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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 193–212.
Published: 01 June 2000
... appropriations of contemporaneous European lit- erary histories or historiographic concepts. On the other hand, such literary- historical acts of national identity construction are not only effected by foregrounding the national elements in American literature, but also by strate- gies of international...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... does in fact construct a specific method for literary understanding. Second, this hermeneutics stems from his decades-long preoccupation with figural interpretation, the essentially Christian mode of reading that he traces from late Roman antiquity through the Middle Ages. Third, there emerges out...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 457–459.
Published: 01 December 2017
... even in its avowed attempts at rethinking “globalism” and opening up the literary canons. As it shows the instability and destabilizing power of reading — deep reading over the longue durée —Eastern European literature as both a method and an object of inquiry, the book attempts to change...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of the term suggest—against the linguistic nativity, ordinariness, normalcy, and naturalness its dictionary definitions underscore—that the vernacular is a “common” form whose commonness is not natural but constructed and not given but made, as ordinary speech becomes literary writing and the nonstandard...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Rosendahl , eds. World Literature: A Reader . London : Routledge , 2013 . Domínguez César . “ The Southern European Orient: A Comparative Reflection on Space in Literary History .” Modern Language Quarterly 67 , no. 4 ( 2006 ): 419 – 49 . Domínguez Moltó Adolfo . El abate D...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Moretti, Franco. Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900 . London and New York: Verso, 1999 . ____. “Conjectures on World Literature.” New Left Review 1 ( January /February 2000 ): 54 -68. ____. Graphs, Maps, Trees. Absract Models for a Literary History . London and New York: Verso, 2005...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., eds. Constructing Cultures: Essays on Literary Translation . Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 1998 . Bourdieu, Pierre. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste . Trans. Richard Nice. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984 . ____. “The Field of Cultural Production...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . “Verging on the Gothic: Melmoth's Journey to France.” European Gothic: A Spirited Exchange 1760–1960 . Ed. Horner Avril . Manchester : Manchester UP , 2002 . 71 – 83 . Print . Leerssen Joep . Remembrance and Imagination: Patterns in the Historical and Literary Representation...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Melachthon considered polygamy not against Scripture, a shift to insistence on monogamy came with the encounter with Europe’s Others. European colonial efforts to eradicate polygamy and concubinage helped construct the ideology of domestic hetero- sexuality; the focus on and marginalization of non...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of male insanity —that transcend national borders in the threat they pose to constructions of bourgeois subjectivity and public-private paradigms. Indeed, as I argue here, Le Plaidoyer d’un fou is critical to our understanding of a budding European transnational modernism with its radical...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
...). As Rosaura Sánchez argues, nationalist move- ments tend to appropriate indigenous myths in a decontextualized and dehistori- cized fashion; “Chicano/Chicana literary and cultural producers in effect reduce them to exotic discourses of indigenismo  for the construction of a contemporary and radically...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of possibility for the universal adventure of the European bourgeoisie. The construction of images and imaginaries of globality, of the transformation of the earth by bourgeois desire, is a symbolic challenge that could not be com- pleted in one novel. Therefore, it has to be reconstructed as a panorama...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., the Deutsches Mu- seum (1812-1813), which, as Schlegel himself noted, intended to “examine and further history, philosophy, art, and literature in a patriotic and thoroughly Ger- man spirit” (4.541). (Re)constructing national traditions replaced ideas of a com- mon European future. To be fair, it must...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... “ How (the) Inscrutable Chinese Led to Globalized theory .” Gunn 69 -74. ———. “ In the Name of Comparative Literature .” Bernheimer 109 . ———. “The Old/New Question of Comparison in Literary Studies: A Post-European Perspective.” ELH 71.2 ( 2004 ): 289 -311. Cohn, Bernard. Colonialism...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
... with respect to their relevance for defining transnational literary studies, but will also examine how subsequent investigators of the construct, such as Georg Brandes, Fritz Strich, Erich Auerbach, and, more recently, Sarah Lawall and Homi K. Bhabha come to the (sometimes unhappy) realization that cultural...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
...” to describe her new paradigm, Belcher proposes, at the outset of her study, “to shift postcolonial literary studies . . . to add a perspective on the power of other peoples’ discourse to infuse European texts and to render European authors the objects of their subjects” (1). In an inversion of Homi...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 406–417.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Nathalie Bouzaglo Abstract This article explores the connection between modernismo , a literary movement that relied heavily on imitation and intertextuality, and accusations of plagiarism, copying, and appropriation. It contextualizes the analysis within a nineteenth-century legal moment in which...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... familiarity with Flau- bert, Kafka, Gide, Faulkner, and Proust —all important members of the Western canon and all well known to Joyce —demonstrates that his reading incorporates an array of European and American writers. In constructing this pantheon of literary figures, he establishes himself...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in a country where nature “étale le plus d’esplendeur et de majesté” ( Résumé 571 ; displays its greatest splendor and majesty). It is interesting to note here that Denis, in condemning pastoralism, seems not to take into account an entire previous European literary convention, which was followed...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2003
... reflection: a comparison of the European and Indian articulation of the Aryan identity myth. Her inquiry covers a vast domain from the European Enlightenment to the twentieth century. Eastern and Western literary, philosophical, and political texts from a number of authors over three centuries...