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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 468–470.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jeff Love The Narrative Shape of Truth: Veridiction in Modern European Literature . By Kliger Ilya . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2011 . ix, 245 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Anna A. Berman Adulterous Nations: Family Politics and National Anxiety in the European Novel . By Kuzmic Tatiana . Northwestern University Press , 2016 . 248 p. Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 68–82.
Published: 01 March 2020
... happened. By characterizing the immediate postwar European culture this way, this article hopes to offer some initial insights for deepening the discussion of European culture in the period after the end of the war. For, indeed, there is remarkably limited scholarship on this immensely important moment...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 194–212.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the background of a broad typology of European verse, it argues that a basic compensatory mechanism balancing different levels of organization of verse is complicated by the interaction between different national traditions. As a particularly complex case the article investigates the introduction of syllabo...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Michael Lucey Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literature: From the Sublime to the Uncanny. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
... >. Sauvy, Alfred. “Trois mondes, une planète.” L'Observateur 118 ( 14 August 1952 ): 14 . Stråth, Bo. “The Concept of Work in the Construction of Community.” After Full Employment: European Discourses on Work and Flexibility . Ed. Bo Stråth. Brussels: PIE Lang, 2000 . 65 -106. Turner...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2. Niels Klim tries to impress the tree-creatures with his European manners, but they find that he and his civilization fall woefully short compared to their own rule of reason. Illustration from an American 1845 edition, publisher Saxton & Miles. Image from Project Gutenberg. More
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nicoletta Pireddu Within the context of the divisive intellectual debate on the cultural legacy of ancient Greece in the development of Europeanness, this essay focuses on three contemporary writers—Magris, Kundera, and Schmitt—who engage with a seminal European humanistic text, Homer's Odyssey...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... moves from a definition of the European Baroque, including a detailed discussion of its various possible etymologies, to the American Baroque and places Carpentier, Sarduy, and de Campos in the company of a number of European theorists to test their American arguments and applications. Mikhail Bakhtin...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Enrique Lima The European Bildungsroman since its emergence at the end of the eighteenth century has been the great genre of socialization. Beginning with Goethe's Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre , the Bildungsroman has narrated the story of a protagonist willingly or unwillingly renouncing his or her...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., in Hebrew. By analyzing these parallel events, the article suggests that the matsav ruah of the early 1900s was a new form of self-experience and that this new form stimulated original poetic language created by a cohort of Hebrew, East European writers, including Yosef Hayim Brenner, Uri Nissan Gnessin...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 345–372.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Figure 2. Niels Klim tries to impress the tree-creatures with his European manners, but they find that he and his civilization fall woefully short compared to their own rule of reason. Illustration from an American 1845 edition, publisher Saxton & Miles. Image from Project Gutenberg. ...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... As such, rather than an example of direct South-South comparison, cross-revolutionary Arab writing via Vietnam triangulated its critiques through the United States and European leftist movements, producing a model of literary production and revolutionary vision that was distinct from and critical of those...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... career without renouncing his politically compromising youth? In this essay I argue that Poltava is Pushkin's answer to these questions. Named after the historical battle that launched Russia as a European power, Poltava was, I suggest, the product of both Pushkin's long-standing wish to compose...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... controversial. Indeed, in the view of some medievalists the Middle Ages cannot be “postcolonial,” because the term by definition refers to historical circumstances and cultures that emerged only after the disintegration of the global empires that were formed in the modern period by European powers...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and land, Shlonsky challenged the styles and themes of his Hebrew poetic predecessors. At the same time, he experimented with the modernist forms and aesthetics that held sway in European culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, mixing aspects of Symbolism, Futurism, Expressionism...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Quint In its retrospect on the history of the European novel, Tomasi di Lampedusa's Il Gattopardo identifies the figure of the aristocratic male libertine as a particular novelistic object of erotic attraction and repulsion. The nobleman's sexual dominance and whip-wielding brutality...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... trajectory for understanding the emergence of European transnational prose modernism. In its conception, publication, and reception, A Madman's Defense straddles both national and linguistic borders; its plot involves travel trajectories that link Sweden with the continent, and Stockholm with Paris...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
... a paradigmatic figure of European modernity, the flâneur , and contemporary Chinese poetry, in particular the poetic prose cycle “Guihua” (“Ghost Speech/Lies”) written by Chinese poet Yang Lian during his exile in Auckland, New Zealand, after June Fourth 1989. Emerging out of the relationship between Europe...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Waïl S. Hassan If reading literature in its original languages has always been the sine qua non of comparative literature, the discipline began to change when the answer to the above question was no longer restricted to European languages. In parallel motion, many efforts, several of which...