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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 426–429.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Margherita Heyer-Caput Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy. By Joseph Luzzi. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008. x, 294 p. University of Oregon 2010 De Staël, Germaine. “The Spirit of Translation.” Intro. and trans. Joseph Luzzi. Romanic Review 97.3 –4 ( 2006...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ariel Wind Abstract Despite linguistic and cultural divides, the works Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo and Soul by Andrey Platonov parallel each other in their strikingly overlapping literary treatment of the spirit—one in the spectral form of the ghost, and the other in the internal, intangible form of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
... paradigmatic figure of European modernity, the flâneur , and contemporary Chinese poetry, in particular the poetic prose cycle “Guihua” (“Ghost Speech/Lies”) written by Chinese poet Yang Lian during his exile in Auckland, New Zealand, after June Fourth 1989. Emerging out of the relationship between Europe and...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with another provides no escape from a realm of phantoms. Moses Mendelssohn’s review faulted the book for leaving “the reader somewhat unsure as to whether Mr. Kant would rather render metaphysics risible or ghost seeing plausible” (17). Nevertheless, Kant attempted to bolster rather than abandon...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2008
... . Creasy, Matthew. “Shakespeare Burlesque in Ulysses.” Essays in Criticism 55 ( 2005 ): 136 -58. Dibattista, Maria. “Joyce's Ghost: The Bogey of Realism in John McGahern's Amongst Women.” Transcultural Joyce . Ed. Karen Lawrence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998 . 21 -37. Ellmann...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... vii ). A recurrent theme in the fragmented Ru , as well as the short stories “Vinh L.” and “The Boat,” involves the child’s communion with the mythical figure of the ghost, in the form of compatriots resting in watery graves. A contemporary belief in ghosts in Vietnamese religious and popular culture...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . Print . Armstrong Nancy . “Emily's Ghost: The Cultural Politics of Victorian Fiction, Folklore, and Photography.” NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 25 . 3 ( 1992 ): 245 – 67 . Print . Ashcroft Bill Griffiths Gareth Tiffin Helen . The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 2016
... tracks the ghosts of the ethnic avant-garde to the present day. But it’s hard to criticize the impulse to conjure such ghosts when Lee’s stunning archival work does such a wonderful job of showing what a vital and wide-ranging cultural and political formation it was; just as Robeson found, perhaps...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
... mother, at his pleasure and because she objected to his incestuous marriage. Meanwhile the ghost of Manlius appeared to his son Torquatus, who was studying languages and sciences at Athens, and commanded that he feign madness in order to avoid his uncle’s wrath and to avenge his father’s death. And...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 2005
... these Acknowledgments to “the ghost.” After explaining her sense of the book as “the last gasp of a dying discipline,” she jauntily declares: “Let the ghost dance.” The ghost recurs throughout the book. (I leave to others who know Hamlet better than I to follow through this connection, a connection...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 March 2012
... narrative makes a notable appearance in Calvino’s 1967 lecture “Cybernetics and Ghosts.”8 Composed after Calvino moved to Paris with his family, “Cybernetics and Ghosts” rehearses some of the themes involving combinatorics that are encoded in his later work. The main conceit of the essay concerns a...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
...) had its own theatrical precedents (a similar scene in 5.3 of Richard III, for example), what is new in Julius Caesar  is the close relationship between Caesar and the man his ghost now haunts: Brutus was, or at least was believed to be, Caesar’s illegiti- mate son.2 The appearance of Caesar’s...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 160–175.
Published: 01 June 2018
... echoes, and palpable absences. These affordances challenge the catalogue’s claims for totality while also making it a powerful mechanism for measuring history as loss. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 catalogues spectrality affordance ghosting transhistorical reading...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 1960s in Bolaño’s work (by way of the Spanish Sec- ond Republic, the Chilean Popular Unity government, the Black Panthers, Mexico 1968, and so on). Indeed, the spirit of that sequence haunts the present; we know, for example, that Posthumous’s ghost accompanied those kids YoSoy132, the striking...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... rendering that risks diluting the ethnic avant-garde’s legacy so much it scarcely seems like a legacy at all. The book is therefore at both its most hopeful and its most questionable when it tracks the ghosts of the ethnic avant-garde to the present day. But it’s hard to criticize the impulse to...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
... : Seuil , 1973 . Print . Lewis Pericles . “‘The Reality of the Unseen’: Shared Fictions and Religious Experience in the Ghost Stories of Henry James.” The Arizona Quarterly 61 . 2 ( 2005 ): 33 – 66 . Print. Lockhurst Roger . “Knowledge, Belief and the Supernatural at the...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 256–272.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., surely people will see . . . Then when I said, “Let the ghost dance,” someone thought it was trivial or light- hearted, but a ghost dance is a way in which you confront corporatized rational choice as your enemy. There, I was thinking of the Sioux who, in fact, at the end of the nineteenth century...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 430–448.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Classical Texts , edited by Mynors R.A.B. 1969 . Clarendon , 1980 . RACHEL FALCONER The Music of Heaney’s Aeneid VI HAT VIRGIL IS ONE of Seamus Heaney’s “familiar compound ghosts” (Eliot T140) scarcely needs arguing to anyone familiar with the Irish poet’s...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of the 2003 Amnesty Committee and Reparations and Rehabilitation Committee reports, which formally completed the 1998 Final Report of the South African TRC, this legal concept of remediation —​ ghosted as it is by an anterior medical meaning —​presents a useful rubric for re- assessing the work...