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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Seth Kimmel This essay argues that the effort to define and police the shifting boundaries of Christianity in early modern Spain produced a counter-intuitive peninsular logic of secularization. Hoping to stem the extension of ecclesiastical power over everyday cultural life, New Christians...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-language American (U.S.) modernism. Jiménez's Diario de un poeta reciencasado ( Diary of a Newlywed Poet , 1917), written during and after his round-trip voyage between Spain and New York, is the basis for what the poet called his “rebirth” in Spanish and American poetry. In this hybrid semi-epic text, he...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
... . Foley John Miles . Traditional Oral Epic: The Odyssey, Beowulf, and the Serbo-Croatian Return Song . Oakland : University of California Press , 1990 . Fuchs Barbara . Exotic Nation: Maurophilia and the Construction of Early Modern Spain . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of religion, literature, and secularism at distinct his- torical moments—ranging from early modern Spain to the nineteenth-century United States and interwar Germany and Palestine. They also chart how literature inflects the sensibilities, behaviors, and attitudes of readers. Spanning regions, lan...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 421–441.
Published: 01 December 2021
...: A Critical Study . Leeds : Francis Carins , 1990 . Armistead Samuel . Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia , edited by Gerli E. M. . London : Routledge , 2002 . Barletta Vincent . Covert Gestures: Crypto-Islamic Literature as Cultural Practice in Early Modern Spain . Minneapolis...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... is a great quality” (“halló de ejecutorias un tesoro,/porque es gran calidad ser embustero Here ejecutorias recalls nobility trials and their outcomes, as well as, more broadly, fluid legal and social defini- tions of nobility in Latin America and Spain in the early modern period.8 The distinction...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Piracy. Emulating Spain in English Literature . Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2013 . Print . ———. “Sketches of Spain: Early Modern England's ‘Orientalizing’ of Iberia.” Material and Symbolic Circulation between Spain and England, 1554–1604 . Ed. Cruz Anne J. . Aldershot : Ashgate...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 228–240.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., Beckettian model (as demonstrated in the first half of the article), how then can it serve as a modernizing force within con- temporary Spain? I. Valente and Beckett: Residual Modernism That Valente’s poetics derive largely from modernism can hardly be disputed. His admiration for high modernist...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 June 2015
...,Baroque Sovereignty appears to revolve around the analysis of the life and writings of Sigüenza y Góngora —​and, by extension, the cultural and political agency of Creoles in New Spain during the early (post-conquest) colonial period. Yet it would be more correct to say that More demonstrates how...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 127–144.
Published: 01 March 2002
... by a French composer who had never set foot in Spain. One of its early reviewers recognized the orientalist construction of modern Spain emerging from “ses origines judaïques, arabs, égyptiennes” ‘her Judaic, Arab, Egyptian origins’ (qtd. in Hutcheon 188). Indeed, Bizet’s Carmen represents a prime example...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 455–456.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Alex J. Novikoff BOOK REVIEWS / 455 Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain. By Seth Kimmel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 239 p. The Islamic influence on Spanish culture...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Salvador J. Fajardo Modernism and the New Spain: Britain, Cosmopolitan Europe, and Literary History . By Rogers Gayle . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 . 283 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 232 In either case, Baroque Sovereignty...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Modernity in the fi f- teenth century. Spain, together with Portugal (which anticipated the Spanish undertaking by a century), would produce the opening to the Atlantic, thus con- stituting the “bridge” between the ancient world and Modernity. Spain and Por- tugal originated Modernity precisely...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... On anti-Spanish polemics in general, see Mazzeo 22–34; García Gabaldón, Juan Andrés 30–33 . 6 Dainotto asserts that Andrés’s interest in Arabs is motivated by little more than his desire to place Spain at the center of European modernity, without any genuine regard for their culture, since he...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of the signifi cant Amer- ican events of 1776” and “did much to determine the destiny of the southern con- tinent” (454). He reminds historians that “[a] few days before the Declaration of Independence was proclaimed in Philadelphia, San Francisco was founded [by Spain] on the Pacifi c Coast...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2015
... LITERATURE / 234 and Spain formed a generation with comparable poetics and, not infrequently, related ide- ologies. Stephen Spender in particular responded to the proposal. His trip to Valencia and participation in the 1937 Congress of Writers for the Defense of Culture planted the seeds of his...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Lara , 1840–52 . Print . Almuiña Fernández Celso Domínguez Ramón García . Proceso inquisitorial a un periodista . Valladolid, Spain : Caja de Ahorros Provincial de Valladolid , 1983 . Print . Antología del centenario: Estudio documentado de la literatura mexicana durante el...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... . . . Spain’s modernization drive disproportionately affected Catalonia and representations of this new wealth could serve various ends. It could distinguish Catalonia as a region from the backward areas of Spain; it could underscore nationalist discourses of cosmopolitanism; and it could insert Catalonia...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 8–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Blanc: Between Romance and Epic.” Letters and Society in Fifteenth- Century Spain: Studies Presented to P.E. Russell on His Eightieth Birthday. Ed. Alan Deyermond and Jeremy Lawrance. Llangrannog, Wales: The Dolphin Book Company, 1993. 59-68. 53. “Comparative Literature, CL, and I...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the Eurocentric master narrative of the origins of modernity. Rather than a “passive” recipient of European civilization, the New World has been pivotal to Europe’s establishment of world hegemony. Dussel’s counternarrative centers on China’s need to import vast quantities of silver for its currency: Spain’s...