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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1. The seal authorizing labor. Figure 1. The seal authorizing labor. More
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 389–391.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Mieszkowski’s Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser  undertakes just such a rigorous re-thinking of the relationship between aesthetics, history, and political economy. The study examines the emergence of these discourses in the wake...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 1. The seal authorizing labor. Figure 1. The seal authorizing labor. ...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Claire White This article reads George Sand's Le Compagnon du Tour de France (1840) alongside Karl Marx's “Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844.” It considers how these contemporaries bring to bear on their accounts of labor, estrangement, and the structures of property an attention to the...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Morgane Cadieu Abstract The museum, the mausoleum, and the memorial are key concepts for theorizing beaches and ports in twenty-first-century literature and cinema. On the littoral, these constructions suggest the very opposite of a sealed off monumentality to become living museums of women’s labor...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., enclosure can be understood as a process by which gendered labor and criminalized mobility, two forms of what Marxist critics call “non-work,” became integral features of capital accumulation over the course of the Romantic period. This article pursues an analogy between what John Hunter defined as the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 301–321.
Published: 01 September 2014
... political concepts. Centrally, both Emerson and Levinas cast virility as a firmness or “fixture” that desirable political labor would relax. Fixture does not account for a kind of power so mobile, flexible, or fluid that it cannot even be said to resist that over which it exerts power. Reading Emerson and...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... restrictive language of the caste system. By constructing a racialized, “culturally dualistic” America, Wankhade's Marathi essays sought in African American narratives a way of describing the historical trauma, alienated labor, and “double consciousness” of Black life that could resonate with Dalit...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
... should be approached as a representational and geophysical overlap, an amalgamation of industry, biology, text, and image. Beaches and ports are ecological and industrial force fields: spaces of prohibition and pleasure, labor and play, exposure and refuge. They are the staging grounds and terraformed...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
... failure, they nevertheless proceeded to mourn its collapse. Indeed, over the past two decades leftist writers in both Eastern and Western Europe have looked back to the moments when the promise of solidarity mani- fested itself among the men and women who labored together on the factory floor...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
...- mized the ephemerality of the positions available to educated Chinese in urban cultural and educational institutions. The works of Lin Shu and his collaborators offer important perspectives on transformations in mental labor in China at the turn of the twentieth cen- tury. Lin Shu, Inc. reveals the...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
... subjects remains a consistent and funda- mental aspect of Tadiar’s thesis. The author divides her analyses of protest and urban popular literature into three interrelated spheres of inquiry into the condition of Philip- pine modernity under globalization: the feminization of labor, the acceleration of...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2011
... subjects remains a consistent and funda- mental aspect of Tadiar’s thesis. The author divides her analyses of protest and urban popular literature into three interrelated spheres of inquiry into the condition of Philip- pine modernity under globalization: the feminization of labor, the acceleration of...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 230–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
... subjects remains a consistent and funda- mental aspect of Tadiar’s thesis. The author divides her analyses of protest and urban popular literature into three interrelated spheres of inquiry into the condition of Philip- pine modernity under globalization: the feminization of labor, the acceleration of...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Zionist festivities —​Bialik’s lines “Strong be the hands” and “Indeed the people is grass”—takes​ on new mean- ing among the pioneering laborers in Palestine. A striking aspect of this quasi-manifesto is its exuberant and fragmented mod- ernist language. Shlonsky’s Hebrew is situated among the...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 2019
... seizing on favorable exchange rates but, Bulson argues, “an outsourcing of skilled labor,” as its typesetting moved from the more expensive US labor market to cheaper ones in Europe (163). And modernism’s lionization of the exile writer has often ignored the fact that exile is first and foremost an...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 391–394.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Jan Mieszkowski’s Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser  undertakes just such a rigorous re-thinking of the relationship between aesthetics, history, and political economy. The study examines the emergence of these discourses in...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 2020
... our own labor stands in relation to that work. If comparative literature involves inter-national comparison, what about the basic building block of that endeavor—the nation, and how might our understanding of “ethics before comparison” involve an ethical reading of the nation and the native...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
... narrative takes the form of a wandering, with qualities of both reportage and dream, through unhomely landscapes where there is everything and nothing to see: oil tankers, heavily secured freight ports, military-logistical infrastructure, sparse silhouettes of mute labor. The story is set in 2012 (a few...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017