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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., medieval literary texts in fact reveal a keen awareness and dedicated study of natural phenomenon. Comparing how the three authors discussed here describe the trees, forest, and defoliation in their elegies highlights their knowledge of the natural environment and their affective response to deforestation...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 193–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Epic.” Melita Theologica 17 ( 1965 ): 1 -19. Shaffer, Aaron. “Gilgamesh, The Cedar Forest and Mesopotamian History.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 103 ( 1983 ): 307 -13. Tigay, Jeffrey H. The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2023
...] speeches in the ears of [his] people” State ). His farcical speeches echo throughout the stadium where they are originally delivered, then amplified nationwide, and translated into birdsong by his parrot. Finally, a reading of the episode in the Leopard Forest in La vie et demie demonstrates how...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 23–41.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... Devi and the Spouse Goddess: Women, Sexuality, Marriages in India . Maryland: Riverdale Company, Inc., 1985 . Goethe, J.W. Meisterwerke-Gedichte . Band 1. Frankfurt a. Main: Mundus Verlag, 1999 . Haberman, D.L. Journey Through the Twelve Forests: An Encounter with Krishna . New York: Oxford...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 142–160.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... As a consequence of this transformation from a sustainable to a technological mode of existence, rivers, forests, and the very earth itself become objects of human regulation, result- ing in dams to run power plants, timber harvests to drive the paper industry, and coal mining to meet our energy demands...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., and he was nothing unless a wound; blood flows everywhere; the sinews, uncovered, lie exposed, trembling veins quiver without any skin. You could count the pulsing intestines and gleaming entrails in his breast. The country dwellers and forest spirits...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 242–255.
Published: 01 June 2002
... from her land and headed for Masar without notifying her family or any other person. She walked for a long, long time across forest and bush areas. When she be- came exhausted, she rested in the shade of a great tree. While resting she over- heard some birds chatting from the branches of the tree...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... is set entirely in the Yorkshire countryside and concentrates on the interaction between two iso- lated households —​the Earnshaws of Wuthering Heights and the Lintons of Thrushcross Grange. Ayu’s novel centers on Indonesian characters and makes use of a wide range of locations: the forests...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 233–261.
Published: 01 June 2001
... that were recumbent in the day rise as the others fall, 5 stand up and make a forest of thick-set trees. The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing, are chugging...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... The forest comes apart. The trees are overwhelmed long before they can escape to a place less hospitable to the insects. ( Raffles 325 ) 11 For two sustained readings of the poem in terms consonant with the ones proposed here, see Jacobus 61–78 and Swift, “Wordsworth and the Poetry of Posture” 963...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 283–299.
Published: 01 September 2004
... moments of elemental happiness are undercut by sharp turns toward alien- ation and fear. In 20, Olenin, emerging from the stag’s lair, finds the forest spooky, uncanny (zhutko), and fearful (strashno). In 23, as if to complement this, Olenin’s imagined communality with Maryana, which he would...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., if only by a hurricane lamp, but beyond that lighted center is an obscure forest, a swamp, and a maze of mysterious and menacing paths with connections to the world of the spirits from which Azaro remembers coming and to which he returns in dreams and delirium. Azaro’s narrative does not recognize...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... away like flowers! So in the forest where my mind sends itself into exile An old Memory rings out with the resonant breath of a horn! I think of sailors left and forgotten on an island, Of the captured, of the vanquished! Of many more others still...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 298–307.
Published: 01 September 2023
... the development of Indigenous literature, so her essays provoked much anxiety among Indigenous creative writers. The older generation believed that their forest memories and tribal experiences were deeply felt matters of the heart not to be held back; while the younger generation felt the need to use the tool...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
...). 7 In this passage, Hofmeyr refers to Hester Blum and Margaret Cohen. On “dockside politics and the daily protocols of customs,” see also Hofmeyr, “Colonial” 266. 6 In the original image in color, the sea and the sky are pinkish, the mountains blue, and the forests dark green. 5...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . 136 – 41 . Print . Radcliffe Ann . The Mysteries of Udolpho . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2008 . Print . ———. The Romance of the Forest . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2009 . Print . Raz-Krakotzkin Amnon . “Exile in the Midst of Sovereignty: A Critique of ‘Shlilat HaGalut’ in Israeli...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and nourish the poets who have grown up in the shade of its primitive jungles). Ferdinand Denis lamented the fact that Brazil did not have its own James Fenimore Cooper to provide Europe with a true impression of the Indigenous peoples who were still wandering around the wilderness of the forests...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... water. I don’t know any other that’s as cold as yours; it’s like water from the forest spring at home. But something’s missing from yours. It could have an extra flavor of the land. Like what we have at home,” de Bofane, Congo Inc.: Bismarck’s 44). This short phrase, “Je suis un mondialiste, comme toi...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Sommer. “Language Death in Africa.” Endangered Languages . Ed. Robert Robins and Eugenius Uhlenbeck. Oxford: Berg, 1991 . 19 -44. Eni, Emmanuel. Delivered from the Powers of Darkness . Ibadan: Scripture Union Nigeria Press, 1987 . Fagunwa, Daniel. The Forest of a Thousand Daemons . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in post-Enlightenment mythography. The restoration of myth was clearly an enduring concern for Keats before he began to write Hyperion in 1819. That time when “holy were the haunted forest boughs,/ holy the air, the water and the fire,” as Keats called it in the “Ode...