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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in Current Literary Critical Discourse.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 41 . 1 ( 2005 ): 1 – 13 . Print . Wright Alexis . Carpentaria . Artarmon : Giramondo , 2006 . Print . Tiffany Tsao Postcolonial Life and Death: A Process-Based Comparison...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 199–200.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Christopher Bush; Eric Hayot University of Oregon 2005 RESPONDING TO DEATH OF A DISCIPLINE/199 Responding to Death of a Discipline: An ACLA Forum In 2001 both the PMLA and Comparative Literature (with a globe on its rede...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 320–337.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Trauma, and Writing in the Work of Jorge Semprun.” MLN 116 . 2 ( 2001 ): 266 -94. Georgakas, Dan, and Lenny Rubenstein. The Cineaste Interviews: On the Art and Politics of the Cinema . Chicago: Lake View Press, 1983 . Judt, Tony. “The Reliving of Death: Jorge Semprun and the Effort to Tell...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of the sacrificial victim (who has already become like the statue of a goddess)? Are they meant to make the audience reflect on the co-involvement of their own sexual and vio- lent urges, or even on their own unacknowledged death wishes? Do ambivalent responses lie at the heart of sacrifice and tragedy alike...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
...; and (2) the ongoing debates around the politics of death, articulated through the writing of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Carl Schmitt, Achille Mbembe, and Arendt. The article argues that, insofar as they presume an understanding of Bildung as a principal category of social thought, these debates...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in Goldberg's play and Edgar Allan Poe's “Masque of the Red Death” (1842) to expose a shared conceptualization of the relationship between art and the real: the aesthetic sanctuary, designed to exclude time and other agents of the real, is nevertheless subject to and even dependent on its trespass. In light...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 207–213.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... Timothy Billings and Christopher Bush. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, forthcoming. Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. Critique of Postcolonial Reason . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999 . ____. Death of a Discipline . New York: Columbia, University Press, 2003...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... as a primal struggle against death. Tied to the notion of a joyful union with the Supreme Being as it unfolds in the scriptural Upanishads, jivalila may at first seem like the kernel of yet another transcendental vision of Totality. But in Tagore's hands it becomes instead a recognition of the enduring gap...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Emily Wang Abstract Lord Byron’s reputation in Russia’s literary imagination might surprise those who remember him not only as a multifaceted poet or political commentator, but also as a sexual libertine. Following his death in Greece, the tempestuous Byron came to stand for both freedom...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the dead. It is an emotive experience that, in repressed form, manifests first as identification with the dead. The essay thus documents the complex “working-through” by which, in response to their fathers' deaths, two “tardy sons” finally arrive at a place of self-identification, a site from which...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that, if there is to be a mode of ecocriticism whose critical sophistication might lead to a vision of meaningful remediation, it will need to maintain a vigilant wariness about elixirs whose promise to protect us from a brush with death actively serves to distract us from some fresh round of postcolonial toxicity. © 2014...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... through the lens of Chilean-Argentine author Ariel Dorfman's play Death and the Maiden , its staging and reception in Johannesburg and its inscription into the 1998 Final Report of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). By juxtaposing a case of literary remediation (TRC Chairperson...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 1880s he engaged in a virtually unknown polemic with Mechnikov about science and religion that culminated in a face-to-face meeting the year before Tolstoy's death. Despite Tolstoy's expressed disdain for Mechnikov's theories, in his final novel, Resurrection (1899), Tolstoy used Mechnikov's phagocytic...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 128–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the titular character’s revolt in terms of his fanatical adherence to the universality of law, the essay argues that Kohlhaas’s insurrection is predicated on the death of his wife, Lisbeth, whose post-mortem appearance in the novella introduces a promise that is structurally prior to the state’s constitution...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 439–459.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that weave through the poems, life, and letters of Keats from his early youth to death. This article positions Imagen de John Keats as an important case study in world literature criticism. It demonstrates how Cortázar was not only a Latin American Boom writer who enjoyed international fame but also...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 September 2022
... news, shape and produce what counts as knowledge in these Indian Anglophone novels. Both works evoke the failure of a poetics and politics of familial and extrafamilial relations to underline how death and the disappearance of women from families, from society, and from the news enable a comparison...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 142–159.
Published: 01 March 2009
...JAMES RAMEY Although the vast differences in scale, style, economy, and subject between Borges's and Joyce's work argue against a positive flow of Joycean ideas through Borges's work—Borges was no parasite of Joyce—in this essay I argue that the “death of the novel” theme Borges seems to have...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... for lost absolutes (the “death of God”), a mourning that, as the recent “return of religion” reveals, is far from complete. In the history of the secularization of reason in the West, the rationalist and empiricist traditions constitute the two main (and opposing) forms in which reason attempts to mourn...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... enemy deaths, or — as in Keith Douglas's “Elegy for an 88 Gunner” — voyeuristically mulls over the corpse of an enemy soldier? This article addresses such questions in relation to both the canonical poet Keith Douglas and other, relatively unknown, writers in the Oasis archive. ANTONY ROWLAND...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in the practice and criticism of artists’ books; the study of comparative textual media; research in avant-garde poetry; and a line of criticism incorporating memory studies and book as well as paper history. Through an intermedial analysis of Roland Barthes’s “The Death of the Author,” I show that the material...