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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stanley Corngold Decadent Subjects: The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and the Culture of the Fin de Siècle in Europe. By Charles Bernheimer. Edited by T. Jefferson Kline and Naomi Schor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. 228 p. University of Oregon 2004...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . 1881. New York: Knopf, 1991 . Mann, Thomas. Doctor Faustus . Trans. H.T. Lowe-Porter. New York: Modern Library, 1948 . Sontag, Susan. “Answers to a Questionnaire.” 1997. Where the Stress Falls: Essays . New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001 . 294 -98. ____. “The Idea of Europe (One...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Donauraum . Graz: Boehlau, 1960 . Wolff, Larry. Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994 . COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/360 JOHN NEUBAUER The Idea of Europe– Treading on Native Ground...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 301–330.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . fall 2008 Volume 60, Number 4 JACQUES LEZRA The Indecisive Muse: Ethics in Translation and the Idea of History I. Two Dogmas of Translation...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 359–362.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Michael P. Steinberg Basel in the Age of Burckhardt: A Study in Unseasonable Ideas. By Lionel Gossman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. xii, 608 p. University of Oregon 2002 BOOK REVIEWS/357...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Timothy Wright timothy.wright@bilkent.edu The African Novel of Ideas: Philosophy and Individualism in the Age of Global Writing , by Jeanne-Marie Jackson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2020 . 223 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., the clergyman had invited men and women to his bedroom, read them the novel, and showed its illustrations. Beristain's story offers a rare glimpse into readership practices and the transmission of ideas in the eighteenth-century Spanish world. Le Portier was not just pornographic; it also had a philosophical...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Helmut Illbruck This essay reexamines Johann Gottfried Herder's theoretical import for the idea and practice of comparative literature. To that end, it contextualizes Herder's defense of poetry within the historical debate between Kant and Herder over the genesis, cast, and practical value...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 180–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Taylor Schey Abstract Theories of historical and political change often rely on the idea of a breaking point at which radical action becomes a necessity. Theories of impasse—whether historical, political, or linguistic in focus—respond more or less directly to the assumptions behind this idea...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... spot in most theories of poetry, because it undermines the pervasive idea of a monolingual idiom independent from social developments, but that Roman Jakobson's theory of equational relations may be valuable if applied with substantial readjustments to account for the fact that different languages...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is compared in Women in Love and Anna Karenina , with which Lawrence was preoccupied when he wrote Women in Love . The article discusses ideas on consciousness in the novels' own terms, its interpretative goal being comparative rather than thematic. Its method is to compare the states of consciousness...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the victims of an unequivocally “bad press” which they were powerless to influence. However, an examination of the complicated interactions between early Haitian political writers and the northern U.S. newspaper press in the first two decades of Haitian independence suggests that the idea of Haiti...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and cultural assets, and therefore its general educational employment within public institutions, as opposed to its religious or liturgical use, causes no offense to anyone's freedom of conscience guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Confidence in this idea, however, set in only after...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Wilson's pronouncements on literature, which hinder the very mediation between the sciences and the humanities that he promotes. If we are to take seriously the activist goals of ecocriticism, then we need to be earnest about the idea that, as opposing points on a continuum, ecophobia and biophilia can...
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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 (2015) 67 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2015
... readers, after Sedgwick, who emphasize James's style rather than his biography. However, in none of those recent discussions do notions of temporal or stylistic queerness in James's work resonate with the ideas about gendered time and language that are central to Duras's approach, and to twentieth-century...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , to challenge the cohesiveness of the idea of Europe. The authors' responses to the treatment of exile, return, homeland, and identity in Ulysses' voyage problematize not only the boundary between belonging and not belonging to Europe but also the distinction between center and periphery within the European...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 481–488.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Eric Hayot Do we think that ideas only come in a limited number of sizes? Obviously not. And yet … it would be perfectly reasonable for someone from the outside to accuse us of so thinking. These are the constraints of the institution, and we reinforce them constantly: in, for instance, our...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and national typing, this essay raises new questions about the Romantic engagement with the idea of Italy. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Romanticism Italy Staël Leopardi PB Shelley Works Cited Balayé Simone . “Corinne. Histoire du roman.” L'éclat et le silence: “Corinne ou...