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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams This essay focuses on the remediation of higher education in the U.S. In the period after World War II, higher education was cast as a remediation of social ills, particularly inequality. The period saw the opening of colleges and universities to unprecedented numbers of people...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 381–407.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Alani Rosa Hicks-Bartlett Abstract Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Il Piacere ( Pleasure ) feints at being a bildungsroman. Even as it incorporates the genre’s defining tropes, it repeatedly undermines them, staging an educational process that is continually frustrated and problematized. Il Piacere can...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Andrew M. Opitz This article examines the politics of irony and considers the role this ostensibly elitist mode of communication plays in a world characterized by economic inequality and unequal access to educational resources. Its study of the political uses of irony is grounded in an analysis of...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... cultural assets, and therefore its general educational employment within public institutions, as opposed to its religious or liturgical use, causes no offense to anyone's freedom of conscience guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Confidence in this idea, however, set in only after a...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... towards Mizrahi Jews. Indeed, it was Bialik—the institution and the literary symbol—who served three generations of Zionist educators devoted to writing a new Jewish history from which the Jews who lived in Arab and Islamic lands during the last few centuries were erased. University of Oregon 2010...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in postcolonial or global Anglophone world literature. Writing by Buchi Emecheta, Chinua Achebe, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie suggests how the appropriation of the language of British colonization has been undercut and abetted by the Anglophone cultural and educational institutions of US empire...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... two moments: (1) the notion and practice of Bildung —education, training, formation—where the subject of language, in becoming literate, thoughtful, and self-reflective, is to become a being that recognizes itself and others in these and related terms: as legible, autonomous, and self-determining; and...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... allows both writers to reimagine the concept of the soul in modern secular terms: in Tartt’s conception of post-traumatic “soul loss” as a critical stage in the moral and aesthetic education of the self, and in Dostoevsky’s view of wounded memory as opening up the self to the more expansive, overwhelming...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2011
... which programs to cancel is the idea that a broad education, and a large group of people benefiting from such education, is a public good. I don’t know Arabic or Tamil or Old Norse myself, but it enriches my life to be in a circle of people that includes some who do. I don’t play in a symphony...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Mother Tongue Literacy.” International Review of Education 39 . 4 ( 1993 ): 255 -85. ____. “Vernacular Literacy in Modern Nigeria.” International Journal of the Sociology of Language 119 ( 1996 ): 43 -68. Akinyemi, Akintunde. “Oral Literature, Aesthetic Transfer, and Social Vision in Two...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the left’s existing anti-aesthetic critique” despite its not being explicitly Marxist (North 136) . Literary Criticism , nevertheless, does an important service by reinvigorating discussions of aesthetic education within the discipline. In this, the book has an important precursor in Michael...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2014
... oil spill, the problems in public education, or perhaps a legal crisis. The simple fact that we read  remediation in a way that goes against every dictionary definition and every common everyday use seems worth investigating more thoroughly. How did the public’s use of remediation as a term...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Economic World Reversed.” Poetics 12 ( 1983 ): 311 -56. ____. “The Forms of Capital.” Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education . Ed. John G. Richardson. New York: Greenwood, 1965 . 241 -58. Campe, Joachim Heinrich. Robinson der Jungere: Ein lesebuch fur kinder...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., to fill Urdu’s possible legacies through translation. Miraji established possible futures for Urdu through bygone chronicles, stories, and lyrical possibilities that were not subservient to the fluctuations of value that vernacularization carried with it. The education policies and projects that...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 January 2005
... paradigms and make room for the new)—Nietzsche takes a deliberately “untimely” stance. He sets out to understand “as a defect, infirmity and shortcoming of the age something of which our age is justifiably proud, its historical education” (History 8).5 Historical education (“historische Bildung he...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... animates the contextual material that enables her reading of Johnson’s Voyage. In outlining “Three Thousand Years of Habesha History and Discourse” (the title of the first chapter), Belcher provides an education in a fascinating and powerful culture that consistently asserted its originary and...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
...- mized the ephemerality of the positions available to educated Chinese in urban cultural and educational institutions. The works of Lin Shu and his collaborators offer important perspectives on transformations in mental labor in China at the turn of the twentieth cen- tury. Lin Shu, Inc. reveals the...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... “marvellous sensual understanding, and very little clarity of mind” (Study  92, 126). One of the products of his unclear mind, in Lawrence’s view, was “the Tolstoyan fallacy of repudiating the educated world and exalting the peasant” (Cavalleria  18–19). The coal-miner’s son educated into the self...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 275–282.
Published: 01 September 2001
...- lematic of globalization for humanity, we behold the coexistence of secular Muslims and sacrosanct Muslims, of people who can readily access the market, mass education, and mass media, and of people who cannot afford to eat at McDonald’s, whose only option of education is the madrasa and only dream of...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-Rahuni, in turn, makes Franco speak in Qur’anic idioms and locates Islam’s holiest site in Cordoba” (163). Chapter 5, “The Invention of Hispano-Arab Culture,” describes how the Spanish colonial government in Morocco generated legitimacy by supporting Muslim religion and Arabic language education and...