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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Leerom Medovoi As an environmental term, “remediation” converges with “sustainability,” “resilience,” and “greening” to evoke an ethically positive resolution to ecological crisis and suggest the restoration of some nearly lost vitality through the neutralization of its afflictions. Although this...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... into an eco-critical space that reveals an affective environmental understanding even without the discursive tradition for writing about nature that modern environmentalism has made possible. In contrast to Ernst Robert Curtius's assumption that medieval literary notions of nature follow standard...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... untouched. Yet, despite the absence of an answering authority to lay down the law and cry “halt,” and perhaps because of it, environmental harm continues to be imagined through the figure of trespass and in terms of an invisible line past which human activity, otherwise compelled by capitalism to limitless...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... during the rise of neoliberalism and the culture clash between an already unstable Latin American middle class and North American consumerism. I locate Vicuña's critique of consumerism, complacency, and the subordination of environmental concerns by comparing her use of the spiral to that of Robert...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the way, the afterword identifies important recent work in history, literary studies, art, and histories of science that indicates promising avenues in Oceanic Studies. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Oceanic Studies commons environmental art political ecology Works Cited...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 32–44.
Published: 01 March 2017
... environmental art Derek Walcott Jason deCaires Taylor Works Cited 2012 . Dir. Emmerich Roland . Sony Pictures Home Entertainment , 2009 . DVD . Baucom Ian . Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the Philosophy of History . Durham : Duke UP , 2005 . 31 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
... immigrants their lives. This lop- sided interpretation of “free trade” enables business owners to move production to areas of the world where costs are lowest, perhaps due to lower wages, fewer occupational safety and health requirements, or fewer environmental restrictions, while simultaneously...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2014
... considered com- paratively, open up new, and perhaps unexpected, potentialities for the field. The next essay takes remediation out of academic discourse and places it squarely in the world of climate change, petro-dollars, and environmental disasters. “Reme- diation” is a term that most commonly...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... seriously, open into radically different kinds of reading practices (152). The essays included here explore how engaging with the “seaness of the sea” in such ways can reshape literary and cultural studies, as well as connect with such hybrid fields as green postcolonialism or environmental...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 107–113.
Published: 01 June 2020
... for future conversations. If you look hard enough, you may even find a few points of impasse. In “Passing Impasse,” the final essay of the issue, Anne-Lise François interrogates how the figure of trespassing has shaped ecological thought. Although environmental harm is often imagined in terms of...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 125–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and poetic beauty—could be countered through a revivification of cultural memory. The Queen of the Air, his highly ellip- tical publication of 1869, elaborates a complex mythology as a way of responding to the prevalence of scientific thinking, widespread environmental degradation, the pernicious...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 201–206.
Published: 01 June 2005
... environmentalism, referring to an undivided “natural” space rather than a differenti- ated political space, can work in the interest of this globalization in the mode of the abstract as such. . . . The globe is on our computers. No one lives there. It allows us to think that we can aim to control it. The planet...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the history of Venice, exposing the city’s vulnerability and the need for an effective strategy for conservation. This dramatic opening allows Scappettone to highlight the tension between the fragile environmental and social equilibrium sustaining the ancient city and the pull of...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... labor movements as well as lowered wages. When they needed skilled labor from abroad, on the other hand, they demanded and usually received co- operation from both home and host governments. They also transferred their operations to places where corporate taxes were lower and environmental or human...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
...): 203–25. Print. Fox, Nicholas Hengen. “Teaching (is not) Activism.” Radical Teacher 94 (2012): 13–23. Print. Glotfelty, Cheryll. “Introduction: Literary Studies in an Age of Environmental Crisis.” The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology. Ed. Cheryll Glotfelty and Harold Fromm...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... encounters with risks whose reality cannot be assessed with certainty” ( 757 ). While Heise focuses on environmental uncertainty as a theme shaping narrative form (particularly in Don DeLillo’s White Noise ), my argument is that risk calculation and speculation affect literary language itself: the...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... globalization, in a passion for cross-cultural dialogue, and in their genuine concern for environmental jus- tice. Although these themes have appealed to a broad and sympathetic readership as receptive to their imaginative recreation of the past as it is curious about their personal journeys across...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... product of “environmental racism” —​ eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century ideas about the natural determination of racial characteristics —​most prominently the effects of the sun on the body, work ethic, rational intelligence, and creativity —​in which water plays a compara- tively...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2016
... chaotic and unstructured environmental sounds through the use of language, and the work illustrates his playful approach to many texts that he enjoyed —for​ example, his “writing through” Joyce’s Finnegans Wake to produce Roaratorio (1979). Prior to this, Cage had invented the “mesostic,” a...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
...-1900 . London: Verso, 1998 . Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Matigari . Trans. Wangui wa Goro. Oxford: Heinemann, 1989 . Nixon, Rob. “Pipe Dreams: Ken Saro-Wiwa, Environmental Justice, and Minority Rights.” Black Renaissance 1 . 1 ( 1996 ): 39 -55. Okri, Ben. The Famished Road . London: Vintage...