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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning . By Gana Nouri . Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press , 2011 . 207 p. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Implications...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... politically engaged literature and literary criticism to remediate (to rectify, to correct inequities) the circumstances that produce loss. The argument unfolds in two parts. The first examines the relationship of literature to two meanings of to remediate : 1) to solve problems; and 2) to cure. Engaging with...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... reader's engagement with the text. The argument aligns the differences in each author's narrative ethics with the differences between modernist and postmodernist modes of addressing the loss of ontological certainty as outlined by Brian McHale in Postmodernist Fiction . Thus, this comparison strives to...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 160–175.
Published: 01 June 2018
... function as a document of loss, whose formal structure produces spectral, ghostly, and even traumatic effects. Analyzing catalogues from Homer’s Iliad , Charles Dickens’s American Notes for General Circulation , and Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 , this essay demonstrates that the formal capacity for spectrality is...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... dialectical (im)possibility of utopia after upheaval, generating consideration of a new political and social order. In both works, the reader is left to make meaning in a spatialized, affective framework wherein spectral melancholy is not necessarily tied only to mourning or loss but also to imagination...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... or inexplicable fictional world. Limbotopia not only reflects the loss of temporality in postmodernism but also responds to very specific historical and political configurations. We analyze the incidence of limbotopia in works by Israeli, American, British, Russian, and South Korean writers and film...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
... lead to the loss of the subject’s ontologic wholeness. Krzhizhanovsky offers this insight as literature’s corrective to idealistic philosophy’s treatment of language and a foundation for a new, intersubjective ethics that takes the splintered subject as a given. This essay argues that reading the story...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... characteristics of texts as inseparable from their linguistic, historical, cultural, and political attributes. The first study examines the politics of typography in the work of two Indigenous poets, Wayne Kaumualii Westlake and Jason Edward Lewis; the second analyzes the gains and losses of inter-linguistic and...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... allows both writers to reimagine the concept of the soul in modern secular terms: in Tartt’s conception of post-traumatic “soul loss” as a critical stage in the moral and aesthetic education of the self, and in Dostoevsky’s view of wounded memory as opening up the self to the more expansive, overwhelming...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Carson. The essay argues that, like D.W. Winnicott's transitional object, resistant poems open a space between interior and exterior worlds, a space of “experiencing” that helps one learn to tolerate frustration, separation, loss, and reality. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 MELISSA FEUERSTEIN...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... loss? In this the image of the parrot becomes both a highly condensed figure of Freudian dream-work and the quintessential monad, caught in that vacant space between the real and the relic, primary event and present trace, representation and that which cannot be spoken. While all of this coheres with...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 44–58.
Published: 01 January 2006
... I nostri antenati (Our Ancestors); second, and of more interest for this article, the loss of woman as a kind of foundational moment, a marker of the subject’s entry into history. The presence of this second scene in Calvino’s “cosmicomic” stories from the late 1960s is nothing less than...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... fragmentation, “a global village segregated by its provincialities” (123). Thus far, in his view, the American pluralistic ideology and a breakdown of consensus threaten a serious loss of precious patrimony and collective memory, and a new “dialectical synthesis” is badly needed. Clearly, Levin’s vision...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
... fragmentation, “a global village segregated by its provincialities” (123). Thus far, in his view, the American pluralistic ideology and a breakdown of consensus threaten a serious loss of precious patrimony and collective memory, and a new “dialectical synthesis” is badly needed. Clearly, Levin’s vision...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
... fragmentation, “a global village segregated by its provincialities” (123). Thus far, in his view, the American pluralistic ideology and a breakdown of consensus threaten a serious loss of precious patrimony and collective memory, and a new “dialectical synthesis” is badly needed. Clearly, Levin’s vision...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... fragmentation, “a global village segregated by its provincialities” (123). Thus far, in his view, the American pluralistic ideology and a breakdown of consensus threaten a serious loss of precious patrimony and collective memory, and a new “dialectical synthesis” is badly needed. Clearly, Levin’s vision...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., Robert. Shakespeare's Rome . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983 . Murnaghan, Sheila. “The Poetics of Loss in Greek Epic.” Epic Traditions in the Contemporary World: The Poetics of Community . Ed. Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus, and Susanne Wofford. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... before and after (war-torn Vietnam and resettlement) known to their first generation refugee parents ( “Past Lives” 662 ), the 1.5 generation writers of this study reconfigure the memorial timeline of their diasporic community by shifting the crisis point in the trauma narrative from the loss of the...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Eliot, T.S. Collected Poems 1909-1962 . New York: Harcourt Brace, 1991 . Eng, David, and David Kazanjian. “Introduction. Mourning Remains.” Loss, The Politics of Mourning . Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003 . Fernández Cifuentes, Luis. “Miradas sobre el cuerpo (Fragmento para una...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2005
.../markups/108th/sed/hr3077/917main.htm:16-17 >. Newman, Robert P. Owen Lattimore and the “Loss” of China . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992 . Saussure, Ferdinand de. Course in General Linguistics. Trans. Wade Baskin. New York: Rand McNally, 1966 . ____. Ecrits de linguistique...