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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Richard J. Golsan The Search for Modern Tragedy: Aesthetic Fascism in Italy and France. By Mary Ann Frese Witt. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001. 259 p. University of Oregon 2003 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 426–429.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Margherita Heyer-Caput Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy. By Joseph Luzzi. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008. x, 294 p. University of Oregon 2010 De Staël, Germaine. “The Spirit of Translation.” Intro. and trans. Joseph Luzzi. Romanic Review 97.3 –4 ( 2006...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... national typing based on immutable factors such as climate and physiology was reformulated in a way that foregrounded history and human agency. The old discourse of civic humanism, with its emphasis on virtues and good government, is invoked here both as explanation and remedy for Italy's decline. Staël's...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... revolution. Ruskin's awareness of and conflict with the leggenda nera (black legend) debate—the political myth of a despotic Venice first propagated by apologists for Napoleon's annexation of the city—is discussed in depth. Ruskin's work is further compared with two contemporary American treatments of Italy...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
... cultural politics of early twentieth-century Europe, and interwar Italy in particular, many of their observations are applicable to the world in which we live. The article concludes by applying Gramsci's insights to select uses of irony in contemporary culture, including New Yorker cartoons and television...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 168–191.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... The Civil War (Pharsalia) . Trans. J.D. Duff. 1928. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988 . Lukács, Georg. The Historical Novel . Trans. H. and S. Mitchell. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983 . Luzzi, Joseph. “Italy without Italians: Literary Origins...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... inclusion that is really “a mere ploy for a kind of ‘hospitality’ that reinforces—like a self-serving mirror—[Italy’s] colonial image” ( 70 ). This has led to dubious editorial choices: Fazel’s Lontano da Mogadiscio , when it was first published in 1994, was prefaced by an introduction written by an...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... foreigner, having heard talk of the debates that took place here [in Italy] about Romanticism, asks where the question of Romanticism stands, one can bet a thousand to one that our foreigner will receive the following type of reply: “Romanticism? It was talked about for a while, but now it is no...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
... “ambivalent tre corone (three crowns) of Italian Roman- ticism” (17), along with Ugo Foscolo and Giacomo Leopardi, concludes his “Letter on Romanticism” (1823) with this ironic statement: Certainly, if some foreigner, having heard talk of the debates that took place here [in Italy] about Romanticism...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
... “ambivalent tre corone (three crowns) of Italian Roman- ticism” (17), along with Ugo Foscolo and Giacomo Leopardi, concludes his “Letter on Romanticism” (1823) with this ironic statement: Certainly, if some foreigner, having heard talk of the debates that took place here [in Italy] about Romanticism...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
... “ambivalent tre corone (three crowns) of Italian Roman- ticism” (17), along with Ugo Foscolo and Giacomo Leopardi, concludes his “Letter on Romanticism” (1823) with this ironic statement: Certainly, if some foreigner, having heard talk of the debates that took place here [in Italy] about Romanticism...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
...: Routledge, 2001 . 3 -24. ____. “Shibboleth: For Paul Celan.” Sovereignties in Question: The Poetics of Paul Celan . Ed. Thomas Dutoit and Outi Pasanen. New York: Fordham UP, 2005 . 1 -64. De Staël, Germaine. Corinne, or Italy . Trans. Avriel H. Goldberger. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1987...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 177–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Psychoanalyse, 1995. THE SEARCH FOR MODERN TRAGEDY: AESTHETIC FASCISM IN ITALY AND FRANCE. By Mary Ann Frese Witt. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001. 259 p. Over the last two decades and especially since the de Man and Heidegger Affairs of the late 1980s, fascism’s and nazism’s troubling...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Marinetti, in Italy in the first decade of the twentieth century, and Rajat Neogy, in Uganda in the 1950s, manipulated the form of the little magazine to emphasize, even exaggerate, their magazines’ global reach and connectedness. Marinetti listed the titles of “like-minded reviews” on the back page of his...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and the Idea of Europe: Europe and Its Others.” Kontur: Tidsskrift for Kulturstudier 1 . 2 ( 2000 ): 3 -13. Burckhardt, Jacob. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy . Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1990 . Burger, Michel. Recherches sur la structure et l'origine des vers romans . Genève...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the 46th Division, whose editor, David Morgan, died only two weeks after he posted a whole set of the magazine to the Trust (From Oasis into Italy 6). After the commemorations marking the war’s fiftieth anniversary, when the Trust had been collecting manuscripts for twenty years, the collection...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Statius’s immediate source, Vir- gil’s Aeneid (6: 189–81), includes many of the same trees: pines, ilex, ash, and oak (quercus), the most common trees in ancient Italy (Grove and Rackham 172). Statius, Boccaccio, and Chaucer all describe the consequences of the felling of the virgin forest, but in...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 45–57.
Published: 01 January 2008
... ): 259 -336. Benoît [de Sainte-Maure]. Chronique des ducs de Normandie . Ed. Carin Fahlin. Uppsala: Almqvist and Wiksells, 1951 . Brownlee, Kevin. “Christine de Pizan: Gender and the New Vernacular Canon.” Strong Voices, Weak History: Early Women Writers and Canons in England, France, and Italy...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 June 2015
... luciones” [“The Decline of Revolutions appendix to The Theme of Our Time, 1923, O.C. 3: 220; my translation). Future events would run counter to such “fleetingness,” notably in Germany, Italy, and Spain. Nevertheless, during the first two decades following World War I a number of cultural bridges...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
... from Provence, he spent most of his career in Italy, participated in the Fourth Crusade, and traveled widely throughout the Mediterranean. These experiences and the pressure of foreign patronage may be reflected in his repeated use of multilingualism as a rhetorical strategy, most impressively in “Eras...