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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 (2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The representation of diva culture in Luigi Pirandello's 1916 film novel Si gira … ( Shoot! ) and the dynamics of the “test performance” in his play Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore ( Six Characters in Search of an Author , 1921, 1925) enable us to revise our sense of how film interacts with older media...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 5. Sophie running from Héloïse to Marianne. Screen capture from Céline Sciamma’s 2019 film Portrait of a Lady on Fire . More
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
...S. Shankar This essay harnesses the use of translation as a critical method to explore affect in a comparative mode. By way of readings of ethnography (Margaret Trawick's Notes on Love in a Tamil Family ), film (the Hindi-language masala film Guide ), and fiction (Chinua Achebe's Nigerian novel...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 7. Ma Loute, with a red pompom on his head and Billie in his arms, crossing the bay. Screen capture from Bruno Dumont’s 2017 film Slack Bay . More
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Chih-Wei Chang This essay attempts to “bring out” Roland Barthes as an unnamable textual figure in the Taiwanese writer Chu T'ien-wen's Huangren shouji ( Notes of a Desolate Man ). Chu's “gay novel” is notorious for its narrator's seemingly inexhaustible references to a legion of writers, film...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and White would have been a fascinating film, advancing a cross-racial International committed both to left revolutionary politics and modernist experimentation. I then explain Hughes's dubious account by arguing that it enabled him to distance himself from the Soviet-oriented left on his own terms...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... argue that close readings of three texts—the 1955 Freedom Charter, which formed the basis of the New South African constitution; Phaswane Mpe's 2001 novel Welcome to Our Hillbrow ; and the 2006 film Catch a Fire —shed light on globalization as a political-economic-cultural strategy. I suggest...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... images reach their apogee in 1930s films such as Gone with the Wind (1939), Mississippi (1935), and Showboat (1936), all of which portray a Mythic South that is less a specific geographic location than an ideal — or an idyll — less an actual object than a procession of images that proliferate...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... or inexplicable fictional world. Limbotopia not only reflects the loss of temporality in postmodernism but also responds to very specific historical and political configurations. We analyze the incidence of limbotopia in works by Israeli, American, British, Russian, and South Korean writers and film-makers. ELANA...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 319–332.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the stage with her twelve maids. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 epic novel theater film network mediation Works Cited “A boy's life: Richard Linklater's 12-year project is an epic coming-of-age film.” Film Journal 3 July 2014 . Web. < http://www.filmjournal.com...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 6a. (l) Ada from the back, on the terrace of the club, listening to the testimony of Souleiman’s coworker, who haunts the body of a woman. Figure 6b. (r) Reverse angle on Ada’s face, looking away at the rolling ocean. Screen captures from Mati Diop’s 2019 film Atlantics . More
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
...MORADEWUN ADEJUNMOBI University of Oregon 2008 Adamu, Abdalla Uba. “Loud Bubbles from a Silent Brook: Trends and Tendencies in Contemporary Hausa Writing.” Research in African Literatures 37 . 3 ( 2006 ): 133 -53. Adejunmobi, Moradewun. “Nigerian Video Film as Minor Transnational...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 291–320.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in the Metamorphoses of Ovid.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 93 ( 1962 ): 1 -21. Bellour, Raymond. “The Film Stilled.” Trans. Alison Rowe with Elizabeth Lyon. Camera Obscura 24 ( 1990 ): 99 -123. ____. “Ideal Hadaly.” Camera Obscura 15 ( 1986 ): 111 -34. Benjamin, Walter...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on comic books, as well as sessions on structuralism, film and architecture, and the situation of students in France. The potential of structuralism to analyze media and popular culture was closely linked both to political radicalism and the aesthetic radicalism of the avant-garde. (499) Despite...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 307–324.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Henry Abelove, Michele Aina Barale, and David M. Halperin. New York: Routledge, 1993 . 307 -20. Deleuze, Gilles. Essays: Critical and Clinical . Trans. Daniel W. Smith and Michael A. Greco. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997 . Fire . Dir. Deepa Mehta. Trial by Fire Films, 1998...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2017
...) to a global capitalist superpower and the world’s second largest economy. In each section Li takes two chapters to explore films from Greater China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong that tie into the key corresponding dispositifs, which, as the book’s title suggests, refer to thematic concerns with the economy...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2022
... institutions and networks, supported by insightful comparative readings of novels and films. The book makes a compelling argument for the study of this heritage and challenges existing theoretical models of postcolonialism and world literature. The introduction lays out the complex historical...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
...-wing flat kite reddens the film’s muted palette of grime and haze with a bright splash of colorful saturation, as if to puncture the black-and-white visual idiom associated with the port’s industrialization. A lyrical voice-over, scripted and recited in Dutch by the poet Gerrit Kouwenaar, commands...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 5. Sophie running from Héloïse to Marianne. Screen capture from Céline Sciamma’s 2019 film Portrait of a Lady on Fire . ...
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