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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... bodily containment, the nightingale’s song mediates between sound and space. This article builds on Michel Serres, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari, who use the bird to think about enclosure (sonic, spatial) and territorial possession. Nesting T. S. Eliot’s nightingales within a wider context clarifies...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Lenora Hanson Abstract This article proposes that eighteenth-century and Romantic-era accounts of dreams offer a useful model for understanding the phenomenon of enclosure, or what Marx famously labeled “so-called primitive accumulation.” Rather than a historical event or a set of particular laws...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... found in ecological relations. Rather than accept the strict dichotomies of the logic of enclosure, the essay explores how these poets enact and theorize modes of passing in order to renew attention to temporary and seasonally determined forms of impasse and passage. enclosure ecological poetics...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 107–113.
Published: 01 June 2020
... an invisible line that human activity must not pass, such figuration reiterates the logic of enclosure whereby previously used wastes and woodlands are externalized as unmarked “nature” in order to insist on their disposability to capitalist inscription and exchange. “Passing Impasse” seeks to thread...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in ourselves to give up the illusory enclosure of self-identity and sameness and live on our own borderlines; or if, rather than severing all links with the sacred, we could recognize the sacredness of the profane” (206). Bakhtin’s work seems to suggest that meeting this challenge may be a...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2015
... form of spatializing temporal experience) and the affirmation of future-directed open-endedness, of ethical existence “that breaks every rhythm and offers a loophole through every enclosure” (132). “[I]t is precisely this state of metaphysical exile,” Erdinast-Vulcan concludes, “that enables our...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Plantation model of social control persist. In Poetics of Relation Édouard Glissant succinctly describes the Plantation as “an organization formed in a social pyramid, confi ned within an enclosure, function- ing apparently as an autarky but actually dependent, and with a technical mode of production...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 316–326.
Published: 01 June 2009
... but a patient in a sanitarium that bears a striking resemblance to a dirty war detention center), and he hears an Irish band, The Hunger, playing a song called “The Reptile Enclo- sure” (76). In this case, however, The Hunger is not an actual band and “The Rep- tile Enclosure” is not an actual...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 112–129.
Published: 01 March 2003
... China To speak of a literary text as “open” is to assert that it is not an enclosure of words whose messages are finite and limited, but a hermeneutic space whose verbal signs are capable of generating unlimited interpretations. It means that a literary text has no “correct” interpretation, or has...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... confirms its status as a border by erecting guardhouses in the four corners of the world (1: 418). These acts of territorial enclosure are politically founda- tional and confirm that Felsenburg depends for its moral purity on the severance of all bonds with wicked Europe. However, such absolute and...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... isolation and enclosure of laws and traditions, yet the novel is nevertheless set in Tel Aviv, Israel. The only way Adaf can locate his Jewish dystopia in Tel Aviv, and yet center the narrative on the faith of Judaism, without once engaging with the presence of Palestinians (in the past, present, or future...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 2021
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
...; Keats’s metaphorical prac- tice brings both simultaneously into view. Thea and Saturn, for example, resemble “natural sculpture in cathedral cavern” (1: 86). To the poem’s anthropocentric imagination, rock formations resemble sculptural figures, while their natural enclosure underground resembles...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... redevenue ciel, parce que nous avons arraché toutes les épines des fossés et toutes les bornes des enclos” (256; earth has become heaven once more, because we have torn out every thorn bush from its ditches and every boundary stone from its enclosures). In what one might think of as a “hortipolitical...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... It thus exemplifies the “apprentissage de l’errance” (Maffesoli, Nomadisme 145; apprenticeship of errancy) that for Michel Maffesoli coincides with the apprenticeship of otherness and invites us to break all sorts of enclosures. We are inhabitants of a world open to an elsewhere, a world in...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 351–369.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... planned in its enclosure might fail to keep the fortunate in haunts the story from its beginning, skewing the seemingly clear duality between inside and outside (136). The narrator likewise questions this clear separation by sug- gesting that Prospero’s fortunate friends may yet feel “despair or...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
... revolution, as Buck-Morss proves, what is produced by Hegel is not Haiti’s revolution but its enclosure within European revolutions. The slave revolt is always conceived of as a transformation into master of the slave. As Hegel proposes, “Self-consciousness exists in itself and for itself, in that, and by...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019