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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 128–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
... briefly in Blanchot’s treatise, as a paradigmatic case of the literary dimension of impossible community. Focusing on Kleist’s novella Michael Kohlhaas , the essay argues that the novella articulates the episodic and insurrectional element of Blanchot’s conception of community. Rather than understand...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 107–113.
Published: 01 June 2020
... for traditional methods (derived from the Greek meta-hodos , the “meta-path”) and methodological paradigms? Mieszkowski’s article begins with a reading of Michael Kohlhaas , the same Kleist novella that informs Kuiken’s discussion of insurrection. While Kuiken’s analysis concentrates on the protagonist’s...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 455–456.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 5 (“War Stories”) focuses on the bloody three-year confrontation (1568–71) that took place on the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountains between the forces of the Castilian Crown and the last Moriscos, an insurrection conventionally known as the Second Alpujarras War. Kimmel does...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with his own: “Il n’y a pas de point com- mun, la pièce de Césaire est une pièce de l’insurrection. Je n’écris pas des livres politiques. C’est un hommage, une audace” (Devarrieux; There is no common ground, Césaire’s play is about insurrection. I do not write political books. That is just a form...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Chicago : U of Illinois P , 1988 . Print . Thorsson Courtney . Women's Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women's Novels . Charlottesville : U of Virginia P , 2013 . Print . Turner Nat . The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in South...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
... As Casey Harison explains, this setting “was especially noteworthy for its history of contentiousness in the nineteenth century, for it was here that crowds tended to gather, rumors of insurrection circulated and rebellions reached their climax” ( 403 ). Potofsky describes the Place de Grève as the site...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and a violent but glorious future insurrection against the Ottomans: Arise, and make again your own; Snatch from the ashes of your Sires The embers of their former fires; And he who in the strife expires Will add to theirs a name of fear That Tyranny shall quake to hear, And leave his sons a hope...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in the concentrated and instantaneous form of an insurrection, did not take place even in the ‘diffused’ and capillary form of indirect pressure—though the latter would have been possible” (110). Since there is no determinate reason why the radical actors could not get the slender possibilities to take place...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 224–239.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the ruling classes, starting with the dastardly nobleman who wronged him, to the point that no less than Martin Luther himself intervenes in an effort to stop the insurrection. At the close of the story, the scales of justice register a gruesomely imbalanced exchange as Kohlhaas is finally compensated...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the necessarily sudden and volcanic character of revolutionary situations, which by the nature of these social formations can never be stabilized for long and therefore need the utmost speed and mobility of attack if the opportunity to conquer power is not to be missed. Insurrection, Marx and Engels always...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... insurrection against the French, he took as his analogy the historical Battle of Teutoburg Forest (near Münster) in which Hermann (known to the Romans as Arminius), chief of the north German tribe of Cherusci, in 9 CE decisively defeated Varus and his Roman troops. Hermann thereby became a national...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): i–xxx.
Published: 01 June 2005
... in 1917 uses call-and-response to voice a critique of the suffering incurred when the French repressed a Bamako insurrection in 1915. An old woman asks the rebel leader “I e tièou bla mini?/I e kélékè tiòu bla mini?” (“Where did you leave your men?/Where did you leave your warriors?” Riesz 199...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., too, he is associated with armed insurrection, rather like the “Mau Mau” (Kenya Land and Freedom Army) rebellion that led to Kenya’s independence. Most importantly, the unnamed leader follows Kenyatta in advocating that clitoridectomy is crucial to the tradi- tional way of life. In his classic...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
...” and the development of independent aesthetic criteria and artistic institutions for African American art (Gayle 310). In his 1971 essay “Marathi Sahityatil Nave Band” (“The New Insurrection of Marathi Literature Wankhade urges Dalit writers to follow the linguistic experimentation forged by the new...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the economic experiment introduced by Mephisto: the empire has again fallen into “anarchy” (10261) and its ruler faces an insurrection. Evalu- ating the emperor’s prospects in the impending war, Mephisto comments: “Wer weiß wie noch die Würfel fallen?” (“Who knows how the dice may yet fall 10295...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of Santa María Tonantzintla, interior, 18th century, Puebla, Mexico gentine art historian Angel Guido’s 1944 association of tequitqui art with anti- colonial insurrection: “While Tupac-Amarú made part of America tremble by rousing his Quechua and Aymara supporters to rebellion, the Quechua José...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., To ask the spotted princess how she fares. ENARGEIA, EKPHRASIS & MOURNING/109 She says her subjects with foul insurrection Have batter’d down her consecrated wall, And by their mortal fault brought...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to the Decembrist insurrection that had shaken Russian society and had been perceived by most conservatives as a serious threat to the empire’s stability. Thus, instead of making his “Caesar” forget about his former status as a politically “unreliable” poet, Pushkin seems to have derived spe- cial pleasure...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and ocular effects is out of keeping with a poetic art, and many of the attractions he introduces to tragedy, such as Cretan monodies, are of foreign extraction and therefore out of step with the Attic spirit. This “insurrection of individual parts against the unity of the whole is exactly what...