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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Hillary Gravendyk Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life . By Izenberg Oren . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . 272 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... apparent with critical attention to the similarities between scenes found in each work. Read together, the two texts expose the limitations that a unilinear model of the colonization process may impose on life for the colonized subject. Whereas Wuthering Heights figures pre-colonial and colonial modes of...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2014) 66 (4): 481–488.
Published: 01 December 2014
... , 2006 . Print . 2014 ACLA PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ERIC HAYOT On the Lack of Curiosity Regarding Institutional Life 1 When I was a boy growing up in France my American mother signed me up for the Cub Scouts. I joined a group of other...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Karl Fink The Romantic Conception of Life. Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe. By Robert J. Richards. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2002. xix, 587 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/192...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 59–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
... . Xiang Zonglu, ed. Liu Xiang, Shuo yuan jiao zheng . Beijing: Zhonghua, 1987 . THE LIFE OF THE PARTY/59 PAUL ROUZER The Life of the Party: Theorizing Clients and Patrons in Early China HEN THE FIRST...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 89–90.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Thomas R. Hart Borges: A Life. By Edwin Williamson. New York: Viking Penguin, 2004. xviii, 574 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70 BOOK REVIEWS READING PSYCHOANALYSIS: FREUD, RANK, FERENCZI, GRODDECK. By...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... narrative, from its granular exhaustion of traditional shtetl life and Reb Gedalya’s bankruptcy and death, to the eventual disappearance of Mirel, the novel’s centerpiece. Indeed, the work of objects in Bergelson’s novel seems linked to Mirel and her growing synonymy with the shtetl itself: both are fated...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 332–348.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Faber and Faber, 1967 . 75 -88. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/332 REVIEW ESSAY NICHOLAS HARRISON Life on the Second Floor Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization. Edited by Haun Saussy. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Richard Eldridge THE SELF IN MORAL SPACE: LIFE NARRATIVE AND THE GOOD. By David Parker. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 208 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ON DIALOGUE. By Dmitri Nikulin. Lanham: Lexington Books...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... ): 68 -80. Print. Garnett, Richard. Constance Garnett: A Heroic Life . 1923 . London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991. Print. Haight, Gordon S. George Eliot: A Biography . New York and Oxford: Oxford UP, 1968 . Print. Kermode, Frank. The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction . New...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Uno Kōji (1891–1961). Uno's case demonstrates not only the humanistic folly and attendant violence that biographical discourse can commit but also the possibility of the writing ( graphia ) of life ( bios ). If there is any conceptual transaction between these two possibilities, it is to be found in...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... fate of the senses under capitalism. Both elaborate a critique of political economy—Sand's voiced by her worker-hero—that demonstrates how the individual's sensuous life is circumscribed by the pressures of material subsistence. The article examines how this attention to the senses inflects their...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
... political life not unlike the political realism of Tacitus and Machiavelli. While attending to the complexities and problems of establishing its provenance, the essay excavates the tragic vision of political life at work in Torquatus — a version of politics that struck Dutch audiences as prescient in its...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... object of knowledge, but instead activates the reader's faculty of reflection and self-reflection. Kundera addresses this reflective attitude to the text as maturity and applies it to life at large. Maturity is not about learning correct values or coming to terms with reality; it is not about attaining...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 426–443.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Benjamin Lewis Robinson Abstract J. M. Coetzee conceived of Life & Times of Michael K (1983) as an “interpretive translation” of Heinrich von Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas (1808/10). Drawing on Coetzee’s notes and drafts, this essay explores his attempt to generate the literary and political...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Life of Sebastian Knight and statuary tropes in an Edna St. Vincent Millay sonnet, the essay argues that the two tropes are better thought of as versions of each other, not least because allegories signal their presence precisely through interpolated texts that resist paraphrase. Our difficulty in...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of life as a primal struggle against death. Tied to the notion of a joyful union with the Supreme Being as it unfolds in the scriptural Upanishads, jivalila may at first seem like the kernel of yet another transcendental vision of Totality. But in Tagore's hands it becomes instead a recognition of...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
... “getting” the philosophical import of a story or joke and not getting it in the context of an examination of the relationship (or lack thereof) between the activities and difficulties of everyday life, on the one hand, and those of literary expression and/or spiritual or philosophical teaching, on the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Seth Kimmel This essay argues that the effort to define and police the shifting boundaries of Christianity in early modern Spain produced a counter-intuitive peninsular logic of secularization. Hoping to stem the extension of ecclesiastical power over everyday cultural life, New Christians and...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to life. In the course of these centuries, the aesthetics of tragedy had changed, while the political world witnessed dramatic transformations. A study of European tragic theater in relation to political rituals during this eventful period, therefore, provides a new perspective on the interaction...