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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 408–425.
Published: 01 December 2018
...: From its inception as counter-mythology, presupposing the existence of myth that it can either affirm or critique, the lyric does not present an alternative between enchantment and disenchantment but rather—in negotiating between the two—shows us the agency we have in fashioning our enchantments...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 2012
... so, he traces “epistemological duels” between empiri- cism and enchantment, realism and romance, mystery and disenchantment. As he dem- onstrates, realism does not exclude the irrational, but brings it in, often through the figure of the foreign, to mediate the always historically specific realist...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the uncertainty that is “endemic to the realist project” and the inherent instability —in form and content —generated by that ostensibly stable mode. In doing so, he traces “epistemological duels” between empiri- cism and enchantment, realism and romance, mystery and disenchantment. As he dem- onstrates...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 232–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... so, he traces “epistemological duels” between empiri- cism and enchantment, realism and romance, mystery and disenchantment. As he dem- onstrates, realism does not exclude the irrational, but brings it in, often through the figure of the foreign, to mediate the always historically specific realist...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 2012
... so, he traces “epistemological duels” between empiri- cism and enchantment, realism and romance, mystery and disenchantment. As he dem- onstrates, realism does not exclude the irrational, but brings it in, often through the figure of the foreign, to mediate the always historically specific realist...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... or cure, Adorno’s rhetoric of enchantment inflates in direct proportion to the grinding intensity of his negative dialectic. Become compulsive, the language of disenchantment curiously rivals the sleep of reason in the production of monsters. Although one could doubtless indict Adorno...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... José . “The Secular, Secularizations, Secularisms.” Rethinking Religion . Ed. Calhoun Craig . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2011 . 54 – 74 . Print . During Simon . Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2002 . Print . Hirschkind...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
... at the End of the Millennium.” A Companion to the Works of Rainer Maria Rilke . Ed. Metzger Erika A. Metzger Michael M. . Rochester : Camden , 2001 . 188 – 208 . Print . Landy Joshua Saler Michael . “Introduction: The Varieties of Modern Enchantment.” The Re-Enchantment...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2023
... a little island apart from Ferrara in the Po, the site, he had been informed by his cousin, the prophetic enchanter Malagigi, of the Belevedere, an Este garden—the loveliest isle that will ever be, “so that anyone who has seen it, will no longer praise the homeland of Nausicaa” ( Orlando furioso 43.57.7–8...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of and within ourselves) of which his European Ulyssiad is the epitome may be dismissed as utopian, Magris is equally wary of the so-called odysseys of disenchantment (Infinito 9), in which sirens entice us into surrendering to incontrovertible truths. In Horkheimer and Adorno’s Dialectic...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... closely with a Russian professor, this attempt to create “a comforting recovery of identity through shared nostalgia for the lost home and homeland”(Boym, “Dias- poric Intimacy” 501) ironically causes Masha to forgo “the mutual enchantment of two immigrants from different parts of the world...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 119–142.
Published: 01 March 2000
... comprehensible movements—in this recognition Montaigne is superior to all studies of man from antiquity and post-antiquity” (211). See, also, Ellrodt 42-47. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/134 chiavellian reduction that had robbed the world of value and enchantment. But they cannot return the certainties...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 188–206.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and the United States, the putative “end” of the Cold War paved the way for an aggressive ethos of capitalist competition that in its turn fueled the disenchantment of the bulk of the population whose labor—and therefore lives—was no longer of value. In the absence of the binary opposition between communism...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
...). Chaucer’s focus on how Theseus’s forced discipline leads to the tournament in the first place and then the deforestation that follows perhaps reveals his disenchantment with a late medieval present characterized by an emphasis on ostentatious form without heroic substance: Duc...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... incantations could famously, to quote Robert von Hallberg, “charm leaves off trees” ( 2 ). In this instance, the leaf has already fallen; abscission trumps apostrophe in America. The speaker playfully acknowledges his world’s disenchantment, as he appeals to something no longer vital (contrast this poem...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
... concludes: although distractibility can be turned either to critique or to a re-enchantment of property and the glorifica­ tion of war, in the long run, for Benjamin cinema points forward to a world devoid of myth (201). However, if one bears in mind Benjamin’s rejection of Kantian solutions...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 101–122.
Published: 01 March 2013
... opening line addressed a knight-at-arms whose origins could ostensibly be Arthurian (as in LBDSM-1), and not a “wretched” wight. While a knight’s disenchantment upon finding himself to have been the latest in a long succession of his peers ensnared by an elfin mistress professing her true love...