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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., I read the story through the prism of three key allegories from Plato’s The Republic : the allegories of the sun, the line, and the cave. I argue that Krzhizhanovsky deconstructs the main postulates of Platonic philosophy by showing that the acquisition of knowledge and the act of writing inevitably...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 427–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... repeatedly in private to the experience of “losing” his native tongue—this article has two aims. One is to show that de Man’s later works bear witness to this ongoing experience of native-linguistic loss; the other is to relate this experience to the theory of deconstruction that de Man had espoused...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relationship with Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn . Kirwan argues that McCabe locates Ireland in a global context, and does so in order to deconstruct notions of a quaint or insular Irishness, to examine stories concerning Irish marginality in the United States, and to interrogate overlapping...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to deconstruct this oppositional relationship, imbuing Tituba with precisely the characteristics that make Proctor's character so compelling in The Crucible . The ultimate result is not just to critique Miller's representation of Tituba but also to challenge her treatment both at the hands of the Salem community...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 182–202.
Published: 01 June 2011
... critical theory — when they are acknowledged at all — tends to allow the visual paradigm to reassert itself, if only as the object of endless deconstructive critique. University of Oregon 2011 Anzieu, Didier. Beckett et le Psychanalyste . Paris: Mentha-Archimbaud, 1992 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michael Filimowicz “Sysemics and Semiotic Informatics” offers a close reading of Derrida's use of Norbert Weiner's thought. Cybernetics is seen as a particular moment of resistance for deconstruction, as it is the encounter between a discourse of general systems, which includes even sign systems...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of the event. I also employ Sianne Ngai's term “stuplimity” to discuss Cage's 1977 performance of “Empty Words” and to deconstruct the affective dynamic generated between Cage and his audience. While Cage is seeking to disintegrate the distance between music and language, he is simultaneously dependent...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): i–xvi.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 2006 RENÉ WELLEK CITATION Peggy Kamuf, Book of Addresses (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005) Peggy Kamuf’s Book of Addresses is a book that enters into dialogue with the corpus and esprit of Derridean deconstruction, a book that shuns no Socratic or Derridean irony, to the point where...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
...”—Derrida and Critchley’s glo- bally deconstructed political community—a consideration that will investigate the complex reciprocity between ethics and politics and subjectivity as a reinvi- sioning of a possible humanism, a neohumanism. 1. The Critique of the Essential Subject: The Problem...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 224–239.
Published: 01 June 2020
... slogans, in particular “democracy to come,” gain their power from their conflicted status as both constant and mercurial, grave and frivolous, passing and impassing. Works Cited Critchley Simon . The Ethics of Deconstruction: Derrida and Levinas , 3rd ed. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 107–113.
Published: 01 June 2020
....” Following Schey’s lead, Kristina Mendicino’s “Of No Moment” directs us to another feature of language that has been much discussed in deconstructive writing: the structure of iterability that makes the occurrence of anything whatsoever necessarily a recurrence as well. As confident as we may be in our grasp...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... for articulating theories of global circu- lation, thus maintaining the confusion between world literature and trading circuits. In the second section, “Worlding and Unworlding. Worldliness, Narrative, and ‘Litera- ture’ in Phenomenology and Deconstruction,” Cheah shifts the discussion from spiritual- ist...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2000
... . de Man, Paul. “The Rhetoric of Temporality.” Blindness and Insight . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1971 . 187 -229. Derrida, Jacques. Positions . Trans. Alan Bass. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1981 . ____. “Living On/Border Lines.” Trans. James Hulbert. Deconstruction...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of motifs can still be traced through the magic realist constructs that fueled the area’s novelistic boom at least until the 1970s, and perhaps be- yond. This literary tradition, an object of veneration for most of the twentieth century, now claims the attention of deconstruction, often anxiously so...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 180–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the politics of de Manian deconstruction, even those who did so well before the discovery of de Man’s wartime journalism. Frank Lentricchia, for example, claims in his 1983 Criticism and Social Change to reveal a “tacit political agenda” in de Man’s writings “that can only embarrass deconstruction...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to be ‘multiple et difficile’” (66). Tracking revisions of Les chiens through the deconstructive perspective that Peggy Phelan calls “the performance world view” (qtd. 65), we can begin to envision how Negritude might offer “a racial identity that cannot be congealed into any single ‘definitive’ form” (93...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to the first epistolary novel, Juan de Segura’s Processo de cartas (1548) and to the first picaresque novel in Europe, Lazarillo de Tormes (1554). Following Roland Barthes’ deconstruction of “writing-effects,” Beebee shows how Manzanare’s Estilo y Formulario de cartas (1575) creates and solidifies the power...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to the first epistolary novel, Juan de Segura’s Processo de cartas (1548) and to the first picaresque novel in Europe, Lazarillo de Tormes (1554). Following Roland Barthes’ deconstruction of “writing-effects,” Beebee shows how Manzanare’s Estilo y Formulario de cartas (1575) creates and solidifies the power...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to the first epistolary novel, Juan de Segura’s Processo de cartas (1548) and to the first picaresque novel in Europe, Lazarillo de Tormes (1554). Following Roland Barthes’ deconstruction of “writing-effects,” Beebee shows how Manzanare’s Estilo y Formulario de cartas (1575) creates and solidifies the power...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Barthes’ deconstruction of “writing-effects,” Beebee shows how Manzanare’s Estilo y Formulario de cartas (1575) creates and solidifies the power and authority of the Inquisi- tion in the (wholly fictional) figure of a bishop through the letters exchanged among royal, municipal, seigneurial...