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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 (2021) 73 (4): 489–505.
Published: 01 December 2021
... verbessern . 6 But since the allusion to self-restraint suggests an inward change, Wilhelm uses the word Bekehrung , denoting a mode of ethical reform that consists not in correcting an isolated mistake but in an overall reform comparable to a Christian notion of religious conversion, befitting...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... . 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 (2023) 75 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2023
... in the context of other recent Ukrainian poems and songs, the author argues that this “civic turn” in Ukrainian identity formation is both a direct response to conversations taking place about the meaning of the Maidan, and part of a global conversation about privilege, erasure, and culpability. amglaser...
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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
... 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
... 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 is the relationship...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
... 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 the printed...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is crucially important in Baraka’s narration of his conversion from Beat bohemianism to Black nationalism. Baraka’s argument with Wittgenstein anticipates the concerns of a debate that occurred several years later between Hans Gadamer and Jürgen Habermas. Reading...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Firat Oruc Abstract Although the study of Indian Ocean literary circularities is a relatively new and dynamic field, it calls for alternative paradigms for global literary history in light of the nascent conversation between comparative world literature and oceanic studies. Following the creative...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 111–126.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., the latter situates one text within the global field of others. For comparison to be possible, initially, the things being compared must stand apart; to claim the status of world literature for a given work, conversely, is to make it part of a broader whole. Comparative and world literature may thus be said...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 266–282.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in any conversation about the nature of humanity or society,” the article considers how, and on what terms, Te Hurinui’s reckonings with Goethe might be held alongside Posnett’s. Ultimately, drawing attention to these two very different “entries” of Goethe provides an opportunity to reckon...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
... poet Nâzım Hikmet, Vâlâ was educated at the Communist University of the Toilers of the East from 1922 to 1924. Returning to Turkey in 1925, he launched his career in the daily Akşam ( Evening ), bringing Soviet and Turkish literature into conversation in his serialized translations and literary...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2002
... extraordinary what the world is coming to,” thus enabling himself to “deflect meaning away from intersubjective exchange” and “to vaporize conflict and ap- pear perfectly normal” (154). Although the normotic often has many friends, his conversations with them are largely confined to the “mutual chronicling...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the New York-based Introspectivists outward, toward the contemporary writing of figures such as Ezra Pound, H. D., and Amy Lowell—all of whom Ford Maddox Ford had famously labelled “ les jeunes ” ( Clifton 2 ). It also brought them into conversation with the work of such literary figureheads as Wallace...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Robert Musil kept working on “Breaths of a Summer Day” until his death in 1942. Like the epochal novel of which it was supposed to be part, the chapter remains a fragment even though a clean copy of the draft exists. It focuses on a conversation between the novel’s protagonist, Ulrich, and his...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Blackness . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2014 . Kindle . Yunis Alia . The Night Counter . New York : Three Rivers P , 2009 . Print . THERÍ A. PICKENS Modern Family: Circuits of Transmission between Arabs and Blacks ITHIN CONVERSATIONS...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
... izdatel’stvo khudozhestvennoi literatury , 1959 . https://rvb.ru/pushkin/01text/01versus/0423_36/1834/0592.htm . Saltykov-Shchedrin Mikhail Evgrafovich . “ Nedokonchennye besedy (‘Mezhdu delom’) ” (“Unfinished Conversations [‘In-between matters’]”). In Sobranie sochinenii v 20 tomakh , vol. 15...