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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 457–459.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Ania Spyra Form and Instability: Eastern Europe, Literature, Postimperial Difference . By Starosta Anita . Evanston : Northwestern University Press , 2015 . 222 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2000
... from Different Years]. Moscow: Khudozhestvennaia literatura , 1975 . 72 -233. Baran, Henryk. “Structuralism and Semiotics.” Handbook of Russian Literature . Ed. Victor Terras. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985 . 448 -51. Clark, Katerina, and Michael Holquist. Mikhail Bakhtin...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 84–87.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Steven Shankman Mighty Opposites: From Dichotomies to Difference in the Comparative Study of China. By Zhang Longxi. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. viii, 248 p. Aristotle in China: Language, Categories and Translation. By Robert Wardy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Sara H. Lindheim Ovid's Lovers: Desire, Difference, and the Poetic Imagination. By Victoria Rimell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 235 p. University of Oregon 2008 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/186 BOOK REVIEWS OVID’S...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . “‘Women's Time’ in Theory.” Differences 21 . 1 ( 2010 ): 1 – 18 . Print. Bersani Leo Phillips Adam . Intimacies . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2008 . Print . Buelens Gert . “In Possession of a Secret: Rhythms of Mastery and Surrender in ‘The Beast in the Jungle.’” The...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... objectivity of the work of art. At the same time, Pound's work is an affront to the contemporary regime of “multicultural formalism,” which preserves cultural differences without engaging in any meaningful dialogue about the content of those differences, thus paradoxically supporting both the reification of...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Man of the People ), the essay illustrates the different ways different cultures understand and express an affect such as “love.” The recent surge of critical interest in affect has not properly engaged the challenge of this kind of cross-cultural work, which is implicated not just in linguistic...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
...VLADIMIR ZORIĆ This article examines interlingual poetry of exile in the context of different theories of language in poetry and focuses on Miloš Crnjanski's (1893–1977) poem “Lament nad Beogradom” (“Lament over Belgrade”). The article claims that interlingual poetry of exile has been a blind...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Christopher Davis Abstract This article examines three multilingual lyrics from the Middle Ages in which linguistic difference is employed as a strategy for defining the relationship between language and poetic form. Two poems by twelfth-century troubadours, “Eras quan vey,” a descort in five...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mariano Siskind In this essay I propose two different but complementary models with which to think about the relation between the novel and the historical process of globalization. The first— the globalization of the novel —works not with particular textual formations, but with the historical...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José María Pérez Fernández This essay focuses on two early English Hispanists, James Mabbe (1571/2–1642?) and Thomas Percy (1729–1811), who exemplify different stages in the pre-history of Comparative and World Literature. It explores their appropriation of La Celestina and Don Quijote as case...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... on work that historicizes both the formation and use of different oceans; that underscores the differences between Oceanic Studies and histories of globalization; and that interrogates the role for literature, art, and aesthetic theory more generally in engaging with research into the oceans. Along...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... accumulation, must not go. At the same time, the more fungible the differences between ecological spheres, the more rigid the enforcement of state and private property lines, so that the discourse of trespass whereby one might hope to prosecute environmental crime in fact criminalizes once permitted commoning...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Liron Mor Abstract This article explores the operation of humor in Palestinian author Emile Habiby’s novel The Pessoptimist (1974) and compares it to Voltaire’s humor in Candide , which it explicitly cites. The differences between the two authors’ modes of humor are read as an index of their...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 194–212.
Published: 01 June 2019
... background of a broad typology of European verse, it argues that a basic compensatory mechanism balancing different levels of organization of verse is complicated by the interaction between different national traditions. As a particularly complex case the article investigates the introduction of syllabo...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... rarely mentioned. Empson’s significant work The Structure of Complex Words , completed in Peking in the early 1950s, remains untranslated and under-studied. Empson’s encounter with China illuminates the material mediation of language, local and global politics, and cultural difference, which have...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
... strands: usage of the term and form/content of the novels. The genre began in England with Richardsonian domestic fiction and spread to Russia, where it evolved along different lines, shaped by the different social and political context. In England, the fate of the term turns out to be tied up with the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... difference over encounter and intersection. I further suggest that the preference for foreignness and defamiliarization as critical strategies of translation and reading limits the kinds of literary works that constitute postcolonial and world literature canons, particularly in the English language. To...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Eleanor Kaufman This essay argues that twentieth- and twenty-first-century French philosophy (“French theory”) is aligned around a theory of difference that would contest many of the “comparative” frameworks of the discipline of Comparative Literature, including the question of original languages...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... reader's engagement with the text. The argument aligns the differences in each author's narrative ethics with the differences between modernist and postmodernist modes of addressing the loss of ontological certainty as outlined by Brian McHale in Postmodernist Fiction . Thus, this comparison strives to...