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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Anne-Lise François Abstract From Carolyn Merchant to Theodor Adorno, historians and critics of capitalist modernity have described its expansion as the story of the lifting of traditional taboos, or inversely as the laying down of a ban on taboo itself such that nothing is to remain off-limits or...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... inquisitorial regimes of discipline and dissimulation to critical pastoral and political ends, New Christians such as the negotiator Francisco Núñez Muley and reformers such as the court historian Pedro de Valencia sought to transform both Christian orthodoxy and civic identity. This social and intellectual...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Paul A. Bové Since Bruce Robbins's Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State deals with the novel, readers will rightly place it next to Lukacs and more recent historians and theoreticians of the genre. Critically, however, I believe it is also important...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 404–425.
Published: 01 September 2001
... classified as a “document” the draft of a Gayatri Spivak essay and an attached “Comment” on “Feminism in Decolonization” from Joan Scott. This publication of a “document” sought to capture one moment in an ongoing colloquy involving Spivak, some relatively open-minded disciplinary historians (e.g...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the relative place of the polit- ical in each. Further, I examine Ruskin’s critique of the “black legend” of Venice propagated by historians such as Pierre Daru and suggest that this critique paral- lels Venetian nationalist writings. Placing Ruskin’s “version” of Venice in the con- text of...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 272–297.
Published: 01 September 2019
... discourse within Persian poetry and Islamic history, some of which have been outlined above. Early in his narrative, Bākīkhānūf cites the German historian Johann Christoph Gatterer (1727–99) to improve on Herodotus’s account of the origins of the Sarmatians ( Gulistān 13 ). Bākīkhānūf writes as if the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... presidential address to the IAmerican Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, a historian from Berke- ley, proposed that American history should be approached not as a national nar- rative, but as a story of hemispheric proportions. Bolton’s title was a response to The Epic of America, a...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... During the same period, the specialization of literature and science has also coalesced as a result of many of the same cultural drives toward the critical reconnection and reassessment of the learned disciplines. Edited by Stanford historian of science Timothy Lenoir, Inscribing Science draws...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... During the same period, the specialization of literature and science has also coalesced as a result of many of the same cultural drives toward the critical reconnection and reassessment of the learned disciplines. Edited by Stanford historian of science Timothy Lenoir, Inscribing Science draws...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
... possible a way of understanding allegory without effacing the historical realities of Old Testament narrative (and, by implication, again I assume, Jewish identity). This is a complicated and subtle set of arguments, and I really cannot say what this book’s impact will be for historians of religion...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 359–362.
Published: 01 September 2002
... possible a way of understanding allegory without effacing the historical realities of Old Testament narrative (and, by implication, again I assume, Jewish identity). This is a complicated and subtle set of arguments, and I really cannot say what this book’s impact will be for historians of religion...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 September 2002
... possible a way of understanding allegory without effacing the historical realities of Old Testament narrative (and, by implication, again I assume, Jewish identity). This is a complicated and subtle set of arguments, and I really cannot say what this book’s impact will be for historians of religion...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ocean floor, and developing deep-sea extraction technologies to ensure that their national sovereignty extends farther still into fish-, gas-, and oil- rich waters. The historian Alexis Dudden has written extensively on how Japan’s claim to a number of islands in the East China Sea, designed to...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
....” The New Conservatism: Cultural Criticism and the Historians' Debate . Ed. and trans. Nicholsen Shierry Weber . Cambridge : The MIT Press , 1989 . 128 – 39 . Print . Thomson E.P. Customs in Common . London : Merlin Press , 1991 . Print . ———. The Romantics: England in a...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2015
... criticism. Everyday Reading challenges the assumptions literary critics and historians tend to have about mass audiences and the poems they love. Inspired by Stuart Hall’s brand of cultural BOOK REVIEWS / 453 theory, and building on the...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... body and form and Nietzsche’s view of the individual. But above all, it seems to be Oscar Wilde who presides over this study: “Ovid is the genius — in the Roman religious sense — of this study because he is perhaps the first and, along with Oscar Wilde, much the best historian of culture...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
... religious sense — of this study because he is perhaps the first and, along with Oscar Wilde, much the best historian of culture. . . . Ovid may be understood as the historian of those fictions a society tells about itself in order to believe it is civilized. Ovid is a chronicler of urbanity, of self...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
... religious sense — of this study because he is perhaps the first and, along with Oscar Wilde, much the best historian of culture. . . . Ovid may be understood as the historian of those fictions a society tells about itself in order to believe it is civilized. Ovid is a chronicler of urbanity, of self...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2005