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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...
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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. Applying...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that this limitation marks the genre’s generative pre- condition. Subsequent chapters examine how these novels inspired further innovations and generic spin-offs, including domestic fiction. Part 2, “Transcultural Allegories,” offers formally and historically nuanced readings of canonical and noncanonical...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Joan Marris Peter . London : Routledge , 1991 . 33 – 51 . Print . Armstrong Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1987 . Print . Aronowitz Stanley . “The Politics of the Science Wars.” Social Text 46–47...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
... as a symptom—the symptom, crucially—of its own absence. If we turn from the Victorian 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...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., and Language.” Review of English Studies 42 . 167 ( 1991 ): 361 -79. Fowler, Rowena. “Moments and Metamorphoses: Virginia Woolf's Greece.” Comparative Literature 51 . 3 ( 1999 ): 217 -42. Freedman, Ralph. “The Form of Fact and Fiction: Jacob's Room as Paradigm.” Virginia Woolf: Revaluation...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... literary critical methods to illuminate how, and why, fiction such as Gautier’s reactivates memory of Creole Indias. This reading reveals his privileged trope of the “thinnai,” a veranda-like architectural element of Tamil homes, as working together with the embodied culture of Pondicherry’s “Bas Créole...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . Print . Armstrong Nancy . “Emily's Ghost: The Cultural Politics of Victorian Fiction, Folklore, and Photography.” NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 25 . 3 ( 1992 ): 245 – 67 . Print . Ashcroft Bill Griffiths Gareth Tiffin Helen . The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the represented fictional world as an intel- ligible totality and is therefore able to exert control over the characters and their actions (on realist constructions of character, see Davis). Thus, in Flaubert’s Un Cœur simple  the narrator’s power of representing the main character is corroded...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Ulrich . “The Roads of the Novel.” The Novel . Ed. Moretti Franco . Vol. 2 . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2006 . 611 – 46 . Print . Higgins Lesley Leps Marie-Christine . “‘Passport please.’ Legal, Literary, and Critical Fictions of Identity.” Un-Disciplining Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Mikhail . Yiddish Fiction and the Crisis of Modernity, 1905–1914 . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2001 . Latour Bruno . “ The Berlin Key or How to Do Words with Things .” Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture . Ed. Graves-Brown P. M. . London : Routledge , 2000 . 10 – 21...
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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 (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... relations were transformed by their overseas BOOK REVIEWS / 447 experiences. Using Valerie Traub’s work on the rise of “domestic heterosexuality,” which marks the shift from marriage for procreation to marital sex as an expression...
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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 places...
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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 cultural...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and a figurative dislocation. Indeed, while Kundera fictionalizes many actual aspects of his own permanent change of home- land and language for which there is no way back, what Magris transposes in his writings are liter- ary encounters and personal experiences from his multicultural Trieste and other...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 288–302.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Transitional Justice 4 ( 2010 ): 166 – 88 . Print . Alexander Neal . “Remembering to Forget: Northern Irish Fiction after the Troubles.” Irish Literature Since 1990: Diverse Voices . Ed. Brewster Scott Parker Michael . Manchester : Manchester UP , 2009 . 272 – 83 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 426–441.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Voice as Love Objects . Ed. Renata Salecl and Slavoj Zizek. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1996 . 179 -207. Schor, Juliet B. The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure . New York: Basic Books, 1992 . Stacey, Judith. Brave New Families: Stories of Domestic Upheaval...
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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...