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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to the seven novels discussed in this essay: Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon, Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, Underworld by Don DeLillo, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen, 2666 by Roberto Bolaño, and 2005 dopo Cristo by the Babette Factory. Although these ten...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Sarah Ann Wells Abstract Shifting away from the paradigmatic factory gates, this article examines what comes into view as cinema approaches the port. Through a reading of Aloysio Raulino’s experimental short film Santos Port (Brazil, 1978), it shows how the port film is uniquely poised to view...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
... failure, they nevertheless proceeded to mourn its collapse. Indeed, over the past two decades leftist writers in both Eastern and Western Europe have looked back to the moments when the promise of solidarity mani- fested itself among the men and women who labored together on the factory floor...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
... exposes the “factory of writing” that surrounded Lin Shu, his name and image becoming a circulating commodity avail- able to the reading public. Working on textbooks, Lin Shu participated in reforming the Chinese educational system. Other related projects, including Lin Shu’s postal correspon- dence...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
... urbanization undergone by the capi- tal cities of Europe at this time (4–5). As millions of people flooded into metro- politan areas to take up factory jobs, their new homes revealed themselves as decidedly unheimlich —​un-homely. For the young Marx, this was true at even the most literal level: We have...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., however, black work- ers remain hostile to the black bourgeoisie throughout the film, and the climax is a multiracial workers’ demonstration protesting a recent lynching, followed by the KKK’s retaliation on a black neighborhood. White workers do rush to the rescue, but from a local factory rather...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... Whitney Griswold Faculty Research Fund to conduct archival and urban research in Le Havre, Marseille, and Saint-Nazaire in 2017. Literary and visual arts have the means to turn landscapes upside down, not with sand excavators and cement factories, but with rhythms, lexicons, camera angles, and...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
... practitioner of Critical Criticism ( Jules Fau- cher) misuses the English language: Criticism, which only two years ago exclaimed “Criticism speaks German, theology speaks Latin,” has now learnt English and calls the estate-owners “Landeigner” (landowners), the factory-owners “Mühleigner” (mill-owners...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a spectrum condition (since biophilia can hardly account for the factory farm), as so many ecocritics have been wont to do, is both misleading and intellectually dishonest. A fuller and more honest approach would have to look at the position and role of ecophobia within that spectrum...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
... apparatus for a chemical factory, and the rest of the modern armory of automatic machines which perform military or industrial functions, possess sense organs; that is, receptors for messages coming from the outside” (48–49). Clearly, Wiener does not use the lan- guage of a machine’s “sense organs...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
... assembly. They use the so-called law to do this in pretty much every building, factory, school, and government office. It is all exactly as it was.” The unwritten subtext here suggests that no one outside of the ruling class (from factory workers to farm laborers) still possesses such freedoms. And...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 404–425.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the Discourses of Power.” Dialectical Anthropology 16 ( 1991 ): 209 -32. Canning, Kathleen. Languages of Labor and Gender: Female Factory Work in Germany, 1850-1914 . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996 . ____. “Feminist History After the Linguistic Turn: Historicizing Discourse and...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 127–144.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., whose job at the tobacco factory is, quite symbolically, rolling cigars by hand and chopping off their heads. An upright and uptight don José, recognizing the temptation of the exotic forbidden fruit, remarks: “Dans mon pays, une femme en ce costume aurait obligé le monde à se signer” ‘In my part of...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2002
... carefully measured by three local factories. During the first chapter, however, this regularity is punctured when a woman’s scream is heard in the middle of the child’s weekly piano lesson. Both the child’s mother, Anne DURAS’S MODERATO CANTABILE/175 Desbaresdes...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
... “Komsomol Bohemians” of Moscow’s fledgling youth literary organizations to the liter- ary circles at innumerable factories, which aimed to spur and direct the “living creativity of the masses,” and, most importantly, to the campaign of “calling shock-workers [udarniki] into literature,” Dobrenko follows...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... “Komsomol Bohemians” of Moscow’s fledgling youth literary organizations to the liter- ary circles at innumerable factories, which aimed to spur and direct the “living creativity of the masses,” and, most importantly, to the campaign of “calling shock-workers [udarniki] into literature,” Dobrenko follows...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
... “Komsomol Bohemians” of Moscow’s fledgling youth literary organizations to the liter- ary circles at innumerable factories, which aimed to spur and direct the “living creativity of the masses,” and, most importantly, to the campaign of “calling shock-workers [udarniki] into literature,” Dobrenko follows...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2003
... “Komsomol Bohemians” of Moscow’s fledgling youth literary organizations to the liter- ary circles at innumerable factories, which aimed to spur and direct the “living creativity of the masses,” and, most importantly, to the campaign of “calling shock-workers [udarniki] into literature,” Dobrenko follows...