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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 466–468.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Dawes Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature . By Goldberg Elizabeth and Moore Alexandra Schultheis . New York : Routledge , 2012 . 302 p. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins . By Fradinger Moira . Stanford : Stanford...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
... characterized as a standoff between religious proscription and the right to freedom of expression. This way of casting the debate failed to comprehend the complex stakes Azazeel mobilized, eliding substantive disagreements about religion, history, and literature. Through a careful reading of the novel...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 Guantánamo detainee poetry Cuban poetry regional literature literature and human rights O Sea, you taunt us in our captivity. You have colluded with our enemies and you cruelly guard us Don’t the rocks tell you of the crimes committed...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 105–124.
Published: 01 March 2024
... “crime against humanity” was first spoken in legal literature—in order to speak its anticipatory model, its legal figure of international human rights post-1945 (see Lansing 25 ). “Law and poetry both share an inexorable concern with language—the ‘right’ use of the ‘right’ words, phrases, or even...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... with Consequences: Justice and Reparations in Post-Truth Commission Peru.” Human Rights Quarterly 29 . 1 s ( 2007 ): 228 – 50 . Print . Laub Dori . “An Event Without a Witness: Truth, Testimony, and Survival.” Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1992. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/118 Van Lancker, Diana. “Rags to Riches: Our Increasing Appreciation of Cognitive and Communica- tive Abilities of the Human Right Cerebral Hemisphere.” Brain and Language 57 (1997): 1-11. Waldie, Kevin E., and James L. Mosley. “Hemispheric...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Literature: Method and Perspective . Rev. ed. Ed. Stallknecht Newton P. Frenz Horst . Carbondale : Southern Illinois UP , 1971 . Print . Slaughter Joseph R. Human Rights, Inc: World Literature, Narrative Form and International Law . New York : Fordham UP , 2007 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 213–225.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., as a problem of translation and material embodiment emerges as a transversal theoretical project in its own right for the contemporary comparative humanities. It also continues to name the problem of procedure and procedural new beginnings in a more strictly legal frame. Copyright © 2019 by University...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 462–463.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that an interdisciplinary interest in violence and human dignity is emerging with fresh intensity and fresh ideas, coalescing into what many are arguing is a field of its own. In Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature, Elizabeth Goldberg and Alexan- dra Schultheis Moore do the important work...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 468–470.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that an interdisciplinary interest in violence and human dignity is emerging with fresh intensity and fresh ideas, coalescing into what many are arguing is a field of its own. In Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature, Elizabeth Goldberg and Alexan- dra Schultheis Moore do the important work...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that an interdisciplinary interest in violence and human dignity is emerging with fresh intensity and fresh ideas, coalescing into what many are arguing is a field of its own. In Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature, Elizabeth Goldberg and Alexan- dra Schultheis Moore do the important work...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Military training is increasingly devoted toward the subjugation of civilian popu- lations, including the suppression of trade union protests and strikes. Human rights, as well as environmental and indigenous groups, are often labelled sub- versive and suppressed by the military or by paramilitaries...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 2020
... the topic of “justifying the humanities” via a discussion of justice and the idea of “justifying” itself, especially but not exclusively with regard to the law and literature, and the ways our defenses and justifications take on different modalities as they cross disciplinary boundaries, and how...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of their different relations to the law, and specifically, to international law as the guarantor of human rights. Voltaire’s humorous critique is limited to the current content of the law, reflecting his confidence in universalist ideals and rights attainable by legal reform. Habiby’s humor, however, protests...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): i–xxx.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and the Human • Keeping Time • Literature, the Arts, the Human • Embodiment/Disembodiment • The Renaissance Individual • Literature and Human Rights • The Posthuman • Religion and the Human • Space and Movement • The Language of Animals • Translation and Metamorphosis • Media...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., human rights activists in 2014—with the significant exception of the punk rock group Pussy Riot—largely avoided Sochi, partly due to waning interest and partly due to heavy constraints on free speech that made activists fear further government suppression of civil society ( Dubrovskiy 143 ). However...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 273–293.
Published: 01 September 2005
...: the simultaneous creation of sovereignty as ur-principle and of global rights as COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/274 super-principle; the legal prohibition of violence and an insistence on violence as the heart of the global legal order; the recognition of global law’s very depen- dence on global chaos for its...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 275–282.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of common good and the shared prac- tice of human rights? This special issue of Comparative Literature is a collective academic enterprise, a discursive exercise of intellectual and educational agency in order more fully to comprehend our volatile world and cultivate a cosmopoli- tan historical...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 381–403.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the human “Schauspiel” (drama) and fateful “Lage . . . der Menschen” (human condition) in a world whose literatures reach far beyond the European archive enshrined in Mimesis . 26 The motto is taken from the poem “Horch was die dumpfe Erde spricht . . . ” ( George, “Horch” 314 ; “The brooding earth...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Studies from Hermeneutics to Media Culture Studies.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 12 . 1 ( 2010 ): < http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.1569 >. Wiener Norbert . The Human Use of Human Beings . New York : Houghton Mifflin , 1950 . < http://21stcenturywiener.org/wp...