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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., and a cognitive side that is engaged with questions about whether the things we perceive can lay claim to being knowledge. As such, it is central to some of the most persistent concerns of Western philosophy. The epistemic and emotional registers of doubt have a long history, but it is also a history that has...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of mood. Yosef Hayim Brenner Uri Nissan Gnessin history of emotions and subjectivity phenomenological criticism Jewish fin de siècle Hebrew modernism A certain day in a certain month of the year 1900 I am now in a very turbulent mood [ matsav ruah ]. What is the reason for it? Because...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
...” to designate the reigning stance with respect to emotions at any given time in history (The Navigation of Feeling). Comparative Literature  69:1 DOI 10.1215/00104124-3794619  © 2017 by University of Oregon THE FEELING SUBJECT IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE / 75 and fundamental aspect...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David H. Fleming BOOK REVIEWS / 351 Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema: Globalization on Speed. By David Leiwei Li. New York: Routledge, 2016. 229 p. Written over a period of ten years (or more), Economy, Emotion...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... by teasing out, through the notion of “virtuality,” just how fear and pleasure fig- ure in the experience of the subject. Overall, this chapter presents a well-rounded account of Burke’s theory that is sensitive to its influences and recognizes a multifaceted sublime, a complex emotional aesthetic...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
... it: instead of presenting a vivid picture for us to apprehend as spectators in front of, but at a distance from, a tableau, this [emphasis on emotion] collapses distance between subject and object, in effect subjectifying the experience, since we are obviously being called upon to identify ourselves...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... subjects being reduced to a kind of mechanism and of history being brought to a standstill” (22–23). In describing the mechanization of historical memory into mindless repetition, Bush shows that the seemingly new problem of “brainwashing” reprises familiar tropes and fears. These civilizational...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., as an emotional phenomenon, thus drawing on and contributing to affect studies. The result is a wealth of insights. Her central historical claim serves as an etiology of ambiguous aggression. Niklas Luhmann taught us that love, as we know it, was forged by the European literature of the long eighteenth...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and London: Yale University Press, 1983 . Guerlac, Suzanne. “Longinus and the Subject of the Sublime.” New Literary History 16.2 ( 1985 ): 275 -89. ____. “The Sublime in Theory.” Modern Language Notes 106.3 ( 1991 ): 895 -909. Hertz, Neil. The End of the Line: Essays on Psychoanalysis...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 84–109.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . Bose Hrishikesh . Kādambarī ō Gadya-Sāhitye Śilpa-Bicār ( A Discussion of Kādambarī and the Art of Prose Literature ). Kolkata : Jadavpur University , 1968 . Chakrabarti Arindam . “ Play, Pleasure, Pain: Ownerless Emotions in Rasa-Aesthetics .” In Vol. 15 of Project of History...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Frederick Luis Aldama The Mind and Its Stories: Narrative Universals and Human Emotion. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii, 302 p. Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanities. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Routledge, 2003. 244 p...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
... discipline, as the question of the “modern” Muslim female citizen subject hangs in the balance of an emergent Indian nationhood. The author offers a queer feminist critique of the traditional phenomenology of disgust by analyzing the codes of erotic texture produced out of histories of colonial hygiene...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... (Chenu, Nature, Man, and Society  and La Théologie comme science; Economou), may function as natural history, imply social-political criticism, express nostalgia, or evoke an emotional response. The accounts of the stripping of the forest in the three works discussed here possess all...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 352–353.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and Erich Auerbach, whose work is better known to American readers, Weinrich was trained as a romance philologist. Lethe has much in com- mon with Auerbach’s Mimesis, though the differences far outweigh the similarities. Weinrich establishes the subject and method of his book clearly on the first...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 2005
... is better known to American readers, Weinrich was trained as a romance philologist. Lethe has much in com- mon with Auerbach’s Mimesis, though the differences far outweigh the similarities. Weinrich establishes the subject and method of his book clearly on the first page, stress- ing that his...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Spitzer and Erich Auerbach, whose work is better known to American readers, Weinrich was trained as a romance philologist. Lethe has much in com- mon with Auerbach’s Mimesis, though the differences far outweigh the similarities. Weinrich establishes the subject and method of his book clearly...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and forward in time centering on Nadia’s suicide. It tidalectically and temporally interleaves the narrator’s different recollections of Nadia’s suicide as she struggles to cope with the emotional aftermath, and also juxtaposes her memories of Nadia with a family history centered around the narrator’s mother...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 2008
... theory as a refl exive, meta-critical enterprise — nonetheless offers an account of that vexing book at once sophisticated and readable; typically, in the long history of Hegel criticism only one of these epithets applies. On the face of it, the subject of Chai’s next chapter, Xavier Bichat, would...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 290–294.
Published: 01 June 2008
... theory as a refl exive, meta-critical enterprise — nonetheless offers an account of that vexing book at once sophisticated and readable; typically, in the long history of Hegel criticism only one of these epithets applies. On the face of it, the subject of Chai’s next chapter, Xavier Bichat, would...