as one of context: when the king is deprived of the trappings of his kingship, no one recognizes him. Both texts point up the problems of signification and identity that haunted medieval thinking. What...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2014
... occupy the bulk of the book. Yet this distribution of sources raises certain questions that Szpiech leaves unanswered: Do peninsular materials take priority because they are uniquely illus- trative of conversion narratives’ centrality to polemic? Was conversion a particularly hot topic on the...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2002
...). Although the normotic often has many friends, his conversations with them are largely confined to the “mutual chronicling of life’s events” rather than conversations that lead to greater intimacy and under- standing. And since his capacity to speak about his own personality and feelings may be entirely...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
... exists. It focuses on a conversation between the novel’s protagonist, Ulrich, and his sister, Agathe. In a pause in the conversation between the siblings, wind-carried blossoms, the eponymous breaths of a summer day, are described. This caesura turns out to be the actual center of the...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ITHIN CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE RELATIONS in America, the W trend seems to be to move beyond a Black/white binary in order to redirect conversations to comparative race studies or to include other groups not repre- sented by that binary. However, this “banal pairing,” as Sharon Holland cheekily...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
... words, a “‘figurative language of slavery’” ( 75 ). “Ia—russkii literator” (I am a Russian littérateur), Saltykov-Shchedrin writes in his 1885 “Unfinished Conversations (‘In-between matters’)” ( “Nedokonchennye besedy [‘Mezhdu delom’]” ), “i potomu imeiu dve rabskie privychki: vo- pervykh, pisat...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 275–290.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1953 . Green, D.H. Irony in the Medieval Romance . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979 . Grice, H. Paul. “Further Notes on Logic and Conversation.” Syntax and Semantics 9: Pragmatics . Ed. P. Cole. New York: Academic Press, 1978 . 113 -27...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 32–44.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Print . Patel Amar . “From the Vaults—In Conversation with Underwater Sculptor Jason Taylor.” RSS . 3 Nov. 2014 . Web. < http://www.imakesense.org/blog/interview-with-underwater-sculptor-jason-decaires-taylor >. Povinelli Elizabeth A. “Geontologies: A Requiem to Late...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 199–200.
Published: 01 June 2005
... need for a response to the response, and so on. Call it a conversation. Insofar as these responses respond, they do so in relation to both a series of arguments and a particular act of writing, one that may not coincide with the book Spivak would come to wish she had written. To say this is but...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 427–449.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Margolles Teresa . “Conversation Between Taiyana Pimentel, Teresa Margolles, and Cuauhtemoc Medina.” What Else Can We Talk About? Ed. Medina Cuauhtémoc . Barcelona : RM Verlag , 2009 . 82 – 107 . Print . ———. Teresa Margolles: muerte sin fin . Ed. Kittelmann Udo Görner Klaus...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
...: Indiana University Press, 1995 . Goldscheider, Calvin. Jewish Continuity and Change: Emerging Patterns in America . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986 . Guttman, Allen. “Philip Roth and the Rabbis.” Pinsker 172 -81. ____. “The Conversion of the Jews.” Malin 39 -57. Isaac, Dan...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
...- doxically de-canonized it. That is, if for the Jewish reader the canonical text’s conversion into a Jewish text is precisely what makes it legitimate and accessible, for the adaptor, in contrast, that very Jewishness delegitimates the text by in ef- fect “de-Europeanizing” it. The “violence” that many...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 272–275.
Published: 01 September 2020
... conversation, I told David how, in 1994, when the United Nations opened its doors to NGOs at the Cairo Conference on Population Control, I was grabbed by a US civil society worker as “South Asia!” Today I am an example of the global South, that reverse racist system, fitting that interpellation to nativism...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and on the Global South into dialogue with what remains an often hegemonic Anglophone (North) Atlantic studies (despite a rich array of writing pointing elsewhere, as Te Punga Somerville reminds us). To frame a conversation about the current state of the field across a variety of continents...