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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
... study. LINDA S. KAUFFMAN University of Maryland, College Park VIRTUOSITY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY : PERFORMING MUSIC AND LANGUAGE IN HEINE, LISZT, AND BAUDELAIRE. By Susan Bernstein. Stanford: Stanford University Press...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to write, for Josipovici it is the COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/172 later Wittgenstein who argues the problem in the strongest terms. Wittgenstein further serves as an antedote to the rhetoric of triumphalism, in which “language goes on holi- day,” Josipovici detects in the surfeit of suspicion evident...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 76–78.
Published: 01 January 2002
... and precision with which writers construct their instructions to readers that it is hard not to think of her authors as auteurs, composers whose goal is to control the reader’s perception of their worlds. The referential, the movement from word to thing, will never disappear from language, and Scarry’s...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 84–87.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Steven Shankman Mighty Opposites: From Dichotomies to Difference in the Comparative Study of China. By Zhang Longxi. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. viii, 248 p. Aristotle in China: Language, Categories and Translation. By Robert Wardy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 74–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
...STEVEN RENDALL University of Oregon 2008 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/74 STEVEN RENDALL Force and Language: Heptameron 10 HE DISTINCTION BETWEEN seduction and rape parallels, and is in large Tmeasure based on, a distinction between language and physical force...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Eleanor Kaufman This essay argues that twentieth- and twenty-first-century French philosophy (“French theory”) is aligned around a theory of difference that would contest many of the “comparative” frameworks of the discipline of Comparative Literature, including the question of original languages...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 330–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Warren Ginsberg The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War . By Butterfield Ardis . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xxx, 444 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of pathetic fallacies or to overvalue the biological and historical identity of writers over the linguistic content of their texts, written arguments against real oppression and suppression remain powerful precisely when writers use tropes to bestow language, writing, or texts with basic characteristics...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
... mythos that locates the sacred in the here-and-now. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Emily Dickinson Rainer Maria Rilke Giovanni Pascoli science and religion poetic modernism and mystical language Works Cited Alighieri Dante . The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 1...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Samlade Verk. Vol. 25 . Stockholm: Norstedt, 1999 . 263 –517. Teilmann, Katja. “Hekseprocess og ægteskabsroman. Om Le Plaidoyer d'un fou.” Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap 4 ( 2001 ): 78 –97. ANNA WESTERSTÅHL STENPORT National Betrayal: Language, Location...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Alexander Lewis Abstract This article looks at the influence of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s early philosophy of language on the Black Arts Movement. Amiri Baraka’s essay / prose poem “Expressive Language” ends with a quotation from Wittgenstein: “Can the concept of God exist in a perfectly logical...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Lynley Edmeades John Cage's “Empty Words” (1974–75) was designed to collapse the space between music and language. In attempting to do so, the work simultaneously disrupts and depends upon expectations generated by our regular interpretive frameworks. Using contemporary affect theory, I offer a new...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Catherine Toal Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language . By Quigley Megan . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 224 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 BOOK REVIEWS / 343...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Christopher Davis Abstract This article examines three multilingual lyrics from the Middle Ages in which linguistic difference is employed as a strategy for defining the relationship between language and poetic form. Two poems by twelfth-century troubadours, “Eras quan vey,” a descort in five...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in postcolonial or global Anglophone world literature. Writing by Buchi Emecheta, Chinua Achebe, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie suggests how the appropriation of the language of British colonization has been undercut and abetted by the Anglophone cultural and educational institutions of US empire. Copyright ©...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
...S. Shankar This essay harnesses the use of translation as a critical method to explore affect in a comparative mode. By way of readings of ethnography (Margaret Trawick's Notes on Love in a Tamil Family ), film (the Hindi-language masala film Guide ), and fiction (Chinua Achebe's Nigerian novel...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2013
... on World Literature.” New Left Review 1 ( Jan./Feb. 2000 ): 54 – 68 . Print . ———. “The Slaughterhouse of Literature.” MLQ: Modern Language Quarterly 61 . 1 ( Mar. 2000 ): 207 – 27 . Print . wa Thiong'o Ngugi . Decolonizing the Mind: The Politics of Language in African...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Waïl S. Hassan If reading literature in its original languages has always been the sine qua non of comparative literature, the discipline began to change when the answer to the above question was no longer restricted to European languages. In parallel motion, many efforts, several of which...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-language American (U.S.) modernism. Jiménez's Diario de un poeta reciencasado ( Diary of a Newlywed Poet , 1917), written during and after his round-trip voyage between Spain and New York, is the basis for what the poet called his “rebirth” in Spanish and American poetry. In this hybrid semi-epic text, he...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Jerry White Abstract This article posits that Pier Paolo Pasolini’s long engagement with Catalonia offers important insights into his practice as a poet, filmmaker, and thinker about language, as well as explaining the nature of his influence on other European cinemas. The first part of the article...