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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Kathryn Wichelns Marguerite Duras's 1962 theatrical adaptation of Henry James's short story offers a feminist alternative to Eve Sedgwick's famous interpretation. The precise elements that for Duras reveal James's interest in “feminine” forms of expression also are significant for queer theoretical...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Catherine Toal This essay proposes an alternative account of the significance, for the development and interpretation of his work, of Henry James's engagement with French literature. Beginning with James's critique of the “cruelty” of the Goncourt brothers' novel Sœur Philomème , it argues, through...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
...CHRISTOPHER K. COFFMAN One would find it difficult to overstate the importance of Marcel Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu to James Merrill's work. Although almost any of Merrill's works could be read with an eye to Proustian concerns and motifs, Merrill's final two collections of poems, The...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michal Peled Ginsburg This essay explores the function of the portrait in two texts, Balzac's La Maison du chat-qui-pelote and James's “Glasses.” I argue that in both texts the portrait plays a crucial role and that taking the portrait into account allows us to see differently the social dramas...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... . “James Joyce in Spanish-American Fiction.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 66 . 1 ( 1989 ): 23 – 39 . Print . ———. “Palinuro de México and Ulysses.” Estudos anglo-americanos 5 . 6 ( 1981 ): 50 – 56 . Print . Fuentes Carlos . Las buenas conciencias 1959 . Mexico City : Fondo...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 294–314.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: University of Chicago Press, 1980 . Harries, Karsten. Infinity and Perspective . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001 . James, Henry. The Golden Bowl . New York: Grove Press, 1952 . ____. Selected Tales . London: Penguin, 2001 . Lacan, Jacques. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan . Ed. Jacques-Alain...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Irina D. Rasmussen Abstract In the “Oxen of the Sun” episode of Ulysses , James Joyce dramatizes the evolution of English prose styles by creating a stylistic matrix for gestation. This article links the episode’s stylistic evolution to the historical development of liberal thought about autonomy...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... 3 ( 1989 ): 385 – 400 . Frank Joseph . The Idea of Spatial Form . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 1991 . Freud Sigmund . Beyond the Pleasure Principle , translated by Strachey James . New York : Norton , 1989 . Freud Sigmund . “ The Uncanny...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... idea of the Bible as literature was publicly articulated. At that time, the Bible — specifically, the King James Version (1611) favored by the majority Protestants, styled the “Common English Bible” — had been regularly used in the quotidian practice of piety, including in schools, as this practice was...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as an exercise, and allusions to this text can be easily traced throughout Three Lives in general and The Good Anna in particular. The following essay argues that Stein's “new kind of realism” (William James) constitutes a rewriting and a radicalization of Flaubert's decomposition of certain key...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
...”) and the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus . The essay builds upon the so-called resolute program of Wittgenstein interpretation developed by Cora Diamond, James Conant, and others, bringing its insights to bear on Kafka's perplexing work. The essay explores the ethical weight of these two writers...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... new literary genre of testimony. Although critics — such as James Young in Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust — have pointed out that testamentary accounts abound in relation to many other wars and atrocities, studies of testimony have — following Wiesel — mainly focused on the Holocaust. In this...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José María Pérez Fernández This essay focuses on two early English Hispanists, James Mabbe (1571/2–1642?) and Thomas Percy (1729–1811), who exemplify different stages in the pre-history of Comparative and World Literature. It explores their appropriation of La Celestina and Don Quijote as case...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 111–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... utterly fail. This article explores these narratives as “fictions of globalization” (James Annesley) that use spatial tropes and imaginaries as well as multiple references to the work of Franz Kafka to tell stories of alienation and Western masculine failure in the global capitalist economy. In both...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
... includes in her view an openness to the “vague,” at least in William James’s rejection of Charles Sanders Peirce’s search for eventual scientific revelation in favor of contingent usable truth, or in the trajectory of Wittgenstein’s thought toward an accep- tance of the evolving, use-driven rules of...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the heart of “vagueness” in James’s plots. However, it seems more likely that the word con- nects to an alternative emphasis (shared by Edel, Posnock, and Brooks) on “sublimation” in James: the sacrifice of the sexual for the endeavor of art. To champion “vagueness” in itself as the effect or...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., 2000 . 15 -23. Benstock, Shari. “Ulysses as Ghoststory.” James Joyce Quarterly 12 ( 1975 ): 396 -413. Borges, Jorge Luis. Borges en El Hogar: 1935-1958 . Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2000 . ____. Collected Fictions . Trans. Andrew Hurley. New York: Penguin, 1999 . ____. El círculo...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2006
...SUSAN RUBIN SULEIMAN University of Oregon 2006 Freud, Sigmund. “Mourning and Melancholia.” The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud . Ed. James Strachey. Vol. 14 . London: Hogarth Press, 1957 . 237 -58. 24 vols. James, Henry. The Portrait of a Lady...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and creative work. It is impossible to write a credible history of modern literature and thought in the Americas without including José Martí, Alejo Carpentier, Lydia Cabrera, Kamau Brathwaite, Édouard Glissant, George Lamming, Aimé Césaire, Jacques Roumain, Wilson Harris, C.L.R. James, José...