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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Christopher Braider The Frame of Art: Fictions of Aesthetic Experience, 1750-1815. By David Marshall. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. 259 p. University of Oregon 2007 Hume, David. “The Sceptic.” Essays Moral, Political, and Literary . Ed. Eugene F. Miller...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 119–139.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, or Richardson’s Clarissa, this literature brings us face to face with the existential problem of suffering; it also produces a multitude of narrative paradigms and hermeneutic frames that shape how we understand suf- fering within a life’s narrative. Some of the questions...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Unlike the easy solution adopted by Ben-Ner and Tammuz to simply remove the Arabs from the dystopic frame, eliminating them before the narrative even begins, Kenan never lets the anxiety about the growing impact of religious forces and the weakening of the Zionist secular left fully blind his critique...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karl Ashoka Britto BOOK REVIEWS WORLDS WITHIN: NATIONAL NARRATIVES AND GLOBAL CONNECTIONS IN POSTCOLONIAL WRITING. By Vilashini Cooppan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. 354 p. Given the enormous political, economic, and...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Nicole Rizzuto This essay argues that the Caribbean migration narratives of Jean Rhys and George Lamming employ formal tactics associated with modernism to question values subtending literary realism and provide alternative models for thinking about relations between the novel form and community...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 110–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Nights Tale of the Hunchback frame narratives estrangement empathy in literature practical jokes disability The sequence begins with a parody of the formula of the previous group of stories when the barber’s hunchback tailor brother—a composite figure of the original Hunchback and of the...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
... himself that he has long known (“znal vse zaranee,” “davno uzhe predchuvstvoval,” 227, 229) but could authorize only in the light of this exchanged gaze on the brink of death. The multiple frames of Dostoevsky’s narratives intersect on just such fatal thresh- olds involving literal and spiritual...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Case for Narrative Ethics Inasmuch as it is framed by a beginning and an end, argues Peter Brooks, “all narrative may be in essence obituary” (95). One can thus say that for Brooks the connection between narrative and human life is not mimetic, but that of a myse-en- abyme: the former repeats...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 279–281.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the story of Joan of Arc are the narrative frames, rhetorical devices, tropes, and metaphors that may translate her histori- cal experience into the idioms of literary hagiography and romance. We must look elsewhere for the inquisitor’s answers, and that elsewhere takes us to the confusing and...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Frederick Luis Aldama The Mind and Its Stories: Narrative Universals and Human Emotion. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii, 302 p. Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanities. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Routledge, 2003. 244 p...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Richard Eldridge THE SELF IN MORAL SPACE: LIFE NARRATIVE AND THE GOOD. By David Parker. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 208 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ON DIALOGUE. By Dmitri Nikulin. Lanham: Lexington Books...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 349–351.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Marie-Laure Ryan Narrative Causalities. By Emma Kafalenos. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2006. xiii, 247 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/349 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning . By Gana Nouri . Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press , 2011 . 207 p. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Implications...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 372–375.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jean-Louis Pautrot Listening In: Music, Mind, and the Modernist Narrative. By Eric Prieto. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. xiii + 322 p. University of Oregon 2004 Arroyas, Frédérique. La Lecture musico-littéraire . Montreal: Presses de l'Université de...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 93.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Stephen M. Hart Ordinary Enchantments: Magical Realism and the Mystification of Narrative. By Wendy B. Faris. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004. 323 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Glyn Salton-Cox This essay examines the English Communist novelist, Edward Upward (1903–2009) in a hitherto unexplored comparative frame. Until recently, Upward's authorship was largely dismissed as formally uninspired and dogmatically “Stalinist,” the work, as Samuel Hynes put it, of “a gifted man...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... identification makes criminal organizations symbolically, and even liter- ally, exterior  to civil society, a framing that presupposes an interior  composed of the Mexican government and people, who are united against a common enemy. Luis Astorga considers this narrative as a matrix of performative...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
...LINA STEINER Written in 1828, Pushkin's narrative poem Poltava ushered in a new period in the poet's creative life, one in which Pushkin's task was to become a national bard (or, using the romantic terminology of the day, a national “genius”) whose poetry expressed Russia's innermost “spirit” and...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Summers  is striking, and the textual parallels coupled with the timing of the Russian translation of the English text suggest that it had a strong impact on Chulkov’s fiction, which includes an extended collection of framed interrelated stories (The Mocker or Slavonic Tales), an inventive narrative...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Igiaba Scego. Drawing on diaspora studies, theories of narrative space, and contemporary theories of world literature, this article argues that Somali diasporic literature places at its imaginative and symbolic core the concept of the border. In so doing, Somali diasporic literature interlocks formal and...