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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 194–212.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the quantitative approach to the larger theoretical claims of Historical Poetics. Works Cited Abondolo Daniel . A Poetics Handbook: Verbal Art in the European Tradition . Richmond, Surrey : Curzon , 2001 . Adams V. Joshua , Calahan Joel , and Hanson Michael . “ Reading...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 25–51.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of the ghazal as both transhistorical and transnational rely on a discourse of “worlding” as an imperial project of cultural recovery and homogenization. In contrast, this article employs the methodology of historical poetics to argue via a reading of meta-ghazals in Persian, Urdu, and English that reading...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
... as configuring creative inventions and relative differences in poetic as much as cognitive structure, as a way of substantiating and legitimating his—comparative—defense of original poetry. The essay concludes by suggesting how Herder's historical intervention may be inserted, theoretically, into still current...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... poetry. It suggests that Benjamin's conception of allegory cannot adequately be addressed without first registering the impact that the allegorical dimension of poetic language exerts upon fundamental philosophical concepts such as subjectivity, experience, and historicity itself. If Benjamin insists...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
...ILYA KLIGER This essay studies a crucial feature of Dostoevsky's novelistic poetics, and the poetics of Crime and Punishment (1866) in particular, in light of contemporaneous debates regarding the historical fate of Russia. The novel, I argue, is a thought experiment exploring the emerging...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... struggle. The essay's first half demonstrates that Hughes's engagement with Mayakovsky left a trail of historical and literary evidence that reveals how Mayakovsky's poetics had a profound impact on Hughes's own political outlook and poetic palette. Nowhere is this influence more clear than in Hughes's...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... experience, are conducted under the aegis of Miłosz, his “Master.” These experiments are not historically neutral, and the political dimension of Miłosz's poetic meditation is not lost upon Heaney, whose own desire is to forge a poetic more de-materialized than that of his previous volumes North (1975...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
...José Felipe Alvergue This article explores the art and poetics of Chilean born Cecilia Vicuña in the contemporary context of indigenismo, while simultaneously questioning the capacity of ethnopoetics to fully engage the political, cultural, and social reaches of transnational aesthetics...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Manisha Basu This article examines a selection of Rabindranath Tagore's essays with a view to demonstrating that the Indian Nobel Laureate was distressed about the fact that in the early twentieth century the modern historical sense was eclipsing the place of poetics in the colonial world. In place...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
... abstraction. This article examines Gogol’s visual poetics within the context of Russian culture’s late, self-conscious appropriation of Renaissance perspective, drawing on contemporaneous developments in Russian art history and twentieth-century aesthetic theory. As seen in several key moments in Dead Souls...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
... . Historical Poetics : An Online Resource . Web. < http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/historicalpoetics/ > Hölderlin Friedrich . Sämtliche Werke und Briefe in drei Bänden . Ed. Schmidt J. . Frankfurt am Main : Deutscher Klassiker , 1994 . Print . Jamme Christoph Völkel...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2001
... . Ellis, George. Specimens of the Early English Poets . London: Edwards, 1790 . Even-Zohar, Itamar. Papers in Historical Poetics . Tel Aviv: Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics, 1978 . Fryde, E.B. Peasants and Landlords in Later Medieval England . New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Bār.’ ” Journal of the American Oriental Society 121 , no. 3 ( 2001 ): 449 – 81 . Prakash Gyan . Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2019 . Prins Yopie . “ ‘What Is Historical Poetics?’ ” Modern...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . Bern : Francke , 1946 . Print . Bakhtin Mikhail . “Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel. Notes toward a Historical Poetics.” The Dialogical Imagination . Austin : U of Texas P , 1981 . 84 – 258 . Print . Bender John . Imagining the Penitentiary . Chicago : U...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., these interrelations are by no means incidental: one can definitely trace a trans-historical poetic lineage from Brazilian concrete poetry to the ideogram- matic language of haiku, which has its roots in Sino-Japanese aesthetics and the art of Zen itself. Might Zen thus constitute the original face of concrete...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the field of modern and contemporary poetics in significant ways. Culler’s book will undoubtedly exert a powerful influence on these discussions, and deservedly so. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 452 If the text’s accounts of lyric as a historical genre do not fully persuade, its wealth of insight...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 348–372.
Published: 01 September 2023
... the historical and personal ruptures of his life and poetics: between rural Ohio and New York City, between the burden of familial obligation and the freedom of sexual anonymity, and between the drastic literary and historical changes taking shape across the turn of the century. While neither man saw salvation...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2022
...R. A. Judy Abstract Offering an itinerary of the thinking that led to Sentient Flesh: Thinking in Disorder, Poiēsis in Black , R. A. Judy explains the concept of “poetic socialities” mentioned in it. This explanation begins with an account of the Muslim peripatetic philosophers’ reception...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... terms as nervous irritation. In 1847 Nikolay Vasilyevich Gogol wrote that the stimulating historical reality thwarted his efforts to reach the balanced mood ( nastroyeniye ) necessary for a great work (6: 1855). In Turgenev’s 1954 story “The Lull” we read that the “poetic attunement” of the hero used...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the underlying assumption that poetic language is an essentially mono- lingual idiom independent of social and historical developments. Second, they present a problem for existing literary theoretical models, which usually deal with such highly atypical texts by bracketing at least one of the constituent...