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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Critical Inquiry into the Transformation and Application of a Conceptual Field to Comparative American Studies Translated by WENDY B. FARIS HE TERMS “BAROQUE” AND “NEOBAROQUE” have been frequently...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... field of literary theory remains a resolutely Eurocentric high ground relatively untouched by the rising tide of globalization reshaping American academia. Neither the marginalized subdiscipline of Comparative Poetics nor the more influential field of Postcolonial Studies has managed to challenge...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... undifferentiated, homogenous “Other.” However, just as medievalists have something to learn from postcolonial theory, so postcolonial theorists might have something to learn about the history and specificity of their own field of inquiry from a better-informed view of the past. This essay offers an appreciative...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... assess the current field of Oceanic Studies. “Routes” points to work on the chronotope of the ship; vernacular and subaltern cosmopolitanisms at sea; inter-imperial assemblages; new metageographies; and the resource exploitation, militarization, and securitization of the ocean. “Oceanic” points to recent...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alice Te Punga Somerville Tracing the various names used for the Pacific Ocean and drawing on Pacific scholarship and poetry, this article suggests alternative genealogies for the field of Ocean Studies that are visible from the Pacific region. Observing that the claim that Ocean Studies began in...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keith P. Feldman This introductory essay considers the critical purchase of “relationality” in current scholarly debates in Comparative Ethnic Studies and Comparative Literature. It foregrounds Blackness and/as incommensurability as they are treated in these fields' distinct and overlapping...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
... tale of competitive and desiring socialization), enters the force field of a state-oriented social imaginary and becomes warped within it? With these questions in mind, the essay takes up First Love , interpreting it as a political allegorization of an ostensibly straightforward coming-of-age story...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... offers a corrective with insights for both the future of South Asian Anglophone literature and the field of World Literature. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 literary trends world literature Global Anglophone Latin America South Asia A FEW PAGES FROM THE END of Mohammad...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Field Work (1979). His view of Miłosz, however, is affected by associations against which Miłosz himself rebels. Most notable for this comparison is Miłosz's insistence that “noble feelings” are dangerous for literature and — in spite of his avowed anti-Romanticism — his bardic aura. Heaney's experience...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 182–202.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “ocularcentrism” and the conceptual abstraction associated with it. As exemplified by Martin Jay's otherwise admirable “synoptic survey” of “anti-ocularcentric” discourse in twentieth-century French thought, however, the importation and translation of these “otocentric” figures into the field of Anglophone...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... an ocularcentric discipline governed by clarity. Baumgarten, laying the groundwork for much of the “distribution of the sensible” that dominated the field of aesthetics after him, conceives of the poem as the paradigmatic instance of an aesthetic cognition of the sensible that is founded on the triad...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... constitute themselves as participatory members in the larger field of Western and world culture? And how does the apparent divestment of national cultural identity actually reaffirm the importance of that identity? Specifically, I am intrigued by the different ways in which they interact with Joyce both as...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Ancient Greek literature of the archaic period) and a discussion of the ways in which his temporal imagination relates to the ideological concerns of the victory ode. Beyond these specific objectives, which lie in the fields of literary and conceptual history, the article discusses the theoretical...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... field, one must first and foremost read him reading. This essay attempts to demonstrate three essentially interrelated points that might begin to salvage Auerbach's criticism from its obscured place in the literary critical canon. The first of these points is that throughout his entire corpus Auerbach...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of implicating Arabic studies, a field in which the question of which languages are relevant may seem as counterintuitive as in American studies. Given its (post)colonial contexts, comparative approaches to Arabic literature have tended to emphasize its relations with British and French literatures...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... traditional identities associated with Latinoness and questions the stability of this very concept, changing in the process fundamental assumptions about the field. It also explores the work and impact of Maya Chinchilla, one of the founders of the group and editor of the anthology. The article attempts to...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... exhibiting the mechanistic understanding of cultural production for which English thirties leftists are typically condemned, Upward develops a mode of commitment that sees praxis as inherent to the cultural field. Reading Upward's work in terms of cultural praxis thus adumbrates new lines of inquiry in the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... literary comparison that alternately analyzes the similarities and differences between texts rather than attempting to maintain a balanced view of both at once, this essay also hopes to contribute to recent discussions within the field of comparative literature on how to treat textual convergences and...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... representations of drug cartels. It is through a critical approach to the drug trade, as it intersects the power of the state, that alternative narconarratives resist the mediation of hegemonic discourses that permeate the fields of journalism, academic research, and literature. © 2014 by University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
... through parody, travesty, and psychoanalytic pastiche. Taking as points of departure Jenefer Shute's framing of Nabokov's conflict with Freud as an attempt to ensure hermeneutic control over his own texts and the cultural fields within which Nabokov's works were written and read, I analyze a literary...