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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 101–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973 . Bowlin, John. Contingency and Fortune in Aquinas's Ethics . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999 . Camargo, Martin. “The Consolation of Pandarus.” The Chaucer Review 25 . 3 ( 1991 ): 214 -28. Caputo, John. Against Ethics. Bloomington...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Chulkov. The English novel in question, The History of Charlotte Summers, The Fortunate Parish Girl (1749), was translated into French in 1751 and from French into Russian in 1763, just three years before the publication of the first installment of Chulkov's first literary work, The Mocker or Slavonic...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 110–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of distance and familiarity. Through its juxtaposition of stories, the tale anatomizes fortunate and unfortunate human lives; it dramatizes the latter through the practical joke. The tale and its storyteller, Shahrazad, try to teach brotherhood and compassion for human weakness to a reader figured as an all...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
...” in chapter 30: “Does your worship think that Fortune’s going to offer him around every corner such a piece of good luck as she is offering him now?” Piensa que le ha de ofrecer la fortuna tras cada cantillo semejante ventura como la que ahora se le ofrece (352; 305). Don Quijote turns the offer down...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2011
... be good news for Yale, Harvard, Princeton and the like, whose commodity would now be enhanced by an increase in its rarity, but, fortunately, in academia competition exists to enhance the striving of all, not to eliminate the less favored. Comparative literature occupies a particularly risky...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
... political ambition and desire follow no moral laws. That is perhaps why Juliaane does not describe Noron as evil but instead urges him to compose himself lest he overestimate his control over fortune or “Geluk,” an unpredictable field of contingencies, which he claims to “beheersch als voogdt ‘t...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
... expression is inevita- COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/2 bly determined by the specific conditions of particular cultural moments. Those fortunate enough to have studied with him will recall with affection his dry wit and exacting standards in every aspect of coursework—and the deep and abid- ing love of words...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 74–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the countess of Arande. Amadour knows he cannot hope to marry her, be- cause of her age (she is only twelve years old), her elevated station, and the fact that as a younger son he has no claim on his family’s fortune. So he decides that his only option is to be her “serviteur.” The better to achieve...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... wasn’t worth living in,” The Leopard 181). One day they come to a set of rooms, with unusual — and now fortunately undecipherable — stucco reliefs, low-lying mirrors, sofas that are too wide, and shining white marble fl oors that slope down to a lateral gutter. Here Tancredi discovers, but refuses...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 111–129.
Published: 01 March 2004
... deeds, Montaigne is able to write himself through his words: “What I chiefly portray is my cogitations, a shapeless subject that does not lend itself to expression in actions. . . . My actions would tell more about my fortune than about me” (“Je peins principalement mes cogitations, subject informe...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 319–332.
Published: 01 September 2015
... way for a new hydroelectric project. In the opening sequence they encounter a singer on a railroad handcar —​not only blind but also black —​who tells their future: They “seek a great fortune” and they will “find a fortune, though it will not be the one they seek.” They will also see many signs...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-history of securitas, as a conquest of the “dichotomy of the land and the COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 342 sea” (83). But it is the supposed untrustworthiness of the sea, which Hamilton shows to be a constant feature of Greek literature, that at the same time promises great fortune. What emerges...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Eminent Victorians, Marichalar’s Riesgo y ventura del Duque de Osuna (The Perils and Fortune of the Duke of Osuna), written as an example of the “nueva biografía,” sought to renew the genre in Spain by infusing it with a cosmopolitan, liberal spirit. In this he was encouraged by Ortega, whose...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Yang’s rise to fame and fortune, as he works tirelessly to “reshape the thinking, feeling, and doing” of countless postsocialist Chinese subjects. As he zigzags around China raking in cash hand over fist, Li Yang teaches football stadiums full of pupils how to shout out his crazy mantras...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 33–62.
Published: 01 January 2007
... species. Some commenta- tors thought that Aristotle referred to all plays set in Hades as specimens of the fourth type because reversals of fortune did not come to those in Hades; others reasoned that the fourth species must rely on spectacle to arouse the passions of pity and fear.5 Médée, I would...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 119–142.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of Chicago Press, 1995 . Meyer, Edward. Machiavelli and the Elizabethan Drama . Weimar: Literarhistorische forschungen, 1897 . Montaigne, Michel de. The Complete Essays of Montaigne . Trans. Donald Frame. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1957 . Pitkin, Hanna. Fortune Is a Woman: Gender...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2001
... and the Poems of BL MS Harley 682.” English Studies 74 ( 1993 ): 222 -35. ____. “A Closer Look at BN f. fr. 25458.” Unpublished paper. Harvard University, Spring 1999 . ____. “Fortunes Stabilnes: The English Poems of Charles of Orleans in their English Context.” Fifteenth-Century Studies 7...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... . Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies and Fortunes of Migrants in the Bay of Bengal . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2015 . Bernards Brian . Writing the South Seas: Imagining the Nanyang in Chinese and Southeast Asian Postcolonial Literature . Seattle : University of Washington...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 59–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
... with our horse!” They then broke the siege. Because of them, Duke Mu succeeded in resolving his difficulties and he defeated Jin; he captured Duke Hui [of Jin] and then came home again. This is a case of a favor bestowed repaid with good fortune. (Xiang 125) The casual reader may see in the passage...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 127–144.
Published: 01 March 2002
... (Willems 301-05). Mixing picturesque adventures with ethno- graphic observations, Borrow’s work reiterates well-known negative perceptions of the Gypsies (as primitive, uneducated, sensual, degenerate, living on the fringes of society, and devoted to thieving and fortune telling), while simultaneously...