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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 June 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 (1 December 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 (1 January 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 (1 January 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... state means to accomplish is a new reverence for pious instruction (either directly via missionaries or indirectly via their alter ego the East India Company state). As many authors have shown, this is also conveyed by a turn to English as the only viable medium of education, augmented by sums given...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 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 (1 January 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 January 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
... twentieth century, such as providing al- lowances 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2005) 57 (3): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2005
... collapsed) and spent the rest of his career in England (Newman). New money now flowed, from the Defense and Education Departments, certainly, but also from major foundations (Ford, Rockefeller et CHIASMUS/235 al.) into universities to sponsor...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Arthur Miller's Tituba.” Forum for Modern Language Studies 43 . 4 ( 2007 ): 438 – 54 . Print . Mixon Franklin G. Jr. “‘Homo Economicus’ and the Salem Witch Trials.” The Journal of Economic Education 31 . 2 ( 2000 ): 179 – 84 . Print . Morgan Edmund S. “Arthur...