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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 333–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
...-SPAN . 27 Apr. 2000 . PERFORMING VIRTUAL WHITENESS/333 LINDA KINTZ Performing Virtual Whiteness: The Psychic Fantasy of Globalization N THE GLOBAL EXPANSION of cyberspace, the complex mixture of high Itechnology...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 315–331.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) . New York: Random House, 1999 . Urban, Thomas. Vladimir Nabokov. Blaue Abende in Berlin . Berlin: Propyläen Verlag, 1999 . Zimmer, Dieter E. Nabokovs Berlin . Berlin: Nicolai Verlag, 2001 . KAFKA’S REALITY & NABOKOV’S FANTASY...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Drawing on a psychoanalytic toolbox, this essay develops a provincial reading of psychosexual and geopolitical fantasies in these writers' work within the context of Austrian culture after Austria's defeat to Prussia (1866) and subsequent German unification (1871). The analysis devotes special attention...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... fantasies that the novel, a genre associated with the ascendancy of the bourgeoisie and its values, weaves around the eroticized figure of the aristocrat. It documents, in Madame Bovary , the gradual replacement of the nobleman-rake in Emma Bovary's fantasies and love-affairs with substitutes produced by a...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
... work ostensibly realigns the coordinates of the Latin American novel, breaking with the model of magical realism, it too foments a (pre)conception of alterity that satisfies the fantasies and collective imagination of U.S. cultural consumers. Citing the extremely low numbers of Latin American works...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... mimesis, which operates not only in the (very real) fantasy of the “life and work” continuum but also in the sensual experience of the text as the Other's life-words , an important aspect of Uno's authorial actuality. It is the body that finally brings these disparate modalities of mimesis into a...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 44–58.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Calvino is almost certainly the most discussed Italian writer of the latter twentieth century, having fared particularly well in the English-speaking world. Calvino criticism in English typically produces a monograph and a couple dozen articles per year, covering discussions of utopia, fantasy...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2006
... reprinted in English translation (2004). VIDAL IN FURS/97 phies. Alternatively, Deleuze, Masoch, and the biographies can all be read as efforts to make sense of fantasy, exemplified here by Peire Vidal’s poetry. Deleuze intended in his essay...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 445–446.
Published: 01 December 2015
... claim objective status for what we could consider fantasy” and “has located fairyland in a definite place” (135, 144). What a shock. It is a simplification of the argument to say that Murrin located Fairy Land somewhere in Cen- tral Asia, but not a great simplification. So striking was the claim...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2007
... patient, or analysand, experiencing the analyst as embodying his or her otherwise unconscious hallucinations and fantasies. Freud called this transference. Some analysands may actually seek to force their analysts to personify their hallucinations and fantasies. For example, Joan Riviere, whose...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
... analysand, experiencing the analyst as embodying his or her otherwise unconscious hallucinations and fantasies. Freud called this transference. Some analysands may actually seek to force their analysts to personify their hallucinations and fantasies. For example, Joan Riviere, whose letters Jacobus...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
... with Aldonza. In her stead, Don Quijote’s other fantasy damsel—the royal lady who, according to the scenario he has outlined to Sancho back in chapter 21, promises the knight material rewards, social position, and marriage—comes to life in “Princess Micomicona.” (The fur- ther Cervantine irony is...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 246–254.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Colonial Fantasies: Conquest, Family, and Nation in Precolonial Germany, 1770-1870 . Durham: Duke University Press, 1997 . COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/246 REVIEW ESSAY DOROTHY FIGUEIRA The Profits of Postcolonialism One of the causes of the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of it written in collaboration with his close friend Christopher Isherwood, often took the form of surreal fantasy, set in an imaginary world known as “Mortmere.” Upward’s later commitment to Communism caused him to reevaluate his literary style, and throughout the thirties he published little...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... : Marcus Weiner , 2003 . Print . Rowe John Carlos . “Edgar Allan Poe's Imperial Fantasy and the American Frontier.” Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race . Ed. Gerald Kennedy J. Weissberg Liliane . New York : Oxford UP , 2001 . Print . Said Edward . Orientalism . New...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
... fantasies of the teleology of globalization. The crucial third chapter unearths an archive of “Latin American World Literary Discourses” (103) dated 1882 to 1925. The contradiction of cosmopolitanism in Latin American world literature is perhaps most forcefully exposed here as the chapter takes a...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 457–459.
Published: 01 December 2017
...: one would not exist without the other; one needs the other for self-constitution. A reciprocal fantasy of difference — the shiny demo- cratic West and the inferior, always-catching-up East —underlies the overwhelming feeling of disappointment that now plagues the relatively recently enlarged...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 180–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
... political imagination. Like the idea of a breaking point, the idea of impasse may be a fantasy that manifests the desire for the end of things as they are, or at least for their momentary cessation. Put somewhat differently, an impasse may be an essential and yet surprisingly thin theoretical construct that...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... for several years. As a result, her journeys to Denmark have sometimes been read as fantasy projections. Given the challenges of recov- ering surviving records and Larsen’s own tendency towards self-mythologizing, this approach has not been entirely unjustifi ed. But the impulse to suppress Lar...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
... terms: Distance as value. . . . This shouldn’t be understood in the petty sense of mere reserve. Nietzsche considers distance to be a strong and rare value. . . . The utopian tension —​which is at the heart of the idiorrhythmic fantasy —​is this: what is desired is a distance which does not remove...