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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 228–240.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996 . COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/228 JONATHAN MAYHEW Fragments of a Late Modernity: José Angel Valente and Samuel Beckett for John Kronik, in memoriam, “il miglior fabbro...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
...” community, to present the enclave as a contact zone for creolization of cultural materials that converge here through two, overlapping circularities: the transoceanic and the littoral. The specific epistemic structure generated through their intersections, that I call “the archipelago of fragments,” moves...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
...IHOR JUNYK This essay considers Rainer Maria Rilke's use of classicism as a response to the uncanny and fragmenting industrial city. While the twentieth-century revival of classicism has typically been seen as part of the reactionary “call to order,” I argue that Rilke's work represents a radically...
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 4. Detail from E. T. A. Hoffmann, “Fragment eines humoristischen Aufsatzes” (“Fragment of a Humorous Essay”). Image reproduced in Nord und Süd, vereint mit Morgen. Deutsche Halbmonatsschrift , edited by Curt Radlauer, no. 34 (1910): 348. Courtesy British Library. Shelfmark: P.P.4748.la More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 2. Johann Caspar Lavater, “Zehn Gränzumrisse männlicher Gesichter” (“Ten Outlines of Male Faces”), Physiognomische Fragmente , 1775–78. Courtesy ETH-Bibliothek Zurich. Figure 2. Johann Caspar Lavater, “Zehn Gränzumrisse männlicher Gesichter” (“Ten Outlines of Male Faces More
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... was wrapped up in Orientalist thinking and politics of the time. Modern editions tend to present texts based on twelve tablets found in the ruins of the library of a seventh-century B.C.E. Assyrian king. Yet this “standard” text incorporates fragments from other places and times, and itself existed...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the 1960s. It locates the aesthetic sensibilities of waterfront renewal in a scattered network of comic tableaux in literature, art, and moving images, including the documentaries of Dutch filmmaker Joris Ivens, the sitcom Arrested Development , and a mural at Baltimore’s National Aquarium. Like fragments...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
... fragmentation experienced by the novel's Salish community makes that socialization impossible. By adapting the Bildungsroman to represent this historical situation, McNickle's novel forces us to rethink theories of the genre that have focused primarily on the European case. In the somewhat unorthodox final...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
... directors, thinkers, and artists from across the globe. Among these encyclopedic references are allusions to Barthes's writings, most notably A Lover's Discourse: Fragments and The Pleasure of the Text . However, when the narrator of Chu's novel quotes from The Pleasure of the Text , he apparently forgets...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Molly Brunson In fragmented fever dreams of St. Petersburg’s cityscape and during frenzied flights on country roads, Nikolai Gogol represents imperial Russia with a unique, often disorienting descriptive prose, which has been considered both striking in its realism and protomodernist in its...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the law as such, exposing universalist ideals as not merely unhelpful for the Palestinians’ struggle but also as complicit in the oppression and fragmentation of Palestinian society. Habiby therefore redirects the emphasis toward interpersonal manners and intimacies that are external to the realm...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Figure 4. Detail from E. T. A. Hoffmann, “Fragment eines humoristischen Aufsatzes” (“Fragment of a Humorous Essay”). Image reproduced in Nord und Süd, vereint mit Morgen. Deutsche Halbmonatsschrift , edited by Curt Radlauer, no. 34 (1910): 348. Courtesy British Library. Shelfmark: P.P.4748.la...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
... The brooder, whose startled gaze falls on the fragment in his hand, becomes an allegorist.  —​Benjamin, The Arcades Project 324 Perception in Crisis Walter Benjamin boldly entitles one fragment in a group...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., Steven. “ Aquarium Fragment .” Negative 1/36–37. Web. Oct. 2010 . < www.rawsharktexts.com >. ———. The Raw Shark Texts . Edinburgh: Canongate, 2007 . Print. Haraway, Donna. “A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the late Twentieth Century.” Simians, Cyborgs...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to the rehabilitation community of Ennet House. At the formal level, this chorality is structured by means of an important maxi- malist rhetorical strategy: the fragment. In all seven of the novels that make up our textual corpus the narration is not continuous, but rather proceeds through diegetic units, more...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of an historical trauma experienced by parents and grandparents reconnect to the historical source by recreating the event from memory fragments handed down to them by elders (662). Rebuilding in order to mourn for an unremembered event (664), postmodern postmemory texts seek primarily to repair the experiential...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2001
... AND THE CONTINENTAL RENAISSANCE. By Gordon Braden. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xvi, 198 p. Largely recounted in fragmented national histories of European literature, the devel- opment of Petrarchism raises paradigmatic issues for comparative literature. Its relatively stable set of themes...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2001
... AND THE CONTINENTAL RENAISSANCE. By Gordon Braden. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xvi, 198 p. Largely recounted in fragmented national histories of European literature, the devel- opment of Petrarchism raises paradigmatic issues for comparative literature. Its relatively stable set of themes...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 175–176.
Published: 01 March 2001
... AND THE CONTINENTAL RENAISSANCE. By Gordon Braden. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xvi, 198 p. Largely recounted in fragmented national histories of European literature, the devel- opment of Petrarchism raises paradigmatic issues for comparative literature. Its relatively stable set of themes...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2001
... AND THE CONTINENTAL RENAISSANCE. By Gordon Braden. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xvi, 198 p. Largely recounted in fragmented national histories of European literature, the devel- opment of Petrarchism raises paradigmatic issues for comparative literature. Its relatively stable set of themes...