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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Lina Steiner Herder’s Hermenutics: History, Poetry, Enlightenment . By Kristin Gjesdal . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . Xiv+232 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 One of the pioneers of comparative literary studies and a founder of Germanistik , Johann...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Thom Dancer Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History . By Joseph North . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 . 253 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 Joseph North’s Literary Criticism inspires mixed feelings. The book operates by telling the story of...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
...IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO Leopoldo Zea's philosophy of history constitutes a cogent interrogation of the colonial legacy in Mexico and thus also serves to demonstrate the importance of Latin America as a site of theoretical enunciation. This essay addresses Zea's early work on Mexico and his...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 451–452.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Craig Cravens THE COLUMBIA LITERARY HISTORY OF EASTERN EUROPE SINCE 1945. By Harold B. Segel. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. 424 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ON DIALOGUE. By Dmitri Nikulin. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006. 285 p. Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
... . Bakhtin, Mikhail. The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays . Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin: U of Texas p, 1981 . ———. Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics . Trans. Caryl Emerson. Theory and History of Literature. Vol. 8 . Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1984 . ———. Sobranie...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Dennis Todd Breeding: A Partial History of the Eighteenth Century. By Jenny Davidson. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. 312 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s o . By Lodovico Ariosto. A New Verse Translation by David R. Slavitt. Cam- bridge: The...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
... methodology and peremptory interpretations in his two essays on Baudelaire. Finally, it offers a close comparative reading of Baudelaire's lyric “The Swan” and Benjamin's ninth aphorism in “On the Concept of History,” staging an unexpected and revealing correspondence between the two works to argue that “The...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
...J. Michael Dash The French Atlantic, Travels in Culture and History . By Marshall Bill . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2009 . 375 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS WORLDS WITHIN: NATIONAL NARRATIVES AND GLOBAL CONNECTIONS IN POSTCOLONIAL WRITING. By...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Eric Naiman Another Freedom. The Alternative History of an Idea . By Boym Svetlana . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 . 360 p. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Another Freedom. The Alternative History of an Idea. By Svetlana Boym. Chicago: Uni- versity...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... longer freely travelable, but crisscrossed by internal and international borders. This process is crucial in terms of the history of the novel because it undid the nexus of space, mobility, and narrative characteristic of the early-modern novel and forced the genre to invent plots that better aligned...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... : Dvir and Machon Ksharim , 2009 . Print . Carlebach E. Efron M.J. Myers N.D. , eds. Jewish History and Jewish Memory . Hanover and London : Brandeis UP , 1998 . Print . Carlebach Elisheva . Palaces of Time: Jewish Calendar and Culture in Early Modern Europe . Boston...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2005) 57 (3): 227–233.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996 . Chang, Juliana, et al. “Displacements.” Boston Review 22.3 (1997). 15 July 2005 < http://bostonreview.net/BR22.3/BR22.3.thml >. Epstein, Mikhail. “Letter to Tosa Motokiyu.” In Araki...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2005) 57 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Theo D'Haen A History of Literature in the Caribbean. Edited by A. James Arnold. Volume 2. English- and Dutch-Speaking Regions. A Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2001. x, 672 p. University of Oregon 2005...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Michael Heim History of the Literatures of East-Central Europe. Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Volume 1. Edited by Marcel Cornis-Pope and John Neubauer. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2004. xx, 647 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Charles Forsdick Postcolonial Criticism: History, Theory, and the Work of Fiction. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256 BOOK REVIEWS BIRTH OF THE SYMBOL: ANCIENT...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 301–330.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Volume 60, Number 4 JACQUES LEZRA The Indecisive Muse: Ethics in Translation and the Idea of History I. Two Dogmas of Translation When I was a child in Madrid, my friends and I took...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
... essentialist binaries, this article develops a nuanced understanding of the concepts of time and history expressed in two categories of novels in three African languages: Ujamaa novels in Swahili (Tanzania) and Chimurenga/Umvukela novels in Shona and Ndebele (Zimbabwe). While Ujamaa novels often operate on a...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
... traditions (biblical, Homeric, or non-Western) to writing-centered interpretations. Saussy’s forceful, methodical, exhilarating book is really several books rolled into one: a conceptual history of the asymmetrically linked concepts of orality and writing in the long twentieth century; a grammatology of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Maarten van Delden The Usable Past: The Imagination of History in Recent Fiction of the Americas. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xiii, 257 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2000) 52 (4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Seth Lerer In Praise of the Variant: A Critical History of Philology. By Bernard Cerquiglini. Translated by Betsy Wing. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. xiv, 93 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/363 BOOK REVIEWS...