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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sif Rikhardsdottir This article considers how we can discuss emotions (a human phenomenon) within literature (a discursive construction). The article poses the question of where we can locate this perceived literary emotionality in medieval works and considers the role of the reader in constructing...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rafael Acosta Morales Abstract This article explores a divide between the affective effects of freedom as a political core concept and its discursive articulation. It analyzes the failure of a Hegelian discourse of freedom that is often articulated in relation to colonial relationships. Departing...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 369–391.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that strengthened their hermeneutics of psychic and discursive disturbance. Through the specific rhetorical figure of the musical lament found in psychoanalytical discourse, the article demonstrates the way dissonances implicate opera, the madrigal, and the talking-cure, making aporetic claims...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 169–191.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebecca Peabody In 1952 publisher Dodd, Mead and Company invited African American writer and intellectual Langston Hughes to create an introduction, select illustrations, and prepare discursive captions for a new edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin . The mid-twentieth century was a...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Arturo Arias This article explores the emergence of Central American-American discursive and performance poetic art that, written bilingually and occasionally incorporating Portuguese or an indigenous language, has been present in the United States since the mid-1980s, but bloomed in the first...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... into an eco-critical space that reveals an affective environmental understanding even without the discursive tradition for writing about nature that modern environmentalism has made possible. In contrast to Ernst Robert Curtius's assumption that medieval literary notions of nature follow standard...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the ethical discursive sphere. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Bartoszyński Kazimierz . “On How Gombrowicz's Antinomies May Cause Problems in Literary Interpretations” . Trans. Kukulska Agnieszka . Literary Studies in Poland. Études Littéraires en Pologne . Vol...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., which is therefore “reflected” in his writing. To the contrary, I argue that what is significant about Kashua's writings is that they seem to engage in the destruction of the very perception of coherent and natural “national affiliations” as they call attention to the discursive processes through which...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... those in postcolonial studies. It aims at nothing less than a radical revision of the received ideas about Johnson’s literary psyche and, in its larger aspirations, suggests a new way to investigate the discursive connections between dominant imperial cultures and their COMPARATIVE LITERATURE...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of world literature as a discursive signifier, Mani chooses the word “recoding” rather than more conventional terms indicating historical change because of his sustained attention to the material dimension of world literature, as his book’s subtitle underscores. The term has a double origin in...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 256–267.
Published: 01 June 2002
... resolutely non-dialectical “historical materialist and institutional ac- count of discursive events,” but only once it has forgotten a great deal of what Edward Said did with Foucault’s idea of discourse in his massively influential Orientalism. Said, Young argues convincingly, betrayed Foucault’s...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
...’ intrusive and appropriative technologies of language and ideology chose to construct it. Lest we miss the impact of their discursive construction of a New World, Oviedo’s calls itself Historia general y natural and Smith’s A True Relation. None of the modifi ers in either title is pos- sessed of any...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
... discursive Other; 4) a dispensing of the standard two-level lingo (latent/manifest, différance/ difference, ontological/ontic, depth/surface, etc and 5) a different name, and perhaps even a different program. In this essay I undertake a first step towards a digitally native concept of difference that...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., politics, socioeconomics, national health, and sexuality, I propose, reveals how they replicate ways in which the body politic and the physical body become entangled discursively through life processes. In the immediate historical context of national agitation in Ireland, the episode’s bodily tropes of...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., and playful. The main purpose of the present essay is to compare the two novels visvis the social dynamics of laughter, offering a comparative perspective on Portnoy’s Com- plaint and a discursive analysis of Rubinsteins Versteigerung, about which relatively little has been written.4 Both...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 338–349.
Published: 01 September 2003
... diagnosed as having ex- pired at the same time that it continues to produce some of the best work in the academy, Hanssen suggests that it is “high time we take stock of the often covert discursive strategies performed under the aegis of antitheory charges” (234). She notes that, both inside the academy...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Criticality: The Mid-Taishō Era's Discursive Condition and ‘Kura no naka’].” Kokubungaku kō [National Literature] 69 ( 2001 ): 15 – 30 . Print . Tansman Alan . “Uno Kōji, Scholem Aleichem, and the Dialogue on the Periphery.” Studies in Modern Japanese Literature: Essays and Translations in...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 457–459.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to change the very terms of academic debate about the world (of litera- ture) from a phantom, unstable point of view of the discursively elusive Eastern Europe. The questions the monograph asks, however, are not local, not even concerned with Europe only. Fundamentally, Starosta is grappling...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Rasselas, also in the grip of what Belcher characterizes as discursive possession? Belcher has indeed produced an original and exciting revision of the discursive relationship between impe- rial powers and cultures they sought to appropriate. If her work provokes questions about whether her model...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Kaiser situates this dialogic component of world literature within a national-international dialectic stemming from Enlightenment and Romantic discursive formations, a study of which is essential for understanding the prehistory of comparatism (13), while Gail Finney claims that Goethe “in essence...