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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 (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in the essay negotiate multiple attachments to spaces in Russia, the United States, and even Israel. Using theory in cultural criticism and urban geography, the article demonstrates that the fiction locates home on the scale of the city, neighborhood, and domestic space, rather than the nation...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Maarten van Delden The Usable Past: The Imagination of History in Recent Fiction of the Americas. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xiii, 257 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Stefano Evangelista Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity . By Goldhill Simon . Princeton and Oxford : Princeton University Press , 2011 . viii, 352 p . © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and the Legacy of Late Colonialism . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996 . McHale, Brian. Postmodernist Fiction . New York: Methuen, 1987 . Miller, Christopher. Theories of Africans . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990 . Moretti, Franco. Atlas of the European Novel 1800...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 262–266.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Seth Lerer Fiction and Incarnation: Rhetoric, Theology, and Literature in the Middle Ages. By Alexandre Leupin. Translated by David Laatsch. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. xxiv, 256 p. The Performance of Self: Ritual, Clothing, and Identity During the Hundred Years War. By...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
... is at stake in Coetzee’s choice of the novel qua fiction is an attempt to engage the status of fiction in relation to the status of ethical discourse in our time. Contemporary ethical discourse unfolds within a context in which it is considered to be no more than a necessary fiction. Coetzee’s text...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Spektor The essay offers a comparative study of “narrative ethics” in the prose of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Witold Gombrowicz. Analyzing the relationship between the texts' poetics and moral philosophy, the essay investigates how narrative dynamics of fiction shape the ethical parameters for the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... between Orientalist and postcolonial approaches to the elevation of cultural difference. Tagore's Babu English refers to his uncanny English translations, which are neither fully assimilated to the target language nor assertively foreignized. Their partial domestication shows up the exoticism desired by...
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Comparative Literature (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 (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... studies for the use of certain tropes to legitimize the traffic of political and cultural capital involved in the creation of domestic and transnational literary canons. These tropes include conquest and war, finance and trade, community, and language as currency. The networks throughout which their texts...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 101–122.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Stanislav Shvabrin Overlooked by students of John Keats's reception in Russia and misattributed by scholars researching the earliest stages of the writer's evolution, Vladimir Nabokov's Russian domestication of “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” (1921) poses before its interpreter a set of problems ranging...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... reiterate the terms they claim to diagnose or contest. It also argues that, in their affective relation to decolonization, Arendt—and Foucault and Agamben—conjures and advances a social panic in a desire to domesticate the destabilizing force of anticolonial struggle. Finally, the article reads Kanafani’s...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
... problematics of domesticity and middle-class sociability to the harsher realms of fierce competition and social climbing in French realist fiction, we find just as much grounding in the dynamics of civil soci- ety, now conceived as a “spiritual animal kingdom,” a struggle to the death of striving...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of German literature, modernist poetics in China, Japan, and the United States, and the geography of nineteenth-century fiction, as well as a range of associated computational methods. Wilkens argues that computational work represents a unique opportunity for comparatists interested in large-scale...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Based on a reading of the fiction of the Canadian-Caribbean author Austin Clarke, the essay offers a symbolic mapping of urban translocalities as organisms that expel the immigrant as waste. AMARYLL CHANADY The Trans-American Outcast and Figurations of Displacement...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
... belongs, one that accounts for its force and impact, and modifies key cultural and formal assumptions in the theory of fiction. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Amorós José Antonio Álvarez . “Henry James, Percy Lubbock, and Beyond: A Critique of the Anglo-American...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 111–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... utterly fail. This article explores these narratives as “fictions of globalization” (James Annesley) that use spatial tropes and imaginaries as well as multiple references to the work of Franz Kafka to tell stories of alienation and Western masculine failure in the global capitalist economy. In both...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Katharina N. Piechocki Renaissance poet and physician Girolamo Fracastoro (1478–1553) coined the neologism “syphilis” in the first poem that fictionalizes Columbus's voyage to the New World. Syphilis sive Morbus Gallicus (1530) captures, as this article shows, the bonds among poetic, philological...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Wonders .” Financial Times , March 7 , 2009 . www.ft.com/content/8f26a696-09dd-11de-add8-0000779fd2ac . Dalrymple William . “ Moonlight’s Children—Pakistani Fiction, Long Eclipsed by India, Is Now Emerging from the Shadows .” Financial Times , October 11 , 2008 . www.ft.com/content...