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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Maya Barzilai Following the 1988 translation of Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida into Hebrew, Ronit Matalon, an Israeli writer of Egyptian extraction, began interpolating Barthes into her writing, in part through unacknowledged quotations. This essay explores how Camera Lucida “traveled,” as a piece...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
... similar conceptions of the role of subjective aesthetic response in criticism. Finally, the article examines Barthes's Camera Lucida , arguing that this text on photography confirms Adorno's insistence that in individual literary works we can find embodied the hope of “attaining universality through...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 450–453.
Published: 01 December 2016
... takes it to be. Calhoon’s criticism extends to Barthes’s opening statement in Cam- era Lucida: “One day, quite some time ago, I happened on a photograph of Napoleon’s youngest brother, Jerome, taken in 1852. And I realized then, with an amazement I have not been able to lessen since: ‘I am looking...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2002
... University Press, 1984 . Arnaldez, Roger. Grammaire et théologies chez Ibn Hazm de Cordoue . Paris: J. Vrin, 1956 . Assouline, Pierre. “Anthony Burgess.” Lire 153 ( 1988 ): 29 -38. Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida . Trans. Richard Howard. New York, 1981 . ____. Le Degré zéro de...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” diffractively with “Camera Lucida,” a different possibility emerges. As Michael North has shown, the idea of the death of the author can be interpreted as a result of Barthes’s interest in photography and, in particular, the accidental, non-intentional authorship that photography enables. North explains...