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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Neetu Khanna Abstract This article revisits the Marxist anticolonial feminist writings of Urdu author Ismat Chughtai through a materialist exploration into how the female body—with its erotic curvatures and grotesque protuberances, its sticky and viscous textures and fluids—becomes the focalized...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 58–71.
Published: 01 January 2002
... attractive when one notes that, as reflected in the literature both enterprises engender, the fruit of conquest is unrequitedness, the acknowledge- ment that the eroticized “other” remains as such elusive and unattainable. Such an approach does of course resonate with well-documented features of New...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 274–295.
Published: 01 September 2016
... eschews eroticism and is by definition conjugal. Moreover, as Ste- phen Jaeger notes, courtly love elevates and mystifies erotic desire to reconcile eroticism with an older tradition of ennobling love that was inimical to sex. This can only happen “by removing love into a realm beyond reason” (191...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- dental at first sight, a closer examination of the narrator’s/writer’s textual practice suggests that he is indeed a Barthesian reader: like the Barthes of A Lover’s Dis- course or The Pleasure of the Text , Xiao Shao transforms the beloved into a text and the text into an object of erotic desire...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 193–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
... University Press, 1976 . Leick, Gwendolyn. Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature. London: Routledge, 1994 . Lévi-Strauss, Claude. Structural Anthropology. London: Penguin, 1968 . Marszewski, Tomasz. “The `Cedar-Land' Motif in the Sumerian Poem about Gilgamesh. The Problem of its...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 11–52.
Published: 01 January 2000
... letters were staple texts in humanist male education is the implied relation- ship between the path to knowledge and moral command, on the one hand, and mastery of the heroic genus familiare, with its base in erotic stories of women ultimately “captured” in actual or affective terms by their heroes...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 175–176.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self- abuse in love is not a bad thing” prime...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2001
...). In mid-sixteenth-century France Pierre de Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 189–192.
Published: 01 March 2001
...). In mid-sixteenth-century France Pierre de Ronsard enjoys “an erotic dream so complete that it replaces erotic reality” (p. 119). In the end (late seventeenth-century Mexico City), it comes down to a hand job. Bembo’s “autoerotic version of the interdicted lovemaking” and Ronsard’s feeling that “self...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . The Problem of Translating “Jabberwocky.” Edwin Mellen Press , 2007 . Print . Silverberg Miriam . Erotic Grotesque Nonsense . Berkeley : U of California P , 2006 . Print . Taylor Janelle S. “Non-Sense in Context: Xu Bing's Art and Its Politics.” Public Culture 5 ( 1993...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the texture of the (paper) walls: by looking very hard, she discovers something. “Had everyone seen what I had seen?” the narrator continues, casting doubt on her own vision: “Ha-im yakholti litfos mashehu she-otet li zikaron shel mishehu 9 Cf. a passage from “Tiny Targets” (“Matarot ze‘irot...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 262–266.
Published: 01 June 2004
... simplifications (though not without rhe- torical flourish) mask many of the subtleties that texture the one-thousand-year history he limns. Anyone, for example, who comes to Augustine through the researches of Peter Brown, Brian Stock, and J.J. O’Donnell will be impatient with the off-hand treatment...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 266–269.
Published: 01 June 2004
... arguments, will be familiar to students and scholars of this history, and his epigrammatic simplifications (though not without rhe- torical flourish) mask many of the subtleties that texture the one-thousand-year history he limns. Anyone, for example, who comes to Augustine through the researches...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 269–274.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of this history, and his epigrammatic simplifications (though not without rhe- torical flourish) mask many of the subtleties that texture the one-thousand-year history he limns. Anyone, for example, who comes to Augustine through the researches of Peter Brown, Brian Stock, and J.J. O’Donnell...