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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chenxi Tang This essay investigates tragic theater from French classicism to German classicism in relation to the ritualized ceremonies and spectacles of the early modern state, which I summarily refer to as ceremonial theater. From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the relationship...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2000
... . Vol 6 . München: Meyer & Jessen, 1922 -23. 6 vols. Voßkamp, Wilhelm, ed. Schäferdichtung . Hamburg: Ernst Hauswedell & Co., 1977 . Warde, Newell. Johann Peter Uz and German Anacreonticism: Emancipation of the Aesthetic . Las Vegas: Peter Lang, 1978 . Wegmann, Nikolaus...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2003) 55 (2): 130–163.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... 11 vols. 1960-77. ____. On Translating Homer . Ed. W.H.D. Rouse. London: Murray, 1905 . Bennett, W. German Verse in Classical Metres . The Hague: Mouton, 1963 . Bentley, C.E. Blake Records . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969 . Bernhardt-Kabisch, Ernest. Robert Southey . Boston: G.K...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2006) 58 (2): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Jeffrey S. Librett About Face: German Physiognomic Thought from Lavater to Auschwitz. By Richard T. Gray. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2004. 453 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Frederick Burwick Ghostly Apparitions: German Idealism, the Gothic Novel, and Optical Media . By Andriopoulos Stefan . Brooklyn : Zone Books , 2013 . 256 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 BOOK REVIEWS / 449...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 450–453.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Davide Stimilli Affecting Grace: Theatre, Subject, and the Shakespearean Paradox in German Literature from Lessing to Kleist . By Calhoon Kenneth S. . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2013 . 279 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
... centers on one such nodal city, Danzig/Gdańsk, in order to respond to Thomas Mann's meditation on cosmopolitanism in The Magic Mountain. Castorp is also a postcolonial response to the canonical German text; it calls for rememorizing and reimagining the presence of German history in the Polish landscape...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Christopher Braider Walter Benjamin confides to his friend Hugo von Hofmannsthal that “I sometimes think about writing a book on French tragedy as a counterpart to my Trauerspiel book,” noting that his “plan for the latter had originally been to elucidate both the German Trauerspiel and the French...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Anna Westerståhl Stenport Written in Denmark in French in 1887–88, Swedish author August Strindberg's novel A Madman's Defense ( Le Plaidoyer d'un fou ) was first published in an 1893 German translation and subsequently released in a manicured French version in 1895. The German version was taken...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Boris Maslov This article puts forward a genealogy of one of the principal temporalities associated with German (pre-)Romantic lyric, the time of a privileged moment (“ewiger/prägnanter Augenblick”). The same temporality is shown to dominate the lyric oeuvre of Fyodor Tiutchev, a Russian Romantic...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anne Dwyer This essay investigates the linguistic play and geopolitical scenarios in the work of Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (author of Venus in Furs and the man who gave his name to “masochism”) and his younger contemporary, the German-Jewish writer Karl Emil Franzos. Both men grew...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... professor of modern German literature, sets out to attempt a reading of a poem by the medieval Japanese writer Fujiwara no Teika, only to discover that what remains when linguistic barriers cannot be overcome and cultural specificity cannot be recognized is an interpretation that is constricted by the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
...MARIKE JANZEN In the early 1960s, the East German Anna Seghers and the Cuban Alejo Carpentier published historical narratives of the slave uprisings that had rocked French and British colonies in the Caribbean during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In both Seghers's “Das Licht...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Oasis writers celebrate the killing of German soldiers, but then also engage with troubling memories that surface in relation to such events after the war. Who (or what) is a perpetrator in the context of soldier testimony (as opposed to a perpetrator of genocide)? Should the term only be used in a...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
... reconciling them relates to our inevitable temptation to reduce undecidable figures to mechanically decodable signs and involves a complex of related binaries: figure and sign, symbol and allegory, inside and outside. The essay traces these binaries from the German Romantics into more contemporary theory in...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 March 2012
... suggests that the trend in Calvino's thought is germane to the distinction Roubaud makes — that Calvino's earlier position is characteristic of the “pre-Perecquian Oulipo,” while his later views are closer to those of his peers among the group's second wave. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... classic Sebaldian narrator, a wanderer who discreetly relays the stories of the people and places he is privileged to encounter. Although Sebald does not use the phrase, steps of this sort, unpurposed yet unerring, are made with what is commonly known in German as somnambule Sicherheit : the legendary...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jan Lensen This essay examines contemporary rewritings of World War II memory narratives. Drawing on the examples of Flughunde (1995) by German author Marcel Beyer and Marcel (1999) by Flemish author Erwin Mortier, I analyze the ways in which both authors address the complex processes of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of German literature, modernist poetics in China, Japan, and the United States, and the geography of nineteenth-century fiction, as well as a range of associated computational methods. Wilkens argues that computational work represents a unique opportunity for comparatists interested in large-scale...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ricardo Apostol Both the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer and the Greek poet Giorgos Seferis attempted to solve the problem of classical reception by connecting the modern reader with the poetry of ancient Greece. Read according to Gadamer, Seferis's poetry of the 1930s articulates and enacts...