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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stanley Corngold Decadent Subjects: The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and the Culture of the Fin de Siècle in Europe. By Charles Bernheimer. Edited by T. Jefferson Kline and Naomi Schor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. 228 p. University of Oregon 2004...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., at the heart of a book intended as a kind of macroscopic mapping of China in the last decade of the twentieth century is Zhang’s persistent preoccupation with the question of modernity. What is China’s mode in the Babel of modernities: “singular” (see Jameson), “multiple” (see Eisenstadt et al...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... victims of an unequivocally “bad press” which they were powerless to influence. However, an examination of the complicated interactions between early Haitian political writers and the northern U.S. newspaper press in the first two decades of Haitian independence suggests that the idea of Haiti as a...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... critical readings of Mimesis . This tendency, originating in the work of Edward Said and practiced in some form or another by nearly all of Auerbach's critics of the last three decades, is to contextualize the writing of Mimesis and to explain its seemingly ungainly form in terms of the specific...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... theoretical and critical writings from the following four decades to unpack the ways in which Jiménez's sense of modernismo is actually a forerunner — though with some important limits — of the revised, globalized, and pluralized understanding of modernism that currently prevails in Anglophone modernist...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
...SIMON GAUNT During the course of the last decade here has been sustained reflection on intersections between medieval studies and postcolonial theory, the books reviewed here being just a sample of the scholarship now available. But postcolonial approaches to the Middle Ages have proved...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and land, Shlonsky challenged the styles and themes of his Hebrew poetic predecessors. At the same time, he experimented with the modernist forms and aesthetics that held sway in European culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, mixing aspects of Symbolism, Futurism, Expressionism, and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... multiplicity of linguistic and cultural expressions that are the corpus of Comparative Literature as a discipline. However, the term “original” also has less benign innuendos that conceptually void hybridity and polyvalence: the original (versus the copy), the origin (versus derivation and decadence), as well...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... decade of the twenty-first century. It analyzes three of the poems in the EpiCentro anthology — by Gustavo Guerra Vásquez, Karina Alvarado, and Marlon Morales — that have in common multiple and ongoing negotiations and renegotiations of identity, compounding a fusionary process that problematizes...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... One Facing Us (1995), I contend that here, in the fictionalized framework of neocolonial Cameroon, the author addresses the racial implications of Barthes's idea of photographic “contingency,” anticipating American criticism of his work by more than a decade. Matalon treats the light captured in the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... towards this critical stance. His writings from the 1920s, in which he advanced the idea of bi-nationalism in Palestine, suggest an alternative discourse that gives a concrete meaning to Benjamin's reflections written more than a decade later. An exilic perception of Benjamin can be actualized according...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Ryan James Kernan Literary critics in the U.S. have generally considered the artistic merit of Langston Hughes's so-called radical poetic production of the 1930s to be far below the standard the poet set in the previous decade. Its detractors (as well as its precious few champions) tend to...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
...”]. All three writers use the train to represent a common experience in pre-World War I Eastern Europe. However, Agnon, who published his story decades later, assumed that his audience would be unfamiliar with this experience and even with the language of his protagonists. This distance both in time and...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Oswaldo Zavala In the last decade, violence attributed to Latin American drug cartels has become a common theme in a proliferation of fiction and non-fiction about the drug trade written both in Mexico and the U.S. This essay shows how the majority of Mexican narconarratives—in particular the works...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... poetics of creolization, and its politics was seen as either too committed to Manichean patterns of anti-colonial thinking or too accommodating in its willingness to envision federalist as opposed to nationalist solutions to the problem of decolonization. Over the past decade that situation has changed...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
... canonical texts of French classicism, the theater of Corneille, Molière, and Racine. EREC R. KOCH Tulane University BOOK REVIEWS/365 DECADENT SUBJECTS: THE IDEA...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 367–370.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Tulane University BOOK REVIEWS/365 DECADENT SUBJECTS: THE IDEA OF DECADENCE IN ART, LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND THE CULTURE OF THE FIN DE SIÈCLE IN EUROPE. By Charles Bernheimer. Edited by T. Jefferson Kline and Naomi Schor...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
... classicism, the theater of Corneille, Molière, and Racine. EREC R. KOCH Tulane University BOOK REVIEWS/365 DECADENT SUBJECTS: THE IDEA OF DECADENCE IN ART...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 372–375.
Published: 01 September 2004
... canonical texts of French classicism, the theater of Corneille, Molière, and Racine. EREC R. KOCH Tulane University BOOK REVIEWS/365 DECADENT SUBJECTS: THE IDEA...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
... University Press, 2016. 296 p. Over the last decade or so, a substantial part of the discussion of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical thought has turned to the contexts in which it gained momentum. Indeed, the development of Nietzsche’s thought, from his epistemological skepticism to his later...