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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the way, the afterword identifies important recent work in history, literary studies, art, and histories of science that indicates promising avenues in Oceanic Studies. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Oceanic Studies commons environmental art political ecology Works Cited Benton...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Joan Marris Peter . London : Routledge , 1991 . 33 – 51 . Print . Armstrong Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1987 . Print . Aronowitz Stanley . “The Politics of the Science Wars.” Social Text 46–47...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of entering the state archive in Prague and discovering his own origins, he has a dream which implicitly recalls the figure of Humboldt's parrot, a talking animal and the only creature to preserve the sounds of a now extinct language. If this is an image sourced in the literature of eighteenth-century science...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 142–160.
Published: 01 June 2011
... toward the world, developed as a result of Galilean geom- etry, Newtonian science, and Cartesian philosophy, all of which conceptualize reality according to speculative mathematical laws. In this essay, I discuss Pynchon’s and Kehlmann’s novels within the broader scope of scientific history...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
... conveys an unvoiced critique of Wittgenstein's neglect of Nazi politics. If Sebald's representations of the way that both propositions and images can dissimulate, that logic and science can fail and even destroy us, would have interested Wittgenstein, Austerlitz also reminds us that the ethics of memory...
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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 (2016) 68 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 September 2016
... journalistic writing. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Tolstoy Ilya Mechnikov history of science Resurrection science and literature Works Cited Abraham J.H. “The Religious Ideas and Social Philosophy of Tolstoy.” International Journal of Ethics 40 . 1 ( 1929 ): 105 – 20...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., 1998. xv, 457 p. What, you may ask, is a volume derived from the history of science doing under review by a comparative literature journal? To begin with, the field of science studies is inherently comparative: interdisciplinary, cross-periodic, and multinational. Inscribing Science draws...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Press, 1998. xv, 457 p. What, you may ask, is a volume derived from the history of science doing under review by a comparative literature journal? To begin with, the field of science studies is inherently comparative: interdisciplinary, cross-periodic, and multinational. Inscribing Science draws...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
...-century French thought and the main disciplines of the “human sciences”; third, the meaning and effects of scientificity as raised across the book; and fourth, rhythm, as the key and slowly revealed core axis of the book. In the introduction, “Weighing Hearsay,” Saussy offers parallel histories...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 January 2003
...INGO CORNILS University of Oregon 2003 Aldiss, Brian W. Trillion Year Spree. The History of Science Fiction . London: Gollancz, 1986 . Alpers, Hans-Joachim, Fuchs, Werner, Hahn, Ronald M., and Jeschke, Wolfgang, eds. Lexikon der Science Fiction Literatur . Munich: Heyne, 1987...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 272–297.
Published: 01 September 2019
... brand of cosmopolitanism and his interdisciplinary work at the intersections of science, history, and poetry. Closer scrutiny of such disciplinary intersections within Bākīkhānūf’s work can help to clarify his potential contribution to contemporary thiking about cosmopolitanism as an interdisciplinary...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and Applicability,” held on 29 October 1999, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The conference included both Slavists and non-Slavists from such fields as anthropology, history, and political science. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/342 some of his earlier writings, he used concepts from physics...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 352–353.
Published: 01 September 2005
... is not an aestheticisation of the early mod- ern texts of “history of science,” or a relegation of early modern theatrum and drama to service as building blocks of experimental science. It is a learned, insightful, sophisti- cated, literary account of one of the most fraught and fruitful moments of epistemologi- cal...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of seventeenth-century English literate and scientific cul- ture, Bacon’s “experientia literata.” West’s book is not an aestheticisation of the early mod- ern texts of “history of science,” or a relegation of early modern theatrum and drama to service as building blocks of experimental science...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of seventeenth-century English literate and scientific cul- ture, Bacon’s “experientia literata.” West’s book is not an aestheticisation of the early mod- ern texts of “history of science,” or a relegation of early modern theatrum and drama to service as building blocks of experimental science...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 2005
... is not an aestheticisation of the early mod- ern texts of “history of science,” or a relegation of early modern theatrum and drama to service as building blocks of experimental science. It is a learned, insightful, sophisti- cated, literary account of one of the most fraught and fruitful moments of epistemologi- cal...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2005
... is not an aestheticisation of the early mod- ern texts of “history of science,” or a relegation of early modern theatrum and drama to service as building blocks of experimental science. It is a learned, insightful, sophisti- cated, literary account of one of the most fraught and fruitful moments of epistemologi- cal...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2004
...). Be that as it may, Schlegel’s adaptation of the chemical vocabulary establishes its own coherence, COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/202 even as it exploits the instabilities of a discipline that is “torn between two major explana- tory paradigms, between a claim to pure science and an ancient artisanal history...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 192–197.
Published: 01 March 2004
... explana- tory paradigms, between a claim to pure science and an ancient artisanal history, between scientific rigor and the alchemical practices that still suffuse it” (p. 92). Rather than rec- oncile the unsettled field of eighteenth-century chemistry in order to create a more har- monious set...