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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 209–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of British identity as contingent, permeable, and linked with the wider world. In these poems, that is, Dover’s cliffs collapse oppositions rather than enforcing them: they blur the lines between Britain and the world, past and present, organic and inorganic, human history and geological history...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of the special issue: textures, labor, and ruins; social mobility and migration; marine life, geological time, and the history of sensation. morgane.cadieu@yale.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 beach port architecture labor environmental humanities Figure 6a. (l...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 150–165.
Published: 01 June 2021
... elements, such as changing tides and the rocky or sandy substrates that make up the geological formation of the coastline. The edge appears in a number of Moore’s poems, including “The Fish,” which depicts the intertidal zone populated by injured “crow-blue mussel-shells,” “ink- / bespattered jelly fish...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of science, defined as the sum total of all living organisms on the Earth (“O semiosfere” 12).3 Vernadskii’s signal contribution to twentieth-century scientific thought was the theory that throughout geological history the varied forms of life constituting the biosphere have converted solar energy...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2019
... role, and the moral good of mimesis. It is not a question that admits of a single or simple, much less immediate answer. To his credit Mazzone is patient in reconstructing the various stages of the “geological change in the system of literary genres starting from the second half of the eighteenth...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in their evidence that the moment in Manhattan’s history when we could so thoroughly reinvent ourselves was as precarious as the places where we did it” ( 269 ). Many thanks to Frédéric Viguier for introducing me to Baltrop’s work. Works Cited Allen Nicholas , Groom Nick , and Smith Jos...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the North Atlantic echoes the history of European colonialism, and suggesting that one particular element of the Pacific Ocean is ongoing and diverse Indigenous presence, it reflects on the lack of engagement with Pacific scholarship in academic work globally. Rather than Ocean Studies turning its attention...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Ghosh Amitav . “The Great Derangement: Fiction, History, and Politics in the Age of Global Warming.” The Berlin Family Lectures . University of Chicago , 2015 . Web. < https://berlinfamilylectures.uchicago.edu/2015-amitav-ghosh >. Ghosh Devleena Muecke Stephen . “The Natural...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 96–106.
Published: 01 January 2008
... we have the paradox of a modernizing trend relying heavily on the idea of a return to pre- modern times; indeed, the pull between tradition and innovation is the major force behind Catalan culture of the last two centuries. As a result, the interest in and references to medieval history...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... postcolonial world literature are coupled with anthropologist Engseng Ho's distinction between the colonial and the imperial. I argue that the respective aesthetic priorities of these authors, and their fictional use of the histories of slavery and indenture in Mauritius, are best understood by means...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... preoccupations as a post-Holocaust writer, it points specifically to those literary resources of modernity that Sebald implicitly brings to bear on the very question of history. Indeed, the aim of this article is to mine the unrevealed archive of Sebald's own literary imagination in order to capture the problem...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Cortez (1809these and scores of other works that history has almost forgotten play a supporting role in this account of the literary representation of sacrifice. Although Hughes defines his subject as “primarily, the literal, ritual religious sacrifice of a human victim” (2), he does...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
... works that history has almost forgotten play a supporting role in this account of the literary representation of sacrifice. Although Hughes defines his subject as “primarily, the literal, ritual religious sacrifice of a human victim” (2), he does not distinguish sharply between sacrifice...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Idololatria Debelletus, sive Constantinus (1661), the sacrificial tragedies of Racine’s contemporaries Monsieur Venel and Michel Le Clerc, Gasparo Spontini’s Fernand Cortez (1809these and scores of other works that history has almost forgotten play a supporting role in this account of the literary...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Idololatria Debelletus, sive Constantinus (1661), the sacrificial tragedies of Racine’s contemporaries Monsieur Venel and Michel Le Clerc, Gasparo Spontini’s Fernand Cortez (1809these and scores of other works that history has almost forgotten play a supporting role in this account of the literary...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in order to transcend identities originally associated with any given Latin American nation-state. At the Margins of the Margins The name EpiCentro is itself emblematic of the sui generis imaginary that this group tries to convey. The word “epicenter” is a geological term designating...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
...William Coker This essay aims to contribute to a growing body of criticism devoted to the paradox of John Keats's peculiarly political aestheticism. Keats places a seemingly disinterested aestheticism squarely within the matrix of history, at a time when history itself was coming into its own...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... .” New Literary History 24 , no. 1 ( 1993 ): 17 – 43 . Strathern Marilyn . “ No Nature, No Culture: The Hagen Case .” In Nature, Culture, and Gender , edited by MacCormack Carol P. and Strathern Marilyn , 174 – 222 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1980...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 September 2018
... l’Art 7. Paris : L’Harmattan , 2005 . 15 – 37 . McLuhan Marshall . The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man . Toronto : Toronto UP , 1962 . Milner Greg . Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music . New York : Faber and Faber , 2009...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 306–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
... , scholars working on the sea in the fields of blue humanities and oceanic studies have overlooked its creative connotations in favor of a materially grounded approach: Even in literary scholarship, material histories of globalization have become both the starting and endpoint of most of our work...