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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of media theory and deconstruction; and, at the most explicit level, a historical epistemology of “the oral.” In what follows, I track first the work that each chapter does as it spirals out of a specific episode to consider the stakes, the history, and the consequences of orality; second...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
...” (represented here by Giorgio Agamben and Slavoj Žižek). The essay initially understands New Criticism as focused on formal traits, (post)structuralism as concerned mainly with epistemology, New Historicism/Cultural Studies as privileging history, and the New Vitalism as seeking the realization of the subject...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the latter's speech patterns it also reveals the presumptions of social power implicit in the epistemological hierarchy between narrator and character as such. Only when Stein's characteristic device of repetition is analyzed in this vein—as a symptom of the narrator's and the character's habits of parroting...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of the work makes it difficult to interpret confidently, although this doesn't stop some readers from assuming such epistemological confidence. I suggest that “faithful” readers of the text, including the retrospective author himself, err when they attribute a fixed meaning to the novel, viewing...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... not only dominant, formal, explicit high textual traditions of poetics, but also subaltern and popular epistemologies that may be “emergent” or “latent” in praxis. Toward this end, the essay proposes an alternative in the form of “world literary knowledges” and presents three examples of “literary...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... associated with any given Latin American nation-state. It is a reminder that we need to seek alternative epistemologies that encompass newer approaches to our understanding of the flux of Latin American diasporas to and within the U.S. We can no longer conceive of Latinidad as a trope under which hyphenated...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... between man and his god, just as death for the radical secularist is the epistemological confrontation of the nothingness between mortality and redemption. It is this enduring gap — rather than a specific mechanics of meter and verse — that Tagore imagines as rhythm, and it is in this gap that the play...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... for “vernacularization” as a process of opening spaces for “the local,” vernacular languages, ontologies, and epistemologies are paradoxically oriented towards English/the West. What happens if the word, term, concept, process “vernacular” loses this purchase? What might we notice if we refused to rehabilitate...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 272–275.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Abstract This article tracks the ethical ambivalence of the native. First, there is a nativism drawn out with reference to Melissa Kennedy and Gary Okihiro that reframes the native in a poetic impulse, asks for a redistributive epistemological change in knower and known...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 377–405.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Christopher D. Johnson Abstract This article examines Jorge Luis Borges’s ingenious, largely dehistoricized interpretations and imitations of seventeenth-century writers typically called Baroque. It contends that the aesthetic, epistemological, and metaphysical values Borges assigns to works...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... suggests that Hebrew phrasing and poetics of mood offer a potent concept for the analysis of epistemological foundations of early twentieth-century modernism in Hebrew literature while drawing an outline for a wider, comparative view on early twentieth-century European modernism in light of the concept...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... recognition of Somali literature written by the members of its global diaspora, this article further suggests that Somali diasporic writers engage with border epistemologies to articulate more historically conscious modalities of belonging to place and language. Misra represents a possible community...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Sangeeta Ray Abstract This article articulates how an epistemology of ignorance structures the postcolonial metropolitan critic’s knowledge about a particular fraught state in India, Assam. Using the term agnotology , coined by Robert Proctor, rather than agniology , it examines two novels, Missing...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 26–51.
Published: 01 March 2023
... cartographic portrayals of the borderlands and reclaim them as dynamic spaces of mobility, as opposed to static cartographic lines. The article demonstrates how Indigenous epistemologies afford Silko and Herrera opportunities to extend their stories into underground spaces and lay bare a history...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... individualism that begins at the locale, and extends in a non-linear curvature. Vicuña's poetry and art constitute an epistemology that recurs during the performance of locality and redefines the collective expression of historical time from the events of language that realize the present. © 2014...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
... epistemologies and the waning of religious belief. In mapping the poets' respective strategies for speaking of the “eclipse” of God, the essay analyzes the rhetorical choices each poet makes in evoking the transcendent while highlighting its unknowability. As one moves into the twentieth-century high modernism...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
... a complex interplay between diegesis and mimesis at the heart of the plays. Shelley and Artaud might then be seen to co-opt the trauma scenario as an epistemological paradigm whereby their theaters assume revolutionary potential. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Shelley Artaud Cenci trauma...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 476–502.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... In underlining Locke’s important role for Leopardi’s theory of language, this work shows how the latter distances himself from the functionalism of Locke’s Essay by theorizing a language built on semantic vagueness and indefiniteness. This language is based on the epistemological conviction that ideas do...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Jameson (the author of a blurb for the book), but is skeptical of annuciations of the “end of epistemology,” which he associates with the likes of Michel Foucault or Richard Rorty. Appeals to consensus— BOOK REVIEWS/93...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Jameson (the author of a blurb for the book), but is skeptical of annuciations of the “end of epistemology,” which he associates with the likes of Michel Foucault or Richard Rorty. Appeals to consensus— BOOK REVIEWS/93...