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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
...VLADIMIR ZORIĆ This article examines interlingual poetry of exile in the context of different theories of language in poetry and focuses on Miloš Crnjanski's (1893–1977) poem “Lament nad Beogradom” (“Lament over Belgrade”). The article claims that interlingual poetry of exile has been a blind...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 369–391.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that strengthened their hermeneutics of psychic and discursive disturbance. Through the specific rhetorical figure of the musical lament found in psychoanalytical discourse, the article demonstrates the way dissonances implicate opera, the madrigal, and the talking-cure, making aporetic claims...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... history troubles conventional scholarship on secularization, which tends to focus on the legacy of the Protestant Reformation and Northern European Enlightenment while either lamenting an apparent theological backwardness south of the Pyrenees or ignoring the peninsula altogether. It is not my goal to...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Lamentation.” Tragedy, Comedy, and the Polis . Ed. Alan H. Sommerstein, Stephen Halliwell, Jeffrey Henderson, and Bernhard Zimmerman. Bari: Levante Editori. 1991 . 101 -43. Fowler, Don. “Narrate and Describe: The Problem of Ekphrasis.” Journal of Roman Studies 81 ( 1991 ): 25 -35. ____. Roman...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2000
... stellt COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/106 demnach das Urphänomen des (sprachlichen) Lyrischen dar: in der Interjektion ‘Ach!’ wurzelt sozusagen all Lyrik” (335). (“An outcry announcing pain, jubila- tion, or lament represents accordingly the primordial phenomenon of the [ver- bal] lyric: in the...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 408–425.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Elegies in a movement from lament to praise and, thereby, from disenchantment to enchantment. Yet these are not and never can be strictly chronologically or logically consecutive, but are instead correlative; the shift can only ever be one of emphasis, something Rilke readily admits. “Nur im Raum der...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... conflict between Islam and Christianity as a prefiguration of modern European colonialism in the region. Calderwood’s reading of the works of Mufaddal Afayal (1824–87) deploys the idea of al-Andalus in an era of Spanish and French colonial domination of Morocco. Reading Afayal’s lament for Tétouan and his...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
... a bucolic setting (see below), describing the beings of the region lamenting the satyr’s death7 and forming a river named Marsyas from their tears.8 In this lament, which is indispensable to the Ovidian version since it consti- tutes the source of the metamorphosis, Ovid follows the...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Holub, however, Nietzsche’s lament about the decline of Geek tragedy becomes a criticism of Judaism, a rejection of the “optimism of this-worldy Judaism” (67). The problem with this approach is that it leads Holub to view any criticism of modernity that can be found in Nietzsche’s writings as...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Hebrew poetry. His famous nostalgic view of this world is discussed in the closing chapter of Lingering Bilingualism. As we can see in the lines from Yeshurun’s poem quoted above, his mother’s intimate relation with both God and Yiddish is being lamented, as the poet who lost his family in the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 33–62.
Published: 01 January 2007
... her opening lament from within her house, Thomas Corneille’s Médée does not discover Jason’s plans to marry Créuse until the third act, when recognition and reversal coincide. Corneille thus writes a tragedy of Medea whose structure resembles that of the most “perfect” complex tragedy, Oedipus...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Roland’s eyes, intensifying the emotional impact of the depiction of Oliver’s body. Unlike in the understated scene in Egils saga, the graphic depiction —​Oliver’s wan face and the blood streaking down his body —​ serves to maximize the emotive impact. Roland repeatedly laments both his per- sonal...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... he sardonically writes, “those who are born shudra (low caste) cannot be made the equal of Brahmans.” Indeed, modern Urdu literature cannot be theth (real, authentic) if it is divorced from the common speech (bol chal) of the nation’s people. “How long,” he laments, “will Persian and Arabic...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... nature and culture, are merely discursive traditions that poets, writers, and artists reveal to be severely limited. By imbuing the trees and the creatures that live in the woods with feelings, and in their elegiac lament over deforestation, Statius, Boccaccio, and Chaucer pro- vide a concrete...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
...” ( El mar 23 ; high poet, who symphonizes lamentations and barcaroles). As a response and challenge to the Detainee Assessment Brief, Boti’s El mar y la montaña stands as a celebratory coda to the frustration, restriction, and impoverishment that Sánchez’s earlier poems lament. Instead of dubious...