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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 (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sami Shalom Chetrit In this essay I offer a radical Mizrahi reading of the poetry of the Ashkenazi Zionist poet Haim Nahman Bialik—that is, a reading that examines Jewish and Israeli history and culture through the radical Mizrahi discourse that has evolved in Israel during the past generation, as...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Congo. The article examines the unexpected partnership of a trickster, Isookanga, and a stranded Chinese national, Zhang Xia, analyzing their partnership according to the relationship between time and globalization. The argument uses the concept of the postcolony’s durées to demonstrate how the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... during the rise of neoliberalism and the culture clash between an already unstable Latin American middle class and North American consumerism. I locate Vicuña's critique of consumerism, complacency, and the subordination of environmental concerns by comparing her use of the spiral to that of Robert...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that when Langston Hughes translated Vladimir Mayakovsky's “Blek end uait” (“Black and White”) and “Sifilis” (“Syphilis”) during his Moscow residence in the winter of 1932–33, a resulting epiphany motivated Hughes to strive to reconcile his Pan-Africanist views with his newly aroused vision of class...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Neta Stahl The train had a remarkable and meaningful role in the process of modernization and secularization within European Jewish society during the nineteenth century. Not surprisingly, this central role is reflected in the literature of the period, in what I would like to call “the train genre...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a historicist approach to Oceanic Studies. Given that the shape of the world system has proved remarkably malleable over time, it argues that we need to pay more attention to the periodic reorganizations of oceanic space that have occurred over the course of the longue durée . More specifically...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Marta Laura Cenedese Abstract Published in 2004, Irène Némirovsky’s Suite française is a historical novel set during the French debacle and the German Occupation of France (1940–42). Scholars have studied it in relation to other French novels that touch upon similar issues; however, little...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 298–313.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Christopher Peterson Abstract This article explores the unstable distinction between “who” and “what” in Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who! The story’s moral that “a person’s a person no matter how small” has often been read as atoning for the racist cartoons that Geisel drew of the Japanese during World...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Molly Brunson In fragmented fever dreams of St. Petersburg’s cityscape and during frenzied flights on country roads, Nikolai Gogol represents imperial Russia with a unique, often disorienting descriptive prose, which has been considered both striking in its realism and protomodernist in its...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shuang Shen This article discusses the uneven treatment of William Empson’s encounter with China. While Chinese accounts of Empson’s brief stay in China in the late 1930s present him as one of the progenitors of Chinese modernism, his second stay, during the founding of the People’s Republic, is...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
...NINA PELIKAN STRAUS What does W.G. Sebald mean by the doubling of his character Jacques Austerlitz with Ludwig Wittgenstein, a “poetic” philosopher who, although of Jewish ancestry, had little to say about the fate of the Jews during the Nazi period? Sebald's initiation of the reader into...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... coming of age fell during the post-Napoleonic reaction. How could a spirited youth “mature” without capitulating before such mundane demands as financial security and social advancement and, consequently, without turning into a philistine? More specifically, how could Pushkin reach the next phase of his...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
...SIMON GAUNT During the course of the last decade here has been sustained reflection on intersections between medieval studies and postcolonial theory, the books reviewed here being just a sample of the scholarship now available. But postcolonial approaches to the Middle Ages have proved...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
... also illustrates the French author's remarkable transatlantic influence during the mid- and late-twentieth century. University of Oregon 2009 Adams, Don. James Merrill's Poetic Quest . Contributions to the Study of World Literature Ser. 81. Westport: Greenwood, 1997 . Bauer, Mark. This...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Ibsen's plays and legacy in Paris during the 1880s and 1890s. University of Oregon 2010 Ahlström, Stellan. Strindbergs erövring av Paris. Strindberg och Frankrike 1884–1895 . Diss. U Stockholm, 1956 . Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell, 1956. Balzamo, Elena. “Le substrat français dans...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Ugrešić dismantles the phallus's imaginary “veils,” she also unmasks persistant gender inequality and a virulent socio-political backlash during the immediate post-Tito years. Ugrešić embeds in her psychoanalytic parody an incisive reading of gender discourse and local feminisms in 1980s Yugoslavia...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
...MARIKE JANZEN In the early 1960s, the East German Anna Seghers and the Cuban Alejo Carpentier published historical narratives of the slave uprisings that had rocked French and British colonies in the Caribbean during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In both Seghers's “Das Licht...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
... paradigmatic figure of European modernity, the flâneur , and contemporary Chinese poetry, in particular the poetic prose cycle “Guihua” (“Ghost Speech/Lies”) written by Chinese poet Yang Lian during his exile in Auckland, New Zealand, after June Fourth 1989. Emerging out of the relationship between Europe and...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... contemporary Yiddish modernisms. In this article, I analyze the contradictions that emerge in Shlonsky's deft self-inventions during the 1920s in the context of contemporary modernist trends and the emerging Hebrew literary center in Palestine. I read his flamboyant authorial images as a particular kind of...