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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Voyage in the Dark and The Emigrants through parataxis and paralipses leaves the colonial migrants in the grip of an unresolved past. Yet these same devices also operate on a wider textual register to shift readers' focalization from realism's gaze, which disjoins observing subject from observed object...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
... internal organs. On the threshold between the self and the world, the eye blinks, redirects and refocuses its gaze. Whereas the ear, that other liminal organ, filters sound that it cannot generate, the eye that sees is also the object of perception. In its fictional representa- tions, the eye figures...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... (Wellbery 192-94). Likewise, if Rilke’s New Poems brim with classical relics, most notably a marble torso whose inner life makes itself felt as the uncanny ability to return the beholder’s gaze, his carousel, by contrast, is blind. An afterimage of Baroque spectacle as well as a proto- cinematic machine...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Christopher Peterson Nicolas . Durham : Duke UP , 2003 . 1 – 14 . Print . Ratok Lili . “My Gaze Was All I Had: The Problem of Representation in the Works of Ronit Matalon.” Israel Social Science Research 12 . 1 ( 1997 ): 45 – 58 . Print . Said Edward W. “Traveling...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 294–314.
Published: 01 September 2007
... centuries were total—that is, one set of images (often mere unreadable shapes) would be visible to the straight-on gaze, while a sharply angled perspective would yield a coherent representation. It is this kind of anamorphic distortion that Shakespeare invokes in Richard II, comparing Queen Elizabeth’s...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
... melancholia in the early modern period in an effort to unpack the relationship urged upon us between mourning and the shift into the epic mode.8 In the epyllion’s grim revision of its lyric sources Hecuba replaces “Laura” at the center of the male gaze, and the female mourner, as the “stell’d” —stilled...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... There are as many perspectives as there are possible movements of a body. . . . Having fixed your gaze at the horizon, fall to the earth on your side (from right to left), continuing to focus on it. New panoramas will flash before you of entirely new colorations, transforming the relief...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 214–232.
Published: 01 June 2001
... resurrection must vanish under the Enlightenment’s ever more pen- etrating gaze into the laws of nature. Just as the machine of nature has obliter- ated both human life and the trace of the divine from Christ’s face, so the myth of divinity itself has been left in ruins in the movement of human progress...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
... prevalent modernista pathologizing of Jews. In providing a model for analyz- ing the outward gaze of the modernista writer, this chapter also invites one to consider this gaze applied to the exoticized other within Latin America itself, mentioned although not explored in the previous chapter on Sanín...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... searches for Africa on the horizon. Both women link antiquity and modernity in their displacement; both are char- acterized by the melancholic gaze that always looks back. Andromaque, des bras d’un grand époux tombée, Vil bétail, sous la main du superbe Pyrrhus...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 315–332.
Published: 01 September 2001
... justify its appetitive objectifi- cation of “the colony?” Didn’t colonialist desire find itself narcissistically in the very lack that was nothing but the object of the colonial gaze? In what way is the postcolonial, Third-World desire for loss of self anything other than a mimetic recuperation of the...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 176–193.
Published: 01 June 2018
... will change, as well as a paralyzed temporal state—“forever now.” The speaker can only “stand . . . like a shadow / Under the great balanced day,” gazing indefinitely at “yellow dust, that was lifting in the wind / And does not drift away,” the suspended circular motion of the dust enacting, perhaps...
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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 (2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
...-Verlag, 1935 . ____. Hitler in Seiner Heimat . Berlin: Zeitgeschichte-Verlag, 1938 . ____. Hitler: wie ihn keiner kennt . Berlin: Zeitgeschichte-Verlag, 1935 . Huberman, Georges Didi. Images Malgré Tout . Paris: Les Éditions de minuit, 2003 . Hüppauf, Bernd. “Emptying the Gaze...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Print . Kenaan Hagi . The Ethics of Visuality: Levinas and the Contemporary Gaze . London : I.B. Tauris , 2013 . Print . Kierkegaard Søren . Frygt og Bæven [Fear and Trembling] . 1843 . Trans. Evans Stephen Walsh Sylvia . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2006 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2002
... an objec- tified totality that allows him to be assimilated as an integral part of the self- created and self-organized surroundings; thenceforward he actually manipulates objects physically, as a character does. Yet the supplemental gaze of the child must be carefully concealed in order to bring...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... distance between self and other first noted by Fanon in the scene of interpellation from Black Skin, White Masks. The meaningful gazes of the dressed and nude characters of Julien’s filmLooking for Langs­ ton  and the direct stare of Harris’s self-portrait as a made-up Toussaint L’Ouverture or as...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
... meaningful gazes of the dressed and nude characters of Julien’s filmLooking for Langs­ ton  and the direct stare of Harris’s self-portrait as a made-up Toussaint L’Ouverture or as part of a posed, defiant black “sisterhood” are dedicated to working through the assump- tions and the genealogy of black...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
... meaningful gazes of the dressed and nude characters of Julien’s filmLooking for Langs­ ton  and the direct stare of Harris’s self-portrait as a made-up Toussaint L’Ouverture or as part of a posed, defiant black “sisterhood” are dedicated to working through the assump- tions and the genealogy of black...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 426–429.
Published: 01 September 2010
... meaningful gazes of the dressed and nude characters of Julien’s filmLooking for Langs­ ton  and the direct stare of Harris’s self-portrait as a made-up Toussaint L’Ouverture or as part of a posed, defiant black “sisterhood” are dedicated to working through the assump- tions and the genealogy of black...