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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 (2022) 74 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Tobias Warner tdwarner@ucdavis.edu Nicholas Harrison , Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2019 . Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 Asking tough questions about the foundations and fate...
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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 (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...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and 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...
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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 (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. Copyright ©...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
... poet Nâzım Hikmet, Vâlâ was educated at the Communist University of the Toilers of the East from 1922 to 1924. Returning to Turkey in 1925, he launched his career in the daily Akşam ( Evening ), bringing Soviet and Turkish literature into conversation in his serialized translations and literary...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to 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...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... in 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
...” 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 Warner’s 2001 essay “Uncritical Reading,” wherein...
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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 (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
.../4xq3r83z . Minault Gail . Secluded Scholars: Women’s Education and Muslim Social Reform in Colonial India . Oxford UP , 1998 . Miraji . Mashriq o Maghrib ke Nagmen ( Songs from the East and the West ). Punjab Academy , 1958 . Patel Geeta . Lyrical Movements, Historical...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 January 2005
... 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 argues, prevents rather than accomplishes Bildung, understood...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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 orchestra...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., or: the 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 (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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-consciousness...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for housing, health care, education, disability and unemployment. Social COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/300 programs, such as the Canadian health-care system, may even be challenged as de facto government subsidies to industry. “Defense and security” are among the very few government expenditures excluded from...