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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Magdalena Kay This article analyzes the influence of Polish poet Czesław Miłosz on Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney in reference to two poems — Miłosz's biographical, ethically self-critical “Bypassing Rue Descartes” and Heaney's ethical allegory “From the Republic of Conscience” — which serve...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 283–299.
Published: 01 September 2004
...PAUL FRIEDRICH TOLSTOYFALL & HOMER/283 2004 Volume 56, Number 4 PAUL FRIEDRICH Tolstoy, Homer, and Genotypical Influence LTHOUGH IT IS COMMON KNOWLEDGE among lovers...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” and extracts from Hughes's Cave Birds and Gaudete sequences in order to demonstrate the dialectic of influence between the two writers in the early 1970s, when, critics such as Neil Roberts argue, Hughes produced his best work. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Ted Hughes János Pilinszky Holocaust...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Tereza M. Szeghi This article argues that conceptions of indigeneity and mestizaje conveyed in Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahuala Letters and Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead are influenced (differentially) by the very colonialist assumptions the novels otherwise aim to dismantle. I compare...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Jerry White Abstract This article posits that Pier Paolo Pasolini’s long engagement with Catalonia offers important insights into his practice as a poet, filmmaker, and thinker about language, as well as explaining the nature of his influence on other European cinemas. The first part of the article...
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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 (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
... association between distinct temporal patterns and poetic genres, as well as the issue of the priority of literary vs. philosophical influences on cultural perceptions of time. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 Works cited Anglet Andreas . Der “ewige” Augenblick: Studien zur Struktur und...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of critical reason, and also emphasizes Herder's turn to poetry as a molding influence on Erich Auerbach's conception of philology as effective preservation and a form of synthetic mythography. To delineate and defend Herder's position, the essay undertakes a revisionist theoretical reading of Herder's...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... struggle. The essay's first half demonstrates that Hughes's engagement with Mayakovsky left a trail of historical and literary evidence that reveals how Mayakovsky's poetics had a profound impact on Hughes's own political outlook and poetic palette. Nowhere is this influence more clear than in Hughes's...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Margaret-Anne Hutton Mohsin Hamid has acknowledged the influence of Camus's The Fall (1956) in his use of implied dialogue in The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007). Although the works have other elements in common, I focus primarily on this and other formal features, including degrees of self...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Matt Sandler This article tests Americanist claims about Edgar Allan Poe's racism against Latin American, Caribbean, and contemporary African-American literature written under his influence. I start with a discussion of Toni Morrison's agenda-setting reading of Poe in Playing in the Dark: Whiteness...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 199–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... multiracial identity has received little attention. This article shows that Cendrars introduced a different approach to racial mixture in Brazil that was influenced by the work of Nietzsche. A connection to Cendrars's role in the construction of Brazil's multiracial national identity allows for a better...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 142–160.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-edged sword. Hence the double entendre of the title: Humboldt's and Gauss's “surveying” ( Vermessung ) enterprises typify human “arrogance” ( Vermessenheit ) toward nature. The ideas presented in Kehlmann's book were no doubt influenced by Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon (1997), a metafictional...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... influences and inflections, an implicit poetics that stands in opposition to his explicit pronouncements. Over the course of his long career, Shlonsky and his critics largely erased from his canonical image the Yiddish resonances and rhythms that surface in his early poetry, as well as the affiliations...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
... illustrates the French author's remarkable transatlantic influence during the mid- and late-twentieth century. University of Oregon 2009 Adams, Don. James Merrill's Poetic Quest . Contributions to the Study of World Literature Ser. 81. Westport: Greenwood, 1997 . Bauer, Mark. This Composite...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
...SARAH POLLACK This essay addresses the cultural and political agendas that influence the selection of Latin American novels to be translated by U.S. publishers and the reception of these novels by U.S. readers. Focusing on two Latin American writers who have had enormous success in the U.S...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Manifesto, a document that the Tsarist government found inflammatory. Prison Pastimes was itself evidently influenced by Silvio Pellico's My Prisons (Le mie prigioni ), a French translation of which ( Mes prisons ) is listed in the catalogue of V. D. Nabokov's voluminous library. Moreover, Nabokov himself...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of exile and asks how this metaphoric projection of paradigmatic relations between languages is influenced by this severe form of displacement. Crnjanski's “Lament over Belgrade” features dramatic code switches that cluster around various exotopic images indicating some form of spatial outsideness...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Waïl S. Hassan Abstract According to a well-known narrative, the concept of Weltliteratur and its academic correlative, the discipline of comparative literature, originated in Germany and France in the early nineteenth century, influenced by the spread of scientism and nationalism...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... influenced by free verse poetics in Marathi, making clear that any consideration of modern Hindi literature must take into account the complex interrelationships of literary cultures in South Asia. Thus, Muktibodh’s long poem prompts a reconsideration of the role of genre and form in our understanding...