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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 93.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Stephen M. Hart Ordinary Enchantments: Magical Realism and the Mystification of Narrative. By Wendy B. Faris. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004. 323 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
... author traces the shift from the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez in the 1970s, 80s and 90s, to the gritty realism of Roberto Bolaño, and asks what these different paradigms can tell us about stereotypical U.S. notions of Latin American cultural and political realities. Although Bolaño's...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
... centers on one such nodal city, Danzig/Gdańsk, in order to respond to Thomas Mann's meditation on cosmopolitanism in The Magic Mountain. Castorp is also a postcolonial response to the canonical German text; it calls for rememorizing and reimagining the presence of German history in the Polish landscape...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 142–159.
Published: 01 March 2009
... perceived in Ulysses a late attempt to negotiate a treacherous middle path between the creation of a “narrative art and magic” conscious of the “overwhelming disorder of the real world” and the disillusioned mood of modernity. On the other hand, Borges's admiring comments about Ulysses eventually become...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., this essay explores the Caribbean as an exemplary inter-American and comparatist crossroads space and analyzes several elements that enter into the diverse poetics of the region as articulated by its major writers and theorists: from chaos to transculturation, from magical realism and the “imaginary...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2007) 59 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2007
... that create the illusion that the critic somehow engages in the actual playing field of political and material change and struggle. Ostensibly an analysis of the history and aesthetics of magical realism (which he re- names magicorealism), Postethnic Narrative Criticism outlines an agenda that...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2007) 59 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
... in the actual playing field of political and material change and struggle. Ostensibly an analysis of the history and aesthetics of magical realism (which he re- names magicorealism), Postethnic Narrative Criticism outlines an agenda that challenges critical practices Aldama sees as potentially...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
... American writers and intellec- tuals have imagined the/a world and understood themselves in it. The book’s well-researched archive reveals a critical image of this dynamic, primarily within two landmarks of Latin American literary history: magical realism and modernismo. The book adds translation, glo...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
... mental affirmation of an empirical “reality.” In tracing “the intersection of the ghostly with various media and discursive fields,” Andriopoulos begins with a chapter on Kant and “the Magic Lantern of Philosophy” (23–47). Kant’s account of speculative metaphysics as a “magic lantern of brain...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-century and South Asian late-century literatures, but almost all of it has focused on magical realism. This makes sense, in a way, since the most enduringly successful novel of the Latin American boom, García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude ( Cien años de soledad ), created a template for the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 294–314.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics . Trans. Caryl Emerson. Theory and History of Literature. Vol. 8 . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984 . Baltrušaitis, Jurgis. Anamorphic Art . New York: H.N. Abrams, 1977 . Balzac, Honore de. The Magic Skin . Trans. Ellen Marriage. Gainesville...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... incoherence of the modernism this poem helped define: It is impossible to say just what I mean! But as if a magic lantern threw the nerves in patterns on a screen . . . Placed at the modern disjuncture between meaning and expression, Eliot’s magic lantern...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2000) 52 (4): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2000
... spectacle of the Witch’s Kitchen at the be- ginning of his adventures with Mephisto. “Mir widersteht das tolle Zauberwesen” (“This crazy magic disgusts me he complains to his companion; “Versprichst du mir, ich soll genesen,/In diesem Wust von Raserei?” (“Do you promise that I’ll heal/In this mad frenzy...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... ghostly with various media and discursive fields,” Andriopoulos begins with a chapter on Kant and “the Magic Lantern of Philosophy” (23–47). Kant’s account of speculative metaphysics as a “magic lantern of brain phantoms” (Critique of Practical Reason, 1788; A 255) is already anticipated in his...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 90–92.
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 70–73.
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 74–77.
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 77–79.
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 80–83.
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 83–86.
Published: 01 January 2006