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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
... is always already infiltrated by translocal, transoceanic forces ( Commerce 6). My argument follows Linda Hutcheon’s discussion of “historiographic metafiction” from the late twentieth century as “intensely self-reflexive” in her treatment of both history and fiction ( 275 ). In opening up history...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... show how the literary consensus about the history of white slavery emerges as a consistent set of narrative tropes; then I discuss how in several contemporary historical novels the admixture of history and fiction seems to allow anti-Semitism to be both omnipresent and depoliticized — simultaneously...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 2019
... how Suite française engages creatively with War and Peace and its reception. Building on archival material and close textual analysis, the article unravels the complex relation between the two novels by exploring questions of structure, the connections between history and fiction, and the use of music...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... remarkable and extraordinary in itself. It must, furthermore, be entered as a key episode in the history of the development of Russian prose fiction, an episode in which Chulkov the parodist emphatically and cleverly highlighted the major constituent features of Russian prose culture in its early...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the term, this article illustrates the way later ideology and theoretical emphases that shape the language of scholarship ultimately reshape our understanding of the past. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 family novel genre domestic fiction novel history women writers Russian...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . The End of History and the Last Man . Free Press , 1992 . Fulda Daniel . “ Historiographic Narration .” 25 March 2014 . The Living Handbook of Narratology http://www.lhn.uni-hamburg.de/article/historiographic-narration . 15 May 2016 . Gomel Elana . Postmodern Science Fiction...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... their visions of a communist future in which the very character of labor is transformed. In showing how Sand and Marx place the development and emancipation of sensuous life at the heart of their humanist projects, this discussion attends to the place of Sand's fiction in a wider history of ideas and argues...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and Parvulescu ) within these enclaves made them hotspots for creolization over the longue durée —as this essay will demonstrate through fiction’s ability to retrieve and valorize the hidden, lost, or marginalized histories that crystallize in them. “Creolization” is not a concept customarily applied...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 348–372.
Published: 01 September 2023
...John Hoffmeyer Abstract This essay develops a comparative account of Walter Benjamin’s and Hart Crane’s architectonic metaphors for text, culture, and history. I argue that theorist and poet alike employ parallel conceptual frameworks that analogize the “building” of the text to the condensation...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
...” — and especially in The Turn of the Screw — is the kind of female protagonist scrutinized by the Goncourts' novel. I argue that the structure of The Turn of the Screw — and the critical controversies that have beset its reception history — can be explained by linking it to the two failed texts that constituted...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that it tends to deploy the notion of sleepwalking with a minimum of reflection on its theoretical ramifications. To evoke some of the complexities of this matter, I first offer a brief cultural history of sleepwalking, as well as a brief account of the topic of uncertainty in Sebald criticism. Most of my...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . “Postcolonial Remains.” New Literary History 43 ( 2012 ): 19 – 42 . Print . MAUREEN MOYNAGH The War Machine as Chronotope: Temporality in Child-Soldier Fiction L’enfant-soldat est le personnage le plus célèbre de cette fin du...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... postcolonial world literature are coupled with anthropologist Engseng Ho's distinction between the colonial and the imperial. I argue that the respective aesthetic priorities of these authors, and their fictional use of the histories of slavery and indenture in Mauritius, are best understood by means...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Katharina N. Piechocki Renaissance poet and physician Girolamo Fracastoro (1478–1553) coined the neologism “syphilis” in the first poem that fictionalizes Columbus's voyage to the New World. Syphilis sive Morbus Gallicus (1530) captures, as this article shows, the bonds among poetic, philological...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 110–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . “ The Rise of Fictionality .” In History, Geography, and Culture . Vol. 1 of The Novel , edited by Moretti Franco . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2006 . Gerhardt Mia I. The Art of Story-Telling . Leiden : Brill , 1983 . Ghazoul Ferial J. Nocturnal Poetics...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
....” Narrative 15 . 2 ( 2007 ): 187 – 206 . Print . Hofstadter Richard . The Paranoid Style in American Politics . New York : Knopf , 1946 . Print . Hutcheon Linda . A Poetics of Postmodernism: History, Theory, Fiction . New York : Routledge , 1988 . Print . Huyssen...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
... tragedi.” Bonniers Litterära Magasin 35 . 6 ( 1966 ): 406 -14. ____. Speranza:En samtida berättelse . Stockholm: Bonniers, 1980 . ____. Speranza . Trans. Paul Britten Austin. New York: The Viking Press, 1983 . Elias, Amy J. Sublime Desire: History and Post-1960s Fiction . Baltimore...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... : Blackwell , 2002 . “ History Meets Fiction in the Indian Ocean: On Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis Trilogy .”. Introduction to special section American Historical Review 121 , no. 5 ( 2016 ): 1521 – 22 . Ho Eng Seng . The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean . Berkeley...