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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
... places this stance within the framework of fiction—not primarily to demonstrate its falsity but to stage an alternate or rival fiction, one that challenges our fundamental assumptions about fiction, ethics, and existence. Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 novel ethics ethical turn...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Terence Cave Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy: Ethical and Political Themes in the Essais . By David Quint. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. xviii, 172 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 209–227.
Published: 01 June 2007
... 90 ( 1972 ): 109 -24. Ciaramelli, Fabio. “Levinas's Ethical Discourse between Individuation and Universality.” Re-Reading Levinas . Ed. Robert Bernasconi and Simon Critchley. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991 . Colombo, Manuela. Dai mistici a Dante: il linguaggio...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 406–417.
Published: 01 December 2020
... intellectual property legislation. Taken together, the three cases demonstrate the development of the notions of authorship and plagiarism in Venezuelan literature at the turn of the century. plagiarism authorship intellectual property Manuel Díaz Rodríguez Enrique Gómez Carrillo Rufino Blanco Fombona...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kiene Brillenburg Wurth Abstract In the introduction to this special issue I investigate the feasibility of a material turn in comparative literature. I approach this turn in the sense of the Greek kronos : as a circular, not linear, movement. I propose that this material turn has materialized in...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Wallace Martin Body and Story: The Ethics and Practice of Theoretical Conflict. By Richard Terdiman. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. xiii, 265 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... narrative ethics in dostoevsky & gombrowicz / 187 In Freud’s account, the melancholic ego, unable to find its love object in the external world, turns back upon itself, initiating, as Judith Butler argues, the birth of oneself as an object of self-scrutiny. By bringing division to a hitherto...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 301–330.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Language and the Ethics of Translation . Ed. Sandra Bermann and Michael Wood. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005 . 203 -29. Maurer, Christopher. “The Poet's Poets: Borges and Quevedo.” Borges the Poet . Ed. Carlos Cortínez. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1986 . 185 -96...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 175–176.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Does the re-appearance of “ethics” on critical radar screens represent something more than the latest attempt to find a defense for litera- ture? If so, then why is literature thought to be newly in need of ethical support? Or is the turn to questions of ethics in relation to literature a way to...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
... notes that he has been treating the “interplay of the ethical and the aesthetic as a series of envelopments and overlappings whereby now the one field, now the other achieves (temporary) dominance” (p. 87). When he turns from the readings of theoretical texts by Kant, Kierkegaard, and Freud that...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 2020
...David Palumbo-Liu Abstract Palumbo-Liu explores the relation of literature and ethics, noting that literature is always about “something else.” Drawing from a number of specific cases, including the Rohingya refugee crisis, he connects material histories with cultural practices that defy simple...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
... deeply. A second point of departure lies in the relationship  between his early view about the essential nonsense of “ethical” sen- tences and his tendency (deliberately demonstrative of our own) to turn repeat- edly to figurative language and literary example in his effort to put forth this view...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Claudia Moscovici An Ethics of Dissensus: Postmodernity, Feminism, and the Politics of Radical Democracy. By Ewa Plonowska Ziarek. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. 275 p. University of Oregon 2002 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/268...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 338–349.
Published: 01 September 2003
... “ethically challenged” because its relativism makes it incapable of taking an ethical stance, Hanssen’s book is itself a challenge to those who would dismiss the ethico-political force of poststructuralist methodology. Thus, another of Hanssen’s goals, as she turns specifically to the internal dis...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 101–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
... a lover’s caress. Lovers are therefore for Levinas never contemporary beings, and this in turn is a hall- mark of the ethical relation: “The other is the future. The very relationship with the other is the relationship with the future” (Time and the Other 76-77). In short, sexual love is one...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 95–111.
Published: 01 March 2003
... am interested in related questions of “non-separation” and interpretation in the Conte du Graal itself (see sections 6 and 7). THE ETHICS OF “WRITING”/101 structure of their binary; this in turn points towards something enigmatically other to the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Austerlitz's life story through visual and verbal references to the philosopher suggests certain Wittgensteinian themes and problems. These include the relation of ethics to aesthetics and of both to memory, of propositions to truth-making, and of the verbal to the visual arts as exemplified by the eighty-one...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 101–122.
Published: 01 March 2013
... from the mystery of its origin to issues in the ontology and ethics of literary translation as adaptation. The present study of one such work establishes that Nabokov's experiments in literary adaptation, their questionable proprietorship notwithstanding, afford a unique perspective not only on the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a reading of The Turn of the Screw , that James's narrative technique and typical configuration of characters create a mechanism very different from the ethically sensitive portrayal of distinctive “perspectives” enshrined as the Jamesian contribution to a liberal Anglo-American aesthetics of the...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 22–40.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Luke Sunderland This article proposes a comparison between the ethics of rebellion developed in recent publications by Julia Kristeva and in the medieval poetry of Bertran de Born. Both Kristeva and Bertran see revolt as a continuous and crucial process of transformation and questioning, of renewal...