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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora Since 1939 . New York : Oxford UP , 2013 . Print . MICHELLE ZERBA AND ADELAIDE RUSSO Introduction to Odyssey, Exile, Return N THE FIRST YEARS of the new millennium, the experiences of odyssey, I exile, and return, which form...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
...YOTA BATSAKI The question of the accent is usually muted in theories of linguistic and cultural translation, yet perhaps no other mark speaks more eloquently of exile. Exile may thus be conceived as the permanent burden of an accent in the midst of someone else's mother tongue, while...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jacob Edmond In this essay, I argue that the flâneur in exile addresses and offers an alternative to the endless oscillation between sameness and difference that bedevils contemporary approaches to comparative literature. I use the phrase flâneur in exile to refer to the encounter between a...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
...VLADIMIR ZORIĆ This article examines interlingual poetry of exile in the context of different theories of language in poetry and focuses on Miloš Crnjanski's (1893–1977) poem “Lament nad Beogradom” (“Lament over Belgrade”). The article claims that interlingual poetry of exile has been a blind...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... particularities of the time and place of the work's composition. What Auerbach famously called the “incomparable historical vantage point” of his exile in Istanbul, these critics argue, has inextricably shaped the contours of his work as a critic. This essay suggests that focusing on exile as Auerbach's most...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... towards this critical stance. His writings from the 1920s, in which he advanced the idea of bi-nationalism in Palestine, suggest an alternative discourse that gives a concrete meaning to Benjamin's reflections written more than a decade later. An exilic perception of Benjamin can be actualized according...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , to challenge the cohesiveness of the idea of Europe. The authors' responses to the treatment of exile, return, homeland, and identity in Ulysses' voyage problematize not only the boundary between belonging and not belonging to Europe but also the distinction between center and periphery within the...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Applying Svetlana Boym’s concept of “diasporic intimacy,” the article charts a Russian-Jewish emigrant poetics of home and exile, linking contemporary representations with Soviet-era meditations on Jewish emplacement. At the same time, the fiction is placed in a global context, suggesting that Russian...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... uncovered the metaphysical import of the nation's historical destiny. Pushkin (whose career already included two political exiles and the authorship of a number of scathing epigrams directed against Alexander I and several prominent statesmen) recognized that in order to ascend to a new artistic phase he...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
...AMARYLL CHANADY This essay develops the concept of the “transamerican outcast” in order to examine the literary figure of economic exile in the Americas. This essay addresses emerging “translocalities” in the hemisphere—that is, multiple cultural networks and socially stratified global cities...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 199–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... understanding of Zweig's laudatory portrayal of Brazil as the land of the future. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Race and Identity Futurism Fascism Exile Literature Latin America Works Cited Agassiz Louis . A Journey in Brazil . Chur : Plata Publishing , 1975 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 2019
... as exile and cosmopolitanism and of now-favored critical concepts such as the network and the transatlantic. European modernism, Bulson argues, succeeded in creating a myth of itself as a border and ocean-crossing movement that synthesized the most cutting-edge writing from across Europe and the...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
... . New York : Syracuse UP , 1998 . Print . Darraj Susan Muaddi . The Inheritance of Exile: Stories from South Philly . Indiana : U of Notre Dame P , 2007 . Print . Darwish Mahmoud . Yawmiyyât al-Huzm al-Âdî. (Arabic) . Beirut : Dâr al-‘Awda , 1973 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2002
... a political exile in Germany), or Nabokov’s “Putevoditel’ po Berlinu” (“A Guide to Berlin”—a brief collection of snapshots from everyday life compiled by a Russian who has emigrated to the German capital), we see this need for justification taken into account and embedded into the text. To...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Will Norman’s recent monograph takes as its point of departure Fredric Jameson’s state- ment that Vladimir Nabokov had had “the luck to find a time capsule of isolation or exile in which to spin out unseasonable forms” (qtd. in Norman 31) —​an inversion of Nabokov’s own (and many scholars’) sense...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., not of a dead city, but of the chaotic Paris, both beautiful and gro- tesque. The lost swan and the overwhelmed speaker are exiles within this new Paris, linked by a melancholia whose immobilizing effect causes it, as Ross Cham- bers argues, “to be experienced as an oppressive weight” (168).9...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 312–327.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ): 81 -83. Benjamin, Walter. The Origin of German Tragic Drama . Trans. John Osborne. London: Verso, 1998 . Bové, Paul A. Intellectuals in Power: A Genealogy of Critical Humanism . New York: Columbia University Press, 1986 . Damrosch, David. “Auerbach in Exile.” Comparative Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2015
...). Yet all along he remains “deeply concerned about the danger of ethical relativism, so closely attendant on the loss of metaphysical moorings” (25). He is, in a word, an exile, suf- fering from an “incurable homesickness,” yet well aware that he is unable to return. Like Bergson, Merleau-Ponty...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., tout pour moi devient allégorie, Et mes chers souvenirs sont plus lourds que des rocs. Aussi, devant ce Louvre une image m’opprime : Je pense à mon grand cygne, avec ses gestes fous, Comme les exilés, ridicule et sublime...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the aforementioned exiled Haitian authors, this may be due to the difficulty of “translating” such suffering into literary form ( Cooreman 36 ), as well as the need for new refugees to gain the fluency required to write in the language of the nation of settlement ( Terrell Cargill 1 ). As Alice Pung...